STC New Proposals

2019 - New Research Proposals Under ISRO-IITK for FY(2019-20)

Research proposals submitted to ISRO Respond center

Sr.No. Project Title Project Investigator
1.

Brazing of Ultra High Temperature HfB2-ZrB2 Based Ceramics.

Prof. Kantesh Balani

Department of Materials Science & Engineering

2.

Phase-field modelling of microstructure evolution in Ti-6Al-4V alloy during annealing.

Prof. Rajdip Mukherjee

Department of Materials Science & Engineering

3.

Development of solid electrolyte based sodium-sulfur battery.

Prof. Shobit Omar

Department of Material Science and Engineering

4.

Investigation of Combustion Characteristics of Carbon Coated Aluminum Nanoparticles.

Prof. Vaibhav Arghode

Department of Aerospace Engineering

5.

Feasibility study of fs-laser annealed Type-II strained superlattice (T2SL) pixel isolation of Photodiode Array for MIR application.

Prof. Utpal Das

Department of Electrical
Engineering

6.

Feedback Controller Synthesis for Safety-Critical Cyber-Physical Systems.

Prof. Indranil Saha

Department of Computer Science
and Engineering

7.

Signal Processing and Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access (NOMA) Communication For Internet of Things (IoT) Applications in Space Technology.

Prof. Vipul Arora

Department of Electrical Engineering

8.

Millimeter Wave (mmWave) and Massive MIMO Communication Technologies for Space Applications

Prof. Aditya K. Jagannatham

Department of Electrical Engineering

9.

Biomechanical Aspects of Plant and Root Growth in Microgravity Environments

Prof. Anurag Gupta

Department of Mechanical Engineering

10.

Novel numerical modelling tool development for composites damage analysis

Prof. Supratik Mukhopadhyay

Department of Mechanical Engineering

11.

SPIRIIT: A Post-Processing System for NavIC Signals for HighPrecision Applications

Prof. Salil Goel

Department of Civil Engineering

12.

Unsteady Aero-thermal Analysis of a Film Cooled Dual Bell Nozzle through LES

Prof. Subrata Sarkar

Department of Mechanical Engineering

13.

Large Eddy Simulation (LES) Solver for Aerospace Applications

Prof. Subrata Sarkar

Department of Mechanical Engineering

14.

Influence of Periodic and Quasi-periodic Structures on the Performance of GHz Antenna

Prof. R.Vijaya

Department of Physics

15.

Entropy noise generation in supersonic rocket engines

Prof. Akhilesh Mimani

Department of Mechanical Engineering

16.

Experimental identification of laminar to turbulent transition and separation locations using in-house made temperature sensitive paint in wings and launch vehicles

Prof. Sathesh Mariappan

Department of Aerospace Engineering

17.

Technical Feasibility Study of Laser Ignition of KeroseneOxygen Propellant Combination for Rocket Engine Application

Prof. Avinash K. Agarwal

Department of Mechanical Engineering

18.

Shock Wave Interaction with Granular Beds

Prof. Sanjay Kumar

Department of Aerospace Engineering

19.

Early Warning System for Detection of Landslide and Avalanche Using Microwave Doppler RADAR Imaging Methodology

Prof. M. Jaleel Akhtar

Department of Electrical Engineering

20.

Orbital Decay Analysis of Space Debris at High Altitudes.

Prof. Rakesh Kumar

Department of Aerospace Engineering

21.

Characterization of Aerodynamic Coefficients for Non-spherical Bodies in Free Molecular Regime for Space Applications

Prof. Rakesh Kumar

Department of Aerospace Engineering

22.

Non-circular and asymmetric jets in cross flow

Prof. Aditya Saurabh

Department of Mechanical Engineering

23.

Development of a coupled machine learning based approach for origami inspired deployable multi-functional metamaterials

Prof. Tanmoy Mukhopadhyay

Department of Aerospace Engineering

24.

Forward Error Control (FEC) Schemes for High Data Rate Optical Communications

Prof. Adrish Banerjee

Department of Electrical Engineering

25.

Experimental Investigation of Leading Edge Bluntness on Heat Transfer Rate and Flow Unsteadiness in Shock-Induced Boundary Layer Separation in a Scramjet Intake

Prof. Mohammed Ibrahim. S

Department of Aerospace Engineering

26.

Surface Engineered Multi-Modal Boron Nitride-Polymer Composites for Enhanced Thermal Conductivity

Prof. Niraj Sinha

Department of Mechanical Engineering

27.

Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Z - pinned Unidirectional Laminated Composite Structures

Prof. P. M. Mohite

Department of Aerospace Engineering

28.

Probing the role of Gram-negative bacterial cell wall in their survival and development of antibiotic-resistance during spaceflight

Prof. Manabendra Chandra

Department of Chemistry

29.

Electric field assisted ceramic coating to prevent metal oxidation and softening at high temperatures

Prof. Shikhar Krishn Jha

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

30.

Effect of lensing phenomenon on doped fiber for high power lasers

Prof. Debabrata Goswami

Department of Chemistry

31.

Synthesis of pure LaB6 via solid state metallothermic reduction(Ca/Mg/Al + B2O3 + La2O3/LaCl3) and subsequent making of hollow tube of LaB6

Prof. Kallol Mondal

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

32.

Satellite Imagery for Geolocalization and Trajectory Optimization of UAVs

Prof. Ketan Rajawat

Department of Electrical Engineering

 







2018 - Approved Research Proposals Under ISRO-IITK for FY(2018-19)

9 Research proposals were approved in JPC 2018

Sr.No. Project Title Project Investigator
1.

