Dr.   Sadhan   C.   Jana

Dr. Sadhan C. Jana

BF Goodrich Professor, School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering
Associate Dean For Research, College of Engineering and Polymer Science
School of Polymer Science and 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.

Commissioned theme articles

Jana, S.C. The changing landscape of polymer research. Plastics Engineering, July/August 2017, 73 (3), 50-52. Published as a commissioned article to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Society of Plastics Engineers.

Editorials

Our Journey, Our Future. Editorial. Polym Eng Sci. 2020;60:877–878, DOI: 10.1002/pen.25415

Our Journey, Our Future. Editorial. Polymer Composites. 2020;41:1699–1700, DOI: 10.1002/pc.25626.

Our Journey, Our Future. Editorial. J Vinyl Addit Technol. 2020;26:111–112, DOI: 10.1002/vnl.21772.

Publications in Refereed Journals

Google scholar citations~7037, h-index: 41 (as of September 3, 2020)

Top 10 cited articles:

Park, J.H., Jana, S.C., 2003 Mechanism of exfoliation of nanoclay particles in epoxy-clay nanocomposites. Macromolecules, 36(8), 2758-2768. (410 citations)

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 (332 citations)

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. (293 citations)

Jana, S.C., Jain, S. 2001 Dispersion of nanofillers in high performance polymers using reactive solvents as processing aids. Polymer, 42(16), 6897-6905. (258 citations)

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. (235 citations)

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 (221 citations)

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. (203 citations)

Cao, F., Jana, S.C., 2007 Nanoclay-tethered shape memory polyurethane nanocomposites. Polymer, 48(13), 3790-3800. (203 citations)

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.  (199 citations)

Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., 2005 Synthesis of thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites of reactive clay by bulk polymerization methods. Polymer, 46(10), 3275-3288. (196 citations)

Complete list of publications:

