Shaolie Samira HossainResearch Fellow, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, TXResearch Scientist and Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX

Shaolie Hossain

Dr. Hossain works with the Computational Mechanics Group at ICES as a research fellow. She is also a research scientist and assistant professor in the Molecular Cardiology Department at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston. During her PhD study, she developed a computational tool-set applying NURBS-based isogeometric analysis to support the design and analysis of a catheter-based local drug delivery system that uses nanoparticles as drug carriers to diffuse atherosclerotic plaques. Toward that end, she devised a mathematical model of coupled drug and drug-encapsulated nanoparticle transport in patient specific coronary artery walls and investigated the effect of arterial and plaque heterogeneity on drug distribution. In 2007, Dr. Hossain spent 6 months as an intern in the R&D division of Abbott Vascular Inc., Santa Clara, CA.


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