Dr. Raksh Vir Jasra


Dr. Raksh Vir Jasra

Senior VP,Reliance Industries Ltd.

About the Speaker

Dr. Raksh Vir Jasra is presently the Senior Vice President (R&D) of Reliance Industries Limited. Previously, He was the Director Grade Scientist at Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar. He has led R&D groups for the last two decades and developed over 50 and commercialized 16 technologies. He has published 281 research articles, including six chapters in books, and seven review articles in national and international journals. He also has 64 patents to his name, including 24 U.S patents with 50 patents in process. He received the National Award for Technology Innovation and the Prof. S. K. Bhattacharya Eminent Scientist Award for his contributions in development of Petrochemicals and Downstream Plastic Processing Industry.

Title of the Talk

"Dimensions and Drivers for Innovations in Chemical Industry".

Talk will cover the significance of chemical industry in the sustenance of the modern society. It will also touch upon the macro global social and economic trends & challenges and how these challenges will drive innovations in chemical industry. The talk will be focus on the followings: > Various tenants of innovation such as difference between invention and innovation; > Why innovating is necessary in an organization, different drivers of innovations > Structured methodology to carry out innovations