Current Ph.D. Students:

  • Bhanu Teja Gullapalli
  • Forsad Al Hossain
  • Manasa Kalanadhabhatta
  • Farhan Tasnim Oshim
  • MD Abdul Aowal
  • Zhongyang Zhang

Information for Prospective Students:

I am always looking to work with highly motivated Ph.D. students who want to develop next-generation mobile health sensing technologies that will impact the way we diagnose diseases, track, and manage our health. Preferred qualifications include a strong interest in leading interdisciplinary research projects, prior research experience in any of the following areas:

  • Computer Vision, Image Processing, Biomedical optics
  • Audio and Speech Signal Processing, Ultrasound
  • RF circuits, Biomedical Radar, Software Defined Radio
  • Mobile Computing, Embedded Systems, Software-Hardware System Development
  • Machine Learning for health and behavior modeling

If you are interested, please feel free to email me your

  • CV,
  • GRE and TOEFL score,
  • One or two of your sample publications.
  • Please indicate your area of expertise,
  • Why you want to do a Ph.D. with me at UMass
  • Any specific research question/direction that you are particularly keen on exploring/addressing in your Ph.D.

The deadline for Fall enrollment in the Computer Science department at UMass Amherst is December 15th. Application instructions can be found here: