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Research Projects : IIST
  • 7:28 AM, Thursday, 23 Nov 2017

IIST encourages the faculty members to write Research Projects which are fully funded by the institute. Project proposals may be submitted to the Research Council forwarded through the Head of the Department

Various project schemes are available

  • IIST Research Project
  • IIST-ISRO Project
  • IIST Fast-Track Research Project

Project propasal forms can be downloaded from the link below

Project Proposal Form

 

List of Projects
# Project Title Category Investigators Co-PI Status
1 Structural Reliability of thin Cylindrical and Spherical shells used for Aerospace Structures IIST/ISRO Dr.Arun C. O Ongoing
2 Studies on secondary injection to an expanding supersonic cross flow IIST/ISRO Dr. Rajesh Sadanandan Ongoing
3 Modelling and Development of N2O4(Oxidant used in rocket engines)Scrubber system IIST/ISRO Dr.A Salih,Dr.K Prabhakaran, Kuruvila Joseph Ongoing
4 Assessment of machining characteristics of ablative materials IIST/ISRO Dr. Chakravarthy Ongoing
5 Latent and Sensible heat thermal storage system for medium and high temperature CSP applications Dr. Manu K V Ongoing
6 Mixing Enhancement in Supersonic Combustors Using Pylon-Cavity Flame Holder IIST-Fasttrack Dr. Rajesh Sadanandan Ongoing
7 High- Speed unsteady flow past spiked blunt bodies IIST-Fasttrack Dr. Manoj T. Nair Ongoing
8 Rocket Injector spray studies IIST Dr. V. Aravind  Ongoing
9 Laser sheet droplet sizing for spray studies IIST/ISRO Dr. V. Aravind Ongoing
10 Development of desktop type FDM based multi-jet 3D polymer printing system and allied research IIST/ISRO Dr. V. S. Sooraj Ongoing
11 Development of experimental rover and investigation of mobility and approaches for local and global motion planning on uneven terrain IIST/ISRO Dr. K. Kurien Issac Ongoing
12 Experimental investigation of laminar burning velocity premixed ISROSENE/ AIR/ OXYGEN mixtures using freely expanding spherical flames IIST/ISRO Dr. C. Prathap Ongoing
13 Experimental and Numerical study of stationary flat flames IIST/ISRO Dr. C. Prathap  Ongoing
14 Studies on Crack propagation in composites by Micro Raman spectroscopy IIST/ISRO Dr. S. Anup  Ongoing
15 Performance characterization and development of numerical model for Cavitating Venturi IIST/ISRO Dr. Pradeep Kumar P Ongoing
16 Design of autonomously walking humanoid robot IIST Prof. Kurien Issac, Mr. Sam K. Zachariah Completed
17 Development and Realization of a 3-D RANS CFD Code IIST Mr. Pankaj Priyadarshi Completed
18 Molecular Dynamics Studies on Fracture of Bio-Composites IIST Dr. Anup S, Dr. Bijudas C.R, Dr. Ramesh Narayanan-VSSC, Shri. Sudarsan Rao-VSSC Completed
19 Investigation of deployment of antenna for space application Ms. Roshina Babu, Prof. Kurien Issac Completed
20 Machining studies on aluminium alloy with silicon carbide particles reinforced metal composites(MMC) IIST Dr.K. Jayakumar Completed
21 Investigation of micro-patterning of surface in aerospace applications IIST Dr.Sooraj V S Completed
22 Investigation of traversability of wheeled rovers on uneven terrain IIST Mr. Sam Noble, Prof. Kurien Issac Completed
23 Whirling beam experiments for flapping wing Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs) IIST Prof. Kurien Issac, Dr. G. Rajesh Completed
24 Multi-objective, Multi-disciplinary design optimization of a semi-ballistic Re-entry vehicle using high fidelity heat flux Estimation IIST Mr. Pankaj Priyadarshi Completed
25 To study the effect of real gas on the aerodynamic coefficient and heat transfer coefficients of re-entry module configurations IIST Mr. Pankaj Priyadarshi Completed
26 Design of interplanetary trajectories for specified planetary arrival condition IIST Dr. R. V. Ramanan Completed
27 Numerical simulation of turbulent reacting flows in semi cryogenic and tri- propellant engines. IIST Dr. M. Deepu, Dr. A. Salih  Completed
# Project Title Category Investigators Co-PI Status
1 IIST Mesh Net: A Programmable Hybrid Wireless Mesh Network Testbed IIST Dr. BS Manoj Ongoing
2 Design of Autonomous walking Humanoid Robot IIST Sam Zachariah Ongoing
