Powered by the laboratory facilities, infrastructure and most importantly the skills, dedication and vigour , the Centre has achieved a number of accolades, which are reflected through the articles published in high profile journals over the years.

The recent publications are catalogued here along with an archive of earlier publications.


  1. Mondal, K., Bhagabati, P., Goud, V. V., Sakurai, S., & Katiyar, V. (2021). Utilization of microalgae residue and isolated cellulose nanocrystals: A study on crystallization kinetics of poly (ɛ-caprolactone) bio-composites. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules191, 521-530.

  2. Mondal, K., Sakurai, S., Okahisa, Y., Goud, V. V., & Katiyar, V. (2021). Effect of cellulose nanocrystals derived from Dunaliella tertiolecta marine green algae residue on crystallization behaviour of poly (lactic acid). Carbohydrate Polymers261, 117881.

  3. Hazarika, D., Kumar, A., & Katiyar, V. Structural Evolution of in situ Polymerized Poly(L-lactic acid) Nanocomposite for Smart Textile Application. Scientific reports. (Accepted 2021).  
  4. Hazarika, D., Kalita, N. K., Kumar, A., & Katiyar, V. (2021). Functionalized poly (lactic acid) based nano-fabric for anti-viral applications. RSC Advances11(52), 32884-32897.
  5. Das, B., Gaur, S. S., Katha, A. R., Wang, C. T., & Katiyar, V. (2021). Crosslinked poly (vinyl alcohol) membrane as separator for domestic wastewater fed dual chambered microbial fuel cells. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 46(10), 7073-7086.

  6. Das, B., Soundararajan, N., Kashyap, S. P., Jang, J. H., Wang, C. T., Katha, A. R., & Katiyar, V. Bioaugmented polyaniline decorated polylactic acid nanofiber electrode by electrospinning technique for real wastewater‐fed MFC application. International Journal of Energy Research.

  7. Gali, K. K., Murugesan, M., Tadi, S. R. R., Mohan, N., Swaminathan, N., Katiyar, V., & Sivaprakasam, S. (2021). Bioprospecting of cassava fibrous waste as a precursor for stereospecific lactic acid production: inhibition insights for value addition and sustainable utilization. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 1-11.

  8. Das M., Mandal, B., Katiyar, V. Environment Friendly Synthesis of Sustainable Chitosan based Non-Isocyanate Polyurethane: A Biobased Polymeric Film, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Accepted(2020).
  9. Bhasney S. M., Mondal, K., Kumar, A., Katiyar, V. “Microcrystalline Cellulose, Polylactic Acid and Polypropylene Biocomposites and its Morphological, Mechanical, Thermal and Rheological Properties.” Composites Part B, 184, 107717, 2020.
  10. Bhasney S. M., Mondal, K., Kumar, A., Katiyar, V. “Effect of microcrystalline cellulose [MCC] fibres on the morphological and crystalline behaviour of high-density polyethylene [HDPE]/polylactic acid [PLA] blends.” Composite Science and Technology, 187, 107841, 2020.
  11. Mulchandani, N., Gupta, A., Masutani, K., Kumar, S. Sakurai, S., Kimura, Y., Katiyar, V. (2019). Effect of Block Length and Stereocomplexation on the Properties of Poly(ε-caprolactone) and Poly(Lactic acid) Block Copolymers: Thermally Processable Material for Potential Biomedical Applications. ACS Applied Polymer Materials.
  12. Saxena, D., Soundararajan, N., Katiyar, V., Rana, D., Maiti, P. Structural, Mechanical and Gas Barrier Properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Nanohybrid using Nanotalc, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2019.
  13. Singh, M., Katiyar, V. (2019). Generalized Kinetics for Thermal Degradation and Melt Rheology for Poly (lactic acid)/Poly (butylene succinate)/Functionalized chitosan based Reactive Nanobiocomposite. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules.
  14. Gaur, S. S., Dhar, P., Sakurai, S., Kumar, A., & Katiyar, V. (2019). Cellulose Nanocrystal/Clay based Macroion Nanogel as Support for Stable Platinum Catalyst for Electrochemical Oxidation of Methanol in Alkaline Medium. Applied Clay Science, 105277.
  15. Pandey, A. K., Katiyar, V., Sasaki, S., & Sakurai, S. (2019). Accelerated crystallization of poly (l-lactic acid) by silk fibroin nanodisc. Polymer Journal, 1-8.
