Carbon-Based Nanofillers and their Rubber Nanocomposites: Fundamentals and Applications provides the synthetic routes, characterization, structural properties and effect of nano fillers on rubber nanocomposites. The synthesis and characterization of all carbon-based fillers is discussed, along with their morphological, thermal, mechanical, dynamic mechanical, and rheological properties. The book also covers the theory, modeling, and simulation aspects of these nanocomposites and their various applications. Users will find a valuable reference source for graduates and post graduates, engineers, research scholars, polymer engineers, polymer technologists, and those working in the biomedical field.
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Mr. Srinivasarao Yaragalla is a Senior Research Scholar at the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He is engaged in doctoral studies in the area of graphene-based polymer nanocomposites. He has also conducted research work at the Universiti Teknologi MARA in Malaysia. In 2010, Mr. Yaragalla received a prestigious research fellowship administered jointly by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and University Grants Commission of the Government of India. He has published 6 international papers, two book chapters and edited one book to his credit.
Raghvendra Kumar Mishra Visvesvaraya Senior Research Fellow, International and Inter university Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, India.
Raghvendra Kumar Mishra has received India's most prestigious Visvesvaraya Research Fellowship(Department Information and Electronics, Govt. of India), and he is currently serving as Visvesvaraya Senior Research Fellow at the International and Inter university Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, India. He has completed his M. Tech. in Materials science and Technology at Indian Institute of Technology (Indian Space Research Organization, India). He has widely studied the processing of blends, in-situ generation micro and nano fibrillar composites, electromagnetic shielding effect of nanocomposites, decorating and alignment of carbon nanotubes and thermal, dynamic mechanical and structural relationship in polymer blends and nanocomposites .He has bagged several awards from different organizations and technology events. He has work as well research experience in Mechanical engineering, Materials science and Technology, and Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. His area of research is multidisciplinary which include Thermodynamics, Heat transfer, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning, Fluid mechanics, Machine design, Solid of Mechanics, Theory of Machine, Power plant engineering, Metal and Ceramic processing, polymers which include Polymer Recycling, Polymer blends, Fibre filled polymer composites, Particulate filled polymer composites and their morphological characterization, Ageing and degradation, Nanomaterials e.g. metallic , metallic oxide, Carbon nanotubes, Graphene, Conducting polymer blends, composites and nanocomposites, Biodegradable polymer blends and composites, Expertise in sophisticated characterization techniques such as Dynamic mechanical analyzer, Differential scanning calorimetry, Thermogravimetric analysis, Spectroscopy, Vector network analyzer, scanning electron Microcopy, Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), etc.
Sabu Thomas Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University, and Director of the School of Energy Materials, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India..
Sabu Thomas is Vice Chancellor and Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, India. He is the author or co-author of over 1000 papers that have been cited over 47,000 times, holds 3 patents, has supervised over 100 PhDs, and has authored or edited over 100 books. His research interests include polymer blends, fiber-filled polymer composites, particulate filled polymer composites, ageing and degradation, and more.
Nandakumar Kalarikkal Professor and Director, International and Inter-University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, and Director and Chair, School of Pure and Applied Physics, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
Prof. Nandakumar Kalarikkal is currently Director at the International and Inter-University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, and Director and Chair at the School of Pure and Applied Physics, at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
His research covers synthesis, characterization and application of various nanomaterials, LASER-matter interactions, ion irradiation effects on different novel materials, and phase transitions. Prof. Kalarikkal has received several national and international recognitions, including the CNRS Professorship at Université Claude Bernard Lyon, France, Visiting Professorship from the University of Lorraine, Nancy, France, Visiting Fellow at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India, and Guest Scientist at the Leibniz-Institut fur Polymerforchung Dresden, Germany. He has also been an invited speaker or keynote speaker at several international conferences.
Prof. Kalarikkal has published more than 190 peer-reviewed research papers, 16 book chapters, 15 edited books, and has four patents. He has guided students in 18 PhD theses, 8 MPhil theses, and 25 master's theses.
Hanna J. Maria Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India;.
Ms Hanna J. Maria, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India