Harish Shankaran serves as a Biomedical Engineer. His research focus is the application of modeling and simulation to understand biological systems, with an emphasis on cell-signaling networks. His research involves the application of tools and techniques from the engineering sciences, specifically from the areas of nonlinear dynamics, control systems theory, biochemical systems theory, optimization, parametric sensitivity analysis, and image processing, to gain a systems level understanding of cellular decision making. He received his B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India, in 1997, and the Ph.D. in chemical and biological engineering from the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, NY, USA, in 2003. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, Wash, USA, from 2003 to 2006. Since 2006, he has been serving as a Senior Research Scientist at the Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Group at PNNL. He authored several publications in the areas of biophysics and computational biology.
Biography Updated on 25 September 2011