Dr. Sadhan C. Jana


 Dr.   Sadhan   C.   Jana

Dr. Sadhan C. Jana

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



Books and Book Chapter:

  • Jana, S.C., Du, L. "Highly-filled graphite-polymer composites: Synthesis, processing, and characterization." In Graphene and Graphene-Based Nanocomposites, Prithu Mukhopadhyay and Rakesh Gupta (Ed.), Taylor and Francis. In press.
  • Jimenez, G.A., Lee, B.J., Jana, S.C., "Nanoparticles and Polymer Nanocomposites" Chapter 4 in Nanoscale Multifunctional Materials: Science and Applications, Sharmila Mukhopadhyay (Ed.), Wiley, ISBN: 978-0-470-50891-6, October 2011.
  • Gunes, I.S., Jana, S.C., "Chemical and Engineering Aspects of Morphology Development and Processing of Multiphase Polymer Blend Nanocomposites" Chapter 8 in Encyclopedia of Polymer Blends, Volume 2, Avraam Isayev (Ed.), Wiley-VCH Publishers, ISBN: 978-3-527-31930-5, November 2011.
  • Gunes, I.S., Jana, S.C., "Biomedical applications of shape memory polymers and their nanocomposites", in Polymeric Biomaterials, Vol II: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Applications of Polymers, Dumitriu, S. (Ed.), CRC Press, 2010 (in review).
  • Gunes, I.S., Jung. C.D., Jana, S.C., "Evolution of non-linear rheology and network formation during thermoplastic polyurethane polymerization and its relationship to reaction kinetics, phase separation, and mixing", Ch. 3 in "Non-linear Dynamics with Polymers", Pojman, J., Miyata, Q.T. (Ed)., 2009 (in press).
  • Gunes, I. S., Jana, S.C., "Permeability and Water Uptake Actuation of Shape Memory Polyurethane Nanocomposites: Materials, Processing, Modeling, and Applications", pp. 41-72, Chapter 3 in Barrier Properties of Polymer Clay Nanocomposites, ISBN: 978-1-60876-021-3, V. Mittal (Ed), Nova Science Publishers, 2009
  • Gunes, I.S., Jana, S.C., "Shape Memory Polymers and Their Nanocomposites" In: Kar KK, editor. Advanced Composites, Singapore: Pan Stanford Publishing, 2009 (Chapter 1) (in press)
  • Jana, S.C., "Clay Nanocomposites Of Polyurethanes And Epoxies: Preparation Methods And Properties", Chapter 9 in Processing and Properties of Nanocomposites, ISBN 978-981-270-390-3, Advani, S.G. (Ed), World Scientific, Published December 2006.

Publications in Refereed Journals

ISI citations~1760, H-index: 25, Average citations per article: 28. As of January 16, 2012

