Department of Polymer and Process Engineering,Indian Institue of Technology Roorkee
Dr. Gaurav Manik
Gaurav Manik Associate professor gaurav.manik@pe.iitr.ac.in 0132-2714340
Areas of Interest
  • Polymer Composites, Environmental friendly natural fibre based composites; Epoxy Based Conductive Composites, Process Optimization and Control, Process optimization and Control of Multiple Effect Evaporators, Molecular Simulation of Polymers, Design of Performance Polymeric Coatings, Coatings, Development of performance Easy-Clean, Oleophobic and Sacrificial Coatings, Synthesis of Novel Industrially Important Adhesives, Development of speciality Pressure Sensitive Adhesives for Industrial Applications
Professional Background
FromToPositionOrganisation
2018-01-01OngoingAssociate Professor, Polymer and Process Engineering DepartmentIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2008-01-012012-01-01Senior Scientist (Manager), Corporate Research Materials Lab3M, Bangalore
2013-01-012018-01-01Assistant Professor, Polymers & Process Engg. Department, IIT Roorkee
2016-01-012016-01-01Visiting (Seconded) Assistant ProfessorAsian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, THAILAND
2000-01-012004-01-01Lecturer, Chemical Engg DepartmentsBITS Pilani And BIET Jhansi
1997-01-011998-01-01Engineer-TIndo Gulf Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd
Multiple Posts
FromToPositionOrganisation
2015-01-012016-01-01Warden, Malviya BhavanIIT Roorkee
2020-08-31OngoingFaculty-in-charge Training and Placement, Polymer Science & Engineering, June-2013 till dateIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
2020-08-31OngoingFaculty-in-charge Sports, Oct-2013 to January 2016Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
2013-01-012016-01-01Faculty-in-Charge: Games & SportsIIT Roorkee
2013-01-012016-01-01Faculty-in-Charge: Training & PlacementIIT Roorkee
2020-08-31OngoingHeld the position of Warden, Malviya Bhavan, from 1st June 2015 -31st May 2016Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
2014-01-012016-01-01Member, Institute Academic Program Committee (IAPC)IIT Roorkee
2020-08-31OngoingHeld the post of Member, Institute Academic Progress Committee as nominee from Polymer Science and Technology Department, 2014-Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
2017-01-01OngoingWarden, Malviya BhavanIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR)
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.DChemical EngineeringI.I.T Bombay2010
M.TechChemical EngineeringI.I.T Kanpur2000
B.TechChemical EngineeringH B T I, Kanpur1997
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Development of sealants for self-repairing and puncture resistant tiresDTIL, Mumbai2016-014 years 7 months
Development of Bio-based resins and composites from Non-edible Plant oilsScience and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST2016-014 years 7 months
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
SETCOR International Conference on Smart Materials and SurfacesBangkok, ThailandIITR2014-01
International Forum on Sustainable Future in Asia:Converting Aspirations to ActionsAsian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, THAILANDAsian Institute of Technology, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) Japan, & others2020-08
International perspectives on mobile healthAsian Institute of Technology (AIT), ThailandYunus Center of Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand2020-08
Complex Fluids SymposiumNCL-PuneNational Chemicals Laboratory (NCL) Pune2020-08
2nd International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-06)IIT Guwahati, IndiaIndian Institute of Technology Guwahati and Indian Association for Computational Mechanics (IndACM)2020-08
Users Conference by Innovative Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd (COMSOL)Leela Palace, BangaloreCOMSOL 2020-08
Computational Approaches to Materials Science-2006 (CAMS-2006)Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, BangaloreJawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore2020-08
Biotechnology SymposiumIIT BombayBioschool Association and Research Scholar’s Forum, at IIT Bombay2020-08
58th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON-2005Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), DelhiIndian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChe)2020-08
National Symposium by Chemical Engineering Association (CHEA)IIT BombayIIT Bombay2020-08
National Workshop on Advanced Methods for Materials Characterization (NWMC) Bhabha Atomic Research CentreMaterials Research Society of India (MRSI) Mumbai Chapter2020-08
National Symposium on NanotechnologyIndustrial Research and Consultancy Centre, IITBombayResearch Scholar’s Forum/Industrial Research and Consultancy Centre, IITBombay2020-08
58th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, CHEMCON-2004Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), DelhiIdian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChe)2020-08
International Conference on Polymers for Advanced Technologies (MACRO-2004)ThiruvanthapuramSociety for Polymer Science2004-01
Memberships
  • Material Research Society of India, Life Member
  • Indian Society for Technical Education, Life Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Process Systems Analysis & ControlPP-411IIIrd Year Process Engg & Management, IIIrd Year Polymer Science & TechAutumn
