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     Nabarun Roy

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Rubber Technology Centre
Supervisor(s)  Professor Anil K. Bhowmick
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: In progress
AddressRubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur-721302
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
10ICSEScience, arts, commerce2001
B.Sc.University of KalyaniChemistry (H)2006
M.Sc.University of KalyaniOrganic Chemistry2008

Research Areas
  • Polymer Nanocomposites and Nanotechnology
  • Polymerization reactions by various techniques
  • Synthesis of nanocomposites
  • Modification of polymers
  • Characterization of the synthesized nanocomposites
  • Structure-property relationship of the nanocomposites
  • Nanoparticle synthesis and characterization

  • Skilled in operating Dynamic mechanical Analyser (Q800, TA Instruments)
  • Thermogravimetric Analyzer (Perkin Elmer)
  • UTM (Zwick Roell Z010)
  • Attenuated total reflection (ATR)-(FTIR) spectrometer (Nicolet Nexus, Madison, WI, USA)
  • Oxygen permeability tester (8001 oxygen permeation analyser, Systech instruments)

  • NET qualified JRF, CSIR
  • Best Poster Award at PSE 2010, Chandigarh (An International Conference organised by Asian Polymer Association and Department of Chemical Engineering, Panjab University)

  • Three years experience in Polymer science and Nanotechnology

Fellowships / Scholarships

Papers Published in Journals
  • Tailor-Made Fibrous Nanohydroxyapatite-Polydimethylsiloxane Composites. Excavating the Role of Nanofiller Aspect Ratio, Amorphicity, and Noncovalent Surface Interaction by Nabarun Roy, Anil K. Bhowmick The Journal of Physical Chemistry C  116,8763 (2012)
  • Dynamic transitions and creep in carbon nanofiber-polydimethylsiloxane nanocomposites.. by Nabarun Roy, Anil K. Bhowmick Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Research (ACS) 51,9571 (2012)
  • Modifications of carbon for polymer composites and nanocomposites by Nabarun Roy, Rajatendu Sengupta, Anil K. Bhowmick Progress in Polymer Science (Review Journal) 37, 781-819 (2012)
  • In situ preparation, morphology and electrical properties of carbon nanofiber/polydimethylsiloxane nanocomposites by Nabarun Roy, Anil K. Bhowmick Journal of Materials Science 47, 272-281 (2012)
  • Novel in situ carbon nanofiber-polydimethylsiloxane nanocomposites. Synthesis, morphology, and physico-mechanical properties by Nabarun Roy, Anil K. Bhowmick Journal of Applied Polymer Science 123, 3675 (2012)
  • Novel in situ silica/polydimethylsiloxane Nanocomposites. Facile one-pot synthesis and Characterization by Nabarun Roy, Anil K. Bhowmick Rubber Chemistry and Technology 85, 92 (2012)
  • Novel in situ polydimethylsiloxane-sepiolite nanocomposites Structure-property relationship by Nabarun Roy, Anil K. Bhowmick Polymer 51, 5172-5185 (2010)
  • Liquid silicone rubber vulcanizates Network structure-property relationship and cure kinetics by G. Rajesh, Pradip K. Maji, Mithun Bhattacharya, Anusuya Choudhury, Nabarun Roy, Anubhav Saxena and Anil K. Bhowmick Polymers and Polymer Composites 18, 469-480 (2010)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Novel hydroxyapatite nanofiber/polydimethylsiloxane nanocomposites. Synthesis, characterization and properties by Nabarun Roy, Anil K. Bhowmick Deutsche Kautschuk-Tagung 2012 (DKT 2012), German Rubber Conference organized by Deutsche Kautschuk-Gesellschaft e. V. (Nuremberg, Germany 2nd-5th July 2012) - (2012)
  • Tailor-made silica/polydimethylsiloxane nanocomposites. Elegant one-pot synthesis, morphology and properties by Nabarun Roy, Anil K. Bhowmick National symposium on recent trends in chemical science and technology, IIT Patna --- (2012)
  • Nanofiller Dispersion. A Key to Property Enhancement in Polymer Nanocomposites by Nabarun Roy, Anil K. Bhowmick Frontiers in Polymer Chemistry 2011 organized by IIT Kharagpur --- (2011)
  • Morphology-Property Relationship of Polydimethylsiloxane-Carbon Nanofiber Nanocomposites by Nabarun Roy, Anil K. Bhowmick Advances in polymer science and rubber technology (APSRT), IIT Kharagpur --- (2011)
  • Structure and Properties of Novel in situ and ex situ Polydimethylsiloxane-Sepiolite Nanocomposites by Nabarun Roy, Anil K. Bhowmick Polymer Science and Engineering PSE 2010, Chandigarh (Organized by Asian Polymer Association and Department of Chemical Engineering, Panjab University) --- (2010)

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