Institute Research and Development Committee (IRDC)

Objectives:

  1. To provide impetus to the Institute research and development activities

  2. To support, advise and assist the Dean, Research and Development

The following faculty members and officers are nominated as a member of Institute Research and Development Committee (IRDC) for a period of two years w.e.f. 1st October 2017:

Chairperson: Dean (R&D)
Convener: Dr. Sudip Bhattacharjee
Members from Academic Departments:

Sl. No.

Name

Department

1

Dr. V. K. Arghode

Aerospace Engineering

2

Dr. J. G. Rao

Biological Sciences and Bioengineering

3

Dr. Jayant Singh

Chemical Engineering

4

Dr. Nisant N. Nair

Chemistry

5

Dr. S. N. Tripathi

Civil Engineering

6

Dr. lndranil Saha

Computer Science & Engineering

7

Dr. Deepak Dhingra

Earth Sciences

8

Dr. Adrish Banerjee

Electrical Engineering

9

Dr. Ark Verma

Humanities and Social Sciences

10

Dr. Faiz Hamid

Industrial and Management Engineering

11

Dr. T. Muthukumar

Maths

12

Dr. Anurag Gupta

Mechanical Engineering

13

Dr. Sudeep Bhattacharjee

Physics

14

Dr. Tanmoy Maiti

Materials Science and Engineering

15

Dr. Debayan Pakrashi

Economic Sciences


Members from Inter-disciplinary Programs (IDPs)
 

51. No.

Name

Inter-disciplinary Programs

1

Dr. Tarun Gupta

Design Program

2

Dr. Naren Naik

Photonics Science and Engineering Programme

3

Dr. Rajeev Gupta

Material Science Program

4

Dr. Nisheeth Srivastava

Cognitive Science


Nominees of DORD from Center/Facilities
 

Sl. No.

Designation

Centres/ Facilities

1

ADIC

Associate Dean, Industrial Collaboration

2

ADII

Associate Dean, Innovation and Incubation (SIIC)

3

Head

Central Workshop

4

Coordinator

Nanoscience Centre

5

Coordinator

Samtel Centre for Display Technologies

6

Head

Advanced Centre for Materials Science

7

Warden

RA Hostel & Tower


Representatives from Project Fellows/ Staffs:

Sl. No.

Name

Schemes

1

Dr. Jai Prakash

INSPIRE Faculty Fellow

2

Dr. Rashmi Parihar

Young Scientist


DORD Office

Sl. No.

Designation/ Name

DORD Office

1

Joint Registrar

Dean of Research and Development

2

Assistant Registrar I

Dean of Research and Development

3

Assistant Registrar II

Dean of Research and Development

4

Ms. Avanti Joshi

(Superintendent) Member Secretary

 

The Institute Research and Development Committee (IRDC) shall consist of the Dean, Research and Development (ex-officio), one representative from each of the academic departments and interdisciplinary programmes and two /three additional members from centres/ laboratories/ facilities, to be nominated by the Dean, Research and Development in consultation with the respective Head / Convener.

The Dean, Research and Development shall be the Chair of IRDC and shall preside over the meetings. The Chair may also constitute sub-committee(s), whenever necessary, from among the members and other experts for specific purpose/ objectives such as, evaluation of proposals for internal financial support, preparation of R and D manuals/ reports, information brochure, etc.

The Convener of the IRDC, elected among the members, shall have one year term at a time, shall convene the meetings and shall assist the Dean R & D in implementing the recommendations/ decisions.

The members of the IRDC shall normally have a two year term beginning October 1. However, half of the members shall retire every year and shall be replaced by new incumbents.

IRDC is expected to meet at least three times in a year and submit an annual report to the Director on its activity.

The office of the Dean R & D shall provide necessary secretarial assistance to the IRDC.

  • Formulation of research policy including governing procedures.

  • Evolution of long term vision of research and development activities.

  • Planning of major research initiatives.

  • Evaluation of any proposal for setting up 'Research Centre' at the Institute, before its further consideration by other forums.

  • Creation and growth of infrastructure for research.

  • Reforms /measures for improvement of the management of R & D activities.

  • Norms for the usage of major research equipment / facility.

  • Review of recruitment procedures for project personnel, terms of appointments and policies for engaging persons on short-term or contract basis from time to time.

  • Utilization policy for savings, if any, of project /other funds and interest accrued.

  • The management aspects of research fellowships of CSIR, UGC, etc.

  • Guidelines for patenting, commercialization, incubation and entrepreneurship activities.

  • Any other matter referred to it by the Dean R & D or the Director.