Areas of Interest
My research is focused on the data acquisition and processing for imaging brain function using magnetic resonance imaging (functional MRI or fMRI). Projects include development of rapid image acquisition techniques, post-processing and analysis methods, methods for elimination of movement and other artifacts, characterization and quantification of the fMRI response through physiological modeling, development of systems and methods for parallel excitation in MRI, and development of image reconstruction methods. We are also interested in combining fMRI with other brain mapping modalities, including functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), electroencephalography (EEG), and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). In addition to methodological work described above, I collaborate closely with cognitive neuroscientists and statisticians on the design of fMRI experiments and processing methods.