Optics and Microfluidics Instrumentation (OMI) Lab

                        Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics
                                                          Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

Prof. Sai Siva Gorthi

Associate Professor
Qualification:
Postdoctoral Research in Rowland Institute at Harvard University, Cambridge, USA.
Ph.D. in Optical Metrology, from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, in 2010.
Masters in Optical Instrumentation at IISc.
E-mail:saisiva.gorthi@iisc.ac.in
Web Link: Link

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Vikram S.
Qualification: Ph. D. Nanotechnology
Research interests: Nanotechnology, microfluidics
E-mail:viksr2@gmail.com

Doctoral Students

Manish A. Saxena (Aug 2013)
Qualification:Sci/Engr 'SF', ISRO Ahmedabad) ERP
Research Interests: Computational Imaging Flow Cytometry
E-mail:msaxena@iap.iisc.ernet.in
Resume:
Gangadhar E. (Aug 2013)
Qualification:Integrated M.Sc. (Physics), IIT Kanpur
Research Interests: Optical Metrology, Opto-fluidics, Microfluidics
E-mail:gangadhar.iisc13@gmail.com
Resume:
Radhika N. K. (Aug 2014)
Qualification: M.Tech. Electrical Engineering, NIT Calicut
Research Interests: Nano biosensors, optofluidics, image processing
E-mail:radhikan@iisc.ac.in
Resume:
Rajesh Srinivasan (Aug 2015)
Qualification:M.Tech (Molecular Biology & Human Genetics), Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
Research Interests:Molecular biology and cell biology, Immunology applications in clinical diagnostics
E-mail: rajeshs@iisc.ac.in
Resume:
Prasobhkumar P. P. (Aug 2015)
Qualification: M.Tech (Opto Electronics & Laser Technology), International School of Photonics, CUSAT, Cochin
Research Interests: Digital Holography, Interferometry, Digital Image Processing
E-mail:prasobhp@iisc.ac.in
Resume:https://www.linkedin.com/in/prasobh-kumar-010aaa49/
Prateek Katare (Aug 2017)
Qualification: M.Tech Electronics Engineering, IIIT Allahabad
Research Interests: Microfluidics, micro fabrication and embedded electronics
E-mail:prateekk@iisc.ac.in
Resume:https://in.linkedin.com/in/prateek-katare-1840aa12/

M. Tech. Students

Ashuthosh Pati (Aug 2016)
Qualification:B.Tech. Instrumentation and Electronics, National Institute of Science and Technology, Berhampur Odisha
Research Interests:
email: ashutoshpati@iisc.ac.in
Linkedin:https://in.linkedin.com/in/ashutosh-pati-b634672a

Project Associates / Assistants

Niraj Jadhav (October 2017)
Qualification: B. Tech. Genetic Engineering
Research interests:
E-mail: nirajn@iisc.ac.in
Resume:
Eugene Christo (October 2017)
Qualification:M.Tech. Biotechnology, Anna University
Research interests:
E-mail: eugene.christo@gmail.com
Resume:https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=k5o-6eoAAAAJ&hl=en

Ph. D.

Dr. Earu Banoth (Nov 2017)
Duration: Aug 2012 - Nov 2017
Current : Tata Research Development and Design Center
E-mail:veerendra.ouce@gmail.com
Dr. Veerendra Kalyan Jagannadh (Aug 2017)
Duration: Aug 2013 - Aug 2017
Current : Vijna Labs Pvt. Ltd.
E-mail:srinivas.veerendra@gmail.com

M.Sc. Engg.

Swetha M. (2017)
Duration : Aug 2014 - Jan 2017
Current : Scientific officer,NPCIL
email: swetham92@gmail.com
Mani Ratnam Rai (2017)
Duration: Aug 2014- Nov 2017
Current : Ph. D. student at Ben Gurion University, Israel
E-mail:maniratnam@iisertvm.ac.in

M. Tech.

Alekhya Kosaraju (2017)
Duration : June 2016- June 2017
Current : Software Engineer at Analog Devices
email: alekhya.kosaraju@gmail.com

Post doctoral fellows

Dr. S.C.G. Kiruba Daniel
Duration: Feb 2015 - July 2016
Current : Entrepreneur, JK Nanosolutions
E-mail:crossguevara@gmail.com
Dr. Kaushik Rajaraman
Duration: Oct 2016 - Oct 2017
Current : Texas Biomedical Research Institute
E-mail:rkaushikmbt@gmail.com

Project Associates

Varun S.
Duration: Aug 2017- Oct 2017
Current : Ph. D. at University of British Columbia
E-mail:varunpmna@hotmail.com
Prateek Katare
Duration: October 2015- July 2016
Current: Ph. D. at IISc
E-mail:prateekk@iisc.ac.in
Sakshi Agarwal
Duration: June 2017- Oct 2017
Current:
E-mail: sakshionline1983@gmail.com
Malar Mathi
Duration : November 2015- May 2017
Current:
E-mail:malarmathikbm@gmail.com
Printo Joseph
Duration: July 2015- April 2016
Current: Applications Engineer, Applied Materials
E-mail: printojoseph@iap.iisc.ernet.in
Bindu Bhat
Duration : September 2014- May 2017
Current:
E-mail:bindupbhat@gmail.com
Resume:
Albina L. Nirupa
Duration : Aug 2014 - Jan 2016
Current: Research assistant at Jens Ducree's lab, Dublin City University
E-mail:albinanirupa@gmail.com
Abhishek Pathak
Duration: May 2014- July 2017
Current: Ph. D. at Amritha University, Coimbatore
E-mail: abhi.pathak2909@gmail.com
Rashmi S
Duration: 2014- Jan 2017
Current: Project Assistant at Spectrum Lab , IISc
E-mail: rashmi.srm@gmail.com
Nikhil K
Duration: November 2014 -December 2015
Current:
E-mail: nikhilkoyyodan@gmail.com
Vaishnavi A.D (2015)
Duration: September 2015- November 2015
Current:
E-mail: vaishnavidwarakanath@gmail.com
Rajesh Srinivasan (2013)
Duration : May 2013 - July 2015
Current: Ph. D. student at IISc
E-mail: srajesh@iisc.ac.in
Lakshmi S. (2014)
Duration : Dec 2014 - Jan 2015
Current:
E-mail:
Venkanagouda S. Goudar (2014)
Duration: September 2014- January 2015
Current: Ph. D. student at National Tsing Hua University
E-mail: venkatesh.gdr23@gmail.com
K.P.Akhila (2014)
Duration: August 2014- September 2014
Current:
E-mail:kpakhila.2012@gmail.com
Issac Michael (2014)
Duration: June 2014- Aug 2014
Current : Ph. D. at Ulsan National Institute of Science, South Korea
E-mail:issacbiomed@gmail.com
Vishal Gupta (2013)
Duration: Aug 2013- October 2013
Current : Ph.D. at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
E-mail:
Manjari Ghanshyam (2013)
Duration: Aug 2012- December 2013
Current :
E-mail:

Research / Project Assistants

Pavan Nagendra
Duration: Aug 2016- July 2017
Current:
E-mail:pavann3008@gmail.com
Jayesh V. Adhikari
Duration : July 2014- July 2016
Current: M. S. at University of Southern California
E-mail:jayeshadhikari@gmail.com
Koushik S. (2015)
Duration: November 2014 - February 2016
Current: Visiting student at Raman Research Institute
E-mail: skoushik333@gmail.com
Akhil Chaturvedi (2015)
Duration: August 2015- January 2016
Current: M. S. at Carnegie Mellon University
E-mail: akhilchatur@gmail.com
Sharan Duggirala
Duration: Jan 2016- March 2016
Current: M. S. San Jose State University
E-mail:
Nitin Jayakumar (2014)
Duration: September 2014- September 2015
Current: Research assistant at CeNSE
E-mail:nitinjayakumar3@gmail.com
Jayant Borana (2015)
Duration: October 2014 - July 2015
Current: Graduate research assistant at University of Toronto
E-mail: jainuiitg2010@gmail.com
Madabhushi Balaji Muralidhar (2014)
Duration: May 2014- June 2015
Current: M. S. student at Southern Methodist University
E-mail:muralimb@iap.iisc.ernet.in
Vamshi Krishna (2014)
Duration: September 2014- April 2015
Current: M.Sc Mechatronics, Universitat Siegen
E-mail:krishnavamshi555@gmail.com
Veerendra Kalyan Jagannadh (2013)
Duration: April 2013- July 2013
Current: Senior Engineer, Vijna Private Labs Ltd.
E-mail:srinivas.veerendra@gmail.com
Niranjani Rajagopal (2013)
Duration: Aug 2012- Dec 2013
Current: Research Assistant Graduate Student at NUS, Singapore
E-mail:

