Research Projects

 Details of ongoing research projects of faculty:
S.No Department name Principal Investigator Title of  the project Funding Agency Duration Amount (Rs)
1 CEN Dr. T. Vijayalakshmi Capacity building and strengthening Program on Geospatial Technologies for Env. Planning an d managment NRDMS-NSDI, DT 2015 10,00,000/-
Dr. T. Vijayalakshmi Geospatial Technologies for Village Information System NRDMS- DST 2015-2017 26,20,000/-
Dr.V.Himabindu To strengthen the infrastructure of the department (instruments and books) DST-FIST 2013-2016 65.00 lakhs
Dr.V.Himabindu Biodiesel production from lipid-producing microalgae using industrial CO2 emissions and sewage DST- NPCS 2015-2017 19,14,000/-
    Dr.V.Himabindu Development of PEM, AEM and alkaline water electrolysers for  hydrogen production  BARC
BRNS Project
2014-2017 33,95,000/-
Ch. Sasikala Ecology of Halo-Anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria of marine habitats of Gujarat  MoES 3 years (2014-2017 40,45,500/-
Ch. Sasikala Marine anaerobic bacterial diversity for the production of antimicrobials MoES 3 years (18-7-2013 to 17-7-2016) 40,000,00/-
Dr.V.Himabindu & Dr.Lakshmi narasu Hydrogen production through biological routes MNRE-Mission project 2010-2015 49,68,000/-
2 CBT Dr. A. Uma Commercialization of sweet sorghum as a complementary feed stock for ethanol production in the sugar mills of Maharashtra, tamil nadu and Gujarat. DBT 3 Years
2015-2018
38,79,000
Dr. A. Uma Consortium for development of Sustainable Advanced Lignocellulosic Biofuel Systems. INDO-US Joint Clean Energy Research And Development Center 5 years
(2012-2016)
88,68,000
Dr. A. Uma Studies on the effects of Obesity and Obesity induced Type 2 Diabetes on advanced aging phenomenon. DBT 3 years
(2012-2016)
56,96,000
Dr. A. Uma Development of sorghum genotypes suitable for lignocellulosic biofuel production through marker-assisted gene pyramiding of brown midrib genes DBT 3 years
(2012-2016)
14.28 Lakhs
Prof. M Lakshmi Narasu Technology   Project on Hydrogen Production through Biological Routes MNRE 5 years
(2010-2016)
49,69,000
    Dr. Archana Giri Production of high value recombinant protein adiponectin in plant cell culture a biopharming initiative UGC 3 years 9,22,500/-
3 CCST Prof. A. Jayashree Synthesis of heterocyclic compounds mediated by Pd/C Catalyst and evaluation of  their biological activity TEQIP -IIIC 2014-15 9.00 lakhs
    Prof. A. Jayashree Design and Synthesis of anti-mitotic agents and their derivatives TEQIP R&D 2014-15 9.00 lakhs
5 CPS Dr.S.Shoba rani Development and Standardization of Herbal Formulation for anti-HIV activity AICTE-RPS   15.00 lakhs
Dr.G.Krishna Mohan Centre for Ethno pharmacological studies AICTE-MODROBS   13.50 lakhs
Dr.G.Krishna Mohan Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrasturucture in Universities and Higher Educational Institutions   DST-FIST   55.00 lakhs
Dr.G.Krishna Mohan Synthesis, characterisation and pharmacological evaluation fo some herbal mediated silver nano particles for anti diabetic activity DST-SERB   39.90 lakhs
Dr.M.Sunitha Reddy NDDS/SEDDS AICTE-MODROB   20.00 lakhs
Dr.M.Ajitha Eco-design of Isatin derivatization under solvent free condition and evaluation for anticancer and antimitotic activity UGC   11.47 lakhs
    Dr.M.Ajitha Development of solvent free and economically viable process for novel isatin derivatization and cytotoxic evaluation AICTE   6.50 lakhs
  Design, Microwave synthesis of novel Angiogenesis Inhibitors As Potential DNA Intercalators UGC   14.36 lakhs
  Design and Novel Microwave Assisted Green synthesis of TRKS(Receptor Tyrosine Kinases) AICTE   24.60 lakhs
6 CNST   DST-SERB DST 2013- 37.4 Lakhs
    UGC-MRP UGC 2012- 20.3 Lakhs
7 CWR Dr.M.V.S.S.Giridhar Rooftop rainwater harvesting, use and artificial recharge in urban scenario using Geomatics AICTE, RPS,
NEW DELHI
2011- 14.5 lakhs
  Dr.M.V.S.S.Giridhar Hyperspectral remote sensing based crop inventory UGC, New Delhi 2012- 12 lakhs
  Dr.M.V.S.S.Giridhar Validation of hyper-spectral remote sensing based drought assessment through water balance and geomatic approach

