Anjan Ray received his Doctorate in Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania under the guidance of Nobel Laureate Prof. Alan MacDiarmid. He then moved to the chemical industry and worked for over 25 year across functions ranging from Quality Control, Technical Service, R&D and Marketing to General Management, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Strategy.
His professional interests have spanned fields as diverse as surfactants, oleochemicals, paints, adhesives, textiles, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, water treatment, energy efficiency, biofuels and renewable energy policy. Currently, he holds the position of Director – CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum.
Apart from his professional career in chemical technology, Dr Ray has had an active interest in media, education, heritage and environmental conservation for over 3 decades.
Dr. Anjan Ray
CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum
Dehradun 248 005