Mr. Subhash N. N.
Engineer 'C'
Phone : +91 9745329452 (Mobile)

PhD Candidate (2021- Ongoing), Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras.

M. Tech, IIT Madras, Chennai, 2012.

B. Tech, Mechanical Engineering, Govt. Engineering College Barton hill, Trivandrum, 2010.

Engineer-C, Division of Artificial Internal Organs, SCTIMST, Aug 2018- Till now.

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Technical Education, Govt. of Kerala, June 2017- Aug 2018.

Engineer- Chitra High Value Fellow C, Division of Artificial Internal Organs, Jan 2015- April 2017.

Engineer- Technology Advancement, Modeling & Simulation CoE, EATON Corporation, Oct 2012- Dec 2014.

Project Officer-Center for Nondestructive Evaluation, IIT Madras, July 2012- Oct 2012.

2024- Aegis Graham Bell Award (AGBA) of Excellence: TiN coated coronary stent was selected as the top three innovations/ finalists in Health, supported by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India dated 21 February 2024 at NDMC New Delhi.

2023- Certificate of Merit- Best Biomedical Technology Innovation 2023 from SCTIMST

2021- BRICS Young Scientist- Healthcare, Indian Delegation, BRICS Young Scientist Forum, Sep 2021.

2021-TATA Steel Material Next Pre-finalist; Team RES21756-Short Coir fibre Polylactic acid biocomposite for orthotic assist device.

2019- Mentor for the Young Innovators Program (YIP) 2018-21, Kerala Development Innovation Strategic Council.

2016- Award for the contribution towards the development of TTK Chitra heart valve TC2, Dec 2016 by SCTIMST.

2015- Outstanding award for Certified Reliability Professional (CRP), Sep 2015, by STQC, DeitY, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Gov of India.

2014- Design for Six Sigma, Green Belt, EATON USA.

2014- Simulation Technology Excellence Pioneer (STEP) Award, EATON.

2014-Fifth Intellectual Property disclosure award, EATON.

2010- Best outgoing student award 2010: Mechanical Engineering, by Alumini Association, Government Engineering College Barton Hill, Thiruvananthapuram.

2010- Kerala University 3rd Rank: B.Tech in Mechanical engineering.

2004- 15th rank in Kerala state for SSLC exam.

Interested in Translational R&D in Med-Tech, with focus on Technology Commercialization.

Business / Product segments: Cardiovascular implants, Minimally invasive devices , Ortho-rehab devices.

Focuses expertise on: (1) Structural Integrity & Mechanical Design (2) Advanced NDE (3) Reliability engineering.

M/s TATA Steel: Industry sponsored project on composites, 2022

BRICS Young Scientist Forum, 2021

M/s TATA Steel Material Next: Industry sponsored study on composites for orthotic applications, 2021

M/s Center for Nondestructive Evaluation (CNDE), Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, 2021

M/s FUPRO Innovations Pvt Ltd: Industry sponsored study on prosthetic foots, 2021

M/s Tynor Orthotics Pvt Ltd: Industry funded project on offloading orthotics, 2020

M/s VST Mobility Solutions: collaboration for developing UVC and IoT based devices, 2020

M/s Modulus Housing Pvt Ltd: Co-development initiative for portable & deployable four zone field hospitals for covid19 management, 2020

Technology Development of (1) High risk high value implants (2) Ortho-Rehab devices

Industry sponsored product development programs

R&D for scaled commercialization

Lab to Market Transitions

Chitra High Value Fellowship, SCTIMST, 2015-2017.

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Life Member: Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ISNT)

Life member: Materials Research Society of India (MRSI)

Development of stance control knee ankle foot orthosis SCKAFO for knee instability management (P8206), Role- Principal Investigator, Funding Agency- DST, 2023, Duration-3 years.

Development of rigid knee brace for OA (P7445), Role- Principal Investigator, Funding Agency- TYNOR, 2020-2022

Development of off-loading orthotics (P7444), Role- Principal Investigator, Funding Agency- TYNOR, 2020-2021

Development of TiN coated coronary stent system (P 8152); Role- Principal Investigator (PI), Funding Agency- TRC, SCTIMST, 2019-2021.

Development of structural heart devices: (1) Aortic Stent Graft, (2) Atrial Septal Occluder, and (3) Annuloplasty Ring; Role: Co-Investigator, Technical Research Centre (TRC) for Biomedical Devices, SCTIMST, 2016-2020.

Structural Performance assessment of FUPRO Grace foot (P 7448); Role- PI, Funding Agency- FUPRO Innovations, 2021.

Biocomposite for orthotic assistive devices (P 7449); Role- Co PI, Funding Agency- TATA Steel, 2021.

Emergency response isolation systems (P 8228); Role- PI, TRC, 2020.

Ceramic tile forms and tile support matrix (P 6245): Role- Co PI, Funding Agency- TDF, SCTIMST, 2020-2022.

Reliability analysis of Improved Tilting Disc Heart Valve Prosthesis; Role- Chitra High Value Fellow C (2015-2017)

"I-NDUCT program": There are big differences between an invention in the lab, an innovation in the marketplace, and an enterprise that can scale. The I-NDUCT program 2023, of Gopalakrishnan-Deshpande Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (GDC), IIT Madras is specifically designed to plug this deficiency.

"Boeing University Innovation Leadership Development (BUILD 3.0)" Program organized by IIT Madras Incubation Cell and BOEING India at IIT Madras Research Park on December 2023.

"Building capability in academia for industry engagement", Organized by the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (Govt. of India), IIT Madras and Deloitte, 2021

Initiating orthotics device programs (As per Vision 2030- A perspective plan, SCTIMST)

Industry sponsored product development programs (As per Vision 2030- A perspective plan, SCTIMST)

Mr. Muraleedharan CV, Mr. Sujesh S, Mr. Ranjith G, Mr. Anoop Gopinathan, Dr. Manoj G, Dr. Sivakumar KGV, Mr. Saurabh S Nair, Mr. Arvind Kumar Prajapathi.

"Lab to market transition in MedTech", Institute of Biomaterials, Tribocorrosion, and Nanomaterials - India (IBTN) student chapter, 25 August 2022.

"Medical device design", K-DISC YIP, 25 Jan 2022.

"How to develop a medical device -A case study", TIPS @SCTIMST TIMed, 1 Dec 2021.

"NDE for QA/QC of biomedical applications such as high-risk implants" on Young Engineers Forum, ISNT, VSSC, 27 Oct 2021.

"An Institution Making A Difference", Healthcare Theme, BRICS Young Scientist Forum, Sep 2021.

"Design Protocol and procedure in the development of bio-devices", at National level FDP on Biomaterials, Bio-devices and Medical Imaging Processes, 14th Aug 2020.

"Four Zone deployable MediCAB for COVID19 management" at Every Breath Counts Coalition & COVID-19 response, on 7 Aug 2020.

"Covid19 fast track projects" on the symposium Electrosymp 2020, by VIT University Bhopal, on 18 July 2020.

Game-based hand rehabilitation to improve mobility for post-stroke patients; Athul V, M.Tech, TKM, 2023

Development of smart diabetic foot ulcer walker: Proof of Principle (POP) Phase; Anverlal A N, M. Tech, TKM, 2023

Patient specific design and FEA based optimization of ankle foot orthosis; Milan M, M. Tech, TKM College of Engineering, 2023.

Prediction of stress generated at insole sub-system of diabetic foot ulcer offloading device using full factorial DOE; Nameer Najeeb, M. Tech( Computer Integrated Manufacturing), TKM College of Engineering, 2022.

Stance assistive device for knee instability; Anjana Devi AS, M. Tech in Translational Engineering, GECBH, May 2020

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ASME (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers): BED DDR Committee Member. The ASME Bioengineering Division is focused on the application of mechanical engineering knowledge, skills and principles from conception to the design, development, analysis and operation of biological systems. Topics in Design, Dynamics, Rehabilitation and Regulations (DDRR SOP) are divided into the following themes: -Biomechanics of Human Motion -Rehabilitative and Assistive Technologies -Cardiovascular and Musculoskeletal Device Design (SM, F) -Design of Medical Technologies -Design of Global Health Solutions -Digital Health and Telemedicine -MechanoTherapeutics -Other

Kerala Start Up Mission (KSUM): R & D Grant- Expert Committee 2022.

Kerala Development and Innovation Strategic Council (K-DISC): Mentor -Young Innovator Programme (2019-2021).

Distinguished Panelist at the Conclave on Assistive Technologies and Divyangjan, IISF 2020 during 23-24 Dec 2020.

Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi: National Consultative Brainstorming Work Shop on Technology Interventions for Disabled and Elderly, 2019.

Four Zone deployable MediCAB for COVID19 management; Co-developed and commercialized by M/s Modulus Housing Pvt Ltd, Role: Principal Investigator (PI).

Bin19: IoT based smart facemask disposal bin commercialized by M/s VST Mobility Solutions Pvt Ltd, Role: PI.

UVspot: Chitra UV-C based multipurpose disinfector commercialized by M/s VST Mobility Solutions Pvt Ltd, Role: PI.