  1. Roy, S., Lee, B.J., Kakish, Z.M., Jana, S.C. 2012 Exploiting sorbitol-POSS interactions: Issues of reinforcement of isotactic polypropylene spun fibers. Macromolecules, 45(5), 2420-2433.
  2. Roy, S., Feng, J., Scionti, V., Jana, S.C., Wesdemiotis, C. 2012 Self-assembled structure formation from interactions between polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane and sorbitol in preparation of polymer compounds. Polymer, 53, 1711-1724.
  3. Pisitsak, P., Magaraphan, R., Jana, S.C. 2011 Electrically conductive compounds of polycarbonate, liquid crystalline polymer, and multi-walled carbon nanotubes. In revision. J. Appl. Polym. Sci.
  4. Roy, S., Scionti, V., Jana, S. C*., Wesdemiotis, C., Pischera, A.M., Espe, M. P. 2011 Sorbitol–POSS interactions on development of isotactic polypropylene composites. Macromolecules, 44, 8064–8079.
  5. Gunes, I.S., Pérez-Bolívar, C., Jimenez, G. A., Celikbicak, O., Li, F., Anzenbacher, P., Wesdemiotis, C., Jana, S.C.* 2011 Analysis of energy transfer and ternary non-covalent filler/matrix/UV stabilizer interactions in carbon nanofiber and oxidized carbon nanofiber filled poly(methyl methacrylate) composites. Polymer, 52, 5355-5361.
  6. Randall, J. P., Meador, M. A. B., Jana, S. C*. 2011 Tailoring mechanical properties of aerogels for aerospace applications. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 3, 613-626.
  7. Perilla, J.E., Lee, B.J., Jana, S.C. 2010 Rheological investigation of interactions between sorbitol and polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane in development of nanocomposites of isotactic polypropylene. In review, J. Rheol.
  8. Gunes, I. S., Perez-Bolivar, C. A., Cao, F., Jimenez, G. A., Anzenbacher, P., Jana, S.C., 2010 Analysis of non-covalent interactions between the nanoparticulate fillers and the matrix polymer as applied to shape memory performance. J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 3467 – 3474. (6 citations)
  9. Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C. 2009 Composites of carbon nanofibers and thermoplastic polyurethanes with shape memory properties prepared by chaotic mixing. Polym. Eng. Sci. 49(10), 2020-2030. (7 citations)
  10. Ertekin, A., Jana, S.C., Thomas, R., 2009 An investigation on the capillary wetting of glass fiber tow and fabric structures with nanoclay-enriched reactive epoxy and silicone oil mixtures. Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 1 (8), 1662-1671.
  11. Gunes, I.S., Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C. 2009 Carbonaceous fillers for shape memory actuation of polyurethane composites by resistive heating. Carbon, 47, 981-997. (22 citations)
  12. Du, L., Jana, S.C. 2008 Hygrothermal Effects on Properties of Highly Conductive Epoxy/Graphite Composites for applications as bipolar plates. J. Power Sources, 182, 223-229. (11 citations)
  13. Gunes, I.S., Cao, F., Jana, S.C. 2008 Effect of thermal expansion on shape memory behavior of polyurethane and its nanocomposites. J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Physics, 46, 1437-1449. (13 citations)
  14. Gunes, I.S., Cao, F., Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C. 2008 Evaluation of nanoparticulate fillers for development of shape memory polymer nanocomposites. Polymer, 49, 2223-2234. (39 citations)
  15. Gunes, S., Jana, S.C., 2008 Shape memory polymers and their nanocomposites: A review of science and technology of new multifunctional materials. J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 8, 1616-1637. (47 citations)
  16. Gintert, M., Jana, S.C., Miller, S. 2007 On optimum organic treatment of nanoclay for PMR-15 nanocomposites, Polymer, 48, 7573-7581.
  17. Du, L., Jana, S.C. 2007 Highly conductive epoxy/graphite composites for bipolar plates in proton exchange membrane fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources. (31 citations)
  18. Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C., 2007 Polymer composites of oxidized carbon nanofibers prepared by chaotic mixing. Carbon. (22 citations)
  19. Gintert, M., Jana, S.C., Miller, S. 2007 A novel strategy for nanoclay exfoliation in thermoset polyimide nanocomposite systems. Polymer, 48, 4166-4173. (16 citations)
  20. Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C., 2007 Electrically conductive polymer nanocomposites of polymethylmethacrylate and carbon nanofibers prepared by chaotic mixing. Composites Part A: Appl. Sci. Manu., 38, 983-993. (25 citations)
  21. Jung, C.D., Gunes, I.S., Jana, S.C., 2007 Time scales of mixing and chemical reactions in synthesis of thermoplastic polyurethanes in chaotic mixers. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 46, 2413-2422. (7 citations)
  22. Cao, F., Jana, S.C., 2007 Nanoclay-tethered shape memory polyurethane nanocomposites. Polymer, 48(13), 3790-3800. (41 citations)
  23. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C., Lyuksyutov, S. 2006 Production of electrically conductive networks in immiscible polymer blends by chaotic mixing. Polym. Eng. Sci., 46 (1), 19-28. (11 citations)
  24. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C., 2005 Thermal decomposition of alkyl ammonium ions and its effects on surface polarity of organically treated nanoclay. Polymer, 46(23), 10139-10147. (30 citations)
  25. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C., 2005 Nanoclay-induced morphology development in chaotic mixing of immiscible polymers. J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Physics, in press. (20 citations)
  26. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C., 2005 Coalescence of immiscible polymer blends in chaotic mixers. AIChE J., 51(10), 2675-2685. (7 citations)
  27. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., 2005 Thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites of reactive silicate clays: Effects of soft segments on properties. Polymer, 46(14), 5183-5193. (60 citations)
