General Information

Associate Professor: December 2019-till date
Assistant Professor: July 2014-December 2019
Email: titas.dasgupta[at]


Tel: +91-22-2576-7627

Academic Background:

  • BSc (Tech) in Ceramic Technology (1996-2000) College of Ceramic Technology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
  • MSc (Engg) in Materials Science (2000-2002) Materials Research Center, IISc, Bangalore, India
  • PhD in Materials Science (2002-2007) Materials Research Center, IISc, Bangalore, India

Positions held:

  • Research Staff (2010 – 2014 (Apr) German Aerospace Center (DLR), Cologne, Germany.
  • Marie-Curie Post Doctoral Fellow (2008 -2010) German Aerospace Center (DLR), Cologne, Germany.

Research Interest

  • Thermoelectric materials and devices
  • Thermoelectric metrology and instrumentation
  • Physics of heavily doped semiconductors

Selected Publications:

  • G.K. Goyal, T. Dasgupta, “Generic Approach for Contacting Thermoelectric Solid Solutions: Case Study in n- and p-Type Mg2Si0.3Sn0.7.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 13 (17), 20754 (2021).
  • R. Biswas, S. Mukherjee, R.C. Mallik, S. Vitta, T. Dasgupta, “Ultralow thermal conductivity and low charge carrier scattering potential in Zn1-xCdxSb solid solutions for thermoelectric application.” Materials Today Energy 12, 107 (2019).
  • H. Kamila, P. Sahu, A. Sankhla, M. Yasseri, H.N. Pham, T. Dasgupta, E. Mueller, J. de Boor, “Analyzing transport properties of p-type Mg 2 Si–Mg 2 Sn solid solutions: optimization of thermoelectric performance and insight into the electronic band structure.” Journal of Materials Chemistry A 7 (3), 1045 (2019).
  • T. Dasgupta, C. Stiewe, J. de Boor, and E. Müller. "Influence of power factor enhancement on the thermoelectric figure of merit in Mg2Si0.4Sn0.6 based materials." Physica Status Solidi (a) 211(6), 1250 (2014).
  • T. Dasgupta, C. Stiewe, R. Hassdorf, A.J. Zhou, L. Böttcher, and E. Mueller, “Effect of vacancies on the thermoelectric properties of Mg2Si1-xSbx (0 £ x £ 0.1)”, Physical Review B, 83, 235207 (2011).
  • T. Dasgupta and A.M. Umarji “Apparatus to measure high-temperature thermal conductivity and thermoelectric power of small specimens” Review of Scientific Instruments 76, 094901 (2005).