Varadraj Gurupur

, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Health Management and Informatics


Varadraj Gurupur, Ph.D., is currently working as an assistant professor in the Department of Health Management and Informatics at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Gurupur is a recipient of two international awards, one national award, and several regional and institutional awards. His core research is focused on software engineering decision support systems for healthcare and education. He has more than 7 years of teaching experience and has served as a teacher in two different countries. Dr. Gurupur is also someone who has worked in the healthcare industry for several years. Based on this work experience and academic training he is involved in discovering innovative solutions to difficult problems associated with Electronic Health Records.

Dr. Gurupur has more than 90 publications which include: edited book, book chapters, journal articles, conference papers, abstracts, and published reviews.  His articles have been published in high impact journals such as Expert Systems with Applications, Health Informatics Journal, Journal of Medical Systems, and IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies.

He received his Ph.D. in computer engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2010.


  • Ph.D., Computer Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Research

    Research Interests

    • Decision Support Systems for Healthcare
    • Semantic Web Technology
    • Software Engineering Healthcare Information Systems
    • Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
    • Education Enhancement Systems

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