Santanu was born and raised in Durgapur, India. He graduated with a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay). As an undergraduate, Santanu conducted research in the group of Dr. Raghavan Sunoj, where he performed mechanistic studies using DFT. His research interest involves designing experiments based on DFT analysis. Outside the lab, he enjoys watching TV, learning how to play the piano, and exploring
Soumyadipa was born and raised in Kolkata, a city in the eastern part of India. She completed her B.Sc. from Presidency College, Kolkata. She then moved to Mumbai to pursue her Masters from IIT Bombay. Besides chemistry, she enjoys reading, writing and drawing.