  16. Pandey, A. K., Katiyar, V., Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N., Sasaki, S., & Sakurai, S. (2019). Structural Evolution in Isothermal Crystallization Process of Poly (L-lactic acid) Enhanced by Silk Fibroin Nano-Disc. Materials, 12(11), 1872.
  17. Giri, J., Lach, R., Sapkota, J., Susan, M.A.B.H., Saiter, J.M., Henning, S., Katiyar, V. and Adhikari, R., (2019). Structural and thermal characterization of different types of cellulosic fibers. BIBECHANA, 16, 177-186.
  18. Giri, J., Grellmann, W., Susan, Md. Abu Bin Hasan, Saiter, Jean-Marc, Henning, S., Katiyar, V. Adhikari, R. (2019). Compostable Composites of Wheat Stalk Micro- and Nanocrystalline Cellulose and Poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate): Surface Properties and Degradation Behavior. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 48149.
  19. Patwa, R., Katiyar, V. & Saha, N. (2019). Biocomposites of poly (lactic acid) and lactic acid oligomer – grafted bacterial cellulose: It’s preparation and characterization. Journal of Applied Polymer Science.
  20. Ghosh, T., Teramoto, Y., & Katiyar, V. (2019). Influence of Non-Toxic Magnetic Cellulose Nanofibers on Chitosan based Edible Nanocoating: A Candidate for Improved Mechanical, Thermal, Optical, and Texture Properties. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry.
  21. Bhasney, S. M., Bhagabati, P., Kumar, A., & Katiyar, V. (2019). Morphology and crystalline characteristics of polylactic acid [PLA]/linear low density polyethylene [LLDPE]/microcrystalline cellulose [MCC] fiber composite. Composites Science and Technology, 171, 54-61.
  22. Naba Kumar Kalita, Nagar, M. K., Mudenur, C., Kalamdhad, A., & Katiyar, V. (2019). Biodegradation of modified Poly (lactic acid) based biocomposite films under thermophilic composting conditions, Polymer Testing.
  23. Borkotoky, S. S., Ghosh, T., Bhagabati, P., & Katiyar, V. (2019). Poly (lactic acid)/modified gum arabic (MG) based microcellular composite foam: Effect of MG on foam properties, thermal and crystallization behavior. International journal of biological macromolecules, 125, 159-170.
  24. Bhagabati, P., Hazarika, D., & Katiyar, V. (2019). Tailor-made ultra-crystalline, high molecular weight poly (ε-caprolactone) films with improved oxygen gas barrier and optical properties: a facile and scalable approach. International journal of biological macromolecules, 124, 1040-1052.
  25. Tabli Ghosh, Akhilesh Kumar Pal, Siddharth M. Bhasney, Vimal Katiyar, Blown Films of Biocomposites of Poly Lactic Acid: Preparation and characterization, Polymer composites, Wiley and sons, Under review.
  26. Monika and Vimal Katiyar Non-Isothermal Degradation Kinetics of PLA-fG nanobiocomposite using reactive extrusion: Elucidation of generalized reaction mechanism, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Elsevier, under review.
  27. Gourhari Chakraborty, Sayan Bhattacharjee, G. Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Studies on impact of exfoliated graphene on melt rheology of polylactic acid (PLA) nanocomposites, Rheologica Acta (under review).
  28. Prodyut Dhar, Soundararajan Narendren, Surendra Singh Gaur, Saksham Sharma, Amit Kumar and Vimal Katiyar, Self-Propelled Cellulose Nanocrystal based Catalytic Nanomotors with Hyperthermia Behavior for Targeted Biomedical and Pollutant Remediation Applications, Advanced Materials. (under review)
  29. G Chakraborty, G Pugazhenthi and V Katiyar, Exfoliated graphene-dispersed poly (lactic acid)-based nanocomposite sensors for ethanol detection, Polym. Bull., 1-20, 2018.
  30. Rahul Patwa, Monika, Amit Kumar and Vimal Katiyar, Kinetic modelling of thermal degradation and non‑isothermal crystallization of silk nano‑discs reinforced poly (lactic acid) bionanocomposites, Polymer Bulletin.
  31. Shasanka Sekhar Borkotoky, Gourhari Chakraborty, and Vimal Katiyar, Thermal degradation behaviour and crystallization kinetics of poly (lactic acid) and cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) based microcellular composite foams, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules.
