About the Author
Dr. Sandeep K. Vashist is the Senior Discovery and R&D Processes Manager at Immunodiagnostic Systems GmbH, Germany. He worked as the Bioanalytical Scientist at Bristol-Myers Squibb Ireland; Team Leader for point-of-care (POC) diabetic monitoring at National University of Singapore; Head of Immunodiagnostics at Hahn-Schickard, Germany; Senior Scientist in immunoassays and POC testing at Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universitat Munchen, Germany; Chief Scientific Officer at Vallomed Health Care GmbH, Germany; and, Founder and Director of Vallomed Smart Health Solutions. His research outputs include many successful technology transfers; several immunoassays, IVD and POC technologies; over 250 high impact factor journal publications, conference publications, patents, books, and book chapters. He has been constantly rewarded for scientific research excellence and innovation. Further, he is the invited Editor for many reputed journals; an expert/reviewer/advisor for several international funding agencies; and, a Technology consultant to several companies in the fields of immunoassays, in vitro diagnostics, POC technologies, mobile healthcare, bioanalytical sciences, and diabetic monitoring and management. Prof John H.T. Luong is the Walton Fellow and Professor associated with the School of Chemistry of University College Cork, Ireland. He was the Professor and Division Head of Biomedical Engineering of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He was also a distinguished Visiting Professor at University of Zhengzhou (China), a Visiting Professor at Nanocore, National University of Singapore, Bar-Ilan University (Ramat Gan-Israel), and Institut d'Electronique, de Microelectronique et de Nanotechnologie, Universite de Lille. He has received several awards for his excellent contribution in research, innovation and technology transfer. He is on the Editorial Board of several Journals and the Chief Editor of Frontiers in Biotechnology and Bioengineering- Nanobiotechnology. He has 10 patents and 330 publications with over 17,000 citations with an h-index of 71. He is the expert/reviewer/advisor/consultant for many international funding agencies and enterprises.