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School of Advanced Sciences (SAS)






S.No Title of the Project Funding Agency Order No.& Date Principal Investigator /
Fund Sanctioned
( Rs. in lakhs)
Ongoing Projects
1 Bifunctional Iron Catalysts for Acceptorless Dehydropenation Reactions: Towards the Development of Environmentally Friendly Catalysts. DST SRG/2019/000518 Dr. Arup Sinha 27.1700 31-10-2019
2 Elucidating the interactions between Lectins and sugar capped nanoparticles towards the deevelopment of nanoparticles based theranostic agents. DST SR/WOS-A/CS-86/2019 Dr. Roopa Kenoth 27.8000 02-01-2020
3 Design of smart nanomaterials for environmental application DST INSPIRE DST/INSPIRE/04/2018/002484 Dr. Susanta Kumar Bhunia 35.00 11.02.2019
4 DST-FIST - 2019 - Single Crystal XRD DST-FIST SR/FST/CS-1/2019/131 Dr. A. Mary Saral (PI)
Implementation Group Dr. S.L. Manju Dr. A. Sheela Dr. S. Senthilkumar Dr. I.V. Asha Rani Dr. Kaushik Chanda Dr. Arup Sinha
220 [shared on 50:50 ratio] 07-01-2020
5 Development of wavelength modulated tuneable diode laser spectrometer for atmospheric gas sensing and quantification. DST SRG/2019/001889 PI: Dr. Vijayanand Chanderasekaran 24.98 22-11-2019
6 Design and Development of Eco-friendly Piezoelectric Energy Harvester based on
Biodegradable Polylactic Acid
(India & Korea Collaborative Project)
SPARC/2018-2019/P399/SL PI: Dr. A. Anand Prabu
Co-PI: Dr. R. Vijayaraghavan
Dr. Vijaya Krishna Kari
(IIT, Bhuvaneswar)
48.91 15.03.2019
7 Development of Polyvinylidene Fluoride/Hyperbranched Polyester based Energy Harvesting Nanogenerator CSIR 03(1450)/18/EMR-II PI: Dr. A. Anand Prabu
Co-PI: Dr. Madvesh Pathak
20.5 05.06.2018
8 Synthesis of Structurally Ordered Silica/Polymer Monoliths as HPLC Columns and Optical Sensors for the Separation and Sensing of Lanthanides and Actinides IGCAR IGCAR/M&MFCG/FChD/SCSS/01/2018/W.O.No. VITV-01 dated on 11.04.2018 PI: Dr. D. Prabhakaran
Co-PI: Dr. Akhila Maheswari
14.86 11.04.2018
9 National Post-Doctoral Fellowship DST-SERB PDF/2017/000283 dated on 29.01.2018 Dr. Thanigaivelan Arumugham
Under - Dr. K. Sathiyanarayanan
19.20 29.01.2018
10 Ferrocene Conjugated Y-Shaped Chromophores as Potential Sensitizers in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells with Innovative Redox Mediators DST- Indo Italian Project  INT/Italy/P-5/2016- SP PI: Dr. N. Palanisami
Professor (Dr.) Claudia Dragonetti, Italy 
16.30 21.11.2017
11 Synthesis and characterization of novel Z-aryl benzothiazole/benzoxazole,
quinoxaline and phenanthroline analogues as tluorescent probes and cancer theranostics applications"
DST-SERB EMR/2017/000816
dated: 27-Sep-2017
Dr. S.K. Ashok Kumar
Dr. Priyankar Paira
29.06 27.09.2017
12 Towards Understanding the Synergy in New Nanoomposites based on Peroxides / Conducting Polymers as (Photo) Catalysts for Dye Degradation in Dark and Light  SERB EMR/2016/007152
dated on 23.05.2017
Dr. R. Vijayaraghavan 38.89 28.09.2018
13 Aqueous Phase Synthesis of Palladium Nanocrystals with Systematic Shape Evolution and Study Their Facet-Dependent Activity in Organic Transformation and Formic Acid Electro Oxidation CSIR 01(2913)/17/EMR-II
dated on 03.05.2017
Dr. Kaushik Chanda  5.00 03.05.2017
14 Development of Stable and Redox Active Inorganic/Organic Functionalized Carbon Nanotube Modified Electrodes: In-sight Studies using Scanning Electrochemical Microscope and Electro-Catalytic/Bio-electrocatalytic Applications Department of Science & Technology - Science & Engineering Research Board [DST-SERB] EMR/2016/002818
dated on 15.03.2017
Dr. A. Senthil Kumar 59.70 15.03.2017
15 Aromatic and Y-Shaped Heteroaromatic Donor Subunits in Borasiloxane Rings/Cages: Structural, Luminescence, Nonlinear Optical and DFT Studies CSIR 01(2914)/17/EMR-II
dated on 03.05.2017
Dr. N. Palanisami 7.00 03.05.2017
16 National Post-Doctoral Fellowship NPDF (DST)-Two Years PDF/2016/003963 dated on 05.05.2017 Mr. Senthilkumar Puvaneswaran
Under - Dr. S. Mohana Rooan
14.40 05.05.2017
17 Novel functionally graded strontium phosphosilicate coatings on Ti-6Al-4V and its in vitro corrosion resistance behaviour in Simulated Body Fluid Solition for Biomedical Applications DST-SERB EMR/2016/002562
dated on 04.01.2017
Dr. U. Vijayalakshmi 16.896 04.01.2017
Total 325.72  
Completed Projects
1 Cu-Ag electrolysis cell for removing microbial activity Whirlpool- Consultancy Project dated on 26.06.2006 Incharges:
Dr. A. Sivakumar
Dr. V. Dhanasekaran
Dr. K. Sathiyanarayanan
Dr. R. Vijayaraghavan
Dr. A. Mary Saral
Dr. F. Nawaz Khan
5.25 2006
2 Electro Synthesis and characterization of perovskite oxides and related materials of technological importance CSIR 01(1870)/03/EMR-II dated on 17.03.2003 Dr. R. Vijayaraghavan 4.08 2003 - 2006
3 Novel methods of synthesis of inorganic materials DRDO ERIP/ER/0304283/M/01 dated on 07.07.2004 Dr. R. Vijayaraghavan 16.73 2004 - 2007
4 Synthesis and leachabiity studies of phosphate phases for unclear waste disposal IGCAR Dir/438 dated on 25.08.2005 Dr. G. Buvaneswari 5.2 2005 - 2006
5 Studies on novel multiple Claisen Rearrangement of oxy vs thio vs  Seleno ethers DRDO ERIP/ER/0403461/M/01 dated on 29.06.2005 Dr. K. Sathiyanarayanan &
Dr. V. Dhanasekaran
4.91  2005 - 2007
6 Crown ether intercalated clays as an intelligent composite material for selective extraction of fission and activation products IGCAR   Dr. S. Guhanathan 4.9 2005 - 2007
7 Meso – heteroaromatic porphyrins – Synthesis and physiochemical, non-linear optical and biological studies DRDO ERIP/ER/0403465/M/01/803 dated on 23.08.2005 PI: Dr. A. Mary Saral
Co-PI: Dr. M.N. Arumugam
14.837 2005 - 2008
8 Synthesis and Biological screening quinoline derivatives as potential ATP – competitive kinase inhibitor DRDO ERIP/ER/0504334/M/01/890 dated on 30.05.2006 PI: Dr. S. Guhanathan
Co-PI: Mr. M. Shiva Shankar
14.855  2006 – 2009
9 Synthesis of apatite structure related compounds and fluorination of Hydroxyapatite CSIR 01(2025)/04/EMR-II dated on27.04.2007 Dr. G. Buvaneswari 9.5 2006 - 2009
10 Pesticides Removal from irrigation water using nanomaterials based on oxides L-Ramp-IITM dated on 19.09.2007 Dr. R. Vijayaraghavan (Guide)
Mr. Ravi Chandrasekhar (Student)
Mr. Arjun Krishna Kumar (Student)
0.5 2007 – 2008
11 Synthesis and characterization of Zirconia based Ceramic Nano Powders and their Electrophoretic Deposition over Structural Materials for Pyrochemical Reprocessing Applications IGCAR IGC/Accts-B&C/VIT3/2007 dated on 04.01.2007 Dr. R. Vijayaraghavan 23.00 2007 – 2010
12 Synthesis and study of novel
macrocyclics using substituted-4
piperidone moiety
Fast Track Scheme  (Young Scientist)
SR/FTP/CS-108/2006 dated on 20.09.2007 Dr. V. Vijayakumar 19.728 2007 - 2010
13 Leachability studies on metal waste forms (MWF) from Pyrochemical Reprocessing IGCAR VIT/VC/SSH/GB/CHEMISTRY/IGCAR/2007dated on 29.06.2007 PI: Dr. G. Buvaneswari
Co-PI: Dr. K. Chidambaram
8.71 2007 – 2010
14 A study on interaction of groundwater arsenic species with zero valent iron nano particles DST funded project under SERC scheme SR/S1/PC/13/2007 dated on 15.01.2008 Dr. Badal Kumar Mandal
Dr. Amitava Mukerjee
5.00 2008
15 “Smart Windows” L-Ramp-IITM dated on 18.09.2008 Dr. A. Mary Saral (Guide)
Mr. Rahul Rawat (Student)
0.5 2008 – 2009
16 Target selective electrochemical sensor based on trickly designed chemically modified electrodes. DST-SERC Fast Track Scheme (Young Scientist) SR/FTP/CS-55/2007 dated on 25.01.2007 Dr. A. Senthil Kumar 19.03 2008 – 2011
17 Synthesis and study of novel camptothecin and mappicine analogues.  DST-SERC Fast Track Scheme (Young Scientist) SR/FTP/CS-99/2006 dated on 22.01.2008 Dr. F. Nawaz Khan 19.02 2008 - 2011
18 Pyrolysis of waste agrobiomass by thermocatalytic process using microwave in bebble/fludized bed reactor. DST under the MNRE scheme 107/163/2009-NT(BF) dated on 28.09.2010 PI: Dr. R. Natarajan
Co-PI (1): Dr. Y. Dominic Ravichandran 
Co-PI (2): Dr. V. Vjayakumar
103 2010 - 2012
19 Electrochemical sensor for toxic heavy metals analysis in drinking water  Ministry of Science and Technology (Tepp) DSIR/TePP/TMC-VIT-01/08 dated on 15.12.2010 Dr. A. Senthil Kumar 0.8 2010 - 2011
20 Synthesis and supply of N,N’-Diphenyl-N, N’-dibenzylpyrdine-2,6-dicarboxamide & N,N’-diethyl- N,N’-di(p- tolyl) pyridine-2,6-dicarboxamide  IGCAR IGCAR/CG/FChd/KNS/VIT-1-2010 dated on 02.06.2010 Dr. K. Sathiyanarayanan 6.4 2010 – 2011
21 Investigations on using ferroelectric polymers as photo-electric converters and photo-induced capacitors in plastic solar cells. DST- Science & Engg. Res. Council (SERC) Fast Track Scheme (Young Scientist) SR/FT/CS-037/2009 dated on 02.02.2010 Dr. A. Anand Prabu 15.63  2010 – 2013
