People

The Pillars of the Lab

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Group Leader

Amit, a.k.a. AJ is the group leader of the AJ Lab. He is an associate professor in the school of basic sciences, IIT Mandi. AJ is also an associate at The Indian Academy of Sciences.

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.

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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 fabrication of SERS substrates for trace analysis.

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Sanchita Sarkhel

Research Scholar

Sanchita is a PhD. scholar in the AJ Lab. Her research interest is in antimicrobial and wound healing materials. Before joining the AJ Lab she completed her master's degree in microbiology from St. Xaviers College, Kolkata.

Khushal Singh

Research Scholar

Khushal is a PhD. scholar in the AJ Lab. His area of research is nanomaterial based sensors.

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Deepali Bisht

M.Tech. Biotechnology Project Student

Deepali is a M.Tech scholar in the AJ lab. Her research work is in the area of antimicrobial 2D nanomaterials.

Koustav Kundu

M.Sc. Chemistry

Project Student

Koustav is a M.Sc chemistry scholar in the AJ lab. He works on the synthesis and applications of plasmonic nanomaterials.

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Alumni of our Lab

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Shubhangi Goyal

M.Sc. Chemistry

Project Student

Shubhangi is a M.Sc chemistry scholar in the AJ lab. Her area of research is in the field of plasmonic nanoparticles based SERS sensors

Kaustav Kahali

M.Sc. Chemistry

Project Student

Kaustav is a M.Sc chemistry scholar in the AJ lab. His area of research is in understanding nanoparticle induced apoptosis.

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Bhawna Narang

M.Sc. Chemistry

Project Student

Bhawna is a M.Sc chemistry scholar in the AJ lab. Her area of research is in the field of plasmonic nanoparticles based photothermal therapy.

Alumni of our lab

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Dr. Prem Singh

PhD

Prem graduated with PhD degree (2021) from the AJ lab. He  worked on plasmonic nanoarattles for catalytic and photothermal therapy applications.

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Praveen Kumar

PhD

Praveen worked in the AJ lab for his PhD degree and his research was on antimicrobial fabrics.

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Kriti Shakya

M.Sc. Chemistry

Kriti worked in the AJ lab for her MSc. project (2018-2020). She worked on preparation of aerogels for oil spill removal.

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Swachhatoa Ghosh

M. Tech. Biotechnology

Swachhatoa completed her M.Tech. project (2018-19) in the AJ Lab. She is presently doing PhD at IIT Kharagpur.

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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.

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Varnika Yadav

M.Sc. Chemistry

Varnika did her MSc project (2016-18) in the AJ Lab. She is currently a doing PhD at University of Hamburg, Germany.

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Giredhar Muthiah

M. Tech.  Biotechnology

Gire worked in the AJ lab for his M.Tech. thesis  (2019-21). His research was on nanomaterials for PDT.

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Aditya Jaiswal

M.Sc. Chemistry

Aditya worked in the AJ lab for his MSc project (2019-21). He worked on polymeric materials for gene delivery applications.

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Aastha

M. Tech.  Biotechnology

Aastha worked in the AJ lab for her MTech project (2019-21). She is currently pursuing PhD under UQIDAR program 

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Saheli Sarkar

M. Tech.  Biotechnology

Saheli worked in the AJ lab for her MTech project (2019-21). She is currently pursuing PhD at IIT Guwahati

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Pankaj Kumar

M.Sc. Chemistry

Pankaj worked in the AJ lab for his MSc. project (2017-19). He is currently pursuing PhD at IIT Kanpur

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Monika Ahlawat

M.Sc. Chemistry

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

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Sonika

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

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Dr. Ajith Kumar

Intern Student

(2019- 20)

BDS

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Jitendra Choudhary

Intern Student

(July 2019)

BS-MS Chemical Engineering

IISER Bhopal

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Neharika Gupta

Intern Student

(June - July, 2019)

B.Tech. Biotechnology

LPU Phagwara

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Srijit Seal

Inspire Intern Student

(March 2019)

Current Position: M.Phil at University of Cambridge

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Anupam Mondal

Intern Student

(Feb - June, 2018)

MSc. Chemistry, Burdwan University

Current Position: PhD. at University of Burdwan

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Virendra Majarikar

Intern Student

(June - July, 2015)

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

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Chandrasen Mohite

Intern Student

(2019- 20)

B.Tech. Biotechnology

BITS - Dubai

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Kartikay Sadyal

Intern Student

(June - July, 2019)

B.Tech. Chemical Engineering

NIT Hamirpur

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Prachi Bhatia

Intern Student

(March - May, 2019)

MSc. Chemistry, IIT Mandi

Current Position: PhD at IIT Roorkee

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Dhruba Dhar

Project Student

(May - July, 2017)

Current Position: PhD at IIT Kharagpur

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Prathamesh Joshi

Intern Student

(June - July, 2017)

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

Current Position: Gurgaon- Axtria Analytics

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Akansha Tripathi

Intern Project Student

(Jan - June, 2017)

M.Sc. Biotechnology, VIT University