shrikant pawar

@yale.edu

Assistant Professor



                          

https://researchid.co/shrikant

Pawar is an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Department of Computer Science and Biology at Claflin University ( with a Masters in Computer Science and a Ph.D. from Georgia State University, Atlanta. He’s also an co-founder of a Connecticut based AI company, ChestAi (, and a research affiliate at Yale University School of Medicine (. Until last year, he was an Associate Research Scientist at Yale Center for Genome Analysis. His dissertation was focused on big data (next-generation sequencing, microarrays, X-ray crystallography etc.) analysis with machine learning techniques (Neural networks, SVM’s, Restricted boltzmann machines, Clustering algorithms etc.). If you share similar interests feel free to contact. You can browse some of the recent machine learning applications on GitHub in projects. AOL: pawarshrikant@

ORCID iD

EDUCATION

Georgia State University Ph.D. (GPA 3.6) 2019
Continuing Studies Program (2023-24): Stanford University, USA.
Georgia State University MS Biology (GPA 3.6)
Georgia State University MS Computer Science (GPA 3.6)
Western Kentucky University MS Bioinformatics,
Field of Research/Study: Bioinformatics; Computational Biology; Data Science; Artificial Intelligence; Computer Vision.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Pawar is an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Department of Computer Science and Biology at Claflin University with a Masters in Computer Science and a Ph.D. from Georgia State University. He's also an co-founder of a Connecticut based AI company, ChestAi, and a research affiliate at Yale.

FUTURE PROJECTS

Georgia Research Consulting (GRC) LLC, Research & Training in STEM Studies, Atlanta: Research and teaching consultant for graduate and undergraduate students. https://www.saashub.com/georgia-research

https://scepscor.org/research-expertise-profiles-table/ https://scepscor.org/pawar-shrikant-research-focus/ https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/chestai https://www.f6s.com/company/chestai https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/seller-profile?id=seller-b6otd3wry7lkk https://github.com/spawar2/Chest-X-ray-Neural-Nets https://www.ai4hlth.org/product-profiles/ChestAi https://www.chestai.org/ & https://www.crunchbase.com/person/shrikant-pawar-f817 https://tracxn.com/d/companies/chestai/__MB57iTXFVTO2fhlmUZpozcbLBTim3zBYEfD1xFox4mI https://theorg.com/org/chestai https://www.startupranking.com/chestai https://www.sideprojectors.com/project/41226/chestai https://startupbuffer.com/compare-atlantica-vs-chestai https://www.saashub.com/chestai-alternatives https://www.saashub.com/georgia-research-consulting-grc-llc-alternatives https://www.f6s.com/profile/5298554 https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/georgia-research-consulting-grc-llc https://www.claflin.edu/academics-research/faculty-research


Applications Invited
78

Scopus Publications

5402

Scholar Citations

31

Scholar h-index

47

Scholar i10-index

Scopus Publications

RECENT SCHOLAR PUBLICATIONS

  • Global, regional, and national burden of disorders affecting the nervous system, 1990–2021: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021
    JD Steinmetz, KM Seeher, N Schiess, E Nichols, B Cao, C Servili, ...
    The Lancet Neurology 2024

  • Global, regional, and national age-specific progress towards the 2020 milestones of the WHO End TB Strategy: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021
    JR Ledesma, J Ma, M Zhang, AVL Basting, HT Chu, A Vongpradith, ...
    The Lancet Infectious Diseases 2024

  • Global age-sex-specific mortality, life expectancy, and population estimates in 204 countries and territories and 811 subnational locations, 1950–2021, and the impact of the
    AE Schumacher, HH Kyu, A Aali, C Abbafati, J Abbas, ...
    The Lancet 2024

  • Global, regional, and national burden of neck pain, 1990–2020, and projections to 2050: a systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021
    AM Wu, M Cross, JM Elliott, GT Culbreth, LM Haile, JD Steinmetz, ...
    The Lancet Rheumatology 6 (3), e142-e155 2024

  • IgM N-glycosylation correlates with COVID-19 severity and rate of complement deposition
    BS Haslund-Gourley, K Woloszczuk, J Hou, J Connors, G Cusimano, ...
    Nature communications 15 (1), 404 2024

  • Features of acute COVID-19 associated with post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 phenotypes: results from the IMPACC study
    A Ozonoff, ND Jayavelu, S Liu, E Melamed, CE Milliren, J Qi, LN Geng, ...
    Nature Communications 15 (1), 216 2024

