Das?s research focuses on nantotechnology innovations for future energy, electronics, food packaging, different rubber products including tire, cable etc. His interdisciplinary research program integrates nanomaterials synthesis including carbon nanotubes, nanowires, nanoparticles etc., characterization, processing and applications. His recent research activities include synthesizing nanocomposites, thermoplastics elastomers and fabricating flexible sensors, transistors. He is also working on conductive polymer nanocomposites, rheology/morphology and phase behavior of polymer blends, and developing novel techniques in-situ small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) and neutron scattering (SANS) on polymer/nanomaterials/protein/virous, etc.
. Dr. Das has published more than 110 papers in international referred journals, 45 conference papers and 03 books on nanomaterials and their nanocomposites. He has guided 6 PhD students and 11 Master students. Currently 12 PhD students, 2 M.Tech students are working in his group.
Few technological major areas are
-Development of new generation tire compounds.
-Nanocomposites for food packaging, radiation absoring, sensors, membrane, medical and energy storage applications.
-Synthesis of self-assembly block copolymers, conductive polymers, polymer electrolytes, etc.
-Smart textile materials for microwave/X-ray absorbing and defense/space application.
-Polymer nanocomposites for medical applications.
-Development of ultra heat resistance conveyor belts compounds including its joint life improvement.
-Recycle waste rubber: extration of oil and carbon black.
-Radiation crosslinked transparent TPE/TPV for flexible EMI shielding applications in automative and areospace applications.
A Multifunctional Smart Textile Derived from Merino Wool/Nylon Polymer Nanocomposites as Next Generation Microwave Absorber and Soft Touch Sensor by Ghosh S., Nitin B. , Remanan S. , Bhattacharjee Y. , Ghorai A. , Dey T. , Das T. K., Das N. C. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12 17901-17908 (2020)
Micro-computed tomography enhanced cross-linked carboxylated acrylonitrile butadiene rubber with the decoration of new generation conductive carbon black for high strain tolerant electromagnetic wave absorber by Ghosh S., Ganguly S. , Maruthi A. , Jana S. , Remanan S. , Das P. , Das T. K., Das S. K., Das N. C. Materials Today Communications' 24 100989- (2020)
An Approach to Prepare MoS2 Nanosheets Decorated PVDF Sponge for Oil/Water Separation and Antibacterial Applications by Reman S., Padmavathy N. , Rabiya R. , Ghosh S. , Das T. K., Bose S. , Sen R. , Das N. C. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research in press - (2020)
Electrodeposited Cu2O Nanopetal Architecture as a Superhydrophobic and Antibacterial Surface by Subhadarshini S., Singh R. , Goswami D. K., Das A. K., Das N. C. Langmuir 35 17166-17176 (2019)
Carbon Dot Crosslinked Gelatin Nanocomposite Hydrogel for pH Sensing and pH-Responsive Drug Delivery by Bhattacharyya S. K., Dule M. , Paul R. , Dash J. , Anas M. , Mandal T. M., Das P. , Das N. C., Banerjee S. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 6 5662-5674 (2020)
Physico-mechanical, rheological and gas barrier properties of organoclay and inorganic phyllosilicate reinforced thermoplastic films by Ghosh S. K., Das T. K., Ghosh . , Ganguly S. , Nath . , Das N. C. Journal Applied Polymer Science 138 49735- (2020)
Green Synthesis and Characterization of Biocompatible Multi-color Luminescent Carbon Dots for Bioimaging and/or Sensing Applications MHRD-STARS
Invention of Smart Process Technology for Production of Valuable Products including Oil and Carbon Black from Waste Tire (IMPRINT-2) Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
Radiation Processable Hybrid Polymer Nanocomposites Multilayer Films for Food Packaging Materials BRNS, DAE, MUMBAI
Surface Engineering of Textiles and Soft/Hard Substrates by Impregnation of Metallic Nano-particles Decorated Graphene - An Economical Method to Combat Covid-19 Pandemic SRIC, IIT KHARAGPUR
Functional Polymers Via Ultrasound Assisted Polymerization; A Green Technology Apex Committee of SPARC
Area of Research: Continuum Mechanics
Area of Research: Polymer nanocomposites for flexible electronics
Area of Research: Conductive polymer nanocomposites
Tushar Kanti Das
Area of Research: Polymer nanocomposites in advanced applications
Area of Research: Smart textile
Area of Research: Synthesis and applications of new polymers
Swarup Krishna Bhattacharyya
Area of Research: Nanomaterials and nanocomposites
Suman Kumar Ghosh
Area of Research: Polymer nanocomposites for food packaging
Area of Research: Polymer nanocomposites
Area of Research: Nanomaterials and senosrs
Area of Research: Waste rubber recycle
Area of Research: Polymeric nanocomposites
Area of Research: Elastomeric conductive hybrid hydrogel
Titto Sunil John
Area of Research: Carbon based nanomaterials and sensors
Area of Research: Rubber nanocomposites and sensors