1. S. Kumar#; S. Khatua and P.Thareja*, “Fumed alumina-in-nematic liquid crystal suspensions under shear and electric field”, Rheologica Acta, DOI: 10.1007/s00397-019-01132-4, Dec. 2019

  2. J. Shah, S.Kumar#, M.Ranjan, Y. Sonvane, P. Thareja and S.K. Gupta, The effect of filler geometry on thermos-optical and rheological properties of CuO nanofluid, J. of Molecular Liquids, 272, 668-675, 2018

  3. A. Ojha and P. Thareja, Electrolyte induced rheological modulation of graphene oxide suspensions and its applications in adsorption, Applied Surface Science 435:786-798, 2018.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.11.157

  4. B. Panjwani, S. Gupta and P. Thareja, Ovalbumin at oil–water interfaces:Adsorption and emulsification, Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 2018.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/01932691.2017.1384387

  5. S. Kulkarni and P. Thareja,Suspensions of titania nanoparticle networks in nematic liquid crystals: rheology and microstructure, Rheologica Acta 56:825-840, 2017.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00397-017-1039-7

  6. S. Kulkarni and P. Thareja, Surfactant induced interfacial anchoring transitions in nematic liquid crystal droplets on glass surfaces, Surface Review and Letters 24: 175044, 2017.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1142/S0218625X17500445

  7. S. Kulkarni, A. Verma, N. Mishra and P. Thareja, Partitioning and self assembly of silica and hematite particles at grain boundaries of hexagonal liquid crystals: Implications on rheology, Journal of Rheology 61:311-325, 2017. Link: https://doi.org/10.1122/1.4975333

  8. S. Modak, V.G. Krishnakumar, S. Gupta and P. Thareja, Influence of Phosphorylation on the Foamability and Stability of Bovine Serum Albumin and Citrus Peel Pectin Mixed Foams, Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology 38: 1266-1275, 2017.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/01932691.2016.1234382.

  9. S. Kumar and P. Thareja, Influence of electric field and shear on the rheology of fumed alumina in silicone oil suspensions, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physiochemical and Engineering Aspects, 511:339-350, 2016.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2016.10.006

  10. S. Kulkarni and P. Thareja, Experimental study of surfactant driven nematic liquid crystal (NLC) anchoring transitions at solid surfaces: Role of solid surface energy and anisotropic NLC - solid interfacial energy, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 30:1370-1391, 2016.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/01694243.2016.1145784

  11. S. Kulkarni and P. Thareja, Rheology of colloidal particles-in-lyotropic hexagonal liquid crystals: Role of particle loading, shape and phase transition kinetics, Rheologica Acta, 55: 23-36, 2016.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00397-015-0896-1

  12. A. Ojha, M. Thakker, D.O. Shah and P. Thareja, Flow directed assembly of non-spherical titania nanoparticles into superhydrophobic thin films, Frontiers of Material Science,10: 1-7, 2016.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11706-016-0321-4

  13. P. Thareja, Rheology and Microstructure of Pastes with Crystal Network, Rheologica Acta, 52(5):515–527, 2013. Special issue of Novel Trends in Rheology.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00397-013-0716-4

  14. P. Thareja, A. Golematis, C.B. Street, M.S. Vethamuthu, K.D. Hermanson, K.P. Anathapadmanabhan and N.J. Wagner, Influence of Surfactants on the Rheology and Stability of Crystallizing Fatty Acid Pastes, Journal of American Oil Chemists' Society 90(2): 273-283, 2012.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11746-012-2161-4

  15. P. Thareja, I. Hoffmann, M. Helgeson, M.W. Liberatore, T.Y. Hu, M. Gradzielski and N. J Wagner, Shear induced phase separation (SIPS) and shear banding in solutions of cationic surfactant and salt, Journal of Rheology, 55(6):1375-1399, 2011.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1122/1.3641517

  16. P. Thareja, C.B. Street, N.J. Wagner, M.S. Vethamuthu, K. D Hermanson and K.P. Anathapadmanabhan, Development of an in-situ rheological method to characterize fatty acid crystallization in complex fluids. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physiochemical and Engineering Aspects, 388(1-3):12-20, 2011.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2011.07.038

  17. P. Thareja, K.M. Moritz and S. Velankar, Interfacially active particles in droplet/matrix blends of model immiscible homopolymers: Particles can increase or decrease drop size, Rheologica Acta, 49(3): 285-298, 2010.
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00397-009-0421-5

  18. M.M.W. Mascatello, L.E. Stunja, P. Thareja, L.Wang, J.J, Bohn, S. Velankar and S. A. Asher, Dependence of photonic crystal nanocomposite: Elasticity on Crystalline Colloidal Array particle size. Macromolecules, 42, 2009, 4403-4406
    Link: https://dx.doi.org/10.1021%2Fma900919y

  19. P. Thareja and S. Velankar, Rheology of immiscible blends with particle-induced drop clusters Rheologica Acta, 47, 2008, 189-200
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00397-007-0231-6

