Anju R. Babu

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Biotechnology and Medical Engineering

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Dr. Anju R. Babu

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Biotechnology and Medical Engineering

Joined in Mar 2018

 Room Number: BM-217

 Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D.
    Cardiovascular tissue mechanics
    Indian Institute of Science
  2. M.Tech
    Nanomedical Sciences
    Amrita center for Nanosciences
  3. B.Tech
    Biomedical Engineering
    Sahrdaya College of Engineering and Technology


Teaching Experience
  • Biomedical,  NIT Rourkela,  09 Mar 2018 - present
Post Doctoral Research Experience
  • Cardiovascular tissue mechanics,  University of Oklahoma,  01 Oct 2017 - 06 Mar 2018
  • Cardiovascular tissue mechanics,  Technical University of Graz,  01 May 2015 - 30 Apr 2017
Industrial Experience
  • Service Engineer,  Trivitron Healthcare,,  01 Sep 2006 - 01 Sep 2007

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Biomechanics and Biotransport Engineering
Areas of Interest
Biomechanics - Study the structure property relationship of soft biological tissues like aorta, valves , Tissue engineering - Artificial Organs


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 Continuing Education

Bioengineering 2020

 Biotechnology and Medical Engineering


 10 Dec 2020 - 11 Dec 2020




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Total Publications: 23
J. Niestrawska, A. Pukaluk, A. Babu, and G. Holzapfel, "Differences in Collagen Fiber Diameter and Waviness between Healthy and Aneurysmal Abdominal Aortas", Microscopy and Microanalysis, Cambridge University Press, May 2023, 10.1017/S1431927622000629 Article
D. T and A. Babu, "Investigation of hemocompatibility and physicochemical properties of acellular caprine pericardium for biomedical applications", Journal of Materials Research, vol.38, pp.1973–1983, February 2023, Article
M. Nash, A. Wittek, P., M. Kobielarz, A. Babu, and K. Miller, "Computational Biomechanics for Medicine", Towards Automation and Robustness of Computations in the Clinic, SpringerLink 2023, 10.1007/978-3-031-34906-5 EditedBook
B. S. Bharat, A. Bagde, and A. Babu, "Development of TiO2-Based nanocomposite film for colorimetric detection of glucose", Materials Science and Engineering: B, Elsevier 2023, Article
D. T and A. Babu, "A review of current approaches for decellularization, sterilization, and hemocompatibility testing on xenogeneic pericardium", Materials Today Communications, Elsevier, December 2022, Article

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M. Mallick, R. P. A, and A. Babu, "An overview of collagen/bioceramic and synthetic collagen for bone tissue engineering", Materialia, ELSEVIER, March 2022, 10.1016/j.mtla.2022.101391 Article
D. T, P. Yamini, and A. Babu, "Biomechanics of the aortic valve in health and disease", Advances in Computational Approaches in Biomechanics, ch.9, pp.137-152, IGI Global 2022, 10.4018/978-1-7998-9078-2.ch009 Inbook
J. A. Niestrawska, A. Pukaluk, A. Babu, and G. A. Holzapfel, "Differences in collagen fiber diameter and waviness between healthy and aneurysmal abdominal aortas", Microscopy and Microanalysis, vol.28, no.5, pp.1649–1663 2022, Article
R. P. A and A. Babu, "Molecular Interaction Analysis of SPARC-Collagen with Human Serum Albumin", Journal of Computational Biophysics and Chemistry, World Scientific 2022, 10.1142/S2737416522500399 Article
C. Ross, D. Laurence, A. Echols, A. Babu, . Tingtinggu, G. Duginski, C. Johns, B. Mullins, K. Casey, K. Laurence, Yan. D. Zhao, R. Amini, . Kar, A. Mir, H. Burkhart, Yi. Wu, G. Holzapfel, and . Chung, "Effects of enzyme-based removal of collagen and elastin constituents on the biaxial mechanical responses of porcine atrioventricular heart valve anterior leaflets", Acta Biomaterialia, Elsevier, September 2021, Article
C. Ross, D. Laurence, J. Richardson, A. Babu, L. Evans, E. Beyer, R. Childers, Yi. Wu, R. Towner, K. Fung, A. Mir, H. Burkhart, G. Holzapfel, and C. H. Lee, "An investigation of the glycosaminoglycan contribution to biaxial mechanical behaviours of porcine atrioventricular heart valve leaflets", Journal of the Royal Society Interface, vol.16, no.156, Royal Society, July 2019, 10.1098/rsif.2019.0069 Article
K. Kramer, C. Ross, D. Laurence, A. Babu, Yi. Wu, R. Towner, A. Mir, H. Burkhart, G. Holzapfel, and C. H. Lee, "An investigation of layer-specific tissue biomechanics of porcine atrioventricular valve anterior leaflets", Acta Biomaterialia, Elsevier, June 2019, 10.1016/j.actbio.2019.06.049 Article
C. H. Lee, D. Laurence, C. Ross, K. Kramer, A. Babu, E. Johnson, M. C. Hsu, A. Aggarwal, A. Mir, H. Burkhart, R. Towner, R. Baumwart, and Yi. Wu, "Mechanics of the ricuspid valve—from clinical diagnosis/treatment, in-vivo and in-vitro investigations, to patient-specific biomechanical modeling", Bioengineering, vol.6, no.2, MDPI AG, May 2019, 10.3390/bioengineering6020047 Article
J. A. Niestrawska, P. Regitnig, C. Viertler, T. U. Cohnert, A. Babu, and G. A. Holzapfel, "The role of tissue remodeling in mechanics and pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysms", Acta Biomaterialia, pp.149-161, Elsevier, April 2019, 10.1016/j.actbio.2019.01.070 Article
A. Babu, "Evaluation of the biomechanical properties of goat skin", Elsevier 2019 Article
S. Jett, D. Laurence, R. Kunkel, A. Babu, K. Kramer, R. Baumwart, R. Towner, Yi. Wu, and C. H. Lee, "Biaxial mechanical data of porcine atrioventricular valve leaflets", Data in Brief, vol.21, pp.358-363, Elsevier, December 2018, 10.1016/j.dib.2018.09.073 Article
S. Jett, D. Laurence, R. Kunkel, A. Babu, K. Kramer, R. Baumwart, R. Towner, Yi. Wu, and C. H. Lee, "An investigation of the anisotropic mechanical properties and anatomical structure of porcine atrioventricular heart valves", Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, vol.87, pp.155-171, Elsevier, November 2018, 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.07.024 Article
A. Babu and N. Gundiah, "Contributions of network topological structures to the mechanical properties of PDMS elastomers", Materials Research Express, vol.5, no.8, IOP Science, July 2018, 10.1088/2053-1591/aab11c Article
A. Babu, A. Byju, and N. Gundiah, "Biomechanical properties of human ascending thoracic aortic dissections", Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, vol.137, no.8, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, June 2015, 10.1115/1.4030752 Article
A. Babu and N. Gundiah, "Role of crosslinking and entanglements in the mechanics of silicone networks", Experimental Mechanics, vol.54, no.7, pp.1177–1187, Springer, September 2014, 10.1007/s11340-014-9895-x Article
A. Babu and N. Gundiah, "Exploring the contributions of variable network structure on rubber elasticity using model silicone elastomers", in 13th International Conference on Fracture 2013 (ICF-13), vol.5, no.s43-015, pp.4037-4045, Curran Associates, Inc., Beijing, China, March 2014 Inproceedings
N. Gundiah, A. Babu, and Lis. A. Pruitt, "Effects of elastase and collagenase on the nonlinearity and anisotropy of porcine aorta", Physiological Measurement, vol.34, no.12, IOP science, November 2013, 10.1088/0967-3334/34/12/1657 Article
A. Babu and N. Gundiah, "Exploring the contributions of variable network structure on rubber elasticity using model silicone elastomers", in 13th International Conference on Fracture 2013, ICF-2013, vol.5, pp.4037-4045, International Congress on Fracture ( ICF ), Beijing, China June 16–21, 2013 2013 Inproceedings

 Courses Taught

  • BM2504 : Transport Processes in Biological System {Theory}
  • BM2601 : Analog and Digital Electronics for Bioengineers {Theory}
  • BM319 : Biomedical Instrumentation {Theory}
  • BM326 : Artificial Organs and Rehabilitation Engineering {Theory}
  • BM412 : Biomedical Image Processing {Theory}
  • BM4201 : Nanobiotechnology {Theory}
  • BM6236 : Artificial Organs and Rehabilitation Engineering {Theory}
  • BM3701 : Biomedical Instrumentation Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM3705 : Biomedical Signal Processing Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM471 : Application of MATLAB in Bioengineering Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM482 : Biomedical Image Processing Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM6272 : Biomechanics Laboratory {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students [3]
Development of Decellularized Xenogeneic Scaffold for Cardiac Tissue Engineering Applications

 Deepak T

Enrolled: Jul 2018

 Thesis Submitted : Jul 2023



 Bansod Sneha Bharat

Enrolled: Jan 2020




 Ramakrishna Prasad A

Enrolled: Jan 2021



Executive Ph.D. Students [1]
Electrical and optical properties of Nano-Carbon

 Jayaseeli E




PG Dissertation
  • Christie John Jacob (218BM2007), "Investigation of the anatomical, structural and biomechanical properties of caprine pericardium and chordae tendineae" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Deepak Bajhaiya (218BM1267), "Development of Deep Learning Models for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms and COVID-19 Screening" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Nishant Kumar (219BM2016), "Development of Machine Learning-based disease detection model for Coronary Artery Disease" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Rucha Inamdar (219BM1324), "Collision Analysis of Carbon Fibre Composite Wheelchair Chassis" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Adharsh Raj M K (220BM1138), "Microfluidic device for the isolation of circulating tumor cells: Design and analysis" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2021-22 Spring
  • Patina Yamini (220BM1134), "Synthesis of SiO2 Nanoparticles by Ultrasonic Assisted Sol-Gel Method for Biomedical Applications" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2021-22 Spring
  • Puneet (221BM1001), "Artificial Neural Network Model for Prediction of the Mortality in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2022-23 Spring
UG Dissertation
  • Bada Tharun Raj (116BT0044), "Utilization of Onion and Potato Peel Extracts to improve the Shelf Life of Tomatoes" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Sonal Sinha (116BM0017), "Evaluation of the Mechanical Properties of Elastic Arteries" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Aeluka Rishitha (117BM0001), "OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA PREDICTION USING FEATURES FROM ECG AND EEG" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • B Senthamizh Selvan (117BT0038), "Brain Tumor MRI Classification and Segmentation using different CNN’s Models and finding an efficient model for the same" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Suraj Kumar (117BT0467), "Evaluation of impact of environmental factors on the lemon leaf growth" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2021 Summer
  • Monalisha Mallick (118BM0640), "In-Silico Analysis of Collagen-Hydroxyapatite-Bmp-2 Complex For Bone Tissue Regeneration" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2021-22 Spring
  • Banda Sai Jashwanth Reddy (119BT1006), "PREDICTION OF MORTALITY IN HEART FAILURE IN RELATION WITH RESPIRATORY DISEASES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2022-23 Spring
  • Debasish Senapaty (119BM0804), "Role of thromboxane receptor in vasoconstriction response to dipetalodipin" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2022-23 Spring
  • Kamlans Jugal Kshetri (119BT0811), "Comparative analysis on prevalent algorithms to elicit augmented accuracy in brain stroke prediction." - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2022-23 Spring
  • Shubham Kumar Mudi (119BM0423), "Determination of Antioxidant and Phytochemical Properties of the Calotropis Gigantea Root Extract" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2022-23 Spring

 Awards and Honours

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