Satish Kumar


Satish Kumar
MRDC 4512

Dr. Satish Kumar received his Ph.D. degree in 1979 from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India in the area of Polymer and Fiber Science. He obtained his post-doctoral experience in Polymer Science and Engineering at the University of Massachusetts (1979-82). For the year 1982-83, he was a visiting scientist at the Atomic Energy Commission of France, C. E. N. G., Grenoble, France.

During 1984-89 he was associated with the Polymer Branch, Air Force Materials Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH on contract through Universal Energy Systems and the University of Dayton Research Institute.

He joined Georgia Tech in 1989, where he is currently serving as Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering.

Selected publications: 
Representative publications

221. H. Chang, J. Luo, H.C. Liu, S. Zhang, J. G. Park, R. Liang, S. Kumar, “Carbon fibers from polyacrylonitrile/cellulose nanocrystal nanocomposite fibers”, Carbon (2019). 

220. J. Luo, H. Chang, P. H. Wang, R. J. Moon, S. Kumar, “Cellulose nanocrystals effect on the stabilization of polyacrylonitrile composite films”, Carbon, 134, 92-102 (2018). 

219. V. Raghavan, P. Gulgunje, K. Gupta, M. G. Kamath, Y. Liu, C. Pramanik, B. Newcomb, H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, “Correlation between inhomogeneity in polyacrylonitrile spinning dopes and carbon fiber tensile strength”, Polymer Engineering and Science, (2018). 

218. P. H. Wang, S. Sarkar, P. Gulgunje, N. Verghese, S. Kumar, “Fracture mechanism of high impact strength polypropylene containing carbon nanotubes”, Polymer, 151, 287-298 (2018). 

217. P. H. Wang, S. Sarkar, P. Gulgunje, N. Verghese, S. Kumar, “Structure  and rheological behavior of polypropylene interphase at high carbon nanotube concentration”, Polymer, 150, 10-25, (2018). 

216. C. Pramanik, D. Nepal, M. Nathanson, J. R. Gissinger, A. Garley, R. J. Berry, A. Davijani, S. Kumar, H. Heinz, “Molecular Engineering of Interphases in Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Composites to Reach the Limits of Mechanical Performance”, Composites Science and Technology,166, 86-94 (2018). 

215. J. Lee, J. I. Choi, A. E. Cho, S. Kumar, S. S. Jang, Y. H. Kim, “Origin and Control of Polyacrylonitrile Alignment on Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene Nanoribbons”, Advanced Functional Materials, 28, 1706970 (2018). 

214. J. R. Gissinger, C. Pramanik, B. Newcomb, S. Kumar, H. Heinz, “Nanoscale Structure-Property Relationships of Polyacrylonitrile/CNT Composites as a Function of Polymer Crystallinity and CNT Diameter”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 10, 1017 – 1027 (2018). 

213. J. Luo, N. Semenikhin, H. Chang, R. J. Moon, S. Kumar, “Post-sulfonation of cellulose nanofibrils with a one-step reaction to improve dispersibility”, Carbohydrate Polymers, 181, 247-255 (2018). 

212. C. Pramanik, J. R. Gissinger, S. Kumar, H. Heinz, “Carbon Nanotube Dispersion in Solvents and Polymer Solutions: Mechanisms, Assembly, and Preferences”, ACS Nano, 11, 12805 – 12816 (2017). 

211. A. A. B. Davijani, H. Chang, H. C. Liu, J. Luo, S. Kumar, “Stress transfer in nanocomposites enabled by poly(methyl methacrylate) wrapping of carbon nanotubes”, Polymer, 130, 191-198 (2017). 

210. A. Newcomb, H. G. Chae, L. Thomson, J. Luo, J. B. Baek, S. Kumar, “Reinforcement efficiency of carbon nanotubes and their effect on crystal-crystal slip in poly(ether ketone)/carbon nanotube composite fibers”, Composite Science and Technology, 147, 116 – 125 (2017). 

209. Huibin Chang , Jeffrey Luo, Prabhakar V. Gulgunje, and Satish Kumar. “Structural and Functional Fibers”, Annual Review of Materials Research, (2017). 47: 331-359. 

208. Huibin Chang, Jeffrey Luo, H. Clive Liu, Amir A. Bakhtiary Davijani, Po-Hsiang Wang, George S. Lolov, Ryan M. Dwyer, and Satish Kumar. “Ductile polyacrylonitrile fibers with high cellulose nanocrystals loading” Polymer (2017) 122:332-339.  

207. Huibin Chang, Jeffrey Luo, H. Clive Liu, Amir A. Bakhtiary Davijani, Po-Hsiang Wang, and Satish Kumar. “Orientation and interfacial stress transfer of cellulose nanocrystal nanocomposite fibers” Polymer (2017). 110 : 228–234. 

206. Jeffrey Luo, Huibin Chang, Amir A. Bakhtiary Davijani, H. Clive Liu, Po-Hsiang Wang, Robert J. Moon, and Satish Kumar. “Influence of high loading of cellulose nanocrystals in polyacrylonitrile composite films” Cellulose 24, no. 4 (2017): 1745-1758. 

205. H. Clive Liu, Chia-Chi Tuan, Amir A. Bakhtiary Davijani, Po-Hsiang Wang, Huibin Chang, Ching-Ping Wong, and Satish Kumar. “Rheological behavior of polyacrylonitrile and polyacrylonitrile/lignin blends” Polymer 111 (2017): 177-182. 

204. K. Gupta, T. Liu, R. Kavian, H. G. Chae, G. H. Ryu, Z. Lee, S. W. Lee, S. Kumar, “High surface area carbon from polyacrylonitrile for high performance electrochemical capacitive energy storage”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, 18294 – 18299 (2016). 

203. S. Ghoshal, P. -H. Wang, P. Gulgunje, N. Verghese, S. Kumar, “High impact strength polypropylene containing carbon nanotubes”, Polymer (2016). 100, 259-274. 

202. P. -H. Wang, S. Ghoshal, P. Gulgunje, N. Verghese, S. Kumar, “Polypropylene nanocomposites with polymer coated multiwall carbon nanotubes”. Polymer (2016), 100, 244-258. 

201. A.A. Bakhtiary Davijani, H. C. Liu, K. Gupta, S. Kumar, “High Surface Area Electrodes Derived from Polymer Wrapped Carbon Nanotubes for Enhanced Energy Storage Devices”. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016. 8 (37), 24918-24923. 

200. S. X. Peng, H. Chang, S. Kumar, R. J. Moon, J. P. Youngblood, “A comparative guide to controlled hydrophobization of cellulose nanocrystals via surface esterification“. Cellulose (2016), 23 (3), 1825-1846. 

199. H. C. Liu, A.-T. Chien, B. Newcomb, A.A. Bakhtiary Davijani, S. Kumar, “Stabilization kinetics of gel spun polyacrylonitrile/lignin blend fiber“. Carbon (2016), 101, p. 382-389. 

