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Bhanu   Nandan  
Associate Professor
PhD (DMSRDE, Kanpur University)

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Group Specialization

  • Fibre Science & Technology

Specialization

  • Self-Assembly in Polymers
  • Polymer Crystallization
  • Fibrous Materials for Energy Storage and Catalysis
  • Electrospinning

Publication in Journals: 73
Book Chapters: 2
Patent Granted: 1
Patent Filed: 4
Conference papers: > 70


Selected Publications (last Five years)


  1. Supramolecular Route for Enhancing Polymer Electrospinnability, Deepika Malpani, Asha Majumder, Pratick Samanta, Rajiv K. Srivastava , Bhanu Nandan, ACS Omega, 2018, 3, 15666.
  2. Ligand Displacement Induced Morphologies in Block Copolymer/Quantum Dot Hybrids and Formation of Core-Shell Hybrid Nanoobjects, S. Singh, P. Samanta, R. Srivastava, A. Horechyy, U. Reuter, M. Stamm, H.-L. Chen, Bhanu Nandan, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19, 27651, 2017 (Impact Factor: 3.9)
  3. Crystallization behavior of crystalline/crystalline polymer blends under confinement in electrospun nanofibers of polystyrene/poly(ethylene oxide)/poly(ε-caprolactone) ternary mixtures, P. Samanta, R. Srivastava, Bhanu Nandan, H.-L. Chen, Soft Matter, 13, 1569, 2017 (Impact Factor: 3.9)
  4. Silica-supported Au@hollow-SiO2 particles with outstanding catalytic activity prepared via block copolymer template approach, A. Shajkumar, B. Nandan, S. Sanwaria, V. Albrecht, M. Libera, M.-H. Lee, G. Auffermann, M. Stamm, A. Horechyy, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 491, 246, 2017 (Impact Factor: 5.1)
  5. Crystallization Behaviour of Poly (ethylene oxide) Under Confinement in Electrospun Nanofibers of Polystyrene/Poly (ethylene oxide) Blends, Pratick Samanta, Thangapandian Velmayil, Sajan Singh, Rajiv Srivastava, Bhanu Nandan, Chien-Liang Liu and Hsin-Lung Chen, Soft Matter, 12, 5110, 2016 (Impact Factor: 3.9)
  6. Multifunctional Core-Shell Polymer-Inorganic Hybrid Nanofibers Prepared via Block Copolymer Self-Assembly, S. Sanwaria, S. Singh, A. Horechyy, P. Formanek, M. Stamm, R. Srivastava, Bhanu Nandan, RSC Advances, 5, 89861, 2015 (Impact Factor: 2.9)
  7. Hairy Core-Shell Polymer Nanoobjects from Self-assembled Block Copolymer Structures Bhanu Nandan, A. Horechyy, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7, 12539, 2015 (Impact Factor: 8.1)
  8. Helical packing of Nanoparticles Confined in Cylindrical Domains of Self-Assembled Block Copolymer Structure, S. Sanwaria, A. Horechyy, D. Wolf, C.-Y. Chu, H.-L. Chen, P. Formanek, M. Stamm, R. Srivastava, Bhanu Nandan, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53, 9090, 2014 (Impact Factor: 12.1)
  9. Synthesis of Hollow Silica Nanostructures using Functional Hairy Polymer Nanofibres as Templates, S. Sanwaria, Jit Pal, R. Srivastava, M. Stamm, A. Horechyy, Bhanu Nandan, RSC Advances, 3, 24009, 2013 (Impact Factor: 3.9)
  10. A Step-Wise Approach for Dual Nanoparticle Patterning via Block Copolymer Self-Assembly, A. Horechyy, Bhanu Nandan, N. E. Zafeiropoulos, P. Formanek, U. Oertel, N. C. Bigall, A. Eychmüller, M. Stamm, Advanced Functional Materials, 23, 483, 2013 (Impact Factor: 13.3)

Books & Chapters :


  1. Bhanu Nandan, M. Stamm, Self-assembled Polymer Supramolecules as Templates for Nanomaterials. Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecules to Nanomaterials, J. W. Steed and P. A. Gale, John Wiley and Sons, Inc, UK (in press)

