Masters of Science in Nano Science & Technology

Masters of Science in Nano Science & Technology

Entry Year

2021

Qualification

M.Sc Nano Science & Technology
(APPLICATIONS OPEN)

Duration

2 years

Overview

About the Program

Students undertaking the M.Sc. program in Nano Science 
& Technology at Mount Carmel College are trained to explore and acquire an in-depth understanding of the episteme – Nano Science & Technology. By putting in a conscious effort to impart knowledge about the field by reputed professors and lecturers, this program is designed to foster a culture wherein students’ talent is amplified with knowledge, technical training and guidance. Through rigorous evaluation patterns, our students are encouraged to put their skills to use and venture into the field of Nano Science & Technology by enhancing their critical thinking abilities and sensibilities. On acquiring knowledge of the qualitative and quantitative techniques as well as gaining an in-depth understanding of the field, Graduates of this degree will be able to demonstrate their skills in synthesis of nanomaterials, characterization techniques, fabrication of sensors and devices, Lithography Techniques and Fabrication, MEMS and Sensors, etc. The Curricular and Extracurricular activities are designed in a way to ensure that the students receive a holistic understanding through the curriculum.

Coordinator of the Department

Mr.Pradeep.N
Assistant Professor, M.Sc..M.Tech.,(Ph.D)

Vision

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

Mission

  • 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.

Program Specifications

Eligibility

B.Sc (PCM , PME , PMC , CME , CBM , CBZ , CZM , CZE , CBE ,BtCZ , BtCB , H.Sc , NDCZ & BCA) ,

BE Graduates (EEE, ECE, BT and Mechanical Eng) with minimum 50% Aggregate

Syllabus

SEMESTER I SEMESTER II
Basic Solid State 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 Research Methodology
Computational Lab Basics of Biochemistry
Community Development Programme
SEMESTER III SEMESTER  IV
Nano Electronics Nanotechnology for Society
MEMS and Sensors Lithography Techniques and Fabrication
Renewable Energy Organic Electronics and Nano-magnetism
Nano Biotechnology and Nano-textiles Project
Computational Mathematics for Nanoscience First three Semesters has atleast 3 labs. Final semester have one lab. Each semester has Tutorial and Assignment/seminar components
Open Elective
Internship programme

Careers and Highlights

Career options

This program prepares the students to take up positions as junior scientists, Research scholars, Assistant professors, Teachers at the entry-level of industries and Research centers.

  • Electronic Nanodevices
  • Commercial Cosmetics
  • Nano Medicine
  • Material Chemistry
  • Medical Electronics
  • Nanolithography
  • Textiles
  • Food industries, etc

Community Development Programme

  • BBMP waste segregation statistical analysis
  • Awareness Programme on renewable source of energy
  • E-waste management

Department Activities

  • Staff publications – 6 per year
  • Student research publications – 2 per year
  • International and National conference attended – 5 per year

List of the distinguished alumni of the department

S.No Name Position Industry/University/College
Dr. ItikaKanitala Post doctoral scholar UCLouvain, Belgium
Ms. Anitha Shiva Facility Technologist Max Planck Institute for intelligence systems ,Germany
Ms. Aditi U Senior Facility Technologist Indian institute of Science (IISC), Bengaluru, India
Ms. Madhuri S Senior Facility Technologist Indian institute of Science (IISC), Bengaluru, India
Ms. Shilpa Facility Technologist Indian institute of Science (IISC), Bengaluru, India
Ms.Nitisha Research fellow IIT Kanpur
Ms. Sruja Dave Research fellow Incheon National University , Korea
Ms.Sara Thomas Research fellow University of south Australia, Australia
Ms.Sareekajoshi Research fellow  IIT Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
 Ms. Anitha Research Fellow National Chemical Laboratory(NCL) , Pune, India
Ms.Prabhavathi C Assistant professor Govt. College, Nelamangala, Bengaluru
 Ms. Aparna Allannavar Scientist NoPo Technologies, India Private Limited , Bengaluru, India
Ms. Joyce Jospeh Research student V.V.P Engineering College, Rajkot
Ms. Francissca Project assistant Indian institute of Science (IISC), Bengaluru, India
Ms. Deepali Assistant Professor Sandip University, Nasik
Ms. Neha Assistant scientific officer Reseda Lifescience Pvt. Ltd.
Ms. Mamatha Research Student RV Engineering College (VTU)
Dr. Nasera MD Rachisi Solutions Pvt Ltd
Ms. Ahir Bose Research Student University of Hamburg
Ms. Nikitha Research student Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Tamilnadu
Ms. Roselin Mentor Biju’s learning

Research Facilities extended to other Institutions / Industry’s

  • IIT- Hyderabad, Andra Pradesh
  • Vellore Institute of Technology University, Tamil Nadu
  • VB Ceramic’s (Industry), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • RV College of Engineering, Bengaluru
  • BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru
  • Christ University, Bengaluru
  • 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
  • M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru
  • Jawaharlal Nehru National college of Engineering, Shimoga

Summer Internship

M.Sc students are given an opportunity to take up a 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

Infrastructure

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 Metal oxide and semiconductors, nanowires, nanobelts, nanocubes, Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes, graphene, Graphene quantum dots
  • Thin films deposition and characterization: Metal, polymer thin film, etc
  • Thin film and Nanostructured material based sensors and devices: Food Quality sensors, Gas sensor, and bio sensor , Antenna,etc
Overview

