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Nanotechnology Enabled Solutions in Green Energy

Satyadhar Joshi Rohit Pathak


E nergy from clean, non-conventional and renewable sources is of vital importance in this fuel-driven age. Green energy is
considered as an environmentally friendly and non-polluting source of energy. The transformation from brown energy to
green energy sources would be the next revolutionary leap into a sustainable developing world without compromising
on the rate of growth. Green energy includes geothermal, wind and solar power which provides a remedy to counter global
warming and pollution. Implication of nanotechnology to enhance innovations in green energy is the subject of this proposal.
Since the 1970s, investments in clean technology have moved from primarily government research and development (R&D)
projects to major multinationals, well-heeled venture capitalists, and savvy individual investors.

While governments still have a significant role to play, this shift is changing the investment landscape and bringing clean
technology to the commercial forefront. A number of leading companies, for example, are embracing clean-tech initiatives and
investing billions of dollars in their efforts: General Electric (GE), the world’s largest diversified manufacturer, plans to invest up
to $1.5 billion a year in clean-tech R&D by 2010 as part of its “Ecomagination” business strategy. BP recently launched an
alternative-energy unit that will spend up to $8 billion over 10 years to further the company’s activities in solar, wind, and
hydrogen. Spain based energy giants Iberdrola and Acciona are both poised to spend billions of dollars building out their clean-
energy portfolios, primarily wind power, over the coming years. In 2006, Toyota is reported to have spent an astounding $8
billion in R&D, much of it for hybrid and fuel-cell development.

The world has seen immense funding in areas of nanotechnology and use the results in green energy is an areas which has not
been thought of. The funding in Nanotechnology has been increased to manifolds in the last 5 years. Solar cells and fuel cells
have benefited from these research but the implications are not reflected in today’s products.

Thin film nanotechnology, research in MEMS and NEMS are areas that hold the key for green cell based technologies.
Government across the Globe are becoming serious about Green renewable sources of energy. We plan to increase our overall
sales, gross margin and net profit as summarized in the figure below.




$300,000 Gross Margin
Net Prof it


FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012
Fig. Projection of yearly sales, gross margin and net profit

Implications of development of Nanotechnology based green cells have been discussed in [6]. Where we have proposed
modeling and reliability aspects of MEMS based Green Cells and multi scale modeling of Solar cells which is being
communicated for publication. India-specific perspective on the challenges in Fuel Cell Technology has been illustrated in [13].
Multi Scale and HPC in Green Energy solutions using Nanotechnology is important as the application of quantum dots in solar
cells has been practically realized thereby making this area feasible.

There are many challenges on incorporating these hi tech things in a global scenario because in the age of globalization there
exist some advantages and disadvantages. Also there is a monopoly of many giants in some areas which needs to countered
with some smart strategy. The idea that makes our plan exclusive is that Nanotechnology needs to be linked with current
computation as well as characterization techniques. And the different structure of research culture in India which makes a gap
between research and business will be tackled by some novel ways.

For starting the work in this area we need to understand the importance of simulation and computational technologies in
emerging areas. Also the current status of research needs to be studied. The current research in place like IITs has been
observed during the lab visits in the last 3 years [16-21]. With regards to these requirements we have visited the labs of IITs and
have hands on experience with MATLAB, Coventerware Multi-physics etc.

Similar startups on software simulation exist, but a comprehensive approach lacks in this area. Our research publications are an
asset to us where we have worked on virtually all software available in this area

Start-up Expenses
Salary (for 1 year only) $40,000
Legal $4,000
Travel $8,000
Rent (assumed to be in Hyderabad) $8,000
Lab (Rent and installations) $10,000
Other $10,000
Total Start-up Expenses $80,000

Total Requirements $80,000









Expenses Assets Investment Loans
We have worked on the startup requirements to optimize the expenses. Our strategy in this regard is to play controlled
aggression. The total startup required is 80,000 US dollars. Details and justification of startup are described in details in this
As we have been focusing on IP development as our main priority the requirements in our startups reflects the same.
Travel includes conferences, survey (a part of which has been done), meeting and patents. Because these things will help
completely in understanding the linkage of technology with business and developing IP.
There are various issues that are taking into consideration while deciding the startup. As our approach is distributed
for achieving various goals for the next 3 years we will start up to start our work for the first year. The other expenses include
collaboration with various research institutes of India and the world. There are schemes being started by IITs and other
government institutes to grant lab access to companies. Our recent visits have been on these issues.

Current Assets and Strategy

Our Current assets are the research papers that are being published in international conferences and journals. Also
work which is in process for patent is one of the achievable successes and the market survey and assessments. Even if we get
funds for our plan a little late we will get papers and patents and a rich IP. Our strategy to develop the prototype has also been
successful where we have build a software for fuel cell and a hardware working prototype for solar cell based cars.


A part of survey has been done in the last few years, which includes lab visits in IITs. Survey on current facilities
showed that the gap between research and product exists which can be filled by managing the things well. This startup was also
present in Showcases in world level forums and had gone in mentoring sessions. Thus the basic starting has been given but
official funding / reward is required to take the idea forward. Thus this area has been a strengthened over a period of time.

Market Analysis
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Potential Customers Growth CAGR
Fuel Cell Customers 30% 50 65 85 111 144 30.27%
Solar Cells Customers 30% 100 130 169 220 286 30.04%
Research Academia 10% 200 220 242 266 293 10.02%
Total 19.89% 350 415 496 597 723 19.89%

Fuel Cell Customers
Solar Cells Customers
Research Academia

Market explanation of fuel and solar cells has been explained in this section. Currently we have made a data base of the list of
companies which are working in these areas. The database comes under our IP which has been developed over time.

We have listed the companies which are working in this area and India that may act as not only as customers but also good for
collaboration. Beside this we have also worked out the market that comprises of common people who are purchasing solar
cells. Some part of literature is given below
Market report of Clean Tech revolution [24]
The above statistics are based on Clean Edge research [24] represents the market analysis. The statistics are for world though
but it gives a rough idea of the technology that is expected to come. There are no specific and accurate

Our study of Indian markets is based on the earlier reports. With the talks with many people including emails and telephonic
surveys we can project the market of fuel cells and solar cells are as follows.

Rural India if powered from solar energy can contribute a major to GDP and be independent of government based power
structure rural India is one or the untapped markets, energy converts into running water pumps , running automobiles (fuel
cells) , running electronics which are the major needs of rural and urban India. Reducing oil imports and creating jobs using
alternative energy is the key advantage of our plan because the money saved from non renewable energy will create jobs as
well as clean energy. Our market includes companies that plan to use nano enabled fuel cells and also our software solutions
for companies working fuel cells and solar cells. We have listed all the Indian companies which can be our potential
customers/partners. There are few fuel cell companies in India and fuel cell apps can be divide in top portable and non portable
requirements in a product or company. We have targeted 25 solar cell companies and 5 fuel cell companies initially to target for
the first phase of our plan; our income would be from a spectrum of areas. Automobile industry would be shifting to fuel cells
but they need to make the right choice for their case specific applications, also cost reduction and reliability can be solved only
by nanotech enabled solutions which open s a new market and adds another dimension in this area. We have also focused on
developing nations to be our market. Electronics industry would be using portable NANO-enabled fuel cells. We have studied
and compile d the areas which can possibly be outsourced to us. We will Hyderabad as our market base.
Sales forecast by World Fuel Cells an Industry Profile with Market Prospects to 2010 [26]

In the above the forecasted sales are given from World Fuel Cells an Industry Profile with Market Prospects to 2010 [] thus the
sales aspect are covered in this work.

