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     Sanjay Kumar

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Chemical Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Prof. G. Harikrishnan
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2012 :: In progress
Address5/304 Zakir Hussain Hall of Residence, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurChemical Engineering2012
BEMaharshi Dayanand University, RohtakChemical Engineering2009
12Board of School Education Haryana, BhiwaniScience2004
10Board of School Education Haryana, BhiwaniGeneral2002

Research Areas
  • Polymer/nanoparticles Multicomponent System
  • Macroscopic Studies using Rheological tools
  • Microscopic Studies using SANS, SAXS and Dielectric Relaxation Spectroscopy

Teaching Experience
  • Advanced Heat Transfer(T) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India 2012 (1 terms)
  • Mass Transfer Laboratory(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India 2013-2015 (4 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • MHRD Institute Scholarship for Doctoral Studies from 2012 to 2016
  • MHRD fellowship for Postgraduate Studies for the year 2010 to 2012

Papers Published in Journals
  • Polymer concentration regulated aging in aqueous Laponite suspensions by Sanjay Kumar, Vinod K Aswal, G. Harikrishnan Rheologica Acta 55, 411-421 (2016)
  • Graphene oxide-Laponite hybrid from highly stable aqueous dispersion by Devesh K. Chouhan, T. Umasankar Patro, G. Harikrishnan, Sanjay Kumar, b , Siddharth Gupta, G. Sudheer Kumar, Hagai Cohen, H. Daniel Wagner Applied Clay Science xxx (2016)
  • Structure-reinforcement correlation and chain dynamics in graphene oxide and Laponite-filled epoxy nanocomposites by Devesh K. Chouhan, Sangram K. Rath, Arvind Kumar, P. S. Alegaonkar, Sanjay Kumar, G. Harikrishnan, T. Umasankar Patro Journal of Materials Science 50, 7458-7472 (2015)
  • Foam Stability and Polymer Phase Morphology of Flexible Polyurethane Foams Synthesized from Castor Oil by Chandan Sharma, Sanjay Kumar, A. Raman Unni, Vinod K. Aswal, Sangram K. Rath and G. Harikrishnan Journal of Applied Polymer Science 131, 8420-8427 (2014)
  • Multi-walled CNT-induced phase behaviour of poly(vinylidene fluoride) and its electro-mechanical properties by Sangram K. Rath, Sachin Dubey, G. Sudheer Kumar, Sanjay Kumar, A. K. Patra, J. Bahadur, A. K. Singh, G. Harikrishnan, T. Umasankar Patro Journal of Materials Science 49, 103-113 (2014)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Colloidal sub-regimes of Polyvinyl alcohol-aqueous Laponite Suspensions by Sanjay Kumar, Vinod K Aswal, G. Harikrishnan 5the International Colloids Conference, Amsterdam June 21-24 (2015)
  • Polyethylene oxide Adsorption to Graphene Oxide Surface Probed by SANS by Sanjay Kumar, V. K. Aswal and G. Harikrishnan 5th Conference on Neutron Scattering, BARC Mumbai. February 2 - 4 (2015)
  • Neutron Scattering as a Tool for Probing Phase Morphology of Castor oil based Polyurethane foams by Chandan Sharma, Sanjay Kumar, A. RamanUnni, Vinod K. Aswal and G Harikrishnan International Symposium on Neutron Scattering, BARC, Mumbai January 14-17 (2013)

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