IISER Tirupati-Estimated Procurement budget projection for the equipment for the next 5 years (2022-2027)(Tentative)

S. No Name of the Equipment Qty. Approximate cost  in Lakhs Justification for Procurement User details
1 Light sheet microscope 1 380 Light sheet fluorescence microscopy allows deep tissue imaging.  For Biology dept.
2 Extracellular Flux Analyzer 1 140 Flux analyzer measure the oxygen consumption rate (OCR) and extracellular acidification rate (ECAR) of live cells in a 96-well plate format.  For Biology dept.
3 FACS with 96 well attachment for drug screening 1 30 Testing the effect of small molecules, drugs, antibodies on viability of cells, parasites or any other pathogen, yeast mutant screen For Biology dept.
4 Automated DNA and RNA sample QC analyzser 1 24 Quality control (QC) of RNA and DNA samples for next-generation sequencing (NGS) For Biology dept.
5 LiDAR (hand held) 1 36 Uses Laser to recreate 3D space from which vegetation structure can be quantified  Nandini, Robin and Plant science faculty
6 Animal house equipment 1 420 Individually ventillated cage systems including AHUs, IVC racks and cage units, cage changing stations,  Institutional facility 
7 HPLC  3 120 For purifying peptides, metabolites and small molecules before analysis For Biology dept.
8 Phosphoimager  1 60 For scanning radioactive gels For Biology dept.
9 High end FACS Sorter 1 300 For Sorting and purifying different lineages of cells including single cell sorting and protoplast sorting For Biology and probably Chemistry Department 
10 Chemidoc 2 40 For scanning western blotting images All biology and chemistry
11 Equiptment for radioactivity space 1 50 For Radioactivity quantification All biology and chemistry
12 Lyophilizer 4 50 freeze drying for long-term storage of samples All biology and chemistry
13 Microplate reader 2 40 For measuring fluorescence, luminescence, Kinetic analysis All biology and chemistry 
14 Epi-fluorescence Microscope 3 60 Detecting YFP, GFP, RFP, MCherry signal in cells, localization study All biology and chemistry
15 Gel documentation system for a large gel (20cm x 25cm) 2 25 For visualizing large gels (20cm x 25cm) All biology and chemistry
16 -80 freezers 10 90 For storing biological material Biology department
17 UV Vis spectrophotometer with temperature controller 4 60 For absorption spectrum acquisition and melting profile Hussain, Viji, Nibedita
18 Autoclave 220 L  2 65 For sterilization Lab kitchen for entire biology department 
19 -30 freezer 10 30 For storing biological material For entire biology department
20 Controlled greenhouse 6 300 For growing transgenic plants in contained facilities Plant science faculty
21 Speed breeding facility 1 200 To fasten breeding period of crop plants Plant science faculty
22 Confocal laser scanning microscope (CLSM) 2 500 For live cell imaging All biology and chemistry
23 Glassware washer 3 50 for cleaning galssware used in the experiments For entire department- Lab kitchen
24 DNA speed vac 3 18 For concentrating DNA samples For biology dept. - lab kitchen
25 Environment shakers 10 20 for growing microorganisms All biology faculty
26 Liqid nitrogen container 200 lit 1 5 For storing biological material and for isolation of RNA All biology and chemistry
27 Water purification system 4 60 For purified watere for experiments For Biology department.
28 Phenotypic microarray (Biolog) 1 70 For measuring differential nutrient assimiation, growth, and antibiotic sensitivity in medium throughput For Biology department.
