Principal Investigator


Kenneth Hoyt, PhD, MBA, FAIUM
Director, Small Animal Imaging Facility for Cancer Research

Kenneth Hoyt attended Drexel University where he received a BS degree in Electrical Engineering (2001) and then a PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering (2005). Following a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Rochester, he moved to the Department of Radiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in 2008 where he was an Associate Professor until 2015. During his tenure in Birmingham, Dr. Hoyt also obtained an MBA degree from the UAB School of Business (2011). In 2015, Dr. Hoyt relocated to Texas and joined the faculty in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Texas at Dallas where he is now a tenured Associate Professor.

Research Scientists

Lokesh Basavarajappa, PhD
Mawia Khairalseed, PhD
Girdhari Rijal, PhD
Hossein Zangooei, PhD

Graduate Students

Katherine Brown, Bioengineering
Swapnil Dolui, Bioengineering
Hassan Jahanandish, Bioengineering
Dominique James, Bioengineering
Kulsoom Javed, Bioengineering
Ketki Khapare, Bioengineering
Ryan Margolis, Bioengineering
Ipek Oezdemir, Bioengineering
Kaitlin Rabe, Bioengineering
Saurabh Raut, Bioengineering
Haowei Tai, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Undergraduate Students

Akila Donepudi, Bioengineering
Kelvin Graham, Bioengineering
Brian Merlo, Bioengineering
Abhishek Srinivas, Mechanical Engineering
Sarah Tempelmeyer, Mechanical Engineering