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List of Completed/Ongoing Research Projects of Department of Physics, IIT (BHU) [Last Ten years]


Sr.
No.

Title

Period

Funding
Agency

Amount
(in lakhs of Rs.)

Co-ordinator


1.
Preparation and Characterization of Alkaline Earth Co-doped Lanthanum Gallate for Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Electrolyte Materials.
2010-2013
DST (Under FAST Track Scheme), New Delhi
13,50,000/-
Dr. P. Singh

2.
Development of New Electrolyte Materials with Optimized Electrical / Ionic
Conductivity for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
2013-2016
Naval Research Board (NRB) DRDO, New Delhi
24,72,360/-
Dr. P. Singh
3.
Dynamics of Ions in Tellurite Glasses of Variable Composition
2013-2016
HRDG-CSIR, New Delhi
20,64,250/-
Dr. P. Singh
4.
Development of SrTiO3 based anode materials for Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
2015-2018
BRNS, Mumbai
29,74,400/-
Dr. P. Singh
5.
Observation of change over from heavy fermion metallic state to a superconducting state
2009-2012
DST, New Delhi
32.35
Dr. S. Chatterjee
6.
A systematic investigation on the transport and magnetic properties
of LiV (Cu1-xVx)O4:
A change-over from multiferroic to heavy fermion metallic state
2010-13
CSIR, New Delhi
19.50
Dr. S. Chatterjee
7.
A systematic study on the correlation between structural, magnetic and electrical properties of multiferroic Cd1-xAxV2O4 and Bi(Mn1-xAx)O3
[A=Fe, Co, Ni] both in bulk and Nano phases.

2014-2017
BRNS, Mumbai
19.28
Dr. S. Chatterjee
8.
Analysis and Applications of Different Quasi-Periodic Photonic Band Gap Structures of Different Materials and Grading Profiles.
2011-2014
DST, New Delhi
13.08
Dr. P.C. Pandey
9.
Synthesis and Characterization of Nano-sized Powders of BaTi1-xSnxO3 (0 ≤ x ≤ 1.0) System for Multifunctional Applications
July, 2012 -July,2015
DRDO, New Delhi
26.00
Dr. Shail Upadhyay
10.
Study of MHD Waves and Instabilities in Localised Solar Jet.
2014-2016
Royal Society, UK, Fund was with UK PI at SheffieldUniversity

12,000 GBP; Approx 11 Lakh
Co-I & Indian Counterpart : Dr. A.K. Srivastava; UK PI : Prof. R.Erdelyi
11.
Indo-Bulgarian Project entitled “
Study of Waves and Eruptive Phenomena in the Solar Atmosphere”
2013-2016
DST, India- Bulgarian Funding Agency
Approx. 13.50 Lakh
Bulgarian PI: Prof. Ivan Zhelyazkov; Indian PI : Dr. Ramesh Chandra; Indian co-PI : Dr. A.K. Srivastava
12.
Study of the role of magnetic fields in the flaring and eruptive reasons of the solar atmosphere
2014-2016
DST-RFBR Project;INT/RFBR/P‐165) with Dr. B.P. Filippov, IZMIRAN, Russia. Indian PI : Dr. W. Uddin, ARIES, Nainital
Approx. 10.00 lakhs
Dr. A.K. Srivastava (Co-I)
13.
VLF-Global-Network Project
(http://vlf-data.ifz.ru/index.html).
2014-2019
VLF-Global-Network
Project
International Grant from interred equipments
Prof. B.N. Dwivedi, PI
Dr. A.K. Srivastava (Co-I)
14.
Observation and modelling of solar transients and space whether candidates
2015-2018
SERB-DST Project under Young Scientist Scheme; 2015
1st year budget 2016-17, 5.92 lakhs
Dr. A.K. Srivastava (PI)
15.
MHD waves in the solar atmosphere and refined magneto seismology
2015-2018
RESPOND/ISRO
24.23 lakhs
Dr. A.K. Srivastava (PI)
Prof.
B.N. Dwivedi (Co-I)
16.



Study of magnetospheric wave-particle interaction, aurora, airglow and conductivities on planets and their satellites
2016-2019
ISRO-PLANEX
38.03 lakhs
Prof. R. P. Singhal (Co-PI), Prof. O. N. Singh
(Co-PI) & Prof. D. Giri (PI)
17.
Protein folding, unfolding and misfolding
2016-2021
Ramanujan Fellowship, DST-SERB, India
38 lakhs
Dr. Avanish Singh Parmar
18.
Dissecting the role of intramolecular and intermolecular protein-protein interactions for the formation of Amyloid Fibrils
2015-2018
DST-SERB
25.32 lakhs
Dr. Avanish Singh Parmar
19.
Magnetization Dynamics of Antiferromagnetic Nanoparticles
arranged on the Geometrically-Frustrated Arrays
2013-2018
DST (Inspire Programme),
New Delhi
35 Lakhs
Dr. Sunil Kumar Mishra
20.
Magnetohydrodynamic Waves and Plasma Dynamics in Quiet-Sun and Coronal Holes
2015-2018
National Polsih Science Foundation, Poland, Fund is with PI Prof. K. Murawaski UMCS, Dublin, Poland
620 100,00 PLN
Prof. K. Murawski (PI); Dr. A.K. Srivastava (co-I); Prof. Z.E. Musielak (co-I)
21.
Computational Modelling of Novel Materials for Efficient, Robust Organic Solar Photovoltaic Cells
2014-2019
DST (Inspire Programme),
New Delhi
35.00
Dr. Neha Agnihotri
22.
Understanding Structure and Dynamics of the ISM.
2013-2018
DST (Inspire Programme),
New Delhi
35.00
Dr. P. Dutta
23.
Equilibrium and non-equilibrium XY-mode & a comparative study
2013-2018
DST (Inspire Programme),
New
Delhi
35.00
Dr. S. Mishra
24.
Thermalization and non-equilibrium Dynamics in Quantum Systems

2016-2021
Ramanujan Fellowship, DST-SERB, India
38.00
Dr. R. Singh
25.
Rare-earth doped luminescent Nanostructure for imaging & photovoltaic
applications
2013-2017
DST(Inspire programme), New Delhi
35.00
Dr. S.K. Singh