Avinash Kothuru

PhD Completed - February 2022 (Department of EEE)

MEMS, Microfluidics & Nanoelectronics Lab


Research Areas: Additive Manufacturing, Printed Electronics, Laser Induced Graphne technology Microfluidics

Post PhD: Postdoc, Tel Aviv University, Israel


Ph.D. (Electrical & Electronics Engineering)-Jan 2019 to May 2021 (Expected)

    • Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences (BITS)-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus

    • Topic: “Next Generation Circuit Boards using Additive Manufacturing Technology with Integrated Electronics and Microfluidics”

    • Supervisors: Dr. Sanket Goel

M.Tech (Design for Manufacturing)-Nov 2014 to Dec 2016

    • Osmania University

    • Thesis: “Finite Element Analysis of Bio-medical Scaffold for hard tissue & Prototype Manufacturing using SLS Additive Manufacturing Process”

    • Advisor: Dr. L. Siva Rama Krishna

B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)-2010 to 2014

    • Guru Nanak Engineering College

    • Thesis: “Design and Fabrication of Anti-theft Steering System”

    • Advisor: Mr. Swarnedar Goud

Extra Credit Program

Special Auditing Student, Hiroshima University-June 2019 to July 2019

International Linkage Degree Program (ILDP) & Sakura Science Program (SSP) 2019

    • Domain of Study: High Speed Vision Systems

    • Skills Exposed to: High Speed Vision Systems & Convolutional Neural Network (CNN)

    • Supervisors: Prof Idaku Ishii (HU) & Prof Sanket Goel (BPHC)


  • Member, Sakura Science Club

Work Experience

  • Project Engineer, Engineering Staff College of India, Hyderabad-May 2018 to Oct 2019

  • Design Engineer, AK Hyper CAD solutions, Hyderabad-Mar 2017 to Aug 2017


      • Electronic Nasal Filter

Inventors: Sanket Goel and Avinash Kothuru

Status: Indian Patent Filed (20201103999 , September 2020)

      • A method of transferring laser-induced graphene (LIG) from a polyimide sheet

Inventors: Sanket Goel and Avinash Kothuru

Status: Indian Patent Filed (202011000918, January 2020)


Journal Publication

5. Hanumanth Rao C., Avinash Kothuru, Amrendra Pratap Singh, BKSVL Varaprasad and Sanket Goel, Plasma Treatment and Copper Metallization for Reliable Plated-Through-Holes in Microwave PCBs for Space Electronic Packaging, IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, vol. 10(11), pp. 1921 - 1928, 2020.

4. Avinash Kothuru, Khairunnisa Amreen and Sanket Goel, Electro-Microfluidic Device on Multi-Layered Laser-Induced Polyamide Substrate for Diverse Electrochemical Applications, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 67(11), 5097 - 5103, 2020.

3. Avinash Kothuru and Sanket Goel, Laser Induced Graphene on Phenolic Resin and Alcohol Composite Sheet for Flexible Electronics Applications, Flexible and Printed Electronics, vol. 5(4), 2020.

2. Avinash Kothuru, C. Hanumanth Rao, Puneeth S B, Mary Salve, Khairunnisa Amreen and Sanket Goel, Laser-Induced Flexible Electronics for Resistive, Capacitive and Electrochemical Sensing Applications, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 20(13), 7392 - 7399, 2020.

1.Prakash Rewatkar, Avinash Kothuru and Sanket Goel, PDMS Microfluidic Glucose Biofuel Cell using Customized Laser-induced Flexible Graphene Bioelectrodes, IEEE Transactions for Electron Devices, vol. 67(4), pp. 1832 – 1838, 2020.


  • Avinash Kothuru and Sanket Goel, Electronic Nasal Pod: A 3D Printed Device to Filter and Electrochemically Detect pollutants, accepted as oral presentation to IEEE Sensors Conference, 2020.

  • Prakash Rewatkar, Avinash Kothuru and Sanket Goel, Laser-induced Flexible Graphene Bioelectrodes for Enzymatic Biofuel Cell, IEEE 13th International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine & Engineering (NANOMED), Gwangju, Korea, 2019, pp. 30-34, IEEE Xplore: 2020.


Avinash Kothuru

MEMS, Microfluidics & Nanoelectronics Lab

J-204, J-Block, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus

Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal

Hyderabad-500078, Telangana, India

Email: p20180426@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in