Expert in Polymers & Textiles
(i) Tire cord production and properties advice: SRF Ltd. Chennai, India.(ii) Polyester film production and properties advice: Garware Polyesters, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.(iii) PP/HDPE Tape production and properties advice: A factory in Shahibabad, UP, India(iv) Geomembrane advice and project implementation. This led to saving of significant quantities of water and land. Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd., Gujarat, India.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts - Worcester, Massachusetts - Springfield, Massachusetts - Lowell, Massachusetts - Cambridge, Massachusetts - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Waterbury, Connecticut - Manchester, New Hampshire - Providence, Rhode Island
|Year: 1972||Degree: Ph.D.||Subject: Fiber Science||Institution: Indian Institute of Tech., Kanpur, India|
|Year: 1968||Degree: Master of Science||Subject: Physics||Institution: University of Udaipur, Udaipur,Raj., India|
|Years: 1974 to 2016||Employer: IIT Delhi||Title: Professor||Department: Textile Technology||Responsibilities: Teaching & Research, Academic Administration, Consulting|
|Years: 1973 to 1974||Employer: Shri Ram Inst - Indl Res.||Title: Joint Professor||Department: Polymer||Responsibilities: Applied research in polymers|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1985 to 1986||Country / Region: USA/ Ohio||Summary: AIr force Materials Lab,Scientist, High performance Fibers|
|Years: 1981 to 1981||Country / Region: UK / Manchester||Summary: Uni of Manchester,Visiting Scientist, Glass reinforced Polypropylene|
|Years: 1978 to 1979||Country / Region: USA/Massachusetts||Summary: Uni of Mass., Res. Asso., Crystallization of Polyester: GE|
|Associations / Societies|
|Member, Asian Polymer Association(APA); Since 2007
President, Fibre Forum India, 2001 to 2009
| Expert member in a committee of Project Executive (Small Business Innovation Research Initiative), Biotech Consortium India Limited, DBT, for evaluation of a project on Production of Banana Fibers by M/s Vel Natural Fibers, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, 17-18 July, 2012 & 25-26 February, 2015.
Expert member of PRMC, Office of Principal Scientific Adviser, Govt. of India,meeting of the project "Evaluation of the effectiveness of locally available fibers for water storage tank construction in rural villages for watershed management" at IIT Bombay, 2 Dec 2013.
Member, Research Advisory Board; Birla Research Institute for Applied Sciences, Birla Nagar, M.P.; DSIR approved R&D unit having significant research activities in areas of regenerated cellulosic fibres; May 2004-2008
Member of joint panel ICAR-CWC, Govt of India 2004-6.
Joint Professor, Centre for Polymer Science and Engg.(CPSE), IIT Delhi, India; 2001 to 2010
|Awards / Recognition|
|G.D. Birla Award for "Development of Tape Production System"|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|(i)Around ninety publications in the area of polymers & fibers. A part relate to structure and properties. (ii)Unique material development, resulting in products and possibilities of several major product developments.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|(i) Insurance claim in a case related to employs disturbance in Indorama Synthetics, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
(ii) Insurance claim for fire in textile factory in Amritsar, Punjab, India.
|Help the institute(IITD) for buying of major instruments and Laboratory equipments.|
|Marketed geomembrane for a company. Started with Tech transfer of the developed material to the company.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Member of several committees in Government, Universities and private industries for purposes such as project evaluations and monitoring.|
|English||Excellent in read, write and speak|
|Hindi||Excellent in read, write and speak|