Professor Tarun. K. Maji

 

Academic Profile | Research Interests | List of Publications | Conferences Attended | Research Group

Professor,

 Department of Chemical Sciences

 Tezpur University, Tezpur- 784028

 


 Phone (Office):+91-3712-267008
 (extension 5053)
 Fax:+91-3712-267005/6
 Email: tkm@tezu.ernet.in


 

Academic Profile

  1. Ph.D. Calcutta University (1992)
  2. M. Tech. Calcutta University (1984-1986)
  3. B. Tech. Calcutta University (1981-1984)
  4. B. Sc. (Chemistry) Calcutta University (1981)

Research Interests

1.      Natural polymer based nanocomposites

2.      Wood hardening/ modification

3.      Polymeric drug delivery

4.      Controlled release polymers for agrochemicals & Insect repellents

5.      Bio-Nanocomposites for Removal of Contaminants from Water

Experience

1.      Work as a research scientist in R & D section of Jubilant Organosys, New Delhi for six years and developed varieties of emulsion based polymers used in various textile, paint and packaging industries.

2.      Currently Pursuing teaching and research in the field of polymer science & technology from 1997 in Tezpur University.

Membership

1.      Life time member of Assam Science Society.

2.      Fellow of "The Institution of Engineers".

3.      Served as a member (2008-2009) of the reader panel for the development of journal "NATURE".

Reviewing of manuscripts

1.      Composite science and Technology

2.      RSC Advances

3.      Composites: Part A

4.      Carbohydrate Polymers

5.      Journal of Agricultural and food Chemistry

6.      ACS sustainable Chemistry and Engineering

7.      Journal of Applied Polymer Science

8.      International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

9.      Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy

10.  Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology

11.  Journal of Microencapsulation

12.  Flavour and Fragrance

List of Publications

1991-2006

  1. Maji, T. K. & Banerjee, A. N. Graft copolymerisation of MMA on viscose fibre using mohrs salt-potassium persulphate as redox initiator under visible light in a limited aqueous medium. J. Poly. Mater. 1991, 8,145.
  2. Maji, T. K. & Banerjee, A. N. Photograft copolymerisation of MMA on viscose fibre using titanium(iii)chloride- potassium persulphate redox initiator in a limited aqueous system. J.Appl.Polym.Sci. 1992, 46, 1879.
  3. Maji,T. K., Khan, A. & Banerjee, A. N. Thermal behaviour of MMA grafted viscose fibres. Ind. J. Fibre Text Res. 1996, 21,280.
  4. Maji, T. K. & Banerjee, A. N. DSC and TGA studies of methyl methacrylate grafted silk fibres. Indian J Fibre Text 1996, 21(2), 155-156.
  5. Maji, T. K. & Banerjee, A. N. Graft copolymerization of methyl methacrylate on silk fiber using mohr's salt-potassium persulfate as redox initiator under visible light in a limited aqueous medium. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 1996, 62(4), 595-603.
  6. Basu, D.; Khan, A. K.; Maji, T. K. & Banerjee, A. Mechanical property studies of poly (methyl methacrylate)-grafted viscose fibers. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 1998, 69(13), 2585-2591.
  7. Maji, T. K. & Banerjee, A. N. Photograft copolymerization of methyl methacrylate on silk fiber using titanium(III) chloride-potassium persulphate redox initiator in a limited aqueous system. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 1999, 73(11), 2187-2193
  8. Maji, T. K.; Basu, D.; Datta, C. & Banerjee, A. Studies of mechanical and moisture regain properties of methyl methacrylate grafted silk fibers. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2002, 84(5), 969-974.
  9. Devi, R. R. & Maji, T. K. Studies of properties of rubber wood with impregnation of polymer. B. Mater. Sci. 2002, 25(6), 527-531.
  10. Devi, R. R.; Ali, I. & Maji, T. K. Chemical modification of rubber wood with styrene in combination with a crosslinker: Effect on dimensional stability and strength property. Bioresource Technol. 2003, 88(3), 185-188.
  11. Devi, R. R.; Maji, T. K. & Banerjee, A. N. Studies on dimensional stability and thermal properties of rubber wood chemically modified with styrene and glycidyl methacrylate. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2004, 93(4), 1938-1945.
  12. Devi, R. R. & Maji, T. K. Effect of chemical modification with styrene and glycidyl methacrylate on the properties of pinewood. Indian. J. Eng. Mater. S. 2006, 13(2), 149-154.

