Dr. Sujesh Sreedharan
Engineer 'G'
Phone : 0471 2520310

PhD, SCTIMST, 2019

MEE, Rice University, 2004.

B.Tech, IIT Bombay, 2001.

Engineer-G, SCTIMST, 2021-date

Engineer-F, SCTIMST, 2017-21

Engineer-E, SCTIMST, 2014-17

Engineer-D, SCTIMST, 2010-14

Engineer-C, SCTIMST, 2006-10

Engineer-B, SCTIMST, 2004-06.

Software Engineer, Motorola, India, 2001-2002.

Medical device development and testing.

Medical Image processing

Imaging Sciences and Interventional Radiology, SCTIMST - Vascular intervention, medical imaging, fNIRS

Cardiology Department, SCTIMST - Cardiovascular devices

Material Science Division, CSIR-NAL, Bengaluru - NiTi superelastic alloy based Cardiovascular devices

Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum - Voice prosthesis.

Medical Devices: Computer aided design, Finite element analysis, In-vitro instrumentation and testing, Quality system documentation.

Medical Imaging: Functional magnetic resonance imaging, Brain computer interfaces, fNIRS, Deep learning, brain connectivity.

A delivery device with a release mechanism for deploying braided vascular devices. Patent. No: 497258.

A delivery system with a thumb wheel drive for stent graft positioning and deployment. Patent. No: 437272.

Implantable atrial septal occlusion device with left atrial disc having a low profile inter-twined centre. Patent. No: 437270.

An asymmetric design of a stent with enhanced crimpability, having enclosing struts, for use in blood vessels. Patent. No: 437267.

A self-expanding Flow Diversion Device with enhanced Kink Resistance and Radial Strength ? International Patent in South Africa - 2021/02576.

Implantable Atrial Septal Defect occlusion device with woven central section on left atrial flange. Patent. No: 489968. ? International Patent in South Africa - 2020/03941.

An improved stent for use in blood vessel with enhanced fixation. No. 429582

A delivery device for positioning and deployment of stent grafts. No. 422625.

A metallic stent for use in blood vessels. No: 357096.

Rice University Graduate Fellowship, 2002-04, TX, USA.

National Talent Scholarship, 1995-2001, India.

Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, IEEE - 2002

Material Research Society of India.

Aortic Stent Graft - for endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms.

Atrial Septal Defect Occluder - for minimally invasive closure of ASD.

Flow Diverter Stent - for catheterized treatment of cerebral aneurysms

Voice Prosthesis - for voice restoration of laryngectomees

Clot Retriever Stent - for treatment of acute ischemic stroke

FNIRS based brain computer interface - for rehabilitation.

Coronary Stent (Co-I)

Improved artificial heart valve (Co-I)

Development of neurofeedback system using fMRI. (PI)

Flow Diversion Stent - design optimization and prototyping (PI)

Self-regulation of Broca's area in post-stroke aphasic patients using real-time fMRI based neurofeedback. (Co-PI)

Titanium Nitride coatings for medical devices. (PI)

Project Management & Application of Risk Management to Medical Devices, ASCI

ISO 13485 - Internal Auditing of Quality Management Systems

ISO 17025 - Internal Auditing of Quality Management Systems

Managing Innovation and Technology for Competitiveness, ASCI

Braided structure for use in blood vessels, Design No: 328451-001

Implantable atrial septal defect occlusion device, Design No: 300221

Implantable atrial septal defect occlusion device with woven central section on left atrial flange, Design No: 300220

Stent crown for scaffolding blood vessels, Design No: 299425

Stent crown for scaffolding blood vessels, Design No: 299424

Stent crown for scaffolding blood vessels, Design No: 299423

Stent crown for scaffolding blood vessels, Design No: 299422

Stent crown for scaffolding blood vessels, Design No: 299421

A stent for blood vessels, Design No: 241378

A delivery device for positioning and deployment of stent grafts, Patent Appl No: 201741039555

A self expanding flow diversion device with enhanced kink resistance and radial strength, Patent Appl No: 201841049649

A braided cuff for preventing endoleaks in stent grafts, Patent Appl No: 201841049655

A release mechanism for use in catheterized delivery of cardiovascular implantable device inside the body, Patent Appl No: 201941000952

A voice prosthesis device with a one-way shunt valve, Patent Appl No: 201941003328

An improved delivery device for deployment of stent grafts, Patent Appl No: 201941003745

A braided stent, Patent Appl No: 201941022802

Muraleedharan CV.

Ranjith G

Rajeev A

Subhashkumar MS

Sivakumar KGV (Dr.)

Subhash NN

Saurabh S. Nair

Anoop Gopinathan.

Project Team - Krishnakumar S, Jijo Jerard, Anku S, Jnana NJ, Liji GV, Vivek PU, Amritha TS, Sujith V, Akhil, Mahesh, Narayanan, Sreehari, George.

Real-time classification of fNIRS signal using deep learning.

Finite element analysis of a coronary stent design.

Finite element analysis of an EVAR stent design.

Design and FEM analysis of a dental implant.

Signal Processing of artificial heart valve sounds.

Design and optimization of a flow diverter stent.

Wireless energy transfer using resonant coils.

