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Welcome to Research & Development (R&D) Unit !


Research & Development Unit (R&D) of IIT Patna was established in 2009 with a view to initiate and nurture productive and interactive engagement with sponsoring agencies. It aims to facilitate smooth functioning of projects sponsored by government and private organization. Faculty and student are encouraged for various engineering and interdisciplinary projects to register growth in research by generation of resources, patents , research collaboration  and establishing links with industry.

IIT Patna has research laboratories equipped with state of art facilities in Engineering and Natural Science dept. Faculty member of departments are actively working with govt agencies and various R&D organizations so as to enable the participation of IIT P in large number of cutting edge scientific research .

Research & Development (R&D) Unit at IIT Patna is special unit with dedicated staff members to manage the projects funded by external funding agencies.

  • Total number of projects(since inception) :152
  • Total amount of grant sanctioned for Sponsored projects: Rs 886.91 million
  • For glimpse of various research activities at IIT Patna,the Research Brochure for IIT Patna may be viewed.

Innovation & Incubation

Incubation Centre

Incubation Centre at IIT Patna has been established to set up state of Art Infrastructure for nurturing technology, ideas and innovations in the areas of Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) with a focus in Medical Electronics.


For more details visit Incubation Center, IIT Patna


IMPRINT projects @ IIT Patna


Sl. No.Name of the ProjectPI from IIT PatnaCollaborators
1 Smart Weather : Location based Deep weather event prediction using spatial big data computing. Dr. Rajiv Misra Centre for Environmental Sciences, Central University of South Bihar
2 A Platform for Crosslingual and Multilingual Event Monitoring
in Indian Languages
Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya
Dr. Asif Ekbal  
3 Speech Based Patient Assistance System Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya
Dr. Asif Ekbal
IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, AIIMS, Delhi
4 A Software Tool for the Planning and Design of Smart Micro Power Grids Dr. Ranjan Kumar Behera
Dr. Arijit Mondal 
Dr. Arnab Sarkar (IITG)
Dr. Santosh Biswas (IITG)
Dr. Soumyajit Dey (IITKGP)
Dr. Alok Kanti Deb (IITKGP)