Virtual Workshop

Synthesis of Carbon Dots from Kitchen Waste

Quantum Dot, Kitchen Waste, Synthesis

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Virtual (Google Meet)
Mentor Based
2 Days (1.5 Hour/ Day)
3 Hours


The course promotes sustainable practices by teaching participants how to repurpose kitchen waste to create something valuable, participants will have a greater understanding of the potential of carbon dots and how they can be utilized in various fields. They will also have the skills and knowledge to create their own carbon dots, making a positive impact towards a more sustainable future.


The aim of this course is to teach participants how to create carbon dots from kitchen waste, promoting sustainable and innovative waste reduction solutions.

Courses Objectives

  1. To provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of carbon quantum dots and their applications in various fields.
  2. To teach participants the step-by-step process of synthesizing carbon quantum dots from kitchen waste and other readily available materials.
  3. To equip participants with the knowledge and skills to control the size, shape, and properties of carbon quantum dots during synthesis.
  4. To enable participants to integrate carbon quantum dots into their own projects and research.
  5. To foster a collaborative learning environment where participants can exchange ideas and best practices for carbon quantum dot synthesis and applications.

Courses Structure

  1. What is a carbon dot
  2. Introduction to carbon nanomaterials
  3. Synthesis of carbon nanoparticles (CNP) in the kitchen
  4. Scaling up synthesis
  5. Characterizations
  6. Sensing of common organic solvents using CNP
  7. Carbon nanoparticles as bio stimulant in agriculture
  8. Antimicrobial properties of CNP

Participant’s Eligibility

Students, Graduates, Post Graduates, Research Scholars, Academicians

Important Dates

Registration Ends

Indian Standard Timing 3:00 PM

Courses Dates

2023-04-28 to 2023-04-29
Indian Standard Timing 4:00 PM ONWARDS

Courses Outcomes

  1. Gain an in-depth understanding of the theory behind carbon quantum dots and their properties.
  2. Learn how to synthesize carbon quantum dots from kitchen waste and other inexpensive sources.
  3. Develop practical skills in characterizing and analyzing carbon quantum dots using various techniques.
  4. Gain insights into the various applications of carbon quantum dots in fields such as medicine, electronics, and energy.
  5. Interact with experts and peers in the field of carbon quantum dots and network with potential collaborators.

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


INR. 999
USD. 40

Ph.D. Scholar / Researcher

INR. 999
USD. 40

Academician / Faculty

INR. 999
USD. 40

Industry Professional

INR. 999
USD. 40





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