Brett Byram, Ph.D., is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, and earned his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Duke University. Prior to joining the Vanderbilt faculty in 2013, he worked at Siemen’s Ultrasound Business Unit, Jorgen Jensen’s Center for Fast Ultrasound in Lyngby, Denmark, and at Duke University. Dr. Byram is the director of Biomedical Elasticity and Acoustic Measurement Laboratory (The BEAM Lab), which is part of the Vanderbilt Biomedical Engineering Department and Vanderbilt Institute of Surgery and Engineering (VISE) and is affiliated with the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS). He also holds a secondary faculty appointment in the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences. His primary research interests include medical ultrasound, signal processing, elasticity imaging, and ultrasonic imaging and beamforming.