• Diabetic wound healing is a challenging problem to solve as it requires the integration of interdependent processes that involve signal transduction input from inflammation, cell migration, cell proliferation, cell differentiation and production of extracellular protein components.

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  • The objective of the work was to develop aluminum alloys containing lithium, copper, and zirconium for aerospace applications. Moderately thick deposits of binary and ternary alloys of aluminum with lithium, copper and zirconium were successfully electrodeposited. This was achieved at room temperature through the use of low cost ionic liquid containing AlCl3 and triethylammine hydrochloride (Et3NHCl).

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  • The focus of this project is to develop a biofuel cell that is capable of powering medical devices and mobile electronic devices. This research involves fabricating 3-D nanoengineered electrodes using CVD grown carbon nanotubes and electrodeposited nanowires, investigating the direct electron transfer between nanoelectrodes and enzyme redox center, and demonstrating the functionality of miniaturized high power density biological fuel cell.

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  • Preliminary  studies  have  been  carried  out  using  flexible  laminates prepared  from  different  types  of  PET  films  and  UHMWPE (Dyneema)  fabric  using  polyurethane  based  adhesive.  Peel strength,  Lap  shear  strength  and  helium  leak  rate  of  the  samples were  studied.  The  effect  of  plasma  treatment  of  Dyneema  fabric  on the  adhesion  properties  was  analyzed.  Discussions  held  with  ISRO scientists  provided  focus  to  the  subsequent  studies.

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  • The basic methodology of this project envisages capturing core patient identifying information with details of clinical stage, types of treatment (with all particulars), and follow-up parameters as per standards specified. The results are evaluated at annual reviews by The National Cancer Registry Program, Indian Council of Medical Research.

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  • The funded amount received from AICTE under Research Promotion Scheme (RPS) will be utilized to create facility with a vision system and a tri-axial manipulator in the Welding Research Lab. Research in the area of controlling the welding process with a feed-back of weld pool geometry has been of interest lately as a way to improve the quality and the consistency. 

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  • WINSOC is a European Commission funded collaborative research project comprised of 11 academic research institutes and industry partners based in India and Europe. This project developed a novel method of wireless sensor network that mimics biological systems. 

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  • Induction motors at light load run at low power factor and low efficiency. But  if  the  stator  supply  voltage  is  reduced  at  light  load  condition,  both the  efficiency  and  power  factor  can  be  improved  owing  to  reduction  in magnetizing  current  and  core  loss.  The  proposed  energy  saver  is  a thyristorized  phase  control  working  in  feed  back  mode.

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  • All the state of the art methods of image fusion techniques were compiled and implemented as easy to use software.

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  • In a synergistic combination arising out of its partnership with Media Lab Asia, Amrita has developed an innovative wireless telemedicine system and network for digital health at every doorstep. Amrita’s wireless telemedicine instantly enables a variety of common biomedical and public healthcare diagnostic devices to capture body parameters directly from people’s office or home and immediately transmit wirelessly through a combination of ultra high-speed WiFi and satellite networks to the 1450-bed all digital, super specialty hospital, AIMS, in Kochi.

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  • This project aims to study the extent of software piracy and other digital content piracy in India, the methods by which piracy is done, and also the common methods adopted by organizations to curtail piracy of their intellectual properties. The project also aims at finding, developing and integrating softwares used for detecting digital content plagiarism and software piracy.

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  • Diabetes is a chronic disorder characterized by abnormal blood glucose levels due to problems associated with insulin production and action. When glucose levels rise too high, diabetes becomes dangerous. Without medical care, it can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke and in late stages can cause blindness, kidney failure and loss of limbs.

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  • The  project  envisages  development  of  novel  polymers  based  on cardanol,  a  constituent  of  a  natural  product,  viz.cashewnut  shell liquid.  Polyamides  using  diamine  have  been  synthesized  and characterized.

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  • The project titled "Development of a method to Control Ultraviolet Radiation in welding Processes" is funded by DRDO. The investigators of the project are Dr. R. Sellamuthu, Dr. Sanjivi Arul, Dr. S. Ilangovan and R. Saravanan.

