International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Dr Damodar Prabhu Ideas Activities
  • Adjunct Professor in Chemistry, Wilson College(University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India
    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Email
    Tel 91-022-28811497
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  • Organizations:

    Wilson College(University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India
    Indian Association of Chemistry Teachers
    Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education ,Mumbai
  • 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
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i am actively involved in the Chemistry related work of the following national organisations:1) Indian Chemical Society,2)Indian Association Of Chemistry teachers( as National General Secretary since its inception in 1999)3) National Steering Committee appointed by the Government of India to organise Science Olympiads in our country(1999).

My research interests are 1) Reaction Kinetics of Organic reactions 2) Catalysis 3)Environmental Chemistry.

I have served in academics and research for close to 40 years. Popularisation of Chemistry and the International Chemistry Olympiad are causes very dear to me.I wish to do my level best to motivate young students to pursue Chemistry as a career.