Nuclear Medicine and PET Imaging Group

Osama R. Mawlawi, PhD

Osama R. Mawlawi, Ph.D.

S. Cheenu Kappadath, PhD

S. Cheenu Kappadath, PhD

Mission Statement

To develop Nuclear and PET imaging technologies to aid radiologists/clinicians in improving patient management by applying physics, engineering, mathematics and computer science principles.


  1. Improve image quality through innovations in data acquisition and image generation.
  2. Adapt novel nuclear medicine technologies into routine clinical applications.
  3. Promote accurate quantification in diagnosis and radionuclide therapies.
  4. Train medical professionals in the science and application of nuclear medicine imaging.

Imaging Physics Research

Basic Science Research Labs

Translational Science Research Groups