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B. S. Butola

Professor

Ph.D. (IIT Delhi)

Group Specialization

        Textile Chemistry

Specialization

  • Textile Dyeing
  • Printing & Finishing

Biography

Dr. B S Butola obtained his B. Tech. (1990) and Ph.D. degrees (2005) in textile technology from IIT Delhi. He joined IIT Delhi as assistant professor in July 2007. Currently he is an associate professor at the department of textile technology, IIT Delhi. He has worked in Paharpur Plastics, Sahibabad, and Kanoria Petroproducts Ltd. Sahibabad, UP from 1992 to 1997 in the area of melt spinning of commodity polymers. He also worked at Department of Applied Chemical Sciences and Technology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab) from 1997 to 2007 where he taught textile chemistry related courses to undergraduate students.
 

Specialization

  • Textile Chemistry
  • Fibre Science
  • Polymeric Nanocomposites

Teaching Interest

  • Pretreatment
  • Dyeing
  • Printing and finishing of textiles
  • Textile testing
  • Fibre Science


 

Research Interest

  • Shear thickening fluids and Ballistic Textiles
  • Textile finishing with metal oxides and bio materials
  • Polymeric Nano Composites
  • Smart colorants

Specialization

  • Textile Chemistry
  • Fibre Science
  • Polymeric Nanocomposites

R & D Projects

  • Design and Development of Laminated Fabric for High Altitude Airship (JATC)

    Principal investigator: Dr B.S. Butola Co. Investigator: Dr Mangala Joshi
    Sponsoring Agency: DRDO, Ministry of Defence
    Start Year: 2017
    End Year: 2022

  • Development of Formulation for Universal Decontamination of CBRN agents with Minimal Waste Generation

    Principal investigator: Dr B.S. Butola Co. Investigator: Dr. Navneet Sharma
    Sponsoring Agency: DST ( DST Young Scientist award)
    Start Year: 2018
    End Year: 2021

  • Functionalized Cellulose Based Aerogels as All-in-One Material: Synthesis and Application for Environmental Remediation and Energy Efficient Buildings

    Principal investigator: Dr B.S. Butola
    Co. Investigator: Dr. Indu Chauhan
    Sponsoring Agency: Science and Engineering Research Board,(DST) SERB National Post-Doctoral Fellowship
    Start Year: 2017
    End Year: 2019

  • Design and Characterization of Biopolymer Nanocomposites as New Generation Agents for Multifunctional Finishing of Textile Materials Pre-modified with Ultraviolet Irradiation

    Principal investigator: Dr B.S. Butola
    Co. Investigator: Dr. Shahid ul Islam
    Sponsoring Agency: Science and Engineering Research Board,(DST) SERB National Post-Doctoral Fellowship
    Start Year: 2017
    End Year: 2019

  • Development of soft body armor materials by application of cellulose nano-fibril reinforced silica based shear thickening fluids (STF) on Kevlar fabrics

    Principal investigator: Dr B.S. Butola
    Co. Investigator: Dr Abhijit Majumdar
    Sponsoring Agency: CSIR
    Start Year: 2014
    End Year: 2017

  • Development of Adaptive Camouflage Textiles by using Photochromic and Thermochromic Pigments on Cotton Fabrics

    Principal investigator: Dr B.S. Butola
    Co. Investigator: Dr Mangala Joshi
    Sponsoring Agency: Defence Laboratory (DRDO)
    Start Year: 2013
    End Year: 2014

  • Antimicrobial Finishing of cotton based textiles using inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin and Neem (Azadirachta indica) extract

    Principal investigator: Dr B.S. Butola
    Sponsoring Agency: Planning unit, IIT Delhi
    Start Year: 2008
    End Year: 2011

  • Use of B-Cyclodextrin for Solventless Extraction of Hydrophobic Colorants from Natural Sources

    Principal investigator: Dr B.S. Butola
    Sponsoring Agency: Industrial Research & Development, IIT Delhi
    Start Year: 2008
    End Year: 2010

  • Engineering of Woven Fabries for Ultra Violet Radiation Protection and Mitigation of Skin Cancer

    Co. Investigator: Dr B.S. Butola
    Principal investigator: Dr Abhijit Majumdar
    Sponsoring Agency: International Division, DST
    Start Year: 2015
    End Year: 2018

  • Three Dimensional Fabrics for Medical Device Development Utilizing Nanofiber Technologies

    Co. Investigator: Dr B.S. Butola
    Principal investigator: Dr B K Behera
    Sponsoring Agency: International Division, DST
    Start Year: 2015
    End Year: 2017

  • Feasibility studies and Development of High Gas Barrier and Weather Resistant Polyurethane Laminates for Aerostat Application

    Co. Investigator: Dr B.S. Butola
    Principal investigator: Dr Mangala Joshi
    Sponsoring Agency: ADRDE, DRDO
    Start Year: 2015
    End Year: 2016

  • Development of Antibacterial Textiles from Silver/Polyester Nanocomposite Fibres

    Co. Investigator: Dr B.S. Butola
    Principal investigator: Dr Abhijit Majumdar
    Sponsoring Agency: DST
    Start Year: 2015
    End Year: 2017

  • Development of Multifunctional Polyolefin - Nanoclay Hybrid Nanocomposites

    Co. Investigator: Dr B.S. Butola
    Principal investigator: Dr Mangala Joshi
    Sponsoring Agency: GAIL
    Start Year: 2014
    End Year: 2016

Awards and Achievements:

