Prof. (Dr.) Tanweer Alam, presently heading Indian Institute of Packaging-Delhi under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India.
Doctorate from -NDRI Karnal and graduated from University of Allahabad and started his career from BHU, Varanasi and working at IIP for last 12 years. He is working for last twenty years in academic and administrative positions. His domain is Packaging regulation, food packaging, sustainable packaging &package design.
Under faculty exchange programme visited University of Copenhagen, Denmark (EU under East West Food Scheme). He represented IIP at International forum i.e, World Packaging Organisation (WPO) & Asia Packaging Federation (APF), Jury member of World Star award, Asia Star Award and Sri lanka Star award (2019-23). He guided four Ph. D students. Granted two patent numbers and acknowledged 21 patent design for IIP.
He is Editor in Chief of Journal of Packaging Technology & Research (Springer), Associate Chief Editor Asian J of Dairy & Food Res, Associate Editor Asian Post Harvest Technology, editorial board of Processed Food Industry& Packaging India. He is Chairman of TXT 23 and CHD 16 committees of BIS and Rapporteurs of Scientific Panel on Sustainable Packaging (SP) of FSSAI. He is also leading safer and sustainable packaging (SPG) group of NetSCoFAN.
Dr Alam has published more than 100 research and technical papers in high impact referred journals, apart from delivering several invited lectures both in India and abroad. He has authored five books and edited dozens of proceedings and technical souvenir.
Organized several conferences/workshops of national/international stature (WPC, ISPI, APA and APC) for promoting packaging industry.
He received numerous awards and recent one is Mumbai Achievers Award- 2022. He spearhead and introduced new courses like MS, M.Sc and CPE,