Principal Investigator, MEMS, Microfluidics & Nanoelectronics Lab

Professor, EEE Department

Biodata | CV

Work Experience


PhD (Electrical Engineering, Microfluidics and Photonics - University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (Jan 2006)

MSc (Physics) - Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (2000)

BSc H (Physics) - Ramjas College, University of Delhi (1998)


  • Senior Member, IEEE

  • Life Member, Institute of Smart Systems and Structures

  • Life Member, Indian Society of Electrochemical Chemistry

  • Member, SPIE


Within BITS-Pilani


  • Dr. Arshad Javed, Mechanical Engineering

  • Dr. Balaji Krishnamurthy, Chemical Engineering

  • Dr. K. Naga Mohan, Biological Sciences

  • Dr. P. Sankar Ganesh, Biological Sciences

  • Dr. P. K. Pattnaik, EEE

  • Dr. Satish Dubey, Mechanical Engineering

  • Dr. Souvik Kundu, EEE

  • Dr. Suman Kapur, Biological Sciences


  • Dr. Ajay Agarwal, Senior Principal Research Scientist, CSIR-CEERI, Pilani

  • Dr. Ashutosh Sharma, Chair Professor of Chemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur

  • Dr. Prabhat Dwivedi, Nanocenter, IIT Kanpur

  • Dr. Pranab Goswami, IIT Guwahati

  • Dr. Prasoom Dwivedi, UPES, Dehradun

  • Dr. R. K. Pandey, Professor of Electrical Engineering, IIT BHU, Varanasi

  • Dr. Santosh Dubey, UPES, Dehradun

  • Dr. Sunil Khijwania, Professor of Phsics, IIT Guwahati


  • Dr. Ahmad Addo, KNUST, Ghana

  • Dr. Aravind V, Clarion University, PA, USA

  • Dr. Averin Igor, Penza State University, Russia

  • Dr. Devard Stom, Irkutsk State University, Russia

  • Dr. Gyu Man Kim, Mechanical Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea

  • Dr. Ho-Shing Wo, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan

  • Dr. Idaku Ishii, Hiroshima University, Japan

  • Dr. Joong Yull Park, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

  • Dr. Julius Mwabora, University of Nairobi, Kenya

  • Dr. Mamdud Hossain, Robert Gordon University, UK

  • Dr. Pradeep Haldar, College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, NY, USA

  • Dr. Rajnish K Calay, the UiT the Arctic University of Norway

  • Dr. Ryuji Yokokawa, Kyoto University, Japan

  • Dr. Tatiana M. Zimina, St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI", Russia

  • Dr. Young Ho Kim, DGMIF, Daegu, Korea

  • Dr. Zeljko Knez, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Awards & Honors

Awards, Honors, Certificate courses and Distinctions

  • Visiting Associate Professor with the UiT he Arctic University of Norway, February 2019 onwards.

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Access, 2019 onwards.

  • Visiting fellowship from TAOYAKA Program, Hiroshima University, Jan 2019.

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Sensors Journal, 2018 onwards.

  • Fulbright Fellow 2015-16 - Fulbright- Nehru International Education Administrators (IEA) Program held during October-November 2015.

  • SERB Travel grant to present two oral papers at Photonics West to be held in San Francisco during 28 Jan - 2 Feb 2017.

  • DST / SERB Young Scientist Fast Track Award (Research Project), 2013.

  • Travel Assistance from Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC), UK for Energy and International Development: Understanding Sustainable Energy Solutions in Developing Countries Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya during Dec 2012.

  • International Travel Award, from the DST, Govt of India, to present paper to ‘Sustainable Energy Technologies’, Vancouver, Canada, September 2012.

  • Editor, Journal of Nanotechnology, Hindawi Publications, since September 2011.

  • Assistant Editor, Human Genome Journal, Springer, January – December 2010.

  • WIPO Advanced Course on Biotechnology and Intellectual Property, December 2010

  • WIPO General Course on Intellectual Property (DL-101), November 2010

  • J Gordin Kaplan Graduate Student Award, University of Alberta, Canada, 2005.

  • Professional Development Grant, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 2005.

  • Best student paper award, Annual Meeting of the Electrostatics Society of America, Edmonton, Canada, June2005.

  • Canadian Institute for Photonics Innovation (CIPI) exchange student award to visit the University of Toronto, May 2003.

Scientific accomplishments and services

  • Reviewer of the DST, TSD Program (Government of India) grant applications.

  • Led organization of key scientific events, such as NRDC Innovate India 2014, Biannual R&D awards, Nano Energy Conference 2013 etc.

  • Coordinated visits by several key visitors, such as HE Mr. Pranab Mukherjee (then President of India during August 2013), Bharat Ratna Prof. C N R Rao, FRS (March 2015), Dr. R Chidambaram (Feb 2014).

  • Reviewer: Sensors & Actuators B, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, IEEE Photonics, Micro & Nano Letters, Renewable and Sustainable, Energy Research, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series B, Bioengineering & Biotechnology, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Microwave and Optical Technology, Systems and Synthetic Biology, HUGO Journal, Analytical Chemistry, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Research, Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Journal of Biochips & Tissue Chips, Materials Today Communications


Prof. Sanket Goel

Head and Associate Professor, EEE

H-220, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus

Jawahar Nagar, Shameerpet

Hyderabad 500078, India

Phone (direct): +91-40-66303686

Mobile: +91-7579151182/ 9010202832


Skype: sanket.goel

Sponsored Projects


8. A Microfluidic Electro-Viscometer to Determine Relative Viscosity of a Fluid

      • Inventors: Sanket Goel and Puneeth S B

      • Status: Indian Patent Filed (201911049248, November-2019)

7. Microfluidics Based Integrated Based Integrated System for Nitrite and Nitrate Detection and Analysis

      • Inventors: Sohan Dudala, Satish K Dubey and Sanket Goel

      • Status: Indian Patent Filed (201911004347, February-2019)

6. A System and Method for Electric Power and Process thereof for Manufacturing the System

      • Inventors: Sanket Goel, Prakash Rewatkar, Madhavi B and Balaji Krishnamurthy

      • Status: Indian Patent Filed (201711046160, December-2017)

5. A System for Measuring Viscosity and Method Thereof

      • Inventors: Sanket Goel and Puneeth S B

      • Status: Indian Patent Filed (MUM/17-18/IP/00780, September-2017)

4. An Optofluidic Microviscometer for measuring Adulteration in a Fluid

      • Inventors: Venkateswaran PS, Abhishek Sharma, Ajay Agarwal and Sanket Goel

      • Status: Indian Patent Filed (780/DEL/2015, March-2015)

3. Methods and Process of Direct Electron Transfer fed Enzymatic Biofuel Cell based on Copper Nanotube

      • Inventors: Diwakar Kashyap, Venkateswaran PS, J K Pandey and Sanket Goel

      • Status: Indian Patent Filed (122/DEL/2015, January-2015)

2. Micro-fluidic device (Micro Viscometer) and a method of determining viscosity thereon for detection and monitoring applications

      • Inventors: Sanket Goel, Venkateswaran PS, Ajay Agarwal, Rahul Prajesh

      • Status: Indian Patent Filed (2713/DEL/2013, September-2013)

1. Integrated Microfluidic and Solid State Pyrosequencing Systems

      • Inventors: Sanket Goel, Min Gong, ARA Rahman, Shihui Foo

      • Status: US Patent Granted (US2013004587 / EP2536851A4, August-2011)