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OUR TEAM

Dr. (Mrs.) Sania Akhtar
Principal Director (Sr. Principal Scientist)
Phone No.: +91-80-28366454
Mobile No.: +91-9342126609
Email: drsaniaakhtar[at]cipet[dot]gov[dot]in
Dr. Sania Akhtar

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION :

  • Ph.D.
  • M.Tech.
  • M.Sc.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT (THEORY) :

  • Plastics Materials
  • Polymer Science Fundamentals
  • Polymer Blends & Alloys
  • Plastics Waste Management & Recycling
  • Quality Management & Statistical Quality Control
  • Additives & Compounding
  • Polymer Composites

RESEARCH INTERESTS :

  • Natural Fibre based Composites
  • Polymer Nano-Composites
  • Polymer Blends And Alloys
  • Structure-Property relationship in polymers

SELECTED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS :

  • Murtuza Ali Syed, Sania Akhtar, Siddaramaiah and Akheel Ahmed Syed, Studies on the physico-mechanical, thermal, and morphological behaviors of high density polyethylene /coleus spent green composites, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2011,v.119(4), p.1889-1895
  • Murtuza Ali Syed, B. Ramaraj, Sania Akhtar and Akheel Ahmed Syed, Development of environmentally friendly high-density polyethylene and turmeric spent composites: Physico-mechanical, thermal, and morphological studies, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2010,v.118(2),p.1204-1210
  • S.Akhtar, D.Shukla and V.Kumar, Studies on effect of nano-talc filler on nucleation, crystal morphology and crystallization behaviour of semi-crystalline plastics, Solid State Phenomena, 2008,v.136,p.161-174
  • D.K. Kharat, Sandhya Mitra, Sania Akhtar and Vijai Kumar, Polymeric Piezoelectric Transducers for Hydrophone Applications, Defence Science Journal, 2007,v.57(1),p.7-22

PATENT / DESIGN REGISTRATION :

  • Title: Poly (arylene sulfide) resin composition. Inventor/Patentee: Akhtar Sania [US] ; White James L [US] / Tonen Sekiyukagaku KK [JP]. Applin. No./ Date: EC: C08L77/00; C08L81/02 IPC: C08L77/00; C08L81/02; C08L77/00; (+4). Patent No. / Date: EP0450753 (A2) / 1991-10-09.
  • Title: Poly (arylene sulfide) - based thermoplastic polymer alloy. Inventor/Patentee: Akhtar Sania [US] ; White James L [US] / Tonen Sekiyukagaku KK [JP]. Applin. No./ Date: EC: C08L79/08; C08L79/08; (+4) IPC: C08L71/12; C08L79/08; C08L81/00; (+8). Patent No. / Date: EP0443729 (A3) / 1991-12-27.
  • Title: High impact strength thermoplastic composition. Inventor/Patentee: Akhtar Sania [US] ; White James L [US] / Tonen Sekiyukagaku KK [JP]. Applin. No./ Date: EC: C08L81/02; C08L81/02 IPC: C08L53/00; C08L53/02; C08L77/00; (+8). Patent No. / Date: EP0443729 (A2) /1991-08-28.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS :

  • 10

WORKSHOPS PRESENTATIONS AND SESSIONS :

  • 15

EXPERIENCES (at CIPET) :

  • 20 Years

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES :

  • 4 years as Post Doctoral Fellow, USA
  • 2 years as Scientist at NCL, Pune

VISITS TO OTHER COUNTRIES :

  • USA, Canada and Singapore.

NO. OF PH.D./PG/UG GUIDED :

  • Ph.D - 1
  • PG - 10

ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS :

  • National Science Talent Scholar
  • First rank in B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry at IIT Kharagpur
  • Modi Rubber Prize for Best M.Tech Thesis in Rubber Technology at IIT Kharagpur
  • Best Paper Award by ACS, Rubber Chemical Division, USA
  • Three International Patents


Mr. Jaydevsinh M. Gohil
Jr. Scientist
Mobile No.: +91-8347318653
Email: apddrlbengaluru[at]gmail[dot]com
Jaydevsinh M. Gohil

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION :

  • PH.D. Chemistry | CSIR-Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI) | Bhavnagar University, Gujarat.
  • M.Sc. Plastics Technology | Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research (ISTAR) | Sardar Patel University, Gujarat.
  • B.Sc. Applied Chemistry | N.V. Patel College of Pure & Applied Sciences (NVPAS) | Sardar Patel University, Gujarat

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE :

  • 2009-2011 - Postdoctoral Fellow | Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay, Mumbai.
  • 2011-2014 - Postdoctoral Fellow | Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Western Ontario, London.
  • 2015-2016 - Pool Scientist | LARPM, CIPET, Bhubaneswar
  • 2016-2017 - Jr. Scientist | LARPM, CIPET, Bhubaneswar
  • Chemical Science researcher with over 8 years of invaluable experience in the field of research and development with extensive project work on polymer membrane for power generation and molecular separation.
  • Experience in managing research projects including establishing laboratory facilities analytical-equipment, developing methods of preparation and delivering significant result in a timely and coordinated manners.
  • In-depth knowledge of utilizing appropriate and current techniques/protocols in experimental laboratory management to ensure integrity and security of experimental process, comprehensive documentation, and replicability of experimental procedures/activities.
  • Experienced in teaching PG student of polymer/materials science.
  • Experienced in guiding and mentoring Ph.D. and PG research scholars to achieve research objectives.
  • Wrote and published several articles in peer-reviewed journals/digest that highlights findings from research and experiments.
  • Solid communication, supervisory, organizational and interpersonal skills with ability to communicate complex ideas in clear and easy terms to understand.
  • Published about 17 papers in international journal and 17 papers in national/international conference.

PRESENT RESPONSIBILITY :

  • Write research proposal for external funding.
  • Set up laboratory facilities at APDDRL, Bengaluru.
  • Monitor Ph.D. and PG research scholars to achieve research objectives.
  • Academic task: Conduct courses for PG students (M.Tech. / M.Sc).


Dr. Abhishek Gandhi
Jr. Scientist
Mobile No.: +91-9968025517
Email: apddrlbengaluru[at]gmail[dot]com
Dr. Abhishek Gandhi

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION :

  • Ph.D. - Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • M.Tech. - Polymer Sci. & Tech. - Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • B.Tech. - Mechanical Engineering - GGS Indraprastha University, Delhi

EXPERIENCES (at CIPET) :

  • Working in CIPET since November 2016

SUBJECTS TAUGHT :

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Polymer Engineering & Rheology
  • Advanced Materials Technology
  • Product Design & Realization

RESEARCH INTEREST :

  • Microcellular Plastics
  • Polymer Processing

SELECTED JOURNAL PUBLICATION :

  • Abhishek Gandhi, N.Asija, K.K.Gaur, S.J.A.Rizvi, V.Tiwari, Naresh Bhatnagar. "Ultrasound Assisted Cyclic Solid-State Foaming for Fabricating Ultra-Low Density Porous Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene Foams." Materials Letters 94 (2013): 76-78; DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2012.12.024.
  • Abhishek Gandhi, N.Asija, H.Chauhan, Naresh Bhatnagar. "Ultrasound-Induced Nucleation in Microcellular Polymers." Journal of Applied Polymer Science (2014) 131, 40742; DOI: 10.1002/app.40742.
  • Abhishek Gandhi, Naresh Bhatnagar. "Significance of Ultrasonic Cavitation Field Distribution in Microcellular Foaming of Polymers" Cellular Polymers(2015)34(1) 1-14.
  • Abhishek Gandhi, Naresh Bhatnagar. "Surface Quenching Induced Microstructure Transformations in Extrusion Foaming of Porous Sheets" International Polymer Processing (2015), 30(3) 397-402. DOI: 10.3139/217.3057
  • Abhishek Gandhi, Naresh Bhatnagar. "Influence of Blowing Agent Residence Conditions in Extrusion Foaming Process on Foam Microstructure" Polymer - Plastic Engineering and Technology (2015), 54(17) 1812-1818. DOI: 10.1080/03602559.2015.1050518
  • Abhishek Gandhi, Naresh Bhatnagar. "Significance of Die Opening on Microstructure Growth in Extrusion Foaming of Thermoplastic Sheets" Journal of Polymer Engineering(2016) 36(2); DOI: 10.1515/polyeng-2015-0234

ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS :

  • Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award 2015 for "Recyclable Porous Sheets For Low-cost Water Filter", on 8th March 2015 at Rastrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.


Mr. Shyam Sangeetam
Asst. Admin. Officer
Phone No.: +91-80-28363344
Mobile No.: +91-9480024164 / +91-9849002626
Email: apddrlbengaluru[at]gmail[dot]com
Shyam Sangeetam

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION :

  • B.Com., M.A.(HRM)

EXPERIENCES (at CIPET) :

  • 25 Years in Personal & Administration


Mr. Ramachandra B Moger
Asst. Officer (Per & Admin / HR)
Phone No.: +91-80-28363344
Mobile No.: +91-9743122638
Email: apddrlper[at]gmail[dot]com
Ramachandra B Moger

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION :

  • BA, MSW (HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT)

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE :

  • Over All 9 years Experience in HR Generalist Profile




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