Dr. Patil obtained his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Surat, India. He completed his master’s degree in Thermal Sciences – Mechanical from NIT Calicut, India. In 2021, he obtained his Ph.D. degree from Dong-A University, South Korea with focus on thermal management of Li-ion batteries in electric vehicles. Dr. Patil has broad range of research experience including battery modeling; battery thermal management; LED illuminance and cooling; waste heat recovery using thermoelectric heat generator; thermal management of electronic control unit (ECU) for E-bikes and neighborhood electric vehicles; micro-speakers in mobile phones; magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) flow and nanofluid/ferrofluid applications for heat transfer enhancement.
Dr. Patil became member of MOBI’s Battery Innovation Centre (BIC) team at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) since February 2021. He is leading the thermal management aspect of various research projects in MOBI.