  • Hearing Loss Prevalence, Years Lived With Disability, and Hearing Aid Use in the United States From 1990 to 2019: Findings From the Global Burden of Disease Study
    LM Haile, AU Orji, KM Reavis, PS Briant, KM Lucas, F Alahdab, ...
    Ear and hearing 45 (1), 257-267 2024

  • Potential use of endemic human coronaviruses to stimulate immunity against pathogenic SARS-CoV-2 and its variants
    NS Shamabadi, AB Bagasra, S Pawar, O Bagasra
    Libyan Journal of Medicine 18 (1), 2209949 2023

  • Relationship of Heterologous Virus Responses and Outcomes in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients
    Y Rosenberg-Hasson, TH Holmes, J Diray-Arce, J Chen, R Kellogg, ...
    Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md.: 1950) 211 (8), 1224-1231 2023

  • Global, regional, and national burden of rheumatoid arthritis, 1990–2020, and projections to 2050: a systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021
    RJ Black, M Cross, LM Haile, GT Culbreth, JD Steinmetz, H Hagins, ...
    The Lancet Rheumatology 5 (10), e594-e610 2023

  • Global, regional, and national incidence of six major immune-mediated inflammatory diseases: findings from the global burden of disease study 2019
    D Wu, Y Jin, Y Xing, MD Abate, M Abbasian, M Abbasi-Kangevari, ...
    EClinicalMedicine 64 2023

  • Stroke Risk Stratification Using Neural Networks
    S Pawar
    International conference on WorldS4, 21-31 2023

  • Cyclical Learning Rates (CLR’S) for Improving Training Accuracies and Lowering Computational Cost
    R Chopade, A Stanam, A Narayanan, S Pawar
    International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering 2023

  • Multi-omic longitudinal study reveals immune correlates of clinical course among hospitalized COVID-19 patients
    J Diray-Arce, S Fourati, ND Jayavelu, R Patel, C Maguire, AC Chang, ...
    Cell Reports Medicine 4 (6) 2023

  • K-fold Semi-supervised Self-learning Technique for Image Disease Localization
    R Chopade, A Stanam, A Patil, S Pawar
    Computational Vision and Bio-Inspired Computing: Proceedings of ICCVBIC 2022 2023

  • A supervised Bayesian factor model for the identification of multi-omics signatures
    JP Gygi, A Konstorum, S Pawar, E Aron, SH Kleinstein, L Guan
    bioRxiv, 2023.01. 25.525545 2023

  • Integrated longitudinal multi-omics study identifies immune programs associated with COVID-19 severity and mortality in 1152 hospitalized participants
    JP Gygi, C Maguire, RK Patel, P Shinde, A Konstorum, CP Shannon, L Xu, ...
    bioRxiv, 2023.11. 03.565292 2023

  • Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases and Risks, 1990-2022
    GBCDR Collaborators
    Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2023

  • Global, regional, and national burden of other musculoskeletal disorders, 1990–2020, and projections to 2050: a systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021
    GBDOMD Collaborators
    The Lancet Rheumatology 2023

  • Global, regional, and national burden of spinal cord injury, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
    GBDSCI Collaborators
    The Lancet Neurology 2023

MOST CITED SCHOLAR PUBLICATIONS

  • Causes of blindness and vision impairment in 2020 and trends over 30 years, and prevalence of avoidable blindness in relation to VISION 2020: the Right to Sight: an analysis
    JD Steinmetz, RRA Bourne, PS Briant, SR Flaxman, HRB Taylor, ...
    The Lancet Global Health 9 (2), e144-e160 2021
    Citations: 1224

  • Hearing loss prevalence and years lived with disability, 1990–2019: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
    LM Haile, K Kamenov, PS Briant, AU Orji, JD Steinmetz, A Abdoli, ...
    The Lancet 397 (10278), 996-1009 2021
    Citations: 526

  • Global mortality associated with 33 bacterial pathogens in 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
    GBDAR Collaborators
    The Lancet 2022
    Citations: 502

  • Spatial, temporal, and demographic patterns in prevalence of smoking tobacco use and attributable disease burden in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic
    MB Reitsma, PJ Kendrick, E Ababneh, C Abbafati, M Abbasi-Kangevari, ...
    The Lancet 397 (10292), 2337-2360 2021
    Citations: 434

