IIT, Ropar researchers develop first of its kind room disinfection device ‘UV Safe’

IIT Ropar Researchers

A unique UVGI based room disinfection device has been developed by IIT Ropar Researchers in collaboration with Momentum India Pvt. Ltd.


This state-of-the-art device has been conceptualized and designed at IIT Ropar by Dr. Khushboo Rakha, Assistant Professor, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering and Dr. Naresh Rakha, Senior Scientific Officer with technical support from Dr. Shahriar Reza (Design Consultant). The team worked under the able guidance and support of Prof. Harpreet Singh (Dean, ICSR) and Prof. Sarit K. Das (Director, IIT Ropar)

The “State of the Art” design of UV Safe ensures Zero-shadow 360o disinfection through its Prismatic Body and foldable wings. The specially designed wings provide focused exposure to the most frequently touched surfaces such as door knobs, table tops, cupboards, room fixtures, wall corners, work tops, artifacts, furniture tops etc.

The trapezoid base houses the control panel of the equipment. A removable handle and magnetic cover has been designed for comfortable storage and transit of the device. This unique and efficient design has been patented.


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