Degrees Offered: M.Tech., M.Sc. (Engg) and Ph.D.

Research Areas

Thin Film instrumentation and Devices: Thin film processing techniques; characterization; optical device fabrication; Thin Film/ MEMS based sensor development.

Analytical Instrumentation: High-Pressure instrumentation; electrical switching investigations; Thermal wave spectroscopy; Mass spectroscopy, Fiber Bragg grating Sensors, Phase change Memories.

Medical imaging: Computerized Tomography (CT), Optical tomography for cancer detection, Quantitative flow diagnosis, Elastography for visco-elastic property mapping in tissue, image processing including deblurring and denoising.

Solar energy and Thermal Instrumentation: Fabrication and characterization of solar cell; electrical and thermal contact resistance measurement.

Bio-medical instrumentation: Bio-sensors, Cardiac impedance analyzer.

Optical Engineering and Laser Instrumentation: Coherent optics; laser modification of surfaces; characterization of optical devices.

Computer Skills

Programming Languages : C, C++

Software Packages : Labview, Lab Windows, Visual DSP++,Altera MaxPlus II, Xilinx, OrCAD, T-Spice, P-Spice, Matlab

Operating System : Unix / Linux, Windows platforms.


  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Optical Engineering and Laser Instrumentation
  • Digital Design for Instrumentation
  • Micro Systems-Materials, Processes and Devices
  • Digital Controller Design
  • Probability and Statistical methods in Engineering and Instrumentation
  • Plasma Processes
  • Automatic System Control Engineering
  • Thinfilm Deposition and Characterization
  • Process Instrumentation Control
  • Geometry for Instrumentation and Engineering
  • Analytical Instrumentation
  • Transducers and Measurement Techniques
  • Microcontrollers and Applications
  • Microelectronic Devices & Applications
  • Principles of Tomographic Imaging
  • Special Purpose Instrumentation
  • DSP Laboratory
  • Thin Film Devices and Applications
  • High-Vacuum Technology and applications
  • Instrumentation for Energy Conservation and Management
  • FTNMR Instrumentation: Principles and Practices

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