Bio-Nano/Micro Electro Mechanical Systems Lab

Department of Engineering Design

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

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Dr. Tuhin Subhra Santra is an Assistant Professor in Department of Engineering Design at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, from July 2016. Currently he is a tenure track “Honorary Visiting Professor” at National Tsing Hua University” Taiwan from 2108~2020 and he was a “Visiting Professor” at University of Cambridge, UK in 2019. Dr. Santra received his PhD degree in Bio-Nano Electro Mechanical Systems (Bio-NEMS) with entitled “Nano-localized Single Cell Nano-electroporation” from the Institute of Nanoengineering and Microsystems (NEMS), National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan 2013. Dr. Santra was a Post-Doctoral researcher at the California Nano System Institute (CNSI), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA, 2015~2016. His main research areas are Bio-NEMS, MEMS, Single Cell Technology, Bio-Micro/Nano Fabrication, Biomedical Micro/Nano Devices, Nanomedicine etc. Currently Dr. Santra serving as a Guest Editor for Cell and Micromachines Journals. He served as a Guest Editor for International Journal of Molecular Science (IJMS) 2018, 2017, AIMS Biophysics 2017 and Sensors Journal 2016, Journal of Molecules 2016, Sensors and Transducers Journal 2015, International Journal of Molecular Science (IJMS) 2015, American Journal of Nanoresearch and Application 2014, Journal of Micromachines 2013, among others.

He was Editor of the book entitled “Microfluidics and Bio-NEMS: Devices and Applications” by Jenny Stanford Publisher, USA, 2020, “Bionanomaterials” by Cambridge Scholar Publisher, UK, 2020, “Essential of Single Cell Analysis” Springer, Germany 2016, “Micro/Nano Fluidic Devices for Single Cell Analysis” by MDPI Switzerland, 2014, “Single Cell Analysis in Biotechnology and System Biology” by MDPI, Switzerland, 2014. Dr. Santra has organized session chair in IEEE-NEMS, 2017 at Los Angeles, California, USA, and delivered invited talk in IEEE-NEMS 2017, ICNT 2015, Haldia, India, among others.

Dr. Santra has received many honors and awards such as “Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Fellowship” in 2018, Honorary Research Fellow from National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan in 2018, Bharat Bikas Award in 2017, NTHU outstanding student award in 2011 and 2013, IEEE-NEMS best conference paper award in 2014, outstanding student awards at NTHU and Jadavpur University in 2005, 2006, 2010 and 2012, a silver medal from Vidyasagar University in 2004, etc. Dr. Santra has published many international journal papers, has US and Taiwan pending patents, books, book chapters, proceedings, and International Conference papers in his research field. Currently, Dr. Santra serving as an Editor in Chief for Springer-Nature publisher book entitled “Handbook of Single Cell Technologies” and Editor for CRC Press, USA, with book title “Single Biomolecule detection and Analysis”.



JOURNAL GUEST EDITOR:


10. T.S.Santra and F-G.Tseng, Cells MDPI, Special Issue: Single Cell Analysis, MDPI Publisher, Switzerland, 2019~2020,  I.F: 5.65


9. T.S.Santra and F-G.Tseng, Journal of Micromachines, Special Issue: Micro/Nano Fluidic Devices For Single Cell Analysis, MDPI Publisher, Switzerland, 2019~2020, I.F: 2.52


8. T.S.Santra and F-G.Tseng, International Journal of Molecular Science, Special Issue: Nanomedicine/Molecular Medicine, MDPI Publisher, Switzerland, 2017~2018, I.F: 4.55


7. T.S.Santra and F-G.Tseng, International Journal of Molecular Science, Special Issue: Single Cell Technology, MDPI Publisher, Switzerland, 2018, I.F: 4.55


6. T.S.Santra, AIMS Biophysics, Special Issue: Single Cell Analysis, AIMS Press, Springfield, MO, USA, 2017, I.F: 1.29


5. F-G.Tseng and T.S.Santra, Sensors Journal, Special Issue: Biomicrofluidics, MDPI publisher, Switzerland, 2015-2016, I.F: 3.27


4. F-G.Tseng and T.S.Santra, Journal of Molecules, Special Issue: Micro/Nanofluidics and Bio-MEMS, MDPI publisher, Switzerland, 2015-2016, I.F: 3.26


3. 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, 2016, I.F: 0.85


2. 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, I.F: 4.55


1. F-G.Tseng and T.S.Santra and , Journal of Micromachines, Special Issue: Micro/Nano Fluidic Devices For Single Cell Analysis, MDPI Publisher, Switzerland, 2012~2013, I.F: 2.52




COMMITTEE MEMBER:


Micro-TAS Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2018. IEEE-NEMS, San Diego, California, USA, 2020.