3 Autonomous landing system with ground Penetrating Radar IIST Chris Prema Ongoing
4 Design and Implementation of Helmet Antennas IIST-Fasttrack Dr. Basudeb Ghosh Ongoing
5 Design and Development of Brushless DC Motor IIST/ISRO Dr. N.Selvaganeshan Shri M N Namboothiripad and Pradeep Kumar, VSSC,Trivandrum Ongoing
6 Research and Development of an Integrated Enterprise Network Security System IIST/ISRO Dr. B. S. Manoj B. Thanudas, VSSC, Trivandrum Ongoing
7 Design and Development of High Performance Hydrogen Sensor for IPRC, Mahendragiri IIST/ISRO Dr. PK Basu Shri Basu Alaguvelu IPRC, Mahendragiri Ongoing
8 Fabrication and Characterization of Graphene Based RF Transistor IIST/ISRO Dr. PK Basu Shri Apurba Bhattacharya, SAC, Ahmedabad Ongoing
9 Development of Tactile Sensor for Under Actuated Robotic Hand IIST/ISRO Dr. Priyadarsanam and Dr. Harsha Simha Ongoing
10 Decoder for CCSDS Recommended Turbo Codes IIST/ISRO Dr. R Lakshmi Narayanan Sri Thirupathirajan Sankaralingam Ongoing
11 Study of Switching Topologies and Control Schemes for isolated DC-DC Power Converters IIST/ISRO Dr. Anindya Dasgupta Smt. Sajitha G, VSSC,Trivandrum Ongoing
12 Pervasive computing for disaster response IIST Dr. BS Manoj Ongoing
# Project Title Category Investigators Co-PI Status
1 Development of carbon foam –CMC sandwich composites IIST/ISRO Dr.K Prabhakaran Dr. P V Prabhakaran (VSSC) Dr. R Sreeja (VSSC) Ongoing
2 Intrinsically conducting polymide composites with CNT or Graphene having electrostatic charge mitigating charactering for space applications IIST/ISRO Prof. Kuruvilla Joseph Dr. Muraleekrishnan (VSSC) Dr. R S Rajeev (VSSC) Ongoing
3 Functionalised N-Contraing Heterocycles as aurora kinase inhibitors-Computational design & library synthesis. IIST Dr. K. G .Sreejalekshmi Ongoing
4 Superionic conductor as electrolytes for all solid state lithium sulfur batteries IIST Dr. J. Mary Gladis Dr. Manuel Stephan (CSIR-CECRI) Ongoing
5 Plasma Functionalized CNT-Polymer Nancomposites for satellite structural Applicational IIST/ISRO Dr. N. Gomathi Dr. Prof. Kuruvilla Joseph Dr. C Gouri (VSSC) Ongoing
6 N-doped misoporous corbon-sulphur composites based cathode materials for advanced lithium sulfur batteries IIST/ISRO Dr. J. Mary Gladis Dr. C Gouri (VSSC) Dr. S A Ilangovan (VSSC) Smt. S Sujatha (VSSC) Ongoing
7 Study of silicon nanoparticle-polymer core-shell structure as anode material for lithium batteries IIST/ISRO Dr. K. Y. Sandhya & Dr. Nirmala Rachel James Dr. S A Ilangovan (VSSC) Smt. S Sujatha (VSSC) Ongoing
8 Flexible wiping substrate for SERS detection of explosives IIST/ISRO Dr. Jobin Cyriac Dr. Benny K George(VSSC) Bhuvaneswari S (VSSC) Ongoing
9 Silicon –Graphene based composite as anode materials for lithium battery cells IIST/ISRO Dr. K Y Sandhya Dr. S A Ilangovan (VSSC) Smt. S Sujatha (VSSC) Ongoing
10 Development and Evaluation of Alumina Foams by Emulsion Casting IIST/ISRO Dr. K. Prabhakaran Dr. R Sreeja (VSSC) Dr.Deepa Devapal (VSSC), Dr. P V Prabhakaran (PCM,VSSC) Ongoing
11 Plasma Modification of CNT and Polymer Nanocomposites there of for Space Application. IIST Dr. N Gomathi Prof. Kuruvilla Joseph Dr. C P Regunadhan Nair(VSSC) Completed
12 Development of carbon foams for High Temperature Thermal Protection Application IIST Dr. K. Prabhakaran Dr. K Y Sandhya Completed
13 Polymer-Nano composites for Electronic and Photonic Application IIST Dr. Honey John Dr. Pramod Gopinath Completed
14 Development of high performance impermeable membranes from halobutyl rubber nanocomposites for critical space applications IIST/ISRO Prof. Kuruvilla Joseph Completed
15 Development and feasibility study of polymeric Scaffolds for Tissue Culture under Microgravity IIST Dr. Nirmala Rachel James Dr. AnilKumar P.R (SCTIMST) Completed
# Project Title Category Investigators Co-PI Status
1 Aerosol - cloud intraction under varying meteorological conditions. IIST Dr. M V Ramana Ongoing
2 Continental construction of the Altaids (Central Asian orogenic belt) compared to actualistic examples from the Western Pacific. IGCP Dr. Rajesh V.J (Participating Member) Ongoing
