## EE 591: Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Reconstruction

Prof. Krishna Nayak

Spring 2012

University of Southern California

## Handouts:

- 2012-01-09 Flyer
- 2012-01-09 Syllabus
- 2012-01-09 Fourier Transforms review sheet (by John Jackson)
- 2012-01-09 Academic Integrity Policy
- 2012-01-09 MRI Screening Form (required to enter the scanner room)
- 2012-01-16 Vendor Acronyms
- 2012-01-23 Classroom Flipping:
Khan,
Data,
Book.
- 2012-04-25 What Next?
- 2012-05-12 Grading: 40% Homework, 30% Midterm, 30% Final Project

Letter grade cutoffs will be made based on the grade distribution of MS students.

## Pencasts:

- 2012-01-10 Imaging Modalities
- 2012-01-16 Preliminaries (complex numbers & fourier transforms)
- 2012-01-16 Preliminaries (rotation matrices & basic probability)
- 2012-01-17 MRI Physics (NMR, B0, B1)
- 2012-01-23 MRI Physics (FID, T1, T2, G)
- 2012-01-29 Bloch Equation to Signal Equation
- 2012-01-31 Signal Equation Revisited
- 2012-01-31 2D Imaging
- 2012-01-31 Sampling Considerations
- 2012-02-05 Excitation (part 1)
- 2012-02-12 Excitation (part 2)
- 2012-02-21 Simulation in Matlab
- 2012-03-03 Off-Resonance
- 2012-03-03 Echoes

## Assignments:

- 2012-01-23 Homework #1 -- Due Friday, Jan 27th
- 2012-01-29 Homework #2 -- Due Monday, Feb 6th
- 2012-02-01 Homework #3 -- Due Monday, Feb 13th
- 2012-02-20 Homework #4 -- Due Friday, March 2nd --
headraw.mat,
simpulse.m,
sliceselect.mat,
specspat.mat
- 2012-03-03 Homework #5 -- Due Monday, March 19th
- 2012-03-26 Final Project
- 2012-04-09 Progress Report Template -- Due Monday, April 16th --
DOC
- 2012-04-28 Final Presentation Template -- Due Monday, April 30th --
PPT
- 2012-05-12 Project Grading: 70% content, 30% presentation;

up to 20% bonus for providing high quality peer evaluations

- 2012-04-02 Homework #6 -- Due Monday, April 9th
- 2012-04-13 Homework #7 -- Due Friday, April 20th --
rt_spiral.mat,
grid1.m

## Resources:

- SpinBench (MRI simulator)
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Library of Articles
- Matlab Demos, Functions, Datasets

## Previous Semesters:

- Sample Class Projects
- Fall 2009 Website (some links may be broken)

## General MRI Resources:

- The Basics of NMR by Joseph Hornak (an animated on-line book).
- MRI Q&A for Physicists
- ISMRM List of MR Sites