Environmental AuditingED 79.06MTech First Year at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), ThailandSpring
Polymer MaterialsPP-356IVth Year Intg. Polymer Science & TechnologySpring
Mass TransferPEN-208IInd Year Polymer Science & Tech., IInd Year Process Engg. & IInd Year Paper Tech.Spring
Polymer CharacterizationPEN-206IInd Year Polymer Science & TechnologSpring
Elastomer Science & Rubber TechnologyPP453IVth Year Int. Polymer Science & TechnologySpring
Material and Energy BalancePP102Ist Year Polymer Sci. &Tech, Int. Process Engg. & MBA, Paper TechSpring
Environmental ManagementPP320IIIrd Year Paper Tech., Process Engg., IVth Year Polymer Sci. & Tech.Spring
Communication SkillsPP 322IIIrd Year Polymer Sci &Tech., Paper Tech., Process Engg.Spring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
“Rheological behavior of long-chain branched poly(ethylene terephthalate)” under DAAD-IIT Master SchShah Rajas Sudhir
Study on Elongational viscosity of HPAAM used for EORGarrepally Sandeep Kumar Enrolment No. 11412009
Development of functional bio-based materials based on natural polyphenol and polyurethaneJoginder Bansal, Enrolment No. 11412011
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Acrylate Based pressure sensitive adhesivesKapil Sharma
Development of Performance PSAs from Natural ResourcesVivek Pandey and Meeta Trivedi
Molecular simulations of industrially relevant polyvinyl acetate coatingsYash Singhvi
Strength analysis of 3D printed polymer materialsS. Gowri Shankar
Molecular Simulation of PVA based anti-stain and easy clean coatingsSanjay Krishna
Molecular simulations of self-cleaning coatings of hydrolyzed PVAc in perfluorooctaneEhtesham Shakeel and Devaspati Krishnatri, 2015-2016
Mechanical and viscoelastic properties of PP, HGM and Natural Filler based compositesNityanshu Kumar, Enrolment: 13121013
Molecular simulations & synthesis of perfluoro based anti-stain easy clean coatingsNityanshu Kumar, 2015-2016
Modeling and simulation of properties of polyaniline based electrically conductive epoxy compositesPratik Sanjiv Kasbe, AND Nityanshu Kumar
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Om Prakash VermaProcess Modeling, Simulation and Control
Vinay KhandelwalPolymer Conductive Composites
Sushanta SethiMolecular simulations, coatings
Rupam GogoiLight-weight high strength polymer composites
Dr Sushanta K. Sahoo (post-doctoral student)Bio-source based Composites
Rajesh MahadevaModeling and simulation, Artificial neural networks
Sachin KadianGraphene Quantum Dots, Biosensors
Anubhav GoelModeling, Simulation and Optimization, Solar assisted desalination
Manjinder SinghMolecular Modeling and Simulation, Pressure Sensitive Adhesives
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Optimation and Control of Multiple Effect Evaporators using Intelligent TechniquesOm Prakash VermaO2013-01
Development of Epoxy Based Conductive CompositesVinay KhandelwalO2013-01
Molecular Simulation of hydrophobic and oleophobic environmental friendly easy-clean coatingsMr. Sushanta SethiO2016-01
Light-weight high strength hybrid composites for industrial applicationsRupam GogoiO2016-01
Modeling of Desalination process using Artificial Neutral NetworkRajesh MahadevaO2017-01
Modeling, simulation, optimization and control of desalination process integrated with solar energyAnubhav GoelO2017-01
Combined theoretical and experimental approach towards the development of biobased PSAManjinder SinghO2018-01
Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials for nanomedical applicationsSachin KadianO2016-01
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, THAILANDVisiting Seconded Faculty to teach a course in the School of Environment Resource and Development (SERD)2016-01-01
IIT GuwahatiDeliver Invited Talk in Second Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers (ASP) 2020-08-31
IMS GhaziabadDelivered a Keynote Lecture in Induction Program on “Corporate Challenges and Responsibilities in Global Scenario”, during the special session on Corporate Interface; Was also honored as Guest of Honor.2020-08-31
IIT GuwahatiTheme Paper/Invited Talk in First Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers (ASP). Lectures delivered on “Mesoscale simulations of sustainable polymers”, “Sustainable polymers in Coatings and Adhesives Industry”,2020-08-31
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
QIP Workshop on “Molecular Simulation Techniques”AICTE 2015-01
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Advances in Packaging TechnologyDepartment of Paper Technology (Organizing Deptt)2020-08
International Conference on Emerging Materials and Applications (ICEMA)Department of Paper Technology, IIT Roorkee (Organizer)2020-08
Clean Technologies for Process IndustriesDepartment of Paper Technology, IIT Roorkee (Organizer)2020-08
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Sustainable Polymer: Growing Importance in Adhesives and Coatings IndustryIIT Guwahati2014-01
Mesoscale Simulations of Sustainable PolymersIIT Guwahati2014-01
Corporate Responsibility and Challenges in New Product Development and Environmental sustainabilitySriram College of Management2014-01
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisation
Investigation of Thin Film Composite membrane performance for the separation of specific salts from water using ANNCentral Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI) Bhavnagar.
