Currently, there are 77 on-going sponsored research projects which are being carried out across all the departments and the funding is to the tune of INR 55.25 Crores.
Currently, the Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics has 7 ongoing sponsored project. The total financial outlay for these projects are Rs.436.48 lakhs, which are being funded by National Agencies.
Faculty Name (Principal Investigator/Co-ordinator)
Grant (INR in Lakhs )
Hydronamic performance charecteristics of Caisson type Break water
Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics
Optimal Damping of Porous Screen in Tuned Liquid damper- structure interaction
Applied Mechanics & Hydraulics
Mathematical techniques in the gravity wave interaction with floating offshore structures
Coupled dynamic analysis associated with the response and design loads
of offshore floating wind turbines
HoD,Subba Rao , H.Ramesh , Manu & Pruthviraj
Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in Universities and Higher Educational Institutions (FIST) Program – 2014
Department of Science & Technology (DST)
A.Mahesha & Subrahmanya K
Hydrogeological Studies of Coastal Wetlands – A Case Study
INCGW (Ministry of Water Resources)
RS & GIS Tools to support conservation and sustainable management of sacred groves in Kodagu district
Currently, the Department of Chemical Engineering has 12 ongoing sponsored projects. The total financial outlay for these projects are Rs.624.92 lakhs, which are being funded by various National & International Agencies.
In vitro mass culture of Steinernema jeffreyense, a biocontrol agent against key insect pests
Hari Prasad Dasari
Decreasing the Sintering temperature of Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell Electrolytes
KIST (Korea Institute of Science & Technology)
Methanol as a Clean Energy Source for India- Indo-US 21st Century Knowledge Initiative
Air Pollution Induced Immune Cell Dysfuntion: Implication in Viral Infection
Heavy metals removal by absorption on melanin coated polymer matrix
Biomass Fuel burning smoke induced inflamtion- mechanism of biological path ways
Future materials for solid oxide fuel/ electrolysis cells
DST Inspire Scheme
HoD Chemical Engineering Department
FIST Level II
P.E. Jagadeesh Babu
Synthesis and characterization of SPION embedded inorganic hollow core-shell nano particle as magnetic drug delivery vector
Reverse Micellar Extraction Of Lactoferrin From Whey: Continuous Process
MOFPI Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Govt. of India through DST
Ambient Airborne particulate matter: Effect of biological component on lung inflammation
Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India
Measurement & Characterization of ambient Bioaerosols in Bangalore City
Currently, the Department of Chemistry has 9 ongoing sponsored projects. The total financial outlay for these projects are Rs.415.71 lakhs, which are being funded by various National Agencies.
Proteins at the Interfaces of Liquids
D. Krishna Bhat
High Performance Thermoelectric Materials Via band Engineering
DST- INSPIRE FACULTY AWARD
Renewable Synthesis of Hydrocarbon Fuels and Specilaty chemicals from Cellulose – derived Angelica Lactone
Arun M Isloor
Towards development of low cost fouling resistant nanoporous Hollow Fiber Membrance for the Hemodialysis Application
Sib Sankar Mal
Synthesis of Polyoxometalate-Nanoparticle Hybrid Based Catalysts for alkane oxidation
Darshak R. Trivedi
Design and synthesis of colorimetric Chemosensors for Environment Pollutant Cations
Udaya Kumar D.
Efficiency enhancement in organic photovoltaic devices using donor-acceptor conjugated polymers and plasmonic structures. SB/FT/CS-145/2012
HoD Chemistry &
Augmentation of Research Facilities - Single Crystal X-ray Diffractometer
FIST Programme DST
Currently, the Department of Civil Engineering has 7 ongoing sponsored projects. . The total financial outlay for these projects are Rs.367.772 lakhs, which are being funded by various National and International Agencies.
Arun Kumar Thalla
GreyWatNet: Network on Decentralized Grey / Waste Water Treatment & Recycle
CEFIPRA (Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research)
L&T Sponsored M.Tech (CTM) Programme Project
Larsen & Tourbo
K N Lokesh
Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographical Information System (GIS) approach for the study of disaster due to lightning on earth resources and infrastructure
Ministry of Science & Tech. Dept. of Science & Technology, New Delhi
Usage of granulated slag in infrastructure and construction projects
Suresha S N
Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure – 2013
Department of Science and Technology, GOI
& K S Babu Narayan
Research Collaboration in Structural Engineering
Dynamic Soil structure interaction effects in Multistoreyed structures on homogeneous soil and geosynthetic reinforced soil
Currently, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering has 5 ongoing sponsored projects. The total financial outlay for these projects are Rs.513.581 lakhs, which are being funded by various National Agencies.
Shashidhar G Koolagudi
An automatic system for identification of phonological processes in children of age from 2 1/2 years to 6 1/2 years
Computer Science & Engineering
Design of modular FPGA exaclarated chip muti processor architecture simulator
Information Security Education and Awareness Project Phase II
SPFM-Development of Service, Process, Flow Monitor
FIST Program 2013
Currently, the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering has 5 ongoing sponsored projects. The total financial outlay for these projects are Rs.345.05 lakhs, which are being funded by various National Agencies.
