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Former Ph.D Students



Former Ph.D Students
vidhi Arup Saha Deuri Studies on ageing of rubber vulcanizates with special reference to rocket    insulator compound, 1987

General Manager ( R & D); Bal Krishna Tyres ( BKT), India

Tapan K. Bhaumik
Processability and mechanical properties of blends of ethylene propylene  diene terpolymer and bromobutyl rubber, 1988

Head (Technical), Cooper Standards, India

vidhi Namita Roy Choudhury Studies on thermoplastic elastomeric natural rubber-polyethylene blends  with reference to interaction between components, 1989

Dean (Research Education),

Research Professor, University of Southern Australia, Australia

Chanchal Neogi Mechanical properties of carbon black filled rubber vulcanizates at high  temperature and under swollen conditions, 1990

General Manager( QA), Thai Carbon, Thailand

vidhi Susmita Bhattacharyya Hydrogenated and hydrofornylated nitrile rubbers : preparation,  characterization and degradation, 1991

Founder and Managing Director, Pushan Renewable Energy, India

vidhi Achintya K. Sen Grafting and crosslinking of polyethylene, ethylene-propylene rubbers and their blends, 1991

General Manager BU. Masterbatches, Clariant Chemicals India

vidhi Amalendu Sarkar Deformation and fracture of rubber to rubber joints, 1991

Vice President  ( Materials Technology), QURE MEDICAL, USA

vidhi Nalini R. Kumar Melt processability of gum and filled elastomers with reference to the  band formation behaviour, 1992

Vice President (R&D and QA), Polyhose India (Rubber) Pvt. Ltd,


vidhi P. Thavamani Development of tank track pad compounds and studies on their wear resistance, 1993

SABIC, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

vidhi Swapan Kole Studies of silicone rubber-EPDM blends, 1994

Data not Available

vidhi Arup K. Chandra Influence of metal organic promoters on the properties of steel cord skim  compound with special reference to adhesion, 1996

Head(Global Raw Materials & Compound Development), Apollo Tyres

vidhi Kamal K. Kar Medium and high strain hysteresis loss behavior of filled natural rubber  and styrene butadiene rubber vulcanizates, 1998

Umang Gupta Chair Professor, IIT Kanpur, India

vidhi Mousumi DeSarkar Thermoplastic elastomeric hydrogenated styrene-butadiene rubber and its  blends with polyethylene: preparation, characterization and properties,  1998


vidhi Abhijit Jha Heat and oil resistant novel thermoplastic elastomers from nylon-6 and  acrylate rubber reactive blends, 1999

Founder, Flow Management Consulting, India

vidhi Indranil Banik Electron beam modification of fluorocarbon elastomer, 1999

Pepsico-Fritolay, USA

vidhi Papiya Sen Surface and bulk properties of electron beam modified EPDM rubber, 1999

Data not Available

vidhi Subiman Ghosh Influence of block molecular weight on the properties of polyether amide  block copolymer, 2000

Manager R&D,
Dorf Ketal Chemicals (I) Pvt. Ltd, India

vidhi Santanu Chattopadhyay Development and properties of electron beam modified thermoplastic  elastomeric polyolefin blends, 2001

Associate Professor, IIT Kharagpur, India

vidhi Amit Naskar Studis on thermoplastic elastomer and melt processable rubber based on  ground rubber tyre (GRT) and surface modified GRT, 2001

Group Leader, Carbon & Composites Group
Materials Science & Technology Division,
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

vidhi Bhuwneesh Kumar Processability of brominated isobutylene p-methyl styrene polymer, 2002

Technical Program Manager, SABIC Innovative Plastics, USA

vidhi M. Abdul Kader Novel binary and ternary blends from fluorocarbon rubber, acrylic rubber  and acrylate plastics, 2002

Principal Scientist

ARSTPS-Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology(CIPET), India

vidhi Rajeev R.S. Short melamine fiber filled rubber composites, 2003


Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO, India

vidhi Sudip Ray Influence of untreated and novel surface modified silica and clay fillers on  the morphology and physical properties of ethylene octene copolymer,  2003

Senior Research Fellow University of Auckland, New Zealand

vidhi A.M. Shanmugharaj Electron beam modification of dual phase filler-surface characteristics and  its influence on morphology and properties of SBR vulcanizates, 2003

Assistant Professor,
Kyung Hee University,

South Korea

vidhi S. Anandhan Studies on thermoplastic elastomer blends of nitrile rubber/waste nitrile rubber/polystyrene co-acrylonitrile and nitrile rubber/waste computer  plastics, 2003

Associate Professor, NIT Karnataka, India

vidhi Susmita Sadhu Preparation, structure and properties of rubber based nanocomposites,  2004

Assistant Professor,

University of Delhi, India

vidhi Abhijit Bandyopadhyay Polymer/in-situ silica hybrid nanocomposites by sol-gel techniques: synthesis, characterization and properties, 2005

