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

Soft Nanotechnology Lab

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Broad Research Areas: Nanotechnology, Soft Lithography, Polymer Thin Film Instability, Polymer Blends, Superhydrophobic and self-cleaning surfaces.

Current Research Activities: 

  • Development of superomniphobic surfaces for self-cleaning and antimicrobial applications 
  • Studying durability of hydrophobic surfaces.
  • Studying polymer thin film instability in multi-component films and using soft lithography for spatial organization of nanostructures
  • Alignment and control of phase separation in polymer blends
  • Studying self-assembly and spatial organization of biomolecules

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