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Pushing The Boundaries Of Knowledge

Strong emphasis on interdisciplinary research that cuts across academic programs has allowed the University to break disciplinary silos and institute a broad-based pedagogical structure. The synergy between teaching and research is the stronghold, rooted in the belief and efforts towards the creation of knowledge (by researching) and not just disseminating it (by teaching). The University’s mission is to be at the forefront of the creation of new knowledge and new forms of creative expressions through setting the core research agenda of the programs ranging from basic and fundamental studies to applied and creative research.


University Areas of Research

Particle Physics


Understanding the dynamics of gluons, the carriers of the strong force, especially in systems where they are extremely densely packed. The strong force is the least well understood part of the... read more
Information Security

Computer Science and Engineering

The Security and Privacy group at Shiv Nadar University's Computer Science Department is dedicated to performing cutting-edge research in critical areas of network and systems security. This... read more
Physics of Neutron Stars


One of the main goals of studying astrophysics and high-energy physics is to know the properties of matter under extreme conditions. Neutron stars are excellent astrophysical laboratories in this... read more
Shiv Nadar University Researchers Discover Plastic-Eating Bacteria

Life Sciences

Researchers at Shiv Nadar University (a comprehensive, multidisciplinary and research-focused university) in Greater Noida today announced the discovery of two strains of plastic-eating bacteria that... read more
A study of community–based resource management of water in the Uttarakhand Himalayas: A network-theoretic perspective (funded by IDRC)

Center for Public Affairs and Critical Theory (C-PACT)

The project aims to obtain a scientific understanding of the CBNRM as applied to sustainable and resilient management of water resources in the Uttarakhand Himalayas, where sustainable water... read more
Dr. Harpreet Singh Grewal, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Develops Anti-Corrosive Coating

Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Harpreet Singh Grewal, one of the renowned researchers, has developed a new anti-corossive coating. The coating will help any surface fight both dust as well as corossion. Dr. Grewal is Associate... read more

Research Achievements

Dr. Subhashim Goswami - conducts workshop and presents papers at international conferences
Conducted a workshop and a lab titled "Ethnography as Emergence" at the International Union of Anthropological and... read more
Dr. Harpreet Singh Grewal, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Develops Anti-Corrosive Coating
Dr. Harpreet Singh Grewal, one of the renowned researchers, has developed a new anti-corossive coating. The coating... read more
Prof. Siddharth Mallavarapu appointed deputy speaker of a prestigious body
Prof. Mallavarapu, who is the Head of the Department of International Relations and Governance Studies, was appointed... read more
Exploration of novel Li-Sn compounds at ambient and moderately high pressure for high-performance Li-ion batteries, Dr Priya Johari, Assistant Professor
Dr Priya Johari, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and her Ph.D. student, Mr. Raja Sen, have recently... read more
YTF Masterclass -Innovations with Mathematics By Professor Niteesh Sahni | March 25th,2023
The Young Thinkers Forum presents the next Masterclass -Innovations with Mathematics By Professor Niteesh Sahni,... read more
Dr. Richa Priyadarshini and Team Discover Plastic-Eating Bacteria in Greater Noida, Offering Eco-Friendly Recycling Solution
Dr. Richa Priyadarshini, Associate Professor from the Department of Life Sciences, School of Natural Sciences (SNS... read more

Student Research

Assessment of Future commercial and sustainable Agricultural

Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering (CESE)

This mainly deals with the selection of commercial crops for sowing and growing them in advanced conditions, how they ar read more
Rock Art and Archaeology: Analysing Space and Meaning in Adamgarh

Center for Archaeology, Heritage & Museum Studies

This project, by Prapti Panda, aims to conduct an archaeological investigation of the painted rock shelters of Adamgarh read more
The Tibetan Community in India: A Preliminary Archaeological Ethnography

Center for Archaeology, Heritage & Museum Studies

The 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso’s flight from Tibet in 1959, after the Tibetan Uprising at Lhasa had over 80,000 Tib read more
Self-aggregated Macrocycles for Mass Transport across Cell Membrane


The mass transport between the external and interior environment of the cells is an essential process in all living... read more
Mechanoresponsive materials


Materials that become stronger upon applying force/stress have a great interest in material science and innovation.... read more
Molecular host for Host-Guest Chemistry


In biological systems, enzymes create well-defined confined space to enforce catalytic activity with very high... read more

Research News

Dr. Sanjeev Galande, Dean, School Of Natural Sciences, has been featured in "The Torchbearers Of Indian...read more
Event name - International Symposium on Applied Optimization and Game Theoretic Models for Decision Making,...read more
Event name: International conference on Number theory and graph theory (ICNG-2023), MITread more
A two-day workshop on Particle physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology will be organised on the 21st and 22nd of...read more

Research Centers & Institutes

Big Data Analytics Center (BDAC)

The Big Data Analytics Center (BDAC) is an interdisciplinary center set up under the aegis of the School of Natural Sciences (SoNS), Shiv Nadar University (SNU) in 2014. ‘Big... read more

Center for advance materials

Center for Advanced Materials

Center for Advanced materials provides unique excellence in the field of material science. With state-of-the-art materials labs, the Center caters to the needs of research in... read more

Archaeology, Heritage and Museum Studies

Center for Archaeology, Heritage & Museum Studies

Archaeology, Heritage and Museum Studies are disciplines that work and interact with the field. The Center undertakes field research, methods training and skill development... read more

Center for Economics, Mathematics & Data Analytics

The challenges that the society faces are complex and multifaceted. It requires people from different disciplines to come together and create a multidisciplinary approach... read more

Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering (CESE)

Center with a strong multidisciplinary thrust on research, education and outreach in environmental sciences, engineering, and sustainability, in keeping with the global demand... read more

Center for Informatics

Informatics is the science of information, information processing, and the study of structures, algorithms, behavior, and interactions of natural and artificial systems that... read more

Research Facilities

At Shiv Nadar University Research Excellence is achieved and cultivated through pedagogical training, perseverance and extraordinary research. Pushing the boundaries of research, the University houses state-of-the-art cutting- edge research infrastructure and facilities..read more


Department of Chemistry

The Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) facility at Shiv Nadar University is equipped with 400-MHz magnet (operating field at 9.4 Tesla), a multinuclear broad band probe (


Mass spectrometry core

Department of Chemistry

The Mass Spectrometry Core Facility is supported by Shiv Nadar University, School of Natural sciences as an advanced shared instrument facility for the benefit of SNU


Single-Crystal X-ray Diffraction

Department of Chemistry

Sample collection: - Stable sample: In a sealed Eppendorf tube with proper packing Unstable sample: As per the sample history Variety of


Informatics lab

Department of Chemistry, Center for Informatics

In addition to Magus, SNU's 64-node (1008 cores) IBM HPC cluster, computational facilities at the Informatics Center include several stand-alone Linux computers that are


Medicinal Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

Medicinal Chemistry is one of the most active inter-disciplinary areas of chemistry across both academia and pharmaceutical industry. Medicinal chemistry focuses on


Electrical Machines Laboratory

Department of Electrical Engineering

Electrical Machines Lab contains following machines and equipment. This lab caters to courses such as Electrical Machines I and II, Power electronics Drives and



Department of Electrical Engineering

Lab Equipment Details: TMS320C6713 Digital signal Processor kit = 18 4 Channel audio daughter card = 6 TMS320DM6437- Evaluation board = 2 XBOX 360 KINECT



Department of Electrical Engineering

Lab Equipment Details: DSO/DPO Agilent make -1102B 2-Chanels, 100MHz = 15 Arbitrary function Generator make -GW Instek AFB 2112, 12 MHz = 2 DSO GW Instek make