Faculty Department

Dr. Manjeet Singh Goyat

Associate Professor

Academic Qualifications

PhD (Materials Engineering) 2014 from IIT Roorkee, Roorkee. India

Master of Technology (Nano Science & Technology) 2008 from GJUST, Hisar. India

Master of Science (Physics) 2006 from GJUST, Hisar. India

B.Sc. (Computer Science) 2004 from MDU, Rohtak. India

Career Graph:

  • Associate Professor, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehardun. India. July 2021- Till Date.
  • Assistant Professor (SG), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehardun. India. Jan 2017- June 2021.
  • Assistant Professor (SS), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehardun. India. Jan 2014- Dec 2016.
  • Assistant Professor, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehardun. India. Aug 2013- Jan 2014.

No. Papers published in journals: 44

Scientific speeches (International/national conferences): 21

No. Citations: 965

Research:

  • Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Superhydrophobic coatings
  • Liquid body armor systems
  • Transparent conducting electrodes

Journal Publications (SCOPUS/ SCI Index):

  • Subhankar Das, Sudipta Halder, Bappi Paul, Nazrul Islam Khan, M.S. Goyat, “Impact of silanized milled graphite nanoparticles on thermo-mechanical properties of epoxy nanocomposite”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 278 (2022), 125601. (ISSN No.: 0254-0584 and Impact Factor: 4.094).
  • Nidhi, Sunita Dahiya, Atul Kumar, Surender Duhan, M.S. Goyat*, “Single-pot hydrothermal derived TiO2/SBA-16 cubic mesoporous nanocomposite for humidity sensing”, Journal of Materials Science, 57 (2022), 3441-3451. (ISSN No.: 1573-4803 and Impact Factor: 4.220).
  • Konica Sharma, Amrita Hooda, M.S. Goyat*, Piyush Vishwakarma, Ajay Mittal, “A review on challenges, recent progress and applications of silica nanoparticles based superhydrophobic coatings”, Ceramics International, 48 (2022), 5922-5938. (ISSN No.: 0272-8842 and Impact Factor: 4.527).
  • Kaushal Kumar, Manjeet S. Goyat, Ankur Solanki, Arun Kumar, Ravi Kant, Prakriti K. Ghosh, “Improved mechanical performance and unique toughening mechanisms of UDM processed epoxy-SiO2 nanocomposites”, Polymer Composites, 42, (2021), 6000-6009. (ISSN No.: 1548-0569 and Impact Factor: 3.171).
  • Amrita Hooda, Adesh Kumar, Manjeet Singh Goyat, Rajeev Gupta, “Estimation of surface roughness for transparent superhydrophobic coating through image processing and machine learning”, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 726 (2021), 90-104. (ISSN No.: 1563-5287 and Impact Factor: 0.896).
  • M.S. Goyat*, Amrita Hooda, T.K. Gupta, Kaushal Kumar, Sudipta Halder, P.K. Ghosh, B.S. Dehiya, “Role of non-functionalized oxide nanoparticles on mechanical properties and toughening mechanisms of epoxy nanocomposites”, Ceramics International, 47 (2021) 22316-22344. (ISSN No.: 0272-8842 and Impact Factor: 4.527).
  • Tankeshwar Prasad, Sudipta Halder, Siddhartha S. Dhar, M.S. Goyat, “Epoxy/imidazole functionalized silica epoxy nanocomposites: mechanical and fracture behaviour”, eXPRESS Polymer Letters, 15 (2021) 203-223. (ISSN No.: 1788-618X and Impact Factor: 4.161).
  • Nazrul Islam Khan, Sudipta Halder, Nabajyoti Talukdar, Subhankar Das, M.S. Goyat, “Surface oxidized/silanized graphite nanoplatelets for reinforcing an epoxy matrix”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 258 (2021), 123851. (ISSN No.: 0254-0584 and Impact Factor: 4.094).
