COMPLETED PROJECTS

As a Principal Investigator


1. Evaluation of mechanical properties and FE modeling of the deformation of syntactic foams relevant for deep sea applications instruments and ocean observatory systems

Principal Investigator: Dr. Ravi Kumar N V and
Co-ordinator (NIOT): Dr. Venkatesan R,

Value of the project: Rs. 23.30 Lakhs (~46600 USD)
Funding agency: IITM-NIOT cell
Duration: 2 years (March 2012 - March 2014);
Project no: MET/1112/123/NIOT/RAVK

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2.Spray atomization and deposition of light alloys for near net shaped products

Principal Investigator: Dr. Ravi Kumar N V

Value of the project: Rs. 7.5 Lakhs (~15000 USD)
Funding agency: IITM, India
Duration: 8 months (2010 Oct – 2012 April)

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3. Processing of pre-ceramic polymers for ultra-high temperature applications beyond 2000 °C

Principal Investigator: Dr. Ravi Kumar N V

Value of the project: Rs. 26 Lakhs (~52000 USD)
Funding agency: ISRO-IITM cell
Duration: 2008-2010

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4. Processing and characterization of cellular ceramics/foams usingpreceramic molecular precursors

Principal Investigator: Dr. Ravi Kumar N V

Value of the project: Rs. 2 Lakhs (~4000 USD)
Funding agency: ISRO-IITM cell
Duration: 2010-2011

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5.Understanding the adhesion mechanisms of barnacles-structural & mechanical characterization

6.Object oriented finite element programming - for prediction of macroscopicproperties of polymer-derived ceramics


As a Co-Principal Investigator


7. Development of anti-fouling coating based on surface modification approach

Co-Prinicipal Investigator: Dr. Ravi Kumar N V

Value of the project: Rs. 53.90 Lakhs (~107800 USD)
Funding agency: Board of Research of Nuclear Sciences (BRNS)
Duration: 3 years (March 2012 - March 2015)
Project no: BIO/1112/155/BRNS/MUKE.

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8.Characterization of metallic materials for biaxial loading

Co-Prinicipal Investigator: Dr. Ravi Kumar N V

Value of the project: Rs. 29.56 Lakhs (~51873 USD)
Funding agency: ISRO
Duration: 2 years(November 2011- November 2013)
Project no: ASE/11-12/139/ISRO/RVEL

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9.Studies on creep behavior of P91 and P92 steel welds

Co-Prinicipal Investigator: Dr. Ravi Kumar N V

Value of the project: Rs. 18.97 Lakhs (~33280 USD)
Funding agency: BHEL- Trichy
Duration: 1 year (September 2011 - September 2012)
Project no: RB/11-12/MET/004/BHEL/GDJA.

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10. Development of non-stick coating for boilers

Co-Prinicipal Investigator: Dr. Ravi Kumar N V

Value of the project: Rs. 20 Lakhs (~50000 USD)
Funding agency: BHEL- Trichy (IITM-Research Park) India

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11.Performance of polymers (LDPE, HDPE, PP, PU, and PC) in marine environment

Co-Prinicipal Investigator: Dr. Ravi Kumar N V

Value of the project: Rs. 34.58 Lakhs (~70000 USD)
Funding agency: Naval Research Board,India
Duration: 2008 – 2010

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12.Bioceramic nanocarriers for simultaneous drug delivery

Co-Prinicipal Investigator: Dr. Ravi Kumar N V

Value of the project: Rs. 35.323 Lakhs (~80000 USD)
Funding agency: Dept. of Biotechnology,Govt. of India
Duration: 3 years (2009-2012)

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