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Sivakumar Balasubramanian

  • PhD
  • Associate Professor in Bioengineering
  • Christian Medical College and Hospital Vellore
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Siva received a B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry, India in 2003, an M.Tech degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India in 2005, and a Ph.D in Bioengineering from Arizona State University, Arizona, USA in 2009. He was a Post-doctoral Research Associate at Imperial College London, UK from Feb 2010 to Oct 2012. Following this, he worked as a researcher at Tecnalia Research and Innovation (San Sebastian, Spain) from Nov 2012 to July 2014. He is currently a Lecturer in Bioengineering at the Christian Medical College Vellore, India. His primary research interests are in the field of technology assisted neurorehabilitation, functional electrical stimulation, and quantitative sensorimotor assessment.

Recent publications

  • Red cell indexes made easy using an interactive animation: Do students and their scores concur?

    • Kachroo U
    • Vinod E
    • Balasubramanian S
    • et al.
  • No Title

    • Balasubramanian S
    • Wei R
    • He J

Professional experience

Associate Professor in Bioengineering

Christian Medical College - Vellore

August 2015 - Present

Associate Professor

Christian Medical College - Vellore

August 2015 - Present


Tecnalia Corporacion Tecnologica

November 2012 - July 2014(2 years)

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Imperial College London

February 2010 - October 2012(3 years)


PhD in Bioengineering

Arizona State University

August 2005 - November 2009(4 years)

M.Tech in Biomedical Engineering

IIT Bombay - Indian Institute of Technology

August 2003 - May 2005(2 years)

B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering

Pondicherry Engineering College

September 1999 - May 2003(4 years)


Co-authors (62)

  • Aravind Nehrujee
  • shilpa kp
  • Subramaniam Sivakumar
  • Naveen Gangadharan