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RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CELL Vision

      To make Asian Institute of Management and Technology excellent in Research and Development.

      To promote R & D activities at the Asian Institute of Management and Technology in the areas of biological science, IT, management and mass communication.

      Asian Institute of Management and Technology with its research focus and technical expertise has attracted funds from the national agencies.

      Regulations to facilitate research and development activities by establishing collaborations with various government funding agencies, by fostering academy-industrial interactions will make the institution excellence in the Research and Development.

Mission

·        To motivate faculty members to carry out R & D activities in their areas of specialization.

·        To foster research collaboration internally and externally.

Objectives

·        To create awareness and opportunities in R & D for students and faculties.

·        To develop and maintain effective links with government and     funding agencies relevant to college research activities.

·        To maintain institutional biosafety and animal ethics standards as per norms.

          ·        To overlook laboratory development, maintenance and quality of all labs.

 

Associated Faculty Members

The Research & Development Cell of Asian Institute of Management and Technology comprises of the Coordinator and member coordinators from each department. Student coordinators from each department are engaged on occasion of any particular event. Presently the cell comprises of:  

Co-Ordinator:

·                                         Dr. Niren Deka

Asst. Co-ordinator

·                             Mrs. Madhusmita Borthakur

Members:

·                             Dr. Pranab Baishya, Director(Academic)

·                             Mrs. Pallabi Barua Guha ( HOD, Computer science)

·                             Dr. Monalisha Saikia Bora (HOD, Bioscience)

·                             Mr. Nayan Talukdar (HOD, Management)

·                             Dr. Rajeev Lourembam (Asst. Prof., Dept. of Mass Communications)

 

            Student Members

             

            Department Of Bio-Science

 

                          •      Arpita Baruah - Micro 2nd  semester

                          •      Jishnu Pradeep Mahanta - Micro 2nd  semester

                          •      Gitartha Sarmah - Micro 2nd  semester

                          •      Shubhankar Choudhury- Micro 2nd  semester

                          •      Hrishikesh Goswami -  BT 2nd semester

                          •      Yugabrat Deka - BT 2nd semester

                          •      Paramita Das – MICROBIOLOGY 4th  semester

                          •      Rupashree Dey - MICROBIOLOGY 4th  semester

                          •      Farheen Sabina Alam – BT 4TH semester

                          •      Ananya Bezborah -  BT 4TH semester

                     

             Department Of Management

     

                         •      Gitashree Gogoi

                         •      Kankana Barman

                         •      Masood S. Choudhury

                         •      Obeda Lalsim

                         •      Pritam Kalai

                         •      Rishitonoy Phukan

                         •      Subrajyoti Paul

                         •      Ankita Das

                         •      Hussain Md Shahir

                         •      Imdadur Rahman

 

Department Of Mass Communication

                        •      Ekta Chauvey-BMC II

                        •      Ruma Bhattacharjee-BMC II

                        •      Sangita Basumatary-BMC IV

                        •      Tanima-BMC IV

                        •      Bangme-BMC IV

                        •      Bandita Saikia-MAMC II

                        •      Amit Natung-MAMC II

                        •      Sangjukta Tamuli- MAMC II

                        •      Mehzabin-MAMC II

                        •      Ritashree Bhuyan-MAMC II

 

     DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

                       •      Bikash Boro

                       •      Dipangkar Medhi

                       •      Vargab Das

                       •      Nitin Kumar Rai

                       •     Nishant Patwary

                       •      Rishav Goyal

                       •      Ruhit Rai

                       •      Sudarshan Choudhury

                       •      Kuldeep Nath

                     Debajit Baruah

 

 Process 

The R & D cell works as a catalyst to promote research and development work in Asian Institute of Management and Technology. R & D works are initiated by faculty members/students and R & D cell provides the guidelines and initial financial support to projects based on its merits. The R & D cell facilitates outside collaboration/funding for deserving projects.

