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KIIT Research & Development

Newsletter  |  Volume 12  |  Issue 1  |  Jan - Mar 2023

Founder's Message

The University without research and innovation is like fish without water. R and D is essential bedrock of academic calibre of the university.

Prof Achyuta Samanta
Founder KIIT & KISS | MP Loksabha

News Items 

Research & Development News from KIIT schools

PhD Awarded

Dr. Soumya Prakash Biswal

KIIT School of Biotechnology

Thesis Title:  Design and Synthesis of Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) and Metal Complexes for Optical, Catalytic, and Biomedical applications.

Dr. Bipasa Kar

KIIT School of Biotechnology

Thesis Title: 

Identification of phyto - compounds as antimicrobials against beta-lactamase-producing gram-negative bacteria: in silico, in vitro study.

Dr. Akashi

KIIT School of Biotechnology

Thesis Title: 

Characterization of the role of Myosin Heavy chains (MyHCs) in Mammalian Ske letal Muscle Development and Disease.

Dr. Aniruddha Das

KIIT School of Biotechnology

Thesis Title: 

Identification and characterization of circular RNA splice variants.

Dr. Gyan Prakash Mishra

KIIT School of Biotechnology

Thesis Title: 

A multi-omics approach to understand the host response upon pathogen infection.

Dr. Madhurima Chatterjee

KIIT School of Biotechnology

Thesis Title: 

Exogenous and host-mediated RNAi gene silencing of functionally different genes in spotted pod borer Maruca vitrata (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)

Award Received

Prof. Gopal C. Kundu

KIIT School of Biotechnology

Award: Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)

Agency: Royal Society of Chemistry, Place United Kingdom

Dr K Sony Reddy

KIIT School of Biotechnology

Award: INSA Medal for Young Scientists 2022

Award Received: Honorarium of INR 1,00,000

Agency: Indian National Science Academy, DST, Place: New Delhi

Saptarshi Sinha (Student)

KIIT School of Biotechnology

Award: Research Excellence Award 2022

Agency: : Institute of Scholars (InSc), India

Research funding

Title of the Sanctioned Project:
Quinacrine inhibits metastasis and angiogenesis in oral cancer stem cells through the inhibition of tumor associated macrophages derived inflammatory cytokines

Funding Agency: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Govt. of India

Principal Investigator’s Name: Prof. Chanakya Nath Kundu

Co-Principal Investigator’s Name: Dr. Tithi Parija

KIIT School of Biotechnology

Title of the Sanctioned Project:

A study of different dialects implementation of Odia language for NEP compilation using Artificial Intelligence: Use Case for Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences

Funding Agency:

Research Team:
Dr. Manjusha Pandey
Project Director &  Associate Professor at School of Computer Engineering (SCE), KIIT DU
Dr. Siddharth Swarup Rautaray
Co-Project Director & Associate Professor, School of Computer Engineering (SCE), KIIT DU
Dr. S.N. Mishra
Co-Project Director and  Professor at KIIT School of Management.

Editorial Board


Prof. (Dr.) Achyuta Samanta


Prof. Sasmitarani Samanta

Prof. Jnyana Ranjan Mohanty


Prof. Sudarsan Nanda

Prof. Pratap K. J. Mohapatra

Executive Editors

Dr. Srinivas Patnaik, School of Biotechnology

Dr. Sanjib Moulick, School of Civil Engineering

Associate Editors

Dr. Bidu Bhusan Dash, School of Mass Communication

Dr. Byamakesh Nayak, School of Electrical Engineering

Dr. Jyotiprakash Padhi, School of Civil Engineering

Dr. Kaivalya Garikapati, School of Law

Dr. Luna Goswami, School of Chemical Technology

Dr. Md. Jalaluddin, Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences

Dr. Purna C. Mishra, School of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Puspalata Pattojoshi, School of Applied Sciences

Dr. R.N. Subudhi, School of Management

Dr. Selvakumar Elangovan, School of Biotechnology

Dr. Shubhransu Patro, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences

Dr. Sukanta C. Swain, School of Humanities

Dr. Suresh C. Satapathy, School of Computer Engineering

Dr. Udai P Singh, School of Electronics Engineering

The contents of these items have been authenticated by the respective Schools.