Department of
Polymer Science & Technology

Departmental Profile



Contact

92, A.P.C. Road Kolkata-700009
Email (Head of the Department): dskrpoly@caluniv.ac.in
Contact no. 033-23508386 (extn: 289)






Year of Establishment

1922 : As part of Department of Applied Chemistry
1968: As separate Department

 


History of the Department

Late Prof. P.K.Chowdhury (01.05.1918-23.10.2004)
FOUNDER OF THE DEPARTMENT

Short History

The Department of Applied Chemistry was established in the year 1922.The Department of Applied Chemistry started offering three-year B.Tech degree in ‘Plastics and Rubber technology from 1968. The Department of Applied Chemistry was trifurcated to three separate departments, i.e. Department of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Technology and Department of Plastics and Rubber Technology in 1982. The name of the department was changed to Department of Polymer Science and Technology in the year 1997


Past Teachers of the Department

Late Prof. P.K. Chowdhury -Founder of the Department
Prof. P.Ghosh
Prof. B.Das
Prof. S.N.Gupta
Prof. P.K.Sengupta





Short Departmental Profile

Degree  Offered by the Department

i) 6 semesters three- year B.Tech in Polymer Science and Technology (PST)
ii) 4 semesters two –year M.Tech in PST
iii) PhD (Tech) in PST


Intake capacity:

B.Tech: 30 students, M.Tech: 18 students (3 sponsored candidates)
PhD (Tech): As per  the present PhD regulation of the University  each  faculty can register maximum 8 (eight) number of PhD students . Accordingly the following vacancies  exist.

Name of the Faculty

Vacant PhD position under the faculty

Prof. P. Sarkar

6

Prof. D. Chakrabarty

5

Prof. P.P.Kundu

7

Dr. B.B.Konar

7

Dr S.K.Ray

4

Dr. D.Chattopadhyay

7

Dr. (Mrs.) D.Ray

7

Dr. A. Bandhopadhyay

7

 Total number of  available seats      
50

Eligibility criteria:

B.Tech:  BSc with Chemistry as major.. Selection is as per merit list.
M.Tech:. B.Tech in PST ,Chemical Eng. or equivalent . Selection is as per merit list.
PhD (Tech): Bachelor of Technology or Engineering (any stream), Master of Science or Technology or Engineering (any stream).Candidates having degree of Bachelor of Technology or Engineering or Master of Science without NET, GATE , M.Phil or equivalent will have to sit for PhD eligibility Test (PET) conducted by the department. The date, time and venue of PET may be obtained from our University websites.  Candidates qualifying in PET will have to appear for an interview by the faculties of the department. Candidates having degree in Master of Science with valid NET/GATE/MPhil or equivalent or Master of Technology or Engineering (with or without GATE )  need not  sit for PET. They can directly appear for the interview. Successful (in PET and/or interview)Candidates will have to carry out a course on Research methodology comprising in i) Computer operation and ii) Analytical method.  Successful Candidates having degree in bachelor of technology or engineering will have to carry out three courses from existing  M.Tech course of the department or three publications in peer reviewed journals for ‘preregistration’ followed by registration with a course on Research methodology.


Course structure:

B.Tech (70 marks in semester examination, 20 marks in class test and 10 marks for attendance for each of the theoretical papers. 50 marks for each of the practical papers)

1ST SEMESTER

Theoretical Paper:
 PST-B101 (Physical chemistry and Organic Chemistry of Macromolecules ), PST-B102 (High Polymer Characterization.), PST-B103 (Engineering Mathematics.), PST-B104 (Applied Mechanics & Strength of Materials.), PST-B105 (Fluid Mechanics), PST-B106 (Chemistry of High Polymers.), .PST-B107(Non -conventional Sources of Energy ).

Practical Paper
: PST-B108 (Physical chemistry  of Polymers), PST-B109 (Organic chemistry of polymer), PST-B110 (Workshop practice), PST-B111 (Engineering Drawing – I)

2nd SEMESTER :

Theoretical Paper:
PST-B201(Chemical Process Technology and Fiber Technology), PST-B202 (Plastics Technology –I), PST-B203 (Rubber Technology – I), PST-B204 (Mechanical Operations), PST-B205 (Process Heat Transfer), PST-B206 (Chemical Process Calculation),  PST-B207 (Plastics Additives and Compounding)

Practical Paper:
PST-B 208 (Natural and Semi Synthetic Resin Laboratory) , PSTB-209 ( Synthetic Resin Laboratory), PST-B210 (Technical Analysis of Polymers Laboratory), PST-B211 (Fluid Flow Laboratory)

3rd SEMESTER:

Theoretical Paper:
 PST301(Material science-I), PST-B302 (Engineering Mathematics-II), PST-B303 (Mass Transfer -I), PST-B304 (Electrical Engineering), PST-B305 (Plastics Technology-II), PST-B306 (Rubber Technology-II),  PST-B307 (Plastics Processing Technology)

 Practical Paper:
PST-B 308 (Heat Transfer Laboratory) , PSTB-309 (Engineering  Drawing-II), PST-B310 (Electrical Engineering Laboratory), PST-B311 (Polymerization Process Laboratory)


4th SEMESTER:  

Theoretical Paper:
 PST401 (Plastic Tech- III), PST-B402 (Rubber  Tech- III), PST-B403 (Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics ), PST-B404 (Mass Transfer-II), PST-B405 (Characterization  & testing of polymers), PST-B406 (Rubber Processing Tech.), PST-B407 (Material Science-II)

Practical Paper:
PST-B 408 (Mass Transfer and reaction kinetics) , PSTB-409 (Plastic Tech Lab.),  PST-B410 (Rubber Tech Lab), PST-B411 (Heat Transfer &mechanical operation)


5th SEMESTER:  

Theoretical Paper:
 PST501 (Industrial Economics), PST-B502 (Chemical Reaction Engineering), PST-B503 (Instrumentation and Process control), PST-B504 (Electrical Engineering), PST-B505 (Polymer Rheology), PST-B506 (Plastics Product Manufacturing Technology), PST-B507 (Polymer Blend and Composites)

Practical Paper:
PST-B 508 (Computer Laboratory) , PSTB-509 (Plant Training),  PST-B510 (Project-I), PST-B511 (Surface Coating Laboratory)


6th SEMESTER:

Theoretical Paper:
PST601 (Adhesives & Printing Ink Technology ), PST-B602 (Rubber Products Manufacturing Technology), PST-B603 (Technology of Surface Coatings & Paints), PST-B604 (Tyre & Packaging Technology), PST-B605 (Industrial Management), PST-B606 (Waste Disposal & utilization ), PST-B607 [Optional  Subjects (1.Polymerisaion kinetics,2.Nanotechnology,3.Reverse Engg,4.Biotechnology,5.Membrane technology )]

Practical Paper:
PST-B 608 (Plant Design) , PSTB-609 (Project-II),  PST-B610 (Seminar), PST-B611 (General viva-voce)


M. Tech Course (2-year-4-semesters): 50 marks for each half of a Theoretical paper .


1st semester:


Theoretical:
Paper-I – 1ST Half (Course No.401, Applied Mathematics), 2nd Half (course no. 402, Industrial Safety & Pollution Control) , Paper-II-1ST Half (Course No.403, Polymer State ),  2nd Half  (course no.404 Recent development in Polymer synthesis ) Paper-III (1ST Half: Course No.405,Plastics Technology IV), 2nd Half( (Course No.406, Development in Polymer Science)

Practical: 
Paper IV (Course No.407,Plastics Technology, 100 Marks),  Paper V  (Course no. 408, Rubber Technology, 100 Marks )


2nd semester:

Theoretical Paper:
Paper-I – 1ST Half (Rubber Tech. IV), 2nd Half (Polymer Physics) , Paper-II-1ST Half (Polymerization Reaction Engineering ),  2nd Half  (Applied Mathematics ) Paper-III (1ST Half: Biopolymers and Biotechnology), 2nd Half( (Computer application in Polymer Science and Technology)

Practical Paper:
 Paper IV-1st Half (Adhesive and Coatings, 50 marks), 2nd Half (Polymer Characterization , 50 marks), Paper V (1ST Half : Polymer Degradation, 50 marks), 2nd Half (Computer application in Polymer Science and Technology, 50 marks)


3rd Semester: (only Practical papers)

Paper I Course No.419, Project Work (Thesis) Full Marks: 300,  Paper II ( Course No.420 Seminar on emerging area of Polymer Science & Technology, FM 100),  Paper-III Course No.421 General Viva-Voce Full Marks: 100

4TH Semester: (only Practical papers)

Paper I Project Work (Thesis)-II Full Marks: 300, Paper II Viva-voce Examination, FM 100,  Paper III  General Viva-Voce Full Marks: 100

 

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Faculty Members

Name

E-mail id

Telephone

Specialization

Professors

Amarnath Banerjee

amarnathbanerjee@rediffmail.com,
danbpoly@caluniv.ac.in

293

Blend & Composites

Debabrata Chakrabarty

chakrabarty_deb@yahoo.com
ddcpoly@caluniv.ac.in

287

Blend, composites, nano composites, Liquid crystal polymer, Dynamic vulcanization

Patit Paban Kundu

ppk923@yahoo.com

292

Gene theraphy, Nano composites, fuel Cell

Priyabrata Sarkar

sarkarpriya@yahoo.com
dpspoly@caluniv.ac.in

295, 282 (lab.)