Other Journal Publications :
  1. Bhanu Nandan, B. K. Kuila, M. Stamm, Supramolecular Assemblies of Block Copolymers as Templates for Fabrication of Nanomaterials, European Polymer Journal, in press (2010) (Invited Feature Article)
  2. M. Böhme, B. Kuila, H. Schlörb, Bhanu Nandan, M. Stamm, Thin Films of Block Copolymer Supramolecular Assemblies: Microphase Separation and Nanofabrication, Physica Status Solidi (B), in press (2010) (Feature Article).
  3. A. Horechyy, N. E. Zeferopoulos, Bhanu Nandan, P. Formanek, F. Simon, M. Stamm, Highly Ordered Arrays of Magnetic Nanoparticles Via Block Copolymer Assembly, Journal of Materials Chemistry 20, 7734, 2010. (Selected for publication in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology)
  4. Bhanu Nandan, Microphase Separation in Thin Films of Supramolecular Assemblies Composed of a Triblock Copolymer and Low Molecular Weight Additive, Journal of Polymer Science, Polymer Physics Edition 48, 1594, 2010.
  5. E. B. Gowd, Bhanu Nandan, N. C. Bigall, A. Eychmüller, P. Formanek, M. Stamm, Hexagonally Ordered Arrays of Metallic Nanodots from Thin Films of Functional Block Copolymers, Polymer 51, 2661, 2010.
  6. C.-Y. Ci, H.-L. Chen, M.-S. Hsiao, J.-H. Chen, Bhanu Nandan, Crystallization in the Binary Blends of Crystalline-Amorphous Diblock Copolymers Bearing Chemically Different Crystalline Block, Macromolecules 43, 3376, 2010.
  7. Bhanu Nandan, M. K. Vyas, M. Böhme, M. Stamm, Composition Dependent Phase Transitions and Pathways in Switching of Fine Structure in Thin Films of Supramolecular Assemblies, Macromolecules 43, 2463, 2010.
  8. E. B. Gowd, Bhanu Nandan, N. C. Bigall, A. Eychmüller, P. Formanek, H. Schlörb, M. Stamm, Highly Ordered Palladium Nanodots and Nanowires from Switchable Block Copolymer Thin Films, Nanotechnology 20, 415302, 2009.
  9. K. Kumar, Bhanu Nandan, V. Luchnikov, P. Formanek, F. Simon, A. Vyalikh, U. Scheler, M. Stamm, A Novel Approach for the Fabrication of Silica and Silica/Metal Hybrid Tubes, Chemistry of Materials 21, 4282, 2009.
  10. B. Kuila, Bhanu Nandan, M. Böhme, A. Janke, M. Stamm, Vertically Oriented Arrays of Polyaniline Nanorods and Their Super Electrochemical Properties, Chemical Communications 5749, 2009.
  11. Bhanu Nandan, E. B. Gowd, N. C. Bigall, A. Eychmüller, P. Formanek, P. Simon, M. Stamm, Arrays of Inorganic Nanodots and Nanowires Using Nanotemplates Based on Switchable Block Copolymer Supramolecular Assemblies, Advanced Functional Materials 19, 2805, 2009 (This article was listed as one of the most accessed articles in Advanced Functional Materials in July 2009).
  12. K. Kumar, Bhanu Nandan, V. Luchnikov, E. B. Gowd, M. Stamm, Fabrication of Metallic/Bimetallic Microtubes Using Self-Rolled Polymer Tubes as Templates, Langmuir 25, 7667, 2009
  13. M. K. Vyas, Bhanu Nandan, K. Schneider, M. Stamm, Nanowear Studies in Chemically Heterogeneous Responsive Polymeric Brushes by Surface Force Microscopy, European Polymer Journal 45, 1367, 2009.
  14. W.-S. Chiang, C.-H. Lin, C.-L. Yeh, Bhanu Nandan, P.-N. Hsu, C.-W. Lin, W.-C. Chen, H.-L. Chen, Tetragonally Packed Cylinder structure of Comb-Coil Block Copolymer Bearing Hetero-Arm Star Architecture, Macromolecules 42, 2304, 2009. (This article was listed as one of the most downloaded articles from Macromolecules in March 2009)
  15. M. S. Khatri, H. Schlörb, S. Fähler, L. Schultz, Bhanu Nandan, M. Böhme, R. Krenek, M. Stamm, Electrodeposition of Co-Pt Continuous Films and Nanowires, Electrochimica Acta 54, 2536, 2009.
  16. . K. Kumar, V. Luchnikov, Bhanu Nandan, V. Senkovsky, M. Stamm, Self-rolled Polymer Microtubes: Combinatorial Approach to the Study of the Formation Process, European Polymer Journal 44, 4115, 2008.
  17. . W.-S. Chiang, C.-H. Lin, Bhanu Nandan, C.-L. Yeh, W.-C. Chen, H.-L. Chen, Molecular Architecture Effect on the Self-Assembly Behavior of Comb-Coil Block Copolymers Displaying Lamellae-within-Lamellae Morphology, Macromolecules 41, 8138, 2008.
  18. M. K. Vyas, Bhanu Nandan, K. Schneider, M. Stamm, Nanowear Studies on Reversibly Switchable Polystyrene-Poly(acrylic acid) Mixed Brushes, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 328, 58, 2008.
  19. M. K. Vyas, K. Schneider, Bhanu Nandan, M. Stamm, Switching of Friction by Binary Polymer Brushes, Soft Matter 4, 1024, 2008.
  20. J.-Y. Hsu, I.-F. Hseih, Bhanu Nandan, F.-C. Chiu, J.-H. Chen, U.-S. Jeng, H.-L. Chen, Crystallization Kinetics and Crystallization-Induced Morphological Formation in the Blends of Poly(ε-caprolactone)-block-Polybutadiene and Polybutadiene Homopolymer, Macromolecules 40, 5014, 2007.
