Srivastava, R.

Dr. Rohit Srivastava

Phone: +(91-22) 2576 7746
E-mail: rsrivasta [at]
Location: Room No. 505, BSBE Building
Lab web page

Research Interest

  • Fluorescent Biosensors, Nanoengineered Sensors, Controlled Release, Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly, BioMEMS, Photothermal therapy for breast cancer

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering. Louisiana Tech University, 2005
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Louisiana
    Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA
  • B.E. Electronics Engineering. VRCE Nagpur, 1999

Teaching (current)

Signals and Systems, Biomedical Microsystems, Bio-Nanotechnology

Professional Experience

  • Professor – Dec 2015 onwards
  • Associate Professor – Jan 2011 to Nov 2015
  • Assistant Professor since March 2007  to Jan 2011
  • Sr. Lecturer in Bioschool from Sept 2005 – March 2007
  • July 1999 – July 2000: Assistant Systems Engineer at Tata Consultancy Services, SEEPZ, Mumbai


  • 2016:  Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award
  • 2015 – DBT Process and Product Development and Commercialization Award
  • 2015:  Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award
  • 2014 – VASVIK Award for Biological Sciences 2013
  • 2014: Wellcome Trust Affordable Healthcare in India award
  • 2014: OPPI Young Scientist Award
  • 2014: DBT ABLE BEST Award
  • 2013: Tata Innovation Fellowship
  • 2013: DBT Sr IYBA Award
  • 2013: HIT Innovation Worldcup 3rd prize
  • 2013: GCC Young Stars in Global Health Award
  • 2013: Associate Member of INAE
  • 2012: Samsung India Innovation Award


    • Sasidharan, Sisini; Bahadur, Dhirendra; Srivastava, Rohit,Protein-poly(amino acid) nanocore-shell mediated synthesis of branched gold nanostructures for CT imaging and photothermal therapy of cancer, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, am-2016-03428jR1, May 2016
    • Mayur Yergeri, Sonali Kapse-Mistry, Rohit Srivastava, Thirumala Govender Nanodrug delivery in reversing multidrug resistance in cancer cells, , Front. Pharmacol., 10 July 2014, Citations – 33
    • P Arunkumar, S Indulekha, S Vijaylakshmi, Rohit Srivastava,Poly (caprolactone) microparticles and chitosan thermogels based injectable formulation of etoricoxib for the potential treatment of osteoarthritis, Materials Science & Engineering C  (2016), pp. 534-544, 10.1016/j.msec.2015.12.039
    • Rashmi Chaudhuri, Abhijeet Joshi and Rohit Srivastava, “pH based Urea Biosensing using Fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC)-Dextran encapsulated Micro-carriers of Calcium”, Accepted in Sensor Letters, Manuscript No 15-482, Jan 2016
    • S Indulekha, P Arunkumar, D Bahadur and Rohit Srivastava, Thermoresponsive polymeric gel as an on-demand transdermal drug delivery system for pain management, MSEC-D-15-01563R1, Accepted in Materials Science and Engineering C, Jan 2016
    • Vivek Borse, Mayur Sadawana, Rohit Srivasatava, “CdTe quantum dots: aqueous phase synthesis, stability studies and protein conjugation for development of biosensors”, Proc. SPIE 9884, Nanophotonics VI, 988423 (April 19, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2225262
    • Vivek Borse, Paridhi Jain, Mayur Sadawana, Rohit Srivastava,Turn-on’ fluorescence assay for inorganic phosphate sensing, Accepted for publication in Sensors and Actuators B, Chemical, SNB-D-15-02209R1, Jan 2016
    • Selvaraj et al, Rohit Srivastava, Bioresponsive carbon nano-gated multifunctional mesoporous silica for cancer theranostics, accepted in Nanoscale, NR-ART-09-2015-006756.R1, Dec 2015
    • Bhushan Kharbikar ; Harish Kumar S ; Sindhu Kr ; Rohit Srivastava.Hollow silicon microneedle array based trans-epidermal antiemetic patch for efficient management of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting, Proc. SPIE 9668, 2015 SPIE Micro+Nano Materials, Devices, and Systems, 9668-214 (December 6-9, 2015),
    • ArunKumar, Indulekha S, S Vijaylakshmi, Rohit Srivastava, Composite Injectable Chitosan thermogel- Dual role as viscosupplement and local drug delivery depot for the treatment of Osteoarthritis, Materials Science and Engineering C, accepted for publication,  MSEC-D-15-01511R1, Dec 2015. 

List of Patents

    • US patent “ Glucose biosensor system coupled with an anti-inflammatory module and methods for using the same”, Date of filing – June 21, 2010, Application no.- 12/819,868, Awarded Patent No US 8916136 B2, 23rd Dec 2014
    • Indian patent “Glucose biosensor system coupled with an anti-inflammatory module and methods for using the same”, Date of filing – April 23, 2010, Application no.- 1319/MUM/2010
    • US patent “BIOSENSOR FOR HEALTH MONITORING AND USES THEREOF”, Date of filing – July 15, 2010, Application no.- 12/837,218
    • US patent “-COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR NANO-IN-MICRO PARTICLES”, Date of filing – Mar 22, 2010, Application no.- 12/728,936
    • Indian patent with Prof Bahadur “A Stable Delivery System for Statin Family Drugs”, 2093/Mum/2008
    • Indian patent with Prof Bahadur and Prof Aslam: “Multilayer Nanocomposite”, Date of filing – 21st March 2011, Application No – 811/MUM/2011, Patent granted No 271416
    • Indian patent with co-inventors: A System for correction of Refractive Errors without human intervention”, 349/Mum/2013
    • Indian patent. Srivastava R., Chaudhari R., and Joshi A. B., “Fluorescent Polysaccharide based pH responsive compositions and methods of preparation thereof” Indian Patent filed Application No. 2002/MUM/2013.
    • Indian Patent, NOVEL POLY (N-VINYL CAPROLACTAM) BASED SPONGES/PATCHES AS A THERMORESPONSIVE TRANSDERMAL DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM.” by Prof. Rohit Srivastava, Indulekha S. and P.Arunkumar, Filed in Nov 2014, IPA No. 3808/MUM/2014.
    • Indian Patent, Locally injectable Cissus quadrangularis (Veldt grape) extracts/fractions for treating bone fractures and the manufacturing process thereof.” by Prof Rohit Srivastava and Shreya Agrawal, Filed in Nov 2014, IPA No. 3809/MUM/2014.

Administrative Responsibilities

    • Task Force Member for all BIRAC panel
    • Task Force Member for ICMR Glucometer Scheme
    • Task Force Member for ICMR Innovation Panel
    • Task Force Member for DBT Indo-Australia Biotechnology Scheme
    • Site Visit Member for DST TDB