prof nader saffari

  • Prof
  • Nader
  • Saffari
  • Prof Nader Saffari
  • Ex: 37180
  • 1990-08-15
Joined UCL
  • 1990-08-15

Research Summary

Nader Saffari's research interests include high intensity focussed ultrasound (HIFU) for the ablation of tumours, ultrasound induced neuromodulation, ultrasonic characterisation of biological tissues and biomaterials, mathematical modelling of ultrasound propagation and scattering in inhomogeneous media, ultrasound in functional tissue engineering, characterisation of ultrasound contrast agents for medical diagnostic and therapeutic applications, acoustical imaging and ultrasonic tomography.


Research Activities
  • 312
  • Characterisation and design of microbubble agents for ultrasound imaging and drug delivery
  • 5901
  • Sonocrystallisation in Continuous Flow Microchannel Contactors
  • 314
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • 6170
  • Ultrasound induced Neuro-modulation

Academic Background

  • Award Year
  • 1984
    Doctor of Philosophy
    University College London
  • 1980
    Master of Science
    University College London
  • 1978
    Bachelor of Science
    University of Leeds


Nader Saffari has a BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, an MSc in Microwaves and Modern Optics and a PhD in ultrasound modelling, from UCL. After completing his studies he worked for six years as an engineering consultant for industrial clients and joined UCL as a lecturer in 1992.

Additional Information
  • Focused Ultrasound Surgery
  • High Intensity Focused Ultrasound
  • Material Characterisation
  • NDE
  • Sono-crystallisation
  • Therapeutic Ultrasound
  • Tissue Characterisation
  • Ultrasonics
  • Ultrasound
  • JCROT52
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  • EPJST43
  • prof eleanor stride
  • AGAVR68
  • prof asterios gavriilidis
  • LMAZZ90
  • dr luca mazzei