  21. Bhanu Nandan, J.-Y. Hsu, A. Chiba, H.-L. Chen, C.-S. Liao, S.-A. Chen, H. Hasegawa, Highly Oriented Nanowires From the Hierarchical Self-Assembly in Supramolecular Complex of Polyaniline with -Methoxy Poly(ethylene oxide) Phosphates, Macromolecules 40, 395, 2007 (Communication to the Editor). (This article was listed as one of the most accessed articles in Macromolecules in the period Jan-Mar 2007)
  22. Bhanu Nandan, C.-H. Lee, H.-L. Chen, W.-C. Chen, Molecular Architecture Effect on the Microphase Separations in Supramolecular Comb-Coil Complexes of Polystyrene-block-Poly(2-vinyl pyridine) with Dodecyl benzene Sulfonic acid: AnBn Hetero-Arm Star Copolymer, Macromolecules 39, 4460, 2006.
  23. Bhanu Nandan, J.-Y. Hsu, H.-L. Chen, Crystallization Behavior of Crystalline-Amorphous Diblock Copolymers Consisting of a Rubbery Amorphous Block, Polymer Reviews 46, 143, 2006 (Invited Review).
  24. Bhanu Nandan, C.-H. Lee, H.-L. Chen, W.-C. Chen, Molecular Architecture Effect on the Microphase Separations in Supramolecular Comb-Coil Complexes of Polystyrene-block-Poly(2-vinyl pyridine) with Dodecyl benzene Sulfonic acid: (AB)n(A)n Block-Arm Star Copolymer, Macromolecules 38, 10117, 2005.
  25. 16. J.-Y. Hsu, Bhanu Nandan, M.-C. Chen, F.-C. Chiu, H.-L. Chen, Correlation between Crystallization Kinetics and Melt Phase Behavior of Crystalline-Amorphous Block Copolymer/Homopolymer Blends, Polymer 46, 11837, 2005.
  26. Bhanu Nandan, H.-L. Chen, C.-S. Liao, S.-A. Chen, Self-Assembly and Crystallization in a Supramolecular Hairy Rod Polymer from the complex of Polyaniline with -Methoxy Poly(ethylene oxide) Phosphates, Macromolecules 37, 9561, 2004.
  27. Y.-Y. Huang, Bhanu Nandan, H.-L. Chen, C.-S. Liao, U. Jeng, Cocrystallization Behavior in Binary Blend of Crystalline-Amorphous Diblock Copolymers, Macromolecules 37, 8175, 2004 (Communication to the Editor).
  28. Bhanu Nandan, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Poly(ether ether ketone)/Poly(aryl ether sulphone) Blends: Melt Rheological Behavior, Journal of Polymer Science, Polymer Physics Edition 42, 1548, 2004.
  29. Bhanu Nandan, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene / Poly(ether ether ketone) Blends : An Attempt Towards a Polymer Reinforced Polymer Composite, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 289, 749, 2004.
  30. T.H. Goswami, Bhanu Nandan, S. Alam, G.N. Mathur, A Selective Reaction of Polyhydroxy Fullerene with Cycloaliphatic Epoxy Resin in Designing Ether Connected Epoxy Star Utilizing Fullerene as a Molecular Core, Polymer 44, 3209, 2003.
  31. Bhanu Nandan, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Glass Transition Behaviour of Poly(ether ether Ketone)/Poly(aryl ether sulphone) blends : Dynamic Mechanical and Dielectric Relaxation Studies, Polymer 44, 1267, 2003.
  32. Bhanu Nandan, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Poly(ether ether ketone)/Poly(aryl ether sulphone) Blends: Crystallization and Melting Behaviour, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 90, 2906, 2003.
  33. Bhanu Nandan, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Poly(ether ether ketone)/Poly(aryl ether sulphone) Blends: Morphology-Mechanical Properties Relationships, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 90, 2887, 2003.
  34. Bhanu Nandan, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Poly(ether ether ketone)/Poly(aryl ether sulphone) blends: Thermal Degradation Behaviour, European Polymer Journal 39, 193, 2003.
  35. D.S. Bag, Bhanu Nandan, S. Alam, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Density Measurements of Plastics – A Simple Standard Test Method, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology 10, 561, 2003.
  36. Bhanu Nandan, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Poly(ether ether ketone)/Poly(aryl ether sulphone) blends: Thermal and Compatibility Aspects, Journal of Polymer Science, Polymer Physics Edition 40, 1407, 2002.
  37. Bhanu Nandan, B. Lal, K.N. Pandey, S. Alam, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Thermal and Morphological Properties of Poly(ether ether ketone)/Poly(ether ketone) Blends, European Polymer Journal 37, 2147, 2001.
  38. Bhanu Nandan, K.N. Pandey, G.D. Pandey, A. Singh, L.D. Kandpal, G.N.Mathur, Miscibility Behaviour of Poly(ether sulphone)/Nylon-6 Blends, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 64, 529, 2001.
  39. Bhanu Nandan, B. Lal, K.N. Pandey, S. Alam, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Thermal and Morphological Properties of Nylon-6/PEEK blends, Journal of Polymer Materials 18, 355, 2001.
  40. Bhanu Nandan, B. Lal, K.N. Pandey, S. Alam, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Studies on High Performance PEEK/Alumina Composites, Journal of Polymer Materials 18, 135, 2001.

