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Gianmarco Pinton

Mary Ellen Jones 9212A
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
UNC Chapel Hill

gia@email.unc.edu, gia@email.unc.edu

Research Areas:
  • Biomedical Imaging
Education:
  • Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
  • M.S. Mathematics and Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
  • B.S.E Biomedical Engineering/ B.S. Physics, Duke University

Bio

Our lab is interested in the nonlinear propagation of ultrasound and mechanical waves and their applications to medical imaging and therapy. Our research has been motivated by the observation that for intense sources the speed of wave propagation is no longer constant and that this complicates the mathematical framework but it also creates new opportunities. The goal of our work consists of three parts: to develop the physics and simulation tools that describes nonlinear wave propagation, to develop new diagnostic ultrasound imaging methods, to characterize shear shock wave propagation and its relationship to traumatic brain injury.

Research Interests

Ultrasound Imaging
Traumatic Brian Injury
Nonlinear and Shock waves
Ultrasound Therapy


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