People

Faculty & Research Scientists

Anastasia Bohsali

Research Scientist
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Dr. Bohsali has a broad background in neuroscience, concentrating on implementation and design of novel neuroimaging data analysis techniques to investigate neural structure and function.

Anees Abrol

Research Scientist
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Dr. Abrol investigates the development of advanced machine learning and signal processing based deep data fusion frameworks to understand complex interactions in multimodal brain imaging data.

Armin Iraji

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
TReNDS Center, Imaging Hub, & Georgia State University

With over 10 years of experience in medical imaging analyses such as MRI, CT, EEG, and photoacoustic imaging, Armin has devoted most of his research to developing analytical techniques to interpret brain signals with the goal of improving patient care and directly translating brain signals into actions.

C. Nikki Arrington

Assistant Research Professor of Psychology
Georgia State University

Dr. Arrington’s expertise is in structural neuroimaging and neuromodulation techniques. Her research focuses on the neurocognitive and neurobiological basis of reading and executive function.

Dong Hye Ye

Assistant Professor in Computer Science
Georgia State University

Dr. Dong Hye Ye’s research interests are in advancing medical image processing via machine learning with application to brain/cardiac MRI analysis, CT reconstruction, and High-Throughput microscopy

Jaiyu Chen

Research Assistant Professor
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Dr. Chen characterizes the genetic underpinnings of neurobiological traits of various mental disorders.

Jingyu (Jean) Liu

Associate Professor of Computer Science
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Dr. Liu’s research focuses on exploring the relationship between genetics and the brain.

Lisa Krishnamurthy

Assistant Professor, Research
Department of Physics & Astronomy, Georgia State University

Assistant Professor, Adjunct
Department of Radiology, Emory University

Dr. Krishnamurthy is a Bioengineer with considerable experience with MR imaging (MRI) and MR spectroscopy (MRS) sequence design and analysis to create novel biomarkers for the clinic and rehabilitation sciences.

Oktay Agcaoglu

Research Scientist
TReNDS Center

Dr. Agcaoglu’s research interests are analysis of brain data in frequency domain, statistical signal analysis and brain lateralization.

Robin Morris

Professor, Regents Executive Officer for Entrepreneurship
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Dr. Morris’s current projects include intervention studies focused on studying treatment outcomes of children and adults with dyslexia and reading disabilities

Robyn Miller

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Dr. Miller studies brain dynamics, dynamical functional connectivity, and high-dimensional signal processing.

Rogers Silva

Research Scientist
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Dr. Silva creates new algorithms for deep unsupervised learning to analyze joint information and shared variability in multi-modal datasets.

Sergey Plis

Associate Professor of Computer Science
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Dr. Plis develops computational instruments to analyze multimodal data.

Sunitha Basodi

Research Scientist
Georgia State University

My research focuses on improving machine learning and deep learning algorithms, and their applications in neuroimaging, bioinformatics and smart grid domains.

Vince Calhoun

Founding Director & Distinguished University Professor
TReNDS Center

Dr. Calhoun develops techniques for making sense of complex brain imaging data.

Zening Fu

Research Assistant Professor
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Dr. Fu develops novel algorithms for tracking dynamic brain connectivity.

Graduate Students & Postdocs

Adithya Ram Ballem

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Alex Fedorov

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia Institute of Technology

Aline Kotoski

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Amritha Harikumar

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Anthony Ellis

Postdoctoral Research Associate
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Ashkan Faghiri

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Ashritha Peddi

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Ayush Kanyal

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Badhan Mazumder

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Behnam Kazemivash

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Bhavya Penumarthi

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Biozid Bostami

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia Institute of Technology

Bishal Thapaliya

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Bradley Baker

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia Institute of Technology

Capella Edwards

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Chan Aek Panichvatana

Chan Aek Panichvatana Graduate Research Assistant TReNDS Center & Georgia State University cpanichvatana1@student.gsu.edu

Dawn Jensen

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Debbrata Kumar Saha

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia Institute of Technology

Deepan Tripathy

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Deniz Alaçam

Postdoctoral Research Associate
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Duc My Vo

Postdoctoral Research Associate
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Eloy Geenjaar

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia Institute of Technology

Girish Mittapalle

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Haleh Falakshahi

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia Institute of Technology

Hooman Rokham

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia Institute of Technology

Ishaan Batta

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia Institute of Technology

Joanne Wardell

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

K M Ibrahim Khalilullah

Postdoctoral Research Associate
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Kodanda Rama Durgarao Polluri

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Krishna Pusuluri

Postdoctoral Research Associate
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Kseniya Solovyeva

Postdoctoral Research Associate
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Kuaikuai Duan

Engineering Scientist
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Kyle Jensen

