Material Science Research – RIC

  • 1-3Dr. Pradeep K. Varshney
    Director, MRIIC
    Professor, Department of Chemistry, FET, MRIIRS
    Qualification: Ph.D. (Applied Chemistry), M.Sc. (Chemistry)
    Experience: 25 Years of Teaching, Administration and research
    Fellowship Received: JRF (M-HRD), RA(CSIR)
    Area of Interest: Composite Polymer Electrolytes, Solar Energy, Purification of Biodiesel
    No. of Research Publications: 65, 02 Patent Granted from UK  and India and 01 Patent Filed

    2Dr. Sarvesh Kumar
    Associate Professor
    Qualification: Ph. D. (Physics), Dr. B.R.A. University & IUAC, New Delhi
    M. Sc. (Physics), Dr. B.R.A. University, NET (CSIR)
    Experience: 14.5 years
    Area of Interest: Material Science, Nanotechnology
    No. of Research Publication: 41

    3Dr. Sangeeta Banga
    Associate Professor and Director Students & Welfare
    Qualification: Ph.D (Applied Chemistry), M. Tech (Polymer Technology), M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)
    Experience: 17 years of Teaching
    Area of Interest: Polymers, New Materials and Purification of Biodiesel
    No of Research Publications: 11

    7Dr. Kalpna Varshney
    Assistant Professor
    Qualification: Ph.D (Applied Chemistry), M.Sc. (Applied Chemistry)
    Experience: 6.2 years of teaching, 5.0 years industrial experience
    Area of Interest: Analytical & Pesticide residue Chemistry and Pheromone Chemistry
    No of Research Publications: 23

    5Dr. Jai Prakash
    Assistant Professor
    Qualification: Ph.D (Physics), NET, M.Sc. (Physics)
    Experience: 14 years
    Area of Interest: Material Science, Multiferroic Materials
    No of Research Publications: 4

    sdfDr. Shiv Kumar
    Assistant Professor
    Qualification: Ph.D (Applied Chemistry), M.Sc. (Applied Chemistry)
    Experience: 6 years
    Area of Interest: Organic Solar Cells, Organic light Emitting Diode (OLED)
    No of Research Publications: 9

  • Vision

    The Vision of Material Science Cluster involves the synthesis, processing, structure, properties and performance of materials that enable an engineering function. The properties of interest can be mechanical, electrical, ionic, magnetic, optical or biosensing properties; the engineering function can impact industries involved in electronics, communications, medicine, transportation, manufacturing, recreation, energy, and the environment.


    1. To Synthesize , process and Characterize the different materials like Polymers, Magnetic materials, Electrolytes, semiconductors, solar cells, Nano materials, metals, ceramic and energy deriving materials etc. Based on the results publish quality research papers/Patents in High Indexed Journals.

    2. To Submit various projects for the funding in the above said areas.


    • Electrochemical batteries
    • Team Battery

    Dr. Pradeep K. Varshney

    Dr. Kalpna Varshney

    Dr. Ranjan K. Behera

    Monika, Meghan and Kajal (M.Sc. Chemistry Students)

    • Modifications in Materials using Ion Beam
  • Projects & Competitions

    Projects & Competition

    • Symposium on environment protection
    • Innovations in science and Technology (IST 2017)
    • MRIIC magazine cover competition