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Rama S. Katakam, M.S.

San Francisco Field Office Director & Medical Physicist

Rama Katakam


Prior to joining West Physics as a medical physicist, Mr. Katakam worked as a research associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, specializing in the production and detection of radioactive ion beams. During his tenure at the University of Tennessee, he was a graduate research assistant with their experimental nuclear physics group, working on radiation detection and digital pulse processing techniques. For his Master’s thesis, Mr. Katakam developed pulse shape discrimination techniques for electron and gamma radiation in a Si(Li) detector and developed timing algorithms. Mr. Katakam also has prior experience as a software engineer for a successful IT consulting firm.

Mr. Katakam is originally from Kakinada, India.


  • Master of Science in Physics – The University of Tennessee
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering – Wright State University
  • Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering – Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University