Projects
Sponsored Projects
Title : Design Analysis of Composite Patch Repair of Structural Members by Meshfree Method
Principal Investigator : Dr. Akhilendra Singh, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Duration : 2010-2014
Status : Completed
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Department of Science and Technology
Budget : Rs. 12 lakhs



Title : Robust Motion Planning of Bio-inspired Amphibious Robots
Principal Investigator : Dr. Atul Thakur, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Duration : 2013-2016
Status : Completed
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Department of Science and Technology
Budget :  Rs. 17.81 lakhs



Title : Mechanistic model for prediction of cutting forces in mechanical micro-drilling process
Principal Investigator : Dr. Karali Patra, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Shovan Bhaumik, Department of Electrical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2015-Ongoing
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring By : SERC-DST (YS fast track project)
Budget : Rs. 6.66 lakhs



Title : Studies on Maxwell Stress and Hysteresis Characteristics of Poly Acrylic and Silicone Based Elastomer
Principal Investigator : Dr. Karali Patra, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Shovan Bhaumik, Department of Electrical Engineering
Status : Completed
Duration : 2010-2012
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring By : Ministry of Defense
Budget : Rs. 9.95 lakhs



Title : Mechanistic model for prediction of cutting forces in mechanical micro-drilling process
Principal Investigator : Dr. Karali Patra, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Shovan Bhaumik, Department of Electrical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2015-Ongoing
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring By : SERC-DST (YS fast track project)
Budget : Rs. 6.66 lakhs



Title : Multi-sensor based intelligent tool condition
monitoring in mechanical micromachining
Principal Investigator : Dr. Karali Patra, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Completed
Duration : 2010-2014
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring By : Department of Science and Technology



Title : A self-adaptive electronic cooling system
by enhanced pool boiling
Principal Investigator : Dr. Manabendra,Pathak, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr Mohd Kaleem Khan, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2016-2018
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Science and Engineering Research Board, DST
Budget : Rs.35 lakhs



Title : Influence of Hydrogen Content on Burst
Characteristics of Zircaloy-4 Cladding
Principal Investigator : Dr Mohd Kaleem Khan, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Manabendra,Pathak, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : BRNS
Budget : Rs.26.645 lakhs



Title : Evaluation of Burst Criterion of Zircaloy Clad
Principal Investigator : Dr Mohd Kaleem Khan, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Completed
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, DAE
Budget : Rs.25.445 lakhs



Title : Development of a real time tool wear monitoring and compensation
method for reverse micro-EDM and micro-EDM drilling process
Principal Investigator : Dr. Probir Saha, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2013-2016
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Department of Science and Technology
Budget : Rs.20.75 lakhs



Title : Enhancement of Boiling Heat Transfer via the Suppression
of Coalescence in Microgravity
Principal Investigator : Dr. Rishi Raj, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2015-2018
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : ISRO
Budget : 27 lakhs



Title : Flow Boiling Heat Transfer in Scalable Nanostructured Microchannels
for High Heat Flux Applications
Principal Investigator : Dr. Rishi Raj, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Sandip K. Saha, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Collaborator :  
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2014-2017
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : SERB, DST
Budget : 49 lakhs



Title : Acoustics Detection of Leidenfrost Dynamics on Scalable Micro-/Nano-Structured Surfaces
Principal Investigator : Dr. Rishi Raj, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2016-2019
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Department of Science and Technology
Budget : Rs. 27 lakhs



Title : Immersed Boundary Simulation of Low Reynolds Number
Flow over Oscillating Airfoils
Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Roy, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Sarangi, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2014-Ongoing
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Aeronautics R&D Board
Budget : Rs. 24.21 lakhs



Title : Fluid-Structure Modeling of Micro-turbine Blades
Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Roy, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Sarangi, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2014-Ongoing
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Center for Energy and Environment, IIT Patna
Budget : Rs. 24.1 lakhs



Title : Comprehensive study on MSME clusters in Bihr
Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Roy, Dr. Somnath Sarangi and Dr. S S Panda,
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Completed
Duration : 2014-2015
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Udyog Mitra, DIC, Bihar Govt.
Budget : Rs. 5.40 lakhs



Title : Technological Gap Analysis for Rice Milling Machineries
Cluster in Raxaul
Principal Investigator : Dr. SomnathRoy, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Sarangi, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2016-Ongoing
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : TIFAC, DST
Budget : Rs. 7.5 lakhs



Title : Inelastic Effects in Elastomers- Theoretical and Experimental Study
Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Sarangi, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator :  
Status : Completed
Duration : 2010-2013
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Department of Science and Technology
Budget : Rs. 15.07 lakhs



Title : Technical Tieup for Cluster Development
Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Sarangi, Dr. Somnath Roy , Dr. S. S. Panda Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Completed
Duration : 2015–2015
Category : Consultancy
Sponsoring Agency : Government of Bihar
Budget : Rs. 5.40 lakhs



Title : Immersed boundary simulation of low Reynolds number flow over oscillating airfoils
Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Roy, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Sarangi, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2014–2017
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Aeronautics R&D Board
Budget : Rs. 24.21 lakhs



Title : Fluid-structure interaction in micro-turbine blades
Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Roy, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Sarangi, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2014-2017
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : CEE, IIT Patna
Budget : Rs. 21.6 lakhs



Title : Technology Gap Analysis Study for the Rice Milling
Machinery Cluster in Raxaul, Bihar
Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Roy, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Sarangi, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2015–2016
Category : Consultancy
Sponsoring Agency : DST- TIFAC
Budget : Rs. 7.5 lakhs



Title : Technology Gap Analysis Study for the Rice Milling
Cluster in Lakhisaria, Bihar
Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Sarangi, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Roy, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2015-2016
Category : Consultancy
Sponsoring Agency : DST, TIFAC
Budget : Rs. 7.5 lakhs



Title : Drilling of Human Bone for minimal bone tissue injuries
Principal Investigator : Dr. Sudhanshu Sekhar Panda, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Department of Science and Technology
Budget : Rs. 12.84 lakhs



Title : Monitoring of heat flow phenomenon of a low freezing material during Continuous casting
Principal Investigator : Dr. Sudhanshu Sekhar Panda, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator : Dr. Somnath Roy, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : BRNS
Budget : Rs. 19.08 lakhs



Title : Influence of Secondary Heat in Friction Stir Welding:
Mechanical Properties and Metallurgical Observations
Principal Investigator : Dr. Anirban Bhattacharya, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Approved
Duration : 2016-2019
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : SERB, DST (Young Scientist)
Budget : Rs. 25.85 lakhs



Title : Investigations on Multiple Pool Fires:
Experimental and Numerical Study
Principal Investigator : Dr. Sudheer Siddapureddy, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Approved
Duration : 2016-2021
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Department of Science and Technology
Budget : Rs. 35 lakhs



Title : Soft active dielectric elastomers for human motion based energy harvesting
Principal Investigator : Dr. Karali Patra, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2015-2017
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Department of Science and Technology
Budget :  



Title : Modeling and analysis of high speed hybrid micromachining
Principal Investigator : Dr. Karali Patra, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Status : Ongoing
Duration : 2015-2017
Category : Sponsored
Sponsoring Agency : Department of Science and Technology
Budget :