Dr. Prashant Gupta

Dr. Prashant Gupta is working as an Assistant Professor in the Plastic and Polymer Engineering Department at Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Aurangabad, Maharashtra. He has completed his Ph.D. in Polymer Engineering & Technology, Post Graduate Diploma in Chemical Technology Management and ME in Plastic Engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai. By his excellence in the PGD-CTM course, he has been awarded a Gold Medal for scoring merit.
He has a teaching experience of 5 years and Industrial R & D experience in managerial positions for around 3 years in polymer compounding and composites. He has more than 15 publications in peer reviewed journals and books with international (Elsevier, Taylor & Francis and Springer) publishers.
He has given technical presentations at around 20 international and prestigious national conferences across the globe, including Eurotec-France, Antec-Mumbai, ICERP-Hyderabad, PPS-Mumbai, awards for best paper, poster, project etc. He is a certified developer, mentor and reviewer, Regional Technical Coordinator for Virtual Labs, Mumbai, an IIT M, IIT D, and IIT K under MHRD, India.
His expertise includes Polymer Recycling and Waste Management, Polymer Additives and Compounding, Quality Control, Biodegradable and oxo-degradable plastics for packaging, Polymer Testing, Use of Information and communication technology for effective teaching-learning, Pedagogy related to teaching-learning, Artificial Intelligence in teaching-learning, Content creation for Virtual Laboratory, its development and applications.