Mr. Virendra Kumar
- ME (IISC Banglore)
- B.Sc. (Honours)
Mr Virendra Kumar is Head and Associate Professor of Plastic and Polymer Engineering Department.
He received the B. Sc ( Honours) degree in 1971 from Meerut University, a B. Tech( Plastic Technology)in 1974 from HBTI, Kanpur and M. E ( Chemical Engg.) with specialization in Polymer Science & Technology in 1976 from Indian Institute of Science , Bangalure. He worked for 2 years in the R & D centre of M/s Jyoti Ltd, Baroda ( 1976-1978) and for 36 years in Central Plant Laboratory of Maharatana PSU BHEL, Haridwar. After his retirement as GM in 2012, he has also worked in Plastic Processing industry- Texplas Pvt India Ltd for 2 years and for one year in rubber processing industry-Indian Rubber Products , Haridwar. He has been actively engaged in the R & D activities towards the development of quality control tests , ,new material , optimization of formulations ,processing regimes and trouble shooting related polymeric materials. He has received several productivity awards from BHEL. He is also recipient of PRESIDENT SCOUT Award. Related to his research work, he has published 14 Nos of technical papers in National and International Journal like IEEE Transactionon Dielectric and Electrical Insulation. He has 3 patents to his credit and one more patents is under examination for finalization. He has also expertise in aligning the operations of the laboratories in line with the requirements of ISO 9001, HSE 14001, OHSAS 18001 and NABL. He is life member of Indian Thermal Analysis Society, Mumbai, India.