Development of Product Based on High Entropy Alloys for Space Technology Application.

Prof. Krishanu Biswas

Department of Materials Science & Engineering

2.

Experimental and numerical investigation of aerospike nozzles for effective propulsion systems.

Prof. Rakesh Kumar

Department of Aerospace Engineering

3.

Conformal, Transparent and Lightweight Microwave Absorbers for Ground and Space Applications.

Prof. Kumar Vaibhav Srivastav

Department of Electrical Engineering

4.

Development and Evaluation of Multiscale CNT/polymer composites.

Prof. Sumit Basu

Department of Mechanical Engineering

5.

Synthesis and Characterization Al-B and Al-B4C alloys as Fuel in Solid Propellant.

Prof. Sudhanshu Shekhar Singh

Department of Material Science & Engineering

6.

Hydrogen Storage and Delivery System Based on Inexpensive Industrially Scalable Hybrids.

Prof. Anandh Subramaniam

Materials Science & Engineering

7.

Investigation of optical properties of metallic thin films mirrors by low energy plasma (ion) irradiation for space applications.

Prof. Sudeep Bhattacharjee

Department of Physics

8.

Investigation of near and far field acoustics due to the jet impingement on the flame deflector during rocket lift-off.

Prof. Ashoke De

Department of Aerospace Engineering

9.

Development of Reconfigurable Flat-panel Metasurface Antenna.

Prof. Deepak Gupta

Department of Materials Science & Engineering

2018

Ongoing Project(2018 New Projects) under Space Technology Cell

Sr.No. Project Title Project Investigator
1.

Shape Memory Alloys actuated Mechanically Active Reconfigurable light weight PEEK material based parabolic reflector for active control on RF patterns for High Frequency Micro / Nano Spacecraft Applications.

Prof. Bishakh Bhattacharya

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

2.

PDK Development and modeling support for ISRO’s GaN HEMT Technology.

Prof. Yogesh Singh Chauhan

Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

3.

Development of novel thermoelectric power generator for waste heat recovery in space.

Prof. Tanmoy Maiti

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

4.

Impact Melt Cover on Central Peaks of Lunar Impact Craters: Evaluating its Implications for Deriving Sub-surface Mineralogy using data from Chandrayaan-1 & other recent lunar missions

Prof. Deepak Dhingra

Department of Earth Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

5.

Optical characterization of wetlands from Earth Observations.

Prof. Rajiv Sinha

Department of Earth Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

6.

Integration of spectral and spatial information for hyperspectral image classification.

Prof. Onkar Dikshit

Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

7.

Parallel Electro-Magnetic Solver for Microwave, Infrared, and Optical applications (MIO-PEMS).

Prof. Mahendra K. Verma

Department of Department of Physics
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

8.

Detectability of Critical Delamination in Composite Space Components: Vibration-based Approach.

Prof. Samit Ray Chaudhuri

Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

9.

Design of polymer nanocomposites based wideband microwave absorbers for stealth and electromagnetic shielding applications.

Prof. M Jaleel Akhtar

Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

10.

Modeling and Simulation of LOX- CH4 (semi-cryogenic) Combustion.

Prof. Malay K. Das

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

11.

Numerical Study of Flow-Thermal Response of a High Speed Vehicle with Ablative/Non-ablative Thermal Protection System.

Prof. Rakesh Kumar

Department of Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

12.

Microstructure and Texture Analysis of Hot Forged Ti-6Al-4V Alloy.

Prof. Nilesh P. Gurao

Department of Materials Science and Engineeing
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

13.

Development of High Entropy Metal Diboride for Ultrahigh Temperature Application.

Prof. Krishanu Biswas

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

14.

Integrating Lithium Oxychloride Based Solid State Electrolytes with Carbon Encapsulated Si/Ge Anodes and Li-Excess NMC Cathodes for Advanced Lithium Ion Batteries

Prof. Raj Ganesh S. Pala

Department of Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

15.

Development of ultrasmall bimetallic oxide nanoclusters (e.g. NiCo2O4, MnCo2O4, NiMoO4, CoMoO4, and MnMoO4) for high performance non-aqueous/aqueous asymmetric electrochemical supercapacitor.

Prof. Sri Sivakumar

Department of Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

16.

Numerical investigation of a kerosene-fuelled scramjet combustor using RANS based flamelet model.

Prof. Santanu De

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

17.

Molecular size and mass sensitive Ultrasensitive Thermal Spectrometer Application.

Prof. Debabrata Goswami

Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

18.

Stabilization of a 3D Platform for Space Applications Against Rolling and Pitching Excitations.

Prof. Nachiketa Tiwari

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

19.

Characterization and Modeling of Membranes for Inflatable Space Structures.

Prof. G.M. Kamath

Department of Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

20.

Numerical and Experimental Framework for Laser Based Additive Manufacturing of High-Performance Aerospace Parts of Inconel 718 and Ti Alloys.

Prof. Arvind Kumar

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

2017

New Proposals under Space Technology Cell

Project Investigator Department

Prof. Abhijit Kushari

Department of Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Prof. Aditya K. Jagannatham

Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Prof. K Mondal

Department of Materials Science & Engineeing
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Prof. Kamal K. Kar

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Prof. Kaustubh Kulkarni

Department of Materials Science & Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Prof. Ketan Rajawat

Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Prof. Ashok De

Department of Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Prof. Bishakh Bhattacharya

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Prof. Nilesh Prakash Gurao

Department of Materials Science & Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Prof. Santanu De

Department Of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Prof. Shantanu Bhattacharya

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Prof. Shashank Shekhar

Department of Materials Science & Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Prof. R.Vijaya

Department of Physics
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur