Himansu Sekhar Nanda

Research Fellow


Dr. Himansu Sekhar Nanda is a research fellow at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore since February, 2016. He received his Post-Doctoral Fellowship from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia. He received his PhD in Materials science and Engineering from National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)-University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan in 2014. His main research focuses are Drug releasing porous scaffolds for soft and hard tissue regeneration, Micro- and nano-particle engineering for controlled drug release and delivery, On-demand soft tissue bioadhesives for internal wound care, Lab-on-Chip medical devices for healthcare application. He is honored with many Awards and Achievements. He has published many research publications in peer reviewed journals and attended many international and national conferences.


Area of Interest

Controlled drug releasing porous scaffolds for soft and hard tissue regeneration, Micro-and nano-particles for controlled drug release and delivery, On-demand soft tissue bioadhesives for surgical anastomosis and wound care, Lab-on-Chip medical devices for healthcare application

top publication

1. Himansu Sekhar Nanda* “Surface Modified Cerium Oxide Nanoparticle Impregnated-(PLGA-collagen) Hybrid Scaffold for In-vitro Therapeutic Screening of Anticancer Nanomedicine”, Biomaterials Research (2016) (manuscript on preparation) (*Principal and corresponding author) 2. Himansu Sekhar Nanda* “Preparation of Covalent Surface Modified doped Cerium Oxide Nanoparticle for Nanobiological Applications: A proof of Concept for Versatility of Surface Modification”, Smart Materials Research (2016) (Under review manuscript) (*Principal and corresponding author) 3. Himansu Sekhar Nanda* “Covalent Surface Modification of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Promising for Nanomedicine Application”, Smart Materials Research (2016) (Accepted manuscript) (*Principal and corresponding author) 4. Himansu Sekhar Nanda, Naoki Kawazoe and Guoping Chen., “Ionic salt induced morphology and drug release control of insulin incorporated biodegradable PLGA microspheres”, Advanced Materials Letters (2016) (Article in press) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2016.6907 5. Himansu Sekhar Nanda, Nokamoto Tomoko, Shangwu Chen, Naoki Kawazoe and Guoping Chen., “Controlled release of bioactive dexamethasone from collagen micro-gel functionalized PLLA scaffold of controlled pore structure for Osteogenic differentiation of h-MSCs”, Journal of Biomaterial Science: Polymer Edition 25, no. 13 (2014): 1374-1386 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09205063.2014.938980 Bio-sketch: Himansu Sekhar Nanda, PhD 6. Himansu Sekhar Nanda, Naoki Kawazoe, Qin Zhang, Shangwu Chen and Guoping Chen., “Preparation of collagen porous scaffold for controlled and sustained release of bioactive insulin”, Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers: Biomedical Applications, March 2014 29: 95-109 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0883911514522724 7. Himansu Sekhar Nanda, Shangwu Chen, Qin Zhang, Naoki Kawazoe, and Guoping Chen., “Collagen Scaffolds with Controlled Insulin Release and Controlled Pore Structure for Cartilage Tissue Engineering”, Biomed Research International, vol. 2014, Article ID 623805, 10 pages, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/623805 8. Himansu Sekhar Nanda and Narayan Chandra Mishra., “Amphotericin B loaded natural biodegradable nanofibers as a potential drug delivery system against leishmaniasis”, Current Nanoscience. 2011; 7:943 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/157341311798220628