The nanotechnology research center is established with generous support and seed funding from Raghu Educational Society (RES) and a matching grant from the DST-Women Scientist scheme in the Year 2012, to foster interdisciplinary research across several disciplines with a focus on nanoscale systems. Current research topics include, but are not limited to nanomaterials synthesis, nanocomposites, nanoelectronics, MEMS/NEMS, nanomaterials and devices, solar cells, and computational simulations in the area of nanomechanics.

The center has state-of-the-art nanomaterial synthesis and characterization facilities. These include Electrochemical Workstation,  Electrospinning unit, Wet Chemical Synthesis apparatus, High-Temperature Furnaces For Synthesis (up to 1200 C), BET Instrument, Vacuum Desiccator with rotary pump, Rotamantel, Hot plate along with magnetic stirrer (2 nos), pH meter, Ultra Centrifuge, High-Speed Ultra Sonicator, and Cyclomixer (Vortex).

Recently, the Centre has received financial assistance from UGC for the project titled “Development of an optical biosensor for environmental monitoring: quantification of organochlorine pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables with quantum dots”  under project Reference No: UGC-DAE-CSR-KC/CRS/19/RC02/0979.

S No Name of the Faculty Title Journal
1 Dr. G. Kiran Kumar Tuning of emission from copper-doped ZnSe quantum dots Physica Scripta
2 Dr. G. Kiran Kumar Mn Modified Mesoporous TiO2 Particles: Synthesis, Characterization and Photovoltaic Application Journal of Electronic Materials
3 Dr. G. Kiran Kumar Catalytic Efficiency of Biosynthesized Silver Nanoparticles Synthesis of Chromones and Reduction of Nitro Aromatics Chemistry Select
4 Dr. G. V. Siva Prasad One-Pot Multicomponent Diastereoselective Synthesis of Novel Dihydro-1H-furo[2,3-c]pyrazoles Synthetic Communications
5 Dr. G. V. Siva Prasad Synthesis of C3-Dihydrofuran Substituted Coumarins via Multicomponent Approach Synthetic Communications
6 Dr. G. V. Siva Prasad Green chemical multicomponent approach for the synthesis of C3-pyranopyrazole-substituted coumarins Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society
7 Dr. Anindithe Chatterjee Synthesis & characterization of biologically active Gigantic swallow-wort mediated silver nanoparticles Materials Science
8 Dr.K.Subramanyam Chemical synthesis, structural, optical, magnetic characteristics and enhanced visible light active photocatalysis of Ni doped CuS nanoparticles Solid State Sciences
9 Dr.K.Subramanyam Efficient photocatalytic degradation of rhodamine-B by Fe doped CuS diluted magnetic semiconductor nanoparticles under the simulated sunlight irradiation. Solid State Sciences
10 Dr.K.Subramanyam Structural, optical, magnetic and photocatalytic properties of Co doped CuS diluted magnetic semiconductor nanoparticles. Applied Surface Sciences
11 Dr.K.Subramanyam Synthesis, structural, optical, and magnetic properties of Co doped, Sm doped and Co+Sm co-doped ZnS nanoparticles Physica- E
12 Dr.K.Subramanyam Synthesis and characterization of CuInS2 nanoparticles as potential candidates for photocatalyst and photovoltaic materials Chalcogenide letters
13 Dr.K.Subramanyam Structural and photoluminescence characteristics of Cu doped CdS nanoparticles Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience
14 Dr.K.Subramanyam Influence of magnetic properties on photocatalytic activity in Mn doped CuS nanoparticles Journel of Superconductivity and Novel magnetism
15 Dr.T.Venkataswamy Synthesis of C3- Dihydrofuran Substituted Coumarins via Multicomponent Approach Synthetic Communications
16 Dr.T.Venkataswamy One pot multicomponent diastereoselective synthesis of novel dihydro-1H-furo [2,3-c]pyrazoles Synthetic Communications
17 Dr.T.Venkataswamy Synthesis, characterization and cytotoxic investigations of novel C3-dihydrofuran substituted 1H-benzo[g]chromene-2,5,10-triones besides anti-microbial study”. Asian Journal of Chemistry
18 Dr.T.Venkataswamy Synthesis and anti-proliferative activity study of novel dihydro-1H-furo[2,3-c]pyrazoleflavone hybrids. Asian Journal of Chemistry

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