Cyber Physical Systems

Signal Analytics

Ongoing R&D Projects

Fast Track Translation Projects

  • Prevention of adulteration in milk: a real-time remote monitoring of milk supply chain network(PRADUMN)
  • Handheld milk quality analyser
  • Readout circuits for Gas sensors

Grant-in-aid Projects

  • Development of embedded E-sense system for Heavy metal contamination detection in ground water, DST-WTI sponsored.
  • A Community based participatory Aquifer Management System for Equity and Sustainability in Water Resource Management (GAP 3127), DSY-WTI sponsored.

Planned R&D Activities and Initiatives

  • Soil heath analysis
  • Herbal authentication methods and tools
  • Spectral sensors and systems
  • Water quality assessment devices and systems
  • Dairy product authentication tools and techniques

Research Projects Completed

PC-based Monitoring and Control System for Tea Withering Process

Objective: The main objective of this project was to develop an electronic monitoring and control systems for tea withering process to achieve enhanced productivity, energy conservation and consistent operation as major objectives.

Some facts: The project details at a glance are as follows:

  • Project duration: 1992-1999
  • Funding Agency: Tea Research Association, Calcutta
  • Project site: Gulma tea estate, Siliguri (W.B)

Microcontroller-based Master/Slave System for Tea Withering Process

Objective: The main objective of this project was to develop a low cost electronic monitoring and control systems for tea withering process.

Some facts:

  • Project duration: 1998-2000
  • Funding Agency: Internal Project (CEERI)

Pol Content Measurement System for Sugar Industry

Objective: This project was mainly a preparation of a feasibility report for the measurement of sugar content in sugar solutions for sugar industry.

Some facts:

  • Year: 1994
  • Funding Agency: Sugar Technology Mission, New Delhi

Demonstration of Technology for Tea Withering Process

Objective: The main work in this project was related to the systematic transfer of the technology developed for tea withering process, its manufacturing and subsequently testing at field site in north-east region of India.

Some facts:

  • Year: 1999-2000
  • Funding Agency: Tea Research Association, Calcutta

Electronic Monitoring and Control System for Mushroom Cultivation

Objective: The main work in this project was to develop technology for mushroom cultivation.

Some facts:

  • Year: 1997-2002
  • Funding Agency: MIT

Development of Electronic Tongue Based on Voltammetry

Objective: The main work in this project was to develop methodology for discrimination of different liquid samples based on voltammetry.

Some facts:

  • Year: 2006-2009
  • Funding Agency: SERC, DST

Development of Comprehensive Technology for Disaster Prevention and Management of Jharia Coalfield

Objective: The main work in this project was to develop hybrid communication system for localization of disaster, tracking of miner and detection of trapped miner under debris.

Some facts:

  • Year: 2006-2009
  • Funding Agency: CSIR

Sensor Characterisations and Development of Intelligent Instrumenation

Objective: The main work in this project was to develop readout circuits and characterizations of the sensors developed at CSIR-CEERI. Other objective of the project was to develop intelligent instrumentation systems such as adulteration detection system in raw milk.

Some facts:

  • Year: 2007-2012
  • Funding Agency: CSIR

Development of Wireless Platform for Detection of Hazardous Gases in Underground Mines under National Program on Perception Engineering

Objective: The main work in this project was to develop a laboratory prototype of wireless platform for detection of hazardous gases in underground coal mines.

Some facts: Year: 2009-2012 Funding Agency: DICT

Development of Microsensors for Biomedical, Food and Environmental Applications under National Program on NPMAS

Objective: The main work in this project was to develop ISFET sensor platform at CEERI, its readout circuits, characterizations of the ISFET sensors and application development as pH sensor.

Some facts:

  • Year: 2008-2013
  • Funding Agency: DRDO

Development of Handheld/Standalone Potentiostat Having Application in Detection of Synthetic Milk

Objective: The main work in this project was to develop a low cost handheld potentiostat system which could be used for detection of synthetic milk as well as bio-sensing systems.

Some facts:

  • Year: 2011-2013
  • Funding Agency: DST