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Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik

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Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik is the Head of the Research and Projects, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Campus and Professor at the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Campus.

Qualification: Ph.D
b_shantanu@cb.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Nano Composite Adhesive Bonding and Surface Engineering Related to Aviation, Polymeric Composite, Space and Nuclear Applications

Bio

Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik is the Head of the Research and Projects at School of Engineering and Professor at the Department of Aerospace Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India and Adjunct Professor: Center for Future Materials, University of Southern Queensland, Australia.
Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik received his Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee and part of his Ph.D thesis was carried out at Technical University of Berlin, Germany. Before joining at Amrita University, Dr. Bhowmik has worked as Associate Professor at Department of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, Senior Scientist at Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR) under Govt. of Singapore and Scientist at Royal Military College of Canada (under National Defence of  Canada).

He has been honored by number of international and national research awards such as prestigious International Scientific Exchange Research Award of Swiss National Science Foundation of Federal Government of Switzerland in April 2018. This program provides outstanding academicians/researches as Visiting Professorship in Swiss Universities. Awarded Achrya Prafulla Chandra Roy Research award from Institute of Palmocare, Kolkata, India in August 2017. Research Award of Swiss National Science Foundation of Federal Government of Switzerland in February 2016. This program provides outstanding academicians/researches as Visiting Professorship in Swiss Universities. Marie Curie Research Award from European Union 7th Framework Program from European Commission in February 2014. Brain Pool Korea Research Award from Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies, Government of Korea in July 2013 for his exemplary work. This program provides outstanding academicians/researches as Adjunct Professorship in Korean Universities. DST-DAAD PPP-2000 Research Award during his doctoral research and part of the doctoral research was carried out at Technical University of Berlin, Germany, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Visiting Fellow Research Award of Government of Canada as one of the most promising and emerging scientists and the work was carried out at Royal Military College of Canada (under National Defence of Canada) and the Research Award of Prestigious National Academies (National Research Council of USA) for NASA’s Vision of Space Exploration to work at NASA-Marshal Space Flight Centre.

Dr. Bhowmik has published over 140 research articles in polymeric composite, nano composite adhesive bonding and surface engineering related to aviation, space and nuclear applications in international journals and international conferences, 3 book chapters, filed 5 patents and 7 invention disclosures and member of editorial boards of Journal of Aircraft and Spacecraft Science, International Journal of Surface Engineering and Materials Technology and Journal of New Dimensions of Science and Technology. He is an executive member of Asian Polymer Association, Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), European Society of Composite Materials (ESCM), Advisor of number of International Conferences and Professional Technical Expert of Army Design Bureau, Govt. of India.

Dr. Bhowmik has presented research articles in leading international conferences and delivered invited lectures at various countries such as Germany, UK, Switzerland, Canada, USA, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Japan, South Korea, Austria, Spain, Bulgeria, Norway, Sweden, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and India. He is an eminent speaker of Indian Society for Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (ISAMPE), Army Design Bureau and Asian Australasian Conference for Composite Materials. He is also having international collaborations with Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Royal Military College of Canada, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, Fraunhofer Institute of Technology, Bremen, Germany, University of Applied Sciences, Rapprswil, Switzerland, Massey University, New Zealand, University of Auckland, New Zealand and University of Southern Queensland, Australia  as Visiting Professor.
Dr. Bhowmik has established International Centre for Nano Technology and Applied Adhesion at Sikkim Manipal University, Sikkim, India and his research articles have been cited by number of industries including Lockheed Martin (USA), Israel Aerospace Limited, Leoni Studer AG (Switzerland), Dutch Space (The Netherlands) and Ventracor Limited (Australia).

Under Dr. Bhowmik’s supervision six Ph.D dissertations and twelve M. Tech. dissertations have been awarded. He is currently supervising seven Ph.D research scholars and one Post Doctoral research scholar and has number of national and international funded projects.

Publications

Book Chapter

Effect of Radiation and Vacuum

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik

Publisher : Handbook of Adhesion Technology

High Performance Adhesive Bonding of High Temperature Resistant Polymer

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. M. S. Iqbal, N., Mondal, S., and Ahmed, S

Publisher : Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology

Adhesive Bonding Technology

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Benedictus, R., and Dan, Y

Publisher : Handbook of Manufacturing Engineering and Technology

Conference Paper

Adhesion Enhancement and Thermal Properties of Nano Adhesive Bonded High Performance Polymer

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Jha, and Bhatnagar, N

Publisher : International Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences (ICRACS-10)

Characterization of Ultra High Temperature Resistant Polymer for Space Applications (Invited Author)

