Ongoing Research Projects

The Schools & Research Centres actively engage with various teaching departments and encourage interdisciplinary research.  All research projects are funded by extramural agencies like DST, DBT, ISRO, DRDO, DRDL, AYUSH, NMEICT, etc., and corporates organisations like TCS, Brakes TVS Group, Accenture, etc.  The various ongoing research projects are given below:

 

Name of the Projects

Funding Agency

Establishing a Centre of Excellence in National Facility for the Scientific Manufacturing of Ayurvedic & Siddha-Rasa Aushadhies and Bhasmas

AYUSH

PG Programme in Nano Science & Technology Programme

DST

Development of a theranostic tool for early detection and treatment of pancreatic cancer

DST

Phase-I Clinical Trials on Stem Cells based Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Wound Healing

DST

Development of Epigenetic platform for Cancer Biomarker discovery

TCS

High Voltage Engineering – FIST

DST

Isolation & production of biofilm mediated therapeutic molecules from natural sources – FIST

DST

Magnetic nanoparticles – FIST

DST

Electrochemical Microscope based on Nanoscopic Probes for Non-invasive Intracellular Reactivity Images of Living Cells

DBT

Wireless sensors – FIST

DST

Development and characterization of novel scaffolds for the regeneration of liver & esophagus

ICMR

Studying the differential role of Hydrogen Sulfide as gasotransmitter in the inter fibrillar and sub sarcolemmal mitochondrial activity of rat hearts during ischemia reperfusion

DST

Cloud Computing – FIST

DST

Novel drug discovery from newly isolated Streptomyces sp IF5: Mitigation of multi drug resistant bacteria

DST

Mechanistic Anti apoptotic behavioral study of hyper thermally over expressed small heat shock protein HSP 27 in prevention of Cytochrome C triggered intrinsic cell death by doxorubicin in rat heart Cardiomyocytes

DST

Development and evaluation of nanofibre based myocardial patch for functional regeneration

ICMR

Thin Vanadium Oxide and nickel Oxide Films for Micro Bolometer

DRDO

Characterization of gatCAB operon from Mycobacterium to evaluate its role in prevention of phagosome - lysosome fusion

DBT

Sodium thiosulphate as novel drug for ischemia reperfusion injury in an isolated rat heart model

ICMR

Development of a targeted stealth nanocarrier for dual delivery in the treatment of Oral Cancer

DST

Orchid

Influence of various pre-treatment methods on lignocellulosic biomass for enhanced biohydrogen production by dark fermentation

DST

Impact of Coumaric acid on GRP78, a molecular chaperone linking tumour microenvironment and cancer hallmarks in colon carcinogenesis

DST

Quorum Sensing Inhibitor from Melia dubia: An Interceptor for Urinary tract infections during pregnancy

DST

High energy super capacitors assembled with graphene-based electrode materials

DST

Heterocyclic hybrids: Isolation, synthesis, structure and bio-activity evaluation

DST

Indo - Swedish (DST - INNOVA) Assessment of Food Quality: An Embedded Approach

DST / INNOVA

Imaging Guided Therapy for metastatic cancer using theranostic polymeric micelles

DST

Green-cooperative catalysis mediated by NHC & non toxic transition metals for aerobic oxidative transformations

DST

Development of novel palladium-catalyzed domino reactions: Synthesis of biologically relevant compounds involving Pd

DST

Non-invasive in vitro chemicals screening of renal calculi using intrinsic molecular vibrations

DST

Studies on the mechanism of anti-inflammatory action of tumor necrosis factor alpha in relation to autoimmune disease

DST

Slope stability analysis on 6.5 km ghat section (Gudalur Landslide Project)

DST

Structure-activity relationship study with a novel library compounds derived from confined isoxyl skeleton: Generation of new lead molecules against Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb)

DST

New Boron-Dipyrrin based solid state Fluorescent Optoelectronic Materials: Nanofabrication and device Studies

DST

Structural studies on diseases triggering mutations of superoxide (SOD1), located far from the active site and dimer interface

DST

Screening of therapeutically important serine protease inhibitors from marine actinomycetes