 

Function/Policies:

           •      To motivate faculty members to carry out R & D activities in their areas of specialization .

           •      To evaluate projects for initial financial support and for collaboration and outside funding .

           •      To oversee the proper maintenance of laboratories .

 

Procedure:

R & D work is initiated by faculty members/students of the institute. The R & D cell committee considers the feasibility and merit of the project for internal funding as well as for applying for external funding.

 

 

Conduct of discipline:

 

Rules and regulations of Microbiology/Chemistry/Genetics/Tissue culture Laboratories:

 

            •      Wearing of shoes and sandals are strictly prohibited inside the laboratory.

            •      Consumption of food and drinks is not permitted in the Laboratory.

            •      Use of mobiles and telephones are not permitted inside the Laboratory premises.

         •      No bag, umbrellas, parcels, etc. except exercise books and plain sheets of papers may be brought inside the Laboratory. Adequate storage facilities have been provided at the entrance to the Laboratory for the students to keep their bags.

            •      Smoking and Chewing Pan, applying cosmetics is not permitted inside the Laboratory.

            •      Chemicals, glasswares and apparatus are to be placed properly in their allotted area after use.

            •      Students are not allowed to operate any instruments without proper knowledge of its operations.

        •    Only authorized personnel are allowed in the laboratory. Casual visitors will not be admitted. Non laboratory personnel are closely supervised and taught to use appropriate protective measures to ensure that they do not cause a hazard to themselves or to the laboratory staff.

            •      Laboratory jackets, lab coats or surgical gloves that are impervious to liquids are to be worn when there is a potential for splashing or spraying blood or body fluid.

            •      Strict discipline has to be maintained and absolute silence has to be observed in the Laboratory.

            •      Maintain a safe and clean work environment at all times. Operate laboratory equipment, consistent with standard operating procedures.

            •      Attend all safety training classes and conform to college safety guidelines and requirements.

            •      Conform to established and new procedures and policies instituted by the college.

            •      After completing the practical, students are advised to clean the glasswares and apparatus.

            •      Separate register for Laboratory equipment to be maintained.

 

Loss and Damage

 

      An individual will be held responsible for any damage and breakage of apparatus and glasswares. Regarding any damage an immediate report should be made to enable appropriate action to be taken.

      Fine can be imposed on anyone for any breakage or damage of glasswares and other items used for laboratory work purpose.

Personal Protection

·        Gloves should be worn while performing any bio hazardous practical or experiment.

·        Facial protection must be used if the worker anticipates mucous membrane contamination with blood or body fluids.

·        Wash hands immediately after gloves are removed.

·        Take extraordinary care to avoid accidental injuries (as caused by needles, scalpel blades or laboratory instruments etc.)when performing  procedures, cleaning instruments, handling sharp instruments and disposing of used needles. Place used needles, disposable syringes, skin lancets, scalpel blades and other sharp items into a puncture-resistant biohazard container for disposal.

·        All specimens of blood or body fluids and be placed into a well-constructed container with a secure leak proof lid for transport.

·        All persons should wash their hands after leaving the laboratory. Protective clothing should be removed before leaving the laboratory.

·        Mouth pipetting must not be done.

Rules and regulations of the Non-Linear Editing Lab(Mass com)

      Inside the lab no food items are allowed.

      No shoes are allowed.

      No un-authorized entry of persons.

      Proper register to be maintained.

      Students have to maintain proper procedure for requisition of editing workstations.

      Entry with time slot allotted.

      The person(s) under allotted time slot will be responsible for any loss/damage caused to the lab equipment.

      Not to touch any electrical/networking cables.

      No student can modify/change previously saved data without prior admission.

      No other un-authorized activity should be undertaken apart from class practical assignments.

      To maintain cleanliness of the lab.

      To check and switch off all the electrical devices after use.

