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IR&D: Software Engineering

Omkar Lele, MBA

Associate Director, Software Engineering

The Software Engineering Group (Informatics Research & Development) within the Department of Biomedical Informatics provides high-quality production grade software engineering and support within the informatics domain. Our focus is to provide customized solutions that leverage our expertise in technology to clients within the healthcare and allied research domains when their business/research strategies cannot solely be satisfied by off-the-shelf packaged software.
We work closely with our clients to understand their business objectives, accurately define requirements, provide subject matter expertise within the domains of healthcare and research as well as to design, develop, test and integrate the customized software utilizing an agile methodology. Our extensive experience includes a variety of deployment architectures which include enterprise, web, mobile and cloud-based models.

Our proprietary software products include some of the following:  Electronic Data Capture (EDC) tools, custom web applications, clinical registries, as well as search and discovery applications shared across multiple geographically dispersed consortium sites which were customized for each client.

The following is a list of Core Technology Competencies we provide:
1. Software Development (Architecture & Implementation/Design & Development)
2. Business Analysis
3. Agile Development - Management
4. Artificial Intelligence
a. NLP
b. Machine Learning
c. Cognitive Science
d. Semantics/Reasoning
5. Data Mining
6. Large Scale Computing (Hadoop etc.)
7. Data Visualization
8. User Interface (HCI)​ ​

All correspondance and inquiries should be directed to Omkar Lele, MBA, Associate Director of Informatics Research & Development.

Software Engineering Services Staff Directory

Name IR&D Software Engineering  Affiliation Email Phone Number
Omkar Lele, MBA Associate Director Email (614) 293-9593
​Henry Wei-Chao Chuang ​Biomedical Informatics Contractor Email ​(614) 366-5950
​Chris Heckler ​Project Manager Email ​(614) 366-4927
​Puneet Mathur, MS, MBA ​Biomedical Informatics Consultant Email​ ​(614) 366-5962
​Arka Pattanayak ​Biomedical Informatics Specialist Email​ ​(614) 366-5082
​John Strickler ​Biomedical Informatics Consultant Email ​(614) 366-5946
​Shunchao Wang ​Biomedical Informatics Consultant Email ​(614) 366-4367

To request Software Engineering services, please use the CoRR request form.

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