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Jahangir Tavakkoli, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical Eng., Sharif University of Technology

PO Box 11365-9363, Azadi Ave., Tehran, Iran

Tel: 021-6616-5960,  Fax: 021-6602-3261,  Mobile: 0912-268-1282

Email: jtavakkoli@sharif.edu

URL:  http://www.sharif.edu/en/

 

FIELDS OF PRIMARY INTEREST

           Biomedical Ultrasound, and Biomedical Signal/Image Processing.

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

         Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

           (June 1998).

         Ph.D. (Highest Honors) in Biomedical Engineering, University of Claude Bernard (Lyon-1) and laboratory of INSERM-Unit 556,

           Lyon, France (April 1997).

         M.Sc. in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (Jan. 1992).

         B.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (Sep. 1988).

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1.      Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical Eng., Sharif University of Tech., Tehran, Iran (July 2005 - Present).

   Academic research and teaching in electrical and biomedical engineering.

2.      Program Manager, VisualSonics Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada (Dec. 2003 - June 2005).

   Design and development of high frequency ultrasound imaging systems.

3.      Senior R&D Scientist, Focus Surgery Inc., Indianapolis, IN, USA (March 2000 - Dec. 2003).

   Design and development of image-guided ultrasound cancer therapy systems.

4.      Associate Faculty Member, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Eng. Technology, Purdue School of Eng. and Technology, IUPUI,

         Indianapolis, IN, USA (Sep. 2002 - Dec. 2003).

   Teaching courses and labs in electrical and biomedical engineering.

5.      Research Associate, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

         (July 1997 - March 2000).

   Academic research and teaching in biomedical ultrasound.

6.      Research Engineer, INSERM-Unit 556, Lyon, France (Oct. 1993 - July 1997).

   Development of new technologies for cancer therapy.

7.      Quality Control Officer, Biomedical Eng. Unit, Medical Equipment Department, Ministry of Health, Tehran, Iran

         (April 1991 - March 1993).

   Quality and price evaluation of medical equipment for MOH, Iran.

 

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

          More than 50 scientific publications including papers in the peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, theses,

          and technical reports (please see attached list of publications).

 

Courses Taught

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP

         Associate Member, IEEE- UFFC and EMB (since 1993).

         Associate Member, Acoustical Society of America (since 2001).

         Member, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (since 2002).

         Member, International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound (since 2002).

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

         Listed in Marquis Who'sWho in Medicine and Health Care, 5th Edition, 2004-2005.

         Listed in Marquis Who'sWho in Science and Engineering, 8th Edition, 2005-2006.

         Will be listed in Marquis Who'sWho in America, 60th Edition, 2006.

         Will be listed in Marquis Who'sWho in the World, 23rd Edition, 2006.

         MSRT Scholarship: Scholarship from the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology, Tehran, Iran, for the Ph.D. degree,

           1993-1997.

         INSERM Scholarship: Scholarship from the laboratory of INSERM-Unit 556, Lyon, France, affiliated with the Ministry of

           Health, France, for the Ph.D. research work, 1994-1997.

         Ph.D. Award: Ph.D. degree with the Highest Distinction (Tres Honorable Avec Felicitations) ranked into the top 10% of all

           Ph.D. graduates in France, 1997.

         First-rank Diploma Award: High-school diploma ranked into top 1% in Iran (GPA 3.9/4.0), 1981.

 

language proficiencies

English, French, and Farsi.

 

Copyright  2005-2006

Sharif University of Technology, Azadi Ave., PO Box 11365-9363, Tehran, Iran