R. Rangaprasad

Dr. R. Rangaprasad is a polymer & packaging professional with over 25 years’ experience. At present He is on an assignment as Head at Packaging 360, a comprehensive knowledge service provider platform., involved in Training, Consultancy & conferences.

Dr. R. Rangaprasad. is a chemical technologist by training, from the prestigious UICT, Mumbai and holds B.Sc (Chemistry), B.Sc (Tech.), M.Sc.(Tech) & Ph.D.(Tech). Degrees.

He has served as Consultant at Indian Institute of Packaging Mumbai & as Director at SIES School of Packaging / Packaging Technology Centre, Navi Mumbai.

After obtaining his doctorate degree, He began his career in the R&D department of Polyolefins Industries Limited (PIL), in 1992. Between 1995 & 2007, He was associated with Product Application & Research Center of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). During this tenure, he published over 100 technical papers in journals, participated in national & international conferences, contributed chapters to books & was also involved in evolving knowledge management & training programme for polymer business for cross- functional groups.

Dr. R. Rangaprasad has served as visiting faculty from industry at UICT, Mumbai; Amrita Vishwavidyapeetam, Coimbatore, Nirma Institute. He was honored as UDCT –IPI Diamond Jubilee Visiting Professor in Polymer Processing. He has also conducted training & knowledge workshops at leading FMCG companies in the area of design of polyolefin materials for packaging sector.

His key focus areas are packaging materials based on polymers, Standards & Regulations, product sustainability, Testing & validation Recycling technologies, etc.

At EMC, Dr.R.Rangaprasad would like to contribute towards consultancy projects in packaging sustainability, capacity building in plastics recycling sector & offer training services in the area of packaging sustainability & related areas.