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PROFESSOR ANIL K. BHOWMICK

INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR POLYMERS AND SOFT MATTER
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL AND BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING
THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, HOUSTON, TX 77204-4004, USA,
Phone no: 713-743-9241

E-mail : akbhowmick@uh.edu anilbhowmick@gmail.com

(FORMER PROFESSOR OF EMINENCE & INAE CHAIR PROFESSOR)

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, KHARAGPUR – 721302, INDIA

(FOUNDER DIRECTOR)

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

PATNA-800013, INDIA

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Education

Ph. D, IIT Kharagpur

Honors and Awards

Chemistry of Thermoplastic Elastomers Award by the Rubber Division, American Chemical Society (2002); First Asian to receive this award.

Commonwealth Award by the Association of Commonwealth Universities, UK (1990)

George Stafford Whitby Award from the Rubber Division, American Chemical Society (1997); First Asian to receive this award.

JSPS Award by the Japan Society of Promotion of Science (1991)

K. M. Philip Gold Medal Award by All India Rubber Industries Association (2001)

Khwarizmi International Award for Science, Iranian Science Society, Iran (2001)

MRF Award by the Indian Rubber Manufacturer's Research Association (1990)

NOCIL Award by IRMRA-NOCIL (1995)

Stanton-Redcroft-Itas Award by the Indian Thermal Analysis Society (1989)

Best paper award from the Rubber Division, ACS, USA (2004)

Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering

Fellow of Indian National Science Academy

Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology

Professor of Eminence, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (2009)

TRiLA Academician of the Year award by Tyre Times (2016)

Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) Chair Professor (2017)

Distinguished Visitor Award, The University of  Auckland, New Zealand (2019)

Fred E. Schwab International Education Award, Society of Plastics Engineers, USA (2019)

Distinguished Alumnus Award, IIT Kharagpur, 2019

Research Interest

  • Polymer Nanocomposites and Nanomaterials
  • Thermoplastic Elastomers and Polymer blends
  • New Polymer from Renewable Sources
  • Polymer modification
  • Rubber Technology
  • Failure and Degradation of Rubbers
  • Adhesion and Adhesives
  • Waste Rubber Recycling

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