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Ranjita K. Bose was born in Kolkata (India) and obtained a bachelors in chemical engineering from Gujarat University (India) in 2006. She completed her Ph.D. in chemical vapor deposition of polymers in 2011 from Drexel University (USA). From 2012 to 2017 she did postdoctoral research on self-healing polymers in the Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands). In June 2017, she was appointed as an assistant professor at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands) and promoted to associate professor in June 2022. She is a passionate teacher and finds great satisfaction in supervising and mentoring her team of 7 PhD students, 1 postdoctoral researcher, and 4 MSc students. Her expertise is in polymer engineering, solvent-free processes, sustainable coatings and smart polymers. She has published 50+ peer-reviewed articles and holds 1 patent.


Advances in self-healing coatings based on Diels-Alder chemistry

Characterization of Biodegradable Polymers for Porous Structure: Further Steps toward Sustainable Plastics

Beyond Diels-Alder: Domino reactions in furan-maleimide click networks

Effect of intermolecular interactions on the glass transition temperature of chemically modified alternating polyketones

Electrically and thermally healable nanocomposites via one-step Diels-Alder reaction on carbon nanotubes

Electrically Conductive and Highly Stretchable Piezoresistive Polymer Nanocomposites via Oxidative Chemical Vapor Deposition

Electroactive Thermo-Pneumatic Soft Actuator with Self-Healing Features: A Critical Evaluation

Oxidative chemical vapor deposition for synthesis and processing of conjugated polymers: A critical review

Oxidative chemical vapor deposition of polypyrrole onto carbon fabric for flexible supercapacitive electrode material

Rheological and Self-Healing Behavior of Hydrogels Synthesized from l-Lysine-Functionalized Alginate Dialdehyde

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Dr. Bose, Dr. Raffa and Prof. Picchioni partners in EU’s Horizon 2020 FET Open Program consortium