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MEMS and Microfluidics Lab

MEMS and Microfluidics Lab

Courses to cater

  • MEL G611 IC Fabrication Technology - ME Microelectronics
  • BITS F415 Introduction to Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) - Elective for both UG and PG students
  • INSTR F312 Transducers and Measurement Techniques - BE (H) Electronics and Instrumentation students

Facilities with Potential




·         Thermal Evaporation

·         Rapid Thermal Processing (RTP) Unit

·         Photolithography

o   Lamination mask maker – High resolution

o   Laminator – To directly bond photoresist films onto the substrate

o   Spin Coater

o   Hot Plate

o   UV exposure unit

·         3D printing

o     Stereolithography – SLA

o     Fused Deposition Modelling - FDM

o     Filament Extruder

·         Soft-lithography

o   Hot Air Oven

o   Desiccator with Vacuum

o   Plasma Cleaner

o   Rotary High Vacuum Pump

·         Paper-based device

o   Solid Ink Wax printer

o   Cutting plotter

·         Fumehood

·         Pipettes Set

·         Digital Viscometer

·         Miniature Peristaltic pump

·         Micro-pumps

·         Conductivity and pH meter

·         Photomultiplier tube

·         Digital agitator cum stirrer

·         USB Data acquisition system


·        Fluorescence Microscope

·        Electrochemical Workstation (Potentiostat, Galvanostat and Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy – EIS)

·        Digital LCD Microscope


·        COMSOL

·        Matlab

·        AutoCAD

Current Research Projects

  • Microfluidic-Diffusivity-meter: CO2 diffusivity sensor during Carbon Sequestration in the Oil reservoirs, from SERB, 21.91 lakhs
  • Modelling and Simulation of Quartz Accelerometer for Navigation System, from RCI (DRDO), 5.3 lakhs
  • Microfluidic Enzymatic Biofuel Cell, BITS (internal), 2 lakhs
  • Microfluidic Viscosity Meter, PhD project
  • Microfluidic Microbial Fuel Cell, PhD project


Faculty CoordinatorSanket Goel
Other Faculty UsersSouvik Kundu (EEE), Kannan Ramaswami (Physics)
Lab TechnicianMr. Srikant T
Mr. Puneeth S B (PhD)
Mr. Prakash P Rewatkar (PhD)
Ms. Madhavi Bandapati (PhD)
Mr. Dipankar Nath (PhD)
Mr. Mohith Hirpala (ME)


[Project] Dr. Souvik Kundu (PI) and Prof. Souri Banerjee (Physics, co-PI) received a project from BRNS (3 years, ~35 lakhs) - "Metal-oxide and Nanocomposite based low-power non-volatile switching device".
[PhD Student Paper] Manu Gupta, V Rajagopalan, E P Pioro, B.V.V.S.N. Prabhakar Rao, Volumetric Analysis of MR Images for Glioma Classification and their Effect on Brain Tissues, Signal, Image and Video Processing, Published Online, 2017. 


[15 Sep 2017Visit by Prof. R. Karmalkar, IIT Madras
[24 Aug 2017Visit by Prof. Varun Jeoti (Signal processing and Wireless communication), University Technology Petronas, Malaysia 
[11 Aug 2017Interaction with New EEE Students

Recent Publications

Detailed List...

1. Manu Gupta, V Rajagopalan, E P Pioro, B.V.V.S.N. Prabhakar RaoVolumetric Analysis of MR Images for Glioma Classification and their Effect on Brain Tissues, Signal, Image and Video Processing, Published Online, 2017.    
2. S. Chitraganti, R. Toth, N. Meskin, J. Mohammadpour, Stochastic model predictive tracking of piecewise constant references for LPV  Systems, IET Control Theory & Applications, in press, 2017.
3. Soham Jariwala, Rohit Nagpal, Saksham Phul, Sanket Goel and Balaji Krishnamurthy, Modeling the performance of an enzymatic glucose fuel cell, accepted for publication with Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2017.
4. Venkateswaran PS, Santosh Dubey, Abhishek Sharma, Ajay Agarwal and Sanket Goel*, Stereolithographic 3D Printed Microfluidic viscometer for Rapid Detection of Automobile Fuel Adulteration, accepted for publication with Sensor Letters, 2017.
5. S. K. Sahoo, A. Gangishetty, R. Sahoo and M. Muglikar, High Performance Ternary Adder using CNTFET, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology , Vol. 99, pp.1-1. 2017.
6. Young Ho Kim, Jeong-Woo Sohn,  Yeon Kyung Lee, Jaehoon Jung, Minyeong Jeong, Sanket Goel, Hee Jin Kim,  Sang-June Choi, Preparation of pH Sensitive MMT/PEGMEA Nanocomposite Micropatterns by Rapid and Simple UV Curing Procedures, Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, Vol 12(6), pp. 550-556, 2017.
7. Ganesh Kumar Ganjikunta and Subhendu Kumar Sahoo, An area-efficient and low-power 64-point pipeline Fast Fourier Transform for OFDM applications, Integration, the VLSI Journal, Vol. 57, pp. 125-131, 2017.
8. Kotha Srinivasa Reddy and Subhendu Kumar Sahoo, An approach for fixed coefficient RNS-based FIR filter, International Journal of Electronics, Vol. 104 (8), 2017.


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