Dr Ganesh Naik


College of Science and Engineering

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Ganesh R. Naik, ranked as Top 2% of researchers worldwide in Biomedical Engineering (Stanford University Research), is a leading expert in biomedical engineering and signal processing. He received his Ph.D. in Electronics Engineering, specializing in biomedical engineering and signal processing, from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, in December 2009.

He held a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position at MARCS Institute, Western Sydney University (WSU), between July 2017 to July 2020, and worked on a CRC project for sleep. During his tenure at WSU, he has developed several novel algorithms for wearables related to sleep projects. Before that, he held a Chancellor's Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship position in the Centre for Health Technologies, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), between February 2013 and June 2017. As an early mid-career researcher, he has edited 12 books, and authored around 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. Ganesh serves as an associate editor for IEEE ACCESS, Frontiers in Neurorobotics, and two Springer journals (Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing and Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine). He is a Baden–Württemberg Scholarship recipient from Berufsakademie, Stuttgart, Germany (2006–2007). In 2010, he was awarded an ISSI overseas fellowship from Skilled Institute Victoria, Australia.


PhD in Electronics Engineering specialising in Biomedical Engineering, Data science and Signal processing from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, December - 2009

Honours, awards and grants

Chancellor’s postdoctoral research fellowship, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, 2013 – 2016

International Specialized Skills Institute Victoria overseas fellowship (sponsored by Skills Victoria, Australia)

IEEE Victoria travel scholarship

Baden-Württemberg PhD scholarship

Key responsibilities

Physiological signal analysis, Algorithm design