Aravind Kumar Rengan 

Assistant Professor at IIT Hyderabad



Dr. Aravind kumar Rengan completed his PhD from IIT Bombay in 2015 and is currently an Assistant Professor at IIT Hyderabad.  He is a medical doctor turned biomedical engineer working in the area of nanomedicine and cancer nanotechnology.  Dr. Aravind has won many awards and accolades including the “Indian National Science Academy (INSA) &  National Academy of Science (NASI) Young Scientist Award- 2017 & 2018 respectively, Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) Young Engineer 2018, “Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award – DBT. Govt of India”, “Gandhian Young Technological Innovator 2017 & 2015”


Current Research:

His current research areas include Cancer Nanomedicine, Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Theranostics & Anti Microbial Resistance

 Recent Publication: 

  • Self-Assembled Fluorosome–Polydopamine Complex for Efficient Tumor Targeting and Commingled Photodynamic/Photothermal Therapy of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Biomacromolecules. (2021- in press).
  •  Light-triggered selective ROS-dependent autophagy by bioactive nanoliposomes for efficient cancer theranostics. Nanoscale 2020, 12, (3), 2028-2039.
  • ·Development of label-free gold nanoparticle based rapid colorimetric assay for clinical/point-of-care screening of cervical cancer. Nanoscale Advances 2020, 2, (12), 5737-5745.