Christopher Brace PhD

Associate Professor

  • Director, Tumor Ablation Laboratory
Abdominal Imaging and Intervention

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  • Graduate:
    • University of Wisconsin–Madison
    • University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee



Christopher Brace, PhD, is an Associate Professor within the Abdominal Imaging and Intervention Section of the Department of Radiology, as well as the Department of Biomedical Engineering. He received his Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Brace attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison to complete his Masters of Science and PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has been a member of the University of Wisconsin faculty since 2009, and served previously as an Assistant Scientist from 2005 to 2009. Dr. Brace is the author of numerous papers, conference presentations, book chapters, and patents with much of his work funded by federal and institutional support. The primary focus of Dr. Brace's laboratory is to develop novel devices and techniques for thermal ablation, particularly microwave ablation. His lab is also involved in preclinical device evaluation and technology transfer. His research interests include interventional oncology, interactions between electromagnetic energy and biological tissues, medical imaging, and computational techniques for thermal therapies.