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik

Publisher : National Workshop on Recent Advances in Thermal Analysis of Polymers and Composites

Investigation on Nylon 66 Silicate Nanocomposites Modified under Gamma Radiation

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, R. Pradhan, iv, Bhattacharyya, A. Shanker, Pramanik, N., Haldar, R., Niyogi, U. Kumar, Khandal, and R. Kumar

Publisher : Advances in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology (APSRT 2011); Challenges towards 2020 and beyond

A Novel Approach For The Fabrication of High Performance Titanium Alloy Laminate For Aerospace Application

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Ahmed, Ayan, D., Joseph, A., Jhala, G., Swarnava Mukherjee, and Chakraborty, D

Publisher : 12th World Conference on Titanium 2011 (ti - 2011)

High Performance Laminar Nanocomposite of Plasma Modified Titanium for Aerospace Application

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Ahmed, Swarnava Mukherjee and Chakraborty, D

Publisher : Global Conference on Polymer and Composite Materials (PCM 2014)

The Effect of Simulated Hypervelocity Impact on MWNT reinforced CFRP Composite induced by Simulated LEO Space Environment

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, C. G. Kim, Kim, I. J., Moon, J. B., and Shantanu Bhowmik

Publisher : 2nd Indo Swiss Bonding International Symposium

Influence of Multi Walled Carbon Nanotube on Thermal Conductivity of Polypropylene Glycol

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Mondal, and Khandal, R. K

Publisher : Advances in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology (APSRT 2011); Challenges towards 2020 and beyond

Plasma Modified Metal Laminar Nano Composite for Adhesion Promotion

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Ahmed, Ayan, D., Swarnava Mukherjee, and Chakraborty, D

Publisher : 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Composite Materials (ICRACM 2013)

Advanced Polymer Composite for Aviation and Space (Invited Speaker)

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik

Publisher : Program of 2014 Winter Workshop on Space Structures of Structures Division of Korean Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences

Polyimide to Titanium Composite for Aviation and Space Applications

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Ahmed, Chakraborty, D., Swarnava Mukherjee, K. M. B. Jansen, and Akram, M

Publisher : ISAMPE National Conference on Composites, INCCOM – 13

Effect of Radiation and Vacuum on Space Durable Polymeric Nano Composite and Adhesive Bonding

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik

Publisher : International Conference on Advancements and Futuristic Trends in Mechanical and Materials engineering

Investigation on High Performance Polymers for Long Term Storage of Nuclear Waste

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Dr. Sivakumar V., Ajeesh G, Lalit Varshney, Mathew Abraham

Publisher : 4th International Conference on Nano and Materials Engineering (ICNME 2016)

High Performance Nano Adhesive Bonding for Future Generations Aviation and Defence

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Santosh, B

Publisher : International Conference on Energy, Functional Materials and Nanotechnology (ICEFN-2016)

Fabrication of Aluminium by High Performance Nano Adhesive for Aerospace and Space Applications

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, R. Benedictus, and Poulis, J. A.

Publisher : 5th International Conference on Thin Walled Structures

Effect of Mechanical Polishing on the Surface Modification of HDPE and PP by DC Glow Discharge and their Adhesive Joining to Steel

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Sandipan Ray and Ghosh, P. K

Publisher : International Symposium on Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion

Developments in Plasma Assiated Surface Treatments of Aluminium and its Alloys for Adhesive Bonding

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, R. Benedictus, Patel, V. K., Chaki, T. K., and Poulis, J. A

Publisher : 1st Indo-SWISSBONDING International Conference

Effect of Surface Modification and Surface Chemistry of Glow Discharge treated HDPE and PP on the Strength of their Adhesive Joint to Steel

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, P. K. Ghosh, and Sandipan Ray

Publisher : International Seminar on Polymer Materials in 21 st Century

Surface Modification of HDPE and PP under DC and RF Glow Discharge for Adhesive Joining to Steel

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Ghosh, P. K., Ray, S., Hoffman, F., and Dorn, L

Publisher : National Seminar on Advances in Materials and Processing

Comparative Studies and Failure Mechanism of Ceramic Adhesive and Organic Adhesive for Fabrication of Polymer to Metal

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Benedictus, R

Publisher : 1st Indo -SwissBONDING International Conference

Application of Polymeric Nano Composite at Low Earth Orbit

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Benedictus, R

Publisher : 13th European Conference on Composite Materials

Synthesis of High Temperature Bismaleimide /Carbonnanofibers Nanocmposites by Thermokinetic Mixing

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, R. Benedictus, and Faraz, M. I.

