Research Associate Professor Computational Mechanics Group
Senior Research Scientist Texas Heart Institute
Dr. Hossain is an Associate Research Professor at the Oden Institute at the University of Texas at Austin and a Senior Research Scientist at the Texas Heart Institute (THI) in Houston. She spearheads a joint initiative between THI and the Oden Institute for developing simulation technologies that exploit advances in computational methods to further our understanding of vascular disease, and directly guide the conceptualization, development, and clinical evaluation of new therapies.
Dr. Hossain is a mechanical engineer by training, specializing in computational fluid dynamics, patient-specific modeling, and cardiovascular biomechanics. She received her bachelor’s degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, master’s degree from Stanford University and Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Her research has been supported by the National Institute of Health, the National Science Foundation, The MD Anderson Foundation, The William and Ella Owens Medical Research Foundation, The William Stamp Farish Fund, UT-Austin Portugal CoLab, and Abbott Vascular Inc.