Sang Chalacheva received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Southern California. Her research involves computational modeling of cardiovascular autonomic control in sickle cell disease, an inherited blood disorder characterized by episodes of painful vaso-occlusive crisis caused by obstruction of blood flow due to sickling of red blood cells, as well as sleep-related breathing disorders. Chalacheva is a member and communications coordinator for the Cardiopulmonary Systems Technical Committee of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and received a 2016 NSF Fellowship.


Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California