Rupamanjari Ghosh Director, School of Natural Sciences

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Rupamanjari Ghosh Director, School of Natural Sciences

Parthapratim Munshi Head, Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry Chemistry education at SNU provides a link between the fundamental principles governing the nature of the universe and the science of life, and spans traditional as well as a variety of inter-disciplinary areas. We offer undergraduate specializations in Chemical Physics, Chemical Biology, Chemistry of Materials, Bioinformatics or Chemistry of the Environment. You can also combine a Minor in Chemistry with a Major in any discipline at SNU. University-wide elective courses in the curriculum allow students unprecedented freedom to explore subjects outside their chosen major; in some depth. This flexible and broad curriculum prepares students not just for a career in chemistry upon graduation, but for a leadership role in the world as well. The Undergraduate Chemistry Experience The chemistry curriculum at SNU provides both a broad background in chemical principles as well as in-depth study of chemistry or chemistry-related areas that build on this background. The chemistry curriculum is divided into three categories: introductory general chemistry, foundation courses providing breadth across sub-disciplines, and rigorous in-depth courses that build upon these foundations and develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Since chemistry is an experimental science, substantial laboratory work is an integral part of almost all our courses. The introductory general chemistry course provides a common grounding in basic chemical concepts for students with diverse backgrounds, develops basic mathematical and laboratory skills, and prepares students for the

foundation courses. Foundation courses in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, and physical chemistry provide breadth and lay the groundwork for more in-depth course work. Laboratory Experience: The chemistry laboratory experience at SNU includes synthesis of molecules; measurement of chemical properties, structures, and phenomena; hands-on experience with modern analytical instrumentation; and computational data analysis and modeling. All laboratory programs are conducted in a safe environment that includes adherence to national and state regulations regarding hazardous waste management and laboratory safety including, facilities for chemical waste disposal, safety information and reference materials, and personal protective equipment available to all students and faculty. The chemistry laboratories at SNU are equipped with functioning fume hoods, safety showers, eyewashes, first aid kits, and fire extinguishers are readily available. Students are trained in modern chemical safety, to understand responsible disposal techniques, understand and comply with safety regulations, understand and use material safety data sheets (MSDS), recognize and minimize potential chemical and physical hazards in the laboratory, and know how to handle laboratory emergencies effectively. Problem-Solving Skills: As part of the SNU experience, students will be expected to develop the ability to define problems, develop testable hypotheses, design and execute experiments, analyze data using statistical methods, and

draw appropriate conclusions. The chemistry curriculum provides ample opportunities for developing both written and oral communication skills, as well as team skills. Our instructional programs incorporate team experiences in classroom and laboratory components of the chemistry curriculum. Post-Graduate Programs: At the postgraduate level, SNU offers the Ph.D. program in chemistry. Students for this program are drawn from the fields of Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science and Statistics. Foundation courses in the first semester ensure that all students, irrespective of undergraduate specialization, possess the requisite background to complete the course of study and benefit fully from the program. The estimated demand for around 8000 bioinformatics professionals in India indicates good job opportunities for high quality graduates. Both Bioinformatics and Cheminformatics offer good career opportunities, in industry as well as in academia, in developed markets abroad such as the US and Europe - the major employers being: industries from biotechnology, agribiotech, pharmaceutical; IT industries working towards providing solutions to life Sciences, biotechnology and health-care sectors; as well as R&D institutes and academia. The Ph.D. program in chemistry at SNU consists of a rigorous regimen of both broadbased and in-depth course work, development of project proposals, research and literature seminars, in-depth dissertation research under the supervision of a research advisor, and a public thesis defense.

Chemistry Research at SNU Research activities are not confined to postgraduate level, but are integrated into the under-graduate program at SNU through our Research Experiential & Applied Learning courses. Undergraduate research allows students to integrate and reinforce chemistry knowledge from their formal course work, develop their scientific and professional skills, and create new scientific knowledge. Original research culminating in a comprehensive written report provides an effective means for integrating undergraduate learning experiences, and allows students to participate directly in the process of science. Opportunities for research in chemistry at SNU are available in the following broad areas:  Bio-inorganic Chemistry  Catalysis  Chemical Biology  Chemical & Biological Crystallography  Cheminformatics  Computational Quantum Chemistry  Coordination Chemistry  Green and Environmental Chemistry  Materials Chemistry  Medicinal Chemistry  Metalloradical Chemistry  Physical Chemistry  Polymer Chemistry  Protein Chemistry  Supramolecular Chemistry  Synthetic Organic Chemistry  Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Chemical


Parthapratim Munshi Associate Professor Head, Department of Chemistry (Ph.D. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India) E-mail: [email protected] Web: ty/parthapratim-munshi Courses Developed & Taught (At SNU): Chemical Principles, Chemical Equilibrium, Chemistry of Solids & Surfaces, Physical Methods, Chemical Analysis Laboratory, Research Methodology, Fundamentals of Crystallography and Structural Biology. Teaching Experiences: 6 Years Research Experiences: 19 Years Postdoc Experiences: University of Western Australia, Australia; Nancy University, Nancy, France, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA. Research Focus: Our research, covering both the fundamental as well as applied sciences, is interdisciplinary in nature. In one hand, we produce novel organic materials (ferroelectrics, optoelectronic, semiconductors etc.), with potential applications in memristors, nonvolatile memory storage, transistors, sensors, etc. for studying their structure-property relationship. On the other hand, we are interested in the topological analysis of hydrogen bonds and interaction energies in proteins and their complexes from electron density point of view. We also perform charge density analysis in biologically active molecules for studying polymorph driven drug design.

Research Publications: 60 articles, 1 book chapter. Journals (From SNU): Chem. Commun. 2019; Cryst. Growth Des. 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015. Tetrahedron, 2018; J. Mol. Struc.,2018; ChemistrySelect 2018; Aust. J. Chem. 2018; Struct. Chem., 2017; Mol. Cell Bio., 2017; CrystEngComm, 2017, 2016; Tet. Lett., 2017; Org. Lett., 2016; Org. & Biomol. Chem., 2016, Sci. Rep., 2016; New J. Chem., 2015; RSC Adv., 2015; ChemComm, 2015; Eur. J. Med. Chem., 2015; Acta Cryst. D, 2015, 2014, 2013; BMC Struct. Biol., 2013. External Grants (at SNU): SERB-DST (EMR), India, 2015-2018. SERB-DST (CRG), India, 2019-2022. ANSTO, Australia 2015. Selected awards and accolades: Marie-Curie Fellow. Significant event award from ORNL. Participant: meeting of Nobel Laureates, 2010. Chairperson for the Sagamore XX conference. Session Chair at the NSC-2016 & 2018. Associate Editor of MOJ Bioorg. & Org. Chem. Emerging Investigators in Cryst. Growth & Des. – An American Chemical Society journal, 2019. Chairperson of XX Sagamore meeting, 2021.

N. Sukumar Professor Director, Center for Informatics (PhD, SUNY, Stony Brook) E-mail:Photo [email protected] Web: ty/n-sukumar Courses Developed & Taught (At SNU): Advanced Molecular Spectroscopy, Art & Science of Color, Chemical Applications of Group Theory, Chemical Binding; Chemical Equilibrium, Chemical Principles; Computational Chemistry, Drugs and Natural Remedies; General Chemistry, Informatics & Drug Discovery, Molecular Reaction Dynamics, Molecules of Love, Lust & Passion, Physical Chemistry, Research Methodologies, Scientific Epistemology & Consciousness. Teaching Experiences: 10 Years Research Experiences: 34 Years Postdoc Experiences: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Wadsworth Center, Albany, USA. Marquette University, Milwaukee, USA. University of Bonn, Germany. Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. University of New Orleans, New Orleans, USA. University of Southern California, California, USA.

