Prof. Dr. Susanta Banerjee


Academic positionFull Professor
Research fieldsPreparative and Physical Chemistry of Polymers,Polymer Materials
KeywordsStructure-property, High refractive index polymers, Device fabrication, Characterization
Honours and awards

2020: Institute Chair Professor Award from Indian Institute Of Technology Kharagpur

2016: MRSI Medal (Materials Research Society of India)

2014: Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology, India (in the field of Materials Science & Engineering)

2005: GE Management Award from General Electric Company

2001: Defence Technology Spin-Off Award from Defence Research & Development Organisation, Govt. of India

Current contact address

InstitutionLeibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V.
InstituteInstitut Makromolekulare Chemie

Host during sponsorship

Priv. Doz. Dr. Gerhard MaierLehrstuhl für Makromolekulare Stoffe, Technische Universität München, Garching
Prof. Dr. Brigitte VoitLeibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Dresden
Prof. Dr. Andreas GreinerFachbereich 15: Chemie, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Marburg
Prof. Dr. Brigitte VoitInstitut Makromolekulare Chemie, Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Dresden
Start of initial sponsorship01/09/1997


1996Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme

Publications (partial selection)

2004P. Pandey, R.S. Chauhan, R.P.Semwal, Susanta Banerjee, R. Jain : Density based phase separation asymmetric polyethylene-poly(dimethyl siloxane) blend membranes: Properties & Preparation. In: J. Appl. Polym Sci., 2004, 2278-2287
2004Susanta Banerjee, G. Maier, C. Danenberg, J. Springer : Gas permeabilities of poly(aryl ether)s with terphenyl unit in the main chain. In: J. Membr. Sci., 2004, 63-71
2004M. K. Madhra, M. Sharma, Susanta Banerjee : Polyimides 4: Synthesis and characterization of fluorinated co-polyimides . In: J. Appl. Polym Sci., 2004, 235-246
2004S. Banerjee, M. K. Madhra, V. Kute : Polyimides 6: Synthesis, Characterization and Comparison of Properties of Novel Fluorinated Poly(ether imide)s. In: J. Membr. Sci., 2004, 826-832
2003 Susanta Banerjee : Low dielectric constant polymers. In: Intrn. J. Plast. Technol. , 2003, 102-106
2003Susanta Banerjee, G. Maier, M. Burger : Novel poly(arylene)s with pendent trifluoromethyl groups by Ni(0)-catalyzed coupling reaction . In: J. Polym. Mater. , 2003, 377-386
2003V. Kute, Susanta Banerjee : Novel semi fluorinated poly(ether imide)s derived from 4(p-aminophenoxy)-3-trifluoromethyl-4¿-aminobiphenyl. In: Macromol. Chem. Phys. , 2003, 2105-2112
2003Susanta Banerjee, M. K. Madhra, A. K. Salunke, D. K. Jaiswal : Synthesis and Properties of Fluorinated Polyimides 3. Derived from Novel 1,3 ¿ bis [3¿-trifluoromethyl-4¿(4¿-amino benzoxy) benzyl] benzene and 4,4 ¿ bis [3¿-trifluoromethyl ¿ 4¿(4-amino benzoxy) benzyl] biphenyl. In: Polymer, 2003, 613-622
2003P. K. Gutch, Susanta Banerjee, D. K. Jaiswal : Synthesis and Properties of Novel Aromatic Polyamides Derived from 2,2-Bis [4-(4-amino-2-fluorophenoxy) phenyl] hexafluoro propane and Aromatic dicarboxylic Acids. In: J. Appl. Polym. Sci. , 2003, 691-696
2002Z. Xu, C. Danenberg, J. Springer, Susanta Banerjee, G. Maier : Gas permeation of polymers containing fluorine moieties. In: Chem. Mater. , 2002, 3271-3276
