Profile of Prof. Bindu Salim

Professional Brief

Professional Experience

  • Research on organic TFT at Microelctronic Research Centre,University of Texas at
    Austin: Supervisor: Prof. Ananth Dodabalapur
  • Research at Nanotech Research Facility, PSGIAS since 2009
  • 29 years of teaching ( Govt College of Engg, Trivandrum; Govt. College of Engineering Kannur; PESIT, Bangalore; IECCET, Greater Noida; PSGIAS,Coimbatore)
  • Head of the Dept of ECE, PESIT Bangalore ( 1998 – 2003)
  • Deputy chief superintendent , Bangalore University and VTU examinations at PESIT, Bangalore
  • Head of the Department of ECE, IEC College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida (2004-2009)
  • NBA accreditation : Institutional co-ordinator at PESIT, Bangalore, 2000-2004
  • NBA: Institutional co-ordinator at IEC, Greater Noida, 2005-2009
  • Controller of examinations, UPTU entrance examinations at IEC, Greater Noida, 2005-2009
  • Controller of examinations, UPTU examinations at IEC, Greater Noida, 2004-2009
  • Certified Internal Quality Assessor (ISO).
  • Editor: PSGIAS research accomplishments 2010.
  • Editor: PSGIAS research accomplishments 2011.
  • Editor: PSGIAS research accomplishments 2018.


College of Engineering Trivandrum
BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore
Anna University, Chennai

Professional Membership

  • Fellow IE(India)
  • Member IEEE
  • Life member ISTE
  • Life member MRSI
  • Life member ISSS
  • Life member ISSE

Areas of Interest

  • VLSI Design
  • Embedded Systems
  • Wireless sensor network
  • Polymer Electronics/ Device Simulation
  • MEMS


  • miRNA based cancer diagnosis Play
  • MEMS based pressure sensor
  • Thin film transistor for sensing application
  • Device simulation using Silvaco
  • RFID Antenna design
  • Multilink SHR Play
  • IPMC for biomimetic application

Funded projects

  • Microfluidic device-based instrument for screening breast cancer using miRNA detection, PI, DST-BDTD, 2019-2021
  • Design and development of Automatic pill dispenser for TB drug adherence, funded by Bill and Melinda Gate foundation. PI, 2014 – 2015 Demo
  • Fabrication of PDMS based Platform / Microfluidics based MicroPCR For The Detection of Oncogenic miRNAs in Retinoblastoma Patient’s Serum funded by NPMASS, DRDO, PI, 2011 – 2014
  • Development of Technology for Perching, funded by IGCAR, PI, 2010-2013
  • Development of wireless sensor networking, funded by NPMASS, ADA, Co-PI, 2011 – 2014
  • A novel water and thermal management technique for an air-breathing proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) stack, Co-PI, DST -2009-2012

Patents Filed


Patents Granted

    • “System for dispensing pills” – patent number: 352931under application number 841/CHE/2015, 23rd Feb 2015 in the name of the start up “Devi electronics” and University of Cape Town.

Recent Invited Talks

  • Serum miRNA-based cancer screening on microfluidic platform for Breast cancer, 27-12-2021, AICTE sponsored FDP at Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology Coimbatore.
  • Flexible Devices and Fabrication Techniques at VIT Chennai on 8th July 2021
  • Talk on Flexible electronics – Applications, Future and Challenges, at TEQIP-III sponsored FDP on “Fabrication of Electronic Devices using Nanomaterials”  on 3rd September 2020, JSS Science and Technology University (SJCE), Mysuru
  • Talk on Flexible Hybrid Electronics- Applications and Future” at International Virtual Conference on Wearable Technologies and Applications: Emerging Trends and Innovations – WeTA2020″  on  27th June 2020, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
  • Talk on “Project based learning in engineering education-how to practice”, PSG-Polytechnic on 27-7-2019.
  • Talk on “Nanotechnology : An Introduction”, Institution of Engineers (India), Palakkad, on 27-7-2017.
  • Talk on “Process and device simulation” Research Colloquium on “Nanotechnology – Materials, Devices and Medicine”, COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING CHERTHALA, Sponsored by TEQIP II on 24-3-2017.
  • Talk on “Project based learning in engineering education”, PSG-CARE on 22-3-2018

Courses Taught

  • Synthesis and optimization of digital circuits
  • Nano Computing
  • Polymer Electronics
  • Nanoelectronics
  • Nanoscale materials and devices
  • MEMS
  • VLSI Design


Recipient of Bill and Melinda Gates foundation award for GCTBC-2014: Development of Pill dispenser for TB drug adherence


Innovation award for “Innovating to improve lives: IT solution” at International Knowledge millennium conference


Innovation award for “Spreading innovation spirit : Medical devices” at International Knowledge millennium conference


