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Centre of Excellence in Battery Engineering

Our CoE serves as a hub for cutting-edge research, practical experimentation, and academic-industry partnerships, fostering advancements in battery technology.

The Centre of Excellence in Battery Engineering is where innovation meets education and industry collaboration, with a mission to lead the development of affordable and safe battery chemistries, addressing the global demand for sustainable energy storage solutions.

Empowering Research and Innovation

Our cutting-edge laboratory, furnished with sophisticated tools like a glove box, electrochemical workstation, 2032 coin cell cycler, centrifuge, muffle furnace, and vacuum oven, provides scholars and investigators with the opportunity to conduct direct experimentation. The lab's extensive arrangement supports the creation, coating, drying, and crimping of materials in order to prototype and examine 2032 coin cells.

Bridging Academia and Industry

We, at Atria University, believe in learning by doing. Through practical experimentation, students and researchers actively contribute to solving real-life challenges in energy storage. With a specialized emphasis on 2032 coin cell fabrication, participants navigate from fundamental concepts to advanced product development, bridging the gap between academic knowledge and industry requirements.

Driving Industry Growth and Global Competitiveness

We are dedicated to drive industry growth and global competitiveness through innovative solutions in battery technology. We provide unified access to business metrics and pioneering advancements in energy storage, fast-charging techniques, and industry-oriented courses. This ensures that our research is not only cutting-edge but also aligned with the needs of the market, making a significant impact on the global energy landscape.

Industry and Academic Collaboration

The Centre of Excellence in Battery Engineering collaborates with industry leaders to enable research projects that cater to both academic and industrial needs. By working on projects that address current and future energy storage challenges, the CoE provides a platform for innovative research and development. Our partnerships with industry stakeholders ensure that our research is aligned with market demands, driving forward the next generation of battery technologies.

Advanced Lab Facilities

  • Glove Box

  • Electrochemical Workstation

  • Coin Cell Cycler

  • Centrifuge

  • Probe Sonicator

  • Vacuum Oven

Explore the Future of Energy at Atria University's
CoE in Battery Engineering

Dive into the world of cutting-edge battery technology with Mr. Ravi Kumar, Director of the Center of Excellence in Battery Engineering, an industry expert with over 35 years of experience, as he unveils Atria University's revolutionary approach to battery engineering education.

Led by Leaders in Industry and Academia

Mr. VVN Ravi Kumar


Mr. VVN Ravi Kumar, a postgraduate in Mechanical Engineering, has an illustrious career spanning over three decades. As Head of Maintenance and Development at Hindustan Cables Limited, under the Ministry of Heavy Industries, Govt. of India, he spearheaded the indigenization of critical systems. Transitioning to the energy storage industry, he led R&D, NPD, and Industrialization efforts in premier battery industries for defense and commercial sectors. Notably, he earned accolades from DRDO-NSTL for leading a successful battery test for underwater missile systems, and worked on the groundbreaking contra-rotating BLDC Motor project for torpedoes. At Atria University, Mr. Ravi Kumar's visionary leadership drives the establishment of a state-of-the-art battery lab, fostering innovation and research in disruptive energy technologies.

Dr. P. Karthika

Assistant Professor

Dr. P. Karthika, Assistant Professor of Battery Engineering at Atria University, is a distinguished expert in battery technology R&D. She earned her PhD from National Taipei University of Technology, and has held pivotal roles such as Project Assistant at CECRI-Chennai, focusing on pyrochlore compounds and PEMFC systems for automotive applications. Her tenure as a Post-Doctoral Researcher at National Taiwan Normal University and R&D Scientist at Aryo Green Technology highlights her proficiency in designing materials for fuel cells and battery applications. Dr. Karthika’s contributions to the field are marked by her innovative approach and extensive research experience.

Mr. Nishchith B S

Assistant Professor

Mr. Nishchith B S is an accomplished researcher and academic specializing in Energy Storage Systems, with a focus on Supercapacitors and Lithium-Ion Batteries. Having submitted his Ph.D. thesis at Dayananda Sagar University, he is recognized for his work in novel material synthesis and electrode fabrication. With a Master’s degree in Nuclear Physics from Kuvempu University and a Bachelor’s in Science from DVS Arts and Science College, Mr. Nishchith has published extensively in high-impact journals like the Journal of Power Sources and the Journal of Alloys and Compounds. As an Assistant Professor at Atria University, he is dedicated to advancing sustainable technologies and fostering innovation in battery engineering.

Mr. Brajesh Kumar

Research Associate

Mr. Brajesh Kumar holds an Integrated Dual Degree (B. Tech. & M. Tech.) in Materials Science and Technology from IIT BHU, Varanasi, and is a TEEP@AsiaPlus scholar with a research internship at National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan. His expertise in Visible Light Photocatalytic activation of TiO2@C core-shell nanowires has been published in the Carbon Journal. With professional experience at Atria University, Log9 Materials India, and Amperex Technology India, he specializes in Li-ion coin and pouch cell manufacturing. Proficient in C++ and various software tools, Mr. Kumar is a formidable talent in materials science research and development.

Ms. Kavyashree Joshi

Lab Assistant

Ms. Kavyashree Joshi is a dedicated chemist with an M.Sc in General Chemistry from Davangere University. Her hands-on experience in synthesis, characterization, and energy applications in batteries has significantly advanced battery technology. With comprehensive knowledge in laboratory techniques, analytical skills, and chemical safety, she excels in instrumentation and data analysis. Ms. Joshi’s academic projects in synthesizing novel compounds and nanomaterials, coupled with her enthusiasm for teaching and R&D, make her an invaluable asset to any research team.

Join the Future of Battery Engineering

Join us at the Centre of Excellence in Battery Engineering at Atria University, where knowledge transforms into tangible solutions for a sustainable future. Engage in pioneering research, collaborate with industry experts, and contribute to the development of innovative energy storage technologies. Whether you are a student, researcher, or industry professional, our Battery Engineering CoE offers a dynamic environment to advance your expertise and impact the world of battery technology.

To know more, please contact Mr. Nischith at +91 974044126.