Pradip K. Maji
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Pradip K. Maji
Associate Professor
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Research Interests
Polymer synthesis & modification, Functional Nanomaterials, Cellulose-based nanomaterials for advanced applications,, Sustainable Packaging, Graphene based energy storage devices, Super thermal insulation polymers, Anti-counterfeiting and metal detection, Polymer Recycling and vitrimerization, Surface Coating Technology, Super capacitor and energy storage devices, Rubber Technology in Aircraft Industry
Educational Details
University of Calcutta
B. Tech., Polymer Science & Technology
University of Calcutta
M. Tech., Polymer Science & Technology
IIT Kharagpur
PhD, Polymer Nanocomposites
Professional Background
Visiting Scientist
01 Jun 2022 - 30 Jul 2022
Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Associate Professor
17 Dec 2019 - Present
Dept. of Polymer & Process Engineering, IIT Roorkee
Visiting Scientist
01 Jul 2019 - 01 Jan 2020
Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Japan
22 Jan 2010 - 22 Jul 2014
Indian Air Force, Ministry of Defence (DRDO), Govt of India
Junior Project Officer
06 Jun 2006 - 21 Jan 2010
Rubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur
Preparation and Characterization of Polymer Nanocomposites as Shape Memory Applications 18 Nov 2015 Preparation and Characterization of Polymer Nanocomposites as Shape Memory Applications 10 Lakhs SRIC, IIT Roorkee
Cellulose nanofibres extraction from waste forest biomaterials and its applications in biomedical 01 Sep 2016 Cellulose nanofibres extraction from waste forest biomaterials and its applications in biomedical 52 Lakhs SERB, DST, Govt of India
Inspection of GPIs through technical institutes/CPCB for compliance verification of effluent dischar 17 Apr 2017 Inspection of GPIs through technical institutes/CPCB for compliance verification of effluent dischar 25 Lakhs Central Pollution Control Board, Govt of India Prof. C. B. Majumdar
Combating Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriacae (CRE): Using combinatorial approach of conventional 17 May 2019 Combating Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriacae (CRE): Using combinatorial approach of conventional 92 Lakhs SPARC, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt of India Prof. Niegel K.H.Slater, Prof. Hirak Patra, Prof. Saugata Hazra, Prof. Arup Samanta
Synthesis and Validation of New Class of Redox-Active Adsorbents for Selective Removal of Trace Hexa 01 Mar 2019 Synthesis and Validation of New Class of Redox-Active Adsorbents for Selective Removal of Trace Hexa 25 Lakhs SERB, DST, Govt of India Prof. Sudipta Sarkar
Analysis of raw materials for manufacturing of PET fiber; 13 Mar 2019 Analysis of raw materials for manufacturing of PET fiber; 1 Lakh RPG Industrial Product Pvt Ltd, Meerut, UP Prof. Y S Negi
Nutri-cycle Waste-derived Biodegradable Polymeric Hybrid Fertilizer BPHF for recycling Nutrients fro 21 Sep 2020 Nutri-cycle Waste-derived Biodegradable Polymeric Hybrid Fertilizer BPHF for recycling Nutrients fro 50 Lakhs DST, Govt of India Prof. S Sarkar
Cost-effective, ultralight and highly recyclable cellulose nanofabrilated hybrid aerogels for oil/water separation 20 Feb 2020 Cost-effective, ultralight and highly recyclable cellulose nanofabrilated hybrid aerogels for oil/wa 38 Lakhs MHRD, Govt of India Nil
Development of Polyurethane/rubber roller in cold rolling mill in steel industry 22 Jul 2020 Rubber 7.08 Lakhs M/S Indian Roller Industries Pvt Ltd
Towards a policy for a sustainable industry in PET-based triboelectric nanogenerator 01 Feb 2021 Sustainable Technology GBP 3929.41 Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Development of Materials for Acrylic Resin based cED Coating-phase 1; 01 Aug 2023 Ms. SBL Coatings Pvt Ltd (CSR Funding) 12.5 lakhs Ms. SBL Coatings Pvt Ltd (CSR Funding)
A high-performance anti-corrosive hybrid nanocomposite 01 Mar 2024 A high-performance anti-corrosive hybrid nanocomposite 20 lakhs Ms. SBL Coatings Pvt Ltd (CSR Funding)
Extraction of nano-materials from agricultural waste residue and its applications in the construction industry 01 Apr 2024 Extraction of nano-materials from agricultural waste residue and its applications in the construction industry 40.9 lakhs NBCC (India) Ltd Prof. Sudipta Sarkar


1. Pragya Gupta, Pradip K. Maji; "A Cellulose Nanofibers Based Composite Aerogel for Super Thermal Insulation”; Indian Patent No: 492269; Grant date: 30-Dec-2023


2. Pradip K. Maji, Monika Chhajed, Chhavi Verma, “A process of continuous oil separation from oil-water mixture through superhydrophobic and underwater oleophilic cellulose paper and preparation there of”; Indian Patent Application File No: 202311046379; Date: 10-July-2023


3. Pradip K. Maji, Chhavi Verma, Monika Chhajed, “Cellulose Nanocrystals based Photonic Pigments from Bagasse through Structural Coloration and its preparation there of”; Indian Patent Application File No: 202311044842; Date: 04-July-2023


4. Pradip K. Maji, Shiva Singh, Shakshi Bhardwaj; “Liquid crystalline cellulose nanocrystal in anticounterfeiting as invisible ink”; Indian Patent Application File No: 202311049376; Date: 21-July-2023


5. Pradip K. Maji, Kirtiraj K. Gaikwad, Dakuri Ramakant, Shiva Singh, Konala Akhila, “Oxygen Scavenging formulation with Polymyrcene for Packaging applications”; Indian Patent Application File No: 202311045660; Date: 07-July-2023


6.   Pradip K. Maji, Shakshi Bhardwaj, Shiva Singh, Monika Chhajed, Keshav Dev; “A flexible, durable, and fire-resistant cellulose nanofiber aerogel composites for thermal insulation applications”; Indian Patent Application File No: 202311082965; Date: 21-July-2023



1. S. Singh, PK Maji, C. Das*, Chapter 9. Nanocellulose as a reinforcing filler in natural rubber composites in Elastomeric Nanocellulose Composites, Elsevier (2024) (Accepted) (Book Chapter)


2. S. Singh, K. Ghosh, PK Maji*, Chapter 12. Advanced Packaging for Safety and Security Agriculture Produce in Novel Packaging Systems for Fruits and Vegetables, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA. (2023) (Book Chapter)


3. D. Ramakanth, K. K. Gaikwad, and P. K. Maji*, Chapter 5. Natural Oxygen Scavengers for Maintaining the Quality of Fruits and Vegetables in Novel Packaging Systems for Fruits and Vegetables, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA. (2023) (Book Chapter)


4. S. Singh, S. Bhardwaj, RS Meda, S. Jain, PK Maji*, Chapter 3. Biocomposites with cellulosic fibers in Advances in Biocomposites and their Applications, Elsevier (2023) (Book Chapter)



1. M. Bera, P. Gupta, PK Maji*, Chapter 12: Graphene-Thermoplastic Polyurethane Elastomer Composites: Fundamentals and Applications (CRC Press)


2. M. Bera, P. Gupta, PK Maji*, Chapter 14: Structural/Load-bearing Characteristics of Polymer-Carbon Composites, in Carbon-Containing Polymer Composites 457-502 (2019), Springer Nature.  (Book Chapter)


