HEMSI Chandigarh-Delhi Chapter

High Energy Materials Society of India (HEMSI), Pune has done a commendable work in promoting awareness an interest about High Energy Materials in education institutes, research organizations and industries. In order to spread its wings and to increase the participation of intellectuals from the northern region, HEMSI Chandigarh-Delhi Chapter was inaugurated as the fifth Chapter of HEMSI on 24th Jan 2008. This chapter has headquarters at Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory (TBRL), Chandigarh, which is one of the important laboratories among the missile cluster laboratories of DRDO.

Chandigarh-Delhi chapter has a focus towards developing high explosive technologies through collaboration with national and international experts. These includes developing insensitive explosive compositions having tailored properties for military applications, formulating test protocols for insensitive munition Compliance, establishing state of art experimental evaluation techniques of the explosive devices, conceptualizing and establishing micro-detonics techniques for systematic studies in nano-energetic and many more. This chapter is also sensitive towards the need to develop environmentally compatible explosives and synthesis route.