Indian Institute of Technology Delhi - New India, India
Title: CO2 induced crystallization and foaming behavior of PLA
Symposium: Foams and Lightweight Structures
Prof. A. K. Ghosh is a distinguished and renowned Professor in the field of Polymer Science & Engineering at Indian institute of technology, Delhi, India. Prof. Ghosh has over 28 years of research and teaching experience. With over 1300 citations, an h-index of 20 (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, 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.He has supervised 20 Ph.D. theses and over 80 M.Tech. theses. For his innovative development of polymeric orthotic knee joints for locomotor disabled people, with successful field trials on 1000 patients, he was conferred the National Award (2015) . He is a member of National Academy of Sciences, India, Editorial Board of Journal of Plastics Film & Sheeting and International Journal of Plastics Technology. He is elected as International Representative of the Polymer Processing Society (PPS), USA , Asian Workshop in Polymer Processing (AWPP) and Fellow of Indian Plastics Institute.