AICTE, RPS,
New Delhi

2014- 10.91lakhs
    Dr.M.V.S.S.Giridhar Urban Lake water quality Monitoring-A people’s participation approach  Earth Watch International NGO, International Funding 2013- 7 lakhs
  Dr.B.venkateswara Rao Application of Resistivity Imaging for the delineation of kaolinised zones to contain water well failures in the khondalitic terrain DST 2013-2016 19.93 lakhs
10 CSIT Mr.J.Venkatesh Design and Development of Attitude Determination Control System (ADCS) for Micro Satellite. TEQIP-II 2015- 3.6 lakhs
 
 Projects sponsored by the industry / name of the project, funding agency and grants received.:
S.No Name of the department Principal investigator Title of  the project

Funding Agency

Duration Amount (Rs)
1 CEN Dr.V.Himabindu   Environmental solution Pvt ltd 2012 0.85lakhs
2 Dr.V.Himabindu Treatment of Bulk drug pharmaceutical wastewater by using Anaerobic batch reactor. PETL 2012 0.65 lakhs
3 Dr.V.Himabindu Treatment of Bulk drug pharmaceutical wastewater by using Upflow anerobic sludge blanket reactor. PETL 2012 0.75 lakhs
4 Dr.V.Himabindu Study of lakes and tanks in Medak district. A.P. Pollution Control Board 2012 3.24 lakhs
5 Dr.V.Himabindu Survey of Noise pollution in R.R.District. A.P. Pollution Control Board 2012 0.50 lakhs
6 Dr.V.Himabindu Inventory on Hazardous Management in 50 industries. A.P. Pollution Control Board 2012 0.50 Lakhs
7 Dr.V.Himabindu Study on the ground water pollution & ground water table due to Uranium mining at Pulivendula, Kadapa District. UCIL & collectorate
kadapa district
2011 2.5 lakhs
8    

 

