Membranes Developed

(A) Mixed Matrix Membranes.

  1. M. Mukherjee, S. R. Panda, S. De, “Adhesion resistant chitosan coated iron oxide polyacrylonitrile mixed matrix membrane for disinfection of surface water”, accepted in Journal of Chemical Technology Biotechnology, DOI 10.1002/jctb.5019.
  2. R. Mukherjee, S. De, “Preparation of polysulfone titanium di oxide mixed matrix hollow fiber membrane and elimination of long term fouling by in situ photoexcitation during filtration of phenolic compounds”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 302 (2016) 773-785.
  3. R. Mukherjee, P. Bhunia, S. De, “Impact of graphene oxide on removal of heavy metals using mixed matrix membrane”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 292 (2016) 284-297.
  4. R. Mukherjee, S. De, “Preparation, characterization, and application of powdered activated carbon-cellulose acetate phthalate mixed matrix membrane for treatment of steel plant effluent”, Polymer Advanced Technology, 27 (2016) 444-459.
  5. R. Mukherjee and S. De, “Novel carbon-nanoparticle polysulfone hollow fiber mixed matrix ultrafiltration membrane: Adsorptive removal of benzene, phenol, toluene from aqueous solution”, Separation & Purification Technology, 157 (2016) 229-240.
  6. S. R. Panda, M. Mukherjee, S. De, “Preparation, characterization and humic acid removal capacity of chitosan coated iron-oxide- polyacrylonitrile mixed matrix membrane”, Journal of Water Process Engineering, 6 (2015) 93-104.
  7. S. Mondal, S. Chatterjee, S. De, “Theoretical investigation of cross flow ultrafiltration by mixed matrix membrane: A case study on fluoride removal”, Desalination, 365 (2015) 347-354.
  8. S. Chatterjee, S. De, “Adsorptive removal of arsenic from groundwater using novel high flux polyacrylonitrile (PAN)-laterite mixed matrix ultrafiltration membrane”, Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 1 (2015) 227-240.
  9. M. Mukherjee, S. De, “Reduction of microbial contamination from drinking water using iron oxide nanoparticles impregnated ultrafiltration mixed matrix membrane: Preparation, characterization and antimicrobial property”, Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 1 (2015) 2014-217.
  10. S. Mondal, R. Mukherjee, S. De, “Process modeling for removal of phenolic compounds from industrial wastewater using mixed matrix membrane”, Industrial Engineering Chemistry & Research, 54 (2015) 514-521.
  11. R. Mukherjee and S. De, “Adsorptive removal of nitrate from aqueous solution by polyacrylonitrile-alumina nanoparticle mixed matrix hollow-fiber membrane”, Journal of Membrane Science, 466 (2014) 281-292.
  12. S. Mondal, R. Mukherjee, S. Chatterjee and S. De, “Adsorption-concentration polarization model for ultrafiltration in mixed matrix membrane”, AIChE Journal, 60 (2014) 2354-2364.
  13. S. Chatterjee and S. De, “Adsorptive removal of fluoride by activated alumina doped cellulose acetate phthalate (CAP) mixed matrix membrane”, Separation & Purification Technology, 125 (2014) 223-238.
  14. R. Mukherjee and S. De, “Adsorptive removal of phenolic compounds using cellulose acetate phthalate -alumina nanoparticle mixed matrix membrane”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 256 (2014) 8-19.

(B) Dialysis Grade Membranes.

  1. Roy, S. De, “State-of-the-art materials and spinning technology for hemodialyzer membranes”, accepted in Separation and Purification Reviews, DOI: 10.1080/15422119.2016.1256323.
  2. Roy, P. Dadhich, S. Dhara, S. De, “Understanding and Tuning of Polymer Surfaces for Dialysis Applications”, accepted in Polymer Advanced Technology, DOI: 10.1002/pat.3872.
  3. A. Roy, V. Lloyd, S. De, “An Indigenous Ultra Low Cost Technology for Spinning Hemodialysis Grade Hollow Fiber Membranes”, British Medical Journal Innovations, 2 (2016) 84-92.
  4. A. Roy, P. Dadhich, S. Dhara, S. De, “In Vitro Cytocompatibility and Blood Compatibility for Polysulfone blend, surface modified polysulfone and Polyacrylonitrile membranes for hemodialysis”, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 7023-7034.

(C) Blend Membranes.

