Basiram was born in a small village of Assam, India. In 2018, he completed Integrated M.Sc in Chemistry from the Central University of Tamil Nadu, India, with a thesis on asymmetric catalysis. He did a summer internship on synthesis and characterization of Cu and Cd-doped SnO2 nanoparticles at National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya.
Basiram was a recipient of the prestigious National Overseas Scholarship of India. He joined Faul Research Group in May 2019 as a PhD student. His work will focus on novel porous materials for CO2 capture and conversion under the supervision of Prof. Charl FJ Faul.
In his free time, he enjoys watching movies, cooking, and travelling.