Welcome to the School of Biosciences and Bioengineering (SBB), IIT Mandi. Our vision is to create next-generation academicians, scientists and industry experts in the domains of Health, Agriculture and Environment. Since 2016, it has grown substantially in terms of academic activities, diverse research areas and infrastructure. Currently, SBB is the home to a vibrant group of 10 core faculties, several research scholars, and students. SBB thrives for excellence with different academic programs at the level of PhD, post graduate, and undergraduate to create an academic niche, where state-of-the-art Bioscience meets cutting-edge Bioengineering technologies at IIT Mandi.

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School of Biosciences and Bioengineering (SBB), IIT Mandi since 2016 is focused on teaching and cutting edge research in the broad areas of Biotechnology and Bioengineering. The current academic programs being offered are BTech-MTech Dual Degree in Bioengineering, MTech in Biotechnology and PhD in Biosciences and Bioengineering. In a short span of 6 years, more than 100 undergraduate and postgraduate scholars and about 65 PhD scholars benefitted from the programs.

The strength of SBB is its incredibly talented faculty carrying independent research, teaching, designing academic curriculum and imparting hands-on project based learning to scholars. SBB faculty achieved Early Career Research Awards, carried projects of high impact in fundamental and translational research areas, widely published and filed patents. Few faculty also achieved INSA Young Scientists Award, Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award, SERB-STAR Award, and Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance Intermediate Fellowship. SBB faculty serve as Associate editors, editorial board members and founding members of various scientific journals and academic societies. Our faculty contributed to projects of national and international relevance such as Indo-UK, Indo-US, Indo-German, Indo-Russia, Indo-Danish, IMPRINT Health and Energy, FarmerZone etc.

The high-quality research training and education to the next generation of scholars is successfully catering to the needs of the industries and academia eventually contributing to the Nation Building. Our Alumni started contributing in academia and industries nationally and internationally.

Dr. Shyam Kr. Masakapalli,
(Chairperson, SBB IIT Mandi)

If you have any questions, feel free to contact : Contact Chairperson