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Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013

8:30 AM10:30 AM Goergen Hall 101

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BME & RCBU Seminar Series: Dr. Yoav Medan

Chief Systems Architect at InSightec Ltd. in Israel

On September 24th, join us for a special seminar featuring Dr. Yoav Medan. Yoav Medan is the Chief Systems Architect at InSightec Ltd. in Israel, where he works on MRI-guided focused ultrasound technology. InSightec has been voted a top innovator by TIME Magazine for its revolutionary ultrasound system for noninvasive surgery. Prior to InSightec, he spent 17 years in research and management at the IBM Research Division and was elected to the IBM Academy of Technology. Dr. Medan has taught at the EE department at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, in addition to serving as a lecturer for Avionic Systems at the Aeronautical Engineering faculty, and mentors young entrepreneurs as part of the Technion Alumni Technion for Life program. Dr. Medan is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and holds over two dozen patents. He received his D.Sc. and B.Sc. (Summa Cum Laude) in Aeronautical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and a M.B.A diploma from Bradford University, UK.

The seminar will be held at 8:30 AM, at the Sloan Auditorium in Robert B. Goergen Hall. This seminar is jointly sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Rochester Center for Biomedical Ultrasound.