Professor Hamid Dehghani's Inaugural Lecture In 'Inaugural Lecture Series' Inaugural Lecture Series Back to 'Events' Wednesday 30 January 2019, 17:30 - 18:30Venue: Lecture Theatre 124, Chemical Engineering (Y11 on campus map - PDF) Seeing through the body: Shedding light on seeing beyond the naked eye Colour and intensity of light depends on the medium through which it is travelling. Professor Hamid Dehghani will describe how we can shine light into the human body and measure its changing colour and intensity to detect and monitor diseases. Professor Hamid Dehghani is a Birmingham Hero and Professor of Medical Imaging at the School of Computer Science and the Healthcare Technologies Institute (HTI). His research focusses on non-invasive imaging and measurement of physiological information from biological tissue. Professor Dehghani's research sits within the Centre for Human Brain Health, where he is developing greater insight into the brain. BitMap (Brain injury and trauma monitoring using advanced photonics), led by Professor Dehghani, is an innovative new Horizon 2020-funded project, which is developing a suite of light based non-invasive devices that can provide essential information about brain health. The project aims to improve the treatment and care of those suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI) and neonates with brain injury from pregnancy or birthing complications. The project is also motivated by the clinical evidence that such devices would lead to significantly improved healthcare and reduced socioeconomic impact. Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be served at the drinks reception following the event. Alcoholic drinks will be only be served to those who are aged 18 or over. Registration Name First Last Email School/Office/Organisation (please state) Capacity in which you are attending this event Please select Staff Student Alumnus Applicant Friend/Family Other (please specify below) Please select one Additional information How did you hear about our event? Please select University of Birmingham website Emailed invitation Friend/Colleague Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Other (please specify below) Additional information Additional guests 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Submit Your data matters to us! For details on how we manage your personal data, please read our up-to-date information regarding events. The information supplied on this form may be used by the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences to contact you by either telephone or email with details about this event only. Please visit the University's Data Protection Policy page to read more.