 

2007

  1. Devi, R. R. & Maji, T. K. Effect of glycidyl methacrylate on the physical properties of wood-polymer composites. Polym. Compos. 2007, 28(1), 1-5.
  2. Devi, R. R.; Saikia, C. N.; Thakur, A. J. & Maji, T. K. Modification of rubber wood with styrene in combination with diethyl allyl phosphate as the flame-retardant agent. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2007, 105(5), 2461-2467.
  3. Maji, T. K.; Baruah, I; Dube, S. & Hussain, M. R. Microencapsulation of zanthoxylum limonella oil (ZLO) in glutaraldehyde crosslinked gelatin for mosquito repellent application. Bioresource Technol. 2007, 98(4), 840-844.

 

 

2008

  1. Devi, R. R. & Maji, T. K. Chemical modification of rubber wood with styrene and glycidyl methacrylate. Polym. Compos. 2008, 29, 1258-1262.
  2. Hussain, M. R. & Maji, T. K. Preparation of genipin cross-linked chitosan-gelatin microcapsules for encapsulation of zanthoxylumlimonella oil (ZLO) using salting-out method. J. Microencapsulation 2008, 25, 414-420.

 

2009

  1. Devi, N. & Maji, T. K. Preparation and evaluation of gelatin/sodium carboxymethyl cellulose polyelectrolyte complex microparticles for controlled delivery of isoniazid. AAPS Pharm Sci. Tech. 2009, 10, 1412-1419.
  2. Devi, N. & Maji, T. K. Effect of crosslinking agent on neem (AzadirachtaIndica A. Juss.) seed oil (NSO) encapsulated microcapsules of ?-carrageenan and chitosan polyelectrolyte complex. J. Macromol. Sci. Part A Pure Appl. Chem. 2009, 46, 1114-1121.
  3. Devi, N. & Maji, T. K. A novel microencapsulation of neem (azadirachtaIndica A. Juss.) seed oil (NSO) in polyelectrolyte complex of k-carrageenan and chitosan. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2009, 13, 1576-1583.
  4. Maji, T. K. & Hussain, M. R. Microencapsulation of zanthoxylumlimonella oil (ZLO) in genipin crosslinked chitosan-gelatin complex for mosquito repellent application. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2009, 111, 779-785.

 

2010

  1. Devi, N. & Maji, T. K. Genipin crosslinked chitosan k-carrageenan polyelectrolyte nanocapsules for the controlled delivery of Isoniazid. Int. J. Polym. Mater.2010, 59, 828-841.
  2. Devi, N. & Maji, T. K. Genipin crosslinked microcapsules of gelatin A and k-carrageenan polyelectrolyte complex for encapsulation of neem (azadirachtaindicaa.juss.) seed oil. Polym. Bull. 2010, 65, 347-362.
  3. Devi, N. & Maji, T. K. Microencapsulation of isoniazid in genipin-crosslinked gelatin-A-k- carrageenan polyelectrolyte complex. Drug Dev. Ind. Pharm. 2010, 36, 56-63.
  4. Deka, B. K. & Maji, T. K. Effect of coupling agent and nanoclay on properties of HDPE, LDPE, PP, PVC blend and phargamiteskarka nanocomposite. Compos. Sci. Technol. 2010, 70, 1755-1761.

 

2011

  1. Deka, B. K. & Maji, T.K. Study on the properties of nanocomposite based on high density polyethylene, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride and wood. Composites Part A. 2011, 42, 686-693.
  2. Deka, B. K. & Maji, T.K. Effect of TiO2 and nanoclay on the properties of wood polymer nanocomposite. Composites Part A. 2011, 42, 2117-2125.
  3. Deka, B. K., Maji, T.K.& Mandal, M. Study on properties of nanocomposites based on HDPE, LDPE, PP, PVC, wood and clay. Polym. Bull. 2011, 67, 1875-1892.
  4. Deka, B. K., Dutta, N.& Maji, T.K. Effect of different compatibilisers and nanoclays on the physical properties of wood (Phragmiteskarka)-polymer composites. Polym. Renew. Res. 2011, 2, 87-104.
  5. Devi R. R. & Maji, T. K. Preparation and characterization of wood/styrene- acrylonitrile co-polymer / MMT nanocomposite, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2011, 122, 2099-2109.
  6. Devi R. R. & Maji, T. K. Physical properties of simul (red-silk cotton)-wood (bombaxceiba L.) chemically modified with styrene-acrylonitrile co-polymer and nanoclay. Holzforschung, 2011, 66, 365-371.
  7. Devi, N. & Maji, T. K. Study of complex coacervation of gelatin A with sodium carboxymethyl cellulose: microencapsulation of neem (azadirachtaindica A. juss.) seed oil (NSO). Int. J. Polym. Mater. 2011, 60, 1091-1105.

 

2012

  1. Hussain, M. R., Devi, R. R. & Maji, T. K. Controlled release of urea from chitosan microspheres prepared by emulsification and cross-linking method. Iran. Polym. J. 2012, 21, 473-479.
  2. Deka, B. K.; Mandal, M. & Maji, T. K. Plant fibre reinforced polymer blend/clay nanocomposite. J. Reinf.  Plast. Compos.2012, 31, 657-669.
  3. Deka, B. K. & Maji, T. K. Effect of nanoclay and ZnO on the physical and chemical properties of wood polymer nanocomposite. J.Appl. Polym. Sci. 2012, 124, 2919-2929.
  4. Deka, B. K. & Maji, T.K. Effect of silica nanopowder on the properties of wood flour/polymer composite. Polym. Eng. Sci. 2012, 52, 1516-1523.
  5. Deka, B. K.; Mandal, M. & Maji, T. K. Effect of nanoparticles on flammability, UV resistance, biodegradability and chemical resistance of wood polymer nanocomposite. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2012, 51, 11881-11891.
  6. Devi R. R. & Maji, T. K. Effect of nano-ZnO on various physical, thermal, mechanical properties, and UV stability of wood polymer composites, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2012, 51, 3870-3880.
  7. Devi R. R. & Maji, T. K. Effect of nano-SiO2 on properties of wood /polymer /clay nano composites, Wood Sci. Technol. 2012, 46, 1151-1168.
  8. Devi R. R. & Maji, T. K. Study on properties of Simul wood (Bombaxceiba L.) impregnated with styrene acrylonitrile co-polymer, TiO2 and nanoclay, Polym. Bull. 2012, 69, 105-123.
  9. Hajarika, A.; Devi R. R. & Maji, T. K. Studies on properties of softwood (ficushispida)/ PMMA nanocomposites reinforced with polymerizable surfactant modified nanoclay, Polym. Bull. 2012, 68, 1989-2008.
  10. Banik, N.; Hussain, A.; Ramteke, A.; Sharma, H. K. & Maji, T. K. Preparation and evaluation of the effect of particle size on the properties of  chitosan-montmorillonite nanoparticles loaded with isoniazid; RSC Adv. 2012, 2, 10519-10528.
  11. Iman, M. & Maji, T. K. Effect of crosslinker and nanoclay on starch and jute fabric based green nanocomposites. Carbohyd. Polym. 2012, 89, 290-297.
  12. Devi, N.; Kakati, D. K. & Maji, T. K. Development of polyelectrolyte complex microparticles for the encapsulation of isoniazid. Macromol. Symp.2012, 313-314, 69-78.
  13. Devi, R.R. & Maji, T. K. Interfacial effect of surface modified TiO2 and SiO2 nanoparticles reinforcement in the properties of wood polymer clay nanocomposites, J. Taiwan Inst. Chem. Eng.2013, 44, 505-514.
  14. Devi R. R. & Maji, T. K. Chemical modification of simul wood (salmaliamalbarica) by styrene acrylonitrile copolymer and nanoclay. Wood Sci. Technol. 2012, 46, 299-315.
  15. Deka, B. K.; Baishya, P. & Maji, T. K. Synergistic effect of SiO2, ZnO and nanoclay on mechanical and thermal properties of wood polymer nanocomposites, J. Thermoplast. Compos. Mater. 2012, 27(4), 464-480.

