About Us

About Us: Center for Interdisciplinary Research (CIR) is striding fast and steady “To become a world class Centre of higher learning in health science education, training, and research” as envisioned by Founder President Dr. D. Y. Patil, Padmashree Awardee. Today, CIR is one of the very few reputable destinations in the region that caters to and provides a learner centric ecosystem for all round development. CIR is well equipped with excellent minds and complimented with state of art infrastructure, knowledge resources and many more. Our unique positioning within the D. Y. Patil Education Society provides us with the advantage of seamless integration with our other sister organizations to readily conduct research and accelerate career growth. Keeping pace with our societal need and aspirations of the youth to familiarize with new frontiers. CIR offers M.Sc. programs in Medical Physics, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, Medical Biotechnology, Physics and Ph.D. programs in specialized subjects. CIR looks forward to keep attracting young, dynamic and fresh minds to be part of our journey. We welcome you to explore our engagement with interdisciplinary research and innovations for furtherance of knowledge, technology, and community development. Vision: To become a world class dynamic Centre of education, research and training in the disciplines of Diagnostic Imaging, Radiation Oncology, Nuclear Medicine, Medical Biotechnology, Industrial biotechnology, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, Nanobiotechnology, Cell Physiology, Enzymology, Research Methodology and Entrepreneurship to develop globally competitive professionals and socially responsible human resource. Mission:
  • To promote professional growth by offering state-of-the-art postgraduate programs in interdisciplinary fields in India and abroad.
  • To provide a stepping stone for aspiring students willing to pursue research and Employment opportunities in Academic or Industrial Sector.
  • To impart hands-on- training in the field of medical biotechnology and stem cell and regenerative medicine and promote stem cell-based research and therapies to treat human diseases and injuries.
  • To help students in gaining higher education to fulfill the purpose of research and employment.
Objectives of CIR
  • To develop a full-fledged infrastructure for undertaking teaching and R & D programs of nanomaterials, medical biotechnology and stem cells for applications in biomedical field.
  • To organize training and research programs in the interdisciplinary areas.
  • To develop devices for energy production, energy storage, environment protection, and medical science.
Thrust Areas of research in CIR
  • Nanomaterials and their applications in biomedical field.
  • Large area thin film materials-based devices.
  • Device development: Supercapacitors, solar cells, OER and HER, Biosensors, gas sensors, water splitting cells, electrochromic devices, decomposition of toxic and hazardous chemicals, batteries etc.
  • Medical Physics- Radiation Therapy, Radiation dosimetry, Radiation safety,
  • Stem cell, Tissue engineering, Microbial biotechnology, 3D bioprinting, organ scaffolds, nanobiotechnology, pathogen detection kit development and cancer biomarkers.
  • Highly qualified and experienced faculty.
  • State of art research facility and infrastructure
  • Wi-Fi campus with Hi-Tech Laboratories and Class rooms.
  • Focus on interdisciplinary research.
  • Published research papers- Total = 393 (National and International).
  • Books and Book chapter published- 42 books and 37 book chapters.
  • Patents- Total 54 Patents (12 Indian, 2 Korean, 4 Australian patents Granted, 36 Indian patents published)
  • MOUs signed 35 (9 international, 26 national)
  • Extramural research project funding of about Rs. 6 Crore (UGC-CSIR, DBT, DST, DST-SERB)
  • Fellowships awarded to Ph. D. students- SARTHI, BARTI, MAHAJYOTI, CSIR-UGC, Lady Tata Memorial fellowship, Dr. D. Y. Patil Meritorious fellowship.
  1. Sc. Programs (04)
  2. Sc. Medical Physics (Credit system based, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board Approved)
  3. Sc. Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (CBCS based)
  4. Sc. Physics (CBCS based)
  5. Sc. Medical Biotechnology (CBCS based)
Ph.D. Programs
  1. Medical Biotechnology
  2. Medical Physics / Physics
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Microbiology
  5. Biotechnology
  6. Pharmaceutical Science
  7. Physiology
  8. Anatomy
  9. Medicine
  10. Surgery
  11. Physiotherapy