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Dr. Sandhya Prabhakaran

Research Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre

Dr. Sandhya Prabhakaran is a Research Fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, NYC. Before that she was a Research Scientist at Columbia University in the City of New York.

She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Basel (Switzerland) and her Masters in Intelligent Systems (Robotics) from School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh (Scotland). Her research deals with developing statistical theory and inference models, particularly to problems in Cancer Biology and Computer Vision.

Prior to academics, she was an Assembler programmer working with the Mainframe Operating System (z/OS) at IBM Software Laboratories, Bangalore and has developed Mainframe applications at UST Global, Thiruvananthapuram.

She is an avid hiker and distance runner and has completed 4 out of the 6 World Marathon Majors.

Website: www.sandhyaprabhakaran.com

Twitter/Github/Gitlab handle: sandhya212