Sponsored

TITLE OF THE PROJECTS
SPONSORING AGENCY
YEAR
AMOUNT Rs.(Lakhs)
INVESTIGATORS

High sensitivity piezo-resistive array of sensors based on

flexible graphene-metal-polymer based composite layers

Ministry of Defence​ (DST) + TATA Sons  3 years
464.58
Dr. S. Ramaprabhu, IIT Madras

 

Nitrogen doped partially exfoliated multi walled carbon nanotubes-PtRu nanoparticle hybrids as high performance anode for direct methanol fuel cells

 

 

 

DST Nanomission

 

 

2016-2018

 

 

38.4

 

Dr. S. Ramaprabhu, IIT Madras
Titania Nanotubes as an Alternative Catalyst Support for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells

 

 

MNRE

 

June 2013-May 2016

 

 

52.2

 

 

Dr Raghuram Chetty (PI), IIT Madras

Dr. S. Ramaprabhu, IIT Madras

 

 

Durable Fuel cells based on Polymer coated nanocarbon composites IFCPAR + DST  
28.35

Dr.S.Ramaprabhu

IIT Madras

 

 

Consultancy

 

TITLE OF THE PROJECTS
SPONSORING AGENCY
YEAR
AMOUNT Rs.(Lakhs)
CO-INVESTIGATORS


Development of nanolubricant with coal mill gearbox oil as base lubricant

NTPC

2016-2017


Rs. 86.25

Development of partiallly exfoliated carbon nanotubes based Li-S battery and 2032 coin cells

RCI

 


Rs. 100
Development of high capacity metal oxide/carbon nano material based anode material for Sodium ion batteries
RCI, Hyderabad

 

 

2016-2017 

 

 

 

 

Rs. 10
Development of Li-S battery with improved sulphur utilisation and cyclic stability

US Airforce (USA)
2015 - 2017

Rs. 31.5
Development of non-Pt electrocatalysts for hydrogen Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells US Airforce 2016-2017
Rs.16.2
 

 

 

 

Project Completed

 

TITLE OF THE PROJECTS
SPONSORING
AGENCY
YEAR
AMOUNT Rs.(Lakhs)
Investigators
Copper (Cu) - CNT based Nanocomposite Formulations for Heat Recovery in Different Processes in a steel plant Ministry of Steel 2012-2015

 

176.4

[Total value 336]

 

 

Dr. S. Ramaprabhu (PI),
IIT Madras

Dr. Kanagaraj (PI),
IIT Guwahati

Coupling of hydrogen storage device with PEMFC Fuel cell GAIL 2014 - 2015    

Development of Hydrogen storage nanomaterials

MNRE
2010-2015

 

 

581.68

 

 

 

Dr. S. Ramaprabhu (PI)

Dr. B. Viswanathan (PI)

Mind the Gap - jumping the hurdles limiting polymer fuel cell performance and commercialization

DST

(Indo-UK)

 

2012-2015

 

112.9

[Total value 348.7]

Dr. S. Ramaprabhu (PI),
IIT Madras

Dr. N. Rajalakshmi (PI), 
CFCT Chennai Dr. S. Basu, IIT Delhi Dr. D. J. L. Brett, UCL, London Dr. A. Kucernak, ICL, London Dr. K. Scott, Univ. Newcastle,
Australia

Single-walled / multi-walled carbon nanotubes (CNTs) based Supercapacitors for electrical energy storage

BHEL
2013-2014
   

Development of new Graphene based electro catalyst for PEMFC

(Consultancy)

Nissan
2013-2014
   

Pilot scale Preparation of Carbon Nanomaterials

(Consultancy)

TATA STEEL,
JAMIPOL,
Jamshedpur
2012-2014
   

Invention Plus

(Consultancy)

INTELLECTUAL VENTURES ASIA PTE. LTD
2012-2014
   

Development of  nanolubricant with ID Fan Lube Oil

(Consultancy)

NTPC
2013-2014
   

 

Development of novel metal hydride-carbon nanomaterial based nanocomposites as anode electrode materials for lithium ion battery

(Consultancy)

US Air Force
2012-2014
   

Development of novel nano-composites for Hydrogen Storage

(Consultancy)

GAIL
2012-2014
   

Development of Novel Graphene Nanocomposite Anode Electrode for Li-ion Battery

(Sponsored)

DRDO
2011-2012
34
 
Development of nanocoolant and nanolubricants

Mahindra

&

Mahindra

2012 - 2013    
Development of Nanocomposites for trans dermal delivery of antioxidants
EID, Parry
2009-2012
   
Nanomaterials for Carbon dioxide adsorption
Alumni, IITM
2011-2013

 

 

27

 

Establishment of Nano Functional Material Technology Centre (NFMTC) at IIT Madras

 

Joint INSTITUTION- INDUSTRY collaborative project in EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

 

(Sponsored research)

DST,

 

Murugappa Group of Industries, Chennai,

 

Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Chennai

2006-2012

2470

 

[ 2070 (DST)

and

400 (Industries) ]

 

(24.7Crores)

Dr. S. Ramaprabhu
(Project Coordinator)

Dr. S. Ramaprabhu (PI)

 

Dr. M.S. Ramachandra Rao (PI)

    
Dr.S.S.Bhattacharya (PI) 

Development of a “Smart” Layer-by-Layer Nano Polymer based Coating for In-situ Damage Monitoring of Composite and Metallic Air Frame Structures

(Consultancy research)

AFRL, USA
2009-2012
 

 

Dr. Krishnan Balasubramaniam
(PI)

Dr. S. Ramaprabhu(PI)

 

Thermal and electrical conductivity studies of carbon nanostructures based nanofluids