Rules & Regulation in Computer Lab

      The computer laboratory facilities are available only to active AIMT staff and students and intended solely for academic related purposes. They are not to be used for business or other profit production or for recreational purposes.

      Smoking, eating, and drinking are NOT allowed in the laboratory.

       All persons in the computer laboratory are expected to have their Identity Card with them while in the computer labs. Without the ID, the user is requested to leave the room immediately.

       Shoes are not allowed within the Computer laboratory.

       Mobile phones must be switched off at all times.

       Use of Pen drives or other peripheral devices are to done with prior permission from the Laboratory In-charge.

       Users are expected to conduct themselves in a responsible and courteous manner while in Computer laboratory and also should maintain silence and be considerate of those around.

 

Structure of the cell

 

Flow chart for R & D Cell

 

           

 

Flow chart for lab development

 

 

 

Annual Plan

 

·        The R & D cell will continue to focus on increased research and developmental work in the institute. The Institute has already been awarded a three year project titled “Bioactivity guided fractionation of Dillenia indica and Murraya koeningii leaf extracts for anti-diabetic potency” (PI: Dr. Niren Deka) funded by National Medicinal Plant Board, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India in 2017. This work is continuing. A few more projects are submitted to different funding agencies on different research areas of biotechnology and are under consideration.

·        Micro research with students involvement and

    Communication of paper

·        Paper publications by Faculties

Ongoing Research Projects:

1.    Project Title: “Bioactivity guided fractionation of Dillenia indica Linn. and Murraya koenigii leaf extracts for anti-diabetic potency” 

      Principal Investigator: Dr.NirenDeka, Funded by National Medicinal Plants Board, Department of AYUSH, Govt. of India

Research Projects Submitted To Funding Agency:

1.    Project titled “Increased Muga silk production by enhancement of fertilization in Muga silkworm, Antheraea assamensis Helfer using Pinus needles (Pinus kesiya) extract fractions.”

 ·        Principal Investigator: Dr. NirenDeka, AIMT

·        Collaborator: Prof. A.K. Talukdar, Dept. of Chemistry, Gauhati University

       ACTIVITIES FOR THE ACADEMIC SESSION 2015-16

Serial no.

Name of the speaker

Title of talk

1

Professor G.N. Hazarika, Director,Research, Assam Agriculture University, Jorhat, Assam

 

Dr. Dipjyoti Rajkhowa of ICAR research centre for North-eastern Hill Region, Umiam, Meghalaya

 

Professor NirenDeka, principal of AIMT

 

Dr. N.C. Talukdar, Director, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Guwahati

 

Dr. N.S. Azad Thakur (ICARNEH, Umiam,Meghalaya),

 

Dr. A.K. Das ( ICARNEH, Umiam, Meghalaya),

 

Dr.KaberiMahanta (AAU, Jorhat),

 

Mr. Soni Ram Das, Scientist, Central Silk Board, Govt. of India,

NATIONAL SEMINAR ON “IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON AGRICULTURE AND ALLIED FIELDS OF NE INDIA” AT AIMT

 

2

Altaf Majid, Film maker

 

JOYMOTI-NARRATIVES OF A WORLD CINEMA

3

Prabal kumar Das, Associate Director, Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Cultural Studies

MEDIA & PHOTOGRAPHY

 

4

 Mr. S.A.I. Choudhury, HoD Biotechnology, Dimoria College

 

EBOLA VIRUS

 

5

Prof. D.K. Jha, Dept. Botany, Gauhati University

 

PLANT GROWTH PROMOTING RHIZOBACTERIA (PGPR) FOR PLANT HEALTH AND PRODUCTIVITY

 

6

Dr.Latha Rangan, Dept. of Biotechnology, IIT, Guwahati

 

RECENT ADVANCES IN MEDICINAL PLANTS OF NORTH EAST INDIA-CASE STUDY ZINGIBERACEAE

7

Dr Akan Das, Guwahati University

 

GENOMICS AND BIOINFORMATICS

 

