Nano Research Centre

Based on the importance and needs of Nano Science and Technology, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College has established Nano Science and Technology building with well-equipped laboratory from the academic year 2007. The Centre for Nano Science and Technology was established in the year 2014. The Centre has been recognized as a Research Center to have interaction with Anna University Chennai for collaborative research programme which leads to Ph.D, M.S Degree by research. The Research Centre is well equipped with state-of-the art laboratories and infrastructural facilities in the area of nano science.


  • 2 Ph.D. Holders & 1Faculty pursuing
  • University Ranks: PG-13 Ranks including 7 First Ranks
  • 4 Laboratories with equipment worth Rs.2.3 Crores
  • MSME recognized Technology Business Incubator (TBI) Cell
  • Research Projects for a worth of around 60.51 lakh.

The Research Centre has ongoing academic and research collaborations with governments and industries to keep pace with expanding frontiers of knowledge and global developments.

Experts available in the following potential research areas:

  • Powder Metallurgy
  • Nano-composites
  • Metal matrix composites
  • Nano-coatings
  • Nano-Material synthesis and Characterization
  • Imaging Techniques
  • Digital Image enhancements
  • Nano scale pyrotechnics
  • Materials Modelling and Simulation
  • Synthesis of MR Fluids
  • Analytical modelling
  • MATERIAL STUDIO-Materials modelling and Simulation Software
  • Computing systems-i5
  • Nano fibre Electrospinning
  • Mechanical shaker
  • Scanning probe microscope
  • Scanning electron microscope
  • Electro chemical workstation
  • Planetary mono mill
  • Spectrophotometer
  • RF/DC Sputtering
  • Optical microscope, pH meter
  • Inert lid with 2 valves for ball mill, WC ball 50nos.
  • Vacuum spin coater

Our Faculty Members of the Research Centre are Fellow members of renowned National and International level technical bodies viz. ISTE,SAE,ASME, IE(I),LMC, FISRD(Lon.), IIPE, ISHRAEM, SESI, IndACM, ISTAM and have received Recognition in the form of National awards. Two of our Faculty members in the Research Centre are nominated as recognized Supervisor in Centre for Research/Anna University Chennai. Our Faculty members also attended Summer Faculty Research Fellow Programme at IITs.

  • Research Projects:
    • Research Projects:
      • 3 On-going worth 36.81 lakh
      • 3  Completed worth 23.70 lakh
    • Consultancy: For a worth of 2.34 lakhs completed
  • Full Time Completed 2
    Full Time Pursuing 4
    Part Time Completed 9
    Part Time Pursuing 5
    • SCI – 106 papers
    • Scopus – 102 papers
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