  28. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., 2005 High strength and low stiffness composites of nanoclay-filled thermoplastic polyurethanes. Polym. Eng. Sci., 45(11), 1532-1539. (19 citations)
  29. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., 2005 Properties of bulk-polymerized thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites. Polymer, 46(10), 3394-3406. (67 citations)
  30. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., 2005 Synthesis of thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites of reactive clay by bulk polymerization methods. Polymer, 46(10), 3275-3288. (71 citations)
  31. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C., 2004 Adverse effects of thermal dissociation of quaternary ammonium ions on nanoclay exfoliation in epoxy-clay systems. Polymer, 45(22), 7673-7679. (37 citations)
  32. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C., 2004 A time-scale approach for analysis of coalescence in polymer processing flows. Polym. Eng. Sci., 44(12), 2254-2265. (6 citations)
  33. Hong, C.M., Kim, D.J., Jana, S.C. 2004 Shear-induced migration of conductive fillers in injection molding. Polym. Eng. Sci., 44 (11), 2101-2109. (9 citations)
  34. Jana , S.C. , Sau, M. 2004 Effects of viscosity ratio and composition on development of morphology in chaotic mixing of polymers. Polymer, 45(5), 1665-1678. (28 citations)
  35. Sau, M., Jana, S.C. 2004 Effect of waveforms on morphology development in chaotic mixing of polymers. AIChE J., 50(10), 2346-2358. (10 citations)
  36. Sau, M., Jana, S.C. 2004 A study on the effects of chaotic mixer design and operating conditions on morphology development in immiscible polymer systems. Polym. Eng. Sci., 44 (3), 407-422.
    Errata “A study on the effects of chaotic mixer design and operating conditions on morphology development in immiscible polymer systems”. Polym. Eng. Sci., 44 (7), 1403. (14 citations)
  37. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C. 2003 A case study on the effects of plasticization of epoxy networks by organic treatment on exfoliation of nanoclay. Macromolecules, 36, 8391-8397. (61 citations)
  38. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C., 2003 Mechanism of exfoliation of nanoclay particles in epoxy-clay nanocomposites. Macromolecules, 36(8), 2758-2768. (137 citations)
  39. Jana , S.C. , 2003 Chaotic mixing: a new technology for polymer blending. Int. J. Plastics Tech. ( India), 6(1), 88-92.
  40. Jana , S.C. 2003 Loss of surface and volume conductivities in polymer compounds due to shear-induced migration of conductive particles. Polym. Eng. Sci., 43, 570-579. (11 citations)
  41. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C., 2003 A study on the use of phenoxy resins as compatibilizer of polyamide 6 (PA6) and polybutyleneterephthalate (PBT). Polym. Eng. Sci., 43, 580-595. (28 citations)
  42. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C., 2003 The relationship between nano- and micro-structures and mechanical properties in PMMA-epoxy-nanoclay composites. Polymer, 44(7), 2091-2100. (102 citations)
  43. Jana , S.C. , Prieto, A., 2002 On the Development of Natural-Fiber Composites of High Temperature Thermoplastic Polymers. J. Appl. Poly. Sci. , 86(9), 2159-2167. (21 citations)
  44. Jana , S.C. , Prieto, A. 2002 Natural-Fiber Composites of High Temperature Thermoplastic Polymers: Effects of Coupling Agents. J. Appl. Poly. Sci. , 86(9), 2168-2173. (19 citations)
  45. Jana , S.C. , Jain, S. 2001 Dispersion of nanofillers in high performance polymers using reactive solvents as processing aids. Polymer, 42(16), 6897-6905. (98 citations)
  46. Jana , S.C. , Patel, N. 2001 Compatibilization of PBT-PPE blends using low molecular weight epoxy. Polymer, 42(21), 8681-8693. (14 citations)
  47. Pakdel, P., Jana, S.C., Ottino, J.M. 1996 Application of boundary integral techniques to fluid tracking and mixing. Chemical Engineering Communications, 148-150, 347-362.
  48. Ottino, J.M., Metcalfe, G., Jana, S.C. 1995 Experimental studies of chaotic mixing. In Proceedings of 2 nd Experimental Chaos Conference, Ditto, W. (ed), pp.3-20, World Scientific, London.
  49. Jana , S.C. , Kapoor, B., Acrivos, A. 1995 Apparent wall slip velocity coefficients in concentrated suspensions of non-colloidal particles. Journal of Rheology, 39, 1123-1132. (60 citations)
  50. Souvaliotis, A., Jana, S.C., Ottino, J.M. 1995 Potentialities and limitations of mixing simulations. AIChE Journal, 41 , 1605-1621. (48 citations)
  51. Jana, S.C., Tjahjadi, M., Ottino, J.M. 1994 Chaotic mixing of viscous fluids by periodic changes in geometry: The baffled cavity flow. AIChE Journal, 40, 1769-1781. (49 citations)
  52. Jana, S.C., Metcalfe, G., Ottino, J.M. 1994 Experimental and computational studies of mixing in complex Stokes flows: The vortex mixing flow and multicellular cavity flows. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 269, 199-246. (116 citations)
  53. Ottino, J.M., Jana, S.C., Chakravarthy, V.S. 1994 From Reynolds's stretching and folding to mixing studies using horseshoe maps. Physics of Fluids, 6, 685-699. (31 citations)
  54. Ottino, J.M., Muzzio, F.J., Tjahjadi, M., Franjione, J., Jana, S.C., Kusch, H.A. 1992 Chaos, symmetry, and self-similarity: exploiting order and disorder in mixing processes. Science, 257, 754-760. (125 citations)
  55. Jana , S.C. , Ottino, J.M. 1992 Chaos-enhanced transport in cellular flows. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. A, 338, 519-532. (Also presented in Nonlinear Dynamics of Engineering Systems, Thompson, J.M.T., and Schiehlen, W., Ed., The Royal Society, London, 1992). (14 citations)
  56. Jana,S.C., Gupta, S.K. 1989 Irreversible step growth polymerization having segmental diffusion limitations in HCSTRs - simulation and steady state multiplicity. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 38, 979-995.
  57. Jana , S.C. , Sutradhar, B.C., Basu, R., Ray, P., Dutta, B.K. 1989 Countercurrent gas absorption with chemical reaction in a laminar falling film. Chemical Engineering Communications, 79, 27-37.

