Sponsored R&D Project
Name of Faculty
Project Investigators
Title of project Funding Agency Project Duration Status
Dr. M. A. Desai (PI)
and
Dr. G. C. Jadeja (Co-PI)
Mango Waste Valorization through Biorefinery Concept: A Sustainable and Greener Approach SERB-DST, New Delhi 2018-2021 Ongoing (50,60,880/-)
Dr. A. A. Mungray (PI)
The near future air cathode Osmotic microbial fuel cell (OMFC) for wastewater treatment, electricity generation and pure water extraction Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB)-DST, Government of India, New Delhi, India 2018-2021 Ongoing (28,46,000/-)
Dr. A.K. Mungray (PI)
Integration of Septic Tank and Microbial Fuel Cell: a Novel Hybrid System for Sustainable Treatment of Domestic Wastewater Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB)-DST, Government of India, New Delhi, India 2017-2020 Ongoing (31,18,000/-)
Dr. J. V. Gohel (PI)
Synthesis and characterization of semiconductor/oxide materials for cost effective perovskite solar cell modules DST-SERB, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi 2017-2020 Ongoing
Dr. Suresh Kumar Kailasa (PI), Department of Applied Chemistry,
and
Dr. Z.V.P. Murthy (Co-PI)
Designing of green synthetic approaches for atomically precise nanoclusters for dictating their specific interactions: Development of miniaturized analytical methods Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science & Technology 2017-2020 Ongoing (35,04,655/-)
Dr. V.N. Lad (PI)
and
Dr. Z.V.P. Murthy (Co-PI)
Studies on interfacial characteristics of liquid - liquid system Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST), Department of Science and Technology, Gujarat. 2016-2018 Ongoing (5,10,000/-)
SVNIT Host Institute: Mrs. Ambika Sriniwas Arkatkar (PI)
and
Dr. A.K. Mungray (Mentor)
Study of Microbial Consortia in Microbial Fuel Cell Women Scientist Scheme-A (WOS-A), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, New Delhi. 2015-2018 Ongoing (17,05,000/-)
Dr. A.K. Mungray (PI),
Dr. A. A. Mungray(Co-PI),
Dr. K. Suresh Kumar (Co-PI, Department of Applied Chemistry)
Application of Benthic Microbial Fuel Cell (BMFC) for powering Naval Sensors Naval Research Board (NRB), Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) 2015- 2018 Completed
Dr. S.R Patel (PI) A Study on Ultrasound Assisted Crystallization of Clopidogrel Hydrogen Sulfate Young Scientists/Start-Up Research Grant(SERB, DST), New Delhi 2015-2017 Completed (15,76, 000/-)
Dr. Meghal A. Desai (PI) Performance assessment of various hydrotropes and optimization of hydrotropic extraction of natural product Institute Research Grant, SVNIT. 2014 -2016 Completed
Dr. Jigisha K. Parikh (PI),
Dr. Meghal A. Desa (Co-PI),
Dr. Giriraj C. Jadeja (Co-PI)
Studies on Novel Techniques for Extraction of Essential oil from Patchouli CSIR, New Delhi 2013 -2016 Completed
Dr. C.M. Patel (PI) Fabrication of cathode nano-composites for applications in super-capacitors and lithium ion battery by nanogrinding Institute Research Grant, SVNIT. 2014-2016 Completed
Dr. V. N. Lad (PI) Studies on Flow of Dispersions through Narrow Channels Institute Research Grant, SVNIT. 2014-2016 Completed
Dr. A.K. Mungray (PI) Treatment of Combined Textile and Municipal Wastewater by Bio-Electrochemical Processes using Novel Cross-linked Microbial Fuel Cell (CMFC) R & D TEQIP Project Grant of the Institute for Assistant Professors 2014-2016 Completed
Dr. J. V. Gohel (PI) Nano structured photoelectorde synthesis, characterization and applications in solar energy conversion Institute Research Grant, SVNIT. 2014-2016 Completed
Dr. A.A. Mungray (PI) A revolutionary approach for regeneration of graphene based membrane and draw agent in UASB-EFO (Up flow anaerobic sludge blanket-Electric field attached, Forward Osmosis) for the production of pure water from municipal wastewater. Institute Research Grant, SVNIT. 2014-2016 Completed
Dr. A. A. Mungray (PI),
Dr. Suban K. Sahoo (Co-PI, Department of Applied Chemistry)
Synthesis of antifouling RO membrane from bio-route prepared nanoparticle coating. TEQIP project grant of the Institute for UG student 2014 (Six months) Completed
Dr. A. K. Mungray,
Dr. K. Suresh Kumar (Co-PI, Department of Applied Chemistry)
Synthesis of Nanoparticles to enhance the performance of the microbial fuel cell. TEQIP project grant of the Institute for UG student 2014 (Six months) Completed
Dr. J. V. Gohel (PI) Synthesis, characterization and optimization of Nanostructured photoelectrochemical material for water splitting TEQIP project grant for UG student 2013-2014 Completed
Dr. A. K. Mungray,
Dr. K. Suresh Kumar.
Synthesis of Nanoparticles to enhance the performance of the microbial fuel cell. TEQIP project grant of the Institute for UG student Six month, Granted in 2014 Completed
Dr. J. V. Gohel (PI) Synthesis, characterization and optimization of Nanostructured photoelectrochemical material for water splitting TEQIP project grant for UG student 2013-2014 Completed
Dr. J. V. Gohel (PI) Flow meter using linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) TEQIP project grant for UG student 2013-2014 Completed
Dr. M. Mukhopadhyay (PI) Development and Characterization of polymer blend nanocomposite membranes for studies on its potential in heavy metal removal from aqueous system BRNS – Govt. of India 2010- 2013 Completed
Dr. M. Mukhopadhyay (PI) Evaluation of candle filters available in commercial market DST- Govt. of India 2010- 2012 Completed
Dr. M. Chakraborty (PI)
and Prof. Z.V.P. Murthy (Co-PI)
Synthesis of alumina supported ruthenium nanocatalyst using microemulsion technique Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi 2009-2012 Completed
Prof. Z. V. P. Murthy (PI)
and Dr. V. N. Lad (Co-PI)
Studies on shape profile of liquid droplets from nozzle R & D Grant of the Institute, SVNIT. 2007-2008 Completed
Dr. A.K. Mungray (PI),
Dr. S. R. Patel (Co-PI)
and Prof. Z. V. P. Murthy (Co-PI)
Evaluate the performance of tertiary treatment in a full scale upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) based sewage treatment plant STP) R & D Grant of the Institute, SVNIT. 2007-2008 Completed
Dr. S. R. Patel (PI),
Prof. Z. V. P. Murthy (Co-PI)
Dr. A.K. Mungray (Co-PI)
Sonocrystallization for the recovery of valuable products from dairy waste stream R & D Grant of the Institute, SVNIT. 2007-2008 Completed
Prof. Z. V. P. Murthy (PI)
and Dr. V. N. Lad (Co-PI)
Studies on shape profile of liquid droplets from nozzle R & D Grant of the Institute, SVNIT. 2007-2008 Completed
Dr. M. Mukhopadhyay (PI) Removal and Recovery of Heavy Metals from Wastewater by Biosorption IEI –R & D 2005-2007 Completed
Dr. M. Chakraborty (PI) and
andProf. Z. V. P. Murthy (Co-PI)
Multi-component metal extraction from wastewater by liquid surfactant membrane A.I.C.T.E. R&D Project 2003-2006 Completed
Prof. Z. V. P. Murthy (PI) and
Dr. M. Mukhopadhyay (Co-PI)
Removal/recovery of toxic material/trace metals from wastewaters by membrane separation processes MHRD Thrust Area Research Project 2002-2004 Completed

Course Development Project
Dr. S.R. Patel (Principal Developer) Course Developer to “Crystallization and Drying” National Mission Project on Pedagogic Research, MHRD, Govt. of India 2015-2017 Completed
Dr. Jigisha K. Parikh (Principal Developer),
Dr. Meghal A. Desai (Co-Developer)
Dr. Giriraj C. Jadeja (Co-Developer)
Course Developer to “Chemical Reaction Engineering – I” National Mission Project on Pedagogic Research, MHRD, Govt. of India 2013 - 2017 Completed
Prof. Z.V.P. Murthy (Principal Developer),
Dr. V.N. Lad (Co-Developer),
and Dr. C.M. Patel (Co-Developer)
Course Developer to “Mechanical Operations” National Mission Project on Education through ICT, MHRD, Government of India. 2013 - 2016 Completed

Details of Consultancy
Sr.No. Period Organisation Nature of Projects Consultants
2. 06/07/2017-07/07/2017 M/S. Hindustan Chemicals Company, GIDC, Olpad-394540 Product Certification. Prof. Z.V.P. Murthy
Dr. V.N. Lad
1. 29/09/2016-21/10/2016 M/S. Hindustan Chemicals Company, GIDC, Olpad-394540 Process Evaluation. Prof. Z.V.P. Murthy
Dr. V.N. Lad