Dr. Murali Dibbanti Assistant Professor at NAMTECH
Dr. Murali Dibbanti

Dr. Murali Dibbanti

Dr. Murali Krishna Dibbanti brings over 16 years of combined industry and academic expertise, acquired across Europe and India. He holds a European doctorate (Ph.D.) in Materials Science from the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy, Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung, Dresden, Germany and the Institute of Polymer Science and Technology, Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, Spain.

He was awarded prestigious Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials (PCAM) European doctorate fellowship for pursuing his PhD. His research and teaching interests encompass a wide array of topics, including polymer technology, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy of polymers and thin films for Solar thermal applications. His teaching interests are Smart Manufacturing, Sustainability, Circular Economy, Industry 4.0, Lean manufacturing, and management.

He is a Certified Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI) Assessor. Previously worked with International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI), Hyderabad, India, Pirelli Tyres Global R&D, Milan, Italy, Bridgestone (EMEA) Europe, Apollo Tyres and CEAT Ltd.

2012 – 2015 Ph.D

  1. Ph.D. in Materials Science (European doctoral programme) at University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy.
  2. Leibniz-Institut für Polymer forschung, Dresden, Germany.
  3. Institute of Polymer Science and Technology, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Madrid, Spain.
  4. PIRELLI tyre R & D, Milan, Italy.

2006 – 2008 M.Sc

  1. M.Sc. in Physics at Sri Venkateswara University, Andhra Pradesh, India

2021 – 2022 Diploma

  1. Post-Graduate Diploma in Rubber Technology (PGDIRI) at Indian Rubber Institute, Mysuru, Karnataka & Examination conducted by Rubber Technology Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.

“16 YEARS OF INDUSTRY AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE IN EUROPE AND INDIA”

  1. Assistant professor at NAM: TECH (New-Age Makers’ Institute of Technology), Research park, IIT
    Gandhinagar campus, Gandhinagar-382055, Gujarat, India.

