Faculty members at IIT Bhilai work on contemporary, high impact research areas that frequently span multiple departments. Researchers from Sciences and Engineering departments complement each others’ expertise in advancing technology in several areas. The institute gives emphasis to achieving a right balance of theoretical and experimental research. The research outcomes of the faculty members are published in the best journals and conferences of the related field, and the impact of their work has ensured a high average h-index.

Broad areas of active research include Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry, Advanced PVD coatings, Algorithmic Cryptography, Image Processing, Big Data and Large Information Systems, Microfluidics, Particle Physics and Astro-Particle Physics, Advanced Wireless Communication Techniques, Computer Networks, Fracture mechanics and Solid Mechanics, Social & Complex Network Analysis, Approximation Algorithms, Cryptocurrencies, Thin film tribology, Photovoltaics.

Emphasis is given to the research problems of immediate industrial and practical application. The institute is in process of building world-class labs with industry collaboration to provide the faculty and students an access to the relevant research problems and opportunity for adoption of their solutions. Faculty members are currently conducting research under significant grants obtained from reputed agencies.


Research Area Participating Departments Faculty List
Photovoltaics Physics, Electrical Engineering and Chemistry Dhriti Sundar Ghosh, Nikhil Chander,Sanjib Banerjee, Satyajit Gupta
Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry Chemistry Arup Mukherjee
Advanced PVD coatings Mechanical Soumya Gangopadhyay
Microfluidics Mechanical Vijay S. Duryodhan
Algorithmic Cryptography Computer Science Souradyuti Paul
Image Processing Computer Science Veena Bansal
Big Data and Large Information Systems Computer Science Veena Bansal
Particle Physics and Astro-Particle Physics Physics Sudhanwa Patra
Advanced Wireless Communication Techniques Electrical Sreejith T V, Arzad A. Kherani
Computer Networks Electrical, Computer Science Arzad A. Kherani, Souradyuti Paul
Fracture mechanics and Solid Mechanics> Mechanical Anshul Faye
Social & Complex Network Analysis Computer Science Rishi Ranjan Singh
Approximation Algorithms Computer Science Rishi Ranjan Singh
Cryptocurrencies Computer Science Souradyuti Paul
Thin film tribology Mechanical Soumya Gangopadhyay
Smart Nanomaterials Chemistry Sanjib Banerjee, Satyajit Gupta
Polymer-based Functional materials Chemistry Sanjib Banerjee, Satyajit Gupta
Stimuli responsive polymers Chemistry Sanjib Banerjee
Biodegradable polymers Chemistry Sanjib Banerjee
Photo- electrochemistry Chemistry Satyajit Gupta
Band-gap engineered Semiconductor Chemistry Satyajit Gupta

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