Office of Research

Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound (CIMU)


The mission of the Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound (CIMU) is to:

Foster research collaborations between UW faculty and their industrial partners on industrial and medical ultrasound projects.

Develop industrial and medical ultrasound technology, including instruments, techniques, ideas and products that have value.

Form partnerships with industry that enable this technology to be transferred to the commercial sector.

Educate and train students and technical professionals working in the fields of industrial and medical ultrasound.

Core Services Offered

Radiation Pressure from Ultrasound Helps Kidney Stones Pass,

A "Twinkling Artifact" Targets Kidney Stones or Lithotripsy Treatment,

Funding Information:

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Reporting Structure:

Jeff Simmen, Director of APL

Center Details

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Director: Matula, Thomas J
Location: Oceanography Building (OCE)
Year Started: 2000
Administering College/School: Applied Physics Laboratory 
Faculty Involvement: 15