RESEARCH AREAS

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

Aerospace and Automotive Engineering: Low Speed Aerodynamics; Performance Enhancement Techniques in Turbomachines; Aerospace Combustion and Propulsion; Aerospace Structural Health Monitoring using AI and ML; Development of Innovative Materials for Aerospace and Automotive Applications; Multidisciplinary and Applied Optimization in Engineering Applications; Performance Improvement of Automotive Engines / Sub-Systems; Thermal Barrier Coating on Exhaust Systems of Automotive Vehicle; Improvement of Ride and Handling Characteristics of Automotive Vehicle; Study on Influence of Various Parameters Electric Vehicle Deployment in India; Electric Vehicle Battery Thermal Management; Automotive Conceptual / Product Design; Design Validation of Automotive Systems; Electric Propulsion (Hall Thruster)

Civil Engineering: Environmental Sanitation and Waste Management; Applied Environmental Biotechnology; Water Quality Modelling; Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Modelling; Remediation of Contaminated Soil; Outdoor / Indoor Air Quality Analysis and Modelling; Electro-Kinetic Remediation; Integrated Bio and Phyto Remediation; Bio Reactors in Landfills; Removal of Heavy Metals and Other Toxic Species from Water; Renewable Energy; Solid Waste Management; Soil Aquifer Treatment; Environmental Impact Assessment Studies; Geotechnical Engineering; Reinforced Earth Structures; Soil Stabilization; Soil Structure Interaction; Liquefaction; Landslides; Seismic Analysis of Underground Structures; Discrete Element Modelling of Granular Materials; Seismic Hazard Analysis; Pile Foundations; Construction Engineering and Management; Public Private Partnerships; Risk Management; Building Information Modeling; Governance in PPP; Sustainable Infrastructure; Competency Enhancement; Project Finance; Durability studies in concrete; Sustainable construction materials; Corrosion of steel; Reinforcement and Protection Measures; High Performance Concrete; Non-Destructive Testing of Concrete Structures; Fiber Reinforced Concrete; Green buildings and Net Zero Energy Buildings; Construction Management; Construction Finance; Equipment; Resource Optimization; Planning and Scheduling Techniques; Sustainable Construction Practices; Intelligent System Application in Construction Planning and Scheduling; Structural Engineering; Crowd Structure Interaction on Pedestrian Bridges; Human Biomechanics; Irregular Structures; Retrofitting of Lifeline Structures; Base Isolation of Structures; Earthquake Resistant Structures; Stability Analysis of Slender Columns; Effect of FRP on Wall Openings; Non-Destructive Techniques; Passive and Semi-Active Control of Buildings; Finite Element Mesh Generation; Optimization; Cost-Effective Housing; Transportation Engineering; Sustainable Urban Transport Planning (UTP); Traffic Engineering and Management; Sustainable Transportation Materials and Construction; Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS); Evaluation and Maintenance; Artificial Intelligence in Transportation; Road Safety Audit and Management; Interlocking Concrete Block Pavements; Transportation Related Environmental Impact Assessment Studies; Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering; Surface Water Hydrology; Ground Water Hydrology; Vadose Zone Hydrology; Water Quality Modelling; Recharge Modelling; Satellite Remote Sensing and GIS for Water Resources Management; Watershed and Irrigation Management; Rainfall-Runoff Modeling; Modeling and Simulation in Free Surface Flow; GIS Based Watershed Modeling; Experimental Studies on Watershed; Open Channel Flow

Computer Science and Engineering: Data Science; Artificial Intelligence and Applications: Data Analytics; Predictive Analytics; Smart Agriculture; Social Media Analytics; AI and Healthcare; Brain Functional Network Analysis; Computational Intelligence and Robotics; Medical Imaging; Spoken Language Processing; Bioinformatics; Pattern Recognition; DSP; Video Analytics; Computer Networks; Communication and Network Technologies; Software Defined Networking; Wireless Networks; Vehicular Networks; Network Security; Queuing Theory; Stochastic Modelling; Embedded Systems and Networking; Software Engineering; Dependability of Software Components; Defect Prevention and Detection Methodologies; Detection of Security Vulnerabilities; Program Analysis and Verification; Theory and Practice of Concurrency; High Performance Computing; Computer Programming Pedagogical Methods

Electrical Engineering: Computational Electromagnetic Analysis of Electrical Machines; Artificial Intelligence Applications to Power System; Power Converters and Multi- Level Inverters for Renewable Energy; Motors; Drives and Control in Electric Vehicles; Smart Grid Technologies

Electronics and Communication Engineering: Computational Intelligence; Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning; Microwave Communication; RF Subsystems; Computational Electromagnetics; Antenna Engineering; Wireless Communication; Optical Communication; VLSI Design; Embedded Systems; Signal and Image Processing; Multimedia Processing; Biomedical Instrumentation; Photonics and optical MEMS; Microwave Photonics