  • Global, regional, and national progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 3.2 for neonatal and child health: all-cause and cause-specific mortality findings from the Global
    GBDUM Collaborators
    The Lancet 2021
    Citations: 294

  • Population-level risks of alcohol consumption by amount, geography, age, sex, and year: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2020
    D Bryazka, MB Reitsma, MG Griswold, KH Abate, C Abbafati, ...
    The Lancet 400 (10347), 185-235 2022
    Citations: 207

  • Global, regional, and national burden of low back pain, 1990–2020, its attributable risk factors, and projections to 2050: a systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease
    GBDLBP Collaborators
    The Lancet Rheumatology 5 (6), E316-E329 2023
    Citations: 166

  • Curcumin in combination with anti-cancer drugs: A nanomedicine review
    H Batra, S Pawar, D Bahl
    Pharmacological Research 139, 91-105 2019
    Citations: 141

  • Global investments in pandemic preparedness and COVID-19: development assistance and domestic spending on health between 1990 and 2026
    GBDHFC Network
    The Lancet Global Health 2023
    Citations: 118

  • Fatal police violence by race and state in the USA, 1980–2019: a network meta-regression
    GBD 2019 Police Violence US Subnational Collaborators
    The Lancet 398 (10307), 1239-1255 2021
    Citations: 114

  • Measuring routine childhood vaccination coverage in 204 countries and territories, 1980–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2020, Release 1
    NC Galles, PY Liu, RL Updike, N Fullman, J Nguyen, S Rolfe, AN Sbarra, ...
    The Lancet 398 (10299), 503-521 2021
    Citations: 110

  • KIFCI, a novel putative prognostic biomarker for ovarian adenocarcinomas: delineating protein interaction networks and signaling circuitries
    S Pawar, S Donthamsetty, V Pannu, P Rida, A Ogden, N Bowen, R Osan, ...
    Journal of ovarian research 7, 1-9 2014
    Citations: 99

  • Age–sex differences in the global burden of lower respiratory infections and risk factors, 1990–2019: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 201
    GBDLRI Collaborators
    Lancet Infectious Diseases 2022
    Citations: 93

  • Tracking development assistance for health and for COVID-19: a review of development assistance, government, out-of-pocket, and other private spending on health for 204
    AE Micah, IE Cogswell, B Cunningham, S Ezoe, AC Harle, ER Maddison, ...
    The Lancet 398 (10308), 1317-1343 2021
    Citations: 91

  • Mapping subnational HIV mortality in six Latin American countries with incomplete vital registration systems
    Local Burden of Disease HIV Collaborators ladwyer@ uw. edu
    Bmc Medicine 19, 1-25 2021
    Citations: 85

  • Global, regional, and national sex differences in the global burden of tuberculosis by HIV status, 1990–2019: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
    JR Ledesma, J Ma, A Vongpradith, ER Maddison, A Novotney, MH Biehl, ...
    The lancet infectious diseases 22 (2), 222-241 2022
    Citations: 80

  • Global, regional, and national sex-specific burden and control of the HIV epidemic, 1990–2019, for 204 countries and territories: the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2019
    GBDHIV Collaborator
    The Lancet HIV 2021
    Citations: 75

  • Global, regional, and national burden of osteoarthritis, 1990–2020 and projections to 2050: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021
    GBDO Collaborators
    The Lancet Rheumatology 2023
    Citations: 73

  • Global, regional, and national prevalence and mortality burden of sickle cell disease, 2000–2021: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021
    GBDSCD Collaborators
    The Lancet Haematology 2023
    Citations: 72

  • Spatial, temporal, and demographic patterns in prevalence of chewing tobacco use in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of
    PJ Kendrick, MB Reitsma, M Abbasi-Kangevari, A Abdoli, M Abdollahi, ...
    The Lancet Public Health 6 (7), e482-e499 2021
    Citations: 58

Publications


Shrikantpawar3@ pawarshrikant@ pawarshrikant@
SC EPSCoR Research Expertise:


