Research Areas of Faculty

S. No.

Name of the Faculty / Email- ID

Area of Specialization

Research Problems

1

Prof. M. K. Dutta

mkd@cas.res.in

Machine Learning and Deep learning, Deep Learning in Biological and Medical Applications, Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition, Bio-Medical Signal Processing, Multimedia Signal Processing, Audio Signal processing

1. Development of deep learning architectures and their optimisation.

2. Applications of Machine Learning / Deep Learning in Biological and Medical Applications

3. AI based Computer vision systems.

4. Biomedical Signal analysis using AI: Heart Sounds/Lung Sounds/ ECG /EEG /EMG

5. Time series analysis using AI

6. AI based assistive devices for Navigation for Visually Impaired People

2

Dr. Anuj Kumar Sharma

anujksharma@cas.res.in

Soft robotics, Bio Inspired robotics, Metal cutting operations, Electrical discharge machining, Machining tribology, MQL Machining, Nano-cutting fluids, Thermocouples for machining

1. Generation of machined surface with improved surface quality using mono/hybrid nanoparticle based cutting fluids in Turning operation

2. Generation of machined surface with improved surface quality using mono/hybrid nanoparticle based cutting fluids in Milling operation

3. Metallic additive manufacturing using robotic manipulator

4. Design and development of robotic fish for data collection in a water body

5. Development of Bio inspired sensors for robot navigation and communication.

3

Dr. Rabesh Kumar Singh

rabeshkumarsingh@cas.res.in

Additive Manufacturing, Metal cutting operations, Die-sink EDM Tribology of machining, Machining with MQL Nano-cutting fluids, Sensors for measurement of Temperature and Cutting forces in metal removal processes, Cutting speed controller for turning operation

1. To investigate the effect of MQL parameters (shape, size and distribution) on machining performance: A experimental and modelling approach

2. Investigation on the effect of different unit cells and infill structures on 3D printed parts

3. Thermal modelling of geometry of single track deposition in metal arc additive manufacturing systems

4. Development of a hybrid approach for 3D printed parts using friction stir welding and milling operation

4

Dr. Saurabh Mishra

saurabhm@cas.res.in

Nanotechnology in Oil Industry

1. Fabrication of nano-porous structures for saving environment from oil spill

2. Application of nanotechnology in enhanced oil recovery

3. Utilization of digital techniques like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), & deep learning (DL) in oil spill detection and monitoring

4. Application of digital platform in oil exploration and production problems

5

Dr. Vrinda Yadav

vrinda@cas.res.in

Machine Learning and Deep Learning,

Applications of Machine Learning / Deep Learning in Software Engineering, Applications of Software Engineering in Machine Learning

1. Summarizing source code for comprehension and maintenance using AI

2. AI assisted code search

3. Generating commit messages for source code changes automatically

4. Deep learning based code smell detection

6

Dr. Gopal Ji

gopalji@cas.res.in

Corrosion Prevention of Metals using waste materials, Metal Matrix composites and Thin Film coatings, Wear prevention of metals, Bio-Sensors

1. Use of waste natural materials in corrosion prevention of metals

2. Thin film produced by floating film transfer method (FFTM) for corrosion prevention

3. Investigation of corrosion and tribological behaviour of various protective coatings/polymer composites

4. Image based corrosion detection using machine learning principles

5. Biosensors for technical applications

7

Dr. Arun Kumar

drarun@cas.res.in

Cloud Computing,

Applications of Machine Learning / Deep Learning,

Cybersecurity, Network Security, IOT

1. User authentication in the blockchain using Machine Learning Techniques

2. ML/AI based Security models for cloud computing and the Internet of Things

3. Network attacks and anomaly detection using deep learning

4. Memory forensics using deep learning

8

Dr. A.V. Ullas

avullas@cas.res.in

Polymer Composites

1. Development of light-weight materials for construction applications

2. Development of energy/shock absorbing materials for defence applications

3. Preparation and characterization of antimicrobial films for food packaging

4. Preparation and characterization of self-healing polymer materials

9

Dr. Anamika Jain

anamika@cas.res.in

Machine Learning/ Deep Learning, Biometrics, Behavioral Biometrics, Image Processing & Pattern Recognition, Watermarking

1. One-shot Verification method for offline signatures

2. Verification of the signature without being trained on forged samples

3. Deep analysis of deep, shallow and traditional features of signature images

4. End-to-End Multimodal biometric authentication

10

Dr. Biswajit Mandal

biswajit@cas.res.in

Electrochemical Energy Storage and Ion Sensing

1. Development of bio-mass derived carbon materials for electrochemical energy storage application

2. Development of metal oxide hybrids for increasing the energy density of pseudo supercapacitors

3. Synthesis of novel ternary oxides as an alternative to Li-ion batteries

4. Development of cheap electrochemical sensors for Arsenic (As (III)) detection in ground water

11

Dr. Pushpendra Singh Rathore

pushpendra@cas.res.in

Thermal Energy Storage

1. Synthesis and Characterization of thermal Energy Storage materials

2. Design, Development and analysis of energy efficient building envelope

3. Integration of Thermal Energy Storage Systems in HVAC

4. Development of Solar Thermal Desalination system for water purification

12

Dr. Jitendra Kumar

jitendra.kumar@cas.res.in

Motion planning of biped robot on uneven terrain, Humanoid robots kinematics and dynamics, Dynamics of multibody systems, Machines and mechanisms, Intelligent application of robotic system to solve industrial problem, Machine learning

1. Learning-based energy optimal motion planning of a 34-DOF humanoid robot on uneven ground

2. Motion planning of humanoid robots in a microgravity environment

3. Energy optimal path generation of redundant robotic manipulators in unstructured environments

4. Energy optimal gait synthesis of biped robots on different types of uneven terrain

5. To study the bilaterally symmetric body plan of walking robots (biped, quadrupeds, etc) and its influence on learning-based energy optimal gait planning of these robots

13

Dr. Chandresh Kumar Rastogi

chandresh@cas.res.in

Nanomaterials synthesis and characterization

1. Synthesis and characterization of fluorescent nanomaterials for light emitting diodes and display applications

2. Designing novel and cost effective electro catalyst for supercapacitor applications

3. Development of fluorescent materials for temperature sensing applications

4. Preparation and characterization of nanomaterials for energy storage devices

14

Dr. Gyan Prakash Maurya

gyan@cas.res.in

Electrocatalysis and photo-electrocatalysis

1. Kinetics analysis of electrocatalyst for oxygen evolution reaction (OER) and Hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) for hydrogen production via electrochemical water splitting reaction with the help of the Impedance analysis

2. Effect of the surface states present at the semiconductor catalyst surface for photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting with the help of impedance analysis and density functional theory (DFT) calculations

3. Li ion battery modelling for Solid electrolyte interface (SEI) layer

4. Activity enhancement of Supercapacitor material via various physicochemical methods

5. Electrocatalysis for Carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction for useful fuels like ethanol and methanol

6. Corrosion protection by electrochemical machining