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     Utpal Basuli

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur - Rubber Technology Centre
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Tapan Kumar Chaki and Dr. Santanu Chattopadhyay
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: In progress
AddressAT- Dumurtore, P.O-Rampur, P.S-Indpur, Dist-Bankura, PIN-722121, West Bengal, India
Phone09474183172
Emailutpal.rt@iitkgp.ac.in
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology, KharagpurRubber and Polymer Technology2006
M.Sc.Ranchi UniversityChemistry (Organic Special)2004

Research Areas
  • Nanocomposites, Polymer Blends and Alloys, Thermoplastic Elastomers, Thermo-plastic Vulcanizates
  • Viscoelastic Behaviours of Polymers, Blends and Composites
  • Structure-property Correlation for Elastomer/Rubber Based Nano-structured Composites
  • Surface Modification of Nano-additives and Multifunctional Properties
  • Shape Memory Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Synthesis, Characterization and Property Evaluations of co-polymers and there nanocomposites
  • Polymer and Rubber Technology

Skills
  • Characterization and property evaluation of composites by TEM, FESEM, DMA, DSC, TGA, XRD, AFM, MPT
  • Plasma and chemical modification of CNTs
  • Characterization of chemically modified CNTs by ATR-FTIR, NMR, ESCA and surface energy evaluation

Awards
  • CSIR-SRF 2009
  • BRNS-DAE, SRF 2007
  • NET-2004
  • GATE-2004

Experience
  • Research Experience Four Years One Month

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • CSIR-SRF, New Delhi, from 14/09/2009 to till date
  • BRNS-DAE, Mumbai from 14/09/2007 to 13/09/2009.
  • GATE-2004 from July 2004 to June 2006

Papers Published in Journals
  • Influence of Acrylate Content on the Properties of Ethylene Methyl Acrylate-Multi Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites by U. Basuli, T. K. Chaki, S. Sabharwal and S. Chattopadhyay Advanced Science Letters 3, 10-19 (2010)
  • Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Polymer-nanocomposites Based on Ethylene Methyl Acrylate and Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube by U. Basuli, T. K. Chaki, S. Chattopadhyay and S.Sabharwal Polymer Composites DOI 10.1002/pc.20903. (2009)
  • Studies on Novel Dual Filler based Epoxidized Natural Rubber Nanocomposite by P.K. Chattopadhyay, U. Basuli, S. Chattopadhyay Polymer Composites DOI 10.1002/pc.20866. (2009)
  • Influence of Engage Copolymer Type on the Properties of Engage Silicone Rubber Based Thermoplastic Dynamic Vulcanizates by U. Basuli, T.K. Chaki, and K. Naskar eXPRESS Polymer Letters 2, 846-854 (2008)
  • Mechanical Properties of Thermoplastic Elastomers Based on Silicone Rubber and an Ethylene-Octene Copolymer by Dynamic Vulcanization by U. Basuli, T.K. Chaki, and K. Naskar Journal of Applied Polymer Science 108, 1079-1085 (2008)
  • Thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) based on silicone rubber and ethylene butene copolymer study at a fixed blend ratio by U. Basuli, T.K. Chaki, and K. Naskar Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology 2007, 23 (4), 209-226. (2007)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Studies on Nanotube Networks in Polymer Nanocomposites by Dynamic and Steady Shear Rheology by U. Basuli, T.K. Chaki, and S. Chattopadhyay Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials XIX (PFAM- XIX) xx, yy (2011)
  • Rheological and Thermal Behavior of Ethylene Methyl Acrylate-Multi Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites by U. Basuli, T. K. Chaki, S. Chattopadhyay Advancements in Polymeric Materials (APM-2010) 1, 66 (2010)
  • Thermo-mechanical, Electrical and Morphological Characteristics of Ethylene Methyl Acrylate (EMA)/CNT Nanocomposites by U. Basuli, T.K. Chaki, and S. Chattopadhyay 2nd Indo Swiss Bonding International Symposium 2, 200 (2010)
  • Morphology, Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites Based on Ethylene Methyl Acrylate and Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube by T. K. Chaki, U. Basuli and S. Chattopadhyay Second Conference on Recent Advances in Polymer Technology (RAPT- 2009) 2, 8 (2009)
  • Morphology and thermal properties of solution and melt-mixed multi-walled carbon nanotube/ EMA nanocomposites a comparative study by U. Basuli, T.K. Chaki, and S. Chattopadhyay Polymer Processing Society (PPS - 25) 25, 92 (2009)
  • Flexible Composites based on EMA and Modified Conducting Carbon Black by U. Basuli, T.K. Chaki, and S. Chattopadhyay India Rubber Expo 2009 (IRE-2009) 242 (2009)
  • Mechanical Properties of Thermoplastic Elastomers Based on Silicone Rubber and Engage Copolymer by Dynamic Vulcanization by U. Basuli, T.K. Chaki, and K. Naskar International Conference on Rubber and Rubber-like Materials 2008 (ICRRM-2008) 59 (2008)
  • Development of Novel Thermoplastic Elastomers Based on Silicone Rubber by Dynamic Vulcanization by K. Naskar , U. Basuli and T. K. Chaki Indian Rubber Institute, International Seminar-Asia Rubtech Expo 2006 During November 23-25, 2006 (2006)

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