Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Nonwovens
Materials Research Laboratory (UTNRL)
The University of
Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
1990 Ph. D., Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Textile and
1987 M. S., Georgia Institute of Technology,
Atlanta, Textile Engineering
1984 M. Tech., IIT, Delhi, India, Fiber Science
1981 B. Tech., Bangalore University, India,
textiles; fiber science and technology; nanofibers; textile and polymer science; nonwovens; carbon fibers, nanocomposites
W. Han, X. Wang
and G. S. Bhat, “Structure and Air Permeability of Melt Blown Nanofiber
Webs,” Journal of Nanomaterials and
Molecular Nanotechnology (in Print).
R. Hegde, G. S.
Bhat and B. Deshpande, “Crystallization kinetics and
morphology of melt spun Poly (ethylene terephthalate) nanocomposite
fibers,” Express Polymer Letters (in Print).
P. Gulgunje, G. Bhat and J.
E. Spruiell, “Influence of Molecular Orientation on the Melting Behavior
of Poly(phenylene sulfide) Fibers,” Journal of Engineered Fibers and
Fabrics, (In Print).
R. Uppal, G. Bhat, C. Eash,
and K. Akato, “Meltblown Nanofiber Media for Enhanced Quality
Factor," Polymers and Fibers,
Vol. 14 (4), 660-668 (2013).
T. Lin, D. Luckas and G. S.
Bhat, “Nanofiber Manufacture, Properties and Applications,” Journal of
Nanomaterials, vol. 2013, Article ID
D. V. Parikh, B. Ingber, S.
Nam, G. S. Bhat, M. Warnock and L. Harington, “Flame Retardant Cotton
Barrier Nonwovens for Mattresses,” Journal
of Fire Science, Vol. 31(3), 276-290 (2013).
G. S. Bhat and R.
Nanjundappa, “Bond Structure and Tensile Properties of Thermal
Bonded Polypropylene Nonwovens,” Textiles
and Light Industrial Science and Technology, Vol.2 (2) 49-53 (2013).
R. Hegde, B. Deshpande and G. S. Bhat, “Morphology
and Properties of Nylon 6 Blown Films Reinforced with Different weight
percentage of Nanoclay additives.” International Journal of Polymer
Science 2012, Article
ID 959035, 14 pages (2012).
P. Gulgunje, G. Bhat and J.
E. Spruiell, Structure and properties
enhancement in poly(phenylene sulfide) melt spun fibers-Part III: Effect
of two zone drawing and annealing, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 125, #3, 1693-1700 (2012).
P. Gulgunje, G. Bhat and J. E. Spruiell, Structure and Properties
Development in Poly(phenylene sulfide) Fibers- Part II: Effect of One Zone
Draw-annealing, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 125, #3, 1890-1900 (2012).
R. Hegde, J. E. Spruiell and G. S. Bhat, Different
Crystallization Mechanisms in Polypropylene-Nanoclay Concentrates, Journal of Materials Research, 27,
#10, 1360-1371 (2012).
R. Uppal, G. Bhat, K. Akato, D. V. Parikh, S. Nam and B. Condon,
“Antibacterial High Loft Cotton Nonwovens,” Journal of Industrial Textiles, 41, #4, 281-291 (2012).
P. Gulgunje, G. Bhat and J. E. Spruiell, “Structure and Property
Development in Melt Spun PPS Fibers: Effect of Material and Melt Spinning
Process Variables,” Journal of
Applied Polymer Science, 122, #5, 3110-3121 (2011).
R. Hegde and G. S. Bhat, “Structure
and Properties of Nanoclay Reinforced Polypropylene Spunbond Webs,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science,
118, 3141-3155 (2010).
R. Hegde and G. S. Bhat, “Nanoparticle
Effects on Structure and Properties of Polypropylene Meltblown Webs,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science,
115 (2), 1062-1072 (2010).
G. S. Bhat and R. Uppal, “Melt Blown
Nonwovens for Medical Applications,” Polymer
Society, 2(2) 26-29 (2009).
R. Hegde, G. S. Bhat, and R. A.
Campbell, “Properties and Performance of Bicomponent Fibers in Thermal
Bonding,” Nonwovens and Technical Textiles, 2, 33-39 (2009).
M. G. Kamath, G. S. Bhat, D. V. Parikh
and B. D. Condon, “Processing and Characterization of Flame Retardant
Cotton Blend Nonwovens for Soft Furnishings to Meet Federal Flammability
Standards,” Journal of Industrial
Textiles, 38(3), 251-262 (2009).
G. S. Bhat, R. Hegde, M. G. Kamath and
B. Deshpande, “Nanoclay Reinforced Fibers and Nonwovens,” Journal of Engineered Fibers and
Fabrics, 3(3), 22-34 (2008).
R. R. Hegde, G. S. Bhat and R. A.
Campbell, “Thermal Bonding of Polypropylene Films and Fibers,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science,
110 (5), 3047-3058 (2008).
G. S. Bhat and R. Kotra, “Development
of Structure and Properties during Spunbonding of Metallocene Catalyzed
Polypropylene,” Polymer Plastics
Technology and Engineering, 47(5), 542-549 (2008).
G. S. Bhat, P. Gulgunje, and K. Desai,
“Developments of Structure and Properties during Thermal Calendering of
Polylactic Acid (PLA) Fiber Webs,” eXPRESS
Polymer Letters, 2(1), 49-56 (2008).
G. S. Bhat and D. V. Parikh, “Cotton
in Nonwovens,” TAPPI Technical Information Paper, TAPPI, TIP#1205-02
G. Bhat, R. Hegde, P. Gulgunje and R.
K. Vempati, “Nonwoven Fabrics with Enhanced Performance and Functionality
Using Nanotechnology,” Nonwoven and
Technical Textiles, 1, P23-P28 (2007).
Patents and Inventions
Vempati and G. S. Bhat, “Nanophase Mn (VII) oxide (NM7O) and Nanophase Mn (III)
Oxide (NM3O) Incorporated Nonwovens,” US Patent 8 163 036, Issued April 21,
G. S. Bhat, V. Narayanan
and L. C. Wadsworth, “Dimensionally Stable Polyester Films, Fibers, Yarns and
Melt Blown Nonwovens,” U. S. Patent 5 753 736 (issued May 19, 1998).
E. Duckett, G. S. Bhat and Hagen
Suh, “Compostable/Biodegradable Nonwovens,”
U. S. Patent 5 783 505 (issued July 21, 1998).
H. Peebles, Jr., A. S. Abhiraman and G. S. Bhat, “Method for Stabilization
of PAN-Based Carbon Fibers,” U. S.
Statutory Invention Registration - H1052 (May 5, 1992).
Updated: June, 2013.
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