Ashutosh Sabharwal received his B.Tech. from IIT Delhi, and MS, Ph.D. degrees from the Ohio State University. He is currently the Department Chair and Earnest D. Butcher Chaired Professor of Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas. He research interests are in two areas. His first area of research is wireless. He is the founder of WARP project (warp.rice.edu), an open-source project which is now in use at more than 125 research groups worldwide, and have been used by more than 500 research articles. His inventions are part of both wireline and wireless networks. His second area of research is healthcare technologies. He is currently leading several NSF-funded center-scale projects, notably Rice RENEW (open-source massive MIMO) and “See below the skin” for non-invasive bio-imaging. He founded the Rice Scalable Health Labs (
http://sh.rice.edu), which is developing a new engineering area called “bio-behavioral sensing.” His research has led to four commercial spinoffs (one in wireless and three in healthcare). He is a Fellow of IEEE, and received 2017 IEEE Jack Neubauer Memorial Award, 2018 IEEE Advances in Communications Award, 2019 ACM Test-of-time Award and 2019 ACM MobiCom Community Contribution Award.
Exploring the tech revolution for mental health
by Dr. Nidal Moukaddam, M.D./Ph.D& Ashutosh Sabharwal
Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine & Department Chair, Rice University
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