Bioelectronics and Medical Devices

Bioelectronics and Medical Devices

From Materials to Devices - Fabrication, Applications and Reliability

1st Edition - June 15, 2019

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  • Editors: Kunal Pal, Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz, Anwesha Khasnobish, Sandip Bag, Indranil Banerjee, Usha Kuruganti
  • eBook ISBN: 9780081024218
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081024201

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Bioelectronics and Medical Devices: From Materials to Devices-Fabrication, Applications and Reliability reviews the latest research on electronic devices used in the healthcare sector, from materials, to applications, including biosensors, rehabilitation devices, drug delivery devices, and devices based on wireless technology. This information is presented from the unique interdisciplinary perspective of the editors and contributors, all with materials science, biomedical engineering, physics, and chemistry backgrounds. Each applicable chapter includes a discussion of these devices, from materials and fabrication, to reliability and technology applications. Case studies, future research directions and recommendations for additional readings are also included. The book addresses hot topics, such as the latest, state-of the-art biosensing devices that have the ability for early detection of life-threatening diseases, such as tuberculosis, HIV and cancer. It covers rehabilitation devices and advancements, such as the devices that could be utilized by advanced-stage ALS patients to improve their interactions with the environment. In addition, electronic controlled delivery systems are reviewed, including those that are based on artificial intelligences.

Key Features

  • Presents the latest topics, including MEMS-based fabrication of biomedical sensors, Internet of Things, certification of medical and drug delivery devices, and electrical safety considerations
  • Presents the interdisciplinary perspective of materials scientists, biomedical engineers, physicists and chemists on biomedical electronic devices
  • Features systematic coverage in each chapter, including recent advancements in the field, case studies, future research directions, and recommendations for additional readings


Materials Scientists and Engineers, biomedical engineers, chemists, physicists, product designers