  20. P. Thareja and S. Velankar, Interfacial activity of particles at PI/PDMS and PI/PIB interfaces: Analysis based on Girifalco Good theory, Colloid and Polymer Science, 286, 2008, 1257-1264
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00396-008-1884-0

  21. P. Thareja, B.P. Ising, S.J. Kingston and S. Velankar, Polymer foams stabilized by particles adsorbed at the air/polymer interface. Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 29, 2008, 1329-1334
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1002/marc.200800262

  22. P. Thareja and S. Velankar, Particle-induced bridging in immiscible polymer blends. Rheologica Acta, 46, 2007, 405-412
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00397-006-0130-2

Conferences

Abhijeet Ojha and P. Thareja, “Rheology of aqueous graphene oxide suspensions: Influence of aspect ratio and electrolytes”, International Conference on Soft Materials (ICSM -2018), Jaipur, India, December 09-14, 2018.

P. Thareja, Abhijeet Ojha and M Sai Geetha, "Graphene Oxide gels and thin films", 12th International Conference on Complex Fluids and Soft Matter (COMPFLU-2018), IIT Roorkee, India, Dec. 06-09, 2018.

Sai Geetha M, P. Thareja, " A study on mechanical properties of Chitosan-Glutaraldehyde hydrogels reinforced with Graphene Oxide" a poster presentation in Complex Fluids (CompFlu-2018), 6th December - 9th December 2018 at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India.

S. Kumar# and P. Thareja*, "Rheology and electric field response of fumed nanoparticles in nematic liquid crystal suspensions". Oral presentation in Annual European Rheology Conference (AERC-2018), 17th April - 20th April 2018 at Hilton Sorrento Palace, Sorrento, Italy.

S. Kumar and P. Thareja, Rheology and electric field response of fumed nanoparticles in nematic liquid crystal suspensions. Oral presentation in Annual European Rheology Conference (AERC-2018), Hilton Sorrento Palace, Sorrento, Italy, Apr. 17-20, 2018.

S. Kumar and P. Thareja, Rheology and electrorheology of suspensions of elongated iron oxyhydroxide particles in silicone oil. Poster presentation at Annual European Rheology Conference (AERC-2018), Hilton Sorrento Palace, Sorrento, Italy, Apr. 17-20, 2018.

M. Sai Geetha and P. Thareja, Mechanical properties of nanocomposite hydrogels. Poster presentation in the Complex Fluids (COMPFLU'17), IIT Madras, India, Dec. 18-20, 2017.

V. Prasad, P. Thareja and S.P. Mehrotra, Energy optimization for efficient transport and processing of coal fly ash. Oral talk at the International Conference on Materials and Intelligent Manufacturing (ICMIM 2017), National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, Aug. 21-23, 2017.

A. Ojha and P. Thareja, Mechanically tunable adsorbent graphene oxide gels. Poster presentation in the 2nd International Conference on the Applied Surface Science (ICASS - 2017), Dalian, China, Jun. 12-15, 2017. (Won the SPECS Best Poster Award)

S. Kumar and P. Thareja, Rheology of fumed alumina nanoparticles in isotropic and anisotropic medium: effect of particle loading, preshear and electric field. Poster presentation in the Complex Fluids (COMPFLU - 2016), International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India, Dec. 12-14, 2016.

S. Kulkarni and P. Thareja, Relationship between rheology and the partitioning of colloidal particles in the grain Boundaries of lyotropic hexagonal liquid crystals. Oral talk in the 17th International Congress on Rheology (ICR - 2016), Kyoto, Japan, Aug. 08-13, 2016.

P. Thareja and S. Kulkarni, Rheology of titania nanoparticles-in-nematic liquid crystal suspensions. Oral talk in the 17th International Congress on Rheology (ICR - 2016), Kyoto, Japan, Aug. 08-13, 2016.

S. Kulkarni and P. Thareja, Rheology and microstructure of colloidal particles-in-hexagonal and nematic liquid crystal composites. Poster presentation in the 17th International Congress on Rheology (ICR - 2016), Kyoto, Japan, Aug. 08-13, 2016.

P. Thareja and A. Ojha, Electrolyte induced gelation and rheology of graphene oxide suspensions - effect of salt type and valence. Poster presentation in the 17th International Congress on Rheology (ICR - 2016), Kyoto, Japan, Aug. 08-13, 2016.

S. Kulkarni and P. Thareja, Self-assembly and rheology of colloidal particles in hexagonal and nematic liquid crystals. Poster presentation in the Nanoparticle Assembly - From Fundamentals to Applications: Faraday Discussion, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India, Jan. 7-9, 2016. (Won the Skinner prize for the best poster)

S. Kumar and P. Thareja, Fumed alumina suspensions effect of Shear, electric Field and suspending medium. Poster presentation in the Complex Fluids (COMPFLU'16), IISER Pune, India, Jan 2-4, 2016.

