Prof Sri SivakumarCoordinator & Project Co-Investigator, CNS
Area of Interest: Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials, Layer-by-Layer (LbL) assembly, Polymer capsules, Thin films, Drug delivery, Photonic crystals and Growth Mechanism of Nanomaterials
Prof Ashutosh SharmaDepartment of Chemical Engineering, On Leave
Area of Interest: Soft nanofabrication Mechanics, patterns and instabilities of soft visco-elastic interfaces and ultrathin films Self-organized meso-patterning of polymers, carbon, ceramics and hydrogels
Prof Ashok KumarDepartment of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Co-Investigator
Area of Interest: Biomaterials, Tissue engineering, Regenerative medicine, Stem cell research, Bioprocess engineering and Environmental biotechnology.
Prof Nishith VermaDepartment of Chemical Engineering, Co-Investigator
Area of Interest: Adsorption Synthesis of nanomaterials including adsorbents and catalysts Environmental Pollution Control (air/water purifications) Carbon-based Electrodes Lattice Boltzmann Modelling and Simulation
Prof Sandeep VermaDepartment of Chemistry
Area of Interest: Areas of nucleobase and peptide scaffolds as artificial enzymes and disease models, chemical origins of life and biopolymer-mineral composites as bone formation mimics.
Dr Thiruvancheril G. GopakumarDepartment of Chemistry , Co-Investigator
Area of Interest: Molecular materials for electronic applications, 2D molecular materials with tunable electronic properties, molecular assembly and their control on surfaces, molecular switches and its operations on surfaces.
Prof Jayant K. SinghDepartment of Chemical Engineering, Co-Investigator
Area of Interest: Thermophysical Properties of Complex Fluids, Phase transitions in Nanoconfined Systems, Smart Surfaces, Selective Adsorption and Separation, Multi-scale Modeling, Machine Learning, Anti-cancer Drug Formulation
Prof Shantanu BhattacharyaDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, Co-Investigator
Area of Interest: Bio MEMS, Lab on Chip, Nano Technology, Microsystems Fabrication and MicroFluids
Dr Rahul MangalDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, Co-Investigator
Area of Interest: Soft matter, polymer nanocomposites and active matter
Dr Prabhat K. DwivediCenter for Nanosciences, Principal Scientific Officer
Area of Interest: Soft Patterning on Soft Materials at Nano and Micro scale, Fabrication of Chalcogenide Glass Micro lenses, Microfludic Devices.
Dr Manish M. KulkarniCenter for Nanosciences, Principal Scientific Officer
Area of Interest: Self assembly and organization in thin polymer films for micro and nano patterning, Combinatorial synthesis and gradient field processing of thin polymer films, Phase transitions and orientation studies in block-copolymer films by neutron and high energy X-ray beam, Sol-gel-aerogel processing, Organic gel and photoresist based C-MEMS, organic photovoltaic blend films.