Maria Cristina Battaglia
Maria Cristina Battaglia was born in Comiso, Italy in August 1988. She moved to Catania to pursue her professional goals by studying Physics at the University of Catania in 2007.
In 2010, she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Physics and commenced her master’s in nuclear physics at the University of Catania. As a master’s student, she participated in an Erasmus exchange program and studied one semester at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. During her stay she developed her master’s thesis in the application of medical physics, in particular, she worked on the development of a novel imaging technique named ‘Orthogonal Ray Imaging’. She obtained her master‘s degree in November of 2012.
Currently Maria Cristina is a Marie Curie Fellow within the oPAC project and enrolled at the University of Seville/Centro Nacional de Aceleradores (CNA) in Seville, Spain. Her research will focus on the development of detection system for verifying a 2D methods of image reconstruction for Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy.