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Research Centers

International Institute of Aerospace Engineering and Management (IIAEM)

IIAEM is a collaborative venture between Jain University and Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies & Industries, an initiative never attempted by regular universities, which has received overwhelming support from academic institutions, R & D laboratories and Industrial organizations - like ISRO, HAL, AAI, NAL, Air India, BIAL, CIAL and many others. Besides involving itself in cutting-edge research, the Institute will generate a pool of technical work force skilled in Aircraft Design, Avionics, Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, and Airport Infrastructure & Management at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and research levels. Experts from the industry and academia have examined the curriculum. IIAEM is committed and has already invested considerable effort and money. Within the next few years, IIAEM will develop into an excellent institution for aerospace research and education.

Center for Disaster Mitigation (CDM)

The center for Disaster Mitigation (CDM) was founded in August 2008 as a constituent unit of the JGI Group. It is involved in research, development, and educational activities in the field of Disaster Mitigation. CDM is housed in the global campus of Jain University along with the School of Engineering, on the Bangalore-Kanakapura road, Jakkasandra.

The objective of the center is to mitigate disasters due to natural and man-made hazards. CDM carries out research, teaching, testing, and consultancy in the areas of earthquakes, floods & drought, fire and safety engineering and industrial waste utilization. The center is committed to develop a group of well-trained work force, catering to the ever-increasing needs of the country in the field of disaster mitigation.

CDM is a member of the National Fire Protection Association (www.nfpa.org), USA. CDM is collaborating with Underwriters Laboratories (www.ul.com), USA, to establish a world-class fire testing laboratory known as the UL-Jain Fire Laboratories, India (UL-JFL). CDM is also collaborating with CGPL, IISc. (http://cgpl.iisc.ernet.in), on efficient utilisation of biomass.

Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Education (CERSSE)

The Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Education (CERSSE) was established by Jain University to promote research in select areas of social science and research. The center has collaborated with international institutions of repute such as University of California, Berkeley, Forum of Federations, Canada, and International Association of Centers for Federal studies (IACFS), Forum of Federation, Sudan, and Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. The center has also collaborated with WIPRO Technologies, Government of Karnataka, ICSSR, Government of India, CNN-IBN and World Value Surveys for its research activities.

CERSSE offers training programs and workshops in the fields of Public Governance, Administration, Political Science, Teaching-Learning Process, Leadership Training, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, and many more.

Research Areas

  • Election Studies
  • Federalism
  • Indian Politics
  • Comparative Democracy
  • Survey Based Research
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Counselling
  • Training
  • Legislative Studies
  • Democracy Studies
  • Education
  • Political Institutions, Governance & Public Policy
  • Higher Education and Teaching Pedagogy

Centre for Nano and Material Sciences (CNMS)

Centre for Nano and Material Sciences considers human resources as one of its essential strengths. The Institute's faculty members are a carefully chosen mix of experienced staff esteemed in their fields, together with young researchers who are eager to establish their positions in the academic world as leading scientists. By blending experience with a fresh outlook, we have created a balance that we believe holds tremendous promise. To promote the growth of its cutting-edge research, Jain University invests heavily in recruitment. CNMS's administrative management and equipment center are both operated by institute staff. Staffed by individuals with strong scientific backgrounds, CNMS's equipment center is able to provide scientific support as well as measurement services.

Chenraj Roychand center for Entrepreneurship (CRCE)

Chenraj Roychand center for Entrepreneurship (CRCE) is the entrepreneurial wing of Jain University that creates opportunities for talented and dynamic individuals to realize their entrepreneurial potential. CRCE has been training students in enterprise skills since its inception. Business ideas are spotted and nurtured during the start-up and growth phases of these knowledge and high technology companies. Further, incubated companies are trained to identify an idea, understand hi-tech markets and emerging technologies.

With the declaration of Jain University (formerly Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College) as Deemed-to-be-University in 2008, vide Ministry of HRD, Government of India notification No. F-9-57/2007-U3 (A), the Academic Council of Jain University approved absorption of CRCE as a center of Excellence of the University. The center was mandated to carry out the following activities:

  • Business incubation through the incubation center of CRCE
  • Programmes aimed at entrepreneurial capacity building, thereby fuelling societal development and empowerment of individuals
  • Development of case studies
  • Research in entrepreneurship
  • Training through entrepreneurship development programs and continuing education programs for entrepreneurs

Center for Ancient History and Culture (CAHC)

Center for Ancient History and Culture is established with a view to present an objective analysis of Ancient Indian History. The research work in the center intends to review scholarly works on Vedic culture and present Indian history in the right perspective. The thrust areas of research include Monographs on Indian Astronomy before Siddhantha Period, manuscriptology, and to bring out a three-volume encyclopaedia on technical-scientific terminologies used in ancient Indian literature.