- Sanctioned Project from Vision group, Government of Karnataka for 30 Lakhs (VGST).
- Grant sanctioned from Visveswaraya Technological University under VTU research grants for research on thin films in electronic and other applications.
- Established a Center for innovation in Science and Engineering research.
- Special soft skills training in coordination with Centre for Innovation in Learning.
- Demo for all first year students on Vacuum depositions and processes in Nano Technologies
- Faculty guidance to register MOOC online courses
- Thin film projects allotted to interdisciplinary departments like Electronics and EEE departments.