Feeding the World

Researchers at UQIDAR will work on breakthrough research in everything from diabetes to dementia to pain relief and cancer drugs. Projects that are researched in the UQIDAR will develop solutions for critical problems in medical and allied health research. UQ and IITD both have a truly world-class record for excellence in the fields of biotechnology, biosciences, bioinformatics, health and health & behavioural sciences. Multidisciplinary research is routinely carried out in most biology related areas. The UQIDAR will bring together top researchers from UQ and IITD, along with our associate partners, to deliver impact.

Available projects in Feeding the World (FW)
Current projects in Feeding the World (FW)
Project Code UQ Supervisor IITD Supervisor Research Themes Title Student Type (i/a) Keywords Discipline Status
UQIDAR 00118 Professor Aleksander Rakic, School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering Professor Amartya Sengupta, Department of Physics FW, TT, TS Quality Assessment of Exportable Commodity Goods of Australia and Indian Subcontinent Using Non-contact, Non-invasive THz Imaging Technique i* terahertz, imaging, biophysics, photonics physics, electrical engineering, food sciences Student Required
UQIDAR 00215 Dr Dhaval Vyas, School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering Dr Aaditeshwar Seth, Department of Computer Science & Engineering FW, TS Role of Storytelling Platforms for achieving better health outcomes in under-resourced communities in India and Australia i*/q note: i-students must have own scholarship to apply (CSIR, UCG-NET, etc) storytelling, ict, under-resourced communities a student with a strong hci and design background. Student Required
UQIDAR 00224 Professor Salit Kark, School of Biological Sciences Dr Ajay Saini, Department of Rural Development and Technology FW, RE, TS Reducing human-wildlife conflict in natural, agricultural and urban landscapes across boundaries i/q human-wildlife conflict, cross boundary conservation, natural, agricultural and urban landscapes, large mammal conservation ecology, conservation, biodiversity., statistics, spatial analysis, gis and remote sensing Student Required
UQIDAR 00227 Associate Professor Jack Clegg, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences Professor Sreedevi Upadhyayula, Department of Chemical Engineering FW, RE, TT, TS Rational Design of Carboxylate Supramolecular Complexes for Pyrolysis Bio-oil Valorization i/q note: i-students must have own scholarship to apply (CSIR, UCG-NET, etc) bio-oil, supramolecular complexes, valorization, catalysis applied chemistry, nanotechnology, material science, chemical engineering Student Required

UQIDAR PhD candidates are working on the following projects. Please note, these positions have been filled.

Project Code UQ Supervisor IITD Supervisor Research Themes Title Student Type (i/a) Keywords Discipline Status
UQIDAR 00119 Professor Aleksandar D. Rakić, School of IT and Electrical Engineering Professor Amartya Sengupta, Department of Physics FW, TT, TS Terahertz Spectroscopy and Imaging in Quantitative Assessment of Plant Hydration Towards Implementing Optimized Irrigation Management in Australia and India i terahertz, interferometry, spectroscopy, photonics optics, electrical engineering, physics, biology Position Filled - Mayuri Kashyap
UQIDAR 00137 Professor Aleksandar D. Rakić, School of IT and Electrical Engineering Professor Amartya Sengupta, Department of Physics FW, TT, TS Identification of Transgenic Plant Species Using Non-invasive THz Spectroscopy for Advancing Natural and Organic Farming Practices i terahertz, plant phenotypes, imaging, agriculture botany, biochemistry, electrical engineering, physics Position Filled - Urbi Kundu
UQIDAR 00168 Associate Professor Abdullah Mamun, Institute for Social Science Research Associate Professor Kamlesh Singh, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences FW, TS Early Life Social, Economic and Family Predictors of the Trajectory of Malnutrition and Cognitive Development from Childhood to Adulthood i/q early life, longitudinal study, malnutrition, cognitive development statistics, economics, population studies or psychology Position Filled - Nimisha Bahl