Background and activities

Bhaskar Joshi is currently employed as a Ph.D. researcher at the Department Of Chemical Engineering, NTNU, Norway. He is working on value recovery from spent lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) using hydrometallurgy processes like leaching, solvent extraction, chemical precipitation, etc. His supervisor are Sulalit Bandyopadhyay & Erik Prasetyo.

He has a rich industrial R&D experience of ~5 years with the technology team of Hindalco Industries Limited, Aditya Birla Group. He has worked on the extraction of metallic values like copper, nickel, gold, silver, cobalt, arsenic, bismuth, antimony, etc. from various liquid and solid streams. He has also worked on phosphogypsum and copper slag purification. He has been part of technology development, pilot demonstration, and commercialization.

He also completed his master's from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India wherein he worked on developing a mathematical model for heat recovery from blast furnace slag in MATLAB. 

Education and Work Experience:

2021 - Ongoing Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, NTNU Norway

Dec 2019 Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)  - Level 1 (Cleared)

2016 - 21 Manager, Technology, Hindalco Industries Limited, India

2014 - 16 MTech. in Chemical Engineering, IIT Madras, India

2009 - 13 B.E. in Chemical Engineering, Thapar University, India

Patent: (Applied)

A Novel Process For Vanadium Recovery From Vanadium Bearing Sludge Using Industrial Spent Acid (2020)

Method For Recovery Of Copper From Copper Refinery Bleed  (2021)

Process For Recovery Of Gold From Dore Slag (2021)