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             List of CSIR Research Institutes/Laboratories with contact addresses, research areas and facilities

1. Prof. S.K. Bhattacharyya                              Research Area
   Director                                                 Providing S & T back-up to the problems of buildings and construction industries in the
   Central Building Research Institute                      areas of housing, building materials, geotechnical & structural engineering, building
   (CSIR-CBRI)                                              physics and fire research & testing
   Roorkee -247 667 (Uttarakhand)                        Main Research Facilities
   Phone: +91-1332-272243, 272391                          - Low Speed Wind Tunnel with Computer Controlled Monitoring System
   Fax:     +91-1332-272272, 272543                        - Artificial Sky for Illumination Measurements
   Email: director@cbrimail.com, director@cbri.in          - Heavy Testing Laboratory
   Website: http://www.cbri.res.in, http://www.cbri.in     - Fire Testing for building components Laboratory
                                                           - Strong motion Instrumentation laboratory
                                                           - Pest & Mycology Laboratory
                                                           - The institute also has 157 types of testing facilities for building materials and
                                                             components based on BS, BIS and ASTM standards.
2. Dr. Ch. Mohan Rao                                     Research Area
   Director                                                Biophysics & biochemistry; molecular biology; cell biology; genetics & evolution;
   Centre for Cellular & Molecul ar Biology                biomedicines & biotechnology
   (CSIR-CCMB)                                           Main Research Facilities
   Uppal Road, Hyderabad-500 007(AP)                       - Confocal Microscopy facility
   Phone: +91-40-27160789                                  - Automated DNA Sequencing facility
   Fax:     +91-40-27160252, 27160310                      - Flow cytometry facility
   Email: director@ccmb.res.in                             - Protein analysis and peptide and DNA synthesis facilities
   Website: http://www.ccmb.res.in                          - Laboratory animal facility

3. Dr. Tushar K Chakraborty                              Research Area
   Director                                                Development of contraceptives; new drugs for tropical diseases (malaria, filariasis,
   Central Drug Research Institute                         leishmaniasis), cardio-vascular and central nervous system disorders,
   (CSIR-CDRI)                                             hepatoprotection and allergy; development of immunodiagnostics for early diagnosis of
   Chattar Manzil Palace, Lucknow -226 001 (UP)            malaria, filariasis and leishmaniasis; development of vaccines for leprosy, malaria and
   Phone: +91-522-2610932, 2623286                         cholera; exploration of terresterial plants, including Indian traditional remedies, and
   Fax:     +91-522-2223405, 2223938                       marine flora and fauna for novel molecules for drug development; development of
   Email: director@cdri.res.in                             immunomodulators; development of cost-effective innovative chemical/ fermentation
   Website: http://www.cdriindia. org                      technologies for the institute's new drugs, known drugs and drug intermediates,
                                                           biologicals and fermentation products; basic research on biology of reproduction, host-
                                                           parasite bio-chemical mechanisms, regulation of CVS and CNS functions and
                                                           enzymes and receptor studies to obtain `new leads' for drug development.
                                                         Main Research Facilities
                                                           - Combinatorial Chemistry Set-up
                                                           - High Throughput Screening
                                                           - Macromolecular X-ray Crystallography
                                                           - Electron & Confocal Microscopes
                                                           - DNA Microarray
                                                           - Proteomics
                                                           - 600 MHz NMR Spectrometer
                                                           - Computer aided drug design
                                                           - Biological screening in about 170 in vitro/in viv o test systems
                                                           - Regulatory pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, toxicology and clinical trials
                                                           - Fermentation studies
                                                           - Animal House
4. Dr. V. Yegnaraman                                     Research Area
   Director                                                Batteries and power sources, corrosion science and engineering, electochemicals,
   Central Electrochemical Research Institute              electrochemical materials science, electrohydrometallurgy, electropyrometall urgy,
   (CSIR-CECRI)                                            electrochemical instrumentation, electrodics and electrobiology and industrial metal
   Karaikudi -623 006 (Tamil Nadu)                         finishing.
   Phone: +91-4565-227777, 227778                        Main Research Facilities
   Fax:     +91-4565-227779                                - Modern analytical facilities like high performance liquid chromatography, gas
   Email: director@cecri.res.in, vyegna@cecri.res.in          chromatography, gel permeation chromatography, IR, UV and atomic absorption
   Website: http://www.cecri.res.in                           spectrophotometers, X-ray powder diffractometer, scanning electron microscope,
                                                              and elemental analyzer.
                                                           - A betatron radiographic instrument for monitoring corrosion in reinforced and
                                                              prestressed concrete structures.
                                                           - Battery Testing