  32. Prodyut Dhar, Rajesh Kumar Murugan, Siddharth Mohan Bhasney, Purabi Bhagabati, Amit Kumar, and Vimal Katiyar, A Sustainable Approach for Mechanical Recycling of Poly (lactic acid)/ Cellulose Nanocrystal Films: Investigations on Structure-Property Relationship and Underlying Mechanism, Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Research, ACS Publication.
  33. N. Siti, E.M. Woo, Y.T. Yeh, F. Luo, & V. Katiyar, Lamellae Assembly in Dendritic Spherulites of Poly (l-lactic Acid) Crystallized with Poly (p-Vinyl Phenol), Polymers 2018, 10(5), 545.
  34. Neelima Tripathi and Vimal Katiyar, Lactic Acid Oligomer (OLLA) Grafted Gum Arabic based Green Adhesive for Structural Applications, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Elsevier.
  35. Monika, Akhilesh Kumar Pal, Siddharth Mohan Bhasney, Purabi Bhagabati, and Vimal Katiyar, Effect of Dicumyl peroxide on Poly lactic acid (PLA)/ Poly butylene succinate (PBS)/Functionalize chitosan based Nanobiocomposite for Packaging: A reactive Extrusion Study, ACS Omega.
  36. Shasanka Sekhar Borkotoky, Akhilesh Kumar Pal, and Vimal Katiyar, Poly (lactic acid)/Modified Chitosan Microcellular Nanocomposite Foams: Non-isothermal Crystallization and Thermal Degradation Kinetics with Porosity Calculations , Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Wiley Publication.
  37. R. Patwa, N. Soundararajan., N. Mulchandani, S. M. Bhasney, M. Shah, S. Kumar, A. Kumar and V. Katiyar, “Silk nano-discs: A natural material for cancer therapy,” Biopolymers, 2018, 109,11, e23231.
  38. R. Patwa, A. Kumar, and V. Katiyar, Effect of silk nano-disc dispersion on mechanical, thermal and barrier properties of poly(lactic acid) based bionanocomposites,” J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2018. (https://doi.org/10.1002/app.46671)
  39. Prodyut Dhar , Surendra Singh Gaur , Amit Kumar and Vimal Katiyar, Cellulose Nanocrystal Templated Graphene Nanoscrolls for High Performance Supercapacitors and Hydrogen Storage: An Experimental and Molecular Simulation Study, Scientific Reports(2018) 8:3886 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-22123-0.
  40. Arvind Gupta, Akhilesh Pal, Eamor Woo and Vimal Katiyar, Effects of Amphiphilic Chitosan on Stereocomplexation and Properties of Poly(lactic acid) Nano-biocomposite, Scientific Reports(2018) 8:4351 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-22281-1.
  41. Gourhari Chakraborty, Ravi Babu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Investigating the Properties of Poly (lactic acid)/Exfoliated Graphene Based Nanocomposites Fabricated by Novel Coating Approach, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.03.037.
  42. Rahul Patwa, Amit Kumar, Vimal Katiyar, Crystallization kinetics, morphology and hydrolytic degradation of novel bio-based poly (lactic acid)/crystalline silk nano-discs nanobiocomposites, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, accepted.
  43. Gourhari Chakraborty, Arvind Gupta, G. Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Facile Dispersion of Exfoliated Graphene/PLA Nanocomposites via in situ Polycondensation cum Melt Extrusion Process and its Rheological Studies, Journal of Applied Polymer Science (accepted)
  44. Gourhari Chakraborty, G. Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Exfoliated Graphene Dispersed Poly (lactic acid) based Nanocomposites Sensors for Ethanol Detection, Polymer Bulletin (Under review).
  45. Sai Phani Kumar Vangala, Amit Chaudhary, Pankaj Tiwari and Vimal Katiyar, Thermal Degradation Kinetics of Biopolymers and their Composites: Estimation of Appropriate Kinetic Parameters, Journal of Energy and Environmental Sustainability, 3 (2017) 11-20.
  46. Medha Mili, Arvind Gupta, Monika, and Vimal Katiyar, Designing of Poly(l-lactide)-Nicotine Conjugates: Mechanistic and Kinetic Studies and Thermal Release Behavior of Nicotine, ACS Omega 2017, 2 (9), 6131-6142 DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01002.
  47. Arvind Gupta, Neha Mulchandani, Manisha Shah, Sachin Kumar and Vimal Katiyar, Functionalized Chitosan mediated Stereocomplexation of Poly(lactic acid): Influence on Crystallization, Oxygen permeability, Wettability and Biocompatibility Behavior , Polymer, DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2017.12.064.