 

2013

  1. Iman, M. & Maji, T. K. Effect of crosslinker and nanoclay on jute fabric reinforced soy flour green composite. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2013, 127, 3987-3996.
  2. Iman, M., Bania, K. K. & Maji, T. K. Green jute based crosslinked soy flour nanocomposites reinforced with cellulose whiskers and nanoclay. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2013, 52, 6969-6983.
  3. Hussain, M. R., Iman, M. & Maji, T. K. Determination of degree of deacetylation of chitosan and their effect on the release behaviour of essential oil from chitosan and chitosan-gelatin complex microcapsules. Int. J. Adv. Eng. App. 2013, 2, 4-12.
  4. Hazarika, A & Maji T. K. Effect of different crosslinkers on properties of melamine formaldehyde-furfuryl alcohol copolymer/montmorillonite impregnated softwood (ficushispida). Polym. Eng. Sci. 2013, 53, 1394-1407.
  5. Hazarika, A & Maji T. K. Study on the properties of wood polymer nanocomposites based on melamine formaldehyde-furfuryl alcohol copolymer and modified clay. J. Wood Chem Technol. 2013, 33, 103-124.
  6. Hazarika, A & Maji T. K. Synergistic effect of nano-TiO2 and nanoclay on the ultraviolet degradation and physical properties of wood polymer nanocomposites. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2013, 52, 13536-13546.
  7. Devi, R. R. & Maji, T. K. In situ polymerized wood polymer composite: effect of additives and nanoclay on the thermal and mechanical Properties. Mater. Res. 2013, 16(4), 954-963.
  8. Devi, R. R.; Gogoi, K.; Konwar,B. K. & Maji, T. K. Synergistic effect of nano TiO2 and nanoclay on mechanical, flame retardant, UV stability and antibacterial properties of wood polymer composites. Polym. Bull.2013, 70, 1397-1413.
  9. Deka, B. K. &Maji, T. K. Effect of SiO2 and nanoclay on the properties of wood polymer nanocomposite. Polym. Bull. 2013, 70, 403-417.
  10. Banik, N., Iman, M; Hussain, A., Ramteke, A., Boruah, R. & Maji, T. K. Soy flour nanoparticles for controlled drug delivery: effect of crosslinker and montmorillonite (MMT). New J. Chem. 2013, 37, 3981-3990.
  11. Hazarika, A. & Maji T. K. Properties of softwood polymer composites impregnated with nanoparticles and melamine formaldehyde furfuryl alcohol copolymer. Polym. Eng. Sci. 2014, 54(5), 1019-1029.
  12. Hazarika, A. & Maji T. K. Thermal decomposition kinetics, flammability and mechanical property study of wood polymer nanocomposite. J. Therm. Anal. Calorim. 2014, 115(2), 1679-1691.

 

2014

  1. Baishya, P. &Maji T. K. Studies on Effects of Different Cross-Linkers on the Properties of Starch based Wood Composites. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng.2014, 2(7), 1760-1768.
  2. Hazarika, A. &MajiT. K. Properties of softwood polymer composites impregnated with nanoparticles and melamine formaldehyde furfuryl alcohol copolymer. Polym. Eng. Sci.2014, 54(5), 1019-1029.
  3. Hazarika, A. &Maji T. K. Strain sensing behavior and dynamic mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes/nanoclay reinforced wood polymer nanocomposite. Chem Eng J. 2014, 247(1), 33-41.
  4. Hazarika, A. &Maji, T. K. Dynamic mechanical analysis, biodegradability and thermal stability of wood polymer nanocomposites. Compos. Part B-Eng. 2014, 60,568-576.
  5. Iman, M., Manhar, A. K.,Mandal, M. &Maji, T. K. Preparation and characterization of zinc oxide and nanoclay reinforced crosslinked starch/jute green nanocomposites. RSC Adv.2014, 4, 33826.
  6. Saikia, C., Hussain, A., Ramteke, A., Sharma, H. K. & Maji, T. K. Crosslinked thiolated starch coated Fe3O4 magnetic nanoparticles: Effect of montmorillonite and crosslinking density on drug delivery properties. Starch-Starke. 2014, 66 (7-8), 760-771.
  7. Hazarika, A. & Maji, T. K. Modification of softwood by monomers and nanofillers: a review, Defence Sci. J. 2014, 64 (3), 262-272.
  8. Banik, N., Iman, M., Hussain, A., Ramteke, A., Boruah, R. &Maji, T. K.Carboxymethyl chitosanmontmorillonite nanoparticles for controlled delivery of isoniazid: evaluation of the effect of the glutaraldehyde and montmorillonite. Polym. Advan. Technol. 2014, 25(12), 1580-1589.
  9. Gogoi, K., Phukan, M. M., Dutta N., Singh, S. P., Sedai, P., Konwar B. K.& Maji, T.K.Valorization and Miscellaneous Prospects of Waste Musa balbisiana Colla Pseudostem, J. Waste Manage. 2014, 2014, 1-8.
  10. Deka, B. K.,Baishya P. & Maji T. K., Synergistic effect of SiO2, ZnO and nanoclay on mechanical and thermal properties of wood polymer nanocomposite, J. Thermoplast. Compos. Mater. 2014, 27(4), 464-480.

