Dr.   Sadhan   C.   Jana

Dr. Sadhan C. Jana

Professor
Department of Polymer Engineering
Phone: 330-972-8293
Email: janas@uakron.edu



Presentations from Prof. Sadhan C. Jana's Group

Invited Talks at International Conferences:

  1. Jana, S.C., Roy, S., Duan, Y., Benavides, R., Wang, X. Design of nanoreinforcements by engineering at nanoscale. Keynote address at International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology (ICONSAT-2012) held during January 20-23, 2012 at Hyderabad, India.
  2. Gunes, S., Jimenez, G., Cao, F., Jana, S.C. Shape memory polymer nanocomposites research and applications. Invited talk, Session: A-15.6, CIMTEC 2012 - 4th International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures, and Systems to be held in Montecatini Terme, Italy, on June 10-14, 2012.
  3. Jana, S.C., Gunes, S., Cao, F., Bahl, K., Nanocomposites of rubbery polymers: An engineer’s views. International Rubber Conference 2012(IRC 2012) to be held on May 21-24, 2012 in Jeju, Korea.
  4. Roy, S., Jana, S.C. Challenges and opportunities in design of nanocomposites of polyolefins. Keynote address. The 27th Annual Meeting of The Polymer Processing Society, May 10-14, 2011, Marrakech, Morocco.
  5. Jans, S.C. Challenges and opportunities in design of nanocomposites of polyolefins. Plenary talk. RubberPLAS 2010: The Challenges of Leadership Towards 2015. September 9-11, 2010, Impact Exhibition & Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand.
  6. Jans, S.C. Shape memory polymers: A review of recent progress. Plenary talk. RubberPLAS 2010: The Challenges of Leadership Towards 2015. September 9-11, 2010, Impact Exhibition & Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand.
  7. Jana, S.C., Lee, B.J., Roy, S. Nucleating agent assisted dispersion of POSS in PP: Properties of nanocomposite fibers and films. Keynote address, Session G03-Polymer Nanocomposites, Polymer Processing Society, PPS-26, Banff, Canada, July 4-8, 2010.
  8. Jana, S.C., Gunes, I.S., Lee, B.J., Roy, S. Non-covalent interactions: Effects on shape memory properties and properties of spun fibers. Invited talk at PP’2010, International Symposium on Polymer Physics, Ji’nan, Shan Dong, Peoples Republic of China, June 6-10, 2010.
  9. Jana, S.C., Recent developments in shape memory polymers and their nanocomposites. RGJ-Ph.D. Congress XI, Pataya, Thailand, April 1-3, 2010.
  10. Jana, S.C., Nanocomposites of rubbery polymers: An engineer's view. Invited lecture, IRE09, International Conference, Calcutta, January 28-31, 2009.
  11. Jana, S.C., Gunes, I.S., Cao, F., Shape memory polymer nanocomposites. Invited lecture, UKC2008, US-Korea Conferecne on Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship, San Diego, August 14-17, 2008.
  12. Jana, S.C., Rheology As A Tool For Elucidation Of Properties Of Polymer Nanocomposites. Invited lecure, RheoProcessing 2008, Guimaraes, Portugal, June 12-14, 2008.
  13. Jana, S.C., Shape memory thermoplastic elastomers and their nanocomposites. Plenary lecture, Chemtech 2007, International Conference, Institute of Chemistry, Ceylone, Sri Lanka, June 20-23, 2007.
  14. Jana, S.C., Light weight polymers and polymer composites in fuel cell applications: Challenges and state of the art. International Conference on Polymeric Materials in Power Engineering, ICPMPE, Bangalore, India, October 4-6, 2007.
  15. Jana, S.C., Dharaiya, D., Opalko, R., Studies on the mechanisms of nanoparticle-induced morphology development in immiscible polymer systems. Invited keynote lecture.  23rd Annual Meeting of the Polymer Processing Society (PPS-23), Salvador, Brazil, May 28-31, 2007.
