Research

PhD awards:  Ten research scholars have received their PhD degrees so far from Manipal University in the area of Materials Science, Biological Sciences and Theoretical Sciences.  They also received certificate of recognition from Bharat Ratna Prof CNR Rao during Founder’s Day Programme on June 24, 2015.

Publications:  Over 170 papers published in refereed international journals of repute by the three departments over last 10 years.

Patents: PPISR researchers are co-inventors in the two PCT patents filed by HP Green R & D Centre Bengaluru in a collaborative project.

Extensive extramural research funding: While Admar Mutt Education Foundation (AMEF) finances our basic research activity, our research receives extramural support from Industrial Projects sponsored by GTC (USA), HPCL, Shell Technologies and Thermax Industries, Pune as well as project grants from governmental agencies like the DST (Dept. of Science and Technology), BRNS (Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences), DBT (Dept. of Biotechnology), UGC – DAE (University Grants Commission – Dept of Atomic Energy) VGST (Vision Group for Science & Technology, Karnataka) and Young Scientist awards to faculty members.

Timely completion and effective advancement of sponsored projects:  All industrial projects sponsored by GTC Technology, USA, HPCL R&D Centre have been completed in time and successfully continued to the next phase after achievement of research goals in the previous phase. 

Forging links and collaborative networks: Our flexible work structure allows us to form mutually beneficial research collaborations with researchers and facilities from larger institutions. The institute has MOU with many institutes for collaborative research like Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, IIT-Madras, Chennai, Central University, Gulbarga,SIT, Tumkur and MSRIT, Bengaluru.  The research groups of PPISR have academic research collaborations with many national institutes like IISc, Bengaluru, RRI, Bengaluru, NIT Suratkal, MIT Manipal, IIT Ropar, IIT Rajastan, Bose Institute, Kolkota, JIIT, Noida, VBU, Hazaribag and NCL Pune.

The faculties of PPISR also have international collaborations with reputed institute like Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA and Karlshure Institute of Technology, Germany, University of Moncton, Canada and ORNL, USA.

Workshops for young researchers and college lecturers: Over the years, PPISR has organized a number of workshops aimed at disseminating research knowledge to teachers, lecturers and students.

Meetings for researchers and scientists: Over the years, individual scientists in PPISR have organized in their area of interest, a number of meetings aimed at bringing  together scientists for sharing recent research advances and for scientific interaction across specialist disciplines.

Best paper presentation Awards: The research scholars won several best presentation awards at national/international conferences from all the three departments and scientific community appreciated the research carried out at PPISR.

Resource Persons: Faculties of PPISR were invited as resource persons for FDP, Refresher and TEQIP programmes for degree and engineering colleges across Karnataka.