Table 1

Photovoltaic power use in India – March 2002
Particulars Portable Home Street Water Power Telecom Others Exports
Lighting Lighting Lighting Pumps Plants

Power in 4.4 7.0 3.2 5.9 3.0 16.0 16.0 40.0

Report on Indian usage [23]
Table 2

Systems procured under the Solar PV Market Development Program
Type of Unit Number

Solar lanterns 39,000

Solar home lighting systems 3,602

Solar street lighting systems 1,016

Grid interactive solar power plants 344

Garden lighting systems 349

Solar water pumping systems 86

Stand-alone solar power plants 8

Others 33

Total 44,438

Commercializing solar photo Voltaics : India [25]

In commercializing solar photo voltaic [25] a comprehensive report is given about this area. The figure shown above describes
Photovoltaic power use in India – March 2002
Table 3

Renewable Energy in India
Source/System Estimated Potential Cumulative installed capacity
/ number (as of March 2005)

Wind Power 45,000 MW 3,595 MW

Biomass power 16,000 MW 302.53 MW

Bagasse cogeneration 3,500 MW 447 MW

Small hydro (upto 25 MW) 15,000 MW 1,705.63 MW

Waste to energy

Municipal solid waste 1,700 MW 17 MW

Industrial waste 1,000 MW 29.50 MW

Family size biogas plants 12 Million 3.71 Million

Improved chulhas 120 Million 35.20 Million

Solar street lighting systems - 54,795

Home lighting systems - 342,607

Solar lanterns - 560,295

Solar photovoltaic power plants - 1,566 kWp
2 2
Solar water heating systems 140 Million m of collector area 1 Million m of collector area

Box type solar cookers - 575,000

Solar photovoltaic pumps - 6,818

Wind pumps - 1,087

Biomass gasifiers - 66.35 MW

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd [23]

Renewable energy in India at a glance is given in [23], which has been given in figure above.
Sales Forecast
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012
Consultancies $120,000 $140,000 $180,000
Software $0 $100,000 $200,000
Hardware $0 $0 $180,000
Total Sales $120,000 $240,000 $560,000

Direct Cost of Sales FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012
Salary $40,000 $50,000 $60,000
Rent $8,000 $10,000 $12,000
Lab $8,000 $10,000 $12,000
Travel $8,001 $10,000 $12,000
Subtotal Direct Cost of Sales $64,001 $80,000 $96,000

Sales forecast are based on some research that been done in this area. There is a unique way about how we plan to distribute
our work in the three years from consultancies to manufacturing because we need to be dynamic to change things. The concept
here is to distribute revenues from a spectrum of areas and keep all options open to implement. Sales has been given assuming
we implement the three phases of the business plan.
The things that make our group more interesting than other groups are that we have got an irreversible and strong
policy on IP which is our strength. Also the research in technology and our understanding of technology is unique. The complex
aspects have been covered in the calculation that includes increase in team members, implementing the three phases at right
months at periods, etc. The strategy for sales remains simple, get rick IP and collaborations and provide the most sophisticated
technology which can be easily converted into products.

Energy will solve many needs of agriculture and renewable energy is the need of the country. With our plan we can get cheap
and high products for our rural as well as industrial usages. Our plan not only creates energy but job opportunities for all
sectors. As per our forecast there would be considerable job creation in the sector with 10,000 indirect in 3 years. The challenge
of nano enabled manufacturing will create immense jobs in this area.
Saving the foreign revenues by reducing oil imports that will be added benefit to the nation. India will need green
energy in the upcoming years which is needed to reduce pollution and sustain over 10% GDP. Our plan covers solutions to all
these problems from rural to environmental to jobs creation. The advantage we have is that green energy is slowly replacing oil
based technologies because they are more reliable and make the community independent of oil supplies
In India, development of fuel cells is primarily supported by the Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources (MNES). Several
universities and research organizations are involved in the areas of fuel cells, reformers, and hydrogen storage. Work on
developing a DMFC (direct methanol fuel cell) is underway at IISc (Indian Institute of Science). In addition, research on SOFC is
being done at IISc and CGCRI (Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute). Research and development on metal hydride
storage is ongoing at BHU (Banaras Hindu University) [14]. Vehicular fuel technology can be derived from greener sources such
as fuel cells. The power requirement of bikes and scooters is relatively small and could easily be met by Direct Methanol Fuel
Cells (DMFCs) or hydrogen-powered Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cells. There is currently some discussion as to
whether DMFC should be the initial route for India, followed by hydrogen-fuelled PEM units for transport in the longer term.
Organizations intensively involved in fuel cells are mainly in the New Delhi which is a home to various fuel cell companies and
R&D organizations and India’s most industrialized state Maharashtra which includes manufacturing centers such as Mumbai
where major fuel cell activities take place. Thus seeing the prospects in purview of these developments in the contemporary
Indian scenario we have developed models of Green Cells and plan to expand them and get patents from the results. Our
papers have been published in international conferences regarding this matter.

Fig. Fuel cell organization [16]

Application specific areas of Fuel cells [16]

As shown in the above figures we can see the developments and distributions of areas in fuel cell. The statistics though are
from June 2007 it provides some overview of the direction fuel cell industry is going. In [16] the present companies and states
leading in fuel cell research are given.
Our company will be first of its kind Indian company with nanotechnology enabled green cells. There is a need to get our
companies and our work at par with the global ones by synchronization of nanotechnology research in green energy. Currently
the realization of advantages of Nanotechnology in Green Energy has been felt and these remains some areas to be explored by
other companies thus starting early will be beneficial. Yearly sales chart has been shown in figure below. We have been working
on getting a rich IP in the initial stage and have research publications backing our work [1-10].



$300,000 Sof tware


FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012

Fig. Yearly Profit of our company

The distribution bar graph of the profits is given above. We have considered the importance of balancing and thereby making a
spectrum of revenue sources. Though the profit from all sectors is bound to increase but the profit from hardware and
installing of hardware units will be the most challenging work of the company. We can see that from each year we have added
a new revenue source in our model and work on all have been started on a preliminary bases. Competition in this area is
minimum and as we plan to add value to the current products of the companies working in this regard. We have taken in
account revenues from all the sources as well as Indian and abroad.

We will get into Green Nano Cell manufacturing unit in India for our specific needs and also will setup the characterization and
modeling lab for Nano enabled Green cells. Currently research in fuel cells is facing many challenges in commercialization and
Nanotechnology can provide some very realistic solutions that may enable rapid commercialization of Green Nano cells. We will
also plan to provide consulting services in the following product development services for Nano enabled Green Cells and;
technology and Intellectual Property strategy. We will initiate with modeling area specific green cells for case to case scenarios.
We have shown modeling of Green Nano Cells in [6]. Modeling can help us to facilitate integration of nano-enabled green cells
in various areas. We have analyzed the market of fuel and solar cells in India in a comprehensive manner. Potential customers
and growth includes not only mechanical but portable applications too. The solar cell with Nanotech enabled modeling and
simulation is proving more efficient and will see application in wide domains. We have surveyed the present companies to
whom we can provide the services. We have discerned and analyzed the integration of fuel cells for present times. We have
surveyed the present companies working in developing green products.
The services and products can be divided into 3 areas
 Consultancies
 Software simulation and development
 Hardware middleware and assembling
The current developments with regard to the above area as follows

Proto type developed for Solar cells based Cars and Software for fuel cells.


Video 1


Video 2
Solar Engine Prototype
We have built a prototype in the form of a miniature solar car exemplifying the use of Nanotechnology based solar cell. The
advantage of applying Nanotechnology in existing solar cells is that it provides significant improvement in the efficiency and
reliability of the solar cells used. In our prototype we have used a solar engine circuit for providing power as shown below -

