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Dr Bradley Treeby

UCL Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering


I am an EPSRC Early Career Fellow and lead the UCL Biomedical Ultrasound Group with Dr Ben Cox. My research sits at the interface between physical acoustics, biomedical ultrasound, numerical methods, and high performance computing. In particular, I am interested in developing fast and accurate models of how ultrasound waves travel through the human body. This involves studying many interesting acoustic phenomena from a physical perspective, and then devising novel ways in which these can be captured by a numerical model. Much of my work has been released as an open-source acoustics toolbox for MATLAB called k-Wave. These models have important applications in both ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging, and dosimetry and treatment planning for ultrasound therapy. I work with a multidisciplinary team, and currently collaborate with researchers from a range of backgrounds, including mathematics, physics, computer science, radiology, haematology, oncology, and neurology.

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Available Projects:

Photoacoustic Thermometry Imaging for High-intensity Focused Ultrasound