Education:

  • October 2010 - September 2013, Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    • Recipient of The Felix Scholarship by University of Oxford
    • Thesis: Quantitative Measurements of Cerebral Hemodynamics using Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    • Supervisors: Dr. Michael A. Chappell and Dr. Stephen J. Payne
  • July 2006 - May 2009, Masters in Medical Science and Technology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India
    • Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 9.05 (max 10)
    • Thesis: Non-invasive Dynamic Imaging of Lower Limb Threatening Vasculopathy using Flat-panel Volumetric Computed Tomography
    • Research work performed at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    • Supervisors: Dr. Santanu Dhara (IIT, Kharagpur) and Dr. Rajiv Gupta (MGH, Harvard Medical School)
  • July 2000 - February 2006, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Madurai Medical College, affiliated to Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India
    • First Class Honours with one year clinical residential internship

Specialized Courses and Workshops:

  • Awarded with certificate research course on "Design and Conduct of Clinical Trails" (Sep - Oct 2008) by Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Workshop on "Current Concepts in Spin Labelling and Contrast Enhanced Perfusion MRI" (Sep 2011) by European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology at Oxford, UK
  • Workshop on "Perfusion MRI: Standardization, Beyond CBF & Everyday Clinical Applications" (Oct 2012) by International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine at Amsterdam, Netherlands

Awards:

  • Summa cum Laude merit award at 20th Proceeding of International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2012, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Summa cum Laude merit award at 22nd Proceeding of International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2014, Milan, Italy.