Solar engine circuit consists of a nano-enabled solar cell. As light falls on the cell, the capacitor starts charging and as a result
the voltage level also rises. As soon as the capacitor reaches the value of 3.9v, 1381 turns pin 1 high and also turns 3904 (NPN
transistor) to ON state. When the 3904 transistor turns to ON state, it brings about the base of the 3906(PNP transistor) to low.
This turns the 3906 transistor to ON state. With the 3906 transistor ON, current is supplied to the base of the 3904(NPN
transistor) which keeps it in ON state. Now current flows through the motor and it starts to rotate. When the voltage gets down
to the level of 0.7v (due to hysteresis in 1381) the transistors turn OFF and the process is repeated again. We can modify
individual components to achieve required conditions such as increase in the size of the resistor for longer running time, but
lower starting torque and vice versa.
We also use light seeking mechanism in our prototype for capturing solar energy. We are using photodiode as sensor.
Photodiode resistance decreases when light fall on it due to the low resistance and high current flow through it. And the
required voltage level is attained between the terminals 2 and 3 of voltage trigger. This causes transistor 3904(NPN transistor)
to turn ON. This results a decrease in the base voltage of 3906 (PNP transistor) and as a result turning it ON. Then the motor
starts rotating due to the difference in the light that falls on to the two photodiodes (left and right side of model). Both the
motors rotate with different speeds to the car to take a turn. Photodiodes are cross-connect. This means that they are used to
control the motor of opposite side of the car.
Solar Car Components
1 - Printed Circuit Board (the PCB).
2 - 2.2 kΩ resistors (band colors red, red, red and gold). These tune the solar-engines for optimal performance.
2 - 680 kΩ resistors (band colors blue, grey, yellow and gold).
2 - 2N3906 PNP Transistors (one for each Solar-engine).
2 - 2N3904 PNP Transistors (one for each Solar-engine).
2 - 1381 Triggers (one for each Solar-engine). These components measure the stored power and as the name suggests trigger
the Solar-engine to firing mode.
2 - 0.22µF (µF - microfarad) capacitors. These work with the triggers and optical components to sense which direction is the
2 - Photodiode sensor optics (light sensing components).
1 - 100 kΩ trimmer potentiometer.
1 - 4700µF 6.3 volt capacitor. This is where the Solar-engine stores the power from the solar cell until the Solar-engine fires.
3" - Fine twisted pair of wire to be attached to the solar cell.
2" - Copper wire for structural support
2 - Augat sockets. 2 - Sensor springs. 1 - 2"- 1/16" Heat-shrink tubing.
2 - High-efficiency low-voltage, high-speed coreless motors.

Our software prototype includes

Modeling Library- This is the main library for modeling of CNT, MEMS and other Nano-scale device based Fuel Cell and
materials. A model in nano-technology is a physical, mathematical, or logical representation of a system of entities,
phenomena, or processes occurring at nano level. Basically a model is a simplified abstract view of the complex reality. It
consists of modules and functions which will allow easy designing of many complex Nano-scale devices and parts used in Fuel
Cell. It allows making of formalized interpretations dealing with empirical entities, phenomenon, and physical processes
occurring at nano level in a mathematical or logical way. It is based on "divide and conquer" principle to handle complex
problems. XNA framework is used for graphical programming required in this library. This library allows to view models in a 3-
Dimensional view and to change parameters of the device or material with an interactive Graphical User Interface (GUI). It
allows the visualization of 3D models of devices and their structure according to the specified parameter of the device or
material, which further helps in understanding of the device.
Simulation Library-This is the main library for simulation of CNT, MEMS and other nano-scale device based Fuel Cell and
materials. It attempts to simulate an abstract model of a particular nano level system. An external math library is used for
complex computations involved in simulation and computations of nano-scale phenomenon. This library is used along with
modeling library to simulate the devices and materials made using the modeling library.

Ultimately our setup will generate profit by product commercialization and by the merging of innovations in the field of
Nanotechnology with our domain. Our focus also remains on the IP developments and getting patents related to this
area.Requirements of Nano cell research Labs, modeling tools, application of computational nanotechnology in this area. We
are going towards collaboration with major companies, research institution to successfully integrate green energy into their
businesses. Revenues will be from a spectrum of areas like consultancies, modeling, middleware and in later phases
manufacturing. Potential buyers will be top-end automobile companies, portable electronic companies which are working on to
integrate nano based fuel cells in to their existing products. Our research collaboration and potential customers also include
private and government defense agencies. We are planning to publish our work in international journals and get patents for
which we have formed a team and we are working in this regard aggressively. Our team members not only hold technical
expertise but also have extensive knowledge on CNT based green cells and major work would be on reliability, packaging and
integration into present devices. Currently our work is being managed by around 10 people and it mainly consists of the
founders and an advisory team. Major work is being done to get rich IP and spending is optimized to get rapid results.

