Mathematical modelling of process related to Materials and Minerals using state of art techniques Hydrodynamics of multiphase flows in chemical reactors Discrete element simulation of granular flows
Magnetic Materials:- Manganites, Double perovskite oxides, Intermetallics and Ceramics - For Permenant Magnets, Magnetic refrigeration, Spintronics., Rare Earth based ceramics and intermetallics- Heusler alloys. Frustrated magnetic systems. Materials showing Magnetobaric effect., Multiferroics and Multifunctional Materials. Permanent Magnets., Superconducting wires and Tapes, Structure-property relations of superconductors
Functional Ceramics (self lubricating & low friction), Ceramic/Metal Hybrid Composites, Nano Composites (MAX phase), Sol Gel Nano ceramics, Microwave Processing of Ultra High Temperature Ceramics, Porous Ceramics, Electro Ceramics (Medium and high voltage Varistors), Innovative fabrication Techniques for Ceramic Shapes (gel extrusion, gel-tape casting, and nano casting), and ZnO based ...
Polymer synthesis, Controlled radical Polymerizations, emulsion polymerization, Renewable feedstock’s, Product development, structure-property correlations studies, polymer nanocomposites.
Nanostructured polymeric materials and their applications,Polymorphic phase transitions in semicrystalline polymers,Polymer/inorganic hybrid nanocomposites,Polymer-solvent complexes and molecular blending,Structure and morphology of semicrystalline polymers,Biodegradable polymers
EXPERIMENTAL Photocatalysis, Separation Membranes, Gas Sensors ,1-D Nanostructures ,Process Development THEORETICAL Photocatalytic Activity of Semiconductor Oxides , Gas Sensitivity of Semiconductor Oxides, Metastable Phase Stabilization in Nanocrystalline Ceramics
Value addition to Titanium bearing minerals:Tiitanium, Synthetic rutile, Ferro Titanium, TiC and TiCN, Precious metals and rare metal recovery by pyro-hydrometallurgy route, Rare earth based materials (Extraction and applications), Mechanochemistry (bulk synthesis of nanomaterials and composites from minerals/ ore and waste materials), Industrial waste utilization (red mud, fly ...
Structure property correlation of alloys and composites, Mg alloy development, Mg- Biodegradable Implants, Solidification and grain refinement, High temperature behavior – creep, Corrosion and coatings
Carbon nanotubes, MXenes, nanocomposites, layered materials, electrochemical energy storage devices (supercapacitors and hybrid devices), electrocatalysis, and electrochemical sensors
1. Development of sharp line red, green and yellow emitting phosphor materials for lighting and display devices. 2. Development of single phased white emitting phosphors for near UV and blue light excited white LEDs. 3. Synthesis and measurements of structural and optical properties of various ceramic materials for LED, FED, afterglow, upconversion and sensor ...
Polymers from renewable resources, Engineered bio-based toughened polymers, Pressure Sensitive Adhesives, Multifunctional polymeric coatings, Stimuli-responsive Polymeric gel, Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) composites, Conductive Polymer Nanocomposites
Interface of Liquid Crystals (LC) with immiscible structures, LC based electro-optical memory devices and sensors..........
Recovering value added minerals from low grade ores (Fe, Ti, Cr, Mn) via pyro and hydro metallurgical route, Process modelling, Waste Utilization, Rare earth metal recovery
Light metals and alloys; Non-equilibrium processing; Additive manufacturing; Thermo-analytical behaviours of bulk metallic glasses; High-entropy alloys; Magnetocaloric alloys; Metastable alloys
Significant variations in microstructure, self- and in-field JCs at 64 K and flux pinning properties have been ...more..
Porous SiC preforms with 53% porosity and a compression strength of 4 MPa have been successfully synthesized ...more..
Developed Scheelite and stannate pyrochlore based red phosphor materials such as CaLa1-xNbWO8: xEu3+, CaLaSnNbO7:xEu3+ . These phosphors ...more..
A sol-gel based semi commercial plant for manufacture of nanosize rare earth phosphates was designed and fabricated ...more..