Prof. Kamal Krishna Kar

 

Umang Gupta Chair Professor
Professor, Department of Mechanical En
gineering

and Materials Science Programme
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur

Kanpur 208016, UP, India

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Research Group:PhD

 
(103) Thesis: Flexible Supercapacitor
         Student: Prerna Sinha (16112264)

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar   

Year: Ongoing

 

(102) Thesis: Biomaterials
         Student: Moumita Mistri (16112263)

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and Kantesh Balani  

Year: Ongoing

 

(101) Thesis: Nanostructured Carbons as Catalyst

         Student: Alekha Tyagi (15112261)
         Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar    

Year:2016

 

(100) Thesis: Lithium-titanate as anode material for Lithium-titanate battery/breeding material as blanket for future nuclear fusion reactor

         Student: S. Kiran Kumar

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and J. Ramkumar

Year: Ongoing

(099) Thesis: Nanostructured carbon doped polymer nanocomposites for automobile applications

         Student: Ravindra K Niranjan

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: Ongoing

(098) Thesis: Nanostructured metal doped polymer nanocomposites as microwave reflector

         Student: Ranu pal

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and Jaleel Akhtar

Year: Ongoing

(097) Thesis: Nanostructured carbon doped polymer nanocomposites as microwave absorbers

         Student: Sandeep Kumar Singh

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and Jaleel Akhtar

Year: Ongoing

(096) Thesis: Fabrication and characterization of carbon based highly flexible smart battery fiber in the form of lithium ion battery

         Student: Amit Kumar Yadav

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: Ongoing

(095) Thesis: Carbon nanotube coated carbon fiber reinforced composites for structural applications

         Student: Alok Kumar Pandey

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: Ongoing

(094) Thesis: Nanostructured carbon as cathode material for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell

         Student: Asheesh Kumar

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and Malay K. Das

Year: Ongoing

 

(093) Thesis: Transition metal oxides as thermoelectric materials

         Student: Chhatrasal Gayner

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: Ongoing

 

(092) Thesis: Novel transparent conductive electrode based on nanostructured graphene

         Student: Pankaj Chamoli

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and Malay K. Das

Year: Ongoing

 

(091) Thesis: Carbon nanotube-polymer nanocomposites as supercapacitor

         Student: Jayesh Cherusseri

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: Ongoing

 

(090) Thesis Title: Hybrid metal nanoparticle doped titania nanoparticles

         Name of student: Poonam Benjwal

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: Ongoing

 

(089) Thesis: Development and performance evaluation of next generation proton exchange membrane fuel cell electrolyte

         Name: Soma Banerjee

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and Manas K. Ghorai

Year: Ongoing

 

(088) Thesis: Device applications of nanostructured carbon

         Name: Raghunandan Sharma

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: Ongoing

 

   

(087) Thesis: Nanostructured carbon loaded polymer nanocomposites:Bipolar pate for proton exchange membrane fuel cell

         Student: Rajeev Kumar Gautam

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2015

(086) Thesis: Structural, thermal and electrical characterizations of silver iodide doped silver metaphosphate and lithium metaphosphate glass solid electrolytes

         Student: Devendra Pratap Singh

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and K. Shahi

Year: 2013

 

(085) Thesis: Molecular dynamics simulation of deformation behaviour of carbon nanotubes reinforced polymer composites under generic modes of loading

         Student: Prabhat Agnihotri

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and Sumit Basu

Year: 2011

 

(084) Thesis: Development of novel carbon nanotube (CNT) reinforced hydroxyapatite (HAp) polyether ether ketone (PEEK) nanocomposites for biomedical applications

         Student: Sumit Pramanik

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2011

 

(083) Thesis: Carbon nanostructure reinforced carbon carbon composites: Fabrication, characterization and machining

         Student: NL Ravikumar

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2010

 

(082) Thesis: Carbon nanomaterials (carbon nanotube/carbon nanocoil/carbon nanofiber) coated glass fiber reinforced epoxy composites

         Student: Ariful Rahman

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2010

 

(081) Thesis Title: Processing and characterization of novel functionally graded polymeric (elastomeric) composites/nanocomposites: A comparative study with the traditional composites/nanocomposites

         Name of student: Ahankari Sandeep Sureshrao

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2009

(080) Thesis: Synthesis and characterization of nanopolymers: Polypropylene, polyethylene and polystyrene

