Education
Educational Qualifications
B.E. (Chemical Engineering)

-1993

Punjab University (Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India)

M.E. (Chemical Engineering)

-1995

Punjab University (Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India)

MBA-Finance

-1999

Punjab University (Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India)

Ph.D.

-2005

Punjab University (Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India)

PG Diploma in Statistics

-1996

Punjab University (Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India)

Professional Experience
Design Engineer

1995 -to- 1997

Amrit Engineering Works

Responsibilites:
Manager

1997 -to- 1998

Profab Engineers Pvt Ltd

Responsibilites:
Lecturer

1999 -to- 1999

Thapar Polytechnic College

Responsibilites:
Lecturer

Punjab University

Responsibilites:
Reader

1999 -to- 2005

Punjab University

Responsibilites:
Professor

2010 -to- Till Now

Punjab University

Responsibilites:
Achievements
Awards & Honours
Career Award for Young Teachers (CAYT), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), India (Year 2006)
Indo Swiss Bilateral Research Initiative (ISBRI) fellowship from the Swiss State Secretariat for Education and Research and DST international division
Gold Medal (M.B.A (Finance)(P.T.)), 1999 from Panjab University, Chandigarh
Gold Medal (PG Diploma in Statistics), 1996 from Panjab University, Chandigarh
Silver Medal, 1995, M.E. (Chemical) from Panjab University, Chandigarh
Books/Chapters of Book Published
Metal filled Castor oil based Polyurethane Interpenetrating Networks and Characterization pp.131-37, Polymers, Synthesis and Applications Editors: Paramjit Singh, D. K. Vohra, Daljit Singh. 1st ed. Allied Publishers Ltd., New Delhi.

Human Resource Excellence through Technology Management, pp. 409-16, Human Resource Development Editors; B. B. Tondon, P.P Arya Deep and Deep Publishers, New Delhi

Enhancing Managerial Effectiveness: The technological Imperatives pp. 401-08, Human Resource Management and Accounting” Editors; B. B. Tondon, P.P Arya Deep and Deep Publishers, New Delhi

Infrastructure development in India: Imperatives of Foreign investments pp. 148-53, Multinationals Versus Swadeshi Today : A Policy Framework For Economic Nationalism Editors; B. B. Tondon, P.P Arya Deep and Deep Publishers, New Delhi

Biodegradable Nanocomposites based on Starch pp. 305-322, Advances in Polymeric Science Editors: Shishir Sinha, OP Pandey, Vinay Kumar and Parmod Kumar , Year: 2011

Polyurethane and Polyurethane clay Nanocomposites pp. 57-84, Advances in Polymeric Science Editors: Shishir Sinha, OP Pandey, Vinay Kumar and Parmod Kumar , Year: 2011 Publ

Research Paper/Articles Published
Facile Route for the Synthesis of a Vertically Aligned ZnO–PANI Nanohybrid Film for Polyphenol Sensing

Journal: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

Comparative assessment of nanomorphology and properties of spray coated clear polyurethane coatings reinforced with different organoclays

Journal: Progress in Organic Coatings

Thermoplastic Starch Nanocomposites Reinforced With Cellulose Nanocrystals With Different Plasticizers Accepted for Publication

Journal: Journal of Polymer Research

Castor Oil Based Polyurethane Nanocomposites with Cellulose Nanocrystallites Fillers 2014, Material Science and Engineering Technology II

Journal: Advanced Materials Research

Polyvinyl alcohol/ cellulose nanofiber nanocomposites derived from steam exploded pine needles

Journal: Trends In Carbohydrate Research

Preparation, characterization and properties of organoclay reinforced polyurethane nanocomposite coatings

Journal: Journal of Plastic Film and Sheeting

Morphology, Thermal and Barrier Properties of Green Nanocomposites based on TPS and Cellulose Nanocrystals December 27, 2012

Journal: Journal of Elastomers and Plastics

Developing and Characterizing Polyurethane-nanoclay coatings for better scratch & mar resistance

