Walter O’Dell

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida, Shands Cancer Center, Gainesville, USA

Dr. O’Dell obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in the discipline of Applied and Engineering Physics from Cornell University and a PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1995. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Bioengineering at the University of California, San Diego and began working in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2000. He joined the faculty of the University of Florida in 2010 where he holds appointments in both Radiation Oncology and Biomedical Engineering. He has taught classroom and laboratory courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in systems analysis and signal processing. He is an expert in image processing and computer-aided detection of metastases, finite element analysis, numerical modeling of cancer cell migration in the brain, and in particular 3D/4D image registration, image fusion and in modeling radiation delivery to pulmonary targets. He is internationally recognized for his physiological motion tracking techniques in cardiac tissue. He has published extensively in the fields of biomedical engineering, medical physics and medical imaging.

Biography Updated on 19 June 2012

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