**Sponsored Projects : **

Nanoelectronics Network for Research and Applications (N-NeTRA)-IIT Madras, DST and MeitY, PI: E. Bhattacharya and N. DasGupta with 26 co-investigators, 2018-2024

**Ongoing 5**

**As PI - 1**

Microfabrication and Testing of Piezo Thin Film Integrated on Si MEMS Structures for Energy Harvesting Applications, DRDO, 93.39 lakhs, 3 years (to be completed in 2024)

Centre of Excellence (MeitY): Centre for Programmable Photonic Integrated Circuit and Systems (CPPICS), PI: BK Das, Rs. 2666 lakhs, 2021-2026

Centre of Excellence MHRD-IITM-IoE: Photonic Integrated Circuits, PI: BK Das, Rs. 426 Lakhs, 2021-2026

Centre of Excellence (MHRD-IITM-IoE): Advanced Memory and Computing, PI: M Anbarasu, Rs. 190 Lakhs, 2021-2026

**As Co-PI - 4**

Development of an optical based NPK soil sensor, Exploratory Research Project, IIT Madras, 2019-2020.

Centre for NEMS and Nanophotonics at IITM, DIT, PI: E. Bhattacharya and N. DasGupta with 15 co-investigators, 2011-2017, Rs. 4946.50 lakhs.

National Resource Centre for MEMS Design, NPMASS, PI: E. Bhattacharya with D. Chatterji, 2009-2014, Rs. 44.62 lakhs.

Silicon MEMS biosensor system, NPMASS, PI: E. Bhattacharya with A. Chadha and S. Pavan, 2010-2012, Rs. 70 lakhs

Measurement circuit and miniaturisation of silicon based biosensors, PI: E. Bhattacharya with S. Pavan and A. Chadha, DST and bigtec Pvt Ltd, 2007-2010

Silicon/Porous Silicon composite membrane for high sensitivity pressure sensor, PI: E. Bhattacharya, Asian Office of Research and Development (AOARD), Tokyo, 2007-2009, US$ 25000

MEMS composite porous silicon/Si cantilevers for ultrasensitive biosensor applications, DST/ Indo-Israel, PI: E. Bhattacharya with Anju Chadha, Biotechnology Department, IITM and PI: Y. Nemirovsky with S. Stolyarova, Technion, Israel, 2006-2008, Rs. 6.79 lakhs

Chemical modification of silicon surface for BioMEMS applications, with Anju Chadha under the IITM Interdiciplinary Research Programme (IDRP) on MEMS, 2004-2006.

Porous silicon based Biosensors, DST, PI: E. Bhattacharya with Anju Chadha, Chemistry Department, 2002-2005, Rs 17.21 lakhs.

Study of Stiction in Surface Micromachined Structures, DRDO, PI: E. Bhattacharya with K. N. Bhat, PRS Rao, N. DasGupta and A. DasGupta, Sept 2001- Mar 2005, Rs. 20.42 lakhs

Development of a-Si:H TFT arrays, DST, with Dr. A. DasGupta, 1996-’99, Rs.13.21 lakhs

Thermal equilibrium studies in a-Si:H, DST Young Scientist Project, 1992-’94, Rs. 1.65 lakhs

Centre for NEMS and Nanophotonics at IITM, DIT, PI: E. Bhattacharya and N. DasGupta with 15 co-investigators, 2011-2017, Rs. 4946.50 lakhs
Technology development for SiC MEMS pressure sensor, RBIC project with Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, PI: N. DasGupta with A. DasGupta and E. Bhattacharya, 2018-2020.

Feasibility study on readout Integrated Circuit suitable for piezo MEMS devices, Defence Research & Development Organisation, PI: Boby George with N. DasGupta, A. DasGupta, B Bhikkaji, and E. Bhattacharya, 2017-18, Rs. 13.70 lakhs.

Development of novel organic semiconductor-based solar harvesting devices to probe plasmonic effects, DST, PI: S. Dutta with E. Bhattacharya, Ananth Krishnan, S. Varughese, A. DasGupta and N. DasGupta, 2013-2017, Rs. 456.10 lakhs

Development of piezo patterning technology suitable for MEMS devices, DRDO-CARS,PI: A. DasGupta with E. Bhattacharya and N. DasGupta, 2015-2017, Rs. 20 lakhs.

Design and Fabrication of diffractive optics using electron beam and focused ion beam systems, DST, PI: S. Bhattacharya with E. Bhattacharya, Ananth Krishnan and N. DasGupta, 2010-2013, Rs. 27.34 lakhs

Design and fabrication of diffractive and optical MEMS, NPMASS, PI: S. Bhattacharya with E. Bhattacharya, A. Prabhakar and N. DasGupta, 2010-2012, Rs. 130 lakhs

Optical MEMS scanner for Optical Coherence Tomography: development and reliability, DST, Indo-Swiss, PI: S. Bhattacharya with E. Bhattacharya and H. Shea, EPFL, Neuchatel, 2009-2012, Rs. 27.55 lakhs

Optimisation of Unit Processes for the Fabrication of Nitride based Heterostructure Devices, DST, PI A. DasGupta with N. DasGupta and E. Bhattacharya, 2009-2012, Rs. 357.52 lakhs

Development of microelectrode arrays for electrochemical applications, DST, P.I. A. DasGupta with E. Bhattacharya and N. DasGupta, 2008-2010, Rs. 30.56 lakhs.

Fibre interferometry for optical metrology, DST, PI: S. Bhattacharya with A. Prabhakar, B. Srinivasan and E. Bhattacharya, 2006-2009, Rs. 20.6 lakhs.

Application of silicon based biosensors developed in-house, DBT, PI: A. Chadha with E. Bhattacharya, 2006-2009, Rs. 36.2 lakhs.

Design and Fabrication of Silicon Micropump for drug delivery and drug dosage control, NPSM, PI: K.N. Bhat with PRS Rao, E. Bhattacharya, N. DasGupta, A. DasGupta, S. Karmalkar, K. Gopinath , M. Singaperumal and K.Balasubramaniam, 2004-2006, Rs. 259.60 lakhs.

Design and Development of MOS Integrated Piezoresistive Pressure Sensors, NPSM, PI: K.N. Bhat with PRS Rao, E. Bhattacharya, N. DasGupta and A. DasGupta, Sept 2001- Mar 2005, Rs. 254.10 lakhs

Study of SiGe alloys, DST, Jointly with Dr. A. Subrahmanyam of Physics Department, 1995-’97, Rs. 6.67 lakhs

Development of novel organic semiconductor-based solar harvesting devices to probe plasmonic effects, DST, PI: S. Dutta with E. Bhattacharya, Ananth Krishnan, S. Varughese, A. DasGupta and N. DasGupta, 2013-2017, Rs. 456.10 lakhs

Development of piezo patterning technology suitable for MEMS devices, DRDO-CARS,PI: A. DasGupta with E. Bhattacharya and N. DasGupta, 2015-2017, Rs. 20 lakhs

*Completed 26*

**As PI**

**As Co-PI**