Faculty Profile

Shiva Abbaszadeh

Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering
Shiva Abbaszadeh
Shiva Abbaszadeh
Assistant Professor
111H Talbot Laboratory MC 234
104 S. Wright Street
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 300-2542

Primary Research Area

  • Radiological Science

Education

  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada, 2014

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, 1/2017 ￿ present
  • Stanford Molecular Imaging Scholars (SMIS) Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, 04/2014 ￿ 12/2016

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Resident Instruction

  • NPRE 451, NPRE Laboratory(Radiation Detection and Measurement), Spring 2017

Research Interests

  • Image processing and data analysis
  • Mixed-signal circuit design
  • Application of nanotechnology for cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Biomedical sensors
  • Molecular imaging
  • Imaging detector technology

Research Areas

  • Emerging X-ray imaging techniques
  • Handheld biodiagnostic device for healthcare and the environment
  • Image processing and statistical performance assessment
  • Instrumentation for emission tomography (PET and SPECT)
  • Liquids and glassy materials
  • Materials Science
  • Nanomaterial-mediated radiation therapy
  • Novel isotope identification algorithms
  • Radiological Science
  • X-ray and gamma ray imaging detectors

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings

Patents

  • K. S. Karim and S. Abbaszadeh, “Radiation Detector System and Method of Manufacture,” granted, US9269838, 2016.

Professional Societies

  • International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) - Member
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Member

Honors

  • Stanford￿s Jump Start Award for Excellence in Research (2016)
  • Stanford Molecular Imaging Scholar (SMIS) (2014-2016)
  • SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship (2013)
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2012-2013)
  • Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) Fellowship (2012)