Academic Credentials
  • Ph.D., Physics, Florida International University, 2012
Licenses & Certifications
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Cloud Practitioner (CA)
Professional Honors
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award, FIU, 2012
  • Graduate Student Research Competition, 1st place, 2010
  • Armenian
  • Russian

Dr. Marianna Gabrielyan is an experimental particle and nuclear physicist with extensive experience in data analytics, data quality assurance, cleaning, modeling and data visualization for reporting. She has expertise in building graphical user interfaces with custom environments for online data monitoring as well as controlling and visualizing real time data for safety critical elements. 

Through her work at University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Gabrielyan developed laboratory research skills for working with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners and image processing. She also has experience in working with source code repositories using Git/GitHub version control management tools and Linux command line applications, as well as programming languages including C++, MATLAB and Python.

Prior to joining Exponent, Dr. Gabrielyan was a postdoctoral fellow at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. There she worked on development and validation of brain perfusion phantom for arterial spin labeled (ASL) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, based on impinging fluid jets. ASL perfusion phantom is a mechanical device used for calibration of MR imaging protocols to produce reliable results across different vendor platforms, across subjects and longitudinal studies. She performed all the validation experiments, data acquisition, image processing and data analysis using custom code. Most recently, she implemented gradient system calibration method into a pulse sequence, using custom code to analyze the raw data.