Brent Foy was born in 1963. He received the B.S. degree in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1985 and the Ph.D. degree in medical physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Health Sciences and Technology Division, in 1991. He received the John F. Burke Postdoctoral Fellowship in 1991 and became a Research Fellow in the Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School between 1991 and 1994. In 1994, Foy joined the Department of Physics of Wright State University as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to be an Associate Professor in 2000. He has been the Director of the Medical Physics Program at Wright State University since 1995. His primary area of expertise is computational modeling of biological systems, and he has applied this to stochastic cellular systems, microarray analysis, asbestos modeling of the lung, biochemical reaction systems, and diffusive transport in cartilage. Foy has recently become involved with analyzing nonlinear environmental processes such as watershed transit times.
Biography Updated on 4 September 2011