(Sponsored research)

DRDO
2010-2012

 

 

15

 

Invention Development Management

(Consultancy research)

INTELLECTUAL VENTURES ASIA PTE. LTD 2011-2012    

Development of Nanomaterials based transformer oil

(Consultancy research)


Tata Steel
2010-2011
   

 

Establishment of a magnetic measurements Facility and helium Liquefier

(Sponsored research)

DST
2009-2012
   

Development Of Nanomaterials For The Improvement Of Thermo-Magnetic Properties Of Transformers

(Consultancy research)

Tata Steel Ltd
2010-2011
   

Development Of High Efficient And High Durable Pt Dispersed Nitrogen Doped Functionalized Carbon Nanomaterials

(Consultancy research)

Renault Nissan
2010-2011
   

Development of Pt/Au/graphene/carbon nanotubes for fuel cells and biosensor applications

(Consultancy research)


AOARD, USA
2009-2010
   

 

Development of Nanocoolant

(Consultancy research)

 

 

Tata Steel

 

2009-2010

   

 

Hybrid Polymer Dye Sensitizer Solar Cell

(Sponsored research)

 

DRDO

 

2008 - 2010

 

39.40

 

 

Fe-Ni nanoparticles as catalysts for the synthesis of Carbon nanotubes
(Sponsored research)

 

 

DST-DFG

 

2009-2011
   

 

5

 

 

Photophysics of carbon nanotubes by using picosecond laser induced transient grating techniques
(Sponsored research)

 

 

CSIR

2006-2009
   

 

10.96

 

 

CNT based filter for water treatment
(Sponsored research)

 

 

Alumini

 

2007-2010

 

13.0

 

 

Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes as Chemical and biological sensors
(Consultancy research)

 

 

DRDE

 

2007-2008

 

09.50

 

 

Synthesis of Carbon nanotube based nanofluids as decontamination solutions for Chemical warfare agents

(Consultancy research)

 

 

DRDE

 

2007-2008

 

09.40

 

 

Study of hydrogen storage properties of nanomaterials
(Consultancy project)

 

 

DMSRDE

 

2007-2009

 

09.50

 

 

Synthesis of novel hydrogen storage nanomaterials
(Consultancy project)

 

DMSRDE

 

2007-2009

 

09.40

 

 

Development of Carbon nanotube/metal/metal-oxide/polymer composites for electrochemical biosensors
(Consultancy research)

 

 

INDO-USA (Air Force)

 

2007-2008

 

$20,000

 

 

Establishment of facility for production of multiwalled nanotubes & technology development for synthesis of single walled carbon nanotubes
(Consultancy research)

 

 

VSSC

 

2006-2007

 

57.00

 

 

Devolpment of hydrogen storage materials for space applications
(Consultancy research)

 

 

VSSC

 

2006-2007

 

29.00

 

 

Investigations of Electrocatalystic properties of MWNTs based electrodes for Direct Methanol Fuel cell
(Consultancy research)

 

 

RCI

 

2005-2007

 

09.00

 

 

Development of carbon nanotubes for Micro Fuell cells
(Consultancy research)

 

 

HEB

 

2005-2007

 

05.00

 

 

Studies of supercapacitance properties of polymer-MWNTs nano-composites
(Sponsored research)

 

 

HRB

 

2006-2008

 

32.45

 

 

Study of electrochemical storage of energy in CNT for supercapacitor applications
(Sponsored research)

 

 

MHRD

 

2005-2007

 

14.00

 

 

Hydrogen storage properties of CNTs synthesized by alloy hydride catalytic route of pyrolysis
(Sponsored research)

 

 

DRDO

 

2003-2006

 

13.19

 

 

Development of Micro Fuel Cell With pt/multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Electrocatalysts

(Sponsored Research)

 

 

DRDO

 

2005-2006

 

17.71

 

 

Study of  Magnetocaloric effect for Magnetic Refrigeration applications
(Sponsored research)

 

 

MHRD

 

2004-2006

 

14.00

 

 

Development of thin film metal hydrides for optical switching devices
(Sponsored research)

 

 

DST

 

2003-2005

 

14.40

 

 

Development of MH materials, CNTs & hydrogen gas cartridge

(Consultancy research)


 

HEB

 

2005-2006

 

3.00

 

 

Development of thin film fiber-optic hydrogen sensors
(Sponsored research)

 

 

MNES

 

2003-2005

 

13.19

 

 

Photo electrochemical  production of hydrogen and storage of hydrogen in composite materials

(Sponsored research)

 

MHRD

 

2002-2004

 

10.00

 

 

Investigations of hydrogen storage properties of interstitially modified and polymer dispersed nanocrystalline materials

(Sponsored research)

 

DRDO

 

2002-2004

 

11.70

 

 

Development of Hydrogen storage device with Indian misch metal based Laves phase AB2 alloys

(Sponsored research)

 

 

MNES

 

2000-2003

 

18.90

 

 

Investigations of hydrogen  solubility, electrochemical hydrogen storage capacity of RE-TM Laves phase alloys
(Sponsored research)

 

 

CSIR

 

1999 -2002

 

10.98

 

 

Investigations of  hydrogen solubility properties in Zr based alloys for hydrogen storage applications
(Sponsored research)

 

 

MNES

 

1998 -2000

 

05.40

 

 

Study of Hydrogen absorption in Novel Zr based AB3 alloys
(Sponsored research)

 

 

IIT Madras

and BMBF,Germany

 

1997 -2000

 

1.5 +

DM 45,000

 

 

 

Development of high energy density permanent magnets

(Sponsored research)

 

TDM

 

1995 -1999

 

54.7

 

 

 

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