Prof. Pradip K. Bhowmik
Pradip K. Bhowmik is currently Professor of Chemistry at University of Nevada Las Vegas. He holds a Bachelor of Science with Honors and Masters of Science, both in Chemistry from Dhaka University in Bangladesh. He immigrated to the United States and obtained his Masters of Science in Physical/Organic Chemistry and Ph.D. in Organic/Polymer Chemistry from University of Massachusetts at North Dartmouth and University of Massachusetts at Amherst, respectively. His research group focuses on synthesizing and characterizing novel polymers with desirable properties including polymers for light-emitting devices, photovoltaic devices, fire retardant polymers, and anticancer drugs. Dr. Bhowmik has received research grants from the Petroleum Research Fund, Research Corporation, National Science Foundation, and NASA. He actively participates in various professional organizations related to Chemistry including the American Chemical Society. He currently serves on the editorial board of five technical journals and has reviewed numerous manuscripts for publication in ca. 50 scholarly journals as well as numerous grant proposals from various public and private funding sources. He currently is an associate editor for Green and Sustainability Chemistry journal and an Advisory Board Member for InnoSense LLC.