Portrait of Dr  Ramona Cernat

Dr Ramona Cernat

Research Associate

Research interests

Visual Assessment, supported by NIHR BRC Visual Assessment and Imaging

Past research interests and projects
CO2 Sink Project (FP/6 framework, EU funded)
Spectroscopic OCT with supercontinuum fibre source (Funded by EPSRC, UK)
Development of OCT for Endoscopic Laryngeal Cancer Screening Collaboration with the Northwick Park Hospital,  (Funded by NHS Trust, UK)
Novel method for optical coherence tomography and multiplexed sensing (Funded by EPSRC, UK)

Supervision

Education
2010                 PhD in Physics, Polytechnic University, Bucharest, Romania
2000-2002          Master in Physics, Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania

Professional

Recent publications
R. Cernat, A. Bradu, N. Møller Israelsen, O. Bang, S. Rivet, P. A. Keane, D. Garway Heath, R. Rajendram, A. G. Podoleanu, Gabor fusion master slave optical coherence tomography. Biomedical Optics Express, 8 (2). pp. 813-827. ISSN 2156-7085. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1364/BOE.8.000813) (2017)
https://www.osapublishing.org/boe/abstract.cfm?uri=boe-8-2-813
C. Sinescu, V.F.Duma, S. Canjau, G. Dobre, D. Demian, R. Cernat, M.L. Negrutiu, C. Todea, F.I. Topala, Gh. Hutiu, A.  Bradu, A. Gh. Podoleanu, Dentistry investigations of teeth and dental prostheses using OCT. Proceedings of SPIE, 9887. ISBN 9781510601321. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2227443) (2016)
http://proceedings.spiedigitallibrary.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=2519531
V. F. Duma, G. Dobre, D. Demian, R. Cernat, C. Sinescu, F. Topala, M.L.Negrutiu, G. Hutiu, A. Bradu, A. G. Podoleanu, Handheld scanning probes for optical coherence tomography, Romanian Reports in Physics, Vol. 67, No. 4, p. 1346–1358, Dedicated to International Year of Light 2015 Impact factor: 1.517, (2015)
http://www.rrp.infim.ro/2015_67_4/A14.pdf
R. Cernat, A. Bradu, R. Rajendram, A. Podoleanu Simultaneous measurement of flow at several depths using multiple active paths in a low-coherence interferometer. IEEE Photonics Journal, 7 (3). 0-0. ISSN 1943-0655. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1109/JPHOT.2015.2421439) Imp. Factor: 2.33 (2015)
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7086002/
D. Demian, V.F. Duma, C. Sinescu, M. L. Negrutiu, R. Cernat, F. I. Topala, G. Hutiu, A. Bradu, A. Gh Podoleanu Design and testing of prototype handheld scanning probes for optical coherence tomography Proceed. the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, doi: 10.1177/0954411914543963, vol. 228 no. 8 743-753, Imp. Factor: 1.419, (2014)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25107512
M. R. Avanaki, R. Cernat, P. J. Tadrous, T. Tatla, A. G. Podoleanu, S.A. Hojjatoleslami, Spatial Compounding Algorithm for Speckle Reduction of Dynamic Focus OCT Images, IEEE Photonics Techn. Letters, Vol. 25 Issue: 15 Pages: 1439-1442 DOI: 10.1109/PNRT.2013.2266660, IDS Number: 185QM ISSN: 1041-1135, Impact factor: 2.191  (2013)
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=6530633
R. Cernat, T. S. Tatla, J. Pang, P. J. Tadrous, A. Bradu, G. Dobre, G. Gelikonov, V. Gelikonov, and A. Gh. Podoleanu Dual instrument for in vivo and ex vivo OCT imaging in an ENT department Biomed. Opt. Express 3, 3346-3356, ISSN: 2156-7085, doi:10.1364/BOE.3.003346, Impact factor: 2.333 (2012)
https://www.osapublishing.org/boe/abstract.cfm?uri=boe-3-12-3346