Biosensor, Arsenic detection and removal from drinking water, Bioremidization, Encapsulation

Bidyutbaran Konar bidyutbarank@yahoo.com
dbbkpoly@caluniv.ac.in
283 Rubber composites, cement polymer composites, Nano composites

Readers

 

 

 

Dipankar Chattopadhyay

dipankar.chattopadhyay@gmail.com

294

Hydrogel, Conducting polymer

Samit Kumar Ray, Head

samitcu2@yahoo.co.in
dskrpoly@caluniv.ac.in

289

Separation by polymeric membranes and hydrogels

Lecturers

 

 

 

Anhijit Bandhopadhyay

abhijitbandyopadhyay@yahoo.co.in

288

Nano composites

Dipa Ray

roy.dipa@gmail.com

285

Blend composites, Bio composites ,waste utilization

 

Technicale & office Staff

Technical Staff
Mr. Mihir Kr. Bhattacharya , Sr. Technical Assistant
Mr. Anup Kr. Dutta , Sr. Technical Assistant
Mr. Rajakishore Patra , Jr. Lab Assistant
Mr. Sujoy Debnath ,  Jr. Lab Assistant

Office Staff

Mr. Prabir Banerjee
Mr. Sudhir Chandra Sarkar
Mr. Samir Raha

 

 

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Research Work

Major Thrust Area of Research  in the Department

  • Blends & Composites
  • Nanocomposites, LCP
  • Biosensor & Bioremdiation
  • Arsenic detection and removal from water
  • Conducting Polymer
  • Polymer Hydrogel-Drug Delivery, separation
  • Membrane based Separation
  • Cement polymer composites
  • Gene Therapy
  • Bio-commposites, Waste Utalization
  • Fuel Cell


Ongoing Research Projects

Investigator

Title and Duration of the Project

Amount (Rs.)

Funding Agency

Priyabrata Sarkar

Biosensors for arsenic estimation (2006-ongoing)

43 Lakhs

DBT

Priyabrata Sarkar

Development of Polymeric Hydrogel for Electrochemical Sensing of Gaseous Species
(2008-ongoing)

33 lakhs

DST-SERC

Priyabrata Sarkar

Prototype systems for arsenic free water
(2008-ongoing)

10.63 Lakhs

DST

Priyabrata Sarkar

Arsenic test kit
(2009-ongoing)

11 Lakhs

DST

Priyabrata Sarkar

Biosensors for Uric Acid Estimation (2009-0ngoing)

5.21 Lakhs

DBT.W.B.

Dipa Ray

Development of Fly Ash/Polymer Composites as Green Building Materials (2009-ongoing)
 ...

25 Lakhs

DST

Dipa Ray

Development of Jute Micro/Nano Fibril Reinforced Polymer Composites

8.86 Lakhs

UGC (Major)

Patit Paban Kundu

Production of Bioelectricity from Sludge and Domestic Waste Water using Microbial Fuel Cell
(2009-ongoing)

45.496 Lakhs

MOEF

Patit Paban Kundu

Development of Linseed oil based elastomers and damping characterization through a fabricated machine (2009-0ngoing)

10.09 Lakhs

UGC-Major

Samit Kumar Ray

Synthesis of Ceramic-Polymer Composite Membranes
For Pervaporative Separation” (2009-ongoing)-

27.02 lakh

DST-SERC

Dipankar Chattopadhyay

Development of in-situ Forming Hydrogel of methyl cellulose at physiological temperature for controlled drug delivery-2009-ongoing

10.10 Lakhs

UGC-Major

Abhijit Bandhopadhyay

A novel approach of modification of poly (ethylene-co-octene) elastomer using polar polymers through interpenetrating network –

13. lakh

DST

 

These apart, our faculties (P. Sarkar, P.P.Kundu, D.Chakrabarty,D.Chattopadhyay, S.K.Ray, Dipa Ray, Abhijit Banerjee) have one project each (2 lakh seed money, one fellow, 2008-2009) as PI obtained From Nanoscience and Tech. Center, CU

 

Library

No. of books : 12000 (approx)
No. of journals : 6500 (approx), available in the central library
E-access to all journals of  Elsevier, ACS, RSC, Taylor Francis, Springer through the INFLIBNET programme of UGC and TEQIP

Equipment available in the department

Serial no

item

Purpose & uses

1.

HDT/VICAT

Practical classes of B.Tech ,M.Tech students & for researcher. (around 50  undergraduate and postgraduate students per session and 10 PhD students)

2.

IZOD Tester

Practical classes of B.Tech ,M.Tech students & for researcher. (around 50  undergraduate and postgraduate students per session and 10 PhD students)

3.

Melt flow indexer

Practical classes of B.Tech ,M.Tech students & for researcher. (around 50  undergraduate and postgraduate students per session and 10 PhD students)

4.

Universal testing machine

Practical classes of B.Tech ,M.Tech students & for researcher. (around 50  undergraduate and postgraduate students per session and 10 PhD students)

5.

UV_VIS spectrophotometer

Practical classes of B.Tech 4th sems, M.Tech 1st & 2nd sems students & for researchor

6.

Sonicator research work

Practical classes of B.Tech ,M.Tech students & for researcher. (around 50  undergraduate and postgraduate students per session and 10 PhD students)

7.

HPLC

Practical classes of B.Tech ,M.Tech students & for researcher. (around 50  undergraduate and postgraduate students per session and 10 PhD students)

8.

Torque rheometer, Extruder & measuring mixture

 Practical classes of B.Tech ,M.Tech students & for researcher. (around 50  undergraduate and postgraduate students per session and 10 PhD students)

9.

Surface Plasmon.

M.Tech. reserch, PhD Research, 5 PhD students, B.Tech. Laboratory- 30 students

10.

Handheld pot stat

Biosensor research

11.

Autolab electrochemical analyzer

Biosensor research

12.

Hand held flowrimeter

Biosensor research

13.

Computer

For student practice classes & faculties

14.

Photocopier

Computer/photocopier

15.

Computer heat exchanger

Chem. Eng. Lab (two semesters ,60 students per session

16.

Thermal Conductivity of insulating slab

Chem. Eng. lab(two semesters ,60 students per session

17.

Stefan Boltzmann apparatus

Chem. Eng. Lab(two semesters ,60 students per session

18.

Diffuse Chem. Eng. lab ion air

Chem. Eng. Lab (two semesters ,60 students per session

19.

Extraction Column

Chem. Eng. Lab (two semesters ,60 students per session

20.

Tray Drier

Chem. Eng. Lab (two semesters ,60 students per session

21.

Packed Bed Distillation Column with refractometer

Chem. Eng. Lab (two semesters ,60 students per session

22.

Pressure Drop through Packed Bed

Chem. Eng. Lab (two semesters ,60 students per session

Some of the laboratories and important instruments

POLYMER PROCESSING LABORATORY

TORQUE RHEOMETER

HDT-Vicat

Chemical Engineering Laboratory

XRD-Centralized Facility

Students Corner
Potential employer
Chemical/Petrochemicals:Haldia petrochemical,Reliance Industries Ltd.,,India glycols, Hindustan livers,DuPont, Dow Chemicals, Mitsui, Exxonmobile, Indian Oil
Tyre /rubber sector: J.K.Tyre, Apollo Tyre, Birla Tyre, Goodyear Tyre, Phoenix Yule, Nicco Cable,
Plaint  Sector: Berger Paints, Asian Paints, Goodlas Nerolac, Akzo Nobel, Asian Paints
Plastics/Printing ink/Packaging: Shriram Polytech, DIC, etc.

Performance  of B.Tech. Students in Examinations since 2002

Year of passing

Total no of students

No of students having marks ≥75%

Percentage of students having marks ≥75%

2002

28

15

53.57

2003

28

13

46.43

2004

30

08

26.67

2005

30

18

60

2006

26

14

53.85

2007

27

13

48.15

2008

30

12

40

Performance  of M.Tech. Students in Examinations since 2002

Year  of passing

Total no of students

No of students having marks ≥75%

Percentage of students having marks ≥75%

2002

5

5

100

2003

 

 

 

2004

6

6

100

2005

3

3

100

2006

7

7

100

2007

3

3

100

2008

9

8

88.89

Number of PhD awarded since 2002 in our Department

2002-  2
2003-  3
2004-  3
2005-  2
2006-  2
2007-  4
2008- 2

Performance in GATE since 2002

Year

Total no of students appearing in GATE

No of students qualifying in GATE

Percentage of students  qualifying in GATE 

2002

7

4

57.14

2003

7

2

28.57

2004

7

3

42.86

2005

12

4

33.33

2006

8

3

37.5

2007

5

5

100.00

2008

10

10 (2 in top 20)

100.00

2009

21

19 (4 in top 20)

90.48

 

Professors

Dr. Amarnath Banerjee

Dr. Amarnath Banerjee
M.Tech, PhD (
University of Calcutta)
Year of Joining:  1977
Research interest:  Blends & Composites, Aqueous based Paints,
Kinetics of Polymerization , Grafting,  IPN

Prof. Banerjee is in the editorial board of an international journals (Journal of Applied Polymer Science). Prof. Banerjee has a good many number of publications in national and international journals. Few of his publications are given below.

Nirmal Saha, Diya Basu, A. N. Banerjee, Heat-distortion temperature of unidirectional polyethylene-glass fiber-PMMA hybrid composite laminates,Journal of Applied Polymer Science Volume 71, Issue 4, Date: 24 January 1999, Pages: 541-545

Pranab Kumar Som, Amar Nath Banerjee, Polymerization of methyl methacrylate using isatoic anhydride-bromine donor-acceptor complex as the photoinitiatorJournal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer ChemistryVolume 31, Issue 4, Date: 30 March 1993, Pages: 1007-1012

Amar Nath Banerjee, Nirmal Saha, B. C. Mitra,Flexural behavior of unidirectional polyethylene-carbon fibers-PMMA hybrid composite laminates,Journal of Applied Polymer Science Volume 60, Issue 1, Date: 4 April 1996, Pages: 139-142

Saumya Chattopadhyay, Amar Nath Banerjee, Mechanical behavior and tensile fractography of compatible vinylchloride-vinylacetate-maleic acid terpolymer and nitrocellulose blends.Polymers for Advanced Technologies,Volume 4, Issue 8, Date: October 1993, Pages: 502-508

Nirmal Saha, Amar Nath Banerjee,Dynamic mechanical study on unidirectional polyethylene-glass fibers: PMMA hybrid composite laminates, Journal of Applied Polymer Science,Volume 62, Issue 8, Date: 21 November 1996, Pages: 1199-1204

Nirmal Saha, Amar Nath Banerjee, Impact behavior of unidirectional polyethylene-glass fibers: PMMA hybrid composite laminates
Journal of Applied Polymer Science,Volume 62, Issue 8, Date: 21 November 1996, Pages: 1193-1197

Gaurab Das, A. N. Banerjee, Role of methods of blending on polymer-polymer compatibility, Journal of Applied Polymer Science Volume 61, Issue 9, Date: 29 August 1996, Pages: 1473-1478

Prof. D. Chakrabarty

Prof. D. Chakrabarty
M.Tech(University of Calcutta), PhD (University of Calcutta)

Contact Details: EMAIL: debchakraborty@yahoo.co.in, ddcpoly@caluniv.ac.in,

Year of Joining: 1989

Research Interest: Blends & IPNs, Liquid crystalline polymers, Nano composites, Dynamic vulcanization.

