Dr. Sandip Chatterjee
Dr. Sandip Chatterjee, Scientist and Director, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, is engaged in implementing R&D projects on electronics material, components.
- He is Master in Science (Physics) from University of Calcutta and Doctorate from University of Delhi, India for successful completion of Research work on the materials of rare earth oxides and rare earth oxysulfide phosphors from National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India. Phosphor, luminescent material applied in display devices like picture tube, flat panel, fluorescent tube, x-ray intensifier screen were his interest area. During his research career, he had published more than 10 research articles in International/ National journals.
- He is the nodal officer in the Ministry for developing Recycling technologies of Electronic Waste management and successfully completed 5 projects till technology demonstration stages. His work has been recognised and thereby received President's award from Hon’ble Former President of India in 2014. He had published more than 50 research articles in reputed journals, 2 patents and 2 books from international publishers, viz., "Electronics Waste Management: An India Perspective” by international publisher Lambert Academic Publishing Co, Germany and a chapter on “Sustainable Recycling Technology for Electronic Waste”, of the book “Sustainability in the Mineral and Energy Sectors”, published by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, USA, September 8, 2016.
- Dr. Chatterjee has also rich working experience in electronic component industry for 5 years (1995-2000) at M/s. JCT Electronics, Vadodara, Gujarat, India, a colour picture-manufacturing company. Design, R&D, new product development, indigenization, process improvements etc. was his prime responsibility.
- Presently, he is engaged in creating various Centre of Excellence (CoE) on lithium ion battery, e-waste recycling technology, additive manufacturing technology for electronics components, low cost power pack for mobile industry, silicon photonics etc. for creating ecosystem of indigenously developed technologies for Indian manufacturers.