Ramavatar Meena

CSIR-Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, India


User Biography : Dr Ramavatar Meena Name : Dr Ramavatar Meena Acadmic Degree: PhD Current Position : Sr. Scientist (CSIR-CSMCRI) & Asstt. Professor (AcSIR); Contact details: CSIR-Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar 364002; Gujarat, India. E-mail: rmeena@csmcri.org /ramavatarm6@gmail.com web: www.csmcri.org ; Mobile: +91-9428495759 Areas of expertise:– Materials Science - Biopolymers based new materials with surprisingly improved properties (e.g. biopolymer based pH responsive and thermal responsive hydrogels, super absorbent, bio-plastics or active packaging materials, biopolymers based materials for controlled release, biopolymer based conducting materials, functional modification, surface modification and characterisation, composites, green and sustainable materials, Natural products chemistry, Paper testing and coatings. Professional Experiences: (i) Technical Assistant:-NIPER, Chandigarh (1997-2001); (ii) Chemical Assistant:- Central Revenue Control Laboratory (Govt. of India), Mumbai (2001-2002); (iii) Post doc / Visiting Scientist (DST-BOYSCAST Fellow ):- with Prof Bodo Saake, Dept of Wood Technology & Wood Biology, University of Hamburg, Germany (2010-2011); (iv) Research Scientist:- CSIR-CSMCRI (2002-present). Publications and patents Research Papers:- 36; Book Chapters- 4; Top 10/Highlighted articles – 4; Patents – 16; Conferences/Symposium: 24; Technology Transfers - Four technologies on value added seaweed products based on the US patents; Breaking News:- 2; Invited Talk: 3; Radio Talk:- 1

Biography Updated on 30 April 2013

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