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  • Objective  of  this  project  is  to  develop  Data  acquisition  system  from distributed  sensors  with  capabilities  for  16-to-24-bit  enhancement, local  storage,  and  local  visualization  and  the  Secure  transmission  of acquired  data  reliably  to  multiple  data  centres  across  India  over  VSAT and  Internet.  Data  centres  also  have  the  data  visualization,  archival, and   data   format   conversion   capabilities.

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  • The project titled "Modernisation of Dynamics Laboratory for realtime vibration analysis (MODROB)" is funded by AICTE. The Principal Investigator of the project is Dr. Joshi C. Haran.

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  • The project titled "Alternate materials for improving dynamic response and damping properties for machine tool structures", is funded by Office of PSA to GoI. The investigator of the project is Dr. M. Ramu.

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  • The project titled, "Macrocyclic and Carbocyclic Constructions by SET Oxidations of Styrenes, Allenes and Cyclopropanes"  was sanctioned by the  Department of Science and Technology with budget of  17 lakhs.     

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  • Apart from the various alternatives of conventional energy sources, electricity generated by microorganisms can be an important source of renewable energy. The Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) which harnesses this potential, offers possibilities of extracting energy from a wide range of substrates from complex organic wastes to inorganic carbon dioxide.

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  • Soc & Embedded System Design Environment and its Applications to Wireless and Security

    • High level objective: Develop next generation VLSI/ SoCs and Testbeds
    • Leverage Amrita University's expertise on Wireless Network, Cyber Security and Analog Design
    • Utilize University of Tokyo's expertise on Algorithms and Programmable hardware
       
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  • The rough terrain of the moon surfaces are well known to present daunting challenges for any space module to land safely with stability. The project aims to address some part of this issue through study and simulation of the landing dynamics of a lunar soft landing gear module. The project proposes to simulate various landing conditions of lunar module and use the results to study the stability of the design.

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  • Smart Grid is the new generation power grid technology that can intelligently integrate devices, consumers and generators associated with it. Smart devices are placed throughout the smart grid system which can be automatically controlled using digital technology. This differentiates a smart grid from a traditional grid.

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  • The project titled “Augmented Reality Headset" is funded by Amrita TBI Tide. Mr. Shriram K .V. is the Principal Investigator.

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  • The project titled "Energy Saver for induction motor" is funded by DRDO. : Dr. Isha T. B., Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering, Coimbatore, is the Principal Investigator of the project.

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  • The project titled ''Residual Stress Measurements in Machining of Titanium Alloys'' is funded by AR&DB and Sumesh A., Assistant Professor, Mechanical, School of Engineering, Coimbatore is the Principal Investigator.

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  • The project titled “Smart water management" is submitted to DeitY. Dr. P. Bagavathi Sivakumar, Dr. Latha Parameswaran, Mr. V. Ananthanarayanan, Mr.Prashant Nair are the investigators. The duration of the project is 3 years. 

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  • The project titled "Treatment of Pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) using Advanced Oxidation Process" is funded by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.   Mr. PrakashChinnaiyan, Co- PI : Dr. K. M.Mini, Dr. Sathyanarayanan are the Principal Investigators of the project. 

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  • The project titled "Experimental Investigation on Structural Integrity Assessment of Dome Shaped Roof Slab of future SFRs", is funded by BRNS. The investigator of the project is Dr. M. Ramu.

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  • The project titled, "Developing Suitable Pedagogical Methods for Various Classes, Intellectual Calibers and Research in E-learning- Main Phase"  was funded by MHRD, Government of India. The project is a part of National Mission Project on Education.

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  • The Indo-Brazil Joint Workshop on Nanomaterials for Renewable Energy was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This workshop was led by Amrita Centre for Nanosciences. Indian participants were IIT Mumbai, IIT Delhi and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. There were 12 participants from various universities in Brazil. The workshop focused on research opportunities for collaboration between the two countries in renewable energy.

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  • Stabiliz-E is the result of immense need to move from the traditional, centralized, static energy grid towards a decentralized and dynamic grid, which gives more freedom to producers, distributes and consumers in energy sector.

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  • Even as India’s economy booms, and the demand for skilled workers rises, vocational training in India is effectively paralyzed by social stigma, budget constraints and inadequate numbers of trainers and materials. AMMACHI Labs uses computerized vocational education training (cVET) to make education accessible and interesting.

