My name is Prashant Kotkar, a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Chemical and Paper Engineering at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. Previously, I have received the B.S in Printing Engineering and Graphics Communication from University of Pune, India. Also, I have received the Master of Science in Paper and Printing Science degree from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.
Currently, I am working towards my Ph.D. research work for sustainable development of new materials and processes with industrial inkjet printing technology for packaging and industrial manufacturing product applications, specifically to address substrates, ink adhesion, and print quality metrics analysis.
After receiving my B.S and M.S degree I worked with different global manufacturing organizations for their R&D division in Paper, Printing and Packaging industry.