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Research Activities

Areas at Various Departments

Sr. No.

Department

Thrust Area

Name of the Faculty engaged in research Activity

1

Botany

Antimicrobial activity of medicinal plant

 

Remote sensing applications in environment

Wetland Studies

Plant & Soil Analysis

Dr. B. K. Jain / Dr. A. M. Shukla / Dr. Z. N. Rathod

 

Dr. A. M. Shukla

Prof. D. K. Vaghela

Dr. A. M. Shukla

2

Geology

Geomorphology

Remote Sensing & GIS

Lunar Spatial Science

Dr. N. Y. Bhatt & Dr. H. V. Majethiya

Dr. P. M. Solanki

3

Microbiology

Isolation and Characterization of halophilic micro algae.

Biotechnological applications of extremozymes from haloarchaea

Bio Degresation of Agri west

Dr. V. N. Upasani

Dr. V. N. Upasani

Dr. N. R. Goyal & Dr. Payal M. Patel

4

Chemistry

Pharmaceuticals (Heterocyclic Compounds)

Complexometric Compounds

Dr. B. B. Baldaniya & Dr. Rina Shah

Dr. J. J. Vora

5

Physics

Theoretical Physics

Dr. C. V. Pandya

6

Biochemistry

Dye degradation

Solid Waste Degradation

Pigment Production

Dr. J. H. Parikh & Dr. V. R. Nadagauda

Dr. H. V. Pandya

Dr. V. R. Nadagauda

Current Research projects at the Institute

Project Title

Principal Investigator

Department

Amount

Funding Agency

Cultivation, identification and biochemical profiling of halophilic microalgae from Sambhar Lake, India.

Dr. Vivek N. Upasani

Microbiology

3,30,000

UGC (New Delhi)

Bioprospecting of Endophytic Fungi for Sennosides and L-DOPA

Dr. Vivek N. Upasani

Microbiology

50,00,000

DBT (New Delhi)

Characterization of Crop Type, Biochemical Properties and Physiological Condition using Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Data

Dr. Alpana Shukla

Botany

13,000,00

SAC-ISRO under AVIRIS-NG project of NASA-ISRO

Estimation of FeO and TiO2 abundances on the Lunar surface using Chandrayaan-1 HySI satellite data.

Dr. P. M. Solanki

Geology

20,05,000

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Bangalore.

Integrated Studies of Himalayan Cryosphere (ISHC) using Space Based Inputs

Dr. R.D. Shah

Geology

2050000

Cryosphere Sciences Division, SAC, ISRO, Ahmedabad - 15.

Desertification & Land Degradation :Monitoring, Vulnerability Assessment & Combating Plants

Dr. Alpana Shukla

Botany

45,540,00

SAC-ISRO

Monitoring of Surface Melting over polar and Himalayan Land Ice using SCATSAT-1 Super Resolution Data

Dr. R.D. Shah

Geology

1600000

Cryosphere Sciences Division, SAC, ISRO, Ahmedabad - 15.

Synergetic use of Hyperspectral and SAR data for compositional and structural mapping of lunar mare basins.

Dr. P. M. Solanki

Geology

8,04,000

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Ahmedabad.

To estimate and validate AGB of tropical forest using regression model. To map tropical forest biomass and carbon stocks in the study area. quantify various levels of above ground forest biomass with the help of empirical relationship

Dr. Alpana Shukla

Botany

13,70,000

SAC-ISRO under NISAR project of NASA-ISRO