Pro Forma Balance Sheet
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012

Current Assets
Cash $45,708 $161,720 $495,331
Other Current Assets $0 $0 $0
Total Current Assets $45,708 $161,720 $495,331

Total Assets $45,708 $161,720 $495,331

Liabilities and Capital FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012

Current Liabilities
Accounts Payable $6,509 $10,521 $19,332
Current Borrowing $0 $0 $0
Other Current Liabilities $0 $0 $0
Subtotal Current Liabilities $6,509 $10,521 $19,332

Total Liabilities $6,509 $10,521 $19,332

Paid-in Capital $80,000 $80,000 $80,000
Retained Earnings ($80,000) ($40,800) $71,200
Earnings $39,200 $112,000 $324,800
Total Capital $39,200 $151,200 $476,000
Total Liabilities and Capital $45,708 $161,720 $495,331

Net Worth $39,200 $151,200 $476,000
Thus we plan to provide some realistic solution that may enable realization of Green Nano cells and help us to commercialize
this technology. We plan to fill this vacuum because it is poised to see rapid growth. With a rich IP we plan our company to be
acquired by some bigger companies and we are still working to decide a strategy to give maximum profit and value to our
founders and investors. Preliminary work in prototype has been shown above in this work. Also the strong technical
management team is one of the assets of this company.

Pro Forma Profit and Loss
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012
Sales $120,000 $240,000 $560,000
Direct Costs of Goods $64,001 $80,000 $96,000
Cost of Goods Sold $64,001 $80,000 $96,000

Gross Margin $55,999 $160,000 $464,000
Gross Margin % 46.67% 66.67% 82.86%
Profit Before Interest and Taxes $55,999 $160,000 $464,000
EBITDA $55,999 $160,000 $464,000
Taxes Incurred $16,800 $48,000 $139,200

Net Profit $39,200 $112,000 $324,800
Net Profit/Sales 32.67% 46.67% 58.00%








FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012

Currently the company consists of the owners who are three in number. The details area as follows

Satyadhar Joshi has been working in nanotechnology from 2006, and having attended many workshops. Being in research
from a long time and have 3 papers in IEEE/ACM conferences I wish to make this company a success. He has been awarded
research grant from Microsoft for carrying research in HPC (high performance computing). He is working with a group of most
efficient people in Nanotechnology and getting it to market as true products. His ideas has won many prizes; we also were in E-
summit Startup Showcase, Mentoring session I IIT Bombay. Our papers at student level and later in IEEE/ACM conferences have
been awarded many times. Satyadhar Joshi has been working on Nanotech and MEMS. Has taken many courses on Nanotech
and has many research papers to his name, which are indexed in IEEE Explore. He has won prizes in Business Plan Competitions
in Shaastra IIT Madras in which he won a consolation prize and also B-Plan competition in IIT Kharagpur.

Rohit Pathak is an expert in computer science and technology with several research publications worldwide. Rohit Pathak has
been working on modelling and HPC, received 5000$ research grant from Microsoft in 2008. He has also published many papers
among the most reputed publishers such as IEEE Xplore Journal & ACM Digital Library. He has won many prizes in computer
programming. He is pursuing his Bachelors from AITR Indore.

The team also has a group of PhDs who are in advisory committees.

These patents are in process and we will be filing them within the next 3 months.
 Modeling of Nano enabled Solar Cells and Fuel Cells (Green Cells).
 Application of High Performance Computing (HPC) in multi-scale modeling of Green Cells.