         Student: Pradip Paik

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2008

 

Current Address: University of Hyderabad

(079) Thesis: Fabrication and characterization of FRP composites made by newly proposed rubber pressure molding technique

         Student: Shiv Datt Sharma

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and Prashant Kumar

Year: 2007

Current Address

 

 

 Research Group:MTech

  (078) Thesis:
  (077) Thesis:

(076) Thesis: Application of material in Li battery / fuel cell

         Student:  Sagar Andani (15112014)

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar   

Year:2017

 
 

(075) Thesis: Nanostructured advanced materials

         Student: Saurabh Kumar Gupta (15112027)

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar   

Year:2017

 

(074) Thesis:

         Student: 

Supervisor: Kamal  K. Kar   

Year:2016

 

(073) Thesis: Nanostructured material for super capacitor

         Student: Robin Rathore (14112020)

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar   

Year:2016

 

(072) Thesis: Fabrication of carbon carbon composites

         Student: Suyash Varshney

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar   

Year:2016

(071) Thesis:  Synthesis of activated material from environment poluted solid wastes and its application in removal of toxic materials

         Student: Suman Kanti Bhattacharjee

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar   

Year:2016

(070) Thesis:

         Student: Somnath Danayak

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar   

Year:

(069) Thesis:

         Student: Shashank Singh

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and J. Ramkumar   

Year:2016

(068) Thesis: Novel nanostructured carbon

         Student: Sanju Samanta

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar   

Year:2016

(067) Thesis: Bipolar plate of proton exchange membrane fuel cell using thermoplastic material as per department of atomic energy

         Student: Samir Pattanayek

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar   

Year:2016

(066) Thesis:

         Student: Salman Khan

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar   

Year:2016

(065) Thesis:

         Student: Milan Singh

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar   

Year:2016

(064) Thesis: Abrasive flow machining 

         Student: Dipti Sharma

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and J. Ramkumar   

Year:2016

(063) Thesis: Prosthetic aortic heart valves: Modeling, design and fabrication

          Student: Bisal K B

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar   

Year:2016

(062) Thesis: Carbon carbon composites:Modeling

         Student: Anmol Jauhari

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and J. Ramkumar   

Year:2016

(061) Thesis: Thermoelectric material

         Student: Abhijnan Chowdhuri

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar   

Year:2016

(060) Thesis: Microwave absorbing material

         Student: Hari Prakash

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and Jaleel Akhtar  

Year: 2016

 

(059) Thesis: Study of RF microstrip attenuators based on carbon black and exfoliated graphite

         Student: Rahul Verma

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and Jaleel Akhtar  

Year: 2015

(058) Thesis: Comparative study of reduced graphene oxide-titania, reduced graphene oxide-ferric oxide and reduced graphene oxide-titania-ferric oxide nanaocomposites for photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue and arsenic adsorption

         Student: Manish Kumar

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar  

Year: 2015

(057) Thesis: Mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of graphite reinforced polypropylene nanocomposites

         Student: Virendra Singh Rathore  

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar  

Year: 2015

(056) Thesis: Graphite reinforced acrylonitrile butadience styrene composites for mechanical and thermal applications

         Student: Vashu Singh Kachhavah  

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar  

Year: 2015

(055) Thesis: Mechanical, thermal, and rheological properties of graphite reinforced nylon-6 composites 

         Student: Susmita Baban Singh  

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar  

Year: 2015

 

Current Address: Oracle India Private Limited

(054) Thesis: Graphite reinforced polyethylene terephthalate composites: Thermal mechanical and rheological  properties

         Student: Suneel Kumar Sahu  

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and Manas K. Ghorai 

Year: 2015

Current Address:

suneelraj15@gmail.com

(053) Thesis: Graphite reinforced polycarbonate thermoplastic composites: Rheological, viscoelastic mechanical and thermal properties

         Student: Ravi Kant Sagar  

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2015

(052) Thesis: Graphite  reinforced  highdensity    polyethylene composites: Bipolar plate for proton exchange membrane fuel cells 

         Student: Kavita Singh  

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2015

(051) Thesis: Mechanical, rheological, thermal and electrical properties of LDPE/graphite flakes composites:Bipolar plates for PEMFCs

