Dr. Sanjay Krishna | Department of Chemical Engineering


Dr. Sanjay
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
School of Engineering (SoE)
Block-C, Shiv Nadar University
Greator Noida Uttar Pradesh
Profile Summary 

Dr. Sanjay Krishna completed his PhD program in Chemical Engineering from SVNIT, Surat having carried out research in Polymer Nanocomposites using boifillers for improved mechanical response. Dr. Krishna completed his Integrated Masters program from IIT Roorkee in Polymer Science and Technology, during which he also carried out research at KMUTT, Thailand and Rice University, Houston, working on DNA-based charge transfer techniques and genome modelling, respectively. During 2015-17, he worked as Technical Solutions Engineer at Promethean Energy Pvt. Ltd. in Mumbai, providing clean energy solutions in the form of waste heat recovery systems. After his doctoral program, having strong academic interests, he joined SNU as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering in 2022. He has strong interests in the research of thermoplastics, biopolymers and nanocomposites, using MD simulations and experimental analysis of these materials, for applications in automotive, packaging and membranes.

Educational Qualifications 
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering
Integrated M.Tech. (B.Tech.+M.Tech.) in Polymer Science & Technology
IIT Roorkee.
Work Experience 
Assistant Professor,
Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence,
Delhi NCR
I currently work here
Technical Solutions Engineer,
Promethean Energy Pvt. Ltd.,
Mumbai, Maharastra
Teaching & Research Interests: 

MD simulations of polymers, Nanomilling, Polymer Nanocomposites, and Bio packaging.

Scholarly Activity

Journal Articles

  • Krishna, S., Sreedhar, I. & Patel, C.M. Optimized Nanomilling of Biomaterials by Wet-Stirred Media Milling for Efficient Preparation of Nanoparticles. Waste Biomass Valor (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12649-022-01923-6
  • Krishna Sanjay, and Chetan M. Patel. “Molecular Dynamics study of Thermal Properties of Polyamide Nanocomposites reinforced with Natural Biofillers.” Materials Today Chemistry 23 (2022): 100756.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtchem.2021.100756
  • Krishna, Sanjay, I. Sreedhar and Chetan M. Patel, “Molecular dynamics simulation of polyamide-based materials – A review.” Computational Materials Science 200 (2021): 110853. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2021.110853
  • Krishna, Sanjay, and Chetan M. Patel. Experimental and computational study of mechanical properties of nylon 6 nanocomposites reinforced with coconut shell nanoparticles.& Materials Today Communications 24 (2020): 100981. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2020.100981.
  • Krishna, Sanjay, and Chetan M. Patel. & Computational and experimental study of mechanical properties of Nylon 6 nanocomposites reinforced with nanomilled cellulose.& Mechanics of Materials 143 (2020): 103318. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mechmat.2020.103318.
  • Krishna, Sanjay, and Chetan M. Patel. & Preparation of coconut shell nanoparticles by wet- stirred media milling.& Materials Letters 257 (2019): 126738. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2019.126738.


• “Mechanical Simulations of Starch based Nylon6 Nanocomposites” – 3rd World Environment Congress, Bengaluru 2018.

• “Simulations of Nylon-6 based Nanocomposite to study mechanical properties”- 5th World Nano Conference, Dubai 2017.

• “MD Simulations of Alumina based Nylon 6 Nanocomposites studying Thermal and Tensile properties“ – International conference on Nanotechnology Applications: Chemical, Energy and Environment, Surat 2017.

• “Genome modelling using 3D FISH” – International Conference on Polymeric Biomaterials, Bioengineering and Biodiagnostics, New Delhi 2014.