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Mahshid Fouladivanda

Postdoctoral Research Associate
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Marlena Duda

Postdoctoral Research Associate
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Masoud Seraji

Masoud Seraji Graduate Research Assistant TReNDS Center, Georgia State University & Marcus Autism Center in […]

Md Abdur Rahaman Munna

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia Institute of Technology

Md. Mahfuzur Rahman

Postdoctoral Research Associate
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Meenu Ajith

Postdoctoral Research Associate
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Micah Holness

Micah Holness Graduate Research Assistant TReNDS Center & Georgia State University mholness1@student.gsu.edu

Minoo Jafarlou

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Mohamed Masoud

Postdoctoral Research Associate
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Mrinal Mathur

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Noah Lewis

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia Institute of Technology

Pavel Popov

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Pooja Vaishnavi Penmetsa

Pooja Vaishnavi Penmetsa Graduate Research Assistant TReNDS Center & Georgia State University ppenmetsa1@student.gsu.edu

Pratyush Reddy Gaggenapalli

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Prerana Bajracharya

Prerana Bajracharya Graduate Research Assistant TReNDS Center & Georgia State University pbajracharya1@student.gsu.edu

Rekha Saha

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Riyasat Ohib

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia Institute of Technology

Sajad Abavisani

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia Institute of Technology

Sara M. Motlaghian

Postdoctoral Research Associate
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Selim Suleymanoglu

Selim Suleymanoglu Graduate Teaching Assistant TReNDS Center & Georgia State University ssleymanoglu1@student.gsu.edu

Sepehr Salem

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Shiva Mirzaeian

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Souvik Phadikar

Souvik Phadikar Postdoctoral Research Associate TReNDS Center & Georgia State University sphadikar@gsu.edu 

Spencer Kinsey

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Sumanth Meenan Kanneti

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Vaibhavi Itkyal

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Emory University

William Ashbee

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Xinhui Li

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia Institute of Technology

Yaorong Xiao

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Yuda Bi

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Yutong Gao

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Zafar Iqbal

Graduate Research Assistant
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Software Engineering

Claire Zsalander

Claire Zsalander Full Stack Engineer I TReNDS Center & Georgia State University nhodges3@gsu.edu

Cyrus Eierud

Software Engineer Manager
TReNDS Center

Dylan Martin

Full Stack Engineer II
TReNDS Center

Helen Petropoulos

Analyst Programmer, Intermediate
TReNDS Center

Javier Romero

Full Stack Engineer III
TReNDS Center

Jeremy Bockholt

Manager & Analyst Programmer
TReNDS Center

H. Jeremy Bockholt works on commercialization of technology at the TReNDS Center.

Jill Fries

Software Engineer, Lead
TReNDS Center

Juan Johnson

Juan Johnson Full Stack Engineer I TReNDS Center & Georgia State University jjohnson676@gsu.edu

Margaret King

Project Manager
TReNDS Center

Pooja Baba

Pooja Baba Full Stack Engineer II TReNDS Center & Georgia State University pbaba1@gsu.edu In May [...]

Ross Kelly

Full Stack Engineer III
TReNDS Center

Sandeep Reddy Panta

Software Engineer Manager
TReNDS Center

Vignesh Azhagiyanambi Madaswamy Raja

Vignesh Azhagiyanambi Madaswamy Raja Full Stack Engineer II vraja@gsu.edu

Vitaly Omelchenko

Full Stack Engineer II
TReNDS Center

Research Support

Eimhear Davis

Eimhear Davis Research Assistant I TReNDS Center, CABI & Georgia State University edavis83@gsu.edu

Flora Heydari

Flora Heydari Research Assistant I TReNDS Center, CABI & Georgia State University fheydari1@gsu.edu

Ivan Griego

Ivan Griego Clinical Research Project Coordinator TReNDS Center & Georgia State University lgriego1@gsu.edu

Nick Pasley

Nick Pasley Data Administrator, Associate TReNDS Center & Georgia State University npasley@gsu.edu

Roland Zschiegner

Roland Zschiegner Data Administrator, Lead TReNDS Center & Georgia State University rzschiegner@gsu.edu

Operations

Amanda Jones

Administrative Coordinator
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Janaya Taylor

Janaya Taylor Assistant Director of Business Operations TReNDS Center jtaylor236@gsu.edu

Jelani Anderson

Jelani Anderson Project Coordinator TReNDS Center & Georgia State University janderson213@gsu.edu

Julius Wilson Jr.

Julius Wilson Jr. Operations Manager TReNDS Center & Georgia State University jwilson276@gsu.edu

Maria Misiura

Communications Manager
TReNDS Center & Georgia State University

Maria works to increase awareness and use of TReNDS research and tools.

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