Ujwala Pansé

Associate Professor, Biology and Chemistry
Halden Hall 119
617-731- 7093
panseujw@pmc.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Bombay, 1986
  • M.Sc., Chemistry, University of Bombay, 1981
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, University of Bombay, 1979

Postdoctoral

  • 1987-1988, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, India
    Visiting Scientist in Bioelectrochemistry

Teaching Experience

  • 2006- Present, Associate Professor, Pine Manor College
    General chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry
  • 2000-2006, Assistant Professor, Pine Manor College
  • 2012- Present, Adjunct Associate Professor, MGH Institute of Health Professions Academic affiliate of Mass General Hospital, General chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry, online chemistry courses
  • 1998-2011, Adjunct Lecturer, MGH Institute of Health Professions Academic affiliate of Mass General Hospital, General chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry, online chemistry courses
  • 2008-2010, Mass College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Organic chemistry
  • 1992- Present, Adjunct Lecturer, Mass Bay Community College General and advanced freshman biology, microbiology, biotechnology, organic chemistry, online general chemistry courses
  • 1990-1991, Adjunct Lecturer, Northeastern University, Physical chemistry (advanced undergradu
  • 1986-1988, Post-Graduate Lecturer, Institute of Science, University of Bombay, Inorganic and physical chemistry (for graduate students)
  • 1983-1986, Lecturer, Colleges of the University of Bombay, Analytical and physical chemistry (advanced and undergraduate)
  • 1981-1983, Lecturer, Colleges of the University of Bombay, General chemistry

Professional Memberships

  • Life member of Society for Advancement of Electrochemical Science & Technology, India
  • Board of Directors, Upper Falls Nursery School, Newton, MA
  • An invited member on a review board at Problem Based Learning Clearinghouse, University of Delaware
  • American Chemical Society

Awards

  • 2000-2001, Ruth Allinger Gibson '26 Teaching Award
    In recognition of outstanding teaching
    Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • 2005-2006, The Lindsey Professorship-A Sabbatical Leave to encourage scholarly activity
  • 2007-2008, One-time release to write five more chapters for the same laboratory manual
  • 2009-2010, Partners With Excellence Award in recognition of outstanding performance and commitment to excellence, MGH Institute of Health Professions Academic affiliate of Mass General Hospital, MA

Grant

  • 2002-2004, Tomfohrd Foundation Grant of $15,000 to establish biotechnology program
    This grant was matched by Brown Foundations.

Publications

  • Ujwala Pansé. An Investigative and Standard Approach to Chemistry Laboratory Experiments – Part I, 2nd ed., Horizon Textbook Publishing Co. 2009

  • Ujwala Pansé. An Investigative and Standard Approach to Chemistry Laboratory  Experiments – Part II, 2nd ed. Horizon Textbook Publishing Co. 2009

  • Ujwala Pansé and Vidyullata Waghulde.  An Investigative and Standard Approach to Chemistry Laboratory  Experiments – Part II, 1st ed. Horizon Textbook Publishing Co. 2010

Presentations

  • Use of a Problem-Based Learning Method in a Chemistry Laboratory. Paper presented at International Conference on Problem-Based Learning in Higher Education, University of Delaware, June 16-20, 2002
  • A Problem-Based Learning Approach to Introduce Laboratory Experiments Based on Concepts in Chemistry, Paper presented at International Conference on Problem-Based Learning in Higher Education. University of Delaware, June 16-20, 2002
  • Recent Developments in Student-Centered Teaching Methods: Problem-Based Learning in Chemistry, ACS 224th National Meeting, Boston, August 18-22, 2002
  • Strategies to Promote Learner Centered Chemistry Course, ACS Symposium, Connecticut, October 8, 2009
  • Teaching Chemistry Laboratory Experiments (Density and Activity Series) to Nonscience Majors Using Analytical Approach, Poster Presentation, ACS Symposium, Connecticut, October 8, 2009
  • Teaching Chemistry Experiment (Solubility) to Non-science Majors Using An Investigative Approach. Workshop, ACS Symposium, Connecticut, October 8, 2009
  • An Inquiry Based Approach To Teaching a Polarity Experiment Using Nano-Technology,  ACS Symposium, Connecticut, October 8, 2010
  • Teaching a Melting Point Experiment in Organic Chemistry to Allied Health Science Students Using an Investigative Approach, ACS Symposium, Connecticut, October 8, 2010
  • Teaching Organic Chemistry Experiment (Bromination of Alkenes) to Allied Health Science Majors Using an Investigative Approach, ACS Symposium, Connecticut, October 8, 2010