David Cuccia

 

Screen-Shot-2013-08-09-at-5.03.15-PMDavid Cuccia, Ph.D. is CTO and CEO of Modulated Imaging, Inc., founded in 2005, which is developing a non-invasive tissue imaging system, the OxImager™, for assessment of tissue health in applications of surgical guidance and wound care. David developed the underlying technology (spatial frequency domain imaging, or SFDI) as the subject of his PhD dissertation in the Biomedical Engineering department at UC Irvine. In collaboration with UC Irvine faculty has raised approximately $6.5M in SBIR/STTR grants and contracts to bring the technology to market. He is a co-inventor of the SFDI technique with three awarded patents, and a co-author of over 40 SFDI-related publications.