Infrastructure and Research Project funded by external agencies
S.No Name of of the PI/ Co-PI/Name of the person holding the Chair Department Title of the research project, endowments, Research Chairs Name of the funding agaency Duration Year of award or sanction Amount in INR.
1 Dr. Purabi Deka Bose MBBT Delineation of the Chromosomal and molecular endocrinological alterations leading to recurrent pregnancy loss in north-east DBT 3 years 2016 7473000.00
2 Dr. Thounaojan Thorny Chanu Botany Nano zinc Mediated regulation of Arsenic stress in rice (oryza sativa L.) DST 2 years 2017 3479780.00
3 Dr. Ankur Kanti Guha Chemistry Theoretical studies on metal free activation of small unreactive molecules DST-SERB 3 years 2017 2885000.00
4 Dr. Abdul Wahab Chemistry Electrochemical and photophysical studies of singlet fission materials based on indigo derivatives DST-SERB 3 years 2017 4105000.00
5 Dr. Mausumi Ganguly Chemistry Isolation and characterization of potent anti-fertility compounds obtained from a few folklore medicinal plants of North east India and study of their mode of action DBT 3 years 2017 4901000.00
6 Dr. Mayuri Chabukdhara EBWS Investigation of heavy metals in soil-rice systems in northeast India: food safety implications and evaluation of best management practices DST-SERB 3 years 2017 2525000.00
7 Dr. Amiya Baruah Geology Role of multiphase flows in controlling the dynamics of melts and other geological fluids: a theoretical and experimental investigation DST-SERB 3 years 2017 5067000.00
8 Dr. Ritu Thaosen History The Socio Cultural life of the Mizor: A folkloristic observation National Security Council, Govt.of India 2 years 2017 360000.00
9 Dr. Nripanka Saikia Physics Centre for Radio Astronomy (Observation of Solar Microwave Radio Emission in S-Band and its correlation with Solar Energetic Phenomena) ASTEC 3 years 2017 3200000.00
10 Dr. Anjana Singha Naorem Zoology Study and comparision of heteropteran diversity in two areas of Guwahati region DBT 2 years 2017 800000.00
11 Dr. Maishnam Rustam Singh Anthropology Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiencyamong Three Tribes of Assam, India and its significance for Antimalarial Therapy NER-BPMC, DBT 3 years 2018 3559000.00
12 Dr. Manjil Hazarika Archaeology Unfolding of Quaternary History & Associated Geoarchaeological Remains of Tripura, Northeastern India 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) 2 years 2018 700000.00
13 Dr. Gargi Borgohain Chemistry Molecular dynamics simulation technique to understand structural and functional changes during processing of food proteins DST 5 years 2018 3500000.00
14 Dr. Rakhee Kalita Moral English Where women make another tribe. Mobilisations and Narratives from Nagaland HOB, IIAS-Mellan Program 3 years 2018 1379000.00
15 Dr. Gitika Thakuria Geography Geoenvironmental Problem & its impact on sustainable development of lower Kulsi river basin, Assam SERB 3 years 2018 2874000.00
16 Prof. (Retd.) B. N. Goswami Physics PUSHING THE FRONTIER OF MONSOON PREDICTABILITY SERB 5 years 2018 13800000.00
17 Dr. Sukanta Deb Physics Variable stars as Astrophysical Laboratories CSIR 3 years 2018 2050000.00
18 Department of Physics Physics Instrument Devlopment Service centre ASTEC 4 years 2018 4190000.00
19 Dr. Tiluttama Baruah Anthropology Endangered Dialects and Culture with Special Reference to the Tai Phakes of Assam ICSSR 2 years 2019 400000.00
20 Dr. Akashi Baruah Chemistry Milk quality assessment, with special emphasis on melamine in Guwahati and neighboring areas and development of a colorimetric detection system for melamine DST Women Scientist 1 year 2019 1178000.00
21 Dr. Leena Borah EBWS Investigation of the impacts of climate change on food and livelihood security of Assamese farmers and their adaptive responses- a study from North East India ICSSR 1 year 2019 400000.00
22 Dr. Leena Borah EBWS Estimation of greenhouse gas fluxes (methane, carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide) from Deepor Beel, a Ramsar wetland site of Assam, and identification of associated environmental factors SERB 3 years 2019 5218000.00
23 Dr. Preetee Sharma History An Ethnographical Survey of Pottery Traditions From the Lower Brahmaputra Velly (Kamrup, Nalbari, Goalpara and Dhubri Districts of Assam) ICHR 2 years 2019 200000.00
24 Dr. Dimpy Mahanta Psychology Motivational inputs, stress management and mental well being of the field staff of Kaziranga National Park Dept. of Forest 1 year 2019 150000.00
25 Dr. Indrani Sarma (PI), Prof. Chandan Kumar Sharma (Co-PI) Sociology Forests & Forest Dwellers in Assam: searching for a sustainable relationship ICSSR - IMPRESS 2 years 2019 800000.00
26 Dr. Akalesh Kumar Verma Zoology Study of traditionally used dyes yielding plants for staining cells and cellular components and identification thereof: An eco- friendly and non- toxic alternative method ASTEC 2 years 2019 140000.00
27 Dr. Karobi Saikia (PI), Dr. Rezina Ahmed (Co-PI) Zoology Biodiversity, Nutritive Value and Conservation Strategies of Aquatic Insects in the Wetland Ecosystem of Manipur DBT (NER-BPMC) 3 years 2019 2300000.00
28 Dr. Apurba Kumar Barman Chemistry The missing link in gold nanocluster research: systematic study on the role of ligands in gold nanocluster luminescence DST 3 years 2020 3612000.00
29 Dr. Daisy Das Economics Crop loss and farmers vulnerability to poverty in Assam: The role of institutions and safety nets ICSSR 2 years 2020 1100000.00
30 Dr. Bibhuti Gogoi Geology On the origin of rhyolites and associated granites and dolerites in the Proterozoic Shillong Basin SERB 3 years 2020 3392000.00
31 Department of Mathematics Mathematics DST Fist Program 2020 DST 5 years 2020 2800000.00
32 Dr. Merry Baruah Bora English Translation of the Worksheets in One Earth One Home & Ek Prithvi Book Review WWF-India 2 months 2020 49000.00
33 Dr. Teresa L Khawzawl, Dr. Gangotri Bhuyan (Pragjyotish College, GU) Anthropology ICSSR Special Call for Studies Focusing on Social Science Dimensions of Covid-19 Corona Virus Pandemic ICSSR 10 months 2021 300000.00
34 Dr. Manjil Hazarika Archaeology Ancient Pragjyotisha-Kamarupa: An Archaeological Investigation Indian Council of Historical Research 2 years 2021 400000.00
35 Dr. Manjil Hazarika Archaeology Traditional Metal Technologies in Assam: A Study in Archaeological, Historical and Ethnographic Perspectives Indian National Commission for History of Science 1 year 2021 328000.00
36 Dr. Hiten Choudhury CS&IT Enhancing Security using Lightweight Cryptography in IoT with OneM2M as the Service Platform and 3GPP-5G as the Underlying Communication Network Ministry of Information Technology (MeitY) 3 years 2021 4850000.00
37 Prof. Kalyan Das Geography Floods and impacts on livelihood in rural Assam: To what extent floods have expanded the poverty trap SITA 11 months 2021 3095000.00
38 Prof. Jiban Jyoti Das Physics Attempting to verify our hypothesis to discover new time scale for PIMS IUAC 3 years 2021 603000.00
39 Dr. Bhabatosh Banik Chemistry Stimuli-Responsive Nano-Constructs for targeted delivery and site selective release and activation of combination drugs DST INSPIRE 2 years 2021 1350000.00
40 Dr. Kangkana Bora CS&IT Development of software for automated identification of Gamusa loom type using artificial Intelligence NECTAR 1 year 2021 352000.00
41 Dr. Manjit Kr. Bhattacharyya Chemistry Synthesis, structural studies and anticancer evaluation of coordination compounds of transition metals. ASTEC, Science, Technology and Climate Change Department, DST, Govt of Assam. 2 years 2022 760000.00
42 Dr. Bhabatosh Banik Chemistry Chemodynamic Immunotherapy: Employing ROS generating nanoparticles as immunomodulators to reprogram tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs) for cancer therapy. SERB 3 years 2022 3476000.00
43 Department of Chemistry Chemistry DST Fist Program 2022 DST 5 years 2022 11000000.00
44 Dr. Ujjal Deka Baruah Geography Modelling Tropspheric Ozone and Its Precurser Pollutants NO2 and HCHO over South Asia SERB 3 years 2022 3548000.00
45 Dr. Eeshan Kalita MBBT Optimization of nanocatalysts for sustainable conversion of food wastes into value added products Ministry of Education 1 year 2022 3647000.00
46 Prof. Ganesh Wary Physics Development a differentially pumped charged exchange cell for positive ion mass spectrometry (PIMS) BRNS 3 years 2022 4970000.00
47 Prof. Jiban Jyoti Das Physics Production and slowing down of fast neutron beam produced using 15-UD pelletron accelarator and HIRA facility for AD-BNCT investigations at IUAC, Delhi IUAC 3 years 2022 1239000.00
48 Faculty of Life Sciences Zoology DBT-BUILDER - Cotton University Interdisciplinary Life Science Programme for Advance Research and Education DBT 5 years 2022 43262000.00
49 Dr. Mausumi Ganguly (PI), Dr. Rita Mahanta (Co-PI) Chemistry Conservation of elephant corridor and demonstration of alternative livelihood in dihiraproposed reserve forest area by enhancing the livelihood ofthe fringe community using technological intervention and utilizing the local human resource in conservation DBT 3 years 2022 4002000.00
50 Dr. Sayanika Dutta MCJMS Media advocacy and sensitization on child rights UNICEF 6 months 2022 2988000.00
51 Department of Geology Geology DST Fist Program 2022 DST 5 years 2022 15000000.00
52 Department of Hindi Hindi Strengthening of Hindi Section in the Library of Cotton University Ministry of DONER,NEC 2 years 2022 3696000.00
53 Department of Anthropology Anthropology CRPHE-NIEPA Research Project on College Readiness and Student Success in Higher Education in India CRPHE-NIEPA, New Delhi 10 months 2022 171000.00
54 Dr. Daisy Das (PI), Dr. Rupon Basumatary (Co-PI), Dr. Hemanta Barman (Co-PI) Economics Estimation of Farm and Farmers' Income in Assam Directorate of Economics and Statistics (DES), Government of Assam 10 months 2022 4998000.00
55 Dr. Tridib Sarma Chemistry Purely organic molecular container based on redox active expanded porphyrin SERB 2 years 2022 3252000.00
56 Dr. Bhabatosh Banik Chemistry Designing Platinum(IV)-based combination therapeutics by conjugating glycolysis inhibitors to Cisplatin UGC-DAE, CSR, India 1 year 2022 45000.00
57 Dr. Kangkana Bora CS&IT AI-based Automated Decision Support System for the Detection and Grading of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma from H&E stained Biopsy (Histopathology microscopic images using Machine Learning, Deep learning, and image processing approach SERB 3 years 2022 3350000.00
58 Dr. Ratan Das Geology Evaluation of geohazard risks due to climatic and geological factors in the Cachar-Tripura-Mizoram (CTM) fold belt of northeast India : A coupled hydromechanical and geotechnical modelling SERB 2 years 2022 3300000.00
59 Dr. Akalesh Kumar Verma Zoology Innovation in colored pearls production, and community mobilization and sensitization for the freshwater pearl culture leading to entrepreneurship development in Northeast India NECTAR 2 years 2022 650000.00
60 Dr. Debajyoti Barooah Physics Radionuclides in minerals of Assam: An assessment on their uses and related health implication ASTEC 2 years 2022 512000.00
61 Dr. Jitumani Kalita Physics Synthesis and development of high sensitivity Photo-sensor for Real-time radiation Dosimetric Applications UGC-BSR 2 years 2022 100000.00
62 Dr. Mridula Baro Physics Development of high flux Neutron Beam Shaping Assembly (BSA) for BNCT applications UGC-DAE, CSR, India 1 year 2022 213000.00
63 Dr. Narayan Sharma EBWS Evaluation of Ecosystem services provided by the wetland and the forests to the local communities in three villages adjoining Deepar Beel, Guwahati. ASTEC 3 months 2022 75000.00
64 Dr. Debajyoti Barooah Physics Measurement of natural radioactivity and associated radiological hazards in rocks and soil from Kopili Fault Zone, Assam UGC-DAE, CSR, India 1 year 2022 45000.00
65 Dr. Jougathi Basumatary Archaeology Old world prehistory Andrew Sherratt Fund 6 months 2023 100000.00
66 Dr. Manjit Kr Bhattacharyya Chemistry Unconventional Structure Guiding Non-Covalent Contacts in Metal-organicCompounds: An Unexplored Zone of Inorganic Crystal Engineering DST-SERB 3 years 2023 874000.00
67 Dr. Jitumani Kalita Physics Synthesis of multilayer inorganic and organic semiconductor thin films for fabrication of selective UV sensing device UGC-DAE, CSR, India 1 year 2023 243000.00
68 Dr. Anup Kr Nath Physics Studies on electrical transport and electrochemical properties of graphitic carbon nitride based 2D nanocomposites UGC-DAE, CSR, India 1 year 2023 45000.00
69 Dr. Nameirakpam Nirjanta Devi MBBT Study of the functional diversity and community dynamics of earthworm gut-microbiota in heavy metal contaminated agricultural soils DST-SERB 3 years 2023 1550000.00
70 Dr. Ananya Chutia Geology Provenance and depositional environment of Yinkiong Group of Eastern Himalayas, Arunachal Pradesh and itsrelationship with Abor volcanics, with special emphasis on chemostratigraphy and economic prospects DST-SERB 3 years 2023 2100000.00
71 Dr. Merry Baruah Bora English Mission Prakriti video translation into Assamese, DTP, editing, voice over, subtitle WWF-India 2 months 2023 115000.00