Shubhender Kapila is the MSMC Endowed Professor at the Missouri University Science and Technology. His research interests have spanned a wide range of topics covering design and development of selective detectors for chromatography, method developments for determination of pollutants, residual chemicals, biomarkers and pharmaceuticals in varied matrices.
Dr. Kapila has been involved in studies on transport and transformation anthropogenic chemicals in the environment. In addition, he has been active in the development of biomaterial based resins and composite materials, selective obscurants and antimicrobial agents.
Previously, he was an engaged member of standardization agencies ASTM, ANSI and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and has served as the convener of several working groups. Dr. Kapila obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada and joined the University of Missouri System in 1977.