Dr. Santosh J. Gharpure graduated with an M.Sc. degree in 1996, from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai. He obtained Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore working with Late Prof. A. Srikrishna in 2001. He held a post-doctoral position with Prof. P. Andrew Evans at Indiana University, Bloomington, U.S.A. Subsequently, he joined the Department of Chemistry, IIT Madras, Chennai in the year 2004. In 2012, he moved to the Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai as an Associate Professor and was promoted to Professor position in 2016. Currently, he holds the position of 'Perfumery Chair Professor'. He is also Professor In-Charge of SINE, IIT Bombay's technology incubator. His research focuses on organic chemistry pertaining to natural and unnatural product synthesis and developing new synthetic methodologies. He is also working on problems relevant to industries from different domains.
Dr. Gharpure is a recipient of INSA Medal for Young Scientist. He was awarded IIT Madras Young Faculty Recognition Award (YFRA) for his contribution in teaching and research in 2010. He received B. M. Birla science Prize in Chemistry for the year 2011. He was selected as one of the Thieme Chemistry Journal Awardees for the year 2013. IIT Bombay conferred on him the Excellence in Teaching Award in the year 2015 and Departmental award for excellence in teaching in 2019. He was selected as Themis Medicare UICT Diamond Jubilee Distinguished Fellow in Pharmaceutical Science for the year 2015-16 of ICT, Mumbai. He was selected for the award of Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Bronze Medal in 2018.

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