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     Asish Malas

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Materials Science Centre
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Chapal Kumar Das
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2010 :: In progress
AddressB C Roy Hall of Residence, Room No. E 108, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur 721302, West Bengal, India
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.Vidyasagar UniversityOrganic Chemistry2009
B.Sc.Vidyasagar UniversityChemistry2007

Research Areas
  • Polymer nanocomposites based on different elastomer (Rubber Technology).
  • Polymer blends based on different thermosets and thermoplastics.
  • Synthesis of expanded graphite, graphene oxide, modification of nanoclays and their utilization.
  • Micowave absorbing materials and supercapacitor materials.

  • Scanning Electron Microscope (VEGA TESCAN)
  • X-ray Diffractometer (XRD)
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)
  • Fourier Transforms Infrared Spectrophotometer (FTIR)
  • Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA 2980)
  • Universal tensile testing machine
  • Compression Molding Machine
  • Open Two Roll Mixing Mill
  • Internal Mixture

  • Best Paper Award (Oral Presentation) in the Fifth edition of International Symposium for Research Scholars on Metallurgy, Materials Science and Engineering (ISRS 2012), Dec 13-15, 2012, IIT Madras.

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - Junior research fellowship (JRF)
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - Senior research fellowship (SRF)

Papers Published in Journals
  • Carbon black-clay hybrid nanocomposites based upon EPDM elastomer by Asish Malas, Chapal Kumar Das Journal Of Materials Science 47 (4) , pp. 2016-2024 (2012)
  • Development of expanded graphite filled natural rubber vulcanizates in presence and absence of carbon black... by Asish Malas, Chapal Kumar Das, Amit Das, Gert Heinrich Materials and Design 39 , pp. 410-417 (2012)
  • Compatibilized ethylene-propylene-diene terpolymer nanocomposites containing different type of organoclays by Asish Malas, Chapal Kumar Das Polimery/Polymers 58 (3) , pp. 204-211 (2013)
  • Selective dispersion of different organoclays in styrene butadiene rubber in the presence of a compatibilizer by Asish Malas, Chapal Kumar Das Materials and Design 49 , pp. 857-865 (2013)
  • Development of modified expanded graphite-filled solution polymerized styrene butadiene rubber vulcanizates in the presence and absence of carbon black by Asish Malas, Chapal Kumar Das Polymer Engineering and Science Article in press (2013)
  • Development of compatibilized SBR and EPR nanocomposites containing dual filler system by R. Rajasekar, G. C. Nayak, Asish Malas, Chapal Kumar Das Materials and Design 35 , pp. 878-885 (2012)
  • Layered double hydroxide modified with linseed compounds for polyurethane elastomer nanocomposites by Sandip Kumar, Asish Malas, Chapal Kumar Das Polimery/Polymers 57 (1) , pp. 18-24 (2012)
  • Compatibilizing effect of halloysite nanotubes in polar-nonpolar hybrid system by Parthajit Pal, Mrinal Kanti Kundu, Asish Malas, Chapal Kumar Das Journal of Applied Polymer Science Article in press (2013)
  • A facile synthesis of a palladium-doped polyaniline-modified carbon nanotube composites for supercapacitors by Soumen Giri, Debasis Ghosh, Asish Malas, Chapal Kumar Das Journal of Electronic Materials 42 (8) , pp. 2595-2605 (2013)
  • Synthesis and Microwave Absorbing Properties of Cu-Doped Nickel Zinc Ferrite/Pb (Zr 0.52 Ti 0.48) O 3 Nanocomposites by Avinandan Mandal, Debasis Ghosh, Asish Malas, Parthajit Pal, Chapal Kumar Das Journal of Engineering Volume2013, ArticleID391083, 8pages (2013)
  • Ultrasonic Welding of Amorphous and Semi Crystalline Materials by Chapal Kumar Das, Asish Malas, Parthajit Pal, S. Friedrich, M. Gehde Advanced Materials Research  716, 271 (2013)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Compatibilized EPDM Nanocomposites Containing Different Type Nanoclays by Asish Malas, Chapal Kumar Das, K N Pandey POLYCHAR 19, March 20-24, 2011, Kathmandu Poster Presentation (2011)
  • Synthesis and Characterizations of ModifiedExpanded Graphite/Styrene Butadiene Rubber Nanocomposites... by Asish Malas, Parthajit Pal, Chapal Kumar Das ISRS 2012, Dec 13-15, 2012, IIT Madras Oral Presentation (Best Paper Award) (2012)
  • Role of Expanded Graphite as Reinforcing Nanofiller in Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer Vulcanizate by Asish Malas, Parthajit Pal, Chapal Kumar Das ICRACM 2013, Feb 18-21, 2013, International Centre, Goa Poster Presentation (2013)
  • Development of compatibilized styrene butadiene rubber hybrid nanocomposites containing different organoclays and carbon black by Asish Malas, Chapal Kumar Das ICRRM 2013, March 6-9, 2013, IIT Kharagpur Oral Presentation (2013)

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