DST

Synthesis and Properties of Hyperbranched Poly(Amideimide)s and Poly(Esterimide)s

CSIR

Hyperbranched polyamine-ruthenium arene conjugates: A versatile approach in ruthenium anticancer drug therapy

DST

Mining for peptides & glycan molecules in marine actinomycetes having antifungal activity against Cryptococcus neoformans affecting immune-compromised individuals

DST

Investigating the electrostatic mechanism of Histone tail modifications on a chromatin array through molecular modeling and dynamics

DBT

Investigation of oxidative and nitrosative stress in the folding and assembly of alpha helical transmembrane protein

DST

Bioremediation of oil contaminated waste water using bacterial biofilm

DST

Can Trioxanes abrogate Hepatocellular carcinoma?

DST

Biocompatibility of surface modified and unmodified graphene oxide nanoparticles

DST

Systematic quantification of stress regulatory networks in fission yeast S-pombe experiments and mathematical modelling

DST

Exposure modeling of nanoparticles in the environment and the development of in vitro approaches to determine it's toxic effects

DST

Fabrication of Sensor Array for the Quality Assessment of Milk, Meat and Fish

DST

The possible role of cell wall invertase cis-elements modulating therapeutic secondary metabolite levels in Catharanthus roseus

DST

Targeting cell collectives of bacteria by different approaches

DST

Synthesis and Characterization of Carbon Nanotube / nanofibre – polymer composites for electrophoretic separation of proteins

DST

Development of techniques for processing radiographic images for automated detection of defects

BRNS

Virtual Lab on Rodent Histology

NMEICT

A metagenomic approach to investigate the antibiofilm properties of marine bacterial deoxyribonucleases (Dnases)

DST

Theme based Herbal Garden

AYUSH

Utilization of cassava bagasse as a substrate for the production of microbial exopolysaccharides: Xanthan and Curdlan

DBT

Investigating the effect of charge distribution on DNA conformation and its implications for protein-DNA specificity

DST

Protein contact prediction using Bayesian networks

DST

Standardization of HIV / AIDS Siddha Formulation (SOPs)

ICMR

Virtual Lab on Vertinaery Gynecology

NMEICT

Structural Studies on aggregation of peptides in relevance to chemical evolution and origin of life

DST

Role of early growth response-1 (Egr-1) gene in fetal vascular function upon exposure to high glucose-Unraveling mechanistic role of maternal glycemic load to fetal vascular development

DST

Virtual Lab on Vertinaery Gynecology (Simulation)

NMEICT

Resolving the complexity in Cinnamomum of the Western Ghats through molecular, chemical and Pharmacognostical approaches

DSR

Studies on Validation and Standardization of Selected Herbal Adaptogens

DRDO

Design and Development of a Wheel Chair based Assistive Robotic System with Self Transfer Facility

DST

Virtual Lab on Rodent Anatomy

NMEICT

Deciphering the genetic network of five novel loci linked with cardio-vascular disease (CVD)

DST

Expert Systems for Infiltration Control

DRDO

Expert Systems Development for TBM Target maneuver Estimation

DRDL

Modulational instability induced super continuum generation in nonlinear photonic crystal fibre

DST

Panchromatic Images, Image segmentation using Level sets, active contour models

ISRO

Centre for Rural Development Studies

SASTRA

Human Resource Development for Health Research

ICMR & MHRD

Intelligent Control and fault detection using Sensor Fusion Techniques

DRDO

A complete study of propagating spin waves in magnonic crystals by the excitation of spin torque nano-oscillators

DST

A novel methodology for the identification of newer elliptic curves that are best suited to cryptosystems

CARS

Development of a Spatial Decision Support System for slopes along Traffic Corridors-Along Palani to Kodaikanal Hills road

DST

Development of Terrain Contour Mapping (TERCOM) Algorithms

DRDL

Wavelet Solutions for Partial Differential Equations and Applications

DRDO

Aakash Pushtak

MHRD

Philosophy in Professional Courses

ICPR

Kaleesuwari-Herbal Hair Oil Project

Kalees-uwari

Effect of cooking oils on insulin sensitivity – A pilot study

MDRF

 
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