Dr. Yair Zimmer
Dr. Yair Zimmer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Academic Education
Years
Title
Institute (City)
Department
1981-84
B.Sc.
Tel Aviv University
Physics
1989-93
M.Sc.
Tel Aviv University
Physics  (Medical Physics)
1993-02
Ph.D
Tel Aviv University
Physics  (Medical Physics)
  
Degree
Supervisor
Title of Thesis
M.Sc.
Prof. Solange Akselrod
Assessment of Cardiac Function from Short-Axis Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Images Using Automatic Boundary Extraction
Ph.D.
Prof. Solange Akselrod
Computerized Classification of Ovarian Masses Based on Ultrasound Images
 
 Academic and Industrial Employment
 
Years
Employer (Location)
Subject
2005-2013
Afeka – Tel Aviv Academic College of Engineering   (Tel Aviv)
Lecturer, Department of Medical Engineering
Area: medical engineering (medical imaging, image processing, medical ethics), general physics
2009-2011
Tel Aviv University
(Tel Aviv)
Lecturer, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Area: medical image processing
1999-2003
"Ramot" (Tel Aviv University)
(Tel Aviv)
Researcher, the Izmel project for developing technologies for medical applications
Area: image processing (MRI), data analysis
1990-1996
Tel Aviv University
(Tel Aviv)
Instructor and Lecturer, 1st year undergraduate physics lab
Area: general physics (mechanics, electricity and magnetism)
 
Academic Activities
Previous Research and Development Activities
  • Research as part of the M.Sc. and Ph.D. studies (see list of publications below).
  • Investigating temperature measurement by MRI (within the Izmel project).
  • Cooperation with Dr. Hedva Spitzer (Vision Research Lab, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University) in applying a new vision-based algorithm to medical ultrasound images. The results were presented in the 11th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (See publication no. 9 in section 5.3 below).
  • Cooperation with Prof. Ronnie Tepper (Ultrasound Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center).
  • Joint research with Dr. Vered Aharonson and Dr. Israela Becker (Afeka) about computer analysis of sentiment in text.
 
Our Services
  • Biomed and med engineering simulation laboratory
  • Medical mechanics, bioelectronics, medical sensors, and signal processing consulting
  • Cooperation with leading hospitals and global research groups
  • Peripheral micro-circulatory measurement system for RBC flux and tissue oxygen tension measurements
  • Fluid dynamics visualization lab.
  • Regulatory consulting
  • Conferences and workshops
  • Professional courses
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