Sarnath Chattaraj, PhD, MS
Senior Research Director, Medtronic, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Sarnath Chattaraj is the Senior Research Director at Medtronic, specializing in diabetes technology. In his role, Dr Chattaraj currently leads the Center of Excellence on Sub-Cutaneous Insulin Infusion, Material Science and Chemistry. His responsibilities include design, development & deployment of innovation in consumable devices, through pre-clinical and clinical science. He has been with Medtronic since 2000.

With about 30 years of experience in academia and industry, Dr Chattaraj has been involved in a wide range of scientific research such as drug delivery, product engineering, material science and chemistry. Dr Chattaraj has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Burdwan, India, and was appointed a Medtronic Technical Fellow in 2012. Since joining Medtronic, he has been deeply involved in the insulin delivery. His major focus in past 10 years has been in the impact assessment of closed loop algorithm on continuous sub-cutaneous insulin infusion (CSII). He is author of 15 US patents, multiple patent applications and journal publications. One of his latest contributions is in the innovative technology behind the Medtronic Extended Wear Infusion Set that has received CE mark in 2020 and is in pivotal trials in the US.