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Key Research Areas

Core Area


People Involved

Microwaves, Signal Processing and Cognitive Radio

·      Image Processing

·      Radar Signal Processing

·      Optical Communications

·      Microstrip Antennas

·      Cognitive Radio

·      Biomedical instrumentation

·      Statistical signal processing

·      Prof. Y. Yoganandam

·      Prof. Prabhakar Rao

·      Dr. Runa Kumari

·      Dr. Venkateswaran R

·      Dr. Shaikshavali Chitraganti

·      Mr. S. K. Verma

Power Quality and Power Electronics

·      Power system stability

·      Power Quality

·      Technology for smart grid

·      Renewable Energy

·      Dr. Alivelu Manga Parimi

·      Dr. Ravi Teja

Semiconductor Devices, MEMS, Microfluidics, Nanoelectronics

·      Microfluidics, MEMS

·      Nanomaterials, Nanoelectronics

·      BioFuel Cells, Biosensors

·      Medical Point-of-Care Diagnostics

·      Solar cells Modeling

·      Photonics

·      Organic Solar Cells

·      Prof. Sanket Goel

·      Prasant Kumar Pattnaik

·      Dr. Souvik Kundu

·      Dr. Surya Shankar Dan

·      Mr. Ramakant Yadav

·      Mr. M. Balasubramanian

·      Mr. Ananth Saradhi 

VLSI algorithms & Architectures


·      VLSI Arithmetic

·      High-performance VLSI Architecture

·      Reversible Computing


·      Prof. M.B. Srinivas

·      Dr. S. K. Sahoo

·      Dr. S. K. Chatterjee

·      Dr. Soumya J

·      Mr. Chetan Kumar

·      Mr. Syed Ershad Ahmed                    

  • Sponsored Projects

    Ongoing Projects :
    • Microfluidic Diffusivity Meter for CO2 diffusivity during Enhanced Oil Recovery, 23.00 Lakhs, DST/ SERB, 2014-2017, Prof. Sanket Goel. 
    • Strategies for fault-tolerant network-on-chip design, 27.11 Lakhs, DST, 2017-2020, Dr. Soumya J & Prof. S K Sahoo. 
    Completed Projects : 
    • Variable Data Rate Digital Demodulator for 64QAM on virtex -5 FPGA, 9.90 Lakhs, DLRL, DRDO, 2011-2013, Prof. M. B. Srinivas.
    • Development of Technologies for Monitoring of Malnutrition in Growing Children, 3.20 Lakhs, IIBT, 2012-2014, Prof. M. B. Srinivas.
    • Matlab Modeling of a novel battery system, 2.20 Lakhs, HBL, 2013-2014, Prof. U.M. Rao.
    • Algorithms for Narrow Beamwidth Emitter Location (ANABEL), 9.99 Lakhs, DLRL, DRDO, 2015, Prof. Y. Yoganandam, Prof. Prabhakar Rao.
    • SK Sahoo & Venkateswaran Microfluidic device as a Microviscomemter, 70 lakhs (with CSIR-CEERI, Pilani) from DST (TSD), 2014-2016, Prof. Sanket Goel.
    • Frequency Estimation in Wideband Receivers with Under Sampling, 9.99 Lakhs, DLRL, DRDO, 2016, Prof. Y. Yoganandam & Prof. S K Sahoo.
    • Membraneless  Microfluidic devices for rapid, automated and self-sustainable  enzymatic biofuel cell, 24 Lakhs, DST, (Indo-Korea)  2013-2016, Prof. Sanket Goel.
    • Comprehensive Intelligent ARI Monitor for early detection of pneumonia in rural areas of Medchal Mandal, Telengana, 13.6 Lakhs, ICMR,  2015 – 2016, Prof. M.B. Srinivas. 
    Submitted Proposals:  
    • 10 proposals are under review (worth ~ 6.5 Cr) with various funding agencies (BRNS, CSIR, DBT, DRDO, DST, MNRE, SERB).

  • Research output

  • Full-time PhD Scholars



    Research Area




    Sai Phaneendra P

    Synthesis algorithm design for Reversible Computing

    M.B. Srinivas


    Goutham Makkena

    Low power circuit design for Biomedical Signal Processing

    M.B. Srinivas


    Avinash S Vaidya

    Algorithm design for ultra sound Signal Processing

    M.B. Srinivas


    Kaushik M.K.

    spectrum sensing algorithms for cognitive radio

    Y Yoganandam


    Spandana P

    Bio-Medical Image Processing

    K M M Rao

    Prabhakar Rao


    N Ramachandra

    FACTS Devices

    Alivelu M Parimi

    K Umarao


    A V Pavan Kumar

    LFC in Hybrid power Systems

    Alivelu M Parimi

    K Umarao


    Apurva Kumari

    Image Processing and Video Processing

    S. K. Sahoo


    K Pavan Kumar Reddy

    spectrum sensing algorithms for cognitive radio

    Y Yoganandam


    G Ganesh Kumar

    FFT Algorithm Design for Signal Processing

    S. K. Sahoo


    U Poorna Lakshmi

    Silicon Photonics

    P. K. Pattnaik


    Manu Gupta

    Biomedical image processing

    Prabhakar Rao




    Power quality

    Alivelu M Parimi



    Sravankumar Vittapu

    Low power motion estimation architecture design for video compression 

    Sumit Kumar Chatterjee



    Vinnakota Sarath Sankar

    Synthesis of Frequency Selective Surfaces

    Srinivasa Rao Zinka 



    Puneeth S B 

    MEMS / Microfluidics device for Viscosity Measurement 

    Sanket Goel



    Rajamanuri Venkata Swavya

    Analysis and Design of Reconfigurable

    Antennas using EBG structure 

    Runa Kumari



    P Michael Preetam Raj 

    Oxides Based Memristor for Emerging Electronic Applications

    Souvik Kundu



    Sanjay Vidhyadharan 

    Design of Low-Power VLSI Circuits using Optimized Tunnel FET Devices 

    Surya Shankar Dan 




    Direct Power Control and Predictive Torque Control of Multilevel Inverter fed Induction Motor Drive

     A.V. Ravi Teja



  • Our USP

    Rigorous and continuous involvement of students in Research work (credit-based project course and thesis)
    Already completed 8 projects worth ~1.4 Cr
    > 4 months of off-classroom teaching time in a year
    >20 Full-time PhD students with Institute fellowship

  • Current Collaboration

    Collaborative Institute

    Lead Faculty


    University Technology Petronas, Malaysia

    Dr. A M Parimi

    Power Systems

    CSIR-CEERI, Pilani

    Prof. Sanket Goel


    IIT Kanpur

    Prof. Sanket Goel

    Nanomaterial Characterization

    Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea

    Prof. Sanket Goel


    Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden

    Prof. M B Srinivas

    ICT for Healthcare

    St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI", Russia

    Prof. Sanket Goel

    Biomedical Micro-devices

    General Electric, Hyderabad


    Power Control

    To explore collaboration or any joint activity (including consultancy projects), please visit the Head of the Department  or Respective Faculty members



Dr. Soumya J received SERB travel grant to participate in Design Automation Conference, U Texas, Austin, June 2017.

Recent Publications

1. S. K. Sahoo, A. Gangishetty, R. Sahoo and M. Muglikar, High Performance Ternary Adder using CNTFET, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology , Vol. 99, pp.1-1. 2017.
2. Young Ho Kim, Jeong-Woo Sohn,  Yeon Kyung Lee, Jaehoon Jung, Minyeong Jeong, Sanket Goel, Hee Jin Kim,  Sang-June Choi, Preparation of pH Sensitive MMT/PEGMEA Nanocomposite Micropatterns by Rapid and Simple UV Curing Procedures, Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, Vol 12(6), pp. 550-556, 2017.
3. Ganesh Kumar Ganjikunta and Subhendu Kumar Sahoo, An area-efficient and low-power 64-point pipeline Fast Fourier Transform for OFDM applications, Integration, the VLSI Journal, Vol. 57, pp. 125-131, 2017.
4. Kotha Srinivasa Reddy and Subhendu Kumar Sahoo, An approach for fixed coefficient RNS-based FIR filter, accepted for publication, 2017.
5. Sankara Rao Gollu, Ramakant Sharma, G. Srinivas, Souvik Kundu, Dipti Gupta, Incorporation of silver and gold nanostructures for performance improvement in P3HT: PCBM inverted solar cell with rGO/ZnO nanocomposite as an electron transport layer, Organic Electronics, Vol. 29, pp. 79-87, 2016.
6. Venkateswaran PS, Abhishek Sharma, Ajay Agarwal and Sanket Goel, Rapid and Automated Measurement of Milk Adulteration using a 3D Printed Optofluidic MicroViscometer (OMV), IEEE Sensors, Vol. 16(9), pp. 3000-3007, 2016.
7. Apurva Kumari, Subhendu Kumar Sahoo, Real time image and video deweathering: The future prospects and possibilities, Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Vol. 127(2), pp. 829-839, 2016.
8. V. Neeharika and P. K. Pattnaik, Optical MEMS Pressure Sensors Incorporating Dual Waveguide Bragg Gratings on Diaphragms, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 16(3), pp. 681-687, 2016.
9. Ravi Shankar Prasada and B. Yegnanarayana, Determination of glottal open regions by exploiting changes in the vocal tract system characteristics, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 140, pp. 666-677, 2016.
10. A  Kartik, Venkateswaran  PS  and  Sanket  Goel,  Decentralized  Distributed  Generation  in   India: A Review, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (AIP), Vol. 8(025905), 2016.


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