Ongoing Projects:

  1. Fluorescent pigments for currency application; Funded by CSIR under the Fast Track Commercialization (FTC) Projects; Team members: Dr. Praveen V. K., Dr. Jubi John, Dr. Saju Pillai, Dr. Sreejith Shankar, Dr. Karunakaran
  2. Development of thermoelectric modules with enhanced performance in TEG and TEC modes; Funded by Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL); Phase-II project; Joint-PI: Dr. Biswapriya Deb, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram
  3. Experimental and Theoretical Investigation on Lead-Free Perovskites for Optoelectronic Applications; Funded by DST-SERB under the Core Research Grant (CRG) Scheme. Collaborator: Dr. Sudip Chakraborty, Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI) Allahabad, India.
  4. Synthesis and Photophysical Study of Hybrid Perovskite Materials for High-Efficiency Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Funded by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology, and Environment (KSCSTE) under the Kerala State Young Scientist Award (KSYSA) Scheme.
  5. Exploring Lead-Free Hybrid Perovskite Materials for Neuromorphic Computing; Funded by DST under the India-Poland Inter-Governmental Science & Technology Cooperation Program; Collaborator: Konrad Szacilowski, Academic Centre for Materials and Nanotechnology, AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland.
  6. Lead-free hybrid perovskites incorporated with organic charge-transfer complexes for photovoltaic application; Funded by DST under the ASEAN-India Collaborative R&D Scheme; Collaborators: Pongsakorn Kanjanaboos, Mahidol University, Thailand. & Dr. Mohd. Asri Mat Teridi, Solar Energy Research Institute, Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia.
  7. Lead-free perovskite materials for photonic applications; Approved under the Micro Fellowship Program, ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia; Host: Dr. Sergey Makarov, Laboratory of Hybrid Nanophotonics and Optoelectronics, ITMO University.
  8. Device studies of novel lead-free perovskite materials for optoelectronic applications; Approved under the CSIR – Raman Research Fellowship Award; Host: Dr. Letian Dou, Purdue University, USA.
    Completed Projects:

  1. Fluorescent Materials for Security Applications (CSIR-FTT)
  2. Organic-based thermoelectric materials for low-cost refrigeration usage (GAIL; Phase-I Project)
  3. Development of Novel Organic Materials for Photovoltaic Applications (DST-Ramanujan Fellowship)
  4. Fluorescence-based anti-counterfeiting/security technology (CSIR-NIIST)
  5. New materials for improved cost-effective perovskite solar cells (DST-SERI)
  6. Fused thiophene based FET devices for lung cancer VOC biomarker detection (CSIR-FTT)
  7. Chromogenic Materials for Smart Coating Applications (CSIR-NCP)
  8. Charge carrier transport in polymeric and organic semiconducting thin film for application in light-emitting diodes, field-effect transistors, and photovoltaic devices (DST; Indo-Russian)
  9. Large area optoelectronics for Australia and India: From materials to advanced devices (DST; Indo-Australian)
  10. Nano-Biosensors and Microfluidics for Health Care (CSIR-Mission)
  11. Molecules to Materials to Devices (CSIR-Network)
  12. Development of organic photovoltaics for energy harvesting (CSIR-Network)