The Vice-Dean (s) of the Faculty of Engineering is Professor Claudia Prieto, of the Department of Electrical Engineering.
The Vice-Dean (s) of the Faculty of Engineering, Claudia Prieto, is a Civil Engineer of Industries of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and has a PhD in medical imaging from the same university. Since 2011, she is Assistant Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering and from the Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering.
From 2008 to 2011, she was a Research Associate in the Imaging Sciences Division at King’s College London. In 2012, she joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering at London University as a Professor of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Reconstruction. She is currently a Reader in the same Department.
Her main research area is the acquisition and reconstruction of Magnetic Resonance Images (MRI), a medical imaging technique that allows visualizing the inside of the body without invading it.
The academic she was also part of the Biomedical Engineering group that she designed and taught the first degree in Biomedical Engineering at King’s College London School of Medicine. In addition, she was an assistant professor in the Division of Medical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering of said institution.