Sponsored R&D Project
Name of Faculty
Project Investigators
Title of project Funding Agency Project Duration Status
Prof. Z. V. P. Murthy
and
Dr. M. Mukhopadhyay
Removal/recovery of toxic material/trace metals from wastewaters by membrane separation processes MHRD Thrust Area Research Project 2002-2004 Completed
Prof. Z. V. P. Murthy
and
Dr. M. Chakraborty
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
and
Dr. V. N. Lad
Studies on shape profile of liquid droplets from nozzle R & D Grant of the Institute, SVNIT. 2007-2008 Completed
Prof. Z. V. P. Murthy
and
Dr. A.K. Mungray,Dr. S. R. Patel
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
Prof. Z. V. P. Murthy
and
Dr. S. R. Patel
Sonocrystallization for the recovery of valuable products from dairy waste stre R & D Grant of the Institute, SVNIT. 2007-2008 Completed
Prof. Z. V. P. Murthy
and
Dr. S. R. Patel
Sonocrystallization for the recovery of valuable products from dairy waste stre R & D Grant of the Institute, SVNIT. 2007-2008 Completed
Prof. Z. V. P. Murthy
and
Dr. M. Chakraborty
Synthesis of alumina supported ruthenium nanocatalyst using microemulsion technique Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi 2009-2012 Completed
Prof. P. A. Parikh CO2 Hydrogenation MHRD, New Delhi Completed
Prof. P. A. Parikh Monolithic Reactor Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi 2 years Completed
Prof. P. A. Parikh Biomass Pyrolysis PRA 1 years Completed
Dr. Jignasha K. Parikh,
Dr. Meghal A. Desai,
Dr. Giriraj C. Jadeja
Studies on Novel Techniques for Extraction of Essential oil from Patchouli CSIR, New Delhi 1/7/2013 – 30/6/2016 (3 years) Completed
Dr.M. Mukhopadhyay Development and Characterization of polymer blend nanocomposite membranes for studies on its potential in heavy metal removal from aqueous system BRNS – Govt. of India (Investigator) July 2010 to November 2013 Completed
Dr.M. Mukhopadhyay Evaluation of candle filters available in commercial market DST- Govt. of India (Investigator) July 2010 to June 2012 Completed
Dr.M. Mukhopadhyay Removal and Recovery of Heavy Metals from Wastewater by Biosorption IEI –R & D(Investigator) September 2005to August 2007 Completed
Dr. C.M. Patel Fabrication of cathode nano-composites for applications in super-capacitors and lithium ion battery by nanogrinding Institute Research Grant, SVNIT. 2 years, Granted in 2014 Ongoing
Dr. V. N. Lad Studies on Flow of Dispersions through Narrow Channels Institute Research Grant, SVNIT. 2 years, Granted in 2014 Ongoing
Dr. A.K. Mungray,
Dr. A. A. Mungray,
Dr. K. Suresh Kumar
Application of Benthic Microbial Fuel Cell (BMFC) for powering Naval Sensors Naval Research Board (NRB), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Sanctioned for three years from 2013. Ongoing
Dr. A. A. Mungray,
Dr. Suban K. Sahoo
Synthesis of antifouling RO membrane from bio-route prepared nanoparticle coating. TEQIP project grant of the Institute for UG student Six months, 2014 Completed
Dr. Meghal A. Desai Performance assessment of various hydrotropes and optimization of hydrotropic extraction of natural product Institute Research Grant, SVNIT. 17/2/2014 – 30/6/2016 (2 years) Completed
Dr. A.A. Mungray 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. 2 years, Granted in 2014 Ongoing
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. A.K. Mungray Treatment of Combined Textile and Municipal Wastewater by Bio-Electrochemical Processes using Novel Cross-linked Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC). Institute Research Grant, SVNIT. 2 years, Granted in 2014 Ongoing
Dr.S.R. Patel Antisolvent crystallization of clopidogrel hydrogen sulfate Institute Research Grant, SVNIT. 2 years, Granted in 2014 Ongoing
Dr. J. N. Solanki Nano structured photoelectorde synthesis, characterization and applications in solar energy conversion Institute Research Grant, SVNIT. 2 years, Granted in 2014 Ongoing
Dr. J. N. Solanki Synthesis, characterization and optimization of Nanostructured photoelectrochemical material for water splitting TEQIP project grant for UG student 2013-14 Completed
Dr. J. N. Solanki Flow meter using linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) TEQIP project grant for UG student 2013-14 Completed

Course Development Project
Dr. Jignasha K. Parikh,
Dr. Meghal A. Desai,
Dr. Giriraj C. Jadeja
Project to develop a course on “Chemical Reaction Engineering – I” National Mission Project on Pedagogic Research, MHRD, Govt. of India 2013 - 2017 Completed

Details of Consultancy
Sr.No. Period Organisation Nature of Projects Consultants
1. 29/08/2008-30/08/2008 O.N.G.C., Hazira, Surat Certifying the status of the gas purification process. Prof. Z. V. P. Murthy,
Prof. H.B. Naik
Dr. J. Banerjee
2. 07/03/2008-19/03/2008 Petronet LNG Limited, Dahej, Bharuch Identification of “Functional Competency Gap” for their Staff Prof. Z. V. P. Murthy,
Dr. J. Banerjee
Mr. A.R. Jariwala
Mr. A.D. Darji,
Prof. P. A. Parikh is also associated as a Technical Director, MEPL, Surat.