Douglas Christensen

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  • Professor, Bioengineering
  • Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering


Research Summary

Ultrasound devices, physics and modeling (such as in therapeutic ultrasound); fiberoptic and guided wave sensors (especially those applicable to biomedical sensing).

Research Groups

  • Sara Johnson, Graduate Student. Bioengineering. 08/2013 - present. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: NIH RA.

Software Titles

  • Hybrid Angular Spectrum Method. A frequency-domain technique for calculating the beam patterns of ultrasound beams in inhomogeneous media, resulting in a one-hundred-fold increase in numerical speed. Release Date: 06/14/2009. Inventors: Douglas Christensen and Urvi Vyas. Distribution List: HIFU community.