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5. Dr. Chandra Shekhar                             Research Area
   Director                                          Microelectronics-LSI/VLSI circuits, design and prototype fabrication of ASICs, power
   Central Electronics Engineering Research          semiconductor devices, multilevel hybrid microcircuits, etc. Strategic Electronics
   Institute (CSIR-CEERI)                            (Semiconductor Devices)-W-Band millimetre wave impact diodes and GaAs devices;
   Pilani -333 031 (Rajasthan)                       Microwave Tubes- Design and prototype fabrication of power TWTs, magnetrons,
   Phone: +91-1596-242111, 243719                    crossed field amplifier, fast wave microwave tubes, miniature magnetron, S-band 5-
   Fax:      +91-1596-242393, 244396                 MW pulsed klystron, type -M dispenser cathodes. Industrial Electronics-
   Email: director@ceeri.ernet.in                    Microprocessor- and PC based control systems for sugar, tea, leather, dairy, pulp,
   Website: http://www.ceeri.res.in                  paper and textile industry; energy -efficient drive and power electronic systems for
                                                     industry, Data High-Way Maplan, drip irrigation system, colour graphics, and digital
                                                     mapping system. Museum Electronics - Audio-visual systems and speech engineering
                                                     with special reference to voice communication with machines, synthesis for Indian
                                                     languages. Drugs; Diagnostics; Reagents.
                                                   Main Research Facilities
                                                     - Computer-aided design (CAD) of ICs, discrete semiconductor devices and
                                                       microwave tubes
                                                     - Fabrication facility for semiconductor devices and microwave power tubes
6. Dr. Amalendu Sinha                              Research Area
   Director                                          Coal preparation (from laboratory to continuous pilot plant scale), coal carbonization
   Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research     for assessing coking characteristics of coal for different metallurgical applications and
   (CSIR-CIMFR)                                      formulations of coal blends for the steel industry, development of various processed
   Barwa Road, Dhanbad -826 001 (Jharkhand)          fuels, development of pollution control measures for coal-based industries, waste
   Phone: +91-326-2296023, 2296006,                  utilization, characterization of coals, lignites, cokes and related products, and process
   Fax:     +91-326-2296025, 2381113                 engineering for coal conversion technologies.
   Email: director@cmri. nic.in,                     Development of mining technology for the exploitation of complex coal deposits; total
   Website: http://cimfr.nic.in                      packages for optimal exploitation of mineral deposits using improved technologies;
                                                     numerical modelling of rock excavations and computer application in mine planning
                                                     and designing from stability and safety points of view; and underground spaces
                                                     technology.In addition, work has been done on prediction of ground stability;
                                                     parameters contributing to air pollution in mines; ergonomics in mining operations;
                                                     corrosion in mines; physical modelling of coal mining systems; development of
                                                     communication systems for mines, methods for ventilation and safety in mines, mining
                                                     machinery and equipment.
                                                   Main Research Facilities
                                                     - Pilot and test facilities for briquette curing plant; C atalyst test unit for conversion of
                                                       syngas to liquid fuels; CBJ hydraulic press; coal oil stabilized slurry unit; Fischer -
                                                       Tropsch process development unit; Fluid bed hot air generator; Fluidized-bed
                                                       combustor; heavy medium and Hydro Cyclone units, high-pressure hydrogenation
                                                       pilot plant; high temperature graphitization furance; hydrogen gas plant; Super
                                                     - The Institute has a wide range of modern instrumental facilities important among
                                                       these are: Atomic absorption spectrometer; Automatic calorimeter; Automatic
                                                       Gieseler plastometer; CDS micro reactor; Differential scanning calorimeter; ESR
                                                       spectrometer; FT-NMR/IR spectrometers' Gas chromatograph; Haake viscometer;
                                                       Heating microscope; High pressure liquid chromatographs; Inductively coupled
                                                       plasma emission spectrometer; Mass spectrophotometer; Mercury porosimeter;
                                                       Orthoplan-POL microscope; Semi-automatic image analyser, spectrocalorimeter;
                                                       Surface area analyser; Temperature programmed desorption apparatus; UV & IR-
                                                       Spectrophotometer; X-ray diffractometer, and Zeta potential analyser.
                                                     - Testing for mechanical properties of coal and rock samples; Compositional analysis
                                                       of coal and other minerals, mine, air, other gases and water samples; Testing and
                                                       certification of PVC conveyor belts and cement capsules for anchorage strength;
                                                       Testing of miner's safety equipment like methanometers, industrial safety helmets,
                                                       caplamp assemblies, batteries, flame safety lamps, etc.; Testing of explosives and
                                                       accessories; Calibration of anemometers, velometers, manometers and investigation
                                                       and testing of brattice cloth and PVC ventilation ducting; Testing for performance
                                                       behaviour of pit props, steel cogs, hydraulic jacks, friction and hydraulic props,
                                                       chocks, suspension beams, link bars, etc.; Material testing of wire ro pes, cage
                                                       suspension and haulage gear components like safety hooks, cage shackles, chains,
                                                       suspension gears etc.
                                                     - Calibration of 500 tonnes prestretching bed to assess its reliability with extenso-
                                                       dynamometer; Chemical, metallurgical and microstructural analysis of mining and
                                                       allied industrial equipment and cage suspension gear components

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7. Dr. G Venkateswara Rao                             Research Area
   Acting Director                                      Development of food products and processes for optimal utilization of country's
   Central Food Technological Research Institute        agricultural produce; modernization of primary processing industry; development of
   (CSIR-CFTRI)                                         value-added convenience products; upgrading traditional food technology &
   Mysore -570 013 (Karnataka)                          development of appropriate technologies for reducing/ eliminating post-harvest losses
   Phone: +91-821-2517760, 2515003                      of perishables and durables; basic research related to food additives, preservatives,
   Fax:     +91-821-2516308, 2517233                    micronutrients, food toxicity and safety, food microbiology, enzymatic and moleclular
   Email: director@cftri.res.in, director@cftri.com     biology, bioactive subs tances and food packaging.
   Website: http://www.cftri.com                      Main Research Facilities
                                                        - Modern 20 tonnes/ day capacity roller flour mill (Swiss make)
                                                        - Research-cum-training abattoir with modern equipment; Pilot plant and workshop
                                                          with an array of equipment and machinery for process scale up and study of unit
                                                          operations and a functional package testing laboratory for assessing packaging
                                                        - Codex Nodal Laboratory for quality evaluation.
8. Prof. Indranil Manna                               Research Area
   Director                                             Development of different varieties of optical glasses, optical materials, electronic
   Central Gl ass & Ceramic Research Institute          materials, engineering and high temperture materials, composites, low -cost building
   (CSIR-CGCRI)                                         materials and bioceramics.
   P.O. Jadavpur University                           Main Research Facilities
   Calcutta -700 032 (West Bengal)                      - A wide range of sophisticated instruments e. g. ESCA, SIMS, Surface Analyser, Q-
   Phone: +91-33-24735829, 24839241                       switching for high power laser, non destructive testing, XRD, SEM with EDAX, DTA -
   Fax:     +91-33-24730957,24736082                      TGA-DSC, PSA, Image analyser, High temperature creep bending tester
   Email: director@cgcri.res.in                         - High temperature furnaces
   Website: http://www.cgcri.res.in                     - ICP & AAS for chemical analysis
                                                        - Vibrating sample magnetometer
9. Prof. Ram Rajsekharan                              Research Area
   Director                                             Development of agrotechnologies and chemical and processing technologies for
   Central Institute of Medi cinal and Aromatic         economically important medicinal and aromatic plants, both indigenous and exotic, is
   Plants (CSIR-CIMAP)                                  an important goal of the institute. Basic research in the area of phytochemistry, plant
   Lucknow -226 015 (UP)                                physiology and biochemistry, pathology, genetics, entomology and pharmacognosy.
   Phone: +91-522-2359623,2357134                     Main Research Facilities
   Fax:     +91-522-2342666, 2357136                    - Atomic absorption spectrophotometer, Infrared spectrophotometer, Ultraviolet
   Email: director@cimap.res.in                           spectrophotometer, HPLC, FT-NMR, gas liquid chromatograph, transmission
   Website: http://www.cimap.res.in                       electron microscope with scanning attachment, Vickers cytophotometer and GC -
                                                          MASS spectrometer and a spectrum of instruments for molecular biology and
                                                          biotechnology experimentation.
                                                        - Research farms for large scale field trials under various agroclimatic conditions, Pilot
10. Prof. A.B. Mandal                                 Research Area
    Director                                            Modernisation of tanneries, development of environment-friendly chemicals and
    Central Leather Research Institute                  technologies including enzymatic options, computer-aided designs for footwear and
    (CSIR-CLRI)                                         garments, split leathers and quality upgradation of lower ends, molecular biology of
    Adyar, Chennai -600 020 (Tamil Nadu)                collagen and metal-collagen interactions, waste water management, region-specific
    Phone: +91-44-24910897, 24910846                    appropriate technologies, tannery and slaughter house byproducts including carcass
    Fax:     +91-44-24912150,24911589                   utillization, and hazard & risk analysis.
    Email: abmandal@clri.res.in, clrim@vsnl.com       Main Research Facilities
    Website: http://www.clri.org                        - Pilot tannery; Footwear pilot plant; Chemical pilot plant; Byproducts pilot plant;
                                                          Polymer: Testing & Synthesis; Design engineering cell; CAD/CAM; Fashion studios;
                                                          National Information Centre on Leather and Allied Industries(NICLAI); Testing
                                                          Laboratories for footwear, leather and chemicals.
11. Dr. Gautam Biswas                                 Research Area
    Director                                             Design and development of mobile manipulators, robotics, deep-seabed mining
    Central Mechani cal Engineering Research             systems, modern oil expellers, reliability analysis of systems in atomic power plants,
    Institute                                            automated power looms and sugarcane harvesters.
    (CSIR-CMERI)                                      Main Research Facilities
    Mahatma Gandhi Avenue                                - Design Engineering; Computer-aided design; Solid modeling; Design analysis
    Durgapur -713 209 (West Bengal)                   Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing:
    Phone: +91-343-2546749, 6510211                      - Layered object manufacturing - LOM (Helisys) and stereolithography (3D System)
    Fax:      +91-343-2546745                            - Development of physical model of prototypes for automobile components, medical
    Email: director@cmeri.res.in                           implants, consumer durables, etc.
    Website: http://www.cmeri.res.in                     - Development of rapid tooling, using rapid prototyping, vaccum casting and TAFA
                                                         - Manufacturing Technology; CNC machine tools environment; Cam manufacturing;
                                                           Customized heat treatment; Rapid measurement and certification; Fluidised bed
                                                           heat treatment system

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                                                  Foundry & Precision Casting:
                                                     - Computerized design of gating and risering system, and defect analyses; Sand
                                                       molding facilities; Shell molding facilities; Investment casting facilities; Spin casting
                                                       facilities; Induction furnace 200Kg/50Kg; Rotary furnace for non-ferrous

12. Prof. P Seshu                                 Research Area
    Scientist-in-Charge                             - Mathematical Modelling; Ocean Modelling, Climate and Environmental Modelling,
    CSIR Centre for Mathem atical Modelling and       Solid Earth Modelling, Computational Industrial Mechanics, High Performance
    Computer Simulation (C-MMACS)                     Computing & Networking
    NAL Belur Campus,                             Main Research Facilities
    Bangalore -560 037 (Karnataka)                  - SGI Altix ICE 8400 EX Supercomputer (1152 cores), SGI Altix 4700 Compute Server
    Phone: +91-80-25224667, 25051920                  (288 cores), SAN based Storage Virtualisation Server (225 TB), SGI Altix 3700 BX2
    Fax:      +91-80-25220392                         Compute Servers, SGI Origin 3900 Compute Server, SGI Altix 350 Compute
    Email: sic@cmmacs.ernet.in                        Servers, SGI Orgin 200 Compute Server, SGI O2 Workstations, SGI Indy
    Website: http://www.cmmacs.ernet.in               Workstations, HP Compaq DX 2280 MT Linux/Windows Workstations
13. Dr. S. Gangopadhyay                           Research Area
    Director                                        Pavement design and performance, road condition monitoring, pavement
    Central Road Research Institute                 management system, maintenance planning and management, pavement
    (CSIR-CRRI)                                     deterioration modelling, landslide management and hazard mitigation, and improved
    Mathura Road, New Delhi -110 020 (Delhi)        transportation planning for emerging urban needs. Besides, applied research on
    Phone: +91-11-26848917,26823437                 planning and engineering aspects of rural roads, material characterization, pavement
    Fax:     +91-11-26845943,26830480               evaluation, highway instrumentation, deterioration and rehabilitation of bridges,
    Email: director.crri@nic.in                     transportation planning, traffic engineering, road safety and environmental problems.
    Website: http://www.crridom.gov.in            Main Research Facilities
                                                     - Heavy test bed with a 60 ton load frame for evaluating experimental road sections
                                                       under static and repetitive loading; Mu-meter, Portable skid tester for measurement
                                                       of skid resistance
                                                     - Testing under simulated field condition using 40t semi -mobile loading frame
                                                     - Calibration of automatic road unevenness recorder units
                                                     - Falling Weight deflectometer for non-destructive pavement evaluation
                                                     - Abay beam for calibration of response type equipment
                                                     - Dynamic non-destructive testing of pavements for their structural properties
                                                     - Benkelman beam fitted with LVDT amplifier recorder used for load deflection
                                                     - 'Dipstick' auto-read profiler to measure roughness
                                                     - Weigh-in-motion system to measure vehicle load and speed
                                                     - Computer aided triaxial testing facility for soils and other granular materials
                                                     - Concrete block making Machine for production of high-strength, interlocking
                                                       concrete blocks
14. Dr. Pawan Kapur                               Research Area
    Director                                        Development of instruments for microelectronics, special defence needs, medical
    Central Scientific Instruments Organisation     application, geo-scientfic studies, environment monitoring, robotics and process
    (CSIR-CSIO)                                     control, coherent and integrated optics. Development of analytical instrumentation for
    Sector-30, Chandigarh -160 020                  use in agriculture, food processing.
    Phone: +91-172-2657190                        Main Research Facilities
    Fax:     +91-172-2657267, 657082                 - Precision optical processing facility
    Email: director@csio.res.in                      - Modulation transfer function (MTF) test bench
    Website: http://www.csio.res.in                  - CNC wire cut electric discharge machine (EDM)
                                                     - Liquid nitrogen plant
15. Dr. Pushpito K. Ghosh                         Research Area
    Director                                        Salt and salt engineering, marine chemicals, desalination of brackish/saline water, ion
    Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research        exchange resins and polymers, reverse osmosis, marine algae, inorganic chemicals,
    Institute (CSIR-CSMCRI)                         photoinorganic chemistry and phytosalinity.
    Gijubhai Badheka Marg                         Main Research Facilities
    Bhavnagar -364 002 (Gujarat)                     - A wide range of modern instruments for characterization and structure determination
    Phone: +91-278-2569496                             of chemicals, e.g. equipments for x -ray diffraction (both single crystal and powder),
    Fax:     +91-278-2567562, 2566970                  gas chromatographic analysis, atomic absorption spectrometer, Fourier transform IR
    Email: pkghosh@csmcri.org                          spectrometer, FT-NMR Spectrometer, etc.
    Website: http://www.csmcri.org                   - Instrumental facilities for surface area measurements, determination and distribution
                                                       of particle size

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16. Prof. Rajesh S. Gokhale                            Research Area
    Director                                             Allergy and Immunology, diagonstics, genetic engineering, bio-organics and high tech
    Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology        reagents.
    (CSIR-IGIB)                                        Main Research Fac ilities
    Near Jubilee Hall, University Campus, Mall Road       - Protein sequencing, peptide and DNA synthesis facility
    Delhi -110 007 (Delhi)                                - Large scale protein purification facility
    Phone: +91-11-27662407-08, 27667298                   - Automated DNA sequencing & genotyping facility
    Fax:     +91-11-27667471, 27667806
    Email: director@igib.res.in, rsg@igib.res.in
    Website: http://www.igib.res.in
17. Dr. P.S. Ahuja                                     Research Area
    Director                                             Floriculture, tea sciences, biotechnology and natural plant products.
    Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology      Main Research Facilities
    (CSIR-IHBT)                                           - Tea gardens, Rose plantations, Bamboo plantations, Short duration high density
    Post Box No. 6, Palampur-176 061 (H.P)                  energy tree plantations, Herbal gardens and Herbarium; Pilot plant facilities for
    Phone: +91-1894-230411                                  extraction of essential oils and for tea manufacture and quality monitoring
    Fax:     +91-1894-230433,230428                       - Radio isotope facilities; Well-equipped tissue culture and molecular biology labs;
    Email: director@ihbt.res.in, psahuja@ihbt.res.in        Distillation facilities for high-value aromatic plant products at pilot plant scale;
    Web: http://www.ihbt.res.in                             Pesticide residue testing laboratory for tea; Manufacture and quality monitoring of
                                                            tea (green and black); Greenhouse growing of flowers; Cold Room for forcing
                                                            treatment of bulbs; Plant Virological studies; Mobile Lab for bioprospection studies.
18. Dr. Siddhartha Roy                                 Research Area
    Director                                             Natural products of medicinal, biological and industrial value and synthetic duplication
    Indian Institute of Chemical Biology                 of products of interest; development of innovative immunoassay techniques;
    (CSIR-IICB)                                          understanding the basis of parasitism and development of biotechnologies applicable
    4, Raja Mullick Road, Jadavpur                       to the diagnosis and chemotherapy of visceral leishmaniasis; investigation of the
    Kolkata-700 032 (West Bengal)                        molecular basis of pathogenicity of Vibrio cholerae and development of an effective,
    Phone: +91-33- 24131157, 24735368                    long-acting oral vaccine against cholera infection, development of novel approaches
    Fax:     +91-33-24735197, 24723967                   towards fertility control and regulation; delineation of the cellular & molecular basis of
    Email: director@iicb.res.in                          brain development and genesis and prevention of movement of disorders;
    Website: http://www.iicb.res.in                      investigation of gastric physiology; development of tissue -targeted drug-delivery
                                                         systems; investigation of the molecular mechanism of biocatalysis; studies on the
                                                         biosynthesis and liberation of carbohydrases in higher fungi; development of
                                                         radiopharmaceuticals for myocardial imaging and renal and hepatobiliary studies;
                                                         protein engineering models for self -organizational phenomena in living systems.
                                                       Main Research Facilities
                                                          - Fluorescence activated cell sorter, Automatic DNA sequencer, 300 MHz NMR, Gc-
                                                            Ms Mass spectrometer, Transmission Electron Miroscope, Microfermentor,
                                                            Electronic Stimulator, HPLC, Liquid Scintillation Counter, Spectrophotometers,
                                                          - Animal House
19. Dr. J.S Yadav                                      Research Area
    Director                                             Development of technologies for pesticides, drugs, organic intermediates and fine
    Indian Institute of Chemical Technology              chemicals, catalysts, polymers and organic coatings, utilization of low -grade coals, and
    (CSIR-IICT)                                          value added products from vegetable oils. Process design and mechanical
    Uppal Road, Hyderabad-500 007 (AP)                   engineering design organic synthesis catalysis.
    Ph: 040-27193030, 27193234                         Main Research Facilities
    Fax: 040-27160387, 27193198                           - General purpose pilot plant equipment and dedicated pilot plants for scale up
    Email: yadav@iict.res.in                                studies
    Website: http://www.iictindia.org                     - CAD station
                                                          - Analysis and testing facilities
                                                          - Modern instruments for characteriz ation and structural determination of chemicals
                                                            and analysis
20. Dr. M.O Garg                                       Research Area
    Director                                             Petroleum refining technology, development of separation processes, conversion
    Indian Institute of Petroleum                        processes, petroleum products applications, development of chemicals and
    (CSIR-IIP)                                           biotechnology. Separation Processes: Aromatic extraction, dewaxing/deoiling,
    Mohkampur, P.O. IIP                                  lubes/bitumens, deasphalting and adsorptive separations.Conversion Processes:
    Dehradun, 248 005, (Uttarakhand)                     Catalytic reforming (SR & CCR), hydrotreating, hydrocracking, fluid catalytic cracking
    Phone: +91-135-2660205                               and resid cracking, visbreaking and delayed coking. Petroleum Products Applications:
    Fax:     +91-135-2660098, 2660203                    Alternative fuels, vehicular emissions, performance evaluation, conservation of fuels
    Email: director@iip.res.in                           and lubricants, tribology, industrial burners, domestic appliances, waste disposal
    Website: http://www.iip.res.in                       through incineration. Chemical Science: Process development for additives &
                                                         intermediates, speciality chemicals, chemicals from biomass and electrochemistry/
                                                         corrosion. Biotechnology: Microbial enhanced oil recovery and microbial dewaxing.

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                                                 Main Research Facilities
                                                 Pilot Plants/Bench Scale Units:
                                                       Dewaxing/Deoiling, , Visbreaking, Delayed Coking, Propane Deasphalting, High
                                                       Pressure Equilibrium Still, Catalytic Reforming, Hydrocracking, Bench Scale
                                                       Fermentor, Micro Reactor for Catalyst Screening, Bench Scale Units for
                                                       Hydroprocessing, MAT Unit for FCC Catalysts, Desulfurisation of Fuel Gases,
                                                       High Pressure Bench Scale Unit,
                                                 Hydrocarbon Analysis:
                                                       Gas Chromatographs, High Pressure Liquid Chromatograph, High Resolution GC
                                                       Mass Spectrometer, UV,IR, FTIR, NMR Spectrometers, Gel Permeation
                                                       Chromatograph, PIONA Analyser, GC System for RON/MON, Refinery/Natural
                                                       Gas Analyser, Oxygenate Analyser, UV-VIS-NIR Spectrometer
                                                 Crude & Products Evaluation:
                                                       Automatic TBP Distillation Units, Simulated GC Distillation System, Elemental
                                                       Analysers:, Atomic Absorption, Atomic Emission, Oxidative Micro Coulometric
                                                       Systems, XRF Sulphur Analyser, Nitrogen Analyser , Automatic Titro Processor,
                                                       Pipe Line Test Rig for Corrosion Studies, Spinning Band Distillation Unit, Automatic
                                                       ASTM D86 Distillation Unit, Automatic Freezing Point Apparatus, Automatic Cold
                                                       Filter Plugging Point Apparatus, Automatic Pour Point Apparatus, Short path
                                                 Catalyst Characterisation:
                                                       High Pressure Mercury Porosimeter, Electron Spin Resonance Spectrometer, X-
                                                       ray Diffractrometer, BET Apparatus, Chemisorption units, Thermal Gravimetric
                                                       Analyser, TPR & TPD Units, Differential Scanning Calorimeter, Laser Particle Size
                                                 Product Evaluation Facilities:
                                                       Tribology: FZG Gear Rig, IAE Gear Rig, Amsler Disc Machine, Four-Ball Wear
                                                        Tester, Four-Ball EP Tester, Timken EP Tester, Talysurf, Scanning Electron
                                                 Combustion Systems:
                                                       Combustion Chambers, Exhaust Gas Analysers, Product Evaluation Facilities
                                                 IC Engines:
                                                       Dynamometers for Heavy & Light Duty Vehicles, High Speed Camera with 11000
                                                       Frames/Second, Digital Analyser, Laser Droplet Size Analyser, Knock Intensity
                                                       Meter, Perthometer for Measuring S urface Roughness, Programmable Engine
                                                       Dynamometers Test Beds, Mass Emission Measurement System, CLR and
                                                       Caterpillar Engines for Lube Testing, CFR Engines for Octane and Cetane Rating
                                                       of Fuels, Ricardo Hybra Research Engine, Combustion Bomb for Basic S tudies,
                                                       Dilution Tunnel for Particulate Measurements
21. Dr. Girish Sahni                            Research Area
    Director                                        Molecular biology and microbial genetics, animal cell/tissue culture, protein
    Institute of Microbi al Technology              engineering and separation technology.
    (CSIR-IMTECH)                               Main Research Facilities
    Post Box. No. 1304, Chandigarh -160 036         - Scanning & transmission electron microscopes
    Phone: +91-172-2690785, 2690684, 6450991        - Ultra and superspeed centrifuges
    Fax:     +91-172-2690585, 2690632               - HPLC/FPLC and gas chromatograph
    Email: director@imtech.res.in                   - Protein sequencer & protein synthesizer
    Website: http://www.imtech.res.in               - Fermentation pilot plant (1500 litre) and associated down stream processing
                                                    - Modern facilities for identification, preservation and maintenance of microorganisms
                                                    - X-ray crystallography
                                                Biochemical engineering research & process development centre (BERPDC)
                                                    - To help develop microbial processes upto industrial scale for useful products, the
                                                      Centre has several laboratory scale fermenters, a 150 litre fermenter and a
                                                      computer-controlled 1500 litre fermentation pilot plant. The plant, only one of its kind
                                                      in India, is integrated upstream with media preparation vessels and downstream with
                                                      a centrifugal separator and a cell homogenizer. The Centre has sophisticated
                                                      membrane based down stream processing equipment.
                                                Microbial type culture collection & gene bank (MTCC)
                                                    - The Centre has five sections, namely, actimomycetes, bacteria, fungi, yeasts and
                                                      plasmids. Relevant information about the strains held in MTCC is computerized for
                                                      easy search, analysis and retrieval.
                                                Distributed information centre (dic)on protein engineering
                                                    - DIC is a part of the Biotechnology Information System (BTIS). I ts aim is to interlink
                                                      all the specialized centres through a national bio-information network.

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22. Dr. K.C. Gupta                                 Research Area
    Director                                         Neurotoxicology, environmental health, ecotoxicology, phototoxicology, phytoxicology,
    Indian Institute of Toxicology Research          epidemiology, immunotoxicology, developmental toxicology, cardiovascular toxicology,
    (CSIR-IITR)                                      pulmonary toxicology, environmental carcinogenesis, environmental monitoring and
    Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Lucknow -226 001 (UP)       environmental biotechnology heavy metals, industrial dusts and fibres, plas tics and
    Phone: +91-522-2621856, 2613357                  polymers, hydrocarbons, pesticides, detergents, dyes and food additives.
    Fax:     +91-522-2628227, 2628471              Main Research Facilities
    Email: director@iitrindia.org                     - Facilities for safety evaluation of chemicals, materials
    Website: http://www.iitrindia.org                 - Animal House
                                                      - Modern instrumentation facilities for analytical toxicology
                                                      - Waste water analysis laboratory
23. Dr. A.R. Upadhya                               Research Area
    Director                                         Aerospace electronics and systems, fluid dynamics, aerodynamics, flight experiments,
    National Aerospace Laboratories                  flight mechanics and control, materials science; propulsion, structural engineering and
    (CSIR-NAL)                                       wind energy. High density acoustics, sensor technology, modelling of fluid flows,
    Post Bag No.1779, Kodihalli                      turbulent and transitional flows, flow structure and management, aircraft and missile
    Bangalore -560 037 (Karnataka)                   aerodynamics, aircraft parameter estimation, flight simulation, wind tunnel simulation,
    Phone: +91-080-25270584, 25265579                development of special materials like fibres and composites, advanced structural
    Fax:     +91-80-25260862, 25270670               ceramics, turbomachinery, computer-aided design and machining, composite
    Email: director@nal.res.in                       structures, fatigue and fractures.
    Website: http://www.nal.res.in                 Main Research Facilities
                                                      - Nilakantan National Trisonic Aerodynamic Facilities (NTAF) has three (1.2m, 0. 6m
                                                        and 0. 3m square) high speed wind tunnels and associated model making and data
                                                        acquisition systems. Every Indian aerospace vehicle has graduated out of this
                                                      - Fullscale Fatigue Test Facility has 24-actuators and controls to simulate service
                                                        loading, 96 channels of data acquisition and other associated facilities. This facility
                                                        is used to support the structural life extension programmes of IAF aircraft.
                                                      - Composite Structures Laboratory, with all the necessary infrastructure (water jet
                                                        cutter, prepreg cutting machine, C -scan facility, clean room etc.) chiefly works on the
                                                        light combat aircraft (LCA) airframe. The Laboratory also includes two large
                                                        computer-controlled autoclaves.
                                                      - Acoustic Test Facility(ATF) with a reverberation chamber of 1100 cu m, and an
                                                        achievable overall sound pressure level of 157dB has been the bedrock of acoustic
                                                        qualification of all ISRO's satellites and launch vehicles.
                                                      - NAL is recognised as a centre for failure analysis and accident investigation for both
                                                        the aerospace and general industries.
24. Dr. C.S. Nautiyal                              Research Area
    Director                                         Plant biotechnology, floriculture, tree biology, plant wealth utilization, environmental
    National Botani cal Research Institute           sciences and taxonomy & ethnobotany; Plant molecular biology.
    (CSIR-NBRI)                                    Main Research Facilities
    Rana Pratap Marg, Post Box no. 436                - A wide range of modern sophisticated equipments/instruments for carrying out work
    Lucknow -226 001 (UP)                               in photosynthesis, biochemistry, plant molecular biology and plant tissue culture
    Phone: +91-522-2208876, 2205848                   - Several testing and evaluation facilities, e.g., Gamma irradiation of plants and plant
    Fax:     +91-522-2205839, 2205836                   material, identification of plants, estimation and analysis of plant material for
    Email: director@nbri.res.in                         proteins, amino acids, oils, fats/active medicinal principles, gums and mucilages
    Website: http://www.nbri.res.in                   - DNA sequencing centre for nucleotide sequencing
                                                      - Biomass Research Centre at Banthra
                                                      - Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy
                                                      - Herbarium
                                                      - Botanic garden
25. Dr. Sourav Pal                                 Research Area
    Director                                         Catalysis, biotechnology, organic chemical technology, and polymers and other high
    National Chemical Laboratory                     performance materials. Basic research in chemistry and biochemistry.
    (CSIR-NCL)                                     Main Research Facilities
    Pune -411 008 (Maharashtra)                       - A wide range of modern instruments for characterization and structure determination
    Phone: +91-20-25902600, 25902028                    of chemicals
    Fax:     +91-20-25902601, 25902660                - A sophisticated catalyst testing unit
    Email: director@ncl. res.in                       - Facilities for fabrication of polymer engineering components
    Website: http://www.ncl-india. org                - Gene synthesis facilities
                                                      - Pilot plant facilities for catalysts, Polymers, and other chemicals
                                                      - National I nformation Centre for Chemistry and Chemical Technology (NICHEM),
                                                        electronic on-line/CD-ROM databases

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26. Dr. Satish R. Wate                                  Research Area
    Director                                              National/societal missions on drinking water, Ganga Action Plan, etc, environmental
    National Environmental Engineering Research           biotechnology, hazardous waste management, environmental impact and risk
    Institute (CSIR-NEERI)                                assessment, environmental systems design, modelling and optimization.
    Nehru Marg, Nagpur -440 020 (Maharashtra)           Main Research Facilities
    Phone: +91-712-2249999                                 - Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer
    Fax:     +91-712-2249900, 2249989                      - UV-VIS-NIR Spectrophotometer
    Email: director@neeri.res.in, dneeri@neeri.res.in      - Inductively Coupled Plasma A tomic Emission Spectrometer (ICP-AES)
    Website: http://www.neeri.res.in                       - High Performance Liquid chromatograph
                                                           - Ocean Surface current radar (OSCR)
                                                           - Advanced computer work stations with necessary software for activities related to
                                                             Geographic Information System (GIS), Digital Image Processing (DIP), and
                                                             Knowledge Based System (KBS)
27. Dr. Y.J. Bhaskar Rao                                Research Area
    Acting Director                                       Seismology, lithosphere, earth's interior and environment, groundwater, geophysical
    National Geophysical Research Institute               exploration and geophysical instrumentation
    (CSIR-NGRI)                                         Main Research Facilities
    Uppal Road, Hyderabad -500 007 (AP)                    - Laboratory facilities for geochemical, geological and geochronological studies; (X-
    Phone: +91-40-23434600                                   ray fluorenscence spectrometer, Atomic absorption spectrometer, Electron probe
    Fax:     +91-40-23434651, 27171564                       Microanalyser, Plasma source mass spectrometer, UV-Vis Spectrophotometer,
    Email: director@ngri.res.in                              Thermal ionization mass spectrometer, Lead isotope laboratory, X-ray spectrometer,
    Website: http://www.ngri.org.in                          Helium sniffer, etc.)
                                                           - Stable isotopes, radiocarbon and tritium, tracer, pal aeomagnetic, high
                                                             temperature/pressure and mineral physics laboratories
                                                           - Seismological, magnetic and electrical pulsation observatories at Hyderabad and
                                                             Etaiyapuram to monitor seismicity and magnetic activity respectively
                                                           - Capability to carry out field investigations using seismic, magnetotelluric, gravity and
                                                             deep resistivity studies with the latest available equipment
                                                           - Mobile observatories for dam sites investigations
28. Dr. Satish.R Shetye                                 Research Area
    Director                                              International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme, surveys for polymetallic nodules,
    National Institute of Oceanography                    oceanographic studies of the Antarctic waters, island development programme,
    (CSIR-NIO)                                            coastal Zone management, resources and parameters mapping of the EEZ of India,
    Dona Paula                                            air-sea interaction studies, drugs from the sea, marine biotechnology, biofouling and
    Goa-403 004                                           corrosion studies, technologies for rural development, development of marine
    Ph:      +91-832-2450200                              instruments, and development of acoustic and remote sensing techniques for
    Fax:     +91-832-2450602,2450603                      monitoring the oceans
    Email: shetye@darya.nio.org                         Main Research Facilities
    Website: http://www.nio.org                            - Research vessel Sagar Kanya, well equipped for round the year Oceanographic
                                                             research. It has facility of mapping the seabottom and providing the real time graphic
                                                             display and bathymetric chart
                                                           - National Oceanographic Data Centre for the Indian Ocean (RNODC -INDO) for
                                                             acquiring, processing and disseminating oceanographic data.
                                                           - Processing of satellite imageries
                                                           - Central computing facility
                                                           - Marine Biotechnology Information Centre with a database on marine life of India
                                                           - A Local Area Network which is interconnected to 100 PC nodes
                                                           - An Integrated Data Acquisition System (IDAS) developed and installed onboard
                                                             FORV Sagar Sampada.
29. Dr. Gangan Pratap                                   Research Area
    Director                                              Dissemination of information to Scientific Community; Wealth of I ndia; Information
    National Institute of Science Communication           Services- Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Information Service (MAPIS), and Industrial
    and Information Resources (CSIR-NISCAIR)              information Service; Science Popularization.
    Dr. K.S. Krishnan Marg, Hillside Road               Main Research Facilities
    New Delhi -110 012 (Delhi )                            - Networking and electronic mail; Online database host system; National Science
    Phone: +91-11-25846024, 25848385                         Library; Electronic imaging for archival purposes; Infotech laboratory; Electronic
    Fax:     +91-11-25847062, 25841033                       Library,Herbarium
    Email: director@niscair.res.in                         - Photo type-setting and DTP
    Website: http://www.niscair.res.in                     - Offset printing
                                                           - Designing, layout and art
                                                           - Computerised databases
                                                           - Recorder; CD-ROM drives

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30. Dr. P.Banerjee                                  Research Area
    Director                                          Mathematical modelling for S & T studies, S & T indicators and scientometrics;
    National Institute of Science, Technology and     sociology of science; resource planning & utilization for regional development;
    Development Studies (CSIR-NISTADS)                information systems & S & T archival resources; technological and social change;
    Dr. K.S. Krishnan Marg, Pusa Gate                 history & philosophy of science; R & D management and training; and international
    New Delhi-110 012                                 polity and S & T.
    Ph:      +91-11-25843227,25846064               Main Research Facilities
    Fax:     +91-11-25846640,25841260                 Library : integrated multi-user library management system ; INFAC database
    Email: director@nistads.res.in                    Geographical Information System(GIS) / Remote Sensing (RS):
    Website: http://www.nistads.res.in                 - Visual interpretation of remotely sensed data: keys for visual interpretation the
                                                         remote sensing data, multi - band ground -truth radiometer, aerial photo
                                                         interpretation instruments like mirror stereoscopes, pocket stereoscopes and
                                                         parallax bars; Hi-Tech's optical pantagraph; Procom-2, digital planimeters,
                                                         pedometers and rotameters
                                                       - GIS/RS software: ESRI’s ARC/ INFO and ARC VIEW; Bentley's micro station, SRI’s
                                                         Themaps and digitiz, multi-lingual software, scanning and digitisation software
                                                       - Image processing of remote sensing data: digitally reading and interpreting the
                                                         remote sensing data with the help of digital image processing software such as
                                                         Isrovision & Erdas imagine. In-house developed applications of GIS / RS and
                                                         software: LIS, MIS, DSS
                                                       - Advanced computers, A0 size colour plotters and printers; A0 size digitisers and
                                                         scanners; Intranet and Internet connectivity
                                                       - Network based on Fast Ethernet switches connected through Asynchronous
                                                         Transfer Mode (A TM) on fibre optic channel a dedicated leased line and radio link
31. Dr. S. Srikanth                                 Research Area
    Director                                          Ore dressing, mineral beneficiation, material processing and evaluation of ferrous and
    National Metallurgical Laboratory                 non-ferrous metals; development, processing and evaluation of alloys; and component
    (CSIR-NML)                                        integrity evaluation.
    Jamshedpur -831 007 (Jharkhand )                Main Research Facilities
    Phone: +91-657-2345202, 2345028                    - Pilot Plants: Mineral beneficiation facilities (0. 5-5 tonnes/hour), VRDR, 500 kVA
    Fax:     +91-657-2345213                             submerged arc furnace
    Email: director@nmlindia.org                       - Material shaping units: Rolling mill forging unit, wire drawing unit, extrusion press
    Website: http://www.nmlindia. org
                                                       - Mechanical properties: Creep testing (218 points), tensile bending (M TS,
                                                         INSTRON), fatigue (Vibrophore), impact (instrumented & conventional)
                                                       - Analytical: XRF, DRS, AAS, XRD instruments
                                                       - Physico-chemical characterization: DTA/DTC, DSC, magnetic, thermal and electrical
                                                         properties; automatic image analyzer
                                                       - Furnaces: Submerged arc furnace (50 kVA), rotary kiln, other melting units (arc,
                                                         induction resistance furnaces), 60 kg vaccum induction furnace
                                                       - Microscopic characterization: Optical, SEM, TEM
                                                       - Non-destructive evaluation: Ultrasonic, 8-channel acoustic emission, eddy -current,
                                                         micro magnetic Barkhausen emission
                                                       - Mineral beneficiation: Hydrocyclone, magnetic separator, Barties Mozley unit,
                                                         flotation cell, particle size analyzer, mineral microstructure characterization facilities
                                                       - Refractories: Characterization, mechanical behaviour, specialized furnaces
                                                       - Instruments for characterizing corrosion behaviour: Polarization behaviour, stress,
                                                         corrosion, inhibitor (liquid, vapour and gas phase)
32. Dr. R.C. Budhani                                Research Area
    Director                                          Measurements, standards and calibration, electronic & engineering materials, radio
    National Physical Laboratory                      and atmospheric physics, cryogenics and superconductivity, applied projects like thin
    (CSIR-NPL)                                        films, optical coatings, xeroradiography, high-pressure metal forming & high-powered
    Dr. K.S. Krishnan Marg                            ultrasonic systems, and underwater acoustic devices, non- conventional energy
    New Delhi -110 012 (Delhi)                        devices,and theoretical condensed matter physics
    Phone: +91-11-45609201, 45609301                Main Research Facilities
    Fax:     +91-11-45609310                           - Calibration of co-axial and wave guide attenuators and co-axial unismathes
    Email: dnpl@nplindia.org                           - Testing of various X-band microwave components and instrument such as VCWR
    Website: http://www.nplindia.org                     meter, Gunn oscillator and Klystron oscillator power supplies
                                                       - Apex level calibration of H-sensors, Fluxmeter etc. and measurement on soft
                                                         magnetic material (facilities being established)
                                                       - A big electromagnet with 25 cm pole diameter and variable air gap for calibration o f
                                                         H-sensor search coils etc.( being installed )
                                                       - Facilities for calibration of 1 ton and 10 ton weighing system
                                                       - Facilities for the calibration of IR line scanners, thermovision systems and
                                                         wavenumber standard
                                                       - Computerized facilities with current set-up inter-comparison of two iodine stabilized

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                                                          HE-NE laser by Matrix measurement technique. Frequency calibration of secondary
                                                          standard HE-NE lasers
                                                      -   Variation of beat frequency in a tuned sale
                                                      -   Short term and long term stability estimation by Allan Variance Method (graphic)
                                                      -   Angle measurement facilities by photo electric auto-collimator resolution, 0.05 sec of
                                                      -   Facilities for crystal growth by low thermal gradient Czechoslovaki method and
                                                          growth of bismuth germinate crystals
33. Dr. Anil K. Gupta                              Research Area
    Director                                         Development of low-cost/alternative building materials/components; development of
    Advanced Materials and Processes Research        new materials like metal-matrix and alloy based composites; tribological studies, e.g.
    Institute (CSIR-AMPRI)                           wear-related problems in mining equipment, farm implements; ferrites from blue dust;
    Hoshangabad Road, Habibganj Naka                 characterization of natural fibres, fibre-reinforced polymer materials; corrosion &
    Bhopal -462 026 (Madhya Pradesh)                 engineering failure studies; quality -upgradation of foundary techniques, especially
    Phone: +91-755-2457105                           metal- based industry in tribal and backward sectors of M.P; beneficiation of low grade
    Fax:     +91-755-2457042, 2488985                ores and coal; utilization of fertilizer minerals of M.P, utilization of aluminium silicate
    Email: director@ampri.res.in                     minerals; natural resources database management; modelling studies on gro undwater
    Website: http://www.ampri.res.in                 resources management modelling studies on water quality
                                                   Main Research Facilities
                                                      - Modern equipment and instrumentation for chemical analysis, minerals processing,
                                                        mechanical testing and metallography in addition to well-equipped foundry and
                                                        workshop.      The equipments include: Scanning Electron Microscope, X-ray
                                                        Diffractometer with PC-APD software, TAS Plus Image Analyzer, Atomic Absorption
                                                        Spectrometer, DCP Spectraspan, Simultaneous Thermal Analyzer, Particle Size
                                                        Analyzer, INSTRON Universal Testing Machine, S trees Rupture Testing Machine,
                                                        Friction and Wear Test Machine, Rubber Wheel Abrasion Tester, Gas Jet Erosion
                                                        Tester, Bearing Test Rig, Talysurf Apparatus, Fatigue Testing Machine, Melt
                                                        Spinner, 150 T Hydraulic Press, High Temperature Furnace, Plasma Spray Unit,
                                                        Computerised Hysterisisgraph, Magnetic Particle Test Equipment, Ultrasonic Flow
                                                        Detector QFT 2 +, Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge DME DL, Portable Non-contact
                                                        Thermometer, Portable Hardness Tester, Vibration Meter.
                                                      - Leaf Area Index Meter (ELE International AM 100), UV-Spectro Photometer (GBC-
                                                        911), Moisture Measuring System (6050 X 1 trase - USA), Portable Soil Analysis Kit
                                                        (Palintest - 5000 ELE International).

                                                      - Orion ion analyser (Model 290 A), high volume sampler, weather monitoring kit,
                                                        stack monitoring kit, zero head space extractor, portable spectro photometer (Hach
                                                        DR/2000), gaschromatograph mass spectroscope (GCMS).
                                                      - Mozely Multi-Gravity separator, wilfley table, water-only cyclone, heavy media
                                                        cyclone, vorsyl separator, flotation cells and c olumns, air-sparged hydrocyclone,
                                                        Kelsey jig.
                                                      - Time Domain Reflectometre-Soil Moisture Measuring System, Guelph
                                                      - Centre for characterisation of building materials
34. Prof.B K Mishra                                Research Area
    Director                                         Mineral processing, extraction metallurgy (pyro and hydro), preparation of special
    Institute of Minerals & Materials Technology     materials and alloys, design and project engineering, preparation of inorganic and
    (CSIR-IMMT)                                      organic chemicals (including pigments,drug, pharmaceuticals and perfumery
    Bhubaneswar-751 013 (Orissa)                     chemicals); survey & cultivation of aromatic, medicinal and other economic plants; and
    Phone: +91-674-2581126                           development of new analytical methods
    Fax:     +91-674-2581160,2581066               Main Research Facilities
    Email: dir@immt.res.in                            - High precision microscopes for mineral characterization studies
    Website: http://www.immt.res.in                   - Large-scale flotation column for beneficiation of various minerals and coal fines,
                                                        gravity separation units including Bartle's Mozley concentrators and magnetic
                                                      - Integrated communition facilities for ores and minerals and studies on energy
                                                      - Facilities for agglomeration of ore fines and concentrates through sintering,
                                                        pelletization, briquetting, testing and evaluation of agglomerates
                                                      - Rotary kilns, multiple hearth furnace, high temperature Tamman furnace, vaccum
                                                        induction furnace, etc. for roasting, smelting and melting studies
                                                      - High pressure batch and continuous autoclaves for slurry leaching
                                                      - Integrated solvent extraction and electrowinning facilities for extraction of metals
                                                        from dilute and complex solutions
                                                      - Solid-liquid separation facilities for generation of engineering data
                                                      - Special high temperature furnaces, including plasma furnace
                                                      - Test loops for slurry transportation through pipelines including bench-scale facilities
                                                        for material characterization, slurry rheology, dewatering, pumping and mixing

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                                                           - Combustion test rig for liquid fuels, acoustic and other types of burner testing
                                                           - Cyclone combustion test rig
                                                           - Sophisticated corrosion-erosion testing facilities
                                                           - Facilities for surface area, porosity and fluorescence measurements and catalyst
                                                             testing and evaluation
                                                           - Instruments for physico-chemical characterization of ores, minerals and organic
                                                             chemicals; XRF, XRD, AAS, IR, UV, NMR, GLC, ion chromatograph, HPLC and
                                                           - Herbarium for identification of plants
35. Dr. P.G. Rao                                   Research Area
    Director                                         Development of oil field chemicals, agrochemicals, drugs and drug intermediates,
    North East Institute of Science and Technology   cellulose, pulp and paper, inorganic chemicals and building materials. Organic
    (CSIR-NEIST)                                     chemistry, biochemistry and geoscience
    Jorhat -785 006 (Assam)                        Main Research Facilities
    Phone: +91-376-2370012, 2372742                   - High field supercom magnet NMR facility operating at a frequency of 300 MHz of
    Fax:     +91-376-2370011, 2372523                   proton having all the units digitally controlled. The machine is controlled by user
    Email: director@rrljorhat.res.in                    friendly UXNMR based UNIX operating system and is capable of recording almost
    Website: http://www.rrljorhat.res.in                all types of spectra in liquids or solutions with a facility for user-defined pulse-
                                                        programming in C-language interfaced with UXNMR.
                                                      - Facilities for the analysis and testing of water, soil, sand, metals, minerals, cement,
                                                        fertilizers, food products, essential oils for earthquake monitoring and predic tion
                                                        related studies
                                                      - Pilot plant facilities
                                                      - Patent Inspection centre
36. Dr. Ram A. Vishwakarma                             Research Area
    Director                                             Natural products & organic chemistry, drugs & pharmaceuticals, process development
    Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine             & engineering design, introduction, improvement and cultivation of medicinal and
    (CSIR-IIIM)                                          aromatic plants survey, post-harvest technology, applied microbiology & mutation
    Cannal Road , Jammu -180 001 (J&K)                   genetics, food technology, cellulose, pulp & board, and utilization of mineral resources
    Phone: +91-191-2569111, 2569222                    Main Research Facilities
    Fax:     +91-191-2569333                              - A wide range of analytical and characterization facilities, e.g. IR including one FTIR,
    Email: director@iiim.res.in                             UV-VIS spectrophotometers, multinuclear NMR 90 MHz (for proton), GCMS, High
    Website: http://www.iiim.res.in                         resolution GCMS, preparative HPLC, C.H. Analyser
                                                          - Automatic Polarimeter
                                                          - JEOL 60 MHz, C.n. NMR
                                                          - Bruker Supercon 200 MHz FT-NMR
                                                          - Electron Microscope
                                                          - DNA transilluminator
                                                          - DX-300, Ion Chromatograph Carbohydrates Analysis System
                                                          - Isotope laboratory
                                                          - Pilot plant facilities in the areas of essential oil and other phytochemicals
                                                            fermentation, food, minerals, papers & boards
                                                          - Herbarium of the flora of North-west India
37. Dr. Suresh Das                                     Research Area
    Director                                             Chemistry of natural products, agroprocessing and speciality agrochemicals related to
    National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science     spices and plantation crops; materials screening/processing for value addition of clays
    and Technology (CSIR-NIIST)                          & non-nuclear beach sand minerals; oxidic fine ceramics; metal alloys & composites,
    Thiruvananthapuram -695 019 (Kerala)                 photochemical systems including solar energy conversion, calibration/upgradation of
    Phone: +91-471-2490324                               procedures for analysis of pollutants; and waste water technology
    Fax:     +91-471-2491712, 2490186                  Main Research Facilities
    Email: director@niist.res.in                          - A wide range of facilities for characterisation and analysis of
    Website: http://www.niist.res.in                        organic/inorganic/polymer materials
                                                          - Ppreparation & characterisation of alloys & composites, ceramic powders and thin
                                                          - Mechanical testing & microscopic facilities
                                                          - Agroprocessing facilities
                                                          - Clay & Mineral testing & processing facilities
                                                          - Effluent & water quality analysis

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38. Dr. Nagesh R Iyer                              Research Area
    Director                                         Structural dynamics, including studies on vibration blast and impact, experimental
    Structural Engineering Research Centre           mechanics wind engineering computer aided designing, offshore structures, structural
    (CSIR-SERC)                                      concretes and concrete composites, and towers and tower like structures
    TTTI Taramani, Chennai -600 113 (Tamil Nadu)   Main Research Facilities
    Phone: +91-44-22542139, 22549201                  - Structural dynamics laboratory with a medium duty test floor and uniaxial shaking-
    Fax:     +91-44-22541508, 22541973                  table facility having servo-controlled electro-hydraulic actuator of 100 kN capacity
    Email: director@sercm.org                           with facilities for high speed data acquisition and control. An Elastic Half Space
    Website: http://www.sercm.org                       Facility has also been setup.
                                                      - Fatigue testing laboratory with heavy -duty floor and reaction walls and servo-
                                                        controlled electro-hydraulic actuators of 500 kN & 1000 kN capacities with facilities
                                                        for on-line data acquisition and control.
                                                      - Concrete composites laboratory with a chemical laboratory, polymer impregnation
                                                        equipment and testing machines.
                                                      - Construction engineering laboratory with an outdoor casting yard and pretensioning
                                                        bed and non-destructive testing equipment for damage assessment of distressed
                                                        concrete structures, including corrosion studies.
                                                      - Experimental stress analysis laboratory with equipment for techniques such as
                                                        photoelasticity, laser holography, speckle interferometer and moirefringes and strain
                                                      - Wind Engineering Laboratory with a boundary layer wind tunnel of test section 1. 8m
                                                        x 2.5m, to generate wind speeds up to 55 m/s and a mobile laboratory for field
                                                        measurements and experiments.
                                                      - Tower Testing and Research S tation for testing towers upto a height of 65 m and a
                                                        base of 20mx20m using electro-hydraulic servo system.
                                                      - Heavy testing laboratory with a heavy duty test floor capable of testing prototype

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