ANKUR JAIN

Last Updated :2020/04/01

Affiliations, Positions
Natural Science Center for Basic Research and Development, ., Associate Professor (Special Appointment)
E-mail
ankurhiroshima-u.ac.jpankur.j.ankurgmail.com

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2017/10/01, Hiroshima University, Natural Science Center for Basic Research & Development, Associate Professor
  • 2015/10/01, 2017/09/30, Hiroshima University, Japan, Institute for Advanced Materials Research, Assistant Professor
  • 2014/01/01, 2015/09/30, Hiroshima University, Japan, Institute for Advanced Materials Research, Researcher
  • 2011/08/24, 2013/08/23, Hiroshima University, Japan, Institute for Advanced Materials Research, JSPS PostDoctoral Fellow
  • 2008/07/09, 2011/08/22, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, DST-Young Scientist
  • 2008/01/01, 2008/06/30, Compucom Institute of Information Technology and Management, Lecturer
  • 2006/09/14, 2007/09/13, ENEA, Rome, TRIL Fellow

Educational Backgrounds

  • Ph.D., University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Centre for Non-Conventional Energy Resources, India, 2004/03, 2007/10
  • M.Phil. (Physics), Dr.B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra, Institute of Basic Sciences, India, 2002/07, 2003/12
  • M.Sc. (Physics), Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra, Agra College, India, 2000/07, 2002/06

Academic Degrees

  • Rajasthan of University

Research Fields

  • Engineering;Material engineering;Structural / Functional materials

Research Keywords

  • Hydrogen Energy, Hydrogen Storage Materials, Metal Hydrides, Complex Hydrides, Lithium Ion Battery