8

 Mrs. Kangkana Bora, Professor, Central Computational and Numerical Studies, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology

 

ROLE OF IMAGE PROCESSING IN EARLY DETECTION OF CANCER

 

9

Mr. AnniruddhaDeka, Asst. Prof. Royal School of Engineering and Technology, Guwahati

 

SPEECH RECOGNITION AND ITS AREA OF RESEARCH

 

10

Mr. Santosh Kumar Deb Associate Vice President – Huawei  Technologies India Pvt.Ltd.Head of Managed Services Department, GSDC India

 

UPCOMING TREND IN THE IT INDUSTRY AND YOUR EMPLOYABILITY KEY FACTORS

 

11

Mr. Gautam Kr. Das, Resource Person from AnuganSoftech, Guwahati.

 

Android Development

 

 

Activities for the Academic Session 2016-17

Serial no.

Name of the speaker

Title of talk

1

Mr. Sanjib Kumar Das, Biotech Hub, Department of Botany, B.P. Chaliha College, Nagarbera

 

GENE: ITS STRUCTURE AND expression

2

Dr.AnusreeMahanta,  Department of  Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Tezpur University

 

AN INSIGHT INTO THE MECHANISMS OF T-CELL MATURATION, ACTIVATION AND DIFFERENTIATION

3

Miss LipikaLahkar, Department of Botany, Handique Girls College,

 

CHANGING TRENDS IN MODERN BIOLOGY: GENE TO GENOMICS

 

4

Miss PayalMazumdar, Department of MBBT, Tezpur University

 

APPLICATION OF MICROBES IN GREEN ENERGY PRODUCTION WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON BIOHYDROGEN

5

Dr. Sanjay Paul, Professor in the Department of Mass Communication at Assam University

 

COMMUNICATION RESEARCH

 

6

Ms. Jyotisikha Dutta, Senior Research Fellow, Women’s Studies department of the Gauhati University

 

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

 

7

Mr Saquid Ahmed, Nano Informatics

WORKSHOP BY NANO INFORMATICS

Topic :Web Development

 

Activities for the Academic Session 2017-18

Serial no.

Name of the speaker

Title of talk  and concern Dept.

1

Dr. D.K Jha (Professor, Dept. of Botany, Gauhati University),

Dr. M.C Kalita (Professor, Dept. of Biotechnology, Gauhati University), Dr. M.R Khan (Asst. Professor, Institute of Advanced Studies in Science & Technology, Boragaon, Guwahati), Dr.Supriyo Sen (Asst. Professor, Dept. of Life Science, Assam Don Bosco University, Tepesia Campus, Sonapur)

Symposium on Bioresources and Renewable Energy (Dept. of Bioscience)

2

Mr. Wasbir Hussain (Political analyst and Senior Journalist)

Mr. SC Keyal (Assistant Solicitor General of India, Guwahati High Court)

Mr. Maharishi Goswami (Consultant Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Right),Ms BabitaSaikia (Advocate and State Coordinator, BachpanBachaoAndolan)

National Seminar on “Protecting Child Rights: Role of Media Society and State” (Dept. of Mass Comm.)

3

Mr M Sreenivasulu, Director, MSME-DI, Guwahati, Dr Sunil Saikia, Director, Gauhati Commerce College Centre for Management Studies and former Director, Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE), Mr Sunit Jain, a leading entrepreneur and publisher of G-Plus,Mr PradoshRanjan Jena, Assistant Director, MSME-DI, Guwahati

Regional Level SeminarOn

“Empowering Entrepreneurship for the Economic Development of the North-Eastern Region: Challenges and Opportunities”

4

Dept. of Bioscience, Computer science, Management & Mass Com of AIMT

National Science Day Celebration

 

 

Research Work Publications

1.    Borah Monalisha SaikiaBhattacharya Prasanta Kumar,Pathak Mauchumi Saikia,Kalita Dulal [2016].  A hospital based study of Hb variant and beta thalassaemia mutational pattern characterization among the people of North East India, Annals of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Vol. 03, Issue. 03: July - September, eISSN: 2349-6983; pISSN: 2394-6466. 

