Centre for Biomedical Engineering have four core research areas: Biomaterials, Bioinstrumentation, Medical Imaging, and Biomechanics. Centre’s research areas include: Biosensor applications, vascular cell mechanics, molecular markers in diabetes; Lab-on-a-chip; Microfluidics; Capillary Electrophoresis Microchip; Rehabilitation Engineering, Biomedical Transducers and Sensors, Controlled Drug Delivery System, technical validation of Alternate medicine, neuro endoscopy, Integrated Health Care.; Nano medicine, Drug delivery systems ,Soft skin regeneration, Brain and cancer targeting of bioactive molecules; Food Science & technology, Chemistry; Orthopaedics, Biomechanics, Recombinant DNA, synthetic biology; Near-infrared optical imaging technology with focus on instrument development, Medical Imaging, MRI & CT technique and clinical applications, Quantitative Imaging, Medical Image and signal processing, Analysis and software packaging, bench to bedside research from phantoms to in-vivo in the areas of breast cancer, functional brain translational mapping, and wound care healing.
The average number of Ph.D.’s graduated over the last 5 years per faculty has been 4.4 and the average SCOPUS cited publication per faculty is 8. The amount of research projects per faculty is 70 Lakhs and industrial consultancy is 1.44 Lakhs per faculty per year in past 5 years. Recently major facilities such as confocal laser and Raman spectroscopy have been installed. New labs based on drug delivery, Skin Regeneration, Lab-on-a-chip, laser micromachining and Medical Image Processing have been initiated.
Technology developed/ under development by the centre include:
Novel kit for assay of iron in biological fluids; Modulated DC Iontophoretic Device; electrooculogram based Multi-mode Controller; Device for External Counter Pulsation Therapy ; Zig-G, A Wireless ECG system; A Pneumatic Damper Controlled AK Prosthesis; Development of a Biomedical Engineering application Toolkit (BEAT); Contra Lateral Limb Controlled Prosthetic Knee Joint; Wireless ECG patch and system for obtaining High Definition mobile ECG; A Surgical Stapler; Bilayer dressing for wound healing; Point of Care Hb-meter.