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    Dr. Nicolas A. Karakatsanis
    Dr. Nicolas A. Karakatsanis
    Research Scientist at Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai
    New York, USA
    Confirmed Profile
    Also known asNikolaos Karakatsanis
    Date of birth28 June 1982
    Place of birthAthens, Greece
    LocalityNew York, USA
    Professional Status
    Listening for opportunities
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  • Biography
    I was born in Athens, Greece on 28th of June 1982, where I grew up and completed my high school education on the summer of 2000.On fall of the same year I was admitted at the 5-year undergraduate program of the School of Electrical and Computer...
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  • Professional Experience
    2011 - Present
    Dr. Nicolas A. Karakatsanis is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins University since February 2011. He is a member of the Emission Tomography Image Reconstruction and Analysis Lab (ETIRA Lab) led by Dr. Arman Rahmim, Assistant Professor of Radiology and Electrical and Computer Engineer at Johns Hopkins University.
    2011 - Present
    2005 - 2010
    PhD Thesis Title:Evaluation and Optimization of Medical Imaging Positron Emission Tomography Systems using Monte Carlo Simulation AlgorithmsAdvisor committee: Prof. Konstantina S. Nikita, Prof. Nikolaos Uzunoglu, Prof. Dimitrios-Dionysios Koutsouris, Prof. Arion F Chatziioannou, Prof. Evangelos Gazis, Assist. Prof. George Loudos
    2010 - 2010
    2010 - 2010
    Appointed scientific consultant at the PET/CT unit at the Department of Nuclear Medicine of the 401 Military HospitalAlso co-led a project to enhance the cyber-defense and web security of the official hellenic army web site: www.army.grAlso actively participated in a national exercise to demonstrate the capabilities and robustness of the web security features of the official hellenic army web site from potential enemy web cyber-attacks
    2007 - 2007
    Conduct research as a PET/CT Consultant to a Biograph 6 PET/CT clinical scanner facility of the Medical Center of Athens, under the supervision of Dr Dimitris Maintas
    2006 - 2007
    2006 - 2007
    Conduct research, under the supervision of Dr Arion Chatziioannou, in the area of small animal (pre-clinical) PET imaging employing the microPET Focus 220 PET scanner as well as Monte Carlo simulation tools, open source software image reconstruction methods and quantitative data analysis methods
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  • Educational Background
    2005 - 2010
    2005 - 2010
    2005 - 2010
    2006 - 2007
    2006 - 2007
    2000 - 2005
    2000 - 2005
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  • Professional Skills
    Problem Solving
    Medical Imaging
    Data Analysis
    Life Sciences
    Biomedical Engineering
    Clinical Research
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  • Milestones

    Thomaideio Award for best journal publication at National Technical University of Athens, 2006Thomaideio Award for best diploma thesis (undergraduate) at National Technical University of Athens, 2005IEEE Travel Award to IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference 2009IEEE Travel Award to IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference 2011IEEE Travel Award to IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference 2012

  • Interests
    Chess, Cycling, Photography, Acoustic GuitarBlogging, TravellingSoccer, Basketball, Tennis, Running
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