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Kawal Rhode
Kawal Rhode

Professor Kawal Rhode

Professor in Biomedical Engineering and the Head of Education at the School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences

Research interests

  • Imaging sciences

Biography

Research interests

Image-guided interventions; medical image processing; patient-specific cardiac biophysical modelling; medical robotics; 3D printing in healthcare; pedagogy for biomedical engineering; translational research

    Research

    MRI main image
    Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Medical Engineering

    The Centre focuses on the science and engineering of medical imaging. The UK is strong in medical imaging, with the Centre hosting the largest research group in this area in Europe.The Centre combines fundamental research in engineering, physics, mathematics, computing, and chemistry with medicine and biomedical research. The 400 inter-disciplinary scientists in the Centre are transforming the diagnosis and treatment of patients, and will deliver exceptional research.

    News

    Funding from The Convocation Trust provides greater opportunities for Black Engineers

    The University of London Convocation trust has committed £10,000 towards stipends for summer research placements for undergraduate students on the Success for...

    The Convocation Trust

    New cross-disciplinary teaching collaboration between King's College London and TEDI-London

    Shared teaching module creates complimentary skillsets for biomedical and design engineering students.

    students sitting together in front of medical euqipment

    Back to (Hospital of) the Future: New Scientist Live 2023

    The School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences is headed back to New Scientist Live with their award-winning exhibit, Hospital of the Future.

    NSL new banner v2

    Biomedical Engineering scores highest rating for an Undergraduate Programme at King's

    The Biomedical Engineering BEng/MEng programme has achieved an overall average of 87% positive responses in the National Student Survey (NSS) for 2023.

    NSS image v2

    Success for Black Engineers Programme begins partnership with Global Software Supplier, Ansys

    Ansys’ Black Employee Network have committed $3000 towards events for undergraduate engineering students on the Success for Black Engineers programme.

    black woman in front of computers smiling

    MSc Clinical Sciences programmes receive IPEM accreditation

    MSc Clinical Sciences programmes in Clinical Engineering and Medical Physics have received accreditation status from The Institute of Physics and Engineering...

    accreditation v2

    King's teaching module wins Education Innovation Award

    The Synthetic Anatomy Module, an integrated innovative anatomy teaching module developed and delivered by Dr Mandeep Gill Sagoo, Professor Richard Wingate,...

    teaching module image

    Success For Black Engineers Students Visit Siemens Factory

    Students on the Success for Black Engineers programme learnt about superconducting magnets and how MRI scanners are produced on a recent field trip to Siemens...

    Siemens trip group photo

    Medical 3D printing restores 100 year old Museum of Life Sciences specimen

    Prof Kawal Rhode, School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences, and Royal Veterinary College Student, Asma Bint-Zubair, have restored a 100 year old...

    Asma restoration 2

    Researchers successfully 3D print prosthesis for cancer patients

    Researchers have successfully used a bespoke software and 3D printing to create a chest wall prosthesis for cancer patients.

    3D print

    Events

    14May4

    Diversity Impact Programme: Community of Practice- Diversity & Employability in Engineering

    Royal Academy of Engineering's Diversity Impact Programme: Community of Practice- Diversity and Employability in Engineering

    Features

    BMEIS hosts outreach and insight event for Success for Black Engineers Programme

    The School recently hosted 'Getting Into Engineering', an outreach event for Year 9-13 school pupils as part of their Success for Black Engineers Programme.

    sfbe header image new

    NHS at 75: "It's been my life's dream"

    This year, the National Health Service turns 75. We hear from students and staff across King’s as they talk about what the NHS means to them and their...

    nhs_d

    Professor Kawal Rhode talks DDI at BMEIS

    Professor from School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences talks about Development, Diversity & Inclusion

    kawal-rhode-q-and-a

    New first-time student engineering labs opened at School

    The School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences has opened new teaching labs for students at St Thomas' Hospital

    teaching labs hero

      Research

      MRI main image
      Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Medical Engineering

      The Centre focuses on the science and engineering of medical imaging. The UK is strong in medical imaging, with the Centre hosting the largest research group in this area in Europe.The Centre combines fundamental research in engineering, physics, mathematics, computing, and chemistry with medicine and biomedical research. The 400 inter-disciplinary scientists in the Centre are transforming the diagnosis and treatment of patients, and will deliver exceptional research.

      News

      Funding from The Convocation Trust provides greater opportunities for Black Engineers

      The University of London Convocation trust has committed £10,000 towards stipends for summer research placements for undergraduate students on the Success for...

      The Convocation Trust

      New cross-disciplinary teaching collaboration between King's College London and TEDI-London

      Shared teaching module creates complimentary skillsets for biomedical and design engineering students.

      students sitting together in front of medical euqipment

      Back to (Hospital of) the Future: New Scientist Live 2023

      The School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences is headed back to New Scientist Live with their award-winning exhibit, Hospital of the Future.

      NSL new banner v2

      Biomedical Engineering scores highest rating for an Undergraduate Programme at King's

      The Biomedical Engineering BEng/MEng programme has achieved an overall average of 87% positive responses in the National Student Survey (NSS) for 2023.

      NSS image v2

      Success for Black Engineers Programme begins partnership with Global Software Supplier, Ansys

      Ansys’ Black Employee Network have committed $3000 towards events for undergraduate engineering students on the Success for Black Engineers programme.

      black woman in front of computers smiling

      MSc Clinical Sciences programmes receive IPEM accreditation

      MSc Clinical Sciences programmes in Clinical Engineering and Medical Physics have received accreditation status from The Institute of Physics and Engineering...

      accreditation v2

      King's teaching module wins Education Innovation Award

      The Synthetic Anatomy Module, an integrated innovative anatomy teaching module developed and delivered by Dr Mandeep Gill Sagoo, Professor Richard Wingate,...

      teaching module image

      Success For Black Engineers Students Visit Siemens Factory

      Students on the Success for Black Engineers programme learnt about superconducting magnets and how MRI scanners are produced on a recent field trip to Siemens...

      Siemens trip group photo

      Medical 3D printing restores 100 year old Museum of Life Sciences specimen

      Prof Kawal Rhode, School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences, and Royal Veterinary College Student, Asma Bint-Zubair, have restored a 100 year old...

      Asma restoration 2

      Researchers successfully 3D print prosthesis for cancer patients

      Researchers have successfully used a bespoke software and 3D printing to create a chest wall prosthesis for cancer patients.

      3D print

      Events

      14May4

      Diversity Impact Programme: Community of Practice- Diversity & Employability in Engineering

      Royal Academy of Engineering's Diversity Impact Programme: Community of Practice- Diversity and Employability in Engineering

      Features

      BMEIS hosts outreach and insight event for Success for Black Engineers Programme

      The School recently hosted 'Getting Into Engineering', an outreach event for Year 9-13 school pupils as part of their Success for Black Engineers Programme.

      sfbe header image new

      NHS at 75: "It's been my life's dream"

      This year, the National Health Service turns 75. We hear from students and staff across King’s as they talk about what the NHS means to them and their...

      nhs_d

      Professor Kawal Rhode talks DDI at BMEIS

      Professor from School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences talks about Development, Diversity & Inclusion

      kawal-rhode-q-and-a

      New first-time student engineering labs opened at School

      The School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences has opened new teaching labs for students at St Thomas' Hospital

      teaching labs hero