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About Venkatesh Shanbhag

Dr. Shanbhag, Professor of Chemistry at Nova Southeastern University, received a B.Sc. in Chemistry from the University of Bombay, a M.Sc. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University. He teaches chemistry courses (Introductory, General, Organic, and upper division) to students pursuing their career in health professions. He has served on numerous departmental, division, college and university committees at NSU. He is a member of the American Chemical Society since 1986, and has served the ACS in varied capacities:in the division Chemical Education (meeting chair for two of the Chemical Education Division’s Programming: Orlando 2002 and Washington, DC 2005, International activities, and Exams Institute) and in the South Florida local Section, SoFLACS (webmaster, communications coordinator, alternate councilor, chair, National Chemistry Olympiad coordinator). He co-organized the annual Forensic Conference series at NSU (2003-2007). He is involved in high school outreach activities through the National Chemistry Olympiad, National Chemistry Week and teacher workshops.  He has mentored two graduate students and over 25 undergraduate students in research resulting in over fifteen research posters.

Positions

2019 - Present Affiliate Professor, Florida Atlantic University
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2014 - Present Professor, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography - Department of Chemistry and Physics
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2002 - 2014 Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences
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2001 - 2010 Adjunct Professor, Broward Community College
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1998 - 2002 Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University Farquhar Center for Undergraduate Studies
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1991 - 1998 Assistant Professor, Undergrad Lab Director, Mississippi State University
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1990 - 1991 Visiting Professor, Slippery Rock University
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1989 - 1990 Post-doctoral Associate (Nenad Kostic'), Instructor, Iowa State University
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1983 - 1989 Research Assistant, Texas A & M University - College Station
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2010 - Present Alternate Councilor, South Florida section of the American Chemical Society (SoFLACS)
2002 - Present U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Section Coordinator, South Florida section of the American Chemical Society (SoFLACS)
2000 - Present Webmaster and Listserv Coordinator, South Florida section of the American Chemical Society (SoFLACS)
2005 - 2008 Exams Institute, Test Writing Team Member, American Chemical Society (ACS), Division of Chemical Education (DivCHED)
1996 - 2008 Programming Committee Member, American Chemical Society (ACS), Division of Chemical Education (DivCHED)
2006 - 2006 National Chemistry Week Program Co-Chair, South Florida section of the American Chemical Society (SoFLACS)
2005 - 2006 Chair, South Florida section of the American Chemical Society (SoFLACS)
2004 - 2005 Program Chair (Chair Elect), South Florida section of the American Chemical Society (SoFLACS)
2002 - 2004 Alternate Councilor, South Florida section of the American Chemical Society (SoFLACS)
1995 - 1997 Exams Institute, Test Writing Team Member, American Chemical Society (ACS), Division of Chemical Education (DivCHED)
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Honors and Awards

  • NSU Student Association's "Most Influential Professor of the Year 2001" Award
  • MSU Alumni Association's "Teacher of the Year" Award (1995)

Courses

  • Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry, Principles of Rational Drug Design, Plant Drug Analysis

Education

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1989 Ph.D. Inorganic / Analytical Chemistry, Texas A & M University - College Station
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1983 M. Sc. Analytical / Inorganic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
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1982 B. Sc. (Honors) Chemistry, University of Bombay
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