Biology

  • Bioinformatics and Molecular Modelling based approaches for Protein Engineering. 

 

Chemical Engineering

  • Process Systems Engineering: Process design and control, Synthesis and optimization of process systems, fault detection and isolation, cyber physical systems. 
  • Photocatalysis by mixed matrix membrane, Simulation of coupled transport in porous medium, Composite membrane for ion transport.
  • Latent heat based thermal storage systems, Thermodynamic performance analysis of solar stills, Turbine blade cooling: Modelling and simulation.
  • Renewable Energy Harvesting Systems: Modelling and Simulation; (Candidates with B.Tech. in Electrochemical engineering may also apply)
  • Data science and AI for catalyst and drug design. (Candidates with B. Tech. in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (EIE)/ Instrumentation and Control Engineering (ICE) and Electronics and Control Engineering with an interest/ exposure in process control/ data science areas of research may also apply) 
  • Surface Engineering: Surface functionalization of polymers, Surface modification of polymeric materials by plasma treatment, Plasma sterilization 
  • Two-phase flow: Hydrodynamic investigations on gas-liquid, liquid-liquid flow through millimeter channels.

 

Chemistry

  • Exploitation of smart Nanomaterials in Bio-application
  • Fluorescent Molecular Materials: Fabrication, Properties and Applications 
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Organization of materials using block copolymer templates
  • Sustainable nanomaterials for energy storage and harvesting
  • Photocatalytic hydrogen generation 
  • Advanced materials for waste water treatment; Environmental monitoring

 

Computer Science

  • Distributed Systems
  • Data Sciences

 

Earth Sciences

  • Computational Geomechanics, Hydraulic fracture propagation modelling, Meshfree methods.
  • Engineering Properties of rocks and soil; Rock mass characterization; Rock Failure Mechanism. 
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Well Logging

 

Electrical Engineering

  • Power Quality Aspects in Distribution Power System and interactive Microgrid. 

 

Mathematics

  • Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, Partial Differential equations, Hyperbolic conservation laws. 
  • Frame theory, Sparse representation theory and their applications in Machine Learning.

 

Mechanical Engineering  

  • Heat transfer and fluid flow analysis, Aerodynamic analysis of turbomachinery flows, Gas turbine blade cooling techniques, biofuel use in gas turbine, waste to energy conversion 
  • Computational fluid dynamics and its applications in oil and gas sector.

 

Petroleum Engineering

  • Drilling fluid design and analysis; Enhanced Oil Recovery, Well stimulation techniques
  • Gas hydrate, Enhance Oil Recovery and Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Design.
  • Flow assurance problems; Heavy crude oil-in-water emulsion; Enhanced oil recovery; Drilling fluid design and analysis, Petroleum production problems.
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery; Reservoir Modelling and Simulation; Multiphase Flow and Transport Processes in Porous Media; machine learning and data analytics in EOR.
  • Reservoir Simulation
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