Vijay M Naik


145, Chemical Engineering

Contact Information


  • +91 (22) 2576 7210 (O)


  • vm [dot] naik [at] iitb [dot] ac [dot] in

Vijay M Naik

Adjunct Faculty



  1. B.Tech in Chemical Engineering IIT Bombay

  2. M.Chem. Engg. UICT Mumbai

Professional Appointments

  1. Formerly : Vice President Corporate Research Unilever Research India
  2. Currently : Chairman of Expert Committee on Foods Processing Ministry of Foods Processing Industries - Sc and Eng Research Board - DST GOI

Awards & Fellowships

  • FNAE- Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (elected in 2006)

  • Unilever Research(international) Award-1998 (energy saving system for distribution of frozen products)

  • Unilever's Best Patent Application(International) Award in Foods- 2006 (Process for tea manufacture and aroma capture)

  • Over 200 Patents for over 25 inventions in chemical processing/FMCG products and devices in more that 30 different countries

  • IISc Banglore Golden Jubilee Lecture- Department of Chem. Eng. 1998