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Mithilesh Prakash
Ph.D. Student

Project Researcher

Clinical near infrared arthroscope for in vivo characterization of human articular cartilage

Personal information

  • Phone: +358 41 496 3056
  • Room: ME/358
  • Email: mithilesh.prakash [at] (please fix the address before mailing!)

  • Current research interests: Near Infrared Spectroscopy, Multivariate Data anaylysis and Machine learning.

  • Education:
    • M.Sc.(Tech) Biomedical Engineering (Medical Physics), Tampere University of Technology,2015
    • B.E Medical Electronics, MSRIT (VTU, Belgaum), 2009.

  • Language proficiency:
    • Kannada, native language
    • English, fluent
    • Hindi, Finnish (Basics)

  • Skills:
    • Matlab, C++ and Python

  • Hobbies: Cricket, Pesapallo, Music, Cooking, Jogging, Swimming and Skiing


(full papers, conference proceedings)
  1. Nina Hanninen, Olli Nykanen, Mithilesh Prakash, Matti Hanni, Miika Tapio Nieminen, and Mikko Johannes Nissi Quantitative Dual Contrast CT Technique for Evaluation of Articular Cartilage Properties ISMRM 2018, June 2018

  2. Mikko Nissinen, Nina Hanninen, Petri Tanska, Olli Nykanen, Mithilesh Prakash, Matti Hanni, Juha Toyras, Rami Korhonen, Mikko Nissi, Miika Nieminen Correlation time mapping is associated with permeability of articular cartilage ISMRM 2018, June 2018

  3. Abhisek Bhattarai, Juuso T. J. Honkanen,Katariina A. H. Myller,Mithilesh Prakash,Miitu Korhonen,Annina E. A. Saukko,Tuomas Viren,Antti Joukainen,Amit N. Patwa,Heikki Kroger,Mark W. Grinstaff,Jukka S. Jurvelin and Juha Toyras, J. Quantitative Dual Contrast CT Technique for Evaluation of Articular Cartilage Properties Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 13 April 2018

  4. Prakash, M., Joukainen A,Sarin, J. K., Rieppo, L., Afara, I. O., & Toyras, J. Near-infrared Spectroscopy Based Arthroscopic Evaluation of Human Knee Joint Cartilage, Through Automated Selection of an Anatomically Specific Regression Model Biophotonics Congress: Biomedical Optics Congress, April 2018

  5. Prakash, M., Sarin, J. K., Rieppo, L., Afara, I. O., & Toyras, J. Optimal regression method for near infrared spectroscopic evaluation of articular cartilage Applied Spectroscopy. 2017 Jul 28 doi: 10.1177/0003702817726766

  6. Mithilesh Prakash, Timo Peltomäki, Hannu Eskola A Tool for Geometrical Measurements of Orthognathic Surgery Changes Using Cone Beam Computed Tomography XIV Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 2016, 430-433

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