198. T. Liu, A.A. Bakhtiary Davijani, J. Sun, S. Chen, S. Kumar, S. W. Lee, “Hydrothermally Oxidized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Networks for High Volumetric Electrochemical Energy Storage“. Small (2016), 12 (25), 3423-3431.  

197. B.A. Newcomb, P. V. Gulgunje, Y. Liu, K. Gupta, M. G. Kamath, C. Pramanik, S. Ghoshal, H.-G. Chae, S. Kumar, “Polyacrylonitrile solution homogeneity study by dynamic shear rheology and the effect on the carbon fiber tensile strength”. Polymer Engineering & Science (2016), 56 (3), 361-370. 

196. C. Pramanik, P. Sood, L.-N. Niu, H. Yuan, S. Ghoshal, W. Henderson, Y. Liu, S. Soon, S. Kumar, “A mechanistic study of the interaction of water-soluble borate glass with apatite-bound heterocyclic nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates“. Acta Biomaterialia (2016), 31, 339-347. 

195. H. Yuan, L.-N. Niu, P. Kai, D.-D. Pei, C. Pramanik, J.-Y. Li, R. Messer, S. Kumar, D. H. pashley, F. tay, “Revival of nitrogen-containing bisphosphonate-induced inhibition of osteoclastogenesis and osteoclast function by water-soluble microfibrous borate glass”. Acta Biomaterialia (2016), 31, 312-325.  

194. H. Chang, J. Luo, A. A. Bakhtiary Davijani, A.-T. Chien, P.-H. Wang, H. C. Liu, S. Kumar, “Individually Dispersed Wood-Based Cellulose Nanocrystals”. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2016), 8 (9), 5768-5771

193.   H. Clive Liu, A. T. Chien, B. A. Newcomb,  Y. Liu, S. Kumar, “Processing, structure and properties of lignin and CNT incorporated PAN based carbon fibers”,  ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, (2015).

192.  P. V. Gulgunje, B. A. Newcomb, K. Gupta, H. G. Chae, T. Tsotsis, S. Kumar, “Low density  and high-modulus carbon fibers from polyacrylonitrile with honeycomb structure”, Carbon,95, 710-714 (2015). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.08.097.

191.  B. A. Newcomb, P. V. Gulgunje, K. Gupta,  M. G. Kamath, Y. Liu, L. A. Giannuzzi, H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, “Processing, structure, and properties of gel spun PAN and PAN/CNT fibers and gel spun PAN based carbon fibers”, Polymer Engineering and Science, 2015. DOI 10.1002/pen.24153.

190.  A. A. B. Davijani and S. Kumar, “Ordered wrapping of poly (methyl methacrylate) on single wall carbon nanotubes, Polymer,70, 278-281 (2015).

189.  H. Chang, A. T. Chien, H. C. Liu, P. H. Wang, B. A. Newcomb, and S. Kumar, “Gel Spinning of Polyacrylonitrile/Cellulose Nanocrystal Composite Fibers”, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, (2015).   

188.  H. G. Chae, B. A. Newcomb, P. V. Gulgunje, Y. Liu, K. Gupta, M. G. Kamath, K. M. Lyons, S. Ghoshal, C. Pramanik, L. A. Giannuzzi, K. Sahin, I. Chasiotis, S. Kumar, “High strength and high modulus carbon fibers”, Carbon, 93, 81-87 (2015).

187.  X. Yan, H. Dong, Z. Xiao, T. Liu, H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, “Effect of high-shear mixing by twin-screw extruder on the dispersion and homogeneity of polyacrylonitrile/carbon nanotube composite solution”, Polymer Composites, (2015). DOI:10.1002/pc.23631.

186.  B. A. Newcomb, L. A. Giannuzzi, K. M. Lyons, P. V. Gulgunje, K. Gupta, Y. Liu, M. G. Kamath, K. McDonald, J. Moon, B. Feng, G. P. Peterson, H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, “High resolution transmission electron microscopy study on polyacrylonitrile/carbon nanotube based carbon fibers and the effect of structure development on the thermal and electrical conductivities”, Carbon, 93, 502-514 (2015).

185.  R. Vijay, M. Gupta, H. G. Chae, T. Liu, S. Kumar, “Investigation of Polyacrylonitrile Solution Inhomogeneity by Dynamic Light Scattering”. Polymer Engr and Sci., (2015). DOI: 10.1002/pen.24084.

184.  X. Yan, H. Dong, Y. Liu, B. A. Newcomb, H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, Z. Xiao, T. Liu, “Effect of processing conditions on the dispersion of carbon nanotubes in polyacrylonitrile solutions”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 132 (26)article number 42177 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/APP.42177.

183.  Y. Liu, H. G. Chae, Y. H. Choi, S. Kumar, “Preparation of low density hollow carbon fibers by bi-component gel spinning method”, J. Mater Sci.,50, 3614 - 3621 (2015). DOI: 10.1007/s10853-015-8922-3.

182.   A. T. Chien, H. C. Liu, B. A. Newcomb, C. Xiang, J. M. Tour, S. Kumar, “PAN fibers containing graphene oxide nanoribbons”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7, 5281 - 5288 (2015). DOI:10.1021/am508594p.

181.   C Pramanik, T. Wang, S. Ghoshal, L. Niu, B. A. Newcomb, Y. Liu, C. M. Primus, H. Feng, D. H. Pashley, S. Kumar, F. R. Tay, “Microfibrous borate bioactive glass dressing sequesters bone-bound bisphosphonate in the presence of simulated body fluid”,  J. Mater. Chem. B., 3, 959 – 963 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/C4TB02035a.

180.  B. F. Jogi, A. R. Bhattacharyya, A. V. Poyekar, P. Pötschke, G. P. Simon, S. Kumar, “The simultaneous addition of styrene maleic anhydride copolymer and multiwall carbon nanotubes during melt-mixing on the morphology of binary blends of polyamide6 and acrylonitrile butadiene styrene copolymer”, Polymer Engineering and Science, 55, p. 457-465 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/pen.23905.

179.  T. P. Wyatt, A. T. Chien, S. Kumar, D. Yao, “Development of a Gel Spinning Process for High Strength Poly(ethylene oxide) Fibers”, Polymer Engineering and Science, (2014). DOI: 10.1002/pen.23842.

178.  K. M. Lyons, B. A. Newcomb, K. J. McDonald, H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, “Development of single filament testing procedure for polyacrylonitrile precursor and polyacrylonitrile-based carbon fibers” J. Composite Materials. DOI: 10.1177/0021998314545184.

177.   A. T. Chien, S. Cho, Y. Joshi, S. Kumar, “Electrical Conductivity and Joule Heating of Polyacrylonitrile/Carbon Nanotube Composite Fibers”, Polymer, 55, p. 6896 – 6905 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2014.10.064.

