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Dr. Goutam De, Ph. D.

Scientist F[Gr.IV(5)] & Head Nano-structured Materials Division Phone: (033) 24733496 (Ex. 3403) FAX: +91-33-24730957 E-mail: gde@cgcri.res.in Research Interest Inorganic-organic hybrid nanocomposite based hard coatings on plastics; Antireflective coatings on plastics, Refractive index controlled coatings, Protective coatings on metals, Hydrophobic coatings and other functional nanocomposite coatings; Glass and ceramic materials (powder, fibre, glass, films) by sol-gel chemical route; Metal nanoparticles incorporated films for different applications (optics/coloured coatings, catalysis, plasmonic sensors).

Dr. Debabrata Basu, Ph.D.


Bioceramics & Coating Division

Scientist G [Gr.IV(6)] & Head

Phone: (033) 24733496 (Ex. 3296) FAX: +91-33-24730957 E-mail: dbasu@cgcri.res.in Research Interest Materials Sciences with special references to Biomaterials, Biomedical implants, Drug delivery system, Ceramic Engineering (starting from raw-material, powder synthesis, processing, characterization, in-vitro and in-vivo performance evaluation to humans).

Dr M.K.Sinha

Scientist F [Gr.IV(5)] Bioceramics & Coating Division Phone: (033) 24733496 (Ex. 3291) FAX: +91-33-24730957 E-mail: mksinha@cgcri.res.in Research Interest

Synthesis and Characterization of ceramic powder Development of ceramic products for biomedical applications. Plasma Spray Coating on metal Biomimetic Coating Ceramic drug delivery system

Dr. Jui Chakraborty


Scientist C [Gr.IV(2)] Bioceramics and Coating Division Phone: (033) 24733496 (Ex. 3233)

FAX: +91-33-24730957 E-mail: jui@cgcri.res.in Research Interest Biomimetic Synthesis of bioceramics/advanced materials for biomedical applications, Tissue Engineering; organ regeneration, Inorganic ceramic based drug delivery systems

Mr. Biswanath Kundu


Scientist B [Gr.IV(1)] Bioceramics and Coating Division Phone: (033) 24733496/69/76/77 (Ex. 3337) FAX: +91-33-24730957 E-mail: bkundu@cgcri.res.in , biswa_kundu@rediffmail.com Research Interest Materials sciences with special references to bio-ceramics (Synthesis of nano particulate calcium phosphate based drug delivery system for treating fatal diseases including liver cancer, malaria, septic shock, etc.; Fabrication and characterization of calcium phosphate based dense and porous scaffolds for various applications including orbital implants, bone grafting material, drug delivery system, etc.).

Dr. Debtosh Kundu


Sol-Gel Division

Scientist F [Gr.IV(5)]

Phone: (033) 24733496 (Ex. 3390/3391) FAX: +91-33-24730957 E-mail: debtosh@cgcri.res.in Research Interest

Sol-gel processing of porous and dense thin films for optical, sensor, photocatalytic and separation applications

Kankan Bhattacharyya, FNA, FASc, FNASc


Director, IACS and Chair Professor

pckb@iacs.res.in,director@iacs.res.in
Souvik Maiti Office: Room No. 303 Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology Tel: +91 11 2766 6156/7, 139 e-mail: souvik@igib.res.in

Munia Ganguli Office: Lab # 203 Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology Tel: +91 11 27666156/7, ext. 137 e-mail: mganguli@igib.res.in

Dhirendra S. Katti
Associate Professor
Contact Information: Email: dsk@iitk.ac.in Tel: (91) 512-259-4028 Fax: (91) 512-259-4010 Academic Background: Dr. Katti received his Ph.D from University of Mumbai and his post-doctoral training from Drexel University, USA. He then served as Assistant Professor (Research Track) at Drexel University and then as Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) at University of Virginia before joining the BSBE Department in April, 2004 . Research Interests: The focus of Dr. Katti's laboratory is to develop biomaterial based technologies for controlled drug delivery and tissue engineering applications. The main research interests are:

Novel nanotechnology based approaches for growth factor delivery and tissue engineering applications. Research involving the development of three-dimensional scaffolding systems for the engineering of human tissues. Development of biodegradable polymer based systems for the delivery of bioactive molecules such as anticancer agents

Kantesh Balani Ph.D. (Florida International University, Miami, USA)


Office: Lab 1: Lab 2: Email: Website: kbalani@iitk.ac.in http://home.iitk.ac.in/~kbalani Laboratory of Biomaterials Biomaterials Processing and Characterization Laboratory Phone: Phone: Phone: (+91) (512) 259 Fax: 6194 (+91) (512) 259 7920 (+91) (512) 259 7505

Specialization: Biomaterials, Computational Modeling, CNT Reinforced Nanocomposites, Nanomechanics & Tribology Areas of Interest: Bone Implant Materials, Molecular Modeling of Interfaces, Nanocomposites, Multi Length Scale Abridgment

Vivek Verma Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State University, USA)


Office: Lab 1: Lab 2: Email: Website: Specialization: Biomaterials, Composites, Semiconductors Areas of Interest: Protein patterning, hybrid synthetic devices, micro-fabrication, nanocomposites vverma@iitk.ac.in 410 Faculty Building Biomaterials Laboratory Phone: Phone: Phone: (+91) (512) 259 6527 (+91) (512) 259 7920 Fax: (+91) (512) 259 7505

Anandh Subramaniam Ph.D. (I.I.Sc. Bangalore)


Office: Lab 1: Lab 2: Email: Website: anandh@iitk.ac.in, anandh333@rediffmail.com http://home.iitk.ac.in/~anandh Faculty Building 408 Western Labs 207 Phone: Phone: Phone: (+91) (512) 259 Fax: 7215 (+91) (512) 259 7147 (+91) (512) 259 7505

Specialization: Physical Metallurgy & Materials Science Areas of Interest: Nanomaterials, Quasicrystals, Amorphous Materials, Metastable Materials, Epitaxial Systems, Interfaces in Materials, Symmetry, Crystallography, Transmission Electron Microscopy, Finite Element Method. Ashok Kumar

Associate Professor
Contact Information: Email: ashokkum@iitk.ac.in Tel: (91) 512-259-4051 Fax: (91) 512-259-4010 Research Interests: Dr Ashok Kumar's research focuses on the design and development of new smart polymeric biomaterials and supermacroporous matrices for different applications in biology and biotechnology. The main research interests are: Process development for the production of therapeutics from mammalian cell culture: In this direction his group is focusing on designing supermacroporous cryogels for the cultivation of cells and development of integrated bioprocess for the product recovery.

Development of preparative cell separation technology, tissue engineering and high through-put analysis: By designing new superporous hydrogels, his group is focusing on developing affinity based chromatographic separation strategies for cells, scaffolds for tissue engineering and high through-put screening of biomolecules. Development of smart polymeric biomaterials: Self-assembling biological structures and polymers that can respond to their environment provide a wide range of interesting applications. Dr Ashok Kumar's group focus on utilizing the reversible solubility of such polymeric materials in developing bioseparation, drug delivery, biosensors, cell sheet engineering and cell culture technologies.

Mainak Das

Assistant Professor
Contact Information: Email: mainakd@iitk.ac.in Tel: (91) 512-259-4076 Fax: (91) 512-259-4010