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SPONSORED PROJECTS

Sr. No Name of Faculty Name of Department Role of Faculty (PI/Co-PI) Title of Sponsored Project Funding

Agency

Sanctioned Project No Sanctioned Amount and Duration Status

(Completed/Ongoing)

Remark for Ongoing Project
1 Dr. Ganapati N. Joshi Aerospace Engineering PI

 

Attenuation of Flowfield Unsteadiness due to Flare Induced Shock/Boundary Layer Interaction using Micro Vortex Generators SERB CRG/2018/003925 Rs. 25,82,679/-

3 years (28 Mar 2019 – 27 Mar 2022

Ongoing Wind tunnel testing at NAL is remaining
2 Prof C.R.S. Kumar

 

Computer Science and Engineering

(CSE)

PI

 

Augmented Reality based Maintenance Trainer for Tejas Fighter Jet ERIPR, DRDO ERIP/ER/2O 1806002/NI/0 1/1755 37.10 lakhs

– Two years

-Two JRFs

Ongoing Extension for the project received till Aug 2022.

One patent application has been filed. Two patent applications are being reviewed by IP Cell.

Two JRFs are working on the project

3 Dr. Sunita Dhavale Computer Science and Engineering

(CSE)

PI Intelligent Video based human Activity Detection LSRB LSRB/01/1500/M/LSRB-381/PEE&BS/2020 Based April 2021 Rs.3885894/- Ongoing JRF Recruitment is in progress MATLAB Purchases is in progress, Research student working on various markers, Request for Dataset given to DIPR
4 Dr. Sunita Dhavale Computer Science and Engineering

(CSE)

PI CNN Based Covid-19 Chest X-Ray Image Analysis  (C31A) DIAT DIAT/F/Admin/Project/OM dated 18.05.2020 Rs.100000/- Completed  
5 Dr. Arun Mishra Computer Science and Engineering

(CSE)

Co-PI Random Number Generator from Post Quantum Primitive DIAT DIAT/F/Admin/Project/OM/Corr/P-49 dated 29th July 2021 Rs. 572000/- Ongoing  
7 Abhilash MT

 

Electronics Engineering Department

 

Co-PI (In collaboration with IIT Jammu, IIIT Hyderabad, MACE Kerala, IIT BHU Algorithms for fast computation of Principal Components for self-noise cancellation in Underwater Acoustics

 

NRB, New Delhi DIAT/F/Adm/Project/OM/CORR/P-49 dated 09 Nov 2020 Rs.49,96,136/-

3 Years

 Ongoing Completed First year
8 Abhilash MT

 

Electronics Engineering Department

 

Co-PI (In collaboration with IIT Jammu, IIIT Hyderabad, MACE Kerala,  IIT BHU Technology demonstrator of very light micro SAR SAMEER Mumbai

& DIAT(DU)

DIAT/F/EE(Project)/5419/SAMEER

Dated 25 Jan 2012

Rs 16,00,000 completed Completed
9 Abhilash MT

 

Electonics Engineering Department

 

Co-PI (In collaboration with IIT Jammu, IIIT Hyderabad, MACE Kerala, IIT BHU

 

Development of Physical layer technologies and prototypes of Acoustic Modem and performance evaluation by channel characterization & modelling Naval Research Board Project Approved on Aug 2021 and waiting for the fund. Rs 47,38,270 Waiting for the fund
10 Dr. A. A. Bazil Raj Electronics Engineering Department

 

PI Long term training and report generation for the feasibility study on OTH Radar NxxO, GoI DIAT/EE/KPR/C01/XX/2019

dt. 1/09/2020

 Rs. 32.4 Lakhs &

(2020-2023)

 Ongoing

 

11 Dr. A. A. Bazil Raj Electronics Engineering Department

 

PI Development of A Medium Range (5-10 km) Secured Free Space Optical (FSO) Voice Simplex Communication System for The Mission Critical Wireless Optical Link NxxO, GoI XXXIV/05/41/2019-1367

dt. 9/06/2020

Rs. 89.4 Lakhs, &

(2020-2023)

Ongoing

 

12 Dr. A. A. Bazil Raj Electronics Engineering Department

 

PI Electrically tunable 3-3.45 micrometer quantum cascade laser for LiDAR Applications LASTEC, DRDO LASTEC/DIAT/2020-CARS-1

 

Rs. 296.72 Lakhs &

(2020-2023)

Ongoing

 

13 Dr. A. A. Bazil Raj Electronics Engineering Department

 

PI Design and fabrication of wide-band rejection shields using multilayer of periodic resonator arrays and carbon-based nanocomposites DST, New Delhi DST/NM/NT/2019/193(G)

dt. 1/11/2019

Rs. 30.48 Lakhs, &

(2019-2022)

Ongoing

 

14 Dr. A. A. Bazil Raj Electronics Engineering Department

 

PI Photonics Radar Design SERB, New Delhi TARE/2018/001273

dt. 5/11/2018

Rs. 18.48 Lakhs, &

(2018-2021)

Ongoing

 

