Professor Richard Prager

Head of School at School of Technology, University of Cambridge

Professor of Engineering, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

Professor Richard Prager is Professor of Engineering in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. His research interests are in the development of ultrasonic imaging techniques and their applications in medicine. He is one of the principle architects of the Stradx and Stradwin freehand 3D ultrasound systems. He is a leader of the Medical Engineering Group in the Machine Intelligence Lab.

Specifically his research focuses on Medical ultrasonic imaging: three-dimensional ultrasound, image enhancement using deconvolution, modelling of ultrasound propagation and scattering, estimation of ultrasound speed and material properties, parallels between ultrasound and sonar, use of graphics processors for efficient implementation.