Student 3

Textile Engineering

Rashi Agarwal

Supervisors: Prof. Ashwini K. Agrawal and Prof. Manjeet Jassal

Year of joining:

  • Worked as project associate for an year from June 2015 to June 2016
  • Joined as Ph.D. Scholar from July 2016

Academic Qualification:

  • M.Tech.(Nanotechnology) - Department of Physics, NIT Kurukshetra -2011-13
  • B.Tech.(Biotechnology) - Department of Biotechnology, Hindustan College of Science and Technology, Mathura, GBTU, 2007-2011
  • GATE qualified

Experience: Worked with Piramal Health Care

Worked as Assistant Professor at Shobhit University, Meerut for 2 years

Topic: Moisture Management finish for hydrophobic fabrics

Conference: Nano India 2020, FTC 2020, FTC 2018, Nano India 2017


  • Bhawana Sharma, Rashi Agarwal, Manjeet Jassal, Ashwini K. Agrawal, Stabilizer-free low-acid rapid synthesis of highly stable transparent aqueous titania nano sol and its photocatalytic activityJournal of Molecular Liquids, 2020, 305, 112842 
  • Rashi Agarwal, Neelam Garg, Sonu Kashyap, R. P. Chauhan “Biosynthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Using Papaya Peels Extract and its application For Antibacterial Finish on Fabric” published in Indian Journal of Fibre and Textile Research.
  •  Pragya Prakash, Nawab Singh, Rashi Agarwal, R.P. Chauhan, Ved Varun Agrawal, A.M. Biradar “ Fabrication of Enzyme based Electrochemical H2O2 Biosensor using TiO2 as a Matrix” published in Sensor Letters.
  • Rekha Dixit, Jayanand, D.V. Rai, Rashi Agarwal, Aditya Pundhir “Physical mapping of Genome and Genes” published in Journal of Biological Engineering Research and Review.


  • Best poster award @ Bengaluru Nanoindia 2020




Natural fiber composites ...

Chandra Jeet Singh

Supervisors: Prof. R. S. Rengasamy and Prof. Samrat Mukhopadhyay

Area of research: Separation of oil from oil-water emulsion

Year of joining:

  • Joined as Ph.D. Research Scholar from January 2016
  • Worked as a Project Associate under the Project entitled "Development of single polymer composite materials as light -weight modular systems for temporary structures" sponsored by GAIL (India) Limited at IIT Delhi from May 2013 to December 2015

Academic Qualification:

  • M.Tech. (Plastics Technology) - CIPET, Hajipur
  • M.Sc. (Polymer Science and Chemical Technology) Department of Chemistry, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, UP


  • Worked with M/S Mystic Polymers Pvt. Ltd. Narela, Delhi as Sr. Engineer in R&D (03/02/2012 to 05/06/2013)
  • Worked with M/S Radiant Complast Pvt. Ltd. Bhiwadi, Rajsthan as Sr. Engineer in quality (27/12/2009 To 14/01//2012)


  1. ATMP-2018, 19th -20th November 2018] at IIT Kanpur, India
  2. ICTN-2018, 6th -8th December 2018] at IIT Delhi, India
  3. ICETT-2019, 1st -3rd November 2019] at NIT Jalandhar, India
  4. ICST-2019, 13th -16th December 2019] Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India


  • Best poster award @ NIT Jalandhar, ICETT-2019


Prasun Mathur

Flame Retardant Textiles

Ankur Shukla

Smart and conductive textile

Aranya Ghosh

Shear thickening fluid, Textile chemistry

Priyanka Gupta

Smart textile

Indrajit Chandrakant Bramhecha

Multifunctional coatings of textile. Polyurethane coating. Non Isocyanate polyurethane coating. Finishing, dyeing and pretreatment.

Vikas Kumar Singh

Natural fibres, Biocomposites, Hybrid composites

Mukesh Bajya

Soft body armour

Unsanhame Mawkhlieng

Improving the impact resistance of 2D and 3D woven fabrics.

Viraj Somkuwar

Rupayan Roy

Nonwoven structure; Fibre orientation; Filtration

Sumit Sharma

Textile Engineering

Sockalingam A

Extreme cold weather clothing for defense persons

Ganesh Jogur

High performance thermoplastic composites

Ranjna Kumari

Extreme cold weather clothing


Material Handeling AGVs, Motion planning & Control

Research Scholar


"Impact properties and Numerical simulation of composite material"

Under the guidance of:

Prof. R Alagirusami (

Prof. Apurba Das (

Prof. Puneet Mahajan (


M.Tech (IIT DELHI-2017)- Mechanical characterisation and low velocity impact study on basalt reinforced thermoset composite.

B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)- Overhauling and influence of  the composition of the Gasolene/ethanol blends on the performance of 4-stroke SI Internal combustion engine.

Kiran Rana

Research topic :

Electrically conductive composites.


  • M.E  (Plastic Engineering) - Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET) 
  • B.E (Chemical Engineering specialization in Polymer Technology) - Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology (SLIET) 


Pranay Ahuja

Current Research Area

Nano-materials in Textiles

Educational Qualification (5 years Integrated) in Nanotechnology: 2014-19. Amity Institute of Nanotechnology, Amity University, Noida.

Past Research Experience

Synthesis of Semi-IPN Hydrogel, Desulfurization of Diesel Fuels, Synthesis of Perovskite materials and Nano-materials, Characterization of samples using DLS, UV-Vis, TGA, FE-SEM, BET, etc.

Work Experience

  • Project Assistant : January 2019 to December-2019. Research and Development Centre, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Faridabad). 
  • Master's Thesis : January 2019 to May 2019. Topic : "Synthesis of various metal doped Cerium oxide nanoparticles for oxygen storage and release applications". Supervisor : Dr. Jyotiranjan Ota (Senior Research Manager) Research and Development Centre, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Faridabad. 
  • Bachelor's Thesis : January 2018 to April 2018. Topic : "Synthesis of Copper oxide nanoparticles and redispersion in ethylene glycol for coolant and tribological applications". Supervisor : Dr. Om Prakash (Research Manager) Research and Development Centre, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Faridabad. 
  • Research Trainee : May 2017 to December 2018. Topic : "Augmentin loaded Sago starch based Semi-IPN hydrogel for wound healing applications". Supervisor : Dr. A.B.V Kiran Kumar (Assistant Professor) Amity Institute of Nanotechnology, Amity University, Noida

Akhilesh Kumar Sharma

Supervisors:Prof. Ashwini K. Agrawal and Prof. Manjeet Jassal

Year of joining:

  • Joined as Ph.D. Scholar from Dec 2019

Academic Qualification:

  • M.Tech.(Material Science and Technology) - Department of Metallurical and Materials Engg, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune 411025
  • B.Tech.(Mechanical Engineering) - Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pranveer Singh Institute of Technology
  • GATE qualified

Experience:Worked with Naval Material Research Laboratory (DRDR), mumbai as M.Tech project trainee.

Topic:Flexible Electronics

Conference: NAtional Confrence on Chalcogenide compounds 2019, DIAT, Pune.