Jaydip Desai, PhD

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2458

Cell Phone: 201.705.6298

Email: jmdesai@indianatech.edu

Office: Zollner Engineering Center, Room 210


Class Information

Fall 2015

  • BME 3500 Biomechanics
  • BME 3700 Biomedical Instrumentation
  • BME 4973 BME Senior Project I
  • EE 4150 Digital Signal Processing
  • EGR 1500 AA Computer Programming for Engineers
  • EGR 1500 AB Computer Programming for Engineers

Spring 2015

  • BME 3200 Thermodynamics & Fluids
  • BME 3250 Thermodynamics & Fluids Lab
  • BME 4974 BME Senior Project II
  • EGR 1500 Computer Programming for Engineers
  • BME 3700 Biomedical Instrumentation

Office Hours:

  • MW: 3:00-5 p.m.
  • TR: 9-11 a.m., 2-5 p.m.
  • F: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

College/School

College of Engineering


Academic Advisor Roles

Biomedical Engineering Students


Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Biomedical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology (2013)
  • Graduate Certificate, Robotics & Control, Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology (2012)
  • Master of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology (2010)
  • Bachelor of Technology, Biomedical & Instrumentation Engineering, U. V. Patel College of Engineering (2008)

Professional Experience

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, 08/13 to current, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana Institute of Technology, Fort Wayne, IN 46803
  • Biomedical Engineering Instructor for ECOES, 06/13 to 08/13, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 07030
  • Stevens’ Warren Wells ’42 Biorobotics Lab In charge, 05/10 to 05/13, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 07030
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Biomedical Engineering, 08/09 to 05/13, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 07030
  • Research Volunteer, Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, 01/10 to 05/10, Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY 10962

Selected Publications/Presentations

  • Scholars Journal of Engineering and Technology (SJET) , Vol.-3, Issue 3, 252-257, Apr-May 2015
    • Jordan Roell, B.S., Jessica Sikula, B.S., Jaydip Desai, PhD “Real-Time Individual Finger Movement of a Mecha TE Robotic Hand using Human Forearm sEMG Signals through Hardware-Software Communication”
  • International Journal of Medical, Health, Biomedical and Pharmaceuticals Engineering Vol:9, No:4, 2015 
    • Desai, J. , Valdevit, A. , Ritter, A. (2015). ‘Development of a Real-Time Simulink Based Robotic System to Study Force Feedback Mechanism during Instrument-Object Interaction’. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 100, International Journal of Medical, Health, Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Engineering, 9(4), 278 – 283.
    • Kline, A. , Desai, J. (2015). ‘Noninvasive Brain-Machine Interface to Control Both Mecha TE Robotic Hands Using Emotiv EEG Neuroheadset’. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 100, International Journal of Medical, Health, Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Engineering, 9(4), 269 – 273.
  • XIII-International Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (ICMBE), April 20-21, 2015
    • Peer-Reviewed Papers & Conference Proceedings
    • Jaydip Desai, Antonio Valdevit, Arthur Ritter, Development of a Real-Time Simulink Based Robotic System to Study Force Feedback Mechanism during Instrument-Object Interaction
    • Adrienne Kline, Jaydip Desai, Noninvasive Brain-Machine Interface to Control both Mecha TE Robotic Hands using Emotiv EEG Neuroheadset
  •  IEEE EMBS BRAIN Grand Challenges Conference, Nov 13-14, 2014
    • Adrienne Kline, Jaydip Desai, PhD,  Development of a Brain-Machine Interface to Control Both Mecha TE Robotic Hands Using Real-Time Hardware-Software Communication  at IEEE EMBS BRAIN Grand Challenges Conference, Nov 13-14, 2014, Washington DC
      • Adrienne Kline presented a poster for the Young Investigator Award competition at IEEE EMBS BRAIN Grand Challenges Conference in Nov 2014
  • Alpha Chi National Convention, March 27-29, 2014
    • Jessica Sikula, Jordan Roell, Jaydip Desai, PhD,  Human Forearm Myoelectric Signals Used for Robotic Hand Control , Computer Science/Engineering track at 2014 Alpha Chi National Convention, March 27-29, 2014, St. Louis, MO
      • Jessica Sikula presented a poster and won the first prize in computer science/engineering track
  • IEEE Publications
    • Adrienne Kline, Jaydip Desai, PhD, SIMULINK Based Robotic Hand Control Using Emotiv EEG Headset at 2014 Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC), April 25-27, 2014, Boston, MA
    • Jordan Roell, Jessica Sikula, Jaydip Desai, PhD, Human Forearm Myoelectric Signals Used for Robotic Hand Control at 2014 Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC), April 25-27, 2014, Boston, MA
    • Vishal Mistry, Jaydip Desai, ME., Suzanne Li, MD, Hong Man, PhD, Arthur Ritter, PhD, Evaluation of Echogenicity, Vascularity and Tissue Thickness of Localized Scleroderma Ultrasound Images using Matlab at 37th annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference-2011 , Troy, NY
  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting Poster Presentation
    • Jaydip Desai, PhD, Antonio Valdevit, PhD, David Cappelleri, PhD, Arthur Ritter, PhD, FAIMBE, Design and Development of Robotic Surgical Unit to Provide Force Feedback to the Surgeon, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting, Sep 25-28, 2013 at Seattle, Washington
    • Jaydip Desai, Suzanne Li, MD, Hong Man, PhD, Arthur Ritter, PhD FAIMBE, Ultrasound Image Analysis of Localized Pediatric Scleroderma, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting, October 6-9, 2010 at Austin, Texas
  • Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA) Podium Presentation
    • Jaydip Desai, M.E., Antonio Valdevit, PhD, David Cappelleri, PhD, Arthur Ritter, PhD, Haptic Feedback System Integration for a Prototype Robotic Surgical Unit, 4th Worldwide Congress Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA) Conference, Sep 27-29, 2012, Chicago, Illinois
  • Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 07030
    • Poster presentation on Utilizing Computer Vision for Assistance in Stereoscopic Endoscopy for Robotic-Assisted Surgery, Samuel Thomas, Jaydip Desai Ph.Dc, Arthur Ritter, PhD @ Stevens’ Technogenesis Program, Oct 17th, 2012
    • Poster presentation on Nerve Conduction for Prediction of Movement, Jeremy Badach, Jaydip Desai, Dr. Arthur Ritter, Stevens Summer Scholar’s Program-2012, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
    • Presentation on Development of Endoscopic Surgical Unit to Provide Force Feedback Mechanism to the Surgeon @ Graduate Student Research Conference-2011 on Oct 5th, 2011, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
    • Poster presentation on DC Servo Motor Control using Myoelectric Signals @ Graduate Student Research Conference-2011 on Oct 5th, 2011, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
    • Poster presentation on Medical Applications of Robotics at Technogenesis &Scholars Summer Research Program 2011
    • Poster presentation on Development of Endoscopic surgical Unit at Technogenesis Summer Scholar’s Program 2010 at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
    • Poster presentation on Ultrasound Image Analysis of Localized Pediatric Scleroderma at Research & Entrepreneurship Day on Apr 30th, 2010 Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

Additional Information

  • Judge/Session Chair
    • International Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (ICMBE) 2015, Boston, MA
      • Session Chair
    • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting 2015, Tampa, Florida
      • Reviewer
        • Neural Engineering
        • Biomedical Engineering Education
        • Device Technologies and Biomedical Robotics
    • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting 2014, San Antonio, TX
      • Reviewer
        • Neural Engineering
        • Biomechanics
        • Device Technologies and Biomedical Robotics
      • Session Chair
        • Neural Engineering
        • Device Technologies and Biomedical Robotics
    • First Lego League, Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN
      • Robot Design Judge, First Lego League (FLL) Competition, IPFW, Fort Wayne, IN, Dec 2014
      • Robot Design Judge, First Lego League (FLL) Competition, IPFW, Fort Wayne, IN, Dec 2013
  • Professional Membership
    • Faculty Membership, Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AEMB), National Biomedical Engineering Honor Society
    • Biomedical Engineering Society
    • American Association for Science and Technology (AASCIT)
    • IEEE
      • IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
      • IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
      • IEEE Signal Processing Society
      • IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
      • IEEE Computational Intelligence Society
    • American Society for Research – Senior Member
    • International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT)
    • World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
      • International Scientific Committee and Editorial Review Board Member on Biomedical and Biological Engineering Society
    • International Association of Engineers (IAENG)