MR Engineering Study Group


The MR Engineering Study Group aims to:

  • support the development and integration of new technologies into MR systems;
  • promote the application of new engineering principles, methods, materials and devices in MR;
  • provide venues for in-depth discussions; for education about emerging MR challenges and approaches; for the exchange of ideas; and for the establishment of collaborations; and
  • facilitate discussion and interaction with industry.

Governing Committee

Chair: David O. Brunner, Ph.D.
Vice-Chair: Gregor Adriany, Ph.D.
Secretary: Clarissa Z. Cooley, Ph.D.
Trainee Representative: Sebastian Littin, Ph.D.
Past Trainee Representative: Lukas Winter, Ph.D.
Past-Chair: Alexander J. E. Raaijmakers, Ph.D.


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2018 Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Paris, France
MR Engineering Study Group Meeting

The Standing Committee for 2017-2018
Natalia Gudino (Trainee Representative, Y1), Alexander J.E. Raaijmakers (Secretary), Nicola De Zanche (Chair), and Joseph Murphy-Boesch (Vice-Chair). Not attending was Steven M. Wright (Past-Chair)
The Committee Elect for 2018-2019
David Brunner (Secretary), Alexander J.E. Raaijmakers (Vice-Chair), Anna Andreychenko (Trainee Representative, Y1), Natalia Gudino (Trainee Representative, Y2), Nicola De Zanche (Past-Chair), and Joseph Murphy-Boesch (Chair)
Engineering Study Group Awards for the top Trainee Posters at the conference were given out to:
1st Place: Haiwei Chen, Abstract #4297, Ewald Weber (C) accepting
2nd Place: Kelly Byron, Abstract #4424, Grieg Scott (L) accepting
3rd Place: K.M. (Kyla) Smith, Abstract #4420 (Right)

Dr. Lionel Duvillaret of Kapteos, a French company, also presented a talk entitled, “Towards a Fully Non-invasive Probe for SAR Assessment in MRI Phantom Experiments,” in which he described new methods of measuring E-fields in phantoms using electro-optic crystals. He was provided an Honorarium for his presentation.

2017 ISMRM Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI, USA
MR Engineering Study Group Session – Best Abstract Presentation Winners!

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