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September 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Politecnico di Milano, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 9 September 2019, 10:00-14:00, Aula Magna
MeccPhD lecture: “Minimally invasive techniques for cancer removal: a journey through state-of-the-art, research and clinical application”
Prof. Paola Saccomandi – Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Prof. Haim Azhari – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Biography: Prof. Haim Azhari, was born in Jerusalem, Israel in 1955. He received his B.Sc in Mechanical Eng. from the Technion in 1977, his M.Sc. (Cum Laude) in Biomedical Eng. from Tel-Aviv University 1984, and his D.Sc. in Biomedical Eng. from The Technion in 1987. From 1987 to 1990 he was on the staff of the Technion Department of Biomedical Engineering in a postdoctoral position. Prof. Azhari then received a double appointment as an International Research Fellow in both the Department of Radiology and the Division of Cardiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore Maryland USA, and was in the USA from 1990 to 1992. On his return in 1992 he was appointed Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Engineering Technion-IIT. From 1999-2000 he was on a Sabbatical leave at Harvard Medical School at Beth-Israel radiology department at Boston Massachusetts. Between 2011-2015, he was the president of the Israeli Society for Medical and Biological Engineering (ISMBE). His Field of research is Medical imaging, which includes: Multimodal imaging. Application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Ultrasound in medical imaging. Algorithms and methods for image reconstruction. Image processing, and information fusion and extraction from medical images. Image-guided therapy. http://www.ismbe.org.il