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     Shibulal.g.s

Ph.D. fromIIT, Kharagpur - Rubber Technology Center
Supervisor(s)  Dr.Kinsuk Naskar
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2009 :: In progress
AddressSreemangalam, Kariyil, Kazhakuttom (PO), Trivandrum Dist.Kerala State-695582
Phone7797437043
Emailgslal2009@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
B.Sc.Kerala UniversityChemistry2002
B.Tech.Cochin University of Science and TechnologyPolymer Science and Rubber Technology2006
M.Tech.Cochin University of Science and TechnologyPolymer Technology2009

Research Areas
  • Thermoplastic Elastomers
  • Rubber Compounding and Formulations
  • Fiber Filled Polymer composites

Skills
  • Skilled in operating Moving Die Rheometer (MDR 2000), Rubber Process Analyzer (RPA 2000)
  • Skilled in operating Capillary Rheometer (CEAST SmartRHEO)
  • Dynamic mechanical Analyser (Q800, TA Instruments)
  • UTM (Zwick Roell and Hounsfield)

Awards
  • Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
  • Qualified GATE in Engineering Science- 2009
  • First Prize Winner for the Oral Presentation on the Research Scholars Day held on 2012 at Rubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur

Experience
  • 3 months experience on synthesis of High energy azido plasticizers for HTPB binder (B.Tech Project at VSSC, Trivandrum from may-2005 to july 2005)
  • 6 months work experience as a project assistant for the development of a low cost PF resin for coated abrasives, funded by Saint Gobain Grindwell Norton Co. Bangalore
  • 10 months experience on the development of a Bromobutyl based acid resistant rubber formulation with a Novel bismaleimide crosslinker (M.Tech Project at VSSC, Trivandrum from July-2008 to April 2009)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Senior Research Fellowship by I.I.T, Kharagpur
  • JSPS Fellowship by the Japan Society of Promotion of Science (for attending an international workshop on Polymer Rheology for a period of one month in 2011)

Papers Published in Journals
  • RFL coated aramid short fiber reinforced thermoplastic elastomer Mechanical, Rheological and Morphological Characteristics by G.S.Shibulal, Kinsuk Naskar Journel of Polymer Research 18, 2295-2306 (2011)
  • Exploring a novel multifunctional agent to improve the dispersion of short aramid fiber in polymer matrix by G.S.Shibulal, Kinsuk Naskar Express Polymer Letters 6,4 ,329-344 (2012)
  • Scrutinizing the Influence of Strain Induced Fiber Orientation on the Melt Rheological Behaviour of Short Aramid Fiber/Thermoplastic Elastomer Composite using Rubber Process Analyzer by G.S. Shibulal, Kinsuk Naskar Journal of Applied Polymer Science DOI10.1002/app.38600 (2012)
  • Extruded poly(ethylene-co-octene)-fly ash composites value added products from an environmental pollutant by S. Anandhan, S. Madhava Sundar, T. Senthil, A. R. Mahendran, G. S. Shibulal Journal of Polymer Research 10.1007/s10965-012-9840-6 (2012)
  • Compounding and Vulcanization by R. Rajesh Babu, G. S. Shibulal, Arup K. Chandra, Kinsuk Naskar Book Chapter in Advances in Elastomers I (2013)-Advanced Structured Materials Volume 11, pp 83-135 (2013)
  • Maleic anhydride grafted polybutadiene as a controlled defibrillating and dispersing agent for short aramid fiber reinforced thermoplastic polyurethane composite with improved mechanical properties by Shibulal G S,Kinsuk Naskar Journal of Applied Polymer Science DOI 10.1002/app.39395 (2013)
  • Structurally different short aramid fiber reinforced thermoplastic polyurethane by GS Shibulal, K Naskar Polymer Composites DOI 10.1002/pc.22830 (2014)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Effect of In Process Fiber Orientation on the Melt Rheological Behavior of a Short Aramid Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Elastomer by Shibulal G S, Kinsuk Naskar 3 rd FAPS Polymer Congress and MACRO  IISc Bangalore, May 15-18 (2013)
  • Rheological Evidences for strain Induced Fiber Orientation in Short Aramid Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Elastomer Composite Using Rubber Process Analyzer by Shibulal G S, Kinsuk Naskar International Polymer Technology Conference and Exhibition (IPTCE 2013) Shah Alam, Malaysia, April 16-17 (2013)
  • Influence of Strain Induced Fiber orientation on the Melt Rheological Behaviour of Short Aramid Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Elastomer by Shibulal G S, Kinsuk Naskar International Conference on Rubber and Rubber Like Materials  IIT Kharagpur, March 6 - 9 (2013)
  • Short Aramid Fiber Reinforced Ethylene Octene Copolymer Influence of an Interface modifying coupling agent on Properties and Fiber dispersion by G.S. Shibulal and Kinsuk Naskar International Workshop on Polymer Rheology for East Asian Young Researchers Yonezawa, Japan, September-1 (2011)
  • Development of composites based on aramid short fiber/thermoplastic elastomer with special reference to mechanical, rheological and morphological characteristics by G.S.Shibulal, Kinsuk Naskar International conference on Advances in Materials and Materials Processing IIT, Kharagpur-December 9-11 (2011)
  • Studies on Mechanical, Dynamic mechanical, Rheological and Morphological characteristics of RFL dipped aramid short fiber reinforced EPDM/PP based thermoplastic elastomer composite by G.S Shibulal, Kinsuk Naskar International conference on Advances in Polymer Technology Cochin, India, February-26 (2010)
  • RFL coated aramid short fiber reinforced thermoplastic elastomer Mechanical, Rheological and Morphological Characteristics by Shibulal G.S and Kinsuk Naskar International conference on Advances in Polymer Science and RubberTechnology ( Poster Presentation) IIT, Kharagpur-March 3-5 (2011)
  • Effects of fiber aspect ratio and surface modification of short aramid fiber on mechanical and morphological behaviour of its composite with ethylene-octene copolymer by G.S.Shibulal, Kinsuk Naskar International Year of Chemistry (IYC) 2011 (Poster Presentation) IIT, Khargpur-November-29-30 (2011)
  • Short Aramid Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Elastomers with Improved Mechanical and Thermal Properties by GS Shibulal, K Naskar National seminar on indigenous warships avenues and opportunities for Indian rubber industry RRII, Kottyam, India, June 6 (2014)

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