Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Top 20 Doctoral Program — National Research Council


Anil K. Bhowmick
Dr. Anil K. Bhowmick

Research Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Rubber Science and Technology

Office Location: 302, Engineering Building 1
Phone: 713-743-9241   |   Fax: 713-743-4323
Email: bhowmick [at] central [dot] uh [dot] edu


Ph. D, IIT Kharagpur

Research Interests: 

  • Polymer Nanocomposites and Nanomaterials
  • Thermoplastic Elastomers and Polymer blends
  • Molecular dynamics simulation of polymers
  • New Polymer from Renewable Sources
  • Polymer modification
  • Rubber Technology
  • Failure and Degradation of Rubbers
  • Adhesion and Adhesives
  • Waste Rubber Recycling
  • Sustainable polymers  from renewable sources
  • Self-healing and smart polymers

Selected Publications

  1. K Dinesh Kumar, MS Satyanarayana, Ganesh C Basak, Anil Bhowmick,

    Adhesion between Compounded Elastomers: A Critical Review, Progress in Adhesion and Adhesives, 2019, Volume 4, Pages 99-191

    , 2019
  2. H Sridharan, A Guha, S Bhattacharyya, AK Bhowmick, R Mukhopadhyay,

    Effect of Silica Loading and Coupling Agent on Wear and Fatigue Properties of a Tread Compound, Rubber Chemistry and Technology 92 (2), 326-349

    , 2019
  3. PR Sreenath, Saptarshi Mandal, Seema Singh, Prolay Das, Anil K Bhowmick, K Dinesh Kumar ,

    Remarkable synergetic effect by in-situ covalent hybridization of carbon dots with graphene oxide and carboxylated acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber, Polymer, Volume 175, Pages 283-293.

    , 2019
  4. Pranabesh Sahu, Anil K Bhowmick ,

    Redox Emulsion Polymerization of Terpenes: Mapping the Effect of the System, Structure and Reactivity Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research

    , 2019
  5. Pranabesh Sahu, Anil K Bhowmick,

    Sustainable self‐healing elastomers with thermoreversible network derived from biomass via emulsion polymerization, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 57 (6), 738-751

    , 2019
  6. R Koley, R Kasilingam, S Sahoo, S Chattopadhyay, AK Bhowmick,

    Synthesis and Characterization of Phenol Furfural Resin from Moringa Oleifera Gum and Biophenol and Its Application in Styrene Butadiene Rubber, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 58 (40), 18519-18532

    , 2019
  7. Saikat Das, Santanu Chattopadhyay, Sawar Dhanania, Anil K Bhowmick ,

    Reactive grafting of 3-octanoylthio-1-propyltriethoxysilane in styrene butadiene rubber: Characterization and its effect on silica reinforced tire composites, Polymer, Volume 179, 121693.

    , 2019
  8. Sanjay Bhattacharyya, Vivekanda Lodha, Saikat Dasgupta, Rabindra Mukhopadhyay, Abhilash Guha, Preetom Sarkar, Tuhin Saha, Anil K Bhowmick,

    Influence of highly dispersible silica filler on the physical properties, tearing energy, and abrasion resistance of tire tread compound, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Volume 136, Issue 18, 47560

    , 2019
  9. Subhabrata Saha, Anil K Bhowmick ,

    An Insight into molecular structure and properties of flexible amorphous polymers: A molecular dynamics simulation approach, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Volume 136, Issue 18, 47457.

    , 2019
  10. Tuhin Saha, Anil K Bhowmick, Takeshi Oda, Toshiaki Miyauchi, Nobuhiko Fujii ,

    Influence of layered nanofillers on the mechanical properties and thermal degradation of polyacrylicester polymer: Theoretical and experimental investigations, Composites Part B: Engineering, Volume 169, Pages 65-78.

    , 2019