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Ph.D. and M.Sc.(Engg) programmes

The following tables gives the basic qualifications and areas of research pursued in various departments.

An applicant may choose to apply to up to 3 Departments/Centres/Units including Interdisciplinary programs.

 

 


 

PROGRAMS IN THE FACULTY OF SCIENCE

The following table gives the basic qualifications and areas of research pursued in various departments. An  applicant may choose to apply for a maximum of 3 Departments/Centres/Units.

SL.NO. DEPARTMENT / CENTRE / UNIT Programme BASIC QUALIFICATION FOR ELIGIBILITY AREAS OF RESEARCH

1.

Biochemistry

Research

(Ph D)

Master’s or equivalent degree in any branch of Sciences or 

Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/Pharmacy.

Biosynthesis of Lipids and Secondary metabolites; Cellular and Viral Immunology; Chromatin Structure and Function; DNA repair recombination; DNA-Protein Interactions; Enzymes: Structure-function studies; Genomics and Proteomic Studies in different model systems;  Molecular biology of Plant and Animal viruses;  Molecular Chaperones and their functions; New Facets in Mycobacterium and Malaria parasite biology, Regulation of gene expression, drug design.

 

2.

Molecular Reproduction, Development and Genetics

        

Research

(Ph D)

Master’s or equivalent degree in any branch of Sciences or 

Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/Pharmacy.

Gene Regulation in Prokaryotes & Eukaryotes; Host Pathogen interactions; Human Genetics, Genomic imprinting; Cell biology; Developmental biology- Drosophila, Zebra Fish, Dictyostelium, Pattern Formation, Early Embryo Development (mouse), Differenction, Stem Cells; Reproductive Biology, Molecular Endocrinology-Mechanisms of Hormone Action, Receptors and Signal Transduction, Cancer Biology, Apoptosis, Cancer Stem Cells.

3.

Centre for Ecological Sciences

 

Research

(Ph D)

M Sc or equivalent degree in any

 branch of Sciences or

MA or equivalent degree in

Geography or Psychology or

Bachelor’s degree in any branch of

Medicine / Engineering / Technology or

Two years full-time Master’s

Degree in Management.

Animal Behaviour, Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, Biodiversity, Biogeography, Community Ecology, Climate Change Research,  Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Forest Ecology and Dynamics, Human and Landscape Ecology, Mathematical Ecology, Molecular Ecology, Plant-Animal Interactions, Phylogenetics, Population Ecology, Population Genetics, Sensory Ecology, Wildlife Biology.

4.

Microbiology & Cell Biology

 

Research

(Ph D)

Master’s or equivalent degree in any branch of Sciences or 

Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/Pharmacy.

Molecular Biology (Gene Expression and its Regulation in Eukaryotes and Prokaryotes), RNA splicing, post-transcriptional gene control, mechanism of protein synthesis, ribosome recycling, RNA biology), Genetic Engineering, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Molecular Virology, Molecular Biology of Bacterial Pathogenesis, Molecular Basis of Drug Action, Vaccine Development, Molecular Immunology, Cell Biology, Mechanisms of Cell Division, Signal Transduction, Plant Developmental Biology and Plant Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology.

SL.NO. DEPARTMENT / CENTRE / UNIT Programme BASIC QUALIFICATION FOR ELIGIBILITY AREAS OF RESEARCH

5.

Molecular Biophysics

Unit

 

Streams $:

(a) Biological & Chemical Sciences

(b) Physical & Chemical Sciences

 

Research

(Ph D)

Master’s or equivalent degree in any branch of Sciences or 

Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/Pharmacy.

Structure and Interactions of Biological Molecules; Computer Modeling and Dynamics of Proteins and Nucleic Acids; Macromolecular Crystallography of Proteins and Viruses; NMR of Proteins, Mass Spectrometry, Fluorescence and Circular Dichroism of Biological Systems, DNA Structure-Function, Genome Analysis; Transcription Regulation, Peptide and Protein Chemistry, Folding and Design; Cell Surface, Lectins Structure-Function; Membrane Biophysics and Molecular Neurobiology; Biochemistry and Biology of Human Malarial Parasite, Bioinformatics.

6.

Neuroscience

 

 

Research

(Ph D)

Master’s degree in Physics,  Chemistry, Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Biological Sciences or

Bachelor’s degree in Medicine, Pharmacy,  Biotechnology, Biochemical  Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering.

