Research at Department of Sciences

Chemistry Projects
Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Modified Peptide Nucleic Acids Having Electrochemical/Fluorescent Markers
PI: Dr. Prasanna Ramani
Sponsor: DST – FAST TRACK
Duration of the Project: 3 years

Synthesis of Intermediate Analogues for Biologically Active Molecule
PI: Dr. Prasanna Ramani
Sponsor: Aventis Pharma Ltd
Duration of the Project: 1 year

Synthesis, Characterization and Liquid Crystalline Properties of Ligand Bridged Dicobaloximes
PI: Dr. R. Yamuna
Sponsor: DBT
Duration of the Project: 3 years

Electrodeposition of Al-Li Alloys For Cryo And Space Application
PI: Dr. T.G. Satheesh Babu, Prof. T. Ramachandran and Dr. M. Sivadhayanithy
Sponsor: ISRO, Trivandrum
Duration of the Project: 2 years

Development of Novel Carbon-Inherently Conducting Polymer (CICP) and C-ICP-Metal Nanocomposites with Unusually High Conductivity and Processability for Microwave Absorption
PI: Dr. Nikhil Kothurkar, Dr. T. G. Satheesh Babu
Sponsor: DRDO
Duration of the Project: 3 years

Development and Fabrication of Non-enzymatic Electrochemical Glucose Biosensors and Fabrication of Glucometer
PI: Dr. T.G. Satheesh Babu and Prof. T. Ramachandran
Sponsor: DBT
Duration of the Project: 3 years

Total Synthesis of Modified Benzophenanthridines – A Preliminary Anti-Cancer Study
PI: Dr. Prasanna Ramani
Sponsor: Heutrey Petrochem India Pvt. Ltd
Duration of the Project: 1 year

Physics Projects

Nanostructured Thin Films of Composites Synthesized by Spray Coating Technique For Corrosion and Wear Resistance Applications
PI: Dr. M. Sivakumar
Co-PI: Dr. A. Uma Maheswari, Dr. S. Saravana Kumar
Sponsor: DRDO
Duration of the Project: 3 years

Nanostructured Biodegradable Coating On Magnesium Alloys for Biomedical Applications
PI: Dr. M. Karthega
Sponsor: DST
Duration of the Project: 3 years

SPONSORED PROJECTS

  • “Development and Fabrication of Non-enzymatic Electrochemical Glucose Biosensors and Fabrication of Glucometer”
  • “Development of Lab-on-a-chip for the monitoring of Diabetes, Cholesterol and kidney function”
  • “Nano structured thin films of composites synthesized by spray coating technique for corrosion and wear resistance applications”
  • “Nano structured coatings of biodegradable material on Mg alloy for biomedical applications”
  • “Synthesis, Characterization and Liquid Crystalline Studies of dicobaloximes”
  • “Design and Synthesis of Peptide Nucleic Acids (PNA, artificial DNA) having makers for easy recognition of PNA-DNA binding”
  • Synthesis of Biologically active compounds

SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS

  • DBT
  • DST
  • DRDO
  • ISRO
  • CSIR
  • Heurtey Petrochem
  • Aventis Pharma