Dipen Sinha is an applied physicist with 37 years of R&D experience in creating new product ideas, solving technically challenging problems, and in innovation. His specialty is in developing new ideas from basic research to the end product, and guiding & motivating scientists and engineers to innovate. His research experience spans the fields of ultrasonics and acoustic NDE techniques, ultrasonic sensors, nonlinear acoustics, material characterization techniques, acoustically engineered materials, low temperature physics, infrared detector arrays, femto-second lasers, ultra high-speed electrical measurements, nuclear detectors, high temperature superconductors, organic thin film sensors, thermionic integrated circuits, and chemical and biological sensors. He is currently involved in solving various technical problems for government and industry with particular emphasis on developing novel sensors and instrumentation that can be adapted for a wide range applications. Involved in developing sensors for the energy industry. New research includes the development of noninvasive brain imaging and deep brain stimulation techniques using low frequency highly collimated ultrasonic beams. He started the Acoustics & Sensors Team in 1996 and continue to lead this team of scientists and engineers to solve challenging technical problems.
Dr. Sinha has over 140 publications, 42 US and 27 International patents granted, 10 patents pending, and 24 patents licensed to industry. He is the recipient of the Richard P. Feynman Innovation Award, Four R&D100 Awards and a Popular Science 100 Award.
His specialties include: A wide range of sensors and sensing techniques, nondestructive testing techniques, ultrasonic imaging based on nonlinear acoustics, engineered materials, instrumentation, and noninvasive techniques for brain diagnostics (intracranial pressure, deep brain stimulation, and brain imaging).