  16. Jana, S.C., Chemical and engineering issues in polymer nanocomposites research and product design. Invited Lecture, 58th Annual Congress of Indian Chemical Engineering, CHEMCON-2005 at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, December 14-17, 2005.
  17. Jana, S.C., Applications of chaos and dynamical systems theory in polymer mixing, Forefront of Nonlinear Science and Its Application to Materials Science in the 21st Century (Perspectives of Nonlinear Science in Materials Research, MATNON’05, Japan Society of Polymer Science, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, September 28-30, 2005).
  18. Jana, S.C., Chemical and engineering issues of polymer nanocomposites synthesis and processing, 23rd Colombian Chemical Engineering Congress, Manizales, Colombia, August 24-26, 2005.
  19. Jana, S.C., Doing things right with chaotic mixing, Keynote lecture, Polymer Processing Society (PPS) Regional Meeting, Quebec, August 15-17, 2005.
  20. Jana, S.C., Evaluation of synthesis methods of nanocomposites of epoxies, polyimides, and polyurethanes with layered silicate clay, International Workshop on Polymer Nanocomposites-Recent Developments and Applications, May 23-25, 2005, Melbourne, Australia.
  21. Jana, S.C. 2002 Chaotic mixing: A new technology for polymer blending.  Presented at MACRO-2002 of Indian Society of Polymer Science, Kharagpur (India), December 9-11, 2002.

Invited Talks at National Conferences and Symposiums:

  1. Jana, S.C., Jung, C.D. Exploiting chaos: Should polymerization reactors be chaotic? Invited talk at Engineering Properties and Structure Division session in memory of Kyonsuku Min Cakmak, SPE Annual Technical Conference, April 2-4, 2012, Orlando, Florida.
  2. Wang, X., Jana, S.C. Structure and surface modifications of syndiotactic polystyrene aerogels by incorporation of nanoparticles, nanotubes, and immiscible polymers. Invited talk at session Advances in Polymer Composites, Division of Polymer Chemistry, 242nd ACS National Meeting, Denver, Colorado, August 28 – September 1, 2011.
  3. Jana, S.C., Gunes, S., Lee, B.J., Roy, S. Analysis of non-covalent interactions between the nanoparticulate fillers and the matrix polymer as applied to shape memory performance and spun fiber properties. 177th Spring Meeting of ACS Rubber Division, Akron, OH, April 26-28, 2010.
  4. Jana, S.C., Gunes, I.S. Effects of nanofiller dispersion and polymer morphology on shape memory properties of polyurethanes and their shape memory actuation by resistive heating. Invited talk, Paper# 1287698, 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009.
  5. Jana, S.C., Rheology as a tool for elucidation of properties of nanocomposites. Keynote address, ANTEC 2009, Chicago, June 22-24, 2009.
  6. Jana, S.C., Fifteen years of nanocomposites research: What is novel about nanoparticles and manufacturing methods. Plenary Talk, Nanocomposites 2008, San Diego, September 15-17, 2008.
  7. Jana, S.C., Shape memory polymer nanocomposites. Invited talk at NSTI Nanotech 2008, June 1-5, 2008, Boston.
  8. Jana, S.C., Jung C.D., Exploiting chaos: Should polymerization reactors be chaotic? Invited talk on Nonlinear Dynamics in Polymeric Systems, 2008 Spring National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 6-10, 2008, New Orleans.
  9. Jana, S.C., Shape memory polymer nanocomposites actuated by resistive heating, Materials Science & Technology 2007 Conference and Exhibit (MS&T '07), September 16-20, 2007, Detroit, Michigan.
  10. Jana, S.C., Polymer nanocomposites for shape-memory applications. Invited talk. The 171st ACS Rubber Division Technical Meeting, Akron, Ohio, April 30-May 2, 2007.