  1. Raut, P.; Yuan, S.; Miyoshi, T.; Jana, S.C., Effects Of Surface Area And Porosity On Behavior Of IL Molecules In Meso And Macroporous Polymeric Networks. Polymer, minor revision.
  2. Chan, Z.; Jana, S.C., Solid State Polymer Ionogel Electrolyte for Use in Li-ion Batteries. SPE Polymers, minor revision.
  3. Lin, W-H, Jana, S.C. Analysis of Porous Structures of Cellulose Aerogel Monoliths And Microparticles For Drug Delivery. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2021, 310, 110625(1-12). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2020.110625.
  4. Yao, Y., Joo, P., Jana, S.C. A Surfactant-Free Microfluidic Process For Fabrication Of Multi-Hollow Polyimide Aerogel Particles. Invited special issue article in Honor of Professor Musa Kamal and Pierre Carreau. Polym. Proc., in press.
  5. Zhan, C., Jana, S.C. Shrinkage Reduced Polyimide-Graphene Oxide Composite Aerogel For Oil Absorption. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2020, 307, 110501 (1-9). doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2020.110501.
  6. Ghosh, M., Jana, S.C. Fabrication of hollow and porous tin-doped indium oxide nanofibers and microtubes via a gas jet fiber spinning process. Materials 2020, 13, 1539; doi:10.3390/ma13071539.
  7. Niknezhad, S., Jana, S.C. Bi-component nanofibers from core-shell nozzle in gas jet spinning process. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2020, 137, 48901. DOI: 10.1002/app.48901.
  8. Teo, N., Jin, C., Kulkarni, A., Jana, S.C. Continuous fabrication of core-shell aerogel microparticles using microfluidic flows. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 561, 2020, 772–781. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2019.11.053.
  9. Mawhinney, K.; Jana, S.C. Design of emulsion-templated mesoporous-macroporous polyurea gels and aerogels. ACS Appl. Polym. Mater.2019, 1, 11, 3115-3129. org/10.1021/acsapm.9b00762
  10. Raut, P.; Li, S.; Chen, Y.-M.; Zhu, Y.; Jana, S.C. Strong and flexible composite solid polymer electrolyte membranes for Li-ion batteries. ACS Omega2019, 4, 19, 18203-18209 DOI: 1021/acsomega.9b00885.
  11. Quade, D., Jana, S., McCorkle, L The influence of thin film adhesives in pullout tests between nickel-titanium shape memory alloy and carbon fiber reinforced polymer matrix composites. Composites Part B, 176, 107321 (2019) 1016/j.compositesb.2019.107321.
  12. Teo, N., Joo, P., Amis, E., Jana, S.C. Development of intricate aerogel articles using fused filament fabrication. ACS Applied Polymer Materials 2019, 1, 7, 1749-1756. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsapm.9b00301
  13. Alrashed, M.A., Soucek, M.D., Jana, S.C. 2019 Role of graphene oxide and functionalized graphene oxide in protective hybrid coatings. Org. Coatings, 134, 197-208. doi.org/10.1016/j.porgcoat.2019.04.057.
  14. Quade, D.J., Jana, S.C., Morscher, G.N., Kanaan, M., McCorkle, L. 2019 The effect of thin film adhesives on mode II interlaminar fracture toughness in carbon fiber composites with shape memory alloy inserts. Mechanics Of Materials, 131, 22-32. DOI: 10.1016/j.mechmat.2019.01.002.
  15. Teo, N., Jana, S.C. 2019 A surfactant-free process for fabrication of polyimide aerogel microparticles. Langmuir 35, 6, 2303-2312, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b03841.
  16. Alrashed, M.A., Jana, S., Soucek, M.D. 2019 Corrosion performance of polyurethane hybrid coatings with encapsulated inhibitors. Org. Coatings, 130, 235-243. doi.org/10.1016/j.porgcoat.2019.02.005
  17. Quade, D.J., Jana, S.C., Morscher, G.N., Kanaan, M. 2019 The effect of thin film adhesives on mode I interlaminar fracture toughness in carbon fiber composites with shape memory alloy inserts. Fract. Mech., 206, 131-146, DOI: 10.1016/j.engfracmech.2018.11.040
  18. Kulkarni, A., Pugh, C., Jana, S.C., Wims, D.T., Gawad, A.A. 2019 Crosslinking of SBR compounds for tire tread using benzocyclobutene chemistry. Invited article for the Frontier Issue, Rubber Chem. Technol., January-March 2019, 92 (1), 25-42, DOI:10.5254/rct.18.81512.
