Silvina Ferradal has been an assistant professor in the Luddy School’s Department of Intelligent Systems Engineering since August 2019. Her research is placed in the intersection between development and clinical translation of non-invasive imaging tools for pediatric populations, specifically, neonates and young infants.
She has extensive experience in advanced optical and magnetic resonance imaging techniques to investigate brain connectivity and physiology in both infants and adults.
She has a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina, and a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. After graduation, she worked as a postdoctoral fellow and research consultant in the Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
Areas of Expertise
Neuroimaging, biomedical optics, diffuse optical imaging. magnetic resonance imaging.