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  • Prof Niranjan Karak

  • Professor
  • Tezpur University
Publications 1995 - 2024

Publications

  • 496
    Journal Articles
  • 42
    Book Chapter
  • 16
    Book
  • 156
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 6
    Review
  • 14
    Projects
  • 13
  • 6
  • 3
  • 200

Citations / H-Index

8876 Citations
49 h-index
8898 Citations

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Expertise

Applied Chemistry

Polymer science and technology Nanomaterials Nanocomposites

Personal Information

Prof Niranjan Karak

Male
Chemical Sciences Department Tezpur University Main Road, Napaam, Tezpur, Assam, India
Sonitpur, Assam, India - 784028


Experience

  • Professor

    Department of Chemical Sciences

    Tezpur University


Qualification

  • Ph.D

    IIT Kharagpur

  • M.Tech

    IIT Kharagpur

  • M.Sc

    IIT Kharagpur


Honours and Awards

2021

 Listed among the world scientists in AD Scientific Index

Alper-Doger Scientific Index

2021

 Professor M. Santappa Award in Polymer Science of the year 2020

Polymer Society of India

2020

 Listed in World ranking among top 2% scientists from India (rank 738 in the world (11th in India), top 0.91483823% in polymer)

Stanford University scientists

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2021

 Listed among the world scientists in AD Scientific Index

Alper-Doger Scientific Index

2021

 Professor M. Santappa Award in Polymer Science of the year 2020

Polymer Society of India

2020

 Listed in World ranking among top 2% scientists from India (rank 738 in the world (11th in India), top 0.91483823% in polymer)

Stanford University scientists

2020

 Certificate of Appreciation for excellent contributions in field of literacy

Rotary Club of Tezpur

2019

 Associate Editor

Journal of Renewable Materials, Tech Science Press, USA

2019

 Recognized as one of the top Indian authors (among 5) in ACS Omega

American Chemical Society

2018

 The Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Royal Society of Chemistry

2018

 Regular member of American Chemical Society

American Chemical Society

2018

 Certificate of Appreciation for excellent academic achievements on Silver Jubilee of Tezpur University

Tezpur University

2017

 Visitor’s award in research category

The President of India

2017

 Visitor’s award in research category

The President of India

2016

 Recognized as the most highly prolific author for ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering (top among Asian countries and 4th out of 5 in world)

American Chemical Society

2016

 Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Bronze medal

CRSI

2015

 4th Dr. S. S. Deshpande National Award

Holkar Government

2015

 9th Polymer Foundation Award for the year 2014

PSMPF

2014

 Material Research Society of India (MRSI) medal

MRSI

2013

 3rd National Award (one winner and one commendation) for Technology Innovation in Petrochemicals and Downstream Plastics Processing Industry

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India, 2013

2012

 Dr. Arvind Kumar Memorial Award

Indian Council of Chemists (ICC)

2012

 Dr. J.N. Baruah Memorial Science Award, in Chemical Science

Assam Science Society

2012

 RSC offers 12-month complimentary online RSC e-membership

Royal Society of Chemistry

2011

 Honoree member of SPE

Society of Plastics Engineers

2008

 Guest Researcher of Lebnitz Institute of Polymer Research, Germany

Lebnitz Institute of Polymer Research

2007

 Visiting Professor of Prof. J. W. Cho’s Laboratory, Department of Textile Engineering, Konkuk University, South Korea

Konkuk University, South Korea

2001

 Post-doctoral Fellow of Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2022

Bio-based Environmentally Benign Polyester Nanocomposites and their Potential Applications

Dr. Geeti Kaberi Dutta, Tezpur University

2021

Environmentally benign smart hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposites

Dr. Tuhin Ghosh, Tezpur University

2020

Renewable resources derived hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposites for multifaceted applications

Dr. Rajarshi Bayan, Tezpur University

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2022

Bio-based Environmentally Benign Polyester Nanocomposites and their Potential Applications

Dr. Geeti Kaberi Dutta, Tezpur University

2021

Environmentally benign smart hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposites

Dr. Tuhin Ghosh, Tezpur University

2020

Renewable resources derived hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposites for multifaceted applications

