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

Lab News

  • Congratulations Soumya Mattupalli for winning the first prize in Sci-Art competition at Chemference 2023, BITS Pilani Goa Campus, October 2023.

  • Our work, now published in Soft Matter reports a unique behaviour of large polymer drops on anisoptropic patterned surfaces. (June 2023)
  • Soumya Mattupalli wins first place in poster presentation at ChemE Day BITS Hyderabad. (April 2023)

  • Our latest work on improving durability of GO-coated meshes for oil-water separation application gets published in Nanoscale Advances. (January 2023)

  • P. Saikiran (Ph.D. Student) attends and presents his work on polymer blends at Soft Thin Films Session, CompFlu 2022, IIT Kharagpur. (19-21 December 2022)

  • Welcome to Jashaswinee Sawin, Ph.D. student who joins our group to work on durability of special wettability surfaces. (April 2022)

  • Welcome to Soumya Mattupalli, JRF student under SERB-CRG Project. (March 2022)

  • Our lab received a SERB-CRG grant to study droplet evaporation on patterned surfaces! (Jan 2022)

  • Mayuri Dhole (ME student) wins the ACS (American Chemical Society) Best Poster Presentation Award at the International Conference on Complex Fluids and Soft Matter (Compflu 2021) organized by IIT Gandhinagar and the Indian Society of Rheology. (13-15 December 2021)