On-going Externally Funded Projects

  • Enhanced preservation of fruits using nanotechnology (GAC-IDRC, Canada; Rs. 1141 Lakhs; 2012-2018; PI : Dr. K.S. Subramanian)

  • Fabrication of nano-agricultural inputs for groundnut productivity and environmental safety (DST Nano Mission Project – Rs. 64.26 Lakhs; 2011-2015; PI : Dr. K.S. Subramanian)

  • Green synthesis of bioactive silver nano particles using plant extracts and their antinemic properties (DST Nano Mission Project – Rs. 20.0 Lakhs ; 2013- 2016; PI:  Dr. B. Anitha)

  • Nanotechnological strategies for seed invigouration  in rainfed groundnut (DST Nano Mission Project – Rs. 25.0 Lakhs ; 2013- 2016; PI:  Dr. N.Natarajan)

  • Identification of effective insecticidal crystal proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) against spotted pod borer, Maruca testulalis (Geyer) in Dolichos bean (Avarai) (UGC funded Project – Rs. 6.94 Lakhs ; 2012- 2015; PI:  Dr. M. Kannan)

  • Development of Sulphur Nano fertilizer formulation for sunflower to enhance productivity,  use efficiency and environmental safety (DST funded Project – Rs. 20.0 Lakhs ; 2015- 2018; PI:  Dr. R. Rajeswari)

  • Construction and evaluation of Lithium ion battery with synthesized nano structured cathode materials (LiCoPO4 and LiNiPO4 and LiMixYxPO4, Y= Co or Ni, M = Y, Gd, Sm, Eu) (DST Nano Mission Project – Rs. 37.0 Lakhs ; 2013- 2017; PI:  Dr. Dr. S. Selvasekarapandian)

  • Sialic Acid Analogues and their interaction with  Cholera toxin: An investigation by Molecular modeling, Molecular mechanics and  Molecular dynamics (DST funded Project – Rs. 16.4 lakhs; 2012 -2015; PI: Dr. Jeya Sundara Sharmila)

  • ICAR Nanotechnology platform projects (ICAR funded project – Rs.32.2 lakhs ; 2015-2016; PI: Dr. K.S. Subramanian)

  • Mycofiltration to remediate heavy metals from contaminated sites of peri-urban areas (DST funded Project – Rs.34.7 lakhs ; 2015-2018; PI: Dr. N. Balakrishnan