Publication in international journals (some of the important publications)
1.S.Goswami, S.Nad, D.Chakrabarty, Modification of Novolac resin by interpenetrating network formation with poly (butyl acrylates), J.Appl. Polym. Science, 97, 2005, 2407

2.S.Goswami , D.Chakrabarty , Synthesis and Characterization of sequential interpenetrating polymer Networks of novolac resin and poly (ethyl acrylate), J.Appl. Polym. Science,, 99,2006, xx

3. B. Das, Sumit Kar, S. Chakraborty, D. Chakraborty, S. Gangopadhyay, Synthesis and characterization of polyacrylamide-polyaniline conductive blends Journal of Applied Polymer Science Volume 69, Issue 5, Date: 1 August 1998, Pages: 841-844

4,  B. Das, Sumit Kar, S. Chakraborty, D. Chakraborty, S. Gangopadhyay
, Synthesis and characterization of polyacrylamide-polyaniline conductive blends
Journal of Applied Polymer ScienceVolume 69, Issue 5, Date: 1 August 1998, Pages: 841-844

5. Mahuya Das, Debabrata Chakraborty,  Influence of alkali treatment on the fine structure and morphology of bamboo fibers, Journal of Applied Polymer Science
Volume 102, Issue 5, Date: 5 December 2006, Pages: 5050-5056

6. Mahuya Das, Anindya Pal, Debabrata Chakraborty, Effects of mercerization of bamboo strips on mechanical properties of unidirectional bamboo-novolac composites, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Volume 100, Issue 1, Date: 5 April 2006, Pages: 238-244

7. Rupa Chakrabarti, Debabrata Chakraborty,  Modification of the physical, mechanical and thermal properties of poly(vinyl chloride) by blending with poly(ethyl methacrylate), Journal of Applied Polymer Science,Volume 105, Issue 3, Pages: 1377-1384

8 Mahuya Das, Debabrata Chakraborty , Role of mercerization of the bamboo strips on the impact properties and morphology of unidirectional bamboo strips-novolac compositesPolymer Composites, Volume 28, Issue 1, Date: February 2007, Pages: 57-60

9. Rupa Chakrabarti, Debabrata Chakraborty, Modification of the mechanical and thermal properties of PVC by semi IPN formation with poly(butyl acrylate)
Journal of Applied Polymer Science
Volume 110, Issue 1, Date: 5 October 2008, Pages: 170-176

10.  Rupa Chakrabarti, Debabrata Chakraborty , Engineering properties of poly(vinyl chloride)-poly(butyl methacrylate) semi-1 and semi-2 interpenetrating polymer networks, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Volume 107, Issue 2, Date: 15 January 2008, Pages: 966-975

11. Mahuya Das, Debabrata Chakraborty, Evaluation of improvement of physical and mechanical properties of bamboo fibers due to alkali treatment, Journal of Applied Polymer ScienceVolume 107, Issue 1, Date: 5 January 2008, Pages: 522-527

12.  P. K. Mandal, D. Chakraborty, Studies on morphology, mechanical, thermal, and dynamic mechanical behavior of extrusion blended polypropylene and thermotropic liquid crystalline polymer in presence of compatibilizer
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Published Online: 21 Nov 2008

 

Prof. P. P. Kundu

Prof. P. P. Kundu
M.Tech (
University of Calcutta),PhD (IIT,Kharagpur)
Year of Joining: 2008 ( Ex. Faculty Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal - 148106, )
Research Interst: Fuel cell, Gene Therapy, Polymer Gel, NanoComposite

Ongoing Project
1) Production of Bioelectricity from Sludge and Domestic Waste Water using Microbial Fuel Cell (2009-ongoing)-45.496 lakhs. Funding agency: MOEF
2) Development of Linseed oil based elastomers and damping characterization through a fabricated machine (2009-0ngoing).-10.09 lakhs Funding  agency: UGC-Major
3) Modified Chitosan as Nonoviral Vector in Gene Therapy” (Rs 2 Lakhs and a Senior Research Fellow). As Principal Investigator- Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Center, University of Calcutta
Publications
Year 2009 (Twelve Publications)

  1. Sharma, Vinay and Kundu, P. P.: Biocatalysts in Microbial Fuel  Cells. Enzyme and Microbial Technology (Elsevier Sc, UK). Accepted with minor revision.
  2. Kundu, M., Mallipragada, S., Larock, R. C and Kundu, P. P.: Rheological Properties of Methylcellulose Aqueous Gels under Dynamic Compression: Frequency Sweep and Validity of Scaling Law, Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley, USA). (Impact Factor of 2007: 1.008). Accepted with major revision.
  1. Kumari K, Kundu, P. P. (2009): Effect of drying processes and curing time of chitosan-lysine semi-IPN beads on chlorpheniramine maleate delivery. J. Microencapsulation ISSN: 1464-5246 (Taylor & Francis health sciences), 26, 54-62. (Impact Factor of 2007: 1.168)
  2. Sharma, Vinay, Banait, J. S., Larock, R. C. and Kundu, P. P.: Synthesis and Characterization of Linseed oil based Nanocomposites. Polymer Composites ISSN1548-0569 (John Wiley & Sons, USA), DOI 10.1002/pc.20839. (Impact Factor of 2007: 1.058)
  3. Kumari, Kamlesh and Kundu, P. P. : DSC studies on the Curing Kinetics of Chitosan-alanine using Glutaraldehyde as cross-linker. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry ISSN: 1388-6150(Springer Sc Publishing, Germany) In Press. (Impact Factor of 2007: 1.483)
  4. Sharma, Vinay, Banait, J. S. and Kundu, P. P.: Swelling Kinetics of Linseed Oil Based Nanocomposites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA). 114, 446-456. (Impact Factor of 2007: 1.008)
  1. Sharma, Vinay, Banait, J. S. and Kundu, P. P.: Water Soprtion and Diffusion through Linseed oil based Polymers and Nano-composites. International Journal of Transport Phenomena ISSN: 1540-0069 (Old City Pub., USA). (Impact Factor: )
  1. Katoch, Sunain; Sharma, Vinay; Kumar, Vinay; Kundu, P. P. (2009): Synthesis of Unsaturated Polyesters from Glycolyzed PET Waste and Characterization. J. of Polymer Engineering ISSN: 0250-8079 (Freund Publishing House, London), 29/4, 199-211. (Impact Factor: 0.284)
  2. Kundu, P. P. and Larock, R. C. (2009): Effect of different Driers on the Structure and Properties of Thermally Polymerized Conjugated Linseed oil - Styrene - Divinylbenzene Copolymers.  Progress in Organic Coatings ISSN: 0300-9440 (Elsevier Publishers, UK), 65/1, 10-18. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.375)
  3. Kumari, K, Prasad, K. Kundu, P. P. (2009): Optimization of chlorpheniramine maleate (CPM) delivery by response surface methodology – four component modeling using various response times and concentrations of chitosan-alanine, glutaraldehyde and CPM.  eXPRESS Polymer Letters ISSN 1788-618 X (BudapsetUniversity of Technology) 3/4,  207–218. (Impact Factor: )
  4. Kundu, P. P., Larock, R.C. (2009): Montmorillonite Filled Nanocomposites of Tung oil - Styrene - Divinylbenzene Polymers Prepared by Thermal Polymerization. Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA). In Press. (Impact Factor of 2007: 1.008).
  5. Kumari, Kamlesh, Sharma, Charu and Kundu, Patit. P. (2009): In-vitro Release of Metformin Hydrochloride from Films of Chitosan-Methylcellulose Blends. Asian J of Chemistry, 21/10, 148-152.

