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List of ongoing research projects at IIT Indore:

School of Engineering

Discipline of Computer Science and Engineering

01. Title: Indexing Multimodal Biometric Database for Fast and Accurate Person Authentication
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Monalisa Sarma
     Department: Computer Science and Engineering


Discipline of Electrical Engineering

01. Title: Analysis and Classification of EEG Signals based on Nonlinear and Nonstationary Signal Models
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), SERC, Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientist
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Ram Bilas Pachori
     Department: Electrical Engineering

02. Title: Synchrophasor Based Real Time Wide Area Security Assesment
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi (Fast Track Scheme for Young
Scitentists
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Trapti Jain
     Department: Electrical Engineering

03. Title: Design, Fabrication and Characterization of high-quality zinc oxide (ZnO) nanostructure-based nano-devices
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST),SERB- Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientist
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Shaibal Mukherjee
     Department: Electrical Engineering

04. Title: Unified and Compact Analytical Modeling of Nanoscale Gate - all - Around Multigate MOSFETs
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Santosh Kumar Vishvakarma
     Department: Electrical Engineering

05. Title: Development of high sensitivity Organic Photo Transistors through fine control of film morphology and
interfacial effects.
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Techonology, SERC- Fast Track
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Vipul Singh
     Department: Electrical Engineering

06. Title: Evalution of Junctionless Transistor Architecture for Next Generation CMOS Devices and Circuits
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Abhinav Kranti
     Co-Principal Investigator: Prof. Shaibal Mukherjee
     Department: Electrical Engineering

07. Title: Design, Fbrication and Ultrfast Electrical Switching of Nanoscal Ovonic Threshold-Switch (OTS) Selectors
for High-Desity Phase Change Memory (PCM) Applications
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi (Fast Track Scheme for Young
Scitentists)
     Principal Investigator: Prof. M. Anbarasu
     Department: Electrical Engineering

08. Title: Ananlytical ans Simulation Study of Bidirectional Relaying Strategies on Cognitive Radio Netwroks
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi (Fast Track Scheme for Young
Scitentists)
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Prabhat Kumar Updadhyay
     Department: Electrical Engineering

09. Title: Development of ZnO-Heterostructure Based High-efficiency Bluish Light Emitting Diode
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, SERB
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Shaibal Mukherjee
     Co-Principal Investigator: Prof. Abhinav Kranti
     Department: Electrical Engineering

10. Title: Development of Hybrid ZnO-based Multiple Quantum-well Ultraviolet-Visible Light emitting Diode by Dual
Ion Beam Spittering Deposition
     Funding Agency: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Shaibal Mukherjee
     Co-Principal Investigator: Prof. Abhinav Kranti
     Department: Electrical Engineering

11. Title: Development of Photoacoustic Imaging Techniques for non-Invasive Imaging of Solitary Thyroid Nodules
     Funding Agency: Department of Biotechnology (DBT), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Srivathsan Vasudevan
     Department: Electrical Engineering


Discipline of Mechanical Engineering

01. Title: Experimental Investigations and Performance Optimization of High-Precision Finishing of Gears by Electro
Chemical Honing (ECH) Process
     Funding Agency: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Neelesh Kumar Jain
     Department: Mechanical Engineering

02. Title: Design, Development and Control of a New Three Degree of Freedom (3-DOF) Parallel Robot for X-Y-
Theta (XY0z) Motion
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi (Fast Track Scheme for Young
Scitentists)
     Principal Investigator: Dr. M. Santhakumar
     Department: Mechanical Engineering

03. Title: Evaluation of Mechanical properties of Ti-B-N–SiC composite coating developed by seld propagating high-
temperature synthesis and laser alloying
     Funding Agency: Department of Information Technology DST, New Delhi, SERC-Fast Track
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Satyajit Chatterjee
     Department: Mechanical Engineering

04. Title: Convective heat transfer enhancement from heated bluff bodies using nanofluids - Application to
electronic cooling
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi (Fast Track Scheme for Young
Scitentists)
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Shanmugam Dhinakaran
     Department: Mechanical Engineering

05. Title: Fault detection of planetary gearboxes using vibration analysis
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Anand Parey
     Department: Mechanical Engineering

06. Title: Development of Novel Falling Film Tower for Higher Performance
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Ritunesh Kumar
     Department: Mechanical Engineering

07. Title: Augmentation of Effective Thermal Conductivity of Metal Hydride Beds (Revised proposal)
     Funding Agency: DST- Serc- Fast Track
     Principal Investigator: Prof. E. Anil Kumar
     Department: Mechanical Engineering


School of Basic Sciences

Discipline of Chemistry

01. Title: Photophysical and Dynamical Bhavior of Drug Moleculres on Biological Systems
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), SERC Fast Track for Young Scientist
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Anjan Chakarborty
     Department: Chemistry

02. Title: Molecular Self-assembly Directed via Chemical Reactions for the Application in Biology and Nanosciences
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Apurba K Das
     Department: Chemistry

03. Title: Generation of Dynamic Peptide Libraries towards the Applicatiobs in Biology and Nanosciences
     Funding Agency: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Apurba K Das
     Department: Chemistry

04. Title: Heteronuclear Coordination Polymers Inspired by Cycloaddition and Hydrogen Bonds: Towards Dynamic
Porous Metal Organic Frameworks
     Funding Agency: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Suman Mukhopadhyay
     Department: Chemistry

05. Title: Size and Shape Controlled Magneto-Optical Nanoparticles for Cancer Cell Imaging and Photo-
thermal Therapy
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), India, SERC
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Tridib Kumar Sarma
     Department: Chemistry

