Professor Rohit Srivastava

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay


Areas of Interest:

Point of care diagnostic devices, BioMEMS devices, Cancer therapy, Nanoengineered sensors.

Specialization:

Biomedical Engineering

Consultancy Areas:

POC devices and sensors.

 

Sector Associated With:

Academia

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

 

Major Professional Contributions:

Dr. Srivastava is focusing on developing technologies that can be commercialized and brought to use for the common man in India. His lab in collaboration with Biosense Technologies Pvt Ltd have already developed and commercialized "UChek" a portable urine analysis system based on the mobile platform. He has also launched, Suchek, an indigenous, accurate, low-cost glucometer supported by the ICMR. The strips for the glucometer are one-fifth the cost of commercially available strips and are expected to help the Government in mass scale screening of diabetes. He has also made and commercialized indienous ACR strips for kidney disease screening..

Professional Experience:

      Year(s) Institution Position held


  • Dec 2015 - current IIT Bombay Professor
  • Jan 2011 – Nov 2015 IIT Bombay Associate Professor
  • March 2007 – Jan 2011 IIT Bombay Assistant Professor
  • Sept 2005 – Feb 2007 IIT Bombay Sr Lecturer

Keywords:

CKD screening, Diabetes screening, glucose sensing, mobile based platforms.

 

Contact Information

Office

Room 505, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076

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Education

  • Year Degree University/Institution 2005 PhD Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA
  • 2005 M.S Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA
  • 1999 B.E VRCE Nagpur

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • 2015 – DBT Biotech Product and Process Development and Commercialization Award
  • 2014 – OPPI Young Scientist Award
  • 2013 – Vasvik Award for Biological Sciences
  • 2013 – DBT Tata Innovation Fellowship
  • 2013 – DBT Sr. IYBA Award
  • 2013 – HIT Lab USA, 3rd Prize in Healthcare Innovation Worldcup Challenge
  • 2013 – INAE Young Associateship

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INAE Section Affiliated X: Interdisciplinary Engineering and Special Fields


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Year of Birth: 1976