         Student: Jyoti Tiwari  

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and Manas K. Ghorai

Year: 2015

(050) Thesis: Thermomechanical    properties    of       graphite reinforced polystyrene thermoplastic composites

         Student: Gaurav Sareen  

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2015

Current Address:

gsareen09@gmail.com

 

(049) Thesis: Numerical simulation of the mechanical and thermal properties of high performance carbon-carbon composites during carbonization process

         Student: Jitendra Kumar  

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2014

                   

(048) Thesis: Fabrication and characterization of carbon based highly flexible smart battery fiber in the form of lithium ion battery

         Student: Deepak Pandey  

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2014

Current Address: Engineering Analyst

     Oceaneering International

     

(047) Thesis: Fabrication and characterization of silicon oxide based highly flexible smart battery fiber in the form of lithium ion battery

         Student: Madhur Kasaudhan  

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2014

Current Address:Reliance Industries Limited

(046) Thesis: 2D numerical simulation of material properties during carbonization process in carbon carbon composites

         Student: Navajit Singh Baban  

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2014

(045) Thesis: Li-ion transport, structural and thermal studies on lithium triflate and barium titanate incorporated poly (vinyldience fluoride-co-hexafluoropropene) based polymer electrolyte for Li-ion battery applications

         Student: Sowntharya Logapperumal  

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and Manas K. Ghorai

Year: 2014

(044) Thesis: Automatic air bleeding valve for closed hydraulic systems

         Student: Biswajit Jana  

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and Arun K. Saha

Year: 2013

(043) Thesis: Parameter estimation using electroanalytical data in proton exchange membrane fuel cells using inverse technique

         Student: R Arjun  

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and Malay K. Das

Year: 2013

(042) Thesis: Viscoelastic properties of coil carbon nanotube coated carbon fiber reinforced polymer nanocomposites

         Student: Vinay Panwar  

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2013

(041) Thesis: Effect of lithium triflate and barium titanate on the ionic transport properties of poly( vinylidene fluoride-co-hexafluoropropene) based polymer electrolyte for lithium-ion batteries

         Student: Prashik Gajbhiye 

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and K. Shahi

Year: 2013

(040) Thesis: Fabrication and flow analysis of micro-channels for bipolar plate of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell

         Student: Charchit Kumar

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar 

Year: 2013

(039) Thesis: Mechanical properties of nickel coated carbon fiber reinforced epoxy nanocomposites: Effect of coating time

         Student: Amit K. Yadav

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar 

Year: 2013

(038) Thesis: Numerical simulation of the degradation behavior of carbon fiber during carbonization process

         Student: Rahul Yadav

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and Malay K. Das

Year: 2012

(037) Thesis: Synthesis and Characterization of the Li-ion based superionic conductors

         Student: Siddanathi Nageswara Rao

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and K. Shahi

Year: 2012

(036) Thesis: Exfoliated graphite and graphene reinforced polymer nanocomposites as bipolar plate for PEM fuel cell

         Student: Nagaraju Sykam

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar 

Year: 2012

(035) Thesis: Exfoliated graphite reinforced polymer nanocomposites as bipolar plate for PEM fuel cell

         Student: Aruna Devi

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar 

Year: 2012

(034) Thesis: Polymer based Electrolyte for Li Battery

         Student: M. Suresh

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and K. Shahi 

Year: 2012

(033) Thesis: Thermooxidative degradation and life estimation of carbon fibers

         Student: Saurav Kumar

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and Malay K. Das 

Year: 2011

(032) Thesis: Digital holography: A method of protein crystal growth visualization

         Student: Satya Prakash Gupta

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and P. Panigrahi 

Year: 2010

(031) Thesis: Growth mechanism of carbon nanotubes within the cluster volume to surface Area model: Experiments and simulations

         Student: Nandati Sreekanth

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and G. Cuniberti, Germany

Year: 2010

(030) Thesis: Synthesis and characterization of iron encapsulated carbon nanotubes

         Student: Sourav Garg

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2010

 

Present Address: University Of Alabama, USA  

   

(029) Thesis: Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotube coated alumina for structural applications

         Student: N. Parvathala Reddy

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2010

 

Present Address: Australian National University

(028) Thesis: Field emission study of carbon nanotubes towards luminescent bulbs

         Student: Sandhya Rani

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2010

 

