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Tsinghua University (2005), Environmental Engineering
Graduate School
Tsinghua University (2007), Instrument Sci & Tech
Graduate School
Uni of Minnesota-Twin Cities (2015), Biomedical Engineering

Research Interest

  • Fast and motion-robust MRI acquisition and reconstruction
  • High-resolution MRI for in vivo imaging intracortical structure and deep nuclei
  • Novel MRI contrast and quantification of tissue properties, e.g. relaxometry, microstructure, electromagnetic properties, etc.


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Cortical lesions uniquely predict motor disability accrual and form rarely in the absence of new white matter lesions in multiple sclerosis.
Beck ES, Mullins WA, Silva JDS, Filippini S, Parvathaneni P, Maranzano J, Morrison M, Suto DJ, Donnay C, Dieckhaus H, Luciano NJ, Sharma K, Gaitán MI, Liu J, de Zwart JA, van Gelderen P, Cortese I, Narayanan S, Duyn JH, Nair G, Sati P, Reich DS, medRxiv 2023 Sep
Joint k-TE Space Image Reconstruction and Data Fitting for T2 Mapping.
Dai Y, Jia X, Liao YP, Liu J, Deng J, ArXiv 2023 Jan
Improved test-retest reliability of R2* and susceptibility quantification using multishot multi-echo 3D EPI.
Huang Y, Chen L, Li X, Liu J, Magn Reson Med 2023
Mapping electrical properties heterogeneity of tumor using boundary informed electrical properties tomography (BIEPT) at 7T.
Wang Y, Shao Q, Van de Moortele PF, Racila E, Liu J, Bischof J, He B, Magn Reson Med 2019 01 81 1 393-409
Effect of head motion on MRI B0 field distribution.
Liu J, de Zwart JA, van Gelderen P, Murphy-Boesch J, Duyn JH, Magn Reson Med 2018 12 80 6 2538-2548

Honors & Awards

  • ISMRM Junior Fellow
  • NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence
  • Best Abstract Presentation in ISMRM Motion Study Group
  • Best Dissertation Award in Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota