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Name

Andria Hadjipanteli

Job Title

Medical physics researcher

Work Position

Research fellow

Interests

Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, Radiotherapy, Radiation Protection, Imaging, Programming, Non-ionising Radiation

Short CV

EDUCATION:
– University College London, PhD (2009-2013)
• PhD thesis title: Assessment of the 3D spatial distribution of the Calcium/Phosphorus ratio in bone
– The University of Nottingham, BSc (Hons) Physics (2006-2009)
• Degree Classification: 1st class
• Dissertation Project: Forced Oscillation Technique for Human Lungs

SPECIFIC RESEARCH TECHNIQUES:
• Micro-computed tomography imaging; data acquisition and analysis.
• Software programming (Matlab).
• Simulations.
• Imaging system characterisation.
• Image reconstruction.
• Quantitative algortihms development.
• Dual energy analysis.
• Detector characterisation.
• Electron-dispersive x-ray spectroscopy.
• Finite Element Analysis (Abaqus).
• Precipitation reactions for hydroxyapatite phantom preparation.
• Mechanical compression tests.
• Gamma source imaging.
• X-ray spectrum measurements.

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT:
• Attendance and poster presentation in European Congress of Radiology (Vienna, 2013).
• Attendance and poster presentation in International Conference of Osteoporosis (Manchester, 2012).
• Bank of Cyprus Oncology Centre: Observed medical physicists in their work. Attended 3D-treatment planning, interstitial brachytherapy treatments, dosimetry and quality assurance (2006).
• Member of AAPM.
• Attendance in Osteoporosis Diagnosis Training Course, organised by the
International Osteoporosis Foundation (2010).
• Attended courses on writing reports, thesis and project proposals, statistics, problem solving, decision making, time management, communication skills, and management skills.

Publications

– Journal Publication: Hadjipanteli A, Kourkoumelis N, Olivo A, Fromme P, Huang J, Speller R 2013 A new technique for the assessment of the 3D spatial distribution of the Calcium/Phosphorus ratio in bone apatite Physiological Measurement. Selected to be featured on medphysweb (http://medicalphysicsweb.org/cws/article/research/55210)
– Electronic poster: Hadjipanteli A, Olivo A, Kourkoumelis N, Fromme P, Huang J, Speller R 2013 A new technique for the assessment of the 3D spatial distribution of the Ca/P ratio in bone for osteoporosis diagnosis and fracture prevention European Congress of Radiology DOI: 10.1594/ecr2013/C-2397
– Poster presentation: Hadjipanteli A, Kourkoumelis N, Tzaphlidou M, Speller R 2013 Ca/P concentration ratio of bone tissues evaluated by energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy and x-ray microtomography ICDD Spring Meetings
– Proceedings paper, poster presentation: Hadjipanteli A, Huang J, Fromme P, Kourkoumelis N, Olivo A, Tzaphlidou M, Speller R 2012 Development of a new technique for the investigation of the 3D spatial distribution of the Calcium/Phosphorus ratio effect in osteoporosis Osteoporosis International 23: S605 – S605