Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay K. Nayak, Ph.D., D.Sc.,
  Director General - CIPET
  Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals,
  Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers,
  Government of India


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Heading   the  operations  in  the  capacity  of  Principal  Executive  of   CIPET (28 Centres) across the country attaining its objectives as well as maintaining high standards of excellence in Technical consultancy, Applied research and Academic programme in all disciplines of Polymer Science and Technology.
points Conceiving, leading and managing research programme, supervising Research professionals and documenting research results.
points Identifying the requirements and initiating novel approach to design multidisciplinary Academic programmes
points Skill development through industry collaboration and obtaining funding and research programme support from multiple internal / external sources.
points Preparing the plans & budgets, identifying & administering the resources and managing cost & contribution.
points Leading team members and developing their technical & behavioral skills.

points Resource development in educational thrusts, development of student design skills in capstone courses, integration of research into teaching program and use of real examples to illustrate the best professional practice.
points Attained professional qualifications to develop skills pertaining to quality management system, ensure cordial customer relationship, standardization methods and computer proficiency that needs to create an updated environment for smooth functioning of the organization.

A. Areas of Expertise
Leading strong interdisciplinary applied research programme for the Indian Industries in the areas of Polymer Membranes & Sensors, Bio Polymer, Fuel Cell, E-waste Recycling, Nano-composites & Carbon Nanotubes, Polymer Blends & Alloys.
points Principal Investigator for more than 60 Research Projects in the emerging area of Polymer Science & Technology, Supported by Industries & Government of India.
points Supervised more than 40 Ph.D students and 75 M.Tech Projects in the broad area of Polymer Science & Technology
B. Publications
points More than 350 Research papers, (200 refereed research publications in leading SCI International Journals and >150 research papers in International conference proceedings).
points Authored & Edited 16 nos. of Books / Book chapters in the broad area of Materials, Polymer Engineering & Science with major International Publishers like:
points Editor-in-Chief – International Journal of Plastic Technology (IJPT) co-published by M/s. Springer, Netherlands.
points 06 Patents, 10 Patent Designs and 15 pending published patents.

points Chairman - Plastics Sectional Committee, PCD 12, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), New Delhi.
points Chairman - Plastics Piping System Sectional Committee, CED-50, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), New Delhi.
points Member - Plastics Development Council (PDC) of DCPC, Govt. of India.
points Member - Steering Committee on National Policy on Petrochemicals, Govt. of India.
points Member - All India Plastics Manufacturers Association (AIPMA), Mumbai
points Chairman - IPLEX Governing Council (Indian Plastics Exposition).
points Member - National Committee on Plasticulture Applications in Horticulture (NCPAH), Govt. of India.
points Member - ICPE Executive Committee, Mumbai.
points Member - Governing Body Plastindia Foundation.
points Member - Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE); Polymer Processing Society (PPS); Plastics and Rubber Institute (PRI), Indian Plastics Industries (IPI).
points Member - International Standard Organization (ISO) TC-61 (Plastic) & TC – 45 (Rubber).
points Lead Assessor & Expert for NABL, DST, etc.
points Member - Sectoral Innovative Council, DCPC, Govt. of India.
points Member - GC, Petrochemical Data Service (PDS).
points Chairman of Expert Committee for Biodegradable plastics, Ministry of Environment.