  11. Jana, S.C., Polymer nanocomposites by filler-polymer reactions, 50th Anniversary Symposium of University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) to be held in Dayton, OH, September 13-14, 2006
  12. Jana, S.C., Polymer nanocomposites design by clay-polymer tethering and novel blending.  Presented at Gordon Research Conference on Composites (Chair: Prof. Alan Lesser), Ventura, CA, January 15-20, 2006.
  13. Jana, S.C., Mechanism of exfoliation of nanoclays in thermosetting polymer systems. 27th Asilomar Conference on Polymeric Materials (Chair: Prof. Eric Baer), February 8-11, 2004, Asilomar State Park, Pacific Grove, CA.
  14. Jana, S.C., 2001 Issues of dispersion of nanofillers in thermoplastic and thermosetting polymer systems. Presented at Nanocomposites 2001: The Path to Commercialization (Chair: Prof. G. Beal), Baltimore, June 4-5.
  15. Jana, S.C., Prieto, A. 2001 Natural fiber reinforcement of polymeric composites by reaction-induced phase seaparation.  Presented at 222nd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, August 26-30.
  16. Jana, S.C., Patel, N. 2000 Reactive Compatibilization of PBT-PPO Systems Using Low Molecular Weight Epoxies. Presented at PACIFICHEM 2000 at Honolulu, Hawai, December 16, 2000.

Invited talks at Institutes and Universities:

3M Center, Minneapolis, MN
Advanced Elastomer Systems
Akron Physics Club
Bayer MaterialScience, Leverkusen, Germany
Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Dayton
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Oklahoma,
Department of Chemical Engineering, Wayne State University
Department of Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University
Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of South Carolina
Dow Chemical Company, Freeport, TX
GE Corporate Research & Development, Schenectady, New York
GE Plastics, Mt. Vernon, Indiana
GE Global Research Center, Bangalore, India
Lubrizol, Brecksville, OH
Reliance Industries Limited, Mumbai, India
Levich Institute of Physico-chemical Hydrodynamics, CUNY
NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland

Papers presented at conferences

Current up to May 2010. Additional 15 papers were presented in 2011.

  1. Gunes, I.S., Jimenez, G.A., Perez-Bolivar, C., Celikbicak, O., Anzenbacher, P., Wesdemiotis, C., Jana, S.C. Non-covalent filler-matrix interactions in poly(methyl methacrylate)/carbon nanofiber nanocomposites. Paper No. 340, Session T13, SPE ANTEC, May 16-20, 2010, Orlando.
  2. Gunes, I.S., Jana, S.C. Thermodynamic analysis of shape memory properties of polymers and nanocomposites. Paper No. 420, Session T21, SPE ANTEC, May 16-20, 2010, Orlando.
  3. Gunes, I.S., Perez-Bolivar, C., Jimenez, G.A., Cao, F., Anzenbacher, P., Jana, S.C. Analysis of non-covalent filler-matrix interactions in shape memory polyurethane nanocomposites using fluorescence emission spectroscopy. Paper No. 421, Session W13, SPE ANTEC, May 16-20, 2010, Orlando.
  4. Pisitsak, P., Magaraphan, R., Jana, S.C. A study on electrically conductive blends of polycarbonate/liquid crystalline polymer/multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Paper No. 670, Session T20, SPE ANTEC, May 16-20, 2010, Orlando.
  5. Roy, S., Lee, B.J., Jana, S.C., Nucleating agent assisted dispersion of POSS in PP: Properties of nanocomposite fibers and films. Paper no. G03-209, Session G03, PPS-26, Banff, Canada, July 4-8, 2010.
  6. Duan, Y., Randall, J., Jana, S.C., Effect of phenyl TPOSS and epoxy-POSS on mechanical and surface properties of TEOS and TEOS/APTES-based aerogels. Paper no. G02-210, Session G02, PPS-26, Banff, Canada, July 4-8, 2010.
  7. Gunes, I. S., Jimenez, G. A., Cao, F., Jana, S.C. Design and performance criteria for multi-functional shape memory polymer nanocomposites. Paper No. 340, Session T13, SPE ANTEC, May 16-20, 2010, Orlando.
