Leonardo M. Angelone

Leonardo M. Angelone received the Laurea in electronic engineering from the University of Rome “La Sapienza,” Rome, Italy, in 2001. In 2008, he received the Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering from Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA. From 2001 to 2003, he completed a Research Fellowship at the Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a Postdoctoral Consultant with the Research and Development Department, Surgical Products Division, Hologic Inc., from 2008 to 2009. Since 2009, he has been a Staff Fellow and Biomedical Engineer with the Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories, Center of Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, USA. He has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings. His research interests include the assessment of energy deposition and heating induced in the human body by medical devices using electromagnetic energy.

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A Novel Method to Decrease Electric Field and SAR using an External High Dielectric Sleeve at 3T Head MRI: Numerical and Experimental Results
Bu S. Park, Sunder S. Rajan, Joshua W. Guag, and Leonardo M. Angelone, Division of Physics (DP)/OSEL/CDRH, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), USA, Volume 62, Issue 4, Page: 1063-1069 Materials with high dielectric constant (HDC) have been used in high field MRI to... Read more