Present Address: North Carolina State University

USA

(027) Thesis: Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotube coated kanthal wire

         Student: B. Yamini Sarada

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2009

(026) Thesis: Carbon nanotube coated tungsten filament: Electric lamps

         Student: Sangay Agarwal

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2009

(025) Thesis: Carbon nanocoil coated carbon fiber for structural applications

         Student: Raghunandan Sharma

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2009

(024) Thesis: Carbon fiber reinforced polycarbonate composites: structural applications

         Student: Gaurav Kumar Gupta

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2009

(023) Thesis: Preparation and characterization of carbon fiber and nanoparticle coated carbon fiber reinforced polycarbonate composites

         Student: Satyaprakash Kushwaha, (CIPET-Chennai)

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and

S. K. Sharma (CIPET-C)

Year: 2009

 

          Present Address: SSG India Pvt Ltd (MNC)

(022) Thesis: High performance carbon-carbon composites- effect of processing parameters

         Student: Soumya Sarkar

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2007

(021) Thesis: Fabrication and modeling of ionic polymer metal composites for use as actuators

         Student: Nadeem Akhtar

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and J. Ramkumar

Year: 2007

(020) Thesis: Synthesis and characterization of high energy materials

         Student: Prashant Mishra

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and Phalguni Gupta

Year: 2007

(019) Thesis: Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotube on nickel alumina catalyst support

         Student: Akhil Kumar

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2007

(018) Thesis: Numerical simulation of the degradation behaviour of carbon-carbon composites during carbonization process

         Student: Chinmoy Panda

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and J. Ramkumar

Year: 2007

(017) Thesis: PTFE-Cu composites by powder processing and sintering

         Student: M. Anantharaman

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and Anish Upadhyaya

Year: 2006

(016) Thesis: Performance evaluation of abrasive flow machining

         Student: Piyushkumar B Tailor

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and J.Ramkumar

Year: 2006

(015) Thesis: Glass fiber reinforced polyester composites for structural applications

         Student: Akash Mohanty (CIPET-Bhubaneswar)

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2006

(014) Thesis: Synthesis and characterization of alumina nanoparticles and its composites in ABS matrix

         Student: Saurabh Srivastava (CIPET-Bhubaneswar)

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2006

(013) Thesis: Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotubes on the surface of carbon fiber for structural application

         Student: Prabhat Kumar Agnihotri

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2005

(012) Thesis: Studies of hysteresis loss in hyperelastic materials

         Name: Rakesh Kumar

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2005

(011) Thesis: Studies of hysteresis loss in hyperelastic materials: Effect of process variables

         Name: Sanjiv K Thakur (CIPET-Bhubaneswar)

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2005

(010) Thesis: Characterization of behaviour of the polymeric seal using finite element method

         Name: Mukesh Rawat

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2003

(009) Thesis: Textured model for CAD visualization

         Student: H.B. Muley

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and A. Mukherjee

Year: 2003

(008) Thesis: FRP products using rubber molding technique

         Student: Suraj Kumar Behera

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and Prashant Kumar

Year: 2003

 

Present National Institute of Technology Rourkella

Department of Mechanical Engineering

(007) Thesis: Laser based ultrasonics for defect characterization in composite materials

         Student: Nitin Khanna

Supervisors: Kamal K. Kar and P. Munshi

Year: 2003

(006) Thesis: Preparation and characterization of nanopolymers: High density polyethylene, polypropylene and polystyrene

         Student: Pradip Paik

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2003

(005) Thesis: Development of rubber pressure molding to fabricate FRP products

         Student: Tinku Kumar Sah

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and Prashant Kumar

Year: 2002

(004) Thesis: Dislocation pattering under internal and external stresses

         Student: Mahesh Kumar Sahu

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2002

(003) Thesis: Fabrication and characterization of polymer bonded magnet from polyisoprene and iron powder

         Student: Praveendra Pratap Singh

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar and Jitendra Kumar

Year: 2002

(002) Thesis: Modeling and experimental analysis on extrudate swell of polyethylene, polypropylene and polystyrene

         Student: Sanjay Gupta

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2002

 (001) Thesis: Magnostriction and magnetomechanical effects of magnetostrictive materials

         Student: Balaram Dewangan

Supervisor: Kamal K. Kar

Year: 2002