Projects & Patents

Sponsored Research Projects (Completed / In Progress)

22. Structure and mechanical properties of ultra-fine grained Cu-Cr/Cu-Cr-Zr-Ti alloy processed by equal channel angular processing (2018) Principal Investigator

Project Status : On going

Proposed duration : Two and half years (2018-2021)

Funding agency and total cost : ISRO-RESPOND, Rs.20.00 lakhs.

 21. Development of Nano-Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Ferritic / Martensitic Steels by Spark Plasma Sintering and Study their High Temperature Properties (2016) Principal Investigator

Project Status : On going

Proposed duration : Four years (2016-2020)

Funding agency and total cost : DST-EMEQ, Rs.35.00 lakhs.

20. Development Nano-structured Magnesium Silicide Thermo-electric materials by Spark Plasma Sintering and Evaluation of Electric Power Generation from Thermal Systems (2016) Principal Investigator

Project Status : On going

Proposed duration : Three years (2016-2019)

Funding agency and total cost : DST- Nano mission, Rs.25.00 lakhs.

19. Mechano-chemical Synthesis of Nanostructured Magnesium Silicide Thermo-electric materials by Spark Plasma Sintering (2015) Principal Investigator

Project Status : On going

Proposed duration : Three years (2015 – 2018)

Funding agency and total cost : CSIR, Rs.15.00 lakhs.

18. Synthesis and characterization of SiGe thermo-electric materials by high energy ball milling and Spark Plasma Sintering (2017) Principal Investigator

Project Status : Completed

Proposed duration : Three years (2014 – 2017)

Funding agency and total cost : MHRD, Rs.52.00 lakhs.

17. Development of Nanostructured SiGe thermo-electric materials by high energy ball milling and Spark Plasma Sintering (2014) Principal Investigator

Project Status : Completed

Proposed duration : Three years (2014-2017)

Funding agency and total cost : ISRO-RESPOND, Rs.18.00 lakhs.

16. Nanostructured TiAl Intermetallic Compounds by Spark Plasms Sintering and Their Structure-Property Correlation (2013) Principal Investigator

Project Status : Completed

Proposed duration : Three years (2013-2016)

Funding agency and total cost : CSIR, Rs.39.00 lakhs.

15. Consolidation of Mechanically Alloyed Aluminium Nanocomposites by Equal Channel Angular Extrusion Pressing (2012) Co-PI

Project Status : Completed

Proposed duration : Three years (2012 – 2015)

Funding agency and total cost : DST, Rs.39.00 lakhs.

14. Development of Magnesium -Lithium Alloy and study its structure-property (2012) Principal Investigator

Project Status : Completed

Proposed duration : Three years (2012 – 2015)

Funding agency and total cost : ARDB, Rs.38.00 lakhs.

13. Development of Ti3SiC2 Intermetallic Compound by Spark Plasma Sintering (2012) Principal Investigator

Project Status : Completed

Proposed duration : Two years (2012-2014)

Funding agency and total cost : DST, Rs.25.00 lakhs.

12. Development of Nano and Amorphous Magnesium based Multi-component alloys through MA for Energy Applications. (2011) Principal Investigator

Project Status : completed

Proposed duration : Three years

Funding agency and total cost : CSIR, Rs.15.00 lakhs.

11. Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials for Engineering Applications. (2009) Sponsored by (Co- Investigator)

Project Status : completed

Proposed duration : Three years

Funding agency and total cost : DST (Nano Mission) Rs.5.7232 Crore

10. Development of Magnesium-Scandium Alloys and their Structure-Property Correlation. (2009) Principal Investigator

Project Status : completed

Proposed duration : Three years

Funding agency and total cost : AR &DB (DRDO), Rs.26.292 lakhs

9. Development of Nano and Metastable Magnesium based Multi-component alloys through MA for Hydrogen Storage Applications. (2008) Principal Investigator

 Project Status : completed

Proposed duration : Three years

Funding agency and total cost : MNRE, Rs.23.59 lakhs.

8. Development of Al-Si/graphite Composites by Stir Casting Method

Project Status : completed

Proposed duration : Three years

Funding agency and total cost : IE(India), Rs. 75,000/-

7. Student Projects for “Synthesis and Characterization of Al-Ni-Zr system by Mechanical Alloying”(2003) and “Development of Iron based Multicomponent and Nano dispersed Bulk Metallic Glasses by Mechanical Alloying” (2006) sponsored by Tamilnadu Government Science and Technology.

6. Development of Nanostructure and Bimodal Nanostructured Aluminium Alloys by Severe Plastic Deformation.

Project Status : completed

Proposed duration : Three years

Funding agency and total cost : DRDO, 25.85 Lakhs

5. Development of Iron based Multicomponent Bulk Metallic Glasses through Mechanical Alloying. Principal Investigator

Project Status : completed

Proposed duration : Three years

Funding agency and total cost : DST, 24.64 Lakhs 

4. Development of Cu-Cr in-situ composites for high Strength, High Conductivity Applications by Mechanical Alloying Principal Investigator

Project Status : Completed

Proposed duration : Three years

Funding agency and total cost : DST, 8.16 Lakhs

3. Studies on Sintering Behaviour of Tungsten Nanocomposites prepared by Mechanical Alloying

Project Status : Completed

Proposed duration : Three and half years

Funding agency and total cost : MHRD, 9.00 Lakhs

2. Development of High Performance Ti-Al Intermetallic Composites through Mechanical Alloying. Co- Investigator

Project Status : Completed

Completed-duration, period : Three Years

Funding agency and total cost : DRDO, 25.00 Lakhs 

1. Development of High Strength Aluminium Alloys for High Temperature Applications through Mechanical Alloying Principal Investigator 

Project Status : Completed

Completed-duration, period : Three Years

Funding agency and total cost : MHRD, 7.00 Lakhs