Rakesh K. Saunthwal was born and raised in small countryside in India. He received his Ph.D. degree in 2017 with Prof. Akhilesh K. Verma from University of Delhi, India. Then he carried out postdoctoral research with the SERB Overseas postdoctoral fellowship in the group of Prof. Jonathan Clayden, University of Bristol, U.K. Since 2019. From 2019-2021, he worked as a Marie Curie Postdoctoral fellow at School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, U.K. under the supervision of Prof Jonathan Clayden. After Marie Curie Postdoctoral fellow, he moved to Illinois and joined Professor Denmark’s group as a postdoctoral researcher.
Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Delhi