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Hydrogel Nanocomposites For Biomedical Applications

Molding the Future of Medicine with Hydrogel Nanocomposites

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MODE
Online/ e-LMS
TYPE
Self Paced
LEVEL
Moderate
DURATION
1 Month
VIDEO LENGTH
1

About

The program on Hydrogel Nanocomposites for Biomedical Applications delves into the interdisciplinary field of materials science and biomedical engineering, aiming to develop and optimize hydrogel nanocomposites that can be used in a variety of medical applications. These hydrogels are engineered to incorporate nanoparticles which enhance properties such as conductivity, strength, and responsiveness to environmental stimuli, making them ideal for sophisticated uses like drug delivery systems that release therapeutics in response to specific physiological triggers, scaffolds for tissue regeneration that mimic the natural cellular environment, or sensors that detect changes in biological conditions in real-time.

Aim

The aim of the program focusing on Hydrogel Nanocomposites for Biomedical Applications is to explore and develop advanced hydrogel-based materials enhanced with nanocomposites for cutting-edge medical treatments and devices. This initiative seeks to harness the unique properties of hydrogels — such as their high water content, biocompatibility, and tunable mechanical properties — combined with the functionality of nanoparticles, to create smarter, more responsive, and more effective medical solutions. These include applications in drug delivery, wound healing, tissue engineering, and biosensors. The program is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of biomedical research, fostering innovation, and translating laboratory findings into real-world health solutions that can improve patient outcomes and advance the field of regenerative medicine.

Program Objectives

  1. Understand the properties and functionalities of hydrogel nanocomposites.
  2. Learn techniques for synthesizing and characterizing hydrogel-based materials.
  3. Explore applications of hydrogels in drug delivery and tissue regeneration.
  4. Analyze the ethical and regulatory challenges in biomedical applications.
  5. Develop practical skills through hands-on lab experiences and project work.

Program Structure

  •  Identification of industrial effluent problem
  •  Classification of industry specific effluents.
  •  Developing the green nanotechnology platform to address this problem
  •  Use of nanotized agro waste/nanocellulose for effluent treatment
  •  Chitosan-based nanomaterials for dye remediation
  •  Nanosilica and zeolites for removal of heavy metal and microbial contaminants.
    7 Carbon based nanomaterials for effluent conditioning.

Participant’s Eligibility

Ideal for professionals and students in Material Science, Biomedical Engineering, Pharmacy, and Chemistry looking to specialize in advanced biomaterials.

Program Outcomes

  1. Research Scientist: Work in academic or industrial research laboratories focusing on the development and characterization of hydrogel nanocomposites for various medical applications, such as tissue engineering, drug delivery systems, and wound healing products.
  2. Biomedical Engineer: Design and develop biomedical devices incorporating hydrogel nanocomposites, optimizing their properties to meet specific clinical needs. This role often involves prototyping, testing, and refining medical devices for market use.
  3. Quality Assurance/Control Specialist: Ensure that products containing hydrogel nanocomposites meet regulatory standards and are consistently produced according to industry specifications. This role is crucial in manufacturing environments to maintain product safety and efficacy.
  4. Clinical Trials Manager: Oversee clinical studies that test the safety and effectiveness of new biomedical devices or treatments based on hydrogel nanocomposites. This involves planning, implementing, and managing trials in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  5. Regulatory Affairs Manager: Navigate the regulatory landscape for new biomedical products. This role involves preparing documentation and submissions to regulatory bodies, ensuring that new products comply with all legal standards before they reach the market.

Mentor Profile

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Name: Prof. Himadri B. Bohidar
Designation: NCEAN
Affiliation: TERI-Deakin, Nanobiotechnology Center, Gurgaon

Dr. Himadri B. Bohidar is currently associated with National Center for Excellence in Agro- nanotechnology TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology Center, Gurgaon, NCR. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Physics from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1981 and earned Academic Experience of 31 years in Teaching & Research. Then earned Administrative Experience in JNU for 8 Years. He is having 12 Years of Administrative Experience at National Level. His Area of Expertise includes Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Nano-bio interface science, Soft Matter Science, Polymer Physics, Biophysics. He has 221(h index: 28) Publications in International Journals and author of 2 Books i.e., Polymer Physics and Molecular Biophysics: Cambridge University Press, 2014, UK, and Self-Assembly of Nanoparticles: Wiley- VCH, Berlin, Germany, 2017). He has filed 9 Patents (one granted). He has supervised 23 Ph.D. students in his career till now. Externally funded Projects Handled is of Rs. 207 lakhs (from DST, DBT and SERB).

Fee Structure

Standard Fee:           INR 4,998           USD 110

Discounted Fee:       INR 2499             USD 55

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Certificate

Program Assessment

Certification to this program will be based on the evaluation of following assignment (s)/ examinations:

Exam Weightage
Mid Term Assignments 20 %
Final Online Exam 30 %
Project Report Submission (Includes Mandatory Paper Publication) 50 %

To study the printed/online course material, submit and clear, the mid term assignments, project work/research study (in completion of project work/research study, a final report must be submitted) and the online examination, you are allotted a 1-month period. You will be awarded a certificate, only after successful completion/ and clearance of all the aforesaid assignment(s) and examinations.

Program Deliverables

  • Access to e-LMS
  • Real Time Project for Dissertation
  • Project Guidance
  • Paper Publication Opportunity
  • Self Assessment
  • Final Examination
  • e-Certification
  • e-Marksheet

Future Career Prospects

  • Biomedical Engineer specializing in biomaterials
  • Research Scientist in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
  • Product Development Manager for medical devices
  • Clinical Trials Specialist focusing on biomedical applications
  • Quality Assurance Manager in medical manufacturing
  • Regulatory Affairs Officer specializing in medical products

Job Opportunities

Graduates may find opportunities in various sectors including pharmaceutical companies, medical research institutions, healthcare product manufacturing, and private research firms specializing in biomaterials and nanotechnology.

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