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Sharmishtha Bandyopadhyaya - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Sharmishtha Bandyopadhyaya

Lecturer in Chemistry and Biochemistry | Loyola Marymount University


Seaver College of Science and Engineering


Sharmishtha Bandyopadhyaya is a lecturer of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Seaver College.

Education (3)

California State University, Los Angeles: MS, Chemistry (Organic Chemistry concentration) 2015

Shreemati Nathibai Thackersey University (SNDT), Mumbai, India: M Sc, Analytical and Medicinal Chemistry

Mumbai University, Mumbai: BSc, Chemistry

Areas of Expertise (3)

Higher Education

Organic Chemistry


Languages (3)

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Bengali

Research Focus (1)

Photooxidation of a Pt(II) Thiolato complex without alpha hydrogen adjacent to the thiolato moiety: A mechanistic study"

Synthesis and characterization of luminescent Pt-thiolato complexes and their reactivity with singlet oxygen.

Courses (5)

General Chemistry 111-Lab

Basic chemical lab technique, conservation of mass, definite composition, molar masses, gravimetric and titrimetric analyses, redox chemistry.

General Chemistry 112

Solutions, chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, acids and bases, equilibria, electrochemistry, nuclear reactions, and selected additional topics.

Organic Chemistry 222

Chem. 222 focuses on functional groups, molecular structure and reactions of organic compounds, bonding, stereochemistry and application of modern instrumental and analytical methods. Certain biomolecules like carbohydrates, amino acid, lipids and nucleic acid will be studied. Structures, properties and reactions of alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acid derivatives and amines are also taught in the course.

Organic Chemistry 223

Laboratory experience in synthesis and analysis of organic compounds.

Organic Chemistry 220

Introduction to the fundamentals of organic chemistry: chemical properties, synthesis and nomenclature of alkanes, alkenes, cycloalkanes, aromatic hydrocarbons, and alkyl halides.