  1. A. Roy, P. Bhunia, S. De. “Solvent Effect and Macrovoid formation in Cellulose Acetate Phthalate (CAP) – Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) Blend Hollow Fiber Membranes” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 134 (2017) 226-238.
  2. A. Roy, S. Moulik, S. Sridhar and S. De, “Potential of extraction of Steviol glycosides using Cellulose acetate phthalate (CAP) - Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) blend hollow fiber membranes”, Journal of Food Science & Technology, 52 (2015) 7081-7091.
  3. A. Roy and S. De, “Resistance-in-series model for flux decline and optimal conditions of Stevia extract during ultrfilatraion using novel CAP-PAN blend membranes”, Food & Bioproducts Processing, 94 (2015) 489-499.
  4. S. R. Panda and S. De, “Preparation, Characterization and antifouling properties of Polyacrylonitrile/Polyurethane blend membranes for water purification”, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 23599-23612.
  5. S. R. Panda and S. De, "Preparation, characterization and performance of ZnCl2 incorporated Polysulfone (PSF)/Polyethyleneglycol (PEG) blend low pressure nanofiltration membranes", Desalination, 347 (2014) 52-65.
  6. A. Roy and S. De, “Extraction of Steviol Glycosides Using Novel Cellulose Acetate Pthalate (CAP) - Polyacrylonitrile Blend Membranes”, Journal of Food Engineering, 126 (2014) 7-16.
  7. M. Mondal and S. De, “Characterization and antifouling properties of polyethylene glycol added PAN-CAP blend membrane”, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 38948-38963.

(D) Surface Modified Membranes.

  1. D. Pal, S. Neogi, S. De, “Improved antifouling characteristics of acrylonitrile co-polymer membrane by low temperature pulsed ammonia plasma in the treatment of oil-water emulsion”, Vacuum, 131 (2016) 293-304.
  2. M. Mondal, S. De, “Treatment of textile plant effluent by hollow fiber nanofiltration membrane and multi-component steady state modeling”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 285 (2016) 304-318.
  3. D. Pal, S. Neogi, S. De, “Surface modification of polyacrylonitrile co-polymer membranes using pulsed direct current nitrogen plasma”, Thin Solid Films, 597 (2015) 171-182.
  4. N. Saxena, C. Prabhavathy, S. De and S. DasGupta, “Flux enhancement by argon - oxygen plasma treatment of polyethersulfone membranes”, Separation & Purification Technology, 70 (2009) 160-165.
  5. S. Pal, S. Ghatak, S. De and S. DasGupta, “Evaluation of surface roughness of a plasma treated polymeric membrane by wavelet analysis and quantification of its enhanced performance”, Applied Surface Science, 255 (2008) 2504-2511.
  6. S. Pal, S. K. Ghatak, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Characterization of CO2 Plasma Treated Polymeric Membranes and Quantification of Flux Enhancement”, Journal of Membrane Science, 323 (1-10), 2008.

(E) Modified antifouling membranes with additives.

  1. R. Mukherjee, R. Sharma, P. K. Saini, S. De, “Nanostructured polyaniline incorporated ultrafiltration membrane for desalination of brackish water”, Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 1 (2015) 893-904.
  2. M. Mondal and S. De, “Preparation, characterization and performance of a novel hollow fiber nanofiltration membrane”, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 26 (2015) 1155-1167.
  3. S. R. Panda, N. Bhandaru, R. Mukherjee, S. De, “Ultrafiltration of oily waste water: Contribution of surface roughness in membrane properties and fouling characteristics of polyacrylonitrile membranes”, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 93 (2015) 2031-20.
  4. M. Mondal and S. De, “Characterization and antifouling properties of polyethylene glycol added PAN-CAP blend membrane”, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 38948-38963.
  5. S. R. Panda and S. De, "Preparation, characterization and performance of ZnCl2 incorporated Polysulfone (PSF)/Polyethyleneglycol (PEG) blend low pressure nanofiltration membranes", Desalination, 347 (2014) 52-65.
  6. S. R. Panda and S. De, Role of polyethylene glycol with different solvents for tailor-made polysulfone membranes, Journal of Polymer Research, 20 (2013), 179-195.
  7. B. K. Thakur and S. De, “A novel method for spinning hollow fiber membrane and its application for treatment of turbid water”, Separation & Purification Technology, 93 (2012) 67-74.