2.    Borah Monalisha SaikiaBhattacharya Prasanta Kumar, Pathak Mauchumi Saikia[2017].  Study of IVS 1-5 (G→C) Mutation in the Beta Thalassaemia Patients of a Tertiary Care Hospital of North East IndiaInternational Journal of Science and Research, , Vol. 6, Issue 6: 246-249; ISSN (Online): 2319-7064. 

3.    Debaleena KashyapPranjal SarmahDibakar GoswamiMonalisha Saikia Borah [2017]. Isolation and identification of bacterial strain from bauxite mine to examine its heavy metal uptake capacity. ISSN 0971-9350. 9(1), 1-6.

4.    Ingti B, Krishnatreya DBMaurya AP, Dhar (Chanda) D, Chakravarty A, Bhattacharjee A [2017]. Role of inducers in detection of blaPDC-mediated oxyimino-cephalosporin resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Indian Journal of Medical Research.145:659-64.

5.    Borthakur M, Gogoi J and SR Joshi [2017]. Macro and Micro-fungi mediated synthesis of Silver nanoparticles and its applications.ADBU Journal of Engineering Technology. 6(1):00610605 (09 pp).

6.    Borthakur M, Das AR,Saha AK, Joshi SR and Das P [2017]. Molecular characterization and antioxidant potential of three wild culinary-medicinal mushrooms from Tripura, Northeast India. InternationalJournal of Medicinal Mushrooms19 (1): 55-63.

7.    Borthakur M and SR Joshi [2016].Micrographical analysis of growth deformities in common pathogens induced by voucher fungi from India. International Journal of Microscopy and Utrastructure 4(4): 203-210.

8.    NayanTalukdar [2016] Rain water harvesting approach in urban setting with special reference to Guwahati. In Proceeding of National Seminar on impact of climate change on agriculture and allied fields of NE region.

9.  NayanTalukdar [2016] Women Entrepreneurship attitude: The need of the hour in the Business awakening of North-East India. In Proceeding of Gender Sensitisation& Women Empowerment: Issues & Challenges.

10. NayanTalukdar [2016] Remodeling the Indian Educational Structure in the Context of Development Strategy. In Proceeding of Remodeling the Indian Educational Structure in the Context of Development Strategy. In Proceeding of International conference on education and economic development with special reference to Globalization.

11. NayanTalukdar [2017] Women Empowerment and Human rights. In Proceeding of Human and Global challenges. ISBN 978-81-202-8805-8.

12. NayanTalukdar [2017] Mainstreaming youth for rural development: Issues and Challenges. In Proceeding of Sustainable development goals-perspectives from the Indian villages (Vol-1). ISBN 978-93-867-2400-7.

13. NayanTalukdar [2017]Understanding the basics of human rights for human development. In Proceeding ofHuman Right Education: Significance and Challenges. ISBN 978-93-867-2501-7.

14. NayanTalukdar [2017] Empowerment of Women: Concept,PolicyApproach and Implications. In Proceeding of Women Empowerment- Problems and Prospects. ISBN 978-93-867-2501-8.

15. NayanTalukdar [2017] An effective and innovative uses of ICT in Education and research application: Integration and Knowledge transfer. In Proceeding of Role and importance of Educational Technology in the field of Teaching and Learning. ISBN 978-93-867-2501-9.

16. NayanTalukdar [2017] MSMEs challenges and opportunities: The key to entrepreneurship development in North-Eastern Region of India. In Research paper, articles on Arts, Humanities, management and social science, JagaranSahityaPrakashan Publication.

17. NayanTalukdar [2017] A study on rural entrepreneurship development process in India: Issues, challenges & problems. In LCB College Miscellany-Research papers and articles, Kaziranga Printing House, Guwahati.

