Professor Anil Bhowmick

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Rubber Technology Center
IIT Kharagpur
Kharagpur India 721302

Biographical Sketch:
Prof. Anil K. Bhowmick is a Professor of Eminence at IIT Kharagpur and former Director at IIT Patna. His main research interests are: Thermoplastic Elastomers and Polymer blends, Nanocomposites, Polymer modification, Rubber Technology, Failure and Degradation of Polymers, Adhesion and Adhesives. He has more than five hundred fifty publications in peer reviewed journals, 35 book chapters and seven co-edited books. He was the 2002 winner of the "Chemistry of Thermoplastic Elastomers" award and 1997 winner of the "George Stafford Whitby" award of the Rubber Division, American Chemical Society for innovative research, and a recipient of many international awards. He is on the Editorial Board of many international journals including Rubber Chemistry and Technology . He holds twelve patents including international ones. He has guided forty five Ph.D. students. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy and National Academy of Engineering.

87 Influence of Nanofiller on the Degradation and Aging Resistance of Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene Rubber 100 Structure Development in Thermoplastic Elastomers from Blends of Plastics and Rubber, Interfacial Phenomena and Their Relationship with Properties C-4 Sustainable Rubbers from Terpene: Synthesis, Characterization and Properties