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 Prasanna K Desikan
 Department of Computer Science and Engineering
 University of Minnesota
 4-192 EE/CSci Building
 200 Union Street SE
 Minneapolis, MN 55455

Ph.D., Computer Science, the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (UMN), USA.
M.S, Computer Science, the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (UMN), USA.

Dr. Prasanna Desikan is currently Senior Research Scientist at Division of Applied Research, Allina Health. Previously he worked in Boston Scientific on advanced remote patient monitoring system. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Researcher for Infobionics Inc, based in Eden Prairie, Minn., where he was actively involved in developing a novel Cellular Database Management System. His current research focus is on applying data mining and social network analysis techniques on healthcare data for improved care delivery and population health. He has given invited talks on these efforts at MinneAnalytics conference (2012), Healthcare BI Summit (2012). He has co-organized a tutorial on Data Mining for Healthcare Management at SDM 2011, PAKDD 2011, and Health Informatics, Imaging and Systems Biology Conference (HISB), 2011. He has been a co-organizer for workshops on Data mining for healthcare management at ICHI 2013 and PAKDD (2010 to 2013) and has co-organized workshop on 'Big Data Analytics for Healthcare' at Healthcare BI Summit 2013. His opinion on big data analytics has also appeared in news and media articles. He received his Ph.D and M.S in Computer Science from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA.


Co-organizer, Workshop on Data Mining For Healthcare Management: PAKDD ( 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013 ) || ICHI ( 2013 )
Co-organizer, Workshop on Big Data Analytics for Healthcare: Healthcare BI Summit 2013
Tutorial Co-Chair, Tutorial on Data Mining For Healthcare Management: SDM 2011 || PAKDD 2011