Dr. Mayank Dwivedi, Scientist 'G' is Director, Directorate of Industry Interface & Technology Management (DIITM) in DRDO HQ. He is M.E. in Polymer Technology from DCE Delhi and Ph.D. in Advanced Composites from IIT Delhi. He is recipient of Gold Medal in M.E. He is alumni of prestigious National Defence College, New Delhi.
He started his career from CPDC/ ASL, Hyderabad in 1992. During his initial years he worked in the area of polymeric composites and nano composites. He has worked in the area of stealth and radar absorbing systems. He has worked on major projects such as Agni missile, Brahmos missile, warhead technologies and biomechanical devices. He has an expertise in the areas of processing and structure-property relationship of advanced composites. He has contributed on indigenization of high temperature resins systems and development of airframes. He has worked in the area of identification and development of counter insurgency technologies and products.
He has formulated various policies and carried out their implementation. He has spearheaded interactions with industries across the country for dissemination of policies for industries. He has number of international publications and patents to his credit. He has delivered many lectures in various international and National forums. He has authored three books on nanotechnology and Polymeric Composites. He is recipient of ‘Agni Award for Excellence in Self Reliance’ in 2018 and ‘Lab Scientist of the Year’ award in DRDO in 2003.