Overview

About the Program

Students undertaking the M.Sc. program in Nano Science 
& Technology at Mount Carmel College are trained to explore and acquire an in-depth understanding of the episteme – Nano Science & Technology. By putting in a conscious effort to impart knowledge about the field by reputed professors and lecturers, this program is designed to foster a culture wherein students’ talent is amplified with knowledge, technical training and guidance. Through rigorous evaluation patterns, our students are encouraged to put their skills to use and venture into the field of Nano Science & Technology by enhancing their critical thinking abilities and sensibilities. On acquiring knowledge of the qualitative and quantitative techniques as well as gaining an in-depth understanding of the field, Graduates of this degree will be able to demonstrate their skills in synthesis of nanomaterials, characterization techniques, fabrication of sensors and devices, Lithography Techniques and Fabrication, MEMS and Sensors, etc. The Curricular and Extracurricular activities are designed in a way to ensure that the students receive a holistic understanding through the curriculum.

Coordinator of the Department

Mr.Pradeep.N
Assistant Professor, M.Sc..M.Tech.,(Ph.D)

Vision

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

Mission

  • 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.
Program Specifications

Program Specifications

Eligibility

B.Sc (PCM , PME , PMC , CME , CBM , CBZ , CZM , CZE , CBE ,BtCZ , BtCB , H.Sc , NDCZ & BCA) ,

BE Graduates (EEE, ECE, BT and Mechanical Eng) with minimum 50% Aggregate

Syllabus

Syllabus

SEMESTER I SEMESTER II
Basic Solid State 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 Research Methodology
Computational Lab Basics of Biochemistry
Community Development Programme
SEMESTER III SEMESTER  IV
Nano Electronics Nanotechnology for Society
MEMS and Sensors Lithography Techniques and Fabrication
Renewable Energy Organic Electronics and Nano-magnetism
Nano Biotechnology and Nano-textiles Project
Computational Mathematics for Nanoscience First three Semesters has atleast 3 labs. Final semester have one lab. Each semester has Tutorial and Assignment/seminar components
Open Elective
Internship programme
Careers and Highlights

Careers and Highlights

Career options

This program prepares the students to take up positions as junior scientists, Research scholars, Assistant professors, Teachers at the entry-level of industries and Research centers.

  • Electronic Nanodevices
  • Commercial Cosmetics
  • Nano Medicine
  • Material Chemistry
  • Medical Electronics
  • Nanolithography
  • Textiles
  • Food industries, etc

Community Development Programme

  • BBMP waste segregation statistical analysis
  • Awareness Programme on renewable source of energy
  • E-waste management

Department Activities

  • Staff publications – 6 per year
  • Student research publications – 2 per year
  • International and National conference attended – 5 per year

List of the distinguished alumni of the department

S.No Name Position Industry/University/College
Dr. ItikaKanitala Post doctoral scholar UCLouvain, Belgium
Ms. Anitha Shiva Facility Technologist Max Planck Institute for intelligence systems ,Germany
Ms. Aditi U Senior Facility Technologist Indian institute of Science (IISC), Bengaluru, India
Ms. Madhuri S Senior Facility Technologist Indian institute of Science (IISC), Bengaluru, India
Ms. Shilpa Facility Technologist Indian institute of Science (IISC), Bengaluru, India
Ms.Nitisha Research fellow IIT Kanpur
Ms. Sruja Dave Research fellow Incheon National University , Korea
Ms.Sara Thomas Research fellow University of south Australia, Australia
Ms.Sareekajoshi Research fellow  IIT Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
 Ms. Anitha Research Fellow National Chemical Laboratory(NCL) , Pune, India
Ms.Prabhavathi C Assistant professor Govt. College, Nelamangala, Bengaluru
 Ms. Aparna Allannavar Scientist NoPo Technologies, India Private Limited , Bengaluru, India
Ms. Joyce Jospeh Research student V.V.P Engineering College, Rajkot
Ms. Francissca Project assistant Indian institute of Science (IISC), Bengaluru, India
Ms. Deepali Assistant Professor Sandip University, Nasik
Ms. Neha Assistant scientific officer Reseda Lifescience Pvt. Ltd.
Ms. Mamatha Research Student RV Engineering College (VTU)
Dr. Nasera MD Rachisi Solutions Pvt Ltd
Ms. Ahir Bose Research Student University of Hamburg
Ms. Nikitha Research student Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Tamilnadu
Ms. Roselin Mentor Biju’s learning

Research Facilities extended to other Institutions / Industry’s

  • IIT- Hyderabad, Andra Pradesh
  • Vellore Institute of Technology University, Tamil Nadu
  • VB Ceramic’s (Industry), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • RV College of Engineering, Bengaluru
  • BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru
  • Christ University, Bengaluru
  • 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
  • M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru
  • Jawaharlal Nehru National college of Engineering, Shimoga

Summer Internship

M.Sc students are given an opportunity to take up a 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

Infrastructure

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 Metal oxide and semiconductors, nanowires, nanobelts, nanocubes, Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes, graphene, Graphene quantum dots
  • Thin films deposition and characterization: Metal, polymer thin film, etc
  • Thin film and Nanostructured material based sensors and devices: Food Quality sensors, Gas sensor, and bio sensor , Antenna,etc