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.