Ramakrishna Mukkamala, PhD

Dr. Ramakrishna Mukkamala is a Professor in the Departments of Bioengineering and Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He received graduate and post-doctoral training in Bioelectrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He has been a dedicated cardiovascular researcher throughout his career. He received an NSF CAREER Award and an AHA Scientist Development Grant for his early research on blood pressure waveform analysis and helped Retia Medical translate this research to hospital use. He received an IEEE EMBS Most Impactful Paper Award and the Michigan State University (MSU) All-University Innovation of the Year Award in 2019 for his recent research on cuff-less blood pressure measurement.

He is also a devoted educator with two teaching awards from MSU and now teaches Biological Signals and Systems at Pitt.

In addition, Dr. Mukkamala currently serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering and the Chair of the IEEE EMBS Technical Committee on Cardiopulmonary Systems and Physiology-Based Engineering.

View a list of Dr. Mukkamala’s publications here.