Neurobiology of diseases, Nervous System Development, Stem Cell Biology, Cognitive Neuroscience and Computation in visual and motor systems.

7.

Inorganic & Physical Chemistry

 

Streams $ :

(a) Inorganic Chemistry

(b) Physical Chemistry

(c) Theoretical Chemistry

 

 

Research

(Ph D)

M Sc or equivalent degree in

Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences or

BE /  B Tech or equivalent degree

in Biotechnology, Bioengineering, Instrumentation or Biomedical Engineering. 

Quantum Chemistry, Spectroscopy of Molecular and van der Waals Complexes, Chemical Kinetics & Dynamics, Statistical Mechanics, Polymer Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Nonlinear Optics, Laser Spectroscopy, Biophotonics, Chemistry of Materials, Self Assembly & Nanoparticles, Biophysical Chemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry, Organometallic and Coordination Chemistry, Non-Metal Chemistry, Electron Transport in Nano junctions, Liquid-Phase Simulations.

8.

Materials Research

Centre

Research

(Ph D)

 

 

 

 

M Sc or equivalent degree in

Materials Science, Chemistry or Physics or

BE/ B Tech or equivalent degree in Materials Science/ Engineering, Metallurgical, Electrical, Electronics, Ceramic Engineering/Technology..

Preparation of Advanced Materials by Physical, Chemical and Nonequilibrium Routes.  Ferroelectric and Semi conducting Thin Films. Functional Ceramics and Glass-Ceramics.   Multilayers and Hard Coatings; Nanomaterials and Composites. Self Assembly and Nanopatternings; Theoretical and Computational Materials Science, Optical and Electro-Optic Properties of Materials, Crystal Growth, Stress Effects on Thin Film Growth and Nanostructures. Dielectrics, Non-linear Optics and Quantum dots.

 

 

9.

Organic Chemistry

Research

(Ph D)

M Sc or equivalent degree in

Chemical Sciences or Physical Sciences.

Synthetic Organic Chemistry; Structural Organic Chemistry; Bio-Organic Chemistry; Physical Organic Chemistry; Photochemistry; Organo-Metallic Chemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Chemical Biology.

$ option to be specified at the time of interview.

SL.NO. DEPARTMENT / CENTRE / UNIT Programme BASIC QUALIFICATION FOR ELIGIBILITY AREAS OF RESEARCH

10.

Solid State & Structural Chemistry

Unit

 

Streams $ :

(a)Theoretical Chemistry

(b)Experimental Solid State and Materials Chemistry

Research

(Ph D)

M Sc or equivalent degree in

Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Materials Science (Master's degree holders in

Chemical Sciences must have studied Physics or Mathematics in their B Sc or equivalent course). 

Synthesis, Structure, Electronic and Magnetic Properties of  Oxides;  X-Ray Diffraction Charge Density Analysis; Organic Solid State and Crystal Engineering; Polymers, Ionic Liquids, Plastic Crystals;  Semiconductors,  High-Tc Superconductivity; NLO Materials; Nanomaterials,  Clusters, Framework Solids, Ionics, Materials Electrochemistry, Renewable Energy Devices; Amorphous Materials;  Theory of Organic Nonlinear Optical Materials, Molecular Magnets, Many-body Quantum  Chemistry, Chemical Reaction and Dynamics; Statistical Mechanics of Condensed Matter and Biological Systems; Classical and Quantum Simulations; Diffusion in Porous Solids; Parallel Algorithms and Beowulf Clusters, NMR Methodology and Applications.

11.

Astronomy & Astrophysics

(A collaborative programme jointly run with IIA, ISRO and RRI)

Research

(Ph D)

Master’s degree in Physical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Chemical Sciences or

BE /  B Tech or equivalent degree

   in Electrical, Electronics,

   Electrical Communication

   Engineering.

Observational Astronomy in Radio, Infrared, Optical, X-Ray and Gamma Ray Wave-Lengths, Plasma Physics, Theoretical Astrophysics, General Relativity and Cosmology and Advanced Instrumentation in Astronomy and Space Science

12.

Mathematics

 

Research

(Ph D)

Master’s degree in Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences or  

BE /  B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline.