   
 Departments of the college/centre have been recognized for their research activities by national / international agencies (UGC-SAP, CAS; Department with Potential for Excellence; DST-FIST; DBT, ICSSR, ICHR, ICPR, etc.) :
Name of the Department Funding agency Number of projects Amount
CEN DST-FIST 1 65.00lakhs
DST 3 47.34 lakhs
MoES 2 80.45 lakhs
BARC 1 33.95 lakhs
DBT 1 19.00 lakhs
CBT DST-FIST   1 65.00lakhs
CCST DST-FIST 1 55.00lakhs
CPS DST-FIST 1 45.00 lakhs
CNST Nil    
CWR DST 1  
CSIT Nil    
 Research projects completed and grants received during the last four years (funded by National/International agencies):
S.No Name of the department Principal investigator Title of  the project Funding Agency Duration Amount (Rs)
1 CEN Dr. Ch Sasikala  Cultured and genetic diversity of Heliobacteria of cultivated soils of India UGC 2011-2014 9,99,300/-
2 Dr. Ch Sasikala Inventory and bioprospecting of spirochetes of marine habitats of India DBT 2011- 2014 76,10,000/-
3 Dr.V.Himabindu Biodiesel production by using native micro algae using industrial wastewaters and industrial stack emissions DBT 2010-2013 19 Lakhs
4 Dr. Ch Sasikala Mapping of marine green sulfur bacteria of India DBT 2009-2012 36,32,000/-
5 Dr.V.Himabindu Baseline survey on air, water, soil, radioactivity and aquatic biota in and around the proposed uranium mining site at Lambapur / pedagattu / sheripalle. BARC-BRNS Project 2010-2012 67.2 Lakhs
6 Dr.V.Himabindu Application of  Ultrasonication , Peroxidase-mediated Oxidation and Ozonation for Ground water Remediation DST CPSTIO 2009-2012 5.8 Lakhs
7 Dr.V.Himabindu Treatment of Bulk drug pharmaceutical wastewater by using Anaerobic batch reactor. PETL 2012 0.65 lakhs
8 Dr.V.Himabindu Treatment of Bulk drug pharmaceutical wastewater by using Upflow anerobic sludge blanket reactor. PETL 2012 0.75 lakhs
9 Dr.V.Himabindu Study of lakes and tanks in Medak district. A.P. Pollution Control Board 2012 3.24 lakhs
10 Dr.V.Himabindu Survey of Noise pollution in R.R.District. A.P. Pollution Control Board 2012 0.50 lakhs
11   Dr.V.Himabindu Inventory on Hazardous Management in 50 industries. A.P. Pollution Control Board 2012 0.50 Lakhs
12 Dr.V.Himabindu Study on the ground water pollution & ground water table due to Uranium mining at Pulivendula, Kadapa District. UCIL & collectorate
kadapa district
2011 2.5 lakhs
13 Dr. Ch Sasikala Molecular and cultured diversity of anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria of Chilika lagoon: genetically and on the basis of pure cultures MoES  2007 -2010 23,64,000/-
14   Dr. Ch Sasikala Cultured diversity of anoxygenic phototrophic rhizobacteria of paddy: Their geographical distribution, localization of species and plant growth promoting activity DST 2007 -2010 25,51,000/-
15 Dr. V.Himabindu Development of water
electrolysis technology using solid polymer electrolyte assembling(SPEA) for a fully
Automated prototype hydrogen generator.
BARC 2006-2010 60.0 lakhs
16 Dr.V.Himabindu           
&
Dr.Y.Narasimha  Reddy
Studies on the Nano- toxicology of nano carbon particles synthesized by flame reactor. DST 2007-2010 20 lakhs
17 Dr.V.Himabindu Studies on the hydrogen production using Thermo catalytic decomposition UGC 2008-2010 6 lakhs
18 Dr.V. Himabindu,
CII India,
EPTRI India,
IVL Sweden,Gamana
Capacity building on cleaner production processes in industries in Hyderabad region. Sida, Sweden 2008-2010 3 crores
19 Dr.Lakshmi Narasu  
&
Dr.V.Himabindu
Design and development  of Biological hydrogen production reactors from renewable organic wastes MNRE 2007-2010 19.52 Lakhs
  CBT Dr. A. Uma Production of Bioethanol from Concentrated black liquor (CBL) Waste of Rajahmundry Paper mills”. CSIR 3 years
(2010-2013)
9,80,000
    Prof. M Lakshmi Narasu Bioconversion of ascorbic acid to ascorbic acid 2- phospate by using ascorbic acid 2 kinase from a microbial source UGC 3 years
2010-2013
7.41,000
    Dr. M Lakshmi Narasu    Evaluation of chemopreventive activity of Elytraria acaulis – as insight into molecular mechanism AICTE 2013 12,00,000
    Dr. Archanagiri Biochemical elucidation of Centella asiatica  leaf epidermome , cloning and over expression of the genes involved in the production of pharmaceutically important centellosides DST 3 years
2010-2013
  32,47,000
    Dr. M Lakshmi Narasu  One time grant of funds from UGC under BSR scheme UGC 2012 7,00,000
    Dr. Archanagiri Bioprocess development for adiponectin production using hairy root culturers of withan somnifera  AICTE  2 years
2011-2012
16,30,000
    Prof. M Lakshmi Narasu Scale up studies and process development for the production of L-arginine by fermentation TIFAC 2 years
2010-2011
  29,00,000
             