Recent Publications in Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Cao, F., Jana, S.C. 2008 Evaluation of shape memory properties of polyurethane nanocomposites with high hard segment content. SPE ANTEC 66, 172-176.
  2. B.J. Lee, Jana, S.C. 2008 Strengthening of polyolefins by bottom-up self-assembly of POSS nanoparticles. SPE ANTEC 66, 177-180.
  3. Gunes, I.S., Jimenez, G.A., Du, L., Jana, S.C. 2008 Analysis of positive temperature coefficient effect in carbon nanofiber and carbon black filled shape memory polyurethane composites. SPE ANTEC 66, 640-644.
  4. Gunes, I.S., Cao, F., Jana, S.C. 2008 Effect of thermal expansion on shape memory behavior of polyurethane nanocomposites. SPE ANTEC 66, 1198-1202.
  5. Du, L., Jana, S.C. 2008 Evaluation of hygrothermal effects on properties of highly conductive epoxy/graphite composites. SPE ANTEC 66, 1972-1976.
  6. Jimenez, G.A., Jana, S.C. 2008 Dispersion of functionalized carbon nanofibers in thermoplastic polyurethanes. SPE ANTEC 66, 2053-2057.
  7. Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C. 2007 Polyurethane-carbon nanofiber composites for shape memory effects. SPE ANTEC 65, 18-22.
  8. Du, L., Jana, S.C., 2007 Highly conductive epoxy composites for application as bipolar plates in proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs), SPE ANTEC 65, 235-239.
  9. Gunes, I.S., Cao, F., Jiménez, G.A., Jana, S.C., 2007 Evaluation of nanoparticulate fillers for shape memory polyurethane nanocomposites, SPE ANTEC 65, 1362-1366.
  10. Cao, F., Jana, S.C., 2007 Shape memory polyurethane-clay nanocomposites. SPE ANTEC 65, 1367-1371.
  11. Gintert, M., Jana, S.C., Miller, S.G., 2007 Evaluation of nanoclay exfoliation strategies for thermoset polyimide nanocomposite systems. SPE ANTEC 65, 1399-1403.
  12. Gintert, M., Campbell, S., Jana, S.C., 2006 Harnessing molecular forces to exfoliate clay in thermoset systems, SPE ANTEC 64, 258-262.
  13. Jana, S.C., Dharaiya, D., Pattanayak, A., Jung, C.D., 2006 Chemical and engineering issues of polymer nanocomposites design, SPE ANTEC 64, 496-500.
  14. Jana, S.C., Dharaiya, D., 2006, Particulate fillers on morphology development in chaotic mixing, SPE ANTEC 64, 2132-2136.
  15. Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C., 2006, Polymer composites of modified carbon nanofibers prepared by chaotic mixing, SPE ANTEC 64, 352-356.
  16. Du, L., Jana, S.C., 2006, Carbon-filled polymer composites bipolar plates for proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC), SPE ANTEC 64, 456-460.
  17. Cao, F., Jana, S.C., 2006, Nanoclay-tethered shape memory polyurethane nanocomposites, SPE ANTEC 64, 646-649.
  18. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C. 2005 Morphology development in blends of nanoclay, polyamide 6, and polypropylene processed in a chaotic mixer. SPE ANTEC 63, 1439-1443.
  19. Jung, C.D., Jana, S.C. 2005 Effect of chaotic mixing on catalyzed thermoplastic polyurethane polymerization. SPE ANTEC 63, 1800-1804.
  20. 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 63, 2106-2110.
  21. Gintert, M., Jana, S.C., Campbell, S., 2005 Nanoclay exfoliation in thermoset polyimide. SPE ANTEC 63, 1364-1368.
  22. Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C., 2005 Preparation of poly(methylemethacrylate) and carbon nanofiber composites by chaotic mixing. SPE ANTEC 63, 1938-1942.
  23. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C. 2005 Measurement of surface polarity of organically treated nanoclay using contact angle method. SPE ANTEC 63, 2213-2216.
  24. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C. 2005 Thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites of reactive silicate clays. SPE ANTEC 63, 1933-1937.
