Full-time, Chair & Visiting


M. Ghanashyam Krishna, Ph.D. (IISc, Bangalore) – Nanostructured Materials, Thin Films and Sensors (E) (In-charge-Dean of the School)

Dibakar Das, Ph.D. (IIT Bombay)

Research Interests: Functional Ceramics, Nanomaterials, Powder Metallurgy, Magnetic Materials, Chemical Mechanical Planarization

Jai Prakash Gautam , Ph.D. – (TU-Delft, the Netherlands)

Associate Professors

Vadali V. S. S. Srikanth, Dr.-Ing. (Universität Siegen, Germany)

Research Interests: Nano Science and Technology, Surface and Interface Engineering, Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of Thin Films and Nano Materials, Non-Destructive Testing, Modeling and Simulation, Synthesis of Diamond, Si-C-B-N, and Nanocarbon Material Systems

Koteswararao V. Rajulapati Ph.D. (North Carolina State University, USA)

Research Interests: Nano Structured Materials, Deformation Behavior at Small Length Scales (Nanomechanics), Bio-Materials, Non-Equilibrium Processing of Materials, Defects and Diffusion in Materials, Structure-Property Correlations, Severe Plastic Deformation, Phase Transformations and Thermodynamics of Materials

Assistant Professors

Raj Kishora Dash, Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA)

Research Interests:  Smart Materials, Carbon based Hybrid & Nanocomposite, Functional Materials, 1D, 2D Nanostructure, Structure-properties correlation at micro and nanoscale, Nanostructured Thermoelectric materials, Advanced Processing of Nanostructured Materials, Advanced Materials,Advanced Characterization of Materials at Nano/Micro Scale, MEMS, NEMS, Sensors, Bio-MEMS, Microfluidic devices and Nano/Micro fabrication.

Swati Ghosh Acharyya, Ph.D. (Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, India)

Research Interests:  Surface engineering for improving the corrosion and wear resistance of implant materials. 

Venkata Girish Kotnur, Ph.D. –

Pratt and Whitney Chair Professor

Prof. K. Bhanu Sankara Rao

Visiting Professor

V. S. S. Sastry, School of Physics, University of Hyderabad