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Chair Polymer Chemistry
Chair Polymer Chemistry
Portrait: Dr. Soumyadip Choudhury
Dr. Soumyadip Choudhury
Scientific Assistant

Research Area

Nanomaterials, materials chemistry, materials processing, redox active polymeric materials, solid polymer electrolyte, polymer science and technology, macromolecular chemistry, energy storage, water treatment, polymer composites for energy harvesting, advanced in -operando characterizations etc.

Career

Since October 2017 Research Scientist of energy materials research at Professur Polymerchemie, Institute for Chemistry, Technical University Chemnitz, Germany.
07.2015–09.2017 Post-doctoral fellow, Energy Materials Group at the INM–Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken, Germany.
04.2017–06.2017 Visiting scientist at Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria, South Africa under Horizon 2020 Create Collaborative Project.
07.2014–06.2015 Post-doctoral researcher at Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany

Publications

[1] NANOPOROUS CATHODES FOR HIGH-ENERGY LI-S BATTERIES FROM GYROID BLOCK COPOLYMER TEMPLATES.
Choudhury, S.; Agrawal, M.*; Formanek, P.; Jehnichen, D.; Fischer, D.; Krause, B.; Albrecht, V.; Stamm, M.; Ionov, L., ACS Nano 2015, 9,6147.


[2] CARBON ONION – SULFUR HYBRID CATHODES FOR LITHIUM-SULFUR BATTERIES.
Choudhury, S.; Zeiger; M.; Massuti-Ballester, P.; Fleischmann, S.; Formanek, P.; Borchardt, L.; Presser, V., Sustainable Energy & Fuels 2017, 1, 84 (selected as inner cover & part of themed collection: 2017 Sustainable Energy and Fuels HOT Articles).


[3] EFFECT OF FIBROUS SEPARATORS ON THE PERFORMANCE OF LITHIUM-SULFUR BATTERIES.
Choudhury, S.; Azizi, M.; Raguzin, I.; Göbel, M.; Michel, S.; Willomitzer, A.; Merchtcherine, V.; Stamm, M.*; Ionov, L., PCCP 2017, 195,11239.


[4] MICROPOROUS NOVOLAC-DERIVED CARBON BEADS / SULFUR HYBRID CATHODE FOR LITHIUM-SULFUR BATTERIES.
Choudhury, S.; Krüner, B.; Massuti-Ballester, P.; Tolosa, A.; Prehal, C.; Grobelsek, I.; Paris, O.; Borchardt, L.; Presser, V., Journal of Power Sources 2017, 357, 198.


[5] PHASE INVERSION STRATEGY TO FABRICATE POROUS CARBON FOR LI-S BATTERIES VIA BLOCK COPOLYMER SELF-ASSEMBLY.
Choudhury, S.; Fischer, D.; Formanek, P; Stamm, M.; Ionov, L., Advanced Materials Interfaces 2018, 1701116.


[6] A HIGHLY STRETCHABLE GEL-POLYMER ELECTROLYTE FOR LITHIUM-SULFUR BATTERIES.
Choudhury, S.; Saha, T.; Naskar, K; Stamm, M.; Heinrich, G.; Das, A., Polymer 2017, 112, 447.


[7] CARBON ONION / SULFUR HYBRID CATHODES VIA INVERSE VULCANIZATION FOR LITHIUM SULFUR BATTERIES.
Choudhury, S.; Srimuk, P.; Raju, K; Tolosa, A.; Fleischmann, S.; Zeiger, M.; Ozoemena, K. I.; Borchardt, L.; Presser, V., Sustainable Energy & Fuels 2018, 2, 133 (This article is part of the themed collection: 2018 Sustainable Energy and Fuels HOT Articles).


[8] EFFECT OF CURRENT COLLECTOR ON PERFORMANCE OF LI-S BATTERIES.
Raguzin, I.; Choudhury, S*.; Simon, F.; Stamm, M.; Ionov, L., Advanced Materials Interfaces 2016, 1600811.


[9] IMPACT OF THE ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY ON THE LITHIUM CAPACITY OF POLYMER-DERIVED SILICON OXYCARBIDE (SIOC) CERAMICS.
Kasper, K.; Graczyk-Zajac, M.*; Choudhury, S.; Riedel, R., Electrochimica Acta 2016, 216,196.