  19. Alrashed, M., Niknezhad, S., Jana, S.C. 2019 Mechanism and factors influencing formation and stability of chitosan/lignosulfonate nanoparticles. Invited article for a special issue in honor of Professor Hatsuo Ishida Chem. Phys, 220 (1), DOI:10.1002/macp.2018003381800338.
  20. Quade, D., Jana, S., Morscher, G., Kannan, M., McCorkle, L. 2018 The effects of fiber orientation and adhesives on tensile properties of carbon fiber reinforced polymer matrix composite with embedded nickel-titanium shape memory alloys. Composites, Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 114, 269-277, DOI:10.1016/j.compositesa.2018.08.019.
  21. Teo, N., Gu, Z., Jana, S.C. 2018 Polyimide-based aerogel foams via emulsion-templating. Polymer, 157, 95-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2018.10.030
  22. Teo, N., Jana, S.C. 2018 Solvent effects on tuning pore structures in polyimide aerogels. Langmuir. 34 (29), 8581–8590. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b01513
  23. Raut, P., Swanson, N., Kulkarni, A., Pugh, C., Jana, S.C. 2018 Exploiting arene-perfluoroarene interactions for dispersion of carbon black in rubber compounds. Polymer, 148, 247-258 (2018). doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2018.06.025.
  24. Ghosh, M., Liu, J., Chuang, S.S.C., Jana, S.C. 2018 Fabrication of Hierarchical V2O5 Nanorods on TiO2 Nanofibers and Their Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity under Visible Light. ChemCatChem. 10(15),  3305-3318. doi.org/10.1002/cctc.201800172
  25. Shinko, A., Jana, S.C., Meador, M.A.B. 2018 Crosslinked polyurea-co-polyurethane aerogels with hierarchical structures and low stiffness. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 487, 19–27.
  26. Li, H., Gu, S., Thomas, S., Liu, T., Jana, S.C. 2018 Investigation of polybenzoxazine gelation using laser light scattering. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 135 (3), 45709 (1-5)   DOI: 10.1002/APP.45709.
  27. Teo, N., Jana, S.C. 2017 Open cell aerogel foams via emulsion templating. Langmuir, 33, 12729-12738.
  28. Zhai, C., Jana, S.C. 2017 Tuning porous networks in polyimide aerogels for airborne nanoparticle filtration. ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 9 (35), pp 30074–30082.
  29. Raut, P. Liang, W., Chen, Y-M., Zhu, Y., Jana, S.C. 2017 Syndiotactic polystyrene-based ionogel membranes for high temperature electrochemical applications. ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 9(36), 30933–30942. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b09155.
  30. Gu, S., Jana, S.C. 2017 Open cell aerogel foams with hierarchical pore structures. Polymer, 125, 1-9.
  31. Rajgarhia, S., Jana, S.C. 2017 Effect of solvent volatility on diameter selection of bicomponent nanofibers produced by gas jet fiber process. Int. Polym. Proc. DOI 10.3139/217.3453. 32, (5), 582-589.
  32. Rajgarhia, S., Jana, S.C. 2017 Influence of secondary stretching on diameter and morphology of bicomponent polymer nanofibers produced by gas jet fiber process. Polymer, 123, 219-231.
  33. Kim, S.J., Jana, S.C. 2017 Effects of skin layers on air permeability in macroporous polymer aerogels. Polymer, 126, 432-436.
  34. Kim, S.J., Raut, P., Jana, S.C., Chase, G. 2017 Electrostatically active polymer hybrid aerogels for airborne nanoparticle filtration. ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 9, 6401-6410.
  35. Rajgarhia, S., Jana, S.C., Chase, G. 2016 Separation of water from ultra-low sulphur diesel using novel polymer nanofiber-coated glass fiber media. ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 8, 21683-21690.
  36. Rajgarhia, S., Jana, S.C. 2016 Comparison of electrospinning and gas jet fiber processes for fabrication of bi-component polymer nanofibers from single solutions. Macromol. Symp., 369, 8–13.
  37. Saengthaveep, S., Jana, S. C., Magaraphan, R. 2016 Flow and structure of compatibilized Nylon12/natural rubber blend with functional copolymer. Journal of Elastomers and Plastics 48(7), 614-639.
