Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay K. Nayak
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points Expertise in Current State-of-the-Art Interdisciplinary Research, Technology Development, Industrial Consultancy, Teaching and Quality Management.
points Diversified institutional experience in Project Management, Business Development, Administration, Marketing, Finance, Budgeting, Costing and Customer Relation Operations.

points Heading the operations in the capacity of Principal Executive of CIPET 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 professions 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.

A. Educational
points D.Sc. - Advanced Thermoplast Composites and Nanocomposites : Evaluation of Mechanical, Thermal and Rhelogical Performance : Independently.
points Ph.D - Studies in Photopolymerization initiated by Charge Transfer Complex.
B. Professional
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.
points Lead Assessor, NABL, ISO-17025:2008
points Lead Auditor, ISO-9000:2000
points Lead Auditor, ISO - 14000, OHSAS - 18001
points Six Sigma Green Belt Holder
points 5S, TQM, Quality Circle expert
points Computer (MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Power point)

points Developed course curriculum at the UG, PG and Ph.D Levels
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 Major subject taught in UG / PG level includes Polymeric Materials, Polymer & Fibre Science, Additives and Compounding, Polymer Processing Technology, Advanced Materials & Recycling Technology and Rheology of Polymers.

A. Areas of Expertise
Leading strong interdisciplinary applied research programme for the industry and Government Institutes in the areas of :
points Polymer Membranes
points Biodegradable Polymer
points Rheology of Polymers
points E-waste Recycling
points Polymer Nano-composites and Blends
points Renewable Energy Sources
points Principal Investigator for more than 50 research projects in the emerging area of Polymer Science & Technology for various agencies like DST, CSIR, AICTE, DRDO, DeitY, CFSL, DBT, etc.
points Supervisor for more than 30 Ph.D students and 60 M.Tech Thesis in the broad area Polymer (Science / Engineering / Technology)
points Study tour to leading Universities / Institutes / Laboratories at Austria, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, U.K. USA.
B. Publications
points More than 300 (Three hundred) Research papers, (150 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, many with major International Publishers like:
points Wiley and Scrivener Publishing, LLC, USA,
points Scientific Research Publishing Inc, USA,
points Pan Stanford Pte Ltd, Singapore,
points Bentham Science Publishers, UAE,
points Stadium Press LLC, USA,
points Tata McGraw Hill Education, India,
points Springer Publications, USA
points Editor-in-Chief – International Journal of Plastic Technology (IJPT) co-published by M/s. Springer, Netherlands.
points 05 Patents and 12 pending published patents.

Pragmatic approach in transforming the image of CIPET from a “Training Institute” to an “Institute of Excellence” with diversified activities & expertise and new initiatives in Academic, Technology Support and Research (ATR) in emerging areas of Polymer Science & Technology.
points Emphasized practice of “The 3 “S” Mantra – Sincere, Systematic and Synergetic” to motivate CIPET team to ensure sustainable professional and personal growth of CIPET’ians in all domains of life.
points Creation of 05 High Learning Centres to cater to the functional requirements of Academic excellence leading to Doctoral, Post Graduate and Graduate programmes.
points Able to make CIPET self sustainable in a changing environment by
points Creating Intellectual assets in the organization,
points Spotting opportunity to generate resources,
points Generating internal resources and creating physical assets.
points Has been instrumental in resource development in Educational thrusts, Integration of research into the teaching program, and use of real engineering examples to illustrate the best professional practice.
points Initiated interdisciplinary research for attaining Global significance among leading star rated International Institutions / Universities to develop academic excellence at CIPET.
points MoU with 16 International Institutions / Universities in specific area of expertise such as Biopolymers, Composites & Nanocomposites, Polymer Blends & Alloys etc., which triggered student / faculty exchange programs and bilateral R&D Initiatives.
points Creation of large group of lectures, one-to-one teaching methodologies & Team-based learning in lecture classes through Video conferencing parallel sessions organized at different CIPET centres.
points Introduced modern technical education with hands-on practical oriented training, digital library with interactive mode of teaching softwares for knowledge building of the students.
In line with the vision document on National Policy of Petrochemicals, stop-shop state-of-art research facilities were conceptualized and established under one roof that houses “the Tools and Technology” adequate for novel developments.
points Advanced Research School for Technology & Product Simulation (ARSTPS) & Laboratory for Advance Research in Polymeric Materials (LARPM) – with expertise in Product & Material Development respectively.
points Successfully established 02 Centres of Excellence (CoE).
points Revamped and expanded the horizon of Technology Support Services to the industries, resulting a consistent growth.
points Pioneered the concept building of specialized units focused on specific expertise to fulfill the current requirements of the plastics and allied industries:
points Establishment of specialized centres such as : Advanced Tooling & Plastics Product Development Centre (ATPDC), Advanced Plastics Processing Technology Centre (APPTC) & A dedicated Plastics Waste Management Centre (PWMC).
points Recognition as Type-A Inspection Body from National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB), as per ISO/IEC – 17020 & NABL accreditation for all CIPET Centres.
points In line with the “Result Framework Document (RFD)” the primary mode of income from ATR was redesigned to achieve optimum results, CIPET was able to exceed the desired end results / output in all the areas i.e. increase in the number of students, internal resource generation, output of R&D wings & faculty development programmes.

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, Expert Committee to examine the issues on biodegradable / Compostable Plastics, MoE, Govt. of India.
points Chairman, IPLEX Governing Council (Indian Plastics Exposition).
points Vice Chairman, National Executive Council (NEC), Plastindia - 2009.
points Co-Chairman, Protocol & Publicity, Plastindia Conference Committee, Plastindia 2009.
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 State level committee for Standardization.
points Member, International Standard Organization (ISO) TC-61 (Plastic) & TC – 45 (Rubber).
points Member National Committee on Water Technology, D.S.T., Govt. of India.
points Lead Assessor & Expert for NABL, DST, etc.
points Review of Major international Journals.
points Adjunct Professor of leading Universities.
points Life Member, Fiber glass Composite Association, Hyderabad.
points Member, Sectoral Innovative Council, DCPC, Govt. of India.
points Member - GC, Petrochemical Data Service (PDS).
points Chairman / Member, Research Committee of leading Universities.
points Chairman of Expert Committee for Biodegradable plastics, Ministry of Environment.