Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Ibrahim, Tamer S
Bioengineering Department

Undergraduate

 

1993-1996

 

B.S. with Distinction and Honors (Electrical Engineering  with Computer Option) 

 

Ohio State University, Columbus OH, USA  

 

      

 

Graduate

 

1996-1998

 

M.S. (Electrical Engineering)

 

Ohio State University, Columbus OH, USA

 

 

 

Graduate

 

1999-2003

 

PhD (Electrical Engineering)

 

Ohio State University, Columbus OH, USA

 

Ultrahigh Field Human MRI Developments

MRI RF Coil Design and Methodology for Neuro, Extremity and Whole-Body Applications

Applications of Ultrahigh Field MRI in Late Life Depression,  Alzheimer's Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Brain Aging, Sickle Cell Disease, Schizophrenia and Arm Transplantation

Antenna Development for Brain Computer Interface

Interactions of Electromagnetic Fields and Biological Tissues

2012-2016       Chartered Member: NIH Biomedical Imaging Study Section

 

Conference Paper Honors

 

2015        The International Congress of the Transplantation Society

 

2012, 2015, 2015, 2015         The International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting

 

2001        The International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Hardware Meeting

 

2001        The IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation

 

2008        Elected Secretary: MR Engineering Study Group              

 

2010        Elected Chair: MR Engineering Study Group                     

 

2013        Elected Program Director: MR Safety Study Group

 

The International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

 

2013       The 2013 Texnikoi Outstanding Alumni Award, College of Engineering, The Ohio State University.  Given annually to one alumuni under the age of 40. 

 

https://engineering.osu.edu/awards/content/texnikoi-outstanding-alumni-award

 

2011      Feature Article “On the right wavelength”

 

International Innovation, 2011 Annual Issue, pp 73-75. http://www.researcheurope.com/magazine/HEALTHCARE2/MAR11/pageflip.html

 

2010-2013     William Kepler Whiteford Fellow

 

                   Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh OA

 

2000            Outstanding Journal Paper Award

 

2000            Outstanding Master Thesis Award

 

The ElectroScience Laboratory, Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio

 

 

Educational/Plenary Lectures/Panels in International Meetings 

 

1.         T. S. Ibrahim, “Morning Categorical Course: RF Shimming and SAR”, The 23rd International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada, June 2015. 

 

2.         T. S. Ibrahim, “Morning Categorical Course: Live Demonstration of RF Shimming in MRI”, The 23rd International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada, June 2015. 

 

3.         T. S. Ibrahim, “Morning Categorical Course: Theory of Phased Array Excitation”, The 22nd International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Milan Italy, May 2014. 

 

4.         T. S. Ibrahim, “Morning Categorical Course: Live Demonstration of RF Shimming in MRI”, The 22nd International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Milan Italy, May 2014. 

 

5.         T. S. Ibrahim and 5 others, “Special Event (Scientific Panel): How to get high-field custom coils into human research”, The 21st International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual, Salt Lake City Utah, April 2013.

 

6.         T. S. Ibrahim, “Morning Categorical Course: B1 Shimming and Local SAR”, The 21st International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, April 2013. 

 

7.         T. S. Ibrahim, “7 Tesla in Pittsburgh”, ISMRM Workshop on Ultra High Field MRI: What is in Full Bloom & What is Sprouting? Noordwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, March 2013 

 

8.         T. S. Ibrahim, “Transmit Arrays in MRI'', Weekend Educational Course on RF Systems Engineering, The 20th International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Melbourne Australia, May 2012. 

 

9.         T. S. Ibrahim, “RF Modeling in MRI'', Weekend Educational Course on RF Systems Engineering, The 19th International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Montreal Canada, May 2011. 

 

10.       T. S. Ibrahim, “SAR and Thermal Heating'', The ISMRM Workshop on MR Safety, Minneapolis, MN, October 2010.

 

11.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Electromagnetic Reciprocity in MRI'', Weekend Educational Course on Physics for Physicists, The 18th International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden, May 2010

 

12.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Subject Insensitive and Efficient RF Arrays for High Field MRI'', The 7th Bi-Annual 2009 Minnesota Workshops on High Field MR Imaging and Spectroscopy, Minneapolis, MN, October 2009.

 

13.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Subject Insensitive RF Arrays for Multi-Transmit Applications”, Siemens Ultrahigh Field Meeting, Max Plank Institute, Leipzig, Germany, September 2009. 

 

14.       T. S. Ibrahim, “MR Safety of Implantable Devices and B1 and B0 Fields'', Morning Categorical Courses, The 16th International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 2008. 

 

15.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Electromagnetics and Field Modeling for UHF MRI and B1 Shimming'', The 6th Bi-Annual 2007 Minnesota Workshops on High Field MR Imaging and Spectroscopy, Minneapolis, MN, October 2007.

 

16.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Understanding RF Safety Using Computational Electromagnetics'', MR Safety Study Group, The 15th International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany, May 2007. 

 

17.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Electromagnetics of High Field MRI'', Hardware and Physics, The ISMRM Workshop on Advances in High Field MR, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA, March 2007. 

 

18.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Modeling the EM Wave Interactions with the Body and SAR'', Weekend Educational Course on RF Systems Engineering, The 14th International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 2006. 

