List of Sponsored Project for 2022-23

i. Effects of reusing glass fibre reinforced polymer waste on properties of mortars

PI: Dr. David K Daniel, Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kerala.

ii. Sorption of heavy metals using novel brown algae

PI: Dr. R. Jayakumar, Annamalai University, Chennai.

iii. High accuracy determination of rheological properties of drilling fluids using Marsh funnel

PI: Dr. Kamlesh Kumari, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Punjab.

iv. Development of a microfluidic device to create precision droplets

PI: Dr. Sulagna Chatterjee, Co-PI: Dr. Avijit Ghosh, Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata

v. Development of cross-linked PU-PS hydrophobic coatings from castor oil

PI: Dr. N. Jaya, University College of Engineering, BIT Campus, Anna University, Tiruchirappali

vi. Synthesis of Platinum Group Metal-free Electrocatalyst for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Water Electrolyser (PEMWE)

PI: Dr. Rajasree Retnamma, Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam, Kerala

vii. Pollutant gas capture from Car cabin

PI: Dr. Debjyoti Sahu, School of Mechanical Engineering, KIIT, Bhubaneswar

viii. Production of biodiesel from waste cooking oil in presence of liquid and solid catalysts

PI: Dr. K. Prasad Babu, Co-PI: Dr. M. Mallaiah, Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Telengana

ix. Performance of MgO impregnated activated carbon as cathode catalyst in double chambered microbial fuel cell

PI: Dr. A. Balasubramanian, Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai

x. Synthesis of agro-based metal-organic framework for treatment of pharmaceutical wastewater

PI: Dr B. Sivaprakash, Annamalai University, Tamilnadu

xi. Optimization of microbial fuel cell with the use of waste derived biochar electrodes

PI: Dr. K. Senthilkumar, Kongu Engineering College, Tamilnadu

xii. Amoxicillin extraction with aqueous solution via green emulsion liquid membrane process

PI: Dr. B. Gopalakrishnan, Annamalai University, Tamilnadu

xiii. Production of hard candy by using medicinal plants

PI: Dr. S. Balachandran, Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai

xiv. Investigating the effect of alkali and alkaline earth metals (AAEM) on the pyrolsis of invasive biomass species

PI: Dr. Philip Bernstein Saynik, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh

xv. Synthesis of cathodes for room temperature sodium sulphur batteries

PI: Dr. N. P. Kavitha, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh

xvi. Adsorptive removal of a dye in an inverse fluidized bed adsorption column using casuarina seed powder as a sorbent – Parametric, equilibrium and modelling studies

PI: Dr. Manivannan P, Annamalai University, Tamilnadu

xvii. A systematic analysis of endocrine disturbing chemicals elimination in aquatic environment

PI: Dr. S. Venkatesan, University College of Engineering, BIT Campus, Tiruchirappalli

xviii. Real time production and investigation of aspirin by the lab scale vaccum reactive distillation apparatus

PI: Dr. R. Govindrasu, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh

xix. Developing dye-sensitized solar cell based on anatase titanium di- oxide by using naturally occurring dyes as sensitizers

PI: Dr. Lipika Das, Co-PI: Dr. Biswajit Mandal, Haldia Institute of Technology, West Bengal

xx. Synthesis of Cu-BDC metal organic framework for catalyst cum hydrogen storage applications

PI: Dr. Madhu Agarwal, Co-PI: Dr. Rajeev Kumar Dohare, MNIT, Jaipur

xxi. Development of novel polymeric hydrogel for adsorptive separation

PI: Dr. Sunil Baran Kuila, Co-PI: Dr. Biswajit Mandal & Dr. Avijit Ghosh, Haldia Institute of Technology, West Bengal

xxii. Development of novel cellulose acetate and magnesium oxide nanoparticles impregnated polymeric beads for adsorptive removal of divalent lead ions from groundwater

PI: Dr. Somak Chatterjee, BITS Pilani, Pilani campus, Rajasthan