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Overview of the Centre

B S Abdur Rahman Institute has established Polymer Nano technology centre with the built in area of 2304 sqft and was inaugurated on 24th Aug 2010 by Prof Dr C N R Rao, FRS , an eminent Nano Technologist and Material scientist and National Research Professor , Jawarharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) , Bangalore.

Prof. Rao also delivered Dr Raja Sir Muthaiah Chettiar Endowment lecture on “Vision for science and Nano Technology in India” to all the faculty and students of B S Abdur Rahman Institute and was honoured by the University, Citation and Outstanding Personality award for Technology Management. In the interactive meeting of faculty members of B S Abdur Rahman Institute arranged with Prof Dr CNR Rao, Prof Rao mentioned the strong need for research in science and technology and he said that he will provide support to prospective researchers / faculty member’s fellowships and the facilities in JNCASR to utilise.



Prof Dr CNR Rao inaugurates the Polymer Nano Technology Centre


Dr P Kanniappan, Vice Chancellor presenting the Citation to Prof CNR Rao



Alhaj Abdul Qadhir Buhari , Pro Chancellor presenting the outstanding personality for Technology Management award to Prof CNR Rao


B.Tech Students explaining their nano fibre project to Prof CNR Rao


Interaction section at Polymer Nano technology Centre library hall

Goals and Objectives of the Centre

  • To establish and promote polymer nano research and training facilities for students, faculty and industry personnel.
  • To develop lab facilities with essential and adequate equipment and instruments.
  • To create the necessary infrastructure to undertake research work in areas of polymer
    • nano composites
    • nano fibres and membranes
    • nano coatings and adhesives
    • nano powders
    • nano tubes , wires & rods
    • nano fluids
    • nano devices design and fabrication
  • To carry out interdisciplinary research work with Chemistry, Physics and all engineering disciplines.
  • To have collaborative programs with other institutions and industries.
  • To create and establish processing facilities for production of polymer nano materials up to pilot scale level.
  • To organize short term courses in the area of nano science and technology.
  • To offer certificate courses and UG / PG / PhD programmes in Nano Technology.