CHENNAI CHAPTER

The Present Executive committee members of the society are as follows:

NAMEROLEDESIGNATION
Thiru R.Solaisamy Parton Correspondent
Mrs.S.Vigneswari Solaisamy President Director
Mrs.R.Ramani Secretary - PSRAA Asso. Professor
Mr.R.Ramkumar Secretary - Chennai Chapter Project Manager, HCL Technologies Ltd, Chennai
Mr.G.Krishna kumar Joint Secretary Project Manager, Inflow Technologies, Chennai
Mr.G.Nagarajan Treasurer Technical Lead, IBM India Pvt Ltd
Mr.K. Dhanasekaran Executive Committee Member Associate Software Engineer, Britannia
Mr.T. Ponraj Executive Committee Member Developer, Cognizant Technology
Mr. S. Selvendran Executive Committee Member IT Manager, Endeka Ceramics India Pvt Ltd
Mr.B. Antony Pradeep Raja Executive Committee Member Software Engineer, Polaris
Mr.P. Raveendran Executive Committee Member Manager Engineering, Lynk Logistics

BANGALORE CHAPTER

The Present Executive committee members of the society are as follows:

NAMEROLE DESIGNATION
Thiru R.Solaisamy Parton Correspondent
Mrs.S.Vigneswari Solaisamy President Director
Mrs.R.Ramani Secretary - PSRAA Asso. Professor
Mr.N.Venkat Narayanan Secretary - Bangalore Chapter Manager - Software, Mythopoeia Holdings Ltd
Mr.Raja Chocklingam Joint Secretary Project Manager, TCS
Mr.K.Venkatesh Treasurer Software Engineer, JPMorgan
Mr.S.Amalraj Executive Committee Member Sr Software Engineer, Ducont India System Pvt Ltd
Mr.K.T.Dharan Executive Committee Member Tech Specialist, Bosch
Mr.S. Jeyaraj Executive Committee Member Associate, JPMorgan
Mr.G.Ram Kumar Executive Committee Member Senior Data Analyst, Indegene Pvt Ltd
Mr.M.Bala Subramani Executive Committee Member Associate Consultant, Infosys

Funding Organizations

Govt. Or non-Govt. Organization providing financial grant to encourage research and development through various schemes.

    • Sciences
    • Arts
    • Engineering
    • Research Associateship (RA)
    • Technology development
    • Interdisciplinary Approaches

Major Funding Organisations

    • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
    • University Grant Commission (UGC)
    • Department of Science and Technology (DST)
    • Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO)
    • Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)
    • Department of Biotechnology (DBT)
    • Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
    • All India Council for Technical education(AICTE)

Other Funding Organisations:

    • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
    • Ministry of Comm. & I. T. (MOCIT)
    • Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MFPI)
    • Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources (MNES)
    • Ministry of Power, Central Power Research Institute (CPRI)

COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH (CSIR)

    The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) provides financial assistance to promote research work in the fields of Science & Technology, including Agriculture, Engineering and Medicine. The assistance is provided by way of grants to Professors/Experts in regular employment, in the universities, IITs, post-graduate institutions, recognised R&D laboratories both in public and private sectors. Research proposals of applied nature as well as those falling under basic sciences which attempt to solve specific problems being pursued by CSIR laboratories, or in newer and complementary fields, are considered for CSIR support. Priority is given to multi-disciplinary projects which involve inter-organisational co-operation (including that of CSIR laboratories). However, preference is given to schemes which have relevance to research programmes of CSIR laboratories.

    • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
    • Syllabus for Joint CSIR UGC Test for JRF & LS (NET)
    • Senior Research Fellowship (SRF)
    • Research Associateship (RA)
    • Senior Research Associateship (SRA) (Scientist’s Pool Scheme)
    • Emeritus Scientist
    • Visiting Associateship
    • Research Scheme / Sponsored Research Schemes
    • Indian Language Journal
    • Travel Grant
    • Grant for Holding Symposium/Seminar
    • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (SSB)
    • G N Ramachandran Gold Medal
    • Young Scientist Awards (YSA)
    • Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Fellowship (SPMF)
    • CSIR-Nehru Science Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme
    • Programme on Technology Led Entrepreneurship
    • CSIR Program on Youth for Leadership in Science (CPYLS)
    • Click here to go to the site: http://csirhrdg.res.in/

UNIVERSITY GRANT COMMISSION (UGC)

    UGC supports the colleges, universities and individuals through various research funding schemes.

