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About Principle Investigator

Dr. Sharad Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering 

Indian Institute of Technology Indore 

Khandwa Road, Simrol, Indore, MP, India.


  • Ph.D., Physics, IIT Kanpur

  • M.Sc., Physics, IIT Roorkee

  • B.Sc., Physics and Mathematics, MJP Rohilkhand University


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Academic Appointments:

  • Associate Professor, Biosciences & Biomedical Engineering                                              IIT Indore, India. (2019- Current)

  • Associate Professor, School of Biotechnology                                                                     Jawaharlal Nehru University (January 2021-September                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2021), On-lien

  • Assistant Professor, Biosciences & Biomedical Engineering                                               IIT Indore, India. (2013- 2019)

  • Assistant Project Scientist, Physics & Astronomy                                                                University of California Riverside(2012 - 2013)

  • Assistant Project Scientist, Bioengineering                                                                          University of California Riverside(2011 - 2012)

  • Academic Coordinator and Lecturer, Bioengineering                                                          University of California Riverside(2008 - 2011)

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Biomedical Engineering                                                                      Tufts University (2006 - 2008)

  • Visiting Research Associate, Biosystems                                                                              KAIST, South Korea (2005 - 2006)


Awards and Honors:

  • Department of Science & Technology, India and Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy (DST-ICTP-2004) Fellowship: To attend the college on Medical Physics in Trieste, Italy.

  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-2002) Travel Grant award: To present the research work at SPIE conference in San Jose, California, USA.

  • SPIE student travel grant award (2002).


Research Interest:

  • Near infrared medical imaging.

  • Targeted drug delivery

  • Regenerative medicine and tissue engineering

  • Bio-nanophotonics

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