Prof. A.S.Khanna, Chairman a reputed teacher of IIT Bombay, with vast experience in paint coatings both as researcher, consultant and advisor, only resident Indian who is NACE Fellow. He is also fellow Humboldt Foundation, Bonn, Fellow Royal Norwegian Society for Science & Technology. He is visiting Professor, Germany, Japan and France and winner of Mascot Award and NACE Award for Corrosion Awareness Promotion. A dynamic individual, he is known for his ability to organize National and International conferences and technical courses in well organized manner.


Testing and evaluation is one of the most important part of materials utilization in various applications. Material specification, material characterization, material behaviour and its performance evaluation is the first step in any utility application. It is also important to qualify materials being supplied by various vendors. Material analysis and its certification is another important aspect required frequently by industry.