Books Authored

1. Sushanta K Sethi, Gaurav Manik, Sushanta K Sahoo, "Fundamentals of Superhydrophobic surfaces" in Superhydrophobic polymer coatings: Fundamentals, design, fabrication and applications, Edited by Sushanta K Samal, Smita Mohanty, Sanjay K. Nayak, Elsevier, 2019

2. Sushanta Kumar Sahoo, Vinay Khandelwal, Gaurav Manik, “Sisal Fibers Reinforced Epoxidized Nonedible Oils Based Epoxy Green Composites and Its Potential”, Green Composites: Processing, Characterisation and Applications for Textiles, Editor-Subramanian S. Muthu, Springer, 2018

3. Om Prakash Verma, Toufiq. H. Mohammed, ShubhamMangal and Gaurav Manik, “Mathematical Modeling of Multistage Evaporator System (MSE) in Kraft Recovery Process”, in Springer’s book on Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Edited by.  Pant, M., Deep, K., Bansal, J.C., Nagar, A., Das, K.N.  Proceedings of the Fifth International conference on Soft Computing and Problem Solving (SoCProS-2015), Publication Feb, 2016 Published Online: http://www.springer.com/in/book/9789811004476


4. Gaurav Manik, “Protecting Ideas-Intellectual Property Rights”, in the book titled “Entrepreneurship: Learning and Implementation”, Published by the Centre for Education Growth and Research (CAGR), pp. 402-418, April 2015,


5. Om Prakash Verma, Sonu Verma and Gaurav Manik, “Analysis of Hybrid Temperature Control for Non-linear Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor, in Springer’s book on Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Soft Computing and Problem Solving, K. N Das, 336, DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-2220-0_9, Springer, Published Feb 2015, Available Online at http://www.springer.com/gb/book/9788132222194
 

Refereed Journal Papers

PUBLICATIONS

REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Om Prakash Verma, Gaurav Manik, Sushanta Sethi, “A comprehensive review of renewable energy source on energy optimization of black liquor in MSE using steady and dynamic state modeling, simulation and control”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Impact Factor: 10.556), vol 100, pp 90-109, 2019.
  2. Sachin Kadian, Gaurav Manik, Ashish Kalkal, Manjinder Singh, Rishi Pal Chouhan, "Effect of sulfur doping on fluorescence and quantum yield of graphene quantum dots: An experimental and theoretical investigation", Nanotechnology (Impact Factor=3.399), Vol 30, No. 43, 435704 (1-14pp), 2019.
  3. Sushanta K Sethi, Gaurav Manik, Fabrication and characterization of non-fluoro based transparent easy clean coating formulations optimized from molecular dynamics simulation, Progress in Organic Coatings (Impact Factor=3.420), Accepted 2019.
  4. Sachin Kadian and Gaurav Manik, “A highly sensitive and selective real‑time detection of picric acid in aqueous medium using blue fluorescent sulfur doped graphene quantum dots”, Luminescence: The Journal of Biological and Chemical Luminescence (Impact Factor 1.7), Accepted.
  5. Vinay Khandelwal, Sushant K Sahoo, Ashok Kumar, Sushanta K Sethi, Gaurav Manik, Bio-sourced electrically conductive epoxidized linseed oil based composites filled with polyaniline and carbon nanotubes, Composites B:Engineering (Impact Factor: 6.864), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2019.05.050
  6. Rupam Gogoi, Gaurav Manik, High specific strength hybrid polypropylene composites using carbon fibre and hollow glass microspheres: Development, characterization and comparison with empirical models, Composites B:Engineering (Impact Factor: 6.864), Vol 173, pp 106875, 2019.
