1.  Name of the Project: Development of a New Type of Aero-Cyclone for the Dry Separation of Minerals

Status: Ongoing
Funding Agency: Hutti Gold Mines Co., Ltd.
Principal Investigator(s): Prof. Harsha Vardhan
Year: 2019-2022
Funding Amount: Rs. 1.96 Lakhs.

2.  Name of the Project: Development of a Communication Process for Improving the Ball Mill Efficiency and Selective Size Output through Hydro-Squeezing

Status: Completed
Funding Agency: Hutti Gold Mines Co., Ltd.
Principal Investigator(s): Prof. Harsha Vardhan
Year: 2019-2022
Funding Amount: Rs. 9.7 Lakhs.

3. Name of the Project: Predictive Assessment of Postural and Biomechanical Analysis of Musculo Skeletal  Disorder (MSD) Related Problems of Dump Truck Operators in Indian Open Cast Metal Mines

Status: Ongoing
Funding Agency: DST-SERB
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. B. M. Kunar & Dr. M Aruna 
Year: 2020-2023
Funding Amount: Rs. 18.85 Lakhs.

4. Name of the Project: Investigations into the Reduction of Phosphorous in Iron Ore Using Microwave Technology for its Suitability to the Iron & Steel Industries
Status: Ongoing
Funding Agency: R. Praveen Chandra, Mine Owner & Entrepreneur (ERM Group), Bangalore
Principal Investigator(s): Prof. Harsha Vardhan
Year: 2017-2020.
Funding Amount: Rs. 10.06 Lakhs.

5. Name of the Project: Development and Characterizations of Advanced Solar Cells
Status: Ongoing
Funding Agency: Vision Group on Science and Technology, Govt. of Karnataka,
Principal Investigator(s): Prof. Ch. S. N. Murthy, Dr. M. Aruna, and Dr. Kartik Tarafder
Year: 2017-2020.
Funding Amount: Rs. 30 lakhs.

6. Name of the Project: Application of Nano Membrane Technologies to Purify Mine Waste Water
Status: Ongoing
Funding Agency: Hutti Gold Mines Co. Ltd.
Principal Investigator(s): Prof. Ch. S. N. Murthy And Prof. M. Isloor
Year: 2019-2022.
Funding Amount: Rs. 30 lakhs.

7. Name of the Project: Study for utilization of fine material of mine waste

Status: Completed
Funding Agency: Sandur Manganese and iron ores limited, Bellary
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. M Aruna and Dr. Harshavardhan
Year: 2013-2015
Funding Amount: Rs. 14.30 Lakhs


8. Name of the Project: Modelling on Airborne Dust in Opencast Coal Mines
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: Ministry Of Coal, Govt. of India
Principal Investigator(s): Prof.V.R.Sastry Co-Investigator: Dr. K. Ram Chandar and Prof. Ch. S. N. Murthy
Year: 2011-2014
Funding Amount: Rs.77.04 Lakhs


9. Name of the Project: Assessment of Performance of Explosive/Blast Result Based on Explosive Energy Utilization
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: Coal India Ltd.
Principal Investigator(s): Prof. V. R. Sastry Co-Investigator: Dr. K. Ram Chandar
Year: 2010-2013
Funding Amount Rs.1.24 Crores


10. Name of the Project: Design and Cost Analysis of Illumination System for Underground Coal Mines
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. M. Aruna
Year: 2009-12
Funding Amount: Rs. 3.6 lakhs

11. Name of the Project: Development of Bio-diesel and its Application in Mining Machinery working in Surface Mines
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: M/s Madras Cements Ltd.
Principal Investigator(s): Professor Ch. S. N. Murthy
Year: 2006-08
Funding Amount: Rs. 1.46 lakhs

12. Name of the Project: Evaluation, Design, and Cost Analysis of Illumination System in Surface Mine Projects.

Status: Completed
Funding Agency: MHRD
Principal Investigator(s): Professor Ch. S. N. Murthy
Year: 2005-08
Funding Amount: Rs. 6.65 lakhs

 

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 P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
 Karnataka, India.

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