Year 2008 (Twelve Publications)

  1. Sharma, Vinay, Banait, J. S. and Kundu, P. P. (2008): Spectroscopic Characterization of Linseed Oil based Polymer Nano-composites. Polymer Testing ISSN: 0142-9418 (Elsevier Pub, UK), 27, 916-923. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.736)
  2. Sharma, Vinay and Kundu, P. P.: Synthetic Polymeric Vectors in Gene Therapy, Current Opinion in Solid State and Material Science, ISSN: 1359-0286 (Elsevier, UK), 12, 12, 89-102.cleardoi:10.1016/j.cossms.2009.01.005. (Impact Factor of 2008: 2.976)
  3. Sharma, Vinay, Banait, J. S. and Kundu, P. P. (2008): 1H-NMR and FTIR Spectroscopic Characterization of linseed oil based polymers. Industrial Engg & Chem Res ISSN: 1520-5045 (ACS, USA), 47 (22), 8566-8571. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.895)
  4. Kumari, K, Kundu, P. P., Cho, C.S.  (2008): Protein Delivery Using Chitosan Derivates. J. Chitin Chitosan, 13(4), 181-188. (Impact Factor: )
  5. Roy Ghatak, Himadri, Kumar, Satish, and Kundu, P. P. (2008): Electrode processes in black liquor electrolysis and their significance for hydrogen production. Int. J of Hydrogen Energy ISSN: 0360-3199 (Elsevier, UK), 33, 2904-2911. (Impact Factor of 2008: 3.452)
  6. Sharma, Vinay, Banait, J. S. and Kundu, P. P. (2008): Swelling Kinetics of Linseed Oil Based Polymers. Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA), 111, 1816-1827. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  7. Sharma, Vinay,  Banait, J. S., Larock, R. C. and Kundu, P. P. (2008): Synthesis and Characterization of Styrene-co-Divinylbenzene graft-Linseed Oil by Free Radical Polymerization. eXPRESS Polymer Letters ISSN 1788-618 X (BudapsetUniversity of Technology), 2, 265-276. (Impact Factor: )
  8. Sharma, Vinay and Kundu, P. P. (2008):Condensation Polymers from Natural Oils. Progress in Polymer Sc. ISSN: 0079-6700 (Elsevier Publishers, UK), 33 (12), 1199-1215. (Impact Factor of 2008: 16.819)
  9. Kundu, P. P. and Singh, Ratan Pal (2008): Thermo-gelation of Methylcellulose from the Solution in N, N-Dimethylformamide and Characterization of the Transparent Gels, Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley&Sons, USA), 110, 3031-3037. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  10. Kundu, P. P. and Singh, Ratan Pal (2008): Effect of Addition of Surfactants on the Rheology of Gels from Methylcellulose in N N-Dimethylformamide, Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA), 108, 1871-1879. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  11. Kumari K, Kundu PP (2008): Studies on In Vitro Release of CPM from Semi-Interpenetrating Polymer Network (semi-IPN) Composed of Chitosan & Glutamic Acid. Bulletin of Materials Science ISSN: 0250-4707 Indian Academy of Sciences and Springer Sc, 31/2, 159-167. (Impact Factor of 2008: 0.858)
  12. Valverde, Marlen, Andjelkovic, Dejan, Kundu, Patit P., Larock, Richard C.  (2008): Conjugated Low Saturation Soybean Oil Thermosets: Free Radical Copolymerization with DCP and DVB. Journal of Applied Polymer Science; ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA), 107/1, 423-430. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  13. Kumari, Kamlesh and Kundu, P. P.  (2007): Kumari K, Raina KK, Kundu PP; Studies on the Cure Kinetics of Chitosan–Glutamic Acid using Glutaraldehyde as Crosslinker through Differential Scanning Calorimeter. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA), 108, 681-688. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)

Year 2007 (Four Publications)

  1. Henna, Phillip H., Andjelkovic, Dejan D.,  Kundu, Patit P., Larock, Richard C.: Biobased Thermosets from Free Radical Copolymerization of Conjugated Linseed Oil. Journal of Applied Polymer Science; ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA), 104, 979-985. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  2. Kumari,. Kamlesh and Kundu, P. P. (2007): Semi-interpenetrating Polymer networks (IPNs) of Chitosan & l-Alanine for Monitoring the Release of Chlorphenramine maleate. Journal of Applied Polymer Science; ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA), 103, 3751-3757. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  3. Kundu, P. P.,  Kim, Beom Taek, Ahn, Ji Eun,  Han, Hak Soo and Shul, Yong Gun (2007):  Formation and Evaluation of Semi-IPN of Nafion for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell: 1. Crosslinked Sulfonated Polystyrene in the Pores of Nafion Membrane. J. of Power Sources ISSN:0378-7753 (Elsevier Sc, UK), 171, 86-91. (Impact Factor of 2008: 3.477)
  4. Kundu, P. P., Sharma, Vinay and Shul, Yong Gun (2007): Composites of Proton conducting Polymer Electrolyte Membrane in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells. Critical Reviews in SolidState and Materials Sciences, ISSN: 1040-8436(Taylor & Francis) 32, 51-66. (Impact Factor of 2008: 6.300)

Year 2006 (Two Publications)

  1. Pal, Ajay and Kundu, P. P. (2006): Electrolytic Polymeric Membranes for Fuel Cells – A Review, Reviews in Chemical Engineering; ISSN: 0167-8299 (Freund Publishing House, Israel), 22/3, 125-153. (Impact Factor of 2007: 0.846)
  1. Sharma, Vinay and Kundu, P. P. (2006):Addition Polymers from Natural Oils—A Review. Progress in Polymer Sc. ISSN: 0079-6700 (Elsevier Publishers, UK), 31, 983-1006. (Impact Factor of 2008: 16.819)

Year 2005 (One Publication)

  1. Kundu, P. P. and Larock, R. C. (2005): Novel Conjugated Linseed oil-Styrene-Divinylbenzene Copolymers Prepared by Thermal Polymerization 1. Effect of Monomer Concentration on the Structure and Properties. Biomacromolecules ISSN: 1526-4602 (American Chemical Society), 6/2, 797-806. (Impact Factor of 2007: 4.169)

Year 2004 (Two Publications)

  1. Kundu, P. P., Biswas, J., Kim, H., Shim, S. E., Choe, S. and Lee, D. S. (2004): Effect of Calcite and Calcite/Zeolite Hybrid Fillers on LLDPE and PP Composites. Advances in Polymer Technology ISSN: 1098-2329 (John Wiley & Sons) 23/3, 230-238. (Impact Factor of 2008: 0.979)
  2.  Kundu, P. P., Biswas, J., Kim, H., Chung, C. W. and Choe, S. (2004):  Effect of Different Film Preparation Procedures on Thermal, Morphological and Mechanical Properties of Pure and Calcite-Filled HDPE Films. Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA) 91, 1427-1434. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)

Year 2003 (Seven Publications)

  1. Biswas, J., Kim, H., Kundu, P. P., Park, Y. and Choe, S. (2003):  Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE)/ Zeolite Microporous Composite Film. Macromolecular Research ISSN: 1598-5032 (Korean Polymer society, Korea)11(5), 357-367. (Impact Factor of 2007: 1.766)
  2. Kundu, P. P., Verma, G. and Raina, K. K. (2003):  Influence of Different Polymers and their Molecular weight on the Textural and Electro-optical Behavior of Polymer-Dispersed Liquid Crystals. Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA) 87/2, 284-289. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  3. Kundu, P. P., Kundu, M.,  Sinha, M.,  Choe, S. and Chattopadhay, D. (2003):  Effect of Alcoholic, Glycolic and Polyester Resin Additives on the Gelation of Dilute Solution (1%) of Methyl Cellulose. Carbohydrate Polymers ISSN: 0144-8617 (Elsevier Publishers, UK) 51/1, 57-61. (Impact Factor of 2008: 2.644)
  4. Kundu, P. P. and Choe, S. (2003):  Transport of Moist Air through Micro-porous Polyolefin Films. Journal of Macromolecular Science – Reviews ISSN: 0736-6574 (Marcel Dekker Publisher, USA) 43/2, 143-186. (Impact Factor of 2008: 4.829)
  5. Kukreja, T. R., Chauhan, R. C.,  Choe, S. and Kundu, P. P. (2003):  Effect of Doses and Nature of Vegetable oil on Carbon Black/Rubber Interactions: Studies on Castor oil and other Vegetable oils. Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA) 87/10, 1574-1578. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  6. Kim, K. J., Kwon, S., Kim, H., Kundu, P. P., Kim, Y., Lee, Y., Lee, K. J.,  Lee, B. H. and Choe, S. (2003):  Influence of Mixing Cycle on the Degree of Mixing of Calcite-Filled Polyethylene upon Stretching. Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA)  87/2, 311-321. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  7. Kundu, P. P., Biswas, J., Kim, H. and Choe, S. (2003):  Influence of Film Preparation Procedures on the Crystallinity, Morphology and Mechanical Properties of LLDPE Films. European Polymer Journal ISSN: 0014-3057 (Elsevier Publishers, UK) 39, 1585-1593. (Impact Factor of 2008: 2.143)

Year 2002 (Four Publications)

  1. Kundu, P. P. and Kukreja, T. R. (2002): Surface Modification of Carbon Black by Vegetable oil – its Effect on the Rheometric, Hardness, Abrasion, Rebound Resilience, Tensile, Tear and Adhesion Properties, Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA) 84, 256-260. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  2. Kukreja, T. R., Kumar, D., Chauhan, R. C., Prasad, K., Choe, S. and Kundu, P. P. (2002):  Optimization of Physical and Mechanical Properties of Rubber Compounds by Response Surface Methodology - Two Component Modeling using Vegetable oil and Carbon Black. European Polymer Journal ISSN: 0014-3057 (Elsevier Publishers, UK) 38, 1417-1422. (Impact Factor of 2008: 2.143)
  3. Kim, H., Kim, K. J., Kwon, S., Kundu, P. P., Jo, B. C., Lee, Y. K., Lee, K. J., Lee, B. H. and  Choe, S. (2002):  Comonomer Effect on the Mechanical and Morphological Behavior on the Calcite Filled PP, CoPP, and TerPP. Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA) 86/8, 2041-2053. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  4. Kwon, S., Kim, K. J., Kim, H., Kundu, P. P., Kim, T. J.,  Lee, Y. K., Lee, B. H. and Choe, S. (2002):  Tensile property and interfacial dewetting in the calcite filled HDPE, LDPE, and LLDPE composites. Polymer ISSN: 0032-3861 (Elsevier Publishers, UK) 43, 6901-6909. (Impact Factor of 2008: 3.331)

Year 2001 (Two Publications)

  1. Kundu, P. P. and Kundu, M. (2001): Effect of Salts and Surfactant and Their Doses on the Gelation of Extremely Dilute Solutions of Methyl Cellulose. Polymer ISSN: 0032-3861 (Elsevier Publishers, UK) 42/5, 2015-2020. (Impact Factor of 2008: 3.331)
  2. Sridhar, V., Prasad, K., Choe, S. and Kundu, P. P. (2001):  Optimization of Physical and Mechanical Properties of Rubber Compounds by a Response Surface Methodological Approach.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA) 82/4, 997-1005. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)

