Projects

Major and Minor Research Projects Sanctioned during 2012-13

Title of the project

Name of Principal Investigator/ Co-investigator

Funding agency and duration of project

Funding outlay

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Duration (Years)

  •  

(Major/ Minor)

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Testing Antimicro-bial Activity of a Partially Purified Antimicrobial Agent from Actino-mycetes against Hospital Isolates of MRSA and / or VRSA

Dr. Neelima Deshpande

ICMR

2012-15

38,37,594/-

3

Major

All India coordinated

Research project on

Sacred groove ecosystem service assessment from Northern Western Ghats of Maharashtra

Dr. Ankur Patwardhan

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2012 – 17

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Ferrite nano-thin films as potential gas sensors towards reducing gases

Dr. Sunita Bhagwat

 

Co-Investigator:

Dr. R.C. Chikate

DST

2013-16

15,65,184/-

3

Major

Synthesis of ferrites as gas sensor materials and study of their structural, magnetic, electric and dielectric properties

Dr. Sunita Bhagwat

UGC

2013-16

12,48,880/-

3

Major

Development of Tran-sition Metal Oxide Nanoparticle Films for Solar Radiation Protection of Solar Cells

Dr. Jayashree Pant

ISRO-UoP

2013-15

10,00,000/-

2

Major

Splitting of carbon dioxide into oxygen and carbon moiety using biomimetics bio-logical catalysts invo-lved in photosynthesis

Dr. Shobha Waghmode

ISRO-UoP

2013-15

9,13,000/-

2

Major

Study of Lemon Grass Extract as Anti-microbial Agent aga-inst Oral Microflora

Dr. Bharati Bhadbhade

UGC

2013-15

2,00,000/-

2

Minor

Isolation and Characterization of Non-conventional Pro-biotics from Traditi-onally Fermented Indian Foods

Mr. R.A. Walhe

Dr. S.S. Diwanay

UGC

2013-15

2,00,000/-

2

Minor

Structural and magnetic properties of indium substituted nano crystalline ferrite by sol-gel auto combustion method

Dr. A. B. Shinde

UGC

2013-15

1,05,000/-

2

Minor

Semiconductor based nanocomposites as photocatalysts for halogenations of organic substrates

Dr. Megha Biware

UGC

2013-15

80,000/-

2

Minor

Preparation of chito-san composite memb-ranes for sorption of heavy metals from aqueous samples

Dr. Preeti Kulkarni

UGC

2013-15

90,000/-

 

2

Minor

FACULTY OF ARTS

Hindi kavi Sham-sher Bhadur Singh aur marathi kavi Kusum-agraj ka tulnatmak adhyan (Comparative study)

Dr. Indrajeet Rathod

UGC

2013-15

8,60,100/-

2

Major

The Phenomenon of Caste Journals in Marathi

Dr. Monika Vaidya

BCUD

2012-14

2,50,000/-

2

Minor

GIS based College Information System (CIS) for Univer- sity of Pune – A case study of PMC and PCMC area

Dr. R.S Suryawanshi

BCUD

2012-14

2,00,000/-

2

Minor

Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the Assess-ment of Vegetation Cover in Warasgaon Lake Catchment, Western Maharashtra

Avinash N Shelar

BCUD

2012-14

2,00,000/-

2

Minor

Study of ancient caves an environ-mental approach

Dr.A.S.Vidyasagar

UGC

2013-15

90,000/-

2

Minor

Literary contribution of Sant Tukaram in Establishing Swaraj by Shivaji Maharaj

Dr. Varsha Todmal

UGC

2013-15

85,000/-

2

Minor

Psychological Factors and Causes of Irregularity among college going Under-graduate Students

Mr. Rakesh More

BCUD

2012-14

30,000/-

2

Minor