Pradip K. Maji
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Pradip K. Maji
Associate Professor
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Research Interests
Functional Nanomaterials , Cellulose nanofibres, graphene, silver nanoparticles, gold nanoparticles, ZnO nanoparticles, Polymer Nanocomposites, based on synthesized nanomaterials, Smart polymers, Polymer synthesis & modification, High performances polymer nanocomposites, Properties & speciality applications, Graphene based nanocomposites, For energy applications , Super thermal insulation , polymers, Super capacitor, device, Rubber Technology:, Aircraft Industry, Polymers , for biomedical applications, Polyurethanes, Hyperbranched polymer, Oil water separation, .
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
22 Jan 2010 - 22 Jul 2014
Indian Air Force, Ministry of Defence (DRDO), Govt of India
Visiting Scientist
01 Jul 2019 - 01 Jan 2020
Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Japan
Associate Professor
17 Dec 2019 - Present
Dept. of Polymer & Process Engineering, IIT Roorkee
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/wa 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



1.   Pragya Gupta, Pradip K. Maji; "A CELLULOSE NANOFIBERS BASED COMPOSITE AEROGEL FOR SUPER THERMAL INSULATION”; Patent File No: 202111039047; Date: 28-Aug-2021.




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)



104. 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, DOI: (2023) (Impact Factor: 4.05)

103. 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; DOI: (2023) (Impact Factor: 3.531)

102. 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; DOI: (2023) (Impact Factor: 4.046)

101. 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; The Journal of Physical Chemistry C; (2023)  (Impact Factor: 4.177)

100. 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: 6.140)

99. 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)

98. 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)

97. 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: 7.34)

96. 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: 6.140)

95. 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: 3.057)

94. 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: 3.656)

93. 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: 5.532)

92.  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: 7.968)

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: 3.570) (Impact Factor: 7.34)



90. C 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: 5.518)


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: 7.336)

88. C 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; DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2022.130206 (2022); Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects (Impact Factor: 5.518)

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: 6.663)

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: 7.34)


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: 4.855)


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: 9.224)


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: 7.001)


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: 5.645)


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: 3.574)


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: 5.532)


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: 4.782)

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: 4.632)

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: 5.190)

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: 3.656) 

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


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: 6.760)


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: 2.988)


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: 3.656)


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: 6.206)


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: 1.599)

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: 3.097)

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: 3.656)

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: 7.968)

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: 2.307)


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: 6.449)


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: 8.025) 

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: 16.744)

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: 13.615)

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: 4.050)

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: 2.573)

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: 11.072)  

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: 3.579) 

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 waterbased inks in the printing application, Polymer Engineering & Science (2021) DOI: 10.1002/pen.25681(Impact Factor: 2.573)

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) 

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: 6.140)

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: 4.996)

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: 7.336)

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: 1.934)

51. Rishika Chakraborty, Pradip K. Maji, Chhavi Verma, Arpan Kumar Nayak, Shib Shankar Singha, Mukul Pradhan, Inherent Oxygen and NitrogenDoped Porous Carbon Derived from Biomass of Tamarind Leaf for HighPerformance Supercapacitor Application; Energy Technology (2021) 9, 2000734 (Selected as Hot Topics in chemistry and materials) (Impact Factor: 4.149)

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)


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: 11.322)

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: 13.615)

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: 16.744)

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: 1.878) 

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: 3.6348)

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: 4.705)

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: 3.481)

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: 4.036)

41.  Gaurav Kumar, Jyoti Prakash Singh, Uttam Saha, Madhab Bera, Tako Hari Goswami, Pradip K. Maji, A mechanistic approach for the modulation of band gap of nanopolyaniline using various heterogeneous carbon nanostructures, Polymer Bulletin, 77 (7), 3499-3521 (2020) (Impact Factor: 2.843)

40.  A Maji, O Singh, S Singh, A Mohanty, PK Maji, K Ghosh, Palladiumbased Catalysts Supported by Unsymmetrical XYC1 Type Pincer Ligands: C5 Arylation of Imidazoles and Synthesis of Octinoxate Utilizing MizorokiHeck Reaction, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry (2020) 17, 1596 (Impact Factor: 2.551)

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: 5.532)

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: 2.988)

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.

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: 2.988) 


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: 10.723)

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: 4.514)

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: 10.723)

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: 4.569)

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, 3triazole synthesis via alkyneazide cycloaddition reaction in water, Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 56, 3277 (2019) (Impact Factor: 2.035)

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: 4.966)

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: 3.057)

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: 2.025) 

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: 3.481)

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: 2.081) 

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: 9.224) 


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: 9.417) 

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: 8.816)


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)

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: 1.652)

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: 7.779)

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: 6.123)

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: 2.779)


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: 8.129)

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: 4.432)

15. A Saini, C Yadav, M Bera, P Gupta, PK Maji; Maleic anhydride grafted linear lowdensity polyethylene/waste paper powder composites with superior mechanical behavior; Journal of Applied Polymer Science 134 (31); 2017 (Impact Factor: 3.057)

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: 3.756)

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: 10.723)

12. P Gupta, M Bera, PK Maji; Nanotailoring of sepiolite clay with poly [styreneb(ethylenecobutylene)bstyrene]: structure–property correlation;  Polymers for Advanced Technologies 28 (11), 1428-1437, 2017 (Impact Factor: 3.348)

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: 3.057)

10. PK Maji, AK Bhowmick*; Efficacy of clay content and microstructure of curing agents on the structure–property relationship of newgeneration polyurethane nanocomposites; Polymers for Advanced Technologies 23 (9), 1311-1320; 2012. (Impact Factor: 3.348)

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: 3.667)

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: 1.841)

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: 1.841)

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: 4.432)

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: 0.441)

04. S Kar, PK Maji, AK Bhowmick*; Chlorinated polyethylene nanocomposites: thermal and mechanical behavior; Journal of Materials Science 45 (1), 64; 2010(Impact Factor: 4.682)

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: 4.682)

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: 3.064)

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: 10.383)


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
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
Influence of Self-healing ionomer in Polymer Waste Management: Structure and Property Relationship
01 Jan 2016 - 24 Jun 2021
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: R. Divya
Preparation and Properties of Nanocellulose Based Aerogel for Super Thermal Applications
15 Jul 2016 - 24 Feb 2022
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Pragya Gupta
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 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Monika Chhajed
Polymer nanocomposites
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Arjun Prabhakar
Cellulose Nanocrystal Based High-Performance Polymer Nanocomposites
01 Jan 2018 - Present
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.
Influence of phase modifiers and different additives on morphology and properties of TPE
23 Jul 2014 - 21 Jul 2015
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Animesh Chandra
Effects of nanoparticles on morphology and properties of polymer nanocomposites
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Naveen Kumar Chandra
SEBS block copolymer-sepiolite clay nanocomposites: A novel approach in packaging applications
01 May 2015 - 01 Jun 2016
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Pragya Gupta
Nanotailoring of fluoroelastomer layered silicate nanocomposites
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Akshay Kumar Sharma
Preparation and properties of SEBS triblock copolymer silica nanocomposites
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Bhag Chand Regar
Synthesis of Polyaniline/Graphene oxide Nano-composite for supercapacitor applications
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Nehal Nupnar and P Nihal
Engage-clay nanocomposites: preparation and characterization
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Hemant Saini and Rahul Tomar
Associate Scholars
Madhab Bera
Graphene based 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
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
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