 

Numerical Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, Controllability, Nonlinear Waves, Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes, Stochastic Control, Stochastic Dynamic Games, Random Graphs, Random Matrix,  Random Analytic Functions,  Time Series Analysis with Applications To Neuroscience, Mathematical Finance, Functional Analysis, Harmonic Analysis, Several Complex Variables, Operator Theory, Algebraic Topology, Differential Topology, Combinatorial Topology, Commutative Algebra, Algebraic Geometry, Differential Geometry, Statistics.

13.

Physics

 

Streams $ :

 (a)Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

(b)Condensed Matter Theory

(c)Biocrystallo-graphy

 

Research

(Ph D)

M Sc or equivalent degree in Physical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Biotechnology or

 BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline.

(A) Experimental Studies: (i) Condensed Matter Physics (ii) Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, (iii) X-Ray Crystallography of Bio-Molecular Structures, and (iv) Cryogenics: Physics and Technology.

 

Specific Areas Include: Raman and Other Spectroscopies; Fast Ionic Conductivity; Manipulation of Matter by Light, Laser Cooling and Trapping of Atoms, Ion Trapping, Precision Laser Spectroscopy; Magnetism, Spintronics, Magnetic Thin Films, Magnetotransport; Quantum Transport in Low-Dimensional and Disordered Materials, Metal-Insulator Transition; Magnetic Resonance Phenomena, NMR and EPR Spectroscopies; Nanoscience and Nanomaterials; Superconductivity in bulk as well as Thin Films; Semiconductors; Ferroelectricity, Crystal Growth Studies, Nonlinear Optical Materials, Multiferroics; Phase Transition Studies, High Pressure and Low Temperature Studies, Study of Low Dimensional Materials, Amorphous Materials, Novel Glasses and Nanocomposites; Soft Condensed Matter: Colloids, Surfactants and Biological Material; Peptide and Protein Crystallography, Complexation

 

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Studies and Drug-Nucleic Acid Interactions, Molecular Modeling, Database Analysis; Polymer Physics, Surface X-Ray Scattering, Surface Phase Transitions, Thermoelectric material and device.

 

(B)Theoretical Studies on a variety of Aspects of Condensed Matter Physics, in particular: Strongly Correlated Systems, Quantum Many-Body Theory and Magnetism, Exotic Order and Quantum Criticality; Phase Transitions, Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics; Disordered and Amorphous Systems, The Glass Transition, Neural Networks; Spatiotemporal Chaos and Turbulence in Fluids, Plasmas and Cardiac Tissue; Soft Condensed Matter: Colloids, Surfactants, Membranes, Liquid Crystals, Vortex Lattices; Biological Physics: Mechanics of Living Matter; Molecular Modeling of Soft and Bio-Materials.

14.

Centre for

High Energy Physics

Research

(Ph D)

M Sc or equivalent degree in Physical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Chemical Sciences or

BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline.

Quantum Field Theory, The Standard Model of Particle Physics and Beyond, Physics of and at the Next Generation of Particle Colliders, Quantum Chromodynamics, Lattice Gauge Theories, Phase Transitions and Statistical Mechanics, Applications of Quantum Field Theory To Condensed Matter Systems, Quantum Computation, Noncommutative Geometry, Black Hole Physics. Quantum Gravity.

 


 

 

PROGRAMMES IN THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

General eligibility for admissions to Ph D/ M Sc(Engg) degree programmes in Engineering Faculty

Candidates with ME / M Tech / M Sc(Engg) or equivalent degrees will be considered only for Ph D programme.

Candidates with BE / B Tech or equivalent qualification with a valid score/rank as on 1st August 2012 in one of the national tests, such as GATE / Joint CSIR-UGC-NET for JRF / UGC-NET for JRF/ DBT JRF/ ICMR JRF/ JEST 2012/ NBHM/ IISc Entrance Test 2012, will be considered for admissions to Ph D/M Sc(Engg) programmes based on their performance in the interview by the interview board.

Candidates who have qualified in the examinations conducted by the Institution of Engineers (AMIE) and the  Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (Grad. IETE) should also have B Sc. or equivalent degree in Physical Sciences/  Chemical Sciences/ Mathematical Sciences/ Computer Science/ Electronics. 

The duration of the Bachelor’s degree such as BE / B Tech or equivalent should have a minimum tenure of atleast 4 years of study and Master’s degrees such as M Sc or MBA should have a minimum tenure of atleast 2 years of study.  

Diploma holders with AMIE / Grad. IETE are not eligible for admission to the Institute.

SL.NO. DEPARTMENT / CENTRE / UNIT Programme BASIC QUALIFICATION FOR ELIGIBILITY AREAS OF RESEARCH

1.

Computer Science & Automation

 

 

 

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in Computer Science/ Engineering,   Electronics/Electrical Communication, Electrical, Mechanical, Production Engineering, Information Science/ Technology. (Candidates in any other discipline will also be considered if the candidate demonstrates a high level of performance in GATE paper  in Computer Science) or

M Sc or equivalent degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or

Master’s in Computer Applications.

Theoretical Computer Science: Algorithms; Complexity Theory; Combinatorial Optimization; Graph Theory; Information and Coding Theory; Cryptology; Computational Geometry; Computational Topology; Algorithmic Algebra; Computational Biology; Automata Theory; Formal Verification.

Computer Systems and Software:  Computer Architecture; Multi-Core Computing; Operating Systems; Storage Systems; Security; Database Systems; Distributed Computing; Cloud Computing; Modeling and Simulation; Programming Languages and Tools; Compiler Design;  Program Analysis; Graphics and Visualization.

Intelligent Systems: Pattern Recognition; Machine Learning; Information Retrieval; Data Mining; Data Analytics; Convex Optimization; Stochastic Control and Optimization; Reinforcement Learning; Game Theory; Auctions and Mechanism Design; Electronic Markets, Social Network Analysis; Cognitive Systems.

2.

Electrical Communi-cation

Engineering

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

 BE / B Tech or  equivalent degree in Electrical /Electronics Communica-tion, Telecommunication, Instrumentation, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering or

M Sc in Physics, Mathematics,  Electronics, Statistics, Computer Science or

Master’s in Computer Applications.

Communication and Networking: Information Theory, Source Coding, MIMO Systems, Space-Time and LDPC Codes, Coding for Distributed Storage and Coded Modulation, Error-Control Coding, Information Theoretic Security,  Wireless Mobile Communication, Multiple Access Protocols, Cellular Mobile Radio, CDMA, Multiuser/MIMO Detection, Large-MIMO Systems, Cooperative Communications, MIMO-OFDM, Communication Networks: Modeling, Analysis, Optimization and Control of Internet, Wireless Access Networks, Wireless

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Ad-Hoc Networks and Wireless Sensor 

Networks, Network Management, Multimedia

Communication Protocols. Ubiquitous Computing. Cognitive Radio Communication, WDM Optical Networks. Optical Communications.

Nanoelectronics and VLSI:   Nano-CMOS Technology, Non-Classical Transistor Design, Transistor Variability in Nanoelectronics, Adaptable Circuit Design, Integrated MEMS Sensors, Low Power Techniques in Hardware and Software. Communication Circuits and Architectures. Analog, Mixed-Signal & RF Circuits.

Applied Photonics:  Photonic Integrated Circuits, Micro-Opto-Electro-Mechanical  Systems (MOEMS), Photonic Bandgap Structures, Quantum Photonics. Biomedical Optics Biophotonics. Optics and Fluid Dynamics of Nanostructures.

Signal Processing: Spatial Signal Processing, Speech and Audio, Speech Recognition and Enhancement. Music Content Classification, Auditory Modes and Hearing Aids. Compressive Sensing. Sparse Signal Recovery.

Statistical Signal Processing: Signal Detection and Estimation, Space-Time (MIMO) Signal Processing Algorithms with applications to Wireless Communications,  Acoustic Signal Separation using Microphone Arrays, Indoor Positioning and Navigation.

Biomedical Signal Processing: Processing of Biomedical Signals using Nonlinear Dynamical Techniques.  Abnormality Detection in ECG and EEG Signals.  Connectivity Study of Networks in the Brain.

Microwave Engineering: Passive and Active Circuits (RF and Microwave).  Microwave Imaging Antennas, Fractal Designs in Electromagnetics, MEMS and Micromachining (RF MEMS), Composite Materials for Microwave Applications, Computational Electromagnetics, Microware Photonics.

3.