SESSION CHAIR:


4. The 15th Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (IEEE-NEMS 2020), The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Qurter, San Diego, USA, 20-24 April 2020. Session Chair: Single Cell Analysis.


3. International Conference on Nanotechnology: Ideas, Innovations & Initiatives (ICN: 3I-2017), December 6-9, IIT Roorkee, India. Session Chair: Bio-Nanomaterials


2. The 12th Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (IEEE-NEMS 2017), April 9-12, 2017 UCLA, California, Los Angeles, USA. Session Chair: Micro/Nano Fluidic Devices for Cellular Delivery and Analysis.


1. International Conference on Nanotechnology (ICNT-2015), February 19-22, Haldia, West Bengal. India. Session Chair: Nanobiotechnology.



PLENARY TALK:


1. International Conference on Nanotechnology (ICNT-2020), December 28-29, 2020, Haldia, West Bengal. India. Topic: Bio-fabrications and Therapeutic Applications



INVITED TALK:


11. T.S.Santra “Bio-Micro/Nano Fabrication and Applications” International Workshop on Nanoengineered Interfaces for Energy and Healthcare” 16-17th March 2020, IIT Madras, India.


10. T.S.Santra “Bio-Micro/Nano Fabrication and Therapeutic Applications” Centre for healthcare Science and Technology (CHST), Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India. 4th February 2020.


9. T.S.Santra “Biomedical Micro/Nano Fabrications and Therapeutic Applications” QIP short term course on “Two dimensional materials: Physics and applications” 21-26th September 2019, Department of Physics, IIT Madras, India


8. T.S.Santra “Single Cell Micro/Nano Electroporation to Laser Induced Photoporation: Advanced Technique for Cell Therapy and Diagnostics” International Conference on Biotechnology and Healthcare Summit” 28-29th August, 2019, IISc. Bangalore, India


7. T.S.Santra “Single cell micro/nano electroporation to laser induced photoporation: Advanced technique for cell therapy and diagnostics” 12th July 2019, Nanoscience center, University of Cambridge, U.K


6. T.S.Santra “Biomedical Micro/Nano Devices for Cell Therapy and Diagnostics” Indo-China Virtual Conference on Advances in Biomaterials Research” January 11th, 2019, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India.


5. T.S.Santra “Single Cell Nano-Electroporation to Laser Induced Photoporation: Approaches for Cell Therapy and Diagnostics” 5th January 2018, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Taiwan.


4. T.S.Santra “Single Cell Nano-Electroporation to Laser Induced Phototoporation: Novel Approaches for Cell Therapy and Diagnostics” International Conference on Nanotechnology: Idea, Innovation and Initiatives (ICN: 3I-2017), December 6-8, IIT Roorkee, India.


3. T.S.Santra “Laser Induced Photoporation to Single Cell Micro/Nano Electroporation: Novel Approaches for Cell Therapy and Diagnostics” A short term course on “Microfluidic based healthcare diagnostics and interfacial phenomena” November 6-11, 2017, IIT Madras, India.


2. T.S.Santra “Massively Parallel High Throughput Single Cell Micro-Nano Electroporation” The 12th Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (IEEE-NEMS), April 9-12, 2017, UCLA, California, Los Angeles, USA.


1. T.S.Santra “Single Cell Nano-Electroporation to Laser Induced Photo-Thermoporation: Novel Approaches for Cell Therapy and Diagnostics” 2nd International Conference on Nanotechnology (ICNT-2015), 19th-22 February 2015, Haldia, India.



HONOURS AND AWARDS:


10. Session Chair, IEEE NEMS-San Diego, California, USA, 2020


9. Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge, U.K. June ~ July 2019


8. Honorary Visiting Professor (tenure position) at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 1st Oct 2018~ 30th Sept. 2020


7. Honorary Research Fellow at National Tsinh Hau University Taiwan, 1st January to 31st Dec 2018


6. Session Chair, IEEE-NEMS, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2017.


5. Visiting Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan 17th Dec. 2017~7th Jan. 2018.


4. Wellcome Trust India Alliance Early Carrier Fellowship, 2017.


3. Bharat Bikas Award by Institute of Self Reliance, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, Nov. 2017


2. The 9th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (IEEE - NEMS) 13th-16th April 2014, Hawaii, USA, Selected within top 5 papers for “best conference paper award”


1. Silver Medal: University silver medal during Bachelor of Science (BSc.) study, 2004