Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (INSNT)

Institute Head

Dr. Amit Kumar Chawla

 

Vision

To become an innovative inter-disciplinary Centre for Excellence in the area of Nano-science and Nano-technology with the state of the art facilities for Research and Development.

 

Mission

To conduct Research and Development and provide professional education and training in the field of Nanotechnology to meet the needs of the emerging industry for the benefit of the society

 

Core Focus Areas

Solar Cells, New materials for Hydrogen Storage, Microfluidics, Nano-catalysts

 

Institute/Centre Strategy

To provide professional education and training in the field of Nanotechnology to meet the needs of the emerging industry and the benefit of the society

 

Ongoing Funded Research Projects

Title

Funding Agency

Amount (INR)

Investigators

Duration

Immobilization of enzymes on various nanostructures for the fabrication

of bio-sensors

DST Indo-Slovenia

25 Lakhs

Dr. Jitendra K. Pandey, Dr. Sanket Goel and Dr. Ċ½eljko Knez (Univ of Maribor)

3 Years

Direct Conversion of Sugarcane Bagasse to Auto fuels by Catalytic Hydrous Pyrolysis in Presence of CO

MNRE

62.33 Lakhs

Dr. G Gopalakrishnan and Mr. G Sanjay Kumar

2 Years

Microviscometer for Various Biochemical Applications

DST

70 Lakhs

Dr. Sanket Goel, Dr. Ajay Agarwal and Mr. Venkateswaran PS

2 Years

Membrane-less Microfluidic devices for rapid, automated and self-sustainable enzymatic biofuel cell with 3D electrodes for in-vivo and ex-vivo devices

DST Indo-Korean Grant

 

25 Lakhs

 

Dr. Sanket Goel, Dr. Ashutosh Sharma, Dr. Prabhat Dwivedi and Mr. Venkateswaran PS

2 Years

Microfluidic-Diffusivity-meter: CO2 diffusivity sensor during Carbon Sequestration in the Oil-reservoirs

DST

22 Lakhs

 

Dr. Sanket Goel and Mr. Venkateswaran PS

3 Years

 

Events Organized

Name

Venue

Time and Period

Participants

National Conference on Advances in Material Science for Energy Applications

UPES, Dehradun

9-10 Jan 2014.

 

150

First International Seminar on Nanotechnology in Conventional and Alternate Energy Systems: A Global Status and Pathways

UPES, Dehradun

12-13 Aug 2013.

200 participants from 4 different countries, 2 Guests of Honor, 17 speakers, 30 poster presenters