  38. Fu, X., Jana, S.C., Chen, Y-M., Zhu, Y. 2016 Synergetic hybrid aerogels of vanadia and graphene as electrode materials of supercapacitors. C (Journal of Carbon Research), 2, 21; doi:10.3390/c2030021 (pp.1-12).
  39. Ghosh, M., Lohrasbi, M., Chuang, S., Jana, S.C. 2016 Mesoporous titanium dioxide nanofibers with significantly enhanced photocatalytic activity. ChemCatChem, 8, 2525-2535.
  40. Gu, S., Zhai, C., Jana, S.C. 2016 Aerogel microparticles from oil-in-oil emulsion systems. Langmuir. 32(22), 5637-5645.
  41. Kim, S.J., Chase, G., Jana, S.C. 2016 The role of mesopores in achieving high efficiency airborne nanoparticle filtration using aerogel monoliths. Separation and Purification Technology, 166, 48-54.
  42. Rajgarhia, S.S., Benavides, R.E., Jana, S.C. 2016 Morphology control of bi-component nanofibers produced by gas jet process. Polymer, 93, 142-151.
  43. Saengthaveep, S.; Jana, S.C.; Magaraphan, R., 2016 Correlation of viscosity ratio, morphology, and mechanical properties of polyamide 12/natural rubber blends via reactive compatibilization. Journal of Polymer Research, 23(5), 1-13.
  44. Duan, Y., Jana, S.C., Lama, B., Espe, M. 2016 Hydrophobic silica aerogels by silylation. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 437, 26-33.
  45. Ghosh, M., Jana, S.C., 2015 Bi-component inorganic oxide nanofibers from gas jet fiber spinning process. RSC Advances, 5, 105313 – 105318.
  46. Shinko, A., Jana, S.C., Meador, M.A.B., 2015 Crosslinked polyurea aerogels with controlled porosity. RSC Advances. 5, 105329 - 105338.
  47. Kim, S.J., Chase, G., Jana, S.C. 2015 Polymer aerogels for efficient removal of airborne nanoparticles. Separation and Purification Technology, 156, 803-808.
  48. Gu, S., Li, Z., Miyoshi, T., Jana, S.C. 2015 Polybenzoxazine aerogels with controllable pore structures. RSC Advances, 5(34), 26801-26805.
  49. Duan, Y., Jana, S.C., Lama, B., Espe, M. 2015 Self-crosslinkable poly(urethane urea)-reinforced silica aerogels. RSC Advances, 5,71551-71558.
  50. Bahl, K., Swanson, N., Pugh, C., Jana S.C. 2014 Polybutadiene-g-polypentafluorostyrene as a coupling agent for lignin-filled rubber compounds. Polymer, 55, 6754-6763.
  51. Saengthaveep, S., Jana, S. C., Magaraphan, R. Phase morphology, thermal and mechanical properties of compatibilized Nylon12/natural rubber blends using PS/MNR. Advanced Materials Research (Durnten-Zurich, Switzerland) (2014), 844, 53-56.
  52. Bahl, K., Miyoshi, T., Jana, S.C. 2014 Hybrid fillers for rubber compounds by non-covalent interactions between lignin and carbon black. Polymer, 55(16), 3825-3835.
  53. Gu, S., Jana, S.C. 2014 Effects of polybenzoxazine on shape memory properties of polyurethanes with glassy and crystalline soft segments.  Polymers. 2014, 6, 1008-1025; doi:10.3390/polym6041008
  54. Bahl, K., Jana, S.C., 2014 Surface modification of lignosulfonates for reinforcement of styrene-butadiene rubber compounds. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 131 (7), 40123(1-9), DOI: 10.1002/APP.40123.
  55. Shang, J., Benavides, R., Jana, S.C. 2014 Effects of polymer viscosity and nanofillers on morphology of nanofibers obtained by a gas jet method. Int. Poly. Proc. XXIX, 1, 103-111.
  56. Saengthaveep, S., Jana, S. C., Magaraphan, R. 2013 Natural rubber-toughened polystyrene: effects of mixing procedure and maleic anhydride content on impact property and phase morphology. Advanced Materials Research (Durnten-Zurich, Switzerland) (2013), 747(Multi-Functional Materials and Structures IV), 607-610.
  57. Wang, X., Zhang, H., Jana, S.C. 2013 Sulfonated Syndiotactic Polystyrene Aerogels: Properties and Applications. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1 (44), 13989 - 13999.
  58. Benavides, R., Jana, S.C.*, Reneker, D.H. 2013 Role of liquid jet stretching and bending instability in nanofiber formation by gas jet method. Macromolecules, 46, 6081-6090.
  59. Wang, X., Jana, S.C. 2013 Synergistic hybrid organic-inorganic aerogels. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 5, 6423−6429.
