Dr. Sakti Srivastava has been teaching and conducting research at the Stanford University School of Medicine since 1999. During this period, he has been affiliated with the Department of Surgery and with the Stanford University Medical Media and Information Technologies (SUMMIT) group. His core interest is in combining computer technology and medicine for innovative applications. He has developed solutions for computer-aided instruction aimed at medical and allied health professionals including stereoscopic imagery, advanced 3D graphics, haptics, and simulations. Dr. Srivastava has also worked in the area of databases, image processing, and networked applications for telemedicine and tele-education.