Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Imaging Physics

The research by the Ultrasound Group focuses on the development of quantitative, functional, sensitive and specific imaging tools with ultrasound, microbubble contrast agents, and light; examples of projects include: correction of ultrasound attenuation for quantitative imaging of tissue perfusion with microbubbles; molecular imaging with ultrasound and targeted microbubbles; ultrasound modulated optical tomography; nonlinear propagation of ultrasound wave in tissue containing microbubbles; nonlinear ultrasound Doppler techniques; a second research group develops new imaging devices where engineering and design principles play a central role in the solution of medical problems; examples of projects include: development of interventional MRI coil; development of an intra-vascular ultrasound scanning device that can be used to image coronary arteries.

Entry requirements

A relevant degree required.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,924 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 20,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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