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Research Projects Sanctioned from April 2012 Onwards Until To-date
  1. Electroactive Graphene – Metal (Oxide) Composites: Scalability for Fuel and Solar Cells Application, Dr. B. Neppolian, Department of Science and Technology, 20122015 (Rs. 25.764 Lakhs)
  2. High order accurate total variation stable schemes for discontinuous flow problems, Dr. Ritesh Kumar Dubey, Department of Science and Technology, 20132016 (Rs. 12.12 Lakhs)
  3. Interfacial Elastic Waves and Frictional Slip Instabilities, Dr. Ranjith Kunnath, Department of Science and Technology, 20122015 (Rs. 21.0 Lakhs)
  4. Investigation and Analysis of Non-Equilibrium Quantum Transport and Magnetization Dynamics in Magnetic Molecular Nano-Electronic Devices with Optimized Electrode Topology, Dr. Arijit Sen, Department of Science and Technology - Nano Mission, 2013-2016 (Rs. 39 Lakhs)
  5. Systematic Development of Electrocatalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells,Dr. Bhalchandra Kakade, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), 2014-2017 (Rs. 24.93 Lakhs)
  6. Comparison of Lung Developmental Genetics Among Mouse Strains with Extremely Divergent Lung Function, Dr. Koustav Ganguly, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), 2013-2016 (40.60 Lakhs)
  7. Project Title: Dioxygen reduction using low dimensional materials in the energy 
    generation/storage device: first principles study, Dr. Ranjit Thapa, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), 2014-2017(14.04 Lakhs)
  8. Atmospheric Emission and Risk Assessment of Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Dioxins and Furans during the Electronic Waste Recycling in Chennai, Dr. P. Chakraborty, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB),2014-2017 (Rs. 25.0 Lakhs)
  9. A Cell-Based System for High Throughput Screening of Nrf2 Activators and Its Role in Protecting Pancreatic Beta-Cell Apoptosis – Dr. K. M. Ramkumar,Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), 2013-2016(24.12 Lakhs)
  10. Nuclear Factor Erythroid 2 -Related Factor 2 (Nrf2) Activators on the Survival of Pancreatic Islet Grafts in Type 1 Diabetic Mice, Dr. K. M. Ramkumar,Department of Biotechnology: 2014-2017(33.95 lakhs)
  11. Stabilization Mechanism in Aluminium Foams Containing Solid Particles,Dr. G. S. Vinod Kumar, Defense Research Development Organization – Naval Research Board, 2014-17 (23.64 Lakhs)
  12. Gold Project – Industry Project- Tanishq : Dr. G. S. Vinod Kumar, (150 Lakhs)
  13. Polymeric Graphitic-Carbon-Nitride Semiconductor Nanomaterials for Next Generation Lithium Ion Rechargeable Batteries: Synthesis, Characterization, Device Fabrication and Testing, Dr. M. Sasidharan, Department of Science and Technology - Nanomission, 2014-2017 (23.946 Lakhs)
  14. Advanced materials for hydrogen release/storage on biomass derivatives,Dr. M. Sasidharan,Science and Engineering Research Board(SERB), 2014-207 (43.8 lakhs)
  15. A Different Perspective of Spectral Graph Theory in the Structural Characterization of Networks, Dr. S. Lavanya, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) 2015-2016 (14.04 Lakhs)
  16. Study on the Effect of GymnemaMontanum on Endothelial Dysfunction in Experimental Diabetes,Dr. K. M. Ramkumar,Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)2015-2018 (Rs. 28.8 Lakhs)
  17. Satellite Meteorology cell for network projects at SRM University,Dr. D. Narayana Rao,Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES),2015-2018 (Rs. 140 Lakhs)
  18. New method of efficiently degrading organic compounds by Sonophotocatalysis using diffused sunlight with graphene and metal oxides- nano-composites,Dr. B. Neppolian Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB),2015 - 2018 (Rs. 32 Lakhs)
  19. Low grade waste heat to useful energy – Thermocells,Dr. S. Harinipriya,Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)2015-2018 (Rs. 49.132 Lakhs)
  20. Novel Stimuli-responsive Poly(2-oxazoline)s/Tannic Acid Multilayer Thin Films and Capsules for Drug Delivery Applications. Dr.S. Anandhakumar, Science and Engineering Research Board, 2015-2018 (Rs. 22.98 Lakhs)
  21. Design and Development of Solar Light Driven Graphene based Mixed Oxide Photo-Catalysis for Efficient production of Hydrogen (Solar Fuel), Dr. B. Neppolian,Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, 2015-2018 (Rs. 41 Lakhs)
  22. Solution processed CZTS-TiO2 heterojunction for solar energy conversion, S. Venkataprasad Bhat, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB),2016-2019(~Rs. 35 Lakhs)
  23.   Investigation of physical and chemical characteristics of the Tropical Tropopause Layer(TTL) in climate change perspective,  Dr. Sankay Kumar Mehta,Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), 2016 - 2019 (Rs. 21.03 Lakhs)
  24. A rapid non-invasive urinary test for the detection of Obstructive Uropathy. Dr. K. M. Ramkumar, Department of Biotechnology,2015-2016 (37.19 lakhs)
  25. Remote Radical sp3 C-H Functionalization via Carbene/radical Reactions Sequence: Asymmetric Synthesis of α- and β-amino Alcohols/Acids, Dr. K. Namitharan, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)2016-2019 (95 Lakhs)
  26. Ball mill synthesis and large area deposition route for quaternary Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 solar cell absorber, Dr. P. Malar, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), (Rs. 23.5 Lakhs)
  27. SRM-DBT Platform for Research and Skill Development for Advanced Life Science Technologies,Faculty Involve: Dr. K. M. Ramkumar, (Sponsored by DBT, Govt of India; Total outlay: 15.76 crores). 2015-2018
  28. Development of Electrode Materials for High Energy Density Lithium ion Batteries and Computational Studies of Solar Absorber layers, PI- Dr. M. Sasidharan, Co-PI - Dr. Ranjit Thapa, Dr. B. Nepolian, Dr. P. Malar, Dr. S. Venkataprasad Bhat (Sponsored by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Govt of India; Total outlay: Rs. 11.17 crores). 2016-2019
  29. High order entropy stable schemes and automatic mesh adaptation techniques: their design, analysis and applications. Dr. Ritesh Kumar Dubey, (Sponsored by DST-SERB under EMR scheme; Total outlay: 26 Lakhs). 2016-2019
  30. Bioavalability of Dioxin like Polychlorinated biphenyls, Dioxins and Furansreleased due to combustion of electronic waste in Chennai: Implications for Risk Assessment. Dr. Paromita Chakraborty, (Sponsored by Ministry of Enviroment, Forest & Climate Change; Total outlay ~Rs. 51.43 Lakhs). 2016-2019
  31. Scaling up of Microbial Fuel cell upto 1kWh, Dr. S., Harinipriya, Industrial project, sanctioned, Rs. 55,00,000, commencing – sep 2016 to 2018. 