29 FACS for sorting bacteria 1 30 Screenning library by sorting fluorescent bacteria For Biology department.
30 Bacterial incubation shakers  6 60 For Bacterial, fungal and yeast growth  For Biology department.
31 Agricultural Field equipment 1 40 For crop experiments under field conditions Plant science faculty
32 HPC 2 1000 High performance computing for analying the big data For Biology department.
33 Servers 1 25 for storage of buld data For Biology department.
34 High content imaging 1 350 For testing the effect of different drugs / compounds / cytokines on survival / function of diverse cell types.  All biology and chemistry
35 Metabolomic facility (GC-MS, LC-MS, ICP-MS 1 700 For quantification of Metbolites  All biology and chemistry
36 High end Proteomics facility  1 800 For quantification of proteins All biology and chemistry
37 Transmission electron microscope (TEM), with cryo-module and optional chemical analyses 1 1580 For analyszing biological samples at nano scale  All biology and chemistry
38 Scanning electron microscope (SEM) 1 200 For analyszing biological samples at nano scale  All biology and chemistry
39 High end cell disruptors (frequencey based/ pressure based) 2 40 for disrupting cells, DNA and RNA molecules  For Biology department
40 Crystallization Facility (robot, accessories to store/manipulate crystals, crystals, and EM grids shipping equipment) 1 100 For producing crystal structures of proteins  For Biology department
41 X-ray home source 1 600 Diffracting protein crystals to solve structures For Biology department
           
    Total 8768    
Prof. Ramesh V Sonti   
HoD of Biology   


S. No. Name of the Equipment Qty. Approx. Cost in Lakhs Justification for Procurement User details
1 X-ray Photo electron spectroscopy with glove box 1 950 Suraface analysis Aravindan, Balaraman, Janardan, Jatish, Prof. Viijayamohanan
2 EPR  1 400 Analysing oxidation and spin states of metals Pankaj, Sudipta, Balaraman, Arun
3 Resonance Raman  1 200 Metal-dioxygen adducts and other imaging Pankaj, Aravindan, Balaraman, Janardan, Jatish, Prof. Viijayamohanan
4 CHN Analyser 1 200 Analysing all kind of samples Most of the people at Chemistry Department
5 Stop-Flow kinetic instrument 1 60 Low temprature Kinetic Measrements, UV-VISible spectral measerents Pamkaj, Sudipta, Arun, Soumit, Prof. Ganesh
6 HR-TEM/STEM with HAADF, EDX and EELS 1 1800 Internal structure, elemental mapping and EELS Aravindan, Balaraman, Janardan, Jatish, Soumit, Ashwani, Prof. Viijayamohanan, Prof. Ganesh
7 ICP-OES/AES-MS 1 200 Elemental analysis Most of the people at Chemistry Department
8 TGA-GC-FTIR 1 100 Thermal stabililty Aravindan, Balaraman, Janardan, Jatish, Prof. Viijayamohanan
9 DSC 1 50 Melting and crystallization Aravindan, Janardan, Jatish, Prof. Viijayamohanan
10 BET Surface area analyzer 1 100 specific surface area Aravindan, Balaraman, Janardan, Jatish, Prof. Viijayamohanan
11 X-ray fluoroscence 1 250 Chemical composition and analysis Aravindan, Janardan, Jatish, Prof. Viijayamohanan
12 E-SEM 1 300 Imaging for wet and uncoated samples Aravindan, Balaraman, Janardan, Jatish, Soumit, Ashwani, Prof. Viijayamohanan
13 High-resolution mass spectrometer 1 400 Developments in ambient ionization techniques for disease diagnosis Most of the people at Chemistry Department
14 STM/AFM/SECM 1 600 Surface analysis of materials Aravindan, Balaraman, Janardan, Jatish, Soumit, Ashwani, Prof. Viijayamohanan
15 Single quad mass spectrometer 1 100 High-throughput tissue analysis for cancer diagnostics Shibdas
16 Phantom high-speed camera 1 100 Measuremrnt of particle velocity Soumit, Shibdas, Ashwani, Rajesh, Jatish
17 Cold spray ESI-MS 1 300 Measerment of mass at low temprature for interemdiates Pamkaj, Shibdas
18 500 MHZ NMR with 13C sensitive probe 1 400 Strucutral analysis of organic and large biomolecules Gopi, Rajesh, Kiran, Ashwani, Sudipta, Arun, Pankaj, Jatish, Balaraman, Prof. Ganesh
19 700 MHZ NMR with solid state probe 1 700 Strucutral analysis of organic and large biomolecules Gopi, Rajesh, Kiran, Ashwani, Sudipta, Arun, Pankaj, Jatish, Balaraman, Prof. Ganesh
20 HPC 1 200 Computer Simulation and Modelling Raghu, Padmabati, Rakesh, Debasis, Sudipta, Pankaj
21 Flow reactor 1 65 For continous flow reactions Gopi, Rajesh, Kiran, Balaraman
22 High pressure fixed bed reactor with online analysis 1 130 All gaseous reactions Gopi, Kiran, Balaraman
23 Quantum Design Magnetic Property Measurement System (SQUID MPMS) 1 550 Magnetic property and superconductance studies Arun, Pankaj