3. Paramita Das, Chhavi Verma, Arjun Prabhakar, Pradip K. Maji*, Chapter 2: Chemistry, biology and surface engineering of sustainable nanostructural materials, in Dynamics of Advanced Sustainable Nanomaterials and their related Nanocomposites at the Bio- Nano Interface, Elsevier Publication 25-48 (2019) (Book Chapter)


4. P Gupta, PK MajiCharacterization of Wood, Cork and Their Composites for Building Insulation, In book: Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering, Elsevier Publication (2019) DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-803581-8.10591-0 (Book Chapter)


Before 2017

5.   A. K. Bhowmick*, M. Bhattacharya, S. Mitra, K. Dinesh Kumar, P. K. Maji, A. Choudhury, J. J. George, G. C. Basak “Morphology – Property Relationship in Rubber Based Nanocomposites: Some Recent Developments” in Advances in Polymer Sciences, Volume: Advanced Rubber Composites, 1st Edition, Editors: Gert Heinrich, Brigitte Voit; Publisher: Springer, Germany, 2011, Page No.: 1-83. (Book Chapter)



132. Shakshi Bhardwaj, Shiva Singh, Keshav Dev, Monika Chhajed, PK Maji; Harnessing the flexibility of light-weight cellulose nanofiber composite aerogel for superthermal insulation and fire-protection: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (2024), (Impact Factor: 9.5, Q1)


131. Dakuri Ramakanth,Konala Akhila, Bittu Prudhvi Kumar, Krtiraj K. Gaikwad, PK Maji; Ultra-violet light-driven green oxygen scavenging composite made of PVA/NRL for active packaging: an alternative to metallic oxygen scavengers: RSC Green Chemistry (2024), (Impact Factor: 9.8, Q1)


130. Sushmit Sen, Amrita Chatterjee, Dakuri Ramakanth, Shiva Singh, PK Maji; Recent advances in cathodic electrodeposition coatings with special reference to resin materials: A comprehensive review: Progress in Organic Coatings (2024), (Impact Factor: 6.6, Q1)


129. U Saha, T Rom, R Sakla, A Ghosh, B Mallick, SK Panda, PK Maji, AK Paul; Investigation of the Role of 3 d-4 d Elements in a Disordered Double Perovskite toward Efficient Photocatalytic Energy Conversion and Electrochemical Energy-Storage Behaviors: ACS Applied Energy Materials (2024), (Impact Factor: 6.4, Q1)


128. Sayed Tathir Abbas Naqvi, Charanjeet Singh, Sachin Kumar Godara, Rajshree B Jotania, PK Maji, Chandan R Vaja; Tunable electrical and impedance characteristics of Co–Zn doped M-type Sr Hexaferrites: Role of grain, grain boundaries, electrical transport mechanisms and software/circuit modeling: Ceramics International (2024), 50 (5), 7323-7335, (Impact Factor: 5.2, Q1)


127. A Singh, O Singh, A Maji, S Singh, N Singh, PK Maji, K Ghosh; Catalytic transfer hydrogenation of substituted nitro-aromatics through in-situ generated Co (0) nanoparticle from Co (II) complexes supported by pentadentate ligands: Molecular Catalysis (2024), 555, 113835 (Impact Factor: 4.6, Q2)


126. Monika Chhajed, Chhavi Verma, PK Maji; Recent advances in hydrophobic nanocellulose aerogels for oil spill applications: A review. Marine Pollution Bulletin (2024), 199, 116024 (Impact Factor: 5.8, Q1)


125. Pandey SK, Mishra S, Ghosh S, Rohan R, PK Maji. Self-healing polymers for aviation applications and their impact on circular economy. Polymer Engineering and Sciences (2024) 1‐37 (Impact Factor: 3.2, Q1)


124. E Priya, A Jha, S Sarkar, PK Maji; A urea-loaded hydrogel comprising of cellulose nanofibers and carboxymethyl cellulose: An effective slow-release fertilizer. Journal of Cleaner Production (2024), 434, 140215 (Impact Factor: 11.1, Q1)


123. M Sathwane, RK Deshmukh, KK Gaikwad, PK Maji; Valorization of nanocellulose from bael (Aegle marmelos correa) fruit waste shells: Surface chemistry and morphological analysis. Bioresource Technology Reports (2024), 25, 101727


122. N Choudhary, S Singh, S Bhardwaj, S Gupta, U Nandi, R Chandra, PK Maji; Recent Advancements in Nanocellulose-based Supercapacitors for Energy Storage Devices: A Review. Carbohydrate Polymer Technologies and Applications (2024) 100416 (Impact Factor: 5.5, Q1)


121. A Adaval, V Khurana, BB Bhatt, S Singh, D Gupta, PK Maji, M Aslam, TW Turney, GP Simon, AR Bhattacharyya; Piezoelectric properties of noncovalently functionalized 2D nanomaterials incorporated poly (vinylidene fluoride) nanocomposites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science (2024), 141(3), e54814 (Impact Factor: 3.0, Q2)



120. R Chakraborty, A Sharma, P Majee, Pooja, PK Maji, R Pawar, YN Banothu, MPradhan; Transformation of Waste Agarwood Leaves into Heteroatom-Doped Microporous Carbon for Highly Active Metal-Free Catalytic Oxygen Reduction Reaction and Efficient Capacitive Energy Storage Application. ACS Sustainable Resource Management (2023)


119. S Tathir, A Naqvi, C Singh, SK Godara, R B Jotania, PK Maji, CR. Vaja; Tunable electrical and impedance characteristics of Co–Zn doped M-type Sr Hexaferrites: Role of grain, grain boundaries, electrical transport mechanisms and software/circuit modeling. Ceramics International (2023) (Impact Factor: 5.2, Q1)


118. A Banerjee, M Sathwane, S Das, B Chattopadhyay, PK Maji, U Nandi, A Ghosh; Direct current conductance and 1/f-noise in cellulose nanofiber–multi-walled carbon nanotube composites for applications in flexible electronic devices. Journal of Applied Physics (2023) 134, 20, 205101 (Impact Factor: 3.2, Q2)


117. R Jasrotia, N Kumari, R Verma, SK Godara, J Ahmed, SM Alshehri, B Pandit, S Kumar, S Sharma, PK Maji; Effect of rare earth (Nd3+) metal doping on structural, morphological, optical and magnetic traits of Zn–Mg nano-ferrites; Journal of Rare Earths (2023) 41, 11, 1763-1770 (Impact Factor: 4.9, Q1)


116. D Ramakanth, S Singh, S Bhardwaj, RS Meda, KK Gaikwad, PK Maji; Green Synthesis and Characterization of Polymyrcene as an Oxygen Scavenging Sustainable Polymer for Active Food Packaging Applications; ACS Applied Polymer Materials (2023) 5, 12, 9888–9897 (Impact Factor: 5, Q1)


115. S Bhardwaj, S Singh, P Gupta, N Choudhary, PK Maji; Role of morphological arrangements in cellulose nanofiber-based aerogels for thermal insulation: A systematic review; International Journal of Green Energy (2023) 1-22 (Impact Factor: 3.3, Q2)


114. C Verma, M Chhajed, PK Maji; Liquid Crystal Cellulose Nanocrystal/ Polyvinylpyrrolidone Pigments Engineered from Agro-Waste Sugarcane Bagasse; Advanced Sustainable Systems (2023) 2300111 (Impact Factor: 7.1, Q1)


