Parthasarathy Suryanarayanan is a senior research software engineer and architect, part of the Foundational Innovation department under Healthcare & Life Sciences division of IBM Research, driving the adoption of AI applications in the healthcare industry.
He has about 17 years of industry experience building scalable information processing architectures that enable both collaborative research and rapid commercialization. As the engineering lead in one of IBM’s research teams, he has spent the last decade in applying Natural Language Processing to the medical domain, building various research prototypes and helping them turn into business offerings. In the recent past he has designed and collaboratively developed several components of an NLP pipeline that creates a patient record summary which helps clinicians understand and navigate patient electronic medical records (EMR) more efficiently, completely and within context of their role and workflow.
His interests include natural language processing, machine learning, algorithm design, information retrieval and software engineering.