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     Aruna Kumar Barick

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Rubber Technology Centre
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Deba Kumar Tripathy
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2007 :: In progress
AddressS/o - Subash Chandra Barick, At - Baburigaon, PO - Narayanpur, Via - Dhamnagar, Dist - Bhadrak, State - Odisha, INDIA, PIN - 756 117
Phone+91-9733535121
Emailakbarick@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), OdishaPlastic Engineering2007
M.Sc.Utkal University, OdishaChemistry (UGC Syllabus)2005
B.Sc.Ravenshaw University, OdishaChemistry (Hons), Physics, Mathematics2003
12Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), OdishaPhysics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology (Botany and Zoology), MIL(Odia), English2000
10Board of Secondary Education (BSE), OdishaFLO, SLE, TLS, SCP, SCL, MTA, MTG, SSG, SSH1998

Research Areas
  • Polymer Science, Engineering, and Technology
  • Polymer Blends, Composites, and Nanocomposites
  • Rubber Technology

Skills
  • Polymer (Plastics and Rubber) Processing and Characterizations Techniques
  • Languages Known - FORTRAN - 90 and 95
  • Operating Systems - Windows XP, MS Office 2007, MS DOS, Internet Browsing and Surfing
  • Technical Softwares - AUTOCAD 2004, Adobe Photoshop9.0, OriginLab8.0 and CorelDraw12

Awards
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) - 2005, Indian Institute of Technology
  • Young Scientist Award - 2011, Pradyumna Bal Memorial Foundation Trust, Bhadrak, Odisha
  • Young Scientist Award - 2012, Utkal Yadav Assembly, Bhadrak, Odisha
  • Ranked 1st in B. Sc. - 2003 from Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha
  • Ranked 4th in M. Sc. - 2005 from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
  • Ranked 2nd in M. Tech. - 2007 from Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET), Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Rourkela, Odisha

Experience
  • Senior Research Fellow - July 2007 - Sptember 2011
  • M. Tech. Project Work on Polymer Nanocomposites - 2006 - 2007

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) - Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) - April 2011 - Sptember 2011
  • Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) - Human Resource Development Group (HRDG), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - July 2007 - December 2010
  • Post Graduate Scholarship - All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) - 2005 - 2007
  • Merit Scholarship - Government of Odisha - 1998 - 2000

Papers Published in Journals
  • Effect of Organoclay on Thermal and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Novel Thermoplastic Polyurethane Nanocomposites Prepared by Melt Intercalation Technique by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy Polymers for Advanced Technologies Volume 21, Issue 12, Pages 835-847 (2010)
  • Preparation and Characterization of Thermoplastic Polyurethane-Organoclay Nanocomposite by Melt Intercalation Technique-Effect of Nanoclay on Morphology, Mechanical, Thermal and Rheological Properties by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy Journal of Applied Polymer Science Volume 117, Issue 2, Pages 639-654 (2010)
  • Effect of Organoclay on Morphology, Mechanical, Thermal and Rheological Properties of Organophilic Montmorillonite Nanoclay Based Thermoplastic Polyurethane Nanocomposites Prepared by Melt Blending by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy Polymer Engineering and Science Volume 50, Issue 3, Pages 484-498 (2010)
  • Effect of Organoclay on Thermal and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Thermoplastic Polyurethane Nanocomposites Prepared by Melt Compounding by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy Materials Science and Engineering A Volume 527, Issue 3, Pages 812-823 (2010)
  • Effect of Nanofiber on Material Properties of Vapor-Grown Carbon Nanofiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU/CNF) Nanocomposites Prepared by Melt Compounding by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy Composites Part A Applied Science and Manufacturing Volume 41, Issue 10, Pages 1471-1482 (2010)
  • Effect of Organically Modified Layered Silicate Nanoclay on the Dynamic Viscoelastic Properties of Thermoplastic Polyurethane Nanocomposites by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy Applied Clay Science Volume 52, Issue 3, Pages 312-321 (2011)
  • Nanostructure Morphology and Dynamic Rheological Properties of Nanocomposites Based on Thermoplastic Polyurethane and Organically Modified Montmorillonite by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy Polymer Bulletin Volume 66, Issue 9, Pages 1231-1253 (2011)
  • Preparation, Characterization, and Properties of Acid Functionalized Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Thermoplastic Polyurethane Nanocomposites by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy Materials Science and Engineering B Volume 176, Issue 18, Pages 1435-1447 (2011)
  • Preparation and Characterization of Carbon Nanofiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Polyurethane Nanocomposites by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy Journal of Applied Polymer Science Volume 124, Issue 1, Pages 765-780 (2012)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Preparation and Characterization of Thermoplastic Polyurethane/Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM18) Jeju Island, Korea (2011)
  • Preparation and Characterization of Thermoplastic Polyurethane/ Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites Morphology, Mechanical, Thermal, and Rheological Properties by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology (APSRT-2011) Kharagpur, West Bengal (2011)
  • Morphology, Mechanical, Thermal, and Rheological Properties of Thermoplastic Polyurethane/Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy International Conference on Latests in Polymers (LaP2010) Kochi, Kerala (2010)
  • Nanostructured Morphology and Thermal Properties of Carbon Nanofiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU-CNF) Nanocomposites by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy International Conference on Advancements in Polymeric Materials (APM-2010) Bhubaneswar, Odisha (2010)
  • Microphase Separation, Thermal Degradation Kinetics, Viscoelasticity, and Melt Rheology of Thermoplastic Polyurethane/Carbon Nanofiber (TPU-CNF) Nanocomposites by Melt Mixing by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy International Conference on Advances in Polymer Technology (APT-2010) Ernakulam, Kerala (2010)
  • Dynamic Mechanical and Rheological Properties of Biomedical Thermoplastic Polyurethane Organoclay Nanocomposites by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy Second International Conference on Polymer Processing and Characterization (ICPPC-2010) Kottayam, Kerala (2009)
  • Preparation and Properties of Polyurethane-Organoclay Nanocomposites by Melt Blending - Effect of Nanoclay on Mechanical, Thermal, Morphological and Dynamic Mechanical Properties by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy 5th International Conference India Rubber Expo 2009 (IRE-09) Kolkata, West Bengal (2009)
  • Preparation and Properties of Thermoplastic Polyurethane Nanocomposite by Melt Blending - Effect of Organoclay on Mechanical, Thermal, Morphological and Dynamic Mechanical Properties by A. K. Barick and D. K. Tripathy International Conference on Advances in Polymer Technology (APT-2008) Cochin, Kerala (2008)
  • Thermoplastic Starch-filled Polypropylene Nanocomposite - Structure, Interaction and Properties by A. K. Barick, S. Mohanty and S. K. Nayak International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Technology (POLY-2008) New Delhi, India (2008)
  • Biodegradable and Functionally Superior Polypropylene Thermoplastic Starch Nanocomposites from Melt Blending by A. K. Barick, S. K. Samal, S. Mohanty and S. K. Nayak International Conference on Rubber and Rubber-Like-Materials (ICRRM-2008) Kharagpur, West Bengal (2008)
  • Processing and Characterization of Polypropylene-Thermoplastic Starch Blend Nanocomposite by A. K. Barick, S. K. Samal, S. Mohanty and S. K. Nayak International and INCCOM-6 Conference on Future Trends in Composite Materials and Processing Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh (2007)
  • Dispersion and Distribution of Organomodified Montmorillonite in Polypropylene (PP) and Ethylene-Octene Copolymer (EOC) Matrix by A. K. Barick, S. K. Samal, S. Mohanty and S. K. Nayak National Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering and Technology (ACET-07) Sangrur, Punjab (2007)

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