Prof. Jayati Ray Dutta

Department of Biological Sciences

Nanobiotechnology, Microbial Enzymology and its applications in biofuel production, polymer degradation for bio implantation and biosensing
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India

Research Projects

9. Nanofabrication of semiconducting heterojunctions exhibiting highly efficient photodisinfection characteristics - Funded by BITS Center of Excellence, Center for Research Excellence in Semiconductor Technologies (CoE CREST), sanctioned September, 2023, start date 11th Nov, 2023), jointly with Prof. R. Ganesan.

8. Performance Evaluation of Problematic Soils Treated with Different Bacterial Strains as a Foundation Material - Funded by BITS Cross-Disciplinary Research Framework (CDRF), sanctioned September, 2023, start date 28th Nov, 2023), jointly with Prof. A. Guha Roy, Prof. S. Ganesh & Dr. A. Raghuram.

7. Development of a wound dressing material with a simultaneous dual function of antibacterial and visible colorimetric detection of infection - DST SERB CRG, (Sanctioned date 19th June, start date 9th Aug, 2023 -2026), PI. 

6. Semiconductor-based thin-film coatings for mitigating nosocomial infections through antibacterial action under dark-light dual mode' - DST SERB POWER, (sanctioned date 18th July, start date 3rd Aug, 2022-2025), PI. 
5. “Economic Construction Practice Using Bacterial Inclusions in Concrete to Improve its Durability”, CSIR --21.24 lakhs---  1st September, 2018-31st March, 2022 - Co-PI. [22(0770)/18/EMR-II]
4. "Evaluation of the efficiency of bacterial inclusions in concrete" - Aliens Developers Pvt. Ltd. --1st August, 2019-31st, July, 2022 - 11.40 Lakhs... Co-PI. MoU signed between BITS & Aliens on 28th July, 2019.
 3. Microbial lipase-catalyzed production of ester intermediates for various processing applications in pharmaceutical and food industries --- UGC-MRP---13 lakhs (approx.), approved in April, 2015 --- PI.
2. Enzymatic Production Of Tagatose And Fructose---DST, SERC, FAST TRACK--- 12 lakhs approx. (2006-2009) --PI. (SR/FT/L-46/2005). 
 1. Discovery Of Novel Modulators Of NAD+ Dependent Protein Deacetylase Sirt 1 For The Treatment Of Various Disorders----DBT----30 lakhs approx. (2011-2014)---Co-PI. (BT/PR13326/BRB/10/749/2009 (Letter II).