Yi Wang Named 2014 IEEE Fellow
Piscataway, New Jersey, USA, January 2014: Yi Wang, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Faculty Distinguished Professor of Radiology of Cornell University, from New York, USA has been named an IEEE Fellow. He is being recognized for contributions to cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) development and quantitative susceptibility mapping (QSM), which have been adopted in clinical practice and provides a biomarker for many major diseases including stroke and neurodegenerative diseases.
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Prof. Wang has been a very active researcher in MRI. Prof. Wang has invented several key technologies in cardiovascular MRI, including multi-station stepping table platform, bolus chase magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), time-resolved contrast enhanced MRA, and navigator motion compensation for cardiac MRI. Prof. Wang has pioneered QSM, a vibrant new field in MRI for studying magnetic susceptibility properties of tissues in health and diseases.
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