Professor: May 2021- Present

Tel: +91-22-2576-7644

Academic Background:

  • B.Tech., Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay,Mumbai, 2000
  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2005

Positions held:

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2005 – 2009


  • Multi-scale molecular modelling of self-assembly in macromolecular systems
  • Macromolecular transport in micro- and nano-scale channels
  • High-performance computing for macromolecular and composite systems

Recent Publications:

  • Rupesh A. Khare, Arup R. Bhattacharyya, Ajay S. Panwar, Suryasarathi Bose and Ajit R. Kulkarni, "Dispersion of multiwall carbon nanotubes in blends of polypropylene and acrylonitrile butadiene styrene" Polymer Engineering and Science (2011)
  • Ajay S Panwar, Mark Kelly, Buddhapriya Chakrabarti, and M. Muthukumar, Counter-ion desorption and globule-coil transition of a polyelectrolyte under tension (online publication) arXiv:0905.4524v1 [cond-mat.soft](2009)
  • Ajay S. Panwar and M. Muthukumar, Enzyme-modulated translocation of DNA through a nanopore Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131, 18563 - 18570 (2009)
  • Ajay S. Panwar and Satish Kumar, Time scales in polymer electrophoresis through narrow constrictions: A Brownian dynamics study Macromolecules,39, 1279-1289, 2006
  • Ajay S. Panwar and Satish Kumar, Brownian dynamics simulations of polyelectrolyte adsorption in shear flow Journal of Chemical Physics, 122, 154902, 2005
  • Seung Ha Kim, Ajay S. Panwar, Satish Kumar, Kyung Hyun Ahn, and Seung Jong Lee, Electrophoresis of a bead-rod chain through a narrow slit: A Brownian dynamics study Journal of Chemical Physics, 121, 9116-9122, 2004
  • Ajay S. Panwarand Satish Kumar, Brownian dynamics simulations of polymer stretching and transport in a complex electroosmotic flow Journal of Chemical Physics, 118, 925-936, 2003