Mission: To facilitate advanced research in various fields of Science & Technology at Nanoscale leading to the development of innovative products for societal benefits.

Vision: To establish the Centre of Excellence in the field of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology for developing technologies through Research, Awareness and Consultancy

Journal Publications:

2013

  1. Study of Antibacterial Activities of Carbon Nanotube Based Epoxy Composites to Prevent Biofouling in Marine Environment: A Lab Scale Approach, Subhranshu Sekhar Samal, Vinita Vishwakarma and D. Ramachandran, Marine Engineering Frontiers (MEF), Volume 1, Issue 3, pp.49-52, 2013, PP.49-52.
  2. Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using hypericin rich shoot cultures of Hypericum hookerianum and evaluation of antibacterial activities, L Manoj, Vinita Vishwakarma, Samal Subhranshu Sekhar & Sooriamuthu Seeni, Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, July 24, 2013 published online DOI:10.1080/17458080.2013.816788, pp.1-8, 2013
  3. Studies of detailed Biofilm characterization on fly ash concrete in comparison with normal and superplasticizer concrete in seawater environments, Vinita Vishwakarma, R.P. George, D.Ramachandran, B. Anandkumar and U Kamachi Mudali , Journal of Environmental Technology, June 19, 2013 published online, DOI:10.1080/09593330.2013.808249, pp. 1-10, 2013.
  4. Studies on Biodegradation of normal concrete surfaces by fungus Fusarium sp., R.P. George, S. Ramya, D. Ramachandran, U. Kamachi Mudali, Cement and Concrete Research, Volume 47, pp. 8–13, 2013.
  5. Studies on vibrational, thermal, optical, dielectric and mechanical properties of a molecular salt: 2-Methylimidazolium hydrogen succinate, S. Anandhi, T.S. Shyju, R. Gopalakrishnan, Optik –International, Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Volume 124, Issue 22, pp. 5553–5560, 2013.
  6. Kannan, R.R., Iniyan, M.A and Vincent, S.G.P Production of novel compound against Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from Streptomyces rubrolavendulae ICN3 and its evaluation in zebrafish embryos, Indian Journal of Medical Research, 2013 ( in press).
  7. Growth of nanolaminate structure of tetragonal zirconia by pulsed laser deposition, Govindasamy Balakrishnan, Parasuraman Kuppusami, Dillibabu Sastikumar and Jung Il Song, Nanoscale Research Letters, 8:82, 2013.
  8. Microstructure and Optical Properties of Al2O3/ZrO2 Nano Multilayer Thin Films Prepared by Pulsed Laser Deposition, G. Balakrishnan, T.N. Sairam, V.R. Reddy, P. Kuppusami, D. Sastikumar and Jung Il Song, Materials Chemistry and Physics,140, pp.60-65, 2013.

2012

  1. Current understanding and Future Approaches for Controlling Microbially Influenced Concrete Corrosion: A Review, R.P.George, Vinita Vishwakarma, S.S. Samal and U Kamachi Mudali, Concrete Research Letters, Vol 3 (3), pp. 491 – 506, 2012.
  2. Biofilm Formation and Thermographic evaluation of Fly Ash concrete in sea water, Vinita Vishwakarma, R.P. George, D.Ramachandran, M.Menaka, D.Sharath, U Kamachi Mudali and B.Venkatraman, Concrete Research Letters, Vol 3(2), pp. 426-438, 2012.
  3. Identification of novel therapeutic drug targets by subtractive genomics approach in Haemophilus influenzae, Nixon Raj N, Karunya. A, Jeyanthi, Journal of Pharmacy Research, Vol 5, No. 8, pp. 4466, 2012,
  4. Inhibitory effects of selected anticancer plant molecules against selected lung and pancreatic cancer targets, Nixon Raj N, Bairavi G.B, Monisha Mary, Journal of Pharmacy Research, Vol 5, No. 1, pp.348, 2012.

2011

  1. Factors affecting the power consumption in CNTFET logic gate, Greeni Navin & S S Samal, Journal of ECCSA, Vol-2, Issue 2, pp 138-141, 2011.
  2. Polymeric Materials for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding- S S Samal & Manoj Lanka, Journal of ECCSA, October, 2011.

2010

  1. Sonochemical Coating of Ag-TiO2 Nanoparticles on Textile Fabrics for Stain Repellency and Self-Cleaning- The Indian Scenario: A Review, Subhranshu Sekhar Samal, P. Jeyaraman and Vinita Vishwakarma, Journal of Minerals & Materials Characterization & Engineering, Vol. 9: 6, pp.519-525, 2010.
  2. Safety and Risk Associated with Nanoparticles- A Review, Vinita Vishwakarma, Subhranshu Sekhar Samal and N. Manoharan, Journal of Minerals & Materials Characterization & Engineering, Vol. 9: 5,455-459, 2010.
  3. Sonochemical Coating of Ag-TiO2 Nanoparticles on Textile Fabrics for Stain Repellency and Self-Cleaning- The Indian Scenario: A Review, Subhranshu Sekhar Samal, P. Jeyaraman and Vinita Vishwakarma, Journal of Minerals & Materials Characterization & Engineering, Vol. 9: 6, pp.519-525, 2010.