 

2015

  1. Hazarika, A. & Maji, T.K. Ultraviolet resistance and other physical properties of softwood polymer nanocomposites reinforced with ZnO nanoparticles and nanoclay. Wood Mater. Sci. Engineering. 2015, 10(1), 1-16.
  2. Hazarika, A., Deka, B.K. & Maji, T.K. Melamine-formaldehyde acrylamide and gum polymer impregnated wood polymer nanocomposite. J Bionic Eng.2015, 12(2), 304-315.
  3. Iman, M., Mandal, M. & Maji, T.K. Journal of Composite Materials. Effect of zinc oxide and nanoclay on crosslinked jute-reinforced soy flour green nanocomposites, J. Compos. Mater. 2015, 50, (6) 723-737.
  4. Saikia, C., Gogoi, P. & Maji, T.K. Chitosan: A Promising Biopolymer in Drug Delivery Applications. J. Mol. Genet. Med., doi:10.4172/1747-0862.S4-0062015.
  5. Sarmah, M., Banik, N., Hussain A., Ramteke, A., Sharma, H.K. & Maji, T.K. Study on crosslinked gelatin-montmorillonite nanoparticles for controlled drug delivery applications, J. Mater.Sci.2015, 50(22), 7303-7313.
  6. Saikia, C., Hussain, A., Ramteke, A., Sharma, H.K., Deb, P. &Maji, T.K.Carboxymethyl starch-coated iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles: a potential drug delivery system for isoniazid. Iran Polm J. 2015, 24(10), 815-828.
  7. Banik, N., Hussain, A.,Ramteke, A. &Maji, T.K. Synthesis and Evaluation of the Properties of Chitosan-Cellulose Whisker Microparticles for Controlled Release of Isoniazid. AJPSE. 2015, 3(1), 100-118.
  8. Hazarika, A., Deka, B.K. & Maji, T.K. Melamine-formaldehyde acrylamide and gum polymer impregnated wood polymer nanocomposite. J Bionic Eng. 2015, 12(2), 304-315.
  9. Hazarika, A., & Maji, T.K. Ultraviolet resistance and other physical properties of softwood polymer nanocomposites reinforced with ZnO nanoparticles and nanoclay. Wood Mater Sci Eng. 2015, 1-16.
  10. Saikia, C., Hussain, A., Ramteke, A., Sharma, H.K. &Maji, T.K. Carboxymethyl starch-chitosan-coated iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles for controlled delivery of isoniazid. J.Microencapsul. 2015, 32(1), 29-39.

 

2016

  1. Baishya, P. & Maji, T. K. Studies on the physicochemical properties of modified starch based wood nanocomposites. Satrch- starke, 2016, 68(3-4), 249-257.
  2. Baishya, P. & Maji, T. K. Functionalization of MWCNT and their application in properties development of green wood nanocomposite. Carbohydr. Polym. 2016, doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2016.04.117.

 

Book Chapters

 

