Success Stories: EB-1A Approved for a Research Scientist in Missouri in the Field of Biomedical Engineering

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We Received EB1-A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability) Approval on August 7th, 2014 for a Research Scientist in Missouri in the Field of Biomedical Engineering (Approval Notice)

General Field: Biomedical Engineering

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Research Scientist

Country of Origin: China

Service Center: Nebraska Service Center (NSC)

State of Residence at the Time of Filing:  Missouri

Approval Notice Date: August 7th, 2014

Processing Time: 7 Days (Premium Processing Requested)



Case Summary:

In this case, the client that we had the pleasure of working with was a Research Scientist in Missouri in the field of Biomedical Engineering. His specialized research has focused on developing new algorithms and models to increase the accuracy and utility of emerging medical imaging systems, including photoacoustic computing tomography, or PACT, also known as optoacoustic tomography. His work had resulted in 26 peer-reviewed scientific articles and conference papers, 2 book chapters, and 9 presentations at national and international conferences. At the time that his case was filed, his publications had been cited at least 250 times by researchers around the world, serving as apparent and objective evidence of his major influence and impact on the field of endeavor, in addition to his sustained international acclaim. He had also conducted 23 manuscript reviews for at least 6 distinctive, internationally circulated journals. His superior level of expertise was confirmed in the following quote from an independent recommender, With cancer diagnoses on the rise throughout the world, improving our imaging modalities for better diagnosis and treatment is of great importance. Furthermore, imaging is also used in basic research relating to drug development and targeting. Without the proper tools, complete understanding of tumor biology and drug interactions will continue to elude cancer researchers. Therefore, the value of [client]’s chosen area of investigation is multifold. His research presents some of the most advanced information available on PACT imaging and he is clearly an extraordinary research scientist with superior abilities in the imaging sciences.” It was our goal to prove that our client qualified for classification as an Alien of Extraordinary Ability given that he sought to remain in the United States to continue work in the area of Biomedical Engineering, and that his continued research would substantially and prospectively benefit the United States. With the proof and documentation that we provided, his case was approved in just 7 days.




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