2009

  1. Antimicrobial copper nickel bilayer and multilayer coatings by pulsed laser deposition on titanium, Vinita Vishwakarma, J.Theresa, R.P.George, R.Krishnan, S.Dash, M.Kamruddin, S.Kalavathi, N.Manoharan, A.K.Tyagi and R.K.Dayal, Journal of Biofouling, Vol. 25: 8, 705–710, 2009.
  2. Surface Modification of Titanium Using Nanothin Films of Copper for Biofouling Control, Vinita Vishwakarma, N.Manoharan, R.P.George, S.Dash, M.Kamruddin, A.K.Tyagi and R.K Dayal, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol.9, 1–4, 2009.

2008

  1. Carbon Nanotube reinforced Ceramic Matrix Composites: A review- Subhranshu Sekhar Samal & S. Bal- Journal of Minerals & Materials Characterization & Engineering, Vol. 7, No.4, pp 355-370, 2008.

Publication in Proceedings

  1. Study of antibacterial activities of carbon nanotube based epoxy composites- S S Samal, Vinita Vishwakarma and D. Ramachandran, Proceedings of the Centenary session of the Indian Science Congress, Section of Materials Science, pp.79-80, Kolkata, 3-7 January, 2013.
  2. D. Ramachandran, N. Nixon Raj,  V. Jayanthi, A. M. Rabel and J. Brijitta,  “Non-Wetting Fabric with UV Blocking Properties”,  NANO INDIA-2013, Feb 19-20, 2013, Trivandrum, India.
  3. Structural and Corrosion Behaviour of Bilayer and Alloyed Films of Cu-Ni, Gobi Saravanan K, Anatha Kumar. R, Ramachandran D, Shyju T.S, Vinita Vishwakarma, Sang-jae Kim and Kuppusami. P, IEEE Xplore, pp.622-624, July 24th – 26th, ICANMEET-2013
  4. Synthesis and characterization of Zinc Oxide Nanorods, D. Ramachandran, J. Brijitta, N. Nixon Raj, A. M. Rabel and V. Jayanthi, IEEE Xplore,  pp. 566- 568, July 24th – 26th, ICANMEET-2013.
  5. Synthesis and Characterization of Matryoshka Doll like Silica Nanostructures, N. Nixon Raj, D. Ramachandran, J. Brijitta, A. M. Rabel and V. Jayanthi, IEEE Xplore,  pp. 61-62, July 24th – 26th, ICANMEET-2013.
  6. Synthesis and Characterization of chitosan-coated iron oxide nanoparticles, M. Rabel, V. Jayanthi, N. Nixon Raj, D. Ramachandran, and J. Brijitta, IEEE Xplore,  pp.569-571, July 24th – 26th, ICANMEET-2013.
  7. Studies on lead sulphide thin films deposited by photochemical method, T.S.Shyju and R.Gopalakrishnan, IEEE Xplore, pp. 340-343, July 24th – 26th, ICANMEET-2013.
  8. Anodic corrosion behaviour of nanostructured TiN, TiO2 single layer and TiN/TiO2 multilayer coated 316L SS, K. Gobi Saravanan, IEEE Xplore, pp. 364-367, July 24th – 26th, ICANMEET-2013.
  9. Microstructural, Nanomechanical and Tribological Properties of ZrAlN Thin Films  Prepared by Pulsed DC Magnetron Sputtering, P. Kuppusami,  Akash Singh  and E. Mohandas, IEEE Xplore, pp. 55-57,  July 24th – 26th, ICANMEET-2013.
  10. Resistance of Fly ash modified concrete to degradation in marine environment, R. Preetha, Kalpana Kumari, C S Pillai, Vinita Vishwakarma, D. Ramachandran, R.P. George, S. Ramya, U. Kamachi Mudali, International Conference on Advanced and Small Modular Reactors panel (SMiRT-22), San Francisco, USA, 18-23 August 2013.
  11. Synthesis of Au/ZnO Nanostructured Thin film by using Pulsed Laser Deposition, G.Pradhaban, Indo-US Workshop on Nano-Structured Electronic Materials: Challenges & Relevance to Electronics & Energy Research (IUSWNM -2013), pp-109, 2013.
  12. Investigations on Strength, Durability and Biodeterioration Resistance of Fly Ash Concrete exposed to Marine Environments, R.P. George, Vinita Vishwakarma, D. Ramachandran, S. Ramya, U. Kamachi Mudali, R. Preetha, Kalpana Kumari, C. S. Pillai, International Conference on Corrosion in Infrastructure and Chemical Industries (CICI-2012), ITM Universe, Vadodara, Gujarat, P 31, pp. 1-27, December, 6 – 8, 2012.
  13. Studies of microbiological aspects of biodeterioration /biodegradation of modified concrete, Vinita Vishwakarma, Proceedings of the National Conference on “Trends in Renewable Energy, Sources, Applications & Technologies” (TRESAT-2012), pp 22,February 1st to 3rd, 2012, ISBN: 978-81-922119-3-0.
  14. Preparation and Characterization of Rutile TiO2 Nanoparticles using Sol-Gel method, Manoj L, Priya Madhuri. K, B. Deva Prasad Raju, S. S. Samal and Vinita Vishwakarma,Proceedings of the “National Nanotechnology Meet on Energy and Environment (NAMEE-2012)”, pp. 190-192,ISBN: 978-81-922119-6-1, 3-5 September, 2012.
  15. Detailed Microbiological investigations on Biodeterioration of modified concretes in seawater environments, R.P. George, Vinita Vishwakarma, D. Ramachandran and U. Kamachi Mudali, Proceedings of East Asia & Pacific Area Corrosion Conference and Expo, CORCON 2011, Mumbai, India, R122, 28th September  to October 1st, 2011.
  16. Comparative study of surface modification of titanium to improve antimicrobial properties in condenser material, Vinita Vishwakarma, Josephine Therasa and A.K.Tyagi, IEEE Xplore, pp. 633 – 635, November 28-30, ICONSET- 2011.
