The Pillars of the Lab

Group Leader

Amit, known as AJ is the group leader of the AJ Lab. He is an assistant professor in the school of basic sciences, IIT Mandi. 

Shounak Roy

Research Scholar

Shounak is a DST Inspire Fellow in the AJ Lab. He previously worked as a Project assistant in Cancer Biology & Inflammatory Disorder division at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology. His area of research includes fabrication of novel 2D-material based nanocomposites for biomedical and environmental applications.

Prem Singh

Research Scholar

Prem is a PhD. scholar in the AJ Lab. He worked as a Team Leader in Quality Control department (Analytical Method Validation) at Cipla Pharmaceutical Ltd. and Panacea Biotec. His area of research includes synthesis of plasmonic nanostructures for SERS sensing,  photothermal therapy and catalysis.

Ankita Sarkar

Research Scholar

Ankita is a PhD. scholar in the AJ Lab. Her research interest includes metal nanoparticle - polymer nanocomposites for drug delivery applications

Keshav Bhardwaj

Research Scholar

Keshav is a PhD. scholar in the AJ Lab. His research interest is in the fabrication of SERS substrate for trace analysis. Before joining the AJ Lab he worked as Junior Scientist at Medanta-The Medicity Hospital, and Research Assistant at Artemis Hospital.

Praveen Kumar

Research Scholar

Praveen is a PhD. scholar in the AJ Lab. His area of research is nanomaterial based biosensors.

Kriti Shakya

M.Sc. Project Student

Kriti is a MSc. project student in the AJ Lab. She works in the field of metal nanomaterials synthesis for bio applications.

Alumni of our Lab

Swachhatoa Ghosh

M. Tech. Biotechnology

Swachhatoa completed her M.Tech. project (2018-19) in the AJ Lab. She worked on the peroxidase like activity of gold nanorattles.

Ruptanu Banerjee

M.Tech. Biotechnology

Ruptanu worked for his M.Tech Project (2017) in the AJ Lab. Presently he is a PhD student in the  University of Massachusetts Amherst,  USA.

Varnika Yadav

M.Sc. Chemistry

Varnika did her MSc project (2016-18) in the AJ Lab. She worked on the exfoliation of 2D MoS2 nanosheets and its antibacterial applications.

Pankaj Kumar

M.Sc. Chemistry

Pankaj worked in the AJ lab for his MSc. project (2017-19). He worked on the catalytic and sensing application of nanorattles.

Monika Ahlawat

M.Sc. Chemistry

Monika completed her MSc project in the AJ Lab (2016-18). Presently, she is doing PhD at IIT Kanpur.


M.Sc. Chemistry

Sonika worked in the AJ Lab for her MSc project (2016-18), where she synthesized palladium nanorattles for catalytic applications

Present and Past Intern/Project Students

Dr. Ajith Kumar

Intern Student

(2019- 20)


Jitendra Choudhary

Intern Student

(July 2019)

BS-MS Chemical Engineering

IISER Bhopal

Neharika Gupta

Intern Student

(June - July, 2019)

B.Tech. Biotechnology

LPU Phagwara

Srijit Seal

Inspire Intern Student

(March 2019)

Current Position: M.Phil at University of Cambridge

Anupam Mondal

Intern Student

(Feb - June, 2018)

MSc. Chemistry, Burdwan University

Current Position: PhD. at University of Burdwan

Virendra Majarikar

Intern Student

(June - July, 2015)

Current Position: Process Development Engineer at Micron Memory Inc., Hiroshima, Japan

Chandrasen Mohite

Intern Student

(2019- 20)

B.Tech. Biotechnology

BITS - Dubai

Kartikay Sadyal

Intern Student

(June - July, 2019)

B.Tech. Chemical Engineering

NIT Hamirpur

Prachi Bhatia

Intern Student

(March - May, 2019)

MSc. Chemistry, IIT Mandi

Current Position: PhD at IIT Roorkee

Dhruba Dhar

Project Student

(May - July, 2017)

Current Position: PhD at IIT Kharagpur

Prathamesh Joshi

Intern Student

(June - July, 2017)

B.Tech. - M.Tech. IIT-BHU

Current Position: Gurgaon- Axtria Analytics

Akansha Tripathi

Intern Project Student

(Jan - June, 2017)

M.Sc. Biotechnology, VIT University

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