Dr Sumit Chakraborty
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
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Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Sir Frederick Mappin Building (Broad Lane Building)
I am a Materials Scientist working the development of sustainable composite materials and cleaner productions with low carbon emission and high energy efficiency.
- Research interests
My research vision is to develop low C materials for sustainable mineral and construction materials and explore their underlying chemistry that will bridge Chemistry and Construction materials science.
- New frontiers in cementitious and lime-based materials and composites. Crystals, 12(1).
- Effect of electrolyzed water (EW) in accelerating the cement setting and hydration as demonstrated by the analytical techniques. Construction and Building Materials, 311, 125367-125367.
- Concrete Prepared Using Electrolyzed Water Revealed Benefits in Controlling the Early Age Properties. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 33(6).
- Chemical attack and corrosion resistance of concrete prepared with electrolyzed water. Journal of Materials Research and Technology, 11, 1193-1205. View this article in WRRO
- Investigation on the effectiveness of electrolyzed water in controlling the early age properties of cement mortar. Construction and Building Materials, 211, 1-11.
- Development of the electrolyzed water based set accelerated greener cement paste. Materials Letters, 243, 46-49.
- Durability Study of Silica Fume-mortar exposed to the Combined Sulfate and Chloride-rich Solution. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 23(1), 356-366.
- Effectiveness of the surface modified jute fibre as fibre reinforcement in controlling the physical and mechanical properties of concrete paver blocks. Construction and Building Materials, 191, 554-563.
- Effectiveness of the mild alkali and dilute polymer modification in controlling the durability of jute fibre in alkaline cement medium. Construction and Building Materials, 174, 330-342.
- Prediction of the Failure Stress of Hydrogen-rich Water Based Cement Mortar Using the Weibull Distribution Model. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 22(5), 1827-1839.
- Effectiveness of sewage sludge ash combined with waste pozzolanic minerals in developing sustainable construction material: An alternative approach for waste management. Journal of Cleaner Production, 153, 253-263.
- Investigation of the acid and sulfate resistance performances of hydrogen-rich water based mortars. Construction and Building Materials, 137, 1-11.
- Effectiveness of a hydrothermally produced alternative cementitious material on the physical and mechanical performance of concrete. Journal of Cleaner Production, 142, 3269-3280.
- Strength and Durability Assessment of Portland Cement Mortars Formulated from Hydrogen-Rich Water. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, 2017, 1-10.
- Investigation of corrosion assessment of hydrogen-rich water based cement mortars. Journal of Ceramic Processing Research, 18(4), 305-312.
- Hydration Mechanism of the Hydrogen-Rich Water Based Cement Paste. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120(15), 8198-8209.
- Investigation on the Effectiveness of Aqueous Carbonated Lime in Producing an Alternative Cementitious Material. International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials, 10(1), 15-28.
- Efficacy of alkali-treated jute as fibre reinforcement in enhancing the mechanical properties of cement mortar. Materials and Structures, 49(3), 1093-1104.
- Hydration study of the polymer modified jute fibre reinforced cement paste using analytical techniques. Construction and Building Materials, 101, 166-173.
- Hydrogen-rich water revealed benefits in controlling the physical and mechanical performances of cement mortar. Construction and Building Materials, 100, 31-39.
- Effectiveness of carbonated lime as a raw material in producing a CO2-stored cementitious material by the hydrothermal method. Construction and Building Materials, 95, 556-565.
- Prediction of the curing time to achieve maturity of the nano-cement based concrete using the Weibull distribution model: A complementary data set. Data in Brief, 4, 285-291. View this article in WRRO
- A mild alkali treated jute fibre controlling the hydration behaviour of greener cement paste. Scientific Reports, 5(1). View this article in WRRO
- Prediction of the curing time to achieve maturity of the nano cement based concrete using the Weibull distribution model. Construction and Building Materials, 84, 307-314.
- Investigation on the effectiveness of chemically synthesized nano cement in controlling the physical and mechanical performances of concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 70, 1-8.
- A hypothetical model based on effectiveness of combined alkali and polymer latex modified jute fibre in controlling the setting and hydration behaviour of cement. Construction and Building Materials, 68, 1-9.
- Retraction of “Adsorption of Anionic-Azo Dye from Aqueous Solution by Lignocellulose-Biomass Jute Fiber: Equilibrium, Kinetics, and Thermodynamics Study”. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 53(9), 3753-3753.
- Effectiveness of the Top-Down Nanotechnology in the Production of Ultrafine Cement (~220 nm). Journal of Nanomaterials, 2014, 1-9.
- Synthesis of a Cementitious Material Nanocement Using Bottom-Up Nanotechnology Concept: An Alternative Approach to Avoid CO2Emission during Production of Cement. Journal of Nanomaterials, 2014, 1-12.
- Polymer modified jute fibre as reinforcing agent controlling the physical and mechanical characteristics of cement mortar. Construction and Building Materials, 49, 214-222.
- Lignocellulosic jute fiber as a bioadsorbent for the removal of azo dye from its aqueous solution: Batch and column studies. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 129(1), 15-27.
- Surface grafting of Corchorus olitorius fibre: A green approach for the development of activated bioadsorbent. Carbohydrate Polymers, 92(2), 2118-2127.
- Effect of Jute as Fiber Reinforcement Controlling the Hydration Characteristics of Cement Matrix. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52(3), 1252-1260.
- Improvement of the mechanical properties of jute fibre reinforced cement mortar: A statistical approach. Construction and Building Materials, 38, 776-784.
- Chemically modified jute fibre reinforced non-pressure (NP) concrete pipes with improved mechanical properties. Construction and Building Materials, 37, 841-850.
- Adsorption of Anionic-Azo Dye from Aqueous Solution by Lignocellulose-Biomass Jute Fiber: Equilibrium, Kinetics, and Thermodynamics Study. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51(37), 12095-12106.
- Improvement in mechanical properties of jute fibres through mild alkali treatment as demonstrated by utilisation of the Weibull distribution model. Bioresource Technology, 107, 222-228.
- Development of nano cement concrete by top-down and bottom-up nanotechnology concept, Smart Nanoconcretes and Cement-Based Materials (pp. 183-213). Elsevier
- Aqueous-based carbon dioxide sequestration, Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Cementitious Construction Materials (pp. 39-64). Elsevier