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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Sponsored Research Projects

(041) Title:Nanostructured carbon decorated with metal nanoparticle loaded metal doped 
monochalocogenide thermoelectric with remarkable ZT and power factor: Performance 
evaluation with commercially available thermoelectric devices

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI), Raghunandan Sharma and Malay K. Das

Durations: 3 years (2016-2019)

Reference # Department of Science and Technology, DST/TMD/MES/2k16/37

(040) Title: Development of high power density polymer electrolyte membrane 
fuel cell (PEMFC) for space applications: Biomass-derived multidoped carbon/
multihelix carbon nanotubes (MHCN) as catalyst support/Pt-free catalyst

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI), and Raghunandan Sharma

Durations: 2 years (2016-2018)

Reference #  Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

(039) Title: Prototype heart-valve

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Durations: 2years (2016-2018)

Reference # Ministry of Human Resource and Development, MHRD/ME/20161421 

(038) Title: Development of advanced carbon carbon composites

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Durations: 3 years (2015-2018)

Reference # Department of Atomic Energy,BRNS/MSP/2014370 

(037) Title: Analysis of mechanical and chemical composition of HT Angle samples for 
power grid corporation of India limited

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Durations: 1 years (2016-2017)

Reference # Power Grid Corporation of India Limited Allahabad,

N3/ALD/AMTL dated July 12, 2016 

 

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(036) Title: Modeling of hydronynamics-chemistry interaction during carbon nanotube 
synthesis in a CVD reactor 

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (Co-PI), Malay K. Das and Arun K. Saha

Durations: 3 year (2014-2016)

Reference # CSIR, 22(0665)/14/EMR-II/ Dated 8th July 2014

(035) Title: Bi-axially oriented polypropylene

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Durations: 1 year (2015-2016)

Reference # Cosmo Films Limited, CFL/ME/2015219 

(034) Title: Carbon nanostructure reinforced composites for structural applications

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Durations: 3 years (2013-2016)

Reference # Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), STC/MSP/20110039 

(033) Title: Advanced Materials

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Duration: 1 year

Reference # Power group Corporation India, PGCI/MSP/20110169

(032) Title: Novel multifunctional nanocomposites made of epoxy reinforced 
with carbon nanocoil coated carbon fiber for structural applications

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Durations: 3 years (2010-2013)

Reference # Department of Science and Technology (DST), DST/ME/20100271

(031) Title: Development and performance evaluation of carbon nanocoil 
structure for the catalyst support in PEM fuel cell

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI) and M.K. Das, A.K. Saha

Durations: 3 years (2010-2013)

Reference # Department of Science and Technology Nanoscience (DST), SR/NM/NS-89/2009, DST/ME/20100185

(030) Title: Development of carbon nanostructure reinforced bipolar 
plates made of phenolic resin and carbon fiber for the PEM fuel 
cells: Performance evaluation

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI) and M.K. Das

Durations: 2 years (2011-2013)

Reference # Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), STC/MSP/20110039 

(029) Title: Development of carbon nanotube coated backing structure/
bipolar plate (exfoliated carbon nanostructure reinforced phenolic 
nanocomposites) for the PEM fuel cell

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI) and M.K. Das, A.K. Saha

Durations: 2 years (2010-2012)

Reference # Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), STC/ME/20100027

(028) Title: Static test on PMM prototype

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Duration: 1 year

Reference # Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, D/622/2F/PMM/STATIC CRUSH, HAL /ME /20080123

(027) Title: Performance evaluation of carbon nanotube coated carbon 
fiber reinforced carbon composites (carbon-carbon-carbon composites)
for structural applications

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Durations: 3 years (2008-2011)

Reference # Aeronautics Research & Development Board (ARDB), ARDB /ME /20070218

(025) Title: Carbon carbon composites for structural applications

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Durations: 3 years (2008-2011)

Reference # Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), IITK /ME /20080149

(024) Title: Design and establishing parameters

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Reference # Lohia StarlingLimited, LS:E-011:JKT:07, LSL /ME /20070238

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

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI) and M. Ghorai

Durations: 3 years (2007-2010)

Reference # Department of Biotechnology (DBT), DBT/ME/ 20060337

(022) Title: Carbon nano tubes coated carbon fiber composites in 
polycarbonate matrix for structural applications

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Durations: 3 years (2007-2010)

Reference # Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), CSIR/ME/ 20070022

(021) Title: Development and characterization of medium for finishing of super alloys

during abrasive flow machining

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (Co-PI), VK. Jain (PI) and J. Ramkumar

Durations: 3 years (2007-2010)

Reference # Aeronautics Research & Development Board (ARDB), ARDB/ME/ 20070017

(020) Title: PI did not include my name during registration at DRDO office, IIT Kanpur

(019) Title: Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotubes 
on the surface of glass fiber and its composite in epoxy matrix

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI) and  D.P. Mishra (Co-PI)

Durations: 3 years (2007-2010)

Reference # Department of Science and Technology (DST), DST/ME/ 20060316

(018) Title: Fabrication, characterization and damage tolerancing 
of thermoplastics nano composite for structural applications at 
adverse atmospheres