Year 2000 (One Publication)

  1. Kundu, P. P.  (2000):  Improvement of Filler-rubber interaction by the Coupling Action of Vegetable oil in Carbon Black Filled Reinforced Rubber.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA) 75, 735-739. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)

Year 1999 (One Publication)

  1. Kundu, P. P., Choudhury, R. N. P. and Tripathy, D. K. (1999):  Influence of Blend Compositions on the Physical, Flame Retardency, Dielectric, Ageing and Solvent Resistance Properties of Poly[ethylene-(vinylacetate)] and Polychloroprene.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA) 71(4), 551-556. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)

Year 1998 (One Publication)

  1. Kundu, P. P. and Tripathy, D. K. (1998):  Rheological Properties of Poly[ethylene-co-(methylacrylate)], Polychloroprene and their Blends. Polymer ISSN: 0032-3861 (Elsevier Publishers, UK) 39/10, 1869-1864. (Impact Factor of 2008: 3.331)

Year 1997 (Three Publications)

  1. Kundu, P. P., Tripathy, D. K and Gupta, B. R.  (1997): Blends of Poly[ethylene(vinyl-acetate)], and Polychloroprene- Studies on Capillary and Dynamic Flows.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA) 63, 187-193. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  2. Kundu, P. P., Bhattacharya, A. K. and Tripathy, D. K. (1997): Rheological Properties of the Blends of Polychloroprene and  Poly[ethylene(vinylacetate)].  Journal. of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA) 66, 1759-1765. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  3. Kundu, P. P. and Tripathy, D. K. (1997): Influence of Filler-Polymer Interactions on the Cure Mismatch of Dissimilar Polymeric Blends.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA) 64, 321-328. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)

Year 1996 (Six Publications)

  1. Kundu, P. P. and Tripathy, D. K. (1996):  Effect of Crystalline Parameters on Thermal Transitions and Mechanical Relaxations- Studies on Miscible Blends of Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Copolymers with Polychloroprene. Kautschuk Gummi Kunststoffe ISSN: 0948-3276 (Huethig Publishers, Germany) 49/4, 268-273. (Impact Factor of 2007: 0.364)
  2. Kundu, P. P., Banerjee, S. and Tripathy, D. K. (1996):  1HNMR and FTIR Spectroscopic Studies on the Blends of Polychloroprene with Polyethylene vinyl acetate. International Journal of Polymeric Materials ISSN: 1563-535X (Gordon- Breach Publishers, USA) 32, 125-134. (Impact Factor: )
  3. Kundu, P. P., Tripathy, D. K. and Gupta, B. R. (1996): Effect of Rheological Parameters on the Miscibility and Polymer-Filler Interactions of the Black-Filled Blends of Polyethylene – Vinyl Acetate and Polychloroprene.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science ISSN: 1097-4628 (John Wiley & Sons, USA)  61, 1971-1983. (Impact Factor of 2008: 1.187)
  4. Kundu, P. P., Banerjee, S. and Tripathy, D. K (1996):  Studies on the Miscibility of the blends of Polychloroprene and Poly(ethylene-methylacrylate) Copolymer.  Polymer ISSN: 0032-3861 (Elsevier Publishers, UK)  37/12, 2423-2431. (Impact Factor of 2008: 3.331)
  5. Kundu, P. P. and Tripathy, D. K (1996):  Effect of Fillers on the Properties of Poly(ethylene- vinyl acetate) 1:1 Blends with Polychloroprene. Polymer Networks & Blends ISSN: 0893-6684 (ChemTec Publishing, Canada)  6/2, 81-90. (Impact Factor: )
  6. Kundu, P. P. and Tripathy, D. K. (1996): Melting Behaviour of Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate Copolymer Blends with Polychloroprene. Kautschuk Gummi Kunststoffe ISSN: 0948-3276 (Huethig Publishers, Germany)  49/10, 666-670. (Impact Factor of 2007: 0.364)

Year 1995 (one Publication)

  1. Kundu, P. P. and Tripathy, D. K.  (1995): Blends of Polychloroprene with Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate Copolymer Miscibility Studies. Polymer Networks & Blends ISSN: 0893-6684 (ChemTec Publishing, Canada) 5/1, 11-18. (Impact Factor: )

Prof. P.Sarkar

Prof. P.Sarkar
B.E and M.E.in Chem. Eng .(Jadavpur University), PhD (IIT, Kanpur)
Ex. Faculty (Jadavpur University & IIT, Kharagpur)
Year of Joining: 1996
Research Interest:
Biosensors, Polymer Hydrogel, Bioremdiation, Nanotechnology, Arsenic detection and removal

Ongoing projects

Sl. no.

Project name

Funding agency

1

Biosensors for arsenic estimation

DBT (2006-2009)

2

Estimation and removal of arsenic from drinking water

AICTE (2006-2009)

3

Development of polymeric hydrogel for electrochemical sensing of gaseous species

DST-SERC (2008-2011)

4

Development of prototype systems to produce arsenic-free safe drinking water

DST (2008-2010)

5

Biosensor for Uric Acid Estimation-

WBDBT

Project completed:

Sl. No.

Title of project

Sponsoring agency

Period

1

Amperometric Biosensors based on a variety of Polymer --- enzymes and antibodies

AICTE

1999-2002

2

Controlled Release of Drug from Polymeric Microcapsules

AICTE

1996-1999

3

Amperometric immunosensor for prostate cancer marker

DST and British Council

2001-2002

4

Amperometric biosensor of free Prostate specific antigen

The Wellcome Trust, UK

2001-2004

5

Biosensor for environmental monitoring

UGC

2003-2006

Publication in International Journals

1

Prediction of Air Pollutant Concentration in Complex Terrain Through Artificial Neural Network

IJEP

Indian Chemical Society

Sarkar P and Jaleel V V

Vol 17(7)pp530-534

1997

2

Application of dual step potential on single screen-printed modified carbon paste electrodes for detection of amino acids and proteins,

Frasenius J. Anal. Chem.

Springer

Sarkar P and Turner A.P.F.

364, 154-159

 

1999

3

One step non-mediated screen-printed amperometric biosensor for L & D amino acids

The Analyst

RSC

Sarkar P, Tothill I E, Setford S J, and Turner A P F.

124, 865-870

1999

4

Amperometric biosensor for dust estimation, comparison of enzyme electrode and dual-step potential electrodes

J.Ind.Chem.Soc.

Indian Chemical Society

Sarkar P..

77 , 70-73

2000

5

One step separation free amperometric biosensor for detection of proteins

Microchemical J.

Elsevier

Sarkar P..

. 64, 283-290

2000

6

A novel amperometric biosensor for detection of penicillin in milk’

J.Ind.Chem.Soc

Indian Chemical Society

Sarkar P..

pp494-496

1999

7

Polymers in Biosensors – A Review

J. Ind. Chem. Soc.

Indian Chemical Society

Pal P S and Sarkar P

Vol. 79, pp 211-218

2002

8

Amperometric Biosensors for Detection of the Prostate Cancer Marker (PSA)

Int. J. Pharm.

Elsevier

Sarkar P, Pal P S, Ghosh D, Setford S J, and Tothill I E

Vol. 238, pp 1-9

2002

9

Microencapsulation of Bovine Serum Albumin by Solvent Evaporation and in-situ Polymerisation Techniques

J.Ind. Chem. Soc.

Indian Chemical Society

Pal P S, Ghosh D, Sarkar D, Mukherjee N and Sarkar P

Vol. 79, pp 455-457

2002

10

Glucose Biosensor with Polymer Microencapsulated Enzyme

J.Ind. Chem. Soc.

Indian Chemical Society

Ghosh D, Pal P S and Sarkar P

Vol. 79, pp 782-783

2002

11

Screen-Printed Electrodes for Glucose Using Non-conducting Polymers and Electron Mediator

 

J. Ind. Chem. Soc.

Indian Chemical Society

Mandal B and Sarkar P

Vol. 79, pp 780-781

2002

12

Screen-printed Biosensor for Allergens

Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology

Society of Chemical Industry- John Wiley

Sarkar P,  Ghosh D, Bhattacharya D, 
Kataky R,  Setford S J,  White S F,  Turner A P F  

80, 2005, 1389-1394

2005

13

Amperometric detection of pesticides using polymer electrodes

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Springer

Ghosh D, Dutta K, Bhattacharyay D,
Sarkar P

119(1-3), 2006, 481-489

2006

14

Detection of Pesticide by Polymeric Enzyme Electrodes

Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

Elsevier

K Dutta, D Bhattacharyay, A Mukherjee,
S J Setford, P Sarkar

69(2008) 556-561

2008

15

Electrochemical Immunoassay for Free Prostate Specific Antigen (f-PSA) using
Magnetic Beads

Electroanalysis

Wiley Interscience

P Sarkar, D
Ghosh1, D Bhattacharyay1, S J Setford,
A P F Turner

Vol. 20(13), pp 1414-1420

2008

16

Disposable Amperometric Sensors for Thiols with Special Reference to Glutathione
Sarkar1*

Electroanalysis

Wiley Interscience

Dipankar Bhattacharyay1, Kakoli Dutta,
Suchanda Banerjee,
Antony .P.F. Turner, Priyabrata Sarkar

Vol. 20(18), pp 1947-1952

2008

17

Electrochemical Acetylcholine Chloride Biosensor Using An Acetylcholine Esterase Biomimic

 

Analytical Letters

Taylor and Francis Ltd

Dipankar Bhattachayay1, Priyabrata Pal1, Saikat Banerjee1,
Shyamal Kanti Sanyal, A.P.F. Turner,
Priyabrata Sarkar

Vol. 41(8), pp 1387-1397

2008

18

A Monitoring
 System for Heavy Metals

Environmental 
Engineering Science

 

Mary Ann Liebert Inc.

