Yashwanth Nanda Kumar

Yashwanth Nanda Kumar

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University of Washington, Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound
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Region 06 (Western U.S.)
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Yashwanth Nanda Kumar received his B.E in Biomedical Engineering from Anna University, Chennai in 2012 and an MS in Biomedical Engineering (Thesis) from Arizona State University, Tempe in 2015. Following this, he worked as a Biomedical Engineer in the Advanced R&D group at Ulthera., Inc, Merz North America, Mesa, Arizona, developing the next generation HIFU based facelift device. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle, working at the Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, on optimizing treatment paradigms for effectively ablating Benign Prostate Hyperplasia. His research interests are in Therapeutic Focused Ultrasound, Histotripsy, Cavitation Bubble Dynamics, Ultrasonic Bioeffects, Tissue Mimicking Materials, Transducer Design and Development, GPU based scientific computing and Medical Device Development.