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Dr Yogesh Moreshwar Joshi

  • 2015
  • Engineering Sciences
  • 29/12/1974
  • Chemical Engineering, Rheology, Colloidal glasses and gels, Polymer Science and Engineering.
Award Citation:

Dr Joshi has made outstanding contributions in understanding metastable soft materials in terms of their structure, activity and rate dynamics, covering a wide range of length and time scales. The work is not only of fundamental importance but has industrial utility in processing of soft materials and predicting their shelf life and stability.

Academic Qualifications:
SNODegreeSubjectCGP/MarksYearUniversityAdditional Particular
1BEPolymer EngineeringFirst class with distinction1996Pune University 
2Ph.D.Chemical Engineering9.1/102001Indian Institute of Technology BombayWork carried out in National Chemical Laboratory Pune
Thesis and Guide details:
SNOTitle of Ph.D. ThesisName of Guide
1Studies on Wall Slip in Entangled Polymeric LiquidDr. R. A. Mashelkar
2Studies on Wall Slip in Entangled Polymeric LiquidDr. Ashish K. Lele
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Contact Details

  • Department of Chemical Engineering
    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
    G. T. Road
    Kanpur - 208016
  • 0512 2597993
  • 0512 2590104
  • joshi[at]iitk[dot]ac[dot]in
15 Apr 2024, https://ssbprize.gov.in/Content/Detail.aspx?AID=512