Our group continuously seeks new people who want to learn and contribute to MRI research. Position availability is subject to group size, funding, and synergy of your interests with those of the group. This information is to help you with choices, both in this group and in others. Please contact us with any questions!
Prospective Graduate Students
Note that the application process to Stanford University is done through academic departments, not through individual researchers. Please visit a departmental admission site for specific information regarding admissions. Students in any department are allowed to work in any lab at Stanford. We currently have students in Electrical Engineering or Bioengineering.
Learn About This Group: Read the different pages on this site, consider a research rotation if you are a student at Stanford and please contact people in our group with specific questions.
Prerequisites: MRI research is an interdisciplinary field combining Engineering, Physics and Medicine. Some interest in all of these areas is important for success in this research group. The following should be considered:
Skills: Strong written communication skills, oral presentation skills and computer skills (Source Code Repository tools like Github, Unix/Linux, Python, Matlab, C/C++, debugging!)
Courses: For matriculated graduate students interested in rotating and joining our group, we strongly recommend taking the following Stanford courses or equivalents: EE 261 (Fourier Transforms), EE 369B (Basic MRI), EE 263 (Linear Systems), EE 264 (Digital Filtering), RAD 220 (Intro to Imaging & Human Anatomy), RAD 229 (MRI Sequences & Signals), CS 229 (Machine Learning), CS230 (Deep Learning)
Biomedical Physics Program: We are now offering a Biomedical Physics (BMP) PhD program through the Departments of Radiology and Radiation Oncology within the Stanford University School of Medicine. The objective of the program is to train students in research focused on technology translatable to clinical medicine, including radiation therapy, image-guided therapy, diagnostic, interventional, and molecular imaging, and other forms of disease detection and characterization with molecular diagnostics. The first cohort of applicants will begin in Fall 2022.
Prospective Post-Doctoral Fellows or Staff
Much of the information for students applies to more senior positions as well.
In general this group seeks members who have substantial MRI experience including pulse sequence programming and/or reconstruction. You should also be capable of working in a team-oriented environment but also able to independently solve problems.
If you have little or no experience with MRI, it is less likely that this group will be a good fit at the post-doctoral level.