  60. Wang, X., Jana, S.C. 2013 Tailoring of morphology and surface properties of syndiotactic polystyrene aerogels.  Langmuir, 29, 5589-5598.
  61. Randall, J., Meador, M.A.B., Jana, S.C. 2013 Polymer reinforced silica aerogels: Effects of dimethyldiethoxysilane and bis(trimethoxysilylpropyl)amine as silane precursors. Journal of Materials Chemistry A: Materials for Energy and Sustainability, 1, 6642-6652.
  62. Duan, Y., Jana, S.C., Lama, B., Espe, M. 2013 Reinforcement of silica aerogels using silane end-capped polyurethanes. Langmuir, 29, 6156-6165.
  63. Wang, X., Jana, S.C. 2013 Syndiotactic polystyrene aerogels containing multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Polymer, 54, 750-759.
  64. Erden, N., Jana, S.C. 2013 Synthesis and characterization of shape memory polyurethane-polybenzoxazine compounds. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 214, 1225-1237 (included in Special Issue: Shape-Memory Effect in Polymers, Guest-edited by Andreas Lendlein).
  65. Duan, Y., Jana, S.C., Reinsel, A.M., Lama, B., Espe, M.P., 2012 Surface modification and reinforcement of silica aerogels using polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes. Langmuir, 28, 15362−15371.
  66. Benavides, R., Jana, S.C.*, Reneker, D.H. 2012 Nanofibers from scalable gas jet process. ACS Macro Letters, 1, 1032-1036.
  67. Yuhana, N.Y., Ahmad, S., Kamal, M.R., Jana, S.C., Bahri, A.R.S. 2012 Transmission electron microscopy study of room temperature cured PMMA grafted natural rubber toughened epoxy/layered silicate nanocomposite. Plast. Rubber Comp., 41, 390-395.
  68. Pisitsak, P., Magaraphan, R., Jana, S.C. 2012 Electrically conductive compounds of polycarbonate, liquid crystalline polymer, and multi-walled carbon nanotubes. J. Nanomaterials. Volume 2012, Article ID 642080, 10 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/642080.
  69. Yuhana, N. Y., Ahmad, S., Bahri, A.R. S., Jana, S. C., Kamal, M. R. 2012 Morphological study on room-temperature cured PMMA-grafted natural rubber-toughened epoxy/layered silicate nanocomposite. J. Nanomaterials. Volume 2012, Article ID 760401, 14 pages doi:10.1155/2012/760401
  70. Beltrán-Osuna, A.A., Cao, B., Cheng, G., Jana, S.C.*, Espe, M.,  Lama, B. 2012 New anti-fouling silica hydrogel. Langmuir, 28, 9700−9706.
  71. 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.
  72. 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.
  73. 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.
  74. 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.
  75. 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.
  76. 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.  J. Rheol, 54(4), 761-779.
  77. 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., 20, 3467-3474.
  78. 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.
  79. 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. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 1 (8), 1662-1671.
  80. 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.
  81. 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.
  82. 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.
  83. 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.
  84. 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.
  85. Gintert, M., Jana, S.C., Miller, S. 2007 On optimum organic treatment of nanoclay for PMR-15 nanocomposites, Polymer, 48, 7573-7581.
  86. Du, L., Jana, S.C. 2007 Highly conductive epoxy/graphite composites for bipolar plates in proton exchange membrane fuel cells.  Journal of Power Sources, 172, 734-741.
  87. Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C., 2007 Polymer composites of oxidized carbon nanofibers prepared by chaotic mixing.  Carbon 45(10), 2079-2091.
  88. Gintert, M., Jana, S.C., Miller, S. 2007 A novel strategy for nanoclay exfoliation in thermoset polyimide nanocomposite systems. Polymer, 48, 4166-4173.
  89. 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.
