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Funded Research Projects

Funded Research projects at Vel Tech are sponsored by National/International Institutions and Industries, Research labs are occupied with these projects

List of Funded projects

S.No.Project TitleName & Department of Principal Investigator & Co-Principal InvestigatorCollaborative InstituteFunding Agency & SchemeStarting DateDuration (years)Project Cost (Rupees)
1.Optimizing Supersonic Co-Axial Nozzle design for Mixing EnhancementDr. Naren Shankar, Aeronautical Engineering.IIT-MadrasSERB-TARE01-24-223₹ 1830000.00
2.Additive manufacturing of Osteogenic and infection resistant bone tissue engineering scaffoldsDr. A. S. Praveen, Mechanical Engineering.IIT-MadrasSERB-TARE01-13-223₹ 1830000.00
3.Fabrication of Graphene coated Cu heat sink for electric vehicle battery thermal managementDr. Arulprakasajothi, Mechanical Engineering.IIT-MandiSERB-TARE01-13-223₹ 1830000.00
4.High strain rate characterization of additive manufactured materials for ballistic loading applicationsDr. D. Rajamani, Mechanical Engineering.Central Manufacturing Technology InstituteSERB-TARE02-10-223₹ 1830000.00
5.Optimization of Solar photovoltaic based water pumping performance with DC MotorDr. S. Christopher, Mechanical Engineering.National Institute of Solar EnergySERB-TARE03-17-223₹ 1830000.00
6.UAV Based In-situ Measurements and Hyper spectral Analysis for Water Quality Mapping andDr. E. Balasubramanian, Mechanical Engineering.SERB-Equity02-25-223₹ 4254035.00
7.Microbial Recovery of Biogenic Methane from Coal Rejects with CO2 Sequestration using Novel Hybrid Geo-Photo Bio Reactor and Reclamination of the SiteDr. R Ravikumar, Bio-TechnologyNIT-Calicut & SCCL Mines-TelanganaDST-CERI07-07-220.6₹ 372567.00
8.Development of sensing systems for rapid and in situ quality assessment of black rice, ginger (Zingiber Officinale), Elsholtzia griffithii and Cinnamomum zelanicum of north East India using Spectroscopic (NIR and Raman) technologiesDr D Neelamegam, ECEJadavpur University-Kolkata & DBT-Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development-ImphalDBT| Himalayan Bioresource Mission03-12-222₹ 2998560.00
9.Design of Cascaded Adaptive Control with O2 and Temperature data of Combustion Images for Optimization of Boiler Combustion Processes in a Thermal Power Plant.Dr. A. Selwin Mich Priyadharson, ECE Dr. Mazqer Iqbal, ECECPRI | Research Scheme on Power (RSoP)04-29-222₹ 2988000.00
10.Development of Efficient Swarm Intelligence Based Optimization algorithm using Fractional Calculus for Diagnosis of Muscle Disorders.Dr. Bakiya AmbikapathyIIT-MadrasSERB-TARE10-06-223₹ 1830000.00
11.Performance of phase change material based heat sink embedded with open cell metal foam through powder metallurgy route for thermal energy storage.Dr. ArunPrasad MInternational Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials-(ARCI)SERB-TARE10-06-223₹ 1830000.00
12.DEVELOPMENT OF VERY HIGH VOLUME ULTRA FINE FLYASH CONCRETE CAST USING CONTROLLED PERMEABLE FORMWORK LINER.Dr. Kandasamy SNIT-TrichySERB-TARE10-06-223₹ 1830000.00
13.PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF ORGANIC AND BIO-BASED PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS ON BUILDING COOLING APPLICATIONS.MOHAMED IQBAL SHAJAHANIIITDM-KanchipuramSERB-TARE10-06-223₹ 1830000.00
S.No.Project TitleName & Department of Principal Investigator & Co-Principal InvestigatorCollaborative  InstituteFunding Agency &

Scheme

Starting DateDuration (years)Project Cost (Rupees)
1.Development of improved process for production of 3-hydroxypropionic acid from crude glycerol and lignocellulosic biomass derived glucoseDr Mugesh, Bio-Technology

Mrs. Sainandhini, Bio-Technology

IIT-MadrasDBT-Bio Resource11-01-2021 2₹ 50,86,660.00
2.1. Slide and swivel joint for aircraft applications.

