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Centre for Research and Development (CFRD)

About

Overview

KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology is committed to the pursuit of excellence in research and aiming to lead the national agenda across the spectrum of science and technology. We ensure all the core and inter disciplinary areas in research by approving the highest norms and standards.
Centre for Research and Development is a state-of-the-art facilitation centre to promote research in cutting edge technologies and develop tools, gadgets, methodologies and techniques to cater the needs of industry in specific and society at large.
Vision
To become a state-of-the-art facilitation centre to promote research in cutting edge technologies and develop tools, gadgets, methodologies and techniques to cater the needs of industry in specific and society at large
Mission
  • Develop infrastructure with world class facilities
  • Engage quality manpower to build the strong indigenous research base
  • Create a multidisciplinary and collaborative research environment
  • Promote technology transfer in association with government agencies, institutions and industries
  • Practice high standards of research ethics, transparency and accountability
Objectives
  • Facilitate research by encouraging innovations, incubations and intellects
  • Identify potential national and international research partners to address the changing needs and demands of the industry
  • Foster sustainable solutions to specific societal needs
  • Encourage technology transfer and commercialization activities
  • Generate intellectual property as a consequence of research activities
Policy Guidelines
All the consultancy and research projects carried out by individuals associated with KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore must conform with the institution approved policies and guidelines
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2020 - 2021

Postdoc Fellowship (PDF) / Research Professor in Universities Across Globe

Dr. Akila Muthuramalingam
Dr. Akila Muthuramalingam
Principal / Prof. / CSE
University : National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF), DongA University, South Korea
Duration : 4 Months (01.03.2021 to 30.06.2021)
Purpose/ Programme : Postdoc Fellowship (Brain Pool Program)
Research area : Construction and Safety Monitoring of Building Structures using Artificial Intelligence
Dr. R Sayahnya Roy
Dr. R Sayahnya Roy
AP(SL.G) / Mechanical
University : University of ULCO, France
Duration : 1 Year (5.1.2021 to 5.1.2022)
Purpose/ Programme : Postdoc Fellowship
Research area : AI based turbulence analysis in wind turbine
Dr. Yuvaraj Natarajan
Dr. Yuvaraj Natarajan
HoD / AD
University : National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF), DongA University, South Korea
Duration : 4 Months (01.03.2021 to 30.06.2021)
Purpose/ Programme : Korea Research Fellowship
Research area : Artificial intelligent system for ensuring structural safety and smart building maintenance under dynamic wind load
Dr. K R Sumesh
Dr. K R Sumesh
AP(Sr.G) / Mechanical
University : Czech Technical University in Prague
Duration : 1 Year 6 Months (1.3.2021 to 31.8.2022)
Purpose/ Programme : Postdoc Fellowship
Research area : Development of functional Composites with thermoplastic matrix
Dr. K. Vishnukumar
Dr. K. Vishnukumar
Assoc. Prof. / CSE
University : Konkuk Aerospace Design Airworthiness Research Institute, Konkuk University, Seoul
Duration : 1 Year (25.4.2021 to 25.4.2022)
Purpose/ Programme : Research Professor
Research area : Artificial Intelligence Digital twin Research for Smart Urban Air Mobility(UAM
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Supervisors

Supervisor ID : 2840112
Supervisor Name : Dr.D.Ganesh Kumar
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Virtual Instrumentation, Networks, Image and Signal Processing, Power Electronics
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 11
Supervisor ID : 3540045
Supervisor Name : Dr.P.Sree Latha
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Image processing,Artificial Intelligence,Medical imaging, Image enhancement
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 8

Supervisor ID : 1850101
Supervisor Name : Dr.S.Ramachandran
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Chemical Engg. - Heat Transfer
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 2
Total Scholars : 2
Vacancy : 9
Supervisor ID : 3650005
Supervisor Name : Dr.E.Nakkeran
Designation : AP(Sr.L)
Specialization : Biosorption Water Treatment Adsorption Hexavalent Chromium
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 5
Supervisor ID : 3750003
Supervisor Name : Dr. G. Surendran
Designation : Asso. Prof.
Specialization : Waste water treatment, Mass transfer, Heat transfer
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 8

Supervisor ID : 3010019
Supervisor Name : Dr.G.Anusha
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Civil, Environmental, Water Resources, Marine Pollution
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 1
Total Scholars : 1
Vacancy : 10
Supervisor ID : 2810028
Supervisor Name : Dr.S.Kanmani
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Environmental Engineering
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 1
Total Scholars : 1
Vacancy : 4
Supervisor ID : 2710030
Supervisor Name : Dr. A. K. Priya
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Wastewater Treatment, Bioremediation
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 4
Total Scholars : 4
Vacancy : 4
Supervisor ID : 3510007
Supervisor Name : Dr.K.S.Elango
Designation : AP(Sr.L)
Specialization : Structural Engineering, Pervious Concrete, Durability of Concrete, Geopolymer Concrete
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 5

Supervisor ID : 9970731
Supervisor Name : Dr.P.Thangaraj
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Fuzzy Logic, Fuzzy Metric Space and Neural Networks
Full Time : 2
Part Time : 11
Total Scholars : 13
Vacancy : 2
Supervisor ID : 2340388
Supervisor Name : Dr.D.Surendran
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Cloud Computing, Web Services, Machine Learning, Network Security
Full Time : 1
Part Time : 9
Total Scholars : 10
Vacancy : 1
Supervisor ID : 2640036
Supervisor Name : Dr. B. Gomathy
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Data Mining, Soft Computing, Neural Networks, Image Processing
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 4
Total Scholars : 4
Vacancy : 7
Supervisor ID : 2370368
Supervisor Name : Dr. B. Nagarajan
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Pattern Recognition, Image Processing, Data Mining, Soft Computing
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 1
Total Scholars : 1
Vacancy : 7
Supervisor ID : 2340437
Supervisor Name : Dr.K.Vishnu kumar
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Wireless Sensor Networks, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Bio Mimic Behavioral Robotics, Artificial Intelligence
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 7
Total Scholars : 7
Vacancy : 1

Supervisor ID : 2840117
Supervisor Name : Dr.M. Kathirvelu
Designation : Professor
Specialization : VLSI Design, Soft Computing, Embedded System
Full Time : 2
Part Time : 6
Total Scholars : 8
Vacancy : 3
Supervisor ID : 2340268
Supervisor Name : Dr.S.M.Ramesh
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Digital Image Processing, Low Power VLSI Design, Soft Computing, Data Mining
Full Time : 1
Part Time : 2
Total Scholars : 3
Vacancy : 8
Supervisor ID : 2440339
Supervisor Name : Dr. D. Sharmila
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Wireless Security, VLSI Design, Adhoc Network, Bluetooth Network
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 3
Total Scholars : 3
Vacancy : 8
Supervisor ID : 2930037
Supervisor Name : Dr.K.S.Tamilselvan
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Image Processing, Embedded System, Communication, Networking
Full Time : 1
Part Time : 6
Total Scholars : 7
Vacancy : 4
Supervisor ID : 2330095
Supervisor Name : Dr.R.Kiruba Shankar
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Control and Instrumentation, Internet Based Control System, Mechatronics, Robotics and Automation and Soft Computing
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 1
Total Scholars : 1
Vacancy : 10
Supervisor ID : 3640002
Supervisor Name : Dr.J.Indra
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Signal Processing, VLSI Design, Embedded Systems, Internet of Things
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 1
Total Scholars : 1
Vacancy : 10
Supervisor ID : 2430113
Supervisor Name : Dr. R. Maheswar
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Wireless Sensor Networks & IoT
Full Time : 1
Part Time : 1
Total Scholars : 2
Vacancy : 9
Supervisor ID : 2840279
Supervisor Name : Dr.V. Seethalakshmi
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Wireless Networks, Adhoc Networks, Routing, Sensor Networks
Full Time : 2
Part Time : 6
Total Scholars : 8
Vacancy : 0
Supervisor ID : 3140013
Supervisor Name : Dr.K.Kalirajan
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Image Processing, Video Processing, VLSI Signal Processing
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 3
Total Scholars : 3
Vacancy : 5
Supervisor ID : 2640079
Supervisor Name : Dr.M.Kalamani
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Speech Signal Processing, Medical Imaging
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 9
Total Scholars : 9
Vacancy : 0

