MSc Harleen Kaur

PhD student at the Institute of Technology (EMÜ)


Estonian University of Life Sciences

Institute of Technology, Chair of Biosystems Engineering
Fr.R.Kreutzwaldi 56, Tartu 51014, ESTONIA





  • PhD. studies in Engineering Sciences at Institute of technology, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu (10.2020-….)
  • BS-MS dual degree studies at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Mohali, India (08.2013 – 05.2018)

Present fields of research

  • Green synthesis of nanoparticles (metal and metallic compounds)
  • Antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral activity of green synthesized nanomaterials.
  • Combining nanocomposites with skin cream/ointment for the treatment of fungal infections in pets and cattle.

Present projects

  • 2020-2024 “Study of biocidal properties of nanomaterials for the development of antifungal skin cream to treat pets and cattle ” PhD student research project
  • 2020-2021 “Use of polymeric nanocomposites in anti-viral additives and coatings” Targeted funding, performer (COVSG9)

Honors and awards

  • 2018, Best Poster Award in Inorganic Chemistry at “Chemistry Conference for Young Scientists-2018” Belgium
  • 2013, Recipient of Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) Scholarship, India (2013-2018)