A. Ojha and P. Thareja, Rheological studies of sol-gel transitions in aqueous dispersion of graphene oxide. Poster presentation in the Complex Fluids (COMPFLU'16), IISER Pune, India, Jan 2-4, 2016.

P. Thareja and S. Kulkarni, Liquid crystal orientations on surfactant adsorbed solid glass surfaces: A wettability and solid surface energy study. Oral talk in the 89th ACS Colloid Surface Science Symposium, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, Jun. 15-17, 2015.

P. Thareja and S. Kulkarni, Particle self-assembly in lyotropic hexagonal liquid crystals: Effect of particle loading, shape and phase transition kinetics. Oral talk in the 89th ACS Colloid Surface Science Symposium, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, Jun. 15-17, 2015.

N. Mishra and P. Thareja, Rheology and microstructure study of self assembled nano particles in liquid crystalline hexagonal phases. Poster presentation at International Conference on Surface Science and Nanotechnology, DDU, Nadiad, India. Dec 10-12, 2013.

S. Kulkarni, A. Samant, S. Seth and P. Thareja, Liquid Crystal Films Patterns on Glass Surfaces and its Utilization. Poster presentation at International Conference on Surface Science and Nanotechnology, DDU, Nadiad, India, Dec 10-12, 2013.

N. Mishra, A. Ojha and P. Thareja, Self assembly of nano-particles in liquid crystalline hexagonal phases. Oral Presentation in Chemcon, ICT Mumbai, India, Dec 27-30, 2013.

H. Gite and P. Thareja, Nano particles self assembly in liquid crystals. Oral talk in REFECO, IIT Gandhinagar, April 6, 2013.

S. Mukherjee, M.Thakker, A. Shukhla, D.O. Shah and P. Thareja, Protein-polysaccharide nano complexes at air-water interface. Poster presentation in REFECO, IIT Gandhinagar, April 6, 2013.

A. Singh and P. Thareja, Morphology and optical properties of nanoparticle thin films fabricate by spread coating. Poster presentation in REFECO, IIT Gandhinagar, April 6, 2013.

H. Gite and P. Thareja, Nano particles self assembly in liquid crystals. Poster presentation at Chemference, IIT Bombay, India, Dec 10-12, 2012.

S. Mukherjee, M.Thakker, A. Shukhla, D.O. Shah and P. Thareja, Protein polysaccharide nano complexes at air-water interface, Poster presentation in Chemference, IIT Bombay, India, Dec 10-12, 2012.

P. Thareja, N.J. Wagner, E.M. Furst, Interfacial properties and interactions of emulsion drops stabilized by mixtures of surfactants, AIChE Annual Meeting, 2011.

P. Thareja, C.B. Street, M.S. Vethamuth, A.K. Padmanabhan and N.J. Wagner, In-situ rheology for studying the effect of fatty acid crystallization. Oral presentation at Society of Rheology Conference, Santa Fe, NM, 2010.

P. Thareja, C.B. Street, M.S. Vethamuth, A.K. Padmanabhan and N.J. Wagner, Rheology as an in-situ technique for studying the effect of fatty acid crystallization, AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, 2009.

P. Thareja, I.Hoffmann, M.E. Helgeson, M.W. Libertore, M. Gradzielski and N.J.Wagner, Rheo-SALS study of aqueous solutions of cationic surfactant and salt effect of temperature and salt concentration, 13th International Conference of Surface and Colloid Science, Columbia University, USA, 2009.

P. Thareja, K.M. Moritz and S. Velankar, Effect of particles on the rheology and morphology of immiscible PI/PDMS blends, The XVth International Congress on Rheology. The Society of Rheology 80th Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA, 2008. (Published also in the proceedings of The international Congress on Rheology)

P. Thareja, S. Velankar, Rheology of polyethylene oxide in polyisobutylene pickering emulsions, The Society of Rheology 79th Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2007.

P. Thareja, S. Velankar, Particles at the Polymer-Polymer Interfaces, AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2007.

P. Thareja, S. Velankar, Particle-Induced Drop Bridging in Pickering Emulsions, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2007.

P. Thareja, S. Velankar, Rheology of polymer blends with interfacially-active particles, The Society of rheology 77th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, 2005.

Invited Talks

Strategies for Interfacial Stabilization, International Conference on Surface Science and Nanotechnology, DDU, December 12th 2013.

Rheology, Microstructure and Stability of Crystallizing Fatty Acid Pastes, NCL Pune August 16th 2012.

Correlating Rheology and Microstructure to Stability of Crystallizing Fatty Acid Pastes, Vyome Biosciences, New Delhi, Oct 8th 2012.

Surfactant Self-Assembly, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Madras, March 2012.

Workshops

DST sponsored workshop on Advanced Materials and Delivery Devices, Feb 25-26th 2013, IIT Bombay.

Gujarat government-sponsored work shop on Micelle Dynamics, Crystallization and Solubilization, Shah Schulman Centre of Surface Sci and Nanotechnology, March 12th 2013, Nadiad