Steven M. Wright

Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor II

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Office: WEB 310D
Phone: 979.845.9413
Fax: 979.845.6259
Email: smwright@tamu.edu

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Research Interests

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging- Instrumentation, Methodology
  • Antenna Theory- Numerical Methods, Phased Arrays Electromagnetics

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
  • Fellow, Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE)
  • Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
  • R.E. Wisenbaker II Professor, Texas A&M College of Engineering
  • Faculty Fellow, Texas A&M University College of Engineering, 2005.
  • University Faculty Fellow, Texas A&M University, Sept. 1, 2002 to Aug. 31, 2007.
  • TEES Fellow Award, Texas A&M University College of Engineering Award, 1999.
  • James Stone Faculty Fellow, Texas A&M University College of Engineering, 1999.
  • Lockheed Fort Worth Company Award for Excellence in Engineering Education, Texas A&M University, 1993.
  • Radiological Society of North America Scientific Exhibit Citation, "An Imaging Sequence for Multi-Plane Scout Scans" 1986
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (7/81 - 6/84)
  • Graduated with Highest Honors, College of Engineering, University of Illinois (1980)

Education

  • Ph.D. (EE) University of Illinois, 1984
  • M.S. (EE) University of Illinois, 1981
  • B.S. (EE) University of Illinois, 1980

Selected Publications

S.M. Wright, M.P. McDougall, "Single Echo Acquisition Imaging using RF Encoding," NMR in Biomedicine, vol. 22(9), pp. 982-993, 2009.

S.M. Wright and M.P. McDougall, "MR Imaging at Sub-Millisecond Frame Rates, "Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 17 (2009) 259.

K. Feng, N.A. Hollingsworth, J.C. Bosshard, D.C. Noll, and S.M. Wright, "An Inexpensive, Scalable Vector Modulator and Application to 2D RF Pulses," Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 17 (2009) 3021.

N. A. Hollingsworth, K. Feng, C-W. Chang, S. M. Wright, and M. P. McDougall, "Development of a 64 Channel Parallel Transmit System," Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 17 (2009) 3019.

Dante Son, S.M. Wright, and J. Ji, "Single-Point Dixon Water-Fat Imaging Using 64-Channel Single Echo Acquisition MRI", Concepts in Magnetic Resonance, Part B (Magnetic Resonance Engineering, Vol 33B, No. 3, PP. 152-162, August 2008.

S.M. Wright, M.P. McDougall, J.C. Bosshard, "Dedicated Phase-Compensation Gradient Coils for Wide Field-of-View MR Microscopy," Annl. Mtg. Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), St. Louis, MO, October, 2008. P. 2.10

J.C. Bosshard, N. Yallapragada, M.P. McDougall, and S.M. Wright, "High Speed MR Elastography Using SEA Imaging," Proceedings of the 16th Annual Meeting of the ISMRM, Toronto, 2008, p. 831.

W.A. Grissom, C.Y. Yip, S.M. Wright, J.A. Fessler, and D.C. Noll, "Additive angle method for fast large-tip-angle RF pulse design in parallel excitation" Magn. Reson. Med., Vol 51, No. 4, pp. 779-787, April 2008.

S.M. Wright and M.P. McDougall, "Coil Effect On K-Space Line Selection In Highly Accelerated Parallel Imaging," IEEE Intl. Symp. on Biomed. Imaging (ISBI 2007), Wash. D.C., April 2007, p. 1016-1019.

M.P. McDougall and S.M. Wright, "Initial Results In Wide-Field 3d Microscopy Using Parallel Imaging," IEEE Intl. Symp. on Biomed. Imaging (ISBI 2007), Wash. D.C., April 2007, p. 1072-1075.