Department of Nanotechnology (DST FIST Sponsored Department) was established in the year 2009. The Department offers B. Tech (Nanotechnology), M.Tech. (Nanotechnology), M.Phil (Biotechnology) and Ph.D. program in Nanotechnology & Biotechnology under the Faculty of Technology with advanced teaching learning process, mainly emphasizing on the concepts that can be applied to all fields of Engineering and Medicine. The unique feature of the Department is that it is functioning with young and dynamic faculty members. The faculty involve in various advanced research activities such as Nano Materials / Sensors, Hybrid Functional Materials, Drug Delivery Systems, Nano Carbon Materials, Graphene & Derivatives, Magnetic Nano Materials, Nano Biotechnology and Catalysis. The Department is well equipped with facilities necessary for nanotechnology research & undertakes consultancy.
Students of Department of Nanotechnology has received many awards such as Triple Academy Summer Fellowship – 2016, 2017, 2018, 85th Rank Nationally in GATE Examinations - 2017, IAS-INSA-NASI Summer Research Fellowship, Students Project Scheme funding from Tamilnadu State Council For Science and Technology (TNSCST), Chennai.