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Materials Horizons: From Nature to Nanomaterials

Materials Horizons: From Nature to Nanomaterials

Series Ed.: Thakur, Vijay Kumar

ISSN: 2524-5384

Prior to commencing in the School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing at Cranfield University, Dr. Vijay Kumar Thakur was working as a Staff Scientist in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Washington State University, U.S.A (2013-2016). Some of his other prior significant appointments include being a Research Scientist in Temasek Laboratories at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2009-2012) and a Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at LHU–Taiwan. He did his post-doctoral study in Materials Science & Engineering at Iowa State University (USA) and received Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry (2009) at the National Institute of Technology. He received his B.Sc. (Chemistry, Physics & Mathematics); B.Ed. and M.Sc. degree in Organic Chemistry from the Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India.

In his academic career, he has published more than 100 SCI journal research articles (Google Scholar h-index 52, citati^ 6300) in the field of chemical sciences/materials science and holds one United States patent. Among these, 10 of his research papers have been highlighted as "Highly Cited Papers” in Web of Science (less than 1% of published papers receive this ranking) while 3 papers have been highlighted as "Hot Papers" (Hot papers are selected by virtue of being cited among the top one-tenth of one percent-0.1% in a current bimonthly period in Web of Science).

Dr. Thakur is an editorial board member of several SCI peer reviewed international journals as well as member of scientific bodies around the globe.