Approved IITR Projects and Outcomes

Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC)

The Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) aims at improving the research ecosystem of India’s Higher Educational Institutions by facilitating academic and research collaborations between Indian Institutions and the best institutions in the world from 28 selected nations to jointly solve problems of national and/or international relevance.


List of Projects under Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC)


Approved Projects for session 2018-2019:

Sl. No. IIT Roorkee PI International PI International Institute Country Thrust Areas Proposal ID Project Title
1. Prof. Narayana Prasad Padhy Prof. Anurag K Srivastava Washington State University United States of America Action-Oriented Research 43 Development of Renewable energy Integrated Smart grid laboratory (DORIS)
2. Prof. Kasiviswanathan Kasiapillai Sudalaimuthu Prof. Adebayo Johanson Adeloye Heriot-Watt University United Kingdom Action-Oriented Research 1228 Mitigation of dam induced flood disaster due to hydrological extremes
3. Prof. Apurbba Kumar Sharma Prof. Dinesh Kumar Agrawal Pennsylvania State University United States of America Convergence 40 A Resource Efficient Method for Producing Orthopedic Bone Plate Using Microwave Energy
4. Prof. Karun Rawat Prof. Fadhel Ghannouchi University of Calgary Canada Emergent Areas of Impact 291 Radio Frequency Power Amplifier Design & Distortion Mitigation for Energy and Spectrum Efficient 5G Wireless Transmitters
5. Prof. Sandeep Kumar Prof. Cagatay Catal Wageningen University Netherlands Emergent Areas of Impact 58 Systematic Malware Detection and Analysis of Software-Intensive Systems (MaDeSiS)
6. Prof. Brajesh Kumar Kaushik Prof. Kaushik Roy Purdue University United States of America Emergent Areas of Impact 294 Spintronics based in-memory computing for neuromorphic applications
7. Prof. Sanjeev Kumar Manhas Prof. Merlyne De Souza The University of Sheffield United Kingdom Emergent Areas of Impact 436 Non-filamentary three-Terminal Memristor Architecture for Bio-mimetic and Logic Design
8. Prof. Partha Pratim Roy Prof. M.K. (Marieke) van Vugt University of Groningen Netherlands Emergent Areas of Impact 731 Tracking Depression and Elucidating its Mechanisms using Cognitive Neuroscience, EEG, and Machine Learning
9. Prof. Arindam Biswas Prof. Tetsuo Kidokoro The University of Tokyo Japan Emergent Areas of Impact 222 Urban and Regional Inequality Modelling as Story-Telling: Using Simulation Models as Narrative
10. Prof. Rajdeep Chatterjee Prof. Masaaki Kimura Hokkaido University Japan Fundamental Research 309 Structure and reactions of nuclei away from the valley of stability
11. Prof. Dhish Kumar Saxena Prof. Kalyanmoy Deb Michigan State University United States of America Innovation-Driven 66 INNOVIZATION: Discovery of Innovative Knowledge through Optimization and Machine Learning
12. Prof. Sanjay A Chikermane Prof. Henk Jonkers Delft University of Technology Netherlands Innovation-Driven 1451 Reinterpretation of traditional technologies to create affordable resilient homes for rural communities
13. Prof. Saugata Hazra Prof. Niegel K.H. Slater University of Cambridge United Kingdom Innovation-Driven 325 Combating Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriacae (CRE): Using combinatorial approach of conventional therapeutics and theranostic nanomedicine
14. Prof. Pushparaj Mani Pathak Prof. Leila Notash Queen's University Canada Innovation-Driven 713 Design and Development of Cable-Driven Parallel Robot for Automated Construction