176.   A. T. Chien, B. A. Newcomb, D. Sabo, J. Robbins, Z. J. Zhang, S. Kumar, “High Strength Super Paramagnetic Composite Fibers”. Polymer, 55, p. 4116 – 4124 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2014.06.028.

175.  K. Sahin, N. A. Fasanella, I. Chasiotis, K. M. Lyons, B. A. Newcomb, M. G. Kamath, H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, “High Strength Micron Size Carbon Fibers from PAN-CNT Precursors”, Carbon, 77, p. 442 – 453 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2014.05.049.

174.  B. Newcomb, P. Gulgunje, K. Gupta, Y. Liu, H. G. Chae, D. E. Tsentalovich, M. Pasquali, S. Kumar, “Stress Transfer in Polyacrylonitrile/Carbon Nanotube Composite Fibers”, Polymer, 55, 2734 - 2743 (2014).

173.  S. Ghoshal, Y. Liu, P. Gulgunje, K. Gupta, H. G. Chae, J. Leisen, S. Kumar, “A solid-state NMR study of spin finish in the thermally treated PAN and PAN/CNT precursor fibers”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 131, Article number 40734 (2014).  DOI: 10.1002/APP.40734.

172.  Y. Liu, S. Kumar, “Polymer/ Carbon Nanotube Nano Composite Fibers – A Review”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6, p. 6069 – 6087 (2014).

171.  H. I. Joh, H. K. Song, C. H. Lee, J.M. Yun, S. M. Jo, S. H. Lee, S. I. Na, A.T. Chien, and S. Kumar, “Preparation of porous carbon nano fibers derived from graphene oxide/polyacrylonitrile composites as electrochemical electrode materials”, Carbon,70, p. 308-312 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2013.12.069.

170.  T. R. Brown, R. P. Choudhury, C. E. Meree, H. W. Beckham, S. Kumar, and M. L. Shofner, “Viscoelastic Properties and Structure of Poly(acrylonitrile-co-methacrylic acid) Polymer Solutions for Gel Spinning at Long Aging Times”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci.,131, Article number 39821 (2014). DOI: 10.1002/app.39821.

169.  Y. Liu, H. G. Chae, Y. H. Choi, and S. Kumar, “Effect of Carbon Nanotubes on Sintering Behavior of Alumina Prepared by Sol-Gel Method”  Ceramics International, 40, 6579 - 6587 (2014).

168.  K. S. Hu, L. S. Tolentino, D. D. Kulkarni, C. H. Ye, S. Kumar, V. V. Tsukruk, “`Written-in Conductive Patterns on Robust Graphene Oxide Biopaper by Electrochemical Microstamping”, Angewandte Chemie- International Edition, 52, 13784-8 (2013). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201307830.

167. R. Jain, H. G. Chae, and S. Kumar, “Polyacrylonitrile/Carbon Nanofiber Nanocomposite Fibers”, Composites Science and Technology, 88, 134-141 (2013).

166.  A. T. Chien, P. V. Gulgunje, H. G. Chae, A. Joshi, J. Moon, B. Feng, G. P. Peterson, and S. Kumar, “Functional polymer–polymer/carbon nanotube bi-component fibers”, Polymer,54, 6210-6217 (2013).

165.  Y. Liu, Y. H. Choi, H. G. Chae, P. Gulgunje, S. Kumar, “Temperature Dependent Tensile Behavior of Gel-spun Polyacrylonitrile and Polyacrylonitrile/Carbon Nanotube Composite Fibers”, Polymer, 54, 4003-4009 (2013).

164.  B. Feng, F. Faruque, P. Bao, A-T. Chien, S. Kumar, G. P. Peterson, “Double-sided tin nanowire arrays for advanced thermal interface materials”, Applied Physics Letters, 102 (9)article number 093105 (2013). DOI: 10.1063/1.4791575.

163.  B. Fu, J. Baltazar, Z. Hu, A.-T. Chien, S. Kumar, C. L. Henderson, D. M. Collard, E. Reichmanis, “Principle design elements for high charge carrier mobility, low bandgap D-A benzothiadiazole-oligothiophene based polymeric semiconductors, Chemistry of Materials, 21, 4123-4133 (2012).  DOI: 10.1021/cm3021929.

  1. C. Xiang, N. Behabtu, Y. Liu, H. G. Chae, C. C. Young, B. Genorio, D. E. Tsentalovich, C. Zhang, D. V. Kosynkin, J. R. Lomeda, S. Kumar, M. Pasquali, J. M. Tour, “Graphene Nanoribbons as an Advanced Material for Making Carbon Fiber. ACS Nano,7(2), 1628-1637  (2013). DOI: 10.1021/nn305506s.

161.   Z.Xiao, M. Gupta, G. Baltas, T. Liu, H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, “Probe Diffusion of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Semidilute Solutions of Polyacrylonitrile Homo- and Copolymers: Effect of Topological Constraints and Polymer/Nanorod Interactions”, Polymer,  53, 5069-5077  (2012). DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2012.09.006.  

160.   Y. Liu, S. Kumar, “Recent Progress in Fabrication, Structure, and Properties of Carbon Fibers”, Polymer Reviews, 52, 234-258 (2012). DOI: 10.1080/15583724.2012.705410.

159.   P. B. Tambe, A. R. Bhattacharyya, S. S. Kamath, A. R. Kulkarni, T. V. Sreekumar, A. Srivastava, K. U. B. Rao, Y. D. Liu, S. Kumar, “Structure-property relationship studies in amine functionalized multiwall carbon nanotubes filled polypropylene composite fiber”,  Polym. Engr. and Sci., 52, 1183-1194 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/pen.22186.

158.   E. N. J. Ford, M. L. Minus, T. Liu, J. I. Choi, S. S. Jang, S. Kumar, “Influence of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes on the Preferential Alignment of Molecular Moieties in PVA Fibers”, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 213, 617-626 (2012). Doi: 10.1002/macp.201100534

157.   S. Basu-Dutt, M. L. Minus, R. Jain, D. Nepal, S. Kumar, “Chemistry of Carbon Nanotubes for Everyone”, J. Chemical Education, 89, 221-229 (2012). Doi:10.1021/ed1005163.

156.   J. Moon, K. Weaver, B. Feng, H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, J-B.Baek, G. P. Peterson, “Thermal Conductivity Measurement of Individual Poly(ether ketone)/Carbon Nanotube Fibers Using a Steady-State dc Thermal Bridge Method”, Review of Scientific Instruments, 83, 016103 (2012). Doi: 10.1063/1.3676650

155.   M. L. Minus, H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, “Polyethylene Crystallization Nucleated by Carbon Nanotubes under Shear” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.4, 326-330 (2012). Doi: 10.1021/am2013757.

