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PhD student, Chemical Engineering, McGill University

Currently pursuing a PhD degree in chemical engineering, Bishakh Rout has worked in the contact lens industry before. His research revolves around developing plasma polymer films that can be used to improve wearing comfort of contact lenses as well as to improve properties of hydrogels for various applications.

Experience

  • 2021–present
    Project Engineer, Plasmagear Inc.
  • 2019–present
    Project Engineer, Sensoreal Inc.
  • 2016–2018
    R&D Engineer, Unicon Optical Co., Ltd., Taiwan

Education

  • 2016 
    Chang Gung University, Taiwan, M.S. in Biochemical and Biomedical Engineering
  • 2014 
    Ravenshaw University, India, B.Sc (Hons) in Chemistry

Publications

  • 2021
    Plasma Treatment of Composite Piezoelectric Thin Films for Good Adhesion of Printed Conductive Ink, ACS Applied Polymer Materials
  • 2021
    Permeation‐resistant and flexible plasma‐polymerised films on 2‐hydroxyethyl methacrylate hydrogels, Plasma Processes and Polymers
  • 2018
    The Preparation of Graphene Oxide-Silver Nanocomposites: the Effect of Silver Loads on Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Antibacterial Activities, Nanomaterials
  • 2018
    Increased anti-biofilm efficacy of toluidine blue on Staphylococcus species after nano-encapsulation, Photodiagnosis and photodynamic therapy
  • 2017
    Photosensitizer in lipid nanoparticle: a nano-scaled approach to antibacterial function, Scientific reports
  • 2016
    Enhancement of photodynamic inactivation against Pseudomonas aeruginosa by a nano-carrier approach, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces