Dr. Farjana J Sonia

Dr. Farjana J Sonia

Post-doc, Department of Electrochemical Materials

email: jaishmin.farjana@jh-inst.cas.cz
tel.: +420 266052113
room: 521
Full Bio


Electrochemical metal-ion storage in carbonaceous/composite materials; optoelectronic properties of 2D materials


Electrochemistry, materials science, graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides, spectroscopic techniques


2019 – present        Post-doctoral fellow, electrochemical metal ion storage and optoelectronic properties of 2D and composite materials, Nanocarbon group, J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Czechia, (superv. Dr. Otakar Frank).

2013 – 2019        Ph.D., Electrochemical Li-ion and K-ion storage in graphene and its variants, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India.

2011 – 2013        M.Sc., Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India.

2008 – 2011        B.Sc., Physics, Jadavpur university, India.

Selected publications 

Sonia et al. Understanding the processing-structure-performance relationship in graphene and its variants as anode material for Li-ion batteries: A review; Carbon 156 (2020) 130-165
Sonia et al. Enhanced and faster potassium storage in graphene with respect to graphite: a comparative study with lithium storage; ACS Nano 13 (2019) 2190-2204
Sonia et al. Understanding the Li-Storage in Few Layers Graphene with Respect to Bulk Graphite: Experimental, Analytical and Computational Study; J. Mater. Chem. A 5 (2017) 8662–8679
Sonia et al. Correlations between Preparation Methods, Structural Features and Electrochemical Li-Storage Behavior of Reduced Graphene Oxide; Nanoscale 9 (2017) 11303–11317
Sonia et al. Insight into the Mechanical Integrity of Few Layers Graphene upon Lithiation/Delithiation via In-situ Monitoring of Stress Development; Carbon 88 (2015) 206–214


Carbon Journal prize 2020 by Carbon, Elsevier
Excellence in the PhD research by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, 2019
ECS India Section S.K. Rangarajan Graduate Student Award by the Electrochemical Society, 2018
GRC Carl Storm International Diversity Award by Batteries Gordon Research Conference 2018


Google scholar: https://scholar.google.cz/citations?user=7XRMDOMAAAAJ&hl=en
Research gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Farjana_Sonia