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Professor Jorge Ripoll Lorenzo

PhD in Physics from the UAM in 2000 pre- and post-doctoral stays in UPENN (USA), JRC (Italy), UCL (England), FORTH (Greece) and Harvard (USA). Fellow in Radiology at Harvard (2002) and Visiting Fellow at MGH-Harvard (2002-2007). Tenure track (2005-2008) and tenure research professor position (2008-2012) at Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (Greece). Visiting Professor at ETH (2010-2011), and the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) (2012). Since 2011 he has been teaching at the UC3M Department of Bioengineering, as an adjunct professor, with full incorporation as Visiting Professor at UC3M in September 2012, and obtained Tenure in 2020. Co-founder of the European Society for Molecular Imaging (ESMI) and former member of the Executive Committee of ESMI Member. Recipient of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Fellowship for Young International Scientists (2011-2012) and the Young Investigator Excellence award of the UC3M (2016). Principal investigator in 8 European projects, recipient of a Marie Curie Reintegration Grant, and currently involved in FET project SENSITIVE, under H2020.  He has directed 8 doctoral theses being defended in the last three in UC3M, with one currently under way. Author of over 100 articles in refereed journals, has given more than 40 invited talks in academic centers and more than 35 invited talks at conferences, including a "Keynote lecture" in the CMIST Industry Day 2011 (Zurich), and AOP 2019 (Lisbon), and a "Distinguished Seminar" at the CNIO (2014). Author of the book "Principles of Diffuse Light Propagation", published by World Scientific Press (2012). Inventor of 15 patents, consultant for Perkin Elmer (2010-2012), Visen Medical (2003-2010), Scanco (2004) and Genex Tech. (2002). In July 2013 he co-founded 4D-Nature Imaging Consulting S.L., company dedicated to in-vivo optical imaging.