Research


Research Project details

 Ongoing
Development of “BiofreshPak” Material

Received the research grant of Rs. 1.57 Crores under UK Innovate and DBT Govt. Of India
PI: Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, Director, Research Development & Innovation, MIT – Pune
Co-PI’s: Prof. Mrs. A. M. Khare and Prof. Dr. M. B. Kulkarni

 Completed

Novel liquid crystalline biomaterials, young scientist scheme DST-SERC New Delhi (9 lakh)
PI: Prof.(Dr.) V. A. E. Shaikh

Patent details

  • “Process for Rapid Preparation of Conducting Polyaniline Nano Fly ash Composite”,
    V. D. Karad, S. Radhakrishnan, and M. B. Kulkarni, 3232/MUM/2014 filed on 11-10-2014, publication date: 15/04/2016.

  • “Polymer for multifunctional adhesive and a process for preparation thereof” Dr. S. Radhakrishnan and A.M.Khare [Ind. Pat. Appl. Number: 201621034015 dated 05th October 2016]

Book Chapters

  • Preparation and Characterization of Polybenzoxazines / Plasticized PVC based Fumed SilicaComposites, Hussein Ali, S. Radhakrishnan and M. B. Kulkarni, Advanced Polymeric Materials for Sustainability and Innovations, November 2017, ISBN: 9781771886338, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.

  • Stabilization Studies of Epoxidized Soybean Oil Plasticized PVC Films in Presence of beta-diketone Additives, M.B.Kulkarni, S.Radhakrishnan, Nikesh Samarth, and P.A.Mahanwar, Series Title: mater. Horizons: From nat. to Nanomaterials; Advances in Polymer Sciences and Technology [Select Papers from APA 2017], Springer, ISBN: 978-981-13-2567-0, 2018.

  • Entrainer Selection Approach for Distillation Column, Onkar A. Deorukhkar, Tamini Rahangdale, Yogesh S. Mahajan, Advances in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Research India Publications, New Delhi- 2017, ISBN: 978-81-935729-6-2

  • Reclamation of Natural Rubber (NR) Waste, S. A. Yawalkar, P. S. Joshi, P. V. Patil, J. M. Gadgil, and H. V. Joshi, Chapter 10, “Advanced Polymeric Materials for Sustainability and Innovations” eds. Thottathi S., Thomas S., Kalarikkal N. and Rouxel D., ISBN: 9781315102436, CRC Press (May 2018)

  • ‘Attractants for honeybees’ Pradnya V Deshpande and D G Naik, “Mutualistic interaction between flowering plants and animals“ by Manipal University. ISBN: 978-93-82460-26-8.

  • ‘Repellents for honeybees’ Pradnya V Deshpande and D G Naik, “Mutualistic interaction between flowering plants and animals“ Manipal University. ISBN: 978-93-82460-26-8

Research Publication

  • D. S. Marathe, D. Rokade, L. Busher Azad, K. Jadhav, S, Mahajan, Z. Ahmad, S. Gupta, S. Kulkarni, V. Juvekar, and A. Lele Effect of Plug Temperature on the Strain and Thickness Distribution of Components Made by Plug Assist Thermoforming; International Polymer Processing, 31(2), 166-178, 2016

  • D. S. Marathe and P. S. Joshi, “Characterization of highly filled wood flour – Dynamic Mechanical Analysis and Dielectric Analysis”, Polym. Eng. Sci., 50(6), 1253-1260, 2010.

  • D.S. Marathe and P.S. Joshi, “Mechanical Properties of highly filled PVC -Wood flour Composites”, J. Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 29(16), 2522-2533, 2010.

  • V. A. E. Shaikh, S. V. Lonikar, D. A. Dhobale, G. M. Pawar. “Cholesterol Linked β-Cyclodextrin – a Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Derivative” Paper Bulletin of chemical society of Japan. 80, 10, 1975-80, 2007.

  • V. A. E. Shaikh, S. V. Lonikar, N. N. Maldar, C. R. Rajan, S. Ponrathnam. “Thermotropic behavior of lithocholic acid derivatives-linked hydroxyethyl cellulose.” J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 100, 3, 1995, 2006.

