Dr. Sadhana Tiwari (née Dwivedi) is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Frugal Innovation (CFI) at the Institute of Technology and Innovation Management of the Hamburg University of Technology. She joined CFI in January 2019. Prior to that, she earned her degree of PhD in Engineering in the research area of “Bionanotechnology” through a joint PhD program of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B), Mumbai and the Monash University, Melbourne (Australia). In her doctoral research project, she worked on developing a paper-based low cost biodiagnostic device for healthcare using Nanomaterials. She has done her M.Tech. in Nanotechnology and M.Sc. in Biotechnology from Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology (GJUS&T) in India.Projects + Projects -
Dr. Sadhana Tiwari works on application-oriented transdisciplinary projects to integrate engineering excellence with environmental sustainability, financial affordability and societal development. She seeks to align high engineering competence with innovative management practices and utilize advances in nanomaterials to produce affordable, disruptive solutions in various scientific fields, such as food processing, environment, renewable energies, life sciences and healthcare.
• Prospects of Nanomaterials and Bionanotechnological research in the healthcare sector.
• Scope of Frugal Innovation in Bionanotechnology.
• Scope of cooperation between India & Germany in the field of renewable energies with a focus on wind sector.
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PhD thesis (2018):
“Low-cost Zinc Oxide Nanorods Modified Paper Substrate for Biodiagnostics”.
• Tiwari, S. and Tiwari, R. (2019): Scope of cooperation between India & Germany in renewables with a focus on opportunities in the wind sector in India, Study on behalf of the Consulate General of India, Hamburg.
• Tiwari, S., Vinchurkar, M., Rao, V.R., and Garnier, G. (2017): "Zinc oxide nanorods functionalized paper for protein preconcentration in biodiagnostics". Scientific Reports 7 (43905), 1-10.
• Tiwari, S., Garnier, G., and Rao, V.R. (2017): “One Dimensional Zinc Oxide nanostructures assisted paper-based blood-plasma Separation”. Vacuum, 146: 586-591.
• Yadav, R., Dwivedi, S., Kumar, S. and Chaudhury, A. (2010): "Trends and perspective of Biosensors for food and environmental virology", Food and Environmental Virology, 2:53–63.
• Tiwari, S., Garnier, G. and Rao, V. R.: “One Dimensional Zinc Oxide Nanostructures for Paper Based Biodiagnostics". Paper presentation at EMRS Fall-2017, Warsaw, Poland. 18-20 September 2017.
• Dwivedi, S., Vinchurkar, M., Garnier, G. and Rao, V. R.: "Paper based ZnO nanorods platform for preconcentration of cardiac biomarkers". Paper presentation at 7th Biennial Australian Colloid and Interface Symposium 2015, Hobart, Tasmania. 1-5 February 2015.
• Dwivedi, S. and Dilbaghi, N.: "DNA hybridization based electrochemical nanobiosensor for diagnostics". Poster presentation in Recent Advances in Nanoscience, Engineering and Technology at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Gwalior, India. November 19-20, 2011.
• Sharma, C., Dwivedi, S., Chatterjee, T., Bhattacharya, S., Matharu, Z., Agrawal, V. V., Sumana, G. and Malhotra, B. D.: Poster entitled, 'Self assembled Monolayer based sequence selective DNA Biosensor for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Detection'. India-Japan workshop on Bimolecular Electronics and Organic Nanotechnology for Environment Preservation (IJWBME-2009), National Physical laboratory, New Delhi, India.17-20 December 2009.
• Yadav, R., Dwivedi, S., Arora, P. and Chaudhury, A.: Poster entitled, "Agrobacterium tumefacience mediated genetic transformation of Populus deltoids". National Symposium on New Biology in Agriculture, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India. November 7 -8, 2008.