This Department runs B. Tech course in Plastics Technology and M.Tech course in Polymer Technology covering areas such as polymer chemistry and technology, additives for plastics, plastics processing, blends & composites, mould and die design. The processing facilities include fully automatic injection molding, extrusion and compression molding, pipe extrusion; blown film extrusion machines, shear rheometer etc. Following instruments are utilized for characterization of high polymers and plastics: Weatherometer, MFI, Brookfield viscometer, impact tester, abrasion tester, Dart impact tester, HDT, VST, flame tester, hardness tester, brittleness tester, hydrostatic pressure tester, notch cutter etc.
THRUST AREAS: Nano polymers, polymer nano composites, wood polymer composites, biodegradable polymers, plastic processing, depolymerisation of plastic waste etc.