Molecular Dynamics Lab

Molecular Dynamics Lab Group


Professor Bhalachandra Laxmanrao Tembe

Contact Information
Molecular dynamics Lab
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Powai, Mumbai 400076
Phone : 22-2576-7189
Fax :     22-2576-7152
e-mail : bltembe[at]

Academic Background :

Degree University/Institute Year
B.Sc. Karnatak University, Dharwar, Karnataka 1972
M.Sc. I. I. T. Kanpur (U.P.) 1974
Ph.D State University of New York at Stony Brook (N.Y.) 1981
Research Associate Radiation Laboratory, University of Notre Dame, Indiana 1981-83

Professional Experience :

Employment University/Institute Year
Visiting Asst. Prof. University of Houston, Texas 1983-1984
Lecturer University of Hyderabad (A.P.) 1984-1986
Assistant Professor IIT Bombay 1986-1990
Associate Professor IIT Bombay 1990-1998
Visiting Professor Institute of Molecular Science, Okazaki 1998-1999
Visiting Scientist University of Maine, Orono, Maine 2006-
Professor IIT Bombay 1998-present

Awards and Distinctions :

National Science Talent Scholarship, 1969 to 1974.
Venkatrao Sirur Gold Medal for standing first in Chemistry in the B.Sc. final examination of the Karnatak University in 1972 .
Award for Excellence in Teaching, I.I.T.Bombay, 2002 .

Positions Held :

Vice Chairman, GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering), 2001
Chairman GATE, 2002.
Chairman UGAPEC (Undergraduate Academic Performance Evaluation Committee), 2003.
Preparatory Course Coordinator and Faculty Adviser, SC/ST Students, 2004.
Chairman SC/ST Cell, 2005.
Chairman JAM (Joint Admissions to M. Sc.), 2006.
Convener, Physical Chemistry Group (2006-2008)
Head, Center for Distance Engineering Education Programme (2009-).
Convener, Interdisciplinary Programme in Educational Technology (2010-).
Member, Faculty Selection Committees, Selected Universities and National Institutes.
Member, Syllabus Review Committees, University of Bombay, University of Poona.

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