Dr. Narender P. Reddy

Dr. Narender P. Reddy

Title: Professor Emeritus
Dept/Program: Biomedical Engineering
Phone: 330.972.6650
Email: npreddy@uakron.edu


Research Accomplishments

Professional Societies

Emeritus Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering
Emeritus Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society
Life Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineering


  1. Arm Rehabilitation Device, U.S. Patent Serial No. 5,170,777, December 15, 1992.
  2. Electromyographic Virtual Reality System, US Patent Serial No. 5,482,051, Jan 9, 1996.


  1. Kulkarni SS, Reddy NP, and Hariharan SI, “Facial Expression (Mood) Detection from Facial Images using Committee Neural Networks,” BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING ONLINE V 8, 16, 2009

  2. Reddy NP , Mathur G, and Hariharan SI, “Toward a Fuzzy Logic Control of the Infant Incubator,” ANNALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, v. 37, No. 10, pp. 2146-2153, 2009

  3. Shrirao NA, Reddy NP, and Kosuri R., “Neural Network Committees for Finger Joint Angle Estimation from Surface EMG Signals,” BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING ONLINE, V.8, 2, 2009

  4. Sewak M.S., Reddy N.P. and Guan Z. “Gene Expression Based Leukemia Sub-Classficiation Using Committee Neural Networks,” BIOINFORMATICS and BIOLOGY INSIGHTS, v.3, pp. 89-98, 2009

  5. Reddy NP, “Modeling of Biomedical Systems,” In Biomedical Engineering and Design Handbook, (editor: M. Kutz) 2nd edition, ASME Press, N.Y., 2nd edition, v.1, chapter 1, pp. 3-29, 2009

  6. Reddy, NP, “Design of Artificial Kidneys,” In Biomedical Engineering and Design Handbook, (editor: M. Kutz), ASME Press, N.Y., 2nd edition, v.2, chapter 5, pp. 143-160, 2009

  7. Reddy, N.P. and Gupta, V., “Toward Direct Biocontrol Using EMG Signals: Control of Finger and Wrist Joint Models,” MEDICAL ENGINEERING & PHYSICS, v. 29, pp. 398-403, 2007.

  8. 1Garber, S.L., Reddy, N.P., McLane, KM., RN, and Krouskop, T.A., “The Role of Technology in Pressure Ulcer Prevention,” In CHRONIC WOUND CARE IV: A CLINICAL SOURCE BOOK FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS (editors: D.L. Krasner, G. Rodehever, and R.G. Sibbald), HMP Communications,Wayne, PA, chapter 63, 2007

  9. Kesavan, S and Reddy N, “Linear Variable Differential Transformers,” in Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation, (edit: J.G. Webster), Wiley InterScience, Hoboken, N.J., 2nd edition, vol 4, pp. 252-257, 2006

  10. Shah, E., Reddy, N.P., and Rothschild, B.M., “Fractal Analysis of Acceleration Signals from Patients with CPPD, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Spondyloarthropathy of the Finger Joint,,” COMPUTER METHODS ADPROGRAMS IN BIOMEDICINE v. 77, pp. 233-239, 2005

Recent Presentations


  1. Reddy N.P., Design Criteria and Extreme Conditions,” ICORD’11, Bangaluru, India, January 10-12, 2011, Full Paper in “Research into Design: Sustainable Product Development,” (Editor: A. Chakrabarty) Research Publishing Services, 2011

  2. Ravi, A. and Reddy NP, “Efficacy of a Muti-Channel Array Coil for Infant Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging,” 2009 BMES Conference, Pittsburgh, PA October 7-10, 2009

  1. Reddy, N.P., Kulakarni, S., and Hariharan, S.I., “Facial Image Based Mood Recognition using Committee Neural Networks,” 2008 ANNIE Conference, St. Louis, MO, Nov 9-12, 2008

  1. Sewak M, Reddy, NP and Duane Z, “Committee Neural Networks for Classificationof Lymphoblastic and Myeloid Leukemia,” Biomedical Engineering Society 2007 Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, September 25-30, 2007

  1. Reddy N.P., Unnikrishnan R, Shrirao N.S, and Kosuri D. “Control of Virtual Environments Using Electromyographic Signals,” Cyber Therapy Conference, Wahsington, D.C., June 11-14, 2007

  1. Kutuva S, Reddy NP, Xiao Y, Gao X, Hariharan, S.I., and Kulkarni S, “A Novel and Fast Virtual Surgical System Using Fuzzy Logic (Paper # CGV-S016 May 19, 2006), IADIS Multi Conference 2006, May 15-19, 2006. http://www.iadis.org/multi2006/program_MULTI2006.htm Please click May 19th Proceedings of IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Graphics and Visualization2006 (editors: Nian-Shing Chen and Pedro Isaias) IADIS Press, pp. 277-281

  1. Xiao Y, Regatti S, Kutuva S, Reddy NP, Gao X, Hariharan SI, and Kulkarni S, “A FRAMEWORK FOR INTEGRATING VIRTUAL SURGERY MODULES (Paper # HI2006-S016; May 16, 2006) IADIS Multi Conference 2006. http://www.iadis.org/multi2006/program_MULTI2006.htm Please click May 16th. Proceedings of IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science & Information Systems 2006, pp. 297-300.

  1. Mathur G, and Reddy N.P,, "Toward a fuzzy logic control of the Infant-Incubator System" Biomedical Engineering Society 2006 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL Oct 11-14, 2006

  2. Srirao, N., Shah, E., Reddy, N.P., and Rothschild, B.M., “Entropy Analysis of Acceleration Signals from Metacarpo-phalyngeal Joints with Arthritis, 2005 Annual Meeting of Biomedical Engineering Society, Baltimore, Sept. 29-October 2, 2005


B.E. Degree ME: Osmania University (India), 1969 M.S. Degree E: University of Mississippi, 1971 Ph.D. Degree Bio Engineering: Texas A&M University, 1974 Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Univ. of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, 1978