Group Members

Research Faculty

 

Dr. Kishor Guptahttp://kumar.mse.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/Kishor%20Gupta.png

Title: Research Scientist II

  • Education
    1. Ph.D.: Georgia Institute of Technology (2009)Polymer, Textile & Fiber Engineering
    2. M.Tech.:Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (1992) Textile Engineering
    3. B. Tech.: Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (1990) TextileTechnology
  • Research Interest
    1. Polyacrylonitrile/carbon nanotube compositesbased Supercapacitors for Energy Storage
    2. Polyacrylonitrile/carbon nanotubebased carbon fiber
    3. Polymer Recovery and Reuse

 

Dr. Prabhakar Gulgunjehttp://kumar.mse.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/Prabhakar%20Gulgunje.png

Title: Research Engineer II

  • Education
  1. Ph.D.: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2010) Polymer Engineering
  2. M.Tech.: Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi, India, 2000) Fiber Science and Technology
  3. B.Text.: Shivaji University (Kolhapur, India,1998) Man Made Textile Technology
  • Work Experience
    1. Georgia Institute of Technology (2011 – current) : Research Engineer II
    2. Georgia Institute of Technology (2010 – 2011) : Postdoctoral fellow
    3. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India (2004 – 2005) : Project Associate
    4. Vardhman Acrylics Ltd, Gujarat, India (2000 – 2003) : Acrylic fiber manufacture, Customer Technical Services
  • Research Interests
    1. Manufacture of carbon fibers, bi-component fibers, hollow fibers, composites
    2. Manufacture of fibrous structures like nonwovens and textiles
    3. Process-structure-properties relationship in fibers

 

 

Dr. Sourangsu Sarkar http://kumar.mse.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/Prabhakar%20Gulgunje.png

Title: Post-doctoral Fellow

  • Education
  1. Ph.D.: University of Central Florida (2010) – Chemistry
  2. M.Tech.: University of Calcutta, India (2003) – Polymer Science and Technology
  3. B.Text.: University of Calcutta, India (2000) – Chemistry
  • Work Experience
    1. Northwestern University (2011 – 2014): Postdoctoral Fellow
    2. University of California, Riverside (2014 – 2016): Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Research Interests
    1. Structure, processing, and properties of polymer/nanomaterials, (PP/CNT) nanocomposites for multifunctional applications

 

 

 

 Graduate Students

 

Huibin Changhttp://kumar.mse.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/Huibin.jpg

Title: Graduate Student

  • Education
  1. M.S.: University of Missouri (Columbia, MO, USA, 2013) Mechanical Engineering
  2. B.S.: North China Electric Power University (Beijing, China, 2011) Materials Science and Engineering
  • Research Interest
    1. Polymer/Cellulose Nanocrystals  composites
    2. Gel spinning and composite fibers

Email: hbchang@gatech.edu

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=eNqHJ-UAAAAJ&hl=en

 

 

Jeffrey Luo
Education: B.S.: Lehigh University (2014) Materials Science and Engineering

  • Work Experience
  1. Akzo Nobel (2012): Lab Technician
  2. Lehigh University (2013): Undergraduate Research Assistant
  • Research Interest
  1. Polymer nanocomposites
  2. High performance materials

 

 

 

Po-Hsiang Wang
Education

  1. 1. M.S.: Linköping University, Institute of Technology (LiTH), (Linköping, Sweden, 2011) Materials Physics and Nanotechnology
  2. B.S.: National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), (Hsinchu, Taiwan, 2009) Materials Science and Engineering
  • Research Interest
  1. Melt-spun polymer-CNT composite fibers
  2. Gel-spun polymer-nanofillers composite fibers
  3. Polymer-nanofiller interaction
  4. Polymer composite characterizations

Edward DiLoreto

Education: B.S.: University of Michigan. (2016) Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests:

  • High performance aerospace materials
  • Small diameter carbon fibers

 

 

Jiawei Xu

  • Education
  • M.S.: Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, 2015) Material Science and Engineering
  • B.S.: Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, 2014) Material Science and Engineering
  • Work Experience   
  • Undergraduate research assistant: Georgia Institute of Technology 2012-2013
     
  • Research Interest
  • Manufacture of carbon fiber (Joule Heating)

Mohammad Hamza Kirmani

  • Education
  • Bachelor of Technology - Plastic Technology
  • Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology, Lucknow, India 2012-2016
  • Work Experience   
  • Research Intern | University Putra Malaysia | Malaysia   Jun 15-Aug 15
  • Research Intern | SABIC Polymer Research Centre, King Saud University | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Jan 15-Feb 15
  • Intern | Mahindra Composites | Pune, India   Jun 14-Jul 14
  • Intern | Scooters India Ltd. | Lucknow, India       May 14-Jun 14
  • Undergraduate Research Assistant | CIPET | Lucknow, India   July 14- May16
  • Research Interest
  • Functional Materials/Fibers.
  • Process-structure-properties relationship.
  • Polymer/Nano-particle composites & their Interaction.

