Mr. Vinod Kumar V
Engineer 'G'
Phone : +91 471 2520 375 / 369 (lab)

M.Tech, Biomedical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, 2006

B.Tech, Biomedical Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India, 1999

Engineer B to Engineer G, BMT Wing, SCTIMST (April 2001 till date)

Customer support Engineer, Philips Medical Systems India Ltd. (2000 - 2001)

Medical devices for cardiopulmonary support: Ventricular assist devices, Blood pumps, Oxygenators, hemoconcentrator

Evaluation of medical Devices, insilico and invitro evaluation

Computer aided design, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Biomedical instrumentation

Scale up production of medical devices, clean rooms.

Development and evaluation of medical devices . Quality management system, Medical Devices Regulatory mechanism

1. A Bloodpump, Indian Patent no. 229316

2. Haemoconcentrator, Indian Patent no. 280492

3. Reservoir for invitro evaluation of Cardiopulmonary devices, Indian Patent no. 348165

4. A spiral cross flow compact heat exchanger for blood to be provided with membrane oxygenators employed in extracorporeal cardiopulmonary support, Indian Patent no. 394363

5. An improved system for vapor polishing of plastic components in a metallic vessel, Indian Patent no. 394822

6. A Suction-Retractor Device for Aortic Valve Replacement in Adult Cardiac Surgery, Indian Patent no. 413329

7. A Centrifugal Pump for Transferring Fluid at A Reduced Priming Volume Without Deterioration of Inherent Fluid Properties, Indian Patent no. 419263

8. High Sensitive Current Controlled Electromagnetic Blood Flow Meter Device,Indian Patent no. 440233

Secretary IEEE-EMBS Kerala Chapter 2022, 2023

Life member, Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs (India)


Development of Cerebral microdialysis device, DST BDTD

Development of an Organ care system for Transplantation, ICMR

Development of membrane oxygenators

Development of Centrifugal bloodpump for extracorporeal cardiopulmonary bypass

Design registration: A Device for The Isolation Of Platelet Rich Plasma And Other Blood Components

Design registration: A Suction Retractor Device for Aortic Valve Replacement In Adult Cardiac Surgery

Design registration: Ventricular Assist Device with Compact Integrated Controller And Battery Pack

Nodal Officer, Combinational Devices Block

Coordinator Department of Medical Devices Engineering 2016-2020

Mr. D.S Nagesh, Scientist G

Sarath S Nair, Engineer-D

Ramesh Babu V, Engineer G

Amrutha C, Scientist C

Sreedevi.V, Technical Assistant (Instrumets)-A

Sarath S Nair, Vinodkumar V, V Sreedevi, and Nagesh DS. "Design of Electromagnetic Probe Having Reduced Base Line Drift for Blood Flow Measurement." IETE Journal of Research, , Volume 61, Issue 4, 2015, pp329-340

Sarath S Nair, Vinodkumar V, Sreedevi V, and D S Nagesh. " Rotating Permanent magnet excitation for bloodflow measurement." Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, November 2015, Volume 53, Issue 11, pp 1187-1199

Sai Nikhil Subraveti, V. Vinod Kumar, Harish Pothukuchi, P.S.T. Sai, B.S.V. Patnaik, "Numerical investigation of membrane oxygenation using sub-channel analysis", International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Vol. 28 Issue: 12, pp.2942-2959,

Vinodkumar.V, , Ranjith G, D.S.Nagesh, Bhuvaneshwar.G.S, Geometry Optimisation of Chitra Centrifugal BloodPump for Extracorporeal Circulation using CFD Studies, 17th Congress of International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps, Singapore, 1-3 October 2009

Vinodkumar.V, Ranjith G, D.S.Nagesh, `CFD Studies with Chitra Centrifugal BloodPump for Extracorporeal Circulation - Preliminary Results'' , ANSYS India Conference, Bangalore, 6th and 7th November 2008

Book Chapter

Vinod Kumar V, Amrutha C, Nagesh D S, Overview of Medical Device Development, Biomedical Product and Materials Evaluation: Standards and Ethics, 2022, ,