“The Time I Got To Hold Nobel Prize Medal” – Intern Diary – Purdue University – Abhirup Majumdar

Hi there, I’m Abhirup Majumdar, currently a 5th-year student of the BS-MS Dual Degree program in the Chemistry Department. I am here to tell you a tale of the time when I got to hold the Nobel prize medal in my hand. Well, you read it right, I will narrate my story of a summer internship at the Chemistry Department of Purdue University last summer. … Continue reading “The Time I Got To Hold Nobel Prize Medal” – Intern Diary – Purdue University – Abhirup Majumdar

“I want to do research, but where do I start?” – Guide to get started by Valay Agarawal

Editor’s remark: Valay is presently a senior undergraduate and the ex-DAMP coordinator. This article elucidates his research journey. We hope many juniors would gain insights into research through this.  Written by: Valay Agarawal (valayagarawal@iitb.ac.in) I have had a very strong interest in chemistry and have changed my branch from mechanical engineering to chemistry right after the first year. How it all started? My prominent interest … Continue reading “I want to do research, but where do I start?” – Guide to get started by Valay Agarawal

“Why bagging the first position in Gyrations was the most sentimental moment for me” – Shruti Sose

Hello, My name is Shruti Sose, a final year undergraduate student. I am here to share my Dance journey & the fun experiences I had so far in insti. I started dancing here from 1st year itself. I was always fond of dancing but never got the proper opportunity before coming to insti. At this time you realize what a lifechanging place insti is. Hold … Continue reading “Why bagging the first position in Gyrations was the most sentimental moment for me” – Shruti Sose

“Why my friends & I feed 20+ dogs every day” – Asmita Sen

Hi there! I am Asmita Sen, a Ph.D. student at IIT Bombay under the supervision of Prof.Gopalan Rajaraman. I graduated with a master’s degree in Chemistry in 2015 and joined the Ph.D. program in July 2016. In the Rajaraman group, I am exploring the catalytic reactivity of various metalloenzyme systems using Quantum mechanics/molecular mechanics and understanding the reactivity of their bio-mimic models in the presence … Continue reading “Why my friends & I feed 20+ dogs every day” – Asmita Sen

“Why CH401 was the most moving course I undertook” – Harshvardhan Nigam

11 out of 30. Yes, that is what I scored in my mid-term. I was gravely taken back. You may ask what’s the big deal?. Let me give you a little back story. Why it bothered me so much? After doing exceedingly well in my sophomore year in terms of academics, not being able to manage this course was getting on my nerves. My seniors … Continue reading “Why CH401 was the most moving course I undertook” – Harshvardhan Nigam