  CPS Dr. G. Krishna Mohan Development and Standardization of Herbal Formulation for anti-HIV activity AICTE-RPS   15,00,000
  Dr. G. Krishna Mohan Centre for Ethno pharmacological studies AICTE-MODROBS   13,50,000
  Dr. G. Krishna Mohan Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrasturucture in Universities and Higher Educational Institutions DST-FIST   55,00,000
  Dr. G. Krishna Mohan Synthesis, characterization and pharmacological evaluation fo some herbal mediated silver nano particles for anti diabetic activity  DST-SERB   39,90,000
  Dr M. Sunitha Reddy AICTE-MODROB NDDS/SEDDS   20,00,000
    Dr. M. Ajitha Eco-design of Isatin derivatization under solvent free condition and evaluation for anticancer and antimitotic activity UGC   11,47,000
    Dr. M. Ajitha Development of solvent free and economically viable process for novel  isatin derivatization and cytotoxic evaluation AITCE   6,50,000
  Dr. S. Shobha Rani Design, Microwave synthesis of novel Angiogenesis Inhibitors As Potential DNA Intercalators UGC   14,35,800
  Dr. S. Shobha Rani Design and Novel Microwave Assisted Green synthesis of TRKS (Receptor Tyrosine Kinases) AITCE   24,60,000
  CCST Dr.K.Mukkanti Chemical synthesis of cobalt and cobalt oxide nanoparticals and its investigative studies towards application in chemical [catalysis, defense, nano-hybrid materials and devices], biological and optoelectronic devices DRDO   14,00,000
  Dr.K.Mukkanti Synthesis of Heterocyclic compounds via Pd/C catalyzed reactions CSIR   17,50,000
  CNST   Dr.K.VenkateswaraRao Synthesis of Nanostructured metal oxides by microwave assisted room temperature ionic liquids and their applications   UGC   3 Yr’s   8.6 Lakhs
      Dr.K.VenkateswaraRao Biology-Nanomaterials-Green Nanotechnology   UGC   3 Yr’s   11.7 Lakhs
      Dr.K.VenkateswaraRao Development of gas sensors by using microbial bio-films with ferrite nanoparticles   DST-SERB   3 Yr’s   37.4 Lakhs
      Dr.K.VenkateswaraRao   DST- Nano Mission   DST- Nano Mission   5 Yr’s   2.76 Crs
      Dr.K.Venkateswara Rao Advanced hybrid lead-acid batteries using nano materials for futuristic energy storage applications   TEQIP-II   1 Yr   2.0 lakhs
    Dr.K.Venkateswara Rao synthesis and characterization of novel metal oxide nano composites for gas sensor and humidity sensor   TEQIP-II   1 Yr   1.75 lakhs
      Dr.Ch.Shilpa Chakra Novel green synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles and its study on seed germination, growth factors   TEQIP-II   1 Yr   2.0 lakhs
      Dr.Ch.Shilpa Chakra synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials for energy storage applications   TEQIP-II   1 Yr   1.75 lakhs
 Inter-institutional collaborative projects and grants received:
  1. All India collaboration
  2. International

Name of the department

Faculty name

National collaboration

International collaboration

CEN

Dr. V. Himabindu

  • BARC 2 No(Collaborative Project)
  • Kakatiya University
  • Osmania University (Collaborative Project for Gaddapotharm lake Assessment )
  • TERI
  • CII (Joint project)
  • EPTRI
  • DST- NPCS: project is implementing in chaitanya chloride industry
  • BHU, IIT karaghpur, Allahabad university, IICT Hyderabad, CBT-IST- MNRE national mission project  
  • IOWA State University, USA                   
  • Saskatchewan University, Canada  (combined PhD)                                            
  • Uppsala University, Sweden                      
  • Jackson State University,USA  (joint publications)
  • IVL Environmental Research Institute, Sweden (joint project)

 

 

CBT

 

  • DRR (Joint Publications)
  • ICRISAT (Joint Publications, Student Projects)
  • IICT (Joint Publications, Student Projects)
  • Hetero Drugs (Joint Publications, Student Projects)
  • GVK Bio (Joint Publications, Student Projects)
  • IIL (Joint Publications, Student Projects)
  • GVK Bio (Joint Publications, Student Projects)
  • NATCO Pharma (Joint Publications)
  • Hemarus (Joint Publications, Student Projects)
  • ICRISAT (Joint Publications, Student Projects)

 

  • JCERDC, USA (Collaborative Project)

 

CWR

Dr.  M.V.S.S.Giridhar

 

Earth Watch International NGO, International Funding