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Nidhi Shah

Visiting Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry

Physical Sciences 109
Phone: 812-941-2033
snidhi@ius.edu

Biography

Nidhi Shah, Ph.D. came to Department of Chemistry at Indiana University, Southeast in the Fall of 2017 as an Adjunct Faculty. In the year of 2019, she got selected as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry at Indiana University, Southeast. Her primary responsibilities are teaching freshman chemistry, non-majors chemistry and analytical chemistry. Teaching is her passion and she thinks that sharing knowledge with others is highly rewarding and can make a huge difference in student's life. She loves teaching chemistry because chemistry is everywhere. All around us is made up of chemistry. For example: water that we drink, air we breathe, food we eat and so on. 

Nidhi Shah received her B.S. and M.S. in chemistry from India. In the year of 2010, she came to US to pursue her further studies in Chemistry. She received her Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from University of Louisville in the year of 2015. Her research was focused on the electrochemical formation of one-dimensional (1D) Ag nanostructures directly on electrode surfaces or gap of two electrodes. 1D Ag nanoparticle chains formed electrochemically in the presence of surfactant showed interesting surface-enhanced Raman and localized surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy that depends on their conductance state. 

 

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • University of Louisville, Louisville, USA
    • Ph.D in Chemistry
  • Masters

    • M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara, India
    • M.S. in Organic Chemistry

Professional Interests

Teaching

CHEM 101 Elementary Chemistry I

CHEM 102 Elementary Chemistry II

CHEM 125 Experimental Chemistry 

CHEM 303 Environment Chemistry 

CHEM 315 Spectroscopy Lab

CHEM 317 Equilibria and Electrochemistry 

CHEM 318 Spectroscopy Lecture 

Research

Synthesize nanoparticles such as gold and silver of different shapes on electronic surfaces and study its conductivity. 

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Nidhi Shah and Francis P. Zamborini. (2015). "Voltage-Driven Surfactant-Assisted Silver Nanoparticle Chain Formations across Microelectrode Gaps in Air". ACS Nano, 9 (10), 10278-10286.

Hobbies/Interests

I love to do cooking. My kids love different kind of food. So I keep my hands on learning different cooking recipes. 

I also love painting. I learned different types such as canvas painting, mandala painting, warliart painting. 

My interests are reading chemistry, travelling and playing with my two beautiful daughters. 

Campus Events

Magic Night In with Daniel Martin (virtual)

Magic Night In with Daniel Martin (virtual)

January 25th, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

January 26th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

January 26th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch and Learn - Housing and Residence Life

Lunch and Learn - Housing and Residence Life

January 28th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

January 29th, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Oakland City

Women’s Basketball vs. Oakland City

January 30th, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

February 2nd, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

February 2nd, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch and Learn - Parents of 2021 Admitted Students

Lunch and Learn - Parents of 2021 Admitted Students

February 4th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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