Research Focus: Our group uses computational quantum chemistry, network science and machine learning for materials, drug and molecular design. Current research interests include analysis of chemical space networks, application of deep learning in chemistry, and development of novel molecular descriptors, cheminformatics software and property modeling methods for prediction and interpretation of proteinligand binding and protein similarity classification. Research Publications: 40 Articles, 2 books (science & photography) & 10 chapters. Journals (From SNU): Struct. Chem. 2017; Nat. Comm. 2017; J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017; J. Polymer Sci. 2016; J. Math. Chem. 2016; Phys. Scr. 2016; Drug Develop. Res. 2014; J. Chem. Inf. Model. 2013; Found. Chem. 2013; A Matter of Density Wiley, 2012; Future Med. Chem. 2012; J. Mater. Sci., 2012. External Grants (At SNU): SERB-DST (EMR), India, 2018 - 2021. Selected awards and accolades: Alexander von Humboldt Fellow. Associate of the Photographic Society of America.

Subhabrata Sen, Professor (PhD, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA) E-mail: [email protected] Web: ty/subhabrata-sen Courses Developed & Taught (At SNU): Molecules and medicines, Synthetic organic chemistry, Physical methods in chemistry, Applied chemistry. Teaching Experiences: 6.5 years Research Experiences: 22 years Industry Experiences: 12 years Postdoc Experiences: Colorado State University, USA. Research Focus: Synthetic Organic and Medicinal Chemistry Research Publications: 52 Articles, 2 book chapters & 5 patents Journals (From SNU): Organic Letters 2019(2); Journal of Organic Chemistry 2019, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2019 & 2017; Archiv der Pharmazie 2019; European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2019, Scientific Reports 2018, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry 2017, New. J. Chem. 2018, RSC Advances 2017, 2015, 2014 & 2013, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters 2013, Tetrahedron Letters 2017, Tetrahedron 2018.

External Grants (At SNU): DBT Pilot Grant, 2015-2018(completed);DST,2017-2020 (ongoing). BIRAC-SBIRI 2019-2020 (ongoing). International Award and membership: SCIAS Fellow 2016 (University of Wuerzburg, Germany). Editorial Advisory Board Member: Drug Development Research (Wiley). Bimlesh Lochab Associate Professor (D. Phil., University of Oxford, UK) E-mail: [email protected] Web: ty/bimlesh-lochab Courses Developed & Taught (At SNU): Basic Organic Chemistry I & II, Chemical Analysis Lab, Topics in Nanotechnology, Chemistry in our life, Crime and Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry and its scope, Green Chemistry and sustainability,intelligent materials in medicine. Teaching Experiences: 12.5 years Research Experiences: 17 years Postdoc Experiences: University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. University of Nottingham. Nottingham, UK. IIT-Delhi, India. Research Focus: Synthesis of monomers and polymers sourced from agricultural wastes and their applications. Polymers for electro-optic applications. Synthesis of nanomaterials and their derivatives for:

A. Device applications (energy storage devices) B. Drug delivery applications C. Antibacterial applications

Research Publications: 38 Articles, 3 book chapters, 3 patents. Journals (From SNU): EBioMedicine 2019; ACS Omega 2019, 2017; Flat Chem., 2019; ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2019(2), 2018(2), 2016; Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2018, 2016; Mol. Cell. Biochem., 2019, 2018; ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018; Bioorg. Medicin. Chem. Lett. 2018; J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018; Green Mat., 2017; ACS Energy Lett., 2017; Polymer 2016; Sci. Rep. 2016; Chemistry Select, 2016; RSC Adv., 2015, 2014; J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2015; Mater. Lett. 2014; J. Therm. Anal. and Calorimetry, 2013, 2012; Adv. Mater. Phys. Chem., 2012. Lab-manual for UG Chemistry labs (2017). Contributed chapters in Elsevier, Amsterdam (2017). External Grants (At SNU); GE India Technology Pvt. Ltd., India, 2017-2018 completed. DST-EMRF, India, 2014-2017 completed. DRDO-DST, India, 2014-2017 completed, Young Scientist Award. DST -MES, India, 2018-21. CSIR, 2019-2022

Selected awards and accolades: BIRACSRISTI: GYTI 2019 (Gandhian Young Technological Innovation, Team member) award. ACS invitations to Chair session and invited talks (2018 and 2013). Invitation by Universities (national and international) and DU colleges for plenary lecture, invited talks, inaugurations and panelist for competitions. Gouriprasanna Roy Associate Professor (Ph.D. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India) E-mail: [email protected] Web: ty/gouriprasanna-roy Courses Developed & Taught (At SNU): Main Group Chemistry, Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Principles, General Biochemistry: Role of Metals in Human Health, Advanced Molecular Spectroscopy, Intelligent Materials for Medicine. Teaching Experiences: 7 Years Research Experiences: 17 Years Postdoc Experiences: The Scripps Research Institute, CA, USA. Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon, USA, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. Research Focus: Enzyme-mimetic studies; Heavy metals Detoxification; Nanomaterials; Coordination and Bio-inorganic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, and Chemical Biology.

