Publications

Olive oil based polyurethanamide/ZnO biocomposites were prepared by energy efficient microwave irradiation technique. The biocomposites showed good coating properties: scratch resistance, impact resistance, adhesion and flexibility retention. The...
Herein, wereportthesuccessfulfabricationofhighlysensitive,reproducibleandreliablenitroaniline chemical sensorbasedonZnOdopedCeO2 nanoparticles. TheZnOdopedCeO2 nanoparticles were synthesized throughasimple,facileandrapidmicrowave-...
Calcareous phosphate ore can be utilized as a cost-effective alternate to other inorganic fillers for polymer-based composites. In this study, composites of high-density polyethylene and phosphate rock ore particles were prepared by melt blending...
Calcareous phosphate ore can be utilized as a cost-effective alternate to other inorganic fillers for polymer-based composites. In this study, composites of high-density polyethylene and phosphate rock ore particles were prepared by melt blending...
Corn oil-based poly(urethane-ester)amide was synthesized from corn oilbased fatty amide diol, camphoric acid, and tolylene 2,4-diisocyanate. The structure of corn polyesteramide and corn poly(urethane-ester)amide (CPEA) was confirmed by Fourier...
Various formulations of epoxy nano-composites coating were developed by incorporating the nanoparticles (NPs) of ZnO, ZrO2, and SiO2 (2 wt%) in commercially available epoxy resin as the matrix phase. Direct incorporation method was used for the...
Jatropha oil (JO) is an inedible oil mainly used in biodiesel. We have attempted to prepare a JO-based polyesteramide/clay composite using a one-pot, two-step reaction, for application as a protective coating. The aim of the work is to utilize JO...
The recognition of the alarming increased cost and looming exhaustion of petroleum resources for the production of polymeric resins for versatile applications has prompted us to switch towards green and sustainable resources. There is an immediate...
Vegetable oil based environmentally friendly polyurethane-TiO2 nanocomposite coatings have been synthesized by using sunflower oil derived diol, toluene diisocyanate and TiO2 nanoparticles. The chemical structure was confirmed by FTIR and NMR...
A single-step solvothermal approach to prepare stabilized cubic zirconia (ZrO2) nanoparticles (NPs) and highly reduced graphene oxide (HRG) and ZrO2 nanocomposite (HRG@ZrO2) using benzyl alcohol as a solvent and stabilizing ligand is presented. The...
In this work, epoxy/2pack coatings containing polyaniline (PANI) in combination with Ag and ZnO nanoparticles have been synthesized. The nanoparticles were incorporated with bisphenol-A diglycidyl ether epoxy resin and polyamino-amide. The...
In this study, two formulae (F1 and F2) of epoxy/2pack coatings incorporated with polypyrrole (PPy)-conducting polymer were produced from bisphenol-A type of epoxy resin (DGEBA) with the addition of Ag and ZnO nanoparticles. The synergism e ect of...
In this study, two formulae (F1 and F2) of epoxy/2pack coatings incorporated with polypyrrole (PPy)-conducting polymer were produced from bisphenol-A type of epoxy resin (DGEBA) with the addition of Ag and ZnO nanoparticles. The synergism e ect of...
Amine terminated polyureas [ATPUa] were synthesized by ‘in situ’ condensation polymerization of toluene diisocyanate (TDI) with equimolar ratio of ethylene diamine (ED) and water. Incorporating the completely half-filled {Mn(II) d5}, partially...
In this paper, ZnO nanorods (ZnONRs) have been synthesized via chemical solution approach. The chemicals such as the nitrate salt of zinc, hexamethylenetetramine and NaOH were utilized and the acquired solution was refluxed at ∼90 °C for 60 min for...
Ce-doped LaMnO3 perovskite ceramics (La1−xCexMnO3) were synthesized by sol-gel based coprecipitation method and tested for the oxidation of benzyl alcohol using molecular oxygen. Benzyl alcohol conversion of ca. 25–42% was achieved with benzaldehyde...
Poly(urethane-ether-amide) (PUIEtA) nanocomposite coatings on mild steel were prepared by using corn oil, isosorbide and isophorone diisocynate and fumed silica. The syntheses steps were confirmed by FTIR, 1H NMR and 13C NMR spectroscopy techniques...
This study focuses on selective ion removal and antibacterial applications of silver-doped multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWCNT)/polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) nanocomposite membranes. The prepared Ag-doped MWCNTs are characterized according to their...
Well-crystalline NiO–CeO2 nanocomposites have been fabricated by ignition method and investigated by X-ray diffraction, Fourier Transform Infrared, UV–Vis diffuse reflectance spectroscopy, Thermal gravimetric analysis, BET surface area, and...
Poly (urethane-glutaric-esteramide) (PUGEA) was synthesized using corn oil and glutaric acid and further treated with toluene-2, 4-diisocyanate. Fumed silica with 1, 2, and 3 weight percentage was included in the synthesized PUGEA resin to obtain...