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Research Grants & Ongoing Projects

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Research Projects

Ongoing Research Projects


  • DIT Research project – 120.20 Lakhs
    "A New Distributed Computing Framework for Data Mining" 
    Prof. Navneet Goyal, Dr. Poonam Goyal, & Prof. Sundar Balasubramaniam
  • CAIR DRDO - Rs. 20 Lakhs
    "Multi-Agent Based Indoor Exploration with Miniature Robots" 
    Prof. Sudeept Mohan
  • DST - Rs. 13.26 lakhs
    "Design and Development of Opinion Mining Framework" 
    Prof. Yashvardhan Sharma

Past Research Projects (Completed)

  • UGC major project – 8.85 Lakhs
    "An Agent based tool for prediction, analysis, reporting and dispensing of Climate data"
    Dr. Yashwardhan Sharma
  • CAIR, DRDO – Rs 9.5 lakhs
    “Multi Agent Robotics System”
    Prof. Sudeept Mohan  
  • Aditya Birla Group Science & Technology Center Project – 10 Lakhs
    "A Modeling and Design Framework for Social Networking Infrastructure on Mobile Devices using P2P overlays" 
    Prof. Sundar Balasubramaniam & P Murali 
  • SAP Labs, India - 11 lakhs
    “Visual and Formal Modeling of Services “
    Prof. Sundar Balasubramaniam 
  • Microsoft, India - 15000 USD  
    “Customizable Abstractions for Real-Time / Embedded Systems”
    Prof. Sundar Balasubramaniam 
  • French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Partners from France, China, Korea, India)  - 61,000 Euros
    “Tiny6 : IPv6, Mobility and Power-conservation aspects of Sensor Networks in pervasive computing environments”
    Prof. Rahul Banerjee

Other Research Projects

  • Project BITS-LifeGuard: A wearable computing project for saving human lives from road accidents caused due to  reflex-degradation of the vehicular driver
  • Project BITS-HeartGuard: Aimed at early detection of select types of cardiac anomalies using non-invasive sensors embedded into a wearable computing device (created atop a Fault-Tolerant Wired Body Area Network).
  • Project Communicate: A project involving IoT and HCI aimed at helping autism-affected children and young adults
  • Project Connect: A project involving IoT and HCI aimed at developing solutions for the elderly people
  • Project FlexNet: A project in the Software Defined Networking (SDN) area aimed at help improved Fedearted Data Centre Networking
  • Project Food-Sense: A Project involving the use of IoT to sense and alert related to possible or imminent food-poisoning in Messes, Large Eateries as well as Remotely Located School Kitchens in the rural and semi-rural areas
  • Project Any-Learn: An Open-edX-derived MOOC Platform Project to work as BITS Pilani's future platform for MOOC as well as SPOC offerings
  • Project Enable: A project involving assistive technologies for the differently-abled  

Development Project Grants

  • A DST-FIST phase-I proposal worth INR 5 Million involving Wireless Sensor Networking devices and software, Grant value: Rs. 52 Lakh
  • Establishment of IP-based Scheduled Video Multicasting and Video-on-Demand facility using Cisco IP/TV Technology, Funded by the Cisco, San Francisco, Equipment & Software Grant, Grant Value: Rs. 30 Lakh.
  • Design and Development of Multimedia Courseware for BITS-Virtual University, Funded by DIT, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Govt. of India, Grant value: Rs. 28.9 Lakh
  • IP-based Desktop Delivery of Lectures: Project ID2L, Funded by the Distance Education Council, Govt. of India, Grant Value: Rs. 10 Lakh.
  • Set up of a Video Studio for Work-Integrated Learning Programmes, Funded by the Distance Education Council, Govt. of India, Grant Value: Rs. 20 Lakh.
  • Establishment of BITS-Microsoft Mobile Computing Lab, Funded by Microsoft Research, Redmond, Grant Value: USD 35,000
  • Curriculum Development in Embedded Software Development Microsoft Research, U.S.A. Grant Value: USD 10,000

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