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Faculty Specialization / areas of research

Details of Faculty members supervising the Programme and Research and details of their qualifications.


 

 

Sl. No.

Name of the Faculty

Designation

Year of Ph.D. and the University

Specialization / areas of research

No. of Ph.D's Guided

No. of Ph.D's On-going

1

Dr. R.N. Saha

Senior Professor & Shri B. K. Birla & Smt. Sarala Birla Chair Professor

 BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, India

Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics,    Nano particlulate Drug Delivery Systems, Buccal Delivery Systems, Ocular Delivery Systems, Oral Novel Drug Delivery Systems,    Pharmacokinetics, Bioavailability and Biodistribution Studies,  Pharmaceutical Analysis, Computer Aided Drug Design

16

8

2

Dr. Thomas T.G.

Professor

1996, I.I.T. Bombay, India

Speech processing for hearing impaired; Communication Theory.

1

-

3

Dr. Vadivel S.

Professor

 1988, I.I.T. Chennai, India.

Web Services & Security; Enterprise Java applications; Pervasive Computing applied to Hospital Management System; Semantic web and web services; Windows and J2ME enabled mobile applications;

2

2

4

Dr. C. Periasamy

Professor

1992, Case Western Reserve University, USA.

Multiphase flows, Laser optical diagnostics in fluid flow, Turbulent flows, Renewable Energy.

-

2

5

Dr. D. J. Shariff

Professor

1987, Madras University, India

Environmental Biotechnology; Studies on photoreception; Ethological studies; Studies on nutritional values of animal tissues.

2

-

6

Dr. Priti Bajpai

Professor

1991- Lucknow University, India

Approximation Theory.

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-

7

Dr. R. Roopkumar

Professor

1992, Anna University, India.

Crystal Growth, Biomaterials, Nanotechnology.

2

-

8

Dr. Ajit Pratap Singh

Professor

 2002, BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, India

 Surface and Ground Water Quality Modeling, Mathematical Modeling and Simulation, Stochastic and Fuzzy based Water Resources Engineering and Management, Pavement Management Systems, Soft Computing 

2

4

9

Dr. S. Karthiyayini

Professor

1995, University of Madras, India.

Deep inelastic scattering of leptons on nucleons; Ultrasonic studies on molecular interactions of liquid mixtures; Elastic constants of nanomaterials using ultrasonic interferometer;

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-

10

Dr. Anand Kumar

Professor

1990, Rice University, Houston, TX, U.S.A.

VLSI Design/Testing/Architectures, Microsystems; Telecom, Cloud, ICT; Project/Technology/Innovation Management.

-

3

11

Dr. B Muralidharan

Professor

1997, Alagappa University, India.

Electroorganic; Environmental Chemistry; Textile Chemistry;

9

1

12

Dr. K Kumar

 Professor

2000, Bharathiar University, India.

Magnetohydro dynamics, Non-linear convection in cavities.

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-

13

Dr. K.K. Singh

 Professor

1997, Banaras Hindu University, India.

Quark Gluona Plasma, MEMS/NEMS based Sensors, Nanoscience

3

14

Dr. R. Karthikeyan

Professor

2000, Annamalai University, India

Materials and manufacturing, Composite materials, Computer Aided Engineering, Modelling, Simulation & Control

4

3

15

Dr. Chattopadhyay A. B.

 Professor

 1999, I.I.T, Kharagpur, India.

Electrical Machines and Drives; Power Electronics and Electromagnetic Fields and Waves, Control Systems  and Power Systems

1

3

16

Dr. Neeru Sood

 Professor

1998, Punjab Agricultural University-Ludhiana , India.

Agricultural Biotechnology , Bioremediation ,Development of Bio-sensors,Nanoparticle synthesis

1

2

17

Dr. Shazi Shah Jabeen

Professor

1993, Aligarh Muslim University, India.

Phonology, Language Teaching Methods (Applied Linguistics), Middle East History, Business/ Technical Communication.

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-

18

Dr. Vijayakumar B.

 Professor

2001 .BITS, Pilani, India.

Distributed Database Systems; Component Based Software Development; Web Mining Algorithms, Multimedia Information Retrieval

2

2

19

Dr.R.Udaya Kumar

 Professor

2001, Bharathidasan University, India.

Internal combustion Engines, Automobile Engineering, Alternate fuels, Renewable energy, Emission control, Heat and mass transfer.

3

1

20

Dr. A. Somasundaram

Associate Professor

2001, M. S University, India.

