Let me wish you a warm welcome to Smart Nano Solutions Research Group. Here you can find information on the group research work, publication and other scholarly activities. I will be happy to reply to questions of any kind, so feel free to e-mail (kishorkumars@qu.edu.qa) me!


Dr. Kishor Kumar is working in Center for Advanced Materials, Qatar University as Group Leader for “Smart NanoComposite Technologies”. He has published 61 Journal papers, 12 book chapters, 7 books edited and 2 patents. He is the reviewer of many reputed journals. He has about 8 years of experience in synthesis & characterization of nanoparticles and also in manufacturing nanocomposites for industrial applications. His areas of interest include different types of nanocomposite fabrication, modifications, designs and their applications in lightweight technologies such as sensors, piezoelectrics, actuators, energy storage, memory storage and flexible electronics. he was worked with several international research teams.


Ph. D (Material Science, Nov 2012): University of South Brittany, France. index

Thesis Title: Development of high performance poly (isobutylene-co-isoprene) nanocomposites for mechanical, barrier and sensing applications.

M. Sc. (Analytical Chemistry, May 2008): Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India.index

B. Sc (Chemistry, May 2006): Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India.


Nov 2017-Present: Managing Editor, Emergent Materials, Springer.

July 2015-Oct 2017: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Qatar University, Qatar.

Project-“Development of Smart Minimum Invasive Surgery Tools with Tactile Sensing Capabilities for Telerobot surgery System” and “Neuromorphic Tactile Sensing: A Paradigm Shift for Prosthetics and Surgical Robotics” NPRP 4‐368‐2‐135 & NPRP 7‐673‐2‐251.

Mar 2015-Jun 2015: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Advanced Materials (CAM), Qatar University, Qatar.

Project-“Development of Self-healing Corrosion Protection Barriers from Chitosan based Nanoocmposites” NPRP 4-800-2-297.

Nov 2013-Feb 2015: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Inha University, South Korea.

Project- “Bionanocomposites for Reconfigurable Actuating Lens” Brain Korea.

Mar 2013-Sep 2013: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Centre for Advanced Materials (CAM), Qatar.

Project-“Development of oil sensor based on conductive polymer composite” NPRP-6.

Mar 2009-Feb 2010: Junior Research Fellow for Department of Science and Technology Project in School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, India.

Project-“Development of high performance butyl rubber and chlorobutyl rubber nanocomposites for barrier application” DST, India.

Visiting Researcher

Dec 2012- Feb 2013: AMME-LECAP, EA 4528 International Laboratory, Institute of Material Research FED4114, Université de Rouen, Faculté des Sciences, Avenue de l’Université BP 12, 76801 Saint Etienne du Rouvray, France.

Apr 2012- May 2012: Laboratory of Applied Rheology and Polymer Processing, KatholiekeUniversiteit, Leuven, Department of Chemical Engineering, Belgium.

Sep 2009- Oct 2010: Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research, Dresden, Germany.

Reviewer of Journals

Applied Materials & Interfaces, ACS

Materials Chemistry and Physics, Elsevier

Composite Science and Technology, Elsevier

Material Science and Engineering B, Elsevier

Composites Part B, Elsevier

Sensors and Actuators A, Elsevier

Colloid and polymer science, Springer

The Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, Springer

International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Springer


  • Managing Editor- Emerging Materials, Springer.
  • Editorial Board Member- Bulletin of Chemical and Pharma Research.
  • Guest Editor- Sensors & Transducers journal, IFSA Publishing.
  • Guest Editor- International Journal of Materials Science and Applications.
  • Frontiers Bioengineering, Editorial Board Member and Review Editor.
  • International Program Committee member- ICSR 2017 Conference, Tsukuba, Japan.


  • Tyre & Rubber Industry Leadership Acknowledgement Awards (TRILA): Young Reserch Scholar of the Year 2017
  • Second prize in the Entrepreneurship Day 22nd of February 2017, competition at QATAR UNIVERSITY, Presenters- Dr. John-John Cabibihan and Dr. Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni.  Title – Wearable sensor technologies

AWARDS for co-supervised students

  • Mohammad Houkan and Mohammad Taha, Senior Projects Presentation, 1st Place for “Smart capacitive biometric sensors for fingerprint devices security”, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Qatar University, Fall 2016.
  • Mohammad El-Khatib, Mohammad Houkan, Mohammad Taha, Microsoft Imagine Cup, Innovation Category, National Winner (Qatar), 2016.