Dr. Rajesh Anandjiwala has earned a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Leeds, England in Textile Engineering. He has 7 years of research and development experience in the textile industry in India and 7 years in academic research in the US. Currently, since February 2000; Dr. Anandjiwala is working at CSIR and he is Chief Researcher and Research Group Leader, Nonwovens & Composites Research Group, Polymer and Composite Competence Area of CSIR Materials Science and Manufacturing at Port Elizabeth. Dr. Anandjiwala is also an Adjunct Professor at the Post-graduate Department of Textile Science, Faculty of Science of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth.
Dr. Anandjiwala has published more than 67 peer-reviewed journal papers and has presented about 50 papers in various international seminars and conferences.
Dr. Anandjiwala is a Fellow of the Textile Institute, Manchester and a member of International Fibre Society, USA and rated as Established Researcher by the National Research Foundation of South Africa.