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Pragya Swami


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Pragya Swami

Meenakshi Singh1

Rukmini Sarma2

Urvashi Singh

Anandi Chowdhury3

Tejal Dube

Jasmeen Kaur4


1Prof. Gaurav Goel, IITD
2Prof. Ravi Elangovan, IITD
3Prof. Ashok Kumar, IITK
4Prof. Rohit Srivastava, IITB

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Pragya Swami

I completed my B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan in 2013 and M.Tech in the same discipline from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-ISM), Dhanbad in 2016. Since then I have been pursuing Ph.D. from IIT Delhi. The main thrust of my research is to develop impedance biosensors for bacterial detection and antimicrobial susceptibility testing. So far, I have worked on mainly two projects: (i) to study of the role of zwitterionic buffers for boosting impedance sensitivity for bacterial detection, and (ii) to use these low conductivity zwitterionic buffers for rapid cell viability and antimicrobial susceptibility testing by measuring cell death or cell growth.


  1. Swami, P., Sharma, A., Anand, S. and Gupta, S., 2021. DEPIS: A combined dielectrophoresis and impedance spectroscopy platform for rapid cell viability and antimicrobial susceptibility analysis. Biosensors and Bioelectronics182, p.113190.
  2. Anand, S.*, Swami, P*., Goel, G. and Gupta, S., 2021. Zwitterions for impedance spectroscopy: The new buffers in town. Analytica Chimica Acta1166, p.338547. (*Equal contribution)
  3. Dixit, A., Goel, M., Swami, P. and Gupta, S., 2019. Nanoscale assembly of optoelectronic CdTe microwires using AC dielectrophoresis. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical297, p.111534.