Assistant Professor,

University of Calcutta, India

vidhi V. Vijayabaskar Electron beam crosslinking of nitrile rubber with special reference to mixed  crosslinking system, 2005

Chief Manager,

Balmer Lawrie & Co ., India

vidhi Rajatendu Sengupta Electron beam and nanofiller modification of polyamide 6,6, 2006

Data not available

vidhi Madhuchhanda Maiti Fluroelastomer-Layered Silicate Nanocomposites : Preparational,  Characterization and Properties, 2007

Enterprise Elastomer Lead, ATIC, John Deere, Pune, Maharashtra, India

vidhi Samik Gupta Preparation and Properties of Novel Poly (Phenylene Ether) Based  Thermoplastic Elastomers, 2008


SABIC, India

vidhi Anirban Ganguly Preparation and Properties of Thermoplastic Elastomer-Clay  Nanocomposites from Unmodified and Chemically Modified  Poly[styrene- (ethylene-co-butylene)-styrene] Triblock Copolymer, 2008

Lead Scientist, SABIC, India

vidhi Haimanti Datta Synthesis and Properties of Polyacrylates and Their Nanocomposites by  Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization, 2008

Scientist, SABIC, India


Jinu Jacob George

Preparation, Characterization and Properties of Ethylene Vinyl Acetate
Nanocomposites Based On Carbon Nanofillers, 2009.

Asst. Professor, Department of Polymer Science and Rubber Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Cochin.India

vidhi Anjan Biswas Chemical Modification of Metallocene Based Polyolefinic Elastomers, 2009.

Associate Professor, Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology, India

vidhi Suman Mitra Nanogels and Nanocomposite Gels: Preparation, Characterization and Their Effect on the Properties of Virgin Elastomers, 2010.

Manager, Asian Paints Ltd., India

vidhi K. Dinesh Kumar Influence of Tackifiers and Nanoclays on Autohesive Tack of Brominated Isobutyleneco‐p‐methylstyrene Elastomer, 2010.

Assistant Professor, IIT Patna, India

vidhi Mithun Bhattacharya Structure‐Property Relationships of Elastomer Nanocomposites with Particular Reference to Wear Resistant Applications, 2010.

Scientist, Greene, Tweed & Co, USA

vidhi Ganesh C. Basak Adhesion improvement of vulcanized ethylene propylene diene polymethylene rubber: effect of surface modifications and compounding ingredients, 2012

Manager, Raychem RPG Pvt. Ltd. Vadodara, India

vidhi Anusuya Choudhury Hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber nanocomposites: preparation and properties with special reference to thermal stability, 2012

Kokoku Intech Co., Ltd. Japan

vidhi Pradip K. Maji Synthesis, characterization and properties of novel polyurethanes from hyperbranched polyol and their nanocomposites, 2012

Assistant Professor, IIT Roorkee, India

vidhi Nabarun Roy Synthesis, characterization and properties of crosslinked liquid silicone rubber based nanocomposites with fibrous nanofillers, 2013

Engineer, Kokoku Intech, Japan

vidhi Titash Mondal Synthesis and characterization of functionalized expanded graphite and graphene, 2015

Advanced Scientist, Momentive, Bangalore


Nibedita Kasyapi


Synthesis, characterization and properties of nanolamellar lactone-based triblocks and their bionanocomposites, 2016

Scientist, IRMRA, Mumbai
titash Shib Shankar Banerjee

Development and properties of novel nanostructured thermoplastic elastomeric blends based on fluoroelastomer, 2016

Post-Doctoral Researcher, IPF Dresden, Germany
Preetom Sarkar






Beta-Myrcene based sustainable elastomers by a green approach: Synthesis, Characterization, and Properties, 2018

Senior Research Officer,

Indian Oil Corporation Limited R&D Centre, India

Tuhin Saha


Study on the improvement of heat resistance and mechanical strength of polyacrylicester elastomer, 2019 

Manager at CEAT Tyres Limited, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

preetom Subhabrata Saha



Nanocomposites, Smart Thermoplastic Elastomers


Postdoctoral Researcher,

Jeonbuk National University, South Korea

Pranabesh Sahu


Sustainable polymers from renewable resources: Synthesis, characterization and structure-property relationship


Posdoctoral Researcher,

Gyeongsang National University, South Korea



Dr. Debabarata Nandi
Research area:  Modified Graphene: Structure, Properties, and Applications.

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Calcutta, India

UNISA Fellow, UNISA, South Africa

Leibniz Fellow, IPF Dresden, Germany

Dr. Titash Mondal

Research Area: Mainly focused on developing energy-efficient tire using NextGen filler material. Was instrumental in working in consortium mode with two Industrial giants like Birla Carbon and J K Tyre.

Ph.D.: Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India


Dr. Moumita Kotal

Research Area: Polymer grafted graphene nanocomposites, Modified carbon nanomaterials by covalent functionalization technique for energy applications, especially in supercapacitors.

Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India

Dr. Bandana Talukdar

Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India

Research Area: Elastomer Chemistry; Rubber

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