Research Institute for Materials Science and Nanotechnology(RIMSN) is a national, nonprofit, non- governmental professional organization, located in Kuleshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal. The institute was founded by Dr. Raja Ram Pradhananga, Professor of Chemistry. RIMSN is a team of innovative and enthusiastic chemists/material scientists/physicists/engineers from different organizations, academic institutions and other government agencies. It aims to promote the research activities in the field of materials science, chemistry and nanotechnology to provide assistance to research students in academic projects.

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Research Areas

  • Nano materials fabrication
  • Different techniques for characterization of nano-materials
  • Electronic, magnetic, optical properties of nano-materials
  • Graphene and functionalized grapheme
  • Nano-porous carbon for removal of pollutants from water

Objectives of RIMSN

  • Research in cutting-edge areas of materials science and engineering with a particular focus on the environment, nano-materials development and characterization
  • Communication and cooperation between university/researchers-industry- governmentin Nepal to promote research and education in material science and nanotechnology
  • To organize national and international conference in materials science and nanotechnology
  • Provides attractive opportunities to young scientists and students for the active participation in the conferences, symposia, workshops etc. at national and international level
  • Establishing a forum for communication, knowledge exchange and cooperation with the different research groups
  • Giving adequate exposures to the researchers by dissemination of scientific knowledge and information through publications in scientific journals, journals of professional bodies

Upcoming Events



RIMSN is going to organize "International Conference on Functional Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICFNN-2017)" at Yak and Yeti Hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal from Oct. 10-13 th 2017.