Electrical Engineering - Research

The major areas of research in the Electrical Engineering discipline at IIT Palakkad are as follows.

Research Scholars (MS,PhD,PostDoc): Adarsh G S(Control And Robotics),  Alwin Augustine (Robotics And Control), Anil B (Geometric Optimal Control; Robotics; Adaptive Control), Aiswarya Lakshmi (Radar Signal Processing), Anuja Menokey (Micro/Nanoelectronics), Arghadeep Hazra (Power Electronics), Asish Chandran (Robotics And Power Electronics), Athul Ashok (RF and Microwave), Ayyappadas R(Networked Control System), Benzy VK(Brain Computer Interface), Byju C(Sensors, Measurements and Instrumentation), Durga Nair S (Power Electronics), G Pavan Kumar(VLSI Signal Processing), Gayathri K (Power Systems), Gayathri M (Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging), Greeshma Nadh (Power Electronics), Pisharody Harikrishnan Gopalakrishnan (Ultrasound Imaging), Jijomon CM(EEG Based Biometric Identification), Kumudini G (Micro/Nanoelectronics),  Madhavanunni AN (Biomedical Ultrasound Imaging), Mejo A J (Micro/Nanoelectronics), Mimisha M Menakath (Underwater Acoustic Imaging (with NPOL Kochi)), Mohammad Abdul Shukoor(RF And Microwave), Narayanan P P(Sensors, Measurements and Instrumentation), Pinku Sebastian(Sensors, Measurements and Instrumentation), Pradeepa R (Statistical Signal Processing), Praveen K Parashiva(Brain Computer Interface), Raghuram TR(MEMS), Rekha S S (Instrumentation for Micro/Nanoelectronics), Renjith S (Micro/Nanoelectronics), S Sreejyothi (Micro/Nanoelectronics), Sagila Gangadharan K (Brain-Computer Interface Systems), Sanchari Sarkar (Control And Robotics), Soumik Dey (RF Antennas), Steffy Benny(RF And Microwave), Suvadipa Sahoo(Power System Protection, Renewable Integration), Vijaya Kumar Reddy Vundela(Control And Robotics), Aby Joseph (Power Electronics, Renewable Integration), Daney Alex (VLSI Signal Processing), Ananthu S (Scientific Instrumentation)


Staff: Mr. Ananthu Sasikumar (JT), Mr. Asish Chandran (JT), Mr. Pinku Sebastian (JTS), Mr. Pisharody Harikrishnan Gopalakrishnan (JTS), Mr. Sanil Sharahudeen (JTS)


Projects:

  1. Arvind Ajoy : Low-voltage MEMS actuation using Negative Capacitance  under the Start-up Research Grant (SRG) of the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) from Dec 2019 -- Dec 2021. Approved funding  : INR 27.73 Lakh
  2. Sukomal Dey (Principal Investigator): Design and Development of RF Front-end Passive Components for Indian Fifth Generation (5G) Cellular Mobile Network Applications from Microwave to Millimeterwave', Early Career Research award (ECRA) grant, funded by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), April 2019 - April 2022 , Approved funding  : ~ 42 Lakh (INR)
  3. Subrahmanyam Mula: HARKAL Hardware Accelerated Kernel Adaptive Learning under the Start-up Research Grant (SRG) of the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) from Dec 2020 -- Dec 2022. Approved funding  : INR 17.24 Lakh
  4. Mahesh Raveendranatha Panicker (Principal Investigator): Investigation of a portable, affordable and self-guided bedside ultrasound system for tissue and blood velocity imaging, Early Career Research award (ECRA) grant, funded by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), March 2019 - March 2022 , Approved funding  : ~ 49 Lakh (INR)
  5. Mahesh Raveendranatha Panicker (Principal Investigator): Automated Lung Ultrasound for COVID-19 Screening and Monitoring, Corporate Research Fund - Federal Bank, May 2020 - October 2020 , Approved funding  :  6 Lakh (INR)
  6. Mahesh Raveendranatha Panicker (Principal Investigator): An automated lung ultrasound workflow for diagnostic assistance in COVID-19 and beyond, COVID19 Special Core Research Grant (CRG), funded by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Aug 2020 - Aug 2021 , Approved funding  : ~ 12 Lakh (INR)
  7. Revathy Padmanabhan: “Multi-functional optically-sensitive devices with high efficiencies using perovskites”, under the Start-up Research Grant (SRG) of the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) from Jan 2020 - Jan 2022. Approved funding : INR 30.87 Lakh
  8. Swaroop Sahoo: “Detection of aircraft in chaff environment” under that the Defense Innovation Organisation from May 2021 - March 2022.
  9. Sreenath Vijayakumar (Principal Investigator): ‘Emergency Ventilator for COVID-19 patients (Electrical and Control aspect)’, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)Fund - Federal Bank, May 2020 - October 2020 , Approved funding  :  6 Lakh (INR).
  10. Sreenath Vijayakumar (Principal Investigator): ‘An Accurate and Efficient Parallel R-C Digitizer for Moisture Sensing’ under theStart-up Research Grant (SRG) of the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) from Dec 2020 - Dec 2022. Approved funding  : ~ 28 Lakh (INR).
  11. Jobin Francis: 'Modeling Latency in Cell-free Massive MIMO to Enable URLLC in 5G Cellular Systems ' under the Start-up Research Grant (SRG) of the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) from Dec 2020 - Dec 2022. Approved funding: ~ 12 Lakh