Assistant Professor

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Silchar

Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Silchar, Assam, 788010, India

Email: puspa.devi@ece.nits.ac.in

Phone: +91-7005665549

Date of Joining: 18/06/2018

Academic Experience: 3+ years

Personal Webpage: http://ec.nits.ac.in/puspadevi/


  • Ph.D.:     National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST), Taiwan, 2017
  • M.Tech.: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST), Taiwan, 2012
  • B.Tech.: North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, AP, 2010


  • Jun 2018 – PresentAssistant Professor, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Silchar, Assam, 788010, India
  • Feb 2017 – Jun 2018Postdoctoral Scholar, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST)


  • High-Speed Optical Fiber Communication,
  • Opto-Electronic Devices,
  • III-V Semiconductors,
  • Photonic Integrated Circuits,
  • Photonic Crystal Fiber,
  • Electronic & Photonic Biosensors


Puspa Devi Pukhrambam received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electronic and computer engineering from the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST), Taipei, Taiwan. Her B.Tech. in electronics and communication engineering from the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Arunachal Pradesh, India, in June 2010. She was working as a postdoctoral researcher at NTUST since Feb, 2017. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the Electronics & Communication Engineering Dept. at the National Institute of Technology, Silchar since June, 2018 Her current research interest includes semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices, photonics Integrated Circuits on SOI, Photonic Crystal Biosensors and Optical Networking.


File Number: EEQ/2021/000575, Start Date: 07-March-202.

Title: “Design and Development of Reconfigurable Plasmonic Biosensor using Phase Change Material for Label-free Detection of Lung and Liver Diseases” funded by Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) sanction order no EEQ/2021/000575.


