Derek received the B.S.E. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University in 2017, and is now pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering. His research interests are in combined ARFI/SWEI techniques, prostate elasticity imaging, and machine learning in medical ultrasound. Derek currently serves as the Ultrasonics Student Representative for the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society.
Outside of lab, he enjoys running, trying new restaurants, and going to the movies.