Expertise: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Image reconstruction, Parallel imaging and transmission, Imaging biomarker kinetics and quantification, Biomedical image analysis, Image registration, Image classification
Ji received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Tsinghua University and his Ph.D. degree from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, all in Electrical Engineering. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University. His research interests include high-speed MRI, quantitative biomedical image processing, and their applications in cancer, neural and cardiac applications. His recent work is focused on positive contrast MRI for interventional MRI, MRI with large arrays and compressive sensing MRI.
Ji received the Zhongwang Outstanding Graduate Prize from Tsinghua University in 1997, the Sundaram Seshu Fellowship from UIUC in 2001, the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2008, and the Distinguished Lecturer Award from Oversea Chinese Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in 2018. He serves regularly as an ad-hoc member on NIH and NSF grant review panels, and associate editors of IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering and Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery. He is senior member of the IEEE.