Supervisor ID : 2830040
Supervisor Name : Dr.V.Kumar Chinnaiyan
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Power Electronics, Renewable Energy, DSP Applications, Soft Computing
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 1
Total Scholars : 1
Vacancy : 10
Supervisor ID : 2930035
Supervisor Name : Dr.J.Karpagam
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Power Electronics, Power Converters, Industrial Drives, Renewable Energy
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 11
Supervisor ID : 2530043
Supervisor Name : Dr. K. Mohana Sundaram
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Power Electronics, Soft Computing Techniques to Electrical Drives and Control
Full Time : 2
Part Time : 6
Total Scholars : 8
Vacancy : 3
Supervisor ID : 2830019
Supervisor Name : Dr.R.Uthirasamy
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Power Electronics, Power Converters, Stepped DC Link Converter, Boost Converter
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 8
Supervisor ID : 3430005
Supervisor Name : Dr. A. Karthick
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Renewable Energy, Building Integrated Photvoltaic, Soft Computing, Power Electronics And Drives
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 8
Supervisor ID : 3330015
Supervisor Name : Dr. P. Pandiyan
Designation : AsP
Specialization : MEMS, VLSI, Logic Devices, Energy Harvesting
Full Time : 1
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 1
Vacancy : 7
Supervisor ID : 3930001
Supervisor Name : Dr. V. S. Chandrika
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Energy Engineering, Power Electronics, Industrial Drives, Soft computing
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 11
Supervisor ID : 3830005
Supervisor Name : Dr. C. Pazhanimuthu
Designation : AP (Sl. G.)
Specialization : High Voltage Engineering, Power Quality, Renewable Energy, Power Electronics, Soft Computing
Full Time :
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 5

Supervisor ID : 2520073
Supervisor Name : Dr.S.Ramesh Babu
Designation : Professor
Specialization : FEA, Machine Tools, Thermal Errors
Full Time : 1
Part Time : 6
Total Scholars : 7
Vacancy : 4
Supervisor ID : 2220374
Supervisor Name : Dr.K.Ravikumar
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Composite Materials, Tribology, Fracture Mechanics, Metal Machining
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 6
Total Scholars : 6
Vacancy : 5
Supervisor ID : 3020012
Supervisor Name : Dr.S.Ravishankar
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Solar Desalination, Heat Transfer, Energy Materials, Fuels
Full Time : 1
Part Time : 2
Total Scholars : 3
Vacancy : 5
Supervisor ID : 3520015
Supervisor Name : Dr.L.Rajeshkumar
Designation : AP (Sl. G.)
Specialization : Powder Metallurgy, Tribology, Corrosion, Fiber Reinforced Composites
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 4
Total Scholars : 4
Vacancy : 1
Supervisor ID : 3420036
Supervisor Name : Dr.B.Arulmurugan
Designation : AP
Specialization : Welding Metallurgy
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 1
Total Scholars : 1
Vacancy : 4
Supervisor ID : 3520016
Supervisor Name : Dr.S.Sathish
Designation : AP
Specialization : Polymer Composites, Tribology, Acoustic Property Analysis
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 5
Supervisor ID : 3620001
Supervisor Name : Dr.K.R.Sumesh
Designation : AP (Sr. G.)
Specialization : Natural Fiber Composites; Surface Treatments; Mechanical Properties; Thermal Properties
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 5
Supervisor ID : 3320049
Supervisor Name : Kumar M
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Tribology, Composite Materials, Optimization Techniques
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 1
Total Scholars : 1
Vacancy : 7

