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Polymer Engineer

Polymer engineering is an engineering field that designs,analyses, also amend polymer materials. This field covers aspects of thepetrochemical industry, polymerization, composition and categorization ofpolymers. The properties of polymers, compounding and processing of polymersand description of major polymers, structure property relations andapplications are also dealt with. 

Career Options

  • The polymer manufacturing and user industries: - supervisors - quality control inspectors - mould designers - production planners Private and public sector companies: - Canwork as technologists or polymer scientists in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas - Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC)
  • Oil laboratories - Petrochemicals engineering plants - Institutes of Petroleum - Petroleum Conservation Research Associations - Polymer Corporations of different nations Teaching jobs and work as lecturers or professors in engineering institutes: - Getting involved in research and development - processing - quality control - technical support and sales - design and manufacture of molds training
  • management and related activities.

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification- 10+2 Science with Physics, Chemistry and Maths

Personal Skills

  • Excellent analytical skills - Good communication skills - Ability to work in a team - Good problem solving skills - They must be aware in the latest trend of chemical engineering - You should be creative enough to develop new products - Must be able to work for long hours - Must be able to pay attention to minute details

Courses to be pursued

  • • B.E./BTech in Polymer Engineering/Plastic Technology. • MSc degree in chemistry or physics • M. Tech programme in polymer engineering

Top Colleges

  • Ajeenkya DY Patil University D Y Patil Knowledge City Charoli Bk via Lohegaon, Pune, Maharashtra 412105 Ph-086868 68686
  • Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj Khamgaon Road, Near Krishna Cottage, District Buldana, Shegaon, Maharashtra 444203 Ph- 072652 52206
  • Anna University Tirunelveli Region, Nagercoil Road, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627007 Ph- 0462 255 4255

Working Conditions

Polymer engineers work primarily in the field of plastics development. They may help develop new plastics or assist in the testing and evaluation of products. Polymer engineers may be expected to maintain a laboratory or oversee other employees in working on a product or process.

Top Companies

  • Array Metric Private Limited Email: Phone: +918989005520
  • Institute of Chemical Technology
  • Talla Padmavathi College of Engineering

Successful Persons

Sanjog Jain, Founder and Head at Sthenos Composites

Sanjog Jain Started his educational career from Maharashtra institute of technology in 1991 after that he joined University of Massachusetts at Lowell and completed his Master’s of engineering in 1995. Sanjog established his company, Sthenos Composites, in April 2010 at MIDC, chinchwad, Pune that deals in plastics conversion.

Dr Keki Hormusji Gharda

Dr Keki Hormusji Gharda (born 25 September 1929) is a prominent Indian chemical engineer, chemist and entrepreneur. He is the founder, chairman and managing director of Gharda Chemicals Limited,a R&D-based company with business interests in agrochemicals, polymers and is actively pursuing an entry in the market for high performance pigments.[citation needed] He was honoured by the Government of India with the award of Padma Shri in 2016.

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