Neha Gautam Assistant Professor at NAMTECH
Neha Gautam

Neha Gautam

Neha Gautam is a dynamic and versatile researcher in the field of Mechanical Engineering. She earned her B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering followed by M.Tech from National Institute of Technology Durgapur. Her academic journey culminated in an ongoing pursuit of a Ph.D. from IIT (BHU), Varanasi where she specializes in advanced research in Mechanical Engineering. During her M.Tech research she delved into the realm of the integration of nanomaterial-embedded phase change materials of energy storage devices, conducting comprehensive analysis and modelling.

Throughout her Ph.D. she has made significant strides in interdisciplinary research, particularly in the intersection of mechanical engineering and biosensing technology. Her groundbreaking work involves the development of biosensors for disease detection using paper strip technology.

Her expertise also extends to electrochemical sensors and their integration with artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms for healthcare applications. Her interdisciplinary approach and collaboration with experts in various fields have enabled her to tackle complex challenges in healthcare technology and beyond.

She spends her leisure time immersed in reading books, tracking, listening to music, and attending philosophical seminars.

2021 – 2024 PhD

  1. Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) 2021-2024

2018 – 2020 M.Tech

  1. M.Tech (Thermal Engineering), National Institute of Technology, Durgapur 2018-2020

2013 – 2017 B.Tech

  1. B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering), Rajasthan Technical University, Kota 2013- 2017
  1.  Gautam, Neha, Rahul Verma, Rishi Ram, Jay Singh, and Arnab Sarkar. “Development of a biodegradable microfluidic paper-based device for blood-plasma separation integrated with non-enzymatic electrochemical detection of ascorbic acid.” Talanta (2023): 125019. IF6.55
  2. Gautam, Neha, Sudip Chattopadhyay, Shantimoy Kar, and Arnab Sarkar. “Real-time detection of plasma ferritin by electrochemical biosensor developed for biomedical analysis.” Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis 235 (2023): 115579. IF 3.57
  3. Gautam, Neha, Rishi Ram, Vikas Bishnoi, and Arnab Sarkar. “A low-cost and disposable capillary-based paper sensor for measuring blood-plasma viscosity using a smartphone app.” Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 27, no. 6 (2023): 41. IF 2.85
  4. Ram, Rishi, Neha Gautam, Pradip Paik, Santosh Kumar, and Arnab Sarkar. “A novel and low-cost smartphone integrated paper-based sensor for measuring starch adulteration in milk.” Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 26, no. 12 (2022): 103. IF 2.85

Microfluidic device fabrication, liquid sensor, POC device for healthcare


  1. Assistant Professor at NAMTECH, Gandhinagar Research Park ( Feb 2024 to present)
  2. Teaching Assistant at IIT (BHU), Varanasi (Jan 2021 to Jan 2023)
  3. Teaching Assistant at NIT Durgapur (July 2018 to 2020)
  4. Organizing Committee member of 9th International & 30th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR 2023) held at IIT (BHU), Varanasi from December 8th – 10th , 2023
  5. Paper presentation in 9th nanotech & nanomaterial Research Conference, Rome June 12-14, 2023, Italy.

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