Journal: Advanced Materials Research

Castor Oil/ Trimethylol Propane Based Polyurethane Reactions; Modeling In a Batch Reactor

Journal: Polymer Science

Synthesis and characterization of organically modified clay/castor oil based chain extended polyurethane nanocomposites

Journal: Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing

Isolation and Characterization of Cellulose Nanofibrils from Wheat Straw Using Steam Explosion Coupled with High Shear Homogenization

Journal: Carbohydrate Research

Green nanocomposites based on thermoplastic starch and steam exploded cellulose nanofibrils from wheat straw

Journal: Carbohydrate Polymers

Mechanical and electrical conductivity study on epoxy-graphite composites

Journal: Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites

Solvent absorption characteristics of epoxy-colloidal silica nanocomposites

Journal: Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites

Morphological and X-Ray diffraction studies of resol- montmorillonite clay composites

Journal: Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Material

Preparation and Characterization of Graphite Flakes–Filled Polyester Composites

Journal: Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering

Kinetics of reactions of Castor Oil Trimethylol Propane Polyol and Methane Di-isocyanate

Journal: International Journal of Polymeric Materials

The Mechanical Properties and Chemical Resistance of Short Glass-FibreReinforced Epoxy Composites

Journal: International Journal of Polymeric Materials

Kinetic Study of Polyurethane Reaction Between Castor Oil/ TMP Polyol and Diphenyl Methane Diisocyanate in Bulk

Journal: International Journal of Polymeric Materials

Mechanical And Transport Properties of Colloidal Silica Unsaturated Polyester Composites

Journal: Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites

Characterization of Short Glass Fiber Reinforced Castor Oil Based Polyurethane Polystyrene Interpenetrating Networks

Journal: International Journal of Polymeric Materials

Synthesis and Characterization of Castor Oil/Trimethylol Propane Polyol as Raw Materials for Polyurethanes Using Timeof-Flight Mass Spectroscopy

Journal: International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization

Mechanical Properties and Swelling Behavior of Short Glass Fiber Reinforced Polyester Composites

Journal: Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Material

Characterization of Castor Oil and Diphenyl Methane Diisocyanate Based Polyurethane Polystyrene Interpenetrating Networks

Journal: Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites

Research Papers/Articles Presented
Paper Presented on "Starch Based Biodegradable Polyurethanes With Shape Memory Effect As Proposed Material For Cardiovascular Implants"

presented at Proceedings of IaInternational conference on “Frontiers in Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and their Applications nternational Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN-2010) February 24-26, 2010 , organizied by Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2012-02-16

Paper Presented on "Morphological And Thermal Degradation Behavior Study Of Cell Cellulose Nanofibrils Reinforced Thermoplastic Starch Polymer Based Biodegradable Nanocomposites "

presented at International conference on “Frontiers in Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and their Applications (NanoSciTech-2012) , organizied by Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2012-02-16

Paper Presented on "Biodegradable Polyurethane Interpenetrating Network (IPN) Clay Nanocomposites; Synthesis And Characterization"

presented at International Conference on Innovations in Chemistry for Sustainable Development ICSD-2011 , organizied by Department of Chemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Paper Presented on "Leveraging Technology for Sustainable Development: Innovations through nanocomposite Based Biodegradable Packaging"

presented at International Conference on Technological and Management Advances: Issues and Challenges , organizied by Regional Institute of Management and Technology, Mandi Gobindgarh, Punjab on 2011-10-10

Paper Presented on "Thermal Behaviour of Nanocomposites based on Glycerol Plasticized Thermoplastic Starch and Cellulose Nanocrystallites "

presented at International Conference on Advances in Condensed and nanomaterials (ICACNM- 2011) , organizied by Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2011-02-23

Paper Presented on "Chain extended polyurethane nanocomposites from vegetable oil and modified clay "

presented at Macro-2010 11th International Conference on Frontiers of Polymers & Advanced Materials , organizied by Indian Institute of Engineering, Delhi and The Society for Polymer Science, India on 2010-12-15

