Dr. Shonraj Ballae Ganeshrao

Associate Professor


Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Vision Neuroscience from The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
  • B.S. and M.Phil in Optometry from Elite School of Optometry, Chennai/ Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani, India


  • Dr. Shonraj is an Associate Professor at INSOFE. Before joining INSOFE, he was heading the Optometry Department at Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
  • He started his carrier as a Clinical optometrist at Sankara Nethralaya and then moved on to do his Ph.D. at The University of Melbourne. His Ph.D. work was on developing smart Bayesian-based algorithms to check the peripheral field of vision.
  • Has over 11 years of teaching and research experience in visual neuroscience
  • Dr. Shonraj has received grants from the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
  • Dr. Shonraj has 13 peer-reviewed publications in international journals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Visual neuroscience
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Computer programming

Lab/Research affiliation

  • Healthcare technology