Research in our laboratory focus on two major areas: chemistry (Organic / Inorganic / nanomaterial) and biology, at the interface of chemistry and biology. Research group aims to understand the roles of proteins/enzymes that play in physiological and pathological processes and use this knowledge to develop synthetic molecules to mimic the functional aspects of proteins/enzymes or develop novel therapeutic targets for the treatment of complex diseases.

Research Publications: 37 Articles, 1 book chapter, 1 patent. Journals (From SNU): Chem Eur, Journal 2019; Chemistry, an Asian journal 2019; ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019; Metallomics, 2019; Chem. Liq. Cryst., 2019; Org. Biomol. Chem., 2018; Inorg. Chem, 2019, 2017; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015; J., 2017. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., Sect A Phys. Sci, India, 2016; Acc. Chem. Res., 2013, Chem. Asian J., 2013. External Grants (At SNU): SERB-DST (EMR) India, 2014-2017. Indo-French Scientific Collaborative Research Program (CEFIPRA) 2017-2019. SERB-DST (CRG),India,20192021.

Selected awards and accolades: Emerging Investigators 2019 by Metallomics, Royal Society of Chemistry; Awarded Prof. S Soundararajan Medal for Best Thesis in Inorganic Chemistry, 2007-2008; Excellency Award, SNU (2011-2014); Selected for Alexander von Humboldt Fellow. Debdas Ray Associate Professor (PhD, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India) E-mail: [email protected] Web: ty/debdas-ray Courses Developed & Taught (At SNU): Applied Chemistry, Coordination Chemistry, Physical Methods in Chemistry, Molecular Spectroscopy Electrochemistry, Structure and Bonding, Coordination and Bio-Inorganic Chemistry, Nano and Supramolecular Chemistry, Advanced Molecular Spectroscopy, Research Methodology. Teaching Experiences: 8 years Research Experiences: 16 years Postdoc Experiences: National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan. Department of Chemistry, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hamshire, USA. University of Bordeaux 1, France.

Research Focus: Searching Molecular Systems for  Thermally Enhanced Photoluminescence(TEPL) above RT  Security Imaging, Bio-imaging & Sensors  White Organic Light-Emitting Devices (WOLEDs)

Research Publications: 20 Articles Journals (From SNU): Chem. Commun., 2019; J. Phys. Chem. C 2019, 2018; J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2018 (2), Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018; Chem. Sci. 2015. External Grants (At SNU): SERB-DST (EMR), India, 2016-2019 (ongoing). SERB-DST (EMR) Young Scientist, 2015 – 2017 (completed). BRNS-DAE, India, 2018-2020 (ongoing). Selected Awards and Accolades: Reviewer of International journals published by Nature, ACS, Elsevier, RSC, Wiley-VCH, etc. Reviewer of Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), India. Featured in “Faculty in

Spotlight” of Shiv Nadar University. Senior Research Fellowship, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India (2005 – 2008). Junior Research Fellowship, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India (2002 – 2005). Basab Bijayi Dhar Assistant Professor Photo

(PhD, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India)

E-mail: [email protected] Web: ty/basab-dhar Courses Developed & Taught (At SNU): Electrochemistry Bioinorganic chemistry, Organometallic chemistry, Transition metals in the synthesis of complex organic molecules, Green chemistry and sustainability, Inorganic reaction mechanism, Organometallic chemistry, Coordination and bioinorganic chemistry. Teaching Experiences: 4 year Research Experiences: 19 years Postdoc Experiences: Kent State University, Ohio USA. Queens University, Ontario, Canada. Pool officer (Scientist pool scheme), CSIR-national Chemical Laboratory, Pune, Maharashtra, India. Research Focus: The primary motivations of my research is to develop new heterogeneous and homogeneous catalyst for C-H and O-H activation using first row transition metals, and

hence minimizing the use of rare metals as catalysts in synthetic chemistry. At present, we are studying phosphorus and sulphur doped graphitic material as a new generation carbocatalyst. Research Publications: 33 Articles Journals (From SNU): Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2018; New. J. Chem., 2017; Chem. A Euro. J., 2017; Inorg. Chem., 2017; Tetra. Lett., 2017; Inorg. Chem., 2015. External Grants (At SNU): DST, 2013-2017 (completed). CSIR, 2018-2021. Kshatresh Dutta Dubey, Ramalingaswami Fellow (DBT) (PhD, DDU Gorakhpur University) E-mail: [email protected] Web: ty/kshatresh-dubey Courses to be Developed & Taught (At SNU): Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Catalysis, Statistical Thermodynamics, Protein-ligand Binding. Teaching Experiences: 2 years Research Experiences: 11 years Postdoc Experiences: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Research Focus: Metalloenzymes, Enzyme Mechanism & Evolution, Computational Chemistry, Hybrid QM/MM calculations and MD simulations.

Research Publications: 22 Articles, 2 book chapters External Grants (At SNU): DBT, 2019-2024. Selected awards and accolades: Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR, India. PBC Fellowship for outstanding postdocs, Israel. Sven Lilly Foundation Fellowship Sweden. Ramalingaswami re-entry Fellowship, Department of Biotechnology, India. Dr. Animesh Samanta Assistant Professor (PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore) E-mail: [email protected] Web: ty/animesh-samanta

Courses Developed & Taught (At SNU): Macromolecules, Advanced Biochemistry, Chemical Principles. Teaching Experiences: 1 year Research Experiences: 11 years Postdoc Experiences: A*STAR, Singapore Bioimaging Consortium (SBIC), Singapore, National University of Singapore (Dept. Biomedical Engineering). Ramanujan Fellow (CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. Research Focus: Integrating the interface of Chemistry and Biology is the prime concern in our research laboratory. Especially, optically active small molecules, nanohybrids are synthesized from core understanding of Organic/Inorganic and Physical chemistry to develop imaging probes for diseases diagnosis, carriers for drug delivery and therapeutic study. Especially, small molecule based multicolor fluorogenic probes are applied for sensing and monitoring the dysregulation of important biomolecules that lead to diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases and cancer. In addition, nanohybrid systems for non-invasive multimodal imaging including Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) and MALDI mass imaging techniques to study biological events at lab level. The developed fluorogenic probes, efficient drug carriers, affordable diagnostic systems to be translated for societal benefits is the ultimate goal in our research lab. Research Publications: 33 Articles

External Grants (Transferred to SNU): DSTSERB, 2016-2021. Selected awards and accolades: Ramanujan Fellowship, re-entry Fellowship DST-SERB, Award No. SB/S2/RJN-148/2015; DST-INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship, DSTINSPIRE, Award No. IFA12-CH-87; First Prize Johnson & Johnson Ser. Inc. Asia Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award in BioTech.; R Padmanavan Memorial Prize, I.I.T. Madras; Qualified GATE and CSIR-JRF. Ajoy Kapat Assistant Professor (PhD, University of Bern, Switzerland)

E-mail: [email protected] Web: ty/ajoy-kapat Courses To be Developed & Taught (At SNU): Basic Organic Chemistry II (Practical), Application of analytical techniques, Stereoelectronic Effect in Organic Chemistry, Organic Synthesis with Light, Modern Radical Chemistry. Teaching Experiences: 7 months Research Experiences: 12 years Postdoc Experiences: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of Bern, Switzerland. Frick Chemistry Laboratory at Princeton University, USA. Indian Association

