Kamlesh Kumar | Best Researcher Award Winner 2023ūüŹÜ

Assoc Prof Dr Kamlesh Kumar : Polymer Science

Congratulations, Assoc Prof Dr. Kamlesh Kumar, on winning the esteemed Best Researcher Award from Research! Your dedication, innovative research, and scholarly contributions have truly made a significant impact in your field. Your commitment to advancing knowledge and pushing the boundaries of research is commendable. Here's to your continued success in shaping the future of academia and making invaluable contributions to your field. Well done!

He serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Sciences at the Central University of Jammu, located in Bagla Suchani, Jammu and Kashmir, India. With a rich academic background and extensive research experience, he has held several esteemed positions in the academic and scientific community. His professional journey includes roles as a Senior Scientist at CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organization in Chandigarh, an Assistant Professor at the Center for Applied Chemistry, Central University of Gujarat, and an Associate Professor at Manipal University, Jaipur. Additionally, he has contributed significantly as a Senior Researcher at Technical University Eindhoven in the Netherlands and held postdoctoral scientist positions at various renowned institutions in the United States and Europe, including Oregon Health and Science University, University of Groningen, and Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden. His expertise spans the realms of polymer science, nanotechnology, material engineering, and chemistry. His profound dedication to research is evident through numerous publications in reputable scientific journals, patents, book chapters, and active participation in national and international conferences. His current commitment to academia and research underscores his passion for advancing the frontiers of materials science and polymer chemistry.

Professional Profiles:

Early Academic Pursuits :

He began his academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India. He pursued his Master's in Chemistry from the same institution and continued to specialize in Polymer Science and Technology with a Master in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. His academic pursuit extended internationally as he completed his Ph.D. in Chemistry at the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany, under the supervision of Prof. Manfred Stamm.

Professional Endeavors :

His professional journey spans various countries and esteemed institutions. Dr. Kumar ventured into postdoctoral research positions at prestigious universities such as the Oregon Health and Science University, USA, and the University of Groningen, Netherlands. He further excelled as a Senior Researcher at the Technical University Eindhoven, Netherlands, before assuming positions as an Assistant Professor and Senior Scientist in various Indian universities and scientific organizations.

Contributions and Research Focus in Polymer Science:

He has contributed significantly to the fields of Polymer Science and Chemistry. His research work primarily revolves around the synthesis and characterization of polymer-based smart materials, nanocomposites, and their applications in various domains, including optical sensing, nanotechnology, and material engineering.

Accolades and Recognition :

His academic and research excellence has been acknowledged through numerous awards, including prestigious grants, scholarships, and fellowship programs. Dr. Kumar's prolific contributions have been recognized through several publications in reputable scientific journals, patents, book chapters, and presentations at national and international conferences.

Impact and Influence :

Through his innovative research, he has made substantial contributions to advancing the understanding and application of polymer science. His work has provided insights into the development of new materials with enhanced functionalities and applications across diverse scientific domains, leaving a significant impact on the field.

Legacy and Future Contributions :

His legacy lies in his groundbreaking research contributions to the development of smart materials and nanocomposites, which have paved the way for innovative applications in various scientific and technological domains. His ongoing commitment to advancing the frontiers of material science and chemistry continues to shape the future of scientific research and technological advancements.

Notable Publications :


A total of  3976  citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations¬† 2573¬† 1403
  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† 14¬† ¬† ¬†12
  • i10-index¬† ¬†19¬† ¬† ¬†14
Indian Scientist Awards | Award Winners 2023

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