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Innovations in Graphene-Based Polymer Composites - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128237892

Innovations in Graphene-Based Polymer Composites

1st Edition

Editors: Sanjay M.R. Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai Vinod Ayyappan Madhu G.M. Suchart Siengchin
Paperback ISBN: 9780128237892
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st January 2022
Page Count: 450
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to graphene-based materials and their composites
2. Synthesis of graphene
3. Functionalization of graphene
4. Applications, graphene-based materials
5. Preparation of graphene-based polymer composites
6. Mechanical properties of graphene-based composites
7. Rheology of graphene-based composites
8. Thermal properties of graphene-based composites
9. Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analysis of graphene/polymer nanocomposites
10. Morphology of graphene-based composites
11. Scattering and spectroscopy studies of graphene-based composites
12. Electrical conductivity and EMI shielding effectiveness of graphene-based composites
13. Barrier properties of graphene-based composites
14. Modelling and simulation of graphene-based composites
15. Applications, drawbacks and future scope of graphene-based composites


Innovations in Graphene-Based Polymer Composites reviews recent developments in this important field of research. The book's chapters focus on processing methods, functionalization, mechanical, electrical and thermal properties, applications and life cycle assessment. Leading researchers from industry, academia and government research institutions from across the globe have contributed to the book, making it a valuable reference resource for materials scientists, academic researchers and industrial engineers working on recent developments in the area of graphene-based materials, graphene-based polymer blends and composites. Readers will gain insights into what has been explored to-date, along with associated benefits and challenges for the future.

Key Features

  • Presents a strong emphasis on synthesis methods, functionalization, processing and properties
  • Includes chapters on characterization, electrical conductivity and modeling and simulation
  • Provides recent advances in applications, including drawbacks and future scope


Academic and industrial researchers, materials scientists and engineers working in the field of graphene-based composite materials. Postgraduate students


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About the Editors

Sanjay M.R.

Dr. Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa, received his Ph.D (Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Science) from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, India in 2017 and Post Doctorate from King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand, in 2019. He is a Life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and an Associate Member of the Institute of Engineers (India). He is an active reviewer for more than 50 international Journals (Elsevier, Springer, Sage, Taylor & Francis, Wiley), book proposals and international conferences. In addition, he has published more than 70 research articles in high quality international peer reviewed journals, 12 review articles, > 20 book chapters, one book, and 20 edited books. His current research areas include natural fiber composites, polymer composites and advanced material technology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Scientist, Natural Composites Research Group Lab., King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand

Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai

Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai received his PhD in Polymer Science and Technology (Chemistry) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India. He has published more than 100 papers, in high quality international peer reviewed journals on polymer nanocomposites, polymer blends, and biopolymers, and has edited 10 books. He has received numerous awards and recognitions including prestigious KMUTNB best researcher award 2019, Kerala State Award for the Best Young Scientist 2016 and INSPIRE Faculty Award 2011.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Director, Mar Athanasios College For Advanced Studies Tiruvalla (MACFAST), Kerala, India

Vinod Ayyappan

Mr. Vinod Ayyappan received his Bachelor of Technology (Mechanical Engineering) from Bharath Institute of Higher Education and research, Chennai, India in 2012 and his Master of Engineering (Engineering Design) from GKM College of Engineering (Anna University), Chennai, India in 2014. He is a Life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education and the International Association of Engineers. He is an active reviewer for many international journals and has published various articles in SCI and Scopus indexed Journals including Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, and Springer. His current research areas include Natural Fiber composites, Polymer Composites and Advanced Material Technology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Fellow, King Mongkut’s University of Technology, North Bangkok, Thailand

Madhu G.M.

Dr. G M Madhu received his Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) from Karnataka University, Dharwad India in 1996. He then went on to attain his Master of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) from Bangalore University, India in 2000, and Ph.D from Kuvempu University in 2008. He has 19 years of teaching and research experience in Chemical Engineering. He is a Life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Member of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (India), Member of the Institute of Engineers (India). He is a reviewer for more than 20 international journals. Also, he has published more than 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented research papers at national/international conferences. His current research areas include Nano material synthesis and applications, Polymer Composites and water treatment technologies.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India

Suchart Siengchin

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Suchart Siengchin is President of King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand. He received his Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Applied Sciences Giessen/Friedberg, Hessen, Germany, M.Sc. in Polymer Technology from University of Applied Sciences Aalen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, M.Sc. in Material Science at the Erlangen-Nürnberg University, Bayern, Germany, Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) from Institute for Composite Materials, University of Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany and Postdoctoral Research from Kaiserslautern University and School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, USA. He worked as a Lecturer for Production and Material Engineering Department at The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering (TGGS), KMUTNB. He has been full Professor at KMUTNB and became the President of KMUTNB. He won the Outstanding Researcher Award in 2010, 2012 and 2013 at KMUTNB. He is an author of more than 150 peer reviewed journal articles.

Affiliations and Expertise

President, King Mongkut's University of Technology, North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand