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Quantum Dots: Their Biological and Sensor Applications

Unveil the Power of Quantum Dots in Science and Technology

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The “Quantum Dots: Their Biological and Sensor Applications” program explores the fascinating world of nanoscale semiconductor particles and their revolutionary applications across various scientific domains. Over one month, participants will delve into the synthesis of quantum dots, their optical and electronic properties, and how these properties can be exploited in biological imaging, medical diagnostics, and environmental sensors.


This program aims to provide an extensive understanding of the synthesis, properties, and applications of quantum dots in biological and sensor-based technologies. Participants will explore the interface of nanotechnology with biomedicine and environmental monitoring, learning to harness the unique properties of quantum dots for innovative solutions.

Program Objectives

  • Understand the synthesis and properties of quantum dots.
  • Explore applications of quantum dots in biology and sensor technology.
  • Develop practical skills in manipulating quantum dots for specific applications.
  • Analyze the impact of quantum dots in diagnostics and environmental monitoring.
  • Foster an understanding of the ethical and safety considerations in nanotechnology.

Program Structure

  • Basics of quantum dot concept
  • Spectroscopic Properties
  • Basics of QD sensor platform
  • Cell imaging
  • Fluorescent Hydrogels
  • Enhancing Photosynthesis
  • Environmental pollutant detection
  • Food Pathogen sensing
  • Cancer and Neurological biomarkers sensing

Participant’s Eligibility

  • Undergraduate degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Biotechnology, or related fields.
  • Professionals working in biomedicine, environmental monitoring, or nanotechnology sectors.
  • Individuals with an interest in the cutting-edge applications of nanomaterials.

Program Outcomes

  • Mastery in quantum dot synthesis and modification
  • Capability to apply quantum dots in biological contexts
  • Skills in designing sensors based on quantum dots
  • Understanding of commercial and environmental impacts
  • Ethical considerations in the use of nanomaterials

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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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

  • Nanomaterials Scientist
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Environmental Analyst
  • Sensor Design Engineer
  • Pharmaceutical Researcher
  • Academic Researcher in Nanotechnology

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