Dipak Kumar Chattopadhyay, Indian materials scientist, chemical engineer, chemicals executive, chemist. Achievements include development of moisture cured polyurethane coatings; development of chromate free sol-gel coatings for aircraft. Recipient Gold medal, 2001, Indian Paint Association award, 2004; Research fellowship, University Grants Commission, 2001. Member of Society Polymer Science, Dharwad Chapter, India.
Chattopadhyay, Dipak Kumar was born on March 20, 1973 in Durgapur, West Bengal, India. Arrived in United States, 2006,arrived in Canada, 2007,arrived in Belgium, 2009,arrived in Turkey, 2009,arrived in France, 2009, naturalized. Son of Nirmal Kumar and Maya Chattopadhyay.
Master of Science in Chemistry, National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, India, 1999. Master of Technology in Chemical Engineering, Special Corrosion Science & Technology, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, 2001. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, 2007.
Postdoctoral research associate, department coatings & polymeric materials North Dakota State University, Fargo, 2006—2008. Postdoctoral research associate, polymer chemistry research group, department organic chemistry Ghent University, Belgium, since 2009. Assistant general manager Sheela Foam Private Ltd., India, 2010.