P. Pal, D. Bhattacharyay, A. Mukherjee,
P. Sarkar

Accepted
26(1)2009
DOI: 10.1089/ees.2007.0148

2008

 

PATENTS

Patents pending:
1. SarkarPriyabrata and University of Calcutta ‘Disposable PSA Electrode’ (patent  No. 122/KOL/03 dated 27.02.03.
2. SarkarPriyabrata and University of Calcutta ‘Health & Hygiene Sensor’ (Patent  No. 121/KOL/03 dated 27.02.03).
3. Sarkar Priyabrata, Bhattacharyay Dipankar, Ghosh Dipankar & University of Calcutta ‘Microencapsulated Enzyme Biosensor for Pesticide’ 0903/KOL/2007
4. Sarkar Priyabrata, Bhattacharyay Dipankar, Dutta Kakoli & University of Calcutta, ‘Polymer Electrode for Glutathione Detection’ 0902/KOL/2007
Patents Applied:
 
1. Sarkar Priyabrata, Pal Priyabrata, Bhattacharyay Dipankar and University of Calcutta, ‘Amperometric Sensor for Arsenic Estimation’
2. Sarkar Priyabrata, Pal Priyabrata, Bhattacharyay Dipankar and University of Calcutta, ‘Polymeric Nanocapsules for Removal of Arsenic’

Reader

Dr. B.B.Konar

Dr. B.B.Konar
PhD (
University of Calcutta)

Year of Joining:  1989

Research Interest: Rubber compounding, Nano Composites, Cement- Polymer composites

Publication in International Journals:

  1. Studies on interfacial adhesion, tensile and thermal characteristics in blends of Polystyrene / Novalac resin, B. B. Konar, S. Roy and P. B. Konar, J. Applied Polymer Science. Vol.102(5), pp. 4630--4636, 2006.
  2. Studies on the effects of Cyclohexylbenzthiazyl sulfonamide accelerated sulfur vulcanization of natural rubber: Thermochemistry and oxidative aging, B. B. Konar and P. B. Konar, J. Indian Chem. Soc., Vol. 82, pp. 639-644, 2005.
  3. Studies on the effects of Cyclohexylbenzthiazyl sulfonamide accelerated sulfur vulcanization of natural rubber. Part II. Load – deformation characteristics, B. B. Konar, J. Indian Chem. Soc. , Vol. 81, pp. 413-416, 2004
  4. Studies on the effects of Cyclohexylbenzthiazyl sulfonamide accelerated sulfur vulcanization of natural rubber. Part I.Kuinetics of vulcation, B. B. Konar, J. Indian Chem. Soc. , Vol. 81, pp. 141-146, 2004.
  5. Study of interactions between a novel elastomer and solvents, B. B. Konar, J. Indian Chem. Soc., Vol. 78, pp. 757-759, 2001.
  6. Relaxation of Stress in Polypropylene and Ethylene- Propylene- Diene Elastomer blend vulcanizates at moderate and high extensions- B.B.Konar and A.Sengupta, J. Appl. Polymer. Sci. Vol.70, pp. 2155-2162, 1998.
  7. Cure characteristics of Ethylene Propylene Diene rubber – Polypropylene blends. I. Calculation of state of cure in blends containing conventional sulfur curing system under variable time- temperature conditions, B. B. Konar and A. Sengupta,  J. Appl. Polymer. Sci. Vol.66, pp. 1231-1236, 1997
  8. A Kinetic and Rheometric investigation of Hexamethylol melamine derivative on the cure of Natural rubber compounds, B. B. Konar,  J. Appl. Polymer. Sci.,       vol. 63, pp. 233-237, 1997.
  9. Dilute solution properties of Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene. II. Theta composition and expansion coefficient, B. B. Konar et.al. macromol Sci., Chem. A24(2), pp. 221-226, 1987.
  10. Dilute solution properties of Cyanoethyl Amylose, B. B. Konar et al, J. Polym. Mater. 1, 227-239, 1984.
  11. Dilute solution properties of Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene. I. Viscosity Molecular weight relationship and molecular weight distribution, B. B. Konar and B. Das, J. Macromol Sci. Chem. A19(4), pp. 601- 609, 1983
  12.  Study of polymer cement composite containing Portland cement & aqueous poly (methylmethaacrylate) latex polymer by Fourier Transformation Infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy,   J. Macromol. Sc. Part A Pure & Applied Chem.2009,46, 802-806.
  13. Study on the effect of nano & active particles of aluminum on natural rubber-alumina composites in presence of epoxides natural rubber as compatibiliser. in press
  14. 14   Removal of pyridine from water by Pervaporation using filled SBR, membranes Journal of Applied Polymer Science, DOI 10.1002/app.30403  in press , 2009 Publisher: John Wiley)

Dr. Dipankar Chattopadhyay

Dr. Dipankar Chattopadhyay 
B.Tech. (
University of Calcutta), M.Tech.(IIT, Delhi), PhD(IACS,Jadavpur). .

Year of Joining:  2006 (Ex. Faculty Vidyasagar University)
Research Interest: Conducting polymer , Polymer Hydrogel for Drug delivery

Ongoing projects
1) Development of in-situ Forming Hydrogel of methyl cellulose
at physiological temperature for controlled drug delivery-UGC major(2008-2010)
2) Project from Nanoscience and Technology, University of Calcutta

Some of the Publications in international Journals:

1    Methyl Cellulose Stabilized Polyaniline Dispersions. Dipankar.Chattopadhyay and B. M. Mandal, Langmuir, 12, 1585, (1996)
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2    Ethylhydroxyethylcellulose Stabilized Polyaniline Dispersions and Destabilized Nanoparticles there from. Dipankar Chattopadhyay, S. Banerjee, D. Chakravorty and B.M. Mandal Langmuir, 14, 1544, (1998).

3. Hydroxypropylcellulose Stabilized Polyaniline Dispersions: Role of Polymerization Medium. Dipankar Chattopadhyay, M. Chakravorty and B.M. Mandal Polymer International, 50:538-544, 2001.
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.      4.  Effect of Alcoholic, Glycolic and Polyester Resin Additives on the Gelation of Dilute Solution  of (1%) Methyl Cellulose P.P. Kundu, M. Kundu, M. Sinha, S. Choe and D. Chattopadhyay , Carbohydrate Polymers, 51(2003) 57-61.
.   5. Electrically Conductive Nanocomposite of Polyaniline with Polyvinyl Alcohol and Methylcellulose.
         Dipankar chattopadhyay and M. Bain, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol-110, 2849, 2008.
   6.   In-situ Fast Gelling Formulation of Methylcellulose for In-Vitro Ophthalmic Controlled Delivery of Ketorolac Tromethamine.  Mrinal Kanti Bain, Manas Bhowmik, Santi Nath Ghosh and Dipankar Chattopadhyay.,Journal of Applied Polymer Science, in press

Dr. Samit Kumar Ray

Dr. Samit Kumar Ray  
M.Tech.(University of Calcutta), PhD (Tech) (UDCT, Mumbai)

Year of Joining: 2000
Research Interest: Polymer membranes and Hydrogels for separation

Ongoing project
“Synthesis of Ceramic-Polymer Composite Membranes For Pervaporative Separation” DST-SERC (2009-2012)
“Synthesis of pervaporation membranes by asymmetric incorporation of nano size fillers”-Nanoscience and Technology, University of Calcutta

Completed project
“Studies on Bioseparations by Pervaporation Membranes”-UGC Major  (2002-2005) 

Publication in International Journals

Publication in International Journals

  1. Ray, S.K., Sawant, S.B., Joshi, J.B. and Pangarkar, V.G,‘ Perstraction of  Phenolic Compounds. from  aqueous solution  Using a Nonporous Membrane’, Separation Science and Technology, 32(16), 1997, 2669-2683 (Publisher: Taylor Francis)

  2. Ray, S.K., Sawant, S.B., Joshi, J.B. and Pangarkar, V.G.‘Dehydration of acetic acid by pervaporation’, J.Membr. Sci., 138, 1998, 1-17 (Publisher: Elsevier)

  3. Samit K. Ray, Sudhir B. Sawant, Jyestharaj B. Joshi, and Viswas G. Pangarkar    ‘Development of new synthetic membranes for separation of benzene-cyclohexane mixture by pervaporation-A solubility parameter approach’ Ind.Eng.Chem.Res., 36, 1997, 5265-5276   (Publisher: American chemical society)

  4. Ray, S.K., Sawant, S.B., Joshi, J.B. and Pangarkar V.G ‘Methanol selective membranes for separation of Methanol-Ethylene glycol mixtures by pervaporation’, J. Membrane Science’, 154, 1999, 1-13 (Publisher: Elsevier)

  5. Samit K. Ray, Sudhir B. Sawant and Viswas G. Pangarkar ‘Separation of Methyl-tert-butyl alcohol (MTBE)-Methanol mixtures by pervaporation’, J.Appl.Poly. Sci. ,74,2645-2659,1999 (Publisher: John Wiley)

  6. S. Ray and S. K. Ray “Dehydration Of Acetic Acid, Alcohols And Acetone By Pervaporation Using Acrylonitrile-Maleic Anhydride Co-Polymer Membrane”. Sep. Sci and Technol. 40, 2005, 1583-1596.  Publisher: Taylor Francis

  7. S. Ray and S. K. Ray; “Effect of copolymer type and composition on separation characteristics of pervaporation membranes - A case study with separation of acetone-water mixtures”. J. Membr.Sci. 270, 2006, 73-87 (Publisher: Elsevier)

  8. S. Ray and S. K. Ray; “Separation of Organic Mixtures by Pervaporation using crosslinked Rubber Membranes”. J. Membr. Sci. 270, 2006, 132-145.  (Publisher: Elsevier)

  9. S. Ray and S. K. Ray; “Synthesis of highly Methanol Selective Membranes for Separation of Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) -Methanol Mixtures by Pervaporation” J. Membr.Sci. 278(2006), 279-289  (Publisher: Elsevier)

