Research Staff


Sujit DasSujit Das
M.S., Metalurgical Engineering
M.B.A., Operations Research and Computer Science
(T) 865.946.1222
(F) 865.946.1541

Specialty Research Areas:

  • Energy and Environmental Policy Analysis
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Planning and Systems Analysis
  • Technology assessment of transportation materials and advanced vehicle designs

Current or Recent Work:

  • Cost assessment of lightweight automotive materials
  • Cost assessment of advanced vehicle designs
  • PNGV/FreedomCAR program
  • Benefit assessment of government R&D programs
  • Infrastructure assessment of new generation vehicles
  • Emissions reduction potential from two-wheelerrs in India

Significant Publications:

Das, Sujit. "Environmental Evaluation of Direct Hydrogen and Reformer-Based Fuel Cell Vehicles," SAE Paper No. 2002-01-0094, Warrendale, PA.

Das, Sujit. "Environmental Evaluation of New Generation Vehicles and Vehicle Components," ORNL/TM-2001-266, Dec. 2001.

Das, Sujit. "Evaluation of the Benefits Attributable to Automotive Lightweight Materials Program Research and Development Projects," ORNL/TM-2001-237, Nov. ‘01.

Das, Sujit. "Prospects of Inspection and Maintenance of Two-Wheelers in India," Journal of Air & Waste Management Association, Vo. 51, pp. 1391-00, Oct. 2001.

Das, Sujit. "The Cost of Automotive Polymer Composites: A Review and Assessment of DOE’s Lightweight Materials Composites Research," ORNL/TM-2000/283, Jan. 2001.

Das, Sujit. "Life Cycle Impacts of Aluminum Body-In-White Automotive Material," Journal of Metals, Aug. 2000, pp. 41-44.


Edition 36 of the Transportation Energy Data Book Released
The Transportation Energy Data Book (TEDB) is a compendium of data on transportation with an emphasis on energy. Designed for use as a desktop reference, the TEDB was first published in 1976 and has continued to Edition 35. The TEDB is produced by Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

2016 Vehicle Technologies Market Report
The 2016 Vehicle Technologies Market Report was released May 25, 2017 via the web. The report details the major trends in U.S. light-duty vehicle and medium/heavy truck markets. This report is produced by Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Numerous CTA Staff gave presentations at the DOE Annual Merit Review Meeting, June 6-10, 2016.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) 2016 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meetings for the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and the Vehicle Technologies Program were held June 6-10, 2016. Numerous CTA Staff presented at this event.