Electrical Engineering

 

 

Streams$ :

(a) Systems & Signal Processing

(b) Power Systems, Power Electronics and High Voltage Engineering

 

 

 

 

 

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

BE / B Tech or  equivalent degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical/ Electronics Communication,  Instrumentation, Computer Science/Engineering, Systems Science & Automation, Information Technology, Biomedical Engineering or related disciplines or

M Sc or equivalent degree in Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Electronics, Computer Science or

Master’s in Computer Applications.

Systems and Signal Processing: Real Time & Fault Tolerant Systems, Sensor Networks, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Bio Medical Signal and Image Processing, Multimedia, Document Image Processing, Speech Processing, Embedded Systems.

Power Systems, Power Electronics and High Voltage Engineering: Computer-Based Analysis, Design, Control  and Protection of Power Systems, Energy Systems, Distribution Systems, Intelligent System Applications to Power Systems.

Power Electronics & Drives, Switched Mode Power Supplies, New Power Devices.

 

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Apparatus, EHV Transmission, Insulation Ageing, Partial Discharges, Nanodielectrics, Gas Insulated System, Lightning Modeling and Protection, EMI & EMC, Computational Electromagnetics, HV Measurements, Air Pollution Control.

4

Electronic Systems  Engineering

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline with Electronics as one of the subjects of study or

M Sc or equivalent degree in Physics with specialization in Electronics.

Power Electronics: Multi Level Inverters, PWM Techniques, Alternate Energy Systems – Micro Hydel, Grid Connection, Zero Energy Building, DC and AC Microgrids, Legged Locomotion, Dynamic Magnetics, Bondgraph Modelling.

VLSI: Advanced CMOS and Post-CMOS Device Research, Nanoelectronics,  Modeling and Simulation of Nanoscale Devices, Novel Memory Architectures, Algorithms and Architectures for High-Performance Accelerators in Networking and Bioinformatics, Embedded Systems.

Mechatronics: Intelligent Controlling, Sensors and Actuators based on Smart Materials, Bio-Mechatronics.

Electromagnetic Compatibility: Power Delivery, Signal Integrity Issues, High- Speed Signal Transmission.

Sensors and Signal Conditioning.

Communication Networks: Complex networks and network science, Information-Theoretic Security, Cyber-Physical Systems, Energy Harvesting Systems, Wide Area and Local Area Wireless Technologies.

 

5

Super Computer Education & Research Centre

 

Streams $ :

i) Computational Sciences

(ii) Computer Systems

 

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

BE / B Tech or  equivalent degree in any discipline or

M Sc or equivalent degree in Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Electronics, Instrumenta-tion, Computer Science or

Master’s in Computer Application. 

 

In all cases, a background in Programming is required.

Compiler Optimization, Computer Aided Design,  Computer Architecture, Computational Electromagnetics, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Computational formulations for Optical Physics, Database Systems, Embedded System-On-Chip Architectures, Finite Element Analysis, Grid Applications, Grid Computing and Grid Middleware, High Performance Computing, Mathematical Software/Libraries, Multimedia, Medical Image Computing Medical Image Processing, Physiological Signal Processing, Network Security, Pervasive Computing, Quantum Computing,  Scientific Computing, Simulation of Multiphase Flows.

6

Centre for Nano Science and Engineering

Research [Ph D]

BE./ B Tech or equivalent degree in an Engineering discipline or

M Sc or equivalent in any branch of science.

Nanomaterials and Nanostructures: Synthesis and Characterization of Materials for Electronic (Graphene, AIGaN, High-k Dielectrics), Optoelectronic (InGaN), Magnetic (multicomponent magnetic oxides) and Photonic Applications; Synthesis of new Precurors for Chemical Vapor Deposition; Synthesis of Nanoparticles by Microwave

 

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Techniques; Thin Film Growth by Pulsed Laser Deposition, Sputtering,  Evaporation, Chemical Vapor Deposition and Atomic Layer Deposition; Mechanical Properties of Thin Films; Self-Assembled Monolayers;

Polymer Nanocomposites; Nano-propellers for Applications in Soft Matter Physics and Biotechnology; Optics and Acoustics with Nanometer sized Bubbles in Quantum Fluids.