22 Development of active nano materials on disposable electrodes Confederation of Indian Industry and NSC Taiwan (overseas project) dated on 16.04.2010 Dr. A. Senthil Kumar
(PI: Indian side)
Prof. Jyn-Myng Zen
(PI: Taiwan side)
80.00 2010 – 2013
23 Investigation of solubility and catalytic properties of substituted hydroxyl, fluoro and oxy apatite ceramics  DST-SERC SR/S1/IC-38/2009 dated on 25.06.2010 Dr. G. Buvaneswari  30.25  2010 – 2013
24 Nanomolecular structures stabilized thin-film electrodes: Preparation, surface corrlation and electrocatalysis. DST, Nanomission SR/NM/NS-40/2010 dated on 23.09.2010 Dr. A. Senthil Kumar 20.543 2010 – 2013
25 Developing of Novel Photocatalyst Materials for degradation of dyes without pre-treatment DSIR - TePP DSIR/TePP/887/2010
dated on 27.06.2011
Dr. N. Padmavathy 0.82 2011 – 2012
26 Flow injection analysis-Electro-chemical Detector (FIA-ECD) for biochemical analysis DST-Technology Development and Transfer Division (TSD) DST/TSG/ME/2011/16-G dated on 16.11.2011  Dr. A. Senthil Kumar 34.363 2011 – 2014
27 Revealing mechanism on the encapsulation/immobilization of organic redox mediators on carbon nanotube modified electrode by surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy and electrochemical techniques DST -SERC SR/S1/PC-16/2011 (G) dated on 29.09.2011 Dr. A. Senthil Kumar 32.28 2011 – 2014
400MHz NMR Equipment
FIST-DST SR/FST/CSI-211/2010 dated on 12.01.2011
DST - 59.00
VIT - 59.00
Dr. K. Sathiyanarayanan
Dr. R. Vijayaraghavan
Dr. Pundlik Rambhau Bhagat
Dr. A. Senthil Kumar
Dr. V. Vijayakumar
128.00 2011 – 2015
29 New Vistas in Organometallic Chemistry of group 8-10 Metals – Synthesis, Reactivity and applications of Novel Metal-Alkenyl, Metal-Alkyl and Metallacycloalkane Complexes CSIR 01(2541)/11/EMR-II dated on 12.12.2011 Dr. Akella Sivaramakrishna 19.1 2011 – 2015
30 Preparation of hierarchically porous zeolites using agricultural waste materials as hard templates and their catalytic activity studies DST - FAST TRACK SR/FT/CS-65/2011 dated on 16.05.2012 Dr. K. K. Cheralathan 26 2012 – 2015
31 Development of electrochemical based biosensor for detection of lymphatic filarial parasite, Wuchereria bancrofti, in vectors DST - TSD DST/TSG/PT/2011/197-G dated on 02.11.2012 Dr. A. Senthil Kumar 17.01 2012 - 2015
32 Synthesis of efficient heterogeneous fenton catalyst for degradation of industrial organic pollutants by catalytic wet peroxide oxidation DST - FAST TRACK SR/FT/CS-138/2011 dated on 08.08.2012 Dr. G. Satish Kumar 25.74 2012 – 2015
33 Transition metal complexes bearing pyridyl-amine and pyridyl-porphyrin ligands-synthesis, characterization and its application towards catalytic oxidation of alkenes to epoxided and alcohols DST - FAST TRACK SR/FT/CS-135/2011 dated on 08.08.2012 Dr. G. Thirumanavelan 22.58 2012 – 2015
34 Exploitation of physical and chemical properties of remarkably flexible hypercoordinate silicon complexes. DST - SERB SR/S1/IC-30/2011 dated on 01.02.2012 Dr. Akella Sivaramakrishna 21.85 2012 – 2015
35 Alkoxysilanols: An efficient oxygen-rich single source precursor for metallasiloxanes and metal silicate materials.  DST - FAST TRACK - OYS Scheme SR/FT/CS-11/2011 dated on 19.01.2012 Dr. N. Palanisami 19.44 2012 – 2015
36 Novel Phosphine Oxide-Functionalized Dendrimers: Synthesis, Coordination Behavior and Extraction Studies of Actinides from Radioactive Wastes DAE-BRNS 2012/37C/6/BRNS/No.623 dated on 28.05.2012 Dr. Akella Sivaramakrishna 14.22 2012 – 2015
37 Synthesis and studies of novel perylene diimide derivatives for organic photovoltaic applications DST - SERB SB/FT/CS-185/2011 dated on 01.08.2013 Dr. P. Sakthivel 14.02 2013 – Aug. 2016
38 Highly Efficient and Cost-Effective Preparation of Nanoporous Carbon by Microwave Pyrolysis for Water Purification DST - SERB DST/TM/WTI/2K12/61(G) dated on 26.09.2013 Dr. S.K. Ashok Kumar 6.488 2013 - 2014
39 Development of coir pith based structural material enchanced performance and durability in moist environment Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology TNSCST/S&T Projects/AR/ET/2013-2014 dated on 21.04.2014 Dr. K. Priyadasan 2.6 02.06.2014-02.06.2016