 

19.       T. S. Ibrahim, “RF Power Deposition, General Considerations and Implications of Implants/Devices'', MR Safety Study Group, The 14th International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 2006. 

 

 

 

 

 

Invited Industrial and Academic Research Seminar Series (Non-Local Audience)

 

1.         T. S. Ibrahim, et al. “Ultrahigh Field (UHF) MRI and UHF MRI in the Aging Brain'', McGowan Institute Retreat, Farmington, PA, April 2016.

 

2.         T. S. Ibrahim, “RF Technological Challenges and Solutions to Ultrahigh Field Human Imaging'', Quality Electrodynamics Inc., Cleveland OH, July 2015.

 

3.         T. S. Ibrahim, “Ultrahigh field brain and extremity imaging'', Center for Military Medicine Research, DOD Visiting Committee, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2015.

 

4.         T. S. Ibrahim, “RF Technological Challenges and Solutions to Ultrahigh Field Human Imaging'', Society of Analytical Chemists, Pittsburgh PA, December 2014.

 

5.         T. S. Ibrahim, “The Tic Tac Toe: New Approach to RF at 7T”, Presentation to Siemens Medical Solutions, November 2014. 

 

6.         T. S. Ibrahim, “RF Technological Challenges and Solutions to Ultrahigh Field Human Imaging'', FDA, Rockville MD, October 2014.

 

7.         T. S. Ibrahim, “Current State of 7 tesla Human Imaging at Pittsburgh”, Presentation to Siemens Medical Solutions, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, October 2013. 

 

8.         T. S. Ibrahim, “Technological Challenge and Solutions to Ultrahigh Field Human MRI”, UNC Biomedical Research Imaging Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 2013. 

 

9.         T. S. Ibrahim, “Current State of 7 tesla Human Imaging at Pittsburgh”, Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany, November 2011. 

 

10.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Current State of 7 tesla Human Imaging at Pittsburgh”, Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany, December 2010. 

 

11.       T. S. Ibrahim, “MRI at the Highest Field Strengths'', Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, May 2010.

 

12.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Current State of 7 tesla Human Imaging at Pittsburgh”, Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany, December 2009. 

 

13.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Electromagnetic Waves that No Longer Impede Ultrahigh Field MRI”, Institute of Imaging Science Seminars, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, October 2009.

 

14.       T. S. Ibrahim, “The Future of RF in High Field MRI'', Samuel Ginn Distinguished Lecture Series, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, September 2009.

 

15.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Current State of 7 tesla Human Imaging at Pittsburgh”, Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany, December 2008. 

 

16.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Current State of 7 tesla Human Imaging”, Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany, December 2007. 

 

17.       T. S. Ibrahim, “The Present, and Perspective on the Future of RF for MRI at Ultrahigh Field Strength”, Advanced Imaging Research Center, Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, October 2007. 

 

18.       T. S. Ibrahim, “The Present, and Perspective on the Future of RF for MRI at Ultrahigh Field Strength” Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore Maryland, October 2007. 

 

19.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Analyzing the RF of the NMR experiment” Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, April, 2007. 

 

20.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Computational Electromagnetics in ultrahigh field MRI: Houston... we have a problem??” Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany, August 2006. 

 

21.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Ultra high field MRI: What to do about RF coils'', Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 2005. 

 

22.       T. S. Ibrahim, “A Perspective into high field MRI: technological challenges and solutions'', IEEE Distinguished Lecture Series, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi, April 2005. 

 

23.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Ultra High Field MRI: The Present and the Future of RF Coils '', Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, December 2004. 

 

24.       T. S. Ibrahim, “A computational approach to designing ultra high field MRI RF probes'', Department of Radiology, New York University, NY City, New York, November 2004. 

 

25.       T. S. Ibrahim, “A computational approach to designing ultra high field MRI RF probes'', Department of Psychiatry, NYSPI, Columbia University, NY City, New York, November 2004. 

 

26.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Clinical MRI and computational electromagnetic approaches: A powerful union for biomedical research in the 21st century'', Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, October 2002. 

 

27.       T. S. Ibrahim, “RF coils for imaging at ultra high fields: Is computational electromagnetics the answer?'', GE Global Research Center, Schenectady, New York, October 2002. 

 

28.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Clinical MRI and computational electromagnetic approaches: A powerful union for biomedical research in the 21st century'', Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 2002. 

 

29.       T. S. Ibrahim, “RF coils for imaging at very high fields: Are we there yet?'', IGC Medical Advances, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 2002. 

 

30.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Clinical MRI at high fields: Technological challenges and solutions'', School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, July 2002. 

 

31.       T. S. Ibrahim and R. Lee, “Answers and related discussion for queries on the FDTD code to model MRI coils'', General Electric Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 2002. 

 

32.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Design of radiofrequency coils for MRI clinical applications at very high fields: A computational electromagnetic approach'', Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 2002. 

 

33.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Magnetic resonance imaging applications at low and high fields: The radio frequency perspective'', Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas, San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, April 2002. 

 

34.       T. S. Ibrahim, “Magnetic resonance imaging applications at low and high fields: The radio frequency perspective'', Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio, February 2002.

 

Publication Role 
Internation Journal of Antennas and Propagation Associate Editor