Dr. Prakash Trivedi

Dr. Prakash Trivedi has been the Sr. Advisor of Solvay Belgium on Sustainable Chemistry & Director, R&D Solvay Asia in 2009-2011. He was the MD of Solvay Specialties India Pvt. Ltd from May 2006 till March 2009. Dr. Trivedi has also worked as Head, SBU Polymers of Gharda Chemicals Ltd from 1990 to 2006.

Dr. Trivedi has to his credit around 40 national and international patents, 50 technical publications and 90 presentations in globally-renowned national and international journals. He has authored a monograph on Specialty Thermoplastics which was published in 2023 by Hanser, a premier European publishing house specializing in books on plastics technology. Dr.Trivedi has co-authored a book ‘PVC Technology’ with Arvind Athalye. He is currently writing a monograph on Polymer Production Technology. Dr. Trivedi has been the Hon.Editor of CHEMICAL NEWS of Indian Chemical Council from July 2014 till June 2022.

He has been awarded the Prof. M. Santappa Memorial Award by Society of Polymer science in 2020 and a Distinguished Alumnus Award by UDCT (now ICT). Dr. Trivedi is an adjunct professor at ICT since 2019. He served as Chairman of the Governing Council of the Indian Plastics Institute (IPI) from 2002 to 2004. He is a Fellow of IPI and was recently bestowed Lifetime Achievement Award by IPI in March 2023. Dr. Trivedi is a member of The Society of Plastics Engineers and Rotary Club of Bombay West.

Dr. Trivedi pursued his Ph.D. in Polymer Science & Technology from The University of Akron. He completed his M.Sc. in Polymer Chemistry from UDCT (now ICT).