40 Novel chiral poly(ionic liquids) and their applications in enantioselective organic transformations DST - SERB SR/S1/OC-22/2012 dated on 03.05.2013 Dr. Vijaya Krishna Kari 38.46 03.05.2013 – 03.05.2016
41 Novel task specific functionalized molecules and polymeric resin: Synthesis and their application towards Lanthanide/Actinide Extraction UGC-DAE-CSR  CSR-Kn/CRS-53/2013-14/652 dated 02.09.2013 Dr. Vijaya Krishna Kari 10.56 2013 – 2016 upto 31.03.2017
42 A facile agricultural waste mediated green synthesis of palladium and nickel nanoparticles and its biological studies  DBT-RGYI BT/PR 6891/GBD/27/491/2012
dated on 13.08.2013
Dr. S. Mohana Roopan 9.65 2013 – 2016
43 Synthesis of C-N bond bearing chiral/ achiral organic molecules via selective C-H activation using novel zirconium catalysts DST-SERB- FAST TRACK SR/FT/CS-93/2011 dated on 15.06.2012 Dr. S. Rajasekhara Reddy 23.7 15.06.2012 – 15.06.2016
44 Carissa edulis fruit: Library for the investigation and structural elucidation of insecticidal and pesticidal alkaloids DST - SERB SB/FT/CS-113/2013 dated on 30.06.2014 Dr. G. Madhumitha 25 30.06.2014-30.06.2017
45 Preparation and application of biocompatible thin film coatings on surgical grade 316L implant and its in vitro corrosion study DST - SERB SB/FT/CS-091/2012 dated on 13.11.2013 Dr. U. Vijayalakshmi 22 13.11.2013 – 13.11.2016
46 Dihydroacridin-1 (2H)-One: Building block for the synthesis of various condensed ring junction heterocyclic system and its application as pesticides DST - SERB SB/FT/CS-126/2012 dated 20.12.2013 Dr. S. Mohana Roopan 16.22 20.12.2013- 20.12.2016
47 Synthesis and evaluation of oxyapatites for immobilization of HLW nuclides UGC-DAE-CSR  CSR-KN/CRS-54/2013-14/653 dated on 02.09.2013 Dr. G. Buvaneswari 10.00 2014
48 Synthesis, Characterization, and Studies of Novel Poly[ Thieno(Indenoindole)] Based Low Band Gap Polymers for Organic Solar Cell Applications DST- TMC DST/TMC/SERI/FR/172 dated on 15.10.2014 Dr. P. Sakthivel 45.52 2014
49 Novel Diketone Based Oxovanadium (IV) Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization, DNA Binding and Insulin Mimetic Studies CSIR 01(2742)/13/EMR-II dated 18.04.2013 Dr. A. Sheela 18.74 2013 – 2016
50 CO2 Methanation on Hexagonal Cobalt Nanoparticles Embedded over Carbon Nanodisks and Crystalline Mesoporous Carbon/Silica Composite DST - Bilateral (Indo-Israel) Project DST/INT/ISR/P-9/2014 dated 20.01.2015 Dr. G. Satish Kumar 13.8 2015 -2017
51 Phosphoryl Acetamide Functionalized Polymers/ Molecularly Imprinted Polymers for Actinide Separation IGCAR-Kalpakkam Consultancy Project - PI: Dr. Vijaya Krishna Kari 15 May 2014 - Sep. 2017
52 Innovative Ionic Polymers from renewal sources for Energy and Environment International Research Staff Exchange Scheme” (IRSES)  European Union, Spain FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IRSES No.318873 dated on 15.06.2012 Dr. Vijaya Krishna Kari 53.22 2013 – 2017
53 Speciation and rapid separation of Hg, Pb and Cd species by RP-HPLC method: Using structurally Designed Monolithic Columns Anchored with tailor-made Organic Modifier SERB SB/FT/CS-091/2013
dated on 30.06.2014
Dr. Akhila Maheswari 24 30.06.2014-15.08.2017
54 Synthesis and Characterization of Thiophene based Donor-Acceptor conjugated polymer for photovoltaic Application  DST - SERB SB/FT/CS-140/2013 dated on 02.06.2014 Dr. S. Karpagam 21 02.06.2014 - 02.06.2017
55 Synthesis of Novel Biomolecule Based Ionic Liquids And Their Metal Complexes: Application Towards Organic Synthesis And Biosensor Fabrication CSIR 01(2816)/14/EMR-II dated on 24.11.2014 Dr. S. Senthil Kumar
Co-PI: Dr. Pundlik Rambhau Bhagat   
17.46 24.11.2014 - 24.11.2017
56 Leach resistance of Fe-9Cr-1Mo-Zr metallic Waste Form Alloys  IGCAR IGCAR/MMG/CSTG/CP/VIT-01/2015/01 dated on 08.05.2015 Dr. G. Buvaneswari 16.14 08.05.2015 - 08.05.2017
57 Improved molecular wiring of metallo-proteins on Iron and graphite impurities containing MWCNT: Development of highly efficient biosensors DST-SERB PDF/2015/000174
dated on 21.03.2016
Mr. Dinesh Bose 14.40 21.03.2016 -21.03.2018
58 Electrocatalytic Conversion of Carbondioxide by Transition Metal Complexes SERB SB/FT/CS-168/2013
dated on 05.08.2015
Dr. D. Saravanakumar (Research Scientist) 33.70 05.08.2015 - 05.08.2018
59 Plasma treatment on metallic materials with and without coatings for biomedical applications BRNS-DAE 34/14/01/2016-BRNS/34027