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering: Design Engineering; Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics; Fatigue life Extension Techniques; Product Design and Development; Farm Machinery Design; Thermal Engineering; Heat Flux Sensors; Waste to Energy Conversion; Hydro Thermal Carbonization; Organic Rankine Cycle; Stirling Engine; Battery Thermal Management; Renewable Energy; Biomass; AI in Energy Systems and Thermal Engineering; Heat Transfer in Energy Systems; Power Plant Engineering; Energy Management; Materials and Production Engineering; Hardened Steel Machining; Composite Materials and Technologies; Polymer Composites – Development of Out of Autoclave Process; Fatigue and Residual Strength; Characterization of Impact Damage on CFRP Panels; Development of MoS2 Nano Materials for Photo Voltaic Applications; Development; Characterization and Analysis of Various Applications for Diffusion Bonding of Dissimilar Metals; Industrial Engineering; Green Manufacturing; Green Supply Chain Management; Fourth Party Logistics; Supply Chain Management in Health Care; Circular Economy; Operations Management in Health care

Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Physics: Quantum Information Theory and Quantum Optics; Lasers; Laser Based Flow Visualization; Spectroscopic Techniques; Nonlinear Optical characterization; Nano Materials: Nano Material Synthesis via Different Methods; Luminescence Studies (Photoluminescence and Thermoluminescence) for Lighting Applications; Display Phosphors; Dosimetry Applications; Latent Finger Print; Anti-Counterfeit Applications; Nanomaterials as Sensors; Dielectric Materials; Electrical; Magneto-Transport; Magnetic; Magneto-Caloric and Thermal Properties of Manganites (Nano & Bulk) for Spintronic and Magnetic Refrigeration Applications; Selenide and Telluride Based Thermoelectric Materials (Nano & Bulk) for Green Energy Applications; Nano-Scale Magnetism; Thin film fabrication and Characterization; Magnetoresistance; Spintronics; Nanocomposites

Chemistry: Design and Development of Metal Oxide Based Magnetostrictive Smart Materials for Sensors and Actuators Applications; High Performance Metal Oxide – Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites as Electrode Materials for Metal-Air Battery and Fuel-Cell Technologies; High Performance Cobalt Oxide Based Nanomaterials for Gas Sensor Applications; Zintl/Intermetallic Phases and Thermoelectric Metal Oxides for Thermoelectric and Magnetic Applications; Chalcogenides for Electronics and Semiconductor Applications; Functional Materials such as Metal Organic Frameworks and Zeolites for Catalysis and Gas Storage Applications; Semi-Conducting Metal Oxides and their Composites for Catalytic and Antimicrobial Applications; Bio-Based Polymer Composites; Thermally Conductive Elastomeric Composites for Heat Sinks; Thermal Interface Materials; Conducting Polymers for Sensor; EMI Shielding and Other Applications; Polymer Composites for Environmental Remediation; Elastomer Nanocomposites with Shape Memory Properties; Design and Synthesis of Small Molecules and Conjugated Polymers for OLED and Photovoltaic Applications; Process Optimization of Photocatalysis and Electrocatalysis using various Nanomaterials for Wastewater Treatment; Design Synthesis; Characterization and Biological Studies of Small Organic Molecules and Herb Based Composite Films of Biopolymers for Biomedical Applications; Phytochemicals: Extraction; Isolation; and Identification of Bioactive Compounds from Plant Extracts for Biomedical and Nutraceutical Applications and Total Synthesis of New Isolated Natural Products for Medicinal Applications; Synthesis and Characterization of Metal Complexes for Catalytic; Antibacterial; Anticancer and Anti-Ulcer Applications; Plant Based Adsorbents; Nanomaterials and Magnetic Materials for Wastewater and Water Remediation and Biomedical Applications; Renewable Fuels - Biodiesel Synthesis from various Sources and their Characterization; Design; Synthesis and Crystallization of Multifunctional Organic Single Crystals; Analysis of Molecular Structures and Structure-Property Correlation

Mathematics: Fluid Dynamics; Convective Flow Problem; Stability Analysis; Nano Fluids; Bio Fluids; Flow through Porous Media; Number Theory; Q- Series; Partition Theory; Modular Equations; Differential Geometry; Riemannian Geometry; Space Forms; Ricci Flow; Ricci Solitons; Inverse Problems for Partial Differential Equations; Inverse Scattering; Inverse Source Problem; Machine Learning and AI

Faculty of Pharmacy

Pharmaceutics: Product and Process Optimization of Conventional; Controlled and Targeted Drug Delivery Systems; Synthesis and Characterization of New Co-Polymers; Development of Co-Processed Excipients; Sequential Stability Testing of Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics; Development of Cosmetics and Nutraceuticals

Pharmacology: Pharmacological Screening of Natural and Synthetic Molecules using Animal Models; Toxicological Research; Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Evaluation; Molecular Biological Studies Including Gene Expression; In-Vitro Bioassays

Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Analysis: Computer Aided Drug Design; Green Synthesis; Establishing Synthetic Routes for New Molecules; Drug Metabolism Studies; Analytical Method Development and Validation; Impurity Profiling

Pharmacognosy: Evidence Based Research on Natural Sources; Fractionation of Herbal Extracts; Standardization of Herbal Drugs; Herbal Formulation Development; Herbal Cosmetics

Pharmacy Practice: Pharmacovigilance; Pharmacoepidemiology; Pharmaceutical Care; Drug and Vaccine Safety

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Oral Medicine and Radiology: Biodegradable Alternative to Plastics; Methylation Status of Genes in Saliva of Tobacco Chewers;Volumetric Analysis of Muscles; CBCT Studies; Salivary Biomarker Analysis

Pharmacology: Pharmacological Screening of Natural and Synthetic Molecules using Animal Models; Toxicological Research; Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Evaluation; Molecular Biological Studies Including Gene Expression; In-Vitro Bioassays

Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Analysis: Computer Aided Drug Design; Green Synthesis; Establishing Synthetic Routes for New Molecules; Drug Metabolism Studies; Analytical Method Development and Validation; Impurity Profiling

Pharmacognosy: Evidence Based Research on Natural Sources; Fractionation of Herbal Extracts; Standardization of Herbal Drugs; Herbal Formulation Development; Herbal Cosmetics

Pharmacy Practice: Pharmacovigilance; Pharmacoepidemiology; Pharmaceutical Care; Drug and Vaccine Safety

Faulty of Management & Commerce

Bank Services Marketing; Technology Adoption; Green Business; Digital and Social Media Marketing; Digital Branding; Geriatric Faulty of Services Marketing; Technology Gap Analysis Study; Market Research; EDP, Brand, Strategy; Asset Pricing; Strategic Variables Management & Related to IT Sector in India; Financial Economics; Behavioral Finance; Agri Entrepreneur; Women / Rural Entrepreneurship; Commerce Grass Root Innovation Suitability and Communalization; Social Entrepreneurship; Artificial Intelligence in Human Resource; Commercialization in HRM; Employment of PWD’s; Green Management; Supply Chain Management; Mathematical Modelling for OR/OM Practices; Machine Learning; Artificial Intelligence in Auditing; Role of Forensic Accounting in Controlling Financial Frauds; Green Marketing Strategy; Branding in the Time of Climate Change; Content Marketing; Gig Economy; Learning –Future of Education; Industry 4.0; Changing Marketing; Practices Due to B2C E-Commerce; Retail Formats; Evolution in the Digital Age; SME’s; Cost Competitiveness; Capital Budgeting and Investment Decisions; Women in Microfinance; Rural Development

Faculty of Art & Design

Industrial Design:Product Development and Prototyping, Social Design, Design Communication &Branding, Symbolism, Patterns and Motifs, Iconography and Vernacular Design, Shape/ Form Abstraction and Generation. Health care Products, Eco-friendly Design, Rural Product Design; Sculpture and Installation Design, Interaction Design, Lighting Design, Graphic Design, UIUX Design, Origami, Automotive Clay Modelling, Automotive Exterior Design, Material and Manufacturing, Computer Aided Industrial Design, Aesthetics, Emotional Design, Design psychology, Contemporary Art, Living spaces and landscape design, Interior art therapy, Automobile sketching and rendering; Design Innovation, Conceptual Design, Computer Aided Industrial Design, Ergonomics and Design for manufacture and Assembly (DFMA);Design Management, Design Innovation

Fashion Design: Textiles fibres, Yarns, Fabrics, Dyeing, Printing, Surface embellishments, Designing and creation of fashion apparels and accessories, smart, medical, agro and technical textiles. Textiles and Fashion Design. Pattern Making and Garment Construction Illustration

Faculty of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology

Hospitality Operations/Management; Tourism Operations/Management; Nutraceutical and Nutrition; Sanitation, Waste Management and Environmental Engineering; Customer Relationship Management; Hospitality Education; Menu Engineering; Food and Beverage Management; Contemporary Gastronomy; Food Safety; Hospitality Training; Finance/Human Resource Management; Millennial Studies; Social Media; CSR; Sustainability in Hotel Operations; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Online Education Management

Faculty of Life and Allied Health Sciences

Food Processing and Preservation Technologies: Bio Preservation; Food Processing and Engineering; Food Product / Technology Development; Food Protectants; Food Fermentation

Food Nutrition and Biochemistry: Metabolites; Photochemistry; Maternal and Child Nutrition; Prebiotics and Probiotics; Food Quality and Safety

Biotechnology: Molecular Biology; Cell Biology; Cancer Biology and Phytotherapeutics; Antibiotic Resistance; Allergy and Immunology; Lectin and Glycobiology; Protein Purification and Characterization