Paper Presented on "Novel Method Of Preparation Of Cellulose Reinforced Glycerol Plasticized Starch Nanocomposites "

presented at 2 nd International Conference on Production & Industrial Engineering , organizied by Department of Industrial and Production Engineering, NIIT Jalandhar on 2010-12-02

Paper Presented on "Polyurethane Nanocomposites based on Vegetable oils and Cellulose nanocrystallites; Thermal and Barrier Properties "

presented at Professor RC Paul International conference on emerging Trends in Chemistry , organizied by Department of Chemistry and Centre for Advanced Studies in Chemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2011-12-11

Paper Presented on "Improving Quality of life through Biodegradable Plastics: Developing Products and Processes for Sustainable Development "

presented at Enhancing Human Potential: Bio-Psychosocial Perspectives , organizied by Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2010-11-15

Paper Presented on "Improving Quality of life through Biodegradable Plastics: Developing Products and Processes for Sustainable Development "

presented at Enhancing Human Potential: Bio-Psychosocial Perspectives , organizied by Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2010-11-15

Paper Presented on "Thermal Degradation Kinetics of Nanocomposites Based on Thermoplastic Starch and Layered Silicates under Nitrogen Atmosphere "

presented at Second International conference on Polymer Processing and Characterization (ICPPC) , organizied by Institute of Macromolecular Science and Engineering (IMSE), Kerala on 2010-01-15

Paper Presented on "Graphite- Epoxy nanocomposites: An ideal material for bipolar plates "

presented at The International Conference “Engineering Innovations (ICEI2k10) – A Fillip to Economic Development" , organizied by Continental Group of Institutes GIMT, Kurukshetra on 2010-10-14

Paper Presented on "A Preliminary Study of BioNanocomposites Synthesized from Cellulose Nanofibers Isolated from Wheat Straw and Thermoplastic Polymer "

presented at The International Conference “Engineering Innovations (ICEI2k10) – A Fillip to Economic Development” , organizied by Continental Group of Institutes on 2010-02-18

Paper Presented on "Synthesis And Characterization of Graphite-Epoxy Nanocomposites "

presented at International Conference on Polymer science and Engineering (PSE-2010) , organizied by University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India on 2010-11-26

Paper Presented on "Synthesis And Characterization Of Expanded Graphite/ Epoxy Resin Based Conducting Polymer Nanocomposite"

presented at International Conference on Polymer science and Engineering (PSE-2010) , organizied by University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India on 2010-11-26

Paper Presented on "Epoxy Cellulose Nanocrystals Nanocomposites; Synthesis And Characterization "

presented at International Conference on Polymer science and Engineering (PSE-2010) , organizied by University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India on 2010-11-26

Paper Presented on "Castor Oil Based Biodegradable Polyurethane Nanocomposites From Organically Modified Clay Using High Shear Mixing "

presented at International Conference on Polymer science and Engineering (PSE-2010) , organizied by University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India on 2010-11-26

Paper Presented on "Rheological Study Of Starch–Clay Nanocomposites "

presented at International Conference on Polymer science and Engineering (PSE-2010) , organizied by University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India on 2010-11-26

Paper Presented on "Rheological Study Of Starch–Clay Nanocomposites "

presented at International Conference on Polymer science and Engineering (PSE-2010) , organizied by University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India on 2010-11-26

Paper Presented on "Thermoplastic Starch Nanocomposites Reinforced With Cellulose Nanocrystals Derived From Cotton"

presented at International Conference on Polymer science and Engineering (PSE-2010) , organizied by University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India on 2010-11-26

Paper Presented on Thermal degradation Kinetics of TPS cellulose nanocrystallites nanocomposites

presented at International Conference on Polymer science and Engineering (PSE-2010) , organizied by University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India on 2010-11-26

Paper Presented on "Evaluation of Properties of Polyurethane Coatings Modified by Incorporation of Layered Silicates as nanoclay Fillers "

presented at PPS-25, 25th Annual Meeting of Polymer Processing Society, Goa, India, , organizied by Polymer processing Society, New York, USA

Paper Presented on "Evaluation of Properties of Polyurethane Coatings Modified by Incorporation of Layered Silicates as nanoclay Fillers " "

presented at APA-2009, International Conference “Polymer Science and technology; Vision and Scenario” , organizied by Asian Polymer Association, Delhi; Division of Polymers and Colloids, Swiss Chemical Society; IIT Delhi and Indonesian polymer association under the auspicious of European Polymer Federation on 2009-12-17

Paper Presented on "Thermoplastic Starch- Clay Nanocomposites prepared by High Shear Homogenizer with improved Barrier Properties "

presented at APA-2009, International Conference “Polymer Science and technology; Vision and Scenario” , organizied by Asian Polymer Association, Delhi; Division of Polymers and Colloids, Swiss Chemical Society; IIT Delhi and Indonesian polymer association under the auspicious of European Polymer Federation

Paper Presented on "Expanded Graphite- Epoxy nanocomposites: Synthesis and Characterization "

presented at APA-2009, International Conference “Polymer Science and technology; Vision and Scenario” , organizied by Asian Polymer Association, Delhi; Division of Polymers and Colloids, Swiss Chemical Society; IIT Delhi and Indonesian polymer association under the auspicious of European Polymer Federation on 2009-12-17

Paper Presented on "Morphological and X Ray Diffraction Studies Of ResolMontmorillonite Clay Composites "

presented at International conference on Advances in Polymer Science and technology, POLY-2008, New Delhi , organizied by Asian Polymer Association, Delhi, IIT Delhi on 2008-01-28

Paper Presented on "Nanocomposite Coatings Based On Polyurethane and Nanosilica Prepared By Stober Method "

presented at CHEMCON-2008, Annual session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chandigarh , organizied by IIChE and University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2008-12-26

Paper Presented on "Layered Nanosilicate Coatings Developed Using In-Situ Polymerization "

presented at CHEMCON-2008, Annual session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chandigarh , organizied by IIChE and University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2008-12-26

Paper Presented on Layered Nanosilicate Coatings Developed Using In-Situ Polymerization

presented at CHEMCON-2008, Annual session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chandigarh , organizied by IIChE and University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2008-12-26

Paper Presented on The Mechanical Properties and Chemical Resistance Of Colloidal Silica- Epoxy Composites

presented at CHEMCON-2008, Annual session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chandigarh , organizied by IIChE and University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2008-12-26

Paper Presented on "Morphological and X Ray Diffraction Studies Of ResolMontmorillonite Clay Composites "

presented at CHEMCON-2008, Annual session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chandigarh , organizied by IIChE and University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2008-12-26

Paper Presented on "Modeling of Castor Oil Based Polyurethane Reactions In a Batch Reacto"

presented at CHEMCON-2005, Annual session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chandigarh , organizied by IIChE and Indian Institute of technology Delhi, New Delhi on 2008-12-26

Paper Presented on "Kinetic Study of Castor oil based Polyurethane Reactions "

presented at CHEMCON-1999, Annual session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chandigarh , organizied by IIChE and University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2005-12-20

Paper Presented on "Thermal Degradation Kinetics Of Thermoplastic Starch Cellulose Nanofiber Nanocomposites Using TGA"

presented at Recent Advances in Chemistry and technology of Carbohydrates (CARBO XXV) , organizied by Department of Chemistry, Himachal Pradesh University and Association of Carbohydrate Chemists and Technologists of India on 2011-11-11

Paper Presented on ". Synthesis and Characterization of Polyurethanes based on vegetable oil polyol "

presented at National seminar on recent advances in Chemistry and their Impact on Environment (NSRACE-11) , organizied by Department of physics, Punjabi University, Patiala on 2011-02-15

Paper Presented on "Copper Particles Reinforced Polyurethane/ Polystyrene Interpenetration Network Composites; Morphological, Thermal and Mechanical Properties "

presented at 3 rd National conference on Recent Advancing in Chemical and Environmental Sciences , organizied by Multani Modi College, Patiala on 2011-02-28

