Ben Hobbs, PhD

Theodore & Kay Schad Professor of Environmental Management Whiting School of Engineering

Collaborating with Puneet Chitkara (KPMG, India) and Johannes Urpelainen (SAIS-JHU) on building grid operations and planning models for India. This builds on previous experience in South Asia with the World Bank.

  • Energy
  • Environment & Climate

Nilanjan Mitra, PhD

Associate Research Professor Whiting School of Engineering

Given the population of India and problems associated with drug delivery/vaccination using needles, would like to research upon and develop innovative drug delivery/vaccination process which does not use needles and can be delivered in mass with low cost.

Kunal Parikh, PhD

Research Associate Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Whiting School of Engineering

Dr. Parikh leads the Global Institute for Vision Equity (GIVE), an initiative that partners with high volume, social-justice driven eye care systems across India to enable equity in eye care globally through development and translation of novel solutions addressing critical needs in ophthalmology and designed for the patients, care providers, and the context of care in under-resourced settings.

  • Digital Health
  • Eye Disease

Sridevi Sarma, PhD

Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Vice Dean for Graduate Education at the Whiting School of Engineering Whiting School of Engineering

Sridevi Sarma, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and vice dean for graduate education at the Whiting School of Engineering, develops computational, data-driven, and biological approaches to advance the knowledge and treatment of diseases of the nervous system including epilepsy, chronic pain, Parkinson’s disease, and insomnia. She also harnesses dynamical systems and control theory to understand how the brain governs complex behaviors, including motor control and decision making.

Youseph Yazdi, PhD, MBA

Director, Center for BioEngineering Innovation & Design Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Whiting School of Engineering

India today is a wellspring of creative problem-solving in health care. At Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design (CBID), we have partnerships in India to innovate in eye care, in spine surgery, in telemedicine, and several other areas.

  • Digital Health
  • Engineering
  • Medicine