Sujoy K. Guha

Sujoy Kumar Guha is an Indian biomedical engineer. He was born in Patna, India, 20 June 1940.[1]

He did his undergraduate degree (B.Tech.) in electrical engineering from IIT Kharagpur, followed by a master's degree in electrical engineering at IIT, and another Master's degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He later received his Ph.D. in medical physiology from St. Louis University.[2] He then founded the Centre for Biomedical Engineering [1], IIT Delhi and AIIMS and also obtained his MBBS degree from the University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University. One of the founders of biomedical engineering in India, Prof. Guha is internationally known in the areas of rehabilitation engineering, bioengineering in reproductive medicine and technology for rural health care. He has received several awards and has more than 100 research papers in cited journals. In 2003 he became a chair professor at IIT Kharagpur.[1] He was awarded with Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian honor in 2020.[3]

His major contributions have been in the invention and development of non-hormonal polymer-based injectable male contraceptive (RISUG) for which the Final Phase-III Clinical were completed in 2019.[2][4] Problem-solving at a national level regarding contraceptives in mass usage, especially Copper T;[citation needed]individualized spot air-conditioning system for hospital patients and rehabilitation of the blind, with emphasis on opening automobile repair as an employment avenue.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Kharagpur Archived 11 April 2016 at the Wayback Machine, retrieved 2015-04-23.
  2. ^ a b Gifford, Bill. "The Revolutionary New Birth Control Method for Men". Wired May 2011. Wired Magazine. Retrieved 31 May 2012.
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  4. ^ Kaul, Rhythma. "India closer to world's first male contraceptive injection". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 30 August 2020.