Bio-Nano/Micro Electro Mechanical Systems Lab

Department of Engineering Design

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

Lab Members


Adjunct Professor:

suresh

Dr. Suresh Rao

Dr. Suresh Rao is a practising dental surgeon, specialized in Periodontology and Implantology. He did his BDS (1980) and MDS (1984) from Madras Dental College, University of Madras. He became the first dentist in India to complete PhD from CLRI,Chennai (1990). In 2017, he became the first dentist in India to complete DSc from Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai.
Dr. Suresh is the former Dean (2005-2012) of the Faculty of Dental Sciences, Sri Ramachandra University in Chennai. He has 26 years of teaching experience and has mentored 6 PhD and more than 65 masters students. He has delivered 80 national and 2 international guest lectures. He has published more than 90 national and international papers, out of which 8 are with IIT-Madras. He has 2 patents on stem cell with SRU and one on scaffolds with IIT-M.
Dr. Suresh received the first ever international virtual presentation award in the Euro Perio Conference at Vienna, Austria in 2012. His research interests include scaffold, regeneration, stem cells, bio-microfluidics, organ-on-a-chip.

Email:

chennaidentist at gmail dot com

Post Doctorate:

pallavi

Dr. Pallavi Gupta

Education:

PhD: Biotechnology, IIT Roorkee, 2018.

M.Tech: Nanotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, 2013

B.Tech: Biotechnology, Amity University, 2011

Research Interest:

Biomaterials and regenerative medicine, Neural tissue engineering, Functionalized polymeric scaffolds, Bio-NEMS / MEMS, Single cell technology, Nanomaterials and drug delivery applications

Email:

pgupta1304 at gmail dot com

PhD:

pallavi

Pallavi Shinde

Education:

B.Tech in Electronics, Walchand College of Engineering , 2016

Research Interest:

Bio-MEMS/NEMS, Single Cell Technology, Photoporation, Photodynamic therapy

Email:

shindepallavi25 at gmail dot com

PhD Exchange Student Under JDP Program, Now at NTHU, Taiwan

staff

Koyel Dey

Education:

M.Tech - Electronics and Communication Eng, Jadavpur University,2017

B.Tech - Electronics and Communication Eng, West Bengal University of Technology,2014

Research Interest:

Bio MEMS, Single Cell Technology,Single cell nano-electroporation

Email:

koyeldeykoyeldey1992 at gmail dot com

Guide: Tuhin S. Santra, Co-Guide: Saumendra Bajpai, AM.

PhD:

kavitha

Kavitha Illath

Education:

M.S in Biomedical Engineering, IIT Madras 2018

B.Tech in Electronics, Calicut University, 2011

Research Interest:

Microfluidic nanoparticles synthesis, imaging, Intracellular delivery.

Email:

kavithaillath24 at gmail dot com

Guide: Tuhin S. Santra, Co-Guide: Syrpailyne Wankhar, CMC Vellore.

PhD:

hima

Hima Harshan P

Education:

M Tech : Nanoscience and Technology: GKM College of Engineering and Technology, Anna University

BE : Biomedical Engineering : Udaya School of Engineering

Research Interest:

BIO MEMS/NEMS , Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery applications , Biomedical Engineering

Email:

talktovrmhima at gmail dot com

Guide: Tuhin S. Santra, Co-Guide: Syrpailyne Wankhar, CMC Vellore.

PhD:

Gayathri

Gayathri R

Education:

M Tech : Biomedical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, 2018.

B Tech : Electronics and Communication Engineering, Kerala University, 2015.

Research Interest:

Translational research in Blood brain barrier and drug delivery for therapeutic applications of neurodegenerative diseases

Email:

gagsbr1994 at gmail dot com

Co-Guide:Tuhin S. Santra, Guide: Pallab Mahapatra, ME

PhD:

pulasta

Pulasta Chakrabarty

Education:

B.Tech: Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, 2019

Research Interest:

Single-cell mechanoporation, photporation

Email:

pulasta1996 at gmail dot com

PhD:

donia

Donia Dominic

Education:

M.Tech: Communication Systems, TKM college of Engineering, 2017

B.Tech: Electronics and Communication Engineering, Sree Chitra Thirunal college of Engineering, 2013

Research Interest:

Single-cell electroporation, Photoporation

Email:

doniadominic at gmail dot com

Guide:Tuhin S. Santra, Co-Guide: Syrpailyne Wankhar, CMC Vellore

PhD:

abinaya

Abinaya R

Education:

M.Tech: Nanotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, 2020

B.Tech: Biomedical Engineering, Sathyabama University, 2018

Research Interest:

Biomaterials, Bio-NEMS / MEMS, Neural Tissue Engineering, Intracellular delivery.

Email:

abinaya11197 at gmail dot com

Guide: Tuhin S. Santra, Co-Guide: Shantanu Pradhan, Biotech.

PhD Exchange student (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)

asish

Ashish Kumar

Education:

M.Tech: VLSI, Amity University, Noida, 2016.

B.Tech: Electronics and Communication Eng, Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, 2011.

Research Interest:

Bio-NEMS, Nano Localized Photo-poration of cells and Drug Delivery.

Email:

raiash9t at gmail dot com

Project Associate:

nandhini

Nandhini Balasubramania

Education:

M.Tech. : Nanoscience and Technology,National Institute of Technology-Calicut, 2017.

B.E. : Production Engineering (Sandwich), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, 2015.

Research Interest:

Bio-MEMS, Nanotechnology in drug delivery systems

Email:

balanandhinee at gmail dot com

Project Associate:

Ashwini Shinde

Ashwini Shinde

Education:

M.Sc : Biotechnology, B.P.H.E. Society’s Ahmednagar College, Savitribai Phule Pune University, 2013.

B.Sc : Biotechnology, N.A.C.S. College Ahmednagar, Savitribai Phule Pune University, 2011.

Research Interest:

Cell signaling, Gene editing, Nanomedicine, Pharmacognosy, Drug development and delivery.

Email:

ashwiniss90 at gmail dot com

M.Tech:

waghmare

Waghmare Sonali Laxman

Education:

M.Tech. : Clinical Engineering, IIT Madras, CMC Vellore, SCTIMST Trivandrum, 2018~

B.Tech. : Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, Pune, 2014.

Research Interest:

Tissue Engineering, 3D Scaffold, personalized medicine.

Email:

sonaliwaghmare2509 at gmail dot com

Our Alumni:

mohan

L.Mohan
Position: Post-Doc
Current: JSPS Fellow, Japan

vivek

Vivek Vipparthi
Position: Dual Degree student
Current: Saint-Gobain

vivek

Amogh Kumar
Position: Dual Degree student
Current: MS in Microsystems, at University of Freiburg, Germany

kiran

Kiran K
Position: Project Associate
Current: PhD at NTHU, Taiwan