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Team INTERFACE ICON of FRP Composite Lab, NIT Rourkela won the 2nd runner-up award with ₹ 1 lakh cash prize in the prestigious MaterialNXT 4.0 event organized by Tata Steel across PAN-INDIA.

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TitleMicro and Nanophased Polymeric Composites: Durability Assessment in Engineering Applications

Authored by:  Bankim Chandra Ray, Rajesh Kumar Prusty, Dinesh Kumar Rathore, Sohan Kumar Ghosh, Abhijeet Anand
 
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing (Elsevier)

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TitlePhase Transformations and Heat Treatments of Steels

Authored by:  Bankim Chandra Ray, Rajesh Kumar Prusty, Deepak Nayak

Publisher: CRC Press

 
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TitleFibrous Polymeric Composites: Environmental Degradation and Damage.

Authored by:  Bankim Chandra Ray, Rajesh Kumar Prusty, Dinesh Rathore


Publisher: CRC Press
 
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Ten Recent Publications
 

  1. A. O. Fulmali, R. N. Kar, B. C. Ray, R. K. Prusty, Superior flexural, interlaminar- shear and fracture performance of glass fiber/epoxy laminates employing 3-D reinforcement approach: Emphasis on through thickness functionalized CNT alignment, Compos. Part Appl. Sci. Manuf. 175 (2023) 107795. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2023.107795.

  2. A. O. Fulmali, S. Patnaik, D. K. Rathore, D. Bhattacharjee, B. Gwalani, B. C. Ray, R. K. Prusty, Enhanced extreme temperature bending and delamination resistance of GFRP composites through z-directional aligned nano-reinforcement: Emphasizing the effects of CNT functionalization, Compos. Sci. Technol. 244 (2023) 110272. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2023.110272.

  3. B.N.V.S.G. Gupta K., S. Patnaik, R.K. Prusty, B.C. Ray, Simultaneous enhancement in interlaminar– shear strength and fracture toughness through nano Al2O3 dispersion in glass fiber/IPN multiscale composites, Compos. Part Appl. Sci. Manuf. 168 (2023) 107475. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2023.107475.

  4. S. Dasari, S. Patnaik, R. K. Prusty, Temperature-dependent inter-laminar fracture behavior of waste short carbon fiber embedded glass fiber/epoxy composites, Polym. Compos. 44 (2023) 6793-6810.  https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.27598.

  5. A.O. Fulmali, S.K. Ramamoorthy, R.K. Prusty, Water diffusion kinetics study at different hydrothermal bath temperatures and subsequent durability studies of CNT embedded fibrous polymeric composites: Roles of CNT content, functionalization and in-situ testing temperature, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 140 (2023) e53617. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.53617.

  6. S. Dasari, S. Patnaik, B.C. Ray, R.K. Prusty, Effects of in-situ cryogenic testing temperature and ex-situ cryogenic aging on the mechanical performance of glass fiber reinforced polymer composites with waste short carbon fibers as secondary reinforcements, Polym. Compos. 44 (2023) 294–304. https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.27045.

  7. S. De, K.C. Nuli, A.O. Fulmali, P. Behera, R.K. Prusty, Elevated-temperature mechanical performance of GFRP composite with functionalized hybrid nanofiller, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 139 (2022) e53223. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.53223.

  8. Shubham, C.S. Yerramalli, C. Sumant, R.K. Prusty, B.C. Ray, Finite element modelling and experimentation of plain weave glass/epoxy composites under high strain-rate compression loading for estimation of Johnson-Cook model parameters, Int. J. Impact Eng. 167 (2022) 104262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2022.104262

  9. P.N. Babu, B.S.K. Gargeya, B.C. Ray, S. Pal, Atomistic insight of torsional behavior of CNT-nanocrystalline Al nanocomposites, Diam. Relat. Mater. 134 (2023) 109768. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diamond.2023.109768.

  10. P.K. Gangineni, B.N.V.S.G. Gupta K., S. Patnaik, R.K. Prusty, B.C. Ray, Recent advancements in interface engineering of carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites and their durability studies at different service temperatures, Polym. Compos. 43 (2022) 4126–4164. https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.26716.

Recent News

  • Prof. Bankim Chandra Ray presented an invited talk on "Scientific Strength and Technical Tangibility of FRP Composites" at Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Guwahati on 13-06-2024. 

  • Prof. Bankim Chandra Ray presented an invited talk on "Present technical  and commercial prospectives of FRP Composites: Interface engineering and Recycling issues" at Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Bombay on 14-05-2024. 