154.   Y. Liu, H. G. Chae, and S. Kumar, “Gel spun carbon nanotube/Polyacrylonitrile composite fibers: Part III – Effect of stabilization conditions on the resulting carbon fiber”, Carbon, 49, 4487-4496 (2011).  Doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2011.06.045  

153.   Y. Liu, H. G. Chae, and S. Kumar, “Gel spun carbon nanotube/Polyacrylonitrile composite fibers: Part II – Stabilization reaction kinetics and effect of gas environment ”, Carbon, 49, 4477- 4486 (2011). Doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2011.06.042

152.   Y. Liu, H. G. Chae, and S. Kumar, “Gel spun carbon nanotube/Polyacrylonitrile composite fibers: Part I – Effect of carbon nanotube on stabilization”, Carbon, 49, 4466-4476 (2011).  Doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2011.06.043

151.   D. Nepal, M. L. Minus, and S. Kumar, "Lysozyme Coated DNA and DNA/SWNT Fibers by Solution Spinning", Macromolecular Bioscience, 11, 875-881 (2011). Doi: 10.1002/mabi.201000490

150.   N. A. Kumar, I.Y. Jeon, G. J. Sohn, R. Jain, S. Kumar, and J. B. Baek, “Highly Conducting and Flexible Few- Walled Carbon Nanotube Thin Film”, ACS Nano, 5, 2324-2331 (2011).

149.   R. Jain, Y. H. Choi, Y. Liu, M. L. Minus, H. G. Chae, J.-B. Baek, and S. Kumar, “Processing, structure and properties of poly(ether ketone) grafted few wall carbon nanotube composite fibers.” Polymer, 51, 3940-3947 (2010).

148.   R. Jain, M. L. Minus, S. Kumar, “Processing, Structure, and Properties of Polyacrylonitrile (PAN)/Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotube (MWNT) Composite Fibers", Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 295, 742-749 (2010).

147.   S. Zhang, W. Lin, C. P. Wong, D. G. Bucknall, S. Kumar, “Nanocomposites of Carbon Nanotube Fibers Prepared by Polymer Crystallization”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2, 1642-1647 (2010).

146.   Huina Guo, Marilyn L. Minus, Sudhakar Jagannathan, and Satish Kumar, “Polyacrylonitrile/Carbon Nanotubes Composite Films”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2, 1331-1342 (2010).

145.   I. Y. Jeon, J. I. Choi, S. G. Lee, H. G. Chae, S. S. Jang, S. Kumar, and J. B. Baek, “Sponge Behavior of Functionalized Few-Walled Carbon Nanotubes”,  J. Physical Chemistry, C, 114, 14868 – 14875 (2010).

144.   M. L. Minus, H. G. Chae, and S. Kumar, "Observations on Solution Crystallization of Poly(vinyl alcohol) in the Presence of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube" Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 31, 310-316 (2010).

143.   S. Jagannathan, T, Liu, S. Kumar, “Pore size control and electrochemical capacitor behavior of chemically activated polyacrylonitrile - carbon nanotube composite films”, Composites Science and Technology, 70, 593-598 (2010).

142.   S. Zhang, L. Zhu, C. P. Wong, and S. Kumar, "Polymer-infiltrated Aligned Carbon Nanotube Fibers by in-situ Polymerization, " Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 30, 1936-1939 (2009).

141.   W. Wang, N. S. Murthy, H. G. Chae, and S. Kumar “Small-angle x-ray scattering investigation of carbon nanotube reinforced polyacrylonitrile fibers during deformation”, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 47, 2394 - 2409 (2009).

140.   M. L. Minus, H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, Interfacial Crystallization in Gel Spun Poly (vinyl alcohol) /Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Composite Fibers”, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 210, 1799 – 1808 (2009).

139.   S. S. Rahatekar, A. Rasheed, R. Jain, M. Zammarano, K. K. Koziol, A. H. Windle, J. W. Gilman, S. Kumar, “Solution Spinning of Cellulose Carbon Nanotube Composites using Room Temperature Ionic Liquids”, 50, Polymer, 4577-4583 (2009).

138.   E. Ford, R. Popil, and S. Kumar, “Breathable Water Resistant Linearboard Coatings by Electrospraying Application”, BioResources, 4(2), 714-729 (2009).

137.   B. G. Min, H. G. Chae, M. L. Minus, and S. Kumar, “Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Composite Fibers – An Overview”, in Functional Composites of Carbon Nanotubes and Applications, Editors - K. P. Lee and A. I. Gopalan, and F. D. S. Marquis,  p. 43 – 73 (2009) Research Signpost, Transworld Research Network, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.

136.   H. G. Chae, Y. H. Choi, M. L. Minus, and S. Kumar, “Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Small Diameter Polyacrylonitrile Based Carbon Fiber”, Composites Science and Technology, 69, 406-413 (2009).

135.   J. Liu, A. Rasheed, Marilyn L. Minus, and S. Kumar, “Processing and Properties of Carbon Nanotubes/Poly (methyl methacrylate) Composite Films”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 112(1), 142 – 156 (2009).

134.   S. Kumar, “Fibers in the Twenty First Century”, Indian Journal of Fiber and Textile Research, 33 (4), 361 – 362 (2008).

133.   J. Liu, A. Rasheed, H. Dong, W. W. Carr, M. Dadmun, and S. Kumar, “Electrospun Micro and Nano-structured Polymer Particles”, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 209, 2390 - 2398 (2008).

132.   H. G. Chae, D. J. Delong, S. Kumar, “Next Generation Carbon Fiber”, Nanotechnology Law and Business, 5 (3), 275 – 286 (2008).

131.   S. Jagannathan, H. G. Chae, R. Jain, S. Kumar, “Structure and electrochemical properties of activated PAN/CNT based carbon fibers”, J. Power Sources, 185, 676-684 (2008).

130.   R. Bellamkonda, Y-T. Kim, Valerie Haftel, S. Kumar, "Aligned polymer fiber-based constructs enable bridging of long peripheral nerve gaps", Biomaterials, 29, 3117-3127 (2008).

129.    W. Ren, P. J. McMullan, H. Guo, S. Kumar, A. C. Griffin,  “A liquid crystalline elastomer with a p-pentaphenyl transverse rod laterally attached to the main chain”, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 209 (3) 272-278 (2008).

128.   S. Zhang, L. Zhu, M. L. Minus, H. G. Chae, S. Jagannathan, C. P. Wong,  J. Kowalik, L. B. Roberson,  and S. Kumar, “Solid-State Spun Fibers and Yarns from 1mm Long Carbon Nanotube Forests Synthesized by Water-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition”,  J. Mater. Sci.,43, 4356-4362 (2008).

127.   W. Wang, N.S. Murthy, H. G. Chae, and S. Kumar, “Structural changes during deformation in carbon nanotube reinforced polyacrylonitrile fibers”, Polymer, 49, 2133-2145 (2008)

126.   G-W Lee, S. Jagannathan, H. G. Chae, M. L. Minus, S. Kumar, “Carbon Nanotube Dispersion and exfoliation in Polypropylene and Structure and Properties of the Resulting Composites”, Polymer, 49, 1831-1840 (2008).

