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Oliver Wieben, Ph.D.

Oliver E. Wieben, Ph.D.

Associate Professor with tenure and Vice Chair for Research

Department Affiliations

Medical Physics

Radiology

Biomedical Engineering

Education

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

Dipl.-Ing., Electrical Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Universität Karlsruhe, TH), Germany

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular MRI and MR Angiography: methodolgy development and translational research in data acquisition, image reconstruction, and post-processing

  • Velocity-sensitive MRI: 2D and 4D Flow MRI to facilitate non-invasive hemodynamic assessment of the vascular system and CSF flow

  • Rapid MRI: sequence design, reconstruction algorithms, and realtime imaging

  • Motion detection and correction schemes for the measurement of or the compensation of physiological and involuntary motion in MR imaging

  • More details on my research group can be found on the Cardiovascular MRI group page.

Positions

  • 2002 - 2005: Assistant Scientist, Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology - Medical Physics, Universität Freiburg, Germany.
  • 2005 - 2007: Assistant Scientist, Depts. of Medical Physics and Radiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • 2007 - 2008: Associate Scientist, Depts. of Medical Physics and Radiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • 2008 - 2013: Assistant Professor, Depts. of Medical Physics and Radiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • 2013 - present: Associate Professor, Depts. of Medical Physics and Radiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • 2013-present Co-Director of the International Center for Accelerated Medical Imaging, UW-Madison
  • 2016-present Vice-Chair of Research, Dept. of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Selected Extramural Positions

  • 2008-10 Elected Chair of ISMRM Study Group MR Flow and Motion Quantitation
  • 2009 - Chairman Organization Committee for ISMRM sponsored Workshop Cardiovascular Flow, Function and Tissue Mechanics, Sintra, Portugal
  • 2010 - Chairman of the Organization and Scientific Committee of the 2nd ISMRM endorsed Workshop ‘Rapid MR Imaging – Beyond the Nyquist Limit’, Madison, WI
  • 2013-present Co-Director of the International Center for Accelerated Medical Imaging, UW-Madison
  • 2015-present Chair of Radiology & Imaging Basic Science Peer Review Committee - American Heart Association
  • 2016-present Vice-Chair of Research, Dept. of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Awards and Honors

  • 1995 - Baden- Württemberg Exchange Program Scholar: Scholarship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison organized by the Akademisches Auslandsamt Karlsruhe and the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DADD)

  • 2002 - Research Fellowship (Rückkehrerstelle), University Hospital Freiburg

  • 2009 Juhl-Cameron Award for Excellence in Research and Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Imaging from the Depts. of Radiology and Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison - Joint award for Drs. Thorsten Bley and Oliver Wieben

  • 2009 Lauterbur Award for the Best MRI Presentation - T. A. Bley, K. M. Johnson, C. J. François, S. B. Reeder, M. L. Schiebler, T. M. Grist, O. Wieben, "Non-invasive Assessment of Trans-stenotic Pressure Gradients Utilizing 3D Phase Contrast MRA: Validation against Endovascular Pressure Measurements in a Porcine Study", Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance (SCBT-MR) 2009 Scientific Session, Miami Beach, FL – presented by T. A. Bley (O. Wieben senior author)

  • 2014 ISMRM Annual Meeting 2014, Milan, Italy: Outstanding Teacher Award – for the talk entitled ‘Comprehensive vascular MRI: Technical’

  • 2014 ISMRM Annual Meeting 2014, Milan, Italy: Outstanding Teacher Award – for the talk entitled ‘4D flow imaging’

Memberships

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE): Engineering in Medicine and Biology
  • Society (EMBS)
  • The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
  • The Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR)
  • American Heart Association

Patents

  • Highly constrained magnetic resonance spectroscopy image reconstruction method, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, U.S. Patent No. 7,408,347, WO 2007/038203, EP1927008, CN 200680034794
  • Reconstruction of images of the beating heart using a highly constrained backprojection, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, US Patent No: 7,647,088, WO 2007/037937, EP1927009
  • Highly constrained reconstruction of motion encoded MR images, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, US Patent No: 7,711,166, WO 2007/037951, EP1927010, CN 200680035048

Publications

Find Dr. Wieben's publications on PubMed

Book Chapters

  • O. Wieben, "Light Absorbance in Pulse Oximetry", in Design of Pulse Oximeters, J. G. Webster, Ed., Bristol, UK: IOP Publishing, 1997, pp. 40-55.
  • O. Wieben, "Virtual and Augmented Reality in Medicine", in Minimally Invasive Medical Technology, J. G. Webster, Ed., Bristol, UK: IOP Publishing, 2001, pp. 176-194.
  • O. Wieben, "Image Guided Surgery", in Minimally Invasive Medical Technology, J. G. Webster, Ed., Bristol, UK: IOP Publishing, 2001, pp. 152-175.
  • W.F. Block, A.L. Alexander, J.H. Brittain, S.B. Fain, M.E. Meyerand, C.J.Moran, S.B. Reeder, K.K. Vigen, and O. Wieben, "Magnetic Resonance Imaging", in Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation, J. G. Webster, Ed., John Wiley and Sons, 2006, pp. 283-298.
  • O. Wieben, "Complementary algorithms: going even faster", in Medical Radiology – Diagnostic Imaging, Volume Parallel Imaging in Clinical MR Applications, editors: S.O. Schoenberg, O. Dietrich, and M.F. Reiser, Eds., Berlin, Germany: Springer, 2006, p. 91-103.
  • O. Wieben and T. Bley, "MRA: Physics and Instrumentation", in Cardiovascular Imaging of the Cardiovascular System, editors: V. Ho and G. Reddy, Eds., Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, p. 1078-1101, 2011.
  • C.J. Francois, O. Wieben, and S.B. Reeder, "Cardiac MR Imaging" in Body MR Imaging at 3 Tesla, editors I.R. Kamel and E.M. Merkle, Cambridge University Press, Cambrdige, UK, p. 34-46, 2011
  • W. Block and O. Wieben, "Non-Cartesian MR Angiography" in Magnetic Resonance Angiography: Principles and Applications, editors J. C. Carr and T. J. Carroll, New York, NY: Springer, p.169-183, 2012
  • M. Loecher and O. Wieben, "k-Space" in Basic Principles of Cardiovascular MRI - Physics and Imaging Techniques, editors M.A. Syed, S Raman, and O.P Simonetti, Springer International Publishing AG, Switzerland, p.13-24, 2015.
  • E. Schrauben and O. Wieben, "Imaging Principles" in MRA, CT and MRI of the Whole Body, 6th edition; editors J. Haaga and D. Boll, Elsevier Inc., p.4.1 – 4.12, 2016


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