Priya Vashisth

Areas of Interest: 

Smart Functional Biomaterials (drug delivery and biomedical implants), Tissue engineering


  • Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  • M.Sc., Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan
  • B.Sc., Kota University, Kota, Rajasthan

Academic/Industrial Experience

  1. DST-Inspire Faculty, Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi, Oct. 2018-present
  2. Postdoctoral Researcher, Wadhwani Research Centre for Bioengineering, IIT Bombay, 2016-2018

Selected Publications

  1. Priya Vashisth & Jayesh Bellare (2018). Development of Hybrid Scaffold with Biomimetic 3D Architecture for Bone Regeneration. Nanomedicine -Nanotechnology Biology and Medicine. Volume 14 (4), 1325-1336. DOI:10.1016/j.nano.2018.03.011.
  2. Navdeep Raghuwanshi, Amit Kumar Srivastava, Priya Vashisth, Tara Chand Yadav, Ramasare Prasad & Vikas Pruthi (2017). Synergistic effects of Woodfordia fruticosa gold nanoparticles in preventing microbial adhesion and accelerating wound healing in Wistar albino rats in vivo. Materials Science & Engineering C. Volume 80, 252 262.
  3. Priya Vashisth, Amit Srivastava, Hemat Nagar, Navdeep Raghuvanshi, Shruti Sharan, Partha Roy, Rajesh P Singh & Vikas Pruthi (2016). Drug functionalized microbial polysaccharide based nanofibers as transdermal substitute. Nanomedicine –Nanotechnology Biology and Medicine. Volume 12, 1375-1385.
  4. Priya Vashisth, Navdeep Raghuvanshi, Hemant Nagar, Amit K Srivastava, Rajesh P Singh & Vikas Pruthi (2016). Ofloxacin Loaded Gellan/PVA Nanofibers - Synthesis, Characterization and Evaluation of their Gastroretentive/ Mucoadhesive Drug Delivery Potential. Materials Science and Engineering C. Volume 71, 611-619.
  5. Priya Vashisth & Vikas Pruthi (2016). Synthesis and characterization of crosslinked gellan/PVA nanofibers for tissue engineering applications. Materials Science & Engineering C. Volume 67, 304-312.
  6. Priya Vashisth, Kumar Nikhil, Partha Roy, Parul A Pruthi, Rajesh P Singh & Vikas Pruthi (2016). A novel gellan–PVA nanofibrous scaffold for skin tissue regeneration: Fabrication and characterization. Carbohydrate Polymers. Volume 136, 851-859.
  7. Priya Vashisth, Rajesh P Singh & Vikas Pruthi (2015). A controlled release system for quercetin from biodegradable PLGA-PCL nanofibers and its in vitro antitumor activity. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers. Vol 31, Issue 3, 1-13.
  8. Priya Vashisth, Parul A Pruthi, Rajesh P Singh & Vikas Pruthi (2014). Process optimization for fabrication of gellan based electrospun nanofibers. Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 109, 16-21.