The innovations of Dr. Jitendra Sangwai, Department of Ocean Engineering have been chosen for the 8th National Awards for Technology Innovation in various fields of Petrochemicals and Downstream Plastics Processing Industry instituted by the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, GoI 

  • Joint Winner under the category of New Polymer Processing Machine including Energy Efficiency for his submission along with his PhD Scholar Chirag Khalde (OE16D018) entitled 'Horizontal Rheometer for Measuring Rheological Properties of Complex Polymeric Multiphase Fluids​. 
  • Runner-up under the category of New Applications of Polymers in various fields for his submission entitled  Insitu Thermal Polymerization of Water-soluble Polymers in Petroleum Reservoirs for Improved Petroleum Resources Recovery  

Both the above technologies have been recently granted US patents.