  8. Randall, J., Meador, M.A. B., Jana, S. C. Silica aerogels crosslinked by flexible polyurethanes: effects of silane precursors on structure-property relationships. SPE ANTEC, June 22-24, 2009, Chicago.
  9. Lee, B.-J., Roy, S., Jana, S. C. POSS/PP nanocomposites: characterization and properties. SPE ANTEC, June 22-24, 2009, Chicago.
  10. Du, L., Jana, S. C. Thermal conductivity of epoxy filled with expanded graphite platelets. SPE ANTEC, June 22-24, 2009, Chicago.
  11. Gunes, I. S., Cao, F., Jana, S. C. Water vapor transport properties of shape memory polyurethane nanocomposites. SPE ANTEC, June 22-24, 2009, Chicago.
  12. Randall, J. P., Meador, M. A. B., Jana, S.C. Examining the role of silane precursors in structure-property relationships of epoxy reinforced silica aerogels. 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, United States, August 16-20, 2009, paper no. PMSE-248.
  13. Lee, B.J., Jana, S.C., Reinforcement of polyolefins by bottom-up self-assembly of POSS nanoparticles. Presented at Americas Regional Meeting, Polymer Processing Society, Charleston, SC, October 26-29, 2008.
  14. Randall, J.P., Meador, M.A.B., Jana, S.C. Polyurethane crosslinked silica aerogels. Presented at Americas Regional Meeting, Polymer Processing Society, Charleston, SC, October 26-29, 2008.
  15. Randall, J.P., Meador, M.A.B., Jana, S.C., Evaluating dimethyldiethoxysilane in polyurethane crosslinked silica aerogels. Paper no. 450. 236th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, August 17-21, 2008.
  16. Cao, F., Jana, S.C. Evaluation of shape memory properties of polyurethane nanocomposites with high hard segment content. Paper No. 140, Session M4, SPE ANTEC, May 4-8, 2008, Milwaukee.
  17. B.J. Lee, Jana, S.C. Strengthening of polyolefins by bottom-up self-assembly of POSS nanoparticles. Paper No. 94, Session M4, SPE ANTEC, May 4-8, 2008, Milwaukee.
  18. Gunes, I.S., Jimenez, G.A., Du, L., Jana, S.C. Analysis of positive temperature coefficient effect in carbon nanofiber and carbon black filled shape memory polyurethane composites. Paper No. 127, Session M31, SPE ANTEC, May 4-8, 2008, Milwaukee.
  19. Gunes, I.S., Cao, F., Jana, S.C. Effect of thermal expansion on shape memory behavior of polyurethane nanocomposites. Paper No. 128, Session T4, SPE ANTEC, May 4-8, 2008, Milwaukee.
  20. Du, L., Jana, S.C. Evaluation of hygrothermal effects on properties of highly conductive epoxy/graphite composites. Paper No. 244, Session W4, SPE ANTEC, May 4-8, 2008, Milwaukee.
  21. Jimenez, G.A., Jana, S.C. Dispersion of functionalized carbon nanofibers in thermoplastic polyurethanes. Paper No. 712, Session W20, SPE ANTEC, May 4-8, 2008, Milwaukee.
  22. Gunes, I.S., Cao, F., Jiménez, G., Jana, S.C. Shape memory polymer nanocomposites. Presented at Nanocomposites 2007, September 5-7, 2007, Las Vegas.
  23. Gintert, M., Jana, S.C., Miller, S. A novel method of manufacturing of thermoset polyimide-nanoclay composite for aerospace applications. Presented at Nanocomposites 2007, September 5-7, 2007, Las Vegas.
  24. Gunes, I.S., Cao, F., Jiménez, G., Jana, S.C. Polymer nanocomposites for shape memory applications.  Oral presentation at 23rd Annual Meeting of the Polymer Processing Society (PPS-23), Salvador, Brazil, May 28-31, 2007.
