Sponsored Research Research Projects 

S.No

Project Title

Role of Faculty

Details of Investigators

Funding Agency (Scheme)

Fund to VNIT (In Lakhs)

Starting Year (Month)

Project Duration (In Months)

Status of the Project

Closing Year (Month)

1

Design, Analysis and Optimization of 15 mm Artillery Gun

PI

Dr.V.R.Kalamkar, Prof. VNIT

Ministry of Defence

24.756

2017 (October)

10

Completed

2018 (August)

2

Performance Analysis and Optimization of recoil mechanism of 7.62 mm assault rifle

PI

Dr.V.R.Kalamkar, Prof. VNIT

Ministry of Defence

24.0787

2017 (October)

10

Completed

2018 (August)

3

Biomechanical behaviour of Mandibular overdenture retained by one or two standard sized or mini implants: 3D Finite Element Analysis

PI

Rashmi Uddanwadiker, Associate Prof. VNIT

International Medical University, Malaysia

1.5

2017 (July)

12

Completed

2018 (April)

4

Application of rate, state, temperature and pore pressure friction (RSTPF) model for rock slope stability and failure hazard assessment

PI

Dr.Arun Singh, Assistant Prof, VNIT

NRDMS-DST

13.5

2017 (March)

24

Ongoing

2019 (February)

5

Online Monitoring and Characterization of Distortion in Multi Layer Laser Cladding Process

PI

Dr. T V K Gupta, Assistant Prof,  (VNIT Nagpur)

DST-ECR

37.19

2017 (April)

36

Ongoing

2020 (March)

6

Development of Fluid – Structure Interaction (FSI) Solver for Cardiovascular Disease: An Aneurysm

PI

Dr.Trushar B. Gohil, Assistant Prof,  (VNIT Nagpur)

DST-SERB

26.19

2017 (Feb)

36

Ongoing

2020 (Jan)

7

Response of hemispherical sandwich shell structures subjected to projectile impact

PI

Dr. Gaurav Tiwari, Assistant Prof,  (VNIT Nagpur)

SERB (DST)

21.97

2017 (April)

36

Ongoing

2020 (April)

8

Design and Fabrication of Thin-film Sensor for Hypersonic flows

PI

Dr.Ravik Kumar Peetala, Assistant Prof,  VNIT

DST (ECSR)

36

2017

36

Ongoing

2019

9

Smart Foundary 2020

PI

Dr. A. M. Kuthe , Prof.VNIT

DST

250

2016

60

Ongoing

2020

10

Development of Digital Dental Restoration

PI

Rashmi Uddanwadiker, Associate Prof, VNIT

Department of Science and Technology

41.5

2016 (May)

26

Completed

2018 (July)

11

Performance enhancement of grinding mill

PI

Dr. A. S. Dhoble,

Assistant Prof,  (VNIT Nagpur)

Dr. M. S. Kotambka, Assistant Prof,  (VNIT Nagpur)

Tyco (India) Pvt. Ltd. Nagpur

1

2016 (Jan)

 

Ongoing

On-going

12

Experimental and numerical study of flow and heat transfer in cross flow heat exchanger

PI

Dr. A. S. Dhoble, Assistant Prof,  (VNIT Nagpur)

TEQIP-II

1.51

2016 (April)

 

On-going

On-going

 

SMART Foundry 2020

Co-PI

CAD-CAM Centre, Mech. Engg., VNIT, Nagpur

DST and 5 industries

134.516

2016 (September)

36

Ongoing

2019 (March)

13

Development of Ni based composite coatings using electroless plating method for high temperature tribological applications

PI

Dr.RavikumarDumpala, Assistant Prof,  (VNIT Nagpur)

DST (ECRA)

35.54

2016 (October)

36

Ongoing

2019 (September)

14

Biomedical Engineering and Technology centre Incubation

PI

Dr. A. M. Kuthe , Prof.VNIT,

DST/RGSTC

350

2014

60

Ongoing

2019

15

Purchase of Sound and Vibration Analyzer

PI

Dr.A.B.Andhare, Associate Prof. VNIT

TEQIP

45

2014

12

Completed

2015

16

 Fabrication of experimental setup of a solar air heater and study the effect of rib shapes on the thermal enhancement of a solar air heater

