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Nanoscience and Nanotechnology are fast growing areas of Science and Technology which span the entire spectrum of science and technology including next generation electronics, engineering materials, advanced materials and coatings, devices, computers, medicine, textiles, sports equipment, polymers, biology, agriculture, food science, etc. India as well as other developing countries has already taken steps to train manpower to carry out Research and Development (R&D) activities in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is considered the next generation Industrial Revolution without which the industrial sector cannot sustain.

The M.Phil / Ph.D programme will cover a broad range of disciplines to enable the trained postgraduates to make an objective judgment of the scientific importance and technological potential of developments in micro- and nanotechnologies and to perform a range of activities related to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. The study programme will thus prepare the student to take the challenge of meeting not only national needs in diverse areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology but also to continue toward advanced studies.

Programmes offered

  1. M.Sc. in Nanotechnology
  2. Ph.D. in Nano Sciences
Faculty Profile
Dr. Indrani Banerjee, Professor and Dean

Areas of Interest/Specialization: Plasma processing of nano materials for biomedical applications.
Email: indrani.banerjee@cug.ac.in

Dr. Charu Lata Dube, Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest/Specialization:Microwave synthesis of alloy nanowires, development of fusion materials, development of nanomaterials for energy and biomedical applications.
Email: charulata.dube@cug.ac.in

Dr. Umesh Kumar, Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest/Specialization:Nano-Biotechnology; synthesis, characterization, Surface functionalization/bioconjugation of nanoparticles, and Biophysical studies of cells; Cellular nanoparticle binding/uptake studies; experience on High resolution microscopy like Confocal, Fluorescence, Atomic Force Microscopy etc.; development of multifunctional, biodegradable and biocompatible nano-carriers for delivering small molecules to plants or humans with enhanced bioavailability and efficacy.
Email: umesh.kumar@cug.ac.in

Dr. Hitesh Kulhari, Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest/Specialization:Anticancer nanomedicines; nanotechnology-based drug and gene delivery systems, bioimaging, biomaterials, and development of pharmaceutical products.
Email: hitesh.kulhari@cug.ac.in

Dr. Manu Sharma, Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest/Specialization:Synthesis of the high efficient photocatalyst, semiconductor metal oxides, and nanocomposites for catalytic applications; waste management and designing of porous nanomaterials for water purification.
Email: manu.sharma@cug.ac.in

School of Nano Sciences (SNS)