Domination Theory.

-

-

21

Dr. Bharat Bhushan Gulyani

Associate Professor

1999, University of  Roorkee, India.

Process systems engineering, heat transfer, fluid engineering, process optimization.

-

-

22

Dr. Gokhale Trupti Swarup

Associate Professor

2002, Goa University, India.

Biodegeadable plastics, Bioremediation, Development of Biosensors, Synthesis of metal nanoparticles.

-

-

23

Dr. S. Ramachandran

Associate Professor

2008, BITS Pilani, India.

Environmental Biotechnology,  Microalgal biodiversity, Photobioreactors, Carbon capture and sequestration, Agroforestry

-

1

24

Dr. Geetha

Associate Professor

2000, I. I. T. Chennai, India.

Air, Water and Soil Pollutant analysis and control; Desalination and electrochemical water treatment studies.

-

-

25

Dr. Mary Lourde R.

Associate Professor

1997, I.I.Sc. Bangalore, India

Power Electronics & Drives, Digital Signal Processing, Applications of Image Processing, Digital Electronics and VLSI Design.

-

3

26

Dr. Kavitha S. Jerath

Associate Professor

1989, University of Rajasthan, India.

EXAFS and XANES study of local ordering in metallic glasses like Fe-B, Cu- Zr systems and superconducting materials like YBaCu system.

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-

27

Dr. M.V.N. Sankaram

Associate Professor

1997, Andhra University, India.

Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics Analysis of machinery, Machine Design, Kinematics of machines, Vibrations.

-

-

28

Dr. Maneesha Bhagchandani

Associate Professor

2001, Lucknow University, India.

Sample surveys

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-

29

Dr. Jagadish Nayak

Associate Professor

2009, National Institute of Tech., India.

Medical Image Processing and Communication.

-

1

30

Dr. T K. Datta

Associate Professor

1992, Jadavpur University, India.

Mathematical Modelling of Inventory Systems.

1

-

31

Dr. Vijaya Ilango

Associate Professor

1995, Anna University, India.

Heterogeneous catalysis, Studies on pillared clay catalysts, Environmental Chemistry. 

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-

32

Dr.A.Srinivasa Rao

Associate Professor

2005, BITS, Pilani, India

HRM, Oraganisational Behaviour, Leadership Development.

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-

33

Dr.  Raja Muthalagu

Assistant Professor

2013, (NIT), Tiruchirappalli, India.

Signal Processing for Wireless Communications,  Future Aeronautical Communication, Cognitive Radio Networks

-

-

34

Dr. Abdul Rajak A R

Assistant Professor

2005, Bharathiar University, India.

Wireless Communications.

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-

35

Dr. Amaranath G

Assistant Professor

1992, Sri Venkateswara University, India.

Spectroscopy, Material Science and Laser Physics.

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-

36

Dr. B G Prakash Kumar

Assistant Professor

2005, Anna University, India.

Preparation and characterization of Activated Carbons, Separation Process, Solar Photocatalysis, Waste Water Treatment, Renewable Energies,

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-

37

Dr. R. Gomathi Bhavani

Assistant Professor

2010, BITS, Pilani, India.

Intelligent Control in Buildings, Automated lighting Control, Energy Efficient Buildings, Simulation assisted light control, Daylighting control, Integrated lighting, Zero energy buildings.

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-

38

Dr. R. Swarnalatha

Assistant Professor

2010, BITS, Pilani, India.

Biomedical Instrumentation; Fetal ECG extraction in early pregnancy. Process Control & Instrumentation ; Neural network & Fuzzy logic.

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-

39

Dr. Rajan R

Assistant Professor

2008, Alagappa University, India.

Water Treatment; Corrosion and Antifouling paints.

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-

40

Dr. Rusal Raj

Assistant Professor

2008, M. S. University, India.

Biological activities (Antibacterial, antifungal and DNA binding) of metal complexes. Theoretical chemistry.

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-

41

Dr. S. Baskaran

Assistant Professor

2008, Anna University, India.

Boundary layer flows with suction, injection and Heat Transfer Analysis.

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-

42

Dr. Santhosh Kumar V

Assistant Professor

2007, IISc., India.

Data Mining, Computer Networks (Protocol Verification). Performance Evaluation of Computer Systems.

1

2

43

Dr. Suhail Ahmad Khan

Assistant Professor

2008, Aligarh Muslim University, India.

Existence of solutions for certain equilibrium problems; Study of vector variational inequalities;

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-

44

Dr. Sujala D. Shetty

Assistant Professor

2010, BITS, Pilani, India.

Big Data, Artificial Intelligence Applications, Machine Learning,Web Services, Network Security

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2

45

Dr. V. Kalaichelvi

Assistant Professor

2007, Annamalai University, India.

Process Control,Control Systems, Image Compression using Neural Networks, Fuzzy Classification, Modelling and Control techniques using ANN and Fuzzy applied to power electronic circuits,wind turbine ,welding process, Robotics etc. ,

-

-

46

Dr.Shazia Hasan

Assistant Professor

2012, BPUT,Rourkela,India

Wide-Area Visualization and Monitoring, Angle and Frequency Monitoring, Sinusoidal parameters, Statistical Filter Design, Non Linear System Identification, Signal Processing Application to Power Signals

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-

47

Dr. Vilas Haridas Gaidhane

Assistant Professor

 September- 2013 (University of Delhi, New Delhi)

 Image Processing, Control Techniques, VLSI Design.

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-

48

Dr. Vishal Gangadhar Naranje

Assistant Professor

 01-04-2013  S.V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat, India

 Artifical intelligence applications,  to Manfacturing Engineering, Development of Expert System/Intelligent Systems for sheet metal die design,  Sheet metal die design, Fatigue life prediction of sheet metal die, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Processes 

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-

49

Dr. Vincent

Assistant Professor

 2015, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur

Materials Engineering, Bulk Metallic Glasses, Biocompatibility Studies, Corrosion and  Mechanical Properties , Thermodynamic Predictions 

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-

50

Dr. Nishant Harishbhai Pandya

Assistant Professor

 2009, University of Toulouse (INPT - Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse), France

 Technical computation & programming, Computer aided chemical engineering, Consequence modeling, Modeling of atmospheric gas dispersion of toxic/flammable materials, Global Sensitivity Analysis, Computer aided molecular design, Advanced techniques in wastewater treatment)

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-

51

Dr. Siddhaling Urolagin

Assistant Professor

 2010, Manipal University, India

Machine learning, Pattern recognition, Data mining, Document image analysis, Bioinformatics, Big data analysis.

-

1

52

Dr. Mubeena Iqbal

Assistant Professor

 2013, BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

 Analysis of Writtne Language of Business Communication : With reference to Star Hotels of Dubai

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-

53

Dr. Sunil Thomas

Assistant Professor

 2015, Birla Institute of Technology andScience,Pilani

 Electrical Machines and Drives/ Power Electronics

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-

54

Dr. Shilpee Srivastava Saxena

Assistant Professor

2012, BIT Mesra, Ranchi

Qualitative behaviour of solutions of functional differential and difference equations

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55

Dr. Eldhose Iype

Assistant Professor

March 2014, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Thermo chemical energy storage, advanced functional polymers, energy and heat transfer at nano-scale level, nano-particles, force field fitting, parameter optimization at very high dimensional systems

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-

56

 Dr.  Priyank Upadhyaya

Assistant Professor

2013, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA

Multi-scale modelling of composites  

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57

Dr. Rajib Ghosh Chaudhuri 

Assistant Professor

2014, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India.

Colloid and Interfacial Phenomena, Nanotechnology

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-

58

 Dr. Shashank Khurana 

Assistant Professor

2013, University of Tokyo, Japan

Experimental Fluid Mechanics, Bluff Body Aerodynamics, Flow Control and Visualization, Hypersonic Aerothermodynamics

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59

Dr .Natesa Prasad

Visiting Professor

PhD (Finance) from University of Connecticut (CT, USA)

emerging area of  finance literature with strong links to agency theory, capital structure, corporate governance and strategy

 

 

60

Dr. Manoj Kannan

Visting Assistant Professor

2016, BITS Pilani

Epigenetics, Biology Education

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-

61

Dr. Meghana Charde

Assistant Professor

-

Passive  Solar Archtitechre, Energy  Efficient Building Design

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62

Dr. Gudipadu Venkatesh

Assistant Professor

-

Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Abrasive Flow Machining, Surface Engineering.

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63

Dr. Naveen Kumar Shrivatsava

Assistant Professor

-

Fuel Cell, Renewable Energy, Thermo-Fluid Analysis

-

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64

Mr. Nand Kumar

Lecturer

Pursuing Ph. D in BITS Pilani, Dubai.

Cloud Computing, Database efficiency, Website design, Website Application development

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-

65

Ms. Sree Lakshmi Babu

Lecturer

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