• The STEM Education Research Center (STEM ERC) is currently headed by Dr.Reeta Rai, who is assisted by the Heads of the Departments of Science Education (DSE) and Maths and IT Education (DMITE). They are supported by member representatives from all STEM subject groups and make up the STEM ERC core committee members who oversee the planning and execution of the center’s activities.

    Dr. Reeta Rai



    Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Kathmandu University, Nepal.

    M.Sc. in Chemistry, Madras University, India.

    PGCE in Biology & Chemistry Education, NIE, Samtse.

    Mr. Tandin Penjor


    HOD, Department of Science Education

    M.Sc in Theoretical Physics, Madras. University, India.

    PGCE, Physics & Maths Education, NIE, Samtse



    Mr. Pema Drukpa


    HOD, Department of Maths and IT Education

     M.Ed in Mathematics Education, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    Graduate Certificate of Education Studies, UNE Australia

    B.Ed in Mathematics & Physics, NIE, Samtse

    Mr. B.B. Mongar


    Representative of the Biology subject

    M.Sc. Zoology, Madras University, Indis

    PGCE in Biology & Chemistry Education, NIE, Samtse.



    Ms. Kezang Choden


    Representative of the Chemistry subject

    M.Sc.Applied analytical and inorganic chemistry,  Mahidol University, BangkoK, Thailand

    B.Ed. Physics & Chemistry, NIE, Samtse.


    Ms. Ugyen Pem


    Representative of the Physics subject

    M.Sc in Physics, University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India.

    Graduate Certificate in Education Studies, UNE, Australia.

    PGCE Physics & Maths Education, NIE, Samtse.


    Mr. Chenga Dorji


    Representative of the IT subject

    M.Sc. Computer Science, India.

    PGDE, SCE, Samtse


    Mr. Ugyen Dorji


    Representative of the Maths subject

    MSc in Applied Mathematics, South Asian University, New Delhi.

    PgDE in Mathematics Education, Samtse College of Education.

    BSc in Physical Science Mathematics & Chemistry, Sherubtse College.



    Ms. Sapna Thapa


    Member Secretary

    Undergoing PGCHE, SCE, Samtse

    BE in Information and Technology, College of Science and Technology, RUB.