Table of Contents

  • 1. Light-fidelity based biosignal transmission
    Pratyush K. Patnaik, Suraj K. Nayak, Ashirbad Pradhan, Amrutha V, Champak Bhattacharya, Sirsendu S. Ray and Kunal Pal
    2. Development of a low-cost color sensor for biomedical applications
    Pratyush K. Patnaik, Paresh Mahapatra, Dibyajyoti Biswal, Suraj K. Nayak, Sachin Kumar, Biswajeet Champaty and Kunal Pal
    3. Development of a voice-controlled home automation system for the differently-abled
    Karan Pande, Ashirbad Pradhan, Suraj Kumar Nayak, Pratyush Kumar Patnaik, Biswajeet Champaty, Arfat Anis and Kunal Pal
    4. Lab-on-a-chip sensing devices for biomedical applications
    Pavel Sengupta, Kalap Khanra, Amit Roy Chowdhury and Pallab Datta
    5. Impedance-based biosensors
    Avishek Chakraborty, Dewaki Nandan Tibarewala and Ananya Barui
    6. Acoustophoresis-based biomedical device applications
    Sharda Gupta and Arindam Bit
    7. Electroencephalography and near-infrared spectroscopy-based hybrid biomarker for brain imaging
    Raghavendra Prasad, N.P. Guhan Seshadri, R. Periyasamy, Stephanie Miller, Arindam Bit and Kunal Mitra
    8. Micro-electro-mechanical system
    Ankur Gupta and Pramod Pal
    9. Enzyme-based biosensors
    Jaspreet Kaur, Sandeep Choudhary, Rashmi Chaudhari, Rahul D. Jayant and Abhijeet Joshi
    10. Ultrasound-based drug delivery systems
    Bhavana Joshi and Abhijeet Joshi
    11. Electroencephalogram-controlled assistive devices
    Abdulhamit Subasi
    12. Electromyogram-controlled assistive devices
    Abdulhamit Subasi
    13. Electrical safety
    Mana Sezdi
    14. Biomedical metrology
    Mana Sezdi
    15. Bone-implantable devices for drug delivery applications
    Priyanka Ray, Md Saquib Hasnain, Abir Koley and Amit Kumar Nayak
    16. Iontophoretic drug delivery systems
    Amit Kumar Nayak, Sanjay Dey, Kunal Pal and Indranil Banerjee
    17. Microneedle platform for biomedical applications
    Sabahat Shaikh, Nishtha Bhan, Fiona C. Rodrigues, Eshwari Dathathri, Shounak De and Goutam Thakur
    18. Trends in point-of-care microscopy
    Pallavi Bohidar, Soumya Gupta and Indranil Banerjee
    19. Development of spectroscopy-based medical devices for disease diagnosis in low resource point-of-care setting
    Animesh Halder, Soumendra Singh, Aniruddha Adhikari, Probir Kumar Sarkar and Samir Kumar Pal
    20. Dielectrophoresis-based devices for cell patterning
    Tarun Agarwal and Tapas Kumar Maiti
    21. Multichannel surface electromyography
    Usha Kuruganti
    22. Sensors for monitoring workplace health
    Usha Kuruganti
    23. Advances in enzyme-based electrochemical sensors: current trends, benefits, and constraints
    George Luka, Syed Ahmad, Natashya Falcone and Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz
    24. Electrocardiogram signal processing-based diagnostics: applications of wavelet transform
    Suraj K. Nayak, Indranil Banerjee and Kunal Pal
    25. Sensor fusion and control techniques for biorehabilitation
    Dinesh Bhatia and Sudip Paul
    26. Biofunctional interfaces for cell culture in microfluidic devices
    Amid Shakeri, Sara Rahmani, Sara M. Imani, Matthew Osborne, Hanie Yousefi and Tohid F. Didar
    27. Microsystems technology for high-throughput single-cell sorting
    Lindsay Piraino, Tricia Conti, Azmeer Sharipol, Danielle S.W. Benoit and Lisa A. DeLouise
    28. Microfluidic devices for DNA amplification
    Ali Shahid, Shayan Liaghat and P. Ravi Selvaganapathy
    29. Optimizing glucose sensing for diabetes monitoring
    Robert J. Forster and Loanda R. Cumba
    30. Brain control to neurofeedback in rehabilitation
    Saugat Bhattacharyya and Mitsuhiro Hayashibe
    31. Motor imagery classification enhancement with concurrent implementation of spatial filtration and modified stockwell transform
    Rohit Bose, Kaniska Samanta, Soumya Chatterjee, Saugat Bhattacharyya and Anwesha Khasnobish
    32. A hybrid wireless electroencephalography network based on the IEEE 802.11 and IEEE 802.15.4 standards
    Rabia Bilal and Bilal Muhammad Khan
    33. Deep learning in medical and surgical instruments
    Srivarna Settisara Janney and Sumit Chakravarty
    34. Electroencephalogram-based brain systems for controlling rehabilitative devices
    Kishore K. Tarafdar, Bikash K. Pradhan, Suraj K. Nayak, Anwesha Khasnobish, Saugat Bhattacharyya and Kunal Pal
    35. A system for automatic cardiac arrhythmia recognition using electrocardiogram signal
    Allam Jaya Prakash and Samit Ari
    36. Designing of a biopotential amplifier for the acquisition and processing of subvocal electromyography signals
    Reddy Vamsi, Suraj K. Nayak, Anilesh Dey, Arindam Bit, Biswajit Mohapatra, Haladhar Behera and Kunal Pal

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1006
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2019
  • Published: June 15, 2019
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9780081024218
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081024201

About the Editors

Kunal Pal

Dr. Pal pursued his graduation in Pharmacy from the University of Delhi, New Delhi, India in the year 2002, followed by post-graduation in Biomedical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in the year 2004. Later, he did his Ph.D. in Materials Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, in the year 2006. Subsequently, he joined Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada as a post-doctoral fellow in the year 2007. During his tenure at Ryerson University, he served as Vice-Chair (Elect), HQPA, AFMNet Network of Excellence, Canada. He joined the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India in the year 2009 as an Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering. He is currently the Professor-in-Charge of Medical Electronics and Instrumentation Laboratory in the Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India. His major research interests revolve around Biomedical Signal Processing and Biomedical Equipment Design. He is also working in the fields of soft materials and controlled drug delivery. He has published more than 100 publications in SCI cited journals of high repute, Book Chapters, Edited Books, and papers in peer-reviewed conferences. He is a very well-cited researcher having more than 2500 citations.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor-in-Charge, Medical Electronics and Instrumentation Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India

Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz

Dr. Kraatz studied chemistry at the Universities of Düsseldorf and the University of Kent in Canterbury and obtained his PhD in 1993 at the University of Calgary. In 2011, accepting a position at the University of Toronto, where he is a full professor in chemistry and currently serves as Vice-Principal Research at the University of Toronto Scarborough. He has served as Director of the Nanofabrication Facility at Western and as Chair of the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at U of T. Awards and recognitions include the Canada Research Chair in Biomaterials, the PetroCanada Young Innovator Award, the Award in Pure or Applied Inorganic Chemistry from the Canadian Society for Chemistry, and the Principal’s Research Award. Bernie’s research interests are at the interface of inorganic chemistry and electrochemistry, focusing on the design of bioconjugates for sensing applications, surface-supported functional bioconjugates, and bio(nano)materials. He has published more than 250 peer-reviewed papers and two books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Anwesha Khasnobish

Dr. Khasnobish is currently employed as a Research Scientist at TATA Consultancy Services (TCS) Innovation Lab, Kolkata, India, where she is actively doing research in cognitive neuroscience, tele-rehabilitation, stress analysis from physiological signals, electrooculography and eye tracking. She completed her graduation and post-graduation in Biomedical Engineering. She completed her Ph. D. in Engineering in the field of “Human- Computer interface based devices for biomedical applications” from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in the year 2015. She received fellowship from the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India for completing her Ph.D. dissertation work. Her past research experience revolved around biopotential signal (e.g. EEG, HRV, EMG and EOG) acquisition and processing, brain and human computer interactions, circuit design and development, signal and image processing, haptics, somatosensory perceptions, computational intelligence and soft computing techniques. She has >40 research papers to her credit with a total citation of >140.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research and Innovation, TCS, Kolkata, India

Sandip Bag

Dr. Bag is presently an Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani, West Bengal since 2005. Dr. Bag obtained his Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata in the year 2007. He did his graduation in Pharmaceutical Technology and post- graduation in Biomedical Engineering from Jadavpur University during the year 2000 and 2002, respectively. He has published more than 24 research papers in various national and international journals and proceedings of conferences. He also presented his research accomplishments across the globe. He received various grants from Indian government funding agencies for carrying out research and travel for attending conferences. He is a reviewer and editorial board members of various international journals of repute. He was actively involved in organizing various national/ international conferences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Biomedical Engineering, JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani, West Bengal

Indranil Banerjee

Prof. Indranil Banerjee did his Ph. D. in Biotechnology (Tissue Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India in the year 2011. Presently, is holding the position of an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering at National Institute of Technology- Rourkela. He is the Professor-in-Charge of the Bioprocess Laboratory and Biomicrofludics Laboratory. His group is actively involved in understanding the cell physiology in response to biomaterials developed on a length scale (nano to macro). He was a visiting scientist in Maxplanck Institute of Intelligent System, Germany. Dr. Banerjee has authored 35 SCI cited publications in various journals of repute with a total citation of more than 450. He is also serving as industrial consultant.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Bioscience and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Usha Kuruganti

Dr. Kuruganti received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. degree in human factors engineering from the University of New Brunswick (UNB), Fredericton, NB, Canada. She joined UNB in 2004 and is currently a Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology at UNB and Co-Director of the Andrew and Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory within the Richard J. CURRIE Centre at UNB. Dr. Kuruganti has also served as the Assistant Dean (Graduate Studies and Research) of the Faculty of Kinesiology since September 2013. Dr. Kuruganti is a Registered Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (APEGNB), a Fellow of Engineers Canada, a member of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology, and the Association of Canadian Ergonomists. Her research interests include human movement analysis, neuromuscular and occupational physiology, electromyography and human factors.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of New Brunswick (UNB), Fredericton, NB, Canada

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