  7. Sushanta K Sethi, Gaurav Manik, Fabrication and characterization of non-fluoro based transparent easy clean coating formulations optimized from molecular dynamics simulation, Accepted, Progress in Organic Coatings (Impact Factor=3.420), Accepted 2019.
  8. Sushant K. Sahoo, Vinay Khandelwal and Gaurav Manik, Synthesis and characterization of low viscous and highly acrylated epoxidized methyl ester based green adhesives derived from linseed oil, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives (Impact Factor:2.501), Vol 89/pp 174-177, 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2019.01.007
  9. Rajesh Mahadeva, Gaurav Manik, Anubhav Goel, Nirajan Dhakal, “A review of the Artificial Neural Network based modelling and simulation approaches applied to optimize Reverse Osmosis Desalination techniques" Desalination and water treatment (Impact Factor: 1.51), Accepted, 2019.
  10. Sushanta K Sethi, Lokesh Soni, Gaurav Manik, “Component compatibility study of poly(dimethyl siloxane) with poly(vinyl acetate) of varying hydrolysis content: An atomistic and mesoscale simulation approach” Journal of Molecular Liquids (Impact Factor: 4.561), Vol 272, pp 73-83, 2018, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2018.09.048 .
  11. Sushanta K Sethi and Gaurav Manik, Recent progress in super hydrophobic/hydrophilic self-cleaning surfaces for various industrial applications: A review, Polymer - Plastics Technology and Engineering, Taylor & Francis, (Impact Factor: 1.705), 57(18), 1932-1952, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1080/03602559.2018.1447128,
  12. Rajesh Mahadeva, Gaurav Manik, Om Prakash Verma, Shishir Sinha, Modelling and simulation of Desalination Process using Artificial Neural Network: A review, Desalination and water treatment (Impact Factor: 1.51), 122, 351-364, 2018
  13. Vinay Khandelwal, Sushant K. Sahoo, Ashok Kumar and Gaurav Manik, Electrically conductive green composites based on epoxidized linseed oil and polyaniline: An insight into electrical, thermal and mechanical properties, Composites B:Engineering (Impact Factor: 6.864), Vol 136, pp 149-157, 2018.
  14. Rupam Gogoi, Nityanshu Kumar, Shubham Mireja, Gaurav Manik, Sham S. Ravindranath, Shishir Sinha, "Effect of Hollow Glass Microspheres on the morphology, rheology, and crystallinity of short bamboo fiber-reinforced hybrid polypropylene composite", Journal of Materials (Impact factor: 2.305), 1-11, 2018
  15. Vinay Khandelwal, Sushant K. Sahoo, Ashok Kumar and Gaurav Manik, Carbon nanotubes and polyaniline filled hybrid epoxy composites: Assessing the viscoelastic behavior and mechanical properties, Polymer Composites (Impact Factor: 2.324), May 2018, DOI: 10.1002/pc.24903
  16. Sushant K. Sahoo, Vinay Khandelwal and Gaurav Manik, A renewable approach to synthesize highly toughened bio-epoxy from castor oil derivative-epoxy methyl ricinoleate and cured with bio-renewable phenalkamine, ACS Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (Impact Factor: 3.375)57, 33, 11323-113342018.
  17. Sushant K. Sahoo, Vinay Khandelwal and Gaurav Manik, Influence of epoxidized linseed oil and sisal fibers on structure–property relationship of epoxy biocomposite,  Polymer Composites (Impact Factor: 2.324), https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.24857, 39, S4, pp-E2595-E2605, 2018
  18. Sushant K. Sahoo, Vinay Khandelwal, Gaurav Manik, Development of completely bio-based epoxy networks derived from epoxidized linseed and castor oil cured with citric acid, Polymers for Advanced Technologies (Impact Factor: 2.162), 29 (7), pp 2080-2090, 2018,  https://doi.org/10.1002/pat.4316
  19. Sushant K. Sahoo, Vinay Khandelwal, Gaurav Manik, Influence of bio-resin and natural fibers on structure-property relationship of epoxy bio-composite cured with cardanol based phenalkamine, Polymer Composites, (Impact Factor: 2.324)Accepted 
  20. Sushanta Kumar Sahoo, Vinay Khandelwal and Gaurav Manik, Development of toughened bio-based epoxy with epoxidized linseed oil as reactive diluent and cured with biorenewable crosslinker, Polymers for Advanced Technologies (Impact Factor: 2.162), 29 (1), 565-574, DOI: 10.1002/pat.4166, 2018
  21. Om Prakash Verma, Toufiq. H. Mohammed, Shubham Mangal and Gaurav Manik, "Modeling, simulation and control of the dynamics of a Heptads’ effect evaporator system used in the Kraft recovery processes", Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control (Impact Factor: 1.956)SAGE, Vol 40, Issue 7, 2018, Published Online April 2017DOI: 10.1177/0142331217700239
  22. Nityanshu Kumar, Shubham Mireja, Vinay Khandelwal, Arun B and Gaurav Manik, Light-weight and high-strength hollow glass microspheres and bamboo fiber based hybrid polyproylene composite: A strength analysis and morphological study, Composites B: Engineering (Impact Factor: 6.864)109, pp 277-285, 2017.
