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     Ganesh Chandra Basak

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Rubber Technology Centre
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Anil K. Bhowmick
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2006 :: In progress
AddressRubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur-721302
Phone9433234605
Emailganesh.basak@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
B.Sc.B. K. C. College, University of CalcuttaChemistry (Hons), Physics, Math2001
B.Tech.University College of Science and Technology, Calcutta UniversityPolymer Science and Technology2004
M.Tech.University College of Science and Technology, Calcutta UniversityPolymer Science and Technology2006

Research Areas
  • Adhesion
  • Surface Modification and Its Characterization
  • Polymer Waste Management
  • Nanocomposites
  • Synthesis of Polymeric Membrane for Pervaporation Study

Skills
  • Atomic Force Microscopy (Digital Instruments, Nanoscope IIIa , IVa)
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy(JEOL-2100 electron microscope (Japan))
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (JEOL JSM-800 )
  • Dynamic mechanical rheological testing (DMRT) (DMRT-2980 )
  • X-ray diffraction (XRD)(PHILIPS X-PERT PRO diffractometer)
  • Thermo gravimetric Analyzer (TA Q5000), Differential Scanning Calorimeter
  • Universal Testing Machine (Zwick, Hounsfiled )
  • Infrared Spectrophotometer (Nicolet Nexus, Perkin Elmer)
  • X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)(Kratos Analytical, Manchester, UK))
  • Rubber Process Analyzer ( RPA 2000)
  • Processing Machines-Two roll mixing mill, Molding Press (Moore), Banbury, Kneader, Extruder
  • Moving Die and Oscillating Disc Rheometer (Monsanto)

Awards
  • SRF Fellowship, BRNS, Mumbai
  • SRF Fellowship, CSIR
  • National Doctoral Fellowship, AICTE, New Delhi
  • GATE qualified

Experience
  • Three Months Training In Tyre Corporation of India, Kankinara, West Bengal
  • Senior Reserach Scholar, Rubber Technology Center, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (From 31July, 2006 to 01 January, 2008).

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • NDF, AICTE

Papers Published in Journals
  • Studies on Photocatalytic Degradation of Polystyrene by A. Bandyopadhyay and G. C. Basak Materials Science and Technology 23, 307-14 (2007)
  • Adhesion of Vulcanized Rubber Surface Part I Characterization of unmodified and electron beam modified EPDM surfaces and their co-vulcanization with natural rubber by G .C. Basak, A. Bandyopadhyay, Y. K. Bharadwaj, S. Sabharwal, A. K. Bhowmick Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 23, 1763-86 (2008)
  • Characterization of EPDM vulcanizates modified with gamma irradiation and trichloroisocyanuric acid and their adhesion behavior with natural rubber by G .C. Basak, A. Bandyopadhyay, Y. K. Bharadwaj, S. Sabharwal, A. K. Bhowmick The Journal of Adhesion 86,306-334 (2010)
  • Elegant way of strengthening polymer-polymer interface using nanoclay by G. C. Basak, K. D. Kumar, A. Bandyopadhyay, A. K. Bhowmick ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2,2933-2943 (2010)
  • Rubber based nanocomposites- some recent examples by Anil K. Bhowmick, M. Bhattacharya, S. Mitra, P. K. Maji, A. Choudhury, J. J. George, G. C. Basak, K. Dinesh Kumar Kautschuk Gummi Kunststoffe 63, 192-196 (2010)
  • Surface modification of argon/oxygen plasma treated vulcanized ethylene propylene diene polymethylene surfaces for improved adhesion with natural rubber by G .C. Basak, A. Bandyopadhyay, S. Neogi, A. K. Bhowmick Applied Surface Science, 257,2891-2904 (2010)
  • Effect of Tackifier Compatibility and Blend Viscoelasticity on Peel Strength Behavior of Vulcanized EPDM rubber Co-cured with Unvulcanized Rubber by G .C. Basak, A. Bandyopadhyay, A. K. Bhowmick InInternational Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives 30,489-499 (2010)
  • Influence of nanofiller on vulcanizate rubber adhesion by G .C. Basak, A. Bandyopadhyay, A. K. Bhowmick International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives 31, 209-219 (2011)
  • Rubber Based Nanocomposites Some Recent Examples by Anil K. Bhowmick, Mithun Bhattacharya, Suman Mitra, Pradip K. Maji, Anusuya Choudhury, Jinu J. George, Ganesh C. Basak, K. Dinesh Kumar KGK-Kautschuk und Gummi Kunststoffe 3, 191-196 (2010)
  • Morphology - Property Relationship in Rubber Based Nanocomposites-Some Recent Developments by A. K. Bhowmick, M. Bhattacharya, S. Mitra, K. Dinesh Kumar, P. K. Maji, A. Choudhury, J. J. George, G. C. Basak Advances in Polymer Sciences Book Chapter 1, 1-83 (2010)
  • New Route for Devulcanization of Natural Rubber and the Properties of Devulcanized Rubber by Sandip Rooj, Ganesh C. Basak, Pradip K. Maji, Anil K. Bhowmick Journal of Polymers and the Environment DOI 10.1007/s10924-011-0293-5 (2011)
  • The role of tackifiers on the auto-adhesion behavior of EPDM rubber by G .C. Basak, A. Bandyopadhyay, A. K. Bhowmick Journal of Materials Science DOI 10.1007/s10853-011-6151-y (2011)
  • An unique method of plasticizing atactic polystyrene by using chrome tanned waste leather buffing dust by Ganesh Chandra Basak, Buddhadeb Chattopadhyay and Abhijit Bandyopadhyay Polymer and Polymer Composites Accepted (2011)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Effect of Electron Beam and Gamma Irradiation on Adhesion Property of Polymer Composites by G .C. Basak, A. Bandyopadhyay, Y. K. Bharadwaj, S. Sabharwal, A. K. Bhowmick India International Rubber Conference, Udaipur, India ... (2007)
  • Electron beam modification of EPDM vulcanizate surface and studies on its adhesion behavior with gum NR by G .C. Basak, A. Bandyopadhyay, Y. K. Bharadwaj, S. Sabharwal, A. K. Bhowmick International Conference of Rubber and Rubber Like Materials, IIT Kharagpur. ... (2008)
  • Influence of nanofillers on mechanical properties and adhesion of EPDM rubber by G .C. Basak, A. Bandyopadhyay, A. K. Bhowmick IRE, Kolkata ... (2009)
  • Influence of nanofillers on mechanical properties and adhesion of EPDM rubber by G .C. Basak, A. Bandyopadhyay, Y. K. Bharadwaj, S. Sabharwal, Anil K. Bhowmick IRE .... (2009)
  • Adhesion studies of Ar/O2 plasma modified vulcanized ethylene propyelene diene methylene surfaces by G .C. Basak, A. Bandyopadhyay, Sudarsan Neogi, Anil K. Bhowmick CIPET .... (2010)
  • Rubber based nanocomposites Some recent examples by Anil K. Bhowmick, M. Bhattacharya, S. Mitra, P. K. Maji, A. Choudhury, J. J. George, G. C. Basak, K. Dinesh Kumar International Rubber Conference-2009 Nuremberg, Germany (2009)
  • Plasticization of atactic polystyrene using waste leather buffing dust-a merit towards waste-polymer composite by G. C. Basak, B. Chattopadhyay and A. Bandyopadhyay Hyatt Regency, Kolkata, India .... (2009)

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