Brain-Pool Invited Scientist
Dr. Dinesh Amalnerkar started his research career as Research Fellow at National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, India & received Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from University of Pune in 1982. He subsequently worked with Elpro International, Pune as Scientist till 1985. From Jan.1986 to April 1987, he had taken up the Visiting Assignment at Gifu, University, Japan & returned to join the post of Pool Scientist at NCL, India. In 1991, he joined Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology(C-MET) as a Scientist. From March 2009-November 2014, he served as the Executive Director (CEO) of C-MET and looked after its 3 centers located at Pune, Hyderabad & Thrissur. While placed at C-MET, he revisited Gifu University, Japan, during September-December 1993 & August-November 2000 as an AIEJ Researcher and worked as a Brain-Pool Visiting Scientist at Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Daejon, Korea during 2006-2007.Besides,he had taken up short-term visiting assignments at universities/institutes in Singapore, Switzerland, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Japan and Saudi Arabia. Recently, he has joined Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea as Brain-Pool Invited Scientist. His research contributions include 200 papers in peer-reviewed international journals,12 awards for oral/poster presentations in various symposia,20 Indian Patents, 2 US Patents,1Book Chapter as well as 2 Technology Transfers. His current Scholar Google H index is 33. He is the Regional Editor of Current Smart Materials, Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Semiconductor Devices & Circuits, Recent Trends in Sensor Research & Technology. He is a Member of Academic Council, Board of Directors & Board of Studies of various State & National Universities across the India. He is also a council member of prominent professional bodies/societies. He is recipient of the Materials Research Society of India’s prestigious Medal Award for the year 2008 for his significant contributions in Materials Science and Engineering.