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     Moumita Naskar

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Rubber Technology Centre
Supervisor(s)  Prof. T. K. Chaki
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2007 :: In progress
Address60A, Ashoke Road, Kendua, Kolkata - 700084, West Bengal
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
B.Tech.University of CalcuttaPolymer Science and Technology2007

Research Areas
  • Waste Management
  • Modification of Bituminous Binders with Waste Materials
  • Bitumen Nanocomposite
  • Surface Modification and Its Characterization
  • Radiation Technology

  • Bitumen Modification and Characterizations Techniques
  • Bohlin ADS Automated Dynamic Shear Asphalt Rheometer
  • Rubber Process Analyzer ( RPA 2000)
  • Polymer Processing Machines-Two roll mixing mill, Molding Press (Moore), Banbury, Kneader, Extruder
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter (model Q100 V8.1 series, TA Instruments, USA)
  • Thermo gravimetric Analyzer (Q50 model of TA Instruments, USA)
  • Universal Testing Machine (UTM),Haake Torque Rheocord 9000
  • Confocal Laser Microscopy and Optical Microscopy
  • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM)
  • Languages Known - FORTRAN, C
  • Operating Systems - Windows XP, MS Office 2007, MS DOS, Internet Browsing and Surfing
  • Technical Softwares - Minitab, Adobe Photoshop9.0, OriginLab8.0 and CorelDraw12

  • JRF Fellowship, DST, West Bengal
  • SRF Fellowship, CSIR, New Delhi
  • Gate qualified
  • Certificate of Merit, 15th West Bengal Science and Technology Congress
  • Ist Prize Winner in Oral Presentation in Research Scholar Day-2011, at Rubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur

  • Three Months Training in Bengal Waterproof Ltd., Panihati, West Bengal

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • SRF Fellowship, CSIR, New Delhi

Papers Published in Journals
  • Effect of Waste Plastic as Modifier on Thermal Stability and Degradation Kinetics of Bitumen/Waste Plastics Blend by Moumita Naskar, Tapan Kumar Chaki, Kusum Sudhkar Reddy Thermochimica Acta 509, 128 (2010)
  • Effect of Recycled EVA as Modifier on the Various Properties of Bituminous Binder for Road Application by Moumita Naskar, Tapan Kumar Chaki, Kusum Sudhkar Reddy Advanced Materials Research 214, 339 (2011)
  • A Novel Approach to Recycle the Waste Plastics by Bitumen Modification for Paving Application by Moumita Naskar, Tapan Kumar Chaki, Kusum Sudhkar Reddy Advanced Materials Research 356-360, 1763 (2012)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Effect of Polyolefin-based Waste Polymer on the Properties of Modified Bitumen for Road Construction by Moumita Naskar, T. K. Chaki, K. S. Reddy PPS-25 Goa (2009)
  • Studies on Rheological Characteristics of Polymer Modified Bituminous Binder by Moumita Naskar, T. K. Chaki, K. S. Reddy 5th International Rubber Expo (IRE-09) Kolkata (2009)
  • Effect of Maleic Anhydride on the Properties of Waste Plastic Modified Bitumen by Moumita Naskar, T. K. Chaki, K. S. Reddy APM 2010 Bhubaneswar (2010)
  • High Performance Bituminous Binder Modified with various Waste Plastics by Moumita Naskar, T. K. Chaki, K. S. Reddy ADVANCES IN POLYMER SCIENCE AND RUBBER TECHNOLOGY (APSRT) Kharagpur (2011)

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