August 2021: Dr. Anupma Thakur joins as an Early Career Fellow (ECF) in BoRN Lab.
May 2021: BoRN Research Lab published a research article in Carbon Trends. Congratulations Varun, Asha and Satadru.
April 2021: Congratulations Prof. Kabeer for his appointment as Dr. Dinesh O Shah Faculty Chair position.
April 2021: BoRN Research Lab in collaboration with the Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, United States, published a perspective article in ACS Material letters. Congratulations to all authors, particularly Harini, Akash and Varun.
Feb 2021: Congratulations Harini for Nidhi Prayas Start-up Grant sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, supported by I.I.E.C-I.I.T. Gandhinagar, IN
Feb 2021: Congratulations Harini for Commendation Award in Open Category from Hindustan Petroleum Green R&D Centre (HPGRDC) for New Generation Ideation Contest (NGIC)-2020, HPCL, Bangalore, IN
Feb 2021: Congratulations Satadru for receiving selected for DST-AWSAR Award.
Jan 2021: Congratulations Satadru for receiving "Best Presentation Award" at ICSM, 2021 organised by SMRS, Jaipur.
Dec 2020: BoRN Research Lab grabs the attention of MoE Union Cabinet minister: Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Indian Education Diary, and NDTV through work on a new class of nano-additives for fuels used in space and defense applications.
Sept 2020: BoRN Research Lab grabs the attention of Times of India, Ahmedabad as "Getting Nanoparticles through Nanosheets" on Sept. 14, 2020.
Sept 2020: BoRN Research Lab in collaboration with Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California published an article in JPCC. Congratulations to all the authors particularly Harini.
Sept 2020: Prof. Kabeer Jasuja was appointed as Dean of Academic Affairs (DOAA) at IIT Gandhinagar starting Sept. 1, 2020. Congratulations.
August 2020: BoRN Research Lab in collaboration with the research groups of Prof. Venkata Krishnan at IIT Mandi and Prof. Prachi Thareja at IIT Gandhinagar, published a research article in Nanoscale. Congratulations to all authors, particularly Asha, Manis, and Nidhi.
August 2020: BoRN Research Lab published a research article in Ceramics International. Congratulations Rishabh.
July 2020: Congratulations Aakash and Rishabh for successful completion of Master's Thesis Defense. All the very best for all your future endeavours.
July 2020: Congratulations Asha for successful completion of Ph.D. Thesis Defense. All the very best for all your future endeavours.
June 2020: BoRN Research Lab published a reserarch article in Thermochimica Acta. Congratulations Harini.
Feb 2020: Satadru has presented poster in 3rd National Conference in Chemistry (NCONC 2020) organized by Chemistry Department, IIT Gandhinagar, Feb. 12-13, 2020.
Feb 2020: Satadru and Rishabh have presented posters in Symposium on Frontier Problems in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (FPNN 2020) organized by Physics Department, IIT Gandhinagar, Feb. 14-15, 2020.
Jan 2020: Bhagyashri Gaekwad joins the group as a Ph.D. student.
Dec 2019: Vruddhi Jani joins the group as a M.Tech. student.
Sept 2019: Congratulations Harini for Special Mention Award for Innovation Idea Pitch among National Finalists of the Boeing University Innovation Leadership Development (BUILD) Program conducted by Boeing India, Bangalore
Sep 2019: BoRN Research Lab published a research article in JPCC. Congratulations Saroj.
Aug 2019: Congratulations Harini for INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL GRANT AWARD from the Science and Engineering Research Board (S.E.R.B.) for Defense Techconnect Fall Summit, MD, U.S.A.
Aug 2019: Congratulations Asha for successful completion of pre-synopsis seminar.
Aug 2019: Anshul Rasyotra joins the group as a Ph.D. student.
Jun 2019: Satadru attended a three-day workshop on Electroanalytical Techniques for Energy Conversion and Storage by Prof. Anil Verma, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Delhi, Jun. 06-08, 2019.
Jun 2019: Satadru, Akash, and Rishabh attended a two-day workshop on FTIR-IMAGING AND LASER RAMAN IMAGING AND ITS APPLICATIONS by SAIF Department, IIT Bombay, Jun. 03-04, 2019.
May 2019: Congratulations Saroj for successful completion of Ph.D. Thesis Defense.
Mar 2019: Asha Liza James, Akash Varma, and Rishabh Patidar have presented Poster in International Conference on SUPERCAPACITORS, ENERGY STORAGE & APPLICATIONS (ICSEA 2019) organized by Centre for Materials for Electronics and Information Technology (C-MET), Thrissur, Kerala, Mar. 08-10, 2019.
Feb 2019: Congratulations Harini for receiving the DST-AWSAR (Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research) Award for your research story as it got selected as one of the 100 best stories submitted in the Ph.D. category. The full story can be found here.
Feb 2019: Manish attended a short course on Applied Rheology by Thomas Mezger, conducted by Chemical Engineering Department, IIT Bombay.
Jan 2019: Satadru Chakrabarty joins the group as a Ph.D. student.
Dec 2018: Rishabh Patidar joins the group as a M.Tech. student.
Dec 2018: Nidhi presents a talk on her research work in the 32nd International Conference on Indo – Canadian Multidisciplinary Research: Trends and Prospects, IITRAM Ahmedabad, Dec. 28-29, 2018.
Dec 2018: Raman presents a talk on his research work in the 3rd International Conference on Soft Materials (ICSM 2018), Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, IN, Dec. 09-14, 2018.
Nov 2018: BoRN Research Lab files a patent on "Process for preparing fluorescent carbon-based quantum dots", Indian Patent Office, Patent Application No.: 201821044731, Nov. 19, 2018. Congratulations Prof. Kabeer, Saroj, and Ramchandra.
Nov 2018: BoRN Research Lab publishes a paper in RSC Nanoscale. Congratulations Asha.
Sep 2018: Akash Varma joins the group as a Masters student through the dual degree exchange program between IIT Gandhinagar, India and JAIST, Japan
Sep 2018: Times of India interviews Prof. Kabeer Jasuja for being selected for the Indian National Academy of Engineers (INAE) Young Engineer Award-2018. Link
Aug 2018: Congratulations Prof. Kabeer Jasuja for being selected for the Indian National Academy of Engineers (INAE) Young Engineer Award-2018.
Aug 2018: Yuta Komatsu joins the group through the dual degree Exchange Program from JAIST, Japan.
July 2018: Congratulations to Rohit Saraswat for a successful Master's defense.
July 2018: Congratulations Arvind Pujari for winning in the poster presentation session on the project "A Low-Cost Hand-Hold Device for the Selective and Sensitive Detection of the Hg(II) in water using paper strips embedded with carbon quantum dots" for SRIP-2018 at IIT Gandhinagar.
July 2018: Congratulations to Ram Chandra Gawas Babali for a successful Master's defense.
July 2018: Congratulations Saroj for successful completion of pre-synopsis seminar.
July 2018: Congratulations Prof. Kabeer Jasuja for being shortlisted for the next round of making a presentation of our work before the Indian National Academy of Engineers (INAE) Selection Committee for the Young Engineer Award-2018.
May 2018: Arvind Pujari joins the group as a Summer Research Internship Program (SRIP) student from IIT Madras.
May 2018: Souhitya Sen joins the group as a Ph.D. student.
Apr 2018: BoRN Research group's work telecasted in Science Monitor program by Rajya Sabha TV. Link
Apr 2018: BoRN Research lab publishes an article in ACS Applied Nano Materials. Congratulations Saroj. Link
Apr 2018: Congratulations to Saroj for winning the Best Oral Presentation Award at the International Symposium on Functional Materials (ISFM-2018).
Apr 2018: Saroj presented his research through an oral presentation at the International Symposium on Functional Materials (ISFM-2018), Chandigarh, India during Apr 13-15, 2018.
Mar 2018: Congratulations to Asha for winning the Best Poster Award at the International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology (ICONSAT 2018).
Mar 2018: Asha presented her research through a poster at the International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology (ICONSAT 2018) organized by Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (CeNS), Bengaluru, India during March 21-23, 2018.
Mar 2018: Asha presented her research through a poster in the Japan-India Symposium on Materials Science 2018, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Ishikawa, JP, Mar. 05-06, 2018.
Mar 2018: Congratulations to Saroj for receiving Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing Certificate from The American Carbon Society.
Mar 2018: BoRN Research lab's latest publication in Wiley ChemPhysChem, gets recognized in the Science and Technology section of the Frontline magazine as "Indians produce boron nanosheets as thin as graphene".
Feb 2018: BoRN Research group's Live interview is telecasted by BBC News Gujarati Channel on the occasion of National Science Day on Feb 28, 2018.
Feb 2018: BoRN Research group's recently published article in ChemPhysChem grabs the attention of Times of India, Ahmedabad, as "IIT-Gandhinagar makes nano god of small things" on the occasion of National Science Day on Feb 28, 2018.
Feb 2018: Congratulations to the entire BoRN Research group as our research work published in Wiley ChemPhysChem is recognized as one of the impactful innovation for the future by Deccan Herald titled "Research for a Sustainable Future" on the occasion of National Science Day on Feb 28, 2018.
Feb 2018: Our recently published research article in ChemPhysChem grabs the attention of various National and International News, Magazines, and TV channels as "Indian Scientists Develop World's Thinnest material with Novel Technique" by Outlook India, The Hindu Bussiness Line, Vigyan Prasar, Catch News, Sputnik News, and Research Stash; "IIT Gandhinagar Scientists Develop Nanomaterial That Is 100,000 Times Thinner Than Paper" by Indiatimes, Finance East Money, Sott Signs of the Times; "New Class of Ultra-thin Nanomaterial Found by IIT Gandhinagar Scientists" by The Better India; "IIT Gandhinagar Team Develops Ultra-Thin Material With Novel Technique" by Science Wire; "IIT Gandhinagar Scientists Develop World's Thinnest Material" by Mi mobiles; "100k times narrower than paper: Indian scientists say they created the world's thinnest material" by Russian Times; "India's thinnest material is only one nanometer thick and can be used as a next-generation battery" by Mingpao News.
Jan 2018: Congratulations Harini, Saroj, and Prof. Kabeer Jasuja for publishing their Research Story at IIT Gandhinagar as "Researchers at IIT Gandhinagar Developed a Simple Recipe to Synthesize Boron Rich Nanosheets".
Jan 2018: BoRN Research lab publishes an article in Wiley Chem Phys Chem. Congratulations to Harini for her first publication. Link
Jan 2018: Rohit presents his research through a poster at the International Conference on Nano-materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Applications, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, IN, Jan. 29-31, 2018.
Jan 2018: Manis Lenka joins the group as an M.Tech. student.
Jan 2018: Nidhi Pandey joins the group as an M.Tech. student.
Dec 2017: Congratulations to Harini for winning the Best Poster Award from ACS Applied Nanomaterials at the International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN-2017).
Dec 2017: Harini presents her research through a poster at the International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterial and Nanotechnology (ICANN-2017) organized by Centre for Nanotechnology at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG), India during Dec 18-21, 2017.
Nov 2017: Congratulations to Harini and Anurag, their image received the People's choice award in Nanoartography. Link
Oct 2017: Congratulations to Asha, Harini, Anurag, and Rohit. Electron microscopic images of their samples have been selected as finalists in the Nanoartography competition organized by Drexel University. Link
Sep 2017: BoRN Research lab published a proceedings article in IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. Congratulations Devina.
Aug 2017: Kabeer delivers an invited talk at the workshop on “High Density (JP 10) High Energy (Boron Based) Slurry Fuel for Gas Turbine Engines” conducted by the Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bangalore from Aug 30-31, 2017
Feb 2017: Kabeer joins the Editorial Board Members for Scientific Reports, a Nature Research Journal
July 2017: Congratulations to Devina for joining IIT Delhi as a PhD student.
Jan 2017: Kabeer presented the progress on the project "Synthesizing single-atom thick inorganic nanosheets isomorphous to graphene by developing chemical exfoliation strategies for layered boron-based materials” at the INSPIRE Faculty Monitoring-cum-Interaction Meet organized at SSN College of Engineering, Kalavakkam from Jan 22-23, 2017
Jan 2017: Kabeer presented the progress on the project "Synthesizing single-atom thick inorganic nanosheets isomorphous to graphene by developing chemical exfoliation strategies for layered boron-based materials” funded by SERB under Fast Track Research Scheme for Young Scientists at IISc Bangalore on Jan 17, 2017
Jan 2017: BoRN Research Lab publishes a paper in RSC Advances. Congratulations Asha.
Dec 2016: Asha represented the research group through a poster presentation at the International Conference on Functional Materials organized by IIT Kharagpur from Dec 12-14, 2016
Oct 2016: Kabeer delivers an invited talk at the Indo-UK Workshop on Advanced Nanomaterials for Energy, Health, and Sustainability conducted by IIT Mandi and University of Nottingham and funded by the Newton-Bhabha Researcher Links Workshop Grants by British Council and Royal Society of Chemistry.