Undergraduate Project Students (IISc)

Sarath Chandra Kant Tirumala (Aug-May 2017)
B. Sc.: Physics
email:sarat.kant@gmail.com
Current: Ph. D. student at University of Rochester
Priyalaxita Chanda (Aug-May 2017)
M. Sc.: Physics
email:priyalaxitachanda@gmail.com
Current position:

M. Tech Project Student

Ramya Sekhar (Aug 2016- May 2017 )
M.Tech : Biomedical Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology
email: ramyasekhar39@gmail.com
Resume:
Akhil Sai Naidu (Oct 2016- May 2017)
Integrated M. Tech. : Nanotechnology, Jharkhand Central University
email:akhilsai.70@gmail.com
Resume:
Varun S. (Jan 2016- May 2016 )
Integrated M. Tech. : Nanotechnology , Amity University
email: varunpmna@hotmail.com
Karthik Mahesh (2014)
M.Tech : Biotechnology, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore
email: kmblr6@gmail.com
Rashmi S. (2014)
M.Tech. : SDMCET, Dharwad
email: rashmi.srm@gmail.com

B. Tech. Project Students

Vishaalini Kamali R. (Nov 2017- April 2018)
B.Tech.: Biotechnology, Jeppiar College of Engineering
email: vishaalinikamaliraja@gmail.com
Niraj Jadhav (Jan-May 2017)
B.Tech.: Genetic Engineering
email: nirajjadhav1995@gmail.com
Mounika Vanka (Jan 2016- May 2016 )
B. Tech. :Biomedical Engineering, PSG college of Technology
email: mouni94@gmail.com
Rithvik Vasan (Jan 2015- May 2015 )
B. E. : Mechanical Engg., BITS Pilani
email:
Akshay Menon (Jan 2015- May 2015)
B. E. : Mechanical Engg., BITS Pilani
email:
Vishaal D. (Jan 2015- May 2015)
B. E. : Civil Engg., BITS Pilani
email:
Akhil Chaturvedi (Jan 2015- May 2015)
B. E. : Chemical Engg., BITS Pilani
email:

International Visiting Scholars

Rishikesh Kulkarni
Ph.D. Student: EPFL, Switzerland. [July 2013 - September 2013]
E-mail: rishi.instru@gmail.com
Mark D. Mackenzie
Ph.D. Student: Heriott Watt University [August 2014- September 2014]
E-mail: M.Mackenzie@hw.ac.uk

Summer Interns 2017

Name: Nithya Pandey
M. Sc. Physics, Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur
Name: Seemesh Bhaskar
M. Sc. Physics, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning
Name: Kaushik S Kalmady
B. Tech. Computer Science, NIT K
Name: Adithya S Kamath
B. Tech. Computer Science, NIT K

Summer Interns 2016

Name: Dhiraj Indana
B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering, IIT Roorkee
Name: Nishal Ancelette Pereira
B. E. MSRIT, Bangalore

Summer Interns 2015

Name: Sripada Siva Sanket
B. Tech. Biotechnology, IIT Madras
Name: Sai Madhav Modumudi
BS-MS. INSPIRE Fellow, IISER, Kolkata

Summer Interns 2014

Name: Shivansh Gupta
B. Tech. EE,IIT-BHU,Varanasi
Name: Sai Madhav Modumudi
BS-MS. INSPIRE Fellow, IISER, Kolkata
Name: Harsh Chhajer
B. Sc. BS, IISc, Bangalore
Name: Abhishek Pal
B. Sc., IISc, Bangalore
Name: Vidhi Aggarwal
B.E. Engg. Physics Delhi College of Engg., Delhi
Name: Aarthi E.M
B.E. ICE, Sri Sairam College of Engg., Chennai
Name: Gajalakshmi G
B.Tech. EEE, BMSCE, Bangalore

Summer Interns 2013

Name: Rahul Soni
B.Tech. ECE, IIT, Guwahati
Name: Soumyadip Nag
B.Tech. EE, NIT, Durgapur
Name: Soumyadip Nag
B.Tech. EE, NIT, Durgapur
Name: Pooja Gitty
M.Sc. Photonics, CUSAT, Cochin

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