 

Nanoelectronic Devices: Nonclasical Silicon/Germanium Nanotransistor, Compound Semiconductor Devices, HEMTs, LEDs, Nanotube and Nanowire Transistors, Graphene Transistors,  High-K Dielectrics for DRAMs, FeRAM, RRAM, MRAM, Phase Change Memory, Photovoltaics, Fuel Cell, Supercapacitors, Organic/Polymer Devices.

Nanophotonics: Nano-Biophotonics, Nanophotonics in Metamaterials and Nanostructured thin films; Plasmonics.

Sensor Systems: Inertial Sensors, Acoustic Sensors, RF MEMS, Optical Sensors, Power MEMS, Gas Sensors, CMOS-MEMS Integration, Bio Sensors, Label-free Biosensors, Microfluidic Integration, Lab-on-chip Systems, Neural Interface Devices, SoC Architecture Design, Sensor Interface Circuits, Defect Tolerant Architectures.

Computational Nanoengineering: Finite Element Modeliing, Multi Scale Modeling, Nonlinear Dynamics, Computational Mechanics, Reduced Order Modeling, Coupled Domain Analysis, Synthesis of Micro/Nanosystems, Meshing Algorithms, Quantum-Continuum Modeling, Energy Disscipation at Nanoscale, Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Nanotransistor Physics Modeling and Simulation, Variability in Nanoelectronics Devices, EDA Tools.

 

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Aerospace

Engineering

 

Streams$ :

(a)Structures

(b)Guidance

     and Control

(c)Fluid

    Mechanics

    and

    Propulsion

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Instrumentation or

M Sc or equivalent degree in Physical, Mathematical Sciences.

 

Theoretical and Experimental Fluid Mechanics, Applied Aerodynamics, Shock Waves, Flow Lasers, Chemical Kinetics, Hypersonic and High Enthalpy Flows, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Flight Mechanics of Aircraft and Helicopters;  Dynamics and Control of Aerospace Vehicles, Orbital Mechanics, Space Robotics, Guidance, Avionics, Radar and Electro-Magnetic Systems, Parallel/Distributed Processing and Neural Networks Applications, Optimization and Estimation techniques in Aerospace Systems; Aerospace Propulsion, Basic and Applied Combustion, Experimental and Computational Studies on Reactive Flows, Combustion of Propellants; Composite Structures, Smart Structures, Non-Destructive Evaluation, Finite Element Methods, Fracture Mechanics, Structural Integrity and Reliability, Structural Dynamics and Aeroelasticity, Rotor Craft Dynamics. 

8

Centre for Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences

 

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any  discipline or

M Sc or equivalent degree in   Physical Sciences,  Mathematical Sciences,  Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanic   Sciences (with Mathematics as a subject at the Bachelor’s level).

Monsoon Dynamics and Prediction, Tropical Convection, Satellite Meteorology, Dynamics of Oceans, Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Systems; Climate Modeling, Laboratory Modeling, Planetary Boundary Layer, Stochastic Modeling, Aerosol and Climate, Cloud-Aerosol Interaction, Data Assimilation, Carbon Cycle and Land Cover Change Modeling.

 

9

Chemical Engineering

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

BE / B Tech or equivalent degree or

M Sc or equivalent degree in any branch of Science. (with Mathematics as a subject at the Bachelor’s level.)

Biochemical Engineering; Colloidal and Interfacial Science; Complex Fluids; Environmental Engineering; Modeling and Simulation; Nanotechnology; Reaction Engineering; Theoretical Biology;

Transfer Processes.

$ option to be specified at the time of interview.

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10

Civil Engineering

 

Streams $ :

(a)Geotechnical Engineering

(b)  Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

(c) Structural Engineering

(d)Transporta-tion and Infrastructure Engineering

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

B E/ B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or

M Sc or equivalent degree (with Mathematics as a subject in Bachelor’s degree).

Geotechnical Engg: Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Seismic Microzonation, Geoenvironmental Engineering, Physico-Chemical aspects of Soils, Ground Improvement Techniques, Geosynthetics, Reinforced Soil Structures, Soil Behaviour, Constitutive Modeling of Soils and Rocks, Foundations, Earth Retaining Structures, Jointed Rock Mass Modeling, Soil Dynamics, Numerical Modeling, Mechanics of Granular Media, Reliability Analysis of Geotechnical Systems.

