Doctor of Philosophy
|Department/Centre/School||Available Areas of Research||Link to Dept./Centre/School|
|Computer Science and Engineering||Computer Science and Engineering||
Artificial Intelligence, Interpretability of AI and ML Models, Online Learning, Evolving and Adaptive Intelligent Systems, Data Mining, NLP, Speech processing, Computer Vision and Deep Learning, Nature-inspired Algorithms, Intelligent and Networked Robotics, Augmented/Virtual reality, Human-Computer Interaction, Distributed Systems, Edge and Cloud Computing, Wireless Networks, Software-defined Networking, IoT, Smart Grid, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Network Security, Controller Synthesis and Games, Formal Verification, Logic in Computer Science, High-level Synthesis, Electronic Design Automation, Hardware Acceleration, Embedded and Cyber-physical Systems, System-on-chip validation, Multicore Architecture, Memory Systems, Near-memory Computing, Disaggregated Compute Systems, Approximate Computing, Autonomous Vehicles, Hardware Security, Data Structures, Algorithms, Distributed Algorithms, Randomization and Approximation Algorithms, Optimization, Computational Geometry.
|Electronics and Electrical Engineering||Communication Engineering||
Wireless Communications; Information Theory and Coding; Communication Networks; Computer Networks; Computational Photography; Data Compression; and Cryptography; Quantum error correction; Quantum computation and communication; Waveform design for wireless communications; Vehicular communications; 5G/6G Wireless communication; AI/ML application in communications; Adversarial machine learning.
Power Systems; Power Electronics; Power Quality; Power electronics application in power system; Micro grid and renewable energy resources; Power distribution system planning; Custom power devices; Electrical Machines; Control of Electrical Drives; Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles; High Voltage Engineering; High Voltage Engineering and Applied Electromagnetics; Condition Monitoring of Power Apparatuses; High voltage and Pulse power; High power density motor design; Inductive charging for EVs; Vector Control of Motors; Power system Monitoring and Control; Power System Cyber-Security, Decentralized Control for the Smart Grid.
|Microelectronics, Photonics and RF Engineering||Antenna; Microwave Engineering; Electromagnetics; Computational Electromagnetics. Fiber Optic Communication; Optoelectronics; Photonics Integrated Circuits, Optical Communication, Optical Networks; Optical Sensors; Microwave and Photonics; Optical Instrumentation; Plasmonics and metamaterials and smart electrotuneable plasmonic metasystems; Silicon photonics, Structural Health Monitoring Using fiber Optics, Distributed Acoustic Sensors, Optical Signal Processing, Digital Holography, Phase Imaging; Vacuum Electronics; Millimeter-wave Communication; Integrated photonic devices; Photonics and Metamaterial device design using AI.|
|Signal Processing and Machine Learning||Data Sciences, Biomedical Signal and Medical Image Processing; Speech and Handwriting Processing; Image/Video Processing and Computer Vision; Pattern Recognition; Multimedia Analytics; Biometrics; Counter-spoofing; Security and Privacy; Biometrics and Biometric counter-spoofing; Privacy preserving analysis for secure computation; Secure key distribution and management in wireless sensor networks; Video Analytics; Vision and Language; Natural Language Processing; Deep Learning.|
|Systems, Control and Automation||Systems Theory; Control Theory and Applications; Control of Nonlinear Uncertain Systems; Artificial Intelligence based Control; Identification and Control of Nonlinear Systems; Relay Based Identification and Autotuning; Adaptive Control; Optimal Control; Robotics and Automation; Cryptography; Robust Control; Cooperative Control of Multi-agent Systems, Decentralized Control for Smart Power Grid Applications, Model Predictive Control, Reinforcement Learning.|
|VLSI||Solid-State Devices; Analog and RF Integrated Circuits; Digital Systems; DSP Architectures; CAD for VLSI; High Performance Computing; MEMS; Organic Electronics; Flexible Electronics; Instrumentation; Quantum Computing; Hardware Security; Sensors; Non-volatile memory technologies; Spintronics; Power Semiconductor Devices; Photodetectors, VLSI System Design, Embedded System Design, Computer Architecture, Neuromorphic Computing, In-Memory Computing, Hardware Realization of Machine Learning Algorithms, Magnetic random-access memory (MRAM), Magnetic Tunnel Junctions (MTJ), Advanced data storage technologies, Neuromorphic devices.|
|Mechanical Engineering||Machine Design||
Isogeometric analysis, computational contact mechanics, Nonlinear Dynamics, Robotics and Control, Hydrodynamic Bearings, Tribology, Smart Materials & Smart Structures, Composite Materials and Structures, Noise, Vibration and Harshness in Electric Vehicles, Machine/Deep Learning in Finite Element, Finite element analysis in Multiphysics: Acoustics, Electromagnetics, Electromagnetic Forming, Applications of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Underwater Exploration, Rotor Dynamics. Application of Artificial Intelligence and Biomechanics for Ocular Disease Detection. Isogeometric analysis for contact-impact problems. Machine learning in computational mechanics. Impact response of 3D printed components, machine learning in computational contact mechanics, large deformation isogeometric analysis of thin structures. Experimental and Numerical analysis of Electromagnetic Forming and Crimping Mixed formulation in Isogeometric Analysis for Nonlinear Elasticity
|Fluids & Thermal||
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD), Hydrodynamics of Complex Fluids, Hydrodynamics of Active Soft Matter, Experimental Microfluidics, fluid-structure interaction, Vortex induced vibration, Large eddy simulation, Computational Gas Dynamics, Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Porous medium combustion, Thermal Energy Storage, Artificial intelligence in CFD (AI-CFD), Multiphase flow, Hydrogen storage and thermal energy storage, Aeroacoustics.
|Manufacturing and Materials||
Additive manufacturing, Data-Driven Manufacturing & Industry 4.0, Structural Topology Optimization, Molecular Dynamics, Materials Engineering, Smart Materials & Smart Structure, CAD CAM, Biomechanics and gait analysis, Welding and joining, Laser based manufacturing, Smart Manufacturing, Manufacturing of hydrogen energy system, Biomedical Devices and systems, Traditional medicine manufacturing systems, Metal Forming, Powder Metallurgy & its Fatigue Performance. Characterization and modeling of chatter in high speed micromilling by considering process nonlinearities. Advanced machining process. Micromanufacturing process.
|Civil Engineering||Environment Engineering||
(For Civil Engineering Department, Sub-Area is not required to be filled in the application form)
|Infrastructure Engineering & Management|
|Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering|
|Earth System Science and Engineering.|
|Biosciences and Bioengineering||Biosciences and Bioengineering||
All Areas of Biosciences and Bioengineering.
|Chemical Engineering||Chemical Engineering||
All areas of Chemical Engineering (including Materials Science and Engineering, Petroleum Science and Engineering, and Computer Aided Process Engineering)
|Chemical Engineering Department|
Visual Communication (Including Art & Visual Culture, Semiotics, Colour, Typography, Grids, Signage Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation, Multimedia, Film & Video, Visual Narratives); New Media; Design Management, Design Strategy, Product-Service-Systems (PSS); Service Design; Design For Sustainability; Design for Social Innovation; System Design; Product Design and Development; Frugal Design and Engineering; Frugal Innovation; Inclusive Design; Design For Health and Well-Being; Human Computer Interaction (HCI); Interaction and Usability Engineering; Virtual Reality (VR); Voice And Conversational User Interfaces; Assistive Interfaces; User Interaction On Flexible Displays; Deformation Based Input Methods; Information Communication Technology For Development (ICTD); Input Methods for Digital Interfaces; Ergonomics (Including Occupational Health And Safety); Design Creativity and Innovation Studies; Design Education and Pedagogy; Design for Smart Cities; Design for Children; Toy Design; Electronic Product Design; Sound Design and Sonic Studies; Speculative Design; Furniture Design; Packaging Design; Automotive Design; Advanced Product Design with Additive Manufacturing.
materials physics, materials for energy and environmental applications, ferroelectric and oxide materials, graphene and analogue atomic thin materials, organic semiconductors, semiconducting materials, thin film semiconductor devices, solar cells, smart magnetic materials, multiferroics, luttinger liquids, soft condensed matter, spintronics, statistical physics, random walk, percolation, porous media, climate physics, network, self-organization, active matters and collective motion, nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, hydrodynamics, quantum turbulence and nonlinear instabilities in BEC, strongly correlated systems, superconductivity, topological insulators, quantum turbulence, quantum phase transitions, ultracold atoms in optical lattices, nanomaterials and nanotechnology, polymer physics, AdS/CMT, magnetohydrodynamics.
