Synthesis of polymers, structure-property correlation in polymers, rheology and processing of polymers, functional and smart elastomeric materials, polymer matrix composites, tribology and mechanical behaviour of polymers, 3D printing of functional elastomeric/polymeric materials, membranes for various applications, antifouling and antibiofouling materials and membranes, redox polymers, materials for energy storage, separation and purification, organic-inorganic hybrid materials, catalytic materials and nanomaterials for catalysis and environmental applications, 2D materials, graphene, Covalent organic frameworks, biodegradable materials, organically modified mesoporous silica nanoparticles, surface engineering using controlled radical polymerization techniques, computer simulations of polymers, biomolecules and polymer-based nanomaterials
AK Ghosh, Josemon Jacob, Bhabani K Satapathy, Sampa Saha, Leena Nebhani, Bijay P Tripathi, Shib Shankar Banerjee, Divya Nayar
Structure-property correlation in advanced materials, Fracture and Fatigue,Indentation, nano-scale friction and wear, Material characterization using advanced microscopy, phase transformations, solid-state diffusion controlled reactions, Synthesis and characterization of Metal matrix composites, Light metals and alloys, 3D printed metals and alloys, Auxetic materials, Bulk metallic glasses and composites, functionally graded materials, nanomaterials, Advanced ceramics, high entropy alloys, materials for extreme environments, thermal barrier coatings, alloy processing and properties, refractory metals and compounds, aluminide bond coats.
Rajesh Prasad, Jayant Jain, Nitya Nand Gosvami, Suresh Neelakantan, Lakshmi Narayan Ramasubramanian, Sangeeta Santra, N. M. Anoop Krishnan, Ayan Bhowmik
First-principles based materials design, micromagnetic simulations, computational materials chemistry, molecular modeling and simulations of soft materials (self-assemblies, (bio)polymers, nanomaterials), machine learning for materials informatics.
Divya Nayar, Dibyajyoti Ghosh, Suryanarayana Vikrant Karra, Nirat Ray
Semiconductor nanostructures and device applications, magnetic nanowires and magnetic tunnel junctions for spintronics device applications, MEMS/NEMS devices, solar cell, organic electronics Thermoelectric materials, materials for energy harvesting
Nirat Ray, Ankur Goswami, Rajesh Sharma, Krishna Balasubramanian