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Iona Deborah Foster

Research student, School of Engineering


I am a postgraduate researcher in Medical Engineering. I graduated with a BSc in Mathematics and have four year experience in the data analysics and data science professions. I developed knowledge in data manipulation, hypothesis testing and have some experience in model building. I have hands on expererience coding in languages that include SAS, SQL, R and python.

My Ph.D. project is in partnership with Velindre Cancer Centre and is titled Implementing Automated Planning Techniques in Radiotherapy. I plan to use machine learning techniques to develop an existing automated planning technoogy developed in-house by Veindre known as EdgeVCC to create an a priori solution.

My areas of expertise are: Radiation Physics; Medical Informatics; Nuclear Science & Technology.

Research group: Sensors, Signals and Imaging

Research team: Cancer Imaging and Data Analytics