  • Nazrul Islam Khan, Sudipta Halder, Subhankar Das, M.S. Goyat, “Graphitic nanoparticles functionalized with epoxy moiety for enhancing the mechanical performance of hybrid carbon fiber reinforced polymer laminated composites”, Polymer Composites, 42 (2021) 678-692 (ISSN No.: 1548-0569 and Impact Factor: 3.171).
  • Mukesh Kumar, Ashwani Kumar, Yogendra K. Gautam, Ramesh Chandra, M.S. Goyat, Bhagya Sindhu Tewari, Rajesh K Tewari, “Influence of SiC thin films thickness on the electrical properties of Pd/SiC thin films for hydrogen gas sensor”, Vacuum, 182 (2020), 109750. (ISSN No.: 0042-207X and Impact Factor: 3.627).
  • Subhankar Das, Sudipta Halder, Nazrul Islam Khan, Bappi Paul, M.S. Goyat, “Assessing Damage Mitigation by Silanized Milled Graphite Nanoparticles in Hybrid GFRP Laminated Composites, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 132 (2020), 105784. (ISSN No.: 1359-835X and Impact Factor: 7.664).
  • Amrita Hooda, M.S. Goyat, Jitendra Kumar Pandey, Adesh Kumar, Rajeev Gupta, “A review on fundamentals, constraints and fabrication techniques of superhydrophobic coatings, Progress in Organic Coatings, 142, (2020), 105557. (ISSN No.: 0300-9440 and Impact Factor: 5.161).
  • Vipul Sharma, Vipul Sharma, M.S. Goyat*, Amrita Hooda, Jitendra Kumar Pandey, Adesh Kumar, Rajeev Gupta, Avani Upadhyay, Rajiv Prakash, John Baptist Kirabira, Prasanta Mandal, Prashant Bhargav, “Recent progress in nano-oxides and CNTs based corrosion resistant superhydrophobic coatings: a critical review”, Progress in Organic Coatings, 140, (2020), 105512. (ISSN No.: 0300-9440 and Impact Factor: 5.161).
  • Krishna Moorthi Sankar, Deepansha Kakkar, Santosh Dubey, Subrahmanyam V. Garimella, M.S. Goyat, S. K. Joshi, Jitendra K. Pandey, “Theoretical and Computational Studies On Nanofriction: A Review”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 234 (2020) 448-465. (ISSN No.: 1350-6501 and Impact Factor: 1.674).
  • Prashant Kumar Bhargav, K.S.R. Murthy, Kamalpreet Kaur, M.S. Goyat*, Jitendra K. Pandey, Santosh Dubey, Sudesh Sharma and Charu Pant, “Influence of Al and Al-Cu dual doping on structural, optical, wetting and anti-fungal properties of ZnO nanoparticles”, Materials Research Innovations, 24 (2020) 385-394. (ISSN No.: 1433-075X).
  • M.S. Goyat*, V. Jaglan, V. Tomar, G. Louchaert, A. Kumar, K. Kumar, A. Singla, R. Gupta, U. Bhan, S. Rai, S. Sharma, “Superior thermo-mechanical and wetting properties of ultrasonic dual mode mixing assisted epoxy-CNT nanocomposites”, High Performance Polymers, 31 (2019) 32- (ISSN No.: 0954-0083 and Impact Factor: 2.161).  
  • Meenu Saini, Brijnandan S.Dehiya, Ahmad Umar, M.S. Goyat, “Phase modulation in nanocrystalline vanadium di-oxide (VO2) nanostructures using citric acid via one pot hydrothermal method”, Ceramics International, 45 (2019) 18452-18461. (ISSN No.: 0272-8842 and Impact Factor: 4.527).
  • P. Mandal, S. Mohan, S. Sharma, M.S. Goyat, “Broadband multi-resonant circular dichroism in metal-VO2 hybrid dagger-like plasmonic structure for switching application”, Photonics and Nanostructures - Fundamentals and Applications, 37 (2019) 100735. (ISSN No.: 1569-4410 and Impact Factor: 3.008).
  • Prashant Kumar Bhargav, K.S.R. Murthy, J.K. Pandey, P.Mandal, M.S. Goyat*, Rishabh Bhatia, Anirudth Varanasi, “Tuning the structural, morphological, optical, wetting properties and anti-fungal activity of ZnO nanoparticles by C doping”, Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects, 19 (2019) 100365. (ISSN No.: 2352-507X).  
