N. G. Sahoo Research Group

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Department of Chemistry, Kumaun University

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Prof. Nanda Gopal Sahoo

Prof. Nanda Gopal Sahoo earned his Ph. D. degree in material science from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India in 2004. After pursuing his Ph.D. degree, he worked in several countries with eminent scientists in a wide spectrum of research fields and gained expertise and scientific orientation in several streams. He held the Scientist position (2012-13) in the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*Star, Singapore. Prior to this, he was attached as a scientist with the Energy Research Institute at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) (ERI@N) (2011-2012). In 2008, he was awarded the most prestigious Lee Kuan Yew fellowship (2008-2011) in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), NTU. Prior to the Lee Kuan Yew fellowship, he had the opportunity to work as a Research Fellow at the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, NTU, (2006-2008) and at the Artificial Muscle Research Center, Konkuk University, South Korea (2005-2006).

After working for several years with different eminent groups, Prof. Sahoo  joined the Department of Chemistry, Kumaun University, Nainital as an Associate Professor in 2013. He was promoted to Full Professor in 2016. He worked for the establishment of the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Centre at the University. He is among the few BASE fellows sponsored by Indo-US Science and Technological Forum for advancing their research in the field of solar cell development in Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, 2014. He has received the National Award for Technology Innovation from the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Govt. of India, 2018. He has also received the prestigious Uttarakhand Governor best research award in 2017 and Uttarakhand Ratan in 2019. His international and extensive research experience has allowed him to significantly contribute to many areas of research and development such as solid waste management, energy storage and conversion, drug delivery, polymer nanocomposites, polymer chemistry, and particle technology. He also worked as a visiting scientist at Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany and Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea.

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The people who make things happen in our department and who believe and build the future.

Dr. Sunil Dhali
Dr. Manoj Karakoti
Ms. Chetna Tewari

m.sc. in chemistry

Mr. Gaurav Tatrari

M.SC, Scir/net

Bhaskar Singh Bohra

m.sc. in chemistry

Ms. Anita Rana

junior project fellow (jpf)

Ms. Monika Matiyani

physical chemistry

Mayank Pathak
Tanuja Arya

research scholar

Ms. Diksha Bhatt

research scholar

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