Rajagopalan Vasudevan is an Indian scientist who has mostly worked in the field of waste management.
He is presently employed as a professor at Thiagarajar College of Engineering.
He devised a novel way for reusing plastic garbage to build better, more durable, and more cost-effective roads.
He devised the concept of shredding plastic trash, combining it with bitumen, and then employing the polymerized mix in road building.
The roadways are also more resistant to damage caused by severe rainfall.