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Materials Horizons: From Nature to Nanomaterials

Advances in Polymer Sciences and Technology

Select Papers from APA 2017

Editors: Gupta, B., Ghosh, A.K., Suzuki, A., Rattan, S. (Eds.)

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This book presents select papers presented at the annual meeting of the Asian Polymer Association. The chapters in this volume document and report on a wide range of significant recent results for various applications, as well as scientific developments in the areas of polymer science and engineering. The chapters include original research from all areas of polymer science and technology with a focus on the manufacture, processing, analysis and application of long chain polymer molecules. This book will be of interest to researchers in academia and industry alike.

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Bhuvanesh Gupta is a Professor at the Department of Textile Technology at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. He completed his M. Phil. and PhD at Vikram University, Ujjain, India and IIT Delhi respectively. He worked as a scientist at various institutions in Switzerland, France and Sweden before returning to IIT Delhi as a faculty member. His research interests include modification of polymers, membranes, medical textiles, biomaterials and tissue engineering. Prof Gupta has authored 8 books and more than 170 research papers, holds 25 patents, and serves on the editorial boards of 7 international journals.

Prof. A. K. Ghosh is a Professor and Head of the Centre for Polymer Science & Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He has over 29 years of research and teaching experience, and holds 7 patents. He is known for his accomplishments in the field of polymer processing and rheology, and has significantly contributed in the areas of reactive processing of polymer blends and alloys, polymer packaging and microcellular processing of polymeric materials. He obtained an M.Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur, India and a Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo, USA. He worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, USA before joining IIT Delhi in 1991. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India and a recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including Meritorious Service Award by the Indian Plastics Institute, Mumbai, India, the IIT Delhi Teaching Excellence Award. He also held the prestigious Reliance Chair Professorship at IIT Delhi from 2006 to 2011. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Packaging Technology and Research and is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Plastics Film & Sheeting and International Journal of Plastics Technology.

Atsushi Suzuki is a Professor at the Division of Artificial Environment and Information at Yokohama National University, Japan. He completed his PhD in Engineering at the University of Tokyo. His research interests gel science and technology, smart hydrogels and ecomaterials.

Sunita Rattan is a Professor and Additional Director at the Amity Institute of Applied Sciences, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, India. She completed her MSc and PhD in Organic Chemistry at Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India. She has more than 20 years of research and teaching experience, and her research interests include nanocomposites, smart hydrogels, chemiresistive sensors, and polymer/fly ash composites. Prof.Rattan has filed 11 patents and has authored 5 books and more than 45 scientific papers in respected journals and conferences.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

Table of contents (20 chapters)
  • Designing and Nanofunctionalization of Infection-Resistant Polyester Suture

    Pages 1-12

    Anjum, Sadiya (et al.)

  • Mandelic Acid Incorporated Antimicrobial Soy Protein Film Fabricated by Solution Casting

    Pages 13-19

    Kumar, Rakesh (et al.)

  • Structural and Morphological Analysis of Newly Synthesized CuO@Alginate Nanocomposite with Enriched Electrical Properties

    Pages 21-28

    Siddiqui, Vasi Uddin (et al.)

  • Synthesis of Lysine Mimicking Membrane Active Antimicrobial Polymers

    Pages 29-37

    Arora, Ankita (et al.)

  • Antibacterial Activity of Antimicrobial Peptide (AMP) Grafted Polystyrene Surface

    Pages 39-46

    Majhi, Sasmita (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Polymer Sciences and Technology
Book Subtitle
Select Papers from APA 2017
Editors
  • Bhuvanesh Gupta
  • Anup K. Ghosh
  • Atsushi Suzuki
  • Sunita Rattan
Series Title
Materials Horizons: From Nature to Nanomaterials
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-2568-7
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-2568-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-2567-0
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-4792-4
Series ISSN
2524-5384
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 246
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