24 Gel Permeation Chromatography 1 120 Separation of components Balaraman, Ashwani, Prof. Ganesh
25 Magnetic CD and CPL 1 100 Chiral magnetic properties Jatish, Soumit
26 Focussed ion beam 1 120 Deposition and ablation of materials Jatish, Aravindan
27 Multitron floor-model Orbbital shaker 2 40 For biocatalysis - organism growth Rajesh, Ashwani, Shibdas, Soumit, Prof. Ganesh
28 PXRD with furnace and cryo probe 1 300 For material synthesis Aravindan, Balaraman, Janardan, Jatish, Prof. Viijayamohanan
29 Glove Box with battery tester 1 100 In situ studies Aravindan, Prof. Vijayamohanan
30 Minifors-2 Bioreactor 2 30 For biocatalysis - whole cell catalysis Rajesh, Ashwani, Shibdas, Soumit, Prof. Ganesh
31 FPLC – protein purification 1 50 Protein purification - biocatalysis Rajesh, Ashwani, Shibdas, Soumit, Prof. Ganesh
32 LC-MS/MS 1 100 Metabolomic analyses - Biosynthesis and synthesis Gopi, Rajesh, Kiran, Ashwani, Sudipta, Arun, Pankaj, Jatish, Balaraman, Prof. Ganesh
33 Automated synthesizers including liquid and vapor phase reactions 1 50 Organic synthesis and catalysis Balaraman, Gopi, Rajesh, Kiran
34 FTIR with ATR mode 1 75 In situ mechanistic studies Gopi, Rajesh, Kiran, Ashwani, Sudipta, Arun, Pankaj, Jatish, Balaraman, Aravindan
35 Liquid nitrogen plant 1 600 Liquid nitrogen generation Experimental faculty in the institute
36 UG Lab Equipment (Rotavapors, various titrators, magnetic stirrers, weighing balances, vaccuum pumps, milli q, ice maker etc.)   500 Carry out UG lab experiments Chemistry
  Total(in Lakhs) 10340    
Prof. K. Vijayamohanan Pillai   
HoD of Chemistry   


S. No. Name of the Equipment Qty. Approximate cost in Lakhs Justification for Procurement User details
1 Photomultiplier tube 1 7 Highly sensitive fluorescence detection from gas-phase molecular ions Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
2 Precision leak valves 1 2.5 For gas-phase ion-molecule reaction studies Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
3 UV laser system 1 50 For studying interaction of UV photons with gas-phase biomolecular ions Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
4 Tunable laser system (UV-IR) 1 200 For spectroscopy of gas-phase ions Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
5 CCD Camera + Photodiode 1 2.5 For developing cavity-enhanced Fluorescence spectroscopy Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
6 Helium-Neon laser + EOM equipment 1 7 For developing cavity-enhanced fluorescence spectroscopy Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
7 Analog electronics cavity control module 1 8 For developing cavity-enhanced fluorescence spectroscopy Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
8 Cavity mirrors 2 3 For developing cavity-enhanced fluorescence spectroscopy Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
9 Picosecond laser head 1 18 For developing cavity-enhanced fluorescence spectroscopy Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
10 Syringe pumps and accessories 2 8 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST (Center for Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Sciences and Technologies) Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
11 Vacuum chambers 8 10 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
12 Viewports 8 15 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
13 16-channel power supplies 2 20 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
14 8-channel HV power supply 2 8 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
15 RF power supply units 2 16 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
16 Quadrupole mass spectrometer systems 2 50 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
17 Reflectron time-of-flight system (with HV power supplies and Switches) 1 15 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
18 Turbomolecular pump systems with controllers, gauges, etc. 4 60 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
19 High-throughput pre-vacuum pumping system with controllers, gauges, etc. 4 40 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
20 Temperature controllers 2 10 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
21 Microchannel plate detector assemblies 2 50 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
22 Precision leak valves 2 4 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
23 Pulsed-tube helium cryostat 1 50 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
24 High-end oscilloscopes 2 10 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
25 Femtosecond laser system 1 600 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
26 Function generators 2 5 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
27 Picoscope 1 10 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
28 Digital delay generator, preamplifier, and CFDs 1 20 Development of an ultrafast femtosecond spectroscopy system under CAMOST Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
29 High-performance computing (HPC) cluster 1 45 To carry out computational research Dr. Sudipta Dutta
30  Integrated hard disks 1 5 For data storage Dr. Sudipta Dutta
31 42U Instrumentation rack 2 3 Mounting NIM & VME crates Dr. Chitrasen Jena
32  NIM crate (600 W) 2 12 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
33  VME crate 1 20 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
34 4 Channel HV Power Supply 2 18 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
35  Preamaplifier 4 8 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
36  Amplifier  2 14 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
37  Discriminator 2 14 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
38  NIM-TTL Adapter 1 3 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
39 Single Channel Analyzer (SCA) 2 12 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
40  Multichannel Analyzer (MCA)  2 16 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
41  Time to Digital Converter (TDC) 1 7 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
42 Programmable Logic Unit 2 16 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
43  Quad Scaler / Counter 2 10 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
44  Linear FIFO 1 5 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
45  Digital FIFO 1 5 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
46  Dual Delay Unit 1 5 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
47 1 GHz Oscilloscope 1 20 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
48 200 MHz Oscilloscope 2 10 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
49 Function Generator 1 5 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
50  Picoammeter 1 5 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
51  Digital Multimeter 4 2 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
52  LV Power Supply 2 4 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
53  Soldering Station 2 2  Electrical Connection Dr. Chitrasen Jena
54  DAQ Computer 2 5  Data acquisition and analysis Dr. Chitrasen Jena
55  Scintillator Paddles with PMT 4 20  Trigger detectors, Study of cosmic muons  Dr. Chitrasen Jena
56 LEMO to BNC and BNC to LEMO Connectors and cables 30 2 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
57 Coaxial cables with LEMO connectors  60 3 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
58  SHV cables  25 5 Detector readout electronics Dr. Chitrasen Jena
          Dr. S. Sunil Kumar
59  Radioactive Sources 6 25  Detector calibration Dr. Chitrasen Jena
60  Gas Mixing Unit 1 40  Development of gaseous detectors Dr. Chitrasen Jena
61  Laminar Air Flow Chamber 1 3  Development of sensitive detectors in clean environment  Dr. Chitrasen Jena
62  Vacuum Pump 2 10  Performing scattering experiment  Dr. Chitrasen Jena
63  Gas Cylinders (Consumables) 5 8    Development of gaseous detectors Dr. Chitrasen Jena
64 High-performance computing (HPC) cluster 1 60 To carry out computational research and data analysis Dr.  Chitrasen Jena
65 Clean Room – ISO7, Class 10000 (500 Sqft) 1 70  HEP detector development, Soft-matter experiments, Development of organic opto-electronics, Microchannel detector assemblies   Dr. Chitrasen Jena, Dr. Dileep Mampallil, Dr.  Ravi Kumar Pujala, Dr. Kanagasekaran T, Dr. S. Sunil Kumar    
66 Chemical vapour transport system 2 10 For the development of 2D light emitting materials this system is required Dr. Kanagasekaran
67  Semiconductor parametric analyser 1 30  Analysing organic material’s electronic properties this system is required Dr. Kanagasekaran
68  Thermal evaporator 1 25 For the fabrication of 2D high vapour pressure materials Dr. Kanagasekaran
69 High power Argon-ion laser 1 15 To use as the pump source for organic lasers Dr. Kanagasekaran
70  Variable laser power meter 1 5 To setup the optical pump laser and to measure the device output this system is required Dr. Kanagasekaran
