University College London. Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow and Reader in Biomedical Engineering. Lead Multi-Modal Spectroscopy Group UCL
Dr Tachtsidis is a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow and Reader in Biomedical Engineering at University College London, UK. He is a senior member of the Biomedical Optics Research Laboratory and heads the Multi-Modal Spectroscopy Group. His research is highly multi-disciplinary, crossing the boundaries between engineering, physics, neuroscience and clinical medicine. The technical focus of his work is the development and use of non-invasive optical instruments and techniques for monitoring brain oxygenation, haemodynamics andmetabolism. A major part of Dr Tachtsidis research is to investigate the use and limitations of functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy or fNIRS in neuroscience applications.