113. BK Mahur, A Ahuja, S Singh, PK Maji, VK Rastogi; Different nanocellulose morphologies (cellulose nanofibers, nanocrystals and nanospheres) extracted from Sunn hemp (Crotalaria Juncea); International Journal of Biological Macromolecules (2023) 253, 126657 (Impact Factor: 8.2, Q1)


112. I Mohammed, J Mohammed, SK Godara, PK Maji, P Kaur, and AK Srivastava; Synthesis, Characterization, and Electromagnetic Propertiesof Ba1.8Sr0.2Co2Fe11.9Pr0.1O22/Ti3C2Tx-MXene Composites; Physica Status Solidi (b) (2023) 23000149 (Impact Factor: 2.8, Q3)


111. S Singh, S Bhardwaj, RS Meda, C Verma, M Chhajed, K Ghosh, PK Maji; Insights into thermal degradation kinetics and liquid crystalline behavior of cellulose nanocrystals from the waste of Cajanus cajan (pigeon pea); International Journal of Biological Macromolecules (2023) 242, 124507 (Impact Factor: 8.2, Q1)


109. R Jaiswal, U Saha, TH Goswami, PK Maji; Effect of partially reduced fullerenol-graphene hybrid nanofiller on photophysical and super capacitance properties of fluorescence conducting polymer nanocomposites; Polymer Composites (2023) (Impact Factor: 5.2, Q1)


108. S Sharma, A Adaval, S Singh, PK Maji, CK Subash, VH Shafeeq, A Bhattacharyya; Influence of Graphene Oxide on Rheology, Mechanical, Dielectric, and Triboelectric Properties of Poly (vinyl alcohol) Nanocomposite Hydrogels Prepared via Facile One Step Process; Soft Matter (2023) (Impact Factor: 3.4, Q1)


107. A Adaval, BB Bhatt, S Singh, D Gupta, PK Maji, M Aslam, TW Turney, GP Simon, AR Bhattacharya; 2D Nanomaterials Incorporated Poly (vinylidene fluoride) Nanocomposites: Morphology, Crystalline Structure, and Dielectric, Ferroelectric, and Piezoelectric Properties; Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2023)  (Impact Factor: 4.177, Q1)


106. P Kotwal, R Jasrotia, J Prakash, J Ahmed, A Verma, R Verma, A Kandwal, S K Godara, S Kumari, PK Maji, M Fazil, T Ahmad, M S Tamboli, N Sharma, R Kumar; Magnetically recoverable sol-gel auto-combustion developed Ni1-xCuxDyyFe2-yO4 magnetic nanoparticles for photocatalytic, electrocatalytic, and antibacterial applications; Environmental Research (2023) 231, 116103 (Impact Factor: 8.3, Q1)


106. G Katoch, J Prakash, R Jasrotia, A Verma, R Verma, S Kumari, T Ahmad, S K Godara, J Ahmed, AKandwal, M Fazil, PK Maji, S Kumar, G Kumar; Sol-gel auto-combustion developed Nd and Dy co-doped Mg nanoferrites for photocatalytic water treatment, electrocatalytic water splitting and biological applications; Journal of Water Process Engineering (2023) 53, 103726 (Impact Factor: 7.0, Q1)

105. SC Ambilkar, B P Kapgate, A Das, S Mandal, PK Maji, S Singh, R Kasilingam, R S Gedam, C Das; Precise role of zirconia to boost up the mechanical, thermal, viscoelastic, dielectric, and chemical resistance properties of natural rubber-nitrile rubber blend; European Polymer Journal (2023) 112163 (Impact Factor: 6.0, Q1)

104. SK Godara, SS Meena, R Jasrotia, J Prakash, A Verma, R Singh, AK Srivastava, M Singh, PK Maji, A Jain, AK Sood, J Ahmed, S M Alshehri, A Mehtab, T Ahmad, A Hossain, A Kandwal; Effect of Zn2+-Zr4+ co-substitution on structural, magnetic and dielectric properties of Ba0.5Ca0.5ZnxZrxFe12−2xO19 hexaferrite; Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 34 (2023) 15, 1195 (Impact Factor: 2.8, Q2)

103. R Jaiswal, U Saha, T H Goswami, PK Maji; Effect of partially reduced fullerenol‐graphene hybrid nanofiller on photophysical and super capacitance properties of fluorescence conducting polymer nanocomposites; Polymer Composites (2023) (Impact Factor:5.2, Q1)


102. R Chakraborty, S Das, S Rudra, A K Nayak, PK Maji, U Nandi, M Pradhan; Investigation of electrical transport properties in solution-processed Bi 2 Se 3–AgMnOOH nanocomposite; Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2023) 25, 20, 14606-14617 (Impact Factor: 3.3, Q1)

101. C Verma, SK Kardam, M Chhajed, U Nandi, PK Maji; Organic Acid-Doped Cellulose Nanocrystals in Biocomposite Laminates as Chiral Nematic Photonic Films: Implications for Intelligent Packaging; ACS Applied Nano Materials;  (2023) DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.2c05177 (Impact Factor: 5.9, Q1)


100. P Gupta, M Sathwane, M Chhajed, C Verma, Y Grohens, B Seantier, AK Agrawal, PK Maji; Surfactant Assisted In Situ Synthesis of Nanofibrillated Cellulose/Polymethylsilsesquioxane Aerogel for Tuning Its Thermal Performance; Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2023) 44 (2), 2200628 (Impact Factor: 5.006, Q1)


99. M Chhajed, C Verma, P Gupta, PK Maji; Multifunctional esterified nanocellulose aerogel: impact of fatty chain length on oil/water separation and thermal insulation; Cellulose (2023), DOI: 10.1007/s10570-022-04993-w. (Impact Factor: 6.123, Q1)


98. M Chhajed, C Verma, S Singh, PK Maji; Synergistic effect of natural rubber for imparting hydrophobicity in nanocellulose aerogel through one-pot synthesis and its application in oil/organic solvent sorption; Journal of Water Process Engineering (2023) 51, 103471 (Impact Factor: 7.0, Q1)


97. S Rudra, S Das, PK Maji, AK Nayak, Y Negishi, M Pradhan, U Nandi; Redox-Guided Synthesis of Au–V2O5–MnO2 Nanoflower Composites with Enhanced Electrical Conductance for Supercapacitor Applications; ACS Applied Nano Materials (2023) DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.2c04584 (Impact Factor: 5.9, Q1)


96. A Adaval, CK Subash, VH Shafeeq, S Singh, PK Maji, M Aslam, TW Turney, GP Simon, AR Bhattacharyya; Exploring interfacial interactions, dielectric, ferroelectric and piezoelectric properties of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene/graphene oxide nanocomposites; Journal of Applied Polymer Science (2023) 140 (4), e53379 (Impact Factor: 3.0, Q2)


95. T Rom, S Laha, S Gadiyaram, PK Maji, AK Paul; Rare-earth (Nd and Eu) induced structural transformation and optical properties of brownmillerite-type Sr2ScGaO5 oxide; Journal of Solid State Chemistry (2023) 317, 123696 (Impact Factor: 3.3, Q2)


94. S Sarmah, KP Patra, PK Maji, S Ravi, T Bora; A comparative study on the structural, magnetic and dielectric properties of magnesium substituted cobalt ferrites; Ceramics International (2023) 49 (1), 1444-1463 (Impact Factor: 5.2, Q1)


93.  Renuka Verma, Pradip K. Maji, Sudipta Sarkar; Removal of hexavalent chromium from impaired water: Polyethylenimine-based sorbents - A reviewJournal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (2023) DOI: 10.1016/j.jece.2023.109598 (Impact Factor: 7.7, Q1)