Accelerated durability testing of coronary stents.

Accelerated durability testing of vascular grafts.

Functional MRI based real-time processing.

Functional connectivity analysis of fMRI data.


Naresh Kasoju, N. S. Remya, Renjith Sasi, S. Sujesh, Biju Soman, C. Kesavadas, C. V. Muraleedharan, P. R. Harikrishna Varma, Sanjay Behari, Digital health: trends, opportunities and challenges in medical devices, pharma and bio-technology, CSI Transactions on ICT, 2023, 11, 11-30, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40012-023-00380-3
Caleb Jones Shibu, Sujesh Sreedharan, KM Arun, Chandrasekharan Kesavadas, Ranganatha Sitaram, Explainable artificial intelligence model to predict brain states from fNIRS signals, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2023, 16, https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2022.1029784
Akhil, Jerard, J., Subhashkumar, M. S., Liji, G. V., Jnana, N. J., & Sujesh, S, Bubble Helmet for Non-Invasive Ventilation, Trends in Biomaterials & Artificial Organs, 34 (S2), 52-59, 2020, , https://www.biomaterials.org.in/tibao/index.php/tibao/article/view/436
Sujesh S, Anuvitha C, Y. Vijay Raj, Sylaja PN, Kesavadas C, Ranganatha S, Self-regulation of Language Areas using Real-time Functional MRI in Stroke Patients with Expressive Aphasia, Brain Imaging and Behavior, 14, 1714-1730, 2020, , https://doi.org/10.1007/s11682-019-00106-7
Sujesh S, Arun KM, Sylaja PN, Kesavadas C, Ranganatha S, Functional Connectivity of Language Regions of Stroke Patients with Expressive Aphasia During Real-Time Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Based Neurofeedback, Brain Connectivity Vol. 9, No. 8 , 613-626, 2019, , https://doi.org/10.1089/brain.2019.0674
Subhash NN, Rajeev A, Sujesh S, Muraleedharan CV, TTK Chitra tilting disc heart valve model TC2: An assessment of fatigue life and durability, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H:Journal of Engineering in Medicine. 231(8): 758-765, 2017, , https://doi.org/10.1177/0954411917703676
Sujesh S., Ranganatha S., Joseph S. Paul, Kesavadas C, Brain Computer Interfaces for Neurorehabilitation, Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, 2013, , DOI: 10.1615/CritRevBiomedEng.2014010697
S. Sujesh, A. Rajeev, S. J. Shenoy, P. R. Umashankar, and C. V. Muraleedharan, An automated data acquisition system for capturing physiological parameters during animal trials of artificial heart valves, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology 10(1), 70-83, 2012, , DOI: 10.1504/IJBET.2012.049326
Kesavadas C, Thomas B, Sujesh S, Radhakrishnan K et. al., Real-time functional MR imaging (fMRI) for presurgical evaluation of paediatric epilepsy, Pediatric Radiology, 2007, , https://doi.org/10.1007/s00247-007-0556-4

Conference proceedings

C. J. Shibu, Sujesh S, Arun KM and C. Kesavadas, Comparison of classification performance of handpicked, handcrafted and automated-features for fNIRS-BCI system, 5th International Conference on Intelligent Informatics and Biomedical Sciences (ICIIBMS), Okinawa, Japan, 2020,
Sujesh S, Neurofeedback and its applications, IBRO-APRC School, Trivandrum, 2019,
Sujesh S, Real-time fMRI based Neurofeedback and Brain Connectivity, Brain CONN, Trivandrum, 2018,
Sujesh S, Arun KM, Sylaja PN, Ranganatha S, Kesavadas C, Functional Connectivity changes during real-time fMRI based Neurorehabilitation of post stroke aphasic patients, ISMRM, Paris., 2018,
Sujesh S, Anuvitha C, Y.Vijay Raj, Sylaja P.N, Kesavadas C, Ranganatha S., Self-Regulation of Broca's and Wernicke's areas using real-time functional MRI in stroke patients with expressive Aphasia, Real-time functional imaging and Neurofeedback Conference, Japan, 2017,
Sujesh S, Titanium Nitride Coatings for Medical Devices, International Workshop on Coatings and Surfaces for Biomedical Engineering, IIT Madras, India, 2014,
Sujesh S, Anuvitha C, Arathy J.S, Sylaja P.N, Kesavadas C, Ranganatha S, Self-Regulation of Broca's area using real time functional MRI in Stroke patients with expressive Aphasia - A Pilot Study, Annual Conference of Indian Society for Neuroradiology, India, 2014,
Sujesh S, Anuvitha C, Arathy J.S, Annamma George, Sylaja P.N, Kesavadas C, Ranganatha S, Self-Regulation of Broca's area using real time functional MRI in Stroke patients with expressive Aphasia - Study Hypothesis & Methodology, Neurobionics, JIPMER, India, 2013,
Abhishek M., Sujesh S., Kesavadas C, Designing a Brain Computer Interface using real-time functional MRI, National Conference on Brain and Consciousness, ISI Kolkata, 2013,
Rajeev A, Sivakumaran N, Sujesh S, Muraleedharan CV, A linear after-load model for a cardio-vascular pulse duplicator, International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, ACM, pp. 493497, 2012,