Dr. Shivayogi (Shiv) Hiremath completed his doctoral training at the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh. He obtained his postdoctoral training at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Temple University. Dr. Hiremath is also the director of the Personal Health Informatics and Rehabilitation Engineering (PHIRE) Laboratory, Temple University. His research focuses on studying the health and physical activity patterns of people with disabilities in the community through wearable sensors and smartphone-based technologies. His research has been supported by federal agencies such as the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and foundations such as the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation and Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Foundation.
- PhD, Rehabilitation Science, University of Pittsburgh
- MS, Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh
- BEng, Electrical and Electronics, Visveswaraiah Technological University