Tuhin Subhra Santra

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Professor

PhD in Bio-NEMS, Institute of Nano Engineering and Microsystems, National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan
M.Tech in Materials Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
M.Sc in Electronics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
B.Sc in Electronic Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur, India

Email: tuhin@iitm.ac.in
Phone: 4747 (+91 44 2257 4747)
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Professional Experience

    •  Assistant Professor, Dept. of Engineering Design, IIT Madras, India
    •  Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
    •  Post-Doctoral Fellow, National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan
    •  Junior Research Fellow, IIT Kharagpur, India.

Areas of Research

  •  Bio-Nano/Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (Bio-NEMS/MEMS)
  •  Biomedical Micro/Nano Devices
  •  Bio-Micro/Nano Fabrication
  •  Single Cell (Nano-electroporation/Photoporation/Mechanoporation)
  •  Nanomedicine
  •  Biophysics
  •  Biomaterials

Editor/ Editorial Board Member

Guest Editor

  • T.S.Santra and F-G.Tseng, International Journal of Molecular Science, Special Issue: Single Cell Technology, MDPI Publisher, Switzerland, 2016-2017.
  • T.S.Santra, AIMS Biophysics, Special Issue: Single Cell Analysis, AIMS Press, Springfield, MO, USA, 2016-2017.
  •  F-G.Tseng and T.S.Santra, Journal of Molecules, Special Issue: Micro/Nanofluidics and Bio-MEMS, MDPI Publisher, Switzerland, 2015-2016.
  •  F-G.Tseng and T.S.Santra, Sensors and Transducers Journal, Special Issue: Micro/Nano fluidic devices and Bio-MEMS, International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA) Publisher, S. L, 2015-2016.
  •  F-G.Tseng and T.S.Santra, International Journal of Molecular Science, Special Issue: Single cell analysis in biotechnology and system biology, MDPI Publisher, Switzerland, 2014~ 2015.
  •  T.S.Santra, American Journal of Nano Research and Application, Special Issue: Nanomaterials and its application, Science Publishing Group, USA, 2014.
  •  F-G.Tseng and T.S.Santra, Journal of Micromachines, Special Issue: Micro/Nano fluidic devices for single cell analysis, MDPI Publisher, Switzerland, 2013~ 2014.

Editorial Board Member

  • Journal of Biology, Engineering and Medicine, Oat Open Access Test, London, U.K.
  •  International Journal of Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine Research, CLYTO Access, California, USA.
  •  International Journal of Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine, Peertechz.com, India.
  •  Advances in Bioscience and Bioengineering, Science Publishing group, NY, USA
  •  International Journal of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, Open Science, NY, USA.

Courses Taught

  • Bio-MEMS
  •  Analog and Digital Circuits

Publications(Last 5 Years)

Books
  • F-G.Tseng and T.S.Santra “Essentials of Single-Cell Analysis” Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, ISBN 978-3-662-49116-4, 2016.
  • F-G.Tseng and T.S.Santra “Single Cell Analysis in Biotechnology and System Biology” MDPI AG Basel, Switzerland, ISBN 978-3-03842-194-8, 2016.
  • F-G.Tseng and T.S.Santra “Micro/Nano Fluidic Devices for Single Cell Analysis” MDPI AG Basel, Switzerland, ISBN 978-3-03842-090-3, 2015.

Book Chapters

  • T.S.Santra, T-H.Wu and P.Y.Chiou “Photothermal microfluidics” Chapter-9 in Optical MEMS for Chemical Analysis and Biomedicine, The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), IET USA Inc. NJ, USA, ISBN: 9781849198974, DOI 10.1049/PBCS025E, 2015.
  • T.S.Santra and F-G.Tseng “Electroporation for single cell analysis” Chapter-3 in Essentials of Single-cell analysis, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, ISBN 978-3-662-49116-4, DOI 10.1007/978-3-662-49118-8, 2016.
  • S.Munish and T.S.Santra “Microinjection for single cell analysis” Chapter-4 in Essential of Single-Cell Analysis, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, ISBN 978-3-662-49116-4, DOI 10.1007/978-3-662-49118-8, 2016.
  • T.S.Santra, P-C.Wang, F-G.Tseng “Electroporation based drug delivery and its applications” Chapter 3 in Advance Micro-Nano Electromechanical Systems and Fabrication Technology, 61-98, InTech, E.U. ISBN 980-953-307-774-6, May 2013.
  • T.S.Santra, T.K. Bhattacharyya, P. Patel, F-G. Tseng, T.K. Barik “Diamond, Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) and Diamond-Like Nanocomposite (DLN) thin films for films for MEMS applications” Chapter 18 in Microelectromechanical Systems and Devices, 459-480, InTech, E.U. ISBN 978-953-307-905-9, March 2012.