Best M.E project award of Dept. of Mechanical Engineering on DEVELOPMENT OF TECHNOLOGY FOR PERCHING ROBOT

by Mr. Sakthivel R, 2011


Study on optimizing c‑axis oriented AlN thin flm for piezoelectric sensing applications controlling the sputtering process parameters
Bindu Salim, M. Vanamoorthy, K. Mohanta
Materials Science and Processing (2022) 128:48 | Link
A GSM Enabled POC Smart Pill Dispenser for Controlling MDR-TB Ensuring Drug Adherence
Bindu Salim
Biotechnology: 2021;17(7)
Primary Diagnostic Tools for SARS-CoV-2 Infection (COVID-19): Mini Review Based on Current Challenges
in Molecular Techniques and Point of Care Testing for Screening
Bindu Salim, K. Kokilavani
Int. J. PPathogen | Res.
2020;5(4),94-104 | Link
microRNA based cancer screening by blood test
Bindu Salim, A Kandaswamy, Athira M V,Madhulika
Vijayakumar, Adityan R
Int. J. Pub health | Res.
Microfluidic device for novel breast cancer screening by blood test using miRNA beacon probe
Bindu Salim, Athira M V, A Kandaswamy, Madhulika Vijayakumar, T Saravanan, Thiyagarajan Sairam
Biomedical microdevices |
DOI:10.1007/s10544-017-0230-z | Link
Improved mixing efficiency and scaling of microfluidic mixer for miRNA based diagnostics
Bindu Salim, A Kandaswamy, Madhu Ganesh, Athira M V
Biotechnology: an Indian journal | 2017;13(5)
Investigation on staging of breast cancer using miR-21 as a biomarker in patients’ serum
Bindu Salim, Athira M V, A Kandaswamy, Madhulika Vijayakumar
International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, 2020 Vol.33 No.3, pp.211 – 221 | DOI: 10.1504/IJBET.2020.107758
Study on dielectric properties of organic materials for flexible thin film transistor application
Bindu Salim, V K Manoharan, Jitha S Nair
National Journal of Technology | Vol 12, Issue 4 | December 2016 | ISSN-0973-1334,pp 75-78
PMMA Platform based Micro fluidic Mixer for the Detection of Retinoblastoma through MicroRNA-18a from patients’ Serum
Bindu Salim, Swapna Merlin David, Madhu Beta, J Narayanan, S Krishnakumar, T Lazar Mathew
Journal of analytical and bio analytical techniques | Vol 6, Issue 4 | July 2015
Fabrication of Poly (methyl methacrylate) and Poly(vinyl alcohol) Thin Film Capacitors on Flexible Substrates
Bindu Salim, Jaisree Meenaa Pria KNJ, M. Alagappan, A Kandaswamy
4th International conference on Electronic Devices and systems Applications- ICEDSA 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 14-15 September 2015.
Spreading the Innovation spirit : ” Micro device for detection of Retinoblastoma from patients’ serum”
Bindu Salim, J Narayanan, S Krishnakumar
2-3 Nov 2015.
A Comparative Fluorescent Beacon-based Method for Serum microRNA Quantification
Bindu Salim, JN Madhu Beta, Subramanian
Krishnakumar, Sailaja V Elchuri
Analytical Sciences 31 (3) | 231-235 | 2014.
“Study on polymer printed resistor on plastic adding nanomaterials to PEDOT: PSS” is published in International journal of Nano technology and applications
Bindu Salim, K K Venkataraman
Special issue, Vol 5 | No.2 | 2011 | pp
Development and Performance of Circular shaped Ionic Polymer Metal Composite.International Journal of Applied Engineering Research
Bindu Salim, Sakthivel R
ISSN 0973-4562 Volume x | Number x (2011) | pp. xxx–xxx © Research India Publications


Cancer screening by a cost effective blood test using handheld devices
Bindu Salim, A. Kandaswamy, Madhulika Vijayakumar
11th Annual word cancer congress | 18-20 May, 2018 | Philadelphia,PA
Scalability study of microfluidic Mixers for miRNA based diagnostics
Bindu Salim, A. Kandaswamy, Madhu Ganesh
ASME 2017 International conference on nano, micro and mini channels | 27-30 August, 2017 | Cambridge , MA
Development of Portable Toxic Gas Sensors Based on Hybrid Metal Nanoparticles-SWNT Composite Nanofibers For Environmental Monitoring
Bindu Salim, P.Biji, Anju Gupta, T.Lazar Mathew,
P.Radhakrishnan, A.Sukhananazerin and D.Jayaseelan
Technology & Engineering Exhibition (TechEx 2011) | Codissia Trade Fair Complex | 25-27 November, 2011
ZigBee based Wireless System for f-MWCNT based Ammonia Gas Sensor for Clinical Breath Analyzer Applications
Bindu Salim, Jayaseelan D, Sukhananazerin A, Biji P and Lazar Mathew T
International Conference on Innovative Trends In Electronics Communication and Application | 2013 (ICIECA-2013) | 27-29th December, 2013.
“Intermediate printing technique for flexible electronics”
Bindu Salim, K K Venkataraman
Govt College of Engineering Trissur | ICMF
“Signature Verification using finger print” in National conference on Digital Signal Processing
Bindu Salim, Manoj Gupta
APS college of Engineering | Sohna | UP | 2009.
“Nanoindentation for developing nanohairs”
Bindu Salim
Poster presented at ICONSAT | 2012
IT solutions for TB Drug adherence
Bindu Salim, Sudesh Sivarasu, C.P Sridhar, Sowmya R
IKMC – International Knowledge Millennium Conference | 2014 | Won best innovation award of Rs. 50,000

Research Group

Junior Research Fellow
Junior Research fellow, miRNA based cancer screening
Ancy Terryna C. John
Junior Research fellow