FOR COLLEGE ONLY

    • Faculty Development Programme for Colleges
    • Organising Conferences/Workshops/Seminars in colleges
    • Development Assistance to colleges for the Construction of Buildings.
    • Development Grant to Colleges (includes 14 merged schemes)
    • College with Potential for Excellence
    • UGC-Network Resource Center (UGC-NRC) in the Colleges
    • Jubilee, Centenary Grants to Colleges.
    • Instrumentation Maintenance Facility (IMF) in College.
    • Establishment of New Model Degree Colleges in educationally Backward District Low (GER) .
    • Guidelines for implementing the scheme for providing One-time Catch-up Grant to Uncovered (Non-12 B) Colleges

FOR BOTH UNIVERSITY / COLLEGES

    • Introduction of Career Oriented Courses in Universities and Colleges
    • Guidelines for Development of Women’s Studies in Indian Universities and Colleges.
    • Guidelines for Human Rights and Values in Education.
    • Guidelines for Setting Up of Media Centres / Affilated Media Centres.
    • Guidelines scheme on Lifelong Learning and Extension.
    • Guidelines for UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium.
    • Guidelines for Estabilshemnt and Monitoring of the Internal Quality Assurance Cells (IQACs) in Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs).
    • E-Content Development.
    • Developement of Sports Infrastructure and Equipment in Universities and Colleges.
    • Guidelines for providing additional assistance to Universities and 5500 Colleges already covered under Section 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956.
    • Guidelines for Eastablishment of Special Cells for SCs & STs in Universities/ Deemed to be Universities and Grant-in-aid Institutions & IUCs receiving central assistance.
    • Guidelines for Universities, Research Institute and Colleges for Procurement, Storage, Usage and Disposal of Radioactive and other Hazardous Materials/ Chemicals.

FOR DEPARTMENTS OF UNIVERSITY / COLLEGE

    • Special Assistance Programme (SAP).
    • Guidelines For Innovative Programmes.
    • Research Fellowship in Humanities & Social Sciences Students (RFH & SSS).

FOR INDIVIDUAL

    • Research Awards
    • Emeritus Fellowship.
    • Travel Grant Scheme for College Teachers/College Librarians/Vice Chancellors/Commission Members and UGC Officers. (Hindi Version)
    • Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship Scheme For Single Girl Child
    • Post Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme For University Rank Holders In General & Honours Courses At Undergraduate Level
    • Research Fellowship in Sciences for Meritorious Students.
    • Dr. D.S. Kothari Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Sciences, Medical Sciences & Engineering Sciences.
    • Dr.S Radhakrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) in Humanities and special Social Sciences(including language) for the year 2008-2009.
    • Research Project for Teachers Major and Minor .(Hindi Version)
    • Capacity Building for Women Managers in Higher Education.(Hindi Version)
    • Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST Candidates.
    • UGC new scheme of providing special honorarium to teachers who are Fellows of at least two of the four Science Academies identified by UGC.
    • UGC Revised Guidelines for the Scheme of Appointment / Honorarium of Guest/Part-Time Teachers.
    • Scheme for Incentivisation of Teachers, Subject /Discipline based Association for Organisation of Various Academic & Research Activities
    • Guidelines for strengthening Social Science And Humanities Teaching And Research Capacity
    • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Research Associateship (RA) for Foreign Nationals
    • Junior Research Fellowship in Engineering & Technology
    • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Post Doctoral Fellowship to Women Candidates
    • Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students

DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (DST)

    • To promote research in newly emerging frontier areas of science and engineering including multidisciplinary fields.
    • To encourage young scientists to take up challenging R&D activities.
    • To give special encouragement to projects from relatively small and less endowed University Departments and Institutions.
    • To encourage patenting facilities to scientists and technologists in the country for Indian and foreign patents on a sustained basis.