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Highly efficient & stable Bi & Sb anodes using lithium borohydride as solid electrolyte in Li-ion batteries, RSC ADVANCES, 9(23), 13077-13081, 2019
  2. Eutectic Phenomenon of LiNH2-KH Composite in MH-NH3 Hydrogen Storage System, MOLECULES, 24(7), 20190405
  3. Catalytic Tuning of Sorption Kinetics of Lightweight Hydrides: A Review of the Materials and Mechanism, CATALYSTS, 8(12), 201812
  4. Study of cyclic performance of V-Ti-Cr alloys employed for hydrogen compressor, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, 43(5), 2881-2889, 20180201
  5. The enhanced de/re-hydrogenation performance of MgH2 with TiH2 additive, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENERGY RESEARCH, 42(3), 1139-1147, 20180310
  6. LiBH4 as solid electrolyte for Li-ion batteries with Bi2Te3 nanostructured anode, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, 43(47), 21709-21714, 20181122
  7. Development of Mg-Li-B based advanced material for onboard hydrogen storage solution, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, 42(7), 3963-3970, 20170216
  8. Catalytic effect of bis (cyclopentadienyl) nickel II on the improvement of the hydrogenation dehydrogenation of Mg-MgH2 system, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, 42(27), 17178-17183, 20170706
  9. Thermodynamics and kinetics of hydrogen absorption-desorption of vanadium synthesized by aluminothermy, JOURNAL OF THERMAL ANALYSIS AND CALORIMETRY, 130(2), 721-726, 201711
  10. Surface modification of MgH2 by ZrCl4 to tailor the reversible hydrogen storage performance, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, 42(9), 6152-6159, 20170302
  11. Improved hydrogen release from magnesium borohydride by ZrCl4 additive, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, 42(35), 22342-22347, 20170831
  12. How does TiF4 affect the decomposition of MgH2 and its complex variants? - An XPS investigation, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 5(30), 15543-15551, 20170814
  13. Study on the thermal decomposition of NaBH4 catalyzed by ZrCl4, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, 42(35), 22432-22437, AUG 31 2017
  14. A new synthesis route of ammonia production through hydrolysis of metal - Nitrides, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, 42(39), 24897-24903, 20170928
  15. Ammonia suppression during decomposition of sodium amide by the addition of metal hydride, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, 42(35), 22388-22394, 20170831
  16. Development of vanadium based hydrogen storage material: A review, RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, 72, 791-800, 201705
  17. Enhancement of hydrogen desorption kinetics in magnesium hydride by doping with lithium metatitanate, JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 711, 400-405, 20170715
  18. Hydrogen Sorption Characteristics of ZrCrAl Ternary Alloy as a Function of Milling Time, Macromolecular Symposia, 376, 1700047, 201712
  19. Destabilization of Lithium Hydride by the substitution of Group 14 Elements: A Review, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41, 5969-5978, 20160824
  20. Catalytic effect of TiF4 in improving hydrogen storage properties of MgH2, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, 41(32), 14178-14183, 20160824
  21. Two-Peak Mystery of LiNH2 NaH Dehydrogenation Is Solved? A Study of the Analogous Sodium Amide/Lithium Hydride System, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 120(49), 27903-27909, 20161215
  22. Tailoring the absorption-desorption properties of KSiH3 compound using nano-metals (Ni, Co, Nb) as catalyst, JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 645, S144-S147, 20151005
  23. Effect of ZrCrCo alloy on hydrogen storage properties of Mg, JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 645, S518-S523, 20151005
  24. Effect of Magnesium Fluoride on Hydrogenation Properties of Magnesium Hydride, ENERGIES, 8(11), 12546-12556, 201511
  25. Structural and hydrogen storage properties of Mg-x wt% ZrCrMn composites, Advanced Materials Letters, 5, 692-698, 2014
  26. Catalytic modification in hydrogenation properties of KSiH3, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, 26163-26167, 2014
  27. Correlation between electrochemical behavior & hydrogen storage properties of Li-Sn system, Journal of Alloys & Compounds, 580, S211-S215, 2013
  28. Kinetic Enhancement in the Sorption Properties by Forming Mg – x wt% ZrCrCu Composites, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117, 11953-11959, 2013
  29. Phase and morphology evolution study of ball milled Mg–Co hydrogen storage alloys, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38, 7070-7076, 2013
  30. Destabilization of LiH by Li insertion into Ge, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117, 5650-5657, 2013
  31. Hydrogen storage properties of Mg2Ni affected by Cr catalyst, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37, 16013-16017, 2012
  32. Effect of Cu catalyst on the hydrogenation and thermodynamic properties of Mg2Ni, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37, 3755-3760, 2012
  33. Effect Of La-Content on the Hydrogenation Properties Of The Ce1-xLaxNi3Cr2 (x=0.2, 0.4, 0.6, 0.8, 1) Alloys, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37, 3683-3688, 2012
  34. Hydriding behavior of Mg-50 wt% ZrCrFe composite Prepared by high energy ball milling, International journal of hydrogen energy, 37, 3665-3670
  35. Comparative study on hydrogenation properties of Pd capped Mg and Mg/Al films, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37, 3779-3785, 2012
  36. Structural and H2 sorption properties of MgH2–10 wt% ZrCrM (M = Cu, Ni) nano-composites, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 13, 5719-5726, 2011
  37. Impurity Gas Analysis of the Decomposition of Complex Hydrides, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, 17220-17226, 2011
  38. Mobility and dynamics in the complex hydrides LiAlH4 and LiBH4, Faraday Discussions, 151, 213, 2011
  39. The effects of Ni and Mg2Ni interlayer on hydrogenation properties of Pd sandwiched Mg films, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 509, 2105-2110

Publications such as books

  1. Hyrdogen Storage Technologies, Nitrogen-Based Hydrogen Storage Systems: A Detailed Overview, Wiley Scrivener, 2018, 978-1-119-45988-0
  2. 2016, Development and Application of Hydrogen Storage Materials, Towards the realization of hydrogen infrastructure in India: Development of hydrogen storage material and its applications, 2016, Japanese, English, 978-4-7813-1150-0
  3. 2016, Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering, Metal Amides: New Hydrogen Storage Systems, 2016, English, 978-0-12-803581-8
  4. 2012, Destabilization of Magnesium hydride by composite formation, Destabilization of Magnesium hydride by composite formation, 2012, English, 978-3-8473-4418-6
  5. 2011, Investigation of Hydrogen storage in Zirconium and its alloys, Investigation of Hydrogen storage in Zirconium and its alloys, 2011, English, 978-3-8465-9615-9

Awards

  1. 2013年08月01日, DST-INSA INSPIRE Faculty Award, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
  2. 2012年06月07日, Young Scientist Award, International Association of Hydrogen Energy – Young Division
  3. 2011年08月23日, JSPS PostDoctoral Fellowship, Japan Society for Promotion of Science
  4. 2010年08月01日, Visiting Scientist, Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme
  5. 2009年04月01日, TRIL Award, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy
  6. 2008年07月01日, Dr. D.S. Kothari PostDoctoral Fellowship, University Grants Commission, New Delhi
  7. 2008年03月01日, Young Scientist Award, DST, Ministry of Science and Technology
  8. 2006年09月01日, TRIL Award, International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) Italy