3 Study of Moon and Mars analogues: Investigations on orthopyroxene-olivine-spinel (OOS) group of minerals and cumulate rocks in India based on remote sensing, mineralogical and geochemical methods. ISRO-Mars Science & Application Program Dr. Rajesh V.J , Dr. S.Bhattacharaya (SAC, Ahmedabad) Ongoing
4 Radio continuum mapping of ionized emission associated with infrared (IR) bubbles. IIST Dr.Anandmayee Tej Dr.Sarita Vig Ongoing
5 Geological and spectral studies of terrestrial analogue rocks: Implications for Mars exploration. IIST Dr.Rajesh V J, Dr. Gnanappazham Ongoing
6 Potential impact of land use chage on the regional climate of India subcontinent. IIST/ISRO Dr.Govindankutty M Dr. A Chandrasekar Dr. PVN Rao (NRSC, Hyderabad) Ongoing
7 Deep crustal processes during the evolution of archaean Nilgiri block, southern India MoES Dr.Sajeev Krishnan (CEaS, IISc Bangalore) Rajesh V J Ongoing
8 Object based high resolution image analysis for land slide and land use, land cover classification. IIST/ISRO Dr. Gorthi R K S S Manyam Dr. Deepak Mishra, Dr. Rama Rao N Ongoing
9 Developing virtual reality model for disaster simulation. IIST/ISRO Dr. Deepak Mishra Dr. Gorthi R K S S Manyam Ongoing
10 Improving the operational weather forecast of NARL using hybrid ensemble variational data assimilation method for WRF model. IIST/ISRO Dr. Govindankutty M Dr. Amit P Kesarkar (NARL, Gadanki) Ongoing
11 Impact of assimilating SAPHIR and GPS-ROS data From MEGHA TROPIQUES in high resolution mesoscale model fro prediction of servere weather over IIST Dr.A Chandrasekar Completed
12 Paleogeographic reconstruction: Development of a new GIS based methodology IISc-ISRO STC Dr.Sajeev Krishnan (CEaS, IISc Bangalore) Dr. Rajesh v J Completed
13 Estimation of tropical forest biophysical parameters using UV and NIR JAXA/ NIES/ MoE (Japan) Dr. Rama Rao Nidamanuri Ms. A.M.Ramiya Completed
14 Multi-wavelength study of massive star forming regions IIST Dr.Anandmayee Tej Completed
15 Star formation in yough Galactic clusters associated with massive stars IIST Dr.Sarita Vig Dr.Anandmayee Tej Completed
16 Evaluation of the potential of hyperspectral remote sensing for species level classification and biophysical characterization of mangroves of Bhitarkanika National Park, Orissa IIST Gnanappazham L Completed
# Project Title Category Investigators Co-PI Status
1 Space Technology and its Penetration into the Socio Economic Space of the Households of India IIST/ISRO Dr. Lekshmi V Nair, Dr. Shaijumon CS Ongoing
2 Study of select issues of new product development in R & D context IIST Dr. Ravi V Ongoing
3 Feedback Study on RCI Edusat Network of North, South and West Region IIST/ISRO Dr. Lekshmi V Nair, Dr. Shaijumon CS DECU-ISRO Completed
4 Perspective study of Telemedicine Mobile Van Utilisation IIST/ISRO Dr. Lekshmi V Nair, Dr. Shaijumon CS DECU-ISRO Completed
5 Hauni: Developing Communicative English Software for IIST student IIST Dr. Babitha Justin Completed
6 Local links and Impacts: The Role of ISRO Village Resource Centers in Regional Development IIST Dr. Shaijumon CS Completed
7 A Study on Creative Writers and Artists in Dept of Space IIST-Fasttrack Dr. Gigy J. Alex Completed
# Project Title Category Investigators Co-PI Status
1 Controllability of Fuzzy Systems IIST Dr. Raju K. George - Completed
2 Indo-French Research Project on Control of Partial Differential Equations IIST Dr. Raju K. George - Completed
3 The Dynamics and Rheology of a dilute suspension of periodically forced spheroids in a quiescent fluid at low Reynolds number IIST Dr. C.V. Anilkumar Dr. T.Ramamohan (CMACS) Completed
# Project Title Category Investigators Co-PI Status
1 Comprehensive stationary plasma thruster diagnostics instrumentation IIST/ISRO Umesh Kadhane Ongoing
2 Controlled synthesis of coherence polarization of light and its application in optical imaging IIST Rakesh Kumar Singh Ongoing
3 Electronic manipulation of surface plasmon polaritons in graphene IIST-Fasttrack Jinesh K.B Ongoing
4 Mathematical modeling of stationary plasma thruster IIST/ISRO Sudheesh chethil Ongoing
5 Investigation of excited state dynamics of isolated molecular ions IIST Umesh Kadhane Completed
6 Polymer nanocomposites for electronic and photonic applications IIST Pramod Gopinath Honey John Completed