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    Eltron R&D is over 30 years old and has experience in catalysis, materials, chemicals, analytical services, engineering design, prototype development, and technology feasibility studies.

  • about us
    About Us

    Eltron R&D is over 30 years old and has experience in catalysis, materials, chemicals, analytical services, engineering design, prototype development, and technology feasibility studies.

Pandurang V. Nikrad

Research Scientist III

Pandurang Nikrad

At Eltron Research, Dr. Nikrad’s responsibilities include synthesis, developing and conducting research of catalytic materials in the area of heterogeneous catalysis for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Dr.Nikrad has extensive experience in Medicinal and synthetic organic chemistry.

He earned his Ph. D. in India’s leading National Chemical Laboratory, University of Poona. His thesis involved catalytic reduction of various aromatic nitro compounds for industrial applications. Dr. Nikrad did his postdoctoral research in the Chemistry Department at the University of Alberta, Canada, in the field of Synthesis of Complex Carbohydrates and glycoconjugates. He has worked at biotechnology companies such as Chembiomed, Ltd. and Amgen Inc.

His expertise is in drug design, discovery and development in the area of anti-inflammatory compounds. For the last three years he had worked at the University of Colorado, for the Membrane Applied Science and Technology (MAST) Center. His work at the MAST Center was focused on chemical surface modification of polyamide membranes, and various polymer hollow fibers to produce biocidal membranes. Dr. Nikrad is an active member of the American Chemical Society.