  23. Om Prakash Verma, Toufiq Haji MohammedShubham Mangal and Gaurav Manik, Minimization of energy consumption in multi-stage evaporator system of Kraft recovery process using Interior-Point Method, Energy (Impact Factor: 5.537), Vol 129, pp 148-157, 2017.
  24. Vinay Khandelwal, Sushant K. Sahoo, Ashok Kumar and Gaurav Manik, Study on the effect of carbon nanotube on the properties of electrically conductive epoxy/polyaniline adhesives, Journal of Material Science: Materials in Electronics, (Impact Factor: 2.195)2017, DOI 10.1007/s10854-017-7282-y
  25. Om Prakash Verma, Gaurav Manik and Toufiq Haji Mohammed, Energy Management in Multi-stage evaporator through a steady and dynamic state analysis, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering (Impact Factor: 2.476pp 1-14, 2017, in press, DOI: 10.1007/s11814-017-0180-4
  26. Pratik S. Kasbe, Nityanshu Kumar and Gaurav Manik, “A molecular simulation analysis of influence of lignosulphonate addition on properties of modified 2-ethyl hexyl acrylate/methyl methacrylate/acrylic acid based pressure sensitive adhesive”, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives (Impact Factor: 2.501), 78, pp 45-54, 2017
  27. Om Prakash Verma, Gaurav Manik, Suryakant, Vinay Kumar Jain, Deepak Kumar Jain, Haoxiang Wang, Minimization of energy consumption in multiple stage evaporator using Genetic Algorithm, Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems Energy (Impact Factor: 1.80), 2017, Available Online: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.suscom.2017.11.005
  28. Om Prakash Verma, Toufiq. H. Mohammed, Shubham Mangal and Gaurav Manik, "Simulation and control of a complex nonlinear dynamic behavior of multi-stage evaporator using PID and Fuzzy-PID controllers", Journal of Computational Science (Impact Factor: 2.502), In Press, Available Online 4th April 2017, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocs.2017.04.001.
  29. Om Prakash Verma, Suryakant, Gaurav Manik, Solution of SNLAE model of backward feed multiple effect evaporator system using genetic algorithm approach, International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management (SCI-Expanded, SCOPUS-indexed), Springer, vol. 8, issue 1, pp 63-78, 2017, DOI 10.1007/s13198-016-0533-0.
  30. Nityanshu Kumar and Gaurav Manik, "Molecular dynamics simulations of polyvinyl acetate-perfluorooctane based anti-stain coatings", Polymer (Impact Factor: 3.771, Elsevier, 100, pp 194-205, 2016.
  31. Om Prakash Verma, Toufiq. H. Mohammed, Shubham Mangal and Gaurav Manik, “Optimization of steam economy and consumption of heptad’s effect evaporator system in Kraft recovery process”, International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management (SCI-Expanded, SCOPUS-indexed), Springer, 9(1), pp 111-130, Published online 25 May 2016, DOI 10.1007/s13198-016-0488-1
  32. Om Prakash Verma, Toufiq. H. Mohammed, Shubham Mangal and Gaurav Manik, Modeling the Dynamics of Heptads’ Effect Evaporator System in the Kraft Recovery Processes. International Journal of Control Theory and its Application(SCI-Expanded), (SCOPUS-Indexed), 9(11), 2016.
  33. Gaurav Manik and Byravan Arun, “Glass Bubbles in Engineering Polymers: Impact Analysis on Thermal and Mechanical properties”, Modern Plastics and Polymers (National), vol 2, pp 88-90, Feb 2012.