Laser and Photonics – fiber optics, laser-Matter interaction, nonlinear optics, quantum optics, free space optical communication, advanced optical imaging, terahertz plasmonics and metamaterials, cavity quantum electrodynamics, circuit QED and quantum optomechanics, cold atoms for quantum computation and simulation, plasmonics materials, laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy, and plasma spectroscopy.
High Energy Physics – Theory and Phenomenology: dark matter phenomenology, neutrino physics, heavy flavor physics, collider phenomenology, QCD, precision calculations in the Standard Model and beyond, aspects of CP violation, matter-antimatter asymmetry, astro-particle physics/cosmological connections, inflation, effective field theory in particle and nuclear physics, physics of exotic hadrons. Experimental Particle Physics: B-physics at Belle and Belle II and neutrino physics at NoVA and DUNE
Astrophysics, Gravity & Cosmology – classical & quantum aspects of gravity, cosmology, and astrophysics – black hole physics, theoretical cosmology, phenomenology of AdS/CFT, astrophysical flows, ultra high energy cosmic rays, black hole thermodynamics, quantum field theory on curved spacetime.
All Areas of Chemistry.
Numerical Analysis, Fluid Dynamics, Multiscale Modeling and Simulations, Algebraic Combinatorics.
|Probability, Statistics and Finance||
Financial Risk Management, Sustainable Finance, Computational Finance, Algorithmic and High Frequency Trading, Statistics, Biostatistics, Machine Learning, mHealth (mobile Health using App), Clinical Trials.
|Humanities and Social Sciences||Development Studies||
Development policy, Public policy.
|Agro and Rural Technology||Agro and Rural Technology||
Waste water treatment, Solid Waste management, Food Biotechnology, Isothermal drying of agricultural products, Waste heat recovery, Nano-fertilizer optimization, Crop & Soil Quality Management, Soil and Water Microbiology, Crop and soil modelling, Climate smart agriculture, and Agricultural Biotechnology.
|School of Agro and Rural Technology|
|Energy Science and Engineering||Energy Science and Engineering||
All the areas related to renewable energy, Smart grid, Li-ion battery storage, Solar energy material, Solar Thermal, Clean coal technology, Biofuel cell, Cellulosic Bioethanol by recombinant enzymes, Internal combustion engine and alternative fuels, Energy efficiency and energy storage, Porous medium combustion, Biomass pyrolysis to bio oil and value added products, hydrogen production and storage, CO2 to methanol, bio oil via CTL, Energy material synthesis, Electronic design, Energy computation and simulation, device fabrication.
|School of Energy Science and Engineering|
|Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence||Data Science and Artificial Intelligence||
||Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence|
|Health Science and Technology||Health Science and Technology||
||School of Health Science & Technology|
|School of Business||Business||
Marketing, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, Finance, Economics, Operations Research, Operations Management, and Project Management
|School of Business|
Environmental Organic and Inorganic Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Economics/ Engineering; Bioengineering; Biopolymers and Biomacromolecules; Environmental Chemical Biology; Waste Water Treatment and supply; Solid Waste Management; Environmental process system; Oil recovery; CO2 Capture/storage; Atmospheric Chemistry; Air Quality monitoring; Environmental Hydraulics; Environmental Genomics; Environmental aspects of Algal Biotechnology; and Other emerging areas of environment with interdisciplinary application of science, technology, arts and humanities.
|Centre for the Environment|
Nano/Bio Materials Science and Engineering; NanoTheranostic Devices; Nano/Bio-Electronics and Sensors; Experimental and Computational studies of micro- and nano-fluidics, Molecular Simulations; Polymer self-assembly; Polymer Nanocomposites; Nano Devices and Applications; Flow Chemistry; Catalysis for Energy; Energy Applications; All areas of Chemistry and Physics including Nanoscale Materials, Polymers, Optoelectronics, and Photonic applications.
Centre for Nanotechnology
|Linguistic Science and Technology||Linguistic Science and Technology||
Language Processing, Computational Phonology, Speech Analysis, Spoken Language Resources, Neuroimaging of Language disorders. Language and Cognition, Quantitative Phonetics, User Interface, Script Processing, Type Design and Typography, Language Acquisition and Visual Attention.
|Centre for Linguistic Science & Technology|
|Disaster Management and Research||Disaster Management and Research||
Climate change: Health, Climate-smart agriculture; Structural health monitoring, Service Life Assessment of Structures, Low-cost housing; Sustainable construction materials; Vulnerability, adaptation and DDR in urban cluster; Transport (accessibility and disaster resilience); Earthquake ground motion characterization; Seismic resilience of structures; Seismic and blast-induced disasters; Design for disaster risk reduction; Landslide prediction and mitigation, mudflow/debris-flow; Frugal technologies for disaster risk reduction; Sustainable development and disaster risk reduction; Disaster modeling using AI and Machine Learning; Deformation of metallic structures under crash loading conditions; Gender Perspectives in DRR; Non-equilibrium transport of pollutants in soil
|Centre for Disaster Management and Research|
|Sustainable Polymers||Sustainable Polymers||
All areas of Polymer Science and Engineering (including Organic electronics, Polymer liquid crystal, Polymer nanocomposites, Implant materials), Solid Waste Management, Agriculture, Biotechnology with Emphasis on Biopolymers, Monomers, Biocatalysis, Toxicology, Migration Studies, Polymer Ecology, Life Cycle Assessment, Polymer Product Design and Development, Orgnocatalyst, Organometallic catalysis, Green Chemistry.
|Centre for Sustainable Polymers|
|Indian Knowledge Systems||Indian Knowledge Systems||
||Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems|
|Intelligent Cyber Physical Systems||Intelligent Cyber Physical Systems||
Research work related to underwater exploration; computer vision, underwater communication, underwater structural analysis.
|Centre for Intelligent Cyber Physical Systems|
Joint Degree PhD Programme with IIT (BHU)
|S.No.||Dept||Faculty Members||Project Code||Title||Research Proposal|
|1.||Biosciences and Bioengineering||Dr. Selvaraju Narayanasamy, IITG
Dr. Ankur Verma,
Chemical Engineering, IIT BHU
Design of Continuous Reactor for Bioremediation of Textile Effluent
|2.||Chemical Engineering||Prof. Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, IITG
Dr. Abir Ghosh, Chemical Engg & Technology, IIT BHU
Fabrication and Stability of Self-organized Nematic Liquid Crystal (NLC) Toroids on a Deformable Substrate
|3.||Chemistry||Prof. Subhendu Sekhar Bag, IITG
Prof. Vikash Kumar Dubey, School of Biochemical Engg, IIT BHU
Design of Fluorescent Unnatural Amino Acids (FUAA) for Site-Specific Incorporation into Desired Proteins Toward Expanding the Genetic Code
|4.||Civil Engineering||Prof. Sharad Gokhale, IITG
Dr. Abhishek Mudgal, Civil Engineering, IIT BHU
Urban air quality improvement using traffic management strategies
|5.||Computer Science and Engineering||Prof. Sukumar Nandi, IITG
Dr. Bidyut Kumar Patra, CSE, IIT BHU
Fairness in Recommender System
|S.No.||Dept/Centre||Faculty Members||Project Code||Details||Project Details|
|1.||Biosciences and Bioengineering||PI: Prof. Sachin Kumar (BSBE)||PM_BT_SK||
Development of specific Indirect ELISA for detention of recombinant viral protein from poultry pathogens.
Funding Agency: ABIS Exports Pvt. Ltd.
|2.||Electronics and Electrical Engineering||PI: Dr. Gaurav Trivedi (EEE)
Co-PI: Dr. Aryabartta Sahu (CSE)
Intel FAME LABS
Funding Agency: INTEL Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.
|3.||Design||PI: HoD, Design||PM_DD_HOD||
PhD in Electronic Product Design
Funding Agency: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India
|For details please contact HoD, Design|