DST Project
Project
Title
Doing
Industrial Mathematics via Genetic Algorithms (GA's), Differential Algebraic
Equations (DAE), OnLine Optimization, Computer Aided Geometric Design
(CAGD) and Market Forecasting. (Project No. DST/MS/065/97)
PI
(Name and Address,Date of Birth)
Professor
Mohan C Joshi, ( April 21, 1942) Department of Mathematics, IIT Bombay,
Powai, Mumbai  400 076.
CoPI
(Name and Address, Date of Birth)
Professor
Amiya K Pani ( June 3, 1957.), Department of Mathematics, IIT Bombay, Powai,
Mumbai  400 076.
CoInvestigators
Professor
Ranjan K. Malik (Chemical Engg. IIT, Bombay)
Professor
Kannan M. Moudgalya (Chemical Engg., IIT Bombay)
Professor
Sanjeev V. Sabnis (Mathematics Deptt., IIT Bombay)
Professor
Sachin B. Patkar (Mathematics, IIT Bombay)
Broad
Area of Research: Industrial Mathematics.
Sub
Areas : Computational Mathematics, Operations
Research, Computer Aided Geometric Design and Applied Statistics.
Approved
Objectives of the Proposal :

To
provide viable mathematical framework to analyse and comprehend efficient
novel methodologies in technological processeses.

To
design appropriate mathematical software for industrial problems supplemented
with Courseware and Teachware.

To
establish computer aided instructional environment equipped with a software
library developed inhouse.

To
train scientists and engineers in the realm of industrial mathematics for
technical competence and human resource development.

To
develop a Network of Industrial Mathematicians for collaborating with local
industrial units on a continuing basis.

To
create an FTP site for public domain numerical software packages to function
as a mirror site of similar centres in the world.
Date
of Start : November 26, 1998
Date
of Completion :
November 26, 2001
Methodology
:

Creation
of Computer Aided Instructional (CAI) Environment.

Division
of the research activity into four major groups  Computational Mathematics,
Operations Research, Computer Aided Geometry and Applied Statistics.These
groups are engaged in Research and Development activities intheir respective
areas.

Study
of some wellknown mathematical software packages  MATHEMATICA, MATLAB,
SAS, LSODE etc. and upgradation of inhouse developed software  OPTIMIZE.

Identification
of Resource Persons  regionwise.

Study
Group meeting and IMG (Industrial Mathematics Group) interaction with Industries.

Generation
of common projects with industry.

Generation
of Courseware and Teachware.

Training
of Scientists and Engineers.

National
or International Conference on Industrial Mathematics.