125.   H. Guo, A. Rasheed, and S. Kumar, “Polyacrylonitrile/Vapor Grown Carbon Nano Fiber Composite Films”, J. Mater. Sci.,43, 4363 - 4369  (2008).

124.   S. Zhang and S. Kumar, “Carbon Nanotubes as Liquid Crystals”, Small, 4 (9), 1270-1283 (2008).

123.   S. Zhang and S. Kumar, “Shaping Polymer Particles by Carbon Nanotubes”, Macromol. Rapid Commun., 29, 557-561 (2008).

122.   H. G. Chae and S. Kumar, “Making Strong Fibers”, Science, 319, 908-909 (2008).

121.   S. Zhang, M. L. Minus, S. Kumar, L. Zhu, C. P. Wong, “Polymer Transcrystallinity Induced by Carbon Nanotubes”, Polymer, 49, 1356-1364 (2008) .

120.   P. Dayal, J. Liu, S. Kumar, and T. Kyu, “Experimental and Theoretical Investigations of Porous Structure Formation in Electrospun Fibers”, Macromolecules, 40, 7689-7694 (2007).

119.   H. G. Chae, M. L. Minus, A. Rasheed, and S. Kumar, “Stabilization and Carbonization of Gel Spun Polyacrylonitrile/Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Composite Fibers”, Polymer, 48, 3781-3789 (2007).

118.   S. Bellayer, J. W. Gilman, S. S. Rahatekar, S. Bourbigot, X. Flambard, L. M. Hanssen, H. Guo, and S. Kumar, “Characterization of SWCNT and PAN/SWCNT films”, Carbon 45, 1114-1116 (2007).

117.   T. V. Sreekumar, L Chandra, A. Srivastava, and S. Kumar, “Oxidative Stabilization of Poly(acrylonitrile) in the Presence of Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes”, Carbon,45, 1114-1116 (2007).

116.   H. Ma, D. M. Collard, D. A. Schiraldi, and S. Kumar, “Structure and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate-co-4, 4'-bibenzoate) Fibers”, Polymer,48, 1651-1658  (2007).

115.   C. Zhou, T. Liu, T. Wang, S. Kumar, “SWNT/PAN/SAN ternary composite: Pore Size Control and Electrochemical Supercapacitor Behavior”, Polymer, 47, 5831-5837 (2006).

114.   A. Rasheed, H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, M. D. Dadmun, “Polymer Nanotube Nanocomposites: Correlating Intermolecular Interaction to Ultimate Properties”, Polymer, 47, 4734-4741 (2006).

113.   M. L. Minus, S. Kumar, “Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Templated Oriented Crystallization of Poly (vinyl alcohol), Polymer, 47, 3705 – 3710 (2006).

112.   H. G. Chae, M. L. Minus, and S. Kumar, “Oriented and Exfoliated Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes in Polyacrylonitrile”, Polymer, 47, 3494 – 3504 (2006).

111.   T. Uchida, D. P. Anderson, M. Minus, S. Kumar, “Morphology and Modulus of Carbon Nano Fibers”,  J. Mater. Sci., 41, 5851 - 5856 (2006).

110.   T. Wang, S. Kumar, “Electrospinning of polyacrylonitrile nano fibers”. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 102, p. 1023 - 1029 (2006).

109.   H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, “Polymer /Carbon Nanotube Composites”, Indian Journal of Fibre and Textile Research, 31, 29 – 40  (2006).

108.   H. G. Chae, J. Liu, and S. Kumar, “Carbon Nanotube Enabled Materials”, in Carbon Nanotubes, Publisher - Taylor & Francis, p. 211-265 (2006).

107.   H. G. Chae, S. Kumar, “Rigid-rod polymeric fibers”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 100, 791-802 (2006).

106.   C. Bennett, J. Zeng, S. Kumar, and L. J. Mathias, “Synthesis of copolyamides containing octadecanedioic acid”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 99 (5), 2062 - 2067 (2006).

105.   H. G. Chae, T. Uchida, S. Kumar, “Carbon nano fiber and carbon nanotube/polymer composite fibers and films,” in Nanoengineering of Structural, Functional and Smart Materials, edited by M. J. Schulz, A. D. Kelkar, M. J. Sundaresan, CRC Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton FL, 285-314 (2006).

104.   G.W. Lee, Y. B. Park, and S. Kumar, “Structure and Properties of Carbon Nanotube Based Films and Fibers”, in Functional Nanomaterials edited by G.E. Keckeler and Edward Rosenberg, American Scientific Publisher, (2005).

103.   G. W. Lee and S. Kumar, “Dispersion of nitric acid treated SWNTs in organic solvents and solvent mixtures”, J. Physical Chemistry, B, 109 (36), 17128-17133 (2005).

102.   H. G. Chae, T.V. Sreekumar, T. Uchida, and S. Kumar, “A comparison of reinforcement efficiency of various types of carbon nanotubes in polyacrylonitrile fiber”, Polymer, 46, 10925-10935 (2005).

101.   J. Zeng, S. Kumar, S.Iyer, D. A. Schiraldi, R. I. Gonzalez, “Reinforcement of poly(ethylene terephthalate) fibers with polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes (POSS)” High Performance Polymers, 17 (3), 403-424 (2005).

100.   T. Uchida, S. Kumar, “Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Dispersion and Exfoliation in Polymers”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 98 (3), 985-989 (2005).

99.     C. Zhou, S. Kumar, C. D. Doyle, J. M. Tour, “Functionalized Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes Treated with Pyrrole for Electrochemical Supercapacitor Membranes”, Chemistry of Materials, 17, 1997-2002 (2005).

98.     H. Guo, T. V. Sreekumar, T. Liu, M. Minus, and S. Kumar, “Structure and properties of polyacrylonitrile/ single wall carbon nanotube composite films”, Polymer, 46 (9), 3001-3005 (2005).

97.     J. Liu, T. Wang, T. Uchida, and S. Kumar, “SWNT core – polymer shell nano fiber”.  J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 96 (5), 1992-1995 (2005).

96.     T. D. Dang, S. Kumar, T. Uchida, K. L. Strong, and N. Venkatasubramanian, "Alignment of SWNTs in Lyotropic Rigid-rod Polymer Compositions", Polyimides and Other High Temperature Polymers, Ed., K. L. Mittal, VSP (Netherlands) 2005, vol.3, pp.517-33.

95.     J. Zeng, C. Bennett, W. L. Jarrett, S. Iyer, S. Kumar, L. J. Mathias, and D. A. Schiraldi, “ The Structural Changes of Trisilanol Isooctyl Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (T-POSS) During Heat Treatment at Polymer Melt Processing Temperatures”, Composite Interfaces, 11,  673-683 (2005).

94.     J. Liu, T. Liu, S. Kumar, “Effect of Solvent Solubility Parameter on SWNT dispersion in PMMA”, Polymer, 46, 3419-3424 (2005).

93.     J. Liu and S. Kumar, “Microscopic polymer cups by electrospinning”, Polymer, 46, 3211-3214 (2005).

92.     M. L. Minus and S. Kumar, “The Processing, Properties, and Structure of Carbon Fibers”, JOM, Publication of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, 57 (2), 52-58, (2005).

91.     B. G. Min, T. V. Sreekumar, T. Uchida, S. Kumar, “Oxidative Stabilization of PAN/SWNT Composite Fiber”, Carbon, 43 (3), 599 - 604 (2005).

90.     T. Uchida, T. D. Dang, B. G. Min, X. Zhang, S. Kumar, “Processing, Structure, and Mechanical Properties of PBZT/carbon nano fiber Composite Fiber”, Composites (Part B). 36, 183-187 (2005)

89.     X. Zhang, T. V. Sreekumar, T. Liu, S. Kumar, “Gel spinning of PVA/SWNT composite fiber”, Polymer, 45 (26), 8801-8807 (2004).

88.     S. H. Kim, B. G. Min, S. C. Lee, S. B. Park, T. D. Lee, M. Park, and S. Kumar, Morphology and Properties of Polyacrylonitrile/Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Composite Films, Fibers and Polymers, 5 (3), 198-203 (2004).

87.     X. Zhang, T. V. Sreekumar, T. Liu, S. Kumar, “Properties and Structure of Nitric Acid Oxidized Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Films, J. Phys. Chem., B., 108, 16435-16440 (2004).

86.     H. Ma, T. Uchida, D. M. Collard, D. A. Schiraldi, S. Kumar, “Crystal Structure and Composition of Poly(ethylene terethphalate –co- 4,4’ bibenzoate) Fibers”, Macromolecules, 37 (20), 7643-7648 (2004).

85.     B. G. Min, S. Kumar, D. A. Schiraldi, M. R. Hibbs, H. Ma, and D. M. Collard, “Sequence Analysis and Properties of a Blend of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) and Poly(ethylene terephthalate-co-4,4’bibenzoate),” J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 93, 1793 - 1803 (2004).

84.     E. J. Siochi, D. C. Working, C. Park, P. T. Lillehei, J. H. Rouse, C. C. Topping, A. R. Bhattacharyya, S. Kumar, “Melt processing of SWCNT-polyimide nanocomposite fibers”, Composites (Part B), 35, 439-446 (2004).

83.     W. Zhou, K. I. Winey, J. E. Fischer, T. V. Sreekumar, S. Kumar, and H. Kataura, “Out-of-plane preferred orientation of single wall carbon nanotube films”, App. Phys. Lett., 84, 2172-2174 (2004).

82.     J. Zeng, B. Saltysiak, W. S. Johnson, D. A. Schiraldi, and S. Kumar, “Processing and Properties of Poly(methyl methacrylate)/ Carbon Nano Fiber Composites,” Composites (Part B), 35, 173-178 (2004).

81.     T. V. Sreekumar, T. Liu, B. G. Min, H. Guo, S. Kumar, R. H. Hauge, and R. E. Smalley, “SWNT/PAN Composite Fibers,” Advanced Materials, 16, 58-61 (2004).

80.     H. Ma, M. Vargas, D. M. Collard, S. Kumar, D. A. Schiraldi, “Crosslinking Studies on poly(ethylene terephthalate-co-1,4 phenylene bisacrylate),” J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 91, 1698 – 1702 (2004).

79.     X. Zhang, T. Liu, T. V. Sreekumar, S. Kumar, V. C. Moore, R. H. Hauge, and R. E. Smalley, “Poly(vinyl alcohol)/SWNT Composite Film,” Nano Letters, 3, 1285-1288 (2003).

78.     T. Liu and S. Kumar, “Quantitative Characterization of SWNT Orientation by Polarized Raman Spectroscopy,” Chemical Physics Letters, 378 (3-4), 257-262 (2003).

77.     T. Liu, T. V. Sreekumar, S. Kumar, R. H. Hauge, and R. E. Smalley, “SWNT/PAN Composite Film-based Supercapacitor,” Carbon, 41, 2440-2442 (2003).

76.     X. Hu, S. Jenkins, B. G. Min, M. B. Polk, and S. Kumar, “Rigid-rod Polymers: Synthesis, Processing, Simulation, Structure, and Properties,” Macromol. Mater. Engr., 288, 823-843 (2003)

75.     X. Zhang, B. G. Min, and S. Kumar, “Solution Spinning and Characterization of Poly(vinyl alcohol)/Soybean Protein Blend Fibers,” J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 90, 716-721 (2003).

74.     F. Yang, Y. Bai, B. G. Min, S. Kumar, and M. B. Polk, “Synthesis and Properties of Star-like Wholly Aromatic Polyester Fibers,” Polymer., 44, 3837-3846 (2003).

73.     H. Ma, J. Zeng, M. L. Realff, S. Kumar, and D. A. Schiraldi, “Structure, properties, and processing of polyester/nano carbon composite fibers,” Composites Science and Technology, 63, 1617 - 1628 (2003).

72.     T. Liu and S. Kumar, “Effect of Orientation on the Modulus of SWNT Films and Fibers,” Nano Letters, 3, 647 - 650 (2003).

71.     A. R. Bhattacharyya, T. V. Sreekumar, Tao Liu, S. Kumar, L. M. Ericson, R. H. Hauge, and R. E. Smalley, “Crystallization behavior of polypropylene / single wall carbon nano tube composites,” Polymer, 44, 2373 - 2377 (2003).

70.     W. Huh, S. Kumar, and W. W. Adams, “Microstructure Analysis of High Performance Fibers in Compression,” Polymer Engineering and Science. 43, 684-692 (2003).

69.     T. V. Sreekumar, T. Liu, S. Kumar, L. M. Ericson, R. H. Hauge, and R. E. Smalley, Single Wall Carbon Nano Tube Films, Chemistry of Materials, 15, 175 - 178 (2003).

68.     Y. Wang, Y. Zhang, M. B. Polk, S. Kumar, and J. D. Muzzy, “Recycling of Carpet and Textile Fibers,” in Plastics and the Environment: A Handbook, editor Dr. A. L. Andrady, John Wiley & Sons, 665-693 (2002).

67.     S. Kumar, T. D. Dang, F. E. Arnold, A. R. Bhattacharyya, B. G. Min, X. Zhang, R. A. Vaia, C. Park, W. W. Adams, R. H. Hauge, R. E. Smalley, S. Ramesh, and P. A. Willis, “Synthesis, Structure, and Properties of PBO/SWNT Composites,” Macromolecules, 35, 9039-9043 (2002).

66.     H. Ma, M. Hibbs, D. M. Collard, S. Kumar, and D. A. Schiraldi, “Fiber spinning, structure and properties of poly (ethylene terephthalate-co-4,4’-bibenzoate) copolyesters”, Macromolecules, 35, 5123-5130 (2002).