  34. Gaurav Manik and Byravan Arun, “Glass Bubbles in Engineering Polymers: High powered impact on performance”, Modern Plastics and Polymers (National), vol 6, no 10, pp 68-70, 2011.
  35. Gaurav Manik and Byravan Arun, “Fluropolymer based polymer processing additives: Exploring compatibility with engineering polymers”, Modern Plastics and Polymers (National)Vol 7, No 2, pp 80-84, July 2011.

PUBLICATIONS AS PATENTS & PATENT APPLICATIONS

  36. Gaurav Manik, Nityanshu Kumar, Shubham Mireja and Alok Kumar Yadav, A sealant composition, Patent Application No. 201721028537, Patent Filed 12 August 2017.

     37. Gaurav Manik, Nityanshu Kumar, Shubham Mireja and Alok Kumar Yadav, A process of preparing a sealant composition, Patent Application No. 201721028538, Patent Filed 12 August 2017.
   38. Gaurav Manik, Gajendra Rao, Vivek Krishnan, “A security label construction with special switching features”, US Granted Patent, Patent No. US8622555 B2, Application no. 12/872637, Filed 31 August 2010, Published & Granted 7Jan 2014.
   39. Gaurav Manik, Aniket H., Jitendra S. Rathore, Suresh Iyer, “Linerless Sheeting Article”, Patent Application Number PCT/IN2013/000534, Publication No. US8622555 B2, Filed Sept 2013, Publication June 2016.
     40. Gaurav Manik, Ruchi Pandey, Rachita P, G. Satyanarayan, “Coating compositions and multi-layered films for easy-to-clean surfaces”, Local filing No. 5316/CHE/2012, Filed Dec 2012, PCT International Patent Application No. PCT/US2013/073897, US Application No. US 14/653,496, Filed Dec 9, 2013, Published 3rd Dec 2015.

     41. Gaurav Manik, Purushotham Adoni, Sujatha Narayan and Dhritisundar B., “A special backlit graphic film for 2 wheelers”, Patent application Number 2421/CHE/2009, Filed Oct 2009, Published Nov 2010

PAPERS IN CONFERENCES

  1. Rajesh Mahadeva, Romil Mehta, Gaurav Manik and Amit Bhattacharya, “An experimental and computational investigation of poly (piperizinamide) thin film composite membrane for the separation of monovalent and bivalent salts from water using artificial neural network” at 4th International Conference on Desalination using Membrane Technology, Perth Australia, 1-4th December 2019.
  2. Rupam Gogoi, Sushanta K. Sethi and Gaurav Manik, “Study of the effects of CNT growth over carbon fibre on interfacial properties using Molecular Dynamics simulations”, 30th International Conference on Diamond and Carbon Materials, Seville, Spain, 8-12th September, 2019.
  3. Anubhav Goel and Gaurav Manik, Exploring an optimal choice of process parameters for successful integration of a parabolic trough collector with multi effect evaporator in the conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimization for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction". PRES'20, Xi’an, China, 17-21 August, 2020.
  4. Rupam Gogoi, Shubham Mireja, Sushanta K. Sethi and Gaurav Manik “Natural fibre based hybrid polypropylene composites: an insight into thermal properties” in 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM22), Melbourne, Australia, 11-16th August, 2019.
  5. Sushanta K. Sethi, Manjinder Singh and Gaurav Manik, “Impact of carbon nanotube on PVAc-g-PDMS based transparent self-clean coating: A molecular simulation approach”, 30th International Conference on Diamond and Carbon Materials, Seville, Spain, 8-12th September, 2019
  6. Rajesh Mahadeva, Gaurav Manik, Anubhav Goel, Poster Presentation at Indo-German Joint Scientific Workshop on Membranes for Water and Energy, at CSIR-Central Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, Gujrat, sponsored by Indo-German Science & Technology Center, 18-20th February, 2019.
  7. Rajesh Mahadeva, Gaurav Manik, Anubhav Goel and Sanjeev Kumar, Modelling of reverse osmosis desalination process using PSO-ANN prediction technique, 3rd International Conference on Soft Computing: Theory and Applications, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Dec 21-23, 2018.
  8. Rajesh Mahadeva, Gaurav Manik and Anubhav Goel, A review of the artificial neural network based modeling and simulation approaches applied to reverse osmosis desalination techniques, in International Conference on Desalination (InDACON-2018), held at Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Tiruchirapalli, 20-21st April, 2018.
