FRS for IIT KGP Alumnus
Dr. Sudipta Seal, an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur has been recently elected as the Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry for his contributions in the field of Chemical Sciences.
Dr. Seal specializes in the areas of Nanomaterials processing and characterization, Nanobiotechnology, Materials for optics, sensors, coatings, fuel cells, Oxidation/Corrosion, Surface Science and Engineering and Chemical Mechanical Planarization. He is at present Department Chair of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Central Florida.
Dr. Seal graduated from IIT Kharagpur in 1990 with B.Tech. in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering. He did MS in Metallurgy from the University of Sheffield and PhD from University of Wisconsin in Materials Engineering and Biochemistry. He has been associated with UCF for close to 22 years.
“As a materials engineer I’m always involved in new material formulation and development for a variety of applications in biomedical, space and the environment. Getting recognized by the Royal Society of Chemistry is not only a humbling experience but will also create a lot of future research opportunities,” Dr. Seal said in an interview to UCF Today. (Read Full Interview Here)
The Royal Society of Chemistry is one of the oldest and most reputed professional body headquartered in the United Kingdom with the goal of advancing in chemistry, developing its applications, and disseminating chemical knowledge.