Sponsorship Amount: Rs. 18 Crores
- The National Centre for Combustion Research and Development (NCCRD), in IIT Madras, is one of the largest facilities globally for Combustion Research.
- With 32 faculties from 6 departments, it brings together academics covering diverse aspects of Combustion such as Automotive, Aerospace, Thermal Power and Fire Suppression, besides microgravity combustion.
- The twin challenges of alternative energy and environmental protection are predicated on effective utilisation of combustion as a means of thermochemical energy conversion.
- IIT-Madras along with the Govt of India have been proactive in building a large and sophisticated facility for Combustion Research to help India combat this challenge.
Spread out over 38,000 sq
. feet over 5 floors, it has the largest floor space among University Combustion Centres.Read More