Sulekh Chandra

Department of Chemistry;Zakir Husain College (University of Delhi), India

Sulekh Chandra is a senior Associate Professor in Department of Chemistry, ZH Delhi College, University of Delhi. He received his Ph. D degree from department of Chemistry, University of Delhi (1979) and did his Masters in Chemistry from University of Delhi (1976). His field of research is Bioinorganic chemistry, organometallics, materials and nanochemistry. He has more than 35 years of research experience and has successfully guided nearly 50 Ph. D. candidates under his able supervision. He has completed/ still continuing nearly 10 major research projects funded by organisations such as Defence Research and Development Organization, UGC, Department of Science and Technology and CSIR etc. Dr. Chandra has published more than 300 research papers in various international and national reputed journals. He also has published nearly 10 books for undergraduates in field of inorganic chemistry. Some of the tittles of projects are “Synthesis and Characterization of Transition metal complexes of thiosemicarbzones and related ligands, funded by DST (1989-1991)”; “Antiviral Studies on transition metal complexes of N-O & N-S donor ligands, funded by University Grants Commission, New Delhi (1989-1992)”; “Synthesis & industrial applications of Novel Macrocyclic compounds, funded by DRDO, New Delhi (2005-2008). Currently he is involved in the project entitled “Novel Transition Metal Complexes Encapsulated in various mesoporous silices: catalytic activites studies in selective organic Transformations” funded by DRDO, New Delhi (2012-2014) “. He has given presentation/ attended nearly 55 international and national conferences & seminars. He was the chairperson of Technical Session in “International conference on chemistry, Environment and climate change (ICCECC) –focus on the pacific” held at University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji from Sep. 14-16, 2011. He is the member of prestigious Indian National Science Academy (INSA).

Biography Updated on 23 July 2014

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