Education

  • Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics, 2008
    Virginia Tech

Research Interests

  • Nanoscale transport phenomena
  • Molecular modeling of materials
  • Organic photovoltaic solar cells
  • Modeling electrolytes in Li batteries
  • Synthesis and properties of carbon nanostructures

Affiliations and Awards

  • 3M Nontenured Faculty Award, 2013
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship at Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Germany, 2008 – 2009
  • Pratt Fellowship from Virginia Tech for research and academic accomplishments, Fall 2006 and Spring 2007
  • Best poster award from the Dean’s Forum on Energy Security and Sustainability at Virginia Tech, 2006

Recent Publications

  • M. Mostafa, and S. Banerjee, “Predictive model for alignment and deposition of functionalized nanotubes using applied electric field”, Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 116, 244309, 2014
  • M. Mostafa and S. Banerjee, “Effect of functional group topology of carbon nanotubes on electrophoretic alignment and properties of deposited layer,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 118, pp. 11417-11425, 2014
  • K. Yoo, S. Banerjee and P. Dutta, ”Modeling of volume change phenomena in a Li-air battery”, Journal of Power Sources, vol. 258, pp. 340-350, 2014
  • P.P.S. Saeed Abadi, M.R. Maschmann, S.M. Golam Mortuza, S. Banerjee, J.W. Baur, S. Graham, and B.A. Cola, “Reversible tailoring of mechanical properties of carbon nanotube forests by immersing in solvents”, Carbon, vol. 69, pp. 178–187, 2014
  • A. Deshpande, L. Kariyawasam, P. Dutta, and S. Banerjee, “Enhancement of lithium ion mobility in ionic liquid electrolytes in presence of additives”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 117, pp. 25343-25351, 2013
  • S.M. Mortuza, and S. Banerjee, “Solvent-based preferential deposition of functionalized carbon nanotubes on substrates”, Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 114, 074301, 2013
  • S.M. Mortuza, and S. Banerjee, “Controlled self-assembly of functionalized carbon nanotubes on silicon substrates”, Proceedings of IMECE 2013, ASME IMECE, San Diego, 2013
  • S. Banerjee, “Molecular dynamics study of self-agglomeration of charged fullerenes in solvents”, Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 138, 044318, 2013
  • S.M. Mortuza, and S. Banerjee, “Molecular modeling study of agglomeration of [6,6]-phenyl-C61-butyric acid methyl ester in solvents”, Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 137, 244308, 2012
  • S. Banerjee, “Molecular simulation of the self-agglomeration of carbon nanostructures in various chemical environments” Proceedings of IMECE 2012, ASME IMECE, Houston, 2012

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