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Angelo Sassaroli

Research Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering

Angelo Sassaroli

Research Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering

Phone 617-627-4970
Science and Technology Center
4 Colby Street, Medford, MA
Research: 
near-infrared spectroscopy, diffuse optical tomography
Biography: 

Angelo Sassaroli received his Ph.D. in 2002 from the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo. He first joined the Tufts Department of Biomedical Engineering as a research associate in 2002, and has been a research assistant professor since 2007.

Education: 
Ph.D., University of Electro-Communications, 2002
B.S., University of Florence, 1996
Professional Experience: 
2007-present:

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering

2002-2007:

Research Associate, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering

2001-2002:

Supporting Researcher, Japan Science & Technology Corporation

2000-2001:

Special Researcher, National Institute for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research (Japan)

1997-1999:

STA Fellow, Mechanical Engineering Laboratory

Research Interests: 

Angelo Sassaroli's primary areas of interest include imaging of biological tissues with near-infrared spectroscopy and diffuse tomography for biomedical diagnosis and functional studies, with a particular focus on both theoretical and practical aspects of brain and breast imaging with near-infrared light. He is interested in developing new methods for analyzing photon migrations in biological tissues, including analytical and statistical models.

Selected Honors and Awards: 
STA Fellow, Japan Science and Technology Corporation
Service Memberships: 
SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Optical Society of America