Student Project Support Scheme - SPSS

Motivated by the desire to build a strong base for practical problem solving in the students as well as to build their R & D potential, the Department of Project and Funding launched Student Project Support Scheme- SPSS to convert enormous reservoir of talent and creativity in the students to projects and products. Through this scheme, the Department of Projects and Funding provides financial and academic support for student projects. This scheme is a major innovation and first of its kind in technical education in the country and has a major impact in improving the quality of technical education. The objectives of STUDENT PROJECT SUPPORT SCHEME- SPSS are

  • To encourage project activities of the students in the field of Science and Technology in order to promote innovation in projects.
  • To promote taking up research in newly emerging and frontier areas of Science and Technology including multidisciplinary fields.
  • To attract fresh talents in the college towards research and project activities.


  • Influence of Plasma Spray and HVOF Coatings using Advanced Techniques on the Mechanical Properties; A Positron Lifetime Spectroscopy Sampath Kumaran P., Seetharamu S., Kumar R.K., Vynatheya S., Pasang T., Rao M.V. and Ranganathaiah C. International Journal Of Emerging Technology And Advanced Engineering, 4 (2014) 647 655.
  • Synthesis and characterization of methacrylic acid-based molecular imprinted polymers by positron lifetime spectroscopy Pasang T. and Ranganathaiah C.
    Polym. Engg .Sci, 54 (2014) 667 674.
  • Single and double doped ZnO nanocrystals characterized by positron techniques Pasang T, Namratha K, Guaglirdo P, Byrappa K, Ranganathaiah C , Samarin S and Williams J F Materials Research Review (IOP) Submitted.

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Sl. No. Date Name & Designation of Dignitary Event
1 10.05.2015
Tech Vision 2015 Tech Vision 2015- inter-collegiate project competition
2 11.04.2015 Dr. Sundara Rajan, Joint Director, Central Power Research Institution (CPRI) Special lecture on avenues of funding in CPRI for faculty.
3 13.03.2015
Prof. Dr. Alexander Polupanov of the Russian Academy of Sciences Talk to Semester VI students and faculty.
4 07.03.2015 V. L. Krishnamurthy, General Manager-Operations and Shri. Nandakumar, Deputy General Manager, MRPL SPSS Workshop on Patents & Publications
5 14.02.2015
Mr. Amit Bhatia and Mr. Nitesh, Research Engineers, Robosapeins Pvt. Ltd. Delhi Vision Robotics Workshop cum Competition.
6 03.02.2015 Mr. Parthosarothy K. Mukherji Chief Technology Officer, Sidel Systems USA. Interacted with final year B.E. students.
7 23.01.2015
Prof. K. Byrappa, Vice-Chancellor, Mangalore University
Dr. Richard Pinto, IITB, center for excellence in nanotechnology.
Research Workshop for doctoral candidates.
8 21.11.2014
Prof. T. Narayana Shanubhogue, Principal, Canara Engineering College, Mangalore;
Dr. D J Doke, Chairman, Pune Local Centre, IEI;
Dr. S Shrihar, Chairman, Mangalore Local Centre, IEI;
Er. Rakesh Rathore, Chairman, Jabalpur Local Centre, IEI;
Prof. A. O. Surendranathan, NITK;
Dr. M. P. Sukumaran Nair, Director, CGTM;
Mr. A. K. Mitra, Chairman, Guwhati Local Centre, IEI;
and Mr. Nilanjan Sengupta, Director(Technical), IEI.
Campus Connect Programme held by Indian Institute of Engineers.
9 15.11.2014 Dr. S. Ananth Raj, Consultant, VGST, Bangalore. Research Core Group Meeting.
10 10.09.2014
Dr. C. Ranganathaiah, Director of Research, Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management. Faculty Development Programme on Research.
11 13.09.2013 Padma Bhushan & C. V. Raman Awardee B. V. Sreekantan. Addressed the research consortium members and felicitated team DREAMERS'.
12 31.08.2013
Ms. Radhika Meenakshi Shankar, Wise Owl Consulting
Ms. Kruthi & Ms. Chaitali Sengupta, NEN
FDP-Building Technology Ventures.
13 13.08.2013 Dr. S. Manjappa, Special officer (Research), VTU
Mr. Omprakash Sringeri, Oms Patent Services, Bangalore
Prof. Suresh Bhat, the representative, the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
Formation of Research Consortium.
14 06.05.2013 Mr. Amar N. Reddy, Director, Business Development and Sourcing, Textron India.
Mr. J. P. Rao, President, Dakshin RC Flyers.
Mr. Hemanth Athavale, Principal Engineer, Cessna Aircraft Company.
Alpha Flying Club was inaugurated.
15 24.04.2013
Mr. Sai Rathan and Mr. Sai Kiran A. (R & D Engineer), Microsoft.
Prof. S. Bhattacharya, Director, NITK, Surathkal.
Mr. Raj Katari, Director, Geo Expansion, Microsoft.
Mr. Haja Sheriff, Edu Lead, Microsoft.
Training in Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2012.
Inauguration of Microsoft Innovation Centre and the YAPPON contest.
16 20.02.2013
Sahyadri & NITK-Team Visited the Bantwal rural & city police stations and also NITK team addressed the 1st year engineering.
17 19.02.2013
Mr. Dorai Thodla CTO, iMorph Inc. Chennai. Python Training and Internship Identifying Program.