Pedro J. Arias-Monje

  • Education
  • M.S.: National University of Colombia (Bogotá, Colombia, 2016) Chemical Engineering
  • B.S.: National University of Colombia (Bogotá, Colombia, 2013) Chemical Engineering
  • Research Interest
  • CNT/Carbon fiber composite
  • High performance composites

 

Narayan Shirolkar

Education:

  • B.Tech.: College of Engineering Pune (Pune, India, 2016) - Metallurgy and Materials Science Engineering 

Research Interests:

  • Electronic Materials
  • Carbon Nanotubes

 

Jyotsna Ramchandran

Education:

  • B.Tech: Anna University( Chennai, India, 2016)-Chemical Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Spinning and characteristics of polymeric fibers
  • Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Renewable composite fibers  

 

Mingxuan Lu

Education:

  • B.S. Purdue University (2016)-Chemical Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Gel spinning and carbon fiber 

 

 

 

 Group Alumni

 

 

 

  • Dr. Hsiang-Hao (Clive) Liu
  • Dr. Amir Bakhtiary Davijani
  • Dr. H. Jiang
  • Dr. N. Venkatasubramanian
  • Dr. Victor Kozey
  • Mr. Tao Lin
  • Dr. Jijun Zeng
  • Dr. T. V. Sreekumar
  • Dr. Arup R. Bhattacharyya
  • Dr. Byung G. Min
  • Dr. Tao Liu
  • Dr. Tetsuya Uchida
  • Dr. DaeSuk Bang
  • Dr. YoungBin Park
  • Dr. Kwan Han Yoon
  • Dr. GeonWoong Lee
  • Dr. Cevdet Akbay
  • Dr. Asif Rasheed
  • Dr. Shanju Zhang
  • Dr. Dhriti Nepal
  • Dr. JongBeom Baek
  • Dr. Sharmistha BasuDutt
  • Dr. Xiangyang Hao
  • Dr. Smitha Nair
  • Dr. Merlin Theodore
  • Dr. Vinay R. Mehta
  • Dr. Xiaodong Hu
  • Dr. Y. Zhang
  • Dr. Shawn Jenkins
  • Dr. Hongming Ma
  • Dr. Xiefei Zhang
  • Dr. Chongfu Zhou
  • Dr. Huina Guo
  • Dr. Tong Wang
  • Dr. Jing Liu
  • Dr. Marilyn Minus
  • Dr. Rahul Jain
  • Dr. Sudhakar Jagannathan
  • Dr. Young Ho Choi
  • Dr. Hongming Dong
  • Dr. Xuejia Yan
  • Dr. Swapan K. Bhattacharya
  • Dr. Ericka Johnson Ford
  • Dr. Vijay Raghavan
  • Dr. Han Gi Chae
  • Dr. Manjeshwar Ganesha Kamath
  • Dr. Yaodong Liu
  • Dr. Han Gi Chae
  • Dr. Bradley Newcomb
  • Dr. Chandrani Pramanik
  • Dr. An-Ting Chien
  • Dr. Sushanta Ghoshal
  • Shruti Venkatram
  • M. Sahafeyan
  • F. B. Menchaca
  • C. P. Chang
  • Gan Huang
  • B. Yang
  • T. Chen
  • Dawn Parpart
  • Yiqun Bai
  • Karen Lambert
  • Xiefei Zhang
  • Jianghong Liang
  • D. Decrescenzo
  • N. Khosravi
  • Harit Doshi
  • Gagan Saini
  • Chandana Kolluru
  • Hong Shen
  • Brian Randall
  • T. Troutman
  • R. Hawkins
  • Charles Redmon
  • Stephanie Staron
  • Rachael Dunn
  • Dan Otts
  • Mat Jenkins
  • Meredith Frazer
  • Anthony Cascio
  • Jason Tully
  • Jake Tompkins
  • Malcolm Neave
  • Robert Cross
  • Eric Bucholz
  • Ian Winters
  • Blake Storey
  • Anisha Amatya
  • Amogh Belagodu
  • William Chris Lee
  • Laura Lanier
  • Kishan Bhula
  • Katlyn Litchfield
  • Mandi Caudle
  • Yuanda Li
  • Dawei Gao
  • Kevin Lyons
  • Joshua Gomberg
  • Andrew Gorman
  • Ken McDonald
  • Natalie Ganio
  • Alexander Patrick Dag
  • Lindsey Thomson