Title: Professor of Research
Company: Stony Brook University
Location: Yaphank, New York, United States
Farrokh Avraham Dilmanian, PhD, Professor of Research at Stony Brook University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in radiology education.
Dr. Dilmanian is known for his achievements in research of radiation therapies, having utilized the tissue-sparing effects of arrays of parallel, thin or small X-ray or particle beams. The arrays are referred to as micro-beams when thinner than 0.3 mm, or mini-beams if they are 0.3 to 0.7 mm thick. The method has been applied to preclinical research in the treatment of the intracranial and subcutaneous tumors as well the spinal cord injury research. His work in this field has helped benefit the lives of many. Dr. Dilmanian has worked with Stony Brook University since 1987, and has taught and researched with the institution since 2013. Additionally, Dr. Dilmanian works with the medical department at the prestigious Brookhaven National Laboratory. He has also provided his skills as a visiting scientist with the Weizmann Institute of Science. He has also been the chief physicist at the Nuclear Medicine Division with Elscint Ltd. in Israel.
Dr. Dilmanian was interested in science at an early age, earning a Bachelor of Science in physics from the Israel Institute of Technology in 1970. He continued at the institution to receive a Master of Science in physics in 1973. Upon relocating to the United States, he pursued another degree, this time receiving a PhD at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1980. Following this, he participated as a postdoctoral research associate with the University of Washington until 1983. Dr. Dilmanian was honored for his many accomplishments with the First Long Island Technology Hall of Fame Patent Award in 2008. He has maintained affiliation with the Radiation Research Society, the IEEE, the Nuclear Medical and Imaging Sciences Council and the Voice Against Brain Cancer.
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