International Journal

  1. Abinash Panda, P.D. Pukhrambam, D. Vigneswaran, “Employing metamaterial and Ti 3 C 2 T x (MXene) material for cancer cells detection using defective 1D photonic Crystal”, Optical and Quantum Electronics, (Accepted), (2023).
  2. Abinash Panda, Malek G. Daher, P.D. Pukhrambam, Feng Wu, “Study of titanium nitride (TiN) as a novel plasmonic material for realization of Tamm-plasmon-polariton-based blood plasma sensor”, Optical and Quantum Electronics, vol. 54, p. 796, 2022.
  3. Z.A. Zaky, H. Hanafy, Abinash Panda, P.D. Pukhrambam, A. H. Aly, “Design and Analysis of Gas Sensor Using Tailorable Fano Resonance by Coupling Between Tamm and Defected Mode Resonance”, Plasmonics, vol. 17, pp. 2103-2111, 2022.
  4. Abinash Panda, P.D. Pukhrambam, “Design and analysis of 1D photonic crystal doped with magnetized cold plasma defect for application of single/multi-channel tunable narrowband filter”, Physica Scripta, vol. 97, no. 6, p. 065507, 2022.
  5. Abinash Panda, P.D. Pukhrambam, P. Dadure, P. Pakray, “Application of Machine Learning for Accurate Detection of Hemoglobin Concentrations Employing Defected 1D Photonic Crystal”,  Silicon, vol. 14, pp. 12203–12212, 2022.
  6. Abinash Panda, P. D. Pukhrambam, “Design and modelling of reconfigurable surface plasmon resonance refractive index sensor employing graphene and Sb2S3 for detection of dengue virus”, Physica B: Condensed Matter, vol. 638, p. 413965, (2022).
  7. Abinash Panda, P. D. Pukhrambam and J. W. Simatupang, “Design of a Highly Sensitive Self-Reference Tamm-Plasmon-Polariton Sensor Employing Ti3C2Tx MXene,” in IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 22, no. 13, pp. 12719-12727, 2022.
  8.  Z.A. Zaky, Abinash Panda, P.D. Pukhrambam, A. H. Aly, “The impact of magnetized cold plasma and its various properties in sensing applications”, Scientific Reports, vol. 12 (1), p. 3754, (2022).
  9. C.S. Mishra, S. Das, M.R. Nayak, P.D. Pukhrambam, Abinash Panda, G. Palai, “Towards a Highly Sensitive Pressure Sensor Using an Infrared (IR) Laser and a Two-dimensional (2-D) Photonic Crystal Waveguide”, Lasers in Engineering, vol. 53, pp. 105-119, 2022.
  10. Abinash Panda, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, Natesan Ayyanar, Truong Khang Nguyen, Investigation of transmission properties in defective one dimensional superconductive photonic crystal for ultralow level bioethanol detection, Optik – International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, 245(30), 167733, 2021.
  11. Khwairakpam Dayananda Singh, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, Vandana Wangkheirakpam “Device Physics Based Analytical Modeling and Simulation Study of electrical characteristics of ISFET pH-Sensor”, Silicon, 14(14), pp.9061-9070, 2022.
  12. Khwairakpam Dayananda Singh, and Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, “Sensitivity optimization of a Double-Gated ISFET pH-sensor with HfO2/SiO2 gate dielectric stack.” Microelectronics Journal, vol. 118, pp 105282, December 2021
  13. Abinash Panda, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam,”Modeling of High-Performance SPR Refractive Index Sensor Employing Novel 2D Materials for Detection of Malaria Pathogens, IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, vol. 21 (2), pp. 312-319, 2022.
  14. Abiash Panda, D. Vigneswaran, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, Natesan Ayyanar, Truong Khang Nguyen, “Design and Performance Analysis of Reconfigurable 1D Photonic Crystal Biosensor Employing Ge2Sb2Te5 (GST) for Detection of Women Reproductive Hormones”, IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, vol. 21 (1), pp. 21-28, 2022.
  15. Panda, Abinash, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, Feng Wu, and Walid Belhadj. “Graphene-based 1D defective photonic crystal biosensor for real-time detection of cancer cells.” The European Physical Journal Plus, Vol.136, no. 8, pp 1-19, Aug 2021.
  16. Abinash Panda, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam “A theoretical proposal of high performance blood components biosensor based on defective 1D photonic crystal employing WS2, MoS2 and graphene”, Optical and Quantum Electronics, Vol. 53 No.7, 1-19, June 2021.
  17. V Devi, B Bhowmick, P Devi,” Noise Behavior of Vertical Tunnel FETs under the Influence of Interface Trap States ,” Microelectronics Journal ,Volume 114, 105124, August 2021, doi.org/10.1016/j.mejo.2021.105124
  18. V Devi, B Bhowmick,cP Devi,” Linearity Performance and Intermodulation Distortion Analysis of D-MOS Vertical TFET,” Applied Physics A, Springer,127, 340, 2021. doi.org/10.1007/s00339-021-04496-8