92. S Bhardwaj, S Singh, RS Meda, S Jain, PK Maji; Structural and morphological exploration of cellulose nanocrystals extracted from lignocellulosic waste biomass of Brassica nigra (mustard straw); Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery (2023) (Impact Factor: 4.00, Q3)


91. M Sathwane, M Chhajed C Verma, K. K. Gaikwad, PK Maji; Synergistic effect of hybrid hydroxylated boron nitride and cellulose nanocrystals for enhancing the thermal, mechanical, and hydrophobic properties of composite film; DOI: 10.1002/pc.27112 (2022) Polymer Composites (Impact Factor: 5.2, Q1)


90C Verma, M Chhajed, S Singh, M Sathwane, PK Maji; Bioinspired Structural Color Sensors based on Self-Assembled Cellulose Nanocrystal/Citric acid to Distinguish Organic Solvents; Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects (2022) 655, 130206 (Impact Factor: 5.2, Q1)


89.  U Saha, R Jaiswal, TH Goswami, PK Maji; Role and effect of electrolytes selection on supercapacitance behaviour of aminated graphenes; Electrochimica Acta (2022) 435, 141400 (Impact Factor: 6.6, Q1)


88.  DS Aherrao, C Singh, VL Mathe, PK Maji, AK Srivastava; Investigation of structural, morphological, electric modulus, AC conductivity characteristics, and validation of software-based simulated impedance/material parameters of bicomponent Co-Al doped Ba-Sr ferrites; Physica Scripta (2022) 98 (1), 015813 (Impact Factor: 2.9, Q2)


87. S Singh, S Bhardwaj, C Verma, M Chhajed, K Balayan, K Ghosh, PK Maji; Elliptically birefringent chemically tuned liquid crystalline nanocellulose composites for photonic applications; Journal of Molecular Liquids (2022) 366, 120326 (Impact Factor: 6.0, Q1)


86.  E Priya, S Kumar, C Verma, S Sarkar, PK Maji; A comprehensive review on technological advances of adsorption for removing nitrate and phosphate from waste water; Journal of Water Process Engineering (2022) 49, 103159 (Impact Factor: 7.0, Q1)



85. C Verma, M Chhajed, S Singh, PK Maji; Cellulose Nanocrystals for Environment-Friendly Self-Assembled Stimuli Doped Multisensing Photonics; DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.2c00061 (2022); ACS Applied Polymer Materials (Impact Factor: 5, Q1)


84. S Roy, KL Goh, C Verma, B Dasgupta Ghosh, K Sharma, PK Maji; A Facile Method for Processing Durable and Sustainable Superhydrophobic Chitosan-Based Coatings Derived from Waste Crab Shell; ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 10 (14), (2022) 4694-4704(Impact Factor: 8.4, Q1)


83. Monika Chhajed, Chhavi Verma, Manoj Sathawane, Shiva Singh and Pradip K Maji; Mechanically durable green aerogel composite based on agricultural lignocellulosic residue for organic liquids/oil sorption; Marine Pollution Bulletin (2022) 180, 113790 (Impact Factor: 5.8, Q1)


82. D Ramakanth, K Akhila, KK Gaikwad, PK Maji; UV-activated oxygen scavenging system based on natural rubber latex from Hevea brasiliensis for active packaging applications; Industrial Crops and Products 178, (2022)114658 (Impact Factor: 5.9, Q1)


81. Sunanda Roy, T. Das, K. L.Goh, Chhavi Verma, Pradip K. Maji, Synergistic effect of fresh garlic juice in cellulose-based food packaging film; Materials LettersDOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2022.132538 (2022) (Impact Factor: 3.0, Q2)


80. S Sarmah, KP Patra, PK Maji, S Ravi, T Bora; A comparative study on the structural, magnetic and dielectric properties of magnesium substituted cobalt ferrites; DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2022.09.126 (2022) Ceramics International (Impact Factor: 5.2, Q1)


79. J Barman, N Deka, PK Maji, GK Dutta; Nitrogen and Sulfur Enriched Porous Carbon Materials with Trace Fe Derived from Hyper‐Crosslinked Polymer as an Efficient Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalyst; ChemElectroChem (2022) 9 (15), e202200677 (Impact Factor: 4.0, Q1)


78. Rohit Jasrotia, Nisha Kumari, Ritesh Verma, Sachin Kumar Godara, Jahangeer Ahmed, Saad M Alshehri, Bidhan Pandit, Sanjay Thakur, Shubham Sharma, Pradip K Maji; Effect of rare earth (Nd3+) metal doping on structural, morphological, optical and magnetic traits of Zn–Mg nano-ferrites; DOI: 10.1016/j.jre.2022.08.015 (2022); Journal of Rare Earths (Impact Factor: 4.9, Q2)


77. WL Lai, S Sharma, S Roy, PK Maji, B Sharma, S Ramakrishna, KL Goh; Roadmap to sustainable plastic waste management: a focused study on recycling PET for triboelectric nanogenerator production in Singapore and India; Environmental Science and Pollution Research (2022), 1-35 (Impact Factor: 5.8, Q1)


76. Sachin Kumar Godara, Varinder Kaur, Parambir Singh Malhi, Jahangeer Ahmed, Saad M Alshehri, Mandeep Singh, Swati Verma, Charanjeet Singh, Pradip K Maji, Pragati Kumar, Asiya M Tamboli, Ashwani Kumar Sood; Sol-gel auto-combustion synthesis of double metal-doped barium hexaferrite nanoparticles for permanent magnet applications; DOI: 10.1016/j.jssc.2022.123215 (2022) Journal of Solid State Chemistry (Impact Factor: 3.3, Q2)



75.   Debabrata Ganguly, Abhijit Bera, Roumita Hore, Sipra Khanra, Pradip K Maji, Dinesh Kumar Kotnees, Santanu Chattopadhyay; Coining the attributes of nano to micro dual hybrid silica-ceramic waste filler based green HNBR composites for triple percolation: Mechanical properties, thermal, and electrical conductivity; Chemical Engineering Journal Advances (2022) 11, 100338 (New Journal, Q1)


74.      R Verma, PK Maji, S Sarkar; Detailed investigation of effective trace Cr (VI) removal mechanism by anion exchange resin with phenol–formaldehyde matrix; Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (2022) (Impact Factor: 6.1, Q1)


73.      S Sarmah, R Borah, PK Maji, S Ravi, T Bora; Effect of Al3+ substitution on structural, magnetic and dielectric properties of cobalt ferrite synthesized by sol-gel method and its correlation with cationic distribution; Physica B: Condensed Matter, 414017 (2022) (Impact Factor: 2.8, Q2)



72.      Sachin Kumar Godara, Varinder Kaur, Parambir Singh Malhi, Jahangeer Ahmed, Saad M Alshehri, Mandeep Singh, Swati Verma, Charanjeet Singh, Pradip K Maji, Pragati Kumar, Asiya M Tamboli, Ashwani Kumar Sood; ol-gel auto-combustion synthesis of double metal-doped barium hexaferrite nanoparticles for permanent magnet applications; Journal of Solid State Chemistry, (2022) 123215 (Impact Factor: 3.3, Q2)



71.      Bhavna Sharma, Sauraj Singh, Brahma Prakash, Harish Sharma, PK Maji, Dharm Dutt, Anurag Kulshreshtha; Effect of cellulose nanocrystal incorporated acrylic copolymer resin on printing properties of waterborne inks; Progress in Organic Coatings 167 (2022), 106842 (Impact Factor: 6.6, Q1)


70.      Anjori Sharma, Sachin Kumar Godara, Pradip K Maji, AK Srivastava; Influence of Temperature on Structural and Magnetic Properties of Gd3AlxFe5−xO12 (x = 2); Crystal Research and Technology 57 (2022) (2), 2100109 (Impact Factor: 1.5, Q3)


69.      Sachin Kumar Godara, Varinder Kaur, AK Srivastava, Deepak Basandrai, Jahangeer Ahmed, J Mohammed, Mandeep Singh, Paramjit Kaur, Amir Mehtab, Tokeer Ahmad, Rahul Kumar Dhaka, Pradip K Maji, Ashwani Kumar Sood; Effect on Magnetic, morphological and structural properties of Zn2+-Zr4+ substituted SrM for permanent magnet based appliances; Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (2022) 560, 169626 (Impact Factor: 2.7, Q2)


68.      T Rom, S Laha, S Gadiyaram, PK Maji, AK Paul; Rare-earth (Nd and Eu) induced structural transformation and optical properties of brownmillerite-type Sr2ScGaO5 oxide; Journal of Solid State Chemistry (2022), 123696 (Impact Factor: 3.3, Q2)


67.      R Verma, PK Maji, S Sarkar; Synthesis and validation of polystyrene-based polyethylenimine composite for Cr (VI) removal from aqueous solution: Performance and mechanism; Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 10 (1) (2022), 107119 (Impact Factor: 7.7, Q1)


66.      T Rom, N Kumar, PK Maji, AK Paul; Synthesis, Structure and Topology of Copper (I) Tetrazolate Framework: Facile Approach to Design Multiple Dye Adsorbent with Carbon Composites; ChemistrySelect 7 (8) (2022), 202103520 (Impact Factor: 2.1, Q2)


65.      Radheesh Sharma Meda, Somya Jain, Shiva Singh, Chhavi Verma, Upendranath Nandi, Pradip K. Maji; Novel LAGENARIA SICERARIA Peel Waste based Cellulose Nanocrystals: Isolation and Rationalizing H-bonding Interactions; Industrial Crops and Products (2022) 186, 115197 (Impact Factor: 5.9, Q1)




64. Chhavi Verma, Monika Chhajeda, Pragya Gupta, Sunanda Roy, Pradip K. Maji, Isolation of cellulose nanocrystals from different waste bio-mass collating their liquid crystal ordering with morphological exploration; International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 175 (2021) 242–253 (Impact Factor: 8.2, Q1) 


63  Sunanda Roy, Pradip K Maji, Kheng-Lim Goh, Sustainable Design of Flexible 3D Aerogel from Waste PET Bottle for Wastewater Treatment to Energy Harvesting Device, Chemical Engineering Journal (2021) 385, 127409 (Impact Factor: 15.1, Q1)


62. Dakuri Ramakanth, Suman Singh, Pradip K Maji, Youn Suk Lee, Kirtiraj K Gaikwad, Advanced packaging for distribution and storage of COVID-19 vaccines: a review, Environmental Chemistry Letters (2021) DOI: 10.1007/s10311-021-01256-1, (Impact Factor: 15.7, Q1)


61. Vidhi Gupta, Dakuri Ramakanth, Chhavi Verma, Pradip K Maji, Kirtiraj K. Gaikwad; Isolation and characterization of cellulose nanocrystals from amla (Phyllanthus Emblica) pomace. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery (2021  (Impact Factor: 4.00, Q3)


60. Pragya Gupta, Akanksha Pandey, Kirtiraj K. Gaikwad, Sunanda Roy, Pradip K. Maji, The role of rheological premonitory of hydrogels based on cellulose nanofibers and polymethylsilsesquioxane on the physical properties of corresponding aerogels; Polymer Engineering and Science (2021), DOI: 10.1002/pen.25671 (Impact Factor: 3.2, Q2)


59. Renuka Verma, Pradip K. Maji, Sudipta Sarkar, Comprehensive investigation of the mechanism for Cr(VI) removal from contaminated water using coconut husk as a biosorbent, Journal of Cleaner Production (2021) 314, 128117 (Impact Factor: 11.1, Q1)  


58. Divya Rajasekaran, Pradip K. Maji, Recycling of waste PP and crumb rubber together by use of self-healing ionomer as process compatibilizer; Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management (2021) (DOI: 10.1007/s10163-021-01194-8) (Impact Factor: 3.1, Q2) 


57. Bhavna Sharma, Singh Sauraj, Bijender Kumar, Arun Pandey, Dharm Dutt, Yuvraj Singh Negi, Pradip K Maji, Anurag Kulshreshtha, Synthesis of waterborne acrylic copolymer resin as a binding agent for the development of water‐based inks in the printing application, Polymer Engineering & Science (2021) DOI: 10.1002/pen.25681(Impact Factor: 3.2, Q2)


56. P Choudhury, S Chawla, S Agarwal, A Singh, A Nayak, A Kumar, PK Maji, C Goswami, L Goswami, Modified tamarind kernel polysaccharide-based matrix alters neuro-keratinocyte cross-talk and serves as a suitable scaffold for skin tissue engineering, Materials Science and Engineering: C (2021) 121, 111779 (Impact Factor: 7.328, Q1) 


55. S Sarkar, PK Maji, Y Negishi, S Dutta, TN Das, R Pan, S Sarkar, Cu (II)-Based Nanofibrous Metallogel for Phenoxazinone Synthase-like Activity, ACS Applied Nano Materials (2021) DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.0c02984 (Impact Factor: 5.9, Q1)


54. Tusar K Acharya, Satish Kumar, Nikhil Tiwari, Arijit Ghosh, Ankit Tiwari, Subhashis Pal, Rakesh K Majhi, Ashutosh Kumar, Rashmita Das, Abhishek Singh, Pradip K. Maji, Naibedya Chattopadhyay, Luna Goswami, Chandan Goswami; TRPM8 channel inhibitor-encapsulated hydrogel as a tunable surface for bone tissue engineering, Scientific Reports (2021) 11, 1-16 (Impact Factor: 4.6, Q1)


53. Mukul Pradhan, Rishika Chakraborty, Siddheswar Rudra, Sudipta Koley, Pradip K Maji, Arpan Kumar Nayak, Sutanu Das, Upendranath Nandi, Intercalation pseudocapacitance in Bi2Se3−MnO2 nanotube composite for high electrochemical energy storage, Electrochimica Acta (2021) 367, 137531 (Impact Factor: 6.6, Q1)


52.  S Sarmah, PK Maji, S Ravi, T Bora, Effect of cation distribution and temperature variation on magnetic and dielectric properties of manganese substituted cobalt ferrites, Solid State Communications (2021) 324, 114146 (Impact Factor: 2.1, Q3)


51. Rishika Chakraborty, Pradip K. Maji, Chhavi Verma, Arpan Kumar Nayak, Shib Shankar Singha, Mukul Pradhan, Inherent Oxygen‐ and Nitrogen‐Doped Porous Carbon Derived from Biomass of Tamarind Leaf for High‐Performance Supercapacitor Application; Energy Technology (2021) 9, 2000734 (Selected as Hot Topics in chemistry and materials) (Impact Factor: 3.8, Q2)


