Dr. Amit N. Kulkarni

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Amit N. Kulkarni, Researcher

Nationality: Indian
Date of birth: 05.01.1979

Fields of specialization

Biomaterials; polymer science; enzymatic degradation; drug delivery systems; thin films; Smart hydrogels


  • 1999-2001, M.Sc. Polymer chemistry, Shivaji University, Kohlapur (India)
  • 2003-2007, Ph.D. Biomaterials, Institute of chemistry, University of Potsdam (Germany)


University of TWENTE, Enschede, The Netherlands

  • 2009-2010, Postdoctoral fellow, Project ADVANBIOTEX
  • Advisor: Prof. D. Jocic
    Technical university Munich, Dept. of Physics
  • 2007- 2008, Postdoctoral fellow, Project: Smart Hydrogels

National Chemical Labrotory, Pune (India)

  • 2001- 2002, Research assistant, Project: Stimuli-sensitive nano-particles for oral drug delivery systems

Participation in projects

  • ADVANBIOTEX, funded under the 6th Framework Program of the European Union by the Marie Curie Excellence Grant
    Project title: “Advanced Functionality of Textiles by Biopolymer Surface Modification”
    Duration: 2006-2010
  • “Smart Hydrogels”, funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
    Duration: 2005-2008
  • “Structure investigation and degradation studies of shape memory polymers”, funded by GKSS geesthact GmbH.
    Duration: 2003-2006
  • “Stimuli-sensitive nano-particles for oral drug delivery system”, funded by CSIR-India
    Duration: 2001-2004