Journals

  • M.Shanmugam, T.S.Santra “Microfluidic devices in advanced Caenorhabditis elegans research” Molecules, Vol 21, 1006 (2016).
  • T.S.Santra, W.Chen, P-C.Wang, F-G.Tseng “Dielectric passivation layer as a substratum on localized single cell electroporation” RSC Advances, Vol 6, 10979-10986 (2016).
  • T.S.Santra, F-G.Tseng, T.K.Barik “Biosynthesize silver and gold nanoparticles for potential biomedical applications: A brief review” Journal of Nanopharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, Vol 2, 1-17 (2014).
  • T.S.Santra, H-Y.Chang, P-C.Wang, F-G.Tseng “Impact of pulse duration on localized single cell nano-electroporation” Analyst, Vol. 139(23), 6249-6258 (2014).
  • T.S.Santra and F-G.Tseng “Micro/Nanofluidic devices for single cell analysis” Journal of Micromachines, Vol 5,154-157(2014).
  • T.S.Santra and F-G.Tseng “Recent trends on micro/nanofluidic single cell electroporation” Journal of Micromahines, Vol 4, 333-356 (2013).
  • T.S.Santra, P-C.Wang, H-Y.Chang, F-G.Tseng “Tuning nano electric field to affect restrictive membrane area on localized single cell nano-electroporation” Applied Physics Letters, Vol 133, 203701, (2013).
  • S-C.Chen*, T.S.Santra*, C-J.Chang, T-J.Chen, P-C.Wang, F-G.Tseng “Delivery of molecules into cells using localized single cell electroporation by ITO micro-electrode based transparent chip “Biomedical Microdevices, Vol 14(5), 811-817 (2012). * Both are first author.
  • T.S.Santra, T. K.Bhattacharyya, F.G.Tseng, T.K.Barik “Influence of flow rate on different properties of diamond like nanocomposite thin films grown by PECVD” AIP Advances, Vol 2, 022132 (2012).
  • T.S.Santra, T.K. Bhattacharyya, P. Mishra, F. G. Tseng, T.K. Barik “Biomedical application of Diamond Like nanocomposite thin films” Science of Advanced Materials” Vol. 4, 110-113 (2011).
  • T.S.Santra, T. K.Bhattacharyya, P.Patel, F.G.Tseng, T.K.Barik “Structural and tribological properties of diamond-like nanocomposite thin films grown by PECVD” Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 206, No 2-3(2011).
  • T.S.Santra, C.H.Liu, T.K.Bhattacharyya, P.Patel  and T.K.Barik “ Characterization of diamond-like nanocomposite thin films grown by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition” Journal of Applied physics, Vol. 10, 124320 (2010).
  • T.S. Santra, T.K. Bhattacharyya,  F.G.Tseng, T.K. Barik “ Diamond Like Nanocomposite films for Micro-electro mechanical systems(MEMS)” International Journal of Computer applications, No.6, 6-9 (2011).
Magazine
  • T.S.Santra, S.Kar, J.Borana, P-C.Wang, F-G.Tseng “ Nanolocalized single cell membrane nano-electroporation” IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine, Vol.8(1), 30-34 (2014).

Awards & Patents

Awards
  • Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, provided remuneration to be an Editor of book entitled “Essentials of Single-Cell Analysis” ISBN 978-3-662-49116-4, 2016.
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, funded by California Capital Equity (CCE) Contract, UCLA, USA.
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, funded by National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan.
  • Research Assistant Fellowship, funded by National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan.
  • IEEE-NEMS, Hawaii, USA, 2014, Selected within top 5 papers for “best conference paper award”
  • University Outstanding Fellowship, NTHU, Taiwan, 2012~2013
  • University International Fellowship, NTHU, Taiwan, 2011~2012
  • University Outstanding Fellowship, NTHU, Taiwan, 2010~2011
  • University International Fellowship, NTHU, Taiwan, 2009~2010
  • Best Poster award: on 15th Nano and Microsystem Technology Conference, 2011, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Junior Research Fellowship: IIT-Kharagpur, sponsored by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Govt. of India, 2008-2009.
  • Full Free Studentship: Master of Science (MSc.) study, Jadavpur University, 2004~2005
  • Full Free Studentship: Master of Science (MSc.) study, Jadavpur University, 2005~2006
  • Silver Medal: University silver medal during Bachelor of Science (BSc.) study, 2004.
Patents
  • T.S.Santra, M.Teitell and P-Y.Chiou “A device for massively parallel high throughput single cell electroporation and uses there of” US Patent application No. 62/372, 743, Ref.: UC-2017-086-1-LA (Filled: 9th August 2016)
  • F-G.Tseng and T.S.Santra “Nano-electrode Chip” NTHU-12015-TWI, 23rd October 2012.
  • F-G.Tseng and T.S.Santra “Nano-electrode based Chip” NTHU-12015-USI, 29th January 2013, U.S Application No. 20140113356, Published online 24th April, 2014.