50.  Chandravati Yadav, Monika Chhajed, Priyanka Choudhury, Ram Prasad Sahu, Amit Patel, Saurabh Chawla, Luna Goswami, Chandan Goswami, Xinping Li, Ashish K Agrawal, Arun Saini, Pradip K Maji, Bio-extract amalgamated sodium alginate-cellulose nanofibres based 3D-sponges with interpenetrating BioPU coating as potential wound care scaffolds, Materials Science and Engineering: C (2021) 118, 111348. (Impact Factor: 7.328, Q1)




49.  M Bera, A Prabhakar, PK Maji, Nanotailoring of thermoplastic polyurethane by amine functionalized graphene oxide: Effect of different amine modifier on final properties, Composites Part B: Engineering108075 (2020) (Impact Factor: 13.1, Q1)


48. Suman Singh, Pradip K Maji, Youn Suk Lee, Kirtiraj K Gaikwad, Applications of gaseous chlorine dioxide for antimicrobial food packaging: a review, Environmental Chemistry Letters (2020) 2, 1-18. (Impact Factor: 15.7, Q1)


47. Sunanda Roy, Hyun-U Ko, Pradip K Maji, Le Van Hai, Jaehwan Kim; Large Amplification of Triboelectric Property by Allicin to Develop High Performance Cellulosic Triboelectric Nanogenerator, Chemical Engineering Journal (2020) 385, 123723. (Impact Factor: 15.1, Q1)


46. Rajendiran Kanagaraj, Ajay Kumar Jana, PD Babu, Vasudeva Siruguri, Pradip K Maji, Swarup K Panda, Avijit Kumar Paul, Investigation of multiferroic behaviour at room temperature in Bi-induced orthoferrite: combined experimental and first principles studies, Bulletin of Materials Science (2020) 43, 1-14. (Impact Factor: 1.8, Q3) 


45.  Shiva Singh, Gopal L Dhakar, Bharat P Kapgate, Pradip K Maji, Chhavi Verma, Monika Chhajed, Kasilingam Rajkumar, Chayan Das, Synthesis and chemical modification of crystalline nanocellulose to reinforce natural rubber composites, Polymers for Advanced Technologies (2020) 12, 3059 (Impact Factor: 3.4, Q2)


44.  Divya Rajasekaran, Pradip K. Maji; Recycling of quaternary household plastic wastes by utilizing poly (ethylene- co- methacrylic acid) copolymer sodium ion: Compatibility and re-processability assessments, Journal of Polymers and the Environment (2020), 28 (2), 471-482 (Impact Factor: 5.3, Q1)


43.  Rajendiran Kanagaraj, Ajay Kumar Jana, PD Babu, Vasudeva Siruguri, Pradip K Maji, Swarup K Panda, Avijit Kumar Paul, Template-directed hierarchical copper (II)-organophosphonate compounds: Syntheses, crystal structures, magnetic and luminescence properties, Journal of Molecular Structure (2020) 1124, 129027. (Impact Factor: 3.8, Q2)


42.  Animesh Kr. Dey, Gaurav Kumar, Pradip K. Maji, R. K. Chakrabarty, and U. N. Nandi; Zener-like electrical transport in polyaniline-graphene oxide nanocomposite; RSC Advances (2020) 10 (8), 4733-4744 (Impact Factor: 3.9, Q2)


41.  Gaurav Kumar, Jyoti Prakash Singh, Uttam Saha, Madhab Bera, Tako Hari Goswami, Pradip K. MajiA mechanistic approach for the modulation of band gap of nanopolyaniline using various heterogeneous carbon nanostructures, Polymer Bulletin, 77 (7), 3499-3521 (2020) (Impact Factor: 3.2, Q2)


40.  A Maji, O Singh, S Singh, A Mohanty, PK Maji, K Ghosh, Palladium‐based Catalysts Supported by Unsymmetrical XYC‐1 Type Pincer Ligands: C5 Arylation of Imidazoles and Synthesis of Octinoxate Utilizing Mizoroki‐Heck Reaction, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry (2020) 17, 1596 (Impact Factor: 2.3, Q2)


39.  J Mohammed, T Tchouank Tekou Carol, G Mukhtar, V Kumar, Gopala Ram Bhadu, Sachin Kumar Godara, Pradip K Maji, AK Srivastava; Phase structure evolution, crystal structure refinement, morphology, and electro-optical properties of heat-treated Ca0. 9Ni0. 1Cu2. 9La0. 1Ti4O12; Ceramics International (2020) 46 (6), 7187-7197(Impact Factor: 5.2, Q1)


38.  AK Dey, UN Nandi, PK Maji, RK Chakrabarty; Nonlinearity exponent: A phase sensitive parameter in disordered systems; Physica B: Condensed Matter (2020), 582, 412001 (Impact Factor: 2.8, Q2)


37.  Vikas Kumar, J Mohammed, Carol T Tchouank Tekou, G Mukhtar, N Halilu, IA Adamu, Pradip K Maji, Deepak Basandrai, AK Srivastava, Structural and Dielectric Properties of Bi-Zn Substituted Calcium Copper Titanate (CCTO), Journal of Physics: Conference Series (2020) 1531, 012004. (Q4)


36.  J Mohammed, Jyoti Sharma, KU Yerima, D Basandrai, Arun Kumar, Pradip K Maji, AK Srivastava; Magnetic, Mössbauer and Raman Spectroscopy of Nanocrystalline Dy3+-Cr3+ Substituted Barium Hexagonal Ferrites; Physica B: Condensed Matter (2020)10.1016/j.physb.2020.412115. (Impact Factor: 2.8, Q2) 




35. M Chhajed, C Yadav, AK Agrawal, PK Maji, Esterified superhydrophobic nanofibrillated cellulose based aerogel for oil spill treatment, Carbohydrate polymers 226, 115286 (2019) (Impact Factor: 11.2, Q1)


34.  Pragya Gupta, Chhavi Verma, Pradip K. MajiFlame retardant and thermally insulating clay based aerogel facilitated by cellulose nanofibers, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 152, 104537 (2019) (Impact Factor: 3.9, Q1)


33.  Chandravati Yadav, Pradip K. Maji, Synergistic effect of cellulose nanofibres and bio- extracts for fabricating high strength sodium alginate based composite bio-sponges with antibacterial properties, Carbohydrate Polymers 203, 396-408 (2019) (Impact Factor: 11.2. Q1)


32.  Ankur Maji, Anshu Singh, Aurobinda Mohanty, Pradip K. Maji, Kaushik Ghosh; Ferrocenyl palladacycles derived from unsymmetrical pincer-type ligands: evidence of Pd(0) nanoparticle generation during the Suzuki–Miyaura reaction and applications in the direct arylation of thiazoles and isoxazolesDalton Transactions45, 17083 (2019) (Impact Factor: 4.0, Q1)


31.  ML Sawkmie, D Paul, G Kalita, K Agarwala, PK Maji, PN Chatterjee; Synthesis and characterization of active cuprous oxide particles and their catalytic application in 1, 2, 3‐triazole synthesis via alkyne‐azide cycloaddition reaction in water, Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 56, 3277 (2019) (Impact Factor: 2.4, Q3)


30.  M Bera, P Gupta, PK Maji, Efficacy of ultra-low loading of amine functionalized graphene oxide into glycidol-terminated polyurethane for high-performance composite material, Reactive and Functional Polymers 139, 60-74, 2019 (Impact Factor: 5.1, Q1)


29. Madhab Bera, Uttam Saha, Ayush Bhardwaj, Pradip K. MajiReduced graphene oxide (RGO) induced compatibilization and reinforcement of poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF)-thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) binary polymer blend, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 136 (5), 47010, 2019 (Impact Factor: 3.0, Q2)


