Prof. Ashutosh Tiwari is Director at Institute of Advanced Materials, Sweden; Secretary General, International Association of Advanced Materials; Chairman and Managing Director of VBRI Sverige AB and AAA Innotech Pvt. Ltd; Editor-in-Chief, Advanced Materials Letters and Editorial Board Member, Nature Scientific Report; a materials chemist and Docent in the Applied Physics with the specialization of Biosensors and Bioelectronics from Linköping University, Sweden. Prof. Tiwari has several national and international affiliations including in the United States of America, Europe, Japan, China and India. Just after completed his PhD, he joined as young scientist at National Physical Laboratory, India and later moved to University of Wisconsin, USA for postdoctoral research. He obtained various prestigious fellowships including Marie Curie, The European Commission; JSPS (regular and bridge fellow), Japan and SI, Sweden. His research focus is on the design and advanced applications of cutting edge stimuli-responsive materials for smart biodevices. He is actively involved in the undergraduate, post graduate and PhD teaching in the field of intelligent materials, nanomaterials and atom-thick materials for biomedical, biosensing and bioenergy devices. Prof. Tiwari is recipient of prestigious 'The Nano Award', 'Innovation in Materials Science Award' and 'Advanced Materials Medal' for his notable contributions to smart materials and biomedical nanotechnology. He has 500+ publications in the field of advanced materials and nanotechnology. He has edited/authored more than 100 books on advanced materials and technology for esteemed publishers. He is the series editor of the Advanced Materials series published by Scrivener Publishing and John Wiley & Sons; and Advanced Nanomaterials Series, Elsevier. He is a founder member & chair of Advanced Materials Congress Series, Global Graphene Forum; Baltic Conference Series on the New Age Technology and Innovations; NRI Technology Meet; International Conference on Material Science and Technology; Smart Materials and Surfaces; Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology; and World Technology Forum famous international events of materials science and technology and also bilateral events such as Sweden-Japan Nano, Indo-Swedish Advanced Materials Forum, etc. Prof. Tiwari serves as scientific evaluator, member of experts in several panels and committee to various governmental and non-governmental agencies; member of PhD committee, and have been invited for plenary, keynote and invited lectures in the over 50 countries. His current research on self-powered and zipper-like bioelectronics, nanobioreactors, programmable bioelectronics, on/off-switchable biodevices, triggered theranostics, affinity/MIP surfaces and smart nanosystems realized by the integration of smart architecting has emerged as a versatile platform for building a new age technological outlet to tackle key challenges in medical, energy supply and environmental issues.

Research Activities


IAM is dedicated to accomplishing a sophisticated level in different technologies that are helpful solving global problems through dedicated endeavours focusing on competitive and friendly technologies. These areas are creating interesting results that are increasing our knowledge to the existing research in areas of energy, water technology, advanced materials & engineering, healthcare technology and sustainable developments maintaining core and shared facilities, vocational training, technological entrepreneurship and fostering collegial exchanges of international expertise.

The Institute of Advanced Materials focuses on developing new functional materials and has collaborators in Sweden and abroad. IAM follows a consortium approach for development of its technologies and for providing the total science and engineering package to its collaborators. The institute has state-of-the-art facilities for development of new functional materials and robust infrastructure to support R&D activities.

The institute research projects anticipate providing valuable inputs for science and technologies output and contribute towards the technologies used in laboratories. The Institute has developed several world class technologies in the advanced and smart materials and related areas.

IAM offers customized training programs in several areas of its competence to researcher from industries and academia. Some of the training programs of IAM provide hand on experience with research tools and generation of new ideas. The institute’s objective is also be responsible for other public institutions in developing strategy for innovation and filling the gap in existing knowledge in various technology based interventions.

The research objectives include to keep the orientation of the most focus aspects of environmental friendly nanomaterials and nanotechnology for example, stimuli-responsive nano-systems engineering to industries and end users, particularly those involved in the material and biocatalysis sectors for solving real practical environmental problems connecting the development of innovative analytical methods, as support tool to the interpretation of processes. Further, our research targets particularly challenges posed to modern society by key emerging medical issues so-called trace and/or new emergent super-thin medical diagnostic tools. These objectives are also including the development, testing and validation of advanced methodologies and biomedical indicators related to research needs arising from recent and envisaged medical devices.

On/Off switchable zipper-like super thin bioreactor and power bioelectronics

Our recent research focus is broaden with smart nanometer-scale biological integration systems, viz. drug delivery and imaging applications, cf., establish mechanisms of nanostructure assembly to build-up sustainable biodevices for biomedical, energy supply, environmental risk assessment, designing of ultra-sensitive sensors, tools and systems for the analysis. In the current context, we are actively involved in fabrication and designing of intelligent materials for various research interest including high-capacity conducting bio-materials, designing of zipper-like bioreactors for biobatteries and biofuel cell research, smart bio-catalytic system technology, etc.

