School of Nano Science and Technology

The School of Nano Science and Technology at National Institute of Technology Calicut offers higher degree programs at the Master’s and Doctoral levels, in various academic streams related to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.  The school also houses sponsored research projects from various funding agencies.  The faculty, students and research scholars are involved in dedicated learning and research to explore, understand and improve materials and processes from a fundamental perspective.  They pursue academic research leading to the mission to introduce new functionalities into existing materials, and to tailor-make materials with exceptional qualities, which are the two major goals of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.  The varied interests of the school include study of nanoscale physical phenomena, experimental research in nanoscale flow and heat transfer, nanomaterials and composites, bio-nanotechnology and targeted drug delivery systems, optical measurements, combustion and nanoparticle fuel additives, synthesis of nanomaterials including carbon nanotubes, and discrete computational studies on nanoscale systems using molecular dynamics simulations.  The school conducts a four-semester Master of Technology program in Nanotechnology.  A Center for Characterization and Electron Microscopy also exists in the school.

FAQ-M Tech Nanotechnology


Government of Kerala has issued the order regarding the equivalence of qualification for the post of assistant professor through the order no. G.O. (Rt) No. 717/2018/HEDN dated 10/04/2018. As per this order M.Tech degree in Nano Science and Technology is relevant to Mechanical Engineering

Congratulations, Dr. Srinu Gangolu and Dr. Sujith Kumar C.S for getting selected as Assistant Professor at Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Calicut. We are Proud that our first batch M.Tech Alumni are coming back to the institute as our colleagues. 

Congratulations Dr. Hanas T for the great achievement. Dr. Hanas received Sudarshan Bhat Memorial prize from IIT Madras for the best PhD thesis in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department for the year 2018..