Anuj J. Kapadia, PhD.

Anuj J Kapadia

Section Head, Advanced Computing Methods for Health Sciences

Anuj J. Kapadia earned his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University in 2007. After a brief post-doctoral position, he served as faculty in Radiology, Physics, and Medical Physics, and as the Director of Graduate Studies for the Duke Medical Physics Program. In 2020, he joined Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) as a Distinguished Research and Development Scientist and Section Head of Advanced Computing in Health Sciences, where he leads a team of scientists working on cutting edge applications of computing in medicine. Dr. Kapadia has over 20 years of experience in neutron and X-ray scattering, Monte Carlo simulation development, and data analytics for security and medical applications. His work has been funded by the DOE, DOD, DHS, NIH, and the NC Biotech Center. His work has received acclaim in press articles, national and international conferences and he has won awards for his teaching, mentorship, and leadership roles. He has mentored 33 students and post-docs and has authored over 100 journal and conference papers. Dr. Kapadia is a member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Society for Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers, and the American Association for Physicists in Medicine professional societies.