Professor Cochran’s research focuses on materials and systems to apply ultrasound principally in medicine and life sciences.
Topics of particular interest are ultrasound-mediated targeted drug delivery; ultrasound for transmission beamforming and manipulation of cells and particles; and miniature and microscale ultrasound systems for biomedical applications.
Prof. Cochran has participated in more than 20 research projects relating to ultrasound. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and a member of several others learned societies.
He has led supervision of sixteen successful PhD students and jointly supervised five more. He is presently lead or joint supervisor for eight PhD students.