Research Insights

Development of a Modelling Framework for Variability-Aware Design of Strained Finfet Based Mixed Signal Circuits

The SERB-Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India Project amounting to 21.94 Lakhs from 2016-2019 is an ongoing Venture initiated by Dr B Bindu, Professor – School of Electronics Engineering. The Project researches on the ‘Development of a Modelling Framework for Variability-Aware Design of Strained FinFET based Mixed Signal Circuits’ discussing strained-channel FinFETs which [...]

Development of a Spice-Compatible Model for Single Event Transients for Circuit Simulations and its Application In Set-Tolerant Dll Design

The SERB-Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India Project amounting to 44.73 Lakhs from 2016-2019 is an ongoing venture initiated by Dr. B. Bindu - Professor School of Electronics Engineering, Dr. Boby George (Co-Investigator from IIT Madras), Dr. Kaustab Ghosh (Co-Investigator from VIT Chennai). The project researches on the ‘Development of a SPICE-Compatible Model [...]

Evaluation of the Effects of Methane Enrichment on a Biogas Fuelled Ci Engine Operated in Dual Fuel and Hcci Modes

The SERB-Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India Project amounting to 25.02 Lakhs from 2016-2019 is an ongoing venture initiated by Dr. Saleel Ismail- Assistant Professor School of Mechanical & Building Sciences and Mr Feroskhan M, co-investigator. The project focusses on the ‘Evaluation of the Effects of Methane Enrichment on a Biogas Fuelled CI [...]

Materials for High Temperature Thermoelectric Applications

The SERB-Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India Project amounting to 21.98 Lakhs from 2014-2017 is an ongoing venture initiated by Dr. Krishnendu Biswas – Asst. Professor, School of Advanced Sciences. The focus of the project is to find results pertaining to ‘Materials for High Temperature Thermoelectric Applications’. The primary objective of the project [...]

A Study to Find the Last Glacial-Holocene Paleoclimatic and Paleoceanographic Evolution of Arabian Sea

The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India Project amounting to 10.79 Lakhs from 2017-2019 is an ongoing venture initiated by Dr. K. Mohan - School of Mechanical and Building Sciences in association with the Micropaleontology Research Lab. The objective of the Project is to find the ‘Last [...]

Development of Single Stage Reversible Flow Bioreactor for Simultaneous Removal of Cod and Ammonia from Wastewater

The Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India Project amounting to 21.0 Lakhs from 2011-2014 is successfully completed being initiated by Dr P C Sabumon – Professor, School of Mechanical and Building Sciences. The aim of the Project is to find ‘Development of Single Stage Reversible Flow Bioreactor for Simultaneous Removal of COD and [...]

On Classes of Certain Analytic Univalent Functions and Sakaguchi Type Functions

The SERB-Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India Project amounting to 1.82 Lakhs from 2012-2015 has been successfully initiated and completed by Dr. B.Srutha Keerthi - Professor School of Mechanical and Building Sciences. The focus of the Project is to find results ‘On Classes of Certain Analytic Univalent Functions and Sakaguchi Type Functions’. The [...]

Testbed for Hardware Implementation of all Optical Bi-Directional Switching Node

The Science Engineering and Research Board (SERB), DST Project amounting to 18.45 Lakhs from 01.04. 2016 is an ongoing Venture initiated by Dr. Sangeetha R G, Associate Professor - School of Electronics Engineering. The Project researches on the ‘Testbed for hardware implementation of all optical bi-directional switching node’ discussing Design and hardware implementation of all [...]

Hub and Spoke Consortium: Development of High Performance Induction and Synchronous Reluctance Motor Drives

The Nonferrous Materials Technology Development Centre (NFTDC), Hyderabad Project amounting to Rs. 3.28 Crores from 2018-2020 is an ongoing Venture initiated by Dr. Lenin N C, Associate Professor – School of Electrical Engineering. The Project researches on the ‘Hub and Spoke Consortium: Development of High Performance Induction and Synchronous Reluctance Motor Drives’ discussing the Design [...]

Technological and Conceptual Assessment of Design and Development of Electrical Generators, Power Converters and Controllers for Mobile Electric Hybrid Power Systems

The Combat Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE), DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Government of India Project amounting to Rs. 23.79 Lakhs July 2016 – June 2017 is an ongoing Venture initiated by Dr. Lenin N C, Associate Professor – School of Electrical Engineering. The Project researches on the ‘Technological and Conceptual Assessment of Design and [...]

Analysis and Design of Traction Motor for Hybrid Electric Tracked Vehicle

The Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE), DRDO - CHENNAI Project amounting to Rs 27.64 LAKHS from 01.02.2018 – 31.01.2020 is an ongoing Venture initiated Dr. Lenin N C, Associate Professor – School of Electrical Engineering. The Project researches on the ‘Analysis and Design of Traction Motor for Hybrid Electric Tracked Vehicle’ discussing the [...]

Design, Development and Implementation of 1 kW Direct Torque Control based Induction Motor Drive – Application to Electric Vehicles

The Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata, India Project amounting to Rs 75,000 from Jan. 2018 to Mar. 2019 is an ongoing Venture initiated Dr. Lenin N C, Associate Professor – School of Electrical Engineering. The Project researches on the ‘Design, Development and Implementation of 1 kW Direct Torque Control based Induction Motor Drive – Application [...]