  10. S. Ray and S. K. Ray; “Permeation studies of Tetrahydrofuran-water mixtures by Pervaporation Experiments”. Sep. and Purific. Technol. 50(2006), 156-160 (Publisher: Elsevier

  11. B.B.Konar, S.K.Ray and P.B.Konar, Studies On Interfacial Adhesion, Tensile And Thermal Characteristics In Blends Of Polystyrene / Novalac Resin ,J.Appl. Polymer Sci. Vol. 102, 4630–4636 (2006) Publisher: John Wiley)
  12. S. Ray and S. K. Ray, “Synthesis of  highly selective copolymer membranes and their application for the dehydration of tetrahydrofuran by pervaporation” J. Appl. Polym. Sci., Volume 103, Issue 2 , Pages 728 – 737, 2006 Publisher: John Wiley)

  13. S. Ray and S. K. Ray, “Separation of organic mixtures by pervaporation using crosslinked and filled rubber membranes” ‘J. Membrane Sci.’ 285,( 2006), 108-119
    (Publisher: Elsevier))

  14. S. Ray and S. K. Ray  Dehydration of DMF by pervaporation’, Ind. and Eng. Chem. Res. 2006,45,7210-7218 (Publisher: American chemical society)

  15. S. Ray and S. K. Ray, “Dehydration of tetrahydrofuran (THF) by pervaporation using crosslinked copolymer membranes” Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification 47(2008) 1620-1630 (Publisher: Elsevier)

  16. S. Ray, N.R.Singha and S. K. Ray, “Removal of tetrahydrofuran (THF) from water by pervaporation using homo and blend polymeric membranes”,Chemical Engineering Journal, 149 (2009) 153–161 (Publisher: Elsevier)

  17. N.R. Singha, S.Kar, S.K.Ray, Synthesis of chemically modified  polyvinyl alcohol membranes for Dehydration of Dioxane by Pervaporation, Sep. Sci. and technol. 44: 422–446, 2009  Publisher: Taylor Francis

  18. N.R.Singha, S.Kar, S.Ray,  S.K.Ray,  Separation of Isopropyl alcohol-water mixtures  by Pervaporation using crosslink IPN membranes, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification 48 (2009) 1020–1029 (Publisher: Elsevier)

  19. N.R.Singha, , S.Ray, S.K.Ray,  Removal of pyridine from water by Pervaporation using filled SBR, membranes   Journal of Applied Polymer Science, DOI 10.1002/app.30403  in press , 2009 Publisher: John Wiley)

  20. N.R. Singha, S.Kar, S.K.Ray,  Synthesis of Novel polymeric membrane for separation of MTBE-methanol by Pervaporation, , Sep. Sci. and technol, 44: 1–21, 2009 Publisher: Taylor Francis

  21. N.R. Singhaa,  T.K.Paryab , S.K.Ray,  Dehydration of 1,4-Dioxane By Pervaporation Using Filled and crosslinked  Polyvinyl alcohol  Membrane,  J. Membr. Sci., 340 (2009) 35–44  (Publisher: Elsevier)

  22. N.R. Singha, S.B. Kuila, Paramita Das, S.K.Ray, ‘Separation of toluene–methanol mixtures by pervaporation using crosslink IPN membranes’, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification  48 (2009) 1560–1565 (Publisher: Elsevier)

  23. B.B.Konar, S.K.Ray, T.K.Parya, Study on the effect of nano & active particles of aluminum on natural rubber-alumina composites in presence of epoxides natural rubber as compatibiliser, J. Macromol. Sc. Part A Pure & Applied Chem in press(Taylor & Fransis)

Lecturer

Dr. A. Bandhopadhyay

Dr. A. Bandhopadhyay
M.Tech. (University of Calcutta), PhD (Tech) (IIT, Kharagpur)
Year of Joining: 2008
(Ex. Faculty RTC, IIT, Kharagpur)
Research Interest: Blend and Nano composites
Ongoing project

a) A novel approach of modification of poly (ethylene-co-octene) elastomer using polar polymers through interpenetrating network
Sponsoring Agency: DST, Govt. of India
Sanction No: SR/FTP/ETA-23/08
Sanctioned amount: Rs. 13,20,000/-

b) Synthesis and Characterization of high performance carbon nanotube based polymer composites
Sponsoring Agency: Centre for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of Calcutta
Sanction No: Conv/010/Nano Pr (2009)
Sanctioned amount: Rs. 2,00,000/-

Publication in International journals

List of Publications:

  1. Mechanical, Physical and Morphological Studies on Polypropylene-g-Maleic anhydride/ Starch and Polypropylene-g-Maleic anhydride/ Gelatin Blends on Short Term Biodegradation
    A. Bandyopadhyay, and D. Chakraborty, J. Polym. Mat. (India) 20 (2003) 293.

  2. Synthesis and Characterization of Acrylic Rubber /Silica Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Composites Prepared by Sol-Gel Technique.
    A. Bandyopadhyay, A. K. Bhowmick and M. De Sarkar, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. (USA) 93 (2004) 2579.

  3. Epoxidised Natural Rubber /Silica Organic-Inorganic Nanoscale Hybrid Composites Prepared By Sol-Gel Technique.
    A. Bandyopadhyay, M. De Sarkar and A. K. Bhowmick, Rubber Chem. Technol. (USA) 77 (2004) 830.

  4. Poly (vinyl alcohol) /Silica Hybrid Nanocomposites by Sol-Gel Technique: Synthesis and Properties.
    A. Bandyopadhyay, M. De Sarkar and A. K. Bhowmick, J. Materials Science (USA) 40 (2005) 5233.

  5. Epoxidised Natural Rubber/ Silica Hybrid Nanocomposites by Sol-Gel Technique: Effect of Reactants on the Structure and Properties
    A. Bandyopadhyay, M. De Sarkar and A. K. Bhowmick, J. Materials Science (USA) 40 (2005) 53.

  6. Solution Rheology of Poly (vinyl alcohol)/ Silica Hybrid Nanocomposites
    A. Bandyopadhyay, M. De Sarkar and A. K. Bhowmick, Polymers and Polymer Composites (U.K.) 13 (2005) 429.

  7. Effect of Reaction Parameters on the Structure and Properties of Acrylic Rubber/ Silica Hybrid Nanocomposites Prepared by Sol-Gel Technique.
    A. Bandyopadhyay, M. De Sarkar and A. K. Bhowmick, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. (USA) 95 (2005) 1418.

  8. Rheological Behavior of Hybrid Rubber Nanocomposites.
    A. Bandyopadhyay, M. De Sarkar and A.K. Bhowmick, Rubber Chem. Technol (USA) 78 (2005) 806.

  9. Structure-Property Relationship in Sol-Gel Derived Polymer/ Silica Hybrid Nanocomposites Prepared at Various pH.
    A.Bandyopadhyay, M. De Sarkar and A.K. Bhowmick, J. Materials Science (USA) 41, (2006) 5981.

  10. Polymer-Filler Interactions in Sol-Gel Derived Polymer-Silica Hybrid Nanocomposites.
    A. Bandyopadhyay, M. De Sarkar and A. K. Bhowmick, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys. (USA) 43 (2005) 2399.

  11. Polymaide-6,6/ In-situ Silica Hybrid Nanocomposites by Sol-Gel Technique: Synthesis, Characterizations and Properties R. Sengupta,
    A. Bandyopadhyay,
    S. Sabharwal, T.K. Chaki and A.K. Bhowmick, Polymer (USA) 46 (2005) 3343.

  12. Novel Thermoplastic Elastomer/ Clay Nanocomposites From Rubber-Plastic Blends. M. Maity,
    A. Bandyopadhyay,
    and A.K. Bhowmick, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. (USA) 99 (2006) 1645.

  13. Effect of Microstructure of Acrylic Copolymer/ Terpolymer on the Properties of Silica Based Nanocomposites Prepared by Sol-Gel Technique. 
    S. Patel,
    A. Bandyopadhyay, V. Vijaybaskar and A.K. Bhowmick, Polymer (USA) 46 (2005) 8079

  14. Effect of Acrylic Copolymer/ Terpolymer Compositions on the Properties of In-situ Polymer/ Silica Hybrid Nanocomposites.
    S. Patel, A. Bandyopadhyay, V. Vijaybaskar and A.K. Bhowmick, J. Mater Sci. (USA) 41 (2006) 927.

  15. Synthesis and Properties of Nanocomposite Adhesives.
    S. Patel, A. Bandyopadhyay, A. Ganguly and A.K. Bhowmick, J. Adhesion Sci. and Technol. (USA) 20 (2006) 371.

  16. Synthesis, Characterization and Properties of Clay and Silica Based Rubber Nanocomposites.
    A. Bandyopadhyay, M. Maiti and A. K. Bhowmick, Materials Science Technol. (USA) 22 (2006) 818.

  17. Factors Influencing the Structure and Properties of Nanocomposites.
    A. Bandyopadhyay, and A. K. Bhowmick, J. Polymer Engineering (U.K.) 26 (2006) 821.

  18. New Generation Layered Nanocomposites Synthesized From Ethylene-co-Vinyl Acetate and Naturally Occurring Graphite
    J. J. George, A. Bandyopadhyay, A. K. Bhowmick J. Appl. Polym. Sci. (USA) (in press) (2007).

  19. Studies on Photocatalytic Degradation of Atactic Polystyrene
    A. Bandyopadhyay and G. C. Basak, Materials Science Technol (USA) 23 (2007) 307.

  20. Preparation and Properties of New In-situ Acrylic Copolymer/ Terpolymer- Clay Hybrid Nanocomposites.
    S. Patel, A. Bandyopadhyay, V. Vijaybaskar and A.K. Bhowmick, Rubber Chem. Technol. (USA) 79 (2006) 820.

  21. Low and High Temperature Degradation of Polymer/ In-situ Silica Hybrid Nanocomposites
    A. Bandyopadhyay and A. K. Bhowmick, Plastics Rubber Composites: Macromolecular Eng (USA) 35 (2006) 210.

