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Chemistry educator

Sumesh Chander Chhabra, Indian chemistry educator. Recipient postgraduate scholarship Kurukshertra University, India, 1971-1973, junior research fellow Center of Advanced Studies in Chemistry, University Grant Commission, India, 1973-1976; research grantee Kenyatta University, 1989, 93.


Chhabra, Sumesh Chander was born on December 5, 1950 in Delhi, India. Son of Bindra Ban and Satya Vanti Chhabra.


Bachelor of Science, Delhi University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Delhi University, 1977. Master of Science, Kurukshetra University, 1973.


Junior research fellow chemistry department Delhi University, 1973-1977. Scientists' pool officer Shri Ram Institute for Industrial Research, Delhi, 1977-1978. Research associate Malti-Chemical Research Center, Baroda, India, 1978.

Research fellow, senior research fellow University Traditional Medicine Research Unit/University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1979-1980, 80-88. Senior lecturer, associate professor chemistry department Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, 1988-1994, 94—. Visiting professor department natural products Faculty of Pharmacy, University Barcelona, Spain, 1996.

Local consultant Traditional Medicine Research Unit, 1983-1985, Tanzania Industrial Studies and Consultant Organization, Dar es Salaam, 1985, computer management departments, Kenyatta University, since 1988.


  • Other Work

    • Author book and numerous research papers in field.


Member American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Economic Botany Society, Kenya Chemical Society, Natural Products Research Network for Eastern and Center Africa.


  • Other Interests

    Exploration of computer software, reading, badminton, ping pong/table tennis.


Married Manju Sehgal, November 30, 1980. Children: Ashish, Akshay.

Bindra Ban

Satya Vanti Chhabra

Manju Sehgal

Ashish Chhabra

Akshay Chhabra