Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering


Meet the researchers

Get to know some of our research staff and lecturers, learn about their achievements and find out what has inspired them in their careers

Professor Alessandro Olivo

Professor Olivo is based within the Advanced X-Ray Imaging Group (AXIm). He is also Director of Studies, second-year Personal and Academic tutor, primary supervisor to four PhD students, and regularly supervises both MSc and undergraduate projects. Learn more about the revolutionary X-ray technology developed by Prof Olivo and his colleagues:
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Professor Clare Elwell

Professor Elwell has won awards for her world-leading research using novel optical imaging techniques to understand the human brain in health and disease, as well as her work to inspire girls and women to study and build careers using science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Learn more about her research projects and activities, including the use of fMRI to investigate impact of malnutrition on brain development in infants:
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Dr Robert Cooper

rob cooper
Dr Cooper is an EPSRC Early Career Fellow working in the Biomedical Optics Research Lab. Learn how he ended up as a Medical Physicist, and find out what advice he gives to students considering a career in the field:
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Dr Ilias Tachtsidis

Ilias Tachtsidis
Dr Tachtsidis is a Reader in Biomedical Engineering and a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow, currently leading the MultiModal Research Group. He is also the Director of the MSc Research Project module within the Department. Learn how Tachtsidis developed his technological affinities from a young age, and came to work on monitoring and diagnosing brain injury in newborns:
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