  48. Tesfaye, Melakuu, Patwa, Rahul, Dhar, Prodyut, Katiyar, Vimal, Nano-Silk Grafted Poly (lactic acid) Films: Influence of Crosslinking on Rheology, Reprocessing and Thermal Stability, ACS Omega 2017, 2, 7071−7084 DOI:10.1021/acsomega.7b01005.
  49. Shasanka Sekhar Borkotoky, Prodyut Dhar and Vimal Katiyar, Biodegradable Poly (lactic acid)/Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNCs) Composite Microcellular Foam: Effect of Nanofillers on Foam Cellular Morphology, Thermal and Wettability Behavior, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 106 (2018) 433–446.
  50. Arbind Prasad, Siddharth Bhasney, Vimal Katiyar, M. Ravi Sankar, ” Biowastes Processed Hydroxyapatite filled Poly (Lactic acid) Bio-composite for open reduction internal fixation of small bones “, , Materials Today: Proceedings 4 (2017) 10153–10157
  51. Arbind Prasad, M. Ravi Sankar, Vimal Katiyar, “State of Art on Solvent Casting Particulate Leaching Method for Orthopedic Scaffolds Fabrication”, Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier journal, Volume 4, Issue 2, Part A, 2017, Pages 898-907, ISSN 2214-7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2017.01.101.
  52. Siddharth Mohan Bhasney, Rahul Patwa, Amit Kumar, Vimal Katiyar, Plasticizing effect of coconut oil on morphological, mechanical, thermal, rheological, barrier, and optical properties of poly(lactic acid): A promising candidate for food packaging, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2017, 45390 (1 of 12). DOI: 10.1002/APP.45390.
  53. Arbind Prasad, Siddharth Mohan Bhasney, M. Ravi Sankar, Vimal Katiyar, “Fish Scale Derived Hydroxyapatite reinforced Poly (Lactic acid) Polymeric Bio-films: Possibilities for Sealing/locking the Internal Fixation Devices”, Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier journal ,Volume 4, Issue 2, Part A, 2017, Pages 1340-1349, ISSN 2214-7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2017.01.155.
  54. Akhilesh Kumar Pal, Vimal Katiyar, Chemo-Mechanical, Morphological and Rheological Studies on Chitosan-graft-Lactic Acid Oligomer Reinforced Poly (Lactic Acid) Bionanocomposite Films, J. APPL. POLYM. SCI. 2018, DOI: 10.1002/APP.4554645546
  55. Arvind Gupta, Arbind Prasad, Neha Mulchandani, Manisha Shah, Mamilla Ravi Sankar, Sachin Kumar, Vimal Katiyar, Multifunctional Nano-Hydroxyapatite promoted Toughened High Molecular Weight Stereocomplex Poly(lactic acid) based Bionanocomposite for both 3D Printed Orthopedic Implants and High-Temperature Engineering Applications, ACS Omega 2017, 2, 4039−4052, DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00915.
  56. Arvind Gupta, Vimal Katiyar, Cellulose Functionalized High Molecular Weight Stereocomplex Polylactic acid Biocomposite Films with Improved Gas Barrier, Thermomechanical Properties. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2017, 5 (8), 6835–6844.
  57. Monika and Vimal Katiyar, Thermal Degradation Kinetics of Polylactic Acid/ Acid Fabricated Cellulose Nanocrystal based Bionanocomposites, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 104 (2017) 827–836.
  58. Prodyut Dhar, Surendra Singh Gaur, Narendren Soundararajan, Arvind Gupta, Siddharth Mohan Bhasney, Medha Milli, Amit Kumar, and Vimal Katiyar, Reactive Extrusion of Polylactic Acid/Cellulose Nanocrystal Films for Food Packaging Applications: Influence of Filler Type on Thermo-mechanical, Rheological, and Barrier Properties, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.6b04699.
  59. Vimal Katiyar and Neelima Tripathi , Functionalizing gum arabic for adhesive and food packaging Applications, SPE Plastic Research Online, 2017, DOI: 10.2417/spepro.006897.
  60. Akhilesh Kumar Pal and Vimal Katiyar, Theoretical and analyzed data related to thermal degradation kinetics of poly (L-lactic acid)/chitosan-grafted-oligo L-lactic acid (PLA/CH-g-OLLA) bionanocomposite films, Data in Brief, Volume 10, 2017, Pages 304-311.
