DR. ADNAN ELAHI
Dr. Adnan Elahi is a postdoctoral researcher at the Translational Medical Device Lab, NUI Galway. He holds PhD in Electronic Engineering from the National University of Ireland Galway, M.Sc. in Embedded Digital Systems from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom and BS in Computer Engineering from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Lahore, Pakistan. His PhD research was focused on investigation and development of novel signal processing algorithms to improve microwave imaging of the breast. His current research is focused on the development of novel electromagnetic medical imaging and therapeutic devices. His current research projects include: dielectric spectroscopy for biological tissues; thermal ablation for the treatment of primary aldosteronism; microwave medical imaging for the diagnosis of breast cancer; and a medical device for the monitoring of osteoporosis.
He has previously worked as a visiting postgraduate researcher at the University of Calgary, Canada; as a Research Associate at Computer Vision Research Group (COMVIS), Lahore, Pakistan and as a lecturer (2007-2012) at CIIT Lahore, Pakistan.
He has received a number of national and international awards including IRC “New Foundations” Grant; SFI PhD Fellowship; and several EU COST Action grants for Short-term Scientific Missions and attending training schools. He is an active member of MiMed and EMF-MED EU Cost Actions.