Nanotechnology in India: Universities & Research Centers

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Nanotechnology related Universities and Research Centers Description of areas of research Contact information


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Nanotechnology Research in India: Universities and Research Centers
S.No 1 Institute Name, Location Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu Research Area/ Center • Synthesis and preparation of nanoparticles secondary cell materials of spinel structure and their compatibility to intercalation process • Synthesizing of Carbon Nanomaterials • Development of Nanophosphors Drug/Vaccine Delivery,Water Purifications • Development of Nano-oxidesAl2O3, TiO2 etc. • Centre for Nanotechnology in Stem cell research • White light emitting diode systems. • Single molecule and interfacial processes in nanobiology • Unit on Nano Sciences and Technology. • Nanostructural materials synthesized by Hydrothermal and combustion/microwave routes and their application • Investigation of electronic and Phonon Properties of nanostructured materials • Development and characterization of CdSe, CdS and CdTe nanocrystallineembedded in borosilicate glass matrix • Synthesis and characterization of transition metal doped BaTiO3 nanoparticles • Linear and non Liner optical studies of metal/organic nanoparticles and ultrathin films • Nanomaterials: Nanoparticles, porous materials, nanotubes, thin films • Colloid and Interfacial Science: Self-assembly, surfactants • Nanocomposites: Silica-polymer, polymer-nanotube, silicananoparticle Contact information /


Amity Institute of nanotechnology, Noida, UP

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Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi Anna University, Chennai

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Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi Banglore University, Banglore


Barkatullah University, Bhopal Delhi university, New Delhi



Department of Physics, Vishva Bharati, Shantiniketan Hyderabad University, Hyderabad Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore Indian Institute of Technology , Kanpur


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Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB)

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Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai (IITC) Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD) Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IITKGP)

• Centre for Research in Nanotechnology & Science (CRNTS) • Center for Excellence in nanoelectronics • Nano Fluidics • Unit on Nano Sciences and Technology • Engineering nanoscale materials and their application in nanotechnology • Nano-composites • Nano materials • Nano-cermets • Nano-polymer-composites • Nanoceramics • Nanomechanics • Synthesis and Photochemistry of composite metal semiconductor nanostructured materials --• M.Tech Courses in Nanosciences and nanotechnology • Collaboration with HP for information transfer • Carbon nanotubes and their field emission properties • Nanodiamond, diamond like nanocomposites • Nanomaterials, Crystal Growth • Veeco India Nanotechnology Laboratory • Preparation and Characterization of bio-polymeric nano-particles • Study of photoconductivity and photoluminescence of nanostructured materials • Nanostructued materials • Consultancy in nanoparticles (ultra-fine) technology • Nanomaterials: Synthesis characterization and applications • Development of nanowires and nanostructural thin films • Conducting poymer/binary polymer –Inorganic hybrid nanocomposite material tml




Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee IT-BHU Jadhavpur University

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Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Jakkur, Banglore Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Kerala University, Thiruvannanthapuram Madras University, Chennai

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Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam Osmania University, Hyderabad Presidency College, Kolkatta


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Punjab University Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat


Thapar University, Patiala

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University of Mumbai, Mumbai University of Poona, Pune

• M.Tech in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology • Studies on development, microstructural analysis and physical properties of aligned carbon nanotubes and composites by CVD method • Preparation& characterisation of Nano-Dispersed liquid crystal polymer composite Materials • Prepration & Characterisation of Electro ceramic-Polymer NanoComposite Materials • Fabrication of CdS nanowires & their characterization • Synthesis Characterization and application of chalcogenide nano/ Microstructures • Nano materials • Investigation of nanoparticles using SPM and optical microscope • SPM group earch_ongoing_project ut.html ut.html

Research Centers
S.No 1 2 3 4 5 Research Center Name Bhabha Atomic Research Center Center of Materials for Electronics Technology Central Electronics Research Institute Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkatta Central Scientific Instruments Organization Defense Research and Development Establishment (DRDE), Gwalior Indian Association for the Cultivation of Sciences, Kolkatta (IACS), Kolkatta Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai National Center for Biological Sciences, Banglore Research Area/ Facilities Contact information • Nanosized Powder Synthesis • MEMS and Microsensor • Characterization • Study of molecular motors for targeted drug delivery and nanomolecular switching --• Spectroscopy • Thin Films and nano-materials • Nanoscale interactions in cells • Probing nanometer scale dynamics of chromatin fluidity using single molecule force and

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National Chemical Laboratories, Pune

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National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur

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National Physical Laboratories Raman Research Institute, Banglore Regional Research Laboratories, Trivandrum

fluorescence microscopy/spectroscopy Synthesis and shape, size control of Nanomaterials. Surface analysis of polymer thin films, nanomaterials, biomaterials, nanolithography using Scanning probe microscopy (AFM, STM etc). Nanocomposite thin films of Si-CN system for wear resistance and functional application by magnetron sputtering Synthesis of carbon composite

• Micro/ nano machines in fluids • Investigation on the liquid crystalline phases of cation induced compacted and nanostructured DNA • physics of mesoscopic & nanoscopic systems • Surface Physics Division • Fabrication of nano-patterns • MEMs components • Materials Development & Characterization


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S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences (DST) Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics Solid State Physics Laboratory, Dehi dex.shtml


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