Sep 2016: Asha attends a one-day "Publishing workshop" organized by Royal Society of Chemistry at Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar.
Aug 2016: Our research portfolio got selected for the work-shop on ‘Advanced Nanomaterials for Energy, Health and Sustainability’ as part of the Researcher Links program under the Newton-Bhabha Fund. The collaborative workshop with the University of Nottingham, UK is scheduled to be held at IIT Mandi between 3rd – 6th October 2016.
Aug 2016: Kabeer delivers an invited talk at the Graphene Symposium organized at IIT Bombay.
July 2016: Congratulations to Swasti and Devina for their successful Master's defense
Jun 2016: Congratulations to Saroj for being selected among the best speakers at the IC IMPACTS Summer Institute of Nanotechnology held at University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada from May 29 to June 3, 2016.
Mar 2016: Congratulations to Asha for being selected to participate in the S&T Policy workshop for women organized jointly by IISER Pune and British Council from March 31st to 2nd April 2016 at the IISER Pune campus.
Mar 2016: Our abstract on the synthesis of boron based two-dimensional materials by chemical exfoliation of layered metal borides got selected for a poster presentation at the Graphene Flagship Conference that will be held at the University of Warsaw, Poland from June 13th to 18th, 2016.
Jan 2016: Congratulations to Saroj for being selected to participate in the Summer Institute in Nanotechnologies that will be held at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada from May 28 to June 04, 2016 organized by IC-IMPACTS.
Sep 2015: Kabeer receives the award for Excellence in Teaching by the Committee for Excellence Awards, IITGN.
July 2015: Congratulations to Harini for a successful Master's defense.
Jun 2015: Our research work on synthesizing ultra-thin nanosheets from magnesium diboride featured in Times of India, Rajasthan Patrika, DNA, Gujarat Samachar, Sakal news, Nanowerk, Sciguru, and Borates
Dec 2015: Kabeer presents a talk on the colloidal dispersion of boron based nanosheets at the 2nd Soft Matter Young Investigators Meet organized by IIT Madras at Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu. Link
Jun 2015: BoRN Research Lab publishes a paper in Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group). Congratulations Saroj, Amita, and Aadithya.
Mar 2015: Asha, Harini, Devina, and Swasti attend a Workshop on Surfactants: Fundamentals and Applications organized by Shah-Schulman Center for Surface Science & Technology, Dharmsinh Desai University, Nadiad, Gujarat.
Mar 2015: Kabeer presents a talk on the synthesis of 2-D boron nanostructures at the APS meeting, San Antonio, TX. Link
Feb 2015: Harini presents a talk on the synthesis of boron nanoplatelets the International Conference on Nanotechnology organized by Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, West Bengal.
Feb 2015: Congratulation to Saroj for being selected to participate in INUP Hands-on training workshop on “Nanofabrication Technologies” organized by IISC, Bangalore, India (3rd-12th Feb 2015)
Oct 2014: Congratulations to Asha for winning the Best Poster Award at the International Conference on Soft Materials organized by MNIT, Jaipur, Rajasthan. Link
July 2014: Gunda Harini joins the group as an M.Tech. student.
July 2014: Kabeer presents an invited talk on the exfoliation of layered diborides at the International Conference on Nano-Biomaterials organized by International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala
July 2014: Asha presents a talk on the synthesis of boron based nanostructures at the National Conference on Materials Science & Technology organized by IIST, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
Jun 2014: Congratulations to Amita for a successful Master's defense.
May 2014: Our abstract got selected for oral presentation in AIChE conference proceeding 2014, Atlanta, USA. Link
Jan 2014: Kabeer receives the INSPIRE Faculty Award Research Grant for supporting the research on synthesizing boron based nanosheets analogous to graphene.
Dec 2013: Asha Liza James joins the group as a Ph.D. student.
July 2013: Kabeer receives the Start-Up Research grant for Young Scientists from DST for supporting research work on boron based nanosheets
July 2013: Saroj Kumar Das joins the group as a Ph.D. student.
March 2013: Kabeer presents an invited talk on World of single atom thick materials at Kachch university, Bhuj.
Jan 2013: Amita Bedar joins the group as a Master's student.