  25. Du, L., Jana, S.C. Expanded graphite filled epoxy composites for bipolar plates in proton exchange membrane fuel cells. Poster presented at 23rd Annual Meeting of the Polymer Processing Society (PPS-23), Salvador, Brazil, May 28-31, 2007.
  26. Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C. Polyurethane-carbon nanofiber composites for shape memory effects. Paper No. 15, Session M19, SPE ANTEC, May 6-10, 2007, Cincinnati.
  27. Cao, F., Jana, S.C., Shape memory polyurethane-clay nanocomposites. Paper No. 365, Session T6, SPE ANTEC, May 6-10, 2007, Cincinnati.
  28. Gunes, I.S., Cao, F., Jiménez, G.A., Jana, S.C., Evaluation of nanoparticulate fillers for shape memory polyurethane nanocomposites, Paper No. 164, Session T6, SPE ANTEC, May 6-10, 2007, Cincinnati.
  29. Du, L., Jana, S.C., Highly conductive epoxy composites for application as bipolar plates in proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs), Paper No. 77, Session M4, SPE ANTEC, May 6-10, 2007, Cincinnati.
  30. Gintert, M., Jana, S.C., Miller, S.G., Evaluation of nanoclay exfoliation strategies for thermoset polyimide nanocomposite systems. Paper No. 566, Session T4, SPE ANTEC, May 6-10, 2007, Cincinnati.
  31. Gintert, M., Campbell, S., Jana, S.C., 2006 Harnessing molecular forces to exfoliate clay in thermoset systems, Paper No. 103248, Session T30, SPE ANTEC.
  32. Jana, S.C., Dharaiya, D., Pattanayak, A., Jung, C.D., 2006 Chemical and engineering issues of polymer nanocomposites design, Paper No. 103265, Session M7, SPE ANTEC.
  33. Jana, S.C., Dharaiya, D., 2006, Particulate fillers on morphology development in chaotic mixing, Paper No. 103270, Session M32, SPE ANTEC.
  34. Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C., 2006, Polymer composites of modified carbon nanofibers prepared by chaotic mixing, Paper No. 103828, Session W12, SPE ANTEC.
  35. Du, L., Jana, S.C., 2006, Carbon-filled polymer composites bipolar plates for proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC), Paper No. 103839, Session INT1, SPE ANTEC.
  36. Cao, F., Jana, S.C., 2006, Nanoclay-tethered shape memory polyurethane nanocomposites, Paper No. 103873, Session T23, SPE ANTEC.
  37. Du, L., Jana, S.C., 2006, Carbon-filled polymer composites bipolar plates for proton exchange membrane fuel cells. Poster presented at Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition Symposium, May 23-24, Kent State University, Canton, Ohio.
  38. Jana, S.C., Dharaiya, D., Pattanayak, A., Jung, C.D., Jimenez, G., 2006 Chemical and engineering issues in polymer nanocomposites synthesis and product design, Nanocomposites 2006, Chicago, June 18-19.
  39. Gintert, M., Jana, S.C., Novel methods for synthesis of polyimide-clay nanocomposites. Poster presented at PPS Americas Regional Meeting, Quebec, Canada, August 15-17, 2005.
  40. Jana, S.C., Park, J.H., Pattanayak, A., Mechanism of nanoclay exfoliation in condensation polymer systems. Paper presented at PPS Americas Regional Meeting, Quebec, Canada, August 15-17, 2005.
  41. Jana, S.C., Jimenez, G., Jung, C.D., Dharaiya, D., Doing things right with chaotic mixing. Keynote paper presented at PPS Americas Regional Meeting, Quebec, Canada, August 15-17, 2005.
  42. Jana, S.C., Jung, C.D., Dharaiya, D., Jimenez, G., Doing things right with chaotic mixing, paper presented at PPS-21, Leipzig, Germany, June 19-24, 2005.
  43. Jana, S.C., Jung, C.D., Dharaiya, D., Jimenez, G., Doing things right with chaotic mixing, paper presented at PPS-21, Leipzig, Germany, June 19-24, 2005.
