Dr. Sangeeta Jha is presently working as officiating Associate Director (Academics). She was recipient of scholarships throughout her academic career. She has 25 years of Teaching and 02 years of Post Doctoral research experience, authored 30 research papers in peer reviewed Journals, edited a book entitled Bio-Culture Diversity & Sustainable Development in North East India, Status, Vision and Challenges and completed AICTE funded research project. She has also coordinated DST-FIST Program of the Chemistry Department.
Prof. (Dr) Sangeeta Jha is the founder head of the Department of Chemistry at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology. Apart from heading the department, she has also shouldered the responsibility of Dean (Students Affairs). She had been a member of Academic Senate & chaired various committees in the Institute and University.
For her contribution to research she has received Crop Research Award, Award of Excellence for establishing Nanotechnology center at SMIT & Certificate of appreciation for research infrastructure development project under DST – FIST. She also visited Delft University of Technology, with a view to establish an International centre of Nano Technology and applied adhesion at SMIT (SMU). She has organized 05 International conferences, many National conferences, workshops, seminars etc. She has successfully guided many Master’s projects and PhD scholars. She is a fellow of Indian Chemical Society (FICS) and Life member of Indian Science Congress.
Dr. Sangeeta Jha