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Usage meter for bio digesters

Client: Sustain Earth, India

Domain: Energy,

Contribution: Design, Development,

Arena: Startup

Technology Readiness Level: 7

Status: Prototype

Patent: No

April 2016 - July 2016

Simple wireless meter to measure consumption of bio-gas to enable pay-as-you-go model for bio-digesters
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Wireless mesh enabled microwave power detector to trigger alarms if the microwave leakage is beyond acceptable levels in industrial processing applications.
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Wireless mesh network with OpenSafety layer to ensure reliable communication
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Novel material for shoe counters and prototype machine for rapid moulding of counters inside shoe - 80% more efficient than traditional process.
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Rapid, efficient curing of wet spots in mineral wool remnant from traditional curing.
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Resonant waveguides for pre-heating of polymers

Client: Pera Technology

Domain: Energy,

Contribution: Design, Experiments,

Arena: Corporate

Technology Readiness Level: 6

Status: Prototype

Patent: No

January 2012 - October 2012

Offset resonant cavities to rapidly and efficiently pre-heat polymer sheets prior to compression moulding
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Highly efficient, bio-monitor controlled ballast water treatment.
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Microwave pre-heating and novel insulated mould to achieve up to 2x more energy efficiency in powder impression moulding of recycled polymers.
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Sensor enabled microwave chamber for safely drying fresh cut timber in 10% of usual drying time.
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Lightweight frequency selective surface made from polyaniline that acts as a radar absorber - designed for wind turbine and drone blades.
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Non-resonant slot structures to focus energy in near field for imaging applications
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Low loss SMD impedace tuner for covering complete Smith Chart. Multiple applications like tunable antennas and amplifiers, low loss/low profile circulator, backscatter modulated RFID tag, amplitude and phase controlled reflectarray and vector modulator
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Telecom surge protector

Domain: Communication,

Contribution: Design, Development,

Arena: Academia

Technology Readiness Level: 5

Status: Prototype

Patent: No

Aug 2003 - April 2004

20kV varistor based surge protector with RJ11 connector for household telephones