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Dr. Kinsuk Naskar was born in 1973 in Calcutta, India. He received his Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) degree in Polymer Science and Technology in 1998 from the University of Calcutta, India. In 2000, he completed his Master in Technology (M.Tech) in Rubber Technology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur. In April 2000, he joined the University of Twente, the Netherlands, as a Ph.D. employee under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jacques Noordermeer in a project funded by the Dutch Polymer Institute (DPI). He received his Ph.D. degree in June 2004. Since August 2004, he joined Rubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur, India, as a Faculty member. Currently he is holding the position of an Associate Professor. In 2005 he received a DPI Patent Award from the Netherlands for his invention in the field of multifunctional peroxides cured thermoplastic elastomers. In 2008 he received the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship from Germany and worked at IPF Dresden in the group of Prof. Dr. Gert Heinrich. His fields of interest are: polymer blends and composites, processing of elastomers and thermoplastic elastomers, radiation processing and cross-linking, reinforcement, green-tyre technology, etc. He has so far 76 papers, 4 patents and 8 books/book chapters. He has already supervised 7 PhD students and 17 Master students. He is married with Simontiny and they have two children namely, Kaustav and Rishav.