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    Jim Pipe, PhD

    Director, Imaging Research
    Professor, Imaging Research (602) 406-3391

    Education & Training
    • Post-doctoral Fellowship, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1993
    • PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Bioengineering, 1993
    • MS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Bioengineering, 1989
    • MSE, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Electrical Engineering, 1989
    • BSE, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Electrical Engineering, 1987
    Professional Memberships
    • International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
    Honors and Awards
    • Graduated Summa Cum Laude, B.S.E., University of Michigan, 1987
    • Outstanding Achievement Award for Bioengineering, University of Michigan, 1993
    • National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan, 1993
    • Finalist, I.I. Rabi Young Investigators Award, Society of Magnetic Resonance, 1994
    • Finalist, Phoenix Business Journal’s Health Care Heroes, 2006
    • Second-Place Poster Award, Reconstruction and Post-Processing, ISMRM, 2008
    • GE Healthcare “MR Thought Leader,” 2008
    • Fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2009
    • James Bull Lecturer, British Society of Neuroradiologists, 2010
    • Merit Award, University of Michigan College of Engineering Alumni Society, 2010
    • IEEE Signal Processing & Communications, Phoenix Chapter Award, 2011
    • Keynote Address, Chinese Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2011
    • Plenary Lecture, International Workshop on Accelerated MRI, Freiburg, Germany, 2013
    • Keynote Address, ISMRM workshop on Motion Correction, Tromso, Norway, 2014
    • Chief Guest, Symposium on Advanced MR Imaging Techniques; Gurgaon, India; 2015
    • Keynote Address, American Society of Neuroimaging, Orlando, 2016
    Selected Publications
    1. Li Z, Hu HH, Wang D, Miller JH, Karis JR, Cornejo P, Pipe JG, A Spiral Spin Echo MR Technique for Improved Flow Artifact Suppression in T1-Weighted Post-Contrast Brain Imaging: A Comparison with Cartesian Turbo Spin Echo. AJNR. 2015 Nov 26. [Epub ahead of print]
    2. Schar M, Eggers H, Zwart NR, Chang Y, Bakhru A, Pipe JG, Dixon Water-Fat Separation in PROPELLER MRI Acquired with Two Interleaved Echoes. Magn Reson Med. 2016 Feb;75(2):718-28. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25656.
    3. Wang D, Zwart NR, Li Z, Schar M, Pipe JG, Analytical Three-Point Dixon Method: with Applications for Spiral Water-Fat Imaging. Magn Reson Med. 2016 Feb;75(2):627-38. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25620.
    4. Li Z, Wang D, Robison RK, Zwart NR, Schar M, Karis JP, Pipe JG, Sliding-Slab 3D TSE Imaging With A Spiral-In/Out Readout. Magn Reson Med. 2016 Feb;75(2):729-38. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25660.
    5. Li Z, Schar M, Wang D, Zwart NR, Madhuranthakam A, Karis JP, Pipe JG, Arterial Spin Labeled Perfusion Imaging Using 3D Turbo Spin Echo with A Distributed Spiral-In/Out Trajectory. Magn Reson Med. 2016 Jan;75(1):266-73. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25645.
    6. Chang Y, Pipe JG, Karis JP, Gibbs WN, Zwart NR, Schar M, The effects of SENSE on PROPELLER Imaging. Magn Reson Med. 2015 Dec;74(6):1598-608. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25557.
    7. Zwart NR, Pipe JG, Graphical Programming Interface: A development environment for MRI methods. Magn Reson Med. 2015 Nov; 74(5):1449-60. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25528.
    8. Pipe JG, Gibbs WN, Li Z, Karis JP, Schar M, Zwart NR, Revised Motion Estimation Algorithm for PROPELLER MRI. Magn Reson Med. 2014 Aug;72(2):430-7. doi: 10.1002/mrm.24929.
    9. Bhavsar PS, Zwart NR, Pipe JG, Fast, variable system delay correction for spiral MRI. Magn Reson Med. 2014 Feb;71(2):773-82. doi: 10.1002/mrm.24730.
    10. Pipe JG, Zwart, NR, Spiral Trajectory Design: A flexible numerical algorithm and base analytical equations. Magn Reson Med. 2014 Jan;71(1):278-85. doi: 10.1002/mrm.24675.