The centre aims to provide researchers within and outside the university, an interdisciplinary platform for research and development in nanotechnology leading to cost effective technology in Energy, Communication, Environment and Medicine. The centre has identified following areas of research as thrust areas where nanomaterials and nano-technology can have a pronounced impact.

  • Energy : Development of efficient renewable energy harvesting technologies through nanotechnology
  • Communication technology: Development of photonic materials and thin film transistors (TFT)
  • Environment: New materials and methods for keeping the environment clean with a focus on clean air and clean water for all
  • Medicine: Development of nanomaterials for treatment and early detection of diseases