2002Z. Xu, C. Danenberg, J. Springer, Susanta Banerjee, G. Maier : Novel poly(arylene ether) as membranes for gas separation. In: J. Membr. Sci. , 2002, 23-31
2002A. K. Salunke, M. Madhra, M. Sharma Susanta Banerjee : Synthesis and Characterization poly(arylene ether)s derived from 4,4¿-bishydroxy biphenyl and 4,4¿-bishydroxy terphenyl. In: J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. , 2002, 55-69
2002Susanta Banerjee, M. K. Madhra, A. K. Salunke, G. Maier : Synthesis and Properties of Fluorinated Polyimides 1. Derived from Novel 4,4¿-Bis(aminophenoxy)-3, 3¿-trifluoromethyl terphenyl. In: J. Polym. Sci. PatrA: Polym. Chem., 2002, 1016-1027
2002M. Madhra, A. K. Salunke, S. Prabha Susanta Banerjee : Synthesis and Properties of Fluorinated Polyimides 2. Derived from Novel 2,6 ¿ bis(3¿-trifluoromethyl-p-aminobiphenylether)pyridine and 2,5 ¿ bis (3¿-trifluoromethyl ¿ p ¿ aminobiphenylether)thiophene. In: Macromol. Chem. Phys. , 2002, 1238-1248
2002Susanta Banerjee, A. K. Salunke, M. K. Madhra, S. Prabha : Synthesis and characterization of poly(aryl ether)s derived from 1,3-bis (4-fluorobenzotrifluoride ) benzene. In: J. Polym. Mater., 2002, 295-302
2001Susanta Banerjee, G. Maier, A.K.Salunke, M. Madhra : A new high Tg high strength poly(aryl ether) with pendent trifluoromethyl groups . In: J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2001, 3149-3156
2001Gerhard, Maier, Susanta Banerjee, J. Haussmann, R. Sezi : High temperature polymers for advanced microelectronics. In: High Performance Polymers, 2001, 107-117
2001Susanta Banerjee, Gerhard Maier, : Novel pol(arylene) ether with pyridine element in the main chain . In: J. Polym. Mater, 2001, 61-68
2001Susanta Banerjee, Pranav Kumar Gutch, D. C. Gupta, D. K. Jaiswal: Poly-Schiff Bases. V. Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Soluble Fluorine-Containing Polyether Azomethines. In: Polymer Chemistry, 2001, 383-388
2000Susanta Banerjee, Gerhard Maier, C. Dannenberg, J. Springer: Gas permeabilities of polymers with pendent trifluoromethyl groups. 1: Poly(aryl ether)s. In: DMSRDE, National Symposium on Polymers and composites. Allied Publishers, 2000. 371-376
1999G. Maier, J.Haußmann, M. Dietlmeier, Susanta Banerjee: Fluorinated Heteroaromatic Polyethers for Low Dielectric Constant / High Temperature Applications. In: Macromol. Symp. , 1999, 85-99
1999Susanta Banerjee, Gerhard Maier: Novel High Tg High-Strength Poly(aryl ether)s . In: Chem. Mater. , 1999, 2179-2184
1999Susanta Banerjee, Gerhard Maier, Martin Burger: Novel Poly(arylene)s with Pendant Trifluoromtethyl Groups. In: Am. Chem. Soc., 1999, 98-99
1999Susanta Banerjee, Pranav K. Gutch, Chhaya Saxena: Poly-Schiff bases -- IV. Synthesis and characterization of poly(etherazomethine)s. In: Designed Monomers and Polymers, 1999, 135-142
1998Susanta Banerjee, Martin Burger, Gerhard Maier: Novel Poly(aryl ether)s containing Terphenyl Moietiers in the Backbone and Pendent Trifluoromethyl Groups. In: Polymer Reprints, 1998, 855-856
1998Susanta Banerjee, Gerhard Maier, Reinhold Hecht, Jürgen M. Schneider: Poly(arylether)s with Trifluoromethyl Substituents as Low Dielectrics for Microelectronics. In: Polymer Reprints, 1998, 798-799