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Vikas Madhusudan Nadkarni, business executive. Recipient Hindustan Level award Indian Institute of Chemical Engineering, 1990, Professor Santappa Silver Jubilee award Society for Polymer Science, 1988, Medal Materials Research Society of India, 1991.


Nadkarni, Vikas Madhusudan was born on December 6, 1947 in Kolhapur, India. Son of Madhusudan Dattatraya and Nirmala Madhusudan (Kothari) Nadkarni.


Butyrylcholinesterase, Bombay University, 1969. MChemE, University Delaware, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Delaware, 1974.


Senior research engineer E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1974-1977. Supervisor exploratory research Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation, Granville, 1977-1980. Deputy director National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, 1981-1993.

Managing director Techcellence Consultancy, since 1993. Advisor Reliance Industries Ltd., Bombay, since 1994. Consultant Wellman International Ltd., Mullagh, Ireland, since 1993.

Chairman Rand Polyproducts Private Ltd., Pune, since 1993. Visiting professor Indian. Institute of Technology, since 1993.

K.S.S. Raghavan-Chemical Weekly visiting professor polymer science and technical Bombay University Department Chemical Technology, 1991-1992.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor 4 books. Patentee in field. Contributor numerous articles to professional publications.

      Editorial board International Polymer Processing Journal, Indian Journal of Technology, Popular Plastics and Packaging.


Fellow Maharashtra Academy of Science, Indian Academy of Sciences. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Polymer Processing Society (executive committee), Society of Plastics Engineers, Materials Research Society of India, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, UDCT Alumni Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travel, music, photography.


Married Manjiri Vikas Mallya, November 13, 1976. Children: Nivedita, Suvid.

Madhusudan Dattatraya Nadkarni

Nirmala Madhusudan (Kothari) Nadkarni

Manjiri Vikas Mallya

Nivedita Nadkarni

Suvid Nadkarni