  9. Smitarani Pati, Drishti Yadav, Gaurav Manik, Rajesh Singla and Om Prakash Verma, Generalized Mathematical modeling of MEE for calculation of steam efficiency and steam consumption, 3rd International Conference on Soft Computing: Theory and Applications, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Dec 21-23, 2018
  10. Smitarani Pati, Gaurav Manik, Rajesh Singla and Om Prakash Verma, “Energy optimization of nonlinear optimization models of Multiple Stage Evaporator using GA and PSO”, CTSE-2019, being held in SSN College of Engineering, Chennai from September 26–27, 2019, Paper Accepted
  11. Anubhav Goel, Gaurav Manik and Rajesh Mahadeva, A review of parabolic trough collector and its modeling, 3rd International Conference on Soft Computing: Theory and Applications, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Dec 21-23, 2018
  12. Varun Sharma, Suneel Dutt, Afzal Sikander, Gaurav Manik and Om Prakash Verma, Industrial simulation of PID & modified-MPID controllers for Interconnecting coupled system, 3rd International Conference on Soft Computing: Theory and Applications, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Dec 21-23, 2018
  13. Sushanta K Sethi, Lokesh Soni and Gaurav Manik, “Computational approach towards the development of pressure – sensitive adhesives based on acrylated epoxidized linseed oil, under submission to COMPFLU, IIT Roorkee, December, 2018
  14. Manjinder Singh#, Sushanta Kumar Sethi and Gaurav Manik, A molecular simulation approach for the development of pressure–sensitive adhesives based on acrylated epoxidized linseed oil, COMPFLU, IIT Roorkee, 6-9th December, 2018
  15. Sushanta K Sethi, Lokesh Soni, Gaurav Manik, Blend compatibility studies using atomistic and mesoscale molecular dynamics simulations, 5th International Conference on Material Science, Metals and Manufacturing, Singapore, 12-13th March, 2018.
  16. Sushanta K Sethi, Lokesh Soni, Gaurav Manik, Exploring surface characteristics and substrate interfacial adhesion of PDMS-b-PVAc and PDMS-b-PVOH block copolymer, ACS on Campus, IIT Roorkee, 7th February, 2018.
  17. Rajesh Mahadeva, Om Prakash Verma and Gaurav Manik, 3rd International Conference on Recent advances in Chemical, Environmental and Energy Engineering, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, 15-16 Feb 2018.
  18. Vinay Khandelwal, Sushanta K Sahoo, Gaurav Manik, Development of electrically conductive novel hybrid epoxy composites containing polyaniline and carbon nanotubes, ACS on Campus, IIT Roorkee, 7th February, 2018.
  19. Rupam Gogoi and Gaurav Manik, Morphology and crystallinity study of novel olypropylene hybrid composites, ACS on Campus, IIT Roorkee, 7th February, 2018.
  20. Sushanta K Sahoo, Vinay Khandelwal and Gaurav Manik, Synthesis and characterization of low viscous and highly acrylated epoxidized methyl ester based green oligomers derived from linseed oil, ACS on Campus, IIT Roorkee, 7th February, 2018.
  21. Rupam Gogoi and Gaurav Manik, Morphology and crystallinity study of novel polypropylene hybrid composites, Fourth International Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers (ASP 17), IIT Guwahati, January 8-12, 2018.
  22. Sushanta K Sethi and Gaurav Manik, Study of self-cleaning and blend compatibility of PDMS-PVAc system using molecular dynamics simulations, Fourth International Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers (ASP 17), IIT Guwahati, January 8-12, 2018.
  23. Sushanta K Sethi, Nityanshu Kumar and Gaurav Manik, Effect of chain length and branching on properties predicted by Molecular Dynamics simulations, MACRO-2017, held at Tiruvanthapuram, January 8-12, 2017.  
  24. Sushanta K Sethi, Nityanshu Kumar and Gaurav Manik, Molecular Dynamics simulations of hydrolyzed PVAc-PFO based anti-stain self-clean coatings, in MACRO-2017, held at Tiruvanthapuram, January 8-12, 2017.
  25. Vinay Khandelwal, Sushanta Sahoo and Gaurav Manik, Development and characterization of renewable resource based bio-epoxy/PANI conducting composite-A greener material for future generation, Advancements in Polymeric Materials (APM-2017), held at Bangalore, 11-13th February 2017.
