Ph.D in Electrical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
M.S in Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech
B.E in Electronics and Communications Engineering, University of Madras
A. S. Rao, J. Fan, C. Brame, and B. Landman, “Improving Conceptual Understanding of Signals and Systems in Undergraduate Engineering Students Using Collaborative In-Class Laboratory Exercises”, 121st Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference and Exposition, Indianapolis, 2013.
A. S. Rao, B. M. Dawant, R. E. Bodenheimer, R. Li, J. Fang, F. Phibbs, P. Hedera, and T. L. Davis, “Validating an objective video-Based dyskinesia severity score in Parkinson’s disease patients, Parkinsonism & related disorders 19, no. 2, 2013: 232-237.
A.S. Rao, R. E. Bodenheimer, T. Davis, R. Li, C. Voight, and B. Dawant, “Quantifying Drug Induced Dyskinesia in Parkinson’s Patients Using Standardized Videos,” Proc. 30th Annual Int. Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, pp. 1769-1772, Vancouver, British Columbia, August 2008.
A.S. Rao, R. Li, T. L. Davis, C. Voight, R. E. Bodenehiemer, and B. M. Dawant, “Image analysis of standardized videos to quantify dyskinesia in Parkinson’s disease, Abstract in the Proceedings of the 12th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Chicago, March 2008.
A. S. Rao, S. Pallavaram, R. Bodenheimer, K. Robinson, B. Dawant, and T. Davis, "Quantification of Movement Using a Nintendo Wii Remote", Abstract in the proceedings of the 132nd Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association, Washington D.C., October 2007.
T. Senthilnathan T, S. Pallavaram, A. S. Rao, A. Bhaskaran, and R. D. Rajan, “Analysis of ambient air pollutants in Chennai during the year 2000”, Proceedings of the National Conference on Pollution Prevention & Control, Nagpur, India, 2002
S. Pallavaram and A. S. Rao, “A novel technique for dynamically stopping iterations in turbo decoding”, presented at the National Level Technical Symposium (APOGEE 02), Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India, 2002
Areas of experstise/interest: curriculum and instruction, learning sciences, STEM education research, engineering education, assessment, and future faculty professional development