65.     S. Jenkins, K. I. Jacob, and S. Kumar, “Effect of electron radiation on mono- and di-methyl pendant PBZT fibers” J. Materials Sci., 37, 2461-2466 (2002).

64.     S. Jenkins, K. I. Jacob, and S. Kumar, “Crosslinking studies in rigid and semi-rigid polymers”, in  Heterophase Network Polymers: Synthesis, Characterization and Properties,  editor B. A. Rozenberg and G. M. Sigalov, Taylor and Francis Group Inc., London, p. 181 - 198 (2002).

63.     S. Kumar, H. Doshi, M. Srinivasarao, and J. O. Park, “Fibers from polypropylene/nano carbon composites, Polymer, 43, 1701-1703 (2002).

62.     S. Jenkins, K. I. Jacob, M. B. Polk, S. Kumar, T. D. Dang, and F. E. Arnold, “Structure, morphology, and properties of methyl pendant PBI and PBZT”, Macromolecules, 33, 8731- 8738  (2000).

61.     S. Jenkins, K. I. Jacob, M. B. Polk, S. Kumar, T. D. Dang , and F. E. Arnold, “ Reaction-induced strain in rigid-rod polymeric fibers”, Macromolecules, 33, 9060 - 9068 (2000).

60.     S. Jenkins, K. I. Jacob, and S. Kumar, “On the effects of hydrogen bonding in rigid-rod polymers”, J. Polym. Sci. (Phys ed.), 38, 3053 - 3061 (2000).

59.     B. Yang, V. Kozey, S. Adanur, and S. Kumar, “ Bending, compression, and shear behavior of woven glass fiber/epoxy composites”. Composites (Part B), 31B,715-721 (2000).

58.     X. Hu, M. B. Polk, and S. Kumar, “Synthesis, processing, and properties of tetramethyl biphenyl PBZT / PBZT copolymer fiber”, Macromolecules, 33, 3342-3348, (2000).

57.     S. Jenkins, K. Jacob, and S. Kumar, “Potential for crosslinking in poly (p-phenylene terephthalamide) containing the diacetylene functionality”. J. Molecular Structures, 525, 277 - 286  (2000).

56.     S. Kumar, “Plastics, Rubbers, and Textiles in the Municipal Solid Waste”, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 38, 401- 410 (1999).

55.     Y. Zhang, J. D. Muzzy, and S. Kumar, “Recycling Carpet Waste by Injection and Compression Molding”, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 38, 485-498 (1999).

54.     V. R. Mehta and S. Kumar, “Structure, morphology, and properties of PBZT and methyl pendant PBZT fibers”.J. Appl. Polymer Sci., 73, 305-314 (1999).

53.     Y. Zhang, S. Ghasemzadeh, A. M. Kotliar, S. Kumar, S. Presnell, and L. D. Williams, “Fibers from soybean protein and poly (vinyl alcohol), J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 71, 11-19 (1999).

52.     S. Jenkins, K. Jacob, and S. Kumar, “Modeling the effect of crosslinking in methyl-pendant poly (p-phenylene benzobisthiazole)”.J. Polymer Sci. (Phys. ed.), 36, 3057-3064 (1998).

51.     X. Hu, S. Kumar, M. B. Polk, and L. Gelbaum, “Synthesis of 2,2’, 6,6’ - Tetramethylbiphenyl - 4,4’-Dibenzthiazole”, Synthetic Communications, 28 (11), 2049-2055 (1998).

50.     X. Hu, S. Kumar, M. B. Polk, and D. L. VanderHart, “Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(benzobisthiazole) with Tetramethylbiphenyl Moiety in the Main Chain”, J. Polymer Sci. (Chem. ed.), 36, 1407-1416 (1998).

49.     M. B. Polk and S. Kumar, A review of new technologies in synthetic fiber production”, J.  Elastomers and Plastics, 30, 45 - 54 (1998)

48.     S. Kumar and Y. Wang, “Fibers, Fabrics, and Fillers”, in Composites Engineering Handbook, editor P. K. Mallick, Marcel Dekker, 51 - 100 (1997). Invited.

47.     S. Kumar and V. B. Gupta, “Manufactured fibers for high performance, industrial and non-conventional applications” in Manufactured Fiber Technology, editors V. B. Gupta and V. K. Kothari, Chapman & Hall, London, 514 - 559 (1997). Invited.

46.     S. Kumar, “Rigid-rod Polybenzoxazoles and Polybenzothiazoles (PBZT and PBO)” in Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia, editor J. C. Salamone, CRC press, 10, 7512 - 7520 (1996). Invited.

45.     X. Hu, S. Kumar, and M. B. Polk, “Synthesis and characterization of poly (benzobisthiazole) with a substituted biphenyl moiety in the main chain”, Macromolecules, 29, 3787-3792 (1996).

44.     J. W. Connolly, D. S. Dudis, S. Kumar, L. T. Gelbaum, and N. Venkatasubramanian, “On the structure of the soluble Lewis acid poly (p-phenylene benzobisthiazole) and poly (p-phenylene benzobisoxazole) complexes”, Chemistry of Materials, 8, 54-59 (1996).

43.     V. R. Mehta, S. Kumar, M. B. Polk, D. L. Vanderhart, F. E. Arnold, and T. Dang, “On the evidence of crosslinking in the methyl pendent PBZT fiber”, J. Polym. Sci. (Phys. ed.), 34, 1881-1891 (1996).

42.     V. V. Kozey, H. Jiang, V. R. Mehta, and S. Kumar, “Compression behavior of materials: Part II - High performance fibers”, Journal of Materials Research, 10, 1044-1061 (1995).

41.     N. Khosravi, S. B. Warner, N. S. Murthy, and S. Kumar, “Morphology of gel-spun polyethylene fibers”, J. Appl. Polymer Sci., 57, 781-787 (1995).

40.     M. Sahafeyan and S. Kumar, “Tensile and compressive behavior of poly (p-phenylene benzobisthiazole)”, J. Appl. Polymer Sci., 56, 517-526 (1995).

39.     R. K. Datta, M. B. Polk, and S. Kumar, “Reactive compatibilization of polypropylene and nylon”, Polymer Plastics Technology and Engr. J., 34, 571-580 (1995).

38.     S. Kumar, S. Warner, D. T. Grubb, and W. W. Adams, “On the small angle x-ray scattering of rigid rod polymer fibers”, Polymer, 35, 5408 - 5412 (1994).

37.     V. V. Kozey and S. Kumar, “Compression behavior of materials: Part I - glassy polymers”, Journal of Materials Research, 9, 2717-2726 (1994).

36.     V. R. Mehta and S. Kumar, “Temperature dependent torsional properties of high performance fibers and their relevance to compressive strength”, J. Materials Science., 29, 3658-3664 (1994).

35.     S. Fidan, A. Palazotto, C. T. Tsai, and S. Kumar, “Compressive properties of high performance polymeric fibers”, Composites Sci. Tech., 49, 291-297 (1993).

