Dr. Setsompop is an Associate Professor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School and an Affiliated Faculty at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST). He received his Master’s degree in Engineering Science from Oxford University and his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.
Over the last decade, Dr. Setsompop has been a pioneer in the development of a number of MRI acquisition technologies, including parallel transmission and simultaneous multi-slice imaging. In particular, his blipped-CAIPI technology has been distributed to more than 200 research and clinical sites, and is now a clinical product on Siemens, GE, and Phillips MRI scanners worldwide. Such technology is changing how diffusion, perfusion and functional MRI are being performed today. Beyond his research and mentoring role within his laboratory, Dr. Setsompop also have had a number of leadership roles in the organization of workshops, training courses and seminars for the MRI community. In addition to these roles, he has taken on a number of formal teaching roles at Harvard and MIT, serving as a course director as well as giving numerous guest lectures.