  • Prof.  Bankim Chandra Ray delivered a keynote talk delivered on 29-03-2024 on "Opportunities and Challenges of FRP Composites as an Alternative Structural Material" during the International Conference on Non-ferrous Metals and Materials Science (ICNFM MS 2024) at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre, Kolkata.

  • Prof.  Bankim Chandra Ray delivered a keynote talk delivered on 28-03-2024 on "Technical Durability and Tangible Sustainability of Multi-scale and Multi-Phase FRP Composites " during the International Conference on Processing of Minerals, Metals, and Materials: Beyond Tomorrow ( ICPMMM2024) at Science City, Kolkata.

  • Prof. Bankim Chandra Ray presented a plenary talk on "New Structural Materials" in the International conference on Vision India@2047 at Taj Bengal, Kolkata on December 16, 2023. 

  • Congratulation Dr. BNVS Ganesh Gupta K for the award of PhD degree on 18th May 2023.

  • Team INTERFACE ICON of FRP Composite Lab, NIT Rourkela won the 2nd runner-up award on 11-05-2023 with ₹ 1 lakh cash prize in the prestigious MaterialNXT 4.0 event organized by Tata Steel across PAN-INDIA.

  • Congratulation Dr. Srinivasu Dasari for the award of PhD degree on 18th April 2023.

  • Congratulation Dr. Shubham for the award of PhD degree on 08th Feb 2023.

  • Congratulations to Ganesh and Abhinav for getting selected as MT Scientists (Research and Technology) at Tata Steel.

  • Congratulations to Shubham for being appointed as the Faculty at NIT Goa.

  • Dr. Rajesh Kumar Prusty delivered an invited talk on "Advanced FRP Composite for Structural Application" on 15-12-2022 during the Short Term Course on Advanced Manufacturing Processes organized by MNIT Jaipur.

  • Prof.  Bankim Chandra Ray delivered a technical talk delivered on 26-11-2022 at Rourkela Steel Plant (IIM Rourkela Chapter) on "Scientific Strength and Technical Tangibility of FRP Composites".

Ten most cited Publications
 

  1. B.C. Ray, Temperature effect during humid ageing on interfaces of glass and carbon fibers reinforced epoxy composites, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 298 (2006) 111–117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2005.12.023.

  2. D.K. Rathore, R.K. Prusty, D.S. Kumar, B.C. Ray, Mechanical performance of CNT-filled glass fiber/epoxy composite in in-situ elevated temperature environments emphasizing the role of CNT content, Compos. Part Appl. Sci. Manuf. 84 (2016) 364–376. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2016.02.020.

  3. S. Sethi, B.C. Ray, Environmental effects on fibre reinforced polymeric composites: Evolving reasons and remarks on interfacial strength and stability, Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. 217  (2015) 43-67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cis.2014.12.005.

  4. R.K. Nayak, K.K. Mahato, B.C. Ray, Water absorption behavior, mechanical and thermal properties of nano TiO2 enhanced glass fiber reinforced polymer composites, Compos. Part Appl. Sci. Manuf. 90 (2016) 736–747. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2016.09.003.

  5. B.C. Ray, D. Rathore, Durability and integrity studies of environmentally conditioned interfaces in fibrous polymeric composites: Critical concepts and comments, Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. 209 (2014) 68–83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cis.2013.12.014.

  6. R.K. Prusty, S.K. Ghosh, D.K. Rathore, B.C. Ray, Reinforcement effect of graphene oxide in glass fibre/epoxy composites at in-situ elevated temperature environments: An emphasis on graphene oxide content, Compos. Part Appl. Sci. Manuf. 95 (2017) 40–53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2017.01.001.

  7. B.C. Ray, Thermal shock on interfacial adhesion of thermally conditioned glass fiber/epoxy composites, Mater. Lett. 58 (2004) 2175–2177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2004.01.035.

  8. B.C. Ray, D. Rathore, Environmental damage and degradation of FRP composites: A review report, Polym. Compos. 36 (2014) 410-423. https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.22967.

  9. P.K. Gangineni, S. Yandrapu, S.K. Ghosh, A. Anand, R.K. Prusty, B.C. Ray, Mechanical behavior of Graphene decorated carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites: An assessment of the influence of functional groups, Compos. Part Appl. Sci. Manuf. 122 (2019) 36–44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2019.04.017.

  10. B.C. Ray, Effects of crosshead velocity and sub-zero temperature on mechanical behaviour of hygrothermally conditioned glass fibre reinforced epoxy composites, Mater. Sci. Eng. A. 379 (2004) 39–44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2003.11.031.

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