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Ujwala Pansé

Ujwala Pansé

 

Professor of 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

 

  • 2014 – Present – Professor, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA, Courses taught: General chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry.
  • 2006 – 2014 – Associate Professor, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • 2000 – 2006 – Assistant Professor, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MACourses taught: General chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, nanotechnology, and environmental studies
  • 2012 – 2016, 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 – 2019, 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 

 

  • 1986 – Life Member of Society for Advancement of Electrochemical Science and Technology
  • 2002 – An invited member on a review board at Problem Based Learning Clearinghouse, University of Delaware
  • 2000 – 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, I wrote twenty chapters for a laboratory manual.
  • 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, Charlestown, 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   

 

  • Problem-Based Learning Method in a Chemistry Laboratory. International Conference on Problem-Based Learning in Higher Education. University of Delaware, June 16-20, 2002.
  • Problem-Based Learning Approach to Introduce Laboratory Experiments Based on Concepts in Chemistry. 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 at the ACS 224th National Meeting, Boston August 18-22, 2002.
  • Strategies to Promote Learner Centered Chemistry Course. ACS Symposium, Connecticut, October 8, 2009.
  • To Illustrate Teaching Chemistry Laboratory Experiments to Non-science Majors Using Analytical Approach – A Poster Presentation: ACS Symposium, Connecticut, October 8, 2009.
  • Teaching Chemistry Experiments to Non-science Majors Using An Investigative Approach. ACS Symposium, Connecticut, October 8, 2009.
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. An Inquiry Based Approach To Teaching a Polarity Experiment Using Nano-Technology. ACS Symposium, St. Louis, MO, October 2010.
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. Teaching Melting Point Experiment in Organic Chemistry to Allied Health Science Students Using an Investigative Approach. ACS Symposium, St. Louis, MO, October 2010.
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. Teaching Organic Chemistry Experiment (Stereochemistry of Bromination Reaction) to Allied Health Science Majors Using an Investigative Approach. ACS Symposium, St. Louis, MO, October 2010.
  • Vidyullata Waghulade. Increasing Student Interest & Success through Real-World Examples. 202th 2YC3 Conference (Midwestern). Delta College. MI, September 2013.
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. Teaching Concepts in Thermodynamics Using a Real World Application. ACS Symposium, University of Missouri, Columbia, November 2014.
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. Using an Inquiry Based Approach to a Thin Layer Chromatography Experiment. New England Faculty Development consortium (NEFDC). A Poster Presentation. Holy Cross College, MA, November 2014.
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. Teaching Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions of Alkyl/Aryl Halides Using Inquisitive Approach. South West Regional Meeting & South East Regional Meeting, ACS. Memphis, TN, November 2015.
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. Interdisciplinary Application of Thermodynamics for a Mechanism of Binding of Ions to a Cell Membrane. South West Regional Meeting & South East Regional Meeting, ACS, Memphis, TN, November 2015. 
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. Inquiry Based Learning in an Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Curriculum. New England Regional Meeting, ACS, Binghamton, NY, October 2016.
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. To Incorporate Interdisciplinary Approach and Research Based Learning in an Undergraduate Curriculum. New England Regional Meeting, ACS, Binghamton, NY, October 2016.
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. To Identify and Compare Microenvironment of Unknown Amino Acids Based on their Isoelectric pH (pI), and pKa Values – An Investigative Approach, SRMACS, Augusta, GA, October 2018.
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. Is It Possible to Submerge a Boat? Teaching Average Density and Buoyancy Concepts Using 3D Printed Boats – A Guided Inquiry Approach, SRMACS, Augusta, GA, October 2018.
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. How Polar Fish Survives Sub-zero Temperatures – An Interdisciplinary Connection. SRMACS, Augusta, GA, October 2018.
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. Inquiry Based Approach to Teaching Elecgrophilic Aromatic Substitution of Monosubstituted Benzene-Bromination Reaction Experiment. MWRM ACS, Wichita, Kansas, October 2019.
  • Vidyullata Waghulde. Redox Potential of Glutathione to Determine Oxidative Stress in Asthma and Smoking – An Interdisciplinary Connection of Electrochemisty, MWRM ACS, Wichita, Kansas, October 2019.