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HARDIK J PANDYA



Assistant Professor


Areas of Interest



Healthcare Technologies, Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), Flexible Electronics, Microchips/needles for Neuromodulation, Stroke & Epilepsy, Cancer (Brain, Breast, Head & Neck) Screening and Diagnosis

Courses

E3 276: Process Technology and System Engineering for Advanced Microsensors and Devices (2:1)
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Contacts

hjpandya@iisc.ac.in
+91 - 8022933084
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Education



• Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 2013
• Post-Graduation in Electronic Science (Gold Medalist), SPU, 2004
• Graduation in Electronic Science, SPU, 2002

Awards and Distinctions

• Short Term Travel Grant for International research collaboration for visiting United Kingdom from TATA Trusts (2019)
• Tata Trusts Travel Grant for International conferences/Symposium for attending the conference in Spain (2019)
• IISc Institute of Eminence (IoE) Travel Grant for attending the conference in London (2019)
• Early Career Research Award from Science and Engineering Research Board, Govt. of India (2017)
• International Symposium on Semiconductor Materials and Devices (ISSMD) (2011) (Best Poster Presentation)
• Travel Grant for attending SENSOR DEVICES 2011, NICE, France from IIT Delhi and Department of Biotechnology (DBT) (2011)
• Travel Grant for attending ICMAT 2011 from Centre for Cooperation (CICS) (2011)
• Gold Medal: Post-graduation, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat (2004)

Projects



• A Steerable Intubation Catheter Integrated with MEMS-Based Sensor for Characterizing Upper Airway Malformation in Infants
• Development and Clinical Validation of an Electro-Thermo-Mechanical Phenotyping-based Cancer Prognostic Tool for Better Disease Management of Breast Cancer
• Development of an Intraoperative Probe for Brain Tumour Delineation
• Handheld Electronic Tool for Impedance-Sensing Detection of Mercury in Water using Aptamer Templated Metal Nanoparticles
• Development of a Microfluidics based Point-of-Care Device for Intra-Operative Detection of Metastatic Lymph Nodes in Oral Cancer
• Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance at its Source: Prospecting for AMR 'Potentiation' and Translation into Clinical Decision Making
• Developing Acquisition and Data Analytical protocols for Single-Event P300 Brain Event-Related Potentials
• A MEMS-based Microfluidic Platform for Sensitive and Rapid Bacterial Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing
• Design and Development of a Micro-engineered Device with Electronic Systems for Rapid Diagnosis of Neonatal Sepsis
• Fabricating Novel Micro-Electrode Cannula Arrays to Design Neuroprotective Therapies for Acute Stroke and Epilepsy
• Neonatal Hearing Screening Headband for Brainstem and Cortical Response Extraction
• Minimally Invasive Bioresorbable Devices for Recording ECoG Signals
• Design and Development of a Smart Catheter Integrated with a New Class of Micro-Force Sensors

Publications



Publications (Peer-Reviewed Journals and Conferences): 48
https://labs.dese.iisc.ac.in/beeslab/journal-articles/
Patents Filed/Granted: 11
https://labs.dese.iisc.ac.in/beeslab/patents/
Book Chapters: 02
https://labs.dese.iisc.ac.in/beeslab/book-chapters/

Professional Experience



• Assistant Professor, Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 01/2017 - Present
• Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital-Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 02/2016-12/2016
• Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland College Park, Maryland, USA, 07/2014-01/2016
• Faculty Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland College Park, Maryland, USA, 09/2012-06/2014
• Lecturer, Department of Electronics, Invertis Institute of Engineering and Technology, Bareilly, India, 08/2006-02/2009

Collaborative Projects



• Rat Treadmill for Linear Track Navigation (Prof. Rishikesh Narayan, MBU, IISc)
• Rat maze for curiosity behavior analysis (Prof. Laxmi Rao, NIMHANS)
• Portable platform for the measurement of electromechanical properties of brain tissues for improving tumour resection (Prof. Anita Mahadevan, NIMHANS)
• Steerable intubation catheter integrated with MEMS-based flow and stiffness sensors for chronic airway management (Dr. Sanjay Rao, Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre, Bangalore)
• Development and Clinical Validation of an Electro-Thermo-Mechanical Phenotyping-based Cancer Prognostic Tool for Better Disease Management of Breast Cancer (Dr. Gayatri Gogoi (Assam Medical College))
• Development of a portable platform for rapid antibiotic susceptibility testing for effective detection and treatment of urinary tract infection, neonatal sepsis, and other bacterial infections (Dr. Prathik B H (Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, RGUHS))
• Smart catheters integrated with force sensors and haptic feedback for cardiac ablation and other electrophysiological procedures (Dr. Deepak Padmanabhan (Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research))
• Development of a Microfluidics based Point-of-Care Device for Intra-Operative Detection of Metastatic Lymph Nodes in Oral Cancer (Dr. Manjula Das (MSMF))
• Design and development of an automated part inspection system (Prof. Amaresh Chakrabarti, CPDM, IISc)
• Designing an automated algorithm to detect seizures using previously recorded electroencephalograms of diagnosed epilepsy patients in a tertiary care center: A pilot study (Prof. Latika Mohan (AIIMS Rishikesh))
• Development of a headgear integrated with electronic modules for neonatal auditory screening (Dr. Mahesh Jayachandra (SJRI and IISc), Dr. Niranjan H S (Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bengaluru, Karnataka), and Dr. Manjunath Dandi (Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubbali))


Clinical Collaborators:   https://labs.dese.iisc.ac.in/beeslab/clinical-collaborators/














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