Co-Founder and CEO
Dr. Amir Mirbeik is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of RadioSight. He received the B.Sc and M.Sc. degrees from University of Tehran, Iran, in 2010 and 2013, respectively. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology in 2018. He received the inaugural Paul Kaplan Award for Distinguished Doctoral work at Stevens Institute of Technology. He received the IEEE BioCAS Student Travel Award. He was also the recipient of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Doctoral Fellowship during at Stevens. This program recruits highly motivated doctoral candidates who have strong scientific and technical backgrounds, and who have entrepreneurial aspirations.
Dr. Mirbeik invented the synthetic ultra-wideband imaging technique during his PhD studies at Stevens Institute of Technology. He has been working on the development of this technology since 2014 and is highly committed to further developing this platform within the context of the academic-innovation-transfer process. So far, he has 8 high-impact journal articles, 5 peer-reviewed conference papers, and one US patents related to the invented technology. The invented technology has been supported by an NSF CAREER award since 2016. Also, in Summer 2018, he participated as the Entrepreneurial Lead in an I-Corps program funded by NSF. Their team conducted over 100 interviews with potential customers and partners including dermatologists and medical imaging companies to better understand the market need, reimbursement factors for the imaging technology.
Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Advisor
Dr. Negar Tavassolian is the Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of RadioSight. She is also an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology, where she directs the Bio-Electromagnetics Laboratory. Dr. Tavassolian was Dr. Mirbeik’s Ph.D. advisor at Stevens. They have been working together since 2014. She received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, and McGill University, Montreal, Canada respectively. She received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2011 and was a Postdoctoral Associate at the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2011‒2013.
Dr. Tavassolian was an Assistant Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology from 2013‒2019. She is a recipient of the National Science Foundation Early Career Development Research Award (NSF CAREER) and the Provost Early Career Award for Research Excellence. She a senior member of IEEE and an Associate Editor of the IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters (AWPL). She is a Technical Program Committee member of IEEE MTT-10: Biological Effects and Medical Applications of RF and Microwaves. Her research interests include electromagnetics, wearable sensing, biomedical imaging, and mobile health. Her research is funded by various agencies including the National Science Foundation, US Army, and NASA.
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