2. Fuel system components for aircraft applications.

3. Pressure Measuring Instrument.

Dr. Pavithra, Mechanical Engineering.Metallic Bellows (I) Private Limited12-01-2021 2₹ 25,00,000.00
3.Seaweeds Cultivation and Utilization in Odisha coast including Chilika Lake for Ecological Restoration and Live hood GenerationDr. Kanagachidambaresan G R, CSE

Dr. A. Gowri, Bio-medical Engineering.

Dr. S. Mugesh, Bio-Tech

Dr. K Jagajjanani Rao, Bio-Tech

Dr. E. Balasubramanian, Mechanical Engineering.

University of Delhi, North CampusDBT-Bio Resource01-03-20212₹ 68,22,000.00
4.Development of 3D printed flexible patch antennas for enhancement of communications range in UAV.Dr. E. Balasubramanian, Mechanical Engg.

Mr. R. Prasanna , ECE

NAL-BangaloreDRDO-ARDB25-05-2021 2₹ 28,02,600.00
5.Precision brackish water aquaculture technology using Machine IntelligenceDr. Kanagachidambaresan G R, CSE

V. Dhilip Kumar, CSE

Central Institute of Brackish Water Aquaculture & ICAR DBT- ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY DIVISION15-11-20213₹ 68,65,854.00
6.Minimizing the post harvesting loss in ware houses through examining rice kernel/paddy quality using infrared measurements, image processing algorithms and IoT platformDr. E. Balasubramanian, Mechanical Engineering.

Dr. Kanagachidambaresan, CSE

Tamil Nadu Warehouse CorporationTNSCST01-04-2021 2₹ 2,00,000.00
S.No.Project TitleName & Department of Principal Investigator  & Co-Principal InvestigatorCollaborative  InstituteFunding Agency & SchemeStarting DateDuration (years)Project Cost (Rupees)
1.MODROBDr. P. Chandrasekhar, EEEAll India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) -MODROB23-01-2020 2₹ 12,21,000.00
2.Multifunctional Colloidal Sulfur Particles A Promising Green Pesticide for Practical Agriculture ApplicationsDr. Jagajjanani Rao, Bio-Technology

Dr. K. Tarangini, Bio-Technology

DST – Agro-Tech25-08-2020 2₹ 27,19,114.00
3.Skill and Personality Development CentreDr. P. Chandrasekhar, EEEAICTE | SPDC01-04-2020 3₹ 12,83,400.00
4.Development of a highly sensitive technique for specific detection of pesticidal residues and heavy metals in crude herbal drugs and herbal productsDr. A. Gowri, Bio-Medical Engineering.

Dr Mugesh, Bio-Technology

DBT-Bio Resource12-10-2020 2₹ 25,22,000.00
5.Developing Novel Applications from Silk Fibres and Silk ProteinsDr. K. Tarangini, Bio-Technology

Dr. Jagajjanani Rao, Bio-Technology

Central Silk Technological Research Institute-BangaloreDBT-Bio Resource30-09-2020 3₹ 52,44,000.00
6.Scale effect approach to evaluate the erosion mechanism and performance features in micro abrasive water jet machining process: A study of new approach based on process parameters and materials microstructuresDr. N. Yuvaraj, Mechanical Engineering.IIITDM-JabalpurSERB-TARE02-12-20203₹ 8,25,000.00
7.Additive Manufacturing of Next Generation AlloysDr. Prabhu kumar, Mechanical Engineering.NIT-TiruchirappalliSERB-TARE02-12-2020 3₹ 8,25,000.00
S.No.Project TitleName & Department of Principal Investigator  & Co-Principal InvestigatorCollaborative  InstituteFunding Agency & SchemeStarting DateDuration (years)Project Cost (Rupees)
1.Energy efficient and optimal path planning strategies for SWARM of UAVs in real time localization using deep learning based stereo vision systemDr. E. Balasubramanian, Mechanical Engineering.

Dr. Kanagachidambaresan, CSE

ISRO – Respond19-10-2019 3₹ 23,01,000.00
2.Optimization of high-speed vessel and evaluation of hydrodynamic performanceDr. M. Elangovan, Mechanical Engineering.DRDO | NSTL19-12-20191₹ 8,40,000.00
3.Expansion of activities of BioTech – KISAN Hub in Three Aspirational Districts (Kadapa, Vizainagaram and Vishakapatnam) of Andhra PradeshDr. E. Balasubramanian, Mechanical Engineering.

Dr. Himadeepthi, ECE

Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University-GunturDBT – KISAN29-11-2019 2₹ 6,00,000.00
S.No.Project TitleName & Department of Principal Investigator  & Co-Principal InvestigatorCollaborative  InstituteFunding Agency & SchemeStarting DateDuration (years)Project Cost (Rupees)
1.Impact of Digital Media and E-Learning Solutions on Contemporary Management EducationDr. K. Ravishankar, MBAICSSR Research Project Scheme15-01-20181₹ 7,50,000.00
2.SERB Research Scientist SchemeDr. A. Kathiravan, ChemistryDST-Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India -Research scientist scheme01-02-2019 2₹ 62,25,000.00
S.No.Project TitleName & Department of Principal Investigator  & Co-Principal InvestigatorCollaborative  InstituteFunding Agency & SchemeStarting DateDuration (years)Project Cost (Rupees)
1.Design and Development of Autonomous Amphibious Unmanned Aerial Vehicle and UAV mountable water sampling devices for Water Based ApplicationsDr. E. Balasubramanian,

Mechanical Engineering.

GITA – CII | Indo – Korea01-01-20172₹ 39,06,000.00
2.Design and Development of Optimized Miniature Antenna Modules with Duality Function for Inflatable Satellite Antenna SetupMr. Prasanna Ram, ECEISRO – Respond19-09-20173₹ 33,30,000.00
S.No.Project TitleName & Department of Principal Investigator  & Co-Principal InvestigatorCollaborative  InstituteFunding Agency &

Scheme

Starting DateDuration (years)Project Cost (Rupees)
1.Experimental Studies of Deep Groove Ball and Cylindrical Roller Bearings by Accelerated Load TestsDr. B.L. Jaiswal, Aeronautical Engineering.DRDO | Combat Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE),26-01-20162₹ 15,00,000.00
2.Performance characteristic evaluation of thermic fluids for regenerative heat transfer systemsMr. Subramani, Aeronautical Engineering.IE | IEI14-07-20166 months₹ 50,000.00
3.Innovative Wheel drive to enable widespread electric bicycle TransportationDr. P. Sarasu, CSECEFIPRA | Indo-France21-10-20163₹ 76,29,000.00
S.No.Project TitleName &Department of Principal Investigator  & Co-Principal InvestigatorCollaborative  InstituteFunding Agency & SchemeStarting DateDuration (years)Project Cost (Rupees)
1.Development of low emission hybrid carDr. Mathiyalagan, Mechanical Engineering.IE | IEI17-02-2015₹ 1,00,000.00
2.Near Net Shape Components through Automated Selective Inhibition Sintering Process (SISP) for Small Armament ApplicationsDr. E. Balasubramanian,

Mechanical Engineering.

DRDO | ARMREB07-01-20153₹ 27,15,000.00
3.Programmable Logic Control – Human Machine Interface (PLC-HMI) and ZigBee Based Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) for Design and Development of Automatic Sprinkler for Multi Applications.Dr. A. Selwin Mich Priyadharson, ECEDST | Fast Track Young Scientist – Engineering Science Scheme13-08-20153₹ 29,89,000.00
4.Integrated Approach Using Stereolithography Based Rapid Prototyping and Computational Fluid Dynamics for Developing Combustors with Superior Emission FeaturesDr. S Senthil Kumar, Aeronautical Engineering.DST | Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientist14-08-20153₹ 29,09,000.00
5.Full Field Non-Contact SHM Protocols for Long Span Railway Bridges and Heritage StructuresDr. E. Balasubramanian,

Mechanical Engineering.

DST | Indo – Canada10-01-20153₹ 41,15,000.00
S.No.Project TitleName & Department of Principal Investigator  & Co-Principal InvestigatorCollaborative  InstituteFunding Agency & SchemeStarting DateDuration (years)Project Cost (Rupees)
1.Robotic assisted rapid prototyping of near net shape components through indigenous polymersDr. E. Balasubramanian,

Mechanical Engineering.

