Dr. Abhijit P. Deshpande

Dr. Abhijit P. Deshpande



HSB 151



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Research Areas

Polymeric materials, Ionic polymers, Rheology, Composite processing.

PRO Attainments

1996 –Doctor of Philosophy
University of Washington, Seattle.
1991 — Master of Science
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh.
1989 — Bachelor of Technology
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.


Career History

1996 – Current
Faculty member (Chemical Engineering Department)
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

Recent Publications


Bhagavathi, Lakshmana Rao and Deshpande, Abhijit P and Ram, GD Janaki and Panigrahi, SK, Hygrothermal aging, fatigue and dynamic mechanical behavior of cellulosic particles reinforced one-component moisture curable polyurethane adhesive joints, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 105, 102771, 2021,


Kambhammettu, Sri Krishna Sudhamsu and Deshpande, Abhijit P and Chebolu, Lakshmana Rao , A Compressible Porous Media Model to Estimate Fluid Leak Through a Metal–Elastomer Interface, Transport in Porous Media, 136(1), 191–215, 2021


Ramya, Koduvayur A and Reddy, Samala Murali Mohan and Shanmugam, Ganesh and Deshpande, Abhijit P, Fibrillar network dynamics during oscillatory rheology of supramolecular gels}, Langmuir, , 36(44), 13342—13355, 2020


Sruthi, Lalitha and Srivastava, Vishal and Schmidt, Lars E and Deshpande, Abhijit P and Varughese, Susy, Contributions from microstructural changes to the rheological behavior of casein dispersions during drying, Soft Matter, 16(48), 10954—10968, 2020,


John, Jacob and Deshpande, Abhijit P and Varughese, Susy, Morphology control and ionic crosslinking of pectin domains to enhance the toughness of solvent cast PVA/pectin blends, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 138(18), 50360, 2020

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