Dr. Rajarshi Bayan, Tezpur University

2020

Bio-based hyperbranched epoxy nanocomposites for multifaceted applications

Dr. Aditi Saikia, Tezpur University

2019

Starch modified hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposites with carbon based nanomaterial

Dr. Rituparna Duarah, Tezpur University

2019

Nanocomposites of bio-derived waterborne hyperbranched polyester and carbon-based nanomaterials

Dr. Deepshika Hazarika, Tezpur University

2016

Hyperbranched polyurethane/graphene nanocomposites and their potential applications

Dr. Suman Thakur, Tezpur University

2016

Environmentally benign hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposites and their applications

Dr. Satyabrat Gogoi, Tezpur University

2015

Biodegradable hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposites for biomedical applications

Dr. Beauty Das, Tezpur University

2015

Hyperbranched epoxy nanocomposites for biomedical applications

Dr. Shawat Barua, Tezpur University

2015

Development of tough hyperbranched epoxy nanocomposites

Dr. Bibekanada De, Tezpur University

2014

Vegetable oil based hyperbranched poly(ester-amide) nanocomposites

Dr. Sujata Pramanik, Tezpur University

2013

Polymer assisted nanomaterials immobilized biomolecules and their potential applications

Dr. Rocktotpal Konwarh, Tezpur University

2013

Hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposites as shape memory materials

Dr. Hemjyoti Kalita, Tezpur University

2012

Hyperbranched polyether based epoxy nanocomposites

Dr. Budhadev Roy, Tezpur University

2011

Development of polyester nanocomposites

Dr. Uday Konwar, Tezpur University

2011

Vegetable oil based epoxy nanocomposites and their applications

Dr. Gautam Das, Tezpur university

2010

Development of polyurethane nanocomposites

Dr. HareKrishna Deka, Tezpur university

2009

Development of Mesua ferrea L. seed oil based polyurethane resins

Dr. Suvanshu Dutta, Tezpur University

2008

Development of s-triazine based hyperbranched aromatic polyamines

Dr. Sibdas Singha Mahapatra, Tezpur University

2007

Synthesis, characterization and properties evaluation of hyperbranched polyethers

Dr. Jatismoy Borah, Tezpur University

2006

Development of polyester resins from Mesua ferrea L. seed oil

Dr. Nandini Dutta, Tezpur University

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2018

American Chemical Society

Regular

2012

Royal Society of Chemistry

e-membership for one year

2006

Society of Chemical Industry

Complimentary membership for one year

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2018

American Chemical Society

Regular

2012

Royal Society of Chemistry

e-membership for one year

2006

Society of Chemical Industry

Complimentary membership for one year

Alumina Association of IIT Kharagpur and Tezpur University

Life member

The Polymer Society of Indian

Life member

Assam Science Society

Life member

Materials Research Society of India

Life member

Oil Technologist’s Association of India

Life member

Indian Science Congress Association

Life member

Chemical Research Society of India

Life member

Asian Polymer Association

Life member

PSMPAF (founding member)

Life member

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Membership In Committees

2019

Research and Development, Tezpur University

Dean

2019

Management committee for TU Incubation Center

Member

2019

Tezpur university anti-ragging committee

Member

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2019

Research and Development, Tezpur University

Dean

2019

Management committee for TU Incubation Center

Member

2019

Tezpur university anti-ragging committee

Member

2019

UGC-CARE (Consortium for academic & research ethics) regional center for Eastern zone

Member

2019

Centre advisory committee for Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE), TU

Member

2019

Standing committee for accreditation and ranking of TU

Member

2019

Organizing committee of an International symposium on Sustainable Polymers & Launch of SPSI-North East Chapter, August 23-25, 2019, IIT Guwahati, India

Member

2018

Tezpur University Student Council election

Returning officer

2018

Silver Jubilee Celebration Committee of Tezpur University

Chief Coordinator

2018

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of Tezpur University

Member

2018

Organizing committee of an International Conference in Chemistry, OrganiX-2018, Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University, 20-21 December 2018.

Member

2018

National organizing committee of Fourth International Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, January 8 - 11, 2018

Member

2017

International Conference on Sophisticated Instruments in Modern Research (ICSIMR-2017), IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, 30th June-1st July 2017

Co-chairman

2017

20th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry (NSC 2017), Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University, 3-5th February 2017.