  61. Melakuu T Alemea, Rahul Patwa, Arvind Gupta, Manash Kashyap, Vimal Katiyar, Recycling of Poly (Lactic Acid)/Silk based Bionanocomposites Films and its Influence on Thermal Stability, crystallization Kinetics, Solution and Melt Rheology, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Volume 101 , 580–594.
  62. Srinu Nagireddi, Vimal Katiyar, Ramgopal Uppaluri, Pd(II) adsorption characteristics of glutaraldehyde cross-linked chitosan copolymer resin, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Volume 94, Pages 72-84 (2017).
  63. Akhilesh Kumar Pal and Vimal Katiyar, Thermal Degradation Behavior of Nanoamphiphilic Chitosan Dispersed Poly(Lactic Acid) Bionanocomposite Films, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Volume 95, Pages 1267–1279 (2017).
  64. Ravi Babu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi and Vimal Katiyar, Hydrolytic degradation behaviour of sucrose palmitate reinforced poly(lactic acid) nanocomposites, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Volume 89, Pages 70-80 (2016)
  65. Akhilesh Kumar Pal and Vimal Katiyar, Nanoamphiphilic Chitosan Dispersed Poly (lactic acid) Bionanocomposite Films with Improved Thermal, Mechanical, and Gas Barrier Properties, Biomacromolecules 17, 8 (2016): 2603-2618.
  66. Akhilesh Kumar Pal, Vimal Katiyar, Isothermal crystallization kinetics of poly(lactic acid)/chitosan based biocomposite films, Asian Chitin Journal, 12 (1), Pages 5-18 (2016).
  67. Prodyut Dhar, Siddharth Mohan Bhasney, Amit Kumar and Vimal Katiyar, Acid Functionalized Cellulose Nanocrystals and its Effect on Mechanical, Thermal, Crystallization and Surfaces Properties of Poly (lactic acid) Bionanocomposites Films: A Comprehensive Study, Polymer, 101, 75-92 (2016).
  68. Melakuu Tesfaye Alemea, Rahul Patwa, Remya Kommadath, Prakash Kotecha and Vimal Katiyar, Silk Nanocrystals Stabilized Melt Extruded Poly (Lactic Acid) Nanocomposite Films: Effect of Recycling on Thermal Degradation Kinetics and Optimization Studies, Thermochimica Acta 643 (2016): 41-52.
  69. Surendra Singh Gaur, Prodyut Dhar, Amrita Sonowal, Akanksha Sharma, Amit Kumar and Vimal Katiyar, Thermo-mechanically Stable Sustainable Polymer Based Solid Electrolyte Membranes for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Applications, Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 526, 348–354.
  70. Prodyut Dhar, Amit Kumar, and Vimal Katiyar, Magnetic Cellulose Nanocrystals-based Anisotropic Polylactic Acid Nanocomposite Films: Influence on Electrical, Magnetic, Thermal and Mechanical Properties, ACS Applied Material & Interfaces, 8 (28), Pages 18393–18409 (2016).
  71. Akhilesh Kumar Pal, Ananya Das and Vimal Katiyar, Chitosan from Muga silkworms (Antheraea assamensis) and its influence on thermal degradation behavior of poly(lactic acid) based biocomposite films, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2016, 133, 43710.
  72. Neelima Tripathi and Vimal Katiyar, Thermal Degradation Kinetics of Poly (lactic acid)/Lactic Acid-grafted-Gum Arabic Bionanocomposite Films, Polymer Engineering and Science, DOI 10.1002/pen
  73. Prodyut Dhar, Umesh Bhardwaj, Amit Kumar, and Vimal Katiyar,Improved structural properties of polyhydroxybutyrate composites, Plastics Research online, SPE, 29 February 2016.
  74. Prodyut Dhar, Amit Kumar, and Vimal Katiyar,Thermally Recyclable Polylactic Acid/ Cellulose Nanocrystal Films Through Reactive Extrusion Process, Polymers,87(22), Pages 268–282 (2016).
  75. Neelima Tripathi and Vimal Katiyar, PLA/Functionalized-Gum Arabic Based Bionanocomposite Films for High Gas Barrier Applications, JAPS, Volume 133, Issue 21, 2016. June 5, 2016.
  76. Melakuu Tesfaye and Vimal Katiyar, “Microwave assisted synthesis of biodiesel from soybean oil: Effect of poly (lactic acid)-oligomer on cold flow properties, IC engine performance and emission characteristics.” Fuel, 170,107–114 (2016).