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (Co-PI) and  J. Ramkumar (PI)

Durations: 3 years (2006-2008)

Reference # Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), ISRO/ME/ 20060033

(017) Title: Development and characterization of thin sandwiched structure
susing polymer foam
Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (Co-PI) and  J. Ramkumar (PI)

Durations: 2 years (2006-2008)

Reference # Aeronautics Research & Development Board (ARDB), IITK/ME/ 20060013

(016) Title: Procurement of hot isostatic press

Name of Investigators: Kamal K. Kar (Co-PI) and J. Ramkumar (PI) and Others

Duration: 1 year (2005-2006)

Reference # Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), CARE 2005-2006

(015) Title: Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotubes on the surface of pitch based continuous carbon fiber and their composites in polyester matrix for structural applications

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Durations: 3 years (2004-2007)

Reference # Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), ISRO/ME/ 20040269

(014) Title: High performance surface engineered carbon carbon composite for high temp application

Name of Investigators: Kamal K. Kar (PI) and J. Ramkumar (Co-PI)

Durations: 4 years (2004-2008)

Reference # Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), DAE/ME/ 20040270

(013) Title: Development of anisotropic ceramic dielectric resonator for miniature microwave circuit application

Name of Investigators: Kamal K. Kar (Co-PI) and Animesh Biswas (PI)

Durations: 3 years (2003-2006)

Reference # Department of Science and Technology (DST), SR/S3/EE/29/ 2002-SERC-Engg

(012) Title: Synthesis and characterization of nanopolymer: Low density polyethylene

Name of Investigators: Kamal K. Kar (PI) and

Durations: 3 years (2003-2006)

Reference # Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), MHRD/ME/2003/0039

(011) Title: Establishing an instructional laboratory for the courses entitled high performance polymers and composites-M6616 and composite materials-ME727

Name of Investigators: Kamal K. Kar (PI) and Prashant Kumar

Duration: 1 year (2003-2004)

Reference # Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), MHRD/MSP/2003/0053, Dated: 1st April 2003

(010) Title: Development and characterization studies of carbon nanotubes grown on carbon fiber reinforcement substrate

Name of Investigators: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Duration: 1 year (2003-2004)

Reference # Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), ADE/ME/20060320

(009) Title: Analysis of nylon webbing

Name of Investigator: Kamal K. Kar

Durations: 1 year

Reference # Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, HAL /MSP /20020239

(008) Title: Role of hysteresis loss on heat generation of thermoplastic elastomers and its modelling for pneumatic tyres of high performance vehicles

Name of Investigators: Kamal K. Kar (PI)

Durations: 3 years (2002-2005)

Reference # Department of Science and Technology (DST), SR/FTP/ET-138/2001 dated 4th January 2002

(007) Title: Procurement of thermal analyser equipped with thermogravimetric analyser, differential scanning calorimeter and dynamic mechanical analyser for the thermal laboratory in ACMS building (203B)

Name of Investigators: Kamal K. Kar (PI), and others

Duration: 1 years (2002-2003)

Reference Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), CARE 2002-2003

Dt. 04-10-2002

(006) Title: Development of polymeric materials for tyres of heavy tonnage vehicles

Name of Investigators: Kamal K. Kar (PI), Prashant Kumar, and Jitendra Kumar  

Durations: 2 years (2002-2004)

Reference # Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), F.27-/2002.TS.V, Dt. 19th March 2002

(005) Title: Finite element modeling of inflatable seal for nuclear reactor

Name of Investigators: Sanjay G. Dhande (PI) and Kamal K. Kar (Co-PI)

Durations: 2 Years

Reference # DMSRDE, Kanpur, Reference No.: TP/H030/Y2K/067,

Dated 05th February, 2001

(004) Title: Mechanics of fracture, stability and pattern formation in thin films

Name of Investigators: Kamal K. Kar (PI) and VB Shenoy (Co-PI)  

Durations: 2 years (2001-2003)

Reference # Department of Science and Technology (DST), SR/FTP/ET-53/2000, Dated 28th March 2001

(003) Title: Development of saddle tree using polymer composites

Name of Investigators: Prashant Kumar (PI), Amit Ray (Co-PI) and Kamal K. Kar (Co-PI)

Durations: 2 years (2000-2002)

Reference # National lather development programme (NLDP), NLDP/NPM/2000, Dt. 11th December, 2000

(002) Title: Development of polymer bonded magnets with enhanced  magnetic properties for high temperature and aggressive environments

Name of Investigators: Joshua B Otaigbe (PI, Iowa State University-USA) and Kamal K. Kar (Post-doctoral fellow)

Durations: 4 years (1997-2001)

Reference # National Science Foundation (NSF, USA), Reference no. :- NSF-DMR-97-12688, Dt. 15-08-1997

(001) Title: Studies of heat development and fatigue properties of road wheel rubber compounds

Name of Investigators: Anil K. Bhowmick (PI) and Kamal K. Kar (Research fellow)

Durations: 5 year 6 months (12-10-1994 to 08-03-2000)

Reference # Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), DTSR No.-70840/92/RD-82/2548/D(R&D) Dt. 12-10-94 (1994)