dated on 15.04.2016
PI: Dr. Geetha Manivasagam
Co-PI: Dr. U. Vijayalakshmi
34.44 15.04.2016-15.04.2019
60 Investigation of Tandem Device Engineering Interface Properties and Stability of Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells for High Performance Council of Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR] 01(2865)/16/EMR-II
Dated on 12.05.2016
Dr. K. Santhakumar 4.85 12.05.2016-12.05.2019
61 A study on natural, substituted and supported apatite phosphates for catalytic properties DST-SERB EMR/2015/002210
dated on 09.06.2016
Dr. G. Buvaneswari 31.52 09.06.2016- 09.06.2019
62 Exposure study of metallochlorophyllins and its derivatives via beverages and food commodities after speciation of their metabolites in human biological samples DST-India-Taiwan Programme in Science & Technology GITA/DST/TWN/P-72/2015
dated on 31.12.2015
Indian PI: Dr. Badal Kumar Mandal
Taiwanese PI: Prof. Yong-Chien Ling
27.525 04.01.2016-04.01.2019
63 Tuning of coupling an exothermic and endothermic reaction over mixed oxide supported catalysts DST-SERB-YSS YSS/2015/002090
dated on 10.03.2016
Dr. P. Sangeetha 22.44 10.03.2016-10.03.2019
64 Linear, X- and Y- Shaped Borasiloxanes derived from Ferrocene-Conjugated  Boronic Acids: Structural, Electrochemical, Luminescence, Non-Linear Optical and DFT Studies DST-SERB EMR/2016/001794
dated on 25.11.2016
Dr. N. Palanisami
Dr. K. Thirumoorthy
26.62 25.11.2016-25.11.2019
65 Biomimetic Sensors: Bioinspired Metal Complexes Immobilized Carbon Nanomaterials modified Electrodes for Non-Enzymatic Electrochemical Sensing of Reactive oxygen and nitrogen species DST-SERB PDF/2015/000253
dated on 10.03.2016
Dr. Natarajan Saravanan 19.20 10.03.2016-10.03.2018
66 Design and Synthesis of Novel Bifunctional Ionic Liquid Supported Proline Based Organocatalysts and its Application in Asymmetric Transformation DST-SERB YSS/2015/000450
dated on 12.01.2016
Dr. Barnali Maiti 18.40 12.01.2016 - 12.01.2019
67 Design and synthesis of natural, Un-natural analagues of calothrixins A, B  and evaluation of antimalarial and anticancer activity EMRF EMR/2015/000466 Dr. Sriraghavan K 39.18 01.02.2016 - 01.02.2019
68 Structure Activity Studies of a Novel Antimicrobial Proteins from Brinjal (Solanum Melongena) SERB YSS/2015/000783
dated on 05.11.2015
Dr. Roopa Kenoth
(Research Scientist) 
38.75 05.11.2015 - 05.11.2018
69 Electrochemical biosensors with improved wiring based on dendrimer encapsulated metal nanoparticles/carbon nanomaterials hybrids DST-SERB SB/FT/CS-078/2014
dated on 18.07.2015
Dr. S. Senthil Kumar  30.00 18.07.2015-18.07.2018
70 Discovery of novel organoruthenium based phototoxic cancer cell markers: A detection and termination approach for A3 receptor targeted Photodynamic Therapy SERB YSS/2014/000842
dated on 04.11.2015
Dr. Priyankar Paira 27.65 04.11.2015 - 04.11.2018
71 Morphology engineering of high performance organic solar   cells: A comparative study based on spin and spray coating methods DST-YSS YSS/2015/001104
dated on 03.09.2015
Dr. K. Santhakumar 24.56 03.09.2015-03.09.2018
72 Structure Activity Studies of a New Structural Class of Bioactive Fatty Acid Amides: N-acyltaurines SERB YSS/2014/000021
dated on 13.11.2015
Dr. Ravikanth Kamlekar 24.60 13.11.2015 - 13.11.2018
73 Solid-State Optical Sensors for Arsenic and Chromium Species: Using Chromo-Ionophoric Responsive Organic Receptors Anchored on Structurally Designed Porous Silica/Polymer Materials DST-SERB SB/FT/CS-051/2014
dated on 24.07.2015
Dr. D.Prabhakaran 24.06 24.07.2015-24.07.2018
74 Fabrication of Surface Renewable Biosensors using Covalently Immobilized Enzymes on Metal Nanoparticle / Ionic Liquid Composited Electrodes DST-SERB SB/FT/CS-018/2014
dated on 29.05.2015
Dr. K. Thenmozhi 17.72 29.05.2015-29.05.2018
75 Computational Chemistry Modeling for Delineating the Metabolite's Chirality Driven Cancer Progression SERB YSS/2014/001019
dated on 03.09.2015
Dr. K. Thirumoorthy 17.48 03.09.2015-03.09.2018
76 Cyclometalated Ruthenium Arene Complexes Bearing Ferrocene Functionalized Imidazole Ligand - Synthesis, Characterization and its Evaluation Towards Anticancer Properties CSIR  01(2815)/14/EMR-II dated 24.11.2014 Dr. G. Thirumanavelan 12.42 24.11.2014 - 24.11.2017
extended upto 31.12.2018
