Dr. Binota Thokchom from Manipur is one of the invitees to the 3rd BRICS Young Scientist Conclave to be held at Durban, South Africa, 2018.
The 3rd BRICS Young Scientist Conclave is to be held from Jun 25-29, under the theme “Building BRICS Youth Leadership through Science, Technology and Innovation”.
It aims to highlight the strategic importance of science, technology and innovation as key drivers of youth entrepreneurship and leadership.
At this conclave, young scientists, engineers, technologists, innovators, science journalists, educators-science, literacy and popularizing professional, specialists on translational aspects of research and technology integration in society-market, researchers up to the age of 35 years in the areas of Water, Energy and ICT for societal use are being invited from all the BRICS countries.
Amongst the very few scientists invited from India, includes Dr. Binota Thokchom, originally from Manipur.
At the BRICS conclave, she will be speaking on ‘Advanced technology development for water treatment’.
Born to Thokchom Sanatomba Singh and Thokchom (O) Samom Bimola Devi of Kwakeithel Thokchom Leikai, Imphal, She got married to Rohit Sapam, and has a son, Korou Sapam.
She was conferred a PhD Degree in Environmental Engineering by Korea University, Seoul, South Korea.
She has recently joined as Inspire Faculty at Centre of Nanotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. She was an Institute Post Doctoral Fellow at Department of Chemical Engineering of the same Institute. She also worked at Analytical Instrumentation Division, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute.
Her research interests include water treatment using AOPs, nanomaterial synthesis, electrode synthesis, environment monitoring and assessment etc.