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)
Selective distribution of conductive carbonaceous inclusion in thermoplastic elastomer: A wet chemical approach of promoting dual percolation and inhibiting radiation pollution in X-band by Ghosh S. K., Das T. K., Ghosh S. , Remanan S. , Nath K. , Das P. , Das N. C. Composites Science and Technology 210 108800- (2021)
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)
Training and Skill Development and its Evaluation for IRI Members Indian Rubber Institute (IRI)
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)
Formation of Double Network Structure (DNS) in Elastomer with Improved Mechanical and Dynamic Mechanical Properties Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
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: 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
Area of Research: Hydrogel and its applications
Area of Research: Rubber nanocomposites and sensors
Area of Research: Carbon dot and sensors