International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Mr Dileep Sathe Ideas Activities
  • Retired Teacher, Not applicable
    Pune, Maharashtra 411027, India
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    Tel +91-020-65100495
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    Life Member, 115, Indian Association of Chemistry Teachers
    Life Member, 0559, Indian Association of Physics Teachers
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
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My academic background and professional interest don't go well with each other. I did M.Sc. with Biochemistry in 1970 but then slowly shifted to physics and astronomy education in 1974 and I am still happily and actively continuing with it. Early this week, I contributed a paper on the problems in learning Bohr's model of hydrogen atom in the First International Conference of Education in Chemistry, held in HBCSE, Mumbai, MH, India. The gist of that paper can be found in my essay in memory of Prof. Abdus Salam,

To know more about my work, feel free to contact me using dvsathe[at]