  • M.S. Goyat*, P.K. Ghosh, “Impact of ultrasonic assisted triangular lattice like arranged dispersion of nanoparticles on physical and mechanical properties of epoxy-TiO2 nanocomposites”, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 42 (2018) 141-154. (ISSN No.: 1350-4177 and Impact Factor: 7.491).
  • M.S. Goyat*, S, Rana, Sudipta Halder, P.K. Ghosh, “Facile Fabrication of Epoxy-TiO2 Nanocomposites: A Critical Analysis of TiO2 Impact on Mechanical Properties and Toughening Mechanisms”, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 40 (2018) 861-873. (ISSN No.: 1350-4177 and Impact Factor: 7.491). 
  • Amrita Hooda, M.S. Goyat, Adesh Kumar, Rajeev Gupta, “A facile approach to develop modified nano-silica embedded polystyrene based transparent superhydrophobic coating”, Materials Letters, 233 (2018) 340–343. (ISSN No.: 0167-577X and Impact Factor: 3.423).
  • S Sharma, Deepak Kumar, Sanjay Kumar, M.S. Goyat, P Mandal, “Structural and Optical properties of Cu incorporated ZnFe2O4 ferrite nanoparticles prepared by wet chemical route”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 212, (2018), 292–297. (ISSN No.: 0254-0584 and Impact Factor: 4.094).
  • T. Prasad, S. Halder, M.S. Goyat, S.S. Dhar, “Morphological dissimilarities of ZnO nanoparticles and its effect on thermo-physical behavior of epoxy composites”, Polymer Composites, 39 (2018) 135–145. (ISSN No.: 1548-0569 and Impact Factor: 3.171).
  • S. Das, S. Halder, J. Wang, M.S. Goyat, A. A. Kumar, Y Fang, “Amending the thermo-mechanical response and mechanical properties of epoxy composites with silanized chopped carbon fibers”, Composites Part A: Applied Science & Manufacturing, 102, (2017) 347-356. (ISSN No.: 1359-835X and Impact Factor: 7.664).   
  • Amrita Hooda, M.S. Goyat, Rajeev Gupta, Manish Prateek, Megha Agrawal, Abhijit Biswas, “Synthesis of nano-textured polystyrene/ZnO coatings with excellent transparency and superhydrophobicity”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 193 (2017) 447-452. (ISSN No.: 0254-0584 and Impact Factor: 4.094).
  • S. Halder, T. Prasad, N.I. Khan, M.S. Goyat, S.R. Chauhan, “Superior Mechanical Properties of Poly Vinyl Alcohol-Assisted ZnO Nanoparticle Reinforced Epoxy Composites”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 192 (2017) 198-209. (ISSN No.: 0254-0584 and Impact Factor: 4.094).
  • N.I. Khan, S. Halder, M.S. Goyat, “Influence of dual-component microcapsules on self-healing efficiency and performance of metal-epoxy composite-lap joints”, Journal of Adhesion, 93 (2017) 949-963. (ISSN No.: 1545-5823 and Impact Factor: 2.917).
  • N.I. Khan, S. Halder, M.S. Goyat, “Effect of epoxy resin and hardener containing microcapsules on healing efficiency of epoxy adhesive based metal joints”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 171 (2016) 267–275. (ISSN No.: 0254-0584 and Impact Factor: 4.094).
  • S. Halder, M.S. Goyat and P.K. Ghosh, “Morphological, structural, and thermophysical properties of zirconium dioxide–epoxy nanocomposites”, High Performance Polymers, 28 (2016), 697–708. (ISSN No.: 1361-6412 and Impact Factor: 2.161). 
  • S. Halder, M.S. Goyat, P.K. Ghosh, “Influence of ultrasonic dual mode mixing on the morphology, molecular structure and thermo-physical properties of a SiO2-epoxy nanocomposite adhesive”, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 29 (2015) 2590-2604. (ISSN No.: 1568-5616 and Impact Factor: 2.077).