  44. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., Polymer nanocomposites via filler-polymer tethering reactions, poster presented at PPS-21, Leipzig, Germany, June 19-24, 2005.
  45. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C., Coalescence in chaotic flows, paper presented at PPS-21, Leipzig, Germany, June 19-24, 2005.
  46. Jana, S.C., Pattanayak, A., Jimenez, G., Dharaiya, D., Nanocomposites design by nanofiller-polymer reactions and by novel blending, presented at Nanocomposites 2005, San Francisco, August 22-24, 2005.
  47. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C. 2005 Morphology development in blends of nanoclay, polyamide 6, and polypropylene processed in a chaotic mixer. SPE ANTEC 2005, Paper 100816, Session M27.
  48. Jung, C.D., Jana, S.C. 2005 Effect of chaotic mixing on catalyzed thermoplastic polyurethane polymerization. SPE ANTEC 2005, Paper 100750, Session INT9.
  49. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C., Lyuksyutov, S. 2005 Production of conductive multiphase polymer systems via selective localization of carbon black under chaotic mixing conditions. SPE ANTEC 2005, Paper 101717, Session M34.
  50. Gintert, M., Jana, S.C., Campbell, S., 2005  Nanoclay exfoliation in thermoset polyimide. SPE ANTEC 2005, Paper no. 100930, Session INT3.
  51. Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C., 2005 Preparation of poly(methylemethacrylate) and carbon nanofiber composites by chaotic mixing. SPE ANTEC 2005, Paper no. 100897, Session T33.
  52. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C. 2005  Measurement of surface polarity of organically treated nanoclay using contact angle method. SPE ANTEC 2005, Paper 101878, Session W9.
  53. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C. 2005 Thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites of reactive silicate clays. SPE ANTEC 2005, Paper 100806, Session T33.
  54. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C., 2004 Effects of morphological transitions on conductivity of polymer blends in chaotic mixing.  Paper No. 16, PPS-20, 20th Annual Meeting of Polymer Processing Society, June 20-24, Akron, Ohio, USA.
  55. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C., 2004 The effects of nanoclay on morphology development in polyamide 6 and polypropylene blends by chaotic mixing.  Paper No. 27, PPS-20, 20th Annual Meeting of Polymer Processing Society, June 20-24, Akron, Ohio, USA.
  56. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C., 2004 Analysis of droplet coalescence in post-processing stages: Time scales analysis in the flow through runners and strip molds.  Paper No. 199, PPS-20, 20th Annual Meeting of Polymer Processing Society, June 20-24, Akron, Ohio, USA.
  57. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C. 2004 A study on kinetics of epoxy, amine, and quaternary ammonium ions reactions in the epoxy-nanoclay systems. Paper No. 228, PPS-20, 20th Annual Meeting of Polymer Processing Society, June 20-24, Akron, Ohio, USA.
  58. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C. 2004 Evaluation of bulk polymerization processes for clay-tethered polyurethane nanocomposites. Paper No. 235, PPS-20, 20th Annual Meeting of Polymer Processing Society, June 20-24, Akron, Ohio, USA.
  59. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C., 2004 Evaluation of transient rheological measurements as a tool to determine the extent of coalescence in immiscible polymer blends.  Paper No. 310, PPS-20, 20th Annual Meeting of Polymer Processing Society, June 20-24, Akron, Ohio, USA.
  60. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C., 2004 Study of shear-induced coalescence in chaotic mixing: Polypropylene/polystyrene blends.  Paper No. 424, PPS-20, 20th Annual Meeting of Polymer Processing Society, June 20-24, Akron, Ohio, USA.
  61. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C., 2004 Study of evolution of cocontinuous morphologies in polypropylene-polystyrene blends in chaotic mixing.  Paper No. 425, PPS-20, 20th Annual Meeting of Polymer Processing Society, June 20-24, Akron, Ohio, USA.
