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     Sangita Singh

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Rubber Technology Center
Supervisor(s)  Prof. T.K.Chaki and Dr. Nikhil K. Singha
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2011 :: In progress
AddressRoom no-205, Block-NA, Vikram Sarabhai Residential Complex, IIT Kharagpur.
Phone03222 281613
Emailsangita.singh@rtc.iitkgp.ernet.in
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
10W.B.S.E.Phy Sc, Lf Sc, Maths, Hin, Eng, His, Geo1999
12W.B.C.H.S.E.Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology2001
B.Sc.V.B.University, Hazaribagh.Chemistry (Hons.)2004
M.Sc.Ranchi UniversityOrganic Chemistry2007

Research Areas
  • EPDM nanocomposite for thermal insulation of rocket motor. (Sponsored by ISRO)

Awards
  • Best speaker (Oral presentation) award at International Elastomer Conferenc organised by Rubber Division, American Chemical Society (ACS) from Oct. 7-10, 2013 at Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
  • Dr. Santinath Ghosh Memorial Award for best oral presentation in Poly 2012, organized by North Bengal University and Siliguri Institute of Technology, Darjeeling, 2-4 November ,2012.
  • Best poster award at Polymer Science and Technology, Design and Structure, Baroda, Gujrat
  • Best poster award at Rubber Technology Center in Research Scholars Day 2012.
  • Best presentation award at Rubber Technology Center in Research Scholars Day 2013

Experience
  • Two and half years of research experience at IIT Kharagpur and additional two years at R and D Tata Steel Ltd Jamshedpur
  • Experience in compounding and processing of rubber/polymer nanocomposites for thermal insulation or high temperature applications
  • Knowledge in physico-mechanical testing, thermal testing, and characterization of materials etc.
  • Experience in coating technologies using Hot Dip Galvanization technique for steel tubes.
  • Experience in Testing and Analysis of Coal by Proximate and Ultimate analysis. GCV, NCV etc

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Senior Research Fellowship

Papers Published in Journals
  • Carbon nanofiber composite with EPDM and polyimide for high temperature insulation by Sangita Singh, P K guchhait, N K Singha, T K Chaki Rubber Chemistry and Technology Under review (2014)
  • Different Nanofillers based Polyimide filled EPDM Compound for High Temperature Insulation, Structure and Property by Sangita Singh, P K guchhait, N K Singha, T K Chaki American Journal of Macromolecular Science Accepted doi - 10-7726-2013. (2014)
  • Polyimide filled EPDM nanocomposite by Sangita Singh, P K guchhait, N K Singha, T K Chaki Indian Patent Appl. No. 760/KOL/2013 dated 26.06.2013 - (2013)
  • Development of novel light rocket motor insulation compound formulation based on polyimide-nanosilica filled EPDM-BIIR by P K Guchhait, Sangita Singh, N K Singha, T K Chaki Indian Patent Appl. No. 974/KOL/2013 dated 23.08.2013 - (2013)
  • Development of polyimide nanosilica filled EPDM based light rocket motor insulator compound Influence of polyimide nanosilica loading on thermal, ablation, and mechanical properties. by Sangita Singh, P K Guchhait, G G Bandhopadhyay, T K Chaki Composites Part A 44 (2013) 8-15 (2012)
  • Study on the effect of Nanosilica particles on morphology, thermo-mechanical and electrical properties of liquid polysulfide modified epoxy hybrid nanocomposites. by P K Guchhait, S Bhandari, Sangita Singh, M Rahaman International Journal of Plastic Technology 15(2) 150-162 (2011)
  • Flux for one step hot dip tube coating in Zn-Al alloy bath by Y.Raghupati, Sangita Singh, M. Dutta Indian Patent Appl. No. 602/KOL/2010 dated 02.06.2010 - (2010)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Development of High Temperature Insulation Compound based on EPDM/Polyimide/Carbon Nanofiber Composite by Sangita Singh, P K guchhait, N K Singha, T K Chaki International Elastomer Conference, Rubber Division, American Chemical Society (ACS) from Oct. 8-10, 2013 at Cleveland, Ohio, USA. - (2013)
  • Polyimide and Nanosilica filled EPDM Nanocomposite for Rocket Motor Thermal Insulation Application Morphology and Thermophysical Properties by Sangita Singh, P K Guchhait, N K singha, T K Chaki POLY_2012 at North Bengal University/ Siligudi Institute of Technology, Darjeeling. 2-4 Nov. 2012 (2012)
  • Studies on Elastomeric Nanocomposites for Solid Rocket Motor Insulation Applications by Sangita Singh, P K Guchhait, G G Bandhopadhyay, T K Chaki Space Transportation System Opportunities and Challenges at VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram 16-18Dec. 2011 (2011)
  • Nanocomposites based on Carbon nano fiber and Polyimide with special reference to Grafting of EPDM onto it for Space Applications by Sangita Singh, P K Guchhait, T K Chaki Polymer Science and Technology Design and Structure, (PSNDS-2011) Baroda, Gujarat Dec. 16-17, 2011 (2011)
  • Morphology, Thermal and mechanical Properties of a Novel Insulation Compound based on Polyimide Filled Nanocomposite for Space Applicatons. by Sangita Singh, P K Guchhait, T K Chaki Advances in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology (APSRT), IIT Kharagpur, March 3-5, 2011 (2011)
  • Ablative polyimide based EPDM nanocomposites by Sangita Singh, P K guchhait, T K Chaki International Conference and Expo on Recent Advances in Polymer and Rubber Science and Technology Jan 22-24, 2014,University of Calcutta. (2014)

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