  17. Nanophase modification of concrete for Enhancement of microbial properties and durability: Present status and future scope, D.Ramachandran, Vinita Vishwakarma and S.S Samal, IEEE Xplore, pp.636 – 638, November 28-30, ICONSET- 2011.
  18. Study of antibacterial effects of multiwalled carbon nanotubes synthesized by CVD method, Subhranshu Sekhar Samal and Vinita Vishwakarma, National Conference on Interplay of Biological and Chemical Sciences (NCIBCS)-2010, Vellore, pp 107, January 6-8, 2010.
  19. Eco-friendly concrete, D.Ramachandran,Vinita Vishwakarma and Subhranshu  Sekhar Samal, National Conference on Trends in Renewable Energy Sources, Applications & Climate Change (TRESAC-2010), pp 66, July 23rd -25th , 2010.
  20. Microbially induced deterioration of concrete, D.Ramachandran, Vinita Vishwakarma, Subhranshu Sekhar Samal, R.P.George, P.Muraleedharan and R.K.Dayal, National Conference on Trends in Renewable Energy Sources, Applications & Climate Change (TRESAC-2010), pp 70, July 23rd -25th, 2010.
  21. Surface modification of titanium condenser material to improve antimicrobial properties by nanotechnology, Vinita Vishwakarma, J.Therasa, R.P.George, R.Krishnan, S.Dash, M.Kamruddin, S.Kalavathi, N.Manoharan, A.K.Tyagi and R.K.Dayal, Surface Modification Technologies (SMT)-23, P-02, November 2-5, 2009.
  22. Antimicrobial effects of carbon nanotubes synthesized from soot, Subhranshu Shekar Samal and Vinita Vishwakarma, National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance: From Emerging Threat to Reality, ENV-08, 23rd -25th March,2009, Allahabad.
  23. Effect of surface morphology for biofilm growth on titanium surface, J. Theresa, Vinita Vishwakarma, R.P.George, R. Krishnan, S.Dash, M. Kamruddin, N. Manoharan, A.K.Tyagi and R.K. Dayal, National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance: From Emerging Threat to Reality, ENV-013, 23rd -25th March, 2009, Allahabad.
  24. Investigations of microbiological aspects of Biodeterioration/biodegradation of concrete by sulphur oxidizing bacteria/fungi,RP George, V Vishwakarma, SS Samal and N. Manoharan, 12th Orissa Bigyan Congress, pp 159, December 5 -6, 2009.
  25. Alex Mathew J., Nixon Raj N., "In silico Docking Studies on Anticancer Drugs for Breast Cancer," IACSIT-SC, 2009, pp.567-570, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology - Spring Conference, 2009, Singapore.
  26. Alex Mathew J, Nixon Raj N, Docking Studies on Anticancer Drugs for Breast Cancer  Using Hex’ Proceedings of the International Multi Conference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2009 Vol I, March 18 - 20, IMECS 2009, Hong Kong.
  27. Antimicrobial copper nanothin films for biofouling control of titanium, Vinita Vishwakarma, N.Manoharan, R. P. George, S.Dash, M.Kamruddin, A.K.Tyagi and R.K Dayal, International Conference on Nano Science and  Technology (ICONSAT), Chennai, pp B-142, February 27-29, 2008.
  28. Surface modification of titanium by nano copper and copper-nickel alloy coatings to inhibit biofouling, Vinita Vishwakarma, J.Theresa, R.P.George, R.Krishnan, S.Dash, M.Kamruddin, S.Kalavathi, N.Manoharan, A.K.Tyagi and R.K.Dayal, Bangalore Nano P-061, 11-13 December 2008.
  29. Improving the antimicrobial properties of titanium condenser material by surface modification using nanotechnology, R.P.George, Vinita Vishwakarma, Josephine Theresa, N. Manoharan, S.Dash, R. Krishnan, M. Kamaruddin, S. Kalavathi, A.K.Tyagi and R.K. Dayal, OPENWAC-2008, Kalpakkam, pp 144-147, 15-16 December, 2008.
  30. Biofouling control of condenser material by copper nanocoatings using pulsed laser deposition techniques,Vinita Vishwakarma, J. Theresa, R.P.George, R. Krishnan, S.Dash, M. Kamaruddin, N. Manoharan, A.K.Tyagi and R.K. Dayal, 11th Orissa Bigyan Congress, pp 110-115, December 23 - 24, 2008.
  31. Predicting the Feasibility Analysis of Nanomedicine for Antituberculosis Compounds by Database, Data Mining, Modeling and Simulation, P. Sardar Maran, N Manoharan and Vinita Vishwakarma , International Conference on Nanotechnology,Coimbatore, Paper code: ICNT- 26, June 23 – 25, 2006.
  32. Development of Asthma Drug Database- A Nanotechnology approach, Poongavanam Sardar Maran, Vinita Vishwakarma and N.Manoharan International Symposium on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Bhubaneshwar, India (ISBB-06), pp26, December 15-17, 2006.
  33. Motivating A Girl Child Towards A Journey Through Science, Judy Gopal, Vinita.V, Rani P George and R. Sandhya, Sustaining Global Pressure for Women in Science and Engineering: (SGPW 2008),  pp.48-5,  3 – 5 Jan, 2008.
  34. Polymers in Drug Delivery-A review, Vinita Vishwakarma and N. Manoharan, National Conference on Polymers for Advanced Technologies, Pune, Macro-2006,17-20, December 2006.