GRANT DETAILS

2022: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Department of Computer Science and with a joint appointment in Biology at Claflin University (, Teaching-student-advising:
Faculty Profile:
2022: Research affiliate at Yale University School of Medicine
2020: Yale University, New Haven, USA. Title: Associate Research Scientist (, current projects in collaboration with Dr. Christian Griñán Ferré, Univesity of Barcelona; Dr. Kleinstein, Yale University; Dr. Uduman, Dana Farber Harvard; Dr. George Tegos, Gamma Therapeutics; Dr. Lahiri, Sunway University; Dr. Allen. Bale, Dr. Hui. Zhang, DNA Diagnostic Lab at Yale University; Dr. Insoo. Kang; Dr. Kei-Hoi Chung; and Dr. Leying Guan at Yale University
2023: Managing research effectively, 2023 online summer school by Narayanan A, Lahiri C & Pawar S, Center for Research, Innovation & Translation, Department of Biotechnology, Atmiya University, India. . Topic: .
Extramural Funding & Internal Awards: ORCID iD:

RESEARCH OUTPUTS (PATENTS, SOFTWARE, PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS)

Funding: SC Independent Colleges & Universities (SCICU) Undergraduate Student/Faculty Research Symposium, Spartanburg.



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CONSULTANCY

4. Entrepreneurship Foundation Fund (2020), USA: “CHEST-AI: AI tool for detection of lung diseases from chest X- ray data”:
5. Culinda Technologies (2020), Texas, USA ( Machine learning solutions for medical devices that provide deep insight into IoT and IoMT applications
6. Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub Azure Credits (2022) $25,000 ( “CHEST-AI: AI tool for detection of lung diseases from chest X- ray data”.
7. SCICU Undergraduate Student/Faculty Research Program (2022): Utilizing Natural Language Processing (NLP) to increase the effectiveness of finding career opportunities. $7,169. . App Deploy:

8. Claflin University Smart Home, Center of Excellence Seed Grant (2022), $19,919.88
9. Oracle for Research Award:
10. SCICU Undergraduate Student/Faculty Research Program (2023): A prospective, community-based observational study for creating a comprehensible electronic health record (EHR) database using wearable devices in African American cohort. $7,000.
11. Google HBCU Career Readiness Capacity Grant (2023): $20,000
12. SC INRE EPSCoR Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program (2022):

Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

2020: ChestAi, New Haven, USA. Title: Founder (
2019: Karyosoft, Indianapolis, USA. Title: Genomics Data Scientist, worked on angular, nodejs, flask, AWS, MongoDB, Rabbit-mq, Nginx webserver, Jbrowse techniques for data mining and software visualization
2019: Synergy (Plus+) . Atlanta, USA. Title: Data Scientist, worked on web development, statistical and data mining techniques for platform optimization
2018: Georgia State University, Department of Biology, Atlanta, USA. Title: Instructor of Record
2018: Georgia State University, Department of Computer Science & Biology, Atlanta, USA. Title: Ahmed T. Abdelal Fellow in Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology ,
2013: Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Title: Center for International Collaborative (CIC) Research Fellow

STARTUP

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5. NSF RII Track-1 Award: Total Award (direct and indirect) $20,000,000.00, Claflin Sub-award $414,000.00. A multi-institutional grant collaboration between Clemson University in partnership with Benedict College, The Citadel, Claflin University, College of Charleston, Francis Marion University, Medical University of South Carolina, South Carolina Research Authority, South Carolina . Thrust II ( Funding supports Claflin University students Caliese J. Beckford and Mr. Sabb, Dinari. Techniques of computer vision for image analysis. Project Implementation Team (, Education and Workforce Development (, SC EPSCoR Research Expertise: . Role Co-PI. [*9][**38, 40, 42]

6. Honored Listee, Marquis Who's Who, ,
Thesis presentation: Thesis presentation:

SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, or ACADEMIC BENEFITS

1. Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) Hardware Grant (2018), Georgia State University, USA: .
2. Create-X, Startup Launch Grant (2019), Georgia Institute of Technology, USA: “Utilization of convolutional neural networks for security against password cracking”:
3. Yale University, Rothberg Fund (2020), USA: “CHEST-AI: AI tool for detection of lung diseases from chest X- ray data”: . [*2023:1, 4, 9; 2021: 17, 23][**21, 23, 29, 30]

4. Claflin University Summer Seed Research Grant (2023): Utilization of Machine Learning Techniques for Aiding Detection of Ischemic Stroke Lesion, Infarct Volumes, and Small-artery Occlusions: $10,000. Role-PI [**33] [*2024:9][**2024:36] ORCID iD: