Dr. Santosh Kumar

Associate Professor

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Topic: Optical Fiber-based Plasmonics Biosensors for Clinical Applications

Santosh Kumar received the Ph.D. degree from IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, Dhanbad, India. He is currently an Associate Professor with the School of Physics Science and Information Technology, Liaocheng University, Liaocheng, China. He has received an international travel grant from SERB-DST, Government of India, in 2016. He has guided seven M.Tech. dissertations and six Ph.D. candidates. He has published more than 150 research articles in national and international SCI journals and conferences. He has presented many articles at conferences held in Belgium and USA. He has published two books entitled Fibre Optic Communication: Optical Waveguides, Devices and Applications (University Press, 2017), India, and another book entitled 2D Materials for Surface Plasmon Resonance-Based Sensors (CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2021). He has reviewed more than 700 SCI journals of IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, OSA, SPIE, and Nature. His current research interests include optical fiber sensors, nano and biophotonics, terahertz sensing and spectroscopy, and waveguide and interferometer. He is a Life Fellow Member of the Optical Society of India (OSI) and a Senior Member of IEEE, OSA and SPIE. He is also a Traveling Lecturer of OSA. Recently, he has nominated for the Chief-Elect of OSA Optical Biosensors Technical Group. He has delivered many invited talks and serves as the session chair of IEEE conferences. He is also an Associate Editor of the IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, IEEE ACCESS, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NANOBIOSCIENCE, and Biomedical Optics Express.