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Constantinos Pitris

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cyprus University of Technology

Constantinos Pitris


Constantinos Pitris has completed his studies at the University of Texas at Austin (BS Honors in Electrical Engineering, 1993, MS in Electrical Engineering, 1995), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Ph.D. in Electrical and Medical Engineering, 2000), and Harvard Medical School (MD Magna Cum Laude in Medicine, 2002). He has worked as a research assistant at the University of Texas and Massachusetts Institute of Technology and as a postdoctoral associate at the Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine of the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. His main research interests cover the areas of optics and biomedical imaging. The overlying goal of this research is the introduction of new technologies in clinical applications for the improvement of the diagnostic and therapeutic options of modern health care systems to directly impact patient prognosis and outcome. He has been a Lecturer, Assistant Professor, and, currently, an Associate Professor in the faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Cyprus since June 2002. He is an active member of the Optical Society of America and a reviewer for Optics Letters, Applied Optics and Biomedical Optics. Dr.. Pitris has published 4 patents, 1 book, 3 book chapters, 40 articles in refereed journals and 100 papers in conference proceedings. References το these publications exceed 3400 with an h-index of 24 (Scopus Citation Report).

Research Interest

Lasers, Biomedical Optics, Optical Imaging, Optical Coherence Tomography, Confocal Microscopy, Fluorescence and Raman Spectroscopy, Medical Instrumentation, Biomedical Signals and Systems, Medical Diagnostics

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