2. R&D Manager

  1. CEAT tyres R&D, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

3.Associate Manager

  1. Apollo tyres R&D Asia, Chennai, India

4.Research Scientist

  1. Bridgestone Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA)-Technical Center, Rome, Italy

5.Post-doctoral researcher

  1. Department of Materials Science, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
  1. K. Valleti, D. Murali Krishna, P. Mohanreddy, S.V. Joshi. “High temperature stable solar selective coatings by cathodic arc PVD for heat collecting elements”Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells (IF=7.3),145(2016) 447.
  2. A. Monguzzi, M. Mauri, A. Bianchi, M. K. Dibbanti, R. Simonutti, F. Meinardi. “Solid-State Sensitized Upconversion in Polyacrylate ElastomersThe Journal of Physical Chemistry C (IF=4.1), 120 (2016) 2609.
  3. M. K. Dibbanti, M. Mauri, L. Mauri, G. Medaglia, R. Simonutti. “Probing Small Network Differences in Sulfur-Cured Rubber Compounds by Combining NMR and Swelling Methods” Journal of Applied Polymer Science (IF=3.1), 132 (2015) 42700.
  4. K. Valleti, D. Murali Krishna, S. V. Joshi. “Functional multi-layer nitride coatings for high temperature solar selective applications” Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells (IF=7.3), 121(2014) 14.
  5. M. Mauri, M. K. Dibbanti, M. Calzavara, L. Mauri, V. Causin, R. Simonutti. “Time domain magnetic resonance: a key complementary technique for the forensic differentiation of foam traces” Analytical Methods (IF= 3.5)5 (2013) 4336 (featured as front cover page).
  6. D. Murali Krishna, R. P. Vijayalakshmi , R. Venugopal , B. K. Reddy “Structural and Optical Studies on Zn0.98 Mn0.02S nanoparticles prepared by chemical route with different capping agents” Chalcogenide Letters(IF=1.05) 7 (2010) 357.
  7. D. Murali Krishna, R. P. Vijayalakshmi, R. Venugopal, B. K. Reddy “Investigations on Structural and Optical Properties of ZnS: Mn 2+ Nanoparticles” AIP Conference proceedings, 1349 (2011), 245. doi: 10.1063/1.3605826.
  8. M. K. Dibbanti, M. Mauri, M. Farina, R. Simonutti. “TD-NMR Methods for the Characterization of Elastomers and Nanostructured Polymeric Materials”. IUPAC MACRO-2014 Proceedings, 713 (2014) 21.
  9. M. Farina, M. K. Dibbanti, M. Mauri, R. Simonutti. “Novel TD-NMR Methods for the Characterization of amorphous Polymers”XXI ConvegnoNazionaledell’AssociazioneItaliana di Scienze e Tecnologie delle macromolecule, (AIM) ISBN: 9788868123741 (2014) 159.
  1. M. K. Dibbanti, K. Valleti and R. Simonutti. “CAPVD grown refractory metal nitride coatings for solar thermal applications” Thin face Summer School-2014, at Sonderborg, Denmark, 18-22 August 2014 (oral and poster presentations).
  2. M. Farina, M. K. Dibbanti, M. Mauri, R. Simonutti. “Several TD-NMR methods for polymer characterization” 27th International Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization (ISPAC-2014), at Les Diablerets, Switzerland, 16-18 June 2014 (oral presentation).
  3. M. K. Dibbanti, M. Mauri, M. Farina, R. Simonutti. “TD-NMR methods for the characterization of Elastomers and Nanostructured polymer materials” IUPAC World Polymer Congress (MACRO-2014), at Chiang mai, Thailand, 6-11 July 2014 (oral presentation).
  4. M. K. Dibbanti, M. Mauri, L. Mauri, V. Causin, R. Simonutti. “A new approach to polymer characterization for Forensic Differentiation: where conventional Techniques fail or come short” European Polymer Federation Congress (EPF-2013), at Pisa, Italy, 16-21 June 2013 (poster presentation).
  5. M. K. Dibbanti, M. Mauri, L. Mauri, V. Causin, R. Simonutti “Forensic differentiation of latex gloves and poly urethane foams by TD-NMR” XLI National Congress on Magnetic Resonance (GIDRM-2012), at Pisa, Italy, 17-19 September 2012 (oral presentation).
  6. D.  Murali Krishna, Krishna Valleti, Shrikant V. Joshi. “Implementation of C- CAPVD grown refractory metal nitride coatings for solar thermal applications”, International Conference on Nano Science and Technology (ICONSAT-2012), at Hotel Taj Krishna, Hyderabad, India, 20-23 January 2012 (poster presentation).
  7. D.  Murali Krishna, R. P. Vijayalakshmi, R. Venugopal, B. K. Reddy “Synthesis and photoluminescence studies on catalytically grown Zn1-xMnxS nanowires”, National Level Conference on the Recent Trends in the field of Nanoscience and Technology(NANO MEET 2010), at Centre for Nano Science and Technology, Anna University, Chennai, India, 25-26 March 2010 (poster presentation).
  8. Murali Krishna, R. P. Vijayalakshmi, R. Venugopal, B. K. Reddy “Synthesis and photoluminescence studies on catalytically grown Zn1-xMnxS nanowires”, Recent Trends in Nano and Biosciences, at P.G.College Saifabad, Hyderabad, India, 24-26 February 2010 (poster presentation).
  9. D.  Murali Krishna, R. P. Vijayalakshmi, R. Venugopal, B. K. Reddy “Synthesis of ZnS:Mn2+ Nanoparticles”, National Conference on Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion(NCMESC-2010), at S.V.University, Tirupati, India, 23- 24 January 2010 (poster presentation).
  10. D.  Murali Krishna, R. P. Vijayalakshmi, R. Venugopal, B. K. Reddy “Growth and Characterization of ZnS Nanoparticles”, National Conference on Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion(NCMESC-2010), at S.V.University, Tirupati, India, 23- 24 January 2010 (poster presentation).

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