  • M.S. Goyat*, S. Suresh, S. Bahl, S. Halder, P.K. Ghosh, “Thermomechanical response and toughening mechanisms of a carbon nano bead reinforced epoxy composite”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 166 (2015) 144–152. (ISSN No.: 0254-0584 and Impact Factor: 4.094).
  • M. Kumar, R. Chandra, M.S. Goyat, R. Mishra, R. K. Tiwari, A.K. Saxena, “Structural and magnetic properties of pulsed laser deposited Fe–SiC thin films”, Thin Solid Films, 579 (2015) 64-67. (ISSN No.: 0040-6090 and Impact Factor: 2.183).
  • P.K. Ghosh, S. Halder, M.S. Goyat, and G. Karthik, "Study on Thermal and Lap Shear Characteristics of Epoxy Adhesive Loaded with Metallic and Non-Metallic Particles”, Journal of Adhesion, 89 (2013) 55–75. (ISSN No.: 1545-5823 and Impact Factor: 2.917).
  • S. Halder, P.K. Ghosh, M.S. Goyat and S. Ray, "Ultrasonic Dual Mode Mixing and its Effect on Tensile Properties of SiO2-Epoxy Nanocomposite", Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 27 (2013), 111–124. (ISSN No.: 1568-5616 and Impact Factor: 2.077).
  • P.K. Ghosh, A. Pathak, M.S. Goyat and S. Halder, "Influence of nanoparticle weight fraction on morphology and thermal properties of epoxy/TiO2 nanocomposite", Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 31 (2012) 1180-1188. (ISSN No.: 1530-7964 and Impact Factor: 3.710).
  • S. Halder, P.K. Ghosh and M.S. Goyat, "Influence of Ultrasonic Dual Mode Mixing on Morphology and Mechanical Properties of ZrO2-Epoxy Nanocomposite", High Performance Polymers, 24 (2012) 331-341. (ISSN No.: 1361-6412 and Impact Factor: 2.161).
  • M.S. Goyat*, S. Ray, P.K. Ghosh, “Innovative Application of Ultrasonic Cavitation to Produce Homogeneously Mixed Nanoparticulate-Epoxy Composite of Improved Physical Properties”, Composites Part A: Applied Science & Manufacturing, 42 (2011) 1421-1431. ISSN No.: 1359-835X and Impact Factor: 7.664).
  • A.K. Srivastava, M. Deepa, N. Bahadur, M.S. Goyat, “Influence of Fe doping on nanostructures and photoluminescence of sol–gel derived ZnO”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 114 (2009) 194–198. (ISSN No.: 0254-0584 and Impact Factor: 4.094).
  • Konica Sharma, M.S. Goyat, Piyush Vishwakarma, “Synthesis of Polymer Nano-composite coatings as corrosion inhibitors: A quick review”, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 983 (2020) 012016. (ISSN No.: 1757-899X).
  • S. Mahato, A. Gupta, J. Justin, A. Tiwari, A. Hooda, R.K. Singh, M.S. Goyat, R. Gupta, A. Biswas, M. Agrawal, “Development of environment friendly superhydrophobic polystyrene/SiO2 coatings via sol-gel route,” in Springer Proceedings in Energy: Nanotechnology for Energy and Water, 2017, pp. 19–24. (ISSN No. : 2352-2534).
  • S. Mahato, A. Gupta, J. Justin, A. Tiwari, A. Hooda, R. Gupta, P. Kuchhal, C. Pant, M.S. Goyat, “Development of Polystyrene /SiO2 Superhydrophobic Coating on Metal Substrates for Corrosion Protection,” in Springer Proceedings in Energy: Nanotechnology for Energy and Water, 2017, pp. 25–29. (ISSN No. : 2352-2534).
  • G. Louchaert, R. Garg, A. Singla, R. Gupta, M.S. Goyat, “Influence of Nanoparticle Type, Size and Concentration on Performance and Safety of Epoxy Composite Adhesively Bonded Metal Joints : A Critical Review,” in Springer Proceedings in Energy: Nanotechnology for Energy and Water, 2017, pp. 61–66. (ISSN No. : 2352-2534).
  • P.K. Ghosh, M.S. Goyat, D. Mishra and R. Nagori “Physical and mechanical properties of nanoparticulate-epoxy composite adhesive”, Advanced Materials Research, 585 (2012) 297-300. (ISSN No.: 1662-8985).

