Rajani Srinivasan received her B.S. degree in chemistry and zoology in 1996, the M.S. degree in organic chemistry in 1998, and the Ph.D. degree in applied chemistry in 2003. She received all her degrees from Chattrapati Sahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur, India. Presently, she works as an Assistant Research Scientist in Blackland Research and Extension Center, Texas AgriLife Research, Temple, TX, USA. She joined Blackland Research as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in 2006. Before joining Blackland, she served as a Lecturer in Sai College of Medical Science and Technology, Kanpur, India, and at the Department of Chemical Engineering in St. Peters Engineering College in Chennai, India. She was a Project Fellow at the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Kanpur, India, from 2001 to 2002. She received a Senior Research Fellowship from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, India, (2002-2003) for doing research on synthesis and characterization of vinyl grafted natural polymers and its application in removal of total suspended solids and total dissolved solids and color from industrial effluents. Her areas of research include synthesis, characterization, and application of natural polymers and their modified forms for surface, drinking and waste water remediation and development of nontoxic target directed gene/drug delivery systems. She has been serving as a Reviewer for many refereed national/international journals.
Biography Updated on 2 March 2011