for the Cultivation of Science Kolkata, India. Institute of Organic Chemistry at RWTH Aachen University, Germany. Research Focus: Radical Chemistry and asymmetric Catalysis (organocatalysis, transition metal catalysis & synergistic catalysis). Biomimetic synthesis of biologically active natural products utilizing cascade reactions. Insight driven development of chemical transformations utilizing computational studies and experimental techniques (mechanistic study of homogeneous catalysis) Research Publications: 10 Articles Journals (Outside SNU): Science 2019; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016; J. Org. Chem. 2015; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009. 1 patent (German patent, DE 102018123342.6) Selected awards and accolades: Molecular Science & Engineering Travel Grant from RWTH Aachen University, Post-Doctoral Fellowship from RWTH Aachen University, Swiss National Science Foundation PostDoctoral Fellowship, SCNAT/SCS Chemistry Travel Award, ESKAS Scholarship from Swiss Federal Commission. MCM Scholarship from IIT Madras. Biswajit Guchhait Assistant Professor (PhD, S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata) E-mail: [email protected] Web: ty/biswajit-guchhait

Courses Developed & Taught (At SNU): Molecular Spectroscopy, Application of Analytical Techniques, Chemical Equilibrium. Teaching Experiences: 6 months Research Experiences: 11 years Postdoc Experiences: Max-Born-Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy, Berlin, Germany. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA. Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. Research Focus: Understanding complex (bio)molecular processes using ultrafast 2DIR (2-dimensional infrared) spectroscopic techniques. Ultrafast solvent relaxation, electron and proton transfer dynamics in various confined environments of ionic liquids using femtosecond fluorescence spectroscopy. Investigation of (bio)molecular phenomena at oil-water interface using sum frequency generation (SFG) spectroscopy. Research Publications: 16 Articles Selected awards: Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, GATE (all India rank 2nd in Chemistry), National Eligibility Test, NET (CSIR fellowship awards), Best Poster Award in annual meeting of S N Bose National Centre, Kolkata. Research Publications: 17 Articles Selected awards and accolades: Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, GATE (all India rank 2nd in Chemistry), National Eligibility Test, NET (CSIR fellowship awards), Best Poster Award in annual meeting of S N Bose National Centre, Kolkata.

INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES All chemistry labs are equipped with fumehoods, Schlenk lines, eyewash stations and safety showers. Lab facilities include advanced analytical instruments such as flash chromatography, gas chromatography, gel permeation chromatography, HPLC, FPLC, NMR, LCMS-qToF, MALDI-ToF, DSC, TGA, Single-crystal X-ray diffractometer, Electrochemical analyzer, Fluorimeter, Polarimeter, UV-visible and Infrared spectrophotometers, Microwave reactor, Inverted microscope, Fluorescent microscope, Polarized miscroscope, Bio-safety cabinets, CO2 incubators, Shaker incubators, Flow cytometry, Electroporator, Deep freezer. The plate reader, cell counter and Raman spectrometer are in the process of procurement. Computational facilities at SNS include a high performance IBM cluster (“Magus”) consisting of 32 compute nodes (plus two nodes with GPU processors) with a total capacity of 30 TF of Theoretical Peak Performance, plus 8 nodes with high-end CPUs. Additionally, several Linux workstations are used for teaching as well as research purposes. Software for bioinformatics and cheminformatics, molecular modeling, molecular dynamics, quantum chemistry, data analysis and statistical learning are also available. Our library, housed in a modern 5-storey building, provides online access, from anywhere in the campus, to a large number of electronic journals and databases including APS, AIP, ACS, RSC, AMS, SIAM, Springer, Elsevier, Wiley and Nature journals, in addition to various books, e-books and other learning resources.

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Department of Chemistry Shiv Nadar University NH-91, Tehsil Dadri Gautam Buddha Nagar U.P. 201314 Tel: +91-120-7170118 Email : [email protected]

Class of 2017 & 2018 to talk about SNU

“I fondly remember the first few days at SNU, when we were all getting to know each other. I met people pursuing Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and every other stream but, couldn’t find anyone from chemistry. I soon realized that we were a batch of just four. In the first two years, whenever I introduced myself as a Chemistry undergrad, the reaction was ‘You mean Chemical Engineering, right?” Today the response is completely different. The Chemistry department provides hands-on research experience to its undergrads. You guys are so lucky to get to work in those labs. The transition has been incredible and the four of us have been fortunate to see the department grow. I can proudly say at we have come a long way! Srirupa Sen, B.Sc. (Research) Chemistry