[10] THERMALLY FABRICATED MOS2-GRAPHENE HYBRIDS AS HIGH PERFORMANCE ANODE IN LITHIUM ION BATTERY.
Srivastava, S. K.*; Bindumadhaban, K.; Choudhury, S. Stamm, M., Materials Chemistry and Physics 2016, 183, 383.


[11] HIGH PERFORMANCE HYBRID ENERGY STORAGE WITH POTASSIUM FERRICYANIDE REDOX ELECTROLYTE.
Lee, J.; Choudhury, S.; Weingarth, D.; Kim, K.; Presser, V., ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016, 7, 36, 23676.


[12] TIN/VANADIUM REDOX ELECTROLYTE FOR BATTERY-LIKE ENERGY STORAGE CAPACITY COMBINED WITH SUPERCAPACITOR-LIKE POWER HANDLING.
Lee, J.; Krüner, B.; Tolosa, B.; Sethuraman, S.; Kim, D.; Choudhury, S.; Seo, K-H.; Presser, V. Energy & Environmental Science . 2016, 9, 3392.


[13] ENHANCED ELECTROCHEMICAL ENERGY STORAGE BY NANOSCOPIC DECORATION OF ENDOHEDRAL AND EXOHEDRAL CARBON WITH VANADIUM OXIDE VIA ATOMIC LAYER DEPOSITION.
Fleischmann, S.; Jäckel, N.; Zeiger, M.; Krüner, B.; Grobelsek, I.; Formanek, P.; Choudhury, S.; Weingarth, D.; Presser, V., Chemistry of Materials 2016,28 (8),2802.
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[14] POROUS CARBON MATERIALS FOR LI-S BATTERIES BASED ON RESORCINOL-FORMALDEHYDE RESIN WITH INVERSE OPAL STRUCTURE.
Agrawal, M.; Choudhury, S.; Gruber, K.; Simon, F.; Fischer, D.; Albrecht, V.; Göbel, M., Koller, S., Stamm, M; Ionov, L., Journal of Power Sources2014, 261,363.


[15] SULFUR X-RAY ABSORPTION FINE STRUCTURE IN POROUS LI-S CATHODE FILMS MEASURED UNDER ARGON ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS.
Müller, M.; Choudhury, S.; Gruber, K.; Cruz, V.B.; Fuchsbichler, B.; Jacob, T.; Koller, S.; Stamm, M.; Ionov, L.; Beckhoff, B. , Spectrochimica Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy2014, 94,22.


[16] FARADAIC DEIONIZATION OF BRACKISH VIA PSEUDOCAPACITIVE CATION AND ANION INTERCALATION INTO FEW-LAYERED MOLYBDENUM DISULFIDE.
Srimuk, P.; Lee, J.; Fleischmann, S.; Choudhury, S.; Jäckel, N.; Zeiger, M.; Kim, C.; Aslan, M.; Presser, V., Journal of Materials Chemistry 2017, 5, 15640.


[17] PSEUDOCAPACITIVE DESALINATION OF BRACKISH WATER AND SEAWATER VIA VANADIUM PENTOXIDE DECORATED MULTI-WALLED CARBON NANOTUBES.
Lee, J.; Srimuk, P.; Aristizabal, K.; Kim, C.; Choudhury, S.; Nah, Y-C.; Mücklich, F.; Presser, V., ChemSusChem 2017, 10, 3611.


[18] SYNTHESES AND MORPHOLOGIES OF FLUORINATED DIBLOCK COPOLYMER PREPARED VIA RAFT POLYMERIZATION.
Koiry, B. P.; Ponnupandian, S.; Choudhury, S.; Singha, N. K., Journal of Fluorine Chemistry 2016, 189, 51.


[19] ENHANCED HYDROPHILIC AND ANTIFOULING POLYACRYLONITRILE MEMBRANE WITH POLYDOPAMINE MODIFIED SILICA NANOPARTICLES.
Tripathi, B. P.; Dubey, N. C.; Subair, R.; Choudhury, S.; Stamm, M., CRSC Advances 2016, 6, 4448.


[20] ULTRATHIN AND SWITCHABLE NANOPOROUS CATALYTIC MEMBRANES OF POLYSTYRENE-B-POLY-4-VINYL PYRIDINE BLOCK COPOLYMER SPHERICAL MICELLES.
Tripathi, B. P.; Dubey, N. C.; Choudhury, S.; Formanek, P.; Stamm, M., Advanced Materials and Interfaces 2015, 2,1500097.


