Tristan Ford

Tristan Ford joined the Chen lab through the Summer Engineering Fellowship program in May 2016. He is currently the CEO at Vectech. He has previously interned at a medical imaging company in the Bay Area and worked in labs at Rochester developing novel elastography techniques and ultrasound applications for cell and tissue engineering. His research interests include high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for drug delivery, neuromodulation, and thermal ablation.

Following graduation, he will pursue a Master of Science in Engineering in Bioengineering Innovation and Development at Johns Hopkins University.


Langdon, J., Elegbe, E., Gonzalez, R., Osapoetra, L., Ford, T., McAleavely, SA. Measurement of Liver Stiffness Using Shear Wave Elastography in a Rat Model: A Comparison of Multiple and Single Tracking Location Techniques. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. (under review)