Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, Next-Generation Rechargeable Energy Storage Systems, Rechargeable Metal-Air Battery, Lithium-ion Battery Electrode Materials, Lithium-Sulfur Battery, Flow Battery, Membrane Research, Nanomaterials Synthesis and Characterization.
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Process Systems Engineering; Computer-Aided Product Formulation and Design; Systems Biology; Carbon Management, Energy and Environmental Systems; Optimization of Oil, Gas, Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Operations; Process Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Complex Systems.
Self-assembly of nanostructured polymers, block copolymer materials, polymeric brushes, liquid crystalline polymers, polyelectolytes, self-consistent field theory, field-theoretic simulations
- Polymer Science and Engineering
- Renewable polymers: Processing and Chemical Modifications
- Polymer blends, composites and nanocomposites
Polymer Property Reactive Modification, Tailor-made Polymeric Materials for Toxic Analyte Detection, Copolymer Reactivity Ratio Estimation, Water Soluble Polymers, Mechanical Properties of Pipes, Adhesive Technology, Crosslinking Polymerizations.
Reactive Extrusion of Polymers, Polymer Modification, Polymer Processing with Supercritical Fluids, Rubber Devulcanization, Polymer Compounding, Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulations of Polymer Processing Operations.
Surface science and bionanomaterials, interfacial materials engineering for advanced manufacturing, biomimicry and biomimetic materials, multifunctional polymers and nanocomposites, biopolymer, hydrogels and healthcare materials, advanced coating and adhesive bonding technology …