Advanced Polymeric Materials and Technology (ML 809)

Course Name: 

Advanced Polymeric Materials and Technology


M.Tech. in Materials Engineering




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Specialty Polymers:High temperature and fire-resistant polymers,Liquid crystalline polymers,Dendrimers,Drag reduction,Polymer Cement ,Ion-Exchange Resins and Anchored Catalysts,Photoactive Materials,Organometallic polymers, adhesives Biopolymers: Polymeric bio-implants,Contact lenses,Surgical sutures,Artificial organs,Drug Delivery Biopolymers,Tissue Engineering Polymers for Advanced Technologies:Conducting polymers Membrane Science and Technolog, Applications in Electronics and Energy, photonic Polymers, Sensor Applications. Smart polymers:Self healing polymers, Polymer actuators, Shape memory polymers, Magnetorheological polymers, Piezoelectric polymers , Electroactive polymers


Chanda, S. K. Roy, Industrial Polymers, Specialty Polymers, and their Applications, 1st Edn, CRC Press, USA, 2009.
J. R. Fried, Polymer Science and Technology, 3rd Edn, Prentice Hall,SA,2014
.B.D.Ratner et al., Biomaterials Science: an Introduction to Materials in Medicine, 3rd Edn, Academic press, USA, 2012.
J. Park, R.S. Lakes, Biomaterials: an Introduction, 3rd Edn, Springer, USA, 2007.
A. K. Bhowmick, Ed., Current Topics in Elastomers Research, CRC Press, USA. 2008


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Contact us

Dr. Ravishankar K. S, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473050

Contact details for Placements and Interships


Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P