Mission Director: Dr N Gopalakrishnan

Project Coordinator: Dr. A.K. Mittal

Project ObjectiveProject Leader
1) CLASSIFICATION & CATEGORIZATION
1A. Classification of important heritage structures and extracting superior features of Indian traditional knowledge of building science.Dr. Achal Kumar Mittal
 2) DIGITIZATION AND 3D MAPPING
2A. Design and development of remote 3D Virtual Reality (VR) system framework with cloud connectivity for Heritage Structures.Dr. Anil Saini, CEERI Pilani
3) STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND RESTORATION TECHNOLOGIES
3A. Simplified analysis procedure for complex heritage structural systems.Sh. Debdutta Ghosh
3B. Geotechnical investigation of foundation systems.Ms. M.S. Aswathy
3C. Structural restoration and retrofitting techniques for heritage structures.Ms. Hina Gupta
3D. Analysis of Heritage Structures: Pre and Post RetrofittingSh. Siddharth Behera
3F. Structural assessment of heritage bridges particularly road bridges including effect of vibrationsDr. Rajeev Kumar Garg, CRRI Delhi
3G. Specification of site specific and risk consistent earthquake input towards restoration of heritage buildings.Dr. P. Kamatchi, SERC Chennai
4) NON DESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION
4A. Hybrid non-destructive evaluation techniques and signal processing algorithms for multi-wave imaging.Sh. Debdutta Ghosh
4C. In-accessible foundation studies of Cultural Heritage sites using non-invasive techniques.Dr. P. K. S. Chauhan
4D. Condition Assessment and Evaluation of Heritage Structures Using Advanced NDTDr. P. Srinivasan, SERC Chennai
5) ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS
5A. Design & development of instrumentation for quantification of potential environmental parameters like moisture, temperature, air quality, colour fading etc. responsible for heritage structural degradation.Sh. G.S. Ayyappan, CSIO Chennai centre
5B1.Insight into microbial interaction with air pollutants found at heritage structures to evaluate potential biodeteriogens.Ms. Asifa Qureshi, NEERI- Nagpur
5B2.Design and study of photosystem for protection of heritage structures against nocturnal insect’s speciesSh. P.A. Kokate, NEERI- Nagpur
5B3. Biocleaning: Application of bacteriophage and bacteria for conservation of heritage structureSh. Krishna Khairnar, NEERI- Nagpur
5C. Web enabled remote monitoring of the parameters responsible for structural degradation using Internet of Things (IoT )Sh. Kota Srinivas, CSIO Chennai center
5D. Identification of fungi on select heritage structure and development of suitable anti-fungal chemical from medicinal plantsDr. R.K. Verma
6) MATERIAL DEVELOPMENT
6A. Conservation and restoration of lime mortars and brickworksDr. L.P Singh
6B. Development of compatible repair materials for stone masonry in heritage structures.Dr. (Mrs.) Rajni Lakhani
6C. Development of novel restoration materials.Dr. Jiten Ghosh, CGCRI –Kolkata
7) SKILL DEVELOPMENT
7A. Skill development, upgradation and training program for field engineers, technical and non-technical manpower.Dr. A.K. Mittal