Prof. Vimal Katiyar

Professor

Key Research Areas :Synthetic and Natural Polymers, Polymer Processing, Biothermoset, Nanobiocomposite, Organic Solar Cells.

  • Dean, Research and Development, IIT Guwahati
  • Coordinator, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Polymers, IIT Guwahati (CoE-SusPol)
  • Coordinator, NRL-Center of Excellence for Sustainable Materials, IIT Guwahati (CoE-SusMat)
  • Coordinator, DBT Centre of Excellence on BioFuels and Biocomodities (DBT-TERI)
  • President, SPSI North East Chapter
  • Visiting Professor, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan
  • Senior Fellow, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, Japan
  • Chair Professor, MP Birla Group of Companies (Hindustan Gum Limited)
  • Chair Professor, NRL (CoE-SusMat)


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Seminars/Workshops/Conferences/Short-Term Courses Organized/Session Chaired

  • Symposium Chair, International Symposium on Sustainable Polymers, August 23-25, 2019, IIT Guwahati (https://event.iitg.ac.in/spsine/).
  • Dr. Vimal Katiyar Chaired a Session during NRC-2017 & ICEP 2018 February 23-25, 2018, Guwahati.
  • Dr. Vimal Katiyar Chaired a Session on Biopolymers from Renewable Resources during 7th World Congress on Biopolymers and Polymer Chemistry, June 04-06, 2018, Osaka, Japan. 
  • Coordinator(India), 2nd Indo-Japan Bilateral Symposium on Future Perpective of Bioresource Utilization in North-East India IJBS 17, organized by IITG and GIFU University, Japan held at IIT Guwahati during 1-4 February, 2018 (http://www.iitg.ac.in/ijbs2017/).
  • Coordinator(India), IITG-KIT 3rd Joint Symposium on Biobased Materials, IIT Guwahati, January 12, 2018.
  • Organizing Chair, Fourth International Symposium in Advances in Sustainable Polymers ASP 17, organized by CoE-SusPol, Dept. of Chemical Engg., IITG and PPA, held at IIT Guwahati during January 8-11, 2018 (http://www.iitg.ac.in/asp17/).
  • Dr. Vimal Katiyar Chaired a Session during International Conference on Functional Materials, organized by Material Science Centre, IIT Kharagpur, December 12-14, 2016.
  • Executive Chair, ASP-16, August 4-6, 2016, organized by Kyoto Institute of Technology Kyoto, Japan (https://www.kit.ac.jp/en/2016/08/indian_seminar/).
  • Indian Coordinator for KIT (Japan)-IITG Joint Symposium, August 3, 2016, Kyoto Japan.
  • Coordinator, in Gifu-U/IITG & Gifu-U/UKM Joint Symposium on August 1, 2016, GIFU, Japan (https://www.gifu-u.ac.jp/en/news/news/2016/08/entry26-4198.html)
  • Joint Organizing Secretary  of 68th Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers ‘CHEMCON 2015’ during December 27-30, 2015 at IIT Guwahati.
  • Second Symposium in Sustainable Polymers (ASP-15), Guwahati, January 21 – 22, 2015 (http://www.iitg.ac.in/coesuspol/asp15/index.html).
  • IITG-KIT Joint Symposium on Biobased Materials, Jan. 20, 2015. 
  • First In-house Symposium on Technical Progress of Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Polymer (CoE-SusPol), Nov. 20, 2014. 
  • National Workshop on Molecular Modelling and Simulation of Sustainable Polymers and Nanocomposites (MSSP-14), Aug. 4-8, 2014.
  • National School on Sustainable Polymers and First Symposium in Sustainable Polymers (ASP-14), Guwahati, January 6 – 11, 2014