  1. Devi, & Maji, T K, Chitosan: A Fascinating Polymer for Biomedical Applications, In: Advances in Medicine and Biology. Edited by Leon V. Berhardt, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., USA, 2011, ISBN: 978-1-61209-796-1
  2. Devi, N & Maji, T K, Neem Seed Oil: Encapsulation and Controlled Release - Search for a Greener Alternative for Pest Control, Pesticides in the Modern World. Pesticides use and management. Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva, In TechPublishers, Croatia, October, 2011, Chapter 10, 191-232, ISBN 978-953-307-459-7
  3. Deka, B K & Maji. T K, Development of Wood Polymer Nanocomposite: A green Approach Based on Non-Conventional Plant Material and Nanofillers, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2012, ISBN 978-3-659-28285-0.
  4. Iman, M & Maji, T. K., Jute: An Interesting Lignocellulosic Fiber for New Generation Applications: Lignocellulosic Polymer Composites: Processing, Characterization, and Properties, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014, 453-475.
  5. Iman, M & Maji, T. K., Bionanocomposites: A Greener Alternative for Future Generation, In Green Biorenewable Biocomposites: From Knowledge to Industrial Applications, Edited by Thakur, V. K., Kessler, M. R., Eds.; Apple Academic Press, Canada, September 30, 2014, ISBN 9781771880329.
  6. Saikia, C, Sarmah, M, Das, M, K, Ramteke, A, Maji, T.K., Curcumin-Loaded Polymeric Nanoparticle: A Promising Route for the Treatment of Cancer, Biodegradable Polymeric Nanocomposites: Advances in Biomedical, CRC press, 2015, 189-220.
  7. Hazarika, A, Baishya, P., Maji, T. K., Bio Based Wood Polymer Nanocomposites: A Sustainable High Performance Material for Future, Eco-Friendly Polymer Nanocomposites: Processing and Properties. Editors: Thakur, Vijay Kumar, Thakur & Manju Kumari (Eds.), Springer, Chapter 3, ISBN 978-81-322-2470-9, 2015.
  8. Baishya, P, Mandal, M, Gogoi, P, Maji, T. K., Natural Polymer Based Nanocomposites: A Greener Approach For Future. Nanocomposites: Science and Fundamentals. Editor: Vijay Kumar Thakur (Ed), Wiley-Scrivener, Just accepted.

 

Presentation in Conference

 

