• Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor II
Steven M. Wright

Educational Background

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

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)
  • E. C. Jordan Award for Academic Excellence in Electrical Engineering, 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.