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Biosensors and Biomedical Instrumentation

The department’s biosensors and biomedical instrumentation research focuses on the development of novel devices for monitoring the physiological and biochemical state of the human body. Areas of active research include the development of magneto-elastic material-based biosensors for monitoring the in vivo biomechanical and chemical environment, the development of biomedical instrumentation for neonatology, and the development of optical sensors.

Faculty                           Areas of Interests

Biomedical devices for human physiological measurements; Biosensors for biotoxin and microbial detection; Wireless implantable sensors; Wireless sensor networks; Magnetism and magnetic materials
Biomedical optics; Lasers and other light sources for biology and medicine; Non-contact measurement of tissue mechanics and fluid flows; Coherent imaging
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS); Nanotechnology; Microfluidics for cancer research; Microenvironment platforms to characterize cellular interactions; Sensors and devices for biomedical sensing and implantable devices; Piezo-based polymeric sensors; Microscale devices for biomedical sensors; Electrospun fibers for scaffold and electrical sensing
Biomechanics; Automated control of ultrasound scanning including the use of 3D printing technology; Image and signal processing; Non-invasive assessment of biomechanical properties of soft tissues; Computer aided analyses of cardiovascular flow