A Thirugnanam

Associate Professor

Biotechnology and Medical Engineering

 (+91) 661 246 2292 , 3292

 thirugnanam.a[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

28

Publications       

2

Sponsored Projects

0

Consultancy Projects

9

Doctoral Students

0

Short-term Course

13

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. A Thirugnanam

Associate Professor

Biotechnology and Medical Engineering

Joined in Aug 2011

 Room Number: BM-206

 Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D. (IIT Madras)

 Experience

No Experience Found....

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Biomechanics and Biotransport Engineering
Areas of Interest
Biomechanics, Biomaterials and Biotransport

 Projects

Microfluidics based interstitial-flow mimetics for lineage specific differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cell (RGYI)

 DBT

 Co-Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Development of ultra fine grained titanium for media application

 SERB

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

 Continuing Education

No Continuing Educations Found....

 Publications

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Total Publications: 28
S. Jena, G. M. Sakhare, A. Thirugnanam, and S. K. Panda, "Implementation of multiple regression technique for detection of gait asymmetry using experimental gait data", Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, Springer, May 2020, 10.1007/s40846-020-00533-8 Article
S. Jena, A. Thirugnanam, and S. K. Panda, "Experimental and numerical investigation of a polypropylene orthotic device for assistance in level ground walking", Proceedings of IMechE Part H: J Engineering in Medicine, vol.234, no.4, pp.356-369, SAGE, December 2019, 10.1177/0954411919894091 Article
E. Mishra, S. Jena, C. Bhoi, A. Thirugnanam, and S. K. Panda, "Effect of high heel gait on hip and knee-ankle-foot rollover characteristics while walking over inclined surfaces—a pilot study", The Foot, vol.40, pp.8-13, Elsevier, September 2019, 10.1016/j.foot.2019.03.004 Article
K. K. Ramajayam, A. Kumar, S. K. Sarangi, and A. Thirugnanam, "Adjuvant-perfluorocarbon based approach for improving the effectiveness of cryosurgery in gel phantoms", International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol.132, pp.296–308, Elsevier, October 2018, 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2018.05.037 Article
C. Kumari, A. Kumar, S. K. Sarangi, and A. Thirugnanam, "Effect of adjuvant on cutaneous cryotherapy", Heat and Mass Transfer, pp.1-14, Springer, July 2018, 10.1007/s00231-018-2407-2 Article

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K. K. Ramajayam, A. Kumar, S. K. Sarangi, and A. Thirugnanam, "A study on improving the outcome of cryosurgery using low thermal conductivity emulsions", Heat and Mass Transfer, pp.1-12, Springer, June 2018, 10.1007/s00231-018-2397-0 Article
C. Kumari, A. Kumar, S. K. Sarangi, and A. Thirugnanam, "An experimental and numerical study on nodular gel phantom during cryotherapy", Cryoletters, vol.39, no.2, pp.137-146, NCBI, March 2018 Article
K. K. Ramajayam, A. Kumar, S. K. Sarangi, and A. Thirugnanam, "A numerical study on optimising the cryosurgical process for effective tumour necrosis", Heat and Mass Transfer, vol.53, no.5, pp.1685-1697, Springer 2017, 10.1007/s00231-016-1928-9 Article
V. Vyas, T. Kaur, S. Kar, and A. Thirugnanam, "Biofunctionalization of commercially pure titanium with chitosan/hydroxyapatite biocomposite via silanization: evaluation of biological performances", Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, vol.31, no.16, pp.1768-1781, Taylor & Francis 2017, 10.1080/01694243.2016.1278070 Article
T. Kaur, S. Kulanthaivel, A. Thirugnanam, I. Banerjee, and K. Pramanik, "Biological and mechanical evaluation of poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid)-based composites reinforced with 1D, 2D and 3D carbon biomaterials for bone tissue regeneration", Biomedical Materials, vol.12, no.2, IOP Science 2017, 10.1088/1748-605X/aa5f76 Article
V. Vyas, T. Kaur, and A. Thirugnanam, "Chitosan composite three dimensional macrospheric scaffolds for bone tissue engineering", International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, vol.104, pp.1946-1954, Elsevier 2017, 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.04.055 Article
T. Kaur, A. Thirugnanam, and K. Pramanik, "Effect of carboxylated graphene nanoplatelets on mechanical and in-vitro biological properties of polyvinyl alcohol nanocomposite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering", Materials Today Communications, vol.12, pp.34–42, Elsevier 2017, 10.1016/j.mtcomm.2017.06.004 Article
T. Kaur and A. Thirugnanam, "Effect of porous activated charcoal reinforcement on mechanical and in-vitro biological properties of polyvinyl alcohol composite scaffolds", Journal of Materials Science & Technology, vol.33, no.7, pp.734-43, Elsevier 2017, 10.1016/j.jmst.2016.06.020 Article
S. Jena, G. M. Sakhare, S. K. Panda, and A. Thirugnanam, "Evaluation and prediction of human gait parameters using univariate, multivariate and step-wise statistical methods", Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, vol.17, no.5, World Scientific 2017, 10.1142/S0219519417500762 Article
O. Majumder, A. S. Bankoti, T. Kaur, A. Thirugnanam, and A. K. Mondal, "The influence of silane and silane–PMMA coatings on the in vitro biodegradation behavior of AE42 magnesium alloy for cardiovascular stent applications", RSC Advances, vol.6, pp.107344-107354, Royal Society Chemistry, September 2016, 10.1039/C6RA23384H Article
S. Mohapatra, A., A. K. Mondal, and A. Thirugnanam, "Dry sliding wear and corrosion behaviour of al-based hybrid composites reinforced with micro-tip and micro/nano-Al2O3p", Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, vol.69, no.6, pp.1155-1167, Springer, August 2016, 10.1007/s12666-015-0669-7 Article
I. Dash, D. Sharmila, B. P, A. Thirugnanam, and R. Jayabalan, "Utilization of sea water based media for the production and characterization of cellulase by Fusarium subglutinans MTCC 11891", Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, vol.7, pp.187-192, Elsevier, July 2016, 10.1016/j.bcab.2016.06.006 Article
B. Champaty, S. K. Nayak, A. Thirugnanam, and K. Pal, "Development of an EOG based computer aided communication support system", in 2015 Annual IEEE India Conference (INDICON), pp.1-6, IEEE, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, March 2016, 10.1109/INDICON.2015.7443857 Inproceedings
K. K. Ramajayam, A. Kumar, S. K. Sarangi, and A. Thirugnanam, "A novel adjuvant-solution layer strategy for improving the efficacy of cryosurgery", Cryoletters, vol.37, no.5, pp.346-356, PubMed 2016 Article
S. Sankar, K. K. Ramajayam, and A. Thirugnanam, "A novel method to fabricate porous tricalcium phosphate composite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering applications", Materials Technology, vol.31, no.10, pp.595-602, Taylor & Francis 2016, 10.1080/10667857.2016.1151194 Article
S. Kar, T. Kaur, and A. Thirugnanam, "Microwave-assisted synthesis of porous chitosan–modified montmorillonite–hydroxyapatite composite scaffolds", International journal of biological macromolecules, vol.82, pp.628-636, Elsevier 2016, 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2015.10.060 Article
B. R. Sunil, A. Thirugnanam, U. Chakkingal, and T., "Nano and ultra fine grained metallic biomaterials by severe plastic deformation techniques", Materials Technology, vol.31, no.13, pp.743-755, Taylor & Francis 2016, 10.1080/10667857.2016.1249133 Article
T. Kaur and A. Thirugnanam, "Tailoring in vitro biological and mechanical properties of polyvinyl alcohol reinforced with threshold carbon nanotube concentration for improved cellular response", RSC Advances, vol.6, no.46, pp.39982-39992, Royal Society of Chemistry 2016, 10.1039/c6ra08006e Article
T. Kaur, A. Thirugnanam, and K. Pramanik, "Tailoring the in vitro characteristics of poly (vinyl alcohol)-nanohydroxyapatite composite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering", Journal of Polymer Engineering, vol.36, no.8, De Gruyter 2016, 10.1515/polyeng-2015-0252 Article
R. Dey, P. Nanda, and A. Thirugnanam, "Bioactivity of chemically modified porous titanium", Materials Science Forum, vol.830-831, pp.518-521, Scientificnet 2015, 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.830-831.518 Article
S. Mallick, S. Sagiri, V. Singh, B. Behera, A. Thirugnanam, D. K. Pradhan, M. Bhattacharya, and K. Pal, "Genipin-crosslinked gelatin-based emulgels: an insight into the thermal, mechanical, and electrical studies", AAPS PharmSciTech, vol.16, no.6, pp.1254-1262, Springer 2015, 10.1208/s12249-014-0260-2 Article
B. Champaty, J. Joseph, K. Pal, and A. Thirugnanam, "Development of EOG based human machine interface control system for motorized wheelchair", in 2014 Annual International Conference on Emerging Research Areas: Magnetics, Machines and Drives (AICERA/iCMMD), pp.1-7, IEEE, Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirappally,KERALA Kottayam, India, July 2014, 10.1109/AICERA.2014.6908256 Inproceedings
S. M. Khade, B. Behera, Sai. S. Sagiri, V. K. Singh, A. Thirugnanam, K. Pal, S. S. Ray, D. K. Pradhan, and M. K. Bhattacharya, "Gelatin–PEG based metronidazole-loaded vaginal delivery systems: preparation, characterization and in vitro antimicrobial efficiency", Iranian Polymer Journal, vol.23, no.3, pp.171-184, Springer, March 2014, 10.1007/s13726-013-0213-8 Article

 Courses Taught

  • BM232 : Biofluid Mechanics {Theory}
  • BM233 : Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM2500 : Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM3001 : Analytical Instrumentation and Techniques {Theory}
  • BM322 : Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM331 : Bioheat and Mass Transfer {Theory}
  • BM332 : Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM3500 : Biofluid Mechanics {Theory}
  • BM361 : Biochemical Engineering {Theory}
  • BM4001 : Statistics for Bioengineers {Theory}
  • BM403 : Biomedical Engineering {Theory}
  • BM428 : Nanotechnology in Biomedical Engineering {Theory}
  • BM431 : Fundamentals of Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM434 : Sports Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM6202 : Advanced Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM625 : Nanobiotechnology {Theory}
  • BM632 : Computational Fluid Dynamics in Bioengineering {Theory}
  • BM634 : Advanced Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM652 : Advanced Biochemical Engineering {Theory}
  • BM663 : Advanced Biochemical Engineering {Theory}
  • CH334 : Process Dynamics and Control {Theory}
  • BM2700 : Biomechanics Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM272 : Biofluid Mechanics Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM276 : Biomechanics Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM376 : Bioprocess Instrumentation Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM378 : Process Instrumentation Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM471 : Application of MATLAB in Bioengineering Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM483 : Computational Biomechanics Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM6272 : Biomechanics Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM673 : Advanced Biochemical Engg. Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM680 : Application of ANSYS in Bioengineering {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students
Electrochemical Precipitation Of Struvite And Microalgae Cultivation From Urine

 Nageshwari K

 OnGoing

 Co-Supervisor

Biomaterials

 Moumita Ghosh

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Biomaterials

 Monalisha Mohanta

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Design And Fe Analysis Of Novel Semi - Rigid Stabilization Device For Human Lumbar Spine

 Pushpdant Jain

 Graduated

 Co-Supervisor

Gait Analysis Of The Lower Limbs: A Systematic Approach For Design And Analysis Of An Orthotic.

 Shreeshan Jena

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Development Of Electrooculogram Based Multi-Assistive Device Control System For Neuromuscular Disabled

 Biswajeet Champaty

 Graduated

 Co-Supervisor

Development Of Carbon Reinforced Polymer Ceramic Composites For Bone Tissue Engineering

 Tejinder Kaur

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Experimental And Numerical Study For Skin Tumor Ablation Using Cryotherapy

 Chandrika Kumari

 Graduated

 Supervisor

An Approach To Improving Efficacy Of Cryosurgery: Numerical And Experimental (Using Gel Phantoms) Studies

