A smartphone-based optical device for tissue oxygenation assessment of wounds
Speaker: Anuradha Godavarty, Associate Professor & Undergrad Program Director, Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University
Dr. Godavarty received a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA in 2003. She worked as a Post-Doctoral Associate in the Department of Computer Science, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont in 2003-2004. Currently, she is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Florida International University. Her research interests are in developing low-cost, portable near infrared optical imaging technologies and applying them for wound care monitoring and cancer therapeutics. To date, she has over 135 publications, apart from presenting her work at various national/international conferences/scientific meetings. Dr. Godavarty has won the Coulter Translational Research Career Award in 2009 and Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Health Care Hero Award in biomedical category in 2012. Her research has been funded by various federal and state agencies, including National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, National Science Foundation, American Cancer Society, Canary Foundation, W. H. Coulter Foundation, and Florida Department of Health. Dr. Godavarty has filed several patents (14 in total and 9 issued to date) related to her hand-held optical imaging technology, in USA, Europe, and India.