Sanjay M R

Sanjay M R
King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok | KMUTNB · Academic Enhancement Department

B.E., M.Tech., Ph.D., Post Doc.,

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June 2021 - July 2021
King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok
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  • Senior Researcher
June 2019 - June 2019
King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok
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  • Researcher
December 2013 - September 2015
Malnad College of Engineering
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  • Researcher

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Publications (415)
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The world is in need of more eco-friendly material, therefore researchers around the globe focus on developing new materials that would improve the environmental quality of products. This need for new green materials has led to the utilization of composites made from raw natural fibers and polymer matrices, and this has become one of the most widel...
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Natural fiber-reinforced polymeric composites are gaining significant attention in engineering applications. The present investigation is an attempt to assess the hybridization effects of different laminate stacking sequence involving jute/kenaf/E-Glass woven fabric through study of physical and mechanical properties of nine different resulting com...
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Designing environmentally friendly materials from natural resources represents a great challenge in the last decade. However, the lack of fundamental knowledge in the processing of the raw materials to fabricate the composites structure is still a major challenge for potential applications. Natural fibers extracted from plants are receiving more at...
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The actual environmental policy, together with the strong interest to develop novel materials with better performances, makes the new eco-friendly and biodegradable composites a very attractive research field. Additionally, in this branch of composite materials, substantial attention is focused on the biopolymers made from “nanocomposites” particle...
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Bionanocomposite reinforced with cellulose fibers has nowadays gained significant popularity because of their remarkable properties such as high tensile strength and modulus, large surface area, and biocompatibility. They are environment friendly and have the potential to replace fossil-based materials. This book chapter discusses four aspects. The...
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In this chapter, the aim is to understand cellulose, its history throughout its evolution, how it changed and shaped various time periods in history, the way of producing cellulose from natural sources and in labs. Then the ways it can be purified, made into polymers and further into minimized to the nanoscale along with the characterization of cel...
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In this work, the effect of graphite nanoparticles on the thermal, mechanical, physical, and fatigue properties of woven bamboo fiber hybrid composites was investigated. Different weight fractions of graphite nanoparticles are incorporated into the epoxy matrix to produce hybrid composites containing three layers of bamboo fiber/graphite using the...
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Eichornia crassipes, ECs is an abundant source of natural fiber, environmentally friendly, and has a great potential to be used as filler in polymer composites. This literature review aims to provide the latest information on ECs synthesis, properties, and ECs-reinforced composites. Modification of the properties of ECs using alkaline chemicals is...
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Natural fibres (NFs) are utilized for making environment-friendly products inside the construction and automotive industries. Four distinct types of natural fibres, such as jute, sisal, banana, and palm (Asian palmyra) fibres, were treated separately with alkaline and acetylene chemical solutions to improve the strength of fibres. Hand-layup approa...
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The applications of composite materials had grown significantly over a certain period due to their weight-saving and cost-effective parameters. The use of synthetic materials and synthetic polymers for developing composite materials over the years has created a lot of hazardous effects on the environment. Nowadays, environmentally friendly material...
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This book introduces the approach of Machine Learning (ML) based predictive models in the design of composite materials to achieve the required properties for specific applications. ML can learn from existing experimental data obtained from very limited experiments and subsequently can be trained to find solutions to complex non-linear, multi-dimen...
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The global need for sustainable and eco-friendly materials had created a demand in industries for raw material supply. In this context, an attempt was made to extract Capsicum Annum stem fibers (CASF) from the agro-waste of Capsicum Annum stem (CAS) as an alternative resource of raw material. The extracted CASF was subjected to NaOH, and oxalic aci...
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Biocomposites are now being viewed as an almost perfect alternative to conventional nonbiodegradable polymers. In addition, the use of natural fillers further augments the value of biocomposites by reducing the overall cost. In the present investigation, biocomposite was prepared using a compression molding method with a walnut (WN) shell as a fill...
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Timoho fiber (TF) has proven to be a potential reinforcement for composites due to its high cellulose content. Various efforts have been made to improve the TF performance in the composite fabrication, one of which is by making nanocellulose from the fiber. The structure can be the basic material for nanocomposites. Nanocellulose forms of fibers ha...
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Bio-nanocomposite attracts a lot of attention in composite studies and in this article is observed the composite with cellulose nanofiber (CNF) reinforcement. Several types of potential fiber as reinforcement have been published and there is one type of interesting fiber due to its large population, namely Muntingia calabura, which is considered as...
