Prof. Haim Azhari

Medical Imaging using MRI, Ultrasound, Image-guided Therapy and Imaging of Nanoparticles

Job Title Dean of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering
Phone 073-3784145
Office Silver Building, Room 366
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  • 1987 DSc Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion-IIT Haifa, Israel
  • 1984 MSc Cum Laude, Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1977 BSc Mechanical Engineering, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Technion-IIT, Haifa, Israel
  • From 1987 to 1990 he was on the staff of the Technion Department of Biomedical Engineering in a postdoctoral position. Prof. Azhari then received a double appointment as an International Research Fellow in both the Department of Radiology and the Division of Cardiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore Maryland USA, and was in the USA from 1990 to 1992. On his return in 1992 he was appointed Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Engineering Technion-IIT. From 1999-2000 he was on a Sabbatical leave at Harvard Medical School at Beth-Israel radiology department at Boston Massachusetts. Between 2011-2015, he was the president of the Israeli Society for Medical and Biological Engineering (ISMBE).
  • Research and Development of algorithms and methods for medical imaging
  • Research and Development of pulse sequence algorithms for rapid magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Development of methods for image-guided minimally-invasive procedures
  • Image based monitoring of thermal treatments and ablation
  • Thermal and therapeutic monitoring of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) treatments using imaging
  • Development and Imaging of theranostic Nanoparticles for diagnosis and therapy
  • Multimodal imaging