Sudhir Shrestha, Ph. D.

Research Highlights

  • Smart sensing systems
  • Sensor data analysis and pattern analysis
  • Embedded systems and wearable electronics
  • Internet of Things
  • Senors and microelectronics
Sudhir Shrestha

Visiting Assistant Professor

260 K Garland
513-529-4177
shrests2@MiamiOH.edu

Degrees

  • Ph.D.Engineering, Electrical & Micro/Nanoscale Systems, Louisiana Tech University2009
  • B.S.—Electrical Engineering, Kathmandu University, Nepal2003

Experience

  • Assistant Research Professor, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI, 20112016
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI, 20092011
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Louisiana Tech University 20052009
  • Engineer, Vianet Communications, Nepal 20032005

Principal Publications

Research Publications

  • A. Daneshkhah, S. Shrestha, A. P. Siegel, M. Agarwal, and K. Varahramyan, “Cross-Selectivity Enhancement of Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride-Hexafluoropropylene)-Based Sensor-Array for detecting Acetone and Ethanol,” accepted in MDPI Sensors, Mar. 2017.
  • N. Aliahmad, S. Shrestha, K. Varahramyan, and M. Agarwal, “Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride-Hexafluoropropylene) Polymer Electrolyte for Paper-Based and Flexible Battery Applications,” AIP Advances, Vol. 6, No. 065206, pp. 1-8, Jun. 2016.
  • A. Daneshkhah, S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, and K. Varahramyan, “Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride-Hexafluoropropylene) Composite Sensors for Volatile Organic Compounds Detection in Breath,” Sensor and Actuators B, Vol. 221, pp. 635-643, 2015.
  • A. Daneshkhah, S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, and K. Varahramyan “PPy/PMMA/PEG-based Sensor for Low-Concentration Acetone Detection,” Proc. of SPIE 9107, Smart Biomedical and Physiological Sensor Technology XI, Vol. 910712, pp. 1-8, May 2014.
  • H. Jafarian, A. Daneshkhah, S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, M. Rizkalla, and K. Varahramyan, “Temperature-stable, Low-Power Ring Oscillator Design for ASIC Applications,” Proc. of SPIE 9106, Advanced Environmental, Chemical, and Biological Sensing Technologies XI, Vol. 910601, pp. 1-7, May 2014.
  • N. Aliahmad, M. Agarwal, S. Shrestha, and K. Varahramyan, “Paper-Based Lithium-Ion Batteries Using Carbon Nanotube-Coated Wood Microfibers,” IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 408-412, 2013.
  • R. Verma, K. Said, J. Salim, E. Kimathi, M. Rizkalla, S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, and K. Varahramyan, “Carbon Nanotube-Based Microstrip Antenna Gas Sensor,” Proc. of the IEEE 56th Int. Midwest Symp. on Circuits and Systems, Columbus, OH, Aug. 4-7, 2013.
  • R. Vittoe, T. Ho, S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, and K. Varahramyan, “All Solution-Based Fabrication of CIGS Solar Cell,” Proc. of the 2013 Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, Jun. 10-14, 2013.
  • N. Aliahmad, M. Agarwal, S. Shrestha, and K. Varahramyan, “Paper Based Lithium Magnesium Oxide Battery,” Proc. of the 2013 Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, Jun. 10-14, 2013.
  • A. Hemati, S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, and K. Varahramyan, “Layer-by-Layer (LbL) Nanoassembly of Copper Indium Gallium Selenium (CIGS) Nanoparticles Films for Solar Cell Applications,” J. of Nanomaterials, vol. 2012, no. 512409, pp. 1-6, 2012.
  • M. Agarwal, M. D. Balachandran, S. Shrestha, and K. Varahramyan, “SnO2 Nanoparticles-based Passive Capacitive Sensor for Ethylene Detection,” Journal of Nanomaterials, vol. 2012, no. 145406, pp. 1-5, 2012.
  • S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, P. Ghane, and K. Varahramyan, “Flexible Microstrip Antenna for Skin Contact Application,” International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol. 2012, no. 745426, pp. 1-5, 2012.
  • S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, A. Hemati, P. Ghane, and K. Varahramyan, “Breast Tumor Detection by Flexible Wearable Antenna System,” International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology, vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 499-516, 2012.
  • M. Rizkalla, P. Ghane, M. Agarwal, S. Shrestha, and K. Varahramyan, “Raman Spectroscopy for Human Cancer Tissue Diagnosis: A Pattern Recognition Approach,” Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, vol. 5, no. 12A, pp. 892-900, 2012.
  • S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, J. Cambridge, M. Canner, P. Ghane, A. Hemati, and K. Varahramyan, “CIGS Nanoparticles for Solar Cell Application: Synthesis and Characterization,” in IEEE Int. Conf. on Electro/Information Technology, Indianapolis, IN, May 6-8, 2012.
  • M. Agarwal, S. Shrestha, P. Ghane, and K. Varahramyan, “Layer-by-Layer Nanoassembly of CIS Nanoparticles,” Proc. of the ASME 2010 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Erie, PA, vol. 2, pp. 415-418, 2010.
  • S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, J. Reid, and K. Varahramyan, “Microstrip Antenna for Direct Human Skin Contact Placement for Biomedical and Other Applications,” Proc. of the Progress in Electromagnetic Research, Cambridge, USA, pp. 923-931, 2010.
  • S. Shrestha, M. D. Balachandran, M. Agarwal, V. V. Phoha, and K. Varahramyan, “A Chipless RFID Sensor System for Cyber Centric Monitoring Applications” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 57, no. 5, pp. 1303-1309, 2009.
  • S. Shrestha, M. D. Balachandran, M. Agarwal, V. V. Phoha, and K. Varahramyan, “A Chipless Sensor Tag Based RFID Technology for Cyber-Oriented Environment Sensing Applications,” Proc. of the SPIE Symposium on Defense, Security and Sensing, Orlando, vol. 7352, pp. 1-11, 2009.
  • M. D. Balachandran, S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, Y. Lvov, and K. Varahramyan, “SnO2 Capacitive Sensor Integrated with Microstrip Patch Antenna for Passive Wireless Detection of Ethylene Gas,” IEE Electronics Letters, vol. 44, no. 7, pp. 464-466, 2008.
  • S. Shrestha, M. D. Balachandran, M. Agarwal, Li-Hi Zou, and K. Varahramyan, “A Method to Measure Radar Cross Section Parameters of Antennas,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 55, no. 11, pp. 3494-3500, 2008.
  • S. Shrestha, J. Vemagiri, M. Agarwal, and K. Varahramyan, “Transmission Line Reflection and Delay-Based ID Generation Scheme for RFID and Other Applications,” Int. J. Radio Frequency Identification Technology and Applications, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 401-416, 2007.

Educational Publications

  • M. Agarwal, M. Rizkalla, S. Shrestha, and K. Varahramyan, “Impact of Nanotechnology Themed Learning Community (TLC) Program in Freshmen Engineering,” Proc. of 121st ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Paper ID 9570, 8 pages, Jun. 2014.
  • M. Rizkalla, M. Agarwal, S. Shrestha, H. El-Mounayri, and K. Varahramyan, “Impact of Multidisciplinary Nanotechnology Curricula on Engineering and Science Programs,” Proc. of 121st ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Paper ID 10093, 11 pages, Jun. 2014.
  • M. Agarwal, M. E. Rizkalla, H. El-Mounayri, S. Shrestha, K. Varahramyan, “A Novel Model for Integrating Nanotechnology Track into Engineering Programs,” Journal of Nano Education, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 135-141, 2013.
  • M. Rizkalla, M. Agarwal, S. Shrestha, H. El-Mounayri, and K. Varahramyan, “Impacts of New Modes of Instructions for Nanotechnology Education within Engineering and Science Programs,” Proc. of the 120th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Atlanta, GA, Jun. 23-26, 2013.
  • M. Agarwal, M. E. Rizkalla, H. El-Mounayri, S. Shrestha, and K. Varahramyan, “Impact of Themed Learning Community Program in Freshman Engineering on Nanotechnology Education,” Proc. of the 120th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Atlanta, GA, Jun. 23-26, 2013.
  • M. Rizkalla, M. Agarwal, S. Shrestha, and K. Varahramyan, “Integration of Knowledge in Engineering/Science via Nanotechnology Programs,” Proc. of the American Society for Engineering Education 2011 Annual Conf., Jun. 2011.

Presentations

  • A. Siegel, D. Hardin, A. Daneshkhah, S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, and K. Varahramyan, “Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry Study of Breath Acetone as a Biomarker for Type 1 Diabetes and a Portable Acetone Sensor,” 2015 St. Vincent Health Research Symposium, Indianapolis, IN, Jun. 17, 2015. Received the Best Abstract Award.
  • Invited Speaker: “Emerging Field of Nanotechnology and Applied Mathematics,” North Dakota Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Minot, ND, Sep. 20, 2014.
  • S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, J. Reid, and K. Varahramyan, “Microstrip Antenna for Direct Human Skin Contact Placement for Biomedical and Other Applications,” Proc. of the Progress in Electromagnetic Research, PIERS Proceedings, Cambridge, USA, pp. 923-931, 2010.
  • S. Shrestha, M. D. Balachandran, M. Agarwal, V. V. Phoha, and K. Varahramyan, “A Chipless Sensor Tag Based RFID Technology for Cyber-Oriented Environment Sensing Applications,” Proc. of the SPIE Symposium on Defense, Security and Sensing, Orlando, vol. 7352, pp. 1-11, 2009.
  • J. Vemagiri, A. Chamarti, S. Shrestha, M. Agarwal, and K. Varahramyan, “Chipless Radio Frequency Identification Tags,” Louisiana Materials and Emerging Technologies Conference, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, Oct. 2006.

Patents

  • Hypoglycemia Signature in Human Breath, Nanosensor Array and Smart Sensor for its Detection, US Provisional Patent Application, No. 62/146,753 filed: Apr. 13, 2015.
  • Low Power Wireless Sensor System with Ring Oscillator and Sensors for Use in Monitoring of Physiological Data, US Patent Application, No. 14/685,298 Apr. 13, 2015.
  • Volatile Organic Compound Sensors, and Methods of Making and Using the Same, US Patent Application, No. 14/685,231 filed: Apr. 13, 2015.
  • Paper-Based Lithium-Ion Batteries, US Patent Application No. 14/106759, Dec. 14, 2013.
  • Layer-by-Layer Nanoassembled Nanoparticles Based Thin Films for Solar Cells and other Applications, US Patent Application No. 13/812,449, filed: Jul. 27, 2011; International Patent Application No. PCT/US2011/045632, filed: Jul. 27, 2011.
  • Wearable Microstrip Antennas for Skin Placement for Biomedical Applications, US Patent Application No. 13/077,387, issued: June 2, 2015.
  • Transmission Delay Based RFID Tag, US Patent No. 8736452, issued: May 27, 2014.
  • Transmission Delay Based RFID Tag, US Patent No. 8179231, issued: May 15, 2012.

Reviewer/Referee

  • National Science Foundation
  • IEEE: Sensors Journal, Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Industrial Electronics Society, Microwave and Wireless Components Letters
  • Progress in Electromagnetic Research (PIER)
  • Elsevier: Nano Energy, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Chemical Engineering Journal