  19. Abinash Panda, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam “Analysis of GaN based 2D photonic crystal sensor for real-time detection of alcohols”, Brazilian Journal of Physics, 51 (3), 481-492, Jan 2021.
  20. Abinash Panda, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam,”Investigation of defect based 1D photonic crystal structure for real-time detection of waterborne bacteria” Physica B: Condensed Matter, 607, 412854, (2021).
  21. Abinash Panda, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam,”Design and analysis of porous core photonic crystal fiber based ethylene glycol sensor operated at infrared wavelengths” Journal of Computational Electronics, 20 (2), 943-957, 2021.
  22. V Devi, B Bhowmick, P P Devi,”Investigation of N+ Pocket Doped Junctionless Vertical TFET and its Digital Inverter Application in the Presence of True Noises” Applied Physics A, 126, no. 10,pp.1-10., Oct 2020.DOI: 10.1007/s00339-020-03983-8
  23. Abinash Panda, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, Gerd Keiser, “Realization of sucrose sensor using 1D photonic crystal structure vis-à-vis band gap analysis” Microsystem Technologies, pp.1-10, Aug 2020, 10.1007/s00542-020-05005-2
  24. V Devi, B .Bhowmick, P P Devi, ” Investigation of Temperature Variation and Interface Trap Charges in Dual MOSCAP TFET” Silicon, pp.1-8., Aug 2020 doi.org/10.1109/LED.2007.901273.
  25. V. Devi, B.Bhowmick, P Puspa Devi “Modeling and Simulation of Optically Gated TFET for Near Infra-red Sensing Applications and its Low-Frequency Noise Analysis” IEEE Sensors Journal, 2020, doi10.1109/JSEN.2020.2991406, May, 2020.
  26. V. Devi, B.Bhowmick, P Puspa Devi “Investigation of dual MOSCAP TFET with improved vertical tunneling and its near infra-red sensing application” Semiconductor Science and Technology (IOP Science), vol.35, May2020,doi10.1088/1361-6144/ab8127
  27. V.Devi, B. Bhowmick, P Devi,”N+ Pocket Doped Vertical TFET for Enhanced Sensitivity in Biosensing Applications: Modeling and Simulation ” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 67, no. 5, pp. 2133-2139, May 2020.doi10.1109/TED.2020.2981303
  28. V Devi, B.Bhowmick, P Devi, ” “N+ Pocket Doped Vertical TFET Based Dielectric-Modulated Biosensor Considering Non-Ideal Hybridization Issue: A Simulation Study” IEEE Transactions on Nano Technology, vol.19, pp.156-162, Feb 2020,doi 10.1109/TNANO.2020.2969206
  29. Abinash Panda, Pukhrambam Puspa Devi, Gerd Keiser, “Performance analysis of graphene based surface plasmon resonance biosensor for blood glucose and gas detection” Applied Physics A, 126(3), 153., 2020
  30. Abinash Panda, Pukhrambam Puspa Devi “Photonic crystal biosensor for refractive index based cancerous cell detection” Optical Fiber Technology, 54, p.10212, 2020
  31. Wangkheirakpam Vandana Devi, Brinda Bhowmick, and Puspa Devi Pukhrambam. “Near-infrared optical sensor based on band-to-band tunnel FET.” Applied Physics A, vol. 125 no. 5, p. 341, 2019
  32. San Liang Lee and Puspa Devi Pukhrambam “Wavelength division multiplexing laser arrays for applications in optical networking and sensing: Overview and perspectives” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 57, no. 8S2, 2018.
  33. Pukhrambam, Puspa Devi, San Liang Lee and Gerd Keiser. “Electroabsorption Modulated Lasers With High Immunity to Residual Facet Reflection by Using Lasers With Partially Corrugated Gratings.” IEEE Photonics Journal, vol. 9, no. 2, p-16, 2017.
  34. Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, San-Liang Lee, Gerd Keiser, Walaa Younes Al-Smadi “Radio over- fiber transmission using semiconductor laser under weak external light injection” Optical and Quantum Electronics, vol. 48, no. 3, 2016.
  35. San Liang Lee and Puspa Devi Pukhrambam “Wavelength division multiplexing laser arrays for applications in optical networking and sensing: Overview and perspectives” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 57, no. 8S2, 2018.
  36. Simatupang, Joni Welman, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, and Yen-Ru Huang. “Performance analysis of cross-seeding WDM-PON system using transfer matrix method” Optical Fiber Technology, vol. 32, pp. 50-57, 2016.
  37. Walaa Younes AL_Smadi, Hong-Sing Lee, Chun-Liang Yang, San-Liang Lee, Gerd Keiser, Kuo- Chang Feng, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam “Convergence of Energy Management Data with Optical Access Networks by Sharing the Fault-Monitoring Channel” Journal of Optical Communication Network, vol. 7, no 11. Nov, 2015.
  38. Gerd Keiser, Hao-Yu Liu, Shao-Hsi Lu, and Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, “Practical Aspects of Access Network Indoor Extensions Using Multimod Glass and Plastic Optical Fibers,” Fiber and Integrated optics, vol. 31, no. 4, 2012.

International Conferences


  1. Abinash Panda, P.D. Pukhrambam, . Study of Metal-Porous GaN-Based 1D Photonic Crystal Tamm Plasmon Sensor for Detection of Fat Concentrations in Milk. In: Micro and Nanoelectronics Devices, Circuits and Systems. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 904. Springer, 2023, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-2308-1_42.
  2. Manisha Prajapat, Kamal Kishor Choure, Pukhrambam Puspa Devi and Ghanshyam Singh “Realization of SWAP Gate using Electro-Optic Phenomenon based Mach-Zehnder Interferometer” 1st International Conference on Innovations in High Speed Communication and Signal Processing (IHCSP), Paper Id: IHCSP2023-44, 2023.
  3. K. Dalai, G. Palai, Abinash Panda and P. D. Pukhrambam, “Low loss 90o bend photonic crystal waveguide for signal amplification in silicon photonic circuit,” 2022 IEEE Delhi Section Conference (DELCON), 2022, pp. 1-4, doi: 10.1109/DELCON54057.2022.9753010.
  4. Vandana Devi Wangkheirakpam, Brinda Bhowmick, and Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, “Near Infra-red photosensor using optically gated D-MOS Vertical TFET”, accepted in 21stIEEE International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), Turin, Italy (13-17 September 2021).
  5. Abinash Panda, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam “Performance analysis of defective 1D photonic crystal structure for detection of hemoglobin concentrations in blood”Proceedings of 2021 Springer International Conference on Micro/Nanoelectronics Devices, Circuits and Systems (MNDCS-2021), 29-31 Jan 2021.
  6. Pavani K, S. K. Tripathy, P. Puspa Devi “Design and analysis of QoS based optimized novel optical network emulator for WDM technology”, International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Control Systems (ICICCS 2019), VCE Madurai, India, May 15-17, 2019.
  7. Abinash Panda, Pukhrambam Puspa Devi, Gerd Keiser”, Realization of sucrose sensor using photonic waveguide: An application to biophotonics” Fiber Optics in Access Network, 2-4 September, 2019, Sarajevo, Bosnia.
  8. Pavani K , S. K. Tripathy P. Puspa Devi “Design and Analysis of QoS based Optimized Novel Optical Network Emulator for WDM Technology” International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Control System, 15-17 May 2019, Tamil Nadu, India Scopus-Indexed IEEE Xplore
  9. Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, San-Liang Lee,a Chun-Liang Yang, Hong-Sing Lee, Gerd Keiser “Better Immunity to Residual Facet Reflection in Electroabsorption Modulated Lasers by Enhancing Laser Dynamics” IEEE Photonics Conference 2016, Waikolao, Hawaii USA.
  10. Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, San-Liang Lee, “Highly Residual Facet Reflection Immune Electroabsorption Modulated Laser With Partially Corrugated Gratings” ISLC, Sep 2016, Kobe Japan.
  11. Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, San-Liang Lee, Hong-Sing Lee, Chun-Liang Yang, “Design of Highly Residual Facet Reflection Immune Electro-absorption Modulated Laser with Optimized Partially Corrugated Gratings” OPTIC, Taiwan, Dec 2016.
  12. Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, San-Liang Lee, Gerd Keiser, Walaa Al_Samdi “Harmonics Reduction and Performance Enhancement of a RoF System through Optical Injection Locking” OPTIC, Taiwan, Dec 2014.
  13. Puspa D. Pukhrambam, M.H. Chuang, S.L.Lee, Gerd Keiser, Y-Jr Hung J. W. Simatupang “Performance Enhancement of Radio-Over-Fiber System by Optical Injection Locking of a Directly Modulated Semiconductor Laser” PGC, Singapore, Dec 2012.
  14. Walaa Younes AL_Smadi, San-Liang Lee, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, and Kuo-Chang Feng, “Converging Optical Access with Energy Management Networks to Provide Bidirectional Services” IGBSG, June 27-29, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2016.
  15. Yuan-Yuan Sung, Yu-Chang Liu, Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, San-Liang Lee, “Symmetric 4×25- Gbit/s TWDM-PON Transmission by Using Spectrum Reshaping,” OECC/PS 2016, Niigata, Japan, July 2016.


  1. Abinash Panda, P.D. Pukhrambam, (2023), Design and Analysis of One-Dimensional Photonic Crystal Biosensor Device for Identification of Cancerous Cells. In: Dutta, G., Biswas, A. (eds) Next Generation Smart Nano-Bio-Devices. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol 322. Springer, Singapore.
  2. N. Ayyanar, Abinash Panda, S. Rajaram, D. Vigneswaran, P.D. Pukhrambam, (2022). Compact Photonic Crystal Fiber for Sensing Applications in the THz Regime. In: Das, S., Nella, A., Patel, S.K. (eds) Terahertz Devices, Circuits and Systems. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-4105-4_12.
  3. Vandana Devi Wangkheirakpam, Brinda Bhowmick, and Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, “Vertical Tunnel FET having Dual MOSCAP Geometry” accepted in book “Sub-Micron Semiconductor Devices: Design and Applications”, CRC press, Taylor and Francis group. ISBN: 9780367648091.
  4. Vandana Devi Wangkheirakpam, Brinda Bhowmick, and Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, “Dielectric Modulated Biosensor Based on Vertical Tunnel Field Effect Transistor”, accepted in book “Next Generation Smart Nano-Bio-Devices”, Springer-Nature.


  1.  Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, B. Bhowmick, Abinash Panda, G. Singh, “A Tamm Plasmon Polariton Based Blood Plasma Sensing Apparatus”, German Patent, Grant No. 202023100328, 2023.
  2.  Puspa Devi Pukhrambam, Abinash Panda, B. Bhowmick, “A System For Designing a Novel Highly Sensitive Hybrid Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Biosensor”, German Patent, Grant No. 202022100774, 2022.

Ph.D. Scholars Guided

  1.  Wangkheirakpam Vandana Devi (2018, Guided) [Title:”Performance Assessment of Vertical Tunnel FETs: From Theory to Sensing Applications”]
  2. Abinash Panda (2019, Guided) [Title:”Design, Modeling and Simulation of Photonic Structures for Refractive Index-based Detection of Bio-samples”]
  3. Karthik Nasani (2021, Ongoing)
  4. Kh. Mamota Devi (2022, Ongoing)
  5. Trideep Deb (2023, Ongoing)