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Nano biotechnology/Nano technologist

Nanotechnology is an emerging area that engages almost every technical discipline - from chemistry to computer science - in the study and application of extremely tiny materials. It is one of the top ranked subject related to academic and research.

Career Options

  • One can find job as nanotechnologists; specialists or scientists. The areas where a nanotechnologist can seek employment include biotechnology
  • agriculture
  • food
  • genetics
  • space research
  • medicine and so on. Job opportunities are also available in National Physical Laboratory
  • Indian Institute of Astrophysics etc. Candidates with Ph.D can also join as faculty members in Universities and colleges or research fields.

Educational Qualifications

  • • Class 10th Pass • Class 10+2 in Science stream with excellent marks

Personal Skills

  • • Attention to detail • Practical skills in science • Problem-solving skills • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

Courses to be pursued

  • • B.Tech degree in Material science
  • Mechanical
  • Biomedical
  • Chemical
  • Biotechnology
  • Electronics and Computer Science or B.Sc in Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics and Life Sciences • M.Sc in Nanotechnology • M.Sc in Nanoscience and Technology • M.Tech in Nanotechnology • M.Tech in Material Science and Nanotechnology • M.Tech in Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials • Doctor of Philosophy in Nanotechnology • Doctor of Philosophy in Nanoscience and Technology • B.Tech + in Nanotechnology (Dual degree) – 5 years duration.

Top Colleges

  • Department of Physics, IISc, Bangalore Address: CV Raman Rd, Devasandra Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560012 Phone: 080 2293 2004
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi Address: Hauz Khas, New Delhi, Delhi 110016 Phone: 011 2659 7135

Working Conditions

You’ll usually work Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. You may need to work occasional evenings and weekends to meet deadlines. In industry, you may work on shifts, which can include evening and weekend work. You’ll work in a laboratory, where you’ll use specialist scientific equipment, like microscopes. You’ll be expected to wear protective clothing like a lab coat and safety glasses. You may work on projects with scientists in other countries, so may need to travel overseas.

Top Companies

  • Adnano Technologies Address: PLOT 31L, 2nd Cross, Industrial Area Rd, Machenahalli, Karnataka 577222 Phone: 082967 34214
  • Advanced Nano Tech Lab Address: B/1 - Unique Park, Near DG Nagar, Navghar , Palghar, Mumbai, Maharashtra 401202 Phone: 076662 03505

Successful Persons

Christine L. Peterson

He is the president of Foresight Institute. Writes, gives lectures, briefs the press and organizes conferences on powerful emerging technologies. Serves as an interface between technologists and the broader public, including business and policymakers. Has co-authored "Unbounding the Future: the Nanotechnology Revolution". Has also coined the revolutionary term "Open Source software".

David Tomanek

Professor of theoretical condensed matter physics at Michigan State University. Is actively involved in research of fundamental properties of nano structured materials using advanced numerical techniques.

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