Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
Dr. Arup Choudhury
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D. Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, M.Sc. Visva Bharti Univ., B.Sc. Burdwan Univ., Post doctoral: Kyugpook Nantional Univ., South Korea (2011-12), University of Texas at Dallas. USA (2012-13)
Contact Address
Permanent Address Flat No. 303, Surabhi Apartment, South Office Para, Doranda, Ranchi 834002
Local Address Department of Chemical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi 835215
Phone (Office) 0651-2276053
Phone Residence 09973277473
Email Id arup@bitmesra.ac.in
Joined Institute on : 31-Mar-2007
  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 13 Years

Research : 20 Years

Individual: 20 Years

  Professional Background
  • Organization: Birla Institute of Technology

            Position: Associate Professor

            Tenure: December 2019 - Till date

  • Organization: Birla Institute of Technology

            Position: Assistent Professor

            Tenure: April 2007 - November 2019

  Research Areas
 
  • Nanomaterials for Supercapacitor Applications
  • Conducting Polymer based Nanocomposites for Chemical Sensor and Biosensor Applications
  • Polymeric Nanocomposites for Dielectric Applications
  • Polymer Recycling
   Publications
 

2020

  1. Md. Wasi Ahmad, Baban Dey, Alia Abdulshafi Sammar, Arup Choudhury, Sulfonic-functionalized graphene oxide reinforced polyethersulfone nanocomposites with enhanced dielectric permittivity and EMI shielding effectiveness, Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A Pure and Applied Chemistry 2020, 57, 778-790.
  2. Surbhi Anand, Md. Wasi Ahmad, Abdullah Khamis Ali Al Saidi, Arup Choudhury, Polyaniline nanofiber decorated carbon nanofiber hybrid mat for flexible electrochemical supercapacitor, Materials Chemistry and Physics 2020, 254, 123480-123491.
  3. Baban Dey, M W. Ahmad, A. ALMezeni, G. Sarkhel, D. S. Bag, Arup ChoudhuryEnhancing electrical, mechanical, and thermal properties of polybenzimidazole by 3D carbon nanotube@graphene oxide hybrid, Composites Communications 2020, 17, 87-96.
  4. Md. Wasi Ahmad, Baban Dey, Abdullah Khamis Ali Al Saidi, Arup Choudhury,Functionalized-graphene reinforced polyethersulfone nanocomposites with improved physical and mechanical properties, Polymer Composites 2020 (DOI: 10.1002/pc.25697).
  5. Md. Wasi Ahmad, Baban Dey, Alia Abdulshafi Sammar, Arup Choudhury, In situ synthesis of graphene oxide in multi-walled carbon nanotube hybrid-reinforced polyetherimide nanocomposites with improved electrical, mechanical and thermal properties, Advanced Composite Materials 2020 (DOI: 10.1080/09243046.2019.1710680).
  6. Baban Dey, Md. Wasi Ahmad, A. ALMezenib, G. Sarkhel, D. S. Bag, Arup Choudhury,Enhanced electrical, mechanical, and thermal properties of chemically modified graphene reinforced polybenzimidazole nanocomposites, Bulletin of Materials Science 2020, 43, 207-222.

2019

  1. M W. Ahmad, B. Dey, A. ALMezeni, Arup Choudhury, Chemically-reduced graphene reinforced polyetherimide nanocomposites: dielectric behavior, thermal stability and mechanical properties, Materials Research Express 2019, 6, 115316-115328.
  2. M W. Ahmad, B. Dey, G. Sarkhel, D. S. Bag, Arup ChoudhuryExfoliated graphene reinforced polybenzimidazole nanocomposite with improved electrical, mechanical and thermal properties, Materials Chemistry and Physics 2019, 223, 426-433.
  3. M W. Ahmad, B. Dey, G. Sarkhel, D. S. Bag, Arup Choudhury, Exfoliated graphene reinforced polybenzimidazole nanocomposites with high dielectric permittivity at low percolation threshold, Journal of Molecular Structure 2019, 1177, 491-498.

2018

  1. Arup Choudhury, J.-H. Kim, S.S. Mohapatra, Kap-Seung Yang and Duck-Joo Yang, Flexible and freestanding supercapacitor based on nanostructured poly(m-aminophenol)/carbon nanofiber hybrid mats with high energy and power densities, Nanotechnology 2018, 29, 165401-165011.

2017

  1. Arup Choudhury, J.-H. Kim, S. S. Mohapatra, Kap-Seung Yang and Duck-Joo Yang,Nitrogen-enriched porous carbon nano?ber mat as e?cient flexible electrode material for supercapacitors, ACS Sustainable Chemistry Engineering 2017, 5, 2109−2118.
  2.  Sushil K. Verma, Arup Choudhury, Pradip Kar, Synthesis, characteristics and aliphatic alcohol sensing behavior of poly(m–aminophenol)/sulfonic acid-functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube composite, ChemistrySelect 2017, 2, 3917-3924.
  3. Sushil K. Verma, Arup Choudhury, Pradip Kar, Selective sensing of ethanol by poly(m-aminophenol)/ amine groups functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube composite, Sensors letters 2017, 15, 448-456.

2016

  1. Arup Choudhury, Ji-Hoon Kim, Kap-Seung Yang and Duck-Joo Yang, Facile synthesis of self-standing binder-free vanadium pentoxide-carbon nanofiber composites for high-performance supercapacitors, Electrochimica Acta 2017, 213, 400-407.
  2. Sushil K. Verma, Pradip Kar, Manindra Kumar, Arup Choudhury, Core-shell functionalized MWCNT/poly(m-aminophenol) nanocomposite with large dielectric permittivity and low dielectric loss, Polymers for Advanced Technologies 2016, 27, 1596-1603.

2015

  1. Arup Choudhury, Jeliza S. Bonso, Melissa Wunch, Kap Seung Yang, John P. Ferraris and Duck J. Yang, In-situ synthesis of vanadium pentoxide nanofibre/exfoliated graphene nanohybrid and its supercapacitor applications, Journal of Power Sources 2015, 287, 283-290.
  2. Sushil K Verma, Pradip Kar, Duck J. Yang, Arup Choudhury, Poly(m-aminophenol)/ functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube nanocomposite based alcohol sensors, Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical  2015, 219, 199-208.
  3. Sushil K Verma, Pradip Kar, Arup Choudhury, Interaction of multi-walled carbon nanotube with poly(m-aminophenol) in their processable conducting nanocomposite, Physica Status Solidi A: Appl. Mater. Sci. 2017, 212, 2044–2052.

2014

  1. Arup Choudhury, Preparation and characterization of nanocomposites of poly-p-phenylene benzobisthiazole with graphene nanosheets, RSC Advances 2014, 4, 8856-8866.
  2. Arup Choudhury, A. Rahy, C. Kim, S. Ryu, J. Hwang, Soon Hyung Hong and Duck J. Yang, A simple/green process for the preparation of composite carbon nanotube fibers/yarns, RSC Advances 2014, 4, 43235-43240.
  3. Arup Choudhury, Carboxyl-functionalized MWCNT doped poly(o-toluidine) nanohybrids: Synthesis, characterization with AC electrical and dielectric properties, Synthetic Metals 2014, 188, 13-20.

2013

  1. Arup Choudhury Jeong-Hyun Park and Soo-Young Park, Effect of HI-reduction of graphene oxide on electrical properties of BBL/graphene nanocomposites, Macromolecular Research 2013, 21, 1254-1262.
  2. Prodip Kar and Arup Choudhury, Carboxylic acid functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube doped polyaniline for chloroform sensors, Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical 2013, 183, 25-33.
  3. Prodip Kar and Arup Choudhury, Electrical and dielectric properties of polyaniline doped with carboxyl-functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube, Advances in Polymers Technologies 2013, 32, E760-E770.
  4. Archana Kumari, Gautam Sarkhel and Arup Choudhury, Effect of polyvinylpyrrolidone on separation performance of cellulose acetate-polysulfone blend membranes, Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Appl Chem 2013, 50, 692-702.

2012

  1. Arup Choudhury, Hun Wook Ha, Tasheen Kamal, Dong-Hun Kim and Soo-Young Park, Effect of chemical modification of graphene on mechanical, electrical and thermal properties of polyimide/graphene nanocomposites, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2012, 4, 4623–4630.
  2. Jeong-Hyun Park, Arup Choudhury, B.L. Farmer, T.D. Dang, Soo-Young Park, Chemically modified graphene/BBL nanocomposites with improved electrical conductivity, Polymer 2012, 53, 3937-3945.
  3. Arup Choudhury, Preparation, characterization and dielectric properties of polyetherimide nanocomposites containing surface-functionalized BaTiO3 nanoparticles, Polymer International 2012, 61, 696-702.
  4. Archana Kumari, Gautam Sarkhel and Arup Choudhury, Preparation and characterization of polyvinylpyrollidone incorporated cellulose acetate membranes for ultrafiltration of metal ion, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2012, 124, E300-E308.
  5. Archana Kumari, Arup Choudhury and Gautam Sarkhel, Effect of tetraethylorthosilicate (TEOS) on structural, thermal and morphological properties of cellulose acetate (CA), Progress in Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology 2012, 28, 95-110.
  6. Sudhir Shaw, Gautam Sarkhel and Arup Choudhury, Effect of layering pattern on the physical, mechanical and thermal properties of jute/bagasse hybrid fibre reinforced epoxy novolac composites, Polymer Composites 2012, 33, 1824–1831.
  7. Sudhir Shaw, Gautam Sarkhel and Arup Choudhury, Preparation and characterization of chemically modified jute-coir hybrid fibre reinforced epoxy novolac composites, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2012, 125, 3038-3049.

2011

  1. Arup Choudhury, Synthesis and characterization of poly(o-toluidine)/functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes nanocomposites with improved electrical conductivity, Materials Chemistry and Physics 2011, 130, 231-236.
  2. Arup Choudhury and Prodip Kar, Doping effect of carboxylic acid group functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube on polyaniline, Composites Part B 2011, 42, 1641-1647.
  3. Sudhir Shaw, Gautam Sarkhel and Arup Choudhury, Surface modification of coir fibre involving oxidation of lignins followed by reaction with furfuryl alcohol: characterization and stability, Applied Surface Science 2011, 257, 3763-3769.
  4. Sudhir Shaw, Gautam Sarkhel and Arup Choudhury, Dynamic mechanical analysis of randomly oriented short bagasse/coir hybrid fibre-reinforced epoxy novolac composites, Fibres and Polymers 2011, 12, 506-513.

2010

  1. Arup Choudhury, Dielectric and piezoelectric properties of polyetherimide/BaTiO3 nanocomposites, Materials Chemistry and Physics 2010, 121, 280-285.
  2. Gautam Sarkhel and Arup Choudhury, Dynamic vulcanization of polyethylene based thermoplastic elastomer blends, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2010, 115, 376-384.

2009

  1. Arup Choudhury, Polyaniline/silver nanocomposites: dielectric properties and ethanol vapour sensitivity, Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical 2009, 138, 318-325.
  2. Sini NK, Arup Choudhury and Gautam Sarkhel, Chemically modified carbon black filled ethylene-propylene-diene rubber composites: mechanical and dynamic mechanical study, Progress in Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology 2009, 25, 29-44.

2008

  1. Arup Choudhury, Isothermal crystallization and mechanical behavior of ionomer treated jute/HDPE composites, Materials Science and Engineering Part A 2008 491, 492-500.
  2. Arup Choudhury, Ashwini B and Gautam Sarkhel, Polyamide 66/EPR-g-MA blends: Mechanical modeling and kinetic analysis of thermal degradation, Polymers for Advance Technologies 2008, 108, 3442-3453.
  3. Gautam Sarkhel and Arup Choudhury, Dynamic mechanical and thermal properties of PE-EPDM based jute fiber composites, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2008, 108, 3442-3453.

2007

  1. Arup Choudhury, Sandeep Kumar and Basudam Adhikari, Recycled milk pouch and virgin LDPE-LLDPE based coir fibre composites, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2007, 106, 775-785,
  2. Arup Choudhury and Basudam Adhikari, Recycled milk pouch and virgin LDPE-LLDPE blend based jute fibre composites, Polymer Composites 2007, 28, 78-88.
  3. Arup Choudhury and Basudam Adhikari, Dynamic vulcanization of recycled milk pouch (LDPE-LLDPE)-EPDM blends by dicumyl peroxide, Polymer International 2007, 56, 1213-1223.

2006

  1. Arup Choudhury, Mandira Mukherjee and Basudam Adhikari, Recycling of poly (ethylene terephthalate)-polyethylene post consumer oil pouches using compatibiliser, Polymer & Polymer Composites 2006, 14, 549-560.
  2. Arup Choudhury, Mandira Mukherjee and Basudam Adhikari, Recycling of   Nylon 6/ polyethylene waste oil pouches using compatibilizers, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology 2006, 13, 233-241.

2005

  1. Arup Choudhury, Mandira Mukherjee and Basudam Adhikari, Thermal stability and degradation of the post use reclaim milk pouches during multiple extrusion cycles, Thermochimica Acta 2005, 430, 87-94.
  2. Arup Choudhury, Mandira Mukherjee and Basudam Adhikari, Mixture of recycled milk pouches with a virgin LDPE-LLDPE blend. Progress in Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology 2005, 21, 219-230.
  3. Arup Choudhury, Mandira Mukherjee and Basudam Adhikari, Recycling of edible oil pouches:  composition and thermal stability. Progress in Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology 2005, 21, 117-138.

 

  Current Sponsored Projects
 

Title: Development of Advanced Polybenzimidazole based Nanocomposite Materials for Potential Defence Applications.

Agency: DRDO, Govt. of India 

Role as: Principle Investigatior 

Cost in Lakhs: 23.71

Duration: Sept. 2016 to Jan. 2020

  Text and Reference Books
 
  1. Arup Choudhury, Daniel Tran, Mallikarjuna N. Nadagouda, Rajender S. Varma, D. J. Yang, Polyaniline: Polyaniline Nano-bers and Nanotubes—Recent Advances in the Synthesis and Their Properties, Taylor & Francis, USA, 2016, Page 923-934.
  2. Pradip Kar, Arup Choudhury, Sushil Kumar Verma, Conjugated Polymer Nanocomposites-Based Chemical Sensors. Wiley Scrivener Publishing LLC, USA, 2015, Page 621-681.
  3. Sudhir Saw, Gautam Sarkhel and Arup Choudury, Effect of Layering Pattern on Physical, Mechanical and Acoustic Properties of Luffa/Coir Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Novolac Hybrid Composites, Wiley Scrivener publishing LLC, USA, 2015, Page 369-383.
  4. Sudhir Saw, Gautam Sarkhel and Arup Choudury, Effect of fiber surface modification on the properties of epoxy novolac based jute-bagasse hybrid composites,Studium Press LLC USA, 2014
  Member, Editorial Board
 

Editorial Member: Journal of Membrane and Separation Technology