Yekkuni L. BALACHANDRAN

Assistant Research Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering

Academic and Professional Education

2013 - Ph. D., Department of Biotechnology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore - 641 046.

Thesis title: “Bio-molecules templated silver nanoparticles: Synthesis, characterization and their applications”. (Highly Commended Dissertation)

2005 - M. Phil., Department of Biotechnology, Kongunadu Arts and Science College (Affiliated to Bharathiar University), Coimbatore - 641 029. (First Class in Part I Examinations)

Thesis title: “Characterization of DNA isolated from the Granulovirus of sugarcane shoot borer Chilo infuscatellus Snellen”.

2003 - M. Sc., Zoology, Government Arts College (Affiliated to Bharathiar University), Coimbatore - 641048. (First Class)

2001 - B. Sc., Zoology, PSG College of Arts and Science (Affiliated to Bharathiar University), Coimbatore -640 014. (First Class with Distinction)

Personal Profile

Research

Research Interests

● Functional NanoMaterials (Metal, Metal oxide nanoparticles, Nano Metal Organic Frameworks [Nano MOFs])

● Small animal imaging (MRI and CT)

● Drug delivery

● Nanoparticle Vaccine for HIV


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Fellowships and Awards

● Fellowship for the RFSMS (Research in Science for Meritorious Student) under UGC SAP DRS programme (Govt. of India)-during PhD.

● Secured II rank in B.Sc., comprehensive examinations

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The Department of Biomedical Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, seeks outstanding applicants for full-time tenure-track/tenured positions. The positions are open for both junior and senior-level applicants. While exceptional candidates in any area are welcome to apply, the primary focus for this search is in the areas of biomedical/medical imaging, bioMEMS, mechanomedicine, regenerative medicine, wearable devices/wireless monitoring, and biomedical data science. We are especially interested in individuals who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of our academic community. Further information of the department and facilities can be found at http://bme.sustc.edu.cn/.

 

An outstanding start-up package will be provided for the successful candidate. Applicants must have earned Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering or a relevant field, and demonstrated excellent qualifications in research and education. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

 

All applicants should submit the following documents to bmehr@sustech.edu.cn in PDF format: (1) a detailed resume, (2) a statement of research and teaching interests, (3) up to three representative publications, and (4) the names and contact information of at least three references.

 

Established in 2012, the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public institution funded by the City of Shenzhen, , 17 min by high speed train from Hong Kong. Shenzhen is China's fast-growing city in the past two decades, having become the city with the highest per capita revenue from a fishing village. The city is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of China.

 

The Southern University of Science and Technology is a pioneer in higher education reform in China. The mission of the University is to become a globally recognized institution which emphasizes academic excellence and promotes innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. The teaching language at SUSTech is bilingual, either English or Mandarin. According to Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2019, SUSTech ranked the 8th in mainland China.

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Contact Address

Southern University of Science and Technology Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Office Phone

Email

balachandran@sustech.edu.cn

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