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     Manoj Patowary

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Advanced Technology Development Center
Supervisor(s)  Prof. K. Pathak
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2011 :: Completed in 2016
AddressB-202, JCB Hall, IIT Kharagpur
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.Gauhati University, Assam, IndiaChemistry2010
B.Sc.Arya Vidyapeeth College, Assam, IndiaChemistry2008
DiplomaGauhati Medical College, Assam, IndiaPharmacy2005

Research Areas
  • Superhydrophobic material synthesis
  • Oil spill clean-ups

  • Knowledge of computer systems
  • Comfortable with search engine like SCIFINDER and SCOPUS
  • Expertise in operating instruments such as UV-Visible spectrophotometer and Goniometer
  • Conversant with the synthesis and characterization of Superhydrophobic materials
  • Skilled in interpreting spectroscopic and microscopic data like XRD, FT-IR, UV-Vis, TEM, SEM, AFM

  • Qualified GATE (Chemistry) 2010

  • Working as JRF and SRF at Dept. of Mining Engineering, IIT Kharagpur

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • MoES sponsored Junior Research Fellowship from March 4, 2011 to March 3, 2013
  • MoES sponsored Senior Research Fellowship from March 4, 2013 to July 31, 2013
  • Institute Research Fellowship (MHRD) from August 2013-2016, IIT Kharagpur

Papers Published in Journals
  • Chemical modification of hygroscopic magnesium carbonate intosuperhydrophobic and oleophilic sorbent suitable for removal of oilspill in water by Manoj Patowary, Rajakumar Ananthakrishnan, Khanindra Pathak Applied Surface Science 320, 294-300 (2014)
  • Superhydrophobic and oleophilic barium sulfate material for oil spill clean-ups Fabrication of surface modified sorbent by a one-step interaction approach by Manoj Patowary, Rajakumar Ananthakrishnan, Khanindra Pathak Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 2, 2078-2084 (2014)
  • A facile preparation of superhydrophobic and oleophilic precipitated calcium carbonate sorbent powder for oil spill clean-ups from water and land surfaces by Manoj Patowary, Khanindra Pathak, Rajakumar Ananthakrishnan, RSC Advances 5, 79852-79859 (2015)
  • Robust superhydrophobic and oleophilic silk fibers for selective removal of oil from water surfaces by Manoj Patowary, Khanindra Pathak, Rajakumar Ananthakrishnan RSC Advances 6, 73660-73667 (2016)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Effectiveness of amine as demulsifier in crude oil emulsion treatment by Manoj Patowary,Khanindra Pathak, Rajakumar Ananthakrishnan Geominetech The Indian Mineral Industry Journal 2, 123-124 (2013)

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