Sandeep Kumar Vashist
Hahn-Schickard-Society for Applied Research (HSG-IMIT)
Sandeep K. Vashist is the Head of Immunodiagnostics at HSG-IMIT, Germany. After completing his Ph.D. from Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (India) in 2006, he joined as a Scientist at Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Company, Ireland (2006-2009) and subsequently, as Team Leader at NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative, Singapore (2009-2012). He pioneered and transferred successfully many technologies to industries and healthcare; filed several patents; and, published extensively (>100 manuscripts) in high IF journals and prestigious conferences. Based on his research outputs, he has been awarded constantly by renowned institutions for scientific research excellence, innovation and performance; received the topmost research fellowships; and, awarded the invited memberships of societies such as RCS. He is the international expert reviewer for ~36 scientific journals (IF b/w 2.5-41) and numerous funding agencies; Executive Editor of J Basic Appl Sci and J Pharma Bioanal Sci; and Editorial Board member of J Nanomed Nanotech. His research interests are in the fields of nanotechnology, point-of-care devices, mobile Healthcare, immunodiagnostics and biosensors.
Development of Nanomaterials/Nanotechnology based Biosensors and Diagnostics, development of rapid immunodiagnostic kits using lab-on-a-chip platforms, biomolecular immobilization and surface modification strategies, signal enhancement using nanomaterials/polymers/design of platforms, development of cost-effective and simple bioanalytical procedures, bioanalytical sciences, diabetic monitoring and screening, nanomedicine and nanotoxicity.