Jayapiriya U S

Doctoral Candidate (Department of EEE)

MEMS, Microfluidics & Nanoelectronics Lab


Research Areas: Nano-electronics, Enzymatic Bio-fuel Cells


Ph.D. (Electrical & Electronics Engineering)-Aug 2019 to May 2022 (Expected)

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

    • Area: Microfluidic Enzymatic Bio-fuel Cell

    • Supervisors: Dr. Sanket Goel

M.Tech (Nanotechnology)-Aug 2017 to Jul 2019

    • National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal

    • Specialisation : Development of biosensors for Colorimetric Detection

B.Tech (Electronics & Communications)-Aug 2012 to May 2016

    • National Institute of Technology, Puducherry

    • Specialisation : Smart algorithms for increasing the efficinceny of Antenna

Prior Training & Research Experience

  • Training at BSNL(Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited), AIR(All India Radio).

  • CANSAT- Satellite Designing and Launching at Pragyan’14.

  • Nanomaterial Synthesis, Electrospinning at IIT Hyderabad

Technical Skills

  • Scientific Tools: MATLAB, Origin, XpertPro, Quantum Espresso, Xcrysden

  • Material Characterisation techniques : Electron microscopy , X-Ray Analysis , UV-Vis and IR Spectrophotometry


Journal Publication

  1. U. S. Jayapiriya and S. Goel, "Patch-Type Wearable Enzymatic Lactate Biofuel Cell With Carbon Cloth Bioelectrodes for Energy Harvesting From Human Sweat," in IEEE Journal on Flexible Electronics, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 32-38, Jan. 2022

  2. Jayapiriya, U. S., and Sanket Goel. " Body-worn Enzymatic Biofuel Cell with Automated Pencil drawn Bioelectrodes for Energy Harvesting from Human Sweat ." Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering (accepted).

  3. Sangam Srikanth, Jayapiriya U S, Satish Kumar Dubey ,Arshad Javed and Sanket Goel, " Fabrication of Ultra-Thin Laser Induced Graphene Electrodes over Negative Photoresist on Glass for various Electronic Applications", Microelectronic Engineering (accepted).

  4. Jayapiriya, U. S., and Sanket Goel. "Microfluidic non-enzymatic biofuel cell integrated with electrodeposited metallic catalysts on a paper based platform." Journal of Power Sources 510 (2021): 230405.

  5. Jayapiriya U.S , et al. "Single microfluidic fuel cell with three fuels–formic acid, glucose and microbes: A comparative performance investigation." Journal of Electrochemical Science and Engineering 11.4 (2021): 305-316.

  6. Jayapiriya, U. S., and Sanket Goel. "Influence of cellulose separators in coin-sized 3D printed paper-based microbial fuel cells." Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 47 (2021): 101535.

  7. Kulkarni, M. B., Jayapiriya, U. S., Amreen, K., & Goel, S. (2021). Portable Thermal Management Platform for Synthesis of ZnO Nanoparticle in a Microfluidic Device: Validated for Electrochemical Sensing and Glucose Fuel Cell Applications. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 68(8), 4070-4076.

  8. U. S. Jayapiriya, P. Rewatkar and S. Goel, "Direct Electron Transfer based Microfluidic Glucose Biofuel cell with CO2 Laser ablated Bioelectrodes and Microchannel," in IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, doi: 10.1109/TNB.2021.3079238

  9. Srikanth, S., Dudala, S., Jayapiriya, U.S. et al. Droplet-based lab-on-chip platform integrated with laser ablated graphene heaters to synthesize gold nanoparticles for electrochemical sensing and fuel cell applications. Scientific Reports 11, 9750 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-88068-z

  10. J. U. S and Sanket Goel, "Flexible and Optimized Carbon Paste Electrodes for Direct Electron Transfer based Glucose Biofuel cell fed by various Physiological Fluids," Accepted for Publication with Applied Nanoscience (Springer)

  11. P. Rewatkar, J. U. S, and S. Goel, “Optimized Shelf-Stacked Paper Origami-Based Glucose Biofuel Cell with Immobilized Enzymes and a Mediator,” ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., Aug. 2020, doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c04752

  12. J. U.S., P. Rewatkar, and S. Goel, “Miniaturized polymeric enzymatic biofuel cell with integrated microfluidic device and enhanced laser ablated bioelectrodes,” Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.06.133

  13. Jayapiriya U S and Sanket Goel, Surface Modified 3D printed Carbon Bioelectrodes for Glucose/O2 Enzymatic Biofuel Cell: Comparison and Optimization, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, vol . 42, article number 100811, 2020.

Conference Presentations

  1. Jayapiriya U S, and Sanket Goel , High Performance MXene Supported Gold Nanoparticles-Based 3D Printed Anode for Non-Enzymatic Biofuel Cell , oral presentation in IEEE NMDC 2021

  2. Jayapiriya U S, and Sanket Goel, Optimization of Carbon Cloth Bioelectrodes for Enzyme-based Biofuel cell for Wearable Bioelectronics, oral presentation in IEEE NANO 2020

  3. Jayapiriya U S, Prakash Rewatkar and Sanket Goel, Completely Additive Manufactured and Reusable Microfluidic Device As Enzymatic Glucose Biofuel Cell, accepted for presentation at ECS PRiME 2020, to be held during Oct 2020.


A Bio electrode Pair For Use In Enzymatic Biofuel Cells And A Process For Making The Same

Inventors: Jayapiriya U S and Sanket Goel

Status: Indian Patent filed

Application No. :202111017427

Book Chapter

Printed and Flexible Sensor Technology:Fabrication and applications

Publisher: IOP Publishing Ltd 2021

Authors : Prakash Rewatkar, U S Jayapiriya, Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay and Sanket Goel

Contribution: Chapter 13 ( Pg. 1-23)

Status: Published December 2021


Jayapiriya U S

MEMS, Microfluidics & Nanoelectronics Lab

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

Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal

Hyderabad-500078, Telangana, India

Email: p20190433@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in