  1. Baishya, P & Maji, T. K. Dynamic mechanical analysis and thermal properties of Citric acid cross-linked wood starch nanocomposites. CDCS-2015. A National Conference on Contemporary Developments in Chemical Sciences. November 23-24, Tezpur University, Tezpur, India
  2. Mandal, M & Maji, T. K. Development of Wood Polymer Composites based on Vegetable oil, National Seminar on Contemporary Developments in Chemical Sciences, November 23-24, 2015, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam, India.
  3. Gogoi, P, Thakur, A. J, Banerjee, S, Devi, R. R, Veer, V & Maji , T. K. Absorption of As(V) from contaminated water onto chitosan magnetite nanocomposite; Equilibrium study, REACH-2015: An International Symposium on Recent Advances in Chemistry, March 3-5, 2015, NEHU, Shillong, India.
  4. Baishya, P & Maji, T K. Effect of Citric acid and nano SiO2 in physicochemical properties of green wood starch nanocomposites, REACH-2015: An International Symposium on Recent Advances in Chemistry, March 3-5, 2015, NEHU, Shillong, India.
  5. Sarmah, M & Maji, T. K. Development of cellulose whiskers and montmorillonite based gelatin nanoparticles for controlled drug delivery applications. REACH-2015: An International Symposium on Recent Advances in Chemistry, March 3-5, 2015, NEHU, Shillong, India.
  6. Sarmah, M, Banik, N, Hussain, A, Ramteke, A, Maji, T. K. Development and evaluation of isoniazid loaded gelatin-cellulose whiskers microparticles and study of its application in controlled drug release technology. CRSI Symposium, July 10-12, 2014, RRL Jorhat and Tezpur University.
  7. Baishya P & Maji, T. K. Studies on properties of multi-walled carbon nanotube based wood starch composite, Wood is Good: Current Trends and Future Prospects in Wood Utilization, November 21-23, 2014, Institute of Wood science and technology, Bangalore, India.
  8. Gogoi, P, Thakur, A. J, Banerjee, S, Devi, R. R, Veer, V & Maji T. K. Moringa Oleifera seeds and its composite with chitosan; promising materials for defluoridation of water, Recent Advances in Chemical Research, March 20-21, 2014. Rajib Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
  9. Baishya P & Maji, T. K. Effects of MMT on the properties of wood-starch nanocomposites, Recent Advances in Chemical Research, March 20-21, 2014, Rajib Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
  10. Sarmah, M, Banik, N, Hussain, A, Ramteke, A, Maji, T. K. Development of MMT based gelatin microparticles for controlled drug delivery application, Recent Advances in Chemical Research, March 20-21, 2014. Rajib Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
  11. Hazarika, A & Maji T.K. Study on properties on melamine formaldehyde-furfuryl alcohol impregnated soft wood (Ficus hispida), Indian Science Congress, January 3-7, 2013, Calcutta University, Kolkata, India.
  12. Saikia, C & Maji, T. K. Comparative study between Starch and CMS nanoparticles as potential drug carrier medium, 100th Indian Science Congress, January 3-7, 2013, Kolkata University, West Bengal, India.
  13. Hazarika, A & Maji T.K. Study on dimensional and mechanical properties of chemically modified soft wood (Ficus Hispida), National Seminar on Recent Challenges for chemical research and Practices, November 9-10, 2012, Darrang College, Assam, India.
  14. Saikia, C & Maji, T. K. Synthesis of carboxymethyl starch coated magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles and its evaluation for controlled drug delivery of isoniazid.TEZCON, November 6-8, 2012, DRL, Assam, India.
  15. Saikia, C & Maji, T. K. Synthesis of controlled drug delivery system based on carboxymethyl starch nanoparticles and evaluation of the drug release kinetics, Recent Challenges for Chemical Research and Practices, November 9-10,2012, Darrang College, Assam, India.
  16. Banik, N & Maji, T. K. Evaluation of carboxymethyl chitosan-MMT nanoparticles for controlled delivery of isoniazid, TEZCON, November 6-8, 2012, DRL, Assam, India.
  17. Banik, N, Iman, M & Maji, T. K. Soy flour green nanocomposites for controlled drug delivery: Effect of crosslinker and nanoclay, International Conference (Post ISCBC) Perspective and Challenges in Chemical and Biological Sciences: Innovation Cross Roads, January 28-30, 2012, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Guwahati, Assam, India.
  18. Gogoi, P, Thakur, A, Banerjee, S, Devi, R. R, Veer, V & Maji, T. K., Chitosan Based Nanoparticle for the Removal of Contaminants from Water, TEZCON, November 6-8, 2012, DRL, Assam, India.
  19. Hazarika, A & Maji T.K., Studies on properties of organoclay reinforced softwood/ PMMA nanocomposites, National Conference on Chemistry, Chemical Technology and Society, November 11-12, 2011, Tezpur University, Assam, India.
  20. Iman, M & Maji, T. K., Effect of Crosslinker and Nanoclay in Jute-reinforced-Starch composite, National Conference on Smart Nanostructures, January 18-20, 2011, Tezpur University, Assam, India.
  21. Iman, M & Maji, T. K., Effect of Crosslinker and Grafting on the properties of Jute-reinforced-Soy flour composite, National Seminar on Recent Advances in Synthesis and Catalysis, February 10-12, 2011, Dibrugarh University, Assam, India.
  22. Iman, M & Maji, T. K., Effect of Nanoclay on the properties of Jute-reinforced-Starch-g-MMA composites, National Conference on Chemistry, Chemical Technology and Society, November 11-12, 2011, Tezpur University, Assam, India.
  23. Iman, M & Maji, T. K., Property Evaluation of Biodegradable Composites based on Cellulose microcrystalline powder and Natural Polymer, International Conference on Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology, December 18-21, 2011, University of Delhi, Delhi, India.
  24. Maji, T. K, Singh, R. K, & Devi, R, Studies on Polymer Impregnation of Wood-Polymer Composites, Proceedings of International & INCCOM-6 Conference On Future  trends In Composite Materials and Processing, December 12-14, 2008, IIT, Kanpur, India. . In K. K. Kar, K.Muralidhar & J. Ramkumar (Ed), Anamaya Pub., New Delhi, P.523-529.
  25. Maji, T.K, & R. Devi, Studies of properties of Rubber Wood with impregnation of polymer , National Conference on Frontiers in Materials Science & Technology, 22-23 Feb, 2002, IIT, Kharagpur, India.
  26. Maji, T. K, Dolui, S.K, & Ojha, R, Photochemical conversion of MMA monomer to PMMA; International conference on polymer characterisation, January 11-14, 2000, University of North Texas, USA.
  27. Maji, T. K, Dolui, S.K., Chowdhuri A et.al. Studies of Quantum Dots in CdS films in polymer matrix, National Seminar on Polymer Research in Academy, Industry and R&D Organisation, June, 1998, Calcutta, India.
  28. Maji, T.K. & Banerjee A.N, Studies of mechanical and moisture regain properties of MMA grafted silk fibres, National Seminar on Polymer Research in Academy, Industry and R&D Organisation, 26-27 June, 1998, Calcutta, India.
  29. Chowdhury,A, Dolui,S.K, Majumdar,G.K,D, Maji,T. K, & Y.V.G.S, Murti, Studies in Quantum dots in Polymer Matrix, Regional Seminar of North East Physicist Association, 17 th October,1998, Guwahati, India.

