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Yigitcan Eryaman, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor
1-211E CMRR
612-626-2001
yigitcan@umn.edu

Dr. Yigitcan Eryaman received his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Bilkent University, Turkey. Following the graduation, he joined the National Magnetic Resonance Research Center (UMRAM) in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Bilkent University, where he earned his MS (2007) and PhD (2011) degrees. He continued his research at the Research Lab of Electronics at MIT and Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at MGH. He joined CMRR as a research associate in 2014 and later promoted to an assistant professor in 2018. He has published journal and conference papers as well as patents on various problems related to magnetic resonance imaging. His research interests include investigation of hardware and software based solutions for radio-frequency safety problems in MRI. He is a recipient of NIH/NIBIB K99 Pathway to Independence Award (2016).

Research Interests:

Radiofrequency Safety Issues in UHF MRI

MRI of Neural Implants

Radiofrequency Coil Design

Selected Publications:

-Eryaman Y.,Oner Y.,Atalar E. Design of Internal MRI Coils Using Ultimate Intrinsic SNR, MAGMA 22:221-228, 2009.

-Eryaman Y, Akin B, Atalar E. Reduction of Implant RF Heating through Modification of Transmit Coil Electric Field, Magn Reson Med (65:1305-1313,2010) 

-EryamanY, GuerinB, Keil B, Mareyam A, Herraiz  J.L, KosiorR.K, MartinA, CarvajalA T, MalpicaN, Hernandez-TamamesJ A, SchiaviE, AdalsteinssonE, WaldLL SAR reduction in 7T C-spine imaging using a “dark modes” transmit array strategy , Magn Reson Med doi: 10.1002/mrm.25246

-EryamanY, GuerinB, Akgun C, Herraiz  J.L, MartinA, CarvajalA T, MalpicaN, Hernandez-TamamesJ A, SchiaviE, AdalsteinssonE, WaldLL Parallel Transmit Pulse Design for Patients with Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Leads doi: 10.1002/mrm.25324

-Eryaman Y, Zhang P, Utecht L,Lagore R L, DelaBarre L, Kulesa J, Eberly L E, Adriany G and Ugurbil K (2017), Investigating the physiological effects of 10.5 Tesla static field exposure on anesthetized swine  Magn. Reson. Med..  https://doi.org/10.1002/mrm.26672