Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office: 232B Martin Hall
I grew up in Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta in India. I fell in love with Science when I was in 8th grade and eventually realize that atoms and molecules and their interaction with light (Electromagnetic spectra) fascinates me. I studied chemistry and after completing Ph. D. did post-doctoral research at Argonne National Laboratory. I then moved to University of Alabama in Huntsville to start my first academic position. I am grateful for all the opportunities I have received in life. My undergraduate education is from a college in India, which was the first women college in Asia and I am very proud to work in a place where seeds of Manhattan Project was planted.
I love learning and mentoring. My greatest pleasure is to see my students succeed in their own aspirations.
As a private person I like reading books(non-science), listening to music and traveling.
- CY 105
- CY 231
- CY 231 Lab
- Ph. D. University of Minnesota; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
- M. Sc. Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, Mumbai, India
- B. Sc. Bethune College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Other ResponsibilitiesI have got the opportunity to mentor a lot of college students who wanted to join graduate/professional/medical school. I am committed to teaching and I served at the teaching cmte. for curriculum development at UAH.
I am very proud of my commitment to foster a female mentoring/networking environment. As a research mentor I have given MS degree to four students (two women) and I am very proud to say that three of them are currently pursuing their Ph D degree and one joined Industry.