  90. Jung, C.D., Gunes, I.S., Jana, S.C., 2007 Analysis of polymerization in chaotic mixers using time scales of mixing and chemical reactions. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 46, 2413-2422.
  91. Cao, F., Jana, S.C., 2007 Nanoclay-tethered shape memory polyurethane nanocomposites. Polymer, 48(13), 3790-3800.
  92. 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.
  93. 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.
  94. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C., 2005 Nanoclay-induced morphology development in chaotic mixing of immiscible polymers. J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Physics, 43(24), 3638-3651.
  95. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C., 2005 Coalescence of immiscible polymer blends in chaotic mixers. AIChE J., 51(10), 2675-2685.
  96. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., 2005 Thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites of reactive silicate clays: Effects of soft segments on properties. Polymer, 46(14), 5183-5193.
  97. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., 2005 High strength and low stiffness composites of nanoclay-filled thermoplastic polyurethanes. Polym. Eng. Sci., 45(11), 1532-1539.
  98. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., 2005 Properties of bulk-polymerized thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites. Polymer, 46(10), 3394-3406.
  99. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., 2005 Synthesis of thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites of reactive clay by bulk polymerization methods. Polymer, 46(10), 3275-3288.
  100. 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.
  101. 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.
  102. 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.
  103. 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.
  104. Sau, M., Jana, S.C. 2004 Effect of waveforms on morphology development in chaotic mixing of polymers. AIChE J., 50(10), 2346-2358.
  105. 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.
  106. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C. 2003 Effect of plasticization of epoxy networks by organic modifier on exfoliation of nanoclay.  Macromolecules, 36, 8391-8397.
  107. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C., 2003 Mechanism of exfoliation of nanoclay particles in epoxy-clay nanocomposites. Macromolecules, 36(8), 2758-2768.
  108. Jana, S.C., 2003 Chaotic mixing: a new technology for polymer blending. Int. J. Plastics Tech. (India), 6(1), 88-92.
  109. 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.
  110. 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.
  111. 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.  
  112. 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.
  113. 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.
  114. Jana, S.C., Jain, S. 2001 Dispersion of nanofillers in high performance polymers using reactive solvents as processing aids. Polymer, 42(16), 6897-6905.
  115. Jana, S.C., Patel, N., Dharaiya, D. 2001 Compatibilization of PBT-PPE blends using low molecular weight epoxy. Polymer, 42(21), 8681-8693.
  116. 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.
  117. Ottino, J.M., Metcalfe, G., Jana, S.C. 1995 Experimental studies of chaotic mixing. In Proceedings of 2nd Experimental Chaos Conference, Ditto, W. (ed), pp.3-20, World Scientific, London.
  118. 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.
  119. Souvaliotis, A., Jana, S.C., Ottino, J.M. 1995  Potentialities and limitations of mixing simulations. AIChE Journal, 41, 1605-1621.
  120. 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.
  121. 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.
  122. 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.
  123. 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.
  124. 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).
  125. 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.
  126. 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.

