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     Md. Ershad Ali Mistri

Supervisor(s)  Prof. Susanta Banerjee
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2010 :: In progress
AddressPolymer Synthesis Lab, Materials Science Centre, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur- 721302
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Bengal Engineering and Science University, ShibpurMaterials Science and Engineering2010
M.Sc.University of CalcuttaChemistry (Organic Spl.)2007
B.Sc.University of CalcuttaChemistry (Hons.) with Physics and Mathematics2005

Research Areas
  • Semifluorinated sulfonated poly(ether imide) as proton exchange membrane for fuel cell application
  • High performance polymers
  • Polymer nanocomposite

  • Organic synthesis
  • Polymer synthesis and characterization
  • Designing and fabrication of polymer electrolyte membranes
  • Synthesis of Graphene oxide, Barium strontium titanate (BST) nanoparticles
  • Instrument proficiency of FT-IR, GPC (Viscotek), DSC, TGA, UTM (Instron), AC impedance analyzer
  • Data interpretation of FT-IR, 1H-NMR spectroscopy, GPC, DSC, TGA, SEM, TEM, AFM, AC impedance

  • Best Poster Presentation on a National Symposium (PRC 2012) held at Centre for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of Calcutta.
  • MHRD-Senior Research Fellowship at IIT Kharagpur (2010)
  • Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF-2013-14) under UGC
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE-2008)

Teaching Experience
  • Chemistry(L) at New Alipore College, University of Calcutta 01-Sept-2007 to 12-July-2008 (2 terms)
  • Polymer Synthesis and Characterization Lab (M.Tech)(P) at Materials Science Centre, IIT Kharagpur 2 years (2012 and 2013) (3 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute Scholarship 2010-2014

Papers Published in Journals
  • Cross-linked Sulfonated Poly(ether imide)-silica Organic-inorganic Hybrid Materials- Proton Exchange Membrane Properties by Ershad Ali Mistri, Susanta Banerjee RSC Advances 4, 22398-22410 (2014)
  • Low voltage electrowetting-on-dielectric (EWOD) actuation using nanocomposite thin film by Shiraz Sohail, Ershad Ali Mistri, Afzal Khan, Susanta Banerjee and Karabi Biswas Indian Patent Application  466/KOL (2014) (2014)
  • Triphenyl amine containing sulfonated aromatic polyimide proton exchange membranes by Anaparthi Ganesh Kumar, Debaditya Bera, Ershad Ali Mistri, Susanta Banerjee European Polymer Journal 60, 235-246 (2014)
  • Naphthalene dianhydride based semifluorinated sulfonated co-poly(ether imide)s/ Synthesis, characterization and proton exchange properties by Ershad A. Mistri, Aruna K. Mohanty, Susanta Banerjee,Hartmut Komber, Brigitte Voit Journal of Membrane Science 441, 168-177 (2013)
  • Highly Fluorinated Sulfonated Poly(arylene ether sulfone) Copolymers/ Synthesis and Evaluation of Proton Exchange Membrane Properties by Aruna K. Mohanty, Ershad A. Mistri, Susanta Banerjee, Hartmut Komber, Brigitte Voit Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 52(8), 2772-2783 (2013)
  • Synthesis and characterization of new fluorinated poly(ether imide) copolymers with controlled degree of sulfonation for proton exchange membranes by Ershad A. Mistri, Aruna K. Mohanty, Susanta Banerjee Journal of Membrane Science 411- 412, 117-129 (2012)
  • Synthesis and characterization of novel fluorinated poly(arylene ether sulfone)s containing pendant sulfonic acid groups for proton exchange membrane materials by Aruna K. Mohanty, Ershad A. Mistri, Anindita Ghosh, Susanta Banerjee Journal of Membrane Science 409-410, 145-155 (2012)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Effect of colloidal silica nanoparticles on the proton exchange membrane properties of sulfonated naphthalenic poly(ether imide)s by Ershad A. Mistri, Susanta Banerjee International Conference on Functional materials (ICFM 2014) February 5-7, IIT Kharagpur, India. (2014)
  • Sulfonated poly(ether imide)/silica hybrid thin film as electrolyte membranes for fuel cell by Ershad A. Mistri, Susanta Banerjee IUMRS International Conference in Asia (IUMRS-ICA 2013) December 16-20, IISc Bangalore, India (2013)
  • Preparation and characterization of hydrolytically stable semifluorinated poly(ether imides) for proton exchange membrane by Ershad A. Mistri, Susanta Banerjee National Symposium on Polymer and Rubber Technology for 21st Century (PRC 2012) October 12-13, CRNN, Calcutta University (2012)
  • Synthesis and properties of new semi fluorinated poly(ether imide) copolymers with controlled degree of sulfonation as polymer electrolyte membrane by Ershad A. Mistri, Aruna Kumar Mohanty and Susanta Banerjee International Year of Chemistry (IYC), Frontiers in Polymer Chemistry (FPC 2011) November 29-30, RTC, IIT Kharagpur,India (2011)

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