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Sudhi Bhatt

Dr. Sudhir Bhatt

Assistant Professor

Contact No.:- +91-79-30514163
Email:- sudhir.bhatt@iar.ac.in

Professional & Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D.: Experimental Plasma Physics (Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris, France, 2013)
  • Post Graduation: M.Sc. Physics (Dept. of Physics, Sardar Patel University, India, 2006)
  • Graduation: B.Sc. Physics (Sardar Patel University, India, 2004)
  • Work Experience: 8 years
  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Advanced Research, India (2019-present)
  • Assistant Professor (Research), Old Dominion University, VA, USA (2017-2018)
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Old Dominion University, VA, USA (2014-2017)
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher, Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris, France (2013-2014)
  • Senior Technical Officer, Sahajanand Laser Technology Ltd, India (2007-2009)
  • Scientific Assistant, FCIPT, Institute for Plasma Research, India (2006-2007)

Current Research interest and area working on

  • Low and atmospheric pressure plasmas for functionalized “Smart surfaces” for biomedical applications
  • Plasma co-polymerization of organic monomers for controlled/tunable drug delivery
  • Low temperature plasma sterilization
  • Plasma diagnosis
  • Thin film characterizations: XPS, FIR-ATR, AFM, XRD, SEM, XPS, TEM, NMR, LC- MS, MALDI TOF

Latest Publications

  • S. Bhatt, P. Mehta, C. Chen, C. L. Schneider, L. N. White, H. L. Chen, M. G. Kong, Efficacy of low-temperature plasma activated gas disinfection against biofilm on contaminated GI endoscope channels. Gastrointest Endosc 2018, 89(1), 105-114. (IF: 7.204)
  • S. Bhatt, P. Mehta, C. Chen, D. A. Daines, L. A. Mermel, H.L.Chen, M. G. Kong, Antimicrobial Efficacy and Safety of a Novel Gas Plasma-Activated Catheter Lock Solution. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2018, 62(8), e00744-18. (IF: 4.476)
  • S. Bhatt, F. Valamanesh, J. Pulpytel, A. Baiyukha, R. Lo Dico, I. Al-dybiat, M. Pocard, F. Arefi-Khonsari, M. Mirshahi, Radio-Frequency Plasma Polymerized Biodegradable Carrier for In vivo Release of Cisplatin, Oncotarget 2016, 7(36), 58121-58132. (IF: 5.008)
  • S. Bhatt, J. Pulpytel, S.Mori, M. Mirshahi, F. Arefi-Khonsari, Cell Repellent Coatings developed by an Open air Atmospheric Pressure Non-Equilibrium Argon Plasma Jet for Biomedical Applications, Plasma Processes Polym, 2014, 11 (1), 24-36. (IF: 3.73)
  • S. Bhatt, J. Pulpytel, M. Mirshahi, F. Arefi-Khonsari, Catalyst-Free Plasma-Assisted Copolymerization of Poly(ε-caprolactone)-poly(ethylene glycol) for Biomedical Applications. ACS Macro Lett. 2012, 1 (6), 764–767. (IF: 6.185)

Awards & Achievements

  • Ph.D. Scholarship (2009-2013), by Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
  • Outstanding Leadership & Residence Service Award (2013), Maison de l’Inde (India House), Cité internationale universitaire de Paris, France
  • Graduate Student Travel Award (2014), by Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France for the Invited Speaker at International Conference for Plasma Medicine- 5 (ICPM 5), Nara, Japan
  • Best oral presentation award, Runner up (2017) at Frank Reidy Research Center for Bio-electrics (FRRCBE) Scientific Retreat, Norfolk, USA, March 24-25, 2017 “Gas plasma-mediated disinfection of flexible endoscope channels”
  • Keynote Speaker (2008), Annul Physics Seminar (APS), Department of Physics, Sardar Patel University, Gujarat, India, “Current Development in Solar Energy and various aspects of Lasers”

Additional Information

  • Professional Service and Memberships
    • Member of International Society for Plasma Medicine (ISPM)
    • Member of International Symposia for Plasma Chemistry (ISPC)
    • Member of European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) action
    • Member of Physics Alumni Association, Department of Physics, Sardar Patel University (SPU), India
  • Referee
    • ACS Applied Nano Materials (ACS Publications)
    • IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science (IEEE Publications)
    • Plasma Processes and Polymers (WILEY-VCH Publications)
    • Surface Innovations (ICE Publications)
    • Journal of Applied Polymer Science (WILEY-VCH Publications)
  • Certifications
    • Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Business Management (2008-2009)  Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, hmedabad, India Field of study: Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies Activities/societies: Sponsored by: Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung Germany Grade: First
    • Biosafety/ Biosecurity Training (2014-2015) Certification authority: COLLABORATIVE INSTITUTIONAL TRAINING INITIATIVE (CITI PROGRAM), USA License No: 15396461 Validity: 2015 – continue Grade: First