77 Design and synthesis of organophosphorus ionophores as molecular sensors for f-metal ions recognition and extraction ability BRNS - DAE 34/14/11/2015/BRNS dated on 29.06.2015 PI: Dr. S.K. Ashok Kumar
Co-PI: Dr. Akella Sivarama Krishna
Dr. Vijay Krishna Kari 
27.73 29.06.2015-29.06.2018
78 Design and development of highly versatile electrochemical biosensors based on enzyme functionalized ionic liquids DBT BT/Bio-CARe/05/9784/2013-14 dated on 14.11.2014 Dr. K. Thenmozhi
Co-PI: Dr. S. Senthilkumar   
16.9 14.11.2014 - 14.11.2017
80 Process modification of food ingredients in the rolled sugar cones to refrain from quality defects Kristal Foods, Pondicherry Consultancy Project Dr. S. Karthikeyan (PI) Dr. D. Rajagopal (Co-PI) Dr. A. Sivakumar (Co-PI) 0.5 16-06-2019
Total  1651.498  
S.No Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Project No. & Date Principal Investigator / Co-ordinators Fund Available (Rs. in lakhs) Period
Ongoing Projects
1 Yielding and Plastic Deformation in Amorphous Materials. DST SRG/2019/001923 PI: Dr. Bhaskar Sen Gupta 30.28872 03-12-2019 - 03-12-2021
2 Degenerate Two Dimensional Semiconductor Nanostructures for Multifunctional Applications MHRD (STARS) STARS/APR2019/NS/751/FS PI: Dr. Kuraganti Vasu 50 31.10.2019 - 31.10.2022
3 DST-FIST - 2019 - Vibrating Sample Magnetometer DST-FIST SR/FST/PSI-88/2019 PI:Dr. K. Senthilnathan (PI)
Implementation Group Dr. Ramesh M Thamankar, Dr. Kuraganti Vasu, Dr. Ankur Rastogi, Dr. Anusha P T, Dr. Krishna Chandar N, Dr. Leema Rose Viannie, Dr. Sumangala T P, Dr. Tarun Garg
165 [shared on 50:50 ratio] 07.01.2020 - 07.01.2025
4 Copper oxide based cost-effective photovoltaics by magnetron sputtering DST-SERB CRG/2018/000500 PI: Dr. Samir Ranjan Meher, SAS
Co-PI: Dr. Zachariah C Alex, SENSE, VIT
26.92 11.03.2019 - 11.03.2022
5 Investigation of a novel contactless technique to quantify quantum efficiency of solar cell materials DST-SERB EMR/2017/002570 dated on 20.06.2018 Dr. Dhritiman Gupta
Co-PI: Dr. Samir Ranjan Meher
26.66 20.06.2018 - 20.06.2021
6 Development of Nanoscale Magnetometry using Nitrogen-Vacancy Center in Diamond DST-SERB EMR/2016/005575 dated on 10.07.2018 PI: Dr. M. Ummal Momeen
Co-PI: Dr. Jianping Hu
37.97 10.07.2018 - 10.07.2021
7 Development of Magentic Nanocomposites Comprising Ba0.5Sr0.5Fe12O19/Y3Fe5O12 for Permanent Magnet Applications DST-SERB EMR/2016/005632 dated on 25.07.2017 Dr. R. Ezhil Vizhi 30.84 25.07.2017-25.07.2020
8 Laser shock Peening (LSP) of Aero Engine Materials (GTMAP) Aeronautics R&D Board [ARDB] ARDB/GTMAP/01/2031839/M/I
dated on 31.01.2017
Dr. N. R. Sathya Swaroop 69.08 31.01.2017-31.01.2020
9 Investigation of Luminescence property and scintillation mechanisms of 1, 1, 4, 4-tetraphenyl-1, 3-butadiene organic scintillation single crystal for fast neutron detection Department of Science and Technology - Science and Engineering Research Board [DST-SERB] EMR/2015/000674
dated on 26.09.2016
Dr. S. Kalainathan 21.70 26.09.2016-26.09.2019
10 Design of Sialic acid analog inhibitors to Hemagglutinins and Neuraminidases of Influenza Virus by Molecular Modelling and Molecular Dynamics Simulation Department of Biotechnology [DBT] BT/PR13410/BID/7/536/2015
dated on 28.07.2016
PIs: Dr. Veluraja K
Co-PIs: Dr. Anuradha C
32.46 28.07.2016-28.07.2019
11 Development of three dimensional structural database for biologically and functionally important glycans and glycan-protein complexes through molecular dynamics simulation Department of Biotechnology [DBT] BT/PR12267/BID/7/506/2014
dated on 02.08.2016
PI: Dr.K. Veluraja
Co-PIs: Dr. Aravindan P G &
Dr. C. Anuradha
25.29 02.08.2016-02.08.2019
12 Structural Modeling of Random Metal Oxides Department of Science and Technology - Science and Engineering Research Board [DST-SERB] YSS/2014/000251
dated on 03.02.2016
Dr. Eithiraj R D 5.64 03.02.2016-03.02.2019
13 Development of Room temperature ferromagnetic Transparent, Conducting Mn, Fe doped ITO thin films UGC-DAE-Consortium for Scientific Research CSR-KN/CRS-72/2015-16/809
dated on 13.11.2015

dated on 31.03.2018

Dr. S. Kaleemulla 6.86 13.11.2015-31.03.2019
Total Fund Granted: 283.42
Completed Projects
1 Growth and Characterization of 1,3,5-Triphenylbenzene (3-PB) by Solution Growth Technique DAE-BRNS 34/14/22/2014-BRNS/0294 dated on 16.05.2014 Dr. S. Kalainathan 13.16 2014-2017
