Professor Phaneendra Kumar Yalavarthy

Chairman and Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science


Areas of Interest:

Medical Imaging.

Specialization:

Photoacoustic Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Consultancy Areas:

Biomedical Imaging, Image Processing

 

Sector Associated With:

Academia

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations

Major Professional Contributions:

Developed novel computational tools for medical image reconstruction

Professional Experience:

  • Consultant Principal (on sabbatical leave from IISc), Health and Medical Equipment Division of Samsung R&D Institute, Bangalore (2015).
  • Associate Professor, Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS), IISc, Bangalore (2015 - till now).

Keywords:

computational methods in medical imaging, medical image processing (reconstruction/analysis), inverse problems in imaging, physiological signal processing, optical molecular imaging, biomedical optics, photoacoustic imaging, and diffuse optical tomography

 

Contact Information

Office

Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS)
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Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore - 560 012 KA, India.
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Education

  • PhD, Thayer School of Engineering, June 2004 – Sep 2007.
    A generalized least-squares minimization method for near infrared diffuse optical tomography.
    Advisor: Prof. B. W. Pogue.
    Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA.
  • M. Sc. (Engineering), Department of Instrumentation, Aug 2001 – Jan 2004.
    Diffuse optical tomographic reconstruction in low-scattering tissue: development of inversion
    algorithms based on Monte-Carlo simulation.
    Advisors: Prof. R. M. Vasu and Prof. P. C. Mathias
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  • M. Sc. (Physics), Department of Physics, June 1999 – March 2001.
    Sri Sathya Sai University, Prasanthi Nilayam, India.
  • B. Sc., Honors in Physics, June 1996 – March 1999,
    Sri Sathya Sai University, Prasanthi Nilayam, India.

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Department of Biotechnology (Government of India) Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (2013).
  • Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) Young Engineer Award (2013).
  • Recipient of Department of Biotechnology (Government of India) - Rapid Grant for Young
    Investigators (2013).
  • Co-author of the work chosen for Summa Cum Laude Merit Award in the Twentieth Annual
    International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) meeting (2012)
    [Top 10 posters of ISMRM Meeting-2012].
  • Department of Atomic Energy (Government of India) Young Scientist Research Award
    (2010).

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INAE Section Affiliated To: Section X: Interdisciplinary Engineering and Special Fields


Year of Election to Fellowship:


Year of Birth: 1979