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Tavarekere K. Chandrashekar

Tavarekere K. Chandrashekar is Secretary, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST New Delhi. A seasoned academician who has taught at undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D level at IIT Kanpur, his research interests include - a study of model compounds for photo-synthetic intermediates; photo catalysis; expanded porphyrins and their applications as anion receptors; organic NLO materials and catalysts for organic transformations and biological reactions. Chandrashekar has over 140 research publications and reviews to his credit published in journals of international repute. Eighteen students from IIT Kanpur have received Ph.D degree in chemistry under his watch.