Research Scientist

Dr Swarna Jaiswal is a research scientist in the CREST team since 2012. She is associated with various commercial and academic projects in the area of medical microbiology, hygiene coating, biomaterial science and toxicology. Currently, she is working on bioabsorbable material for the potential applications in biomedical devices such as stent and bone fixation screws.

She obtained a Biotechnology (Hon’s) from B. R. Ambedkar Bihar University, India in 2005 and received a M.Sc. in Biotechnology from Bangalore University, India in 2007. After that, she worked for one year in the National Chemical Laboratory, India, investigating the impact of capping agents on nanomaterial’s functional properties. She was awarded a PhD by Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland in 2012 for her work “synthesis, characterization and biological assessment of some novel compounds, including inorganic metal nanoparticles, organic materials and metal doped sol-gel coatings”. She also received a diploma in Information Technology from India.Recently she was awarded “New Supervisory Fiosraigh award: 2014” by DIT.

Dr. Jaiswal has a number of peer reviewed publications in international journals and also delivered several lectures at various national and international conferences.

Research Interests: Hygiene Coatings, Biocompatible Coatings, Polymer Coatings, Medical Device Coatings