Brief Biography

Dr. Kamil Reza Khondakar serves as an accomplished Assistant Professor at Woxsen Univeristy, Hyderabad. He previously worked at UPES University in Dehradun, India. In addition to his teaching and research roles, he actively contributed to curriculum design, syllabus structuring, and course development within the Biomedical Engineering program. His academic journey culminated in a doctoral degree from the prestigious Centre of Personalised Nanomedicine at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, The University of Queensland, a renowned institution ranked 46th globally in the QS World University Rankings. His doctoral research, conducted within the Trau group, revolved around innovative lab on chip techniques for cancer cell surface marker profiling and the assessment of drug sensitivity effects using Raman-based microfluidic chips. This pioneering work aimed to develop next-generation diagnostic platforms capable of detecting multiple biomarkers on a single chip, thereby enhancing the understanding of tumor heterogeneity and offering early cancer management strategies. He contributed immensely in the field of healhtcare technology of personalized nanomedicine through his research work. Dr. Kamil's professional journey also encompassed a tenure as a researcher at the Biomedical Instrumentation Section of the National Physical Laboratory in India, where he engaged in the development of thin film-based microelectrodes utilizing diverse nanostructures and nanocomposites for biomedical applications.

His remarkable contributions have garnered recognition and accolades. He received the prestigious International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) from the Australian government, along with the University of Queensland Centennial Scholarship (UQCent). He was a distinguished speaker at the 'Biosensor 2018' conference in Miami, USA.  He is   active reviewer of (Elsevier, MDPI, Nature, ACS, IOP) journals and editorial member of SCIREA Journal of Health and Journal of biomaterials (Science Publishing group).

Over the years, Dr. Kamil has amassed comprehensive expertise across various domains, including immunoassay and chip fabrication (microfluidics), Raman and Fluorescence spectroscopy, analytical chemistry, material science, electrochemistry, and healthcare technologies, all geared towards the development of smart sensors and chips for personalized healthcare applications. His impactful research has been published in eminent journals such as 'ACS Nano,' 'Accounts of Chemical Research,' 'Biotechnology Advances,' 'Small,' 'Nanoscale,' and 'Biosensors and Bioelectronics.' Research pursuits have garnered notable recognition, as reflected in a total citation count of 670 and a noteworthy h-index of 15, coupled with an i10-index of 17. The cumulative impact factor of his contributions stands commendably at 153. Overall, the academic and research journey undertaken encapsulates a diverse spectrum of expertise that has synergistically driven impactful contributions in the realm of biosensing, lab on chip, immunoassays, sustainability and innovative healthcare technologies.  He recently received a grant  (SRG-DST) from Government of India for on chip water contamination detection.


2023  Awarded a Grant from Government of India (SRG-DST) for plastic contamination detection in water

2022   Guest editor of Biosensors (MDPI) 

2018   AIBN Travel Award (Biosensors 2018, Miami, USA).

2018   Invited as Speaker at Biosensors 2018, Miami, Florida, USA, 12-15 June 2018.

2017  Invited as Speaker at International Conference on Molecular Spectroscopy (ICMS 2017) at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

2017  AIBN Travel Award (AMN/ISMM/APCBM/ANZNMF  Symposium, 2017, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia)

2016  ACS Certificate of Recognition as Reviewer.

2015  International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS), Government of Australia, 

2015  University of Queensland Centennial Scholarship (UQCent), Australia.

2015  Maulana Azad National Fellowship (UGC-MANF), Government of India.

2010  Senior project fellow, Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India.

Associations and Membership:


Kamil did his PhD from the Centre of Personalised Medicine, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, The University of Queensland, Australia in Trau group. He is working on cancer biomarkers. He received prestigious IPRS (International Postgraduate Research scholarship) fellowship from Australian Government to carry out his research work. 

He received his M.Tech degree in Nanotechnology from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, India and Master of Science in Physics from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.