Andrea Curatolo, PhD
Technical and Strategic Consultant
Andrea Curatolo, an engineer with a background in physics, is a dedicated advocate for imaging technology across various applications, from medical imaging to microscopy. With a Ph.D. in biophotonics from The University of Western Australia (UWA), Andrea excels in his multidisciplinary approach.
His experience encompasses academic research and commercial endeavors. He thrives in collaborative projects, possesses strong analytical skills, and has played key roles such as Group Leader at the International Centre for Translational Eye Research (ICTER). Moreover, he collaborates as Technical and Strategic Consultant at 2EyesVision and OncoRes Medical. Over the years, Andrea’s work has spanned roles like Postdoctoral Fellow at The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), focusing on optical systems for improved eye care diagnostics, and Research Fellow at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, contributing to optical elastography for cancer imaging.
Andrea’s R&D interests are in biomedical imaging techniques, especially optical coherence tomography (OCT), and derived functional extensions of the former to measure tissue stiffness and objective visual response. He is also interested in low-cost breakthroughs in imaging systems engineering design for expanding optical and ophthalmic technology accessibility. Lastly, he is very active in intraoperative imaging to improve surgical care. With a foundation in optics and photonics, coupled with a dedication to innovation, Andrea significantly contributes to the advancement of global eye care technology.
- Ph.D. in Biophotonics and Imaging / Biomedical and Optical Engineering – The University of Western Australia (UWA), 2012-2016 Thesis: “Enhancing Image Quality in Optical Coherence Tomography and Elastography using Optical Beam Shaping and Simulations.”
- Master’s degree (M.Sc.) in Engineering Physics – Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI), Italy, 2004-2006.
- Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Engineering Physics – Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI), Italy, 2001-2004.