Dr. Vikas M. Nadkarni is a very well known personality in the field of polymer chemistry; with an experience of more than 35 years in polymer research, technology development, innovation management and technology transfer in USA., India and Europe in synthetic fibers, engineering plastics, composites, polymer processing and characterization.
Along with his consultancy services; Dr. Nadkarni heads the R&D and Business development at RPPL; to realise his vision of developing in-house and niche products to cater the ever changing market needs, by engineering solutions based on latest developments in the field of polymer chemistry.
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering/Material Science, University of Delaware, USA.
Industrial R&D experience in USA with DuPont & Owens-Corning Fibreglass.
Former Head, Chemical Engineering Division & Deputy Director, NCL, Pune.
Founding Director, Reliance Technology Center, Reliance Industries, Navi Mumbai, India
Technical Consultant & Advisor to leading companies in India, USA & Europe.
More than 100 publications in international journals, 8 US patents, 10 Indian patents