Anil K. Bhowmick

Professor of Eminence, Rubber Technology Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur – 721302, West Bengal, INDIA, Phone : 03222-283180, Fax : 03222-220312, E-mail :


Administrative Experience in the Institute

(a) Position : Founder Director, IIT Patna

     Period : July 2009 to July 2014

(b) Position : Dean (Sponsored Research & Industrial Consultancy)

     Period : July 2000 to December 2003

     Achievements :

  • Raised the level of funding from Rs.20.0 crores (July 2000) to Rs. 80.0 crores (December 2003)
  • Golden Jubilee Exhibition during January 2002 at the Science City, Kolkata (~ 15000 participants)
  • Successfully published the R&D right here News Magazine of SRIC
  • Started IPR Cell in the Institute
  • Published the first IPR policy booklet
  • Published R&D profile of the Institute
  • Started institutional project relevant to the institute problems from the SRIC fund
  • Instrumental in building SRIC Hostel (Vikram Sarabhai Residential Complex) for project scientists
  • Prepared a document on computerization/networking of the SRIC activities
  • SRIC Undergraduate Research Assistantship, High value Ph.D. fellowship and Kalpana Chawla Memorial fellowship were introduced
  • Research cell activities were broadened, strengthened and integrated
  • Organized 5th International Conference at Hyatt Regency Kolkata ( More than 600 percipent and more than 100 technical papers were presented in the conference)

(c) Position : Dean (Postgraduate Studies)

     Period : June 2002 to August 2002 Achievements : Introduced electronic registration system in the Institute

(d) Position : Head, Rubber Technology Centre

     Period : June 1990 to December 1991& September 2005 to September 2007.

     Achievements :

  • Started industry-institute interaction in terms of doing collaborative projects with the industry and  also bringing grant from the industry for collaborative projects
  • Introduced international short term courses involving people from the foreign country

(e) Position : Foreign Students' Advisor

     Period : 1987 to 1990

     Achievements :

  • Independent charge in running the foreign students' affairs
  • Integrated the activities
  • Maximum number of foreign students during the tenure

(f) Others :

    a. Worked as Committee Chairman and Committee Members in many important committees of the Institute

    b. Member of the Organising Committee/Organizer of many national/international conferences, short term                    courses etc.

    c. National Committee member (Sector VIII) of INAE

    d. Editorial Board member of major international journals

    e. Conducted 24 sponsored and 25 consultancy projects

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