Year of establishment: 2010

HOD: Dr. UMA V., Associate Professor, M.Sc, M. Phil, Ph.D.


  • The Department envisions to impart a career-oriented education to enable and empower women.


  • To impart a firm theoretical foundation together with excellent practical training in the area of synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials and fabrication of nanodevices.
  • The syllabus is oriented to meet the challenges and opportunities that this field can offer to society.

Eligibility: Any Science Graduates studied Mathematics at the +2/PUC level.


The Department has well established labs with high end facilities

  • M.Sc( NS & T) – 04
  • Simulation – 01
Nano Science and Technology
Synthesis Instruments Characterization Instruments
  • Thermal evaporation
  • Flash evaporation
  • e-beam evaporation
  • Chemical Vapor Deposition
  • DC Sputtering
  • Ball Milling
  • Dip coating
  • Spray pyrolysis (Electronics)
  • Spin coating (Electronics)
  • Electrochemical Work Station
  • Auto Clave (Hydrothermal & Solvothermal)
  • Muffle Furnace
  • Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
  • Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM)
  • Gas sensor unit (Electronics)
  • Humidity sensor unit (Electronics)
  • Micro hardness tester
  • Source measuring unit
  • Four probe unit
  • Impedance Analyzer (Electronics)

The Department subscribes the Journals

  • Nano Digest
  • Nano insight

Some of the focused areas of research:

  • Fabrication and characterization of Nanostructure materials
  • Thin films deposition and characterization
  • Thin film based sensors
  • Carbon: Nanotubes, Nanospheres
  • Solar cells
  • Food Quality sensors

Research Facilities extended to other Institution / Industry

  • IIT- Hyderabad, Andrapradesh
  • Vellore Institute of Technology University, Tamil Nadu
  • VB Ceramic’s (Industry), Chennai, Tamilnadu.
  • RV College of Engineering, Bengaluru
  • BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru
  • Christ University, Bengaluruv
  • Aloysius College, Mangalore
  • Jain University, Bengaluru
  • First Grade College, Mandya
  • Joseph’s College, Bengaluru
  • Government Science College, Bengaluru
  • Joythi Nivas College, Bengaluru
  • Dayananda sagar college of Engineering, Bengaluru
  • Indian Academy of Science, Bengaluru.
  • Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru
  • REVA College of institute of Technology management, Bengaluru
  • Jawaharlal Nehru National college of Engineering, Shimoga
  • M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru


Summer Internship :

M.Sc students are given an opportunity to take up summer internship in association with industries and research center

  • Indian Institute of Science(IISC), Bengaluru
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCSAR), Bengaluru
  • Hindustan Unilever limited (HUL), Bengaluru.
  • Center for Manufacturing Technology (CMTI), Bengaluru
  • NIT, Warangal
  • ICT, Mumbai
  • VTU, R&D Center, Bengaluru
  • BMS, R&D Center, Bengaluru

Industry/ Institute visits

  • Indian Institute of Science(IISC), Bengaluru
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCSAR), Bengaluru
  • Hindustan Unilever limited (HUL), Bengaluru
  • Center for Manufacturing Technology (CMTI) , Bengaluru
  • National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), Bengaluru
  • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Bengaluru
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Bengaluru

Research Projects

Name Title Funding agencies
Dr. Uma.V Fabrication and characterization of nano grain sized tin oxide and zinc oxide films as transducer UGC – Major Research Project
Mrs. Chaitra V Polymer thin film based sensor for food borne pathogen detection UGC- Minor Project


Mr. Pradeep N

Investigation on growth behavior of CNTs by metal catalyst in Thermal CVD UGC- Minor Project
Design and analysis of low cost and high frequency microstrip CNT Patch antenna Management-Minor Research project
Patterned metal decorated Carbon Nano scroll & Graphene as Wearable and Eco friendly Antenna for Medical Applications Management-Major Research project (Ongoing)

M.Sc- Nanoscience and Technology (CBCS- choice based credit system)

Semester I

Semester II

Basic Physics for Nanoscience Nano Fabrication
Basic Chemistry for Nanoscience Synthesis of nanomaterials
Material for Nanoscience Materials characterization
Basic Electronics for Nanoscience Properties of Nanoscale materials
Basic Mathematics for Nanoscience Green technology
Computational Lab Basics of Biochemistry
Research Methodology

Semester III

Semester IV

Nano Electronics Nanotechnology, Society and Ethics
MEMS and Sensors Lithography Techniques and Fabrication
Energy Devices Organic electronics and Nanomagnetism
Nano biotechnology and Nano-textiles Project
Computational mathematics for Nanoscience Application of Nanotechnology

List of the distinguished alumni of the department

1. Ms.Anitha Shiva Technologist Max Planck Institute ,Germany
2. Ms.Nitisha Researcher Swiss German University , Indonesia
3. Ms. Sruja Dave Researcher Incheon National University , Korea
4. Ms.Aparna Allannavar Researcher-Intern NoPo Nanotechnologies India Private Limited , Bengaluru,India
5. Ms. Thulasi Priya .A Researcher-Intern NoPo Nanotechnologies India Private Limited , Bengaluru,India
6. Ms. Aditi U Senior Facility Technologist Indian institute of Science (IISC), Bengaluru, India
7. Ms. Madhuri S Senior Facility technologist Indian institute of Science (IISC), Bengaluru, India
8. Ms. Anitha Research person National Chemical Laboratory(NCL) , Pune, India
9. Ms.Shilpa Technologist Indian institute of Science (IISC), Bengaluru, India.
10. Ms.Prabhavathi C Asst. Prof Govt. College, Nelamangala, Bengaluru,India
11. Ms.Itika Kanitala Ph.D. student Jain University(R&D), Benagaluru, India
12. Ms.Joyce Jospeh Lecturer Mount Carmel college, Benagaluru, India

Community Development programme

  • BBMP waste segregation statistical analysis
  • Awareness programme on renewable source of energy
  • e-waste management

Career options

This progarmme prepares the students to take up positions as junior scientist at the entry level of any industries like

  • Factories of Nanodevices
  • Commercial cosmetics
  • Nano Medicine
  • Material Chemistry
  • Medical Electronics
  • Nanolithography

Department Activities:

  • Staff publications – 6 per year
  • Student research publications – 8 per year
  • International and National conference attended – 5 per year


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