PI

Dr. A. S. Dhoble, Assistant Prof,  (VNIT Nagpur)

TEQIP-II

1

2014 (Dec)

17

Completed

2016 April

17

Mathematical Modeling of Hydraulically Operated Zero Velocity Valve

Co-PI

Dr. A.V. Vasudeo, Dr. A. S. Dhoble, Dr. A. K. Singh, Dr. M. S. Kotambkar, Dr.Tavalare

Flonix Valves Ltd., Pune

2.5

2014 (Sept)

 

On-going

On-going

18

SWAYATT- The Humanoid, Design, development and fabrication

PI

Dr.Shital S. Chiddarwar, Associate Prof, VNIT

COE, Combedded Systems

10

2014

24

Completed

2016

19

Mathematical modelling of zero velocity valve

Co-PI

Dr.Arun Singh, Assistant Prof,  (VNIT Nagpur)

Flownix Valve Pvt. Ltd., Pune

2.5

2014 (Sept)

Ongoing

20

KVIC Technology Dissemination

PI

Dr.P.M.Padole, Prof.VNIT

KVIC

 

2013

12

Completed

2014

21

Estimation of human muscle characteristics

PI

Rashmi Uddanwadiker, Associate Prof, VNIT

Department of Science & Technology

13.16

2013 (June)

36

Completed

2016 (May)

22

Development of Robot programming by demonstration system for spray painting operation

PI

Dr.Shital S. Chiddarwar, Associate Prof, VNIT

DST

25

2013 (July)

36

Completed

2016 (June)

23

Development and testing of customized joint replacement implant using layered manufacturing

PI

Dr. A. M. Kuthe , Prof.VNIT

RGSTC

50.6

2009

36

Completed

2012

24

Crack detection in cantilever beam using nonlinear frequency response function

 

Dr.Animesh Chatterjee, Prof. VNIT

ARDB(Structures)

9.34

2009 April

36

Completed

2012 Sept

25

Development of TRA & MRA Assembly

PI

Dr. T V K Gupta(Development, IITK)

HAL-Lucknow

 

2009 (July)

4

Completed

2009 (Oct)

26

Centre for Advanced Technology in Mech. Engg.- FIST Project

PI

Dr.P.M.Padole, Prof.VNIT

DST

 

2008

 

Completed

2014

27

RLV-3 Development

Co-PI

Dr. T V K Gupta(Development, IITK)

NWTF-VSSC

 

2008 (July)

18

Completed

2009 (Dec)

28

Experimental Investigations on Inconel 718 using AWJM

PI

Dr. T V K Gupta(Development, IITK)

VSSC

 

2007 (Jan)

3

Completed

2007 (Mar)

29

Application of Advanced Engineering Techniques to
Prosthodontics and orthopedics

PI

Dr.P.M.Padole, Prof.VNIT

MHRD

 

2005

24

Completed

2007

30

Design & Development of Components for RLV-Version_01

PI

Dr. T V K Gupta(Development, IITK)

NWTF-VSSC

 

2004 (Feb)

24

Completed

2006 (Apr)

31

Wear estimation in joints of Mechanism using ANN approach.

PI

Dr. A. M. Kuthe , Prof.VNIT

Ministry of Human Resources Govt. of India.

4

2003

42

Completed

2007

32

Design &Development of Appropriate technology for rural
engineering

PI

Dr.P.M.Padole, Prof.VNIT

KVIC

 

2003

36

Completed

2006

33

Design &Development of Small scale ginnery

PI

Dr.P.M.Padole, Prof.VNIT

KVIC

 

2003

24

Completed

2005

34

Machine system performance evaluation

PI

Dr.P.M.Padole, Prof.VNIT

AICTE

 

1998

24

Completed

2000

35

Fatigue testing of Hip Prosthesis

PI

Dr.P.M.Padole, Prof.VNIT

DRDO

   

Ongoing

 

36

Design and Fabrication of Humanoid Robot

Co-PI

Rashmi Uddanwadiker (Co-PI)

COE & Department of Electronics Engineering,VNIT

10

 

12

Completed

2015 (April)

37

Design and analysis of of weld joints of aerofoilin jet Blast Deflector

PI

Dr. A. S. Dhoble, Dr. R. V. taiwade

Anand Mine Tools Pvt. Ltd

     

38

Project on capacity enhancement of pulverizer

PI

Dr. M.S. kotambkar, Dr. A.S. Dhoble

TYCO India Pvt. Ltd.