  1. Ghosh A, Majumdar, A., & Butola, B. S. Soft Body Armour (NIJ IIIA) Development using 3D Woven Aramid Fabrics Reinforced with Shear Thickening Fluid. (poster presentation) was awarded 1st prize in student oral presentation category at AUTEX 2018 held at Istanbul, Turkey, June 10-14, 2018.
  2. Khude P., Majumdar, A., & Butola, B.S. Durable Antibacterial Clothing from Nanocomposite Fibres. (Poster/Product Presentation) (2018), International conference on Functional Textiles and Clothing Conference (FTC-2018). February 9 -12, 2018 IIT Delhi. New Delhi, India.   (2nd Prize in Product Innovation Contest)
  3. Arora, S., Laha, A., Majumdar, A., & Butola, B. S. Soft Body Armour (NIJ IIIA) Development using 3D Woven Aramid Fabrics Reinforced with Shear Thickening Fluid. (poster presentation) was awarded 3rd position at Industry Day held at IIT Delhi on Sep 23, 2017.
  4. Anasuya Roy, Mangala Joshi, & B S Butola, Nanoclay reinforced Antimicrobial Plastics for Healthcare Applications. (Poster presentation) was awarded 1st position at Industry Day held at IIT Delhi on Sep 23, 2017.
  5. Akansh Jain and Gurpreet Kaur, BOSS award for best B. Tech. project in the area of Development Of Hybrid And Uni-Polymer Composites Based On High Performance Fibres For Ballistic Applications, 2015.
  6. Muksit A Chowdhury, Bhupendra S Butola*, and Mangala Joshi, Responsive camouflage textiles. The work was adjudged as one of the five best projects at OPEN HOUSE 2012.
  7. Vandana Jalan, B S Butola*, Application of Photochromic Colorants on Cotton Textiles: Effect of binder type on Colorimetric Properties. Tekstyle, Feb 14-16, 2014 IIT Delhi. (II prize in poster presentation)
Publications
 
  • Books & Chapters:
  1. B S Butola, Advances in Functional Finishes for Polyester and Polyamide based Textiles in Polyester and polyamides, Ed. B. L. Deopura, R. Alagirusamy, M. Joshi and B. Gupta, ISBN: 978-1-84569-298-8, Woodhead Publishing, 2008
  2. B S Butola and Mangala Joshi, Application technologies for coating, lamination and finishing of textiles, in Advances in the dyeing and finishing of technical textiles, Ed. M. L. Gulrajani , ISBN: 978-0-85709-433-9, Woodhead Publishing, 2013
  3. Shahid-ul-IslamB. S. Butola, Green Dyeing of Cotton- New Strategies to Replace Toxic Metallic Salts, in Detox Fashion, Sustainable Chemistry and Wet Processing, Ed. Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu, ISBN: 978-981-10-4875-3 (Print) 978-981-10-4876-0 (Online), Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., 2017
  4. Swati Sharma, Indu Chauhan and Bhupendra Singh Butola, Application of Textile Materials in Composites, in Advanced Textile Engineering Materials, Ed. Shahid-ul-Islam and B.S. Butola, ISBN: 978-1-119-48785-2, Scrivener Publishing 100 Cummings Center, Suite 541J Beverly, MA 01915, 2018

Books Edited

  1. The Impact and Prospects of Green Chemistry on Textile Technology, ELSEVIER ISBN: 9780081024911, Published 2018
  2. Nanomaterials in the Wet Processing Of Textiles, ISBN: 978-1-119-45984-2, Wiley, Scrivener Publishing, Published 2018
  3. Advanced Textile Engineering Materials, ISBN: 978-1-119-48785-2, John Wiley & Sons, Published 2018

 

Patents
  1. Patent Application No. 2606/DEL/2014: Indian Patent Application entitled ‘Textile structures for improved impact resistance by sequential padding with STFs’ filed on 11-Sep-2014 in the name of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY DELHI. Inventors: Bhupendra Singh Butola, Abhijit Majumdar & Ankita Srivastava
  2. Indian Patent Application No. 201611022723 dated July 01, 2016 in the name of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, DELHI, entitled ‘Flexible Composites For Ballistic Applications’. Inventors: Bhupendra Singh Butola, Abhijit Majumdar, Gurpreet Kaur, Akansh Jain & Animesh Laha,
  3. TEMP/E-1/7057/2017-DEL, ‘Three Dimensional (3D) Textile Based Flexible Body Armour’. Inventors: Abhijit Majumdar, Bhupendra Singh Butola, Animesh Laha, Anup Ghosh, Sanchi Arora, Sanjeev Verma, Ipsita Biswas & Debarati Bhattacharjee
  4. TEMP/E-1/30658/2018- DEL, ‘Fibre reinforced Shear Thickening Fluids (STF) effective at higher temperatures’. Inventors: BS Butola, Abhijit Majumdar, DC Sharma, Indu Chauhan, Sarika Singh, Sanchi Arora, Aranya Ghosh
  5. New Generation fire retardant polyolefin nanocomposite, Inventors: Prof Mangala Joshi, Dr. B S Butola, Mr. A K Shrivastava, Ms. Anasuya Roy Choudhury (under process at IIT Delhi)
  6. Improvement in the impact absorption properties of Kevlar fabric treated with shear thickening fluid (STF) prepared with functionalized silica particles, Komal, Aranya, Indu, B S Butola, Abhijit Maumdar (under process at IIT Delhi)
  7. Potential Utilization of Pineapple crown (fruit top) Extract as a Substitute to Acidic Dyebath Medium and a Source of Natural Functional Dye for Wool, Inventors: B S. Butola, Shahid-ul-Islam, Anusaya (under process at IIT Delhi)

A multi-layered decontaminant composition, Inventors : Navneet Sharma, B S Butola, D P Pathak, Mitra Basu, H Ojha, R K Sharma (under process at DRDO)

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