Dr. ABHISHEK APPAJI M

Dr. ABHISHEK APPAJI M

Assistant Professor

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

abhishek.ml@bmsce.ac.in

Research Interests: Medical Image Processing, Medical Device Development, Medical Signal Processing, Biostatistics

About

Dr. Abhishek Appaji is working as Institutional Coordinator for R&D and Assistant Professor at B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bangalore. He is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp specialized in new ventures leadership. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering in Medical Electronics with University Rank from BMSCE, Masters of Technology in Information Technology, and a Masters of Engineering (M.E) in Bioinformatics from University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore. His Ph.D. was in Mental Health and Neurosciences from Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Abhishek is a Senior Member of IEEE. He was the Chair of the IEEE Young Professionals Bangalore Section during 2017 and 2018. Currently, he is the Joint Treasurer and SIGHT Chair of the IEEE Bangalore Section from 2019, Treasurer of IEEE TEMS Bangalore Chapter and YP lead of India, Webmaster, and MD Chair for IEEE PES Bangalore Chapter and advisor for IEEE EMB BMSCE Chapter. Abhishek has received various grants from Indian agencies like DST, DBT, BIRAC, and from abroad. Abhishek has also worked as a research associate in the Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering (CeNSE), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. He has two patents filed in Medtech Space. He has more than 50 International/National journal publications and conferences to his credit. He has been a part of more than 80+ Invited expert talks in various conferences, Forums, and events. He has renowned laurels including IEEE International Best paper Award in Malaysia, MGH CamTech Jugadathon Awards, Best Nodal Coordinator award, Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award 2016 at Rastrapathy Bhavan (President of India House) New Delhi, Elderly care Hackathon (the Netherlands), Winner of Class 5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, IEEE MGA Young Professional Achievement Award, R10 YP achievement award, etc.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) - Neuro-psychiatry
    Maastricht University
    Passed Year: 2020 | Program Type: PartTime
  • Master of Engineering (M.E) - Bioinformatics
    University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering
    Passed Year: 2013 | Program Type: FullTime
  • Bachelors of Engineering - Medical Electronics
    B.M.S. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
    Passed Year: 2010 | Program Type: FullTime

Selected Publications

  • Journal | Published On : 10-02-2020
    Appaji A, Bhargavi Nagendra, Dona Maria Chako, Ananth Padmanabha, Arpitha Jacob, Chaitra V Hiremath, Shivarama Varambally, Muralidharan Kesavan, Ganesan Venkatasubramanian, Shyam Vasudeva Rao, Carroll A.B. Webers, Tos T.J.M. Berendschot, Naren P. Rao
    Relation between retinal vascular abnormalities and working memory impairment in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, Asian Journal of Psychiatry, Volume 49, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajp.2020.101942.
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  • Journal | Published On : 26-08-2019
    Appaji A, Bhargavi Nagendra, Dona Maria Chako, Ananth Padmanabha, Arpitha Jacob, Chaitra V Hiremath, Shivarama Varambally, Muralidharan Kesavan, Ganesan Venkatasubramanian, Shyam Vasudeva Rao, Carroll A.B. Webers, Tos T.J.M. Berendschot, Naren P. Rao
    Retinal vascular tortuosity in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Schizophrenia Research, 212, 26-32, 2019.
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  • Journal | Published On : 19-08-2019
    Appaji A, Bhargavi Nagendra, Dona Maria Chako, Ananth Padmanabha, Arpitha Jacob, Chaitra V Hiremath, Shivarama Varambally, Muralidharan Kesavan, Ganesan Venkatasubramanian, Shyam Vasudeva Rao, Carroll A.B. Webers, Tos T.J.M. Berendschot, Naren P. Rao
    Retinal Vascular Fractal Dimension In Bipolar Disorder And Schizophrenia. Journal of affective disorders., 259, 98-103, 2019.
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  • Journal | Published On : 10-08-2019
    Appaji A, Bhargavi Nagendra, Dona Maria Chako, Ananth Padmanabha, Arpitha Jacob, Chaitra V Hiremath, Shivarama Varambally, Muralidharan Kesavan, Ganesan Venkatasubramanian, Shyam Vasudeva Rao, Carroll A.B. Webers, Tos T.J.M. Berendschot, Naren P. Rao
    Examination of Retinal Vascular Trajectory in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder. Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences, 73 (12), 738-744, 2019
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  • Journal | Published On : 11-07-2019
    Alagumalai, V., Kadambi, P, & Appaji, A.
    Interdisciplinarity in New Product Development in an Indian MedTech Perspective: Gap and the Solution. Health and Technology, 9(5), 817-827, 2019.
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Additional Responsibilities

  • Institutional Coordinator for R&D
  • Placement Coordinator
  • e-Governance Coordinator
  • GATE Exam Coordinator
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