Dr. Deepak Deelip Patil

His current research interests include the fabrication of mechanobactericidal cytocompatible metallic and polymeric surfaces, bioinspired structures, surface modifications of biomedical devices, microfluidic devices, sensors and functional surfaces. 


Designation: Assistant Professor  
Office Address: Room No. OJAS-117, Department of Production Engineering, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli – 620015, Tamil Nadu, INDIA  
Telephone (Direct) (Optional): Telephone : Extn (Optional): Mobile (Optional): +917020950289  
Email (Primary): deepakdeelip@nitt.edu Email (Secondary) : deepakpatil3030@gmail.com
Field(s) of Specialization: Micro Nano Manufacturing, Precision Engineering, Functional Materials, Biomaterials  

Employment Profile

Job Title Employer From To
Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore February, 2021 October, 2022

Academic Qualifications (From Highest Degree to High School):

Examination Board / University Year Division/ Grade Subjects
Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi 2015-2021 Distinction Micro-nano Manufacturing (Development of Functional Surfaces for Biomedical Application)
M. Tech National Institute of Technology Calicut 2013-2015 Distinction (Gold medalist) Manufacturing Technology
B. Tech Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada (SRTM) University, Nanded 2009-2013 Distinction (First Rank) Production Engineering

Awards, Associateships etc.

Year of Award Name of the Award Awarding Organization
2021 Awarded the Distinction Certificate for Doctoral Research by IIT Delhi. IIT Delhi
2018 Received travel grant from DST (ITS/2018/000300) for attending the conference in abroad. SERB-DST GoI
2015 Gold Medalist in M. Tech, Mechanical Engineering Department, NIT Calicut, 2013-2015 for the outstanding academic record. NIT Calicut
2015 MHRD, GoI fellowship during Ph.D, IIT Delhi (2015-2020) MHRD GoI
2013 MHRD, GoI fellowship during M. Tech, NIT Calicut (2013-2015) MHRD GoI
2013 Himanjay Best Project Award 2013 in Final Year of B. Tech, S.G.G.S.I.E & T, Nanded, 2013 SRTM University
2013 First Prize in Paper Presentation of PRAGYAA-2013, National Level Technical Fiesta of SGGSIE & T, NANDED, 2013. SGGSIE & T, NANDED
2013 First Rank in Batch-2013 B. Tech Topper from Production Engineering Department, SGGSIE & T, Nanded. SRTM University

Participation in Workshops/ Symposia/ Conferences/ Colloquia /Seminars/ Schools etc. (mentioning the role)

Date (s) Title of Activity Level of Event (International/ National/ Local) Role (Participant/ Speaker/ Chairperson, Paper presenter, Any other) Event Organized by Venue
March, 2022 Research Presentation International Participant ACS Spring 2022 San Diego, CA, USA.
December, 2015 Research Presentation International Participant COPEN-9, IIT Bombay Mumbai, INDIA
December, 2014 Research Presentation International Participant ICMMCS, IIT Madras Chennai, INDIA

Membership of Learned Societies

Type of Membership (Ordinary Member/ Honorary Member / Life Member ) Organization Membership No. with date
Ordinary Member Japan Society for Precision Engineering (JSPE) ID: A190031 (January, 2019 - till date)
Life Member Industrial Institution of Industrial Engineering (IIIE) ID: MIIE 10811 (41) (December, 2015 – till date)
Life Member Indian Welding Society (IWS) ID: L01978 (May, 2021 – till date)


(A) Refereed Research Journals:

Author(s) Title of Paper Journal Vol. No. Page No. Year Impact Factor of the Journal (Optional)
A. Roy, D. Patil, P.K.D.V. Yarlagadda, K. Chatterjee Cooperative stiffening of flexible high aspect ratio nanostructures impart mechanobactericidal activity to soft substrates Journal of Colloid and Interface Science  652 2127-2138 2023  9.9

D. Patil, S. Aravindan, A. Pal, W.H. Khan, P. Pragya,
S. Pundir, I. Xess, S. Mohapatra, V. Perumal, P.V. Rao

Microtopographic Superhydrophobic Polymer Surface to Prevent Urinary Tract
Infections causing Nosocomial Drug-Resistant Bacterial Adhesion
Surfaces and Interfaces 41 103239 2023 6.2
D. Patil, S. Kumari, K. Chatterjee Bioinspired nanotopography on 3D printed tissue scaffold to impart mechanobactericidal and osteogenic activities Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 228 113401 2023 5.999
D. Patil, V. Golia, M. Overland, M. Stoller, K. Chatterjee Mechanobactericidal nanotopography on
nitrile surfaces toward antimicrobial protective gear
ACS Macro Letters 12 227–233 2023 7.015
D. Patil, M. Overland, M. Stoller, K. Chatterjee Bioinspired nanostructured bactericidal surfaces Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering 34 100741 2021 6.117
D. Patil, S. Aravindan, R. Sarathi, P.V. Rao Fabrication of self-cleaning superhydrophobic silicone rubber insulator through laser texturing Surface Engineering 36 308- 317 2020 3.169
D. Patil, S. Aravindan, M.K. Wasson, V. Perumal, P.V. Rao Antibacterial and cytocompatibility study of modified Ti6Al4V surfaces through thermal annealing Materials Science and Engineering: C 99 1007-1020 2019 7.328
D. Patil, A. Goswami, S. Aravindan, P.V. Rao, M. Yoshino Development of bacteria sensing platform through layered (metal-dielectric-metal) nanoparticles Optics & Laser Technology 120 105771 2019 4.939
D. Patil, S. Aravindan, M.K. Wasson, V. Perumal, P.V. Rao Fabrication of silver nanoparticles- embedded antibacterial polymer surface through thermal annealing and soft molding technique Materials Research Express 6 045010(1-8). 2019 2.025
D. Patil, A. Sharma, S. Aravindan, P.V. Rao Development of hot embossing setup and fabrication of ordered nanostructures on large area of polymer surface for antibiofouling application Micro & Nano Letters 14 191-195 2019 0.980
D. Patil, S. Aravindan, M.K. Wasson, V. Perumal, P.V. Rao Fast Fabrication of Superhydrophobic Titanium Alloy as Antibacterial Surface Using Nanosecond Laser Texturing ASME- Journal of Micro- and Nano Manufacturing 6 011002(1-8) 2018 -

