Prof. Pulickel M. Ajayan
Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Department
Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005
Prof. Kaustav Banerjee
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Room 4151, Harold Frank Hall
University of California-Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Dr. A. Jayakrishnan
Department of Biotechnology
Bhupat and Jyothi Mehta School of Biosciences
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)
Chennai 600 036, India
Prof. Namita Choudhury
Ian Wark Research Institute
University Of South Australia
Mawson Lake Boulevard
South Australia 5095
Prof. M. R. Anantharaman
Dept. of Physics,
Cochin University of Science and Technology,
Cochin, Kerala - 22, INDIA
Dr. S. Jayalekshmi
Dept. of Physics,
Cochin University of Science and Technology,


Prof. Yasuhiko Yoshida
Dean, Graduate Studies
Head, Dept. of Applied Chemistry,
Member, Bio Nano Electronics Research Center,
Toyo University, Kawagoe-shi
Saitama, JAPAN 350-8585
Prof. Toru Maekawa
Bio Nano Electronics Research Center,
Toyo University, Kawagoe-Shi,
Saitama, JAPAN - 350 - 8585
Prof. T. Hanajiri
Bio Nano Electronics Research Center,
Toyo University, Kawagoe-Shi,
Saitama, JAPAN

Group Members (Current and past)

Post Doctoral Fellows

Ph. D. (On going)

(April 2016 - ) Smart multifunctional nanostructure: A targeted drug delivery approach towards Glioblastoma

(April 2016 - ) Glucose Biosensors and Enzymatic Fuel Cells

(April 2017 - ) Development of novel sirna-based therapy to circumvent multidrug resistance in breast cancer.

(April 2017 - ) Nanomedicine-based strategies for treatment of artherosclerosis

Ph. D.(Completed)

(April 2014 - March 2017) Design and development of nano-formulation for chaperone (Hsp90) targeted anticancer drugs using biopolymers

(April 2014 - March 2017) Therapeutic polymeric nanoparticles for targeting and destruction of cancer stem cells (CSCs)

(April 2012 - October 2015) Regime of gene silencing: Efficient SiRNA delivery into cancer cells using nanocapsules

(October 2011 - October 2014) Nanodrug delivery against multiple sclerosis using solid lipid nanoparticles.

(October 2011 - October 2014) Biodevice and a Transparent Conductor for photovoltaic application using bacteria like Bacillus cereus and Vibrio fischeri as a biomolecule with chemically modified graphene.

(October 2010 – September 2013) Multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles for pancreatic cancer treatment.

(October 2010– September2013) Carbon Nanotubes as a Diagnostic/Therapeutic tool against Breast Cancer.

(April 2010 – March 2013) Extremophilic bacterial sulfated polysaccharides & Nano drug delivery.

(April 2010 – March 2013) Development Of A Novel Multipotent Nanodrug

(October 2009– September2012) Nanodrug delivery against breast cancer)

(April 2009 - March 2012) (Post doctoral fellow - BNERC, Toyo University) Synthesis and applications of semiconductor nanocrystals in biological imaging and solar light harvesting

(April 2009 - March 2012) (Post doctoral fellow - BNERC, Toyo University) Biocompatible Nanoparticles: A nanoplatform for imaging and drug delivery to cancer cells.

(April 2009 - March 2012) (Post doctoral fellow - BNERC, Toyo University) Mesoporous silica nanomaterials and silica coated nanomaterials - application in optical imaging and treatment of cancer related angiogenesis.

(April 2009 - March 2012) (Research Fellow - Dept. of Chemistry, NUS, Singapore) Thesis Title: Advanced hybrid electrospun nanofibrous scaffolds for biomedical applications

(April 2009 - March 2012) (Post doctoral fellow - Department of Materials and Applied Chemistry, Nihon University)
Synthesis and characterisation of targeted nano-regulators into brain for controlling Alzheimer's Disease

(April 2008- March 2011) (Research Fellow -BNERC, Toyo University) Nanomaterials as growth effectors and imaging agents in rice plants and its scope in plant science.

(April 2008 - March 2011) (Researcher - RIKEN, Japan) Biofunctionalized magnetic nanoparticles for tumor therapy.

(April 2008 - March 2011) (Asst. Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Catholicate College, Kerala) Development of electrical and electrochemical biosensors based on aptamer conjugated carbon nanotubes and glucose oxidase immobilized carbon nanotubes.

MS project

  1. Ms. Astha Malhotra (from Amity University, Noida) Surface modification of carbon nanotubes for attaching ssDNA based aptamer sensors (2007)
  2. Mr. Sasuga joined for MS project work in the field of nanodrug delivery. (2007-)
  3. Mr. Fang wen shi - Developed bio sensor (Streptavidin - Anti rat IgG) after modifying the SPR sensor gold surface with biomaterial.(2006-07)
  4. Mr. N. Tsukuda Developed glucose bio sensor (2005)

BS project

  1. Mr. Hamanaka - Coated biopolymers on nanoparticles by plasma fluidization technique. (2007-08)
  2. Mr. Sasuga - Successfully finished his B. S. project to coat bio polymers on nanoparticles and developed aptamer sensors. (2006-07)
  3. Mr. K. Asano and Mr. R. Yoshinaka successfully completed their B. S. project on bio materials. (2005-06)
  4. Mr. Pranav (from Georgia Tech, Atlanta, US) successfully completed his summer project work (BS) - He had developed SWCNTs and characterized it with TEM, SEM etc.. (2005)
  5. Mr. T. Minemoto has successfully completed his B.S. project on development of bio material (2005)