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.
The polymer manufacturing and user industries:
- 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)
- 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
- quality control
- technical support and sales
- design and manufacture of molds training
management and related activities.
Minimum qualification- 10+2 Science with Physics, Chemistry and Maths
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
Ajeenkya DY Patil University
D Y Patil Knowledge City Charoli Bk via Lohegaon,
Pune, Maharashtra 412105
Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj
Khamgaon Road, Near Krishna Cottage,
District Buldana, Shegaon,
Ph- 072652 52206
Tirunelveli Region, Nagercoil Road,
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 627007
Ph- 0462 255 4255
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.
Array Metric Private Limited
Institute of Chemical Technology
Talla Padmavathi College of Engineering
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. He was honoured by the Government of India with the award of Padma Shri in 2016.