Research at GKU


Research at GKU is nurtured through various academic programmes run by different departments.

    1. Academic Research Programs

Academic Research programs at GKU relate to research work undertaken by faculty members in the departments running Master of Engineering (M.Tech) , M.Phil or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)programs. GKU researchers are working in some of the thrust areas like Intelligent systems, Wireless and Broadband Communication, Psychological problems of students, Machine translation, WLAN, Image Compression , E-Governance, Mobile Distributed Systems, Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks, Open Source Software ,Sleep disorders, Secured and Stable Routing, Web mining, Soft Optimization Techniques, Digital Image Processing , Multiple Access Modulation , Multimedia Wireless Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Encryption Schemes etc. to name a few. Resources are available in different laboratories of the university for theoretical as well as experimental research . GKU offers a multidisciplinary research environment to both students and staff, which includes research collaborations with leading universities and renowned institutions

    1. GKU is offering Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in the following broad areas:
      1. Mechanical Engineering
      2. Computer Science & Engineering
      3. Electronics & Communication Engineering
      4. Electrical Engineering
      5. Civil Engineering
      6. Physics
      7. Chemistry
      8. Mathematics
      9. Business Management
      10. Education
      11. English
      12. Punjabi
      13. Computer Applications


    1. Our high- level teaching and research strategies across the university include :

-Retaining and recruiting researchers of the highest distinction and potential .

-Attracting the very best research students Nationally and Internationally.

-Continuing to provide a supportive research environment in which scholars, at every stage of their career, caninnovate and develop.

-Encouraging collaboration and effective partnerships with other research institutions, research agencies, funding bodies/sponsors.

-Ensuring that the fruits of the university’s research activities are exploited for the benefit of society.

-Providing the academic facilities needed to facilitate research excellence and knowledge transfer.

-The University lays emphasis on multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary programs designed to address the challenges that face our society.


GKUhas highly qualified, experienced and dedicated facultymembers who are actively involved in research in addition to teaching. They have guided many M.Tech , M.Phil and Ph.D students and have contributedlarge number of research papers inNational/International Journals and Conferences. Brief details of their achievements are as follows:

    1. Number of Patents applied / filed / approved : 02

      • Dr. B.S. Dhaliwal has filed the following patents:

* New PCM System: This Results in

      • -Improved S+N/N ratio at receiver
      • -Band width conservation
      • -Enhanced channel capacity for specified “Bit Error Rate”.

* Simplified Method for Marking of Staggers on a Athletic Track:

    • This Results in:
    • -Time Saving in Marking staggers
    • -Improved accuracy in marking staggers.
  1. Number of papers published in International Journals : 117

  2. Number of papers published in National Journals : 60

  3. Number of papers Presented in International Conferences : 52

  4. Number of papers Presented in National Conferences : 172

  5. Names of faculty members who have presented papers in International Conferences: 19

    • -Grant received for STTP on “MATLAB & SIMULINK” in CSE/EE department in June 2013 from ISTE-SRM University.
    • -Grant received for FDP on “Digital design using Veri Log” in ECE department in July 2010 from PTU.
  6. Number of papers Presented in National Conferences : 172

  7. Books published with Author’s Name, Title & Address of publisher of the book : 17

  8. Name of Author Title of the Book Address of Publisher of the book
    Dr. Narinder Singh Book on “Surveying” Tata-McGraw Hill (New Delhi)
    Dr. A. K. Kansal Teaching of Social Study 21st Century, Patiala, 2011
    Teaching of Social Science 21st Century, Patiala, 2011
    Creativity, Memory and Personality Adjustment Among Handicapped Adults. 21st Century, Patiala, 2013
    Dr. R.K Bansal MATLAB and its applications in Engg. Pearson’s Education, Delhi
    Electrical & Electronics Engg. Vayu Education ,Delhi
    Dr. Dhruv Raj Godara Progressive Agriculture Progressive Agriculture, Jodhpur
    Dr. Kiran Breeding of Rice (Oryza Sativa L.) LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany
    Genetics of Linseed/Flax LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany
    Dr. Sunil Kumar Punjabi Nari Kav: Sarokar Ate Drishti M P Parkashan, Delhi, 2013
    Punjabi Kav Samikhia Grecious Publication,Patiala,2013
    Dr. Simarjeet Kaur Punjabii Kahani: Tarasdi Ate Vartara Chetna Parkashan, Ludhiana,2012
    Dr. Ravinder Kaur Punjabi Lok Sahit Adhyan: Aalochnatmak Vishleshan Punjab Publication, Jalandhar, 2013
    Mr. Javinder Singh Planning in Mathematics 21st Century, Patiala, 2011
    Teaching of Mathematics 21st Century , Patiala, 2011
    Er. Amit Sachdeva Data ware housing and data mining Kalyani Publisher, Ludhiana
  9. Development of Software/ Hardware.

    1. Dr. B. S. Dhaliwal, Dean Academics,has developed the following software’s /Systems
      • -Development of Software for inventory management for “Modular Digital Communication Equipment” in the Army. Software at present is under use in whole Army.
      • -Development of “Specification Testing System” for Communication equipment in defence.
    2. Dr. Narinder Singh & Dr. Rahul Malhotra
      • -Developed efficient soft computing techniques for Process Control Applications
  10. Extension Articles written
    1. Dr. Dhruv Raj Godara has written Extension Articles on Agriculture : 12
    2. Dr. Anil Kumar has written Extension Articles on Agriculture : 12
  11. M.Tech./ M.Phil/ Ph.D Thesis completed

    1. Number of M.Tech. Thesis completed : 25
    2. Number of M.Phil. Thesis completed : 38
    3. Number of students pursuing M.Tech.:173
    4. Number of students pursuing M.Phil.:43
    5. Number of students pursuing Ph.D:84
  12. Names of faculty members who have presented papers in International Conferences:

  1. Dr. B. S. Dhaliwal
  2. Dr. Narinder Singh
  3. Dr. R. K. Bansal
  4. Dr. Sunil Kumar
  5. Dr. Baljinder Singh
  6. Dr. Ravinder Kaur
  7. Dr. Gagan Gupta
  8. Dr. Pardeep Mittal
  9. Dr. Parmod Kumar
  10. Dr. Dhruv Raj Godara
  11. Dr. Anil Kumar
  12. Er. Monica Goyal
  13. Er. Mandeep Kaur
  14. Er. Vinod Singla
  15. Er. Harpal Singh
  16. Er.Gagandeep Kaur
  17. Er. Sarabjit Singh
  18. Er. Sukhjinder Singh