About Our Lab

The DeepHealth Lab focuses on applying Finite Element, Biomechanical, and Artificial Intelligence techniques in healthcare


  • All
  • Soft Tissue
  • Iris
  • ONH

Soft Tissue Constitutive Modelling

A finite hyper-viscoelastic constitutive model

Tissue Characterization Under Triaxial Loading

A finite hyper-viscoelastic constitutive model

Changes in ONH with glaucoma progression

An autoencoder-based deep learning network

OCT image segmentation

A deep learning based segmentation network

Central Retinal Blood Vessel Trunk

A deep learning methods for analyzing CRBVT

Real Time Tracking of Iris

A method to estimate in-vivo iris stiffness

Iris motion in myosis

A FE simulation for iris motion during myosis


Internationl Journals

  1. Panda S K, Cheong H, Tun T A, Chuangsuwanich T et al., The Three-Dimensional Structural Configuration of the Central Retinal Vessel Trunk and Branches as a Glaucoma Biomarker, American journal of ophthalmology, preprint, 2022.
  2. Panda S K, Cheong H, TA Tun et al., Describing the structural phenotype of the glaucomatous optic nerve head using artificial intelligence, American journal of ophthalmology 236, 172-182, 2022.
  3. Panda S K, Tan R K, Tun T A, and Girard M J, Changes in Iris Stiffness and Permeability in Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma, Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 62(13), 29-2, 2021.
  4. Devalla S K, Pham T H, Panda S K et al., Towards Label-Free 3D Segmentation of Optical Coherence Tomography Images of the Optic Nerve Head Using Deep Learning, Biomedical Optic Express 11 (11), 6356-6378, 2020.
  5. Panda S K and Buist M L. A viscoelastic framework for inflation testing of gastrointestinal tissue, Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials 103, 103569, 2020.
  6. Panda S K and Buist M L. A finite element approach for gastrointestinal tissue mechanics, International journal for numerical methods in biomedical engineering 35(12), e3269, 2019.
  7. Panda S K and Buist M L. A finite nonlinear hyper-viscoelastic model for soft biological tissues, Journal of biomechanics 69, 121-128, 2018.

Under Review

  1. Girard MJA, Panda SK, Tun TA et al., 3D Structural Analysis of the Optic Nerve Head to Robustly Discriminate Between Papilledema and Optic Disc Drusen, arXiv preprint arXiv:2112.09970, 2022.
  2. Chuangsuwanich T, Tun TA, Wang X, Chin ZY, Panda SK et al., Differing Associations between Optic Nerve Head Strains and Visual Field Loss in Normal-and High-Tension Glaucoma Subjects, bioRxiv, 2022.
  3. Chuangsuwanich T, Tun TA, Wang X, Chin ZY, Panda SK et al., Adduction Induces Large Optic Nerve Head Deformations in Subjects with Normal Tension Glaucoma, bioRxiv, 2022.
  4. Panda, S K, and M L Buist. An active finite viscoelastic model for gastric smooth muscle contraction, bioRxiv,


Dr Satish Kumar Panda

PI CTO & Co-founder, Hybrique Pvt Ltd


PhD: NUS, Singapore (2015-2019)

MTech (Thesis): TU Darmstadt, Germany (2012-2013)

MTech: IIT Delhi, India (2011-2013)

BTech: NIT Durgapur, India (2009)


Research Fellow at Singapore Eye Research Institute (2020-2022)

Research Fellow at OEIL, NUS, Singapore (2019-2020)

Manager (R&D) at Bajaj Auto (2013-2015)

Assistant Manager (R&D) at Tata-Hitachi (2009-2011)

Nikhil Kumar

BTech: Delhi, India


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