IIT Guwahati Research & Development

The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) conducts a number of sponsored and consultancy projects. The institute avails the first grade R & D facilities in terms of infrastructure and faculty. The students and faculty members are committed towards meaningful research.

Sponsored R & D programme

The institutes undertakes Sponsored Research on behalf of Government and Private Agencies. Both national and international players have shown keen interest in IITG for research programmes.The institute also runs part time/short term industry oriented courses for the benefit of professionals.

The department wise list of ongoing/ completed R&D projects are as mentioned below.

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Centre for Energy Department of Civil Engineering
Department of Design Department of Chemical Engineering
Department of Physics Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Chemistry Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Centre for Nanotechnology Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Department of Mathematics Department of Electronics and Communication Engg.

Department of Biotechnology


Collaborative Projects

The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) promotes collaborative projects with different organizations of national and international repute. Training manpower, developing infrastructure and conducting research are parts of collaborative projects. For complete details of Collaborative Projects conducted / in process at IITG, Click Here.


The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) offers consultancy services to various industry and other organizations.

The institute offers lab to industry and lab to field consultancy services in the following disciplines-

Protein structure, Enzyme based biosensors, Enzyme inhibitors for medical use, Bioactive compound for therapeutic use, Gene transfer vector, Antimicrobial peptides, Food-grade cloning, Plant tissue culture, Pest management using fungi.
Chemical Engineering
Controlled combustion of coal, Scrap recycling, Separation Technology, Pollution Control, Nanofiltration, Reaction Engg.
Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity of Inorganics, Newer Materials, Newer Reagents and Protocols, Homogeneous Catalysis, Thin Films, Membrane sciences, Nano Science, Heterocycles and Carbohydrate Chemistry, Bio-Organic, Bioinorganic, Organometallics, Molecular dynamics, Laser chemistry, Coordination Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Conducting polymers.
Civil Engineering
Structural Engineering and Earthquake Engineering, FEM, Environmental Engineering, Geo-technical, Engineering and Geo-environmental Engineering, Engineering Geology, Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
VLSI, Operating Systems, Networks, Database Management Systems Cryptography, Digital, Signal Processing, Speech Processing, Man-Machine Intelligence Systems, Robot-Human interaction,  Synergetic Artificial, Intelligence, Parallel and Distributed systems, Mobile Computing .
Industrial Design, Communication Design, Product Design, Ergonomics, Aesthetics, Basic Design, Design Education, E-education, etc.
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electromagnetics, RF and Microwave Engineering, Digital Signal Processing, Image Processing & Computer Vision, VLSI Design, Biomedical Instrumentation, Microprocessors, Control Systems, Pattern Recognition, Industrial/Ultrasonic instrumentation, Non-destructive testing
Humanities and Social Sciences
Economics, Psychology, Philosophy, Literature, Philosophy
Algebra, Numerical Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Complex Dynamics and Fractals, Stochastic Processes, Operations Research
Mechanical Engineering
FEM, Material processing, Metal matrix Composites, Composites, Fracture Mechanics,Dynamics, Vibrations, Noise, Fluid Mechanics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Combustion, Turbomachines, Gas Dynamics, Jet Acoustics, Propulsion, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Design & Manufacturing, CAD/CAM, Fuzzy Logic, Neural Networks,  Robotics, Rotor dynamics, Rolling Element Bearing, Tribology, Fluidization, Energy Conservation, Renewable Energy.
Condensed Matter Physics, Laser Physics, Interferometry  Optoelectronics, Instrumentation, Theoretical  Physics, Nonlinear Dynamics, Amorphous and Microcrystalline Semiconductors, Photovoltaics, Semiconductor, Nanostructures, Defects in semiconductor, Ion-Beam Modification of Materials, Statistical Physics, Quantum computation, Photonic glasses, Nanolithography, String theory, Statistical physics

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