Dr. Amit Jaiswal

Associate Professor

School of Basic Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi

Kamand, Mandi-175005

Himachal Pradesh, India

Tel: 01905-267-154

Email: j.amit[at]iitmandi[dot]ac[dot]in

ORCID: 0000-0002-9748-0404


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  • Ph.D. in Nanotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (2013)

  • M.Tech. in Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (2010)

  • B.Tech. in Biotechnology, Heritage Institute of Technology, WBUT (2008)

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (Aug 2021- Present)

  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (2014- Aug 2021)

  • Associate, Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore (2020 -Present)

  • Postdoctoral Researcher with Prof. Hossam Haick, The Laboratory of Nanomaterial Based Devices, Department of Chemical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel (2014)

  • Postdoctoral Researcher with Prof. Srikanth Singamaneni, Soft Nanomaterial Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, USA (2013)

Awards and Honor

  • Selected as an Associate at The Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, 2020

  • Received the IIT Mandi Foundation Day award 2021 for excellence in institute service as the chief warden of the Institute.

  • Received a certificate of appreciation for highly cited author (top 5%) in the Royal Society of Chemistry Journals, 2019.

  • The Teaching Honour Roll Award by Indian Institute of Technology Mandi for excellence in teaching during the academic year 2017-18

  • The Young Scientist MAHE Award by the Society for Biomaterials and Artificial organs (India), 2018

  • ACS Pittcon Travel Award 2018

  • The Young Scientist Research Award by DAE-BRNS, 2016-17

  • The Best Young Investigator Award at the International conference on “Advances in Biological Systems and Materials Science in NanoWorld” (ABSMSNW-2017) organized by Indian Institute of Technology BHU

  • Dr. DS Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014

  • Selected as Young Researcher for expense free participation at the International Conference On Nanoscience And Technology (ICONSAT-2012)

  • CSIR-UGC-NET JRF, 2011

  • GATE 2007 and 2008 in Life Sciences 

  • Gold Medal in National Level Biotechnology Examination, 2009

  • Certificate for distinctive performance in 5th National Science Olympiad, 2003


  • IC136: Understanding Biotechnology and its Applications

  • BY501: DNA nanotechnology

  • BY505: NanoBiotechnology

  • BY514: Analytical Biotechniques

  • BY522P: Analytical and Molecular Biotechnology Lab

  • BY524P: Medical and NanoBiotechnology Lab

  • BE504: Biomaterials

Additional Responsibilities

  • Reviewer: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Chemistry of Materials, Theranostics, npg 2D materials and applications, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, Chemical Communications, Nanoscale, Langmuir, JMC-B, Lab on Chip, Analyst, Analytical Methods, Polymer Chemistry, RSC Advances, etc.

  • Review Editor, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology and Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences (nanobiotechnology) 

  • Chief Warden, IIT Mandi

Invited Talks/Guest Lecture

  • Metal and semiconductor based nanocomposites for Theranostics, Invited Talk, National Conference on Nanomaterials in Biology (NCNB 2019), Jaipur, Rajasthan.

  • Nano-Biotechnological Applications of Plasmonic Nanostructures and 2-D Material-based Nanocomposites, Expert TalkChandigarh University on 2nd September 2019.

  • Plasmonic Nanostructures and 2-D Material based nanocomposites for applications in Biology, Catalysis and SensingInvited Lecture,  Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science (ACES-2019) Department of Chemical Engineering, IISER Bhopal.

  • Stimuli Responsive Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Photothermal TherapyInvited Talk,  6th world congress on Nanomedical Sciences-ISNSCON-2018, Chemistry-Biology Interface 2019 and Conference on Science and Technology for the Future of Mankind (2019) at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

  • Gold Nanorattles: an emerging nanoplatform for sensing and theranostic applications, Oral Talk, NanoBioteck 2018, 3rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nanomedicine, AIIMS, New Delhi.

  • Advanced nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications, Selected Talk, UK-INDIA Interdisciplinary Workshop on Advanced Biomaterials and Biosensors (2018), IIT Ropar.

  • Plasmonic Nanorattles: Engineering  its Structure for Applications in Catalysis, Sensing and Theranostics, Invited Talk, International conference on Biomaterials, Bioengineering and Biotheranostics (BioMET 2018), VIT Vellore.

Projects Completed

  • Stimuli Responsive Smart Nanocarriers for Theranostic Applications (SERB), 2015-2018

  • Engineering novel plasmonic nanocapsules for cancer therapy and diagnostics (DBT), 2016-2018