Conference Publications :
  1. M. Stamm, K. Kumar, V. Luchnikov, Bhanu Nandan, S. Zakharchenko, L. Ionov, Polymer Tubes by Rolling of Polymer Bilayers, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 1272,1272-OO01-09, 2010.
  2. Bhanu Nandan, E. B. Gowd, N. C. Bigall, A. Eychmüller, M. Stamm, Supramolecular Assemblies of Block Copolymers as Templates for Nanofabrication, Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering, 402, 100, 2009.
  3. M.S. Khatri, H. Schlörb, S. Fähler, L. Schultz, Bhanu Nandan, M. Böhme, R. Krenek, M. Stamm, Electrodeposition of Co-Pt Continuous Films and Nanowires, Proc. Euro-Interfinish Conference, O21, 2007.
  4. Y.-Y. Huang, Bhanu Nandan, H.-L. Chen, C.-S. Liao, U.-S. Jeng , Cocrystallization in Binary Mixtures of Crystalline-Amorphous Diblock Copolymers, Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering, 927, 93, 2005.
  5. Bhanu Nandan, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Effect of Molecular Weight on the Compatibility of PEEK/PES Blends, Recent Advances in Polymers and composites (Editors: G.N. Mathur, L.D. Kandpal, A.K. Sen) Allied Publishers, New Delhi, 411-415, 2000.
  6. Bhanu Nandan, T.H. Goswami, K.N. Pandey, S. Alam, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Solvent Resistance Behaviour of a Partially Miscible Semicrystalline/Amorphous Engineering Polymer Blend, Recent Advances in Polymers and composites (Editors: G.N. Mathur, L.D. Kandpal, A.K. Sen) Allied Publishers, New Delhi, 448-453, 2000.
  7. B. Lal, Bhanu Nandan, K.N. Pandey, S. Alam, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Miscibility Behaviour of Poly(ethylene terephthalate)/Poly(ether sulphone blends), Recent Advances in Polymers and composites (Editors: G.N. Mathur, L.D. Kandpal, A.K. Sen) Allied Publishers, New Delhi, 431-434, 2000.
  8. Bhanu Nandan, K.N. Pandey, B. Lal, S. Alam, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Morphological Investigations of Poly(ether ether ketone) based Binary and Ternary Blends, Proceedings of National Conference on Electron Microscopy (Editors: G.N. Mathur, C.D. Dwivedi), Kanpur, 63-67, 1999.
  9. Bhanu Nandan, K.N. Pandey, B. Lal, S. Alam, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, SEM Studies on Engineering Thermoplastic Blends, Proceedings of National Conference on Electron Microscopy (Editors: G.N. Mathur, C.D. Dwivedi), Kanpur, 71-73, 1999.
  10. B. Lal, K.N. Pandey, Bhanu Nandan, S. Alam, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Microphase Properties of PEEK/Alumina Composites by Scanning Electron Microscopy, Proceedings of National Conference on Electron Microscopy (Editors: G.N. Mathur, C.D. Dwivedi), Kanpur, 67-70, 1999.
  11. B. Lal, K.N. Pandey, Bhanu Nandan, S. Alam, L.D. Kandpal, G.N. Mathur, Scanning Electron Microscopic Studies of Microphase Behaviour of Poly(ether ether ketone)/Poly(ether sulphone) Blends, Proceedings of National Conference on Electron Microscopy (Editors: G.N. Mathur, C.D. Dwivedi), Kanpur, 74-77, 1999.