Our laboratory develops and implements ultrasonic beamforming methods, ultrasonic imaging modalities, and ultrasonic devices. Our current focus is on beamforming methods that are capable of generating high-quality images in the difficult-to-image patient population. These methods include general B-mode and Doppler imaging techniques that utilize additional information from the ultrasonic wavefields. We attempt to build these imaging methods into real-time imaging systems in order to apply them to clinical applications. Other projects in our laboratory include the development of novel ultrasonic imaging devices, such as small, intravascular ultrasound arrays capable of generating high acoustic output. These arrays are capable of generating radiation force in order to push on tissue to elucidate the mechanical properties and structure of vascular plaques.
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Postdoctoral fellow and Dahl Lab member Marko Jakovljevic has been selected by the Stanford Child Health Research Institute (CHRI) to attend the Eureka Institute's Translational Medicine Summer School in Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 9-13, 2018.
Bioengineering Graduate Student and Dahl Lab member Jasmine Shu has been selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to receive a Graduate Research Fellowship.