28.  Jibrin Mohammed, A K Srivastava, Abdussalam B. Suleiman, Tchouank Tekou Carol T, Hafeez Y. Hafeez, Jyoti Sharma, Pradip K. Maji, Sachin Kumar; Cu2+-Er3+ Substituted Strontium Nanocrystalline Hexaferrites for Magnetic Recording Media and Optical Sensing, Materials Research Express 6 (2019) 056111 (Impact Factor: 2.3, Q2)


27. Kumari Naveen, Nikhil Kumar, Tapas Kumar Mandal, P.D. Babu, Vasudeva Siruguri, Pradip K. Maji, Avijit Kumar Paul; Multiferroic behaviour in B-site Cr-doped hexagonal YInO3 perovskites: Synthesis, structure and properties; Journal of Molecular Structure 1185, 432-439 (2019(Impact Factor: 3.8, Q2)


26. N. D. Bansod, B. P. Kapgate, P. K. Maji, A. Bandyopadhyay, and C. Das; EPDM rubber toward better silica dispersion and reinforcement; Rubber Chemistry and Technology, 92, 219-236 (2019). (Impact Factor: 1.5, Q3) 


25. S Rudra, AK Nayak, S Koley, R Chakraborty, PK Maji, M Pradhan; Redox-Mediated Shape-transformation of Fe3O4 Nanoflake to Chemically Stable Au-Fe2O3 Composite Nanorod for High-Performance Asymmetric Solid-State Supercapacitor Device, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 7 (1), 724–733 (2019) (Impact Factor: 8.4, Q1) 




24. Pragya Gupta, Balwant Singh, Ashish K Agrawal, PK Maji, Low density and high strength nanofibrillated cellulose aerogel for thermal insulation application, Materials and Design 158, 224-236 (2018(Impact Factor: 8.4, Q1) 


23. R. DivyaPK Maji; Recycling of plastic wastes with poly (ethylene-co-methacrylic acid) copolymer as compatibilizer and their conversion into high-end product; Waste Management 74, 135-143; 2018. (Impact Factor: 8.1, Q1) 


22. Madhab Bera, Chandravati, Pragya Gupta, Pradip K. Maji; Facile One-Pot Synthesis of Graphene Oxide by Sonication Assisted Mechanochemical Approach and Its Surface Chemistry; Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 18 (2), 902-912, 2018. (Impact Factor: 1.354, Q3)


21.  J Mohammed, AB Suleiman, TTT Carol, HY Hafeez, J Sharma, PK Maji, A K Srivastava; Enhanced dielectric and optical properties of nanoscale barium hexaferrites for optoelectronics and high frequency application, Chinese Physics B 27 (12), 128104, 2018 (Impact Factor: 1.7, Q3)


20.  Siddheswar Rudra, Arpan Kumar Nayak, Rishika Chakraborty, Pradip K. Maji, and Mukul Pradhan; Synthesis of Au-V2O5 composite nanowires through the shape transformation of a vanadium (III) metal complex for high-performance solid-state supercapacitors; Inorganic Chem. Front. 5, 1836-1843 (2018(Impact Factor: 7.0, Q1)


19. C Yadav, A Saini, PK Maji; Cellulose nanofibres as biomaterial for nano-reinforcement of poly [styrene-(ethylene-co-butylene)-styrene] triblock copolymer, Cellulose 25 (1), 449-46, 2018(Impact Factor: 5.7, Q1)


18. S. Ghosh, S. Ganguly, S. Remanan, S. Mondal, S. JanaP. K Maji, N. K. Singha, N. C Das; Ultra-light weight, water durable and flexible highly electrical conductive polyurethane foam for superior electromagnetic interference shielding materials; Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 29, 10177-10189 (2018) (Impact Factor: 2.8, Q2)




17. C Yadav, A Saini, M BeraPK Maji; Thermo-analytical characterizations of biodiesel produced from edible and non-edible oils; Fuel Processing Technology 167, 395-403; 2017 (Impact Factor: 7.5, Q1)


16.  M Bera, PK Maji; Effect of structural disparity of graphene-based materials on thermo-mechanical and surface properties of thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites; Polymer 119, 118-133; 2017 (Impact Factor: 4.6, Q1)


15. A Saini, C Yadav, M Bera, P Gupta, PK Maji; Maleic anhydride grafted linear low‐density polyethylene/waste paper powder composites with superior mechanical behavior; Journal of Applied Polymer Science 134 (31); 2017 (Impact Factor: 3.0, Q2)


14. Avijit Kumar Paul, Rajendiran Kanagaraj, Ajay Jana, Pradip K. Maji; Novel Amine Templated Three-Dimensional Zinc-Organophosphonates with Variable Pore-Openings; CrystEngComm 19 (43), 6425-6435, 2017 (Impact Factor: 3.1, Q2)


13. C Yadav, A Saini, PK Maji; Energy efficient facile extraction process of cellulose nanofibres and their dimensional characterization using light scattering techniques; Carbohydrate Polymers 165, 276-284, 2017 (Impact Factor: 11.2, Q1)


12. P Gupta, M Bera, PK Maji; Nanotailoring of sepiolite clay with poly [styrene‐b‐(ethylene‐co‐butylene)‐b‐styrene]: structure–property correlation;  Polymers for Advanced Technologies 28 (11), 1428-1437, 2017 (Impact Factor: 3.4, Q2)


        Before 2017 (Selected)


11. PK Maji, AK Bhowmick*; Structure–property correlation of polyurethane nanocomposites: Influence of loading and nature of nanosilica and microstructure of hyperbranched polyol; Journal of Applied Polymer Science 127 (6), 4492-4504; 2013(Impact Factor: 3.0, Q2)


10. PK Maji, AK Bhowmick*; Efficacy of clay content and microstructure of curing agents on the structure–property relationship of new‐generation polyurethane nanocomposites; Polymers for Advanced Technologies 23 (9), 1311-1320; 2012. (Impact Factor: 3.4, Q2)


09. S Rooj, GC Basak, PK Maji, AK Bhowmick*; New route for devulcanization of natural rubber and the properties of devulcanized rubber; Journal of Polymers and the Environment 19 (2), 382-390; 2011(Impact Factor: 5.3, Q1)


08. G Rajesh, PK Maji, M Bhattacharya, A Choudhury, N Roy, A Saxena, AK Bhowmick*; Liquid Silicone Rubber Vulcanizates: Network Structure-Property Relationship and Cure Kinetics; Polymers & Polymer Composites 18 (9), 477; 2010(Impact Factor: 2.1, Q3)


07. PK Guchhait, S Pradhan, KD Kumar, PK Maji, AK Bhowmick*; Influence of nanoclay on the morphology, adhesive and mechanical properties of polysulfide modified epoxy resin; Polymers & Polymer Composites 18 (3), 123, 2010(Impact Factor: 2.1, Q3)


06. PK Maji, NK Das, AK Bhowmick*; Preparation and properties of polyurethane nanocomposites of novel architecture as advanced barrier materials; Polymer 51 (5), 1100-1110, 2010(Impact Factor: 4.6, Q1)


05. AK Bhowmick*, M Bhattacharya, S Mitra, PK Maji, A Choudhury, JJ George; Rubber Based Nanocomposites: Some Recent Examples; KGK. Kautschuk, Gummi, Kunststoffe 63 (5), 192-196; 2010(Impact Factor: 0.4, Q4)


