Self-Healing Materials: Fundamentals, Design Strategies, and Applications

Self-Healing Materials: Fundamentals, Design Strategies, and Applications

Editor(s): Swapan Kumar Ghosh

Print ISBN: 9783527318292

Online ISBN: 9783527625376

DOI: 10.1002/9783527625376

Author Biography

About the Author

Swapan Kumar Ghosh received his Ph.D in 2000 from the Indian Institute of Technology, India. His thesis was based on the synthesis and structure-property relationship of elastomeric ionomers. Following a PostDoc position at the Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands, he joined as a Research Engineer at ArcelorMittal R& D Industry Gent, Belgium in 2002. He managed and coordinated both industrial and governmental funded projects in the field of coatings as well as knowledge development on new coatings related ideas for metallic substrates especially for steel. Since September 2008 he has been appointed as the chief executive of Procoat India Private Limited (a subsidary of ProCoat Technologias, Barcelona/Spain). In addition, he has edited the book `Functional Coatings by Polymer Microencapsulation`, and has published several research papers in international journals and is inventor /co-inventor of several patents in the fields of coatings technology.