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भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान तिरुपति
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Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF)


The Prime Minister's Research Fellows (PMRF) Scheme has been designed for improving the quality of research in various higher educational institutions in the country. With attractive fellowships, the scheme seeks to attract the best talent into research thereby realizing the vision of development through innovation. The scheme was announced in the Budget 2018-19. The institutes which can offer PMRF include all the IITs, all the IISERs, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and some of the top Central Universities/NITs that offer science and/or technology degrees. The candidates will be selected through a rigorous selection process and their performance will be reviewed suitably through a national convention. Kindly visit https://pmrf.in/ for more details about PMRF.

Code for Broad Areas and Nodal Expert Committee

Discipline(s) Institute Code
Civil Engineering, Earth Science, Architecture, Ocean and Naval Engg Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee 1
Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Design Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 2
Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 3
Computer Science & Engineering, Data Science, Mathematics Indian Institute of Science 4
Biomedical Engineering, Biological Sciences, Agricultural Sciences Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 5
Chemical Engineering, Textile Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati 6
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 7
Physics Jawaharlal Nehru University 8
Chemistry Banaras Hindu University 9
Interdisciplinary areas in Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 10

PMRF Team

  • The PMRF scheme at IIT Tirupati is currently managed by Professor Suresh Jain (PMRF coordinator) with the help of a committee.
  • The Academic Section is responsible for approving the scholarships, and the administration of the scholarship is handled by the Accounts section
  • Heads of department decide on shortlisting students. The PMRF committee provides overall supervision but the technical matters are handled by the individual department Heads

PMRF Guidelines: View
PMRF Research Grant Guidelines: View

Scholar Details

Spoorthy B M
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Year of joining Ph.D programme: 2022
Ph. D Advisor: Dr. B. Krishna Prapoorna
Broad Area : Composite Wastes in Pavement Applications
Tadavarthi Pushparaj Gandhi
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Year of joining Ph.D programme: January 2022
Ph. D Advisor: Dr. Shihabudheen M. Maliyekkal and Dr. Reetesh Kumar Gangwar
Broad Area : Development of a non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma reactor for the treatment of food contaminated with mycotoxins.
Annette Mariya Tedy
Chemistry
Year of joining Ph.D programme: 2021
Ph. D Advisor: Dr. Arun K Manna
Broad Area : Modelling organic luminescent molecules and materials
Vivek Gupta
Chemical Engineering
Year of joining Ph.D programme: 2021
Ph. D Advisor: Prof. KSMS Raghavarao, Co-guide- Dr. Trivikram Nallamilli
Broad Area : Design of bioreactor for the cultivation of Amaranthus hairy roots and downstream processing of betalains
Prabhleen Kukreja
Computer Science Engineering
Year of joining Ph.D programme: 2021
Ph. D Advisor: Dr. V. Mahendran
Broad Area : ML for IoT
A Eashaan Rao
Computer Science and Engineering
Year of joining Ph.D programme: 2021
Ph. D Advisor: Dr. Sridhar Chimalakonda
Broad Area : Software Engineering.
A Eashaan Rao
Srihari C
Mechanical Engineering
Year of joining Ph.D programme: 2021
Ph. D Advisor: Dr D V Kiran , Dr P S Sai Krishna
Broad Area : Smart manufacturing platform for hybrid tandem wire arc additive manufacturing process (TWAAM)
Srihari C
Harsha Gopalakrishnan
Mathematics & Statistics
Year of joining Ph.D programme: 2020
Ph. D Advisor: Dr Srijanani Anurag Prasad
Broad Area : Fractals.
Harsha Gopalakrishnan
Mulla Mahaboob Basha
Mechanical Engineering
Year of joining Ph.D programme: 2019
Ph. D Advisor: Dr. Mamilla Ravi Sankar
Broad Area : Chemical and electrochemical assisted finishing processes.
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