Water Resources and Environmental

Engg: Water Resource and Environmental System Analysis, Climate Hydrology, Flow Measurements, Surface and Ground Water Hydrology, Stochastic Hydrogeology, Stochastic Hydrology, Urban Storm Water Drainage, Environmental Hydraulics, Watershed Hydrology, Hydro-Bio-Geo Chemistry of Watersheds, Water Quality Modeling, Contaminant Hydrology, Fate and Transport of Pollutants, Design of Water Supply and Sewerage Systems, Remote Sensing and GIS for Water Resources and Environmental Engg.

Structural Engg:  Structural Mechanics, Computational Mechanics, Finite Element and Meshfree Techniques, Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete and Masonry Structures, Cementitious and Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites, Structural Dynamics and Control, Earthquake Engineering, Structural System Identification, Structural Safety, Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue Behaviour of Cementitious Materials and Damage Mechanics, Alternative Building Materials and Techniques.

Transportation and Infrastructure Engg:  Transportation Planning, Public Transportation Planning and Management, Optimization of Transportation Systems, Application of Geoinformatics in Transportation  Engineering, Driver Behaviour and Road Safety, Traffic Management, Infrastructure Engineering, Seismic Hazard and Seismic Microzonation of Urban Centres.

11

Centre for Earth Sciences

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

BE / B Tech or  equivalent degree in any discipline or

M Sc or equivalent degree in any branch of Science.

Application of Major and Trace Element Geochemistry, Radiogenic, Traditional and Non-traditional Stable Isotope Geochemistry to Modern Day and Early Earth Processes;  Paleoclimate Reconstruction, Earthquake Geology and Seismic Hazard Assessment, Subduction Zone Tectonics and Active Deformation, Himalayan Seismicity-Tectonics and Evolution, Role of Fluids in Faulting Processes, Paleoseismology and Active Tectonics, Geochronology, Petrology.

$ Option to be specified at the time of interview.

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Mechanical Engineering

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any disciplines or

Master’s degree in Science, Applied Science, Materials Science, Engineering Design, Computer Science. 

 

Experimental Stress Analysis and Fracture Mechanics, Biomechanics, Tribology and Noise Control; Mechanisms, Robotics and CAD,  Turbulence and  Cavitation, Heat Transfer, Internal Combustion Engines, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Metal Casting and Manufacturing. Dynamics, Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), Nano Tribology, Structural Optimization and Design, Fluid Mechanics, Energy Systems.

13

Centre for Product Design & Manufacturing

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

BE/ B Tech or equivalent degree in any disciplines or

Bachelor’s degree in Medicine, Architecture or

Master’s degree in Physical Sciences,  Mathematical Sciences, Computer Science, Physiology, Psychology, Management or

Master’s in Computer Application. 

 

CAE Tools For Product Design, Vehicle Crash Safety, Occupational Health and Safety, Product Safety, Computer Aided Ergonomics, Human Physiology, Digital Human Modeling, Biomechanics, Kinesiology, Biosensors, Computer Aided Fit and Usability Studies, Haptics Integrated Design Interfaces, Knowledge Management, Product Life Cycle Management, Artificial Intelligence in Design, Design For Environment, Design Creativity, Collaborative Design, Design Synthesis Requirements Engineering, Design Methodology.

14

Materials Engineering

 

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in Metallurgical, Mineral, Chemical, Ceramics , Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science/Engineering, Biotechnology, Polymer, Pharmacy, Electronics or

Master’s degree in Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Biological  Sciences including Pharmacy, Geology, Mineral Processing (with Mathematics as a subject in Bachelor’s degree).  

   

Mineral Processing, Biohydrometallurgy, Electrometallurgy; Extractive Metallurgy, Thermodynamic Properties, Sensors, Process Modeling and Analysis, Physical Metallurgy, Phase Stability and Transformation, Metallic Glasses, Mechanical Metallurgy, Creep and Fatigue, Fracture, Wear, Deformation Processing,  Ceramic and Metal-Matrix Composites, Ceramics, Diffusion, Electron Microscopy, Texture and Grain Boundary Engineering, Polymer Devices, Ferroelectric Materials and Devices, Polymer Nanocomposites, Organic Electronics Photovoltaics, Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Thin films and Nanomaterial.

