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Why can’t you see through frosted glass, when it’s the same material as a window? Why can’t you see through fog, when water is transparent? Because these materials refract light rays and jumble the information that arrives at the human eye, making it impossible to form a clear picture. Guy has come up with a way to unjumble the picture, which may lead to medical and other innovations in the near future.

Guy Satat is a PhD student and research assistant in the Camera Culture Group at the MIT Media Lab. His interests include imaging through scattering, time-resolved imaging, compressive imaging, and medical imaging. He holds a Master’s degree from MIT Media Lab. His Master’s thesis proposed two novel radiation-free medical imaging technologies. He graduated with honors from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, where he obtained a BSc in both Electrical Engineering and Physics.


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Guy Satat

Guy Satat

Guy loves facing challenges, coming up with new ideas, solving problems and making things work. He likes both theoretical and practical aspects of science and technology, and tries to combine both in his work.

Guy is a research assistant at the Camera Culture group in MIT Media Lab. He holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and a B.Sc. in Physics from the Technion, Israel, where he studied as part of the Technion’s program for excellent students and graduated with honors. Prior to joining the Media Lab he worked at Intel Israel, where he gained experience in the field of computer architecture. Guy has submitted several patents and co-authored a number of papers. His current research involves imaging through tissues, medical imaging, novel methods in cardio-vascular disease diagnosis and ultra-fast imaging.

On his little free time, Guy enjoys reading, hiking and photography.