2 Study of Hydrophobic Nature of polyamide Phenol/Phenolic Resig Complexes Using Water Contact Angle Measurement DRDO ERIP/ER/1203109/M/01/1502 dated on 20.12.2013 Dr. M. Malathi 16.01 2014-2017
3 Laser Peening of Alpha titanium Alloys DST–SERB SB/S3/ME/36/2013 dated on 11.12.2013 Dr. N. R. Sathya Swaroop 41.75 2013 - 2016
4 Investigation on the growth aspects and properly studies of alkali, (I-A) metals mixed Boro succinates and malonates single crystal DST-Fast Track  SR/FTP/PS-122/2012 dated on 19.09.2013 Dr. R. Ezhil Vizhi 16.44 2013 – 2016
5 Microwave Synthesis of NiMg and NiMgZn Ferrites for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Technology DRDO ERIP/ER/1103015/M/01/1484 dated on 20.06.2013 Dr. W. Madhuri 15.26 2013 – 2016
6 Ultrashort Pulse Generation At 850nm Using a Tapered Photonic Crystal Fiber CSIR 03 (1264) /12/EMR-II dated on 06.11.2012 Dr. K. Senthilnathan 14.78 2013 – 2016
7 Chirp and pedestal free, robust pulse compressor using highly nonlinear fiber bragg gratings DST-SERB SR/FTP/PS-66/2009 dated on 01.11.2013 Dr. K. Senthilnathan 4.8 2013 - 2016
8 Growth and characterization of PMN-PT single crystal DRDO-NRB DNRD/05/4003/NRB/275 dated on 28.02.2013 Dr. S. Kalainathan 32.41 2013 – 2015
9 Growth and Characterisation of Diluted Magnetic Semiconducting (DMS) Crystal Lead Sulphide Doped with Manganese, Europium and Gadolinium by Bridgeman Techniques CSIR 03(1227)/12/EMR-II dated on 16.04.2015 Dr. S. Kalainathan 18.92 2012 – 2015
10 Synthesis and Characterization of Polymer-Graphene Nanocomposite (PGNC) for Naval Applications  Naval Research Board (NRB) DNRD/05/4003/NRB/259 dated on 26.04.2012 Dr. Girish Mukundrao Joshi 20.62 2012 – 2015
11 Synthesis growth and characterization of single crystals of succinic and maleic acids with the admixtures of L-histidinium for opto-electronic applications DST-SERB SR/S2/CMP-0002/2011 dated on 02.01.2012 Dr. D. Rajan Babu 15.6 2012 – 2015
12 Investigation for Room temperature ferromagnetism in Cr, Fe, Ni and Cu-doped In2O3 thin films for spintronic applications UGC-DAE-CSR CSR-KN/CSR-17/2011-12-589 dated on 22-07-2011 Dr. S. Kaleemulla 6.59 2011 – 2015
13 Growth and Characterization of New Nonlinear Optical Stilazolium Crystal 4-N, N-Dimethylamino-4-N-Methyl-Stilbazolium 2 Napthalenesulfonate (DSNS) DRDO ERIP/ER/1103929/M/01/1402 dated on 13.01.2012 Dr. S. Kalainathan 21.65 2012 – 2015
14 3D Dosimetric Analysis on Polymer Gel using Integrated Laser CT Scanner DST-SERB SR/SO/BB-75/2010 dated on 01.06.2015 Dr. E. James Jebaseelan Samuel 32.79 2012 – 2015
15 Growth and Characterization of Oxide single crystals using optical floating zone technique UGC-DAE-CSR CSR-KN/CRS-29/2012-13/748 dated on 17.09.2012 Dr. S. Kalainathan 6.59 2012 – 2015
16 Growth and characterization of highly nonlinear organic crystal 3 methyl 4 nitrostilbene (MMONS) DST-SERC SR/S2/LOP-0027/2008 dated on 10.03.2010 Dr. S. Kalainathan 24.83 2010 – 2013
17 Investigations on Cr and Co doped CdTe Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors for Room Temperature  Ferromagnetism DRDO ERIP/ER/0705085/M/01/1233 dated on 02.07.2010 Dr. N. Madhusudhana Rao 14.9 2010 – 2013
18 FIST – DST – VIT - High resolution XRD DST SR/FST/PSI-108/2007 dated on 28.04.2008 - Sanctioned
`91.50 lakhs (50:50 mode)
Dr. K. Chidambaram
Dr. R. Vijayaraghavan
Dr. S. Kalainathan
91.5 2008 – 2013
19 Study of Dielectric Properties of Polyamide Phenol Compounds for use as Thermo-Sensitive and Humidity  Sensitive Device DST-SERC SR/S2/CMP-36/2008 dated on 16.03.2009 Dr. M. Malathi 13.79 2009 – 2012
20 Growth of Transition element doped Alpha lithium iodate single crystals for waveguide applications DST-SERC SR/S2/LOP-07/2007 dated on 11.06.2008 Dr. D. Rajan Babu 26.12 2008 – 2011
21 Development of single crystal Thallium activated Cesium Iodide and adaption of a γ-spectroscopy IGCAR IGC/Accts-B & C/VIT76/2007 dated on 10.04.2007 Dr. S. Kalainathan 15.4 2007 – 2011
22 Investigations on artificially produced Urinary stones composed of natural Materials DST-SERC SR/SO/HS-47/2005 dated on 06.10.2006 Dr. N. Arunai Nambi Raj 18.21 2006 – 2009
23 Study of dielectric properties of polymer Phenol Complexes Using Time Domain Reflectrometry DRDO ERIP/ER/0504323/M/01/891 dated on 30.05.2006 Dr. M. Malathi 14.38 2006 – 2009
