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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 Performance characterization and development of numerical model for Cavitating Venturi IIST/ISRO Dr. Pradeep Kumar P Ongoing
2 Structural Reliability of thin Cylindrical and Spherical shells used for Aerospace Structures IIST/ISRO Dr.Arun C. O Ongoing
3 Studies on secondary injection to an expanding supersonic cross flow IIST/ISRO Dr. Rajesh Sadanandan Ongoing
4 Modelling and Development of N2O4(Oxidant used in rocket engines)Scrubber system IIST/ISRO Dr.A Salih,Dr.K Prabhakaran, Kuruvila Joseph Ongoing
5 Assessment of machining characteristics of ablative materials IIST/ISRO Dr. Chakravarthy, Dr. V. S. Sooraj, Mr. Mohankumar (VSSC) Ongoing
6 Latent and Sensible heat thermal storage system for medium and high temperature CSP applications Dr. Manu K V Ongoing
7 Mixing Enhancement in Supersonic Combustors Using Pylon-Cavity Flame Holder IIST-Fasttrack Dr. Rajesh Sadanandan Ongoing
8 Influence of Compressibility and Stream wise Pressure gradient on Filim cooling performance IIST/ISRO Dr.Shine S R,Mr. J C Pisharady Ongoing
9 High- Speed unsteady flow past spiked blunt bodies IIST-Fasttrack Dr. Manoj T. Nair Ongoing
10 Investigation of wavy micro channel flow with nano fluids IIST/ISRO Dr.Shine S R,Dr. V S Sooraj ,Dr.Rajesh S,Mr.Deepak Kumar Agarwal Ongoing
11 Rocket Injector spray studies IIST Dr. V. Aravind  Ongoing
12 Laser sheet droplet sizing for spray studies IIST/ISRO Dr. V. Aravind Ongoing
13 Development of desktop type FDM based multi-jet 3D polymer printing system and allied research IIST/ISRO Dr. V. S. Sooraj,Dr.Praveen,Mr. Pradeep Ongoing
14 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
15 Experimental investigation of laminar burning velocity premixed ISROSENE/ AIR/ OXYGEN mixtures using freely expanding spherical flames IIST/ISRO Dr. C. Prathap Ongoing
16 Experimental and Numerical study of stationary flat flames IIST/ISRO Dr. C. Prathap  Ongoing
17 Studies on Crack propagation in composites by Micro Raman spectroscopy IIST/ISRO Dr. S. Anup  Ongoing
18 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
19 Design of interplanetary trajectories for specified planetary arrival condition IIST Dr. R. V. Ramanan Completed
20 Numerical simulation of turbulent reacting flows in semi cryogenic and tri- propellant engines. IIST Dr. M. Deepu, Dr. A. Salih  Completed
21 Design of autonomously walking humanoid robot IIST Prof. Kurien Issac, Mr. Sam K. Zachariah Completed
22 Development and Realization of a 3-D RANS CFD Code IIST Mr. Pankaj Priyadarshi Completed
23 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
24 Investigation of deployment of antenna for space application Ms. Roshina Babu, Prof. Kurien Issac Completed
25 Machining studies on aluminium alloy with silicon carbide particles reinforced metal composites(MMC) IIST Dr.K. Jayakumar Completed
26 Investigation of micro-patterning of surface in aerospace applications IIST Dr.Sooraj V S Completed
27 Investigation of traversability of wheeled rovers on uneven terrain IIST Mr. Sam Noble, Prof. Kurien Issac Completed
28 Whirling beam experiments for flapping wing Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs) IIST Prof. Kurien Issac, Dr. G. Rajesh Completed
29 Multi-objective, Multi-disciplinary design optimization of a semi-ballistic Re-entry vehicle using high fidelity heat flux Estimation IIST Mr. Pankaj Priyadarshi Completed
# Project Title Category Investigators Co-PI Status
1 Design and Implementation of a Compact Wideband Microstrip Patch Antenna. IIST/ISRO Dr. Chinmoy Saha Mr. KK Mukundan Ongoing
2 Study of Switching Topologies and Control Schemes for isolated DC-DC Power Converters IIST/ISRO Dr. Anindya Dasgupta Smt. Sajitha G, VSSC,Trivandrum Ongoing