Publications in Related areas
[1] Satyadhar Joshi, Rohit Pathak, and Salman Ahmed, "Wireless Sensor Network: Simulink Modeling and Reliability of Nano-Nodes," Seventh
Annual Conference on Communication Networks and Services Research (Communicated ) Indexed in IEEE Explore
[2] Satyadhar Joshi, Rohit Pathak and Salman Ahmed, , "”Secure Multi Party Computation using Virtual Parties for Computation on Encrypted
Data," IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2009 -- Computers, Software and Applications Symposium - CCECE '09
(Communicated ) Indexed in IEEE Explore
[3] Satyadhar Joshi, Rohit Pathak, and Salman Ahmed, "Business and Commercial Prospects of RFID," International Conference on Pervasive
Computing and Governance 2008 RGTU Bhopal (accepted)
[4] Satyadhar Joshi, Rohit Pathak and Salman Ahmed, , "Commercial Prospects of RFID and a Java based Software Framework for RFID
integrated Mobile Phones," IEEE Sarnoff Symposium 2009 (Communicated ) Indexed in IEEE Explore
[5] Satyadhar Joshi, Rohit Pathak and Salman Ahmed, , "MATLAB Modeling of HDD in light of the Advances in Nanotechnology and MEMS-based
Innovations," 6th International Conference on Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Computer, Telecommunications, and Information Technology
(Communicated ) Indexed in IEEE Explore
[6] Satyadhar Joshi, Rohit Pathak, and Salman Ahmed, "Modeling Nano Enabled Solar and Fuel Cell," 6th International Conference on Electrical
Engineering/Electronics, Computer, Telecommunications, and Information Technology (Communicated ) Indexed in IEEE Explore
[7] Satyadhar Joshi, Rohit Pathak , and Salman Ahmed, "Micro Electro Opto Mechanical System Micro Mirror: Fabrication and Actuation"
Conference on Nanotechnology and Its Applications in Quantum Computing-(NAQC-2008) Published
[8] Satyadhar Joshi, Rohit Pathak and Salman Ahmed, , "MPI and PVM based HPC Setup for Multi Scale Modeling,"
IEEE International Advance Computing Conference (IACC’09) Indexed in IEEE Explore (Communicated )
[9] Satyadhar Joshi, Rohit Pathak, "Distributive Computing for reliability analysis of MEMS devices using MATLAB," ACM International
Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication and Control, ICAC3, pp. 237, January 23-24 2009. Published and Indexed in ACM DL
[10] Satyadhar Joshi, Rohit Pathak, and Salman Ahmed, "Optimizing HPC and parallelization for Nanotechnology," INDIACom-2009 BVP New
Delhi (accepted)
Business Plans Referred
[11] Satyadhar Joshi, Rohit Pathak and Salman Ahmed, “Nano Wave CNT manufacturing” Bplan Shaastra 2007 (consolation prize)uploaded on
[12] Satyadhar Joshi, Rohit Pathak and Salman Ahmed, “Nano Wave MEMS” Bplan Kshitij 2008 IIT Kharagpur uploaded on
References Cited
[13] Jonathan Butler, "Fuel Cells in India: A survey of current developments," Fuel Cell Today, June 2007.
[14] Economic Times Article on India green spending retrieved 28 Jan 2009
[15] Technical Advisory team - Prof. Manish Sharma (Pursuing PHD from IITB), Dr. Shukla (PHD in Chemistry) , Dr. D.K. Mishra (PHD in CSE)
Workshops Proceedings Referred
[16]Proceedings on Course on Conventorware (MEMS design) - Coventorware MEMS design. BITS Pilani, 2007. 3 day course on MEMS Design
on Coventorware
[17] Proceedings of Workshop on Nanotech Status and challenges - IIT Delhi. IIT Delhi, 2007. Attended workshop on Nanotechnology, had many
lab visits
[18] Proceedings of Workshop on MEMS - Mech Engg IITB. IIT Bombay, 2007. Workshop organized by Radiance, dept of Mechanical
[19] Proceedings of Workshop on CNT - IIT Madras, 2006 to 2006. Workshop on Nanotechnology and CNT, Fabrication of CNT and Physics of
[20] Theoretical Study on CNT - Centre for Advanced Technology Indore. CAT Indore, 2007. Worked and Studied CNT and MEMS (theoretical)
*21+ NSTC Noida “Nanotechnology sensitization program”. Project on Nanoelectronics submitted in 2006
[22] Microsoft Research Grant 2008
Reports Cited
*23+“Renewable energy in India” Indian Renewable Energy Development Ltd., Government of India, Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy
*24+Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder, “The Clean Tech,” RevolutionThe next Big Growth and Investment Opportunity, Harper Collins e-books
*25+“Commercializing solar photovoltaics: India” Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA), Vol. 8: Examples of successful
uses of renewable energy sources in the South
*26+Graham Weaver, “World Fuel Cells: An industry profile with Market Prospects to 2010,” Elsevier Advanced Technology, December 2002

Note:- All graphs have been made in Business Plan 2007 Pro.