Smart cancer nano theranostics via order-disorder mechanism

Development, validation and application of innovative analytical methodologies based on gas, chemical, bio- sensors applied to the detection of contaminants, new analytical methodologies based on probing consists of natural matters to study natural matter-pollutants interactions; on photoreactions, with/without photosensitizes, of pollutants to obtain knowledge in the field of remediation of polluted environments, i.e., via electrochemical, photometric, immunochemical, aptamers and cell-selective SELEX nanotechnology to be applied for analysis/diagnose of environmental pollutants, biological threads, metabolic moieties in biological samples at very low concentrations and early stage carcinoma, respectively.

Ultrasensitive detection of whole-cell cancer by label-free aptasensor

Selected Publications


Research Articles

Electrocatalytic biofuel cell based on highly efficient metal-polymer nano-architectured bioelectrodes, P. Mishra, G.B.V.S. Lakshmi, S. Mishra, D.K. Avasthi, H.C. Swart, A.P.F. Turner, Y. K. Mishra, Ashutosh Tiwari, Nano Energy, DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2017.06.023, 2017.

Hierarchical Aerographite nano-microtubular tetrapodal networks based electrodes as lightweight supercapacitor, Onur Parlak, Yogendra Kumar Mishra, Anton Grigoriev, Matthias Mecklenburg, Wei Luo, Scott Keene, Alberto Salleo, Karl Schulte, Rajeev Ahuja, Rainer Adelung, Anthony P.F. Turner, Ashutosh Tiwari, Nano Energy, 34, 570–577, 2017.

On/off-switchable LSPR nanoimmunoassay for troponin-T, Md. Ashaduzzaman, Swapneel R. Deshpande, N. Arul Murugan, Yogendra Kumar Mishra, Anthony P. F. Turner & Ashutosh Tiwari, Nature Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/srep44027, 2017.

Designing of transition metal dichalcogenides based different shaped trifunctional electrocatalyst through “adjourn-reaction” scheme, Paramita Karfa, Rashmi Madhuri, Prashant K. Sharma, Ashutosh Tiwari, Nano Energy, 33, 496–504, 2017.

Stimuli-enabled zipper-like graphene interface for auto-switchable bioelectronics, Sachin Mishra, Md. Ashaduzzaman, Prashant Mishra, Hendrik C. Swart, Anthony P.F. Turner, Ashutosh Tiwari, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 89, 496–504, 2017.

Acetylene-sourced CVD-synthesised catalytically active graphene for electrochemical biosensing, Adeniyi Olugbenga Osikoya, Onur Parlak, N. Arul Murugan, Ezekiel Dixon Dikio, Harry Moloto, Lokman Uzun, Anthony PF Turner, Ashutosh Tiwari, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 89, 496–504, 2017.

Structuring Au nanoparticles on two-dimensional MoS2 nanosheets for electrochemical glucose biosensors, Onur Parlak, Anıl İncel, Lokman Uzun, Anthony P.F. Turner, Ashutosh Tiwari, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 89, 545–550, 2017.

Single cell imprinting on the surface of Ag–ZnO bimetallic nanoparticle modified graphene oxide sheets for targeted detection, removal and photothermal killing of E. Coli, Ekta Roy, Santanu Patra, Ashutosh Tiwari, Rashmi Madhuri, Prashant K. Sharma, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 89, 620–626, 2017.

Optical fibre based non-enzymatic glucose sensing over Cu2+-doped polyaniline hybrid matrix, Sudheesh K. Shukla, Mustafa M. Demir, Penny P. Govender, Ashutosh Tiwari, S.K. Shukla, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 242, 522–528, 2017.

Graphene quantum dots decorated CdS doped graphene oxide sheets in dual action mode: As initiator and platform for designing of nimesulide imprinted polymer, Santanu Patra, Ekta Roy, Raksha Choudhary, Ashutosh Tiwari, Rashmi Madhuri, Prashant K. Sharma, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 89, 627–635, 2017.

Inflammation-sensitive in situ smart scaffolding for regenerative medicine, Hirak K. Patra, Yashpal Sharma, Mohammad Mirazul Islam, Mohammad Javad Jafari, N. Arul Murugan, Hisatoshi Kobayashi, Anthony P. F. Turner and Ashutosh Tiwari, Nanoscale, 8, 17213-17222, 2016.

Programmable bioelectronics in a stimuli-encoded 3D graphene interface, Onur Parlak, Selim Beyazit, Bernadette Tse-Sum-Bui, Karsten Haupt, Anthony P. F. Turner and Ashutosh Tiwari, Nanoscale, 8, 9976 - 9981, 2016.

