Dr. Nandini Bhandaru

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering

Nanotechnology, Soft Lithography, Superhydrophobic surfaces, Polymer thin films
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India


  • OPERA (Outstanding Potential for Excellence in Research and Academics) Award - BITS Pilani, 2018
  • MRSI G. C. Jain Memorial Award for best Ph.D. Thesis in Material Science, 2018
  • International Travel Support Scheme travel grant for participating (oral presentation) at MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, USA, 2017
  • Indian Science Congress Association Young Scientist Award in Engineering Sciences, 2017
  • Shah-Schulman Award for Best Ph.D. Thesis in the area of Colloids and Interface Science, CHEMCON, 2016
  • E-MRS Young Scientist Award, European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, France, 2016
  • MRSI Young Scientist Award, Materials Research Society of India Kolkata Chapter, 2015
  • CEFIPRA-ESONN Fellowship for three weeks of summer school at Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France, 2013
  • Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award, National Innovation Foundation, 2013
  • Indian National Academy of Engineers Innovative Student Projects Award, Masters Level, 2012