Publisher : American Society for Composites - 24th Technical Conference

Surface Modification of Titanium by Atmospheric Pressure Plasma for Adhesive Bonding and its Application to Aviation and Space

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, M. Akram, Benedictus, R., and Poulis, J. A

Publisher : Euromat: 2009 European Congress and Exhibition on Advanced Materials and Processes

Surface Modification of Polyimide by Atmospheric Pressure Plasma for Adhesive Bonding with Titanium and its Application to Aviation and Space

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, M. Akram, Jansen, K. M. B., and Ernst, L. J.

Publisher : Sixth International Symposium on Polyimides and other High Temperature/High Performance Polymers Synthesis, Characterization And Applications

Wetting and Adhesion Characteristics of DC and RF Glow Discharge Exposed PP

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Chaki, T. K

Publisher : Fourth International Symposium on Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion

Surface Modification of HDPE and PP by Low Pressure Plasma and Adhesive Joining to Steel

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Chaki, T. K., and Ray, S

Publisher : India Rubber Expo

Failure Analysis of Adhesive Joint of DC Glow Discharge Exposed PP to Steel

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Chaki, T. K

Publisher : Fourth International Symposium on Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion

Influence of Different Electrodes of Low Pressure Plasma on Physicochemical and Adhesion Characteristics of High Density Poly Ethylene

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, T. K. Chaki, Bui, V. T., and Bonin, H. W

Publisher : 7th International Conference in Structural Adhesives in Engineering

Effects of High Energy Radiation on Adhesive Bonding of Titanium for Nuclear and Space Application

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, V. T. Bui, Bonin, H. W., and Wier, R. D

Publisher : 7th International Conference in Structural Adhesives in Engineering

Thermal Fatigue Behavior of Adhesive Bonding of Titanium for Aerospace Application (Invited Author)

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Weir, R. D., Bonin, H. W., and Bui, V. T

Publisher : SWISSBONDING 05: 19th International Congress of Adhesion and Bonding Technology

Digitally Controlled Preparation, Characterization and Adhesion Properties of carbon Nanotube Based Epoxy Nano Composites

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Choudhury, Kumar, A., Bui, V. T., Bonin, H. W., and Ayan, D

Publisher : SWISSBONDING 09: 25th International Congress of Adhesion and Bonding Technology

Development of Nanofibers Reinforced Polymer Composite for Space Application

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. M. S. Iqbal, and Benedictus, R

Publisher : 17th International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM-17

Comparative Studies of Adhesion Properties of High Performance Polymer Modified by Atmospheric Pressure Plasma and Low Pressure Plasma (Invited Author)

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Bhattacharya, N. K., Deka, U., Jha, S., Iqbal, H. M. S., and Faraz, M. I.

Publisher : SWISSBONDING 09: 25th International Congress of Adhesion and Bonding Technology

Effect of Space and Radiation Environments on Durability of High Performance Polymer to Titanium Adhesive Joints

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. W. Bonin, and Bui, V. Tam

Publisher : The Fifth Canadian International Composites Conference CANCOM 2005

Adhesion and Durability of High Performance Polymer under Space and Radiation Environments (Invited Author)

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, V. T. Bui, Weir, R. D., and Bonin, H. W

Publisher : SWISSBONDING 05: 19th International Congress of Adhesion and Bonding Technology

Space Durable Polymeric Composite Modified by Low Pressure Plasma and High Energy Radiation and its Performance under Space Environments

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, J. A. Poulis, Benedictus, R., Bonin, H. W., Bui, V. T., and Weir, R. D

Publisher : 7th International Symposium on Ionizing Radiation and Polymers

Surface Modification for Adhesion Enhancdement on Nano Adhesive Bonded High Performance Polymer

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Jha, Bhatnagar, N., Shantanu Bhowmik, Bhattacharya, N. K., and Choudhury, A

Publisher : 2nd Indo Swiss Bonding International Symposium

Nano Adhesive Bonding of High Performance Polymer for Aerospace Applications

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Bonin, H. W., Bui, V. T., and Benedictus, R

Publisher : 8th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM8)

State of the Art Space Durable Polymeric Nano Composite and its Fabrication by Nano Adhesive Bonding

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, R. Benedictus, Iqbal, H. M. S., J. A., and Akram, M

Publisher : 2nd Indo Swiss Bonding International Symposium

High Performance Nano Adhesive Bonding of High Temperature Resistant Polymer to Titanium for Aviation and Space Applications (Invited Author)

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, V. T. Bui, Bonin, H. W., and Weir, R. D