Band age engineering of TiO2@DNA nanohybrids and implications for capacitive energy storage devices, R. Imani, M. Pazoki,Ashutosh Tiwari, G. Boschloo, Anthony P.F. Turner, V. Kralj-Iglic, A. Iglic, Nanoscale, 7, 10438, 2015

Studies on an on/off-switchable immunosensor for troponin T, Md. Ashaduzzaman, Aswathi Anto Antony, N. Arul Murugan, Swapneel R. Deshpande, A.P.F. Turner, Ashutosh Tiwari*, Biosensors and Bioelectronics , 73, 100-107, 2015.

On/off switchable zipper-like bioelectronics on a graphene interface, O. Parlak, A.P.F. Turner, Ashutosh Tiwari*, Advanced Materials, 26(3), 482-486, 2014.

MRI-visual order-disorder micellar nanostructures for smart cancer theranostics , H.K. Patra,N. U. Khaliq, T. Romu, E. Wiechec, M. Borga, A. P. F. Turner and Ashutosh Tiwari*, Advanced Healthcare Materials , 3, 526-535 , 2014.

Two-dimensional gold-tungsten disulphide bio-interface for high-throughput electrocatalytic nanoreactors , Onur Parlak, Prethi Seshadri, Ingemar Lundström, Anthony P.F. Turner and Ashutosh Tiwari* , Advanced Materials Interfaces, DOI: 10.1002/admi.201400136 , 2014.

Ultrasensitive detection of human liver hepatocellular carcinoma (HepG2) cells using a label-free aptasensor , Leila Kashefi-Kheyrabadi, Masoud A. Mehrgardi, Emilia Wiechec, Anthony P.F. Turner and Ashutosh Tiwari* , Analytical Chemistry, 86 (10), 4956-4960, 2014.

Electrochemical evaluation of a protein-imprinted polymer receptor , Najmeh Karimian, Anthony P.F. Turnerand Ashutosh Tiwari * , Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 59, 160-165, 2014.

Template-directed hierarchical self-assembly of graphene based hybrid structure for electrochemical biosensing , Onur Parlak, Atul Tiwari, Anthony PF Turner, Ashutosh Tiwari*, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 49, 53-62, 2013.

Electrochemical detection of DNA damage through visible-light-induced ROS using mesoporous TiO2 microbeads , Roghayeh Imani, Aleš Iglič, Anthony P.F. Turner, Ashutosh Tiwari*, Electrochemistry Communications, 40, 84-87, 2014.

On/off-switchable electrochemical folic acid sensor based on molecularly imprinted polymer electrode , N Karimian, MHA Zavar, M Chamsaz, APF Turner, Ashutosh Tiwari*, Electrochemistry Communications, 36, 92-95, 2013.

An ultrasensitive molecularly-imprinted human cardiac troponin sensor , Najmeh Karimian, Mikhail Vagin, Mohammad Hossein Arbab Zavar, Mahmoud Chamsaz, Anthony P.F. Turnerand Ashutosh Tiwari*, Biosensors and Bioelectronics , 50, 492–498, 2013.


Tutorial and Popular Review Articles

Recent advances in 2D bioelectronics, A. O. Osikoya, Ashutosh Tiwari, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 89(1), 1-7, 2017.

2-Dimensional graphene as a route for emergence of additional dimension nanomaterials, Santanu Patra, Ekta Roy, Ashutosh Tiwari, Rashmi Madhuri, Prashant K. Sharma, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 89 (1), 8-27, 2017.

Introduction of selectivity and specificity to graphene using an inimitable combination of molecular imprinting and nanotechnology, Ekta Roy, Santanu Patra, Ashutosh Tiwari, Rashmi Madhuri, Prashant K. Sharma, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 89(1), 234–248, 2017.

Keys and regulators of nanoscale theranostics, Amineh Ghaderi, Eduardo Antunez de Mayolo, Hirak Kumar Patra, Mohsen Golabi, Onur Parlak, Rickard Gunnarsson, Raul Campos, Revuri Vishnu, Sami Elhag, Selvakumar Subramanain, Wetra Yandi, Yuan Liu, Yugal Agrawal and Ashutosh Tiwari*, Adv. Mater. Lett. 6(2), 87-98, 2015.

Impact of nanotoxicology towards technologists to end users, H. K. Patra, O. Parlak, Ashutosh Tiwari*, Adv. Mater. Lett.4(8), 591-597, 2013.



Tiwari, A., Graphene Bioelectronics, Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-813349-1, 2017.

Advanced Magnetic and Optical Materials, Eds. Ashutosh Tiwari, Parameswar K. Iyer, Vijay Kumar, Hendrik Swart, WILEY-Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-119-24191-1, 2016.