Paper Presented on "Chain Extended Polyurethane Nanocomposites from Natural Polyols: A Critical Study "

presented at National Conference on Futuristic Trends in Mechanical Engineering-2010 , organizied by Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana on 2010-10-29

Paper Presented on "Kinetic study of Castor oil/ Trimethylol propane based Polyurethane Reactions "

presented at National seminar on Plastics and technology , organizied by Department of Chemical Engineering and technology, Panjab University, National Technical Training Institute, Chandigarh, SLIET, Sangrur and Indian Plastics Institute

Paper Presented on "Strategic Integration of Human and Technological Resources for Corporate leadership"

presented at National Seminar on “Human Relations in Organizations” , organizied by ICSSR, New Delhi and Department of Psychology, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Paper Presented on "Marketing on the Internet: A new Paradigm for Competitive Advantage in the Information Age"

presented at National Seminar on Globalisation and Liberalization: Marketing and Accounting Implications , organizied by University Business School, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 1998-03-26

Paper Presented on "Thermal degradation kinetics of starch cellulose based nanocomposites under nitrogen and oxygen environment "

presented at Chandigarh Science Congress (CHASCON-2010) , organizied by Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2010-03-19

Paper Presented on "Expanded Graphite- Epoxy Nanocomposites for Bipolar Plates in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells "

presented at Chandigarh Science Congress (CHASCON-2010) , organizied by Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2010-03-19

Paper Presented on "Preparation and Characterization of Glycerol Plasticized Starch and Clay Nanocomposites for Food Packaging Applications "

presented at Chandigarh Science Congress (CHASCON-2010) , organizied by Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2010-03-19

Paper Presented on "Organically Modified Montmorillonite/Castor Oil based Chain Extended Polyurethane Nanocomposites; Synthesis and Characterization "

presented at Chandigarh Science Congress (CHASCON-2010) , organizied by Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2010-03-19

Paper Presented on "Green Nanocomposites Based on Thermoplastic Starch and Cellulose Nanocrystals "

presented at Chandigarh Science Congress (CHASCON-2010) , organizied by Panjab University, Chandigarh on 2010-03-19

Paper Presented on "Polymers in Agriculture: The Emerging Trends "

presented at Seminar on Plastics in Agriculture” organized by on , organizied by Indian Plastics Institute and Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University on 1999-01-28

Invited Lectures and Chairperson-ships
Delivered Lecture on "Cellulose Nanofibers Derived from Waste Agricultural Biomass and their Nanocomposites"

on The Asia-Australasia Conference of PPS 2013, Mumbai, India on 2013-12-04

Delivered Lecture on "Cellulose Biodegradable Polymeric Nanocomposites from Waste Biomass; Innovation driven by environmental needs "

on “International Conference on Interdisciplinary areas with Chemical Sciences” (ICIACS 2013) , organized by Panjab University (India) in association with Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali (Indi on 2013-11-30

Delivered Lecture on "Cellulose Nanofibers (From Waste Agricultural Biomass) And Their Nanocomposites With Biodegradable Polymers"

on Plenary Lecture at International conference on Advanced Polymeric Materials 2013 (ICAPM 2013) , organized by Kottyam, Kerala on 2013-10-11

Delivered Lecture on Chain Extended Polyurethane Nanocomposites from Vegetable Oil Reinforced with Modified Clay and Cellulose Nanofibers"

on Invited lecture at International Symposium on Macro and Supra-molecular Architectures and Materials , organized by Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on 2012-12-21

Delivered Lecture on "Bio-nanocomposites based on Cellulose Nanofibers (from agricultural biomass) Reinforced in Thermoplastic Starch Polymer "

on Keynote lecture at International Conference on Bioinspired and Biobased Chemistry & Materials , organized by Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France and Endorsed by Material Research Society (MRS)

Delivered Lecture on Biodegradable Nanocomposites for Sustainable Food Packaging

on National Symposium on Recent Advances in Chemical Science , organized by Department of Chemistry and Centre of Advanced Studies in Chemistry, Panjab University on 2012-09-20