Books and Book Chapters:

  1. Ceramic Matrix Composites: Carbon Fiber Reinforced, Samal, S. S. and Lanka, M. 2012, Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites. 1–9, Published Online: 20 July 2012, DOI: 10.1002/9781118097298.weoc029.
  2. Surface modification of titanium condenser material to improve antimicrobial properties by nanotechnology, Vinita Vishwakarma, J.Theresa, R.P.George, R.Krishnan, S.Dash, M.Kamruddin, S.Kalavathi, N.Manoharan, A.K.Tyagi and R.K.Dayal, Surface Modification Technologies (SMT-23), Vol, 23, pp.427-432, ISBN 978-81-910570-0-2, Valardocs, 2010.
  3. Alex Mathew J,  Nixon Raj N, Sugappriya M, Sangeetha Priyadarshini M,“Modeling of ATP-sensitive inward rectifier Potassium channel 11 and inhibition mechanism of the Natural ligand, Ellagic acid using Molecular docking” Hamid R. Arabnia (ed.), Advances in Computational Biology, Adv Exp Med Biol. 2010; 680:489-95,Springer, 2010.
  4. Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Education & Research Opportunities in India, Subhranshu Sekhar Samal Name of book: Socio-Economic Development: Challenges before women scientists, technologists and engineers, 13-15 February, 2009 ISBN No: 93-80043-03-1, pp 35-39, Publisher: Excel India Publishers, New Delhi- 110067

Articles:

  1. Role of Nanotechnology in Corrosion Science, Vinita Vishwakarma and  Subhranshu Sekhar Samal, Emerging Science, Vol. 4, No.3, March 2012, pp.20-23.
  2. The role of nanotechnology R & D institutes to enhance competitive of small   and medium enterprises, Vinita Vishwakarma,  Asia-Pacific Tech Monitor,  Vol.29, No.4, pp. 12-17, October-December 2012.

Patent Filed:

  1. Filed No: 4188/CHE/2013 -“ UV Blocking Non Wetting Fabric using Nanoparticles
  2. Filed No: 4189/CHE/2013 -“ UV Blocking Anti wrinkle fabrics using Nanoparticles
  3. Filed No: 4191/CHE/2013 -“Superhydrophobic coatings using nanoparticles