SCHEMES

    • Science & Engineering Research Council
    • Intensification of Research in High Priority Areas (IRHPA)
    • Mission on Nano Science and Technology (Nano Mission)
    • Ramanujan Fellowship
    • JC Bose National Fellowship
    • Ramanna Fellowships
    • Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in Universities and other Higher Educational Institutions (FIST)
    • Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facilities (SAIFs)
    • Human Resource Development and Nurturing Young Talent.
      • Swarnajayanti Fellowships
      • Fast Track Scheme For Young Scientists (FAST)
      • Better Opportunities for Young Scientists in Chosen Areas of Science and Technology (BOYSCAST)
    • Women Scientists Programs
    • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana
    • Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) programme
    • International Travel Support Scheme
    • Assistance to Professional Bodies & Seminar/Symposia
    • Earth System Sciences
    • Mathematical Sciences Office
    • Utilization of the Scientific Expertise of Retired Scientists (USERS)
    • National Science & Technology Management Information System (NSTMIS)
    • Click here to go to the site: http://www.dst.gov.in

DEFENSE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (DRDO)

    • Aeronautics Research and Development Board (AR&DB)– has approved projects in the field of Aeronautics and related areas
    • Armament Research Board (ARMREB) has approved projects in the fields of high energy materials, sensors, ballistics and other armament related fields.
    • Naval Research Board (NRB), projects are being pursued in five technology areas.
    • Life Sciences Research Board (LSRB) projects have been supported in the areas of biological and bio-medical sciences, psychology, physiology, bio-engineering, specialized high altitude agriculture, food science and technology.
    • Others
      • Travel Grant
      • Grant for Holding Symposium/Seminar
    • Click here to go to the site: http://www.drdo.gov.in

DEPARTMENT OF ATOMIC ENERGY (DAE)

    The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) supports extramural research and development activities in nuclear and allied sciences, engineering and technology through its nodal funding agency – the Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS). BRNS continuously thrives to encourage, enthuse and support scientists and engineers in pursuing excellence in R & D programmes of interest and relevance to DAE.

BOARD OF RESEARCH IN NUCLEAR SCIENCE (BRNS)

    • Research Grants through Projects
    • Symposium/Seminar
    • Young Scientist Research Award
    • Click here to go to the site: http://www.barc.gov.in

BOARD OF RESEARCH IN FUSION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (BRFST)

DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY (DBT)

    Department of Biotechnology enhances the research activities through different R&D schemes.

ICMR SCHEMES/FUNDING

    ICMR encourages following thrust areas such as communicable diseases, Tribal health, Reproductive, Nutrition, and non-communicable diseases thorough Research funding.

    • Short Term Visiting Fellowships.
    • Ad-hoc Research Schemes.
    • Task-Force Projects.
    • Junior Research Fellowships.
    • Senior Research Fellowship/Research Associate.
    • Emeritus Medical Scientist Scheme.
    • Centres for Advanced Research.
    • ICMR Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.
    • Click here to go to the site: : http://www.icmr.nic.in/

ALL INDIA COUNCIL FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION(AICTE)

    AICTE supports the higher education through various research schemes.

Schemes

    • Development of End Product/Research infrastructure to enhance research activity
    • Faculty member with Post Graduation for Doctoral work
    • AICTE Schemes/Fundings Scheme for Modernization & Removal of Obsolescence in Tech. Education (MODROB)
    • Development of new Research Facility
    • Career Award for Young Teachers
    • Scheme of Entrepreneurship Development
    • Staff Development Program

Others

    • Seminar Grants .
    • Travel Grants (Attending International Conference/Workshop etc.)
    • Click here to go to the site: http://www.aicte-india.org/

OTHER FUNDING ORGANISATIONS

    INDIAN SPACE RESEARCH ORGANIZATION (ISRO)

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has evolved a programme through which financial support is provided for conducting research and development activities related to Space Science, Space Technology and Space Application to academia in India. This programme of ss. In special cases research and development projects proposed by non-academic R & D laboratories can also be supported through this programme. The aim of RESPOND is to encourage quality research in areas of relevance to the Indian space programme.

MINISTRY OF COMM. & I. T. (MOCIT)

    Providing Support for creation of Innovation Infrastructure in emerging areas of technology.

    • R&D Funding Scheme (61 KB)
    • Technology Incubation and Development of Entrepreneurs
    • Multiplier Grants Scheme
    • Support International Patent Protection in Electronics & IT (SIP-EIT) Scheme

    E-Governance.

    • Common Services Centers Scheme.
    • Capacity Building Scheme.
    • State Data Centre Scheme.
    • State Wide Area Network (SWAN).

    Scheme for GIA Support for Conferences / Seminars / Workshops / Symposium.

    • Proforma for Grants-in-Aid(GIA).

    Electronics and IT Industry.

    • STPI Scheme.
    • Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Scheme.
    • Electronics Hardware Technology Park (EHTP) Scheme.
    • Export Oriented Unit (EOU) Scheme.
    • Export Promotion Capital Goods (EPCG) Scheme.
    • Duty Exemption and Remission Schemes.

    Economic Planning.

    • IT for Masses Plan Scheme.

    HRD/Knowledge Management

    • Scheme of Manpower Development for Software Export Industry.
    • Scheme for Participation of Private Institutes under ISEA Project.

MINISTRY OF FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES (MFPI)

    • Infrastructure Development
    • National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP)
      • Technology Up-gradation/ Establishment/ Modernisation of Food Processing Industries.
      • Cold Chain, Value Addition and Preservation Infrastructure for non-horticultural produce.
      • Human Resource Development.
      • Scheme for Promotional Activities.
    • Setting up/ Up-gradation of Quality Control/ Food Testing Laboratory/R & D and Promotional Activity
    • Strengthening of Institutions
    • Click here to go to the site: http://www.mofpi.nic.in

MINISTRY OF POWER, CENTRAL POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE (CPRI)

     

    Thrust Areas

    • Power system planning, improvement, studies
    • Diagnostic and condition monitoring of power system equipments
    • Reliability enhancement of power station equipment etc
    • Click here to go to the site: http://www.cpri.in/

     

MINISTRY OF NON-CONVENTIONAL ENERGY SOURCES (MNES)

    Ministry has identified thrust areas in which R&D efforts are required. Ministry considers R&D proposals which are directly related to the activities/ programmes of the Ministry and hold promise for commercialization in near future. The thrust areas mainly covers programmes, such as, Rural Energy; Solar Energy; Energy from Urban & Industrial Wastes; Power Generation- Wind, Biomass, Small Hydro; New Technologies- Chemical Sources (fuel cells), Hydrogen, Ocean & Geothermal Energy; etc.

    Click here to go to the site: http://www.mnre.gov.in

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Research Projects

DST sponsored research project "Synthesis and Characterisation of rare earth doped lanthanum and gadolinium oxide nanoparticles for luminescence applications" received by Dr R.Srinivasan.

Sl.No DeptName of the Investigator(s) & Dept Title of the Research Project SponsorStarting Year PeriodSanctioned amount in Rs. Status
1ChemistryDr. R. Srinivasan Synthesis and Characterisation of rare earth doped lanthanum and gadolinium oxide nanoparticles for luminescence applications DST 20133yrs17,00,000 On Going
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Supervisors

P.S.R. Engineering College (PSREC) is a leading Institution in the southern region of Tamil Nadu. Centre for Research at PSREC provides research opportunities to the aspiring candidates serving in Educational Institutions / Industries / Research Organizations / Research Laboratories and Government Departments.

Sl.No Reference No. Supervisor Name DesignationDepartmentResearch Area E-Mail
12310130Dr. M. Shahul HameedProfessor & Head, Dean(Research)CEConcrete Technology, Environmental Engg. shahul68@rediffmail.com
29940447Dr. P. MarichamyDean(Academic) & Prof.ECECellular Mobile Communication.pmarichamy@psr.edu.in
32240410Dr. K. Valarmathi Professor & Head.ECESoft Computing, Process Control, System Identification, Biomedical Instrumentation.krvalarmathi@yahoo.co.in
42540034Dr. P. Ranjith KumarAsso. Prof.ECEEmbedded Systems, Biomedical Engineering, Digital Image Processing, VLSI Design.ranjithkumar@psr.edu.in
51840282Dr. K. Ruba SoundarProfessor & HeadCSENetworks, Security, Cloud Computing, Data Miningrubasoundar@yahoo.com
62440032Dr. C. Balasubramaninan ProfessorCSEImage Processingbalasubramanian@psr.edu.in
72840133 Dr. S. SingaravelanAsso. Prof.CSEImage Processing, Data Mining, Video Processing, Neural Networkssingravelan@psr.edu.in
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