Projects
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

 

Title : Valleytronics in gapped Dirac Materials                                                          
Principal Investigator : Prakash Parida
Duration : 3 years ( 2018 -2021) 
Funding Agency : ECRA, DST-SERB 
Budget : 35.4 Lakh 
Status : Ongoing

 

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 : Ongoing

 

Title : Design and Development of an Agricultural Waste Based
Gasifier Heating System for GreenCHILLTM
Principal Investigator : Dr. Rishi Raj
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Ajay D. Thakur
Duration : 2 years
Funding Agency : DST under Ucchatar Aavishkar Yojana
Budget : 95.07 Lakhs
Status : Ongoing

 

Title : Enhancement of Raman scattering signal of single molecules
using photonic nanojet mediated surface enhanced Raman
scattering (SERS) technique
Principal Investigator : Dr. Venkata Ramanaiah Dantham
Duration : 3 years
Funding Agency : CSIR
Budget : 22.00 Lakhs
Status : Ongoing

 

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

 

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

 

Title : Generation, Imaging and Control of Novel Coherent Electronic States
in Artificial Ferromagnetic-Superconducting Hybrid
Structures and Devices
Principal Investigator : Dr. S. J. Ray
Duration : 3 years
Funding Agency : DST-SERB
Budget : 50.00 Lakhs
Status : Ongoing

 

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

 

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)

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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 : Ongoing

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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 : Ongoing

 

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