Research & Consultancy

Current Research Areas in Materials Science and Engineering

  • • Rheology and Processing of Polymers
  • • Reactive Processing, Polymer Blends and Alloys
  • • Polymer Composites
  • • Polymer nanocomposites and nanomaterials
  • • Mixing and compounding, Microcellular Polymeric Foams
  • • Paints and Coatings
  • • Shear Thickening Fluids
  • • Body Armour
  • • Electromagnetic interference shielding materials
  • • Self healing composites
  • • Smart materials
  • • Polymers for biomedical applications and drug delivery
  • • Polymer synthesis
  • • Semiconducting polymers
  • • Aliphatic polyesters
  • • Catalysis
  • • Phase behaviour and fracture mechanics of polymer composites
  • • Blends and block copolymer based materials
  • • Polymer tribology
  • • Polymers for packaging applications
  • • Polymer recycling
  • • Controlled release of agrochemicals
  • • New synthetic routes for surface and interfacial engineering
  • • Controlled free radical polymerization techniques
  • • Anti-fouling and biocompatible polymers
  • • Rubber compounding and technology
  • • Sustainable additives
  • • Biodegradable polymeric materials
  • • Polymer brushes
  • • Electrohydrodynamic jetting
  • • Micro and nano structured materials
  • • Multi layered polymeric particles
  • • Crystallization Kinetics
  • • Development of lightweight alloys for structural, automobile and aerospace applications
  • • Porous materials
  • • Nanoscale mechanics and tribology of structural materials
  • • Advanced microscopy (electron microscopy and scanning probe microscopy)
  • • Surface and interface engineering
  • • Corrosion and material behaviour at liquid-solid interfaces

For further details regarding areas of research please visit faculty webpage.

Consultancy


Various consultancy projects are also carried out at DMSE. For details on consultancy project please contact or visit faculty web page.