  62. Chandra, A., Jana, S.C., 2004 Effect of morphology on mechanical properties of composites prepared by reaction-induced phase separation, Paper no. 511, Session INT2, SPE ANTEC 2004, Chicago, May 16-20.
  63. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., 2004 Polyurethane-clay nanocomposites via bulk polymerization methods. Paper no. 386, Session T20, SPE ANTEC 2004, Chicago, May 16-20.
  64. Jung, C.D., Jana, S.C., 2004 Synthesis of thermoplastic polyurethanes by chaotic mixing. Paper no. 384, Session INT1, SPE ANTEC 2004, Chicago, May 16-20.
  65. Hong, C.M., Jana, S.C., 2004 Shear-induced migration of glass beads during injection molding in filled polymer compound and its effect on mechanical properties and electrical conductivity. Paper no. 798, Session T20, SPE ANTEC 2004, Chicago, May 16-20.
  66. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C., 2004 The effects of nanoclay on morphology development in immscible polymer systems by chaotic mixing. Paper no. 513, Session INT1, SPE ANTEC 2004, Chicago, May 16-20.
  67. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C. 2004 Morphology-rheology relationships in coalescence of polypropylene droplets in polyamide 6-polypropylene blends induced by simple shear flows. Paper no. 372, Session W34, SPE ANTEC 2004, Chicago, May 16-20
  68. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C. 2004 Analysis of the effects of flow reorientation in chaotic mixing flows on coalescence  in blends of polypropylene and polystyrene. Paper no. 380, Session INT1, SPE ANTEC 2004, Chicago, May 16-20.
  69. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C. 2004 Time scales of coalescence in processing flows: Investigation of flow through runners and strip molds. Paper no. 371, Session INT5, SPE ANTEC 2004, Chicago, May 16-20.
  70. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C. 2004 Plasticization of epoxy network in epoxy-nanoclay systems due to stoichiometric imbalance. Paper no. 382, Session INT1, SPE ANTEC 2004, Chicago, May 16-20.
  71. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., Bulk polymerized polyurethane nanocomposites. The 3rd World Congress “Nanocomposites 2003”.  November 10-12, 2003, San Francisco, CA
  72. Sau, M., Jana, S.C. 2003 A study on the effects of chaotic mixer design and operating conditions on the development of morphology in immiscible polymer systems.  SPE ANTEC, Session T23, Paper 360, Nashville, TN, May 4-8.
  73. Sau, M., Jana, S.C. 2003 Morphology development in PA6/PP system by chaotic mixing: effect of viscosity ratio and composition. SPE ANTEC, Session T5, Paper 362, Nashville, TN, May 4-8.
  74. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C. 2003 A study on intercalation and exfoliation of layered silicate nanoparticles in thermoplastic polyurethanes. SPE ANTEC, Session M25, Paper 941, Nashville, TN, May 4-8.
  75. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C., 2003 Epoxy-aided dispersion of nanoclay in PMMA. SPE ANTEC, Session M25, Paper 372, Nashville, TN, May 4-8.
  76. Chandra, A., Jana, S.C., 2003 Fiber-reinforcement of composites by reaction-induced phase separation.  SPE ANTEC, Session W11, Paper 952, Nashville, TN, May 4-8.
  77. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C., 2003 Mechanism of nanoclay particles in epoxy-clay nanocomposites. SPE ANTEC, Session M25, Paper 371, Nashville, TN, May 4-8.
  78. Hong, C.M., Kim, J., Jana, S.C., 2003 The effects of shear-induced migration of conductive fillers on conductivity of injection molded articles. SPE ANTEC, Session W5, Paper 376, Nashville, TN, May 4-8.
  79. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C., 2003 Time-scales of coalescence in polymer processing: Study on polypropylene/polyamide 6 blends. SPE ANTEC, Session T33, Paper 421, Nashville, TN, May 4-8.
  80. Sau, M., Jana, S.C. 2002 Morphology development in the blending of polypropylene (PP) and polyamide 6 (PA6) under chaotic mixing conditions.  PPS-18, June 16-20, Guimaraes, Portugal.
