Enaganti Prasanth Kumar

Doctoral Candidate (Department of EEE)

MEMS, Microfluidics & Nanoelectronics Lab


Research Areas: Solar Photovoltaics, Supercapacitors, Nanomaterials Synthesis, Energy Harvesting


Ph.D. (Electrical & Electronics Engineering)-Jan 2019 to May 2021 (Expected)

    • Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences (BITS)-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus

    • Topic: “Under Water Solar Characterization”

    • Supervisors: Dr. Sanket Goel

M.Tech (Renewable Energy)-Aug 2016 to Jul 2018

    • Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada

    • Thesis: “Double Layered Metal Hydroxides/Oxides Anchored on Graphene for Hybrid Supercapacitor to Improve Energy Density”

B.Tech (Electrical & Electronics Engineering)-Aug 2011 to May 2015

    • SIR CRR College of Engineering (Andhra University)

    • Thesis: “Comparison of Different MPPT Techniques for Solar Photovoltaic Systems”

Prior Research & Work Experience

Project Student -Sept 2017 to July 2018]

  • Centre for Carbon Materials (CCM), International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI), Hyderabad, an Autonomous Research Centre under Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India.

Dr. Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station (NTPC), Vijayawada

  • Acquired experience in power generation at thermal power station - familiar with different types of stages that undergo in the power plant such as coal handling plant, generator, switch yard, etc.

Technical Workshops Attended

  • A-Z Technological solutions for solar power utilization and business and opportunities.

  • Workshop conducted on entrepreneurship development conducted by National Small Industries Corporation.


Journal Publication

15. Prasanth K Enaganti, Venkatarao Selamneni, Parikshit Sahatiya and Sanket Goel, MoS2/Cellulose Paper Coupled with SnS2 Quantum Dots as 2D/0D Electrode for High Performance Flexible Supercapacitor, accepted for publication with New Journal of Chemistry

14. Prasanth K. Enaganti and Sanket Goel, Investigation of Silicon Solar Cells under Submerged conditions with the influence of various parameters: A Comparative Study, accepted for publication with Energy Technology

13. Prasanth K. Enaganti, Prabhat K. Dwivedi, Alok K. Srivastava, and Sanket Goel, Analysis of Submerged Amorphous, Mono-and Poly-crystalline Silicon Solar cells using Halogen Lamp and Comparison with Xenon Solar Simulator, Solar Energy, vol. 211, pp. 744-752, 2020.

12. Prasanth Kumar Enaganti and Sanket Goel, Study of Submerged Mono-and Poly-Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells with Split Spectral ranges using Optical Filters, ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, vol. 9, 075005, 2020.

11. Madhusudan B. Kulkarni, Yashas, Prasanth K Enaganti, Khairunnisa Amreen and Sanket Goel, IoT Enabled Portable Thermal Management System with Microfluidic Platform to Synthesize MnO2 Nanoparticles for Electrochemical Sensing, IoP Nanotechnology, vol. 31, 425504 2020.

10. Prasanth K. Enaganti, Prabhat K. Dwivedi, Alok K. Srivastava, and Sanket Goel Study of Solar Irradiance and Performance Analysis of Submerged Monocrystalline and Polycrystalline Solar Cells, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, vol. 28(7), pp. 725-735, 2020.

9. Prasanth K. Enaganti, Prabhat K. Dwivedi, Alok K. Srivastava and Sanket Goel, Analysing Consequence of Solar Irradiance on Amorphous Silicon Solar Cell in Variable Underwater Environments, International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 66(6), pp. 4493 - 4504, 2020.

8. Prasanth K. Enaganti, Suresh N, Hiten K. Behera, Prabhat K. Dwivedi, Souvik Kundu, Mohd. Imamuddin, Alok K. Srivastava and Sanket Goel, Performance Analysis of Submerged Polycrystalline Photovoltaic Cell in Varying Water Conditions, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 10(2), 531-538, 2020.

7. Prasanth K. Enaganti, Prabhat K. Dwivedi, Radhika Sudha, Alok K. Srivastava and Sanket Goel, Underwater Characterization of Amorphous and Monocrystalline Solar Cells in Diverse Water Settings, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 20(5), pp. 2730 - 2737, 2020.

6. Padya, B., Kali, R., Enaganti, P. K., Narasaiah, N., & Jain, P. K. Facile synthesis and frequency-response behavior of supercapacitor electrode based on surface-etched nanoscaled-graphene platelets. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 609, 125587.

5. Padya, B., Enaganti, P. K., Kali, R., Ravikiran, N., Narasaiah, N., & Jain, P. K. (2020). A controlled process of atomic-scale material design via temperature-mediated grain refinement of NiCo2O4 rods for capacitive energy storage. Journal of Science: Advanced Materials and Devices.

4. E Prasanth Kumar and Sanket Goel, Underwater Solar Irradiance and Investigation of various Silicon Solar Cells with Change in Water Settings: A Comparative Study, under review.

3. Prasanth K Enaganti, Aritra Ghosh, Chanchal Chakraborty, Tapas K Mallick, Sanket Goel, Experimental Investigations of Dust build-up on Low-Iron Glass exterior and its effects on the performance of Solar Photovoltaic systems, under review.

2. Madhusudan B. Kulkarni, Prasanth K Enaganti, Khairunnisa Amreen and Sanket Goel, Smartphone Enabled Miniaturized Thermal Management Circuit to Synthesize NiO and CuO Nanoparticles for Electrochemical Sensing, under review.

1. Madhusudan B. Kulkarni, Prasanth K Enaganti, Khairunnisa Amreen and Sanket Goel, Integrated Temperature Controlling Platform to Synthesize ZnO Nanoparticles and its Deposition on Al-Foil for Biosensing, under review


5. Prasanth K. Enaganti, Prabhat K. Dwivedi, Alok K. Srivastava and Sanket Goel “Studying the Impact of Infrared Spectrum on Submerged Amorphous, Mono-and Poly-crystalline Solar cells” for a Virtual Poster in EU PVSEC 2020, the 37th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition September 2020

4. PrasanPrasanth K. Enaganti, Prabhat K. Dwivedi, Alok K. Srivastava, and Sanket Goel, Underwater Analysis of Solar Photovoltaic Cells with Filtered Solar Spectrum, 2020 47th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), Calgary, pp. 2219-2223, 2020

3. Prasanth K. Enaganti, Prabhat K. Dwivedi, Alok K. Srivastava and Sanket Goel “Underwater Solar Irradiance and Performance Performance analysis of various Silicon Solar Cells with Change in Water Conditions: A Comparative Study.” 12th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium (IEEES-12) December 2020

2. Prasanth K Enaganti, Ankur Bhattacharjee, Aritra Ghosh, Sanket Goel, Experimental Studies on the Natural Dust Accumulation on Low-Iron Glass Surface and its impact on Solar Photovoltaic performance, in PVSEC-30 and GPVC-2020, November 2020.

1.E. Prasanth Kumar, Balaji Padya, P. Devi Supriya, Sagar Mothukuri, Supriya Chakrabarti and P.K. Jain, Mixed Metal (Ni-Co) Hydroxide/oxide grown on Nickel Foam as Binderfree Electrode Material with High Energy Density for Supercapacitor, in National Conference on Materials for Energy-Environment and their Applications - ICMfEE2018 .


How do solar cells work underwater? (PV Magazine, 25 Feb 2020)



Enaganti Prasanth Kumar

MEMS, Microfluidics & Nanoelectronics Lab

J-204, J-Block, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus

Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal

Hyderabad-500078, Telangana, India

Phone: +91-7842724472, +91-9110754647

Email: p20180428@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in