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BMES Spotlight Member:

Manivannan Muniyandi, Ph.D.

BMES Member
Where do you work?
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.
What does membership in BMES mean to you?
What is the focus of your work?
I am an associate professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai in India. I have setup the first Haptics Lab in India. My specialization is Haptics applied to Medical Simulation such as surgical simulations, Needle procedure simulations, endoscopic procedure simulations, cardiovascular system simulations. We develop two kinds of Medical Simulators in our Haptics Lab: 1) Virtual Reality based Medical Simulators and 2) Mannequin based human patient simulators.

Tell us a fun/random fact about you!
I love to travel!