Nanoengineered Systems Laboratory





Dr. Rohit Gupta is an Honorary Research Fellow and a Royal Society Newton International Fellow, jointly hosted by the UCL Mechanical Engineering and Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (WEISS). Previously, he was a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Glasgow – James Watt School of Engineering (2021-2022). Dr. Gupta received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from McMaster University (Canada) in 2021, M.Eng. in Power Engineering from Jadavpur University (India) in 2018, and B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from West Bengal University of Technology (India) in 2016.

Dr. Gupta has received The Royal Society – Newton International Fellowship, a prestigious post-doctoral research fellowship to conduct independent research on an electrochemical biosensor for detecting Sepsis biomarkers at the Nanoengineered Systems Laboratory (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/interventional-surgical-sciences/news/2022/mar/rohit-gupta-awarded-royal-society-newton-international-fellowship). Previously, he has been awarded the MITACS Accelerate Fellowship (Canada) to develop SARS-CoV-2 detection biosensor at McMaster University (Canada). Rohit has also received a gold medal for his M.Eng. studies at Jadavpur University (India) and an IEEE best paper award.


Research Summary

His research covers multiple facets of the energy and healthcare space, including heat transfer, electronics cooling, thermodynamic optimization, data-driven modelling techniques, bioprocess modelling, carbon footprint assessment, protein biosensors, water quality monitoring sensors, and biological wound healing models. He has published nearly 20 peer-reviewed journal articles in the abovementioned areas, cited over 250 times with an h-index of 10 (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=1zjXnBcAAAAJ&hl=en).