University of Minho
“Auxetic Materials: potencial for defense applications”
Dr. Sohel Rana is currently a Senior Scientist and Leader of Composite Materials Group at Fibrous Materials Research Group (Fibrenamics), University of Minho, Portugal. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Textile Technology from University of Calcutta, India, and master’s degree and Ph.D. in Fiber Science and Technology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Delhi), India. His current research areas include advanced fibrous and composite materials, natural fibers, nanocomposites, electrospinning, multifunctional and biocomposites materials and so on. He is the author of 1 book, edited 6 books and contributed to 14 book chapters, 6 keynote and invited papers, 35 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and more than 60 papers in international conferences. He also participates in the editorial board of several scientific journals and is a potential reviewer for numerous scientific journals including Green Chemistry, Composite Science and Technology, Composites Part A, Dyes and Pigments, RSC Advances, Composite Interfaces, Journal of Composite Materials, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Powder Technology, Journal of Nanomaterials, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Fibres and Polymers, and so on.