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     Nilesh Kumar Shrivastava

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Materials Science Centre
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Bhanu Bhusan Khatua
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2010 :: Completed in 2015
AddressPlot No 31 Anand Nagar(Smriti Nagar) Bhilai (C.G.) -490020
Phone8016949990
Emailnileshshri@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET) BhubaneswarPlastic Engineering and Technology2009
BERaipur Institute of Technology(RIT), RaipurChemical Engineering2006

Research Areas
  • Nanocomposites with ultra-low electrical percolation
  • Positive Temperature Coefficient to Resistivity
  • Energy harvesting with piezoelectric and pyroelectric materials
  • EMI shielding materials
  • Polymer based Supercapacitor Materials
  • Bio-composite,polymer blends,transparent polymer composites,Structure-property correlationship
  • CNT,CNH, Graphite Nanoplate, graphene based polymer Nanocomposites

Skills
  • Expertise in Miscible and immiscible polymer blends, Influence of rheology
  • Polymer composites by several technics
  • Worked with carbon nanoparticles, including CNH, Graphite Nanoplate, graphene, CNT
  • Experience in synthesizing of in-situ bulk and suspension polymerization
  • Positive Temperature Coefficient to Resistivity Characteristics
  • Polymer Surface Modification, Hydrogels and Nanoparticles preparation
  • Dielectric properties (LCR meter) (hysteresis, CV loop etc), I-V and dielectric breakdown, cyclic
  • Thermal analysis- DSC, TGA. Spectroscopic- IR, UV-VIS, Raman, XPS.
  • SEM,EDS, XRD, TEM, UTM, AFM, DMA, Parallel plate Rheometer

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute research fellowship (MHRD, Government of India), IIT Kharagpur

