Prof. Negi has been serving as Professor-in-Charge/Academic Head at Saharanpur Campus of Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR) since 2013. He received his Ph.D. degree in Polymer Science & Engineering from Centre for Polymer Science & Engineering (CPSE), IIT Delhi, India in 1983. He was Post Doctoral (Mombusho Fellow) with the Department of Organic Polymeric Materials, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, during 1983-85. After contributing 20 years in Government Strategic sectors and Industrial Polymer R & D, he started his career in academics as a polymer faculty from 2005 onward. He has authored two reference books, has 25 patents (US, European, Japanese and Indian) and has over 10 Book Chapters, 112 international publications with the Google search citation around more than 3635.