Prof. Vimal Katiyar


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)




  • Sustainable Polymer Synthesis and Scale-up activities
  • Polymer Processing
  • Rheology
  • Structure Property Relationship
  • Development of Polymer based Nanomaterials and its Technologies
  • Polymer Degradation and Migration
  • Toxicological Studies
  • Clean Energy