Ritu Gurung

Assistant Professor

Dr. Gurung enjoys teaching general chemistry and biochemistry. Her master's dissertation was conducted on synthetic polymer chemistry where she optimized the formulation of nanoresins and composites for better performance.

Her doctoral research was focused on characterization of cytoskeletal protein palladin to understand actin based cell motility in normal cell and metastatic cancer cells.

Education and Training

  • PhD, Wichita State University Chemistry
  • MS, Wichita State University Chemistry
  • MSc, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, India Chemistry
  • BS, Mahendra Morang Adarsha Multiple Campus, Nepal, India

Community Involvement

Volunteered in the nationwide program "Expanding Your Horizons" Women in STEM outreach program for middle school girls held at Wichita State University, November 2013.

Represented myself as a woman in science and interacted with girls scouts in Exploration place, The Sedgwick County Science and Discovery Center, Wichita, February 2014.


Ritu Gurung

Lewis Hall 306
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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