Publisher : SWISSBONDING 06: 20th International Congress of Adhesion and Bonding Technology

Performance of Space Durable Polymeric Nano Composite under Space Radiation at Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (Invited Author)

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik

Publisher : International Conference on RADIATION PROCESSING: Value addition for Food, Agro, Healthcare and Other Industrial Products

Performance of space durable polymeric nano composite under electromagnetic radiation at Low Earth Orbit

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Benedictus, R

Publisher : Applied Electromagnetics Conference, 2007. AEMC 2007. IEEE

Modification of Single Walled Carbon Fibre Nano Tube Dispersed High Performance Adhesive Bonding of Titanium

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, R. Benedictus, Bui, V. T., Weir, R. D., and Bonin, H. W.

Publisher : SWISSBONDING 07: 21st International Congress of Adhesion and Bonding Technology,

Surface Modification of Polyimide by Atmospheric Pressure Plasma for Adhesive Bonding with Titanium and its Application to Aviation and Space

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, R. Benedictus, Poulis, J. A., and Akram, M

Publisher : Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne

Influence of space radiation on nano adhesive bonding of high performance polymer

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Benedictus, R., and Poulis, H

Publisher : International Conference on Polymers in Defence and Aerospace

Fabrication of Space Durable Polymer and its Performance under Space Environments

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Benedictus, R., and Poulis, J

Publisher : 45th American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibition

Fabrication of Nano Adhesive Bonding of Titanium for Aerospace Applications

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Benedictus, R., and Poulis, J. A

Publisher : 11th World Conference on Titanium

Development of High Performance Polymeric Nano Composite for Space Radiation Shielding

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, C. J. Kim, and Benedictus, R

Publisher : Interdisciplinary Transport Phenomena V: Fluid, Thermal, Biological, Materials and Space Sciences

Usage of fiber Bragg grating sensors in low earth orbit environment

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. - O. Park, Moon, J. - B., Lee, Y. - G., and Kim, C. - G

Publisher : The 15th International Symposium on: Smart Structures and Materials Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring

Space Radiation at Geosynchronous Earth Orbit and Scope of Space Durable Polymeric Nano Composite

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Kim, C. J., and Benedictus, R

Publisher : International Conference on Rubber and Rubber like Materials

Space Radiation at Geosynchronous Earth Orbit and Performance of Different Space Durable Polymeric Nano Composites

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Benedictus, R

Publisher : Asian Polymer Association Conference of Indian Institute of Technology

Conference Proceedings

Durability of Polyimide to TitaniumBonds

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, M. Akram, Jansen, K. M. B., and J, E. Leo

Publisher : 15th European Conference on Composite Materials

MOISTURE ABSORPTION ANALYSIS OF HIGH PERFORMANCE POLYIMIDE ADHESIVE

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, M. Akram, Jansen, K. M. B., and Ernst, L. J

Publisher : Proceedings of SAMPE Fall Technical Conference

Thermo-mechanical Characteristics of Space Durable Nano Adhesive Joint of High Performance Polymer

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. M. S. Iqbal, and Benedictus, R

Publisher : 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference

Microgravity Fire at Low and Geosynchronous Earth Orbit and Scope of Space Durable Polymeric Nano Composites

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. M. S. Iqbal, Faraz, M. I., and Benedictus, R

Publisher : Proceedings 7th International conference on composite science and technology

Journal Article

Effect of different filler reinforcement on poly-ether-ether-ketone based nanocomposites for bearing applications

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Jennifer Vinodhini, Mohan Kumar Pitchan, Gion Andrea Barandun, Pierre Jousset

Publisher : Journal of Composite Materials

Influence of argon plasma treatment on carbon fibre reinforced high performance thermoplastic composite

Authors : Dr. Meera Balachandran, Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Jennifer Vinodhini, K. Sudheendra; Dr. Meera Balachandran; Shantanu Bhowmik

Publisher : High Performance Polymers

Polyaryl ether ketone based composites for space applications: “Influence of electron beam radiation on mechanical and thermal properties”

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Dr. Jayanarayanan K., Priya Peter, Manu Remanan

Publisher : Materials Today Proceedings

Improvement of tensile properties of CFRP composites under LEO space environment by applying MWNTs and thin-ply

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, J. - B. Moon, Kim, M. - G., Kim, and C. - G

Publisher : Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing

Investigation on Nylon 66 Silicate Nanocomposites Modified under Gamma Radiation

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, R. Pradhan, iv, Bhattacharyya, A. Shanker, Pramanik, N., Haldar, R., Niyogi, U. Kumar, Khandal, and R. Kumar