  25. Chandra, A., Jana, S.C., 2004 Effect of morphology on mechanical properties of composites prepared by reaction-induced phase separation, SPE ANTEC 62, 2976-2980.
  26. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., 2004 Polyurethane-clay nanocomposites via bulk polymerization methods. SPE ANTEC 62, 1962-1966.
  27. Jung, C.D., Jana, S.C., 2004 Synthesis of thermoplastic polyurethanes by chaotic mixing. SPE ANTEC 62, 2814-2818.
  28. 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. SPE ANTEC 62, 1841-1845.
  29. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C., 2004 The effects of nanoclay on morphology development in immscible polymer systems by chaotic mixing. SPE ANTEC 62, 2798-2802.
  30. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C. 2004 Morphology-rheology relationships in coalescence of polypropylene droplets in polyamide 6-polypropylene blends induced by simple shear flows. SPE ANTEC 62, 1080-1084.
  31. 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. SPE ANTEC 62, 2819-2823.
  32. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C. 2004 Time scales of coalescence in processing flows: Investigation of flow through runners and strip molds. SPE ANTEC 62, 3423-3427.
  33. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C. 2004 Plasticization of epoxy network in epoxy-nanoclay systems due to stoichiometric imbalance. SPE ANTEC 62, 2897-2901.
  34. 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, 61, 1556-1560.
  35. Sau, M., Jana, S.C. 2003 Morphology development in PA6/PP system by chaotic mixing: effect of viscosity ratio and composition. SPE ANTEC, 61, 1508-1512.
  36. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C. 2003 A study on intercalation and exfoliation of layered silicate nanoparticles in thermoplastic polyurethanes. SPE ANTEC, 61, 1424-1428.
  37. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C., 2003 Epoxy-aided dispersion of nanoclay in PMMA. SPE ANTEC, 61, 1443-1447.
  38. Chandra, A., Jana, S.C., 2003 Fiber-reinforcement of composites by reaction-induced phase separation. SPE ANTEC, 61, 2173-2177.
  39. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C., 2003 Mechanism of nanoclay particles in epoxy-clay nanocomposites. SPE ANTEC, 61, 1438-1442.
  40. 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, 61, 1625-1629.
  41. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C., 2003 Time-scales of coalescence in polymer processing: Study on polypropylene/polyamide 6 blends. SPE ANTEC, 61, 2360-2364.
  42. Sau, M., Jana, S.C., 2002 Blending of immiscible polymer systems by chaotic mixing. ANTEC 2002 Proceedings, 60, 1431-1435.
  43. Jana , S.C. 2002 Avenues of introducing chaotic mixing in single-screw extruders. ANTEC 2002 Proceedings, 60, 1436-1440.
  44. Sau, M., Jana, S.C. 2002 Morphology development in immiscible polymer systems by baker’s cut. ANTEC 2002 Proceedings, 60, 1446-1450.
  45. Prieto, A., Jana, S.C. 2002 Natural-fiber composites of high performance thermoplastic polymers. ANTEC 2002 Proceedings, 60, 2164-2168.
  46. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C. 2002 Ternary blends of phenoxy resins with polyamides and polyesters. ANTEC 2002 Proceedings, 60, 2308-2312.
  47. Hong, C.M., Jana, S.C. 2002 Effects of conductive particles on the strength of adhesion between conductive and non-conductive polymer compounds. ANTEC 2002 Proceedings, 60, 2592-2596.
  48. Jana , S.C. , Doni, S. 2001 On the effects of migration of filler particles on conductivity and mechanical properties. SPE ANTEC Proceedings, 59, 2022-2026.
  49. Jana , S.C. , Jain, S. 2001 Dispersion of nanoparticles in high performance polymers using thermosetting resins. SPE ANTEC Proceedings, 59, 2180-2184.

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