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Research Areas

Pathbreaking. Collaborative. Solution-driven.

One of India’s foremost research universities, NIIT University (NU) is home to a dynamic research community that is focused on the advancement of knowledge. Our path-breaking and relevant research focuses on contemporary subjects, with special emphasis on the knowledge economy, which as NU rightly believes, will shape the world’s future.
NU promotes a broad spectrum, multidisciplinary, solution-driven approach to research in domains ranging from Spatial Computing to Nanotechnology, from Green Chemistry to Bioremediation, from Educational Technology to Gender Studies and Migration Journeys. NU’s researchers carry out both fundamental and applied research in domains with considerable potential for societal application. Our on-campus research projects are complemented by our creative collaboration with leading research institutes and consortia around the world. Read more
Currently, NU researchers are orchestrating their collective efforts to bring in new knowledge and innovations in the following broad areas of research that have considerable societal application potential.

Areas of research

  • Spatial Computing
  • Communications and Networking
  • Wireless ad hoc networks
  • 5G Networks, Mobility Management, Device-Centric Communication, Green Networks, Nature Inspired Networks
  • Algorithm design, Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Cognitive Radio
  • Vehicular Networking
  • Mobile Healthcare
  • Image Processing, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Content-Based Image Retrieval
  • Data Engineering, Data Warehouse Systems, Requirements Engineering, Data Warehouse systems, NoSQL Databases, Health informatics
  • Algorithms, Facility Location, Computational Geometry, Graph Theory
  • Natural Language Processing Machine Translation, Document Summarisation, Sentiment analysis
  • Artificial intelligence, Machine Learning, Cognitive Modelling
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing in Software and Network
  • Spectrum Management and Renewable Energy
  • Digital VLSI Design, Low Power Memory Design, Modelling of MOS Devices, Renewable Energy Harvesting System
  • Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Aspects of lactic acid bacteria, Plasmid manipulation and Prokaryotic vector designing
  • Drug Docking and Protein Modelling
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Glacier Identification and Classification
  • Microwave Remote Sensing, Crop Growth Monitoring, Soil Moisture Retrieval, Forest Biomass Estimation, Flood Mapping and Monitoring
  • Nano-Optoelectronics, Nanophotonics and Nano devices
  • Bioenergy
  • Bioremediation
  • Green Chemistry
  • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • Laser Spectroscopy, Solar Cell Materials, Molecular Hydration
  • Application of multiphase flow through porous media in interdisciplinary research areas such as computational
  • Geodynamics, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Process engineering.
  • Nano-Catalysis – Fabrication and Application
  • Non-uniform slot suction (injection) into a laminar boundary layer flow
  • Energy and resource optimisation through digitalisation of Industrial process
  • Study of Hydrogen Bonding and Solvation Dynamics in Liquid Phase
  • Risk averseness of Indian investors and the Financial Personality types, Business Valuation Models
  • Microfinance, Financial Inclusions and Self-help Groups
  • Financial Market, Banking, Rural Non-farm Sectors and Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Indian Economics, including GDP growth, Inflation and Exchange Rate Fluctuations and their impact on stock prices
  • Postcolonial Literatures, Gender Studies and Migration Journeys
  • Cognition, Pedagogy and Assessment
  • Educational content development and delivery
  • Value-creating Experiential Learning
  • Brain-aligned Realistic Project-based Learning
  • Connectomnal Instructional Organisation
  • Convergence technologies as Information Delivery Systems for Complex Instructional Designs
  • Learning and Employability Futures’
  • Applied Psychology
  • Finance and Economics
  • Broad Areas in Literature
  • Linguistics and Communication
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