Member

2017

International conference on Nano for Energy and Water (NEW)-2017, USPT, Dehradun, February 22-24, 2017.

Member

2016

14th International Symposium on Bioplastics, Biocomposites & Biorefining, ISBBB-2016, Guelph University, Canada, May 31-3rd June, 2016.

Member

2015

National conference on Contemporary development in Chemical Sciences, Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University, 23rd-24th November 2015

Member

2014

20th Synposium on National Magnetic Resonance Society (NMRS-2014), Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University, 2nd-5th February 2014

Member

2014

International Scientific Committee of 13th International Symposium on Bioplastics, Biocomposites & Biorefining: Moving Towards a Sustainable Bioeconomy, Guelph, Canada, May 19 - 24, 2014.

Member

2013

DRL (DRDO), Tezpur

 Executive research council member

2012

11th Convocation of Tezpur University

Chief Coordinator

2011

Venue committee of 10th Convocation of Tezpur University

Coordinator

2011

National conference on ‘Chemistry, Chemical Technology and Society,’ Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University, 11-12 November 2011.

Convener

2011

National workshop on Emerging Trend in Nanochemistry, St. Anthony’s College, Shillong, 2011.

Advisory member

2010

Research Committee of Tezpur University

Member

2010

Departmental Research Committee of Chemical Sciences Department, Tezpur University

Chairman

2010

Departmental Purchase Committee of Chemical Sciences Department, Tezpur University

 Chairman

2010

INSPIRE program, 2010, Tezpur University

Member

2009

Academic Council, Tezpur University

Member

2009

Counseling for any academic problem of the students of Tezpur University

Member

2007

International Conference in Frontiers in Polymer Science and Technology-POLY-2007, Guwahati

Core committee member

2006

Modifying committee of syllabus of Polymer Science specialization in Applied Chemistry Course

Member

2006

Departmental doctoral committee (DRC) for different departments of Tezpur University

External member

2006

Organizing committee of Condensed Matter Days’06, Department of Physics, Tezpur University, Aug’ 29-31, 2006

Member

2004

Organizing committee of Intellectual property right-national workshop, Tezpur University November 2004

Member

1998

Organizing committee of National seminar on Polymer research in Academy, R & D organization and Industry, Kolkata, June 1998

Member

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Research Projects

Investigation on structure-property relationship for self-healing smart hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposite with antistatic and antimicrobial attributes

Funding Agency : DST-SERB

Development of water-borne hyperbranched polyesters and polyurethanes from bio-based resources and their nanocomposites

Funding Agency : CSIR

Development of graphene based conducting polymer nanocomposites for electrochemical energy storage applications

Funding Agency : SERB_DST

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Investigation on structure-property relationship for self-healing smart hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposite with antistatic and antimicrobial attributes

Funding Agency : DST-SERB

Development of water-borne hyperbranched polyesters and polyurethanes from bio-based resources and their nanocomposites

Funding Agency : CSIR

Development of graphene based conducting polymer nanocomposites for electrochemical energy storage applications

Funding Agency : SERB_DST

Polymer supported green silver nano particles: using plants of northeast India; studies on toxicity and anti-cancer property (Collaborative work with Visa Bharati University, Santiniketan)

Funding Agency : DBT

Hyperbranched epoxy nanohybrides immobilized Natural biocide for advanced marine coatings

Funding Agency : NRB

Development of multifunctional dendritic polymers for injectable bone tissue engineering (Collaborative work with IIT Kharagpur, additional 37.10 lakh)

Funding Agency : DBT

Studies on green polymeric nanocomposites for development of insect repellent formulations

Funding Agency : DRL

Magnetic nanoparticles decorated biodegradable polyurethanes/MWCNT nanocomposites as shape memory materials

Funding Agency : DST

Development of conducting polymer based nanocomposites for actuator, chemical and biosensor applications.

Funding Agency : DST

Development of epoxy clay nanocomposites

Funding Agency : DRDO

Development of thermosetting polymer/clay nanocomposites

Funding Agency : DST

Development of dendritic polymers for multipurpose polymer additives

Funding Agency : CSIR

Development of polymers from renewable resource, Nahar seed oil

Funding Agency : UGC

Investigation of low cost building materials for Assam type building

Funding Agency : TU/ UGC

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