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researcher , biomedical engineer

Jahangir Tavakkoli, Iranian biomedical engineer, researcher. Achievements include development of novel laparoscopic probe to treat cancer using ultrasound; design of novel computer model to simulate nonlinear ultrasound beam propagation in tissue. Research grantee, National Institutes of Health, since 1993.

Background

Tavakkoli, Jahangir was born on March 27, 1963 in Tehran, Iran. Arrived in Canada, 1997. Son of Ghodrat Tavakkoli and Ozra Khaleghi.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, 1988. Master of Science, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France, 1997.

Career

Quality control engineer Ministry of Health, Tehran, Iran, 1991—1993. Research engineer INSREM Unit 556, Lyon, France, 1993—1997. Research associate University Toronto, Canada, 1997—2000.

Associate faculty Purdue University, Indianapolis, since 2002. Senior Research and Development scientist Focus Surgery, Inc., since 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of novel laparoscopic probe to treat cancer using ultrasound. Design of novel computer model to simulate nonlinear ultrasound beam propagation in tissue.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (associate), American Institute Ultrasound in Medicine, Acoustical Society of America (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Soccer, playing cards.

Connections

Married; children: Niki, Neda.

father:
Ghodrat Tavakkoli

mother:
Ozra Khaleghi

children:
Niki Tavakkoli

Neda Tavakkoli