Trends and Applications in Advanced Polymeric Materials
The book comprises recent innovations and developments in various high performance applications of advanced polymeric materials. It is a compilation of work from eminent academicians and scientists and the chapters provide insight into the effect of tailoring the polymeric systems, blending matrices with nano / micro fillers for improved performance and properties.
The book details the following topics:
- Smart & high performance coatings
- High barrier packaging
- Solar energy harvesting
- Power generation using polymers
- Polymer sensors
- Conducting polymers
- Gas transport membranes
- Smart drug delivery systems
S. K. Nayak holds the position of Director General, Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) as well as Prof. & Chair of R&D wings of CIPET. He is an active researcher in the field of polymer science & technology and has authored several textbooks on novel technological developments and is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Plastics Technology (IJPT).
Smita Mohanty is the Senior Scientist and In-charge of the Laboratory for Advanced Research in Polymeric Materials (the R&D wing of CIPET), with more than 12 years of research and teaching experience. She has published ~150 papers in major international journals and has 5 Indian patents to her credit.
Lakshmi Unnikrishnan is working as a Scientist at LARPM. She has published 15 papers in major international journals and her major area of research includes polymer electrolyte membranes, piezoelectric membrane systems, membrane separators, biosensors and conductive composites.