Dr. R Mukhopadhyay
Area Director- ACS Rubber Divn.
Dr. Rani Joseph
Chairperson Education committee
Mr. S Vasudeva Rao
Secretary - IRI, Governing Council
Dr. D Banerjee Centre of Excellence (DBCE)
For rubber technology education, training, research, testing and skill development - Mysore
Indian Rubber Institute to enhance its activities in the field of rubber science & technology is setting up a Center of Excellence in the premises of JSS Science and Technology University, Mysore, Karnataka, India, for providing training, research and education to the people especially working in small and medium sector rubber manufacturing units. They are also planning to provide support in the areas of new technology development, product design, simulation and modeling, project planning, testing and evaluation and reconstruction of compounding formulation and its development. The construction of 32000 square feet building is under progress. It will have an auditorium with a seating capacity of 250 people, training hall, full-fledged library, documentation centre, different laboratories for on the job training with miniature processing equipment. In addition, it will have laboratories for physical, dynamic, aged and fatigue testing of rubber compounds, equipment for failure analysis and reverse engineering of rubber products.