Dr. Rob J Cooper studied Physics at New College, Oxford before obtaining his PhD in Medical Physics from UCL. Formerly a post-doc at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital, he is now an EPSRC Early Career Fellow in the Biomedical Optics Research Laboratory at UCL. Dr. Cooper’s research is focussed on advancing and translating diffuse optical imaging methods, particularly for application to newborn brain injury. He is Co-Director of neoLAB: an interdisciplinary neonatal neuroimaging research group based in UCL and Cambridge.