Head of Department
Ph.D. (SUNY Buffalo, New York)
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|