Head: Prof. Dr. S. Mishra, (Ph. D.)
Prof Dr. J. S. Narkhede (Ph. D.), Dr. Anurudha Chatterjee(Ph. D.)
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.