3 SERB Extra Mural Research Funding Dr. Seena V Ongoing
4 Pervasive computing for disaster response IIST Dr. BS Manoj Ongoing
5 Development of MEMS Accelerometer with Ultra-Sensitive Transductions for Space Applications IIST/ISRO Dr. Seena V Ongoing
6 IIST Mesh Net: A Programmable Hybrid Wireless Mesh Network Testbed IIST Dr. BS Manoj Ongoing
7 Design and Analysis of passive and active optical waveguides for optical interconnects IIST Dr. Sooraj R Ongoing
8 Design of Autonomous walking Humanoid Robot IIST Sam Zachariah Ongoing
9 Decoupled Control Scheme for Dual Permanent Magnet Machine Actuators IIST Dr. R. Sudharshan Karthik Ongoing
10 Real time algorithms for track estimation for Multiobject Tracking Radar IIST/ISRO Dr. Vineeth B S Dr. Sai Gorthi Ongoing
11 Design and Implementation of Helmet Antennas IIST-Fasttrack Dr. Basudeb Ghosh Ongoing
12 Mars Orbiter Mission-2 payload proposal titled “Advanced Retarding Potential Analyzer for Martian Ionospheric Studies (ARIS) IIST/ISRO Dr. KM Ambili (ESS) Dr. R. Sudharshan Kaarthik, Dr. Anoop CS, Dr. Rajeecan PP Ongoing
13 Modelling and controller design for micro actuators IIST/ISRO Dr. N.Selvaganesan Mr.D.Venkittaraman / Mr.Raji George / Mr.Rajesh Ravi (LPSC) Ongoing
14 Optimal Scheduling and Routing of Packets over Delay Tolerant Hierarchical Interplanetary networks IIST Dr. B. S. Manoj Dr. Vineeth B. S Ongoing
15 Indo-US collaborative Research on Pervasive Computing for Disaster Response IIST Dr. B. S. Manoj Ongoing
16 MICRONet – Mobile Infrastructure for Coastal Region Offshore Communications & Networks IIST/ISRO Dr. B. S. Manoj Ongoing
17 Development and Analysis of Image Fusion Techniques for Satellite Images IIST Dr. Deepak Mishra Dr. Sarvesh Kumar Ongoing
18 Design and Development of Brushless DC Motor IIST/ISRO Dr. N.Selvaganeshan Shri M N Namboothiripad and Pradeep Kumar, VSSC,Trivandrum Ongoing
19 Object Based High Resolution Image Analysis for the Land Slide and Land Use Land Cover Classification’ IIST/ISRO Dr. Deepak Mishra, Dr. Tapas Martha Dr. RamaRao Ongoing
20 Research and Development of an Integrated Enterprise Network Security System IIST/ISRO Dr. B. S. Manoj B. Thanudas, VSSC, Trivandrum Ongoing
21 Developing of Virtual reality model for disaster simulation IIST Dr. Deepak Mishra Ongoing
22 Design and Development of High Performance Hydrogen Sensor for IPRC, Mahendragiri IIST/ISRO Dr. PK Basu Shri Basu Alaguvelu IPRC, Mahendragiri Ongoing
23 Flash ADC Design- IIST-SCL collaboration Project IIST/ISRO Dr. Sheebarani Dr. H.S.Jatana Ongoing
24 Fabrication and Characterization of Graphene Based RF Transistor IIST/ISRO Dr. PK Basu Shri Apurba Bhattacharya, SAC, Ahmedabad Ongoing
25 ASIC Design-SAR ADC IIST/ISRO Dr. Sheebarani Dr. H.S.Jatana, Mr.Mohammed Aseem Ongoing
26 Development of Tactile Sensor for Under Actuated Robotic Hand IIST/ISRO Dr. Priyadarsanam and Dr. Harsha Simha Ongoing
27 Triband (S/X/Ka) Monopulse Auto Tracking Feed for LEO satellites IIST/ISRO Dr. Basudeb Ghosh and Dr. Chinmoy Saha T Naga Sekhar , G Baig and Sandip Sankar Roy Ongoing
28 Decoder for CCSDS Recommended Turbo Codes IIST/ISRO Dr. R Lakshmi Narayanan Sri Thirupathirajan Sankaralingam Ongoing
29 Autonomous Landing System with Ground Penetrating Radar IIST Dr. S Chris Prema Dr. Thomas Kurian Completed
# Project Title Category Investigators Co-PI Status
1 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
2 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
3 Development of carbon foam –CMC sandwich composites IIST/ISRO Dr.K Prabhakaran Dr. P V Prabhakaran (VSSC) Dr. R Sreeja (VSSC) Ongoing
4 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
