Education: Bachelor of Engineering. Specialisation: Printing Technology
Role at WAN-IFRA: Anand is responsible for the activities at WAN-IFRA Research and Material Testing Centre, Chennai which offers newsprint and newsink testing, print quality evaluation, research and training on various newspaper production topics. He is also the project manager for International Newspaper Color Quality Club (INCQC) 2016-18. He has published several research reports on the topics of materials and colour reproduction.
Areas of expertise:
§Colour correction and colour separation
§Quality control and measurement tools
§Print process standardisation
§Newsprint and newsink standardisation
§ISO 14001, Environmental Management System
Previous work experience:
The Hindu, a leading English daily in India – Engineer in the Graphics department and a member of the QC team, responsible for colour correction, colour management and conformance of all the printing centres of The Hindu to ISO 12647-3.
Adjunct faculty - Department of Printing Technology, Anna University.
Member of Research Council, Department of Printing Technology, Anna University
Member of Board of Studies, Avinashilingam Deemed University, Coimbatore