Scientific Speeches (International/National Conferences):

  • M.S. Goyat, “Toughening epoxy with oxide nanoparticles” in Scientific Meeting of The Royal Society – A cracking approach to inventing tough new materials: fracture stranger than friction organized by Dr Kevin Kendall FRS, Professor Anthony Kinloch FREng FRS, Professor Neil Alford MBE FREng and Dr Siva Bohm via Zoom webinar from 20th September to 21st September 2021. (Invited)   https://royalsociety.org/science-events-and-lectures/2021/09/tough-materials/
  • M.S. Goyat, “Superior Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Epoxy-TiO2 Nanocomposites”, International Conference on "Innovative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology" organized by Akal College of Engineering and Technology, Eternal University, Baru Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India from 7th April to 8th April, 2017. (Invited)
  • M.S. Goyat, voluntary talk on “Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)” at “Workshop on Advanced Materials Characterization by Sophisticated Instruments” organized by the Department of Physics, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India on 17th February, 2017. (Invited)
  • M.S. Goyat, Conference Session Chair in International Conference on Nano for Energy and Water (NEW-2017), University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. 22 – 24th Feb. 2017. (Invited)
  • M.S. Goyat, “Role of oxide nanoparticles in modifying the physical and mechanical properties of epoxy nanocomposites”, International Conference on " International Conference on Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications (ICN 2018)”, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India from on 11–13th May 2018. (Invited)
  • M.S. Goyat, Conference Session Chair in Third International Conference on Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications (ICN 2018) organized by Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India from 11th to 13th May, 2018. (Invited)
  • M.S. Goyat, “Hybrid epoxy nanocomposites for advanced structural applications” at Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering and Technology (BIET), Jhansi, UP, India from 3rd to 4th March, 2020. (Invited)
  • M.S. Goyat, “Mechanical properties and toughening mechanisms of non-functionalized oxide nanoparticles filled epoxy composites”, Advanced Nanomaterials and Their Engineering Applications, AdvNano-2020 at Department of Mechanical Engineering GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India from 3rd to 8th August 2020. (Invited)
  • M.S. Goyat, voluntary talk on “how to write a review paper using Web of Science search engine and Mendeley Reference Management Software” at Department of Applied Science (Physics), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India on 16th July 2020. (Invited)
  • M.S. Goyat & A.K. Srivastava, “Influence of doping on nanostructures and photoluminescence of sol-gel derived Fe doped ZnO” Proceedings of International conference on Luminescence and its applications (ICLA – 2008), NPL, New Delhi, India, 13-16th February, 2008.
  • M.S. Goyat, P.K. Ghosh, D. Mishra and R. Nagori, “Physical and mechanical properties of nanoparticulate-epoxy composite adhesive”, Proceedings of International conference on Advances in Materials and Processing: Challenges and Opportunities (Ampco 2012), IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India 2-4th November 2012.
  • M.S. Goyat, “Influence of Processing Technique on Morphology and Mechanical Performance of Titania-Epoxy Nanocomposite”, International Symposium on Advanced Polymeric Materials 2014 (ISAPM 2014), Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 13 – 16th May 2014.
  • M.S. Goyat, Amrita Hooda, “Thermomechanical response and toughening mechanisms of ZrO2-epoxy nanocomposite”, International Conference on Materials Science & Technology 2016 (ICMTech 2016), Conference Centre, Delhi University, New Delhi, India. 1 – 4th March 2016.
  • M.S. Goyat, “Development of polystyrene/SiO2 superhydrophobic coating on metal substrate for corrosion protection”, International Conference on Nano for Energy and Water (NEW-2017), University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. 22 – 24th Feb. 2017. 
  • M.S. Goyat & P.K. Ghosh, “Characterization of ultrasonically dispersed Al2O3–epoxy nanocomposite” Proceedings of 3rd National Symposium for Materials Research Scholars (MR-2010), IIT Bombay, Powai, India, 6-8 May, 2010.
  • P.K. Ghosh, M.S. Goyat and S. Ray, “Modification of Matrix Morphology of TiO2-Epoxy Nanocomposite as a Function of Mixing Process to Improve its Thermal Properties” Proceedings of National conference on Microstructure-2011, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India, Nov. 4-5, 2011.
  • M.S. Goyat, P.K. Ghosh and S. Ray, “Influence of processing technique on thermal and mechanical properties of TiO2/epoxy nanocomposite” Proceedings of National conference on Global Challenges-Role of Sciences & Technology in Giving Their Solutions, TIT&S”  Bhiwani, Haryana, India, March 3-4, 2012
  • M.S. Goyat and Amrita Hooda, “Synthesis and Characterization of Controlled Porous Silicon”, Proceedings of National conference on Advances in Material Science for Energy Applications (Amsea 2014), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India, 9-10 January 2014.
  • M.S. Goyat “CARBON NANO BEAD (CNB): A New Ingredient in Strengthening Polymeric Materials”, Proceedings of National Conference on Applied Physics and Material Science, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India, 5-6 February 2015.
  • M.S. Goyat “Microstructure, Mechanical Properties and Toughening Mechanisms of ZrO2-epoxy Nanocomposites”, Proceedings of National Conference on Advances in Engineering Materials, DIT University, Dehradun, India, March 20-22 2015.
  • M.S. Goyat, “Growth of polymer based superhydrophobic anti-corrosion coating on aluminium metal”, NANO INDIA 2017, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), New Delhi, India. March 15 – 16, 2017.