5 Functionalised N-Contraing Heterocycles as aurora kinase inhibitors-Computational design & library synthesis. IIST Dr. K. G .Sreejalekshmi Ongoing
6 Superionic conductor as electrolytes for all solid state lithium sulfur batteries IIST Dr. J. Mary Gladis Dr. Manuel Stephan (CSIR-CECRI) Ongoing
7 Plasma Functionalized CNT-Polymer Nancomposites for satellite structural Applicational IIST/ISRO Dr. N. Gomathi Dr. Prof. Kuruvilla Joseph Dr. C Gouri (VSSC) Ongoing
8 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
9 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
10 Flexible wiping substrate for SERS detection of explosives IIST/ISRO Dr. Jobin Cyriac Dr. Benny K George(VSSC) Bhuvaneswari S (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 Development of advanced retarding potential analyzer for Martian ionospheric studies (MOM-II payload) -- ARIS ISRO Dr. Ambili K. M. Dr. Anoop C S, Dr. Sudharshan Karrthik, Dr. Rajeevan Ongoing
2 A comprehensive study on crustal dichotomy and extensional tectonics in and around Valles Marineris, Mars ISRO-MOM-1 AO Dr. Rajesh V.J Ongoing
3 Spectral characterization and morphology of olivine-pyroxene-spinel bearing lithologies on Moon: implications for lunar endogenic processes ISRO-Chandrayaan-1 AO Dr. Rajesh V.J Ongoing
4 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
5 Radio continuum mapping of ionized emission associated with infrared (IR) bubbles. IIST Dr.Anandmayee Tej Dr.Sarita Vig Ongoing
6 Geological and spectral studies of terrestrial analogue rocks: Implications for Mars exploration. IIST Dr.Rajesh V J, Dr. Gnanappazham Ongoing
7 Development of a Stand-Alone Atmospheric Correction Module for Hyperspectral Data DST Dr Rama Rao Nidamanuri Ongoing
8 Integrating air and space borne spectroscopy and laser scanning to assess structural and functional characteristics of crops and field margin vegetation Department of Biotechnology Dr Rama Rao Nidamanuri & Dr Sunil Nautiyal (ISEC) Dr. A M Ramiya Ongoing
9 Spectral Biochemical Analysis of Forest Species using Hyperspectral Remote Sensing – A Case Study from Eastern Ghats Forest Ecosystems DST Dr Rama Rao Nidamanuri, Dr. Ramachandra Prasad, IIIT-Hyderabad Ongoing
10 Above ground volume/biomass estimation and validation using airborne S- and L-band NISAR data and radiative transfer modeling SAC Ahmedabad Dr Rama Rao Nidamanuri, Dr Smitha Ashok (All Saints College) Ongoing
11 Max Planck Partner Group for Galactic Star Formation Max Planck Society Dr. Jagadheep D. Ongoing
12 Improving the snow forecast of SASE using four dimensional variational data assimilation system DRDO Dr Govindan Kutty M Dr Sudhanshu Sekar Ongoing
13 Physics of radio bright Gamma Ray Burst Afterglows DST Dr Resmi L Dr Kuntal Misra (ARIES, Nainital) Ongoing
14 Deep crustal processes during the evolution of archaean Nilgiri block, southern India MoES Dr.Sajeev Krishnan (CEaS, IISc Bangalore) Dr. Rajesh V J Ongoing
15 A study on the effects of ionospheric variabilities on the usability of NavIC/GAGAN using observations and models SAC, ISRO Dr. Ambili K.M. Dr. Priyadharshanam Ongoing
16 Continental construction of the Altaids (Central Asian orogenic belt) compared to actualistic examples from the Western Pacific. IGCP Dr. Rajesh V.J (Participating Member) Completed
17 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
18 Paleogeographic reconstruction: Development of a new GIS based methodology IISc-ISRO STC Dr.Sajeev Krishnan (CEaS, IISc Bangalore) Dr. Rajesh v J Completed
19 Estimation of tropical forest biophysical parameters using UV and NIR JAXA/ NIES/ MoE (Japan) Dr. Rama Rao Nidamanuri Dr. A. M. Ramiya Completed
20 Multi-wavelength study of massive star forming regions IIST Dr.Anandmayee Tej Completed
