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  • Prof Niranjan Karak

  • Dean
  • Tezpur University
Publications 1996 - 2024

Publications

  • 262
    Journal Articles
  • 32
    Book Chapter
  • 2
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 6
    Book
  • 5
    Review
  • 12
    Projects
  • 12
  • 6
  • 3
  • 198

Citations / H-Index

8887 Citations
49 h-index
8917 Citations

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Expertise

Materials Science Multidisciplinary

Polymer Nanocomposites, Bio-based polymers, Nanomaterials, Hyperbranched Polymer, Multifunctional Polymeric Additive, Polymers from Natural Resource, Rubber Compounding

Personal Information

Prof Niranjan Karak

Male
Advanced Polymer and Nanomaterial Laboratory Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University, Napaam
Sonitpur, Assam, India - 784028


Experience

  • Dean

    Tezpur University

  • Professor

    Department of Chemical Sciences

    Tezpur University

  • Head

    Sophisticated Analytical Instrumentation Center

    Tezpur University

  • Head

    Department of Chemical Sciences

    Tezpur University

  • Associate Professor

    Department of Chemical Sciences

    Tezpur University

  • Assistant Professor

    Department of Chemical Sciences

    Tezpur University

  • Senior Research Fellow

    Materials Science Centre

    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur


Qualification

  • Ph.D (Polymer Science and Technolgy)

    Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

  • MTech

    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

  • MSc

    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

  • BSc (H)

    Midnapore College

  • HS

    Midnapore College


Honours and Awards

2022

Listed among the world scientists in AD Scientific Index (Alper-Doger)

AD Scientific Index (Alper-Doger)

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 by Stanford University scientists

Stanford University scientists

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2022

Listed among the world scientists in AD Scientific Index (Alper-Doger)

AD Scientific Index (Alper-Doger)

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 by Stanford University scientists

Stanford University scientists

2019

Associate Editor, Journal of Renewable Materials, Tech Science Press, USA,

Journal of Renewable Materials

2019

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

ACS Omega

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 by Tezpur University),

Tezpur University

2017

Visitor Award in research category

The President of India

2016

Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Bronze medal

CRSI

2016

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

American Chemical Society

2015

4th Dr. S. S. Deshpande National Award

Holkar Government (Model, autonomous) Science College- Indore

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

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

2008

Guest Researcher of Leibnitz Institute of Polymer Research, Dresden, Germany

Leibnitz Institute of Polymer Research

2007

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

Konkuk University

2001

Post-doctoral Fellow of Korean Advanced Institute of South Koreacience and Technology

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

Bio-based hyperbranched epoxy nanocomposites for multifaceted applications

Dr. Aditi Saikia, Tezpur University

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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

Bio-based hyperbranched epoxy nanocomposites for multifaceted applications

Dr. Aditi Saikia, Tezpur University

2020

Renewable resources derived hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposites for multifaceted applications

Dr. Rajarshi Bayan, Tezpur University

2019

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

Dr. Deepshika Hazarika, Tezpur University

2019

Starch modified hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposites with carbon based nanomaterial

Dr. Rituparna Duarah, Tezpur University

2016

Environmentally benign hyperbranched polyEnvironmentally benign hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposites and their applicationsurethane nanocomposites and their applications

Dr. Satyabrat Gogoi, Tezpur University

2016

Hyperbranched polyurethane/graphene nanocomposites and their potential applications

Dr. Suman Thakur, Tezpur University

2015

Development of tough hyperbranched epoxy nanocomposites

Dr. Bibekanada De, Tezpur University

2015

Hyperbranched epoxy nanocomposites for biomedical applications

Dr. Shawat Barua, Tezpur University

2015

Biodegradable hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposites for biomedical applications

Dr. Beauty Das, Tezpur University

2014

Vegetable oil based hyperbranched poly(ester-amide) nanocomposites

Dr. Sujata Pramanik, Tezpur University

2013

Hyperbranched polyurethane nanocomposites as shape memory materials

Dr. Hemjyoti Kalita, Tezpur University

2013

Polymer assisted nanomaterials immobilized biomolecules and their potential applications

Dr. Rocktotpal Konwarh, Tezpur University

2012

Hyperbranched polyether based epoxy nanocomposites

Dr. Budhadev Roy, Tezpur University

2011

Vegetable oil based epoxy nanocomposites and their applications

Dr. Gautam Das, Tezpur University

2011

Development of polyester nanocomposites

Dr. Uday Konwar, 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. Jyotismoy 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

The Polymer Society of Indian

Life Member

Assam Science Society

Life Member

Materials Research Society of India

Life Member

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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

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Membership In Committees

2022

Deans’ Committee

Member, Dean R & D

2022

Standing committee for accreditation and ranking of TU

Member

2021

Central Management system of SAIC

Chairperson

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2022

Deans’ Committee

Member, Dean R & D

2022

Standing committee for accreditation and ranking of TU

Member

2021

Central Management system of SAIC

Chairperson

2021

Faculty financial assistance for attending seminar, conference, etc.

Member

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Research Projects

Self healing and self-cleaning epoxy thermosetting nanocomposites

Funding Agency : DRDO

DEVELOPMENT OF WATER-BORNE HYPERBRANCHED POLYESTERS AND POLYURETHANES FROM BIO-BASED RESOURCES AND THEIR NANOCOMPOSITES

Funding Agency : CSIR

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

Funding Agency : DST-SERB

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Self healing and self-cleaning epoxy thermosetting nanocomposites

Funding Agency : DRDO

DEVELOPMENT OF WATER-BORNE HYPERBRANCHED POLYESTERS AND POLYURETHANES FROM BIO-BASED RESOURCES AND THEIR NANOCOMPOSITES

Funding Agency : CSIR

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

Funding Agency : DST-SERB

Polymer supported green silver nano particles: using plants of northeast India; studies on toxicity and anti-cancer property

Funding Agency : DBT

Development of multifunctional dendritic polymers for injectable bone tissue engineering

Funding Agency : DBT

Hyperbranched epoxy nanohybrides immobilized Natural biocide for advanced marine coatings

Funding Agency : NRB-DRDO

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 thermosetting polymer/clay nanocomposites

Funding Agency : DST

Development of epoxy clay nanocomposites

Funding Agency : DRDO

Development of polymers from renewable resource, Nahar seed oil

Funding Agency : UGC

Development of dendritic polymers for multipurpose polymer additives

Funding Agency : CSIR

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