Ajit V Sapre
Group President – R&T
Reliance Industries Limited
Ajit Sapre is the Group President R&T of Reliance Industries Ltd. He got his B. Chem from ICT Mumbai, MBA from Cornell University and PhD from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Delaware. He has more than 30 years of experience in the petroleum refining and petrochemicals business, technology development and management. His experience includes technical and managerial assignments in research, engineering, licensing, business, manufacturing units and corporate planning. He has strong management and technical background in refining, petrochemicals processes development, catalyst development, chemical reaction engineering, optimization technologies, computer integrated manufacturing and intellectual asset management. He has experience in upstream, downstream (refining, petrochemicals, polyester, lubes) and renewable energy sectors. He has published more than 100 technical papers, one book and has more than 35 U.S. patents to his credit.
Reaction Engineering & Catalysis Mathematical Modelling Process Scale-up/Process development Biotechnology/ Biofuels