1

  

Ongoing

 

39

Metal Additive Manufacturing using Laser Cladding Process

PI

Dr. T V K Gupta (VNIT Nagpur), Dr. G S Kumar (IIT Madras), Shri Mahendiran (JNARDDC)

DST-AMT

67.8

 

24

Money Yet to Receive

 
Sr. NoName of Thesis / AreaName of ScholarName of SupervisorDate of Registraton
     
1Wear analysis of Implant in Total Hip ArthoplastyM. R. DharmeDr. A. M. KutheJuly 2011
2Application of Wire EDM in Rapid ManufacturingSanjay RathiDr. A. M. KutheJan. 2010
3Computer Aided Metal CastingDhiraj BhivgadeDr. A. M. KutheJan. 2013
4Critical analysis of customized Metallic Implant ManufacturingS.M.RandiweDr. A. M. KutheJan. 2013
5Optimal multi robot task allocation for assembly operation.Manoj MankarDr. A. M. KutheJan. 2013
6Customised Surgical Guide using layered ManufacturingSandeep DahakeDr. A. M. KutheJul. 2013
7Innovative Product Design Using Rapid-prototypingMahesh MawaleDr. A. M. KutheJul. 2013
8Machine Condition Monitoring Using Artificial Intelligence ApproachMr. Vinay ThuteDr. A. B. AndhareJuly 2009
9Quality Assessment of GearboxMr. Prasad KaneDr. A. B. AndhareJuly 2011
10Tool Wear ModelingMr.Ganesh LamdhadeDr. A. B. AndhareJuly 2012
11Modification in Sugar Cane Cutter Design to Improve ProductivityMr. Yogesh Deshpande

Dr. A.B.Andhare

Dr. P. M. Padole

Jan. 2013
12Performance of Journal Bearing Using Nano Bio LubricantsMr. Dhananjay Katpatal

Dr. A. B.Andhare

Dr. P. M.Padole

Jan. 2013
13Machining of Titanium AlloysMr. Neelesh SahuDr. A. B.AndhareJuly 2013
14Performance Evaluation of Nano Coolants in MachiningMr. Roja RajuDr. A. B. AndhareJuly 2013
15Design and Development of Bed for Patient CareMr. Anil OnkarDr. A. B.AndhareJuly 2013
16Position and Path Control of AGV by Fixed Sensor and ControllerMr. R. G. Pungle

Dr. H. T.Thorat,

Dr. A. B.Andhare

July 2008
 17 Computer aided manufacturing, planning ,based on STEP AP224 through automatic manufacturing feature recognition. B. R. BorkarDr. Y.M. Puri 2009
 18 Studies on effect of welding on corrosion of mild steel, galvanized steel, and 409 stainless steel. Sachin P. Ambade

Dr. A.P. Patil

Dr. Y. M. Puri

 2010
 19 Application of EDM in Rapid Manufacturing. Sanjay Rathi

Dr. Y. M. Puri

Dr. A.M. kuthe

 2011
 20 Design, Development and Performance Analysis of EDM Turning set-up Vikas GohilDr. Y. M. Puri 2012
 21 Curved hole drilling using electric discharge machine Diwesh MeshramDr. Y. M. Puri 2013
 22 Fracture of soft and hard solids interface Avinash Thakre Dr. Arun K. Singh July-2013
 23 Interfacial dynamics of soft solids Vinit Gupta Dr. Arun K. Singh July-2013
 24 Tribology of Piston and Cylinder of an IC Engine Shraddha Gondane Dr. Arun K. Singh July-2013
 25 Estimation of Human Muscle Characteristics Chetan Kuthe Rashmi Uddanwadiker Dec.2011
 26 Design and development of economic prosthetic hand to restore aesthetics and functionality Tushar Kulkarni Rashmi Uddanwadiker July 2013
 27 Low cycle fatigue analysis of 316 LN steel notched specimen Richa Agrawal Rashmi Uddanwadiker 2013
     
