Computational Research:
1. Micro/Nano Mechanics of Thin Films
2. Rheology of Viscoelastic Materials and Liquid Crystals
3. Intermolecular Forces, Colloids and Surface/Interfacial Science
4. Electrohydrodynamics, Magneto-hydrodynamics, Electro-kinetics, and Electrophoresis
5. Advanced Flow Continuous Microreactors
6. DFT Studies on Active Systems
Experimental Research:
1. MEMS/NEMS Devices for Point-Of Care Detection
2. Intelligent Artificial Micro or Nanobots
3. Advanced Flow Reactors, µ-VLSI, and Energy Harvesting
4. Self–Healing, Self-motile, and Self-Organizing Liquid Crystals

Liquids are self-healing by nature while the solids show exactly opposite behavior. Liquid crystals are materials that possess a solid like orientational order but they behave more like a liquid. We are exploiting these features to develop self-healing materials in which tuning the external environment such as temperature, pressure, or chemical potential can fuel up the liquid properties of a liquid crystal to heal the scratches/defects. Further, liquid crystals also show interesting optical and electrical properties. We are exploiting the exceptions optical and electrical properties of the liquid crystalline materials to develop light reflectors, locomotives, and sensors.
Research Laboratories:
1. Centre for Excellence in Nanoelectronic Theranostic Devices
2. Fabrication, Characterization and Testing Laboratories
3. Thin Film and Micro/Nano Fluidics Laboratory
4. Analytical laboratory for the DST FIST Instruments
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