Company Name : Shiv Nadar University

Friday, October 30, 2020 1:14PM IST (7:44AM GMT)
Shiv Nadar University Faculty Member Becomes Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Shiv Nadar University Associate Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry, Dr. Parthapratim Munshi, has joined the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), UK, as a Fellow. Dr Munshi was invited by the world’s leading chemistry community through its ‘Leaders in the Field’ scheme - which identifies outstanding individuals in the chemical sciences - for his significant contributions in the field, particularly in the area of Organic multifunctional materials and several other notable research.
 
“It is a great honour for me to accept this invitation. I am excited to work with the world’s brightest minds in the field of chemical sciences and to meaningfully support the mission of the Royal Society of Chemistry,” said Dr. Parthapratim Munshi.
 
Shiv Nadar University’s Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Rupamanjari Ghosh, said: “Parthapratim is the first member of SNU’s Chemistry Department to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. It is truly a special recognition of his outstanding work, of which all of us at SNU are extremely proud.”
 
Dr. Parthapratim Munshi is an acclaimed chemical scientist and crystallographer who has published research papers extensively in international journals published by RSC, IUCr, Elsevier, ACS, etc. and presented his work across the world. After finishing his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Dr. Munshi carried out his Postdoctoral research at the University of Western Australia (2005-08), and was subsequently awarded the prestigious Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship to work as a Postdoc (2008-10) at the Nancy University in France. Prior to joining SNU in 2013, he worked as a Research Scientist (2011-13) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, USA.
 
Founded in 1841, the Royal Society of Chemistry is a London-based, global learned society (professional association) with the goal of "advancing the chemical sciences". It partners with industry and academia, advises governments on policy, and promotes talent, collaboration, innovation, information, and ideas that lead to great advances in science.
About Shiv Nadar University, National Capital Region (NCR)

Shiv Nadar University (www.snu.edu.in) is a student-centric, multidisciplinary and research-focused University offering a wide range of academic programs at the Undergraduate, Master's and Doctoral levels. The University was set up in 2011 by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, a philanthropic foundation established by Mr. Shiv Nadar, founder of HCL. The University is in the quest to become a globally acclaimed center for learning and innovation in the fields of Engineering, Natural Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Management. The core of the University consists of a select, world-class faculty with doctoral and postdoctoral experiences from ranked universities all over the world.

Shiv Nadar University has recently been selected as one of the ten private ‘Institutions of Eminence’ by the Government. In the NIRF (Government’s National Institutional Ranking Framework), the University has been the youngest institution in the 'top 100' Overall list, and its score has been rising steadily. In NIRF-2020, it ranked 56 in the 'University' category. Shiv Nadar University has been accredited with Grade ‘A’ by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council), valid for a period of five years from 26 November 2019. It is also among a select group of green-field institutions in the country which were awarded the prestigious Atal Incubation Center grant by the NITI Aayog, Government of India, in the very first round in 2017.
Source: BUSINESS WIRE INDIA

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