04. S Kar, PK Maji, AK Bhowmick*; Chlorinated polyethylene nanocomposites: thermal and mechanical behavior; Journal of Materials Science 45 (1), 64; 2010(Impact Factor: 4.5, Q1)


03. PK Maji, PK Guchhait, AK Bhowmick*; Effect of nanoclays on physico-mechanical properties and adhesion of polyester-based polyurethane nanocomposites: structure–property correlations; Journal of Materials Science 44 (21), 5861-5871; 2009.  (Impact Factor: 4.5, Q1)


02. PK Maji, AK Bhowmick*; Influence of number of functional groups of hyperbranched polyol on cure kinetics and physical properties of polyurethanes; Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 47 (3), 731-745; 2008.  (Impact Factor: 3.4, Q1)


01. PK Maji, PK Guchhait, AK Bhowmick*; Effect of the microstructure of a hyperbranched polymer and nanoclay loading on the morphology and properties of novel polyurethane nanocomposites; ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 1 (2), 289-300; 2008. (Impact Factor: 9.5, Q1)

Honors And Awards
Kyoto University, Japan
JSPS Invitational Fellowship, Japan
The Matsumae International Foundation, Japan
Research Fellowship
Polymer Processing Society, USA
Young Researcher Award
Indian Air Force
Commendation by Air Officer Commanding in Chief, Maintenance Command
Indian Polyurethane Association (IPUA) Technical Centre, Pune, India
Expert Panel Member
Marquis Who's Who Publication, USA
Biography published in Who's Who in the World 2014
Six Sigma Green Belt
Rubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur
Best Poster Award
University of Calcutta
University Gold Medal in M.Tech.
The Aeronautical Society of India
22 Aug 2012 - Present
Life Member
The Society for Polymer Science, India
16 Nov 2010 - Present
Life Member
The Indian Science Congress Association
12 May 2016 - Present
Life Member
American Chemical Society, USA
09 Feb 2018 - Present
Polymer Processing Society, USA
11 May 2018 - Present
Asian Polymer Association
10 Jun 2021 - Present
Life Member
Forum of Scientists, Engineers & Technologists (FOSET)
02 May 2020 - Present
General Member
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
Elastomer Science & Rubber Technology ( PP-453 )
Polymer Processing II ( PP-452 )
Properties of Polymers ( PE-317 )
Polymer Rheology ( PE-326 )
Polymer Rheology ( PE-206 )
Functional Polymers ( PE-415 )
Elastomer Science & Rubber Technology ( PE-417 )
Structure-property relationships in graphene based polymer nanocomposites
01 Jan 2015 - 28 Feb 2019
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Madhab Bera
Cellulose nanofibers extraction from waste forest biomaterials and its potential use in polymer nan
17 Jun 2015 - 15 May 2019
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Chandravati Yadav
Preparation and Properties of Nanocellulose Based Aerogel for Super Thermal Applications
15 Jul 2016 - 24 Feb 2022
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Pragya Gupta
Influence of Self-healing ionomer in Polymer Waste Management: Structure and Property Relationship
01 Jan 2016 - 24 Jun 2021
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: R. Divya
Development of graphene based materials for supercapacitor applications
01 Jan 2017 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Uttam Saha
Synthesis and Modification of Nanocellulose Based Composites for Oil Spill Applications
01 Jan 2017 - 31 Jul 2023
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Monika Chhajed
Iridescent Structural Coloration and Self-Assembly of Chiral Nematic Cellulose Nanocrystal Composites
01 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2024
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Chhavi Verma
Cellulose based materials for waste water treatment and its application in agriculture field
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. Sudipta Sarkar, Scholar: Priya E.
Cellulose-based composites for thermal management and multifunctional application
01 Aug 2019 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Manoj Sathwane
Development of novel active packaging materials for food packaging application
02 Dec 2019 - Present
Other Supervisors: Dr. K.K. Gaikwad, Scholar: Dakuri Ramakanth
Preparation of optically active materials from agro-waste-based liquid-crystalline nanocellulose composites
01 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. Kaushik Ghosh, Scholar: Shiva Singh
Hydrophobic cellulose nanofiber aerogels supported phase change materials for thermal energy storage
03 Jan 2022 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Shakshi Bhardwaj
Green renewable and sustainable energy storage devices
01 Dec 2022 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. Ramesh Chandra, Scholar: Nitesh Choudhary
Nano cellulose-based materials and it’s application in metal sensing.
01 Dec 2022 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. Kaushik Ghosh, Scholar: Keshav
Vitrimer and vitrimer like elastomer materials with multifunctionality, recycling of thermoset polymer
02 Aug 2023 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Sourav Ghosh
Hydrophobic cellulose nanofiber aerogels supported phase change materials for thermal energy storage, tengs based on cellulose
02 Aug 2023 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Sunidhi Mishra
Polysilazane-based multifunctional material for advanced applications
03 Aug 2023 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Amrita Chatterjee
Multifunctional smart polymer coatings for advanced applications
04 Aug 2023 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Sushmit Sen
Associate Scholars
Madhab Bera
Graphene based nanocomposites
Hemant Saini and Rahul Tomar
Engage-clay nanocomposites: preparation and characterization
Pragya Gupta
SEBS block copolymer-sepiolite clay nanocomposites: A novel approach in packaging applications
Nehal Nupnar and P Nihal
Synthesis of Polyaniline/Graphene oxide Nano-composite for supercapacitor applications
Akshay Kumar Sharma
Nanotailoring of fluoroelastomer layered silicate nanocomposites
Bhag Chand Regar
Preparation and properties of SEBS triblock copolymer silica nanocomposites
Animesh Chandra
Influence of phase modifiers and different additives on morphology and properties of TPE
Naveen Kumar Chandra
Effects of nanoparticles on morphology and properties of polymer nanocomposites
Nano-cellulose based bio-nanocomposites
R. Divya
Self healing polymer
Pragya Gupta
Nanocomposites as superabsorbent materials
Uttam Saha
Graphene based materials
Nanocellulose in polymer nanocomposites for biomedical applications
Tejvir Tagya
Bio-nanocomposites for packaging applications
Gaurav Kumar
Graphene based nanocomposites for energy applications
Ayush Bhardwaj
Butyl rubber graphene nanocomposites for specialty military applications
Amit Patel
Butyl rubber graphene nanocomposites for specialty military applications
Advanced Aerospace Materials: Processing, Characterization and Applications
15 Jun 2015 - 20 Jun 2015
AICTE, Govt of India
Polymers in the Present Era
29 Nov 2023 - 02 Dec 2023
Polymer Processing Society
Indo-German Symposium
02 Jan 2024 - 04 Jan 2024
Communication Strategies for Scientists and Engineers in the Era of Globalization
25 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
AICTE, Govt of India
Administrative Positions
Faculty In-charge, Central Instrument Facility
01 Jan 2015 - Present
IIT Roorkee, Saharanpur Campus
09 May 2023 - Present
Committee Member
14 Jun 2023 - Present
Faculty Advisor, Sports
01 Jan 2018 - Present
IIT Roorkee, Saharanpur Campus
Associated Faculty Centre of Nanotechnology IIT Roorkee
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Faculty Advisor, SPIC MACAY
01 Jan 2017 - Present
IIT Roorkee, Saharanpur Campus
Faculty-in-Charge: Training & Placement
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Dept of Polymer and Process Engineering, IIT Roorkee
Faculty In-charge, Time Table
01 Jan 2015 - 01 Jan 2016
IIT Roorkee, Saharanpur Campus