  • V. A. E. Shaikh, S. V. Lonikar, N. N. Maldar, C. R. Rajan, S. Ponrathnam. “Main-chain liquid crystalline poly(ester-amide)s containing lithocholic acid units” ‘J. Appl. Polym. Sci.’ 100, 1, 73, 2006.

  • M. B. Kulkarni and P. A. Mahanwar, Studies on the effect of titanate-coupling Agent (0.5, 1.5 and 2.5%) on the mechanical, thermal and morphological properties of fly ash-filled polypropylene composites; Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, 29(3), 344, 2016.

  • S. Radhakrishnan, M. B. Kulkarni, Nikesh Samarth, and P.A. Mahanwar, Melt rheological studies of polypropylene filled with coconut water treated and untreated fly ash; J. App. Polym. Sci., 133(36), 2016.

  • M. B. Kulkarni and P. A. Mahanwar, Studies on the effect of maleic anhydride–grafted polypropylene with different MFI on mechanical, thermal and morphological properties of fly ash-filled PP composites; Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, 27(12), 1679-1700, 2014.

  • Radhakrishnan, S., Jain, S., Khare, A., Novel in situ nano fibrous reinforced all polymer polypropylene-nylon composite, Nanotechnology , Advanced Materials, 1, 601, 2013.

  • Radhakrishnan, S., Mehta, H., Khare, A., Ramanujam, B.T.S, Structure and Electrical Properties of Polypropylene-Graphite-Carbon black/ Nanotubes Hybrid Conducting Composites, Nanotechnology , Advanced Materials 1, 550, 2013.

  • Dr. S. Radhakrishnan and A. Khare, Effect of processing conditions and composition on structure development and properties of PP/Nylon blends. Macromolecular Mater.Eng., 2013.

  • Onkar A. Deorukhkar, Yogesh S. Mahajan, Amit Katariya, Purification of tetrahydrofuran from its aqueous azeotrope by extractive distillation: Pilot plant studies”, Chemical Engineering and Processing, vo1.5, pp. 79–91, 2016.

  • Onkar A. Deorukhkar, A. Katariya, Y. S. Mahajan, Purification of tetrahydrofuran from its aqueous azeotrope by extractive distillation: Validation of model and simulation. Separation Science and Technology, 1-17, 2018

  • Vivek D. Talnikar, Onkar A. Deorukhkar, Yogesh S. Mahajan, “Value-Added Esterification for the Recovery of Trifluoroacetic Acid: Batch Kinetics and Reactive Distillation Studies”, Chemical Engineering Communications, 204:356–364, 2017.

  • Jyoti A Pandit, K. Sudarshan, Anjali A Athawale, Electrically conductive epoxy-polyester-graphite nanocomposites modified with aromatic amines, Journal: Polymer, 104, 49-60, 2016.

  • Jyoti A. Pandit, Anjali A. Athawale .,“ Epoxy-Polyester IPNs Modified with Aromatic Amines” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 125, 836–843, 2012.

  • Mali, R.S. and Pandit, J.A., Facile synthesis of 3-chlorocoumarines, Organic Procedures, and Preparations International, 27(6), 67, 1995.

  • Deshpande, P. V., Naik, D. G., Dandge, C.N., Reddy, G V P, Potential use of an essential oil from the flower of Swertia densifolia as a repellent for Apis florea (Hymenoptera: Apidae); Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 108(1),18-25, 2015.

  • Deshpande, P.V., Naik, D. G., Pheromone-like’ properties of de-oiled leaf extract of Swertia densifolia towards Apis cerana indica F’. JAR 49 (2);149 – 153 , 2010.

  • Deshpande, P.V., Naik, D. G., Pheromone-like’ properties of de-oiled leaf extract of Swertia densifolia towards Apis cerana indica F’. JAR 49 (2);149 – 153 , 2010.

  • Manoj Mali, Amar A. Arakh, S. T. Mhaske, A. Dubey. ‘Influence of triallyl cyanurate as co-agent on gamma irradiation cured high-density polyethylene/Reclaimed tire rubber blend.’ International Journal of Radiation Physics & Chemistry, 131; 66-72.