Dr. Arash Darafsheh
Assistant Professor at Washington Univ School of Medicine in St Louis
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Area of Expertise:
Super-resolution microscopy , Biomedical device design , Medical Physics , Photodynamic therapy , Fiber optics , Spectroscopy
Profile Summary

Arash Darafsheh is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, a board certified medical physicist by American Board of Radiology (ABR), and the PI of the Optical Imaging and Dosimetry Lab at the Department of Radiation Oncology in Washington University School of Medicine. His current active research interests are related to the applications of optics in radiation oncology. Dr. Darafsheh is a productive researcher and has published over 85 journal and conference papers, one patent, 6 book chapters, and one book. He actively pursues knowledge transfer to business and was awarded an NIH grant for his pioneering work on developing a new technology for microsphere-assisted super-resolution microscopy. He is also working on developing a new technology for real-time high-resolution fiber optic dosimetry for proton therapy for which he has received a research grant from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). His publications have been cited over 1700 times and his h-index is 20. Dr. Darafsheh is a member of SPIE, AAPM, and senior member of OSA. He is an editorial board member of Heliyon, has served as a guest associate editor for Medical Physics and as an ad-hoc reviewer for over 50 different scientific journals.
Publications (36)

Proceedings Article | 25 February 2020 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11224, Optics and Ionizing Radiation
KEYWORDS: Scanners, Radiotherapy, Radiation dosimetry, Ionization, Polymerization, Absorbance, Spatial resolution

Proceedings Article | 25 February 2020 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11224, Optics and Ionizing Radiation
KEYWORDS: Optical fibers, Fiber optics, Sensors, Spectroscopy, Electrons, Magnetism, Radiotherapy, Radiation dosimetry, Ionization

Proceedings Article | 17 February 2020 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11231, Design and Quality for Biomedical Technologies XIII
KEYWORDS: Radiotherapy, Radiation dosimetry, Absorbance, Absorption

Proceedings Article | 9 September 2019 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11087, Biosensing and Nanomedicine XII
KEYWORDS: Radio optics, Fiber optics, Spectroscopy, Energy transfer, Radiotherapy, Ionization, Scintillation, In vivo imaging, Spatial resolution, Fiber optics tests

Proceedings Article | 14 May 2019 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11000, Fiber Optic Sensors and Applications XVI
KEYWORDS: Optical fibers, Fiber optics, Spectroscopy, Scintillators, Radiotherapy, Hollow waveguides

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