Publications in Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Benavides, R. E.; Jana, S. C.; Reneker, D. 2012 Producing nano and micro fibers by using jets of gas. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 70th(Vol 2), 905-912.
  2. Wang, X.; Jana, S.C. 2012 Mechanical and electrical properties of multi-walled carbon nanotubes/syndiotactic polystyrene composite aerogels. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 70th(Vol 2), 855-859.
  3. Jana, S.C.; Jung, C.D. 2012 Exploiting chaos: should polymerization reactors BE chaotic? Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 70th(Vol 1), 814-817.
  4. Gunes, I. S.; Perez-Bolivar, C.; Jimenez, G.A.; Li, F.; Anzenbacher, P., Jr.; Jana, S.C. 2012 Analysis of ternary non-covalent filler/matrix/ UV stabilizer interactions in carbon nanofiber/PMMA composites via time-resolved fluorescence emission spectroscopy. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers (2012), 70th(Vol 1), 728-733.
  5. Duan, Y., Jana, S.C. 2012 Silane end-capped polyurethanes as reinforcement of silica aerogels. Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry), 53(1), 546-547
  6. Wang, X., Jana, S. C. 2011 Structure and surface modification of syndiotactic polystyrene aerogels by incorporation of nanoparticles, nanotubes, and immiscible polymers. Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) (2011), 52(2), 103-104
  7. Roy, S., Jana, S.C., 2011 Reinforcement of polypropylene spun fibers by poss nanoparticles. Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings, 69th, Volume 2,1105-1112.
  8. Gunes, I.S., Jimenez, G.A., Perez-Bolivar, C., Celikbicak, O., Anzenbacher, P., Wesdemiotis, C., Jana, S.C. 2010. Non-covalent filler-matrix interactions in poly(methyl methacrylate)/carbon nanofiber nanocomposites. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers,  68th  1668-1672.
  9. Gunes, I.S., Jana, S.C. 2010. Thermodynamic analysis of shape memory properties of polymers and nanocomposites. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers,  68th  1143-1146.
  10. Gunes, I.S., Perez-Bolivar, C., Jimenez, G.A., Cao, F., Anzenbacher, P., Jana, S.C. 2010 Analysis of non-covalent filler-matrix interactions in shape memory polyurethane nanocomposites using fluorescence emission spectroscopy. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers,  68th  1985-1989.
  11. Pisitsak, P., Magaraphan, R., Jana, S.C. 2010 A study on electrically conductive blends of polycarbonate/liquid crystalline polymer/multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers,  68th  1062-1066.
  12. Gunes, I. S., Jimenez, G. A., Cao, F., Jana, S.C.  2009 Design and performance criteria for multi-functional shape memory polymer nanocomposites.  Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers,  67th  1142-1146.
  13. Randall, J., Meador, M.A. B., Jana, S. C. 2009 Silica aerogels crosslinked by flexible polyurethanes: effects of silane precursors on structure-property relationships.    Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 67th  659-663.
  14. Lee, B.-J., Roy, S., Jana, S. C. 2009 POSS/PP nanocomposites: characterization and properties.    Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 67th  126-130.
  15. Du, L., Jana, S. C. 2009 Thermal conductivity of epoxy filled with expanded graphite platelets.    Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers ,  67th  117-121.
  16. Gunes, I. S., Cao, F., Jana, S. C. 2009 Water vapor transport properties of shape memory polyurethane nanocomposites.    Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 67th  102-106.
  17. Randall, J P., Meador, M. A. B., Jana, S.C. 2009 Examining the role of silane precursors in structure-property relationships of epoxy reinforced silica aerogels.    PMSE Preprints, 101  1213-1214.
  18. Jana, S. C.; Gunes, I. S.  2009 Effects of nanofiller dispersion and polymer morphology on shape memory properties of polyurethanes and their shape memory actuation by resistive heating.    PMSE Preprints, 101  1034.
  19. Gunes, I. S., Jimenez, G. A., Jana, S. C. 2009 Shape memory actuation by resistive heating in polyurethane composites of carbonaceous conductive fillers.    Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings (2008), Volume Date 2009,  1129(Materials and Devices for Smart Systems III), Paper #: 1129-V12-05.
  20. Gintert, M., Jana, S.; Miller, S. 2008 A novel method of nanoclay exfoliation in thermoset composite materials.    Technical Meeting - American Chemical Society, Rubber Division, 174th, Louisville, KY, United States, Oct. 14-16, 2008, 55/1-55/11.
  21. Cao, F., Jana, S.C. 2008 Evaluation of shape memory properties of polyurethane nanocomposites with high hard segment content. SPE ANTEC 66, 172-176.
  22. B.J. Lee, Jana, S.C. 2008 Strengthening of polyolefins by bottom-up self-assembly of POSS nanoparticles. SPE ANTEC 66, 177-180.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. Du, L., Jana, S.C. 2008 Evaluation of hygrothermal effects on properties of highly conductive epoxy/graphite composites. SPE ANTEC 66, 1972-1976.
