Current areas of research interest include:

Structure, Dynamics and Rheology of Complex Fluids and Soft Matter:

  • Macromolecular Dynamics; Structure and Rheology of Complex Fluids; Self and Directed Assembly in Multi-component Block Polymers and Surfactants, Nano Particles and Membrane Proteins Surfactant Solutions; Viscoelastic, Thermoplastic & Thermomechanical Flow Instabilities; Polymer- and Fiber-Induced Turbulent Friction Drag Reduction; Confined Systems; Microfluidics.

Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Complex Systems:

  • Finite Element, Spectral, and Finite Difference Methods; Brownian Dynamics; Dissipative Particle Dynamics; Self Consistent Field Theoretic Methods; Atomistic and Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics.

Processing Science of Micro-and-Nano-Structured Materials:

  • Hybrid and Biomimetic Materials for Sustainable Energy Applications; Polymeric Matrix Composites, Additive Manufacturing, Soft and Inorganic Photovoltaic Material; Non-Precious Metal Catalysts.

Nano and Micro-scale Interfacial Phenomenon:

  • Interfacial Transport in Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing; Driven Assembly of Membrane Proteins and Janus Particles at Interfaces; Membrane Protein Insertion in Bilayers and Vesicles.

Fluid Mechanics:

Nonequilibrium Dynamics:

Molecular Dynamics Simulations:

Nanofiltration membranes:

Graphene Applications:

Computational Fluid Mechanics:

Polymeric Materials:

Delayed release chemical delivery: