Dr V Raghavendra Sai V

Assistant Professor, IIT Madras

Areas of Interest:

Biomedical Engineering, Instrumentation, Medical Sensors.


Biosensors for environmental monitoring, Clinical Diagnostics and Point-of-Care (PoC) Devices, Fiber optic sensors, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology

Consultancy Areas:

Chemical sensors.


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, Law Enforcement Agencies, Consultancy Firms, Private Agencies, Individuals

Major Professional Contributions:

Development of fiber optic sensors for chemical sensing and biological sensing that has wide range applications including clinical diagnostics, environmental monitoring, food pathogens detection and agricultural analysis. .

Professional Experience:

  • 2011 - Now: Assistant Professor, IIT Madras,
  • 2009 - 2011: Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Idaho, USA
  • 2002 - 2003: Lecturer, Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engg., Visakhapatnam, AP.


Fiber optic sensors and Instrumentation, Nanoparticles, Raman spectroscopy, Medical Sensors and instrumetation, Biomedical Engineering, Toxin detection.


Contact Information


Department of Applied Mechanics,
IIT Madras, Chennai-600036.
Office: 044 2257 4076,
Fax: 044 2257 4052

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  • B.E. in Electronics & Instrumentation Engg
  • PhD in Biomedical Engg.


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • INAE Young Engineer Award, 2015
  • MHRD PhD Scholarship, Govt. of India, 2003 - 2008

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated X: Interdisciplinary Engineering and Special Fields

Year of Election to Fellowship: NA

Year of Birth: 1981