Anjali Datta

Hertz Fellow: Anjali Datta

University of Texas at Austin

Area of Study

Electrical Engineering, Liberal Arts

Fellowship Years

2012 - present

Anjali Datta is pursuing a PhD in electrical engineering and computer science at Stanford University. Her area of research is biomedical-imaging, focusing on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Anjali graduated with a BS in electrical and computer engineering with honors, and in the Plan II Honors Program of Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences from The University of Texas at Austin (UT). She is a Robert H. Dedman Distinguished scholar, the top scholarship in Liberal Arts; and an Ernest Cockrell, Jr. Engineering scholar, the top scholarship in engineering at UT. Anjali's undergraduate research has been on retinal image processing for a glaucoma diagnosis system using optical coherence tomography in Dr. Markey's lab. In 2010, she received a Barry M. Goldwater honorable mention.

Throughout her time at UT, Anjali was an officer in several student organizations including: the Engineering Honors Council, Eta Kappa Nu, the Electrical Engineering Honor Society, and the Society of Women Engineers. She also served as a tutor and mentor for students with the Electrical Engineering Department, the Women in Engineering Program, and an electrical engineering tutor with the Equal Opportunity in Engineering Program. Lastly, she interned for a summer at Cerner Corporation, a healthcare information technology company in Kansas City, Missouri.

Anjali is from Grapevine, Texas.