Assistant Professor of Radiology, School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering
NextGen Focus Area: Imaging (MRI Radiofrequency Engineering)
Junghwan Kim’s research focuses on all the technical and engineering aspects of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the field of precision health. His specialty work includes electromagnetics, radiofrequency circuit design/analysis, computational imaging and quantum physics.
Precision Health Impact:
- Investigating electromagnetic wave distributions in the human body.
- Investigating MRI system verification methods for safer use in patients.
- Investigating B1 field optimization with various radiofrequency coil designs.
- Kim J, Santini T, Bae KT, Krishnamurthy N, Zhao Y, Zhao T, et al. Development of a 7 T RF coil system for breast imaging. NMR Biomed [Internet]. 2017 Jan;30(1). Available from: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27859861/
- Kim J, Krishnamurthy N, Santini T, Zhao Y, Zhao T, Bae KT, et al. Experimental and numerical analysis of B1(+) field and SAR with a new transmit array design for 7T breast MRI. J Magn Reson. 2016 Aug;269:55–64.
- Kim JH, Moon CH, Park BW, Furlan A, Zhao T, Bae KT. Multichannel transceiver dual-tuned RF coil for proton/sodium MR imaging of knee cartilage at 3 T. Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 May;30(4):562–71.
- Moon CH, Kim JH, Zhao T, Bae KT. Quantitative (23) Na MRI of human knee cartilage using dual-tuned (1) H/(23) Na transceiver array radiofrequency coil at 7 tesla. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Nov;38(5):1063–72.
- Moon CH, Furlan A, Kim JH, Zhao T, Shapiro R, Bae KT. Quantitative sodium MR imaging of native versus transplanted kidneys using a dual-tuned proton/sodium (1H/ 23Na) coil: initial experience. Eur Radiol. 2014 Jun;24(6):1320–6.
Department website: https://medicine.missouri.edu/faculty/junghwan-kim-phd