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A Brief Account on the Paths Crossed


2014 - 2018

Government Engineering College, BartonHill, Trivandrum

2002 - 2014

VSSC Central School, Trivandrum

Graduation (Full Time), CGPA 8.64, Mechanical Engineering

Higher Secondary - CBSE - 90.8%

Matriculation - CBSE - CGPA 10.0

2019 - Ongoing

Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore

Ph.D. (Full Time), CGPA 9.1, Electronic Systems Engineering


  1. Best Poster Award, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Annual National PMRF Symposium 2023.

  2. Sun Pharma Science Foundation Science Scholar Award-2022, Biomedical Sciences

  3. National Winner, the James Dyson Design Award 2022.

  4. The research article titled “Electromechanical Characterization of Human Brain Tissues: A Potential Biomarker for Tumor Delineation”, was selected as a featured article in the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME) November Issue, 2022.

  5. Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship Annual Review 2022 – Recommended with Commendation and work displayed as “Top Ten Commendable Research by PMRFs under the Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering domain” on the PMRF website.

  6. SERB International Travel Grant for attending the 44th IEEE EMBC International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, July 11-15, 2022.

  7. BIRAC SITARE (Students Innovations for Translation & Advancement of Research Explorations) - GYTI 2021 award for the project titled, “An Intraoperative Probe for Brain Tumour Margin Delineation”.

  8. PMRF (Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship) – August 2020.


  • BEES LAB, Dept. of Electronics Systems Engineering (DESE), IISc Bangalore- July 2018 - July 2019

  • Project Assistant
    •    Development of a rapid platform for antibiotic susceptibility testing.
    •    Modelling and prototyping of mechatronics systems for biomedical applications.
    •    Designing and gait planning of bio-inspired microrobots.
    •    Mobile application development for biomedical devices.


  1. Suman Chatterjee, Tushar Sakorikar+, Arjun B. S.+, Rathin K. Joshi, Abhay Sikaria, Mahesh Jayachandra, Vikas V, and Hardik J. Pandya, "A Flexible Implantable Microelectrode Array for Recording Electrocorticography Signals from Rodents." Biomedical Microdevices, 2022. Impact Factor: 3.783 (+ Equal Contribution)

  2. Arjun B. S., Alekya B, Hari R S, Vikas V, Anita Mahadevan, and Hardik J. Pandya, “Electromechanical Characterization of Human Brain Tissues: A Potential Biomarker for Tumor Delineation”, IEEE TBME, 2022. Impact Factor: 4.538

  3. Arjun B. S., Anil Vishnu GK, Shilpa Rao, Manish Beniwal, and Hardik J. Pandya, “Electrical Phenotyping of Human Brain Tissues: An Automated System for Tumor Delineation”, IEEE Access, 2022. Impact Factor: 3.367

  4. V S N Sitaramgupta V, Arjun B. S., Uttam M. Pal, and Hardik J. Pandya, "Design and Analysis of MEMS-based Force Sensors for Catheter Contact Force Measurements." IEEE Sensors, 2022. Impact Factor: 3.076

  5. Alekya B, V S N Sitaramgupta V, Arjun B. S., and Hardik J. Pandya. "Sensor for Meso-scale Tissue Stiffness Characterization." IEEE Sensors, 2022. Impact Factor: 3.076

  6. V S N Sitaram Gupta V, Arjun, B. S., Bhagaban Behera, Deepak Padmanabhan, and Hardik J. Pandya. "A Ring-Shaped MEMS-based Piezoresistive Force Sensor for Cardiac Ablation Catheters." IEEE Sensors Journal (2021). Impact Factor: 3.076

  7. Arif Mohd Kamal, Uttam M. Pal, Ashika Nayak, Tejaswi Medisetti, Arjun B. S., and Hardik J. Pandya, “Towards Development of LED-based Time-Domain Near-IR Spectroscopy System for Delineating Breast Cancer from Adjacent Normal Tissue.” IEEE Sensors, 2021. Impact Factor: 3.076

  8. B Alekya, V S N Sitaramgupta V , Arjun B. S., V Bhushan, Kevin Abishek, Sanjay Rao, Yeongjin Kim, and Hardik J Pandya. “An intubation catheter integrated with flow sensors and smart actuators for characterizing airflow patterns in stenosed trachea: an objective guide for CAO management.” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2021. Impact Factor: 2.14


  1. Arjun B. S., V S N Sitaramgupta V, Aswin S, Shilpa Rao and Hardik J. Pandya, “A System-based Approach for the Evaluation of Electromechanical Properties of Brain Tumors.” 44th IEEE EMBC International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, July 11-15, 2022. (Accepted)

  2. Ayush Tripathi, Atigadda Ramchandra Reddy, Arjun B. S., and Hardik J. Pandya, “Low-Cost IoT Device for Chronic Medication Adherence”, 9th IEEE R10 Humanitarian Conference 2021, 1 October 2021.

  3. Anil Vishnu G. K., Tamasa De, Arjun B. S., Annapoorni Rangarajan, Hardik J. Pandya, “Towards the development of a table-top system for tumour delineation using electro-thermal characterization”, IEEE CONNECT 2021, 9 July 2021.


  1. Arjun B. S., and Hardik J. Pandya, “Towards an Indigenous Smart Intraoperative Probe for Brain Tumour Delineation.” 14th EECS Research Students Symposium 2023, Bangalore, India, April 3-4, 2023. (Presentation)

  2. Arjun B. S., Anil Vishnu G K, Uttam Pal, Arif Mohd. Kamal, and Hardik J. Pandya, “Multimodal Technologies for Augmenting Breast Cancer Diagnosis.” IndoUK Breast Forum Annual Scientific Meeting, Windermere, Lake District, UK, March 26-27, 2023. (Presentation)

  3. Arjun B. S., and Hardik J. Pandya, “Towards an Indigenous Intraoperative Probe Integrated with MEMS-based Sensors for Brain Tumour Delineation.” PMRF Annual National Research Symposium 2023, Chennai, India, February 17-18, 2023. (Presentation)

  4. Hardik J. Pandya and Arjun B. S., “Towards a MEMS-based mechano-acoustic probe for soft tissue characterization”, 3rd International Conference on Materials Science & Engineering, Boston, USA, April 18-22, 2022.

  5. Anil Vishnu G K, Bhagaban Behera, Alekya B, Arjun B. S., Suman Chatterjee, Arun Baby, Saeed Rila, Misaal Khan, Arpitha R, Prathik B H and Hardik J. Pandya, “A Novel Microengineering-based Portable Platform for Rapid Real-time Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing” International Conference on Nanoscience and Materials World, Barcelona, Spain, November 18-19, 2019.

  6. Anil Vishnu G K, Bhagaban Behera, Arjun B. S., Arun Baby, Niranjana Sreekumar, Saeed Rila, Prathik B, and Hardik J. Pandya, “A point-of-care platform for rapid antibiotic susceptibility testing using electrical sensing”, Sensors in Medicine, London, the United Kingdom, September 22-23, 2019.


  1. Arjun B S, Ajay Krishnan A, Hari R S, Pushkraj Anil Janwadkar, and Hardik J. Pandya, “Method and system for real-time monitoring of fluids”, Indian: 202321003674 (January 18, 2023).

  2. Arjun B S, Anil Vishnu G K, Gokul A M, Arun Baby, Shilpa Rao, Manish Beniwal, Vikas V, Anita Mahadevan, and Hardik J. Pandya, “An in-vivo, intraoperative probe for brain tumor margin delineation and methods thereof”, Indian: 202041022728 (May 30, 2020), PCT: PCT/IB2021/055027 (June 08, 2021).

  3. Arjun B S, Ajay Krishnan A, Adithya Kumar, Paramesh H, and Hardik J. Pandya, “Reusable drug delivery device”, Indian: 202241018326 (June 06, 2022), PCT: Filing under progress.

  4. Arjun B S, Ajay Krishnan A, Pushkraj Anil Janwadkar, and Hardik J. Pandya, “A Reusable Multiangle Intradermal Drug Delivery Device”, Indian: 202241033770 (June 27, 2022).

  5. Arjun B S, Aswin S, Hari R S, Akhil M, and Hardik J. Pandya, “An apparatus for attaching a camera to a microscope”, Indian Design: 367940-001 (July 19, 2022).

  6. Arif Mohd. Kamal, Arjun B S, Uttam M. Pal, Manu K. S., Anil Vishnu G. K., and Hardik J. Pandya, “A multimodal intraoperative probe for breast cancer margin assessment and methods thereof”, Indian: 202241012649 (March 15, 2022).

  7. Alekya B, V S N Sitaramgupta, Arjun B S, Bhushan V, S Siddesh Shenoy, Sanjay Rao, Mayur Bhuva, Kevin Abhishek, and Hardik J. Pandya, “A handheld diagnostic tool for grading stenosis in pediatric upper airway and methods for characterizing the same.”, Indian: 202041027223 (May 22, 2021), PCT:  PCT/IB2021/054690 (May 28, 2021).

  8. Hardik J. Pandya, Jagannathan Gopalakrishnan, Sonal Asthana, Vishnu Kurpad, Anil Vishnu G. K., Midhun C. Kachappilly, Arjun B S, Sudarshan Jagannathan, “A smart wearable device for real-time and continuous monitoring of body temperature and blood oxygen saturation”, Indian: 202041027011 (June 25, 2020).

  9. Hardik J. Pandya, Anil Vishnu G. K., Bhagaban Behera, Alekya B., Arun Baby, Saeed Rila, Arjun B S, Midhun C. Kachappilly, Prathik B.H., Nagasuma Chandra, Dipshikha Chakravortty, “Apparatus for high-throughput rapid antibiotic susceptibility testing and methods thereof.”, Indian: 202041024394 (June 08, 2021).


  • Micro Fabrication, MEMS

  • Mechanical modelling- SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor

  • FEM and Analysis tools -COMSOL, MATLAB, OriginPro

  • Graphical rendering tools: KeyShot, Photoshop

  • Robotic Platforms: Arduino IDE, Raspberry Pi

  • Graphical programming language- LabVIEW

  • Programming languages- Python, C++

  • PCB designing software- Altium, Eagle

  • 3D printing

  • Machine Design

  • Website Design

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