Writer: Rakhi Vishwakarma
It is our pleasure to announce that two faculty members from ICT Mumbai-Marathwada Campus, Dr. Manoj B. Gawande and Dr. Girish M. Joshi have been elected as Life Fellows of the prestigious Indian Chemical Society by the council meeting held on July 30, 2021.
Currently led by Prof. Chittaranjan Sinha (Honorary Secretary) and Prof. G. D. Yadav (President), the Indian Chemical Society (ICS) is a premier scientific society of India founded in 1924 as National Forum for the community of chemists and members of allied disciplines in the country.
Dr. Gawande (FRSC) has undertaken several research stints in Germany, South Korea, Portugal, Czech Republic, USA, and UK. He has also worked as a visiting professor at CBCSPMS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2013. He has published over 135 research as well as review articles, with over 9300 citations! Last year, he has been included in the global list of the top 2% of scientists in the chemistry field by Stanford University.
Dr. Joshi has published more than 100 research as well as review articles in reputed international journals and one patent on his credit. He served as a visiting scientist to the University of Castilla-La-Mancha, Spain (2009, 2016). He is an editorial board member of MSE journal, Ukraine and Modern Plastic India (MPI). The popular book of Elsevier publishers entitled ‘Functionalized Nanomaterials-Based Devices for Environmental Applications’ was co-edited by him.
Aforementioned are just some of the exemplary works that afforded them this prestigious nomination. ICT Mumbai is proud of these faculty members for adding yet another feather to an already well-decorated cap of achievements!