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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


Recent Publications

Detailed List...

1. Prakash Rewatkar and Sanket Goel, “Corrections to “Paper-Based Membraneless Co-Laminar Microfluidic Glucose Biofuel Cell With MWCNT-Fed Bucky Paper Bioelectrodes”,” in IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 166-166, Jan. 2022.

2. Shaswati Dash, Rajesh Kumar Tripathy, Ganapati Panda, Ram Bilas Pachori, “Automated Recognition of Imagined Commands from EEG Signals using Multivariate Fast and Adaptive Empirical Mode Decomposition based Method,” accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Letters, Jan. 2022.

3. Avinash Kothuru and Sanket Goel, “Leveraging 3D printer with 2.8 W Blue Laser Diode to Form Laser-Induced Graphene for Microfluidic Fuel cell and Electrochemical Sensor,” accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Jan 2022.

4. Mary Salve, Khairunnisa Amreen, Prasant Kumar Pattnaik and Sanket Goel, “Carbon Cloth based Electrochemical Device for Specific and Sensitive Detection of Ascorbic Acid and Tryptophan,” accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal, Jan. 2022.

5. R. Mohanty, N. K. Sahu and A. K. Pradhan, “Time-Domain Techniques for Line Protection using Three-Dimensional Cartesian Coordinates,” accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, available in early access, Dec. 2021.

6. Mithun Mondal and Jose Ramos, “Estimation of Humidity Sensor Equivalent Circuit Parameters Utilizing Frequency Response Measurements Combined with Subspace Identification and Similarity Transformations,” in IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 70, pp. 1-9, Oct. 2021.

7. RY Rajesh, RY Rakesh, Rajesh Kumar Tripathy, Lingareddy C, “Radio Frequency Spectrum Sensing by Automatic Modulation Classification in Cognitive Radio System using Multiscale Deep CNN,” in IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 926-938, Jan. 2022.

8. Phattarapong Sawangjai, Manatsanan Trakulruangroj, Chiraphat Boonnag, Maytus Piriyajitakonkij, Rajesh Kumar Tripathy, Thapanun Sudhawiyangkul, and Theerawit Wilaiprasitporn, “EEGANet: Removal of Ocular Artifact from the EEG Signal Using Generative Adversarial Networks,” accepted for publication in IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Nov. 2021.

9. R. Mohanty, P. Chen and Le A. Tuan, “Protection of Converter Dominated MV Microgrid using Changes in Current's Phase Angle,” accepted for publication in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, pp. 1-13, Oct. 2021.

10. S. Jena, R. Mohanty, and A. K. Pradhan, “A Traveling Wave Based Method for Protection of Shunt Capacitor Bank,” accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Sept. 2021.

11. Puneeth SB, Hithesh HL and Sanket Goel, “Electro-Microfluidic Viscometer with Integrated Microcontroller and Pumping-System for Point-of-Care Biosensing Applications,” in IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 23-28, Jun. 2021.

12. Sushmitha V, Parikshit Sahatiya and Sushmee Badhulika, “Papertronics: Hand written MoS2 on paper based highly sensitive and recoverable pressure and strain sensors,” in IEEE Sensors Journals, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 8943-8949, Apr. 2021.

13. Madhusudan B Kulkarni, Prasanth K Enaganti, Khairunnisa Amreen and Sanket Goel, “Integrated Temperature Controlling Platform to Synthesize ZnO Nanoparticles and its Deposition on Al-Foil for Biosensing,” in IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 9538-9545, Apr. 2021.

14. Jaligam Murali Mohan, Khairunnisa Amreen, Arshad Javed, Satish Kumar Dubey and Sanket Goel, “Miniaturized PMMA Electrochemical Platform With Carbon Fiber for Multiplexed and Noninterfering Biosensing of Real Samples,” in IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 769-774, Feb. 2021.

15. Sanjay Vidhyadharan and Surya Shankar Dan, “An Efficient Ultra-Low Power and Superior Performance Design of Ternary Half Adder Using CNFET and Gate-Overlap TFET Devices,” in IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 20, pp. 365-376, Jan. 2021.


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