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Expert in Scintillators, Semiconductors, Photodetectors, Photomultipliers, Avalanches Photodiodes, PET

Expert ID: 729256 Belgium

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As a doctor in physics, Expert conducted his research in the field of instrumentation and radiation detectors for medical applications. He studied a Positron Emission Tomograph (PET) dedicated to small animals using new heavy scintillators and Avalanche Photodiodes. He has also performed numerical simulations using Monte-Carlo methods in order to evaluate the design of a small PET prototype.

Expert have knowledge in experimental physics, programming, medical physics, medical imaging, statistics, e-learning, smart education, and information technology, among other related fields.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2002 Degree: PhD in Physics Subject: Physics; Radiation Detector and Instrumentation for Medical Applications Institution: Free University of Brussels
Year: 1995 Degree: Postgraduate Masters Subject: Theoretical Physics Institution: Free University of Brussels

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2009 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Collaborator Department: Responsibilities: Statistical analysis using SPSS.
Years: 2005 to 2008 Employer: Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium Title: Senior researcher Department: Computing Responsibilities: Implementation of Wind Gust Estimation method.
Statistical validation of Wind Gust Estimation method.
Operational implementation of a real time service for extreme wind gusts situations.
Years: 2003 to 2004 Employer: ULB Title: Collaborator Department: Nuclear Metrology Responsibilities: Electron and Photon transport.
Years: 1995 to 2002 Employer: ULB/VUB Title: Researcher Department: Physics Responsibilities: Development of instrumentation for Positron Emission Tomography.
R & D on heavy scintillators.
Study of the optical and temporal properties of series of scintillators and avalanche photodiodes.
Evaluation of the performance of a future camera PET dedicated to small animals using Monte Carlo Simulations.
Study of new fast and radiation hard scintillators for calorimetry at LHC.
Development of scintillating materials and instrumentation for nuclear medicine.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2005 to 2008 Agency: Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium: Role: Senior Researcher Description: Implementation of Wind Gust Estimation method.
Statistical validation of Wind Gust Estimation method.
Operational implementation of a real time service for extreme wind gusts situations.

Career Accomplishments

Professional Appointments
Senior Researcher
Awards / Recognition
Van Buuren Scholarship (Van Buuren Foundation)

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English
French
Arabic

Fields of Expertise

acoustic imaging, biomedical imaging, breast imaging, carbon dioxide sensor, carbon monoxide detector, Cerenkov counter, crystal counter, dosimeter, electromagnetic radiation detection, electromagnetic radiation scattering, gamma counter, gamma radiation detection, gamma-ray detector, gamma-ray spectrometry, infrared radiation detection, light scattering spectroscopy, magnetic resonance imaging, medical diagnostic imaging, medical statistics, medical ultrasonics, medical X-ray equipment, multiplier phototube, neutron counter, nuclear medicine imaging, optical detection system, particle detector, photoconductive material, photosensor, positron emission tomography, proton counter, proton magnetic resonance, pulse radar, quantum statistics, radar sensor, radiation detector, radionuclide imaging, scintillation counter, silicon diode, silicon reference diode, sodium iodide detector, statistical sampling plan, ultraviolet detector, X-ray detector, X-ray imaging, nuclear medicine, World Wide Web programming, particle classification, gamma camera, integer programming, light diffusion, debugger, programmable logic device design, discrete cosine transform, programmable chip, Student's t statistic, Macintosh software, image transmission, statistical process control software, medical informatics, particle transport, digital video signal compression, calibration software, SAS programming language, real-time software, photoelectricity, bismuth silicon oxide, infrared remote control, detector array, Macintosh programming, data acquisition software, C compiler, digital telecommunication, programmable logic control, digital data, Fermi-Dirac statistics, Bose-Einstein statistics, programmable array logic, programmable gate array, programmable logic array, ionization chamber, radiation dose, Cerenkov radiation, electron affinity, digital signal acquisition, mechanical system simulation software, electronic communication equipment, medical diagnostics, tomography, digital-to-analog converter, programmable logic device, acceptance sampling, statistical sampling, medical technology, applied physics, statistical computer software, infrared sensor, applied statistics, Microsoft Windows programming, digital signal processing chip, parallel computer processing, mathematics software, programming language processor software, input/output software, device driver, UNIX-to-UNIX copy program software, computer programming, simulation programming language, Structured Query Language, FORTRAN programming language, program evaluation-and-review technique, digital-to-analog conversion, word processing software, infrared radiation energy, interpretive programming language, high-level programming language, programmable controller, computer interpreter, command programming, nuclear magnetic resonance, gamma radiation, Compton scattering, time-series analysis, stochastic process, sensor, relational database management system, radiology, nuclear radiation shielding, radar, procedural programming language, Pascal programming language, object-oriented programming language, medical X-ray, Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, energy analysis software, Doppler radar, discriminant analysis, digital signal processing, electronic equipment diagnostic equipment, curve fitting, computer virus, computer software, chi-square method, DOS batch language

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