  26. Sushanta Sahoo, Vinay Khandelwal and Gaurav Manik, Synthesis of bio-based epoxy network based on non-edible plant oils cured with bio-based curing agent: an eco-friendly material for coating application, Advancements in Polymeric Materials (APM-2017), held at Bangalore, 11-13th February 2017.
  27. Om Prakash Verma, Toufiq. H. Mohammed, Shubham Mangal and Gaurav Manik, “Modeling the Dynamics of Heptads’ Effect Evaporator System in the Kraft Recovery Processes,” Shannon 100: 3rd International Conference on Computing Sciences (ICCS16), held at  LPU, Jalandhar, Punjab, 8-9 April 2016
  28. Om Prakash Verma, Toufiq. H. Mohammed, Shubham Mangal and Gaurav Manik,Mathematical Modeling of Multistage Evaporator System (MSE) in Kraft Recovery Process”, in Proceedings of the Fifth International conference on Soft Computing and Problem Solving (SoCProS-2015), held at Saharanpur Campus of IIT Roorkee, Dec-18-20, 2015.    ISI-indexed
  29. Om Prakash Verma, SonuVerma and Gaurav Manik, “Analysis of Hybrid Temperature Control for Non-linear Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor”, Fourth International Conference on Soft Computing and Problem Solving (SoCProS-2014), Dec 2014.
  30. Vivek Pandey, Meeta Trivedi and Gaurav Manik, Molecular simulation of “Green” pressure sensitive adhesives, Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Materials and Applications, IIT Roorkee Saharanpur Campus, page 32, April 5-6, 2014.
  31. Yash Singhvi, I.V. N. Tejasvini and Gaurav Manik, “Molecular simulations of anti-stain polymeric coatings”, SETCOR International Conference on Smart Materials and Surfaces (SMS-14), SETCOR, Bangkok, Thailand, 26-28th August 2014.
  32. Yash Singhvi and Gaurav Manik, “Molecular simulations of industrially relevant polyvinyl acetate based coatings”, International Conference on Polymers: Vision and Innovations, organized by Asian Polymer Association (APA)-2014, Delhi, February 20th, 2014.
  33. Vivek Pandey, Meeta Trivedi, Gaurav Manik, “Synthesis of industrially important pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) using naturally sourced raw materials”, presented/published in Proceedings of CHEMCON-13, 66th Annual Session of Institute of Chemical Engineers, at UICT, Mumbai, 27th December 2013.
  34. Gaurav Manik, Upendra Natarajan and Hemant Nanavati, “Coarse-grained Molecular Dynamics Simulation of PET/PBT”, presented/ published in Proceedings at 2nd International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-06) jointly organized by Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and Indian Association for Computational Mechanics (IndACM) at IIT Guwahati, India during 8-10, December 2006.
  35. Gaurav Manik, Upendra Natarajan and Hemant Nanavati, “Conformational Analysis of Polybutylene Terepthalate and PolybutleneIsopthalate Chains in Melt and Isolated Conditions”, presented/Published in Proceedings at 58th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON-2005), at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), Delhi, December, 2005,
  36. Gaurav Manik, Upendra Natarajan and Hemant Nanavati, “Coarse-grained Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Performance Polyesters and Polyisopthalates”, presented/ published in Proceedings at 58th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON-2005), at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), Delhi, December, 2005,
  37. Gaurav Manik, Upendra Natarajan and Hemant Nanavati, “Coarse-grained Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Polycarbonate Systems”, presented/Published in Proceedings at International Conference on Polymers for Advanced Technologies, MACRO-2004, Thiruvanthapuram, 2004.
  38. Gaurav Manik, Upendra Natarajan and Hemant Nanavati, “Coarse-grained Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Analysis of Poly (L-lactic acid) (PLLA) Melt”, at the International Conference - American Physical Society (APS) Annual Meeting, USA (2008). Abstract selected and published; did not participate.
  39. Gaurav Manik, Upendra Natarajan and Hemant Nanavati, “Coarse-grained Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Polycarbonate Systems”, presented/Published in Proceedings at 58th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, CHEMCON-2004, Delhi, Dec-27-30, 2004.
  40. Gaurav Manik and Goutam Deo, “Chemical Characterization of Supported Rhenium Oxide Catalysts”, in 56th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON-2003), at Bhubaneshwar, 19-22nd December, 2003.
  41. Gaurav Manik, B. Mitra and Goutam Deo, “Chemical Characterization of Supported Rhenium Oxide Catalyst Using LPG Oxidation Reaction”, in National Conference on Catalysis held at Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad, January, 2000.
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