Sulekh Chandra serves as a Senior Associate Professor in Department of Chemistry, ZH Delhi College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India. He received his Ph.D. degree from Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi (1979), and received his M.S. degree 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. degree candidates under his able supervision. He has completed or still is continuing nearly 10 major research projects funded by organizations such as Defense Research and Development Organization, UGC, and CSIR. 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 Thiosemicarbazones and Related Ligands, funded by DST (1989-1991); Antiviral Studies on Transition Metal Complexes of N-O and N-S Donor Ligands, funded by University Grants Commission, New Delhi (1989-1992); and Synthesis and 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 Activities Studies in Selective Organic Transformations, funded by DRDO, New Delhi (2012-2014). He has given presentation and attended nearly 55 international and national conferences and seminars. He was the Chairperson of technical session in International Conference on Chemistry, Environment and Climate Change—Focus on the Pacific, held at University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji, from September 14, 2011, to September 16, 2011. He is the Member of prestigious Indian National Science Academy (INSA).
Biography Updated on 27 August 2014