Vijaya K. Rangari serves as an Associate professor at Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, USA. He received his Ph.D degree in polymer chemistry from Osmania University, India, and he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, and Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Dr.Rangari’s main research interests are: a) Synthesis of various types of nanoparticles with different shapes and sizes using CVD, sonochemical and microwave techniques; b) Synthesis of nanobiomaterials for drug delivery and medicinal applications, c) Development of thermoset and thermoplastic polymeric nanocomposites for structural applications. d) Alignment/dispersion of nanoparticles in polymeric fibers through melt extrusion or electrospinning for multifunctional textile and medical applications. He has published about 70 research articles in reputed journals, 100 conference proceedings and 3 chapter books. He is also an editorial board member of Journal of Thermodynamics & Catalysis, and Journal of Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology, OMICS Publishing Group.
Biography Updated on 2 May 2012