 Krishna Kumar Ramajayam

 Graduated

 Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Basil Mathai (213BM1010), "FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS TO QUANTIFY THE EFFECT OF SURGERY IN PROXIMAL FEMUR" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Omkar Majumder (213BM1009), "Processing, characterization and in-vitro biodegradation of AE42 magnesium alloy coated with silane-PMMA for cardiovascular stent application" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Sumanta Kar (213BM2026), "PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF POROUS CHITOSAN-ORGANICALLY MODIFIED MONTMORILLONITE-HYDROXYAPATITE (CS-OM-HA) COMPOSITES FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Naveen Chandrol (214BM1456), "Biomechanical Analysis of Knee Implant with and without Bone Attachment Using Finite Element Method" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Veena Vyas (214BM1381), "Comparative Study of Carboxymethyl Tamarind Seed Powder Coated Chitosan/ Montmorillonite/ Hydroxyapatite Composite Macrosphere Scaffolds" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Gaurav Mohan Sakhare (215BM1003), "Determining Predictability of Human Gait Parameters" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Rahul Sarkar (215BM1443), "Synthesis of hydroxyapatite (HAp) and microwave assisted TiO2-HAp composite coating on Commercially pure (CP)- Titanium for biomedical applications Rahul Sarkar" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Namasivaya Naveen S (216BM1006), "Microwave assisted calcium phosphate coatings on carbon fiber reinforced polyether-etherketone composite scaffolds for implant applications" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Vivek Soni (216BM1008), "Improving the corrosion resistance of AE42 magnesium alloys for cardiovascular stents" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Sujit Kumar Singh (217BM1283), "Development of Polyvinyl Alcohol and Activated Charcoal Composite Film for Bone Tissue Engineering" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Kamble Nahush Dhananjay (218BM1268), "Kinetic and Kinematic analysis of lower limb while using Shoe Stiffening Inserts" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Dasari Shivakumar (219BM1420), "Novel method for assessment of dynamic Q-angle using 3D motion analysis system" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Pala Pratyusha (219BM1322), "Finite element analysis of dental prosthesis under masticatory load and thermal stress" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
UG Dissertation
  • Artatrana Tandi (111BM0013), "DEVELOPMENT OF POLY VINYL ALCOHOL-CELLULOSE COMPOSITES FOR WOUND DRESSING APPLICATIONS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Deepshikha Mahapatra (111BM0008), "BIOACTIVITY OF ROLLED TITANIUM" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Subhashish Kumar Satpathy (111BM0546), "KINEMATIC AND KINETIC ANALYSIS OF SQUAT JUMP AND COUNTER-MOVEMENT JUMP" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Aasutosh Purohit (112BM0541), "Design and fabrication of a simple inverted pendulum apparatus for different prosthetic feet" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Isha Satyam (112BM0537), "Analysis of Roll Over Patterns of Three Different Prosthetic Feet using a Simple Inverted Pendulum Apparatus" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Kartikeya Singh Jodha (112BM0008), "TAILORING OF THERMALLY ACTIVATED POLY (ETHYLENE GLYCOL) IN POLY (METHYL METHACRYLATE) POLYMER NETWORK FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATION" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Sulagna Sahu (112BM0012), "PVA-BENTONITE NANOCOMPOSITE HYDROGELS INCORPORATED WITH MARIGOLD EXTRACT FOR WOUND HEALING APPLICATION" - B.Tech.    Co-supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Swapnil Rajeev (112BM0580), "Bioactivity of Recrystallized Titanium" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Daina Kumar Sahu (113BM0499), "ANALYSIS OF THE GROUND REACTION FORCES FOR ASCENT ON A HEIGHT-ADJUSTABLE STAIRCASE" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Ekant Mishra (113BM0006), "High heeled gait analysis on an adjustable inclined walkway" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Naeema Manika (113BM0573), "Biological evaluation of AZ91 magnesium alloy processed by different casting routes" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Nischit Mishra (113BM0007), "Synthesis of Iron Oxide Nano-fluid and Nano-Gels for Cryosurgery" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017 Summer
  • Archana Rath (114BM0593), "Biofunctionalization of commercially pure titanium with chitosan and L-carnitine via silanization" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Megha Satpathy (114BM0044), "The influence of metformin-eluting silane- PMMA coatings on the in-vitro biodegradation behavior of AE42 magnesium alloy for stent applications" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Vibhuti Kumar (114BM0621), "Comparison of Human Gait Parameters for Shoes and Insoles of Varying Stiffness" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018 Summer
  • Harish S (115BM0071), "KERATIN REINFORCED CHITOSAN HYDROGELS FOR SKIN TISSUE ENGINEERING" - B.Tech.    Co-supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • N V Pradipika (115BM0662), "Biofunctionalization of PEEK with natural gums for bone tissue engineering" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Partha Pritish Dhal (115BM0066), "STUDY OF BALANCING STRATEGY FOR ARM BALANCE IN YOGA" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Reeya Chaurasia (115BM0001), "Poly ether ether ketone Reinforced Chitosan macro-beads with improved Mechanical properties for Bone Tissue Engineering." - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Mohammed Hasim (116BM0006), "Study of vertical and counter movement jump height of athletes and non-athletes" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Rakesh Kumar Pradhan (116BM0014), "Development of poly(vinyl alcohol)- alginate-activated charcoal and Calendula officinalis hybrid hydrogels for wound dressing application" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Dakarapu Rishi (117BM0018), "GAIT ANALYSIS WHILE SMARTPHONE DUAL-TASKING" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Praisy (117BM0005), "Design of a socially assistive system: IOT based solution healthcare monitoring system" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring

 Awards and Honours

Memberships / Fellowships
  • SBA0I,    2008