Dr. Chandan Kumar
Dr. Chandan Kumar, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Bioengineering, VIT Bhopal University, India. He completed his Ph.D. on Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting from the School of Biomedical Engineering, IIT(BHU), Varanasi. His research interests include Energy Harvesting signal conditioning, circuit design, Material Synthesis and Characterization, MEMS & NEMS, Piezoelectric Polymers.
Dr. Neetu Kalra has completed her Post-doctoral training from National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, USA. Her research was on conducting the preclinical investigation of drugs to understand the mechanism involved for the better prognosis of rare cancer. She has served IISER Bhopal as a visiting faculty, contributing in academics and research. She has been a part of a team developing antibody drug conjugates against Breast Cancer at IISER Bhopal and has a number of publications in International journals of repute. Her industrial experience includes the development of Cancer diagnostic kits in a Biotech company. Her research interests are Cancer therapeutics, genetics and diagnostics.
Dr. Siddhartha Maiti completed his MS and PhD in Biomedical engineering & Biotechnology from University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA. Shortly after completing his PhD, he joined Intel Corporation, Oregon, USA as a Process TD Engineer, involved in the development and enhancement of various semiconductor chips. Prior to joining VIT Bhopal he was a Research Associate in Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. His research interests include development of fluorescent sensors for bio-imaging of metal ions, development of controlled drug delivery system with electro spun nanofibers, development of small molecular inhibitors against disease-associated protein oligomerization and amyloid formation, role of liquid –liquid phase separation of proteins in understanding human neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Prions.
Dr. Arumay Pal
Assistant Professor, Senior