Projects


 

Details of the Projects/Consultancies

 

A.    On-going projects

1.

Title of the Project    : Development of Efficient Vanadium Redox Flow Battery

                                      (VRFB) using Assisted Inner-Sphere Electron Transfer and

                                      Higher State-of-charge Management (PI)

Funding Agency         : SERB, DST, New Delhi

Duration                      : 2017 – 2020 

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 46,11,600

 

2.

Title of the Project    : Investigation of Non-assisted Low Temperature Start-up of PEM

                                      Fuel Cell (PI)

Funding Agency         : ISRO

Duration                      : 2017-2020

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 25,37,000

 

3.

Title of the Project    : Improvement in Electrolytic Gold Refining Process through

                                      Optimum Current Efficiency for Gold Deposition and Gold

                                      Recovery from Effluent (Co-PI)

Funding Agency         : Under UAY

Duration                      : 2017-2019

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 96,00,000

 

4.

Title of the Project    : Low-cost and Efficient MFC Materials for Bioelectricity

                                      Production from Waste Materials (Bio-e-Mat) (PI)

Funding Agency         : DST (International Division)

  (Collaborators: IICT Hyderabad, TUT Turkey, and YTU       

  Finland)

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 32,00,000

 

B.     Completed Projects/consultancies

 

5.

Title of the Project    : Redox Flow Batteries for Electric Energy Storage

                                      (Coordinator)

Funding Agency         : GIAN, MHRD

Duration                      : 2017

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 96,00,000

 

6.

Title of the Project    : Development of Solar Powered Microbial Fuel Cell (photo MFC)

                                      for Integration with Photo Fermentative Biohydrogen Production

                                      for Bioelectricity Generation (PI)

Funding Agency         : DBT, New Delhi

Duration                      : 2014 – 2015

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 9,00,000

 

7.

Title of the Project    : Evaluation of Technical Feasibility of Dr. Jitendra Kumar

                                      Barthakur’s Invention to Generate Electricity through

                                      Electrolysis (C)

Funding Agency         : Dr. Jitendra Kumar Barthakur, New Delhi

Duration                      : 2016 – 2016

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 1,12,500

 

8.

Title of the Project    : Development of Electrochemical Reactor and Solid Electrolyte

                                      for Efficient Conversion of CO2 into Value Added Products (PI)

Funding Agency         : DST, New Delhi

Duration                      : 2012 – 2015

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 45,00,000

 

9.

Title of the Project    : Development of Aluminum Degreaser and Shiner (PC)

Funding Agency         : Motichem Centre, Guwahati

Duration                      : 2014

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 10,000

 

10.

Title of the Project    : Development of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell using

                                      Indigenously Prepared Low Cost Composite Bipolar Plate (PI)

Funding Agency         : CSIR, New Delhi

Duration                      : 2010 – 2013

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 18,00,000

 

11.

Title of the Project    : Fabrication of Low Cost Dense Palladium Composite Membrane

                                      for Hydrogen Energy Applications (Co-PI)

Funding Agency         : DST, New Delhi

Duration                      : 2011 – 2014

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 19,00,000

 

12.

Title of the Project    : Evaluation of Hydrogen Storage Properties of Metal Nano-

                                      structures (Co-PI)

Funding Agency         : CSIR, New Delhi

Duration                      : 2011 – 2014

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 17,00,000

 

13.

Title of the Project    : Development of Composite Membrane for Carbon Dioxide 

                                      Electro-reduction (PC)

Funding Agency         : CRERE, Saudi Arabia

Duration                      : 2010 – 2011

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 10,00,000

 

14.

Title of the Project    : Development of Chemical Engineering Virtual Laboratory (Co-

                                      developer)

Funding Agency         : MHRD, New Delhi

Duration                      : 2009 – 2011

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 20,00,000

 

15.

Title of the Project    : Development of Web Course for Heat Transfer Operations

                                      (Developer)

Funding Agency         : MHRD, New Delhi

Duration                      : 2009 – 2011

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 2,50,000

 

16.

Title of the Project    : Development of Web Course for Fuel Cell Technology (Co-

                                      developer)

Funding Agency         : MHRC, New Delhi

Duration                      : 2009 – 2011

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 2,50,000

 

17.

Title of the Project    : Development of Direct Methanol Fuel Cell based on Hybrid

                                      Nafion Membrane (PI)

Funding Agency         : DST, New Delhi

Duration                      : 2007 – 2010  

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 13,20,000

 

18.

Title of the Project    : Development of Polymer Composite Bipolar Plate for Polymer

                                      Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell (PI)

Funding Agency         : BRNS, DoE, Mumbai

Duration                      : 2007 – 2010   

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 10,00,000

 

19.

Title of the Project    : Construction of Enzymatic Bio-fuel Cell for Biomedical

                                      Application

                                      (Co-PI)

Funding Agency         : DBT, New Delhi

Duration                      : 2007 – 2009    

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 35,00,000

 

20.

Title of the Project    : A Preliminary Project Report on “Generation of electrical power

                                      from small quantities of gas available in isolated pockets of oil

                                      fields” (Co-PC)

Funding Agency         : Oil India Limited, Duliajan, Assam

Duration                      : 2007   

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 4,08,000

 

21.

Title of the Project    : Development of Enzyme Electrode for the Construction of    

                                      Cholesterol

                                      Biosensor (Co-PI)

Funding Agency         : CSIR, New Delhi

Duration                      : 2007 - 2010

Project Cost (Rs.)        : 18,00,000