  77. Akhilesh Kumar Pal and Vimal Katiyar, “Chitosan dispersed PLA films for high gas barrier applications: An industrially viable approach”, J. Material Sci. Eng. 2015, 4:4.119
  78. Akhilesh Kumar Pal and Vimal Katiyar, “Non-isothermal degradation kinetics of PLA-Chitosan films prepared by solution casting method”, Asian Chitin J., 11(1), 37-44 (2015).
  79. Prodyut Dhar, Amit Kumar, and Vimal Katiyar, “Fabrication of Cellulose Nanocrystal Supported Stable Fe (0) Nanoparticles: A Sustainable Catalyst for Dye Reduction, Organic Conversion and Chemo-Magnetic Propulsion” Cellulose (2015).
  80. Prodyut Dhar, Debashis Tarafder, Amit Kumar, and Vimal Katiyar, “Effect of cellulose nanocrystal polymorphs on mechanical, barrier and thermal properties of poly (lactic acid) based bionanocomposites.” RSC Advances, 5, 74 (2015), 60426-60440.
  81. Prodyut Dhar, Umesh Bhardwaj, Amit Kumar, and Vimal Katiyar, “Poly (3‐hydroxybutyrate)/cellulose nanocrystal films for food packaging applications: Barrier and migration studies.” Polymer Engineering & Science (2015).Volume 55(10),2388–2395.
  82. Prodyut Dhar, Umesh Bhardwaj, Amit Kumar, and Vimal Katiyar, “Investigations on Rheological and Mechanical Behavior of Poly (3- hydroxybutyrate) / Cellulose Nanocrystal Based Nanobiocomposites “, Polymer Composites (2015).
  83. Vimal Katiyar, Prodyut Dhar and Amit Kumar, “Cellulose nanocrystals: Potential nanofiller for food packaging and catalytic applications”, J. Material Sci. Eng. 2015, 4:4.
  84. Ravibabu Valapa, Sameer Hussain, Parmeswar Krishnan Iyer, G. Pugazhenthi, and Vimal Katiyar, “Influence of graphene on thermal degradation and crystallization kinetics behaviour of poly (lactic acid).” Journal of Polymer Research 22, no. 9 (2015): 1-14.
  85. Ravibabu Valapa, Sameer Hussain, Parmeswar Krishnan Iyer, G. Pugazhenthi, and Vimal Katiyar, “Non-isothermal crystallization kinetics of sucrose palmitate reinforced poly (lactic acid) bionanocomposites.” Polymer Bulletin (2015): 1-18.
  86. Ravi Babu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi and Vimal Katiyar, Effect of graphene content on the properties of poly(lactic acid) nanocomposites, RSC Advances, 5, 36 (2015), 28410-28423.
  87. Rashmi R. Devi, Prodyut Dhar, Ajay Kalamdadh and Vimal Katiyar, Fabrication of Cellulose Nanocrystals from Agricultural Compost, Compost Science and Utilization 2015, 23, 2, 104-116.
  88. Ravi Babu Valapa, G. Pugazhenthi and Vimal Katiyar, Fabrication and characterization of sucrose palmitate reinforced poly(lactic acid) bionanocomposite films, JAPS, 2015, 132, 3.
  89. Surendra Singh Gaur, Prodyut Dhar, Amit Kumar and Vimal Katiyar, Prospects of poly (vinyl alcohol)/Chitosan/poly (styrene sulfonic acid) and montmorillonite Cloisite®30B clay composite membrane for direct methanol fuel cells, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 2014, 6, 5, 053135.
  90. Prodyut Dhar, Sai Phani Kumar Vangala, Pankaj Tiwari, Amit Kumar and Vimal Katiyar, Thermal Degradation Kinetics of Poly (3-hydroxybutyrate)/Cellulose Nanocrystals based Nanobiocomposite, Journal of Thermodynamics & Catalysis 2014, 5, 134.
  91. Rabibabu Valapa, Gopal Pugazhenthi, Vimal Katiyar, Thermal degradation kinetics of sucrose palmitate reinforced poly(lactic acid) biocomposite, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2014, 65, 275-283.
  92. Umesh Bhardwaj and Vimal Katiyar, Evaluation of Discrete kinetics during pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass and its extracted pulp, American Chemical Society, Div. Energy Fuels Preprints 2013, 58 (1), 60.