Shuvo Roy

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Shuvo Roy
Born (1969-11-10) 10 November 1969 (age 45)
Fatikchhari, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Nationality Bangladeshi / American
Fields Medical Physics
Institutions University of California, San Francisco
Alma mater Mount Union College
Case Western Reserve University
Doctoral advisor Mehran Mehregany
Known for Co-invention of Artificial kidney

Shuvo Roy (born 10 November 1969) is a Bangladeshi-born American scientist. He is the co-inventor of implantable artificial kidney.[1][2][3][4]


Roy completed his BS studies from University of Mount Union in 1992. He then earned his MS degree in Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics from Case Western Reserve University in 1995. He went on to earn his PhD degree from the same school in 2001.[5]

Professional positions[edit]

Honors and awards[edit]

  • 1989 William and Burdella Carl Mathematics Award, Mount Union College
  • 1992 Senior Physics Prize, Mount Union College
  • 1998 Ruth Barber Moon Graduate Student Award, Case Western Reserve University
  • 1999 Top 40 under 40, Crain's Cleveland Business
  • 2001 Clinical Translation Award, BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology World Meeting
  • 2003 MIT TR100 Award, Top 100 Young Innovators, Technology Review Magazine
  • 2004 NASA Group Achievement Award, Harsh Environment MEMS
  • 2004 Ribbon Award, Outstanding Symposium Paper, MRS Fall Meeting
  • 2005 Who's Who in Biotechnology, Crain's Cleveland Business
  • 2005 Cleveland Clinic Innovator Award
  • 2006 Mentor Recognition Award, Cleveland Clinic Science Internship Program
  • 2007 Cleveland Clinic Innovator Award
  • 2008 Thomas G. Orr Memorial Lectureship, Southwestern Surgical Congress
  • 2009 Biotech Humanitarian Award Finalist, Biotechnology Industry Organization
  • 2009 2009 Images of the Year Selection, Biomaterials Journal
  • Harry Wm. and Diana V. Hind Distinguished Professorship in Pharmaceutical Sciences II in the University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy.[5]


Book chapters[edit]

  • M. Mehregany and S. Roy, "Introduction to MEMS", in Microengineering for Aerospace Systems, H. Helvajian, Ed., Aerospace Press, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 1999
  • S. Roy, L.A. Ferrara, A.J. Fleischman, and E.C. Benzel, "MEMS and Neurosurgery", in Encyclopedia of BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology – Volume III: BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology, T.A. Desai, S. Bhatia, and M. Ferrari, Eds., Springer, New York, NY, USA, 2006
  • W.H. Fissell, S. Roy, A.J. Fleischman, and H.D. Humes, “Cell Therapy of Renal Failure”, in Cell Therapy, D. Garcia-Olmo, J.M. Garcia-Verdugo, J. Alemany, and J.A. Gutierrez-Fuentes, Eds., McGraw-Hill, Madrid, SPAIN, 2008
  • A.J. Fleischman, S. Srivanas, C. Chandrana, and S. Roy, “Miniature High Frequency Focused Ultrasonic Transducers for Minimally Invasive Imaging Procedures”, in Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators, F. Carpi and E. Smela, Eds., John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, West Sussex, UK, 2009[5]


  1. ^ "First implantable artificial kidney 'created' by Shuvo Roy". Press Trust of India. 4 December 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
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