Dr Arup Nandi

Chief of Research

Dr Arup Nandi is Chief of Research at CSTEP.


Prior to joining CSTEP, he worked as the Vice President of R&D at Aquapharm Chemicals Pvt Ltd. He has also led technology and product development efforts across multinationals such as Ecolab, Unilever, GE and Praxair (now Linde). During his stint with Praxair, he was nominated to attend a residential course “Shaping Innovation Leaders” at Kellogg School of Management, USA.


His areas of interest include leading strategic initiatives for product development, manufacturing process excellence, industrial water management, and energy/utility optimisation.


Dr Nandi holds a BTech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from IIT Bombay. He pursued postdoctoral positions at the University of Twente, the Netherlands, and the University of Delaware, USA.