Dr. Neelam Yadav

Topics of research

– Cathode Active material for batteries and characterization

– Lithium/Sodium solid-state/ion batteries

– Operando charcterization



Advanced cell design for electrochemical testing and live imaging via in situ & operando microscopy,

Neelam Ghanshyam YadavMickael BolmontNicolas Folastre, Melissa Herrman,Arash Jamali, Mathieu Morcrette  and  Carine Davoisne  submitted to Wiley Small methods 2023

Impact of SE particle size and its distribution on ion transport and dendrite formation via Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy(EIS) and in-situ Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) studies,

Neelam Ghanshyam Yadav, Mathieu Morcrette  and  Carine Davoisne in process to be submitted 2023

Understanding the interfaces in Li metal-based solid-state batteries via Distribution of Relaxation Times (DRT) coupled with in-situ SEM studies,

Neelam Ghanshyam Yadav, Carine Davoisne, Mathieu Morcrette in process to be submitted, 2023


Study of failure modes in two sulphide-based solid electrolyte all-solid-state batteries via in-situ SEM,

Neelam Ghanshyam YadavNicolas FolastreMickael BolmontArash Jamali, Mathieu Morcrette  and  Carine Davoisne, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2022,10, 17142-17155


Impact of Sulfide-based Solid Electrolyte Particle Size Distribution on the Electrochemistry of ASSB via Impedance Study,

Neelam Ghanshyam Yadav, Mathieu Morcrette  and  Carine Davoisne

2021 International Workshop on Impedance Spectroscopy (IWIS), pages 40-43, 2021.

Understanding the Battery Degradation Mechanism in All-solid-state Batteries via In-situ SEM,

Neelam Yadav,Nicolas Folastre,Micakel Bolomont,Arash Jamali,Mathieu Morcrette and Carine Davoisne

Conference abstract, Microscopy and Microanalysis, Vol 27, pages 105-106, 2021


Impact of collected sunlight on ZnFe2O4 nanoparticles for photocatalytic application,

N G YadavL S ChaudharyP A SakhareT D Dongale , P S Patil , A D Sheikh 

Journal of colloid and interface science, Vol 527, pages 289-297, 2018.

Educational background

 PhD (Li metal all-solid-state batteries and its operando characterization)

Period: 2019-2022

University: Universite of Picardie Jules Verne (UPJV),Amiens, France.

Department: Laboratory of Reactivity and Chemistry of Solids (LRCS), France.

PhD thesis: Development of “ in situ/operando SEM” and its application to study the “interfacial challenges” associated with “Li metal based Solid state batteries”  

 Master’s degree (SERP+)


University: Universite of Paris Saclay/Paris Sud, France.

Programme: Erasmus Mundus Masters programme named, SERP+

Master thesis: Radiolytically synthesized TiO2/rGO active anode material for Lithium and Sodium ion batteries.

 Bachelor’s degree (Nanoscience)

Period: 2014-2017

University: Shivaji University Kolhapur (SUK), India.

Department: School of Nanoscience and Technology (SNST)

Conferences & Visits

ALISTORE Biannual meeting 2022, Julich (Germany)_Oral Presentation, PhD work (In person)

Operando International Battery days 2022, Grenoble (France)_Oral Presentation, PhD work (In person) 5th International Conference on In-Situ and Correlative Electron Microscopy (CISCEM) 2021, Paris (France)_Poster Presentation, PhD work (In person)

International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) 2021, Jeju Islands (South Korea)_Poster Presentation, PhD work (Online)

International Workshop on Impedance Spectroscopy (IWIS) 2021, Chemnitz (Germany)_Oral Presentation, PhD work (Online)

Materials Research Society (MRS) 2020_ Oral Presentation, PhD work (Online)

Molecules and Materials for the Energy of Tomorrow (MOMENTUM) 2019 Conference, SOLEIL Characterization of materials for energy and operando studies_Poster Presentation, Master thesis work (In person)

Certified with participation in Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) organized by IIT Kharagpur at Shivaji University, Kolhapur held in November 2016.

Certified with AVISHKAR BALVIDNYAN KENDRA’S Organized by “MISSION AVISHKAR” conducted for the propagation of science and technology under the guidance of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO),2010.

Certified with Maharashtra Junior Science Olympiad (MJSO) For levels I AND II in the year 2010-11.

Awards & Accomplishments

INSPIRE junior research Scientist by Indian government DST, Delhi 2012.

Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE), Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE), 2014


Erasmus Mundus Master’s Scholarship, 2017