06. Title: Synthesis of Non-Stoichiometric Metal Oxides (M=Ti, Nb, Zr, Ta, V) for Photocatalytic Activities
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), India under WOS-A scheme
     Principal Investigator: Dr. Deepa Dey
     Co-Principal Investigator: Prof. Tridib Kumar Sarma
     Department: Chemistry

07. Title: Ferrocenyl Porphyrins as Optical Limiting Materials
     Funding Agency: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Rajneesh Misra
     Department: Chemistry

08. Title: Development of Novel Organocatalyst for Asymmetric (4+2) Diels-Alder Reaction of α-Substituted-α,
β-Unsaturated Aldehydes or Ketones with Dienes: Aceess a Chiral Quaternary Carbon Center
     Funding Agency: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Sampak Samanta
     Department: Chemistry

09. Title: Studies on Targeted Oragometallic Anticancer Drugs and their Mode of Action
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST) SERB, New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Suman Mukhopadhyay
     Department: Chemistry

10. Title: To Investigate the Photoluminescence Properties of Water Soluble Biocompatible Quantum Dots by
using Single Molecule Total Internal Reflection Fluoresence Microscopy (TIRFM)
     Funding Agency: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Tushar Kanti Mukherjee
     Department: Chemistry

11. Title: Perylenedimide derivatives as Two-photon Absorbing materials
     Funding Agency: SERB Department of Science and Technology, India (DST)
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Rajneesh Misra
     Department: Chemistry

12. Title: New Computer Modelling Techniques for Styding Nanoalloy Clusters
     Funding Agency: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Satya S Bulusu
     Department: Chemistry

13. Title: Study of Half Sandwich Ru and Rh Complexes based on Nitrogen and Phosphorous Donor Ligands
     Funding Agency: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Sanjay K Singh
     Department: Chemistry

14. Title: A Therapeutic Approach for Targeting CAG Repeat Expansion RNA that causes Huntington Disease (HD)
and Spino Cerebral Ataxias (SCAs)
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi (SERB)
     Principal Investigator: Dr. Amit Kumar
     Department: Chemistry

15. Title: Studies of Certain Thiocarboxylate Based Ligands and their Metal Complexes: Synthesis, X-Ray Structure
and Electrochemical Properties
     Funding Agency: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Mobin Shaikh
     Department: Chemistry

16. Title: Atomistic Modeling of Cathode Electrode for PEM Fuel Cells
     Funding Agency: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Dr. Biswarup Pathak
     Department: Chemistry

Discipline of Physics

01. Title: Transitiion form factor of the µ meson
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), India
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Ankhi Roy
     Department: Physics

02. Title: ω Meson decays with WASA -at-COSY
     Funding Agency: Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH Germany COSE-FFE Project
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Ankhi Roy
     Department: Physics

03. Title: Detector Development for PANDA India collaboration with protons-antiprotons at FAIR
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), India
     Principal Investigator: Dr. S. Kailas of BARC
     Co-Principal Investigator: Prof. Ankhi Roy

04. Title: Investigations on ferroelectric, magnetic and structural correlation in RMnO3 (R = Rare earth
ions) multiferroic thin films
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology, India (DST), SERB
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Krushna R. Manavi
     Department: Physics

05. Title: Holographic ramifications of ohas transitions in D brane configuration Space
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, Fast Track for Young Scientist
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Manavendra Mahato
     Department: Physics

06. Title: Analysing gene co-expression netwroks under random matrix theory frameowrk
     Funding Agency: DST- SERC Fast Track For Young Scientist
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Sarika Jalan
     Department: Physics

07. Title: Quantitative Substrate-Strain Induced Effect on Optical, Electrical and Magnetic Properties if Manganites
     Funding Agency: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Dr. Pankaj R. Sagdeo
     Department: Physics

08. Title: Development of Fibre Laser-coupled Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy for Studying Low-Energy
dynamics of Functional Oxides
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Krushna R. Mavani
     Department: Physics

09. Title: Exploring the origin of multiferroicity and the effects of strain in single-layered and composite thin film oxides
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Krushna R. Manavi
     Department: Physics

10. Title: Heavy Flavors and Global Properties of QCD matter measured by ALICE Experiment at LHC
     Funding Agency: DAE-DST
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Raghunath Sahoo
     Department: Physics

11. Title: Analyzing Evolution of Complex Systems using Coupled Dynamics on Network Models
     Funding Agency: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Sarika Jalan
     Department: Physics

12. Title: Systematic Study of Otical Properties of Semiconductor nenocrustals synthezised usign ion
implentation techniques
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, Fast Track Scheme for Young
Scientist
     Principal Investigator: Dr. Gayatri Sahu
     Department: Physics

Discipline of Mathematics

01. Title: Perturbation Analysis on Singular Multiparameter Eigenvalue Problems with Various Structures
     Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, SERC, Fast Track Scheme for Young
Scientist
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Safique Ahmad
     Department: Mathematics


School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Discipline of Economics

01. Title: The Impact of Patent Policy on India's Innovativeness and Technology Transfer
     Funding Agency: Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, India (MHRD)
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Ruchi Sharma
     Department: Economics

Discipline of Philosophy

01. Title: Explaining the Moral Compass: Away from the Dead End
     Funding Agency: Indian Concil of Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof. C Upendra
     Department: Philosophy

02. Title: Multiculturasim in Contemporary India: A Study
     Funding Agency: Indian Concil of Philosophical Research, New Delhi
     Principal Investigator: Prof C. Bharat Kumar
     Department: Philosophy

Discipline of Psychology

01. Title: Eikhoi: A Design Initiative for a Transformative Community System
     Principal Investigator: Prof. Sanjram Premjit Khanganba
     Department: Psychology