15

Centre for Sustainable Technologies

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

BE/ B Tech or equivalent degree in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Renewable Energy, Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering, Energy Studies) or

B Arch or equivalent degree or

M Sc or equivalent degree in Environmental Sciences,  Environmental  Chemistry, Marine Biology.

Water Quality and Sustainable Supply; Sustainable Habitats/Human Settlement Design and Architecture; Alternative Building Technologies and Materials, Energy Efficient and Environmentally Sound Technologies; Functional Efficiency of Buildings, Bi PV and Solar Biomass Combustion and Gasification, Biomethanation, Bio-Fuels, etc.; Energy Planning, Demand side Management, Energy Efficiency; Waste Management; Reuse and Recycling; Natural Resources Management; Climate Change Mitigation; Environmental Toxicology, Bioremediation of Lakes, Aquatic Bio-Diversity.


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Management Studies

Research [Ph D]

 

 

BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or

Master's degree in Economics, Commerce, Mathematics, Statistics, Psychology, Social Work, Operations Research,   Computer Science / Application or

MBA or equivalent degree.

Bayesian Statistics, Decision Support Systems, Empirical Finance, Energy & Environmental Policy and Management, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Industrial Economics, Innovation Management, Intellectual Property Commercialization, Knowledge Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Operations Research, Organizational Behaviour, Project Management, Public Policy, R&D Management, Reliability Theory, Strategic Management, Technology Management.

 

17

Instrumentation and Applied Physics

Research [Ph D /

M Sc Engg)]

BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or

M Sc or equivalent degree in   Instrumentation, Physical Sciences ,  Materials Science, Electronics.

Embedded Systems and Applications, Sensors and related Instrumentation, Tomographic Imaging for Biomedical and other Applications, Lasers and Optical Metrology, Switching Devices for Information Storage, Mass Spectrometry, Photovoltaics, Electrical and Thermal Contact Resistance, Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), Fibre-Bragg Grating Sensors. Bio Instrumentation and Bio Imaging, Flexible Electronics and Self Assembly, Plasma Processing, Thinfilms Nano Metrology and Manipulation, Nanomechanics, Nanoengineering, Real Time Transport Studies, Cryogenics Technology and Application.

 


 

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMMES

SL.NO. DEPARTMENT / CENTRE / UNIT Programme BASIC QUALIFICATION FOR ELIGIBILITY AREAS OF RESEARCH

1.

Mathematical Sciences

 

Participating departments: MA, PH, MB, IN, EC, CH, AE, ME, SE, MG, CS, MD, NS, ES.

Research

(Ph D)

M Sc or equivalent degree in any branch of Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences  or

BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline.

 

Numerical Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics and Scientific Computation; Wireless Communication and Sensor Networks; Bioinformatics; System Biology; Computational Neuroscience; Computational Biophysics; Computational Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Theoretical Biology; Viral Dynamics; Constrained Biomolecular Dynamics; Mathematical Immunology; Stochastic Optimal Control; Mathematical Finance; Partial Differential (Algebraic) Equations; Optimization; Computational Geometry and Topology; Computational Geometry and Data Visualization; Inverse Boundary Value Problem in The Context of Imaging; Coding Theory and Techniques; Game Theory, Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience, Theoretical Ecology and Evolution; Self-organization in Ecological Systems; Collective Animal Motion.

2

Nanoscience and Engineering

 

Involves participation of two or more   departments.

 

(Open to all departments)

 

Research [Ph D]

BE/B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or

M Sc or equivalent degree in any Science discipline.

Research Areas Cover a Broad Spectrum of Topics Relevant to the Science and Engineering at the Nanoscale, Synthesis of Nanomaterials and nanoparticles, Properties of Nanomaterials including catalysis, Novel Mateirals, Processes and Structures for Transistors and Memory, Sensors and Actuators, Modeling, Simulation and Development of Nanomaterials, Devices and Systems.

3

Bioengineering

 

Involves participation of two or more   departments.

 

Research [Ph D]

Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology or

M Sc or equivalent degree in any branch of Sciences.

Biodesign, biomechanics, biomaterials, biomedical products, biotechnology, biomedical imaging, cell mechanics, clinical engineering, healthcare technology, mechanobiology, medical electronics, nano-biiology, experimental and modeling, telemedicine, tissue engineering, and allied topics.

 


 

 

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