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Vikalp Jha

Mr Vikalp Jha

Research student

School of Engineering

Queen's Buildings - East Building, Room Room E2.11, 5 The Parade, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 3AA


PhD researcher at Centre for Integrated Renewable Energy Generation and Supply (CIREGS) in School of Engineering, Cardiff University.

Thesis: "Digital Twin of Battery Storage" Funded by EPSRC and Toshiba Europe Limited

Work Experience:

  • Junior Research Fellow - 2 years (11/2019-08/2021)Organisation: BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad, India 
    Project:  "Modelling of Capacity fading of Li-ion batteries during charge-discharge cycling"  Funded by Counsil of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR),India
  • Post Graduate Engineer Trainee(PGET) - 5 Months (06/2019-10/2019Organization : Ctrine engineering Pvt. Ltd. Pune, India
    Project: CFD analysis of vehicle aerodynamics and Battery thermal management

Background: I recieved my B.E. degree in "Mechanical Engineering" from Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University- India (2011-15), the M.Tech. Degree in "Computational Fluid Dynamics" from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India (2017-19).


Energy storage, Li-ion battery, Battery Modelling, Digital Twin


Muditha Abeysekera

Dr Muditha Abeysekera

Lecturer in Energy Systems

Jianzhong Wu

Professor Jianzhong Wu

Head of School, Engineering.

Wenlong Ming

Dr Wenlong Ming

Senior Lecturer

Research themes


  • Electrical energy storage
  • Electrochemical energy storage and conversion
  • Renewable energy
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering