Amrita University has received a grant of USD 118,000.00 (INR 79 Lakhs) for its research proposal on 'Design and Evaluation of DRFM Mitigation System'. According to university officials, the grant from National Instruments (NI) India Academic Research is to be utilised by the university over a period of next 3 years towards advancement of the current state-of-the-art in the domain of Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM) mitigation strategies.
The grant will help in ensuring optimal use of NI products leading to desired control and instrumentation objectives of the research project, said Dr. Shanmugha Sundaram GA, Asst. Professor, Electronics and Communication, School of Engineering, Amrita University. Dr Sundaram said that a core research group of 3-4 research scholars along with as many MTech/BTech students and groups shall contribute in this endeavor over 3-year time-frame.
As per the NI Academic Team, Amrita University, Coimbatore has emerged as one of the grant recipients among the 600+ contenders from different countries across the globe. The Amrita University team attributed this success to their NI research grant programme proposal team of Dr. KP Soman, Dr. T Rajagopalan, Dr. DS Harish Ram, Dr. B Binoy and Mr. R. Gandhiraj.
According to the university officials, the extensive familiarity of the researchers with NI products, and the further utilization of NI tools for this research activity helped the Amrita University team to secure the research grant. "The significant relevance of the research outcomes became the conclusive factor that helped us secure the grant," added Dr. Sundaram.
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