Boris Sheludko was raised in Brooklyn, NY. He completed a five-year B.A./M.A. program at Wesleyan University majoring in Chemistry, and went on to work for three years at ExxonMobil's Corporate Strategic Research center as a senior research technician. Since 2015, he has been at Rutgers University, working with both Drs. Alan Goldman and Fuat Celik on heterogeneous alkane dehydrogenation systems.
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