Ranganath Shastri

Dr. Ranganath Shastri, Founder and CEO of Expert Plastics Solutions de México, dedicated to providing technical consulting services to the plastics industry, is a veteran of more than 38 years of experience in the plastics industry including

  • 21 years with The Dow Chemical Company in the U.S., in various functions including New Products & Technology Development, New Business Development, Business Research, Marketing, e-business support and Knowledge management
  • 7 years with CIATEQ, one of the leading research centers of the National Science & Technology Council of México (CONACYT), as Coordinator in Plastics Programs responsible for Applied R&D, Skilled Workforce Training & Development and Customer Technical Support.
  • 4 years with Graham Packaging Plastics Products de México, leading the Applied Research, Technology Development & Innovation (I+DT+i) programs.
  • 2 years as Adjunct Faculty in Plastics Engineering Program at Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México

He holds a B.E.in Chemical Engineering with M.S. in Chemical Engineering and a Doctorate in Materials Science from University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Shastri is author of more than 75 technical publications and holds 23 patents. He was elected a “Fellow” of the Society of Plastics Engineering (SPE International) – a select group of about 335 experts worldwide - in recognition of his technical contributions to the global plastics industry.

Dr. Shastri is an active member of Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE International), American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) and serves as a US delegate to ISO/TC61 on Plastics.

He currently serves on the Editorial Board of International Journal of Plastics Technology and Journal of Testing & Evaluation

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