  32. Proof of concept for non cyanide based electroforming of gold jewellery, Dr. S., Harinipriya, Titan, sanctioned
  33. Surface Plasmon Resonance driven photocatalysis of organic Reaction, Dr. Venugopal T. Bhat, Rs 30 Lakhs. 2017-2020
  34. Azobenzene / spiropyran-derived N-heterocyclic carbons and their transition metal complexes to control organic transformation ‘on demand’ Dr. Pintu Kumar Kundu, Rs. 33.2 Lakhs,          Oct 2016 - Oct 2019
  35. Exploring & exploiting novel high pressure phase of si for fabrication of low cost, lightweight & high efficiency solarcells, Dr. Kiran Mangalampalli, Rs. 36 Lakhs, Dec 2016 – Dec 2019
  36. Design of highly efficient Nano structured Non Precious Electro – Catalyst for Hydrogen production using Alkaline water Electrolysis, Dr. Maiyalagan, 26.36 Lakhs, 2017-2020
  37. Wiskott Aldrich Syndrome Protein (WASP) mediated  epigenetie regulation of T-helper (Th) cell differentiation liked to malignaneices through R-loop modulation, Dr. Koustav Sarkar, Rs. 44.45 Lakhs 2017-2020
  38. Large – area Van der Waals Epitaxial Heterostructures Based on Atomically Thin Transition Metal Dichalcogenide (TMDC) 2D crystals for opto – electronic Applications, Dr. E. Senthil Kumar, Rs. 48.24 Lakhs 2016-2019
  39. Ruthenium based metallopolymer grafted reduced graphene oxide as a new hybrid solar light harvester in polymer solar cells, Dr. B. Neppolian, Department of Science and Technology-Solar Energy Research Initiatives (DST-SERI), 2017-2020 (Rs. 75 Lakhs).
  40. Development of Layered Conducting Ceramic Nanomaterials of MAX phase and MXenes for Energy Conversion and Storage Applications, Dr. Bhalchandra Kakade, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB- EMR),2017-2020 (Rs. 60 Lakhs)
  41. Therapeutic potential of Nrf2 activators on endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced endothelial dysfunction in diabetes, PI- Dr. K. M. Ramkumar, Co-PI- Koustav Sarkar, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB- EMR),2017-2020 (Rs. 50 Lakhs)
  42. Self-Powered Electronic Nose based on Hybrid Nanomaterials for Breath Analysis, Dr. S. Yuvaraj, DST-SERB under ECRA scheme, 2017-2020 (Rs. 50 Lakhs)
  43. Development of Highly Efficient Electrode Materials for Rechargeable Li-ion Batteries with In-situ Monitoring of Safety Issues by Embedded Flexible Micro-sensor, Dr. V. Kumaran, DST-SERB under ECRA scheme, 2017-2020 (Rs. 50 Lakhs)
  44. Development Low-Cost Air Filter for Particles smaller than 2.5 μm; Protect School Children from Air Polution, Dr. Debabrata Sarkar, DST-SERB under ECRA scheme, 2017-2020 (Rs. 42 Lakhs)
  45. Fabrication of Full-Cell Li-ion Batteries Using Advanced Layered Ni-Zn-Mn Cathode and Tin-Alloy Based Anode with Coin Cell and Pouch Cell Configurations, Dr. Ganamuthu RM, DST-SERB under ECRA scheme, 2017-2020 (Rs. 42 Lakhs)
  46. Investigation of Composite Materials for Gas Storage and Separation: A Multiscale Modeling Approach (COMA-GASS), Dr. M. Prakash, DST-SERB under ECRA scheme, 2017-2020 (Rs. 32 Lakhs)
  47. Mechanistic of CO Oxidation on Metal Free Catalyst and Property Package, PI- Dr. Ranjit Thapa, Co-PI- Dr. Bhalchandra Kakade, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB- EMR),2017-2020 (Rs. 37 Lakhs)