21 Star formation in yough Galactic clusters associated with massive stars IIST Dr.Sarita Vig Dr.Anandmayee Tej Completed
22 Evaluation of the potential of hyperspectral remote sensing for species level classification and biophysical characterization of mangroves of Bhitarkanika National Park, Orissa IIST Dr. Gnanappazham L Completed
23 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) Completed
24 Aerosol - cloud intraction under varying meteorological conditions. IIST Dr. M V Ramana Closed
25 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) Closed
# Project Title Category Investigators Co-PI Status
1 Assessment of Contribution of IIST Alumni in ISRO Progammes IIST/ISRO Dr. V Ravi and Dr. Gigy J Alex Ongoing
2 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
3 A Study on Creative Writers and Artists in Dept of Space IIST-Fasttrack Dr. Gigy J. Alex Completed
4 Violence Against Women In Kerala Police Dept & Indian Social Institute, New Delhi Dr. Lekshmi V Nair Completed
5 Women in New Profession- A Study of Women in the Tourism Industry in Kerala ICSSR Dr. Lekshmi V Nair Completed
6 Longevity - A study of Women Living Beyond 90yrs UGC Dr. Lekshmi V Nair Completed
7 Long Term Living in Institutions: A Study Of Elderly In Selected Old Age Homes Of Kerala UGC Dr. Lekshmi V Nair Completed
8 Feedback Study on RCI Edusat Network of North, South and West Region IIST/ISRO Dr. Lekshmi V Nair, Dr. Shaijumon CS DECU-ISRO Completed
9 Perspective study of Telemedicine Mobile Van Utilisation IIST/ISRO Dr. Lekshmi V Nair, Dr. Shaijumon CS DECU-ISRO Completed
10 Study of select issues of New Product Development in R&D context in space technologies IIST Dr. Ravi V Completed
11 Hauni: Developing Communicative English Software for IIST student IIST Dr. Babitha Justin Completed
12 Local links and Impacts: The Role of ISRO Village Resource Centers in Regional Development IIST Dr. Shaijumon CS 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 Suraface Engineeering techniques for improving the life and performance of ball bearings in ISRO spacecraft mechanisms IIST/ISRO Jinesh K.B Rejith S(IISU) Ongoing
2 Development of surface discharge spark plugs IIST/ISRO Jinesh K.B Assiz M.P (LPSC) Ongoing
3 Development of Laser ignition systems IIST/ISRO Jinesh K.B Prathap C (IIST), Assiz M.P (IISU) Ongoing
4 To investigate the growth and local electronic properties of two dimensional stanene on transition metal dichalcogenide (TMDC) and on topological insulator surfaces by LEED,STM and STS UGC-DAE-CSR-Indore Kuntala Bhattacharjee Sudipta Roy Barman Ongoing
5 Investigating the nano material based exosome sensor for cancer Department of Biotechnology Palash Kumar Basu, Kuntala Bhattacharjee,Suparna Sengupta Ongoing
6 Study of dynamics using Solid State NMR SERB-DST Jayanthi S NCL Pune Ongoing
7 Study of spectral anomalies in optical fields with uncorrelated and correlated spectra and applications DST Dinesh N. Naik Ongoing
8 Optical interferometry based sensor for structural displacement/deformation measurement of materials IIST-Fasttrack Dinesh N Naik Ongoing
9 Comprehensive stationary plasma thruster diagnostics instrumentation IIST/ISRO Umesh Kadhane Ongoing
10 Controlled synthesis of coherence polarization of light and its application in optical imaging IIST Rakesh Kumar Singh Ongoing
11 Mathematical modeling of stationary plasma thruster IIST/ISRO Sudheesh chethil Ongoing
12 Investigation of excited state dynamics of isolated molecular ions IIST Umesh Kadhane Completed
13 Polymer nanocomposites for electronic and photonic applications IIST Pramod Gopinath Honey John Completed
14 Electronic manipulation of surface plasmon polaritons in graphene IIST-Fasttrack Jinesh K.B Completed