Welcome to our Group


This group is based on synthesizing nanocomposites such as superparamagnetic polymeric and metallic particles, core-shell nanocomposites, nano-bio composites, magnetic colloids, hierarchically ordered porous nanocomposites etc. and their use for different applications.


 Tapas Sen





Dr. Tapas Sen
Senior Lecturer in Inorganic and Materials Chemistry
Centre for Materials Science, School of Forensic and Investigative Sciences
University of Central Lancashire
Preston, PR1 2HE, UK



B.Sc (Hons) Chemistry, MSc, PGCHE, PhD in Materials Chemistry
He has his first degree in Chemistry ( BSc. Hons) followed by a Master in Physical Chemistry (MSc) and a PhD in Materials Chemistry from the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India. He has then moved to UK and worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), Manchester (2000-2003) followed by multimillion Euro projects under EU framework V and VI programmes  (2003-2008) before joining as a lecturer in Chemistry (December 2008) at the University of Central Lancashire. He has a foundation degree in project management (PRINCE II) which is a method endorsed by the UK government as the project management standard for public projects. He is a fellow of  the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), UK,  a member of  the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC) and the American Chemical Society.  Currently, he is serving as a member of the Editorial board of an International Nanotechnology journal (ISRN Nanotechnology) and leading the surface patterning group  at UCLan’s Institute of Nanotechnology and Bioengineering.