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Dr.-Ing. Ankur Bajpai graduated from University Institute of Engineering and Technology, CSJM University Kanpur, India with a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2008. In 2010, he joined Industrial Tribology and Maintenance Engineering Center (ITMMEC), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi for his postgraduate studies. He was the second rank holder in the centre and was awarded Master of Technology (M.Tech) degree in 2012. During his M.Tech programme, he was awarded Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) IIT Master Sandwich Scholarship. As a part of which, he spent 9 months at Institute for Light weight structures and polymer technology at TU Dresden (Germany) under Prof. Werner H. Hufenbach. In July 2013, Dr Bajpai joined the Institute for Composite Materials (IVW GmbH), at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany (TUK) as a PhD student. He later continued to work in the department as a Research Assistant from July 2013 until Dec. 2017

In his PhD project, he focused on Polymer composites. His research emphasized on the development of new generation of epoxy based calender roller covers for paper making application which was carried out in collaboration with Industrial partner. In Dec. 2017, Dr Bajpai successfully defended his PhD title. During his stay at IVW, he supervised 2 master thesis.  Later in 2018 he joined LCPO, Bordeaux INP as post doctoral researcher to work on EU Sudoe project “COMPRESSer”.

Education/Academic qualification

Mechanical and Process Engineering, Doctor of Engineering, TU Kaiserslautern

2 Jul 20138 Dec 2017

Award Date: 8 Dec 2017

Industrial Tribology and Maintenance Engineering, Master of Science (with Distinction), IITD, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Award Date: 6 Aug 2012

Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Technology (not to be confused with BTEC), UIET, CSJM University Kanpur, UP India

Award Date: 2 Jun 2008


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