Researcher of the Month #11

Researcher of the Month #11

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Congratulations to our Researcher of the Month: Dr. Saritha Unnikrishnan.

Dr. Saritha Unnikrishnan

Dr. Saritha Unnikrishnan is a lecturer in the department of Computing and Electronics at the Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Sligo, Ireland. She received her B. Tech. (Honours) degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Kerala, India. After finishing her degree, she had worked over five years as a software engineer in various multi-national companies in India and Ireland. She obtained her PhD in Computer Vision and Machine Learning with a focus on pharmaceutical applications from the Atlantic Technological University (ATU), Sligo, Ireland.

She is currently leading, as the principal investigator, multiple research projects in digital manufacturing and health innovation in affiliation with three strategic research centres at ATU. She had published UK and US patents from her research and has recently (2022-24) won an Enterprise Ireland commercialisation project worth €400K to develop a software solution using an innovative technology from her research. Her research interests include Explainable Deep AI, image segmentation and unsupervised pattern recognition.

Saritha is working as a management committee member and with the working group 1 of GliMR. She is currently leading an organising committee within GliMR coordinating the first training school titled ‘Artificial Intelligence in Neuro-Oncology’. World class researchers and clinicians from Europe and US, industry personnel from GE Medical and Philips are coming together in this exciting event happening in University College Dublin (UCD) in July 2022.

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