General Information

Assistant Professor:
Email : mithunc-at-iitb.ac.in
Tel (office) : +91 22 2576 7632

Website:https://mchmater.wixsite.com/cmithun

Academic Background

  • M.Sc. Chemistry (Physical) - University of Calcutta, India, 2008
  • Ph.D.(Dr. rer. nat) Physics - University of Freiburg, Germany, 2012

Positions held

  • Assistant Professor (Gr-I), IIT Bombay, India (2018- Till date)
  • Associate research scholar and Postdoctoral research fellow, Princeton University, USA (2015 – 2018)
  • Postdoctoral research associate, University of St Andrews, UK (2014 – 2015)
  • Postdoctoral research associate, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, (2012 – 2013)
 

Research Areas

Broadly experimental polymer physics with emphasis in
  • Non-equilibrium phenomena in soft condensed matter (s)
  • Glass transition dynamics in confinement
  • Nanostructured polymer (s) and polymer nanocomposite (s) 
  • Structure-property-performance nexus in electroactive & electronic polymers.
  • Thermodynamic and mechano-rheological properties of polymers.

Publications

 
Awards and Honors
 
Ramanujan Fellow 2018
Early Career Research Award 2019