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Inter University Centre for
Nanomaterials and Devices (IUCND)

Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)

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Vasudev Award for the best SRS project was presented to Prof. M. K. Jayaraj during the inaugural session of the Kerala Science Congress by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala. Dr. S. Vasudev Award, prestigious award instituted by the KSCSTE in memory of Dr. S. Vasudev, former Chairman of Science, Technology and Environment Committee(STEC) for the best project completed under the Science Research Scheme (SRS) of KSCSTE. The Award carries a certificate, citation and cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-.

Best paper award in Physical Sciences was awarded to Ms. Nisha T. Padmanabhan at the 31st Kerala Science Congress at Fathima Matha National College for her research work entitled "Graphene incorporated Titanium dioxide co-exposed with high energy {001} and {010}/{100} facets for self-cleaning nano coatings".

Inter University Centre for Nanomaterials and Devices (IUCND)


Inter University Centre for Nanomaterials and Devices (IUCND) at Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is an inter-university research centre formed by the government of Kerala. The centre is established with a view to provide state of the art infrastructure to support research and development in the domain of nanotechnology and also provide a platform for collaborative research involving academia and industry.

Currently about 25 faculty members of various departments of the university associate with the centre to support the academic and research activities of the centre and more expertise will be added through visiting fellow programme. This multidisciplinary platform is expected to promote research towards scalable technologies in the emerging areas of Energy, Communication, Environment and Medicine.



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    Cochin University of Science and Technology,
    Kochi - 682 022, India

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