Publisher : Advances in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology (APSRT 2011); Challenges towards 2020 and beyond

Plasma nitriding on titanium surface for adhesion promotion

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Ahmed, Chakrabarty, D., Mukherjee, S., and Rane, R

Publisher : Surface Engineering

Effect of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment for Repair of Polymer Composite for Aerospace Applications

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Sarath Kumar S., Abhishek G., Akhil Ullattil, Elangundran T.V.A, Saji Devadathan, Chun-Gon Kim, and Abrar Baluch

Publisher : Journal of Composite Materials

Study the effect of Surface Morphology on Adhesion Properties of Polybenzimidazole Adhesive Bonded Composite Joints

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. M. S. Iqbal, and Benedictus, R

Publisher : International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives

Novel Adhesion Promotion of Aluminium for Aviation Environments

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. Prakash, G. Ajeesh, and Thenarasu, M

Publisher : Journal of Surface Engineering and Applied Electrochemistry

Process Optimization of Functionalized MWCNT/Polyetherimide Nanocomposites for Aerospace Application

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Dr. Meera Balachandran, Pitchan, M. Kumar, and Abraham, M

Publisher : Journal of Materials and Design

Plasma Processing of Aluminium Alloys to Promote Adhesion: A Critical Review

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, V. Kumar Pateland

Publisher : Journal of Review of Adhesion and Adhesives (2017).

Physichochemical Characteristics of Solvent Vapor Bonded Polycarbonate

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Ahmed, Chakroborty, D and Mukherjiee, S

Publisher : Journal of Polymers and the Environment

Performance Evaluation of Polybenzimidazole Coating for Aerospace Application

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. M. Sa Iqbal and Benedictus, Ra

Publisher : Progress in Organic Coatings

Microstructure Development, Wear Characteristics and Kinetics of Thermal Decomposition of Hybrid Nanocomposites Based on Poly Aryl Ether Ketone, Boron Carbide and Multi Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, M. Remanan, Dr. Kannan M., Rao, R. Subba, Lalit Varshney, Mathew Abraham, and Karingamanna, J

Publisher : Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers

Electrically Conductive Nano Adhesive Bonding: Futuristic Approach for Satellites and Electromagnetic Interference Shielding

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, M, G. Ganesh, K, L., A, K. K., Ajeesh G, Epaarachchi, J. Ananda, and Yuan, X

Publisher : Advances in Aircraft and Spacecraft Science, An International Journal

Effect of Titanium Nitride coating for improvement of fire resistivity of Polymer Composite for Aerospace Application

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, G. Venkatesan, Jithin, P. V., Rajan, V. T., Kumar, M, Rane, R., and Mukherjee, S

Publisher : Journal of Aerospace Engineering: Part G

Characteristics of Simultaneous Epoxy-Novolac Full Interpenetrating Polymer Network (IPN) Adhesive

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Ahmed, Chakroborty, D., and Mukherjee, S

Publisher : Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology

Effect of plasma treatment and electron beam radiations on the strength of nanofilled adhesive-bonded joints

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. M. S. Iqbal, Poulis, J. A., and Benedictus, R

Publisher : Polymer Engineering Science

Processing and Characterization of Space-Durable High-Performance Polymeric Nanocomposite

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. M. S. Iqbal, Benedictus, R., Moon, J. B., Kim, C. G., and Mourad, A. - H. I

Publisher : Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer

Electron beam modification of space durable polymeric nano-adhesive bonding of ultra-high temperature resistant polymer

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, N. Bhatnagar, Pyngrope, D., Pradhan, iv, R., Jha, S., Poulis, H., Bui, V. Tam, and Bonin, H

Publisher : Journal of Polymer Engineering

Atmospheric pressure plasma surface modification of titanium for high temperature adhesive bonding

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, M. Akram, Jansen, K. M. B., and Ernst, L. J

Publisher : International journal of adhesion and adhesives

Energy dispersive spectroscopy study of surface modified PEEK

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, N. Bhatnagar, and Jha, S

Publisher : Advanced Materials Letters

APPLICATION OF HIGH PERFORMANCE POLYMER-POLYETHERETHERKETONES (PEEK) IN AEROSPACE INDUSTRY

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, N. Bhatnagar and Jha, S.

