World Renowned Ultrasound Experts Join uBeam’s Engineering Leadership Team

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2016

We’re very excited to announce today that we’ve added two distinguished experts in acoustics to head uBeam’s engineering.  Paul Chandler, Ph.D., a veteran in ultrasound research and engineering with previous senior leadership in scientific and R&D roles at Acuson, Philips Ultrasound and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, has joined the company as Vice President of Acoustics.   Matthew O’Donnell, Ph.D., currently Dean Emeritus of Engineering at the University of Washington, whose experience spans more than 50 patents and 300 publications, has joined uBeam as Chairman of our Technical Advisory Board.

Paul is a veteran in ultrasound research and development and brings over three decades of experience to uBeam where he will oversee the Acoustics and Transducers Engineering team. Most recently, Paul led scientific research and development as founder of Ultrasound Acoustics Technology, an ultrasound consultancy firm. His leadership experience in research and development includes roles in medical ultrasound devices for Philips and building the world’s first second-harmonic medical ultrasound imaging system for Acuson, a technology which formed the cornerstone to numerous products for the company.

Dr. O’Donnell is renowned for his interdisciplinary focus, including research work in the field of ultrasound at institutions such as the University of Notre Dame, the University of Michigan and currently, as Dean Emeritus of engineering at The University of Washington.  As an expert in ultrasound imaging, his research has resulted in more than 300 publications and numerous awards including the Achievement Award from the IEEE-UFFC Society and membership to the National Academy of Engineering.  Previously, Dr. O’Donnell served as part of General Electric’s corporate research team at their research and development center.