  22. Studies on Carboxylation of Metallocene Based Poly (Ethylene-Octene) Elastomer by Grafting of Acrylic Acid in Solution.
    A. Biswas, A. Bandyopadhyay, N. K. Singha, A. K. Bhowmick  J. Appl. Polym. Sci. (USA) (in press) (2007).

Dr.(Mrs) Dipa Roy

Dr.(Mrs) Dipa Roy
M.Tech (University of Calcutta), PhD (IACS, Jadavpur)
Year of Joining: 2004

Research Interests:    Cellulose nanocomposites,  Development of  biocomposites from renewable resources, Biobased Polyesters and their Composites, Vegetable oil based biocomposites,  Composite materials from agrowastes,   Novel materials from fly ash and polymers

Research Projects (Dr. Dipa Ray)

A.  On-Going  Research Projects  

1.  Project Title: Development of Fly Ash/Polymer Composites as GreenBuilding Materials
Funding Agency: DST (SERC) (25 Lakhs)
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dipa Ray

2. Project Title: Utilisation of Agrowastes to Develop Polymer Matrix Composites” 
Funding Agency: AICTE, Career Award for Young Teachers Scheme 
(CAYT), for the Financial Year 2008-09,  (F. No. 1-51/FD/CA/03/2008-09)
(10.56 Lakhs)
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dipa Ray.


3. Project Title: Development of Jute Micro/Nano Fibril Reinforced Polymer Composites” 
Funding Agency: UGC (Major Research Project) (8.86 Lakhs)
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dipa Ray.

4. Project Title: Preparation of Bionano Composites and study of their    biodegradation behaviour
Funding Agency: Centre for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,  CU
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dipa Ray
Co-PI- Dr. Debarati Mitra

Completed Research Projects  

  1. Project Title: Utilization of Fly Ash in Developing Low-Cost Polymer CompositesFunding Agency: DST (FAST TRACK AWARD PROJECT FOR YOUNG SCIENTIST). (10.5 Lakhs)
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Dipa Ray

  2. Project Title: Utilisation of Jute and Related Fibre Wastes in the Field of 

   Composites” 
          Funding Agency: AICTE (RPS Scheme)
          Principal Investigator: Dr. Dipa Ray,   Co-PI-   Prof. A. N. Banerjee

Publication in International Journals

  1. B. K. Sarkar, R. Roy, D. Ray, Emerging Dominance of Composites as a Structural Material, J. Inst. Engg. (India), 78, p. 31 (1997).
  1. Dipa Ray, B. K. Sarkar, Characterization of Alkali Treated Jute Fibers for Physical and Mechanical Properties, J. Appl. Polym Sci, 80, p.1013 (2001)(USA). (I.F  ---1.306)
  1. D. Ray, B. K. Sarkar, A. K. Rana, N. R. Bose, The Mechanical Properties of Vinylester Resin Matrix Composites Reinforced with Alkali-Treated Jute Fibres, Composites Part A, 32, p.119 (2001) (UK). (I.F   --1.875)
  1. D. Ray, B. K. Sarkar, N. R. Bose, Impact Fatigue Behaviour of Vinylester Resin Matrix Composites Reinforced with Alkali-Treated Jute Fibres, Composites Part A, 33, p.233 (2002) (UK). (I. F  -- 1.875)
  1. Dipa Ray, B. K. Sarkar, N. R. Bose, Fracture Characteristics of Vinylester Resin under Impact Fatigue, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 86, p.1995 (2002) (USA). (I.F  --1.306)
  1. Dipa Ray, B. K. Sarkar, A. K. Rana,, Fracture Behavior of  Vinylester Resin Matrix Composites Reinforced with Alkali-Ttreated Jute Fibers, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 85, p.2588 (2002) (USA).  (I.F  --1.306)
  1. Dipa Ray, B. K. Sarkar, R. K. Basak, A. K. Rana, Study of the Thermal Behavior of Alkali-Treated Jute Fibers, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 85, p.2594 (2002) (USA).  (I.F  --1.306)
  1. Dipa Ray, B. K. Sarkar, S. Das, A. K. Rana, Dynamic Mechanical and Thermal Analysis of Vinylester Resin Matrix Composites Reinforced with Untreated and Alkali-Treated Jute Fibres, Composites Science & Technology 62, p. 911 (2002) (UK). (I.F -- 2.027)
  1. Dipa Ray, B. K. Sarkar, R. K. Basak, A. K. Rana, Thermal Behavior of Vinylester Resin Matrix Composites Reinforced with Alkali-Treated Jute Fibers, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 94 (1), p.123 (2004) (USA). (I. F –1.306)
  1. B. K. Sarkar, Dipa Ray, Effect of the Defect Concentration on the Impact Fatigue Endurance of Untreated and Alkali Treated Jute-Vinylester Composites under Normal and Liquid Nitrogen Atmosphere, Composites Science & Technology. 64, p.2213 (2004) (UK). (I.F – 2.027)
  1. Dipa Ray, A. K. Rana, N. R. Bose, S. P. Sengupta.   Effect of Guar-gum treatment on the mechanical properties of vinylester resin matrix composites reinforced with jute yarns, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 98 (2), p.557 (2005) (USA). (I.F – 1.306)
  1. Dipa Ray, A. K. Rana, N. R. Bose,  S. P. Sengupta, Static and Dynamic mechanical properties of  vinylester resin matrix composites reinforced with shellac treated jute yarns, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol.45, No. 8, p.2722 (2006) (USA). (I. F –1.518)
  1. Dipa Ray, A. K. Rana, N. R. Bose, S. P. Sengupta, Dynamic mechanical and thermal behaviour of vinylester resin matrix composites reinforced with untreated and guar-gum treated jute yarns, J Appl Polm Sci..  (In press) (USA). (I.F –1.306)
  1. Dipa Ray, Debadrita Bhattacharya, Amar K. Mohanty, Lawrence. T. Drzal, Manjusri Misra, Static and Dynamic Mechanical  Properties of Vinylester Resin  Matrix Composites Filled with Fly ash, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 2006, 291, 784–792 (Germany).  (I. F –1.498)
  1. Dipa Ray, R Gnanamoorthy, Friction and Wear Behaviour of Vinylester Resin Matrix Composites Filled with Fly Ash Particles, J Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 2007,  26 (1), p. 5. (I.F –  0.427)
Dipa Ray, N. R. Bose, A. K. Mohanty, M. Misra, Modification of the Dynamic Damping Behaviour of Jute/Vinylester Composites with Latex Interlayer, Composites Part B , 2007, 38, p. 380. (I. F --- 1.85)
  1.  Dipa Ray, Suparna Sengupta, S. P. Sengupta, Amar K. Mohanty, Manjusri Misra, Preparation and Properties of Vinylester Resin/Clay Nano-Composites, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 2007, 291 (12), p. 1513(I.F – 1.498)
  2. Dipa Ray, S. Banerjee,  Amar K. Mohanty, Manjusri Misra, Thermal and Electrical Behavior of Vinylester Resin Matrix Composites Filled with Fly Ash Particles, Polymer Composites, 2008,  29 (1), p.58. (I. F — 1.163)
  3. Dipa Ray, Suparna Sengupta, Siba P. Sengupta, Amar K. Mohanty, Manjusri Misra, A Study of the Mechanical and Fracture Behavior of Jute-Fabric-Reinforced Clay-Modified Thermoplastic Starch-Matrix Composites, Macromolecular Materials & Engineering,   292 (10-11), p. 1075, 2007. (I.F – 1.498)
  4. Dipa Ray, Modification of the Dynamic Damping Behavior of Unsaturated Polyester Resin, J Reinforced Plastics & Composites, 27 (14), p. 1525, 2008.  (I.F – 0.427)
  5. Dipa Ray, Modification of the Dynamic Damping Behavior of Fly Ash Filled Unsaturated Polyester Resin Composites, J Reinforced Plastics & Composites,   (Online published on July 31, 2008 as doi:10.1177/0731684408090363). (I. F  --0.427)
  1. Kunal Das, N. R. Bandyopadhyay, Dipa Ray, Suparna Sengupta, S. P. Sengupta, Amar K. Mohanty, Manjusri Misra, Physiomechanical and Morphological Study of Starch/Polyvinylalcohol Based Biocomposite Films Reinforced with Microcrystalline Cellulose, Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy (New Journal). 
  1. Keya Das, Kuntal Adhikary, Dipa Ray*, N. R. Bandyopadhyay, Development of Recycled Polypropylene Matrix Composites Reinforced with Waste Jute Caddies,   J Reinforced Plastics & Composites (Accepted). (I. F – 0.427)
  2. Keya Das, Kuntal Adhikary, Dipa Ray*, N. R. Bandyopadhyay, Amar K Mohanty, Manjusri Misra, Development of Recycled Polypropylene Matrix Composites Reinforced with Fly ash,   J Reinforced Plastics & Composites (Accepted). (I. F – 0.427)

Book Chapters

  1.  Dipa Ray, J. Rout, Chapter 9: ‘Thermoset Biocomposites’ in The Book Titled “Natural Fibers, Biopolymers and Their Biocomposites”, Ed: A. K. Mohanty, M. Misra, L. T. Drzal, p. 291-346, CRC Press, USA, 2005.
  1. Masud Huda, Dipa Ray, Amar K. Mohanty, Lawrence T. Drzal, Alexander Bismarck, Manjusri Misra, Book chapter: “Natural fibre composites in the automotive sector”, for a book to be published by the Woodhead Publishing Limited, Abington Hall, Abington Cambridge, CB1 6AH, UK, named: Properties and failure mechanisms of natural fibre composites
  1. Dipa Ray, Jitendra K. Pandey, Mahuya Das, Amar Mohanty, Sung-Hoon Ahn, Manjusri Misra, Invited Book Chapter “Starch Nanocomposites for Packaging” for a book to be published by the American Scientific Publishers,  Titled: Packaging Nanotechnology (In Press

 

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