Interested in MR hardware across field strengths? Then join the 1,5 hour long ISMRM virtual meeting of the MR Engineering Study Group on

Thursday, 4th of June 2020 at 8:00 am (US-PDT)
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Next to updates from ultrah high field and low field MR projects, we will give a brief update around our Open Source Imaging Initiative (OSI²) with five additional presentations on Open Source Hardware (OSH) MR projects.


ISMRM MR Engineering Study Group Virtual Meeting
Engineering Highlights

04 June 2020  •  Time: 08:00-09:30 PDT
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Moderator: David O. Brunner, Ph.D., Vice Chair, MR Engineering Study Group


Alexander J. E. Raaijmakers, Ph.D.
Chair, MR Engineering Study Group

UMC Utrecht / TU Eindhoven
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Engineering Challenge

David O. Brunner, Ph.D.
Vice Chair, MR Engineering Study Group

Skope MRT
Zürich, Switzerland

Recent Achievements & Developments at 10.5T

Gregor Adriany, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA

Progress Report On the 11.7T System

Cécile Rabrait-Lerman, Ph.D.
Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Open Source Hardware

Lukas Winter, Ph.D.
Trainee Rep., MR Engineering Study Group

Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
Berlin, Germany

Recorded Contributions:

1. Nicola De Zanche, Ph.D.
Modular RF Receive Chain (Watch on Youtube)

2. Thomas Witzel, Ph.D.
Open Source Console for Real-Time Acquisition (OCRA) (Watch on Youtube)

3. Lukas Winter, Ph.D.
Parallel Transmission Medical Implant Safety Testbed (Watch on Youtube)

4. Dimitri Welting, B.Sc.
Open Source RF Hardware Components in MRI (Watch on Youtube)

5. Nicolas Arango and Jason P. Stockmann, Ph.D.
Current Driver for Local B0-Shim Coils (Watch on Youtube)

Low Field System Initiatives: An Overview

Najat Salameh, Ph.D.
Universität Basel
Allschwil, Switzerland
Mathieu Sarracanie, Ph.D.
Universität Basel
Allschwil, Switzerland

Q & A

All Speakers