71  Low temperature probe station 1 10 To analyse the low temperature properties of organic semiconductors Dr. Kanagasekaran
72  HDR Microscope 2 10 To record the device emission inside the glove box Dr. Kanagasekaran
73  PLQY measurement unit 1 40 To analyse the device emission output Dr. Kanagasekaran
74 High resolution spectrometer 1 10 To analyse and confirm the laser emission from the device Dr. Kanagasekaran
75  Microprobe manipulators 6 3 To analyse the electrical properties of OSCs Dr. Kanagasekaran
76 Cryogenic system 1 20 To study the low temperature physics of organic semiconductors Dr. Kanagasekaran
77 Millipore water purification unit 1 25 For the synthesis of chemicals Dr. Kanagasekaran
78 Oxygen plasma cleaner 1 15 For the cleaning of device substrates Dr. Kanagasekaran
79 Fume Hood 1 10 Chemical synthesis Dr. Kanagasekaran
80  X-ray source (low power) 1 10  Sensor application  Dr. Kanagasekaran
81  Opto-Mechanics components 10 5  Control Laser beam Dr. Kanagasekaran
82  Laser filter glasses 10 5  Control laser power Dr. Kanagasekaran
83  Laser Beam Profile 1 10  Measure laser quality Dr. Kanagasekaran
84 Electrorheology Accessory 1 16 To study the dramatic and reversible rheological changes of suspensions of extremely fine non-conducting particles in an electrically insulating fluid when the electric field is applied.  Dr. Ravi Kumar Pujala
85 Cluster Computing System 1 30 Computational research Dr. Annwesha Dutta
86 Rack Server 1 40 To perform SD and MPCD simulations using parallelized CPU and GPU codes Dr. Tapan C. Adhyapak
87 Compute nodes with 120 cores for a rack server  1 25 To perform hydrodynamic simulations (SD and MPCD) of dense and infinite bacterial suspensions using a realistic model of flagellated bacteria  Dr. Tapan C. Adhyapak
88 Optical polarimeter for 1-to-2-meter class telescopes 1 25 Aiming to develop a polarimeter which can detect polarized light in optical wavelengths for astronomical instrumentation at IISER Tirupati  Dr. Eswaraiah Chakali
89 CO2 cell Incubator 1 30 Our experiments need incubation of cells and culture Dr. Dileep Mampallil
90  Cell culture fume hood  1  30  We require a fumehood specially for biological cell culture and sample preparation Dr. Dileep Mampallil
91  Vibration-isolation table  1  10  For installing mask-less writer for photolithography Dr. Dileep Mampallil
92  Lamination machine  1  5  For fabrication with dry photoresist Dr. Dileep Mampallil
93  Microfluidic flow control system  1  30  Our microfluidic experiments need fluid pumping system with vales. Dr. Dileep Mampallil
94  Surface profiler  1  25  To map the surface height of the structures we fabricate. Dr. Dileep Mampallil
95  Syringe pumps  2  7  We need syringe pumps for flow control experiments Dr. Dileep Mampallil
96  E-beam metal deposition  1  40  Required for microfabrication of sensors Dr. Dileep Mampallil
97 Chladni's Plate: Resonance in 2D 1 3 Teaching lab BSMS Students
98 Clausius - Clapeyron Equation and Phase Transition 4 8 Teaching lab BSMS Students
99 Arbitrary waveform generator (80MHz) 1 1.5 Teaching lab BSMS Students
100 Low voltage DC power supply 1 2 Teaching lab BSMS Students
101 Peltier Heat Pump to Seebeck effect conversion 1 3 Teaching lab BSMS Students
102  Scanning Tunnelling Microscope (STM) 1 12 Teaching lab BSMS Students
103 Astrophysics Experiments   15 Teaching lab BSMS Students
104 Rutherford Alpha Scattering 2 12 Teaching lab BSMS Students
105 Beta Spectroscopy 2 10 Teaching lab BSMS Students
106 Gamma Spectroscopy 2 28 Teaching lab BSMS Students
107 Experiments using GM Counter 2 7 Teaching lab BSMS Students
108 Cloud Chamber 1 15 Teaching lab BSMS Students
109 High-end multimeter 2 4 Teaching lab BSMS Students
110 Scintillator-based experiments 2 60 Teaching lab BSMS Students
111 Stern-Gerlach Experiment 1 70 Teaching lab BSMS Students
112 Radioactive sources 12 40 Teaching lab BSMS Students
113 Workstations 25 50 Perform computationally expensive data analyses, preparations, modifications and testing of CPU and GPU based hydrodynamic microswimmer simulations.  Dr. Sambuddha Sanyal, Dr. Tapan C. Adhyapak, Dr. S. Sunil Kumar, Dr. Chitrasen Jena, Dr. Jessy Jose
114 Software:   65 Computational research and data analysis Physics Faculty and students
  Mathematica 1      
  Molpro 1      
  ANSYS and other related Software 1      
           
  Total (in lakhs)   2645.5    
Prof. G. Ambika   
HoD of Physics   

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