24 Optical CT Based Radiation Gel Dosimetry DRDO ERIP/ER/0504326/M/01/920 dated on 08.11.2006 Dr. E. James Jebaseelan Samuel 14.95 2006 - 2008
25 Development of Optical CT-Gel Dosimetry AERB AERB/CSRP/Proj. No. 34/02/2006/6263 dated on 16.06.2006 Dr. E. James Jebaseelan Samuel 7.16 2006 – 2008
26 Study of dielectric properties of polyamide Phenol compounds for use as thermo sensitive and humidity sensitive device DST-SERC SR/S2/CMP-09/2005 Dated on 02.06.2006 Dr. M. Malathi 1.92 2006 – 2008
27 Fabrication of Electro-Optic Modulator using 4-D Dimethilamino-N-Methyl-4-Stilbazolium Tosylate (DAST) Crystal DRDO ERIP/ER/0502129/M/01/906 dated on 01.08.2006 Dr. S. Kalainathan 14.86 2006 – 2008
28 Physical Investigations on CuInxAl¬1-xSe2 Thin Films Leading to the Development of Heterojunction Solar Cells  DRDO ERIP/ER/0403463/M/01 dated on 16.02.2005 Dr. G. Hema Chandra 13.83 2005 – 2008
29 Growth of High Quality NLO Crystal 4-Dimethlamino-N-Methyl-4-stibazolium Tosylate (DAST) DRDO ERIP/ER/0203384/M/01 dated on 25.02.2002 Dr. S. Kalainathan 13.69 2002 – 2005
Total Fund Granted 562.91  
Total Fund Granted: 562.91

Industrial Visit

S.No Title of the Project Funding Agency Order No.& Date Principal Investigator / Co-ordinators Fund Sanctioned( Rs. in lakhs) Period
Ongoing Projects
1 Nonlinear matrix equations: solution, convergence, perturbation analysis, simulation DST-SERB CRG/2018/000615 Dated 26/03/2019 Dr. Hemant Kumar Nashine 19.49 26-03-2019 to
Total Fund Granted: 19.49
Completed Projects
1 Integration of NAVIC receiver with mapping Services Indian Space Research Organisation [ISRO] ISRO/RES/4/632/16-17 dated on 24.11.2016 Dr. R. Selvakumar 12.70 24.11.2016-24.11.2018
2 Performance Analysis of single server retrial queuing system with vacations and unreliable servicer R&D - NBHM 2/48(6)/2015/NBHM(R.P.)/R&D II/14129 dated on 16.10.2015 Dr. V.M. Chandrasekaran 12.98 16.10.2015 - 16.10.2018
3 Bio-economics of additional food provided predator-prey system with applications to agricultural pest control" DST - SERC SB/FTP/MS-008/2013 dated on 29.05.2014
Dr. B S R V Prasad 10.56 29.05.2014
4 Water Wading Study Across the Porous Media Renault Nissan Technology and Business Center India Pvt. (RNTBCI) FP20160074 dated on 01.01.2016 Dr. M.S. Jagadeesh Kumar 5.06 01.01.2016 - 01.08.2016
5 Reliable and secured space communication based on fundamental cur-sets and fundamental circuits in graphs ISRO ISRO/RES/3/645/2013-14 dated on 12.09.2013 Dr. R. Selvakumar 13.63 2013 – 2015
6 Study on Socio Economic Conditions and Improvement Avenues of Leather Tannery Workers in Vellore District, Tamil Nadu. ICSSR 02/197/2011/RP dated on 22.11.2012 Dr. S. Rita 7.5 2012 – 2015
7 Mathematical Modeling of some nonlinear MHD mixed convective heat and mass transfer flows through porous medium in vertical channel DST-SERC SR/S4/MS:674/10 dated on 07.10.2010 PI: Dr. S. Srinivas
Co-PI: Dr. R. Muthuraj
9.46 2011 – 2014
8 Numerical Modelling and Simulation of boundary layer problem i.e., Singular singularly perturbed two point boundary value problems DRDO ERIP/ER/0903823/M/01/1285 dated on 24.01.2011 PI: Dr. A.S. V. Ravi Kanth
Co-PI (1): Dr. S. Srinivas
Co-PI (2): Prof. K. Aruna
4.49 2011 – 2012
9 Investigation of Hydromagnetic Boundary Layers in Rotating Flows with B–plane approximations DRDO ERIP/ER/0304284/M01 PI: Dr. V. Somaraju
Co-PI (1): Dr. S. Srinivas
Co-PI (2): Dr. A.S.V. Ravikanth
14.85 2005 – 2008
10 Optimal Rank Approximation for efficient Information Retriel DST - SERC SR/S3/EECE/25/2005 dated on 17.01.2006 PI: Mr. C. H. Aswin Kumar
Co-PI (1): Dr. S. Srinivas
Co-PI (2): Ms. H. Seetha
4.92 2006 – 2008
11 Some Nonlinear Hydrodynamic and Hydromagnetic Fluid Flows in Non-Uniform channel with Oscillating Walls DRDO ERIP/ER/0304285/M01 dated on 28.05.2004 PI: Dr. S. Srinivas
Co-PI (1): Dr. Somaraju
Co-PI (2): Dr. A. S. V. Ravikanth
13.54 2004 – 2007
12 A Study on Working conditions of Women Engaged as Construction Workers, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu. ICSSR 02/55/2014-15/RPR dated on 13.06.2014 Dr. S. Rita 10 2014-2016
13 Mathematical Modeling of from Nano Fluid Flows DAE 2/48(19)/2012/NBHM (R.P)/R&D II/9137 dated on 22.07.2013 Dr. S. Srinivas 9.67 2013-2016
Total Fund Granted: 129.36