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Dr. GOURHARI CHAKRABORTY

ABOUT
NAME: Dr. GOURHARI CHAKRABORTY

M.TECH:

E- MAIL: gourhari115@gmail.com

POSITION: Adhoc Faculty

PhD: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam

PHONE: +91 9085289564


AREAS OF INTEREST: Material Science; Nanotechnology ; Carbon; Polymer; Composite ; Electrochemical Sensor; Bio Sensor; Vapor Sensor; Morphology; Dispersion Techniques; Magnetic material; Hydrogel; Rheology; Catalysis

PROFILE

Post Doc Experience:

  • Served as Post-Doc in project "Development of Sustainable Materials from Oil and Bio-Refinery Streams" in Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Guwahati , India for 1 yr and 3 months (March,2020-June,2021)

Awards/Honors:

  • Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship (West Bengal) from 2007-2013 for both B.Sc and B.Tech
  • GATE Scholarship (2013)
  • Onyx Group Nutriset Award for best poster presentation, Kathmandu Symposia on Advanced Materials-2018 (KaSAM-2018), October 26-29, 2018, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Best Poster award (2nd), International Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers, ASP-17, January 8-11, 2018, Guwahati, India
  • Best Poster award (2nd), Indo-Japan Bilateral Symposium on Future Perspective of Bioresource Utilization in North-East India (IJBS-17), February 1-4, 2018, Guwahati, India
  • Member of the society of Polymer Science, India (Membership Number- 535)
  • Served as active member of executive committee of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers Guwahati Regional Chapter ( IIChE-GRC) in the year 2014-2015

Publications 

Journals

  • Chakraborty, G., Valapa, R. B., Pugazhenthi, G., & Katiyar, V. (2018). Investigating the properties of poly (lactic acid)/exfoliated graphene based nanocomposites fabricated by versatile coating approach. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 113, 1080-1091.
  • Chakraborty, G., Gupta, A., Pugazhenthi, G., & Katiyar, V. (2018). Facile dispersion of exfoliated graphene/PLA nanocomposites via in situ polycondensation with a melt extrusion process and its rheological studies. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 135(33), 46476.
  • Chakraborty, G., Pugazhenthi, G., & Katiyar, V. (2019). Exfoliated graphene-dispersed poly (lactic acid)-based nanocomposite sensors for ethanol detection. Polymer Bulletin, 76(5), 2367-2386.
  • Borkotoky, S. S., Chakraborty, G., & Katiyar, V. (2018).Thermal degradation behaviour and crystallization kinetics of poly (lactic acid) and cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) based microcellular composite foams. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 118, 1518-1531.
  • Chakraborty, G., Dhar, P., Pugazhenthi, G., & Katiyar, V. (2020). Applicability of FeCNC/GR/PLA Composite as Potential Sensor for Biomolecules. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 31, 5984–5999
  • Bhattacharjee, SK., Chakraborty, G., Kashyap, SP., Gupta, R.,Katiyar,V.(2020)Study of the Thermal, Mechanical and Melt Rheological Properties of Rice Straw Filled Poly (Butylene Succinate) Bio-composites Through Reactive Extrusion Process. Journal of Polymers and the Environment,1-12
  • Chakraborty, G.,  P., Pugazhenthi, G., & Katiyar, V. (2021) Improvisation of polylactic acid (PLA)/exfoliated graphene(GR) nanocomposite for detection of metal ions (Cu2+). Composite Science and Technology,213, 108877

Conferences

  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Ravi Babu Valapa, Gopal Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Review on PLA based nanocomposites for versatile application, Advances in sustainable polymers (ASP-15), January 21-22, 2015, Guwahati, India
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Ravi Babu Valapa, Gopal Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar. Properties of PLA/Graphene Nanocomposite Prepared by Melt Processing Technique, CHEMCON 2015, December 27-30, 2015, Guwahati, India
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Gopal Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, PLA based conductive biomaterial for the detection of liquid solvents, Advances in sustainable polymers (ASP16), August 3-6, 2016, Kyoto, Japan
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Gopal Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Poly lactic acid (PLA) based conductive biomaterial for the detection of Alcohols, MACRO-2017, January 9-11, 2017, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Prodyut Dhar, Gopal Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Developement of Fe-Cellulose Nanocrystal (Fe-CNC) based thin polymeric film for ethanol sensing, International Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers, ASP-17, January 8-11, 2018, Guwahati, India (2nd Best Poster Award)
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Gopal Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Developement of thin Bio based polymeric film sensor for detection of sucrose, Indo-Japan Bilateral Symposium on Future Perspective of Bioresource Utilization in North-East India (IJBS-17), February 1- 4, 2018, Guwahati, India.
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Gopal Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Studies on melt rheology of biodegradable polymeric composite fabricated by extrusion technique, Indo-Japan Bilateral Symposium on Future Perspective of Bioresource Utilization in North-East India (IJBS-17), February 1-4, 2018, Guwahati, India, (2nd Best Poster award)
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Gopal Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Development of Thin Polymeric Film sensor for Ethanol Sensing, Research Conclave-18(RC-18), Guwahati, India, March 8-11, 2018.
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Gopal Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Development of biobased thin film sensor for biochemicals, Kathmandu Symposia on Advanced Materials-2018 (KaSAM-2018), October 26-29, 2018, Kathmandu, Nepal (Onyx Group Nutriset Award for best poster presentation)
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Gopal Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Poly (lactic acid)/Graphene based thin film Sensors for Ethanol Detection, Kathmandu Symposia on Advanced Materials-2018 (KaSAM-2018), October 26-29, 2018, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Gopal Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Effect of dispersion of graphene on thermal stability and dynamic mechanical properties of melt processed PLA, 257th ACS National Meeting, March 31- April 04, 2019, Orlando, Florida.

Workshops 

  • Gourhari Chakraborty, National Workshop on Molecular Modelling and Simulation of Sustainable Polymers and Nanocomposites, August 04-08, 2014, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Transport process and optimization techniques in polymers, December 15-20, 2014, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, 3D-Printing Workshop organized by AerotriX, March 21-22, 2015, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Participated in Exhibition in Reflux 2015, March 27-29, 2015, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, National Workshop on Advanced Probing Technique in TEM (APTTEM-2016), February 15-16, 2016, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Gourhari Chakraborty, Conducted workshop on IMAGEJ during Research Conclave’18, March 09, 2018, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India

Book Chapters

  • G. Chakraborty, P. Bhagabati and V. Katiyar, Author’s viewpoint on the developments of biodegradable polymers to improve their versatility in food packaging, , Biobased plastics for food packaging applications, De Gruyter, 2020, (eBook ISBN:978-3110644630, Hardback: 978-3110644531)
  • G. Chakraborty, V. Katiyar, Biobased Polymeric Conductive Materials for Advanced Applications, Advances in sustainable polymers: Processing and Applications, Springer, 2019 (Online ISBN: 978-981-32-9804-0, Print ISBN: 978-981-32-9803-3)

Extracurricular Activities 

  • Written, acted and directed several dramas and mimes in programs like Advaya (Post graduate cultural meet), Manthan (Inter-hostel cultural competition), CHEMCON etc at IIT Guwahati.
  • Served as head of cultural committee, food committee and leaded several other groups in conferences like CHEMCON, ASP, SPSI, Research Conclave etc.
  • Recipient of several recognitions for recitation and poem writing (Bengali)
  • Participated in Cricket, Football, Table Tennis and Volleyball in inter-hostel sports meet (IIT Guwahati) SPARDHA