Dr. Siddhart S Rajendran

Assoc Prof, Assoc. Dean for Research


Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Cognitive and Brain Sciences from University of Nevada, Reno
  • B.S. and M.Phil in Optometry from Elite School of Optometry, Chennai/ Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani, India


  • Dr. Siddhart is an Assistant Professor at INSOFE. Before joining INSOFE, he was a postdoctoral research scholar at the University of Hamburg/Germany and LV Prasad Eye Institute, India.
  • He started his career with Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai as a Clinical Optometrist and Assistant Lecturer of Optometry. Subsequently, in an academic career that has spanned for over a decade, he has held various teaching and academic positions at Elite School of Optometry, Chennai, University of Buraimi, Oman and at University of Nevada, Reno.
  • Dr. Siddhart has 5 peer-reviewed publications in international journals. He is also the recipient of the Rick-Gardner Psychology Fellowship from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Areas of Expertise

  • Computational models of sensory systems
  • Computer programming
  • Visual neuroscience

Lab/Research affiliation

  • Healthcare technology