 

Research Projects

 

  1. Development of Green Nanocomposites Based on Natural Resources (DST) (2009-2012).
  2. Development  of  Nanocomposites  Based  on   Waste Plastics and Non-Conventional  Plant  Material Available  in  The  Forest of  Assam (CSIR) (2008-2011).
  3. Development of Controlled Release of Mosquito Repellant (DRDO) (2002-2006).
  4. Development of Wood Products with Impregnation of Polymer (CSIR) (1999-2006).
  5. Development of Natural Polymeric System for Controlled Delivery of Anticancer Agents. (CSIR) (2011-2014)
  6. Development of Bio-Nanocomposites for Removal of Contaminants from Water (DRL) (2011-2014)

 

Research Group

 

 

 

 

Dr. Rashmi Rekha Devi

 

 

Scientist D, DRL, Tezpur

Email: devi_rashmi@yahoo.com
Period: 2000-2005


Research Area: Modification of Soft Wood with Impregnation of Polymer

 

 

Dr. Rabiul Hussain

 

 

Assistant Professor, Jimma Institute of Technology, Jimma University, Ethiopia, Africa

Email: rabiul786@gmail.com
Period: 2003-2009
Research Area: Development of controlled release polymer in agrochemicals & insect repellent.

 

Dr. Nirmala Devi

 

 

Assistant Professor, NIT, Nagaland

Email: nimi262002@yahoo.co.in
Period: 2006-2009
Research Area: Development of natural biodegradable polymeric system for controlled delivery applications.

 

Dr. Biplab Kr Deka

 

 

 

 

Post Doc fellow in Ulsan National Institute of science and Technology, South Korea. Email: Email: Email:

Email: bkdeka@gmail.com
Period: 2008-2012
Research Area: Development of nanocomposite based on waste plastics and nonconventional plant materials available in the forests of Assam.

 

Dr. Rashmi Rekha Devi

 

 

Research Associate, IIT, Guwahati

Email: rashmirekha_devi182@yahoo.com
Period: 2008-2012
Research Area: Development of Wood polymer nanocomposites

 

Dr. Nibedita Banik

 

 

Assistant Professor, University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya

Email: nibi123@tezu.ernet.in

Period: 2009 -2015

Research Area: Development of natural polymer based nanocomposite for controlled release drug delivery system.

 

Dr. Murshid Iman

 

 

Email: murshid@tezu.ernet.in

Period : 2009 - 2015

Research Area: Development of green nanocomposite based on natural resources

 

Dr. Ankita Hazarika

 

 

Post Doc fellow in Ulsan National Institute of science and Technology, South Korea.

Email: ankita@tezu.ernet.in

Period : 2011 -2014

Research Area: Modification and Properties Evaluation of Soft Wood by Monomers and Nanofillers

 

 

Chinmayee Saikia

 

 

Email: chinmoyi@tezu.ernet.in

chinmoyisaikia@gmail.com

Period : 2011 onwards

Research Area: Biopolymer Based Targeted Drug Delivery

 

Prasanta Baishya

 

 

Email: prasanta@tezu.ernet.in

baishya.prasanta@gmail.com

Period : 2011 onwards

Research Area: Wood Polymer Nanocomposites Based on Water Soluble Polymers and Nanofillers

Contact No: 9854148995

 

Pankaj Gogoi

 

 

Email: pnkjgg55@gmail.com

       pankaj5@tezu.ernet.in

Period : 2012 onwards

Research Area: Study on Removal of Contaminants from Water by Polymer Nanocompsites

Contact No: 8822527625

 

Mandip Sarmah

 

 

Email: mandip1@tezu.ernet.in

      mandip.sarmah@gmail.com

Period : 2013 onwards

Research Area: Polymeric Controlled Drug Delivery

Contact No: 9854860752

 

Moon Mandal

 

 

Email: moon@tezu.ernet.in

mnmandal8@gmail.com

Period : 2014 onwards

Research Area: Development of wood polymer nanocomposites based on vegetable oil

Contact No: 8876255740

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Plabita Gogoi

 

 

Email: plabita@tezu.ernet.in

Period : 2014 onwards

Research Area: Development of polymeric nanoparticales for Controlled Drug Delivery Applications

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Bably Khatun

 

 

Email: bably@tezu.ernet.in

Period : 2015 onwards

Research Area: Development of multifunctional polymeric nanoparticles for sustained release of anticancer drug

Contact No: 8876636339