Thesis Defense Exams


Who: Zohaib Iqbal (Thomas Lab)
Thesis: Evaluation of Human Brain Metabolism using Five-Dimensional Echo Planar Spectroscopic Imaging and Covariance J-resolved Spectroscopy
When: 1pm on May 8th, 2017
Where: 1420 PVUB
Department: Department of Bioengineering

Who: Da Wang (Hu Lab)
Thesis: M1-space Under-sampling Fast Phase Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging
When: 12pm on May 9th, 2017
Where: 1417 PVUB
Department: Department of Bioengineering

Who: Eric Aliotta (Ennis Lab)
Thesis: In Vivo Quantification of Cardiac Microstructure with Convex Optimized Diffusion Weighted MRI
When: 3pm on June 1st, 2017
Where: Bauer Auditorium,
Department: Department of Bioengineering


Who: Fei “Felix” Han (Hu Lab)
Thesis: A new paradigm of cardiovascular MRI for pediatric congenital heart disease
When: 1pm on May 31st, 2016
Where: 5101 Engineering V
Department: Department of Bioengineering


Who: Zhe “Richard” Wang (Ennis Lab)
Thesis: Quantitative Evaluation of Left Ventricular Rotational Mechanics using Magnetic Resonance Imaging
When: 1pm on March 6th, 2015
Where: 1417 Ueberroth
Department: Department of Bioengineering


Who: Suba Srinivasan (Ennis Lab)
Thesis: Variable Flip Angle Balanced Steady State Free Precession MRI 
When: 3pm on May 7th, 2014
Where: 1420 Ueberroth (Location)
Department: Department of Bioengineering

Who: Jin Gahm (Ennis Lab)
Thesis: Microstructural feature-based processing and analysis of diffusion tensor MRI (link, 25MB)
When: 10am on March 6th, 2014
Where: 4750 Boelter Hall (Location)
Department: Computer Science Department

Who: Brian Burns (Thomas Lab)
Thesis: Sparse Image Reconstruction and Artifact Correction of Multi-Dimensional Spectroscopic Imaging Data (link)
When: 9am on February 4th, 2014
Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Room 1621C
Department: Department of Bioengineering


Who: Matthew Middione (Ennis Lab)
Thesis: Towards Absolutely Quantitative Phase Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (link)
When: 9am on August 30th, 2013
Where: NRB Auditorium (Location)
Department: Biomedical Physics IDP

Who: Geoff Kung (Ennis Lab)
Thesis: Quantitative Assessment of Myocardial Microstructural Remodeling Using Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging (link)
When: 2pm on August 28th, 2013
Where: Ueberroth #1417
Deparment: Department of Bioengineering


Who: Meral Reyhan (Ennis Lab)
Thesis: Quantification of Systolic and Diastolic Left Ventricular Twist Using Fourier Analysis of STimulated Echoes (FAST) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (link)
When: 11am on November 16th, 2012
Where: Dowdy Classroom (B2-161 CHS)
Department: Biomedical Physics IDP


Who: Gaurav Verma (Thomas Lab)
Thesis: Multi-Echo Correlated Spectroscopic Imaging: Development & Implementation
When: 3pm on March 9th, 2011
Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Room 3-3102
Department: Department of Bioengineering


Who: Scott Lipnick (Thomas Lab)
Thesis: Implementation and Evaluation of Slice and Volume Localized Echo-Planar Correlated Spectroscopic Imaging (EP-COSI) Sequences: Studies in Phantoms, the Brain and the Calf
When: 10am on December 8th, 2009
Where: Moss Auditorium (A2-343 CHS)
Department: Biomedical Physics IDP

Who: Deborah Langman (Finn Lab)
Thesis: The Characterization of Radiofrequency Induced Pacemaker Lead Tip Heating for 1.5T MR Systems (link, 22MB)
When: 2pm on July 24th, 2009
Where: Bauer Auditorium (CHS BH?173)
Department: Biomedical Physics IDP