Design and Development of Switched Reluctance Motor

The IFB Industries, Bangalore, India Project amounting to Rs. 19.9 Lakhs from August 2016 to June 2018 is an ongoing Venture initiated Dr. Lenin N C, Associate Professor – School of Electrical Engineering. The Project researches on the ‘Design and Development of Switched Reluctance Motor’ discussing the Design and electromagnetic analysis of a 550 W [...]

Design and development of synchronous reluctance motor for pump applications

The Lucas TVS, chennai, India Project from 2013-2015 & 2016-2018 is an ongoing Venture initiated Dr. Lenin N C, Associate Professor – School of Electrical Engineering. The Project researches on the ‘Design and development of synchronous reluctance motor for pump applications’ discussing the Optimal design of line start synchronous reluctance motor (LSSynRM) with better efficiency, [...]

Non Linear structure (evolution and effects) of oscillating plasma bubbles in various experimental conditions

The ISRO-RESPOND, Govt. of India Project amounting to 25 Lakhs from 2014-2017 is a Venture initiated by Dr. Bornali Sarma, Associate Professor – School of Advanced Sciences. The Project researches on the Evolution of oscillating plasma bubbles and its nonlinear effects in various experimental conditions and establishing the results to compare with the space plasma [...]

Experimental investigation of nonlinear dynamical phenomena and modeling in DC or RF discharge plasma in presence of external magnetic field

The BRNS-DAE, Govt. of India Project amounting to 24 Lakhs from 2014-2017 is a Venture initiated by Dr. Bornali Sarma, Associate Professor – School of Advanced Sciences. The project researches on the nonlinear dynamical phenomena and modeling in DC/RF discharge plasma in presence of external magnetic field. Several nonlinear studies such as “Order to Chaos [...]

Experimental Investigation for Developing an On-Board Diagnostic Tool for Monitoring the Health Condition of a Brake System of An Automobile Using A Vibration Based Machine Learning Approach Through Wireless Data Communication

The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST., India Project amounting to Rs. 25,69,500 from 2017 – 2020 is an ongoing Venture initiated by Dr. R. Jegadeeshwaran, Associate Professor, School of Mechanical and Building Sciences . The objective of this research work mainly concerns the use of signal processing technique to process vibration signals periodically [...]

Design and Development of Polymer Based Diagnostic Tools for Bioluminescent Imaging Using Controlled Radical Polymerization Techniques

Dr. K. Rajendra Kumar, Senior Assistant Professor, Chemistry Division, School of Advanced Sciences is the Principal Investigator of the DST-SERB project, entitled, “Design and Development of Polymer Based Diagnostic Tools for Bioluminescent Imaging Using Controlled Radical Polymerization Techniques”.This project was for a period of 3 years (2013-2017) with a sanctioned amount of 39.22 lakhs. This [...]

Modelling and Investigation on deposition process of lubricant surface using Electrical Discharge Machining Process

The SERB-Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India Project amounting to Rs.20,62,500 Lakhs from 2017-2020 is an ongoing Venture initiated by Dr.Giridharan Abimannan, Assistant Professor (SG)– School of Mechanical and Building Sciences. Critical components such as gears are subjected to wear due to continuous rubbing mechanism. For many years it has been possible to [...]

Development of Tungsten-Tantalum (W-Ta) composite film as a first wall coating for fusion blanket using RF sputtering process

The BRNS Funded Project amounting to Rs. 28,19,650 from 2016-2019 is an ongoing Venture initiated by Dr.Umasankar. V, Professor - School of Mechanical and Building Sciences. The project aims to make a suitable Plasma Facing Material (PFM) for a fusion reactor. High neutron radiation with extreme pressure and temperature makes it difficult for a material [...]

Development and Acoustic Testing of Eco Friendly Porous Sound Absorbing Materials from the Agricultural Waste

The Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India Project amounting to 13.60 Lakhs is an ongoing venture initiated by Dr. S. Jeyanthi, Associate Professor - School of Mechanical and Building Sciences. The objective of the Project is to develop an eco-friendly porous materials from the agricultural waste to reduce the harmful volatile organic compound [...]

Development of affordable, robust disinfection system for rural India

The “Development of affordable, robust disinfection system for rural India” Department of Science and Technology Project ((DST/TM/WTI/2K14/228)) initiated by Dr. S.M. Maliyekkal, Professor - School of Mechanical and Building Sciences and Dr. P.C. Sabumon, Professor - School of Mechanical and Building Sciences aims at providing sustained access to clean drinking water at the Point of [...]

Study on solar pumped fiber optical modules for maintaining Essential optical communications during disaster

The project titled “ Study on solar pumped fiber optical modules for maintaining Essential optical communications during disaster” funded by Department of science and technology-GITA with a total fund: 26,23,500 INR initiated by Dr Chitra Krishnan, Professor – School of Electronics Engineering is a bilateral project of VIT, Chennai campus, India and National Taiwan University [...]