Dr. Shakira S. Islam

Name Dr. Shakira S. Islam
Contact Information [email protected] / 9436103294
Department Chemistry
Designation Associate Professor and HOD (w.e.f. the date of joining)
Qualification B.Sc. (from J. B. College, Jorhat under Dibrugarh Univ.)
M.Sc. (from NEHU in 1983), Ph.D. (from NEHU in 1988)
Certificate Course in German Language (from Lessing Kolleg für Deutsch Sprachen und Kultur, Marburg, Germany sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany)
Certificate Course in Computer Application (from System Domain, Bangalore)
Area of Interest Physical Chemistry
Date of Joining 14.3.1989
Awards/Achievements (i) Awarded Fellowship by the AvH Foundation, Germany to do German Language Course in Germany (in 1984)
(ii) Received Second Prize in the All Assam On the Spot Painting Competition and Awarded Scholarship by the Govt. of Assam (in 1980)
(iii) JRF from CSIR, New Delhi (in 1983)
(iv) Recognition from Synod College in appreciation of 25 years of dedication and commitment towards the College.
Research Projects (i) Completed one Major Research Project sponsored by DRDO
(ii) Completed 2 Students’ Research Projects
Publications (i) No of Papers: 9 (available in Scopus / Google Scholar; Citation index: 115 and h-index: 5 as on July 8, 2018)
(ii) Conference Proceedings: 2
(iii) Book Chapters: 6
(iv) Book Edited: 1 (ISBN No. 978-81-8370-441-0, Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi)
(v) Conference Proceedings Edited: 1
(vi) Patent: 1
(vii) Publication in Newspapers/Periodicals/Magazines: 27
Conference/Seminar/Workshop Presentations: 5
Books Published
1 (“Impact of Research Projects on Quality of Research in Chemistry”, ISBN No. 978-81-8370-441-0, Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi)

Activities
(i) As HOD developed the Department up to the level of Degree Honours.
(ii) Convener of National Seminar in Chemistry
(iii) Editor of Conference Proceedings of National Seminar in Chemistry
(iv) Edited a Book in Chemistry
(v) Member of the Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology (ISSST)
(vi) Member of the North-Eastern Chapter of ISSST
(vii) Member of the first IQAC of Synod College
(viii) Member of Purchase Committee (Science Departments)
(ix) President, MCTA Unit, Synod College, Shillong (2014-2016)
(x) Convener of Research, Consultancy and Extension Committee, Synod College
(xi) Chairperson of Students’ Seminars of the Department
(xii) In the Book Release Function of the Department delivered a lecture about the Book
(xiii) Member of BUGS (2 terms), NEHU
(xiv) Involved in NEHU matters related to UG programme