Research plays a pivotal role in teaching-learning process. Inculcating research in classroom teaching leverages motivation, performance and reasoning ability of students. Research is gaining momentum at the institution.

Research Centers

Nine out of the thirteen departments are recognized as research centers by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi and are actively engaged in research activities. More than 50 students were pursuing research for Ph.D. degree under the guidance of 20 research supervisors. Following departments were recognized as Research Centres:

Sl No.Department
1Civil Engg
2Mechanical Engineering
3Electronics & Communication Engineering
4Computer Science & Engineering
9Master of Business Applications (MBA)
10Chemical Engineering

Research and Development Cell

Research and Development Cell (RDC) has been established to foster research culture and provide a healthy research environment through which faculty and students may conduct quality, world-class research and participate actively in the development of the society. RDC encourages research by providing:
  • Start-up grants for faculty
  • Grants for student innovative projects
  • Research Facility grants.
  • Incentive for faculty for presentation / publication of research papers in conferences / journals of international repute
  • Incentive for faculty for publication of books .

Research Projects

RDC Funded Student Projects

 RDC has selected seven UG and PG student projects for funding for the academic year 2014-15.

S.NoTitle of the projectStudentsProject SupervisorSantioned Amount(Rs)
M. Tech. (Environmental Engineering)
1Cement based technology for treatment of fluoride containing waterShivali V. Tarali & Mahesh M. HongalDr. Praveen A. Ghorpade30,000/-
BE (Electrical & Electronics Engineering)
2Campus lighting using Solar LED with charging unitLaxmi Annasaheb Patil & Vijeta VinodDr. R. L. Itagi and A.K. Shiralkar15,000/-
M. Tech. (VLSI Design)
3Design and control of high frequency induction furnaceMarab ShrutiUma Kulkarni30,000/-
BE (Computer Science Engineering)
4A Brain-Computer Interface Game for Enhancing Attention Levels in ChildrenPriya Vernekar and Priya PatilGeeta U. Navalyal6,000/-
BE (Chemical Engineering)
5Tertiary Recycling of waste plastic into biocrude by process of pyrolysisSukanya Jadhav & Thengadi DevdattSantosh A. Kadapure16,500/-
M. Tech. ( Computer Science Engineering )
6Heart Monitoring SystemAshwini PatilSreedevi R. Nagarmunoli10,000/-
BE (Biotechnology)
7Production of ethanol by fed batch semi simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of waste-paperAlisha A. Shiledar & Akshay BhopeDr. Uday Muddapur30,000/-

VGST Funded Student Projects

Vision Group on Science and Technology (VGST) of Karnataka Government has funded Rs 30,000/- for the following student project under Technology Related Innovative Project (TRIP) for the academic year 2014-15.

S.NoTitle of the projectStudentsProject SupervisorSantioned Amount(Rs)
1Wheelchair Movement using Eye Tracking for Paralyzed PatientsVaishali D. Warde and Tejaswini D. ManaviDr. Raviraj Havaldar, Biomedical Engineering30,000/-

KSCST Funded Student Projects

 Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) has funded rupees 1.05 lakh for 20 student project proposals during the academic year 2014-15.

S.NoTitle of the projectName of the Guide (s)Student & Team Leader
1Waste Water Treatment using Microalgae-Potential Route for Algal Biodiesel ProductionS. N. HosamaneRashmi Patne
2Extraction of Phytochemicals and Starch from Curcuma Angustifolia (ARROW ROOT) and Cost-effective Ethanol Production by Extracted StarchRakesh N. R.Sphurti Gaikwad
3Optimization and Comparison of Banana Peels with Tinospora Cordifolia Stem for Antioxidant, Immunomodulatory StudiesAparna Shenvi and Preeti HonagudiMaria Rochelle R
4Optimization of Gibberellic acid (GA3) Production and Stability Studies of Gibberellic acid (GA3)V.G. ShanmugapriyaNeha Bennur
5An Experimental Investigation on Strength Aspects of Bacterial ConcreteTejas D. DoshiPallavi Kudtarkar
6Parametric Study on Offshore Concrete Pile using ANSYSKiran MalipatilAkshatha P.
7Stage Discharge Prediction in Open ChannelsDr. Rajkumar RaikarSanchana Arundhekar
8Brain Computer Interface Based Application to Enhance Human Cognitive Ability.Geeta NavalyalSuhas sannakki
9Graph Theoretic Solution to Multi-dimensional Optimization ProblemRoopa PatilShailaja Biradar
10Minutes of MeetingB. A. PatilJyoti Patil
11Web Page ClassifierAjay AcharyaMaitri Hegde
12Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (DRONE) for Remote Field Inspection and PollinationS. M. BaniIndripi Deepak
13Advanced Car to Car CommunicationVijay RayarShashidhar S. Hiremath
14Machine to Machine Interaction SystemS. S. JadhavArundhati Patil
15Design and Fabrication of Coconut Tree Climbing EquipmentN. S. KannurHarsha S. Hugar
16Design and Fabrication of Impact GunSachidananda T.G.Akshay Katti
17Design and Fabrication of Internal Pipe Defect DetectorRamesh KattiNavneet Patnekar
18Design and Fabrication of Window Cleaning DeviceNiranjan PattarSameer
19Car to Car CommunicationSagar MetriAdarsh Anil Kale
20Multiband Planar Inverted Antenna for Wireless LAN ApplicationDr. Udaykumar NaikSourabh Jadhav

VGST Funded Research Projects

 Dr. V. S. Katti of Physics department has been awarded with ‘Young Scientist for Research’ by Vision Group of Science & Technology (VGST) Govt. of Karnataka for the year 2013-14 with seed money of Rs. 6, 00, 000 to carry out research.

Research Publications

Year/PublicationInternational JournalsNational JournalsInternational ConferencesNational Conferences
Total :98383448

Student Mini Projects

Project-based learning is a teaching approach that engages students in sustained, collaborative real-world investigations. In this backdrop institution has initiated mini project concept as a part of teaching learning process for the undergraduate students to take up at least two mini projects prior to the final year compulsory project. Students of second and third year BE have chosen 384 mini projects and completed successfully during the academic year 2014-15.