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Research Associate and Laboratory Manager
Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Pal

Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Pal received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India in 2017. His main research interests include biopolymers, polymer extraction, functionalization and characterization, polymerization, polymer composites, polymer processing, polymer rheology, biocarbon processing and its application in polymer composites, ultra-high barrier biodegradable polymer composites, monolayer and multilayer biodegradable films, additive manufacturing, and polymer biodegradation in various environments.

Time Frame & Project:

April 2018 - Present: Compostable packaging and 3D printing

Education Background:

2011 - 2017: PhD in Chemical Engineering: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

2009 - 2011: M.Tech in Chemical Engineering: Malaviya National Institute of Technology, India.

2005 - 2009: B.Tech in Chemical Engineering: Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology for Handicapped, India.