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Polymer composites reinforced with natural/bio fibers play a key part in developing environmentally friendly materials thanks to their demanding modulus, high strength and minimal carbon footprint. Cocos nucifera (coconut) is extensively grown for its fruits in tropical countries, but the shells and husks are generally discarded. Natural fibers are...
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This paper discusses the importance and effect of novel microorganisms used in the bio-machining process. The NiTi is used as a work specimen, and Thiobacillus Novellus is used as a microorganism to perform machining operations. The microstructure of the fabricated specimen is more suitable for biomedical applications. The experiment is designed ba...
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The recent research and development are concentrated on identifying innovative and efficient materials using recycling and use. In support of this, one of the results is the evolution of biochar, because of its attractive properties and performance. Biochar is produced by combustion and the ancient slash method. The research relates to the derivati...
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Composites consisting of natural fibers and plastics are gaining huge consideration nowadays because of the relentless increase in the use of non-renewable resources. Worldwide, researchers are trying to explore new techniques to effectively utilize non-renewable resources for various purposes. Plastic materials represent non-biodegradable resource...
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The uncertainties of the environment and the emission levels of nonrenewable resources have compelled humanity to develop sustainable energy savers and sustainable materials. One of the most abundant and versatile bio-based structural materials is wood. Wood has several promising advantages, including high toughness, low thermal conductivity, low d...
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Currently, the challenge in front of researchers is to discover new novel material with superior properties as per the demand of the society with a vast range of applications. With evaluation in material characterization techniques large amounts of material data are obtained through experiments and simulations. Even in some cases theoretical concep...
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Natural fiber-reinforced polymer composites (NFRPC) are sustainable, renewable, and potential replacements in lieu of non-renewable and non-biodegradable synthetic fiber-reinforced composites. The application spectrum of natural fiber composites is widening day by day due to rigorous research carried out on these materials. Accordingly, the current...
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Owing to the mounting environmental consciousness, natural fibers in composite materials have become inevitable, especially for lightweight semi-structural applications which includes the door panels, side body structures, stressed shell structure and hood components in automotive and aerospace industry. This study represents the properties of raw...
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The interest in developing bio-based composite materials had grown up with the context of maintaining ecological integrity by introducing new eco-friendly materials. The present study investigated the suitability of a novel Furcraea selloa K. Koch leaf fiber (FSLF) for composite reinforcement instead of existing synthetic harmful fiber materials. T...
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The main objective of this research is to develop an active antifungal packaging material utilizing polystyrene as the matrix material with active agents. The uniqueness of this study lies in the use of thyme extract as a reducing agent in the green synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles. The nanocomposite film was fabricated by impregnating zinc ox...
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This article proposes two novel bio-fibrils from agricultural waste and agro-industrial waste as particulate reinforcement in polymer composites. Microfibrils were extracted from the peels of Phaseolus lunatus and Vigna radiata. The main aim of this work is to valorize the obtained fibrils as fillers in polymer composites. The fibrils were subjecte...
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Natural fibers are a powerful competitor in the polymer composite market due to their availability, sustainability, obtainability, cost, and biodegradability. The surface of natural fibers was changed to increase mechanical qualities, hydrophobicity, and bonding with polymer matrix. This study exposes the influence of several surface treatments of...
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Tubular structures are the base of rational design with the improvement in high-performance and advanced structural applications. One of the biggest challenges of these parts is their complex/superior architectural geometry, therefore, knowledge is required to understand the features of each joint. In recent times, conventional metal tubular joints...
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In this study, a novel natural fiber from Artocarpus heterophyllus fruit seed (AHFS) fiber is extracted and characterized for the first time. The chemical constituents of the extracted fibers such as fiber density, cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin, pectin, moisture, ash and wax contents were determined by chemical analysis. The composition of the e...
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In this innovative work, the fillers obtained by grinding Samanea Saman flowers were utilized for the fabrication of PLA biocomposites. Melt compounding of SSF fillers and PLA with a co-rotating twin-screw extruder permits the simple production of biocomposites with a substantial stage of filler distribution. The elemental compositions and surface...
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The usage of new cellulosic fibers in industrial applications is massive because of its excellent performances. These fibers are utilized especially for manufacture of high-performance composites. Coconut leaf sheath (CLS) fibers are extracted for leaf sheath of coconut tree. The aim of this paper is to study the possibility of using a natural fibe...
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Water pollution has been a prevalent issue globally for some time. Some pollutants are released into the water system without treatment, making the water not suitable for consumption. This problem may lead to more grave problems in the future including the destruction of the ecosystem along with the organisms inhabiting it, and illness and diseases...
