Prof. Klaas Pruessmann, PhD
Klaas Pruessmann studied Physics and Medicine in Bonn, Germany and received a PhD in Physics from the ETH Zurich in the year 2000. He joined the faculty of the ETH's Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering in 2002 and has been Associate Professor of Bioimaging since 2005. The research of Klaas and his group is dedicated to MRI technology and methods, with a focus on high-field MRI, parallel RF technology, instrumentation, and signal processing.
Prof. Peter Boesiger, PhD
Peter Boesiger received a Diploma in Experimental Physics from the University in Zurich in 1973 and his PhD degree in 1977. He then became research associate with fellowships at Philips Medical Systems and at Emory University, Atlanta, USA. Since 1991 he is Professor for Biomedical Engineering and head of the Biophysics division of the Institute for Biomedical Engineering at the University and ETH Zurich. In 1997 Peter Boesiger initiated the International Zurich Magnetic Resonance Education and Competence Center which has since been expanding its activities. Peter Boesiger is co-founder and member of the steering and advisory board of GyroTools.
Prof. Sebastian Kozerke, PhD
Sebastian Kozerke obtained his MSc in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany in 1996. In 2000 he received his PhD from ETH Zurich and started thereafter as project leader for Cardiac Imaging at the same institution. After a one-year stay at the Imaging Sciences division at King's College London he returned to Zurich to lead the Cardiovascular MR research. Since 2008 he holds a part-time professor position at King's College London. In 2009, Sebastian Kozerke was elected Professor for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance at the University of Zurich with a joint affiliation at the ETH Zurich.
Prof. Ulrike Dydak, PhD
Trained in physics, Ulrike Dydak received her Masters degree as well as teaching credentials from the University of Vienna, Austria in 1996. Specializing in Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Ulrike Dydak finished her PhD at ETH Zurich in 2002. She then became project leader for Spectroscopy at ETH, also establishing a very successful Spectroscopy application training program. In 2007 Ulrike Dydak was appointed Assistant Professor at Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana. She also holds an adjunct appointment at the Indiana Institute for Biomedical Sciences in Indianapolis.