PI:D. N. Gaonkar
(Co-PI): D. Jena
Investigation on the Operation & Control of Multiple Distributed Generation resources in a Micro grid(Phase-II)
Electreical & Electronics Engineering
Ministry of Power , Govt. of India through
Central Power Research Institute Bangalore
Utility Interactive Based Hybrid Power Solution for Telecommunication Power Systems
D. N. Gaonkar
FPGA based development of different MPPT algorithms for stand-alone photo voltaic system using artificial intelligence
Central Power Research Institute (CPRI)
K Panduranga Vittal
Centre of Excellence in Renewable Energy Integrated Smart Grid Technologies.
Frontier Areas of Science & Technology (FAST), MHRD, Government of India
Control strategies for dynamic voltage restorer under unbalanced & disturbed grid conditions.
Currently, the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering has 4 ongoing sponsored projects. . The total financial outlay for these projects are Rs.257.1 lakhs, which are being funded by various National Agencies.
FIST Programme 2016
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Development & performance evaluation of efficient tracking algorithm for Phased Array Radars in the presence of Electronic Counter Measures
HoD E & C
Advanced Research Laboratory in RF Communication and Networks (RFCN)
M S Bhat
Energy Harvesting Seat
Aerospace Network Research Construction, Boeing
Currently, the School of Management Science has 2 ongoing sponsored projects. The values of these projects are Rs.11.085 lakhs, which are being funded by various National Agencies.
Sreejith Alathur, Gopalakrishna B V, A.H.Sequeira. (Karnataka Team)
Reforming Higher Education for Civic Learning and Community Engagement
School of Management Sciences
Mitigation of Tribal Suicide through Economic Empowerment
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Currently, the Department of Mathematical & Computational Sciences has 2 ongoing sponsored projects. The values of these projects are Rs.10.19 lakhs, which are being funded by National Agencies.
On the solutions of Convection-Diffusion equations
Mathematical & Computational Sciences
NBHM, DAE, Govt. of India
P. Sam Johnson
A Study on Moore-Penrose Inverses in Krein spaces
NBHM, DAE, Government of India
Currently, the Department of Mechanical Engineering has 17 nos. of ongoing sponsored projects. The total financial outlay for these projects are Rs.2338.26 lakhs, which are being funded by various National Agencies.
PI: Hemanth Kumar,
K.V.Gangadharan, Sharnappa J., Mohd.Rizwan Rahman,
Development of Cost Effective Magneto-Rheological (MR) Fluid Damper in Two wheelers and Four Wheelers Automobile to Improve Ride Comfort and Stability
Impacting Research Innovation and Technology (IMPRINT)
Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Effect of Leading edge Protuberances on the Peformane of Wind Turbine Blade
HOD Mechanical Department
Study on Low Temperature Combustion in a CDRI Engine using biodiesel
Study corrosion behavior of wrought Mg Alloys processed by Severe Plastic Deformation for Naval Applications
Naval Research Board
Development of Composite filament for light weight 3 D printed components
An investigation into the aerodynamic and aeroelastic behavior of a compressor cascade in a droplet laden flow.
Design Innovation Centre
Investigation of machining characteristics of TiNi based Shape Memory alloy using Wire-EDM
Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Magneto-Rheological (MR) Dampers for Industrial Applications
Visualization of boiling heat transfer on grooved surfaces
P Mohanan and Kumar G N
Development of an inexpensive Ion Sensor and Control of Combustion Timing in a HCCI Engine Fuelled with Bio-diesel
Numerical & Experimental Studies on Two Phase Carbon Dioxide Based Natural Circulation Loops.
K V Gangadharan,
Remote triggered Lab
K V Gangadharan
Centre for System Design
NI and MHRD/NITK
Vidya Shetty &
Currently, the Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering has 02 ongoing sponsored projects. The total financial outlay for these projects are Rs.39.81 lakhs, which are being funded by National Agencies.
All solution processed transparent low temperature synthesized Indium Zinc Tin Oxide based high performance thin film transistors for active matrix displays
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
S B Arya
Corrosion and Impedance study of Ti-Nb alloy forms developed by PM techniques
Currently, the Department of Mining Engineering has 3 nos. of ongoing sponsored projects. The values of these projects are Rs.31.87 lakhs, which are being funded by various National Agencies.
Development of value added product using Gold mill tailings for its effective Utilization
HUTTI GOLD MINES
K. Ram Chandar
Development of Crushing &Grinding Characteristic Curves for Different Rocks using Insmart Crushers and Mills”,
M/s.Insmart Systems, Hyderabad
M.Aruna and HarshaVardhan
Study for utilization of fine material of mine waste
M/s. Sandur Manganese and Iron Ore Limited, Sandur
Currently, the Department of Physics has 4 ongoing sponsored projects. The values of these projects are Rs. 161.73 lakhs, which are being funded by various National Agencies.
DST- INSPIRE FACULTY
Atomistic modeling of metal-organic compounds toward molecular spintronics
Nagaraja H S
Application of Silicon Nanowires and Silicon-Graphene Nanocomposite as anodes for high capacity Lithium ion battery.
H.O.D Physics &
Augmentation of Research Facilities in the Department