[21] FUNCTIONALIZATION OF TRACK-ETCHED POLY (ETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE) MEMBRANES AS A SELECTIVE FILTER FOR HYDROGEN PURIFICATION.
Awasthi, K.; Choudhury, S.; Komber, H.;Simon, F.; Formanek, P.; Sharma, A.; Stamm, M., Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2011, , 2, 284–292.


[22] ANTIFOULING AND ANTIBIOFOULING PH RESPONSIVE BLOCK COPOLYMER BASED MEMBRANES BY SELECTIVE SURFACE MODIFICATION.
Tripathi, B. P.; Dubey, N. C.; Choudhury, S.; Simon, F.; Stamm, M., Journal of Materials Chemistry B 2013, 1, 3397.


[23] ANTIFOULING AND TUNEABLE AMINO FUNCTIONALIZED POROUS MEMBRANES FOR FILTRATION APPLICATIONS.
Tripathi, B. P.; Dubey, N. C.; Choudhury, S.; Stamm, M., Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012 22, 19981.


[24] ACRYLIC ABA TRIBLOCK COPOLYMER BEARING PENDANT REACTIVE BICYCLOALKENYL FUNCTIONALITY VIA ATRP AND TUNING ITS PROPERTIES USING THIOL-ENE CHEMISTRY.
Mandal, P.; Choudhury, S.; Singha, N. K., Polymer 2014, 55 (22), 5576.


[25] TUNING PROPERTIES AND MORPHOLOGY IN HIGH VINYL CONTENT SBS BLOCK COPOLYMER, A THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER VIA THIOL–ENE MODIFICATION, Rubber Chemistry and Technology.
Mandal P.; Ponnupandian, S.; Choudhury, S.; Singha, N. K., Rubber Chemistry and Technology 2017, 90(3), 550.


[26] SUPERIOR ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE SHIELDING EFFECTIVENESS AND ELECTRO-MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF EMA-IRGO NANOCOMPOSITES THROUGH THE IN-SITU REDUCTION OF GO FROM MELT BLENDED EMA-GO COMPOSITES.
Bhawal, P.; Ganguly, S.; Das, T.K.; Mondal, S.; Choudhury, S.; Das, N. C., Composites Part B 2018, 134, 46.


[27] TUNING PROPERTIES AND MORPHOLOGY IN HIGH VINYL CONTENT STYRENE-BUTADIENE-STYRENE (SBS) BLOCK COPOLYMER VIA THIOL-ENE MODIFICATION.
Mandal P.; Ponnupandian, S.; Choudhury, S.; Singha, N. K., TPE Magazine 2017, 4, 172.


[28] SELECTRODEPOSITION OF HYDRATED VANADIUM PENTOXIDE ON NANOPOROUS CARBON CLOTH FOR HYBRID ENERGY STORAGE.
Lee, J., Badie, S., Srimuk, P., Ridder, A., Shim, H., Choudhury, S., Nah, Y-C, Presser, V., Sustainable Energy & Fuels 2018, 2, 577.


Patents

[1] CATHODES FOR LI-SULFUR BATTERIES.
Choudhury, S.; Agrawal, M.; Horecha, M.; Stamm, M.; Ionov, L., WO 2016/097029 A1.


[2]
Choudhury, S., Ionov, L., Stamm, M., Agrawal, M., & Horecha, M., U.S. Patent Application No. 15/534,741.


Book chapter (invited)

[1] Choudhury, S*; Stamm M.* (Authors), Srivastava, S.K.; Mittal, V. (Editors),"HYBRID NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS FOR ADVANCED LITHIUM BATTERIES" (Chapter 1) in "Hybrid Nanostructured Materials: Developments in Energy, Environment and Polymer Nanocomposites", Scrivener Publishing, Wiley, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-119-16034-2.

Responsibilities

  • Supervision of PhD and Master Student
  • Nanofabrication, Electrochemical laboratory
  • Teaching responsibility (Facets of Materials Science under Advanced Functional materials program, MSc)
  • BET measurements

Lectures

  • Latest materials for the Seminar "Synthetic methods in Chemistry" can be found here
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