DST | EQUITY01-06-20144₹ 22,15,000.00
2.Synthesis of novel mono-dentate phosphorous ligands and their application in transition metal catalyzed asymmetric reactionsDr. C. Ramesh Kumar, ChemistryDST | Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientist25-07-20143₹ 23,18,000.00
3.Development of High Temperature Austenitic Alloy through Mechanical Alloying for Engine ValvesDr. R. Mariappan, Mechanical Engineering.DST | TECHNOLOGY SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT14-08-20143₹ 24,95,000.00
4.Development of polybenzimidazole (PBI) based membranes and synthesis of novel extractants for the extraction of trivalent actinides and lanthanidesDr. C. Ramesh Kumar, ChemistryDAE | Collaborative Research project25-08-20143₹ 8,32,717.00
5.ZnO Nanowire Modified carbon Fibres for Interfacial Studies & Energy HarvestingDr. S. Gowthaman, Mechanical Engineering.DST | Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientist14-08-20143₹ 25,55,000.00
6.Ornithopter Test Rig – Design, Analysis and ManufactureDr. E. Balasubramanian,

Mechanical Engineering.

DRDO | AR&DB – SIGMA01-09-20142₹ 9,74,000.00
7.Helical Blade SwirlerDr. Shanmugasundaram,

Automobile Engineering.

MSME | MSME20144₹ 6,25,000.00
S.No.Project TitleName & Department of Principal Investigator  & Co-Principal InvestigatorCollaborative  InstituteFunding Agency & SchemeStarting DateDuration (years)Project Cost (Rupees)
1.Design, Development and Formation Control of Micro OrnithoptersDr. E. Balasubramanian,

Mechanical Engineering.

GITA- CII | Indo – Taiwan07-01-20133₹ 26,35,000.00
2.A photophysical study on the association of serum albumins with biological aggregates in native and denatured statesDr. Susithra, ChemistryDST | Fast Track Scheme01-10-20133₹ 21,26,000.00
3.Design & Development of Ornithopter Test Rig(PI) Dr. E. Balasubramanian,

Mechanical Engineering.
(Co-Pi) Mr. R. Vasanth Raj – ECE

IE | IEI24-10-20132 months₹ 51,000.00
S.No.Project TitleName & Department of Principal Investigator  & Co-Principal InvestigatorCollaborative  InstituteFunding Agency & SchemeStarting DateDuration (years)Project Cost (Rupees)
1.Synthesis of N-alkylImidazolium / benzimidazolium / triazolium based Ionic Liquids and their Application in Organic Transformations as Solvent and CatalystDr. K. Elango, ChemistryDST | Fast Track Scheme06-08-20123₹ 18,20,000.00
2.Synthesis and Characterization of pure and doped nanostructured BiFeO3 for magneto-electric applicationsDr. S. Gokul Raj, PhysicsDRDO | ARMREB06-08-20123₹ 25,73,010.00
3.Development of Fiber Reinforced Aerated Concretes with EPOXY coating for Structural Panel ApplicationsDr. S. Geetha, Civil Engineering.DRDO | DSMRDE04-12-20122₹ 9,43,000.00
4.Design and Development of Remotely Piloted Aircraft for Collecting Aero Biological SamplesMr. Vasanth Raj, ECEMSME | NID18-12-20121₹ 1,10,000.00
5.Design and Development of a Device to Indicate Clogging Level Air filters in CarMr. G. Sivakumar, Mechanical Engineering.MSME | NID18-12-20121₹ 50,539.00
S.No.Project TitleName & Department of Principal Investigator  & Co-Principal InvestigatorCollaborative  InstituteFunding Agency & SchemeStarting DateDuration (years)Project Cost (Rupees)
1.Capacity Building in Design and Development of OrnithopterMr. Vasanth Raj, ECEIE | IEI18-01-20110.6₹ 70,000.00
2.Development of Design Methodology for optimizing SFD for Aero Gas Turbine & Experiment Verification StudiesDr. K. Jayaraman, Aeronautical Engineering.DRDO | GTRE25-01-20112₹ 1,86,65,000.00
3.Design & Development of Spin Axis & Spring Rate Control for Pico-SatelliteMr. Vasanth Raj, ECE.IE | IEI05-11-20112₹ 1,00,000.00
S.No.Project TitleName & Department of Principal Investigator & Co-Principal InvestigatorCollaborative InstituteFunding Agency & SchemeStarting DateDuration (years)Project Cost (Rupees)
1.Development of Pyro Igniter & Pyro Starter for Gas Turbine Engine ApplicationDr. K. Jayaraman, Aeronautical Engineering.DRDO | GTRE27-07-20105₹ 9,62,500.00
2.Feasibility Study on Eradication of Polythene BagsMrs. Valarmathy, MBAICTE06-12-20102₹ 4,25,000.00