Sujoy Kumar Guha
is an Indian biomedical engineer
. He was born in Patna
, in 1939.
He did his undergraduate degree (B.Tech.
) in electrical engineering
from IIT Kharagpur
, followed by a Master's Degree in electrical engineering at IIT, and another Master's degree
from the University of Illinois
, Urbana-Champaign. He late received his Ph.D.
in Medical Physiology
from St. Louis
, United States
. He then founded the Centre for Biomedical Engineering , IIT Delhi
and also obtained his MBBS
degree from Delhi University
. One of the founders of Biomedical engineering
in India, Prof. Guha is internationally renowned in the areas of Rehabilitation
in Reproductive Medicine and Technology for Rural Health Care. He has received several awards
and has more than 100 research
papers in cited journals.
His major contributions have been in the indigenously developed non-hormonal polymer based injectable male contraceptive
) for which the Final Phase-III Clinical trials are underway; Problem-solving at a national level regarding contraceptives
in mass usage, especially Copper T
; individualized spot air-conditioning system for hospital patients and rehabilitation of the blind, with emphasis on opening automobile repair as an employment avenue.