Prof Ganguli is a Professor of Chemistry. His research area includes designing of nanostructures using microemulsions with desired size, shape, shell thickness and aspect ratio for applications in photocatalysis, photovoltaics, efficient electrocatalysis for hydrogen and oxygen evolution reactions and porous functionalised nanostructures for toxin removal and water purification. Prof Ganguli has been awarded the MRSI Medal (2006), the CRSI Medal in 2007 and the CRSI -CNR Rao National Prize in 2013. He is a fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences (FASc), National Academy of Sciences(India) (FNASc), Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry, London(FRSC) and Fellow of the Asia Pacific Association of Materials (FAPAM).
Dr Ghosal holds a Ph D in Metallurgy. He heads Nano initiatives at DMRL and has been a name to reckon in the field of Electron Microscopy. Presently he heads the Electron Microscopy Department in DMRL. Prior to joining DRDO, Dr Ghosal was a Research Associate at Banaras Hindu University. He is fellow of various internationally renowned academies and continues to contribute for further research in the field of microscopy. He has been awarded Fellow, EMSI; Laboratory Scientist of the Year (DRDO); Young Microscopist by EMSI, etc.
Dr Bharadwaj has used a judicious combination of basic sciences, life sciences and engineering to address some of the challenging multidisciplinary research as evident from his publication, 24 PhD students in the area of physical , biological & engineering sciences. He has been member of large number of national committees of DST, DBT, ICMR, DIT, CII, FICCI, MHRD etc and board of studies of number of universities. He worked in the area high-resolution electron microscopy of semiconductors at Reims University, France as visiting scientist (high level fellowship) and professor. At Cornell University he worked on various nano fabrication techniques including electron and ion beam writing.
Dr Ramaprabhu holds a Ph D in Physics from IITM, later he went on to become a research associate in same department and now continues to do his research at Department of Physics in IITM. His research interests include Experimental Condensed Matter Physics Advanced Nanomaterials Science. He has been associated with various international conferences and academies at different levels. His research group is involved in state-of-the-art research in hydrogen energy technology and Nanotechnology focusing on synthesis and applications of carbon nanotubes and graphene to Fuel cells, solar cells and Nanofluids. We have developed more than 10 technologies and filed 15 patents.
Prof Chavali, since Nov. 2013 working as professor and R&D Coorinator, Department of Sciences and Humanities, VFSTR University. Previously he served as professor & Head, Department of Nanotechnology, NICHE. He quickly completed Ph D from Technological University of Vienna as OEAD Fellow. Apart from this he received grant from European Nations (6 nations -Austria, Israel, Germany, Ireland, France & Spain) project, from where he developed an ultra-trace gas sensor for air pollutants. Before joining VFSTR University he had worked and collaborated with different international universities and has worked on various new initiatives.
Dr Purushotham also holds additional charge of Director General of Consultancy Development Centre (CDC) an Autonomous Institution under DSIR. He possess about 33 years of diverse experience in different Government Institutions of repute (CSIR-NEIST Jorhat, NCBM Delhi, CSIR-CLRI Chennai, ANIIDCO Ltd Portblair, ARCI Hyderabad, TDB Delhi, NEGD-DeitY Delhi, NRDC and CDC Delhi) and held several top level Engineering / Management / Leadership positions in the Industry, Research and Consultancy. He is sphere heading Commercialisation of Innovative Technologies Developed by various public funded R&D Labs and Universities in the country.