34.     N. Venkatasubramanian, M. B. Polk, S. Kumar, and L. T. Gelbaum, “Structural investigations on Lewis acid mediated solubilization of poly(p- phenylene benzobisthiazole) in an aprotic solvent”, J. Polym. Sci. (Phys. ed.), 31, 1965 - 1973 (1993).

33.     M. Furuyama, M. Higuchi, K. Kubomura, H. Sunago, H. Jiang, and S. Kumar, “Compressive properties of single filament carbon fibers”, J. Materials Science, 28,1611-1616 (1993).

32.     S. Kumar, D. P. Anderson, and A. S. Crasto, “Carbon fiber compressive strength and its dependence on structure and morphology”. J. Materials Science, 28, 423 - 439 (1993).

31.     W. W. Adams and S. Kumar, “Conventional and molecular composites - past, present, and future”, in Ultrastructure Processing of Advanced Materials, editors D. R. Uhlmann and D. R. Ulrich, John Wiley, 343- 359 (1992). Invited.

30.     S. Kumar, “Advances in high performance fibers”, Indian J. Textile & Fiber Research, 16, 52-64 (1991). Invited.

29.     H. Jiang, P. Desai, S. Kumar, and A. S. Abhiraman, “Carbon fibers from poly (p-phenylene benzobisthiazole) (PBZT) fibers: conversion and morphological aspects”, Carbon, 29, 635-644 (1991).

28.     S. Kumar, “Ordered polymeric fibers”, in International Encyclopedia of Composites, editor S. M. Lee, VCH Publishers, New York, 4, 51-74 (1991). Invited

27.     S. Kumar, and W. W. Adams, “Electron beam damage in high temperature  polymers”, Polymer, 31, 15-19 (1990).

26.     Adams,W. W., Kumar, Satish, Martin, D. C., and Shimamura, K., “Lattice imaging of poly(p-phenylene benzobisoxazole) (PBO) Fiber”, Polymer Communications, 30, pg. 285-287, (1989).

25.     S. Kumar, “Structure and properties of high performance polymeric and carbon fibers – an overview”, SAMPE Quarterly, Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, 20, pg.3 – 8 (1989).

24.     Kumar, Satish and Helminiak, T. E., “Compressive strength of high performance fibers”, The Materials Science and Engineering of Rigid-Rod Polymers, W. W. Adams, R. K. Eby, and D. E. McLemore, eds., Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Vol. 134, pg. 363-374 (1989). Invited.

23.     Kumar, Satish and Wang, C. S., “X-ray study of bulk PBZT/nylon 6,6 composite”, Polymer Communications, 29, pg. 355-356, (1988).

22.     Kumar, Satish, Adams, W. W. and Helminiak, T. E., “Uniaxial compressive strength of high modulus fibers for composites”, Journal Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 7, pg. 108-119, (1988).

21.     Kumar, Satish, Mead, W. T., and Stein, R. S., “Dynamic birefringence studies on acrylonitrile copolymers”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 34, pg. 1703-1712, (1987).

20.     Kumar, Satish, and Stein, R. S., “A fourier transformed dynamic birefringence apparatus”,  Journal of Applied Science, 34, pg. 1693-1701, (1987).

19.     Kumar, Satish, and Adams, W. W., “Structural studies of epoxy resins, acetylene terminated resins and polycarbonate”, Polymer, 28, pg. 1497-1504, (1987).

18.     S. Kumar, W. W. Adams, and T. E. Helminiak, “Uniaxial Compressive Strength of High Modulus Fiber for Composites”, Proceed. Amer. Soc. Comp., pg. 11-19 (October 1986).

17.     Kumar, Satish, Anderson, D. P., and Adams, W. W., “Crystallization and morphology of poly(aryl ether ether ketone)”, Polymer, 27, pg. 329-336, (1986).

16.     Kumar, Satish and Pineri, M., “Interpretation of small angle x-ray and neutron scattering data of perfluorosulfonated ionomer membranes”, Journal of Polymer Science, Phys. ed., 24, pg. 1767-1782, (1986).

15.     Stein, R. S., Farris, R. J., Kumar, S., and Soni V., “Optical properties of rubbers”, in Elastomers and Rubber Elasticity, ACS Symposium series 193, Chapter 24, pg. 453-481(1982).

14.     Kumar, Satish, and Stein, R. S., “Orientation in acrylonitrile copolymers”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 27, pg. 3407-3426, (1982).

13.     Gupta, V. B. and Kumar, Satish, “The effect of heat-setting on the structure and mechanical properties of PET fiber. IV. Tensile properties other than modulus and their dependence on structure”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 26, pg. 1897-1905, (1981).

12.     Gupta, V. B. and Kumar Satish, “The effect of heat-setting on the structure and mechanical properties of PET fiber. III.  Anelastic properties and their dependence on structure”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 26, pg. 1885-1895, (1981).

11.     Gupta, V. B. and Kumar, Satish, “The effect  of heat-setting on the structure and mechanical properties of PET fiber. II.  The elastic modulus and its dependency on structure”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science., 26, pg. 1877-1884, (1981).

10.     Gupta, V. B. and Kumar, Satish, “The effect of heat-setting on the structure and mechanical properties of PET fiber. I. Structural Changes”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 26, pg. 1865-1876, (1981).

9.       Gupta, V. B., Kumar, Satish, Patil, B., and Chidambereswaran, P. K., “Crystallinity of PET fibers”, Indian Journal of Textile Research, 4, pg. 35-39, (1979).

8.       Gupta, V. B. and Kumar, Satish, “Determination of crystallite orientation in PET fibers”, Textile Research Journal, 49, pg. 405-406, (1979).

7.       Gupta,  V. B. and Kumar, Satish,  “The intrinsic birefringence of PET”, Journal of Polymer Science, Polymer Physics ed., 17, pg. 1307-1315, (1979).

6.       Gupta, V. B. and Kumar, Satish, “Orientation distribution of crystallites in PET fibers”, Journal of Polymer Science, Polymer Physics ed., 17, pg. 179-181 (1979).

5.       Gupta, V. B., Kumar, Satish, and Sharma, O. P., “The elastic modulus of PET fiber”, Journal of Polymer Science, Polymer Chem ed., 16, pg. 3311-3314 (1978).

4.       Gupta, V. B. and Kumar, Satish, “Third Phase in PET”,  Polymer, 19, pg. 953-955, (1978).

3.       Kumar, Satish and Gupta, V. B., “A non-linear visco-elastic model for textile fibers”, Textile Research Journal, 48, pg. 429-431, (1978).

2.       Gupta, V. B. and Kumar, Satish, “A model for non-linear creep of textile fibers”, Textile Research Journal, 47, pg. 647-649, (1977).

1.       Gupta, V. B. and Kumar, Satish, “Evaluation of crystallinity in polyethylene terephthalate fiber by x-ray diffraction”, Indian J. Textile Research, 1, pg. 72-76, (1976).

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