  81. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C. 2002 Issues of dispersion of layered silicate nanoparticles in thermosetting epoxies. PPS-18, June 16-20, Guimaraes, Portugal.
  82. Jana, S.C. 2002 Low shear chaotic mixing in single-screw extruders. PPS-18, June 16-20, Guimaraes, Portugal.
  83. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C. A study on intercalation and exfoliation of layered silicate nanoparticles in thermoplastic polyurethanes. MACRO-2002 of Indian Society of Polymer Science, Kharagpur (India), December 9-11, 2002.
  84. Sau, M., Jana, S.C., 2002  Blending of immiscible polymer systems by chaotic mixing. Paper no. 179 Presented at ANTEC 2002, San Francisco, May 5-9.
  85. Jana, S.C. 2002 Avenues of introducing chaotic mixing in single-screw extruders. Paper no. 180 presented at ANTEC 2002, San Francisco, May 5-9.
  86. Sau, M., Jana, S.C. 2002 Morphology development in immiscible polymer systems by baker’s cut. Paper no. 178 presented at ANTEC 2002, San Francisco, May 5-9.
  87. Prieto, A., Jana, S.C. 2002 Natural-fiber composites of high performance thermoplastic polymers. Paper no. 182 presented at ANTEC 2002, San Francisco, May 5-9.
  88. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C. 2002 Ternary blends of phenoxy resins with polyamides and polyesters. Paper no. 181 presented at ANTEC 2002, San Francisco, May 5-9
  89. Hong, C.M., Jana, S.C. 2002 Effects of conductive particles on the strength of adhesion between conductive and non-conductive polymer compounds. Paper no. 175 presented at ANTEC 2002, San Francisco, May 5-9.
  90. Jana, S.C., Doni, S. 2001 On the effects of migration of filler particles on conductivity and mechanical properties. Paper no. 120 presented at ANTEC 2001, Dallas, May 6-10.
  91. Jana, S.C., Jain, S. 2001 Dispersion of nanoparticles in high performance polymers using thermosetting resins. Paper no. 119 presented at ANTEC 2001, Dallas, May 6-10.
  92. Hong, C.M., Jana, S.C. 2001 Effects of filler migration on mechanical properties and surface and volume conductivity of filled polymer compounds. Presented at PPS-17, Montreal, May 21-14.
  93. Prieto, A., Jana, S.C., 2001 Natural-Fiber Composites of High Temperature Thermoplastic Polymers by Reactive Processing. Presented at PPS-17, Montreal, May 21-14.
  94. Chandra, A., Jana, S.C. 2001 Composites of thermoplastic-thermosetting polymers by reactive processing. Presented at PPS-17, Montreal, May 21-14.
  95. Jana, S.C., Doni, S. 2000 Surface conductivity of molded sheets and films: I. Migration of filler particles. Book of Abstracts, DMI Grantees Conference, National Science Foundation, January 3-7, Vancouver, Canada.
  96. Jana, S.C., Chandra, A. 2000 Rheological studies of reaction-induced phase separation in thermoplastic-thermoset polymeric systems. PPS-16, June 18-23, Sanghai, China.
  97. Jana, S.C., Patel, N. 2000 Improvements in mechanical and thermal properties of polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) by reactive blending with epoxy. PPS-16, June 18-23, Sanghai, China.
  98. Jana, S.C., Jain, S. 2000 Investigation of microstructures and properties of polyethersulphone (PES)-cured epoxy system. PPS-16, June 18-23, Sanghai, China.
  99. Jana, S.C., Doni, S. 2000 Migration of filler particles in molded sheets and films. PPS-16, June 18-23, Sanghai, China.
  100. Jana, S.C., Chandra, A.  1999 A study on rheology-morphology relationships in reactive processing of SAN and epoxy systems. AIChE Annual Meeting, October 31-November 5, Dallas, TX.

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