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A.K. Ghosh

Prof. A. K. Ghosh is a distinguished and renowned Professor in the field of Polymer Science & Engineering. Prof. Ghosh has over 28 years of research experience. With over 1300 citations, an h-index of 22 (from isi web of science), and 7 patents to his credit, he is regarded as a global leader in the  field of Polymer Processing and Rheology, having significantly contributed in the areas of Reactive Processing of Polymer Blends and Alloys, Polymer Nanocomposites and Microcellular Processing of Polymeric Materials.

Prof. Ghosh obtained M.Tech degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India (1982) and a Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, USA (1986). He worked as a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, USA till 1990 and then joined the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1991. He is a recipient of Young Alumnus Award of Chemical Engineering Department, Calcutta University and Meritorious Service Award of Indian Plastics Institute, Mumbai, India.

He held the prestigious Reliance Chair Professor at IIT Delhi during 2006-11 and had been the Associate Dean, Research & Development at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. Currently, he is the Head, Centre for Polymer Science & Engineering, IIT Delhi. He has supervised 20 Ph.D. theses and over 80 M.Tech. theses. His innovative development of orthotic knee joint for locomotor disabled people, with successful field trials on 1000 patients, he was conferred the National Awards for Technology Innovation (2015), Dept. of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Govt. of India.


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