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Owing to the exceptional characteristics such as sustainability, biodegradability and environment friendly characteristics natural fibers are a dominant force in a variety of composite sectors. Among the many fruit fibers, Areca fruit husk fiber (AFHF) stands out and has been discovered in considerable quantities being rejected by tobacco processin...
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The prime objective of this research study was the investigation the new natural cellulosic fiber extracted from the stem of Abutilon Indicum plants as an alternative reinforcement in greener composite materials for structural applications. Abutilon Indicum a flowering plant with unique medicinal values are abundantly found in India and other south...
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Timoho fiber (TF) is a biodegradable bio-fiber rich in cellulose and a renewable agro textile fiber rich in cellulose polysaccharides. Isolation of micro cellulose from TF is an alternative reinforcement approach in a bio-composite application. This study characterized TF obtained from isolation employing FTIR, XRD, SEM-EDS, and TGA using hydrolysi...
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The water absorption, chemical resistance, and biological properties are contributing factors to the overall performance of bio-composites, especially for outdoor applications. The functional properties of bio-composites are dependent on the interfacial bonding mechanism, which is controlled by the surface modification and processing parameters of...
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The fiber industry develops materials with good physical and mechanical characteristics, but it also generates a lot of waste that is difficult to degrade. Glass fibers can be extracted from waste glass fiber reinforced polymers because of advancements in grinding and sorting technologies. The objective of the current paper is to use waste glass fi...
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The tridax procumbens has been proven to show strong antimicrobial activity against staphylococcus aureus and can enhance skin infections' healing process. In this study, Tridax Procumbens (TP) liquid extracts blended Poly-vinyl alcohol (PVA) thin-film membrane was developed through a chemical process. Field emission scanning electron microscopy (F...
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Acrylated Epoxidized Soybean Oil (AESO) polymer and epoxy composite as reinforcement have been widely used to coat timoho fiber (TF), especially in automotive structure. This study investigates the effectiveness of treatment on fiber surfaces with a polymer coating to improve the compatibility of natural fiber with matrix. The composite is made by...
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The present work used natural fiber-reinforced polymer composite to explore its feasibility for structural applications in wet or outdoor environments. A novel technique of microwave-assisted compression molding (MACM) is used to manufacture kenaf/high-density polyethylene (HDPE) composites. Mechanical performance of 30 wt.% reinforced kenaf/HDPE c...
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Fiber-reinforced polymer composites (FRPCs) are used in various sectors owing to their unique and beneficial properties, such as, high strength to weight ratio, corrosion resistance, and high stiffness. Conventionally, drilling the FRPCs leads to severe inter-ply damages such as delamination and fiber pull-out, which alleviates useful attributes an...
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Natural fiber reinforced composites are usually added with fillers to improve their performance. However, this often affects the other composite properties. This study describes the successful development of timoho fiber (TF)-reinforced polyester composites combined with iron powder (IP) filler. Composite fabrication used hot press method. Flame, t...
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The current work focuses on the development of PVA/starch films incorporated basil leaf water extract as an antimicrobial agent. The mechanical properties, contact angle studies, antimicrobial, and packaging studies were conducted. All films after the addition of basil leaf extracts maintained the tensile strengths and were comparable to neat PVA/s...
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The lack of fundamental knowledge in providing an eco-friendly surface modification of bast fibers for enhancing the composite’s properties is still a major challenge in creating next generation composite products. The remarkable characteristics of bast fiber composites, which are ideal for manufacturing innovative green materials, have piqued the...
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The effect of jute, kenaf, and banana fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid composites with different stacking sequences were fabricated by compression molding techniques. The pure epoxy, pure jute, pure kenaf, pure banana composites are also fabricated for comparison purposes. Tensile, flexural, inter-laminar shear strengths, and hardness properties of th...
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This book describes the forcefields/interatomic potentials that are used in the atomistic-scale and molecular dynamics simulations. It covers mechanisms, salient features, formulations, important aspects and case studies of various forcefields utilized for characterizing various materials (such as nuclear materials and nanomaterials) and applicatio...
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This paper discusses the importance and effect of three different microorganisms used in biomachining process. The aluminum alloy is used as a work sample for performing machining operation using Thiobacillus novellus (Th. novellus), Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans (At. thiooxidans), and Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans (At. ferrooxidans). The pH and c...
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Nowadays, the world requires more sustainable and eco-friendly materials to replace or limit the usage of synthetic materials. Moreover, several researchers focused their attention on the use of agricultural sources as reinforcement for biocomposites since they are abundant, cost-effective and environmentally favorable sources. In such a context, p...