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  • The project titled "An Intelligent Controller Based Shunt Hybrid Filter for Harmonic Reduction in Adjustable speed drives" is funded by DST. Dr. M. R. Sindhu, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering, Coimbatore, is the Principal Investigator of the project.

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  • The project titled "Innovation Management in the Indian IT Industry and to Develop Strategies for Commercializing Innovative IT Products and Services" funded under NSTMIS Scheme, DST, India- Approved in 2015.

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  • It is seen that therapies for diabetes and heart disease affects liver and these diseases are increasing in prevalence especially in developing countries. The liver metabolises and detoxifies drugs and substances that are harmful to the body as well as produces blood clotting factors, proteins, and enzymes and helps maintain hormone balances, and stores vitamins and minerals.

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  • The major research objective of this unit/centre is the development of theragnostic nanoparticles with multi-functionality and characterisation of these theragnostic materials through preclinical trials.

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  • The project titled “Autonomous Visual and Wireless Sensor Network based Smart Evacuation System" is submitted to DeitY. Dr. T. Senthil Kumar is the Principal Investigator. The duration of the project is 3 years. 

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  • Dr. Shantanu Bhowmik, Head - Research and Projects, Amrita School of Engineering and Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, is the prinicipal investigator of the project Development of Light Weight Bullet Proof Material.

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  • The project titled "Appraisal of Seismic hazard in Delhi and Assessment of Preparedness Level among the Community" is funded by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.  Dr. Sreevalsa Kolathayar is the Principal Investigator of the project. 

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  • The project titled "Experimental and numerical investigations of roof slab for future fast breeder reactors", is funded by IGCAR. The investigator of the project is Dr. M. Ramu.

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  • This work is focused on hardware design of Soft Decision Decoders (SSD) that use channel output information as reliability measures to improve the coding gain with associated levels of complexity. The project is geared towards FPGA implementation of the reliability based SSD for Turbo codes to suit deep space applications.

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  • Developed as an initiative of MHRD, GMS is an enterprise-wide, end-to-end platform for both funding and grant recipient organizations. It supports multi-site consortium projects and manages all aspects of the funding process: from the initial request through assessments, awards, fund utilization and subsequent monitoring of outcomes. Learn More »»

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  • This project investigates algorithms to capture the intelligence about the faults, from a small working model of the actual system, which can be used to scale up the fault models to the high end system. The ideas developed in the project can be used effectively to learn the intelligence about the faults without working with the high end systems, and thereby making modeling the faults a less expensive process.

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  • The project titled "Impact of Board Characteristics on Firm Performance: A Comparison of Private Sector Firms with SOEs in India" sponsored by NSE-IGIDR Corporate Governance research initiative, Mumbai, India- approved in 2013 

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  • The project titled "Fulbright Specialist Scholar Program", is funded by USIEF. The investigator of the project is Dr. Ajith Ramesh.

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  • The joint effort by Amrita and Wipro has the goal of making diabetes care available, accessible and affordable for the Indian masses. Amrita and Wipro has envisaged a patient-centric solution wherein low cost diabetes care devices (glucose strips, glucometers & insulin pumps) will interact with users through mobile applications using the cloud gateway. Innovative features of the device will make diabetes management easier for Indian patients and physicians.

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  • Benzophenanthridines, naturally occurring isoquinoline alkaloids with various biological activities, are known to exist in five plant families, namely, the Fumariaceae (Genera Corydalis, Dicentra and Fumaria), the Papaveraceae, and the Rutaceae. Members of this family are generally investigated for potential biological activities.

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  • The Women Empowerment: Community Sanitation through Democratic Participation project aims to empower 5,000 women to become champions of sanitation by providing a platform for democratic participation and a network of support to women.

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  • The project titled “GPS Based Location Assisting System" is funded by Computer Society of India. Mr. Prashant R. Nair and Mrs.Prathilothamai are the Principal Investigators. The duration of the project is 1 year. 

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  • The project titled "Analysis of Seepage Induced Soil Mass Movements and Stabilization using sand Drains" is funded by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Mr. R. Ramkrishnan is the Principal Investigator of the project. 

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