Faculty

Dr. S.Kalpana

Assistant Professor

E-mail: skalpana@iiitdm.ac.in | Room No: 219 C

Education

National Central University, Taiwan

PhD in Electrical Engineering

2012 - 2016

National Central University

Taiwan

M.S. in Electrical Engineering

2009 - 2012

SKP Engineering College (Anna University)

Tiruvannamalai, India

B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering

2001 - 2005

Specialization

  1. Bioelectronics & Biosensors

Research Interests

  1. FET Biosensors

  2. Electrochemical Biosensors

  3. Graphene-based sensors

  4. Microfabrication

Honours + Awards + Recognitions

  1. Best Researcher Award, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, July 2021

  2. Academic Research Award, National Taipei University, Taiwan, May 2021

  3. Plum Blossom Card (Special Permanent Resident Certificate), Ministry of the Interior, Taiwan, March 2019

  4. Best Ph.D.'s Dissertation Award, Taiwanese Association of Consumer Electronics, Taiwan, November 2016

  5. Scholarship for Excellent student, National Central University, Taiwan, December 2015

  6. International student scholarship for Ph.D. program, National Central University, Taiwan, September 2012~ August 2016

  7. International student scholarship for Masters program, National Central University, Taiwan, September 2009 ~ July 2012

Work Experience

Teaching

  1. Assistant Professor, Electronics and Communication Engineering, IIITDM Kancheepuram, India; June 2022 - till date

  2. Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering, National Taipei University, Taiwan; Feb 2022 - May 2022

  3. Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, National Taipei University, Taiwan; Feb 2017 - Jan 2022

Research

  1. Post-Doctoral Fellow at Department of Electrical Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan; Oct 2016 - Jan 2017

Industry

  1. Summer Intern at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC - R&D), Taiwan; July 2016 - Aug 2016

Professional Membership

  1. IEEE Member

  2. IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Member

Professional Service

  1. Technical Committee Member, 2022 12th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Tokyo, Japan

  2. Technical Committee Member, 2021 11th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Tokyo, Japan

  3. Technical Committee Member, The 12th Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference APPEEC 2020

  4. Technical Committee Member, 2020 International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Tokyo, Japan

  5. Technical Committee Member, 2019 9th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Tokyo, Japan, March 28-30, 2019

  6. Organizing Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on System Science and Engineering (ICSSE 2018), New Taipei City, Taiwan, June 28-30, 2018

  7. Technical Committee Member, 2018 8th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Bali, Indonesia, April 23-25, 2018

  8. Editorial Board Member, BioMed Research Journal, SciTech Central USA

Teaching

  1. Digital System Design

  2. Digital System Laboratory

  3. Electromagnetics

  4. Biomedical Electronics

  5. Electronics Circuits and System Design

  6. Biosensor Technology

Journal Publications

  1. Kalpana Settu, Pin-Tzu Chiu, and Yu-Ming Huang, “Laser-induced Graphene-based Enzymatic Biosensor for Glucose Detection”, Polymers, 13: 2795, 2021.

  2. Kalpana Settu, Yi-Cheng Lai, and Chen-Ting Liao, “Carbon nanotube modified laser-induced graphene electrode for hydrogen peroxide sensing”, Materials Letters, 300: 130106, 2021.

  3. Kalpana Settu, Yu-Ming Huang, and Sheng-Xuan Zhou, “A Facile Approach for the Electrochemical Sensing of Dopamine Using Paper-Based PEDOT:PSS/RGO Graphene Biosensor”, ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 9 :121002, 2020.

  4. Kang, Pei-Leun; Lin, Yu-Hsin; Settu, Kalpana; Yen, Ching-Shu; Yeh, Chin-Yi; Liu, Jen-Tsai; Chen, Ching-Jung; Chang, Shwu-Jen, “A Facile Fabrication of Biodegradable and Biocompatible Cross-Linked Gelatin as Screen Printing Substrates”, Polymers, 12(5):1186, 2020.

  5. Xin-Xin He, Shwu-Jen Chang, Kalpana Settu, Ching-Jung Chen, and Jen-Tsai Liu, “An anti-HCT-interference glucose sensor based on a fiber paper-based screen-printed carbon electrode”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 297: p. 126763, 2019.

  6. Chen-Guang Zhang, Shwu-Jen Chang, Kalpana Settu, Ching-Jung Chen, and Jen-Tsai Liu, “High-sensitivity glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) aptasensor in rapid-prototyping surface plasmon resonance”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 279; 267-273, 2019.

  7. Chen-Guang Zhang, Ching-Jung Chen, Kalpana Settu, and Jen-Tsai Liu, “Angle-scanning surface plasmon resonance system with 3D printed components for bio-recognition investigation”, Advances in Condensed Matter Physics, vol. 2018, Article ID 5654010, 7 pages, 2018.

  8. Kalpana Settu, Jen-Tsai Liu, Ching-Jung Chen, Jang-Zern Tsai, “Development of carbon-graphene-based aptamer biosensor for EN2 protein detection”, Analytical Biochemistry, 534; 99-107, 2017.

  9. Jang-Zern Tsai, Ching-Jung Chen, Kalpana Settu, Yu-Feng Lin, Chien-Lung Chen, Jen-Tsai Liu, “Screen-printed carbon electrode based-electrochemical immunosensor for rapid detection of microalbuminuria”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 77; 1175-1182, 2016.

  10. Jen-Tsai Liu, Kalpana Settu, Jang-Zern Tsai, Ching-Jung Chen, “Impedance sensor for rapid enumeration of E. coli in milk samples”, Electrochimica Acta, 182; 89-95, 2015.

  11. Kalpana Settu, Ching-Jung Chen, Jen-Tsai Liu, Chien-Lung Chen, Jang-Zern Tsai, “Impedimetric method for measuring ultra-low E. coli concentrations in human urine”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 66; 244-250, 2015.

Conference Publications

  1. Chen-Ting Liao, Pei-Zih Lin, En-Lin Chen, and Kalpana Settu, “Development of Graphene Field Effect Transistor for pH Sensing”, International Conference on Systems Science and Engineering 2022, May 26-29, Taichung, Taiwan.

  2. Yi-Shen Zhan, Ching-Hao Wang, Tao-Tzu Wu, Ze-Jhong Lin, and Kalpana Settu, “Laser-induced Graphene Interdigitated Electrode for Humidity Sensing”, International Conference on Systems Science and Engineering 2022, May 26-29, Taichung, Taiwan.

  3. Kalpana Settu, “Biosensors for Clinical Applications”, International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication, Automation and Biomedical Technology (ICACCABT) 2022, January 28-29, Coimbatore, India.

  4. Kalpana Settu, Jang-Zern Tsai, Yu-Chi Cheng, and Yu-Min Du, “UV Laser-Induced Graphene Electrode for Supercapacitor and Electrochemical Sensing Applications”, International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST 2022), January 17-19, IIT Madras, Chennai, India. (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Springer-Nature, Book Title: Sensing Technology, Book Subtitle: Proceedings of ICST 2022, Chapter 26, ISBN: 978-3-030-98885-2) DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-98886-9

  5. Pin-Tzu Chiu and Kalpana Settu, “Laser-induced Graphene electrodes for electrochemical sensing applications”, International Conference on Smart Sensors 2021, October 15-16, Taipei, Taiwan.

  6. Ya-Ying Cheng and Kalpana Settu, “Laser-Induced Graphene Electrodes for Hydrogen Peroxide Sensing”, International Conference on Smart Sensors 2021, October 15-16, Taipei, Taiwan.

  7. Yu-Min Du, Yu-Chi Cheng, and Kalpana Settu, “Ultraviolet Laser-Induced Flexible Graphene Supercapacitor”, International Conference on Smart Sensors 2021, October 15-16, Taipei, Taiwan.

  8. Sheng-Xuan Zhou, Kalpana Settu, Jang-Zern Tsai, “Development of Stretchable Screen-Printed Sensor using Stress-Enduring Graphene Ink”, International Electron Devices & Materials Symposium 2020, October 15-16, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

  9. Chi-Chung Yang, Po-Chen Kuo, Kalpana Settu, “Screen-printed Graphene Electrode for Capacitive Sensing”, International Electron Devices & Materials Symposium 2020, October 15-16, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

  10. Yu-Ming Huang, Kalpana Settu, Jang-Zern Tsai, “Chemically-Treated Screen-Printed Graphene Electrode for Electrochemical Sensing”, IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, 2020, September 28-30, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

  11. Yu-Ming Huang, Kalpana Settu, “Development of graphene-based enzymatic electrochemical biosensor for urea detection”, 30th Anniversary World Congress on Biosensors, 2020, November 9-12, Busan, South Korea.

  12. Y-S. Zhan, K. Settu, “Interdigitated Electrode Design and Analysis using COMSOL Multiphysics Simulations”, 30th Anniversary World Congress on Biosensors, 2020, November 9-12, Busan, South Korea.

  13. Munusamy Tamilselvi, Kalpana Settu, Jang-Zern Tsai, “Design and Simulation of Optimum Interdigitated Electrode Structure”, 41st International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, 2019, July 23–27, Berlin, Germany.

  14. S. Kalpana, Y-C. Lai, J-H. Hsu, W-J. Chen, C-T. Liao, P-J. Lee, J-Z. Tsai, “Development of flexible graphene screen-printed electrodes with improved electrochemical performance”, 6th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology, 2019, June 16-19, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  15. S. Kalpana, W-J. Chen, L-C. Lai, J-H. Hsu, C-T. Liao, P-J. Lee, J-Z. Tsai, “A study of various substrate materials in screen-printing electrodes fabrication”, 6th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology, 2019, June 16-19, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  16. Sheng-Xuan Zhou, Yu-Ming Huang, Kalpana Settu, Jang-Zern Tsai, “Graphene Electrochemical Biosensor for Dopamine Detection”, International conference on BioMaterials, BioEngineering, and BioTheranostics, 2018, July 24-28, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India.

  17. Yu-Ming Huang, Sheng-Xuan Zhou, Kalpana Settu, “PEDOT:PSS/RGO as Surface Coating Material for Enhanced Screen-Printed Graphene Electrodes”, IEEE International Conference on System Science and Engineering, 2018, June 28-30, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

  18. Kalpana Settu, Yu-Ming Huang, Sheng-Xuan Zhou, Jang-Zern Tsai, “Disposable PEDOT:PSS-modified Graphene Electrochemical Biosensor”, IEEE 7th International Symposium on Next Generation Electronics, 2018, May 7-9, Taipei, Taiwan.

  19. K. Settu, Y-M. Huang, S-X. Zhou, J-Z. Tsai, “PEDOT:PSS-modified screen-printed graphene electrode for Biomedical sensing applications”, International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Technology, 2018, April 23-25, Bali, Indonesia.

  20. Kalpana Settu, Jen-Tsai Liu, Ching-Jung Chen, Jang-Zern Tsai, “Development of Graphene-based Screen-printed Electrochemical Sensor”, 246th International Conference on Innovative Engineering Technologies (ICIET) Philadelphia, USA, August 30-31, 2017.

  21. Kalpana Settu, Jang-Zern Tsai, Jen-Tsai Liu, Ching-Jung Chen, “Disposable Screen-Printed Carbon Electrochemical Sensing Strips for Biomedical Applications”, 2017 2nd International Conference on Biomedical Signal and Image Processing (ICBIP 2017) Kitakyushu, Japan, August 23-25, 2017.

  22. S. Kalpana, C-J. Chen, J-T. Liu, J-Z. Tsai, “The effect of interdigitated microelectrode transducer geometry in bacterial detection”, Biosensors, 2016, May 25-27, Gothenburg, Sweden.

  23. Kalpana Settu, Jen-Tsai Liu, Ching-Jung Chen, Yu-Feng Lin, Jang-Zern Tsai, “Carbon Electrochemical Biosensor for Albumin Detection”, The 5th International Symposium on Next-Generation Electronics 2016, May 3-6, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

  24. Chien-Yun Huang, Kalpana Settu, Jen-Tsai Liu, Ching-Jung Chen, Yu-Feng Lin, Jang-Zern Tsai, “Screen-Printed Graphene/Carbon Composite Electrode for Electrochemical Sensing”, The 5th International Symposium on Next-Generation Electronics 2016, May 3-6, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

  25. Kalpana Settu, Ching-Jung Chen, Jen-Tsai Liu, Jang-Zern Tsai, “Detection of viable E. coli by Monitoring Growth with Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy”, The International Conference on Biomedical Engineering Innovation 2015, October 30 - November 03, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

  26. Kalpana Settu, Ching-Jung Chen, Jen-Tsai Liu, Jang-Zern Tsai, “Screen-Printed Carbon Interdigitated Electrode for Protein Detection”, 2015 International Conference on Nanospace Materials, June 23-25, Taipei, Taiwan.

  27. Kalpana Settu, Ching-Jung Chen, Jen-Tsai Liu, Jang-Zern Tsai, “Capacitance Sensor for Detecting Escherichia Coli in Urinary Tract Infection Diagnosis”, The 7th International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control, 2015, March 26-29, Taipei, Taiwan.

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