Meet the P.I.

Dr. Ana Namburete is a Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Research Fellow in the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford and an Associate Research Fellow at St. Hilda's College (Oxford). She is the Principal Investigator of the Ultrasound NeuroImage Analysis Group.

She studied Biomedical Engineering at Simon Fraser University (Canada) and completed a DPhil in Engineering Science at Oxford with support from a Commonwealth Scholarship. In 2016, Dr. Namburete was awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship to pursue machine learning-based methods for analysing neurosonographic data, at which time she started the Ultrasound NeuroImage Analysis Group.

Dr Ana Namburete Principal Investigator

Current Students

Lorenzo Venturini

Hugo Yeung

Nicola Dinsdale

Felipe Moser

Nora Vogt

Madeleine Wyburd

Linde Hesse

Tom Waddell

Marianne van der Vaart


We are interest in recruiting highly motivated doctoral candidates with a background in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or Computer Science. If you have an interest in Brain Development, Image Analysis, or Machine Learning, and would like to work on Global Health challenges, e-mail Dr. Namburete with your CV and a short summary of your proposed project.

For general information about the Oxford University application process and entrance requirements, please visit

Post-Doctoral Researchers

If you are interested in joining our group, please contact Dr. Namburete to discuss opportunities.