18. NayanTalukdar [2017] Enhancing Entrepreneurial Development and Economic growth in India through Knowledge revolution and Knowledge economy. In Edification-Unity education Foundation, Kaziranga Printing House, Guwahati.

19. NayanTalukdar [2017] Social media coverage of entrepreneurial innovation as a determinant of sustainable development in the North Eastern region. In Media and Social Dynamics, Unity Education Foundation, Guwahati.

20. NayanTalukdar [2017] A study on the role of NSQF in developing and managing skills with special reference to Assam. International Journal of Education and Research.4.

21. Chakravarty R [2017] FDI reforms and its impact on the Indian economy. International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics, and Management 7(4): 70-77.

22. Chakravarty R [2017] Role of Trade in promoting Entrepreneurship development between North-East India and South-East Asia. International Journal of Scientific Research and Management 5(8), 76-85.

23. Kalita K [2017] Corporate Social Responsibility. The NEF Journal of Commerce and Management. 7(1).

 

Book Chapter Publications

1.    Borthakur M and Joshi SR.Molecular characterization of wild mushrooms. In “Biology of Macrofungi” (Springer) [Accepted].

2.  Borthakur M and Joshi SR. Wild mushrooms as functional foods: Significance of inherent perilous metabolites. In “New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering” (Elsevier) [Accepted].

3.    Nayan Talukdar [2017]. MSMEs challenges and opportunities: The key to entrepreneurship development in North-Eastern Region of India. In Research paper,articles on Arts, Humanities, management and social science. Jagaran Sahitya Prakashan.

4.    Nayan Talukdar [2017]. A study on rural entrepreneurship development process in India: Issues,challenges & problem. In: LCB College Miscellany-Research papers and articles. Kaziranga Printing House,Guwahati.

5.    Nayan Talukdar [2017].Enhancing Entrepreneurial Development and Economic growth in India through Knowledge revolution and Knowledge economy. In: Edification-Unity education Foundation, Kaziranga Printing House,Guwahati.

6.    Nayan Talukdar [2017].Social media coverage of entrepreneurial innovation as a determinant of sustainable development in the North Eastern region. In: Media and Social Dynamics, Unity Education Foundation,Guwahati.

7.  Aniruddha Sarma, Debaleena Kashyap, Kaushik BharadhwajPromod medhi [2017]. Nutraceutical Studies on the three Most Preferred Wild Edible Yams (Dioscorea spp.) From Hills of Assam State, India. ISBN/EAN: 9789386302236. Chapter 31.  

8.    Pallavi Baruah Guha. ICT and Social Transformation. ISBN: 978-93-5279-855-1.

9.    Chakravarty R [2017]. Redressing socio-economic inequalities through open learning and developmental interventions. In Sarma, N.N., Goswami, C., & Das, P., (Eds.), Conference Volume of Selected Papers: International Conference on Developmental Interventions and Open Learning for Empowering and Transforming Society (1st ed., pp. 575-589). Guwahati, Assam: Krishna KantaHandiqui State Open University.

10.  Kalita K. Social Media Marketing: The need of the present hour”, Media and Social Dynamics (International Book of Media Studies); Unity Education Foundation, Guwahati.

11.  Kalita K. “Impact of Election Campaigns and Advertisements on voters: A study with special reference to Guwahati City”, Management Strategies in New India with special reference to North East India.

12.  Baruah C. The Impact of Social Media Advertisements on the Youth Buying Habits”, Media and Social Dynamics (International Book of Media Studies); Unity Education Foundation, Guwahati, ISBN: 978-93-5279-855-1.

13.  Baruah C. Financial Inclusion: The need of the hour for the Sustainability and Maintenance of the Economic Growth Process”. Management Strategies in New India with Special Reference to North East India, ISBN 978-81-925322-3-3.

 

 



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