- BA, Physics, Middlebury College, 2007
- MSc, Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, 2009
- PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, 2012
Iliyana Atanasova received an undergraduate degree in physics from Middlebury College. After graduation, she joined the Biomedical Engineering Department of Columbia University, where she earned her MSc and PhD degrees. During her PhD research, Iliyana developed MRI techniques for non-contrast angiography of the abdominal and lower extremity arteries under the supervision of Dr Vivian Lee from New York University.
Iliyana is also a co-founder of RF Test Labs, a start-up focused on measuring RF safety of wireless devices such as mobile phones, and has won several business plan competitions with the RF Test Labs team.