Dr Hemant Joshi is a former Professor at School of Polymer Engineering, MIT World Peace University, Pune. He has more than 3 decades of demonstrated expertise in academia, research, consultancy and a wide range of administrative responsibilities. Dr. Joshi’s areas of interest comprise Structure-Property-Processing-Performance Relations, Polymer Waste Management, Environment and Sustainability, Polymeric Materials and Application including rubbers, multiphase systems and biopolymers, Fiber Technology, and Testing and Characterization. His wide-ranging technical skills expand to Polymer Characterization in FTIR, DSC, TGA, GPC, Light Scattering, and XRD, Polymer Testing in Tensile, Impact, Vicat Softening Point, and HDT, Sigma Blade Mixer/Compounder, Twin Screw Extruder, Compression Moulding Press, Roll Mill, Karl-Fischer Instrument, Wet lab, Synthesis, Glove box, Process Optimization and Software and Tools including MS Office, Origin, and AutoCAD.
Dr. Joshi has conducted several UG and PG theory classes and laboratory sessions in Polymer Structure-Property Relationships, Materials, Testing & Characterization, Composites, Fiber Technology, Adhesives, Waste Management, Chemistry, Specialty Polymers, and Elastomer Technology. Dr. Joshi has been the Chairman, Examiner and Moderator for several courses. Dr. Joshi has a total number of 39 UG+PG projects to his credit with around 20 projects undertaken in collaboration with noted industry professionals. He has participated in key industry seminars and guest lectures and has written for reputed industry publications.
Dr. Joshi has obtained his Bachelor of Engineering (Polymer) from MIT, Pune in 1991 and Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Chemical Engineering from IIT, Bombay in 2008.