North-Eastern Hill University,
Shillong 793 022
Phone: (0364) 2721003/2721004/2550101
Fax: (0364) 2550076
Prof S K Srivastava has obtained his MSc and PhD degree from IIT Kanpur (under the supervision of Padma Bhushan Prof S S Katiyar, FNA, FNASc, FTWAS; Former Vice-Chancellor, CSJM University, Kanpur & Former President, Association of Indian Universities).
He joined the Department of Chemistry, Manipur University, in 1983 and served as Professor since 1995 till his appointment as Vice-Chancellor, NEHU on 24th September 2015.
Prof. Srivastava’s field of specialization is Physical Chemistry, and the research areas include: Nanomaterials, Surfactants and their applications. He has done his post-doctoral research work at the University of Bristol, U.K and is a recipient of the Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship.
Prof. Srivastava has been a Member of the first Academic Council of newly established Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi (for three years term, 2009-2012). He was also a Member of the first Academic Council of Central University of Bihar, Patna (for three years term, 2009-2012). He has been associated with the Working Group on Nanotechnology, CUJ, Ranchi, and with the UGC Expert Committee.
Prof Srivastava has been the Visitor’s Nominee (Central University), NAAC Peer Team Member, and also Subject Expert in Selection Committee for both Chemistry and Nanotechnology. He has also been awarded the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Bronze Medal 2015 in recognition of contributions to research in Chemistry.