Sam is a recent graduate of the Biomedical Engineering program at the University at Buffalo, where he earned his M.S. degree in 2021. He also holds a B.E. in Biomedical Engineering from Thadomal Shahani Engineering College in Mumbai, India. During his time as a student, Sam was an active participant in several research projects. As an undergraduate, he designed and built an EMG-controlled prosthetic arm as part of his research study. Additionally, he served as a research assistant in ECG studies, investigating the effects of goal-directed behavior learning on brain activation and mapping neural processes associated with goal-directed behavior. In graduate school, he developed a research background in ultra-short echo time MRI, zero echo time MRI sequences, and B1 mapping techniques in MRI.
In his free time, Sam is an avid sports enthusiast, enjoying playing soccer, badminton, and chess.