Supervisor ID : 2670034
Supervisor Name : Dr.S.Ananth
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Nanomaterials, Solar Energy Materials, Solar Cells, Conducting Polymers
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 1
Total Scholars : 1
Vacancy : 7
Supervisor ID : 2770091
Supervisor Name : Dr.J.Suryakanth
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Physics, Nanotechnology
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 11
Supervisor ID : 3570017
Supervisor Name : Dr.K.Navamani
Designation : AP (Sr. G.)
Specialization : Theory and Simulations for Semiconductors, Charge Transport in Molecules (including biological systems) and Polymeric Materials, Density Functional Theory, Thermoelect
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 5
Supervisor ID : 3670007
Supervisor Name : Dr.H.Shankar
Designation : AP (Sl. G.)
Specialization : Nanomaterials, Photocatalysts, Electrocatalysts, Renewable Energy
Full Time : 1
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 1
Vacancy : 4
Supervisor ID : 2670048
Supervisor Name : Dr. E. Ranjith Kumar
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Magnetism, Ferrites, Semiconducting Nanoparticles, Gas Sensors
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 8

Supervisor ID : 2270250
Supervisor Name : Dr.M.S.Karthikeyan
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Organic Chemistry, Heterocyclic Chemistry, Crystal Growth
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 8
Supervisor ID : 8470757
Supervisor Name : Dr. S. Vairam
Designation : Professor
Specialization : Inorganic Chemistry, Solid State
Full Time : 1
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 1
Vacancy : 10
Supervisor ID : 2770029
Supervisor Name : Dr.P.Anil Kumar
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Nano Chemistry and Photochemistry
Full Time : 1
Part Time : 2
Total Scholars : 3
Vacancy : 8
Supervisor ID : 3370063
Supervisor Name : Dr.R.Saravanan
Designation : Chemistry
Specialization : Polymer Chemistry
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 1
Total Scholars : 1
Vacancy : 4

Supervisor ID : 3670005
Supervisor Name : Dr N. Raja
Designation : Asst. Professor
Specialization : Fluid Dynamics
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 5
Supervisor ID : 2770025
Supervisor Name : Dr. K. Karthikeyan
Designation : AsP
Specialization : Differential Equations And Inclusions
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 3
Total Scholars : 3
Vacancy : 5
Supervisor ID : 3770007
Supervisor Name : Dr. S. Suriya Uma Devi
Designation : AP (Sr. G.)
Specialization : Advanced Fluid Dynamics
Full Time : 0
Part Time : 0
Total Scholars : 0
Vacancy : 5
Ph. D. Fellowship

FAQs

Financial assistantship is available for Full Time Ph.D. students in the form of teaching assistantship or research assistantship

Teaching assistantship. The students under this plan are expected to help the instructors in various courses for the smooth running of the course

Research assistantship. The students under this plan are expected to help the faculty members in various research projects. They may be assigned limited academic duties

Special research assistantships are available for system administration and development of the institute IT system. This option is available to PhD scholars with background and a flair for systems. The students are expected to assist design, plan, and execute IT-related tasks. Preference will be given to candidates who have prior experience in system administration

Only full-time regular students are eligible for assistantships and scholarships

The teaching/research assistantship carries with it a stipend, but also has responsibilities for some academic work. The assistantship has three components:

Scholarship: This part of the assistantship is for good scholarship and will be continued as long as the student maintains defined academic performance (and remains a full time student).

The financial support continuation shall be contingent upon the performance in academics and the assigned academic/administrative duties and will be reviewed every semester

All candidates applying for this fellowship have to appear for an interview conducted by the Research committee and those who qualify will be offered a fellowship of Rs. 20,000/- p.m. for a period of three years. Scholars with a valid GATE score will get an additional stipend of Rs. 5,000/- for a period of three years