Publisher : Inventi Impact: Tech Research Reviews

Physico-chemical characteristics of high performance polymer modified by low and atmospheric pressure plasma

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, N. Bhatnagar, Jha, S., Gupta, G., Moon, J. B., and Kim, C. G

Publisher : Surface Engineering and Applied Electrochemistry

High Performance Polymer in view of Emerging Technologies

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, N. Bhatnagar

Publisher : Polymer Society

Characteristics of IPN Adhesive Bonding of Polyether Imide to Titanium for Aerospace Application

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Ahmed, Chakraborty, D., and Mukherjee, S

Publisher : Journal of Aerospace Engineering

Investigation on nanoadhesive bonding of plasma modified titanium for aerospace application

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Ahmed, Chakrabarty, D., Mukherjee, S., Joseph, A., and Jhala, G.

Publisher : Journal of Advances Aircraft and Spacecraft Sciences

Study of the fire resistant behavior of unfilled and carbon nanofibers reinforced polybenzimidazole coating for structural applications

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. M. S. Iqbal, Stec, A. A., Patel, P., and Benedictus, R

Publisher : Polymers for Advanced Technologies

Adhesion Characteristic of High Temperature Resistant Polymer

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. M. S. Iqbal, Bhatnagar, N., Mondal, S., and S, A

Publisher : Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology

Titanium Nitride Deposition on Aluminium for Adhesion Promotion (Accepted)

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Pratap, T., Kurup, D. A., .Thangaraj, G., Mukherjee, S., and Rane, R

Publisher : Journal of Surface Engineering

Epoxy–novolac interpenetrating network adhesive for bonding of plasma-nitrided titanium

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Sa Ahmed, Chakrabarty, Da, Mukherjee, Sd, and Rane

Publisher : Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology

Durability of PBI adhesive bonded joints under various environmental conditions

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H.M.S. Iqbal, R. Benedictus

Publisher : International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives

Effect of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Modification on Polyimide and Adhesive Joining with Titanium

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, M. Akram, K .M.B.Jansen, L .J.Ernst, G. Ajeesh, S. Ahmed, and D. Chakraborty

Publisher : Journal of Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A

Atmospheric Plasma Modification of Polyimide Sheet for Joining of Titanium with High Temperature Adhesive

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, M. Akram, K. M. B. Jansen, and L. J. Ernst

Publisher : International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives

Comparative Studies of Solvent Bonding and Adhesive Bonding for Fabrication of Transparent Polymer

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Ahmed S., Chakrabarty D. and Mukherjee S

Publisher : Journal of Surface Engineering and Applied Electrochemistry

Durability of Nano-reinforced Polyimide adhesive bonding of Titanium Nitride Deposited Aluminium for Aerospace Applications

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, V. Kerusiha, V. Swathi, K. Thayalan, Sabbir Ahmed, Mohan Kumar Pitchan, Jayantha Epaarachchi

Publisher : Journal of Materials Research Express

Performance Evaluation of Polybenzimidazole Under High Energy Radiation Environment

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, I. H. M. S. and R., B

Publisher : Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Investigation on Polyetheretherketone Composite for Long Term Storage of Nuclear Waste

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Dr. Sivakumar V., Ajeesh G., Lalit Varshney, and Mathew Abraham

Publisher : Journal of Nuclear Materials

Development of high temperature electrical conductive polymeric nanocomposite films for aerospace applications

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Sajith Nair, Mohan Kumar Pitchan, Jayantha Epaarachchi

Publisher : Materials Research Express

Vaporized solvent bonding of polymethyl methacrylate

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, A. V. Akhil, Raj, D. D. D., Raj, M. K., Bhat, S. R., Akshay, V., Ramanathan, S., and Ahmed, S

Publisher : Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology

Comparative Studies of Energy Saving Polymers and Fabrication of High Performance Transparent Polymer by Solvent Bonding

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. P. Aadhy, T. Sinega, H., Karthikeyan, C., and Pitchan, M. Kumar

Publisher : Journal of Polymer Engineering

Adhesion Characteristics on Anodized Titanium and Its Durability under Aggressive Environments

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, D. Chakroborty, Ahamed, S., and Mukherjiee, S

Publisher : Journal of Surface Review and letters

Influence of chemically and plasma-functionalized carbon nanotubes on high-performance polymeric nanocomposites

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Dr. Sivakumar V., Mannadiar Ajeesh G, Varshney Lalit, Baluch Abrar H, Park Yurim, Gilsang Son, Kim, Chun-Gon

Numerical Analysis of state of the art high performance thermoplastic composite as light weight bullet proof material

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Meenakshi, Neeraj S., Siddarth Y., Charugundla K., Sudheendra K., Pitchan M. Kumar, Epaarachchi J.

