Projects

1. Title Development of an agricultural waste based off-the-grid climate control unit
for storage and processing of agricultural produce
Principal Investigator Dr. R. Raj (PI) and Dr. Ajay D. Thakur (Co-PI)
Duration 3 years
Funding Agency SERB, IMPRINT II
Budget 98.3554 Lakh
Status Ongoing
2. Title Valleytronics in gapped Dirac Material
Principal Investigator Prakash Parida
Duration 3 years( 2018 -2021)
Funding Agency ECRA, DST-SERB
Budget 35.4 Lakh
Status Ongoing
3. Title Study of Optical Image Fusion Techniques for Securing Multispectral Data
Principal Investigator Dr. Naveen Kumar Nishchal
Duration 3 years
Funding Agency CSIR New Delhi
Budget 21.24 Lakhs
Status Completed
4. Title Design and Development of an Agricultural Waste Based
Gasifier Heating System for GreenCHILLTM
Principal Investigator Dr. Rishi Raj and Dr. Ajay D. Thakur (Co-PI)
Duration 2 years
Funding Agency DST under Ucchatar Aavishkar Yojana
Budget 95.07 Lakhs
Status Completed
5. Title Enhancement of Raman scattering signal of single molecules
using photonic nanojet mediated surface enhanced Raman
Principal Investigator

Dr. Venkata Ramanaiah Dantham

Duration 3 years
Funding Agency CSIR
Budget 22.00 Lakhs
Status Ongoing
6. Title Superconducting Spintronics using hybrid Superconducting-Ferromagnetic Metamaterial
Principal Investigator Dr. S. J. Ray
Duration 5 years
Funding Agency Department of Science and Technology - INSPIRE Scheme
Budget 35.00 Lakhs
Status Ongoing
7. Title Novel Spin-triplet Superconductivity using ferromagnetic-superconducting heterostructures
Principal Investigator Dr. S. J. Ray
Duration 3 years
Funding Agency UGC-DAE
Budget 1.35 Lakhs
Status Ongoing
8. Title Generation, Imaging and Control of Novel Coherent Electronic States
in Artificial Ferromagnetic-Superconducting Hybrid
Principal Investigator Dr. S. J. Ray
Duration 3 years
Funding Agency DST-SERB
Budget 50.00 Lakhs
Status Ongoing
9. Title Investigations on Thin Films of Discotic Liquid Crystal Molecules for
Applications in Organic Electronics
Principal Investigator

Dr. Alpana Nayak

Duration 3 years
Funding Agency SERB
Budget 50 Lakhs
Status Ongoing
10. Title Development of Indigenous Technology for High Energy Density LiPo Battery
for Low Temperature Applications
Principal Investigator Dr. A. K. Thakur
Duration 3 years
Funding Agency RCI, DRDO
Budget INR (in lakh) - 300.00 (for equipment) + 237.00 (other heads)
Status Approved (equipment purchase by funding agency under process)
11. Title Graphene and other 2D materials based spintronics and topological insulators
Principal Investigator Dr. Jayakumar Balakrishnan
Duration 2014-2019
Funding Agency DST (INSPIRE Faculty Scheme)
Budget 35 Lakh
Status Ongoing
12. Title Spin transport in graphene/LSMO heterostructures
Principal Investigator Dr. Jayakumar Balakrishnan
Duration 3 years
Funding Agency DST Nanomission
Budget 37.5 lakhs
Status Approved
13. Title Identification of Biological Micro-organisms with Digital Holography
Principal Investigator Dr. Naveen Kumar Nishchal
Duration March 2013 – March 2016
Funding Agency ER & IPR, Defence Research & Development Organisation, DHQ, New Delhi
Budget 16.708 Lakh
Status Ongoing
14. Title Study on Digital Holography based Information Security Schemes
Principal Investigator Dr. Naveen Kumar Nishchal
Duration April 01, 2011 – March 31, 2014
Funding Agency Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi
Budget 10.565 Lakh
Status Completed
15. Title Electromagnetically Induced Transparency and Slow Light in a Two dimensional
Magneto Optical Trap (2D MOT)
Principal Investigator Dr. Raghavan K Easwaran
Duration 3 years
Funding Agency SERB, DST
Budget 21.2 Lakh
Status Completed
16. Title Coherent Control & Interferometry using Bose-Einstein Condensate
Principal Investigator Dr. Utpal Roy
Duration Three Years
Funding Agency Science & Engineering Research Board, DST, GoI
Budget 15.24 Lakhh
Status Ongoing
17. Title Real time detection and sizing of single protein molecule using a
nanoplasmonic-photonic hybrid microresonator
Principal Investigator Dr. Venkata Ramanaiah Dantham
Duration December 2015 - December 2018
Funding Agency SERB (Extra Mural Research Funding)
Budget 55 Lakh
Status Ongoing
18. Title Study of decoherence and sensitivity of quantum
superposition structures in realizable systems
and their applications.
Principal Investigator Dr. Suranjana Ghosh
Duration 4 Yrs
Funding Agency Department of Science Technology (DST), Govt of India (Fast Track scheme)
Budget 20.82 Lakh
Status Completed
19. Title Fluctuations in DNA for molecular recognition
Principal Investigator Dr. Manas Kumar Sarangi
Duration 3 Yrs
Funding Agency Science & Engineering Research Board, DST, India
Budget 43 Lakh
Status Ongoing
20. Title Photoionization and Electron Scattering Dynamics of Free and
Confined Atomic Systems
Principal Investigator Dr. Jobin Jose
Duration 3 Yrs
Funding Agency Science & Engineering Research Board, DST, India
Budget 25 Lakh
Status Completed
21. Title Setting up of an advanced multimode scanning probe microscopy
facility for device applications.
Project coordinator Dr. Alpana Nayak
Project Implementation Group Dr. V. R. Dantham (HoD Physics), Dr. Manoranjan Kar, Dr. Manas Kumar Sarangi,
Dr. Soumya Jyoti Roy.
Duration 5 Yrs
Funding Agency DST under FIST program
Budget 269 Lakh
Status Ongoing
22. Title Psychrometry Driven Designand Fabrication of An All Season Optima
Atmospheric Water Harvester
Principal Investigator Dr. R. Raj (PI) and Dr. Ajay D. Thakur (Co-PI)
Duration 3 years.
Funding Agency DST (TMD)
Budget 32.4026 Lakh
Status Ongoing (sanctioned on December 3, 2020)