 28 Mechanism and Robotics Ankur Jaiswal Hemant Jawale Jan. 2014
 29 Mechanism and Robotics Sachin Bhojne Hemant Jawale July 2013
 30 Heat Transfer Aspects in Fuel Cells N. Shrivastava Dr. S. B. Thombre 2010
 31 Studies on fuel cells Ranjan Mallick Dr. S. B. Thombre 
 32 Performance analysis of Solar Still H.S. Deshmukh Dr. S. B. Thombre 2008
 33 Performance analysis of Solar Air heaters Y. C. Dhote Dr. S. B. Thombre 2008
 34 Experimental Studies & analysis of DSSCs R. Shelke Dr. S. B. Thombre 2009
 35

 Heat Transfer Studies with Sound assisted Fluidized Bed of Multi Component Systems

(Nagpur University)_ submitted

 Vaidya V.B. Dr. S. B. Thombre 2007
 36 Numerical Study of Buoyancy Induced Flow and Heat Transfer Inside a Pipe (Nagpur University) Thombre R.E. Dr. S. B. Thombre 2008
 37 Optimization using artificial intelligence Rajesh Mankar

 Dr. Shital S. Chiddarwar &

Dr. A.M.Kuthe

 Jan. 2013
 38 Robot assisted spray painting Abhiesk Jha Dr. Shital S. Chiddarwar July 2013
 39 Non linear controller Veer Alekshendra Dr. Shital S. Chiddarwar Jan. 2014
 40 Assistive technologyTushar Kulkarni  Dr. Rashmi Uddanwadiker & Dr. Shital S. Chiddarwar July 2013
 41 Dynamic Analysis of Structural Element under the moving mass for damage Assessment. Tanuja Vaidya Dr. A. Chattrjee July 2011
 42 Crack Detection in L.P. Steam Turbine blade using Vibration Analysis M. S. Kotambkar Dr. A. Chattrjee 2008
 43 Experimental and numerical study of flow and heat transfer in solar air dryer. Vipin Gawande Dr. A. S. Dhoble July 2012
 44 Experimental investigation of solar photovoltaic and thermal systems using optical filters. Sandeep Joshi Dr. A. S. Dhoble Dec. 2012
 45 Finite element analysis of damaged T-joint Roshan Patil Dr. A. S. Dhoble Dec.2012
 46 Study of heat transfer in heat exchanger using nano fluid Vivek Ugare Dr. A. S. Dhoble Dec.2012
 47 Investigation of fatigue failure of FRP composite material blade used in rotary machines. Pravin Kulkarni Dr. A. S. Dhoble July 2013
 48 Thermal Engineering C. Mangrulakar Dr. A. S. Dhoble Dec.2013
 49 Investigation of heat transfer and fluid flow using artificial roughness in solar air heater. Mr. Sanjay Sharma Dr. V. R. Kalamkar July 2013
 50 Experimental and CFD analysis of forced draught direct combustion biomass stove. Mr. Milind Kshirsagar Dr. V. R. Kalamkar January 2013
 51 Experimental and CFD analysis of low capacity, low cost solar pv powered submersible water pump Mr. Vimal Sontake Dr. V. R. Kalamkar January 2013
 52 Numerical and experimental study of combustion and flow characteristics in tangential coal fired utility boiler. Mr. Sachine Gabhane Dr. V. R. Kalamkar January 2013
 53 Durability assessment of crankshaft using finite element and experimental technique Anil R. Umale Dr. P. M. Padole July, 2011
 54 Experimental and finite element analysis for characterization of Co-cured composites Atul Sane Dr. P. M. Padole Dr. R.V. Uddanwadiker July, 2012
55Notch Effects in Low Cycle Fatigue Life Prediction of 316L(N) Stainless SteelRicha AgrawalDr. P. M. Padole Dr. R.V. UddanwadikerJan, 2013
56Finite element analysis of damaged composite T-JointRoshan U. PatilDr. P. M. Padole Dr. A.S. DhobleJan, 2013
57Finite element analysis for stents with non-linear behaviorPooja JhujhunwalaDr. P. M. PadoleJan., 2014