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Diamond-like carbons (DLCs) display a number of attractive properties that make them versatile coating materials for a variety of applications, including extremely high hardness values, very low friction properties, very low gas permeability, good biocompatibility, and very high electrical resistivity, among others. Further research into this mater...
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In the proton exchange membrane fuel cells, the bipolar plates (BPs) are being widely used in multifunctional mode. They have many unique properties, including prevention of coolant and gas leakages, dissipation of heat from active portions, distribution of air, gas, and fuel uniformly, electric current conduction between cell to cell as a chain, e...
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This review article discusses the environmental and economic effects of recycling, as well as sustainable thermoplastic polymer recycling technologies. Several researchers have utilized recycled thermoplastics as matrices in the production of a variety of natural and synthetic‐based composites, which is also the focus of this study. All of the indu...
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The development of a sensitive glucose monitoring system is highly important to protect human lives as high blood-glucose level-related diseases continue to rise globally. In this study, a glucose sensor based on polyaniline-bimetallic oxide (PANI-MnBaO2) was reported. PANI-MnBaO2 was electrochemically synthesized on the glassy carbon electrode (GC...
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Nanoparticle-Based Polymer Composites discusses recent advancements on the synthesis, processing, characterization and applications of this new class of hybrid materials. Chapters cover recycling and lifecycle assessment, with contributions from leading researchers in industry, academics, the government and private research institutes from across t...
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Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) is one of the most efficient and frequently used methods for the development of biomedical implants, bio-sensors, and customized products. In the FDM process, the filament made of polymers or composites is passed through a nozzle in which heaters are provided to melt the feedstock filament. The addition of copper par...
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3D printing is a constantly expanding technology that represents one of the most exciting and disruptive production possibilities available today. This technology has gained global recognition and garnered considerable attention in recent years. However, technological breakthroughs, particularly in the field of material science, continue to be the...
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In recent years, awareness on environmental issues has led to development of biobased materials for a variety of engineering structural applications. Nowadays, researchers and scientists are focusing their efforts on the development of sustainable materials that make use of readily available, renewable, and biodegradable natural resources. While si...
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The development of polymer nanocomposite blends using multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) is presented in this paper. Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) based 3D printer is used to realize MWCNT (0.5, 1, 3, and 5 by wt. %)/HDPE nanocomposite (NC) printed samples. The addition of MWCNT increases TCryst, αCryst a...
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The desire of producing marketable green bio-composites displaying good functional properties has increased. Biodegradable composites are a subject of interest as they respond to ecological concerns. In this study, an eco-friendly alkali-laccase modification was used to improve the interfacial adhesion of mukwa wood fiber and polylactic acid (PLA)...
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The recent developments and technological advancement in material science focus on the utilization of biodegradable material in various engineering applications. The increase in concern for the damages happening by synthetic materials has made the researchers develop novel materials that can reduce the use of synthetic materials to minimize the env...
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Manufacturing of fiber reinforced polymer matrix composite materials is being done with various methods in recent days. But controlling the accuracy of manufacturing and begetting quality products is very challenging. Adopting single manufacturing techniques may not cater this purpose, but blended or unified technologies do. Artificial intelligence...
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Plant Fibers, their Composites, and Applications provides a systematic and comprehensive account of recent research into plant fibers, including the synthesis of plant fiber reinforced polymer composites, characterization techniques, and a broad spectrum of applications.Plant fibers have generated great interest among material scientists due to the...
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Summarizes the recent achievements, state of the art, and trends in encapsulation of micro- and nanocontainers Provides the fundamentals of processing and techniques for encapsulation with emphasis on preparation Covers many applications of micro- and nanocontainers in pharmaceuticals, textiles, biomedical, and food packaging
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Cellulose is the main component of natural fibers whose content varies greatly depending on the type of plant and its treatment. Therefore, it is necessary to examine the effect of chemical treatment on natural fiber properties. This study successfully extracted the content from Pandan duri (Pandanus tectorius) fiber through alkalization, bleaching...
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Present work attempted to manufacture kenaf/PLLA/HDPE blended composites using a novel technique of microwave-assisted compression molding (MACM). Since the manufacturing of pure PLLA composite is costly as well as its structural instability while manufacturing via MACM. Therefore, blending of HDPE in PLLA was done for structural stability as well...
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Additive manufacturing is accelerating in hypersonic speed, which touched upon almost all the nook and corners of the manufacturing sector. The present stage wherein a 3D printer is capable of printing queer hybrid materials was not imagined through conventional manufacturing albeit it is meager existence in a few instances. Its expendable arms str...