Patent Details:

  Details Status
1. Indian full patent, 202011026371, as IP of India in Journal No. 52/2021 dated December 24, 2021. Fabrication of coating free structured superhydrophobic polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) surface and its use thereof, D. Patil, S. Aravindan, V. Perumal, P.V. Rao Published
2. Indian full patent filed on 29/06/2023, Application number 202241037423. “A Trapping Device and Implementations Thereof”, D. Patil, M. Overland, M. Stoller, K. Chatterjee Filed
3. Provisional Indian Patent filed on 29/07/2022, Application number 202241041607. “A 3d Printed Scaffold and Implementations Thereof”, D. Patil, M. Overland, M. Stoller, K. Chatterjee Filed

(B) Conferences/Workshops/Symposia Proceedings

Author(s) Title of Abstract/ Paper Title of the Proceedings Page numbers Conference Theme Venue Year
A. Kumar, D. Patil, S. Aravindan, P.V. Rao Investigation into the effect of distinct nanostructures on silicon reflectivity for solar cells Materials Today: Proceedings 50(2), 617-622 International Conference on Materials, Mechanics & Modelling National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur March, 2022
D. Patil, S. Aravindan, P.V. Rao Experimental Investigation of reflectance characteristics of silicon surface covered with gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) embedded polymer film Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Precision. Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering 12-14 Precision. Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering IIT Indore December, 2019
D. Patil, P.V. Rao, S. Aravindan, Vivekanandan P Experimental investigation of microtopography patterns on bacterial attachment 4th Annual Conference and Expo On Biomaterials 37 Biomaterials London, UK February, 2019
D. Patil, S. Aravindan, M. W., V. Perumal. and P.V. Rao Fabrication of Nano-structured Surfaces and Their Effect on Bacterial Attachment Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Precision Engineering (ICPE 17)   Precision Engineering Kamakura, JAPAN November, 2018
D. Patil, S. Aravindan and P.V. Rao Effect of Thermal Annealing on Titanium Thin Film Deposited on Silicon Substrate Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Precision Engineering (ICPE 17)   Precision Engineering Kamakura, JAPAN November, 2018
D. Patil, S. Aravindan, V. Perumal, P.V. Rao Effect of Laser-Induced Microtopographic Pattern on Biofilm Formation Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Precision. Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering (COPEN-10) 5-8 Precision Engineering IIT Madras December, 2017
D. Patil, S. Aravindan, V. Perumal, P.V. Rao Fabrication of Substrate Supported Silver Nanoparticles for Antibacterial Application Proceedings of International Conference on Manufacturing Technology and Simulation 304-307 Manufacturing Technology and Simulation IIT Madras July, 2017
D. Patil, S. Aravindan, V. Perumal, P.V. Rao Nano structure formation by annealing ultrathin polystyrene film Proceedings of 6th International & 27th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR) 1538-1540 Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research College of Engineering Pune, Maharashtra December, 2016

(C) Books & Monographs

Author(s) Title of Chapter Name of Publishers Year of Publication ISSN/ISBN Number
Deepak Patil "Focused Ion Beam Machining as a Technology for Long Term Sustainability" in Book entitled, 
Smart Technologies for Improved Performance of Manufacturing Systems and Services
CRC Press 2023 eBook ISBN:9781003346623
Patil, D., Wasson, M.K., Perumal, V., Aravindan, S., Rao, P.V "Bactericidal Nanostructured Titanium Surface Through Thermal Annealing” in Book entitled, Advances in Micro and Nano Manufacturing and Surface Engineering Springer, Singapore 2019 Print ISBN: 978-981-32-9424-0 Online ISBN: 978-981-32-9425-7

(D) Reviewer for following International Journals 

      1. RSC Nanoscale

      2. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

      3. Environmental Science: Nano

(E) Expert talks 

      1. Bioinspired surfaces for biomedical applications, Mar Baselios College of Eng. And Technology, Kerala, Under ISTEch talk lecture series,          Online GMeet, Dated: 10-02-2023

(F) Current Openinngs 

I'm searching for enthusiastic, meticulous people who are passionate about research in any one of my research areas. NIT Trichy B.Tech. and M.Tech. students (all years) can approach me for their dissertation/thesis, short- or long-term independent projects. To join as a project assistant or a post-doctoral fellow please email directly at deepakdeelip@nitt.edu with your latest resume.