Publisher : Journal of Materials Research Express

Process optimization of solvent based polybenzimidazole adhesive for aerospace applications

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. M. S. Iqbal, and Benedictus, R

Publisher : International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives

Novel Lightning Strike Protected Polymeric Composite for Future Generation Aviation

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Sharma, S. S., A.Nivetha, A., Maalavan, K., S. Subramanian, S. Mohan, P., Ramanathan, S., Rane, R., and Mukherjee, S

Publisher : Journal of Aerospace Engineering

Surface modification of high density polyethylene and polypropylene by DC glow discharge and adhesive bonding to steel

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Ghosh, P. K., Ray, S., and Barthwal, S. K

Publisher : Journal of adhesion science and technology

Influence of Mixed Field Radiation and Gamma Radiation on Nano Adhesive Bonding of HP Polymer

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Benedictusa, R., Poulisa, J. A., Boninb, H. W., and Buib, V. T

Publisher : Journal of Polymer Engineering

Effect of TiN-Deposition on Adhesion Characteristics of Aluminium

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Sudheendra K, Kumar, S., Krishnan, Y., Kumar, P., and Ahmed, S

Publisher : Journal of Surface Engineering

Effects of LEO Environment Factors on ILSS of MWNT Reinforced CFRP Composites

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, I. J. Kim, Kim, C. G., and Moon, J. B

Publisher : Journal of Materials Korea

Studies on Surface Activated Carbon Nano Fibre for In Situ High Performance Polymeric Nano Composites

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Venugopal Sivakumar, Lalit Varshney, Kumar, V., and Mathew Abraham

Publisher : Journal of Composite Materials

Surface Characteristics of Plasma Treated and Titanium Nitride (TiN) Deposited Aluminium Alloy

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Santosh Balanand, Madhav Datta, Ramkrishna Rane, Subroto Mukherjee

Publisher : Journal of Materials Performance and Characterization

Investigation on development of fire resistant high performance polymeric nano composite film

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Govardhan S., Raji Sivani M., Sanjana P., Ajeesh G., Jennifer Vinodhini

Publisher : Journal of Materials Research Express

Novel High Performance Fire Resistant Polymer for Future Generation Aerospace

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, P. George, Mohan, P., Ajees, G., Sriram, K., and Abraham, M

Publisher : Journal of Materials Design and Application

Experimental Characterisation and Object-Oriented Finite Element Modelling of Polypropylene/Organoclay Nanocomposites

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, A. .G, Lalit Varshney, Venugopal Sivakumar, Kumar, V., Epaarachchi, J. Ananda, and Barandun, G. Andrea

Publisher : Communicated to Journal of Composite Structures

Elasto-Plastic Modelling and the Use of Embedded fibre Bragg Grating Sensors to Detect Mode II Delamination Crack Propagation in a Woven Cloth (0/90) Composite Materials

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Kakei, Y., Islam, M., Leng, J., and Epaarachchi, J. A

Publisher : Communicated to Journal of Structural Health Monitoring

Effect of Thermo Electrical Coatings on Polymeric Composites for Lighting Strike Protection on Aircraft

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, S. Sharma, Nivetha, A., Maalavan, A., K. Subramanian, S., S. Kumar, S., Ramanathan, S., Rane, R., and Mukherjee, S

Publisher : Journal of Aerospace Engineering

Surface modification of PP under different electrodes of DC glow discharge and its physicochemical characteristics

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Jana, P., Chaki, T. K., and Ray, S

Publisher : Surface and Coatings Technology

A finite element analysis of a lightweight blast proof sandwich structure

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Ariharan N., Anand Surya, Diwakar Selvi, Sudheendra K.

Publisher : Journal of Engineering Research Express

High-performance nanoadhesive bonding of space-durable polymer and its performance under space environments

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Benedictus, R., Poulis, H., Bonin, H., and Bui, V. Tam

Publisher : Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets

High Performance Nano Adhesive Bonding of Titanium for Aerospace and Space Applications

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. W. Bonin, Benedictus, R., Poulis, J. A., and Bui, V. T

Publisher : International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives

Experimental investigation into the effect of DC glow discharge pretreatment of HDPE on tensile lap shear strength

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Chaki, T. K., Ray, S., Hoffman, F., and Dorn, L

Publisher : International journal of adhesion and adhesives

Thermal, morphological, and mechanical characterization of novel carbon nanofiber-filled bismaleimide composites

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, M. I. Faraz, De Ruijter, C., Laoutid, F., Benedictus, R., Dubois, P., Page, J. V. S., and Jeson, S

Publisher : Journal of applied polymer science

Surface modification of high performance polymers by atmospheric pressure plasma and failure mechanism of adhesive bonded joints

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, H. M. S. Iqbal, and Benedictus, R

Publisher : International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives

Surface characterization techniques for measuring the chemical state & elemental composition of polymeric surfaces

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, N. Bhatnagar, and Jha, S

Publisher : International Journal of EmergingTechnologies and Applications in Engineering Technology and Sciences

Surface Characterization of Polymeric Composites Modified by Plasma Technique – A Review

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, N. Bhatnagar, and Jha, S

Publisher : Journal of Technology and Engineering Sciences

Durability of adhesive bonding of titanium in radiation and aerospace environments

Authors : Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Bonin, H. W., Bui, V. T., and Weir, R. D

Publisher : International journal of adhesion and adhesives

Research Projects
Year Title Sponsor
2019 Development of High Temperature Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber Composites for Aviation, Space and Defence (Principal Investigator) Gharda Chemicals Limited, Mumbai, India
2019 High-Performance Polyether Ketone-Carbon Fiber Composite for Future Generation Aviation and Space Applications (Co-Investigator) ISRO, Govt. of India
2018 High Temperature Thermoplastic Hybrid Composite for Higher Tensile Strength and Impact Resistance (Principal Investigator) Swiss National Science Foundation, Federal Govt. of Switzerland
2018 Development of Light Weight Bullet Proof Material (Principal Investigator) TDFS-DRDO, Govt. of India
2016 State of the Art Transparent High Performance Polymeric Nano Composite Windows for Green Buildings and Transportation’s (Principal Investigator) Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India
2016 Development of Ultra High Performance Thermoplastic Polymeric Composite for Future Generation Unmanned Aviation and Hypersonic Aircraft (Principal Investigator) Swiss National Science Foundation, Federal Government  of Switzerland.
2015 Durability of High Performance Nano Adhesive Bonding of Aluminium under Aerospace Environments
(Principal Investigator)
Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Govt. of India
2014 Development of Metal/Poly Ether Ether Ketone Hybrid Composite Laminates for Nuclear Waste Storage Containers (Co-Investigator) Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Govt. of India
2014 Development of Ulta High Temperature Resistance Polymeric Nano Composites for Long Distance Space Applications (Principal Investigator) ISRO, Govt. of India
2014 Development of Advanced Magnetic Filtration System for Industrial Lubricants (Scientist-In-Charge) European Commission FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IIF,
Grant Agreement No: PIIF-GA-2013-621974
2013 Investigation on Ultra High Temperature Resistant Nano Adhesive Bonding of Space Durable Polymer for Aviation and Space Applications (Principal Investigator) Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies, Govt. of Korea
2013 Investigation on Effect of Space Radiations on Space Durable Polymeric Nano Composite for Future Generation Space Missions (Co-Investigator) Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Govt. of India
2013 Investigation on Carbon Nano Fiber Reinforced Polyether Ether Ketone/Polyether Imides as Polymer
Composite Container for Long Time Nuclear Waste Disposal (Principal Investigator)
Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Govt. of India
2012 Polymeric Composite Damage Repair (Principal Investigator) Science and Engineering Research Council, Govt. of Singapore
2012 High Performance Polymeric Nano Composite for Bio Medical applications (Principal Investigator) DBT, Govt. of India
2011 Polymer Scaffold for Tissue Engineering (Co-Investigator) DBT, Govt. of India
2010 Investigation on Ultra Light Weight High Performance Polymeric Nano Composite for Aviation and Space Applications (Collaborator) National Defence of Canada (Government of Canada)
2008 Design and Characterization of the Lightweight High Performance Composite Materials for Vibrations/Impact Damping (Qualified) European Commission: EU FP 7, Marie Curie Research Program
2008 Durability of Nano Adhesive Bonding of High Performance Polymer under Aerospace and Space Environments (Collaborator) Defence of Canada (Government of Canada)
2006 High Performance Nano Adhesive Bonding of Titanium for Aerospace Applications (Collaborator) National Defence of Canada (Government of Canada)
2005 Fire Resistant Polymeric Nano Composite for Aerospace Applications (Approved) NASA Marshal Space Flight Centre
2005 Effect of High Energy Radiation and Space Environments on High Performance Polymer – Carbon Fibre Nano Composite (Approved) NASA Marshal Space Flight Centre
2002 Studies on Durability of Adhesive Bonding of High Performance Polymer to Titanium for Space Applications Natural Science and Engineering Research Council, Government of Canada
1998 Characteristics of Adhesive Bonding of Polyolefin to Steel CSIR, Government of India
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