Projects or Ph.D.’s guided or in Progress:

  • Seed Funding Project (2021): CNTs reinforced self-healing polymer composite coating for the improved service life of flexible Li-ion Batteries, Grant of Rs. 4.5 Lakhs, UPES,
    Dehradun, India.

Ph.D.’s guided or in Progress:

  • Konica Sharma Student @ Lingaya's University, Faridabad, India
    PhD title: Synthesis and characterization of superhydrophobic coating for corrosion resistance application
    Status: Thesis Submitted
  • Avani Kumar Upadhyaya @ UPES, Dehradun, India
    PhD title: Development of hybrid epoxy nanocomposites for the advanced structural applications
    Status: In Progress
  • Jaishree @ UPES, Dehradun, India
    PhD title: Super hydrophobic coatings for energy applications
    Status: In Progress
  • Rahul Chamola @ UPES, Dehradun, India
    PhD title: Development of STF decorated hybrid natural fiber laminated composite for body armor application
    Status: In Progress
  • Kaushal Kumar @ UPES, Dehradun, India
    PhD title: Graphene oxide reinforced polymer nanocomposite for aircraft application
    Status: In Progress

B. Tech. Internship Project Supervision (International Students): 2 Students (France)

  • 2016: Guillaume Louchaert @ ENSMM Besancon, France
  • 2016: Lénaïg Colliot @ Polytech Orleans, France

Research Initiative for Students of Engineering (RISE) Projects Supervision:2  

  • 2015: Saksham Sharma B.Tech. Student @ UPES, Dehradun, India (Project cost Rs. 20000 /-)
  • 2016: Saksham Sharma B.Tech. Student @ UPES, Dehradun, India (Project cost Rs. 25000 /-)

B. Tech. (Major/Minor Project) [email protected] UPES, Dehradun, India: 4 Major & 3 Minor

  • 2015: Major Project: Vikram Jaglan & Vikram Tomar
  • 2016: Major Project: Dinesh Kumar Jangir and Ankit Verma
  • 2017: Major Project: Revant Vaish, Natasha Rastogi and Abhinav Nair
  • 2017: Major Project: Bodhanapu Vishnu, Madhur Chopra, Karthik Kumar, Bhanu Pratap Bansal
  • 2017: Minor Project: Suridhi Sahu, Shubham Seth and Shiv Vardhan Singh Chauhan
  • 2017: Minor Project: Kumar Ankush and Madhav Doneriya
  • 2017: Minor Project: Sachin Mahato, Amit Gupta and Joel Justin

Editorial board of journals:

  • 2021: Guest Editor of Frontiers in Materials Journal (Impact Factor = 2.705).
  • Special Issue: Next Generation Natural and Synthetic Filler-based Polymer Nanocomposites

Professional Memberships/Fellowship:

  • Society for Materials Chemistry: life membership from 2022
  • Indian Physics Association: life membership from 2022

Honours and Achievements:

  • 2008: Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) award from IIT Roorkee (DST sponsored), India
  • 2010: Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) award from CSIR, New Delhi, India
  • 2014: International Travel Grant from DST to attend International Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 13 – 16 May

Personal interests: Boxing, Chess, Badminton