Papers Published in Journals
  • Development of electrical conductivity with minimum possible percolation threshold in multi-wall carbon nanotube/polystyrene composites. by Nilesh K. Shrivastava and Bhanu B. Khatua Carbon 49, 4571-4579 (2011)
  • A facile route to develop electrical conductivity with minimum possible multi-wall carbon nanotube (MWCNT) loading in poly (methyl methacrylate)/MWCNT nanocomposites by Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Prativa Kar, Sandip Maity, Bhanu B. Khatua Polymer International 61, 1683-1692 (2012)
  • Ultra-low electrical percolation threshold in poly(styrene-co-acrylonitrile)/carbon nanotube nanocomposites by Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Supratim Suin, Sandip Maiti, and Bhanu B. Khatua ACS Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 52, 2858-2868 (2013)
  • PTCR characteristics of poly(styrene-co-acrylonitrile) copolymer (SAN)/stainless steel (SS) powder composites by Prativa Kar, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Sumana Mallick, and Bhanu B. Khatua J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 124, 607-615 (2012)
  • Positive temperature coefficient to resistively characteristics of polystyrene/nickel powder/multiwall carbon nanotubes composites by Prativa Kar, Sandip Maiti, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Saptarshi Dhibar, Bhanu B. Khatua Polym. Compos. 33, 1977-1986 (2012)
  • Electrical and mechanical properties of ABS/MWCNT nanocomposites prepared by melt-blending by Brajesh K. Singh, Prativa Kar, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Susanta Banerjee, Bhanu B. Khatua J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 124, 3165-3174 (2012)
  • Influence of selective dispersion of MWCNT on electrical percolation of in-situ polymerized high-impact polystyrene/MWCNT nanocomposites. by Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Sandip Maiti, Supratim Suin and Bhanu B. Khatua. Express Polymer Letters 8, 15-29 (2014)
  • An approach to reduce the percolation threshold of MWCNT in ABS/MWCNT nanocomposites through selective distribution of CNT in ABS matrix. by Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Supratim Suin, Sandip Maiti, and Bhanu B. Khatua. RSC Advances 4, 24584-24593 (2014)
  • Effect of nanoclay on the morphology and properties of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene toughened polyoxymethylene (POM)/clay nanocomposites. by Amit K. Das, Supratim Suin, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Sandip Maiti, Joy K. Mishra and Bhanu B. Khatua. Polymer Composites 35, 273-282 (2014)
  • Mechanically improved and optically transparent polycarbonate/clay nanocomposites using phosphonium modified organoclay. by Supratim Suin, Sandip Maiti, Nilesh K. Shrivastava and Bhanu B. Khatua. Materials and Design 54, 553-563 (2014)
  • A strategy to achieve high electromagnetic interference shielding and ultra low percolation in multiwall carbon nanotube-polycarbonate composites through selective localization of carbon nanotubes. by Sandip Maiti, Supratim Suin, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, and Bhanu B. Khatua. RSC Advances 4, 7979-7990 (2014)
  • Low Percolation Threshold and High Electrical Conductivity in Melt-Blended Polycarbonate (PC)/Multiwall Carbon Nanotube (MWCNT) Nanocomposites in the Presence of Poly(caprolactone) (PCL). by Sandip Maiti, Supratim Suin, Nilesh K. Shrivastava and Bhanu B. Khatua. Polymer Engineering and Science 54, 646-659 (2014)
  • Phosphonium modified organoclay as potential nanofiller for the development of exfoliated and optically transparent polycarbonate clay nanocomposites Preparation and characterizations. by Supratim Suin, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Sandip Maiti, Bhanu. B. Khatua. European Polymer Journal 49, 49-60 (2013)
  • Low percolation threshold in polycarbonate/multiwalled carbon nanotubes nanocomposites through melt blending with poly(butylene terephthalate). by Sandip Maiti, Supratim Suin, Nilesh K. Shrivastava and Bhanu. B. Khatua. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 130, 543-553 (2013)
  • Polystyrene MWCNT graphite nanoplate nanocomposites Efficient electromagnetic interference shielding material through graphite nanoplate-MWCNT-graphite nanoplate networking. by Sandip Maiti, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Supratim Suin and Bhanu. B. Khatua. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 5, 4712-4724 (2013)
  • A strategy for achieving low percolation and high electrical conductivity in melt-blended polycarbonate (PC)/multiwall carbon nanotube (MWCNT) nanocomposites Electrical and thermo-mechanical prop by Sandip Maiti, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Supratim Suin and Bhanu. B. Khatua. Express Polymer Letters 7, 505-518 (2013)
  • Compatibilization mechanism of nanoclay in immiscible PS/PMMA blend using unmodified nanoclay. by Rajesh Iyer, Supratim Suin, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Sandip Maiti, Bhanu. B. Khatua. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering 52, 514-524 (2013)
  • Low percolation threshold in melt-blended PC MWCNT nanocomposites in the presence of styrene acrylonitrile (SAN) copolymer Preparation and characterizations. by Sandip Maiti, Supratim Suin, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Bhanu. B. Khatua. Synthetic Metals  165, 40-50 (2013)
  • Reduction of percolation threshold through double percolation in melt-blended polycarbonate/acrylonitrile butadiene styrene/multiwall carbon nanotubes elastomer nanocomposites. by Sandip Maiti, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Bhanu. B. Khatua. Polymer Composites 34, 570-579 (2013)
  • A strategy for achieving low percolation and high electrical conductivity in melt-blended polycarbonate (PC) multiwall carbon nanotube (MWCNT) nanocomposites Electrical and thermo-mechanical prop by Sandip Maiti, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Supratim Suin, Bhanu. B. Khatua. Express Polymer Letters 7, 505-518 (2013)
  • Low percolation threshold in polycarbonate/multiwalled carbon nanotubes nanocomposites through melt blending with poly (butylene terephthalate). by Sandip Maiti, Supratim Suin, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Bhanu. B. Khatua. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 130, 543-553 (2013)
  • Development of electrical conductivity in PP/HDPE/MWCNT nanocomposite by melt mixing at very low loading of MWCNT. by Narendra A. Bhagat, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Sandip Maiti, Supratim Suin, Bhanu. B. Khatua. Polymer Composites 34, 787-798 (2013)
  • Effect of nanoclay on positive temperature coefficient to resistivity characteristics of high density polyethylene/silver-coated glass bead composites. by M.V. Sridhar, Prativa Kar, Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Bhanu B. Khatua,  Polymer Composites 33, 819-828 (2012)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Reduction in percolation threshold of MWCNT in ABS/MWCNT nanocomposites through selective distribution of CNT in ABS matrix. by Nilesh K. Shrivastava, Supratim Suin, Sandip Maiti, and B. B. Khatua IUPAC MACRO, Chiang Mai, Thailand. 6-11 July (2014)

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