State University of New York at Plattsburgh, USA
Rajesh Sunasee completed his PhD in Organic Chemistry in 2009 from the University of Alberta in Canada and was the recipient of an NSERC-IRDF Industrial Postdoctoral Scholarship at Omegachem Inc., Quebec, Canada. He is currently an Associate Professor of Chemistry at SUNY Plattsburgh. His research focuses on surface modifications of cellulose nanocrystals for potential biomedical applications and has published 20 peer-reviewed papers, 3 book chapters, and 1 encyclopedia chapter. He was recently the recipient of SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. He continues to serve as an Alternate Councilor for the Northern New York American Chemical Society local chapter.