15 Dr. A. A. Bazil Raj Electronics Engineering Department PI Design of wide-band HF antenna for OTH Radar LRDE, DRDO DIAT/LRDE/CARS/2019 Rs. 09.67 Lakhs, &

(2019-2021)

Completed
16 Dr. A. A. Bazil Raj Electronics Engineering Department PI Design of a FMCW Radar DIAT DIAT/EE/RP-PRPO/FMCW-1 dt. 19/02/2018 Rs. 10.00 Lakhs, &

(2018-2020)

Completed
17 Prof. Balasubramanian K. Metallurgical &

Materials Engineering

PI/Co-PI DRDO-DIAT Programme on Nanomaterials (2012-2018) (Co-PI):

(1) WP01: Protective Clothing (PI)

(2) WP10: High Strength Polymer Nano composites (PI)

DRDO ERIP/ER/1003883/M/01/908/

2012/D(R&D)/1416

43 Crores Completed NIL
18 Prof. Balasubramanian K.

 

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI Spatial Distribution of Uranium Associated Water Quality Parameters in Ground Water/Drinking Water of Three Districts (Yavatmal, Hingoli and Nanded) (2016-2018) (PI) BRNS 36(4)/14/32/2015-BRNS/10113 26 Lakhs Completed NIL
19 Prof. Balasubramanian K.

 

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering Co-PI Spatial Distribution of Uranium Associated Water Quality Parameters in Ground Water/Drinking Water of Three Districts (Solapur, Osmanabad and Latur) (2016-2018) (Co-PI) BRNS 36(4)/14/32/2015-BRNS/10062 18 Lakhs Completed NIL
20 Prof. Balasubramanian K. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI Analysis and Design of 3D printed Automobile Leaf Spring (2018-2020) (PI) DIAT DIAT/F/MATE/4843/AD3DPALS 10 Lakhs Completed NIL
21 Prof. Balasubramanian K. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI Ayurvedic Nano fiber to Combat COVID19 for PPE Fabric and Mask Material (2021-2021) (PI) DIAT DIAT/F/ADM(RCT)/PA/08-2020/P-93 1.5 Lakhs Completed NIL
22 Prof. Balasubramanian K. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI Surface Treated Natural Fibers for Th (IV) Adsorption from Waste Water (2014) (PI) DIAT DIAT/F/REG (G)/Matls Engg/Proj/2014/3 10 Lakhs Completed NIL
23 Prof. Balasubramanian K. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI Magnetized Polymer for Selective Adsorption of Heavy Metal Ions: Arsenic (V) and Mercury (II) (2012-2013) (PI) DIAT 2 Lakhs Completed NIL
24 Dr.

Himanshu

Panda

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI/Co-PI Semiconductor Quantum dots in Layered Double hydroxide for the diagnosis of cancer DST SR/FTP/ETA-89/2011 7.44 Lakhs Completed
25 Dr.

Himanshu

Panda

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI/Co-PI Characterization and Investigation of Organic capped metal oxides for

Biological applications

Lupin

India

2012 1.2 Lakhs Completed
26 Dr.

Himanshu

Panda

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI/Co-PI Spatial distribution of uranium and associated water quality parameters BRNS,

DAE, GOI

36(4)/14/09/2014-BRNS/1099 31 Lakhs Completed
27 Dr. Viiav Hiwarkar Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI/Co-PI Development of process and establishment of parameters for producing parts by permanent joining (welding) of metal additively manufactured aluminum alloy and conventionally manufactured parts/ components of aluminum alloy for current and futuristic application in armament engineering ARMREB ARMREB/MAA/2021/243 Rs.

41,83,020/-

Sanctioned
28 Dr. Viiav Hiwarkar Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI/Co-PI Formation of surface composite by Additive Friction Stir, Processing of Ti alloy Ti-6Al-4v for Defence applications SERB,

DST,

Gol,

India

Rs.

25,22,000/-

Completed
29 Dr. Shanmugasundaram T. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI Development of high strength and ductile

aluminum alloys for Defence applications

DIAT DIAT/F/Adm/Project/OM/Mate/Corr 1000000 &

2 years

Completed
30 Dr. Shanmugasundaram T. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI To study hydrogen embrittlement behavior of two high strength

naval steels

NMRL –

DRDO

NMRL/MMG/0401/04/LP/NMD/58/2017- 2018 1000000 &

2 years

Completed
31 Dr. Shanmugasundaram T. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI Design, synthesis, and characterization of high strength and wear resistant novel light weight AlTiLiMgX (X= Sc, V, Nb, Si) high entropy alloys by

powder metallurgy for defence and automotive applications

DST-SERB EEQ/2017/000724 4896000 &

3 years

Completed
32 Dr. Shanmugasundaram T. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI Wear studies of high entropy alloys DIAT DIAT/F/Adm/Project/OM/Mate/Corr/P- 49 800000 &