  26. Jimenez, G.A., Jana, S.C. 2008 Dispersion of functionalized carbon nanofibers in thermoplastic polyurethanes. SPE ANTEC 66, 2053-2057.
  27. Gintert, M.J., Jana, S. C., Miller, S.G.  2007  Evaluation of nanoclay exfoliation strategies for thermoset polyimide nanocomposite systems.    SAMPE Conference Proceedings, 52  37/1-37/10.
  28. Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C. 2007 Polyurethane-carbon nanofiber composites for shape memory effects. SPE ANTEC 65, 18-22.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. Cao, F., Jana, S.C., 2007 Shape memory polyurethane-clay nanocomposites. SPE ANTEC 65, 1367-1371.
  32. Gintert, M., Jana, S.C., Miller, S.G., 2007 Evaluation of nanoclay exfoliation strategies for thermoset polyimide nanocomposite systems. SPE ANTEC 65, 1399-1403.
  33. Gintert, M., Campbell, S., Jana, S.C., 2006 Harnessing molecular forces to exfoliate clay in thermoset systems, SPE ANTEC 64, 258-262.
  34. Jana, S.C., Dharaiya, D., Pattanayak, A., Jung, C.D., 2006 Chemical and engineering issues of polymer nanocomposites design, SPE ANTEC 64, 496-500.
  35. Jana, S.C., Dharaiya, D., 2006, Particulate fillers on morphology development in chaotic mixing, SPE ANTEC 64, 2132-2136.
  36. Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C., 2006, Polymer composites of modified carbon nanofibers prepared by chaotic mixing, SPE ANTEC 64, 352-356.
  37. Du, L., Jana, S.C., 2006, Carbon-filled polymer composites bipolar plates for proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC), SPE ANTEC 64, 456-460.
  38. Cao, F., Jana, S.C., 2006, Nanoclay-tethered shape memory polyurethane nanocomposites, SPE ANTEC 64, 646-649.
  39. 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.
  40. Jung, C.D., Jana, S.C. 2005 Effect of chaotic mixing on catalyzed thermoplastic polyurethane polymerization. SPE ANTEC 63, 1800-1804.
  41. 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.
  42. Gintert, M., Jana, S.C., Campbell, S., 2005  Nanoclay exfoliation in thermoset polyimide. SPE ANTEC 63, 1364-1368.
  43. Jimenez, G., Jana, S.C., 2005 Preparation of poly(methylemethacrylate) and carbon nanofiber composites by chaotic mixing. SPE ANTEC 63, 1938-1942.
  44. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C. 2005  Measurement of surface polarity of organically treated nanoclay using contact angle method. SPE ANTEC 63, 2213-2216.
  45. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C. 2005 Thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites of reactive silicate clays. SPE ANTEC 63, 1933-1937.
  46. 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.
  47. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C., 2004 Polyurethane-clay nanocomposites via bulk polymerization methods. SPE ANTEC 62, 1962-1966.
  48. Jung, C.D., Jana, S.C., 2004 Synthesis of thermoplastic polyurethanes by chaotic mixing. SPE ANTEC 62, 2814-2818.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C. 2004 Plasticization of epoxy network in epoxy-nanoclay systems due to stoichiometric imbalance. SPE ANTEC 62, 2897-2901.
  55. 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.
  56. 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.
  57. Pattanayak, A., Jana, S.C. 2003 A study on intercalation and exfoliation of layered silicate nanoparticles in thermoplastic polyurethanes. SPE ANTEC, 61, 1424-1428.
  58. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C., 2003 Epoxy-aided dispersion of nanoclay in PMMA. SPE ANTEC, 61, 1443-1447.
  59. Chandra, A., Jana, S.C., 2003 Fiber-reinforcement of composites by reaction-induced phase separation.  SPE ANTEC, 61, 2173-2177.
  60. Park, J.H., Jana, S.C., 2003 Mechanism of nanoclay particles in epoxy-clay nanocomposites. SPE ANTEC, 61, 1438-1442.
  61. 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.
  62. Perilla, J., Jana, S.C., 2003 Time-scales of coalescence in polymer processing: Study on polypropylene/polyamide 6 blends. SPE ANTEC, 61, 2360-2364.
  63. Sau, M., Jana, S.C., 2002  Blending of immiscible polymer systems by chaotic mixing. ANTEC 2002 Proceedings, 60, 1431-1435.
  64. Jana, S.C. 2002 Avenues of introducing chaotic mixing in single-screw extruders. ANTEC 2002 Proceedings, 60, 1436-1440.
  65. Sau, M., Jana, S.C. 2002 Morphology development in immiscible polymer systems by baker’s cut. ANTEC 2002 Proceedings, 60, 1446-1450.
  66. Prieto, A., Jana, S.C. 2002 Natural-fiber composites of high performance thermoplastic polymers. ANTEC 2002 Proceedings, 60, 2164-2168.
  67. Dharaiya, D., Jana, S.C. 2002 Ternary blends of phenoxy resins with polyamides and polyesters. ANTEC 2002 Proceedings, 60, 2308-2312.
  68. 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.
  69. 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.
  70. Jana, S.C., Jain, S. 2001 Dispersion of nanoparticles in high performance polymers using thermosetting resins. SPE ANTEC  Proceedings, 59, 2180-2184.