External Funding

The labs are supported by projects from funding bodies such as Department of Science & Technology (DST), Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Department of Space (DoS), Department of Industries and Commerce (DIC), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MOES) and Vision Group on Science and Technology (VGST).




Title Funding


1. Design and Development of an Electrochemical Immunosensor for the Detection of Amyloid Beta in Biological Fluids of Alzheimer’s Patients collected on Dried Matrix Spots BIRAC-CEFIPRA


Santosh M.S.
2 Development of Low Cost Iron Based Flow Batteries for Grid Level Energy Storage DST Muralidhara H.B. Geetha Priya M.
3 Compatibility of fueling infrastructure materials with methanol and gasoline blends DST Meenakshi H.N.
4 Structural and chemical properties of interfaces of Si/glass based metal/metal oxide thin films for solar cell applications SERB-DST Umananda Bhatta
5 Developing high value biopolymeric materials for the food, fiber, biofuel, composites, medical and automotive industries using indigenous renewable resources DBT Narendra Reddy
6 Development of an Electrochemical Biosensor System for the Rapid Detection of Biowarfare Agents DRDO Santosh M.S. Sandeep Suryan Narendra Reddy


7 In-situ TEM study of nucleation and growth of embedded Ge nanostructures in SiO2 and Si3N4 matrices UGC-DAE_CSR Umananda Bhatta
8 Exploring the Dynamics of Pancreatic Peptide-Membrane Interactions through Nano-scale Imaging: Implications on Type II Diabetes Mellitus SERB-DST Santosh M.S.
9 IRNSS navigation receiver field trial and data collection SAC-ISRO, DOS Geetha Priya M. Deepak V Ingale
10 Development of High Strength 3D-Chitosan Based Products for Biomedical Implants DIC Ananthaprasad M.G. Santosh M.S.
11 Development of an Efficient Microbial Consortium for the Enhancement of Plant Growth and Essential Oil Yield in Eryngium foetidum L. under Abiotic stresses- A New Approach

towards Organic Farming

12 Development of a Novel Hemostatic Material as a Rapid First Aid Solution BIRAC-SRISTI Santosh M.S.
13 Development of fused filament deposition based 3D printer and green filament from recycled e-wastes and plastic wastes DST Elangovan Santosh M.S.
14 Development and Fabrication of RP Products for the Healthcare, Consumer and Sporting Segments DIC Gopalakrishna K. Ananthaprasad M. G.
15 Waste to Wealth approach: development of completely biodegradable printed circuit boards using proteins and natural fiber based composites SMYSR VGST Geetha Priya M.
16 Productization of SCT DIC Nagananda G. S. Padmashree Anand

Swetha S.

Sandeep Suryan

Venkatesh K.

17 Establishment of a Genome Computing Cluster K-FIST Level I S. Balaji
18 Development of Ni/Co/Mn/MWCNTs Based Nanocomposites as Positive Electrode and Low Cost “Green” Carbon Obtained from bio-wastes as negative electrode materials for hybrid supercapacitors DST


Kathyayini N. Narendra Reddy
19 Evaluation of Airborne L and S-band SAR for Disaster Damage Identification NISAR


Geetha Priya M. Santosh M.S.
20 Snow Cover, Snow Depth and Snow Line Studies in Himalayan Basins


NCAOR- MOES Geetha Priya M. Parmanand Sharma

NCAOR- Scientist E

21 Estimation of Food Quality Based on Microbial Load and Microscopic Structure Keeping in Mind Consumer’s Health and Food Safety


DBT Soumitra Banerjee
22 Waste to Wealth Approach : Development of Completely Biodegradable Printed Circuit Boards using proteins and Natural Fibers based composites SMYSR- VGST Geetha Priya M.
23 A study on the Effect of P2X7 Receptor on Pannexin 1 Hemichannel Function DBT Research Fellowship Poornima V
24 Investigating the nature of interaction of P2X7 receptor with Pannexin 1 hemichannel and its physiological significance DST, WoS – A Poornima V
25 Improvement of thermostability and functionality of cancer therapy related enzyme isolated form Variovoraxus paradoxs by using nano approaches K-FIST Level I Ravi Kumar Kadeppagari
26 Development of affordable snack foods by utilizing under-utilized horse gram (Macrotyloma uniflorum) Protein and fortified micronutrients for the malnourished children and adults VGST- Research Grant for Scientist Soumitra Banerjee
27 Study & Fabrication of an Aptamer based FET Biosensor DST, WoS – A Kashma Rai
28 Design & Development of a Novel 3D Printed Splints & Arm Supports for Arthritis & Arm Injured Patients DSIR Ananthaprasad M. G.
29 Developing Biodegradable and Compostable Sapling Bags and Trays using Agricultural Waste DSIR Narendra Reddy
30. Development of Novel Hybrid Composites for Bone Plastics Based on Biocompatible Calcium Phosphates and Biopolymers DST

(India – Belarus)


Santosh M.S. Narendra Reddy


31. Development of Vortex bladeless wind turbine VGST Chandre Gowda C.
32. Retrieval of Ice Velocity using Interferometry Techniques to Understand the Ice Dynamics and Glacier Stored Water of Karakoram Glaciers DST Geetha Priya M. Krishnaveni D.
33. Whole-cell Modeling and Accelerated Simulation on Heterogeneous Parallel Platform VGST Nayana G. Bhat
34. Development of Novel Multi-functional Nano-structured Materials for the Photo-catalytic Degradation of Emerging Pollutants DST- SERB (ASEAN- India Collaborative R&D scheme)


Santosh M.S.


35. Design and development of biodegradable films from food waste for food packaging VGST Swarrna Haldar