1 year

Ongoing Start on 01-

Sep 2021

33 Dr. T. Umasankar Patro Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI Investigation of mechanical and electrical properties of reticulated vitreous carbon foam from polyurethane precursors impregnated by nanofillers for fuel cell applications. SERB-DST SB/FT/CS-043/2012 Rs. 12.23 Lakhs and three years Completed
34 Dr. T. Umasankar Patro Metallurgical & Materials Engineering PI Development of glassy carbon foam with controlled pore sie and improved mechanical and electrical properties using nanofillers for acoustic and EMI shielding materials and high temperature insulation DIAT

(DU)

DIAT/F/Adm/Project/OM/Corr Dated 14Feb 2019 Rs. 8.75 Lakhs and two years Completed
35 Dr. Sunil Chandel

Prof. D.G. Thakur

Mechanical Engg. Co-PI

&

PI

Numerical & Experimental Investigation of Additively Manufactured aircraft wing components using carbon fiber reinforced polymer composite material ARDB 1989 Rs 36.76 Lacs/3Yrs Ongoing Sanctioned in Jul 2021
36 Prof. S.K Panigrahi Mechanical Engg. PI No-Linear Finite Element Analysis of Composite Valve NMRL, Ambernath NMRL/MMG/401/04/PSTD/CARS/LP/173/2019-20

Dated 04.01.2020

10 Lac

18 Months

Ongoing
37 Dr. Sunil Nimje

&

Prof. A. Kumaraswamy

Mechanical Engg. Co-PI

&

PI

Numerical Analysis on Effect of Fragment Shapes on Damage of Targets in Ballistic Applications ARMREB ARMREB/ADMB/2021/246 dated 07 Sept, 2021 Rs. 30,01,361 Ongoing Sanctioned in Sept 2021
38 Prof. D.G. Thakur Mechanical Engg. PI Numerical and Experimental Investigations on Formability of Thin Metal Foils in Micro Forming for Aerospace Applications ARDB Rs. 15 Lakhs Ongoing
38 Dr. Sunil Nimje

&

Prof. S.K Panigrahi

Mechanical Engg. Co-PI

&

PI

Optimisation of skin and rib (spar) stiffness for an optimum performance of co-cured Spar Wing Skin Joint (SWJ) in pull off mode. ARDB ARDB/01/1051738/M/I dated 30 Apr 2015 13.10 Lakhs

(29.01.2016 To 29.01.2018)

Completed
39 Dr. Sunil Nimje

&

Prof. S.K Panigrahi

Mechanical Engg. Co-PI

&

PI

Non-linear finite element analysis of armoured amphibious dozer hull CARS

(VRDE, Ahmednagar)

VRD/CARS/2015/32 dated 07.01.2015 10.00 Lakhs

(17.08.2015 To 17.02.2017)

Completed
40 Prof. D.G. Thakur Mechanical Engg. PI Surface integrity studies during Milling of Aluminum- Lithium alloys used in aerospace applications for improved functional Performance ARDB Completed Yr of Sanction:2018
41 Prof. D.G. Thakur Mechanical Engg. PI Numerical and Experimental study of an Al-Li alloy based MMCs for skin and stringers of an aircraft fuselage structure ARDB 15.00 lac

Two Years

Completed Yr of Sanction :2016
42 Prof. A. Kumaraswamy Mechanical Engg. PI Numerical Modeling of Tribological characteristics of High Pressure Reciprocating Hydraulic Seals subjected to Shock Loading CARS PROJECT, R&DE, PUNE Rs 12 Lacs/2Yrs Completed
43  Dr. Sunil Nimje

&

Prof. Balasubramanian

Mechanical Engg.

&

Materials Engg.

Co-PI

&

PI

Analysis and Design of 3D printed Automobile Leaf Spring DIAT DIAT/F/MATE/4843/AD3DPALS 10 Lakhs

(2018-2020)

Two Years

Completed NIL
44 Dr.Sumati Sidharth Technology Management PI A study and identification of Critical Success Factors for projects in Pune based DRDO laboratories DIAT(DU) DIAT/F/Adm/Project/OM/Corr dated 04 Mar 2019 Rs. 7.7 lacs for 18 months Ongoing To be completed by Sept2021
45 Dr. Shaibal Banerjee Applied Chemistry PI Studies on Self-Healing properties of microencapsulated species in HTPB based Binder system ARMREB-DRDO ARMREB/HEM/2021/1242 Rs.18,75,710/- Ongoing Sanction Letter released
46 Prof. Sangeeta Kale Applied Physics PI Design and Fabrication of wide-band rejection shields using multilayers of periodic resonator arrays and carbon-based nanocomposites DST DST/NM/NT/2019/193(G) 30,48,000/-

and

3 Years

On-going Students not paid fellowships since April 2021 (funds exhausted).
47 Prof. Sangeeta Kale Applied Physics PI Development of SOx/NOx-derivatives gas sensors using nano material – functionalized ring resonators DAE-BRNS 34/14/13/2018-BRNS/34089 27,94,249/-

and

3 Years

Completed Extra time (9 months) and funds (Rs.3,14,742/-) requested along with carry forward of balance amount (Rs.1,47,929/-) for completion (Till 31st December 2021) of the project.