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Prof. Anup K. Ghosh

Head of Department

Ph.D. (SUNY Buffalo, New York)

011-2659-1424

anupkghosh@gmail.com

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Prof. A. K. Ghosh is a distinguished and renowned Professor in the field of Polymer Science & Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India and Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, India. Prof. Ghosh has over 30 years of research and teaching experience, and has 10 patents to his credit. He is known for his accomplishments in the field of Polymer Processing and Rheology, having significantly contributed in the areas of Reactive Processing of Polymer Blends and Alloys, Polymer Packaging 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 is a recipient of "Teaching Excellence Award" by IIT Delhi in 2015-16. He is a Fellow of Indian Plastics Institute (IPI).      

He held the prestigious Reliance Chair Professor at IIT Delhi. He has supervised 30 Ph.D. theses and over 100 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 an Associate Editor of Journal of Packaging Technology and Research and is a member of Editorial Board of Journal of Plastics Film & Sheeting and International Journal of Plastics Technology.  He is President-Elect of Polymer Processing Society, USA.

Head, Department of Materials Sci. & Engg. 2018- till date IIT Delhi
Head, Centre for Polymer Sci. & Engg. 2014- 2017 IIT Delhi
Associate Dean, IRD 2009- 2011 IIT Delhi
Reliance Chair Professor 2006- 2011 IIT Delhi
Head, Centre for Polymer Sci. & Engg. 2006- 2009 IIT Delhi
Professor 2005- till date IIT Delhi
Associate Professor 1997 - 2005 IIT Delhi
Assistant Professor 1991 - 1997 IIT Delhi
Research Assistant Professor 1988 - 1991 Univ. of Pittsburgh, USA
Post Doctoral Fellow 1986 - 1988 Univ. of Pittsburgh, USA

Honors and Awards

  • Teaching Excellence Award, IIT Delhi (2014-15)
  • 5th National Award, Deptt. of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Govt. of India (2015)
  • Received FITT Award for Best Industry relevant Ph.D project at IITD, (2009)
  • Best ISCA Poster Award, Indian Science Congress (2004) and Polymer Processing Society (2009)
  • Meritorious Service Award, Indian Plastics Institute, Mumbai (2002) Distinguished Young Alumnus Award, Calcutta University (2001)
Polymer Blends and Alloys(PTL714)
  • Polymer Blends and Alloys(PTL714))
  • Polymer Engineering and Rheology(PTL707))
  • Polymer Processing(PTL720))
  • Visiting Scientist at UIUC, USA, June 2012
  • Visiting Scientist at University of Guelph, Canada, June 2010
  • Visiting Scientist, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, USA June, 2012
  • Visiting Scientist at University of Guelph, Canada, June 2010
  • Visiting Scientist at University of Guelph, Canada, June 2010
  • Life Cycle Analysis in terms of Environmental Studies” ICPE Publication, Thompson Press, New Delhi (2002)
  • Life Cycle Analysis of Plastics in Packaging” ICPE Publication, Thompson Press, New Delhi (2005)
  • Plastics for Environment & Sustainable Development ICPE Publication, Thompson Press, New Delhi (2003)
  • Processability of Polymers” –in progress, Springer (India) Pvt. Ltd (2015/16)
  • Advanced Materials Research” IIT Delhi Research Review, Vol.1, Issue 3, April (2010)
  • Processability of Polymer Composites”- in progress, Springer (India) Pvt. Ltd (2015/16)