People

Uribe-Patarroyo Group Members

Taylor Cannon is a PhD student in the Health Sciences and Technology program at MIT. She received her undergraduate training at Vanderbilt University and is currently working on enhancing structural contrast in OCT for clinical diagnostic imaging applications.

Rachel Chae is an undergraduate student at MIT majoring in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. She is currently working on applying spectroscopic OCT to lipid-rich plaque detection.

Giulia Mansutti is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. She completed her Ph.D. in Telecommunications Engineering at the University of Padova (Padova, Italy). Giulia joined the Wellman Center for Photomedicine in March 2021, and her research mainly focuses on laser speckle imaging.

Sebastián Ruiz-Lopera is a PhD student in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science program at MIT. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Physics and Master’s degree in Applied Physics from EAFIT University (Colombia). He is currently focused on developing post-processing techniques for improving image quality and contrast in structural and functional OCT.

Bhaskara Rao Chintada is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He fulfilled all the requirements of the doctoral studies program at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, in Electrical Engineering in 2021. His current research focuses on developing additional biomarkers to complement conventional ultrasound and OCT images to diagnose lung and coronary artery diseases.

Ginger Schmidt is a PhD student in the Health Sciences and Techology program at MIT. She received her BSc in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College. She is currently working on OCT applications in elastography.