Delivered Lecture on Polymeric Nanocomposites; the “Nano Effect” on Properties

on National Conference on Materials Science: Applications in Energy & Environment , organized by DAV College Jalandhar on 2012-03-02

Delivered Lecture on Interpenetrating Polymer Network Nanocomposites From Castor Oil Based Polyurethanes And Modified Clay

on International Conference “Health Care India-2012” , organized by IIT Delhi, Jamia Hamdard and Asian Polymer Association on 2012-02-20

Delivered Lecture on Vegetable Oil Based Biodegradable Polyurethane Interpenetrating Network (IPNs) Nanocomposites; Synthesis and Characterization

on 2nd National Conference on Advanced Materials and Radiation Physics , organized by Department of Physics, Sant Longowal Inst. of Engg. & Tech., Longowal on 2011-11-04

Delivered Lecture on Thermal Degradation Kinetics Of Nanocomposites Based On Thermoplastic Starch and Layered Silicates Under Nitrogen Atmosphere

on Second International conference on Polymer Processing and Characterization , organized by Institute of Macromolecular Science and Engineering (IMSE), Kerala on 2009-01-15

Delivered Lecture on Bionanocomposites For Sustainable Food Packaging; An Alternative for Growing Plastic Menace

on Sustainable Development and Public Health in India , organized by Centre for Public Health, Institute for emerging areas in Science and Technology, Panjab University,

Delivered Lecture on Shape Memory Polyurethane Nanocomposites from Natural Oil based Polyols and Organo Clay

on National Seminar on “Frontiers in Polymer Science” , organized by Department of Chemistry, HP University, Shimla on 2011-11-18

Acted as Organising Secretary

on International Conference on Nanotechnology in the Service of Health, Environment & Society , organized by Panjab University on 2014-02-12

Acted as Organising Secretary

on International Conference on Frontiers in Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and their Applications, NanoSciTech-2012 , organized by Panjab University

Acted as Organising Secretary

on International Conference on Polymer Science and Engineering; Emerging Dimensions (PSE-2010) , organized by Panjab University Chandigarh

Acted as Organising Chair

on International Conference on “Polymers on the Frontiers of Science and Technology” (APA-2013)

Acted as Organising Secretary

on UGC sponsored National Seminar on Green Technologies, Energy Security and Sustainable Development , organized by UICET under Assistance Programme (SAP), University Grants Commission

Project Work
Functionalised Graphene Epoxy NanoComposites; Synthesis, Characterization, Optimization and Possible Applications, Agency DRDO, Period-2013- 2015, Grant-26.83 lakhs

Modernization of Polymer Composite laboratory, SSBUICET, Agency-AICTE, Period-2013- 2015, Grant-26.83 lakhs

Cellulose nanofibrils reinforced castor oil based polyurethane shape memory nanocomposites for medical applications, Agency UGC Major Project, Period-2013- 2015, Grant-15.83 lakhs

Nanoparticles, Nanocomposites and their Applications (Co-investigator), Agency-UGC centre for Excellence in Particular Areas (CPEPA), Period-2012- 2017, Grant-385 lakhs

Study of Influence of processing method on the exfoliation process for organically modified clay systems in Polyurethane nanocomposite coatings, Agency-UGC Major project, Period-2008- 2011, Grant-7.38 lakhs

Polyurethane/ Polystyrene Interpenetrating Network Glass Fiber Composites: An Evaluative Study, Agency-AICTE, Period-2003- 2006

Dispersion and Properties of Silica and Titanium dioxide Nanoparticles based Polyurethane Coatings, Agency-AICTE, Period-2006- 2009

Professional Association
Organizing Secretary, (Engineering Section, Chandigarh Science Congress (CHASCON), 2008
Academic Nodal Officer, Technical Education Quality Improvement programme
Coordinator, Special Assistance Programme (SAP), University Grants Commission, New Delhi
Secretary, Asian Polymer Association