Advanced Surfaces for Stem Cell Research, Eds. Ashutosh Tiwari, Bora Garipcan, Lokman Uzun, WILEY-Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-119-24250-5, 2016.

Advanced Electrode Materials, Eds. Ashutosh Tiwari, Filiz Kuralay, Lokman Uzun, WILEY-Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-119-24252-9, 2016.

Intelligent nanomaterials, Eds. Ashutosh Tiwari, Yogendra Kumar Mishra, Hisatoshi Kobayashi, Anthony PF Turner, WILEY-Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-119-24248-2, 2016.

Advanced Engineering Materials and Modeling, Eds. Ashutosh Tiwari, N. Arul Murugan, Rajeev Ahuja, WILEY-Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-119-24246-8, 2016.

Advanced Ceramic Materials, Eds. Ashutosh Tiwari, Rosario A. Gerhardt and Magdalena Szutkowska, WILEY-Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-119-24244-4, 2016.

Advanced Surface Engineering Materials, Eds. Ashutosh Tiwari, Bingqing Wei and Rui Wang, WILEY-Scrivener, USA, 2016.

Advanced 2D Materials, Eds. Ashutosh Tiwari, Mikael Syväjärvi, WILEY-Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-119-24249-9, 2016.

Advanced Material Interfaces, Eds. Ashutosh Tiwari, Hirak K. Patra and Xuemei Wang, Wiley-Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 9781119242451, 2016.

Graphene Materials: Fundamentals and Emerging Applications, Ashutosh Tiwari, Mikael Syvajarvi (Ed.), Wiley - Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-99837-3, 2015.

Advanced Bioelectronics Materials, Ashutosh Tiwari, Hirak K. Patra, Anthony P. F. Turner (Ed.), Wiley - Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-99830-4, 2015.

Advanced Theranostic Materials, Ashutosh Tiwari, Hirak K. Patra, Jeong-Woo Choi (Ed.), Wiley - Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-99829-8, 2015.

Advanced Functional Materials, Ashutosh Tiwari, Lokman Uzun (Ed.), Wiley - Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-99827-4, 2015

Advanced Catalytic Materials, Ashutosh Tiwari, Salam Titinchi (Ed.), Wiley - Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-99828-1, 2015.

Advanced Healthcare Materials , Ashutosh Tiwari (Ed.), Wiley - Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-77359-8, 2014.

Biosensors Nanotechnology , Ed. Ashutosh Tiwari, Anthony P.F. Turner, Wiley - Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-77351-2, 2014.

Advanced Energy Materials , Ashutosh Tiwari, Sergiy Valyukh (Eds.), Wiley - Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-68629-4, 2014.

Advanced Carbon Materials and Technology , Ashutosh Tiwari, S.K. Shukla (Eds.), Wiley - Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-68623-2, 2014.

Advanced Sensor and Detection Materials , Ashutosh Tiwari, Mustafa M. Demir (Eds.), Wiley - Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-77348-2, 2014.

Advanced Biomaterials and Biodevices , Ashutosh Tiwari, Anis N. Nordin (Eds.), Wiley - Scrivener, USA, 2014.

Advanced Materials for Agriculture, Food and Environmental Safety , Ashutosh Tiwari, Mikael Syväjärvi (Eds.), Wiley - Scrivener, USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-77343-7, 2014.

Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery, Imaging and Tissue Engineering , Ashutosh Tiwari, Atul Tiwari (Eds.), Wiley - Scrivener , USA, ISBN 978-1-1182-9032-3, 2013.

Bioengineered Nanomaterials ,Ashutosh Tiwari, Atul Tiwari (Eds.), CRC Press , USA, ISBN 978-1-4665-8595-9, 2013.

Responsive Material Methods and Applications , Ashutosh Tiwari, Hisatoshi Kobayashi (Eds.), Wiley - Scrivener, USA, ISBN 978-1-1186-8622-5, 2013.

Intelligent Nanomaterials , Ashutosh Tiwari, Ajay K. Mishra, Hisatoshi Kobayashi, Anthony PF Turner (Eds.), Wiley - Scrivener , USA,ISBN 978-04-709387-99, 2012.

Biomedical Materials and Diagnostic Devices , Ashutosh Tiwari, Murugan Ramalingam, Hisatoshi Kobayashi, Anthony PF Turner (Eds.), Wiley - Scrivener , USA, ISBN 978-11-180301-41, 2012.

Integrated Biomaterials for Biomedical Technology , Murugan Ramalingam, Ashutosh Tiwari, Seeram Ramakrishna, and Hisatoshi Kobayashi (Eds.), Wiley - Scrivener, USA, ISBN 978-1-1184-2385-1, 2012.

Smart polymeric materials for biomedical applications, Songjun Li, Ashutosh Tiwari, Mani Prabaharan, Santosh Aryal (Eds.), Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, USA, ISBN: 978-1-60876-192-0, 2010.

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