Yogesh M. Joshi

Dean International Relations, Professor of Chemical Engineering
IIT Kanpur

Yogesh Joshi did B.E. in Polymer Engineering from Pune University in 1996 and PhD in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in 2001. Subsequently, he joined Benjamin Levich Institute, New York for post-doctoral studies. Dr Joshi joined Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in 2004, where presently he is a Professor and the Dean of International Relations. His research interests include the rheology of complex fluids, colloidal glasses and gels and phase behavior of clay dispersions. He is also on the editorial advisory board of Langmuir and Physics of Fluids. Dr Joshi is a recipient of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award in Engineering Sciences (2015). He is also an elected fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (2016) and the National Academy of Sciences, India (2017). He is also closely associated with many industries pertaining to improving the flow behavior and stability of soft materials.


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Responsibilities at home organisation
Responsibilities within the project
Field of Expertise
Contact details

Responsibilities at home organisation

Dean International Relations
Professor of Chemical Engineering

Field of Expertise

  • Structure and dynamics of Colloidal Glasses and Gels
  • Soft Matter
  • Rheology of Complex Fluids
  • Polymer Science and Engineering, Polymer Nanocomposites

Contact details


Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016. INDIA.

Phone: +91 512 259 7701
E-Mail: joshi@iitk.ac.in

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