Onur Afacan

Onur Afacan is an instructor at Harvard Medical School Radiology Department and a member of the Computational Radiology Laboratory at Children's Hospital Boston. He received his B.Sc degree from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey in 2003, M.Sc degree from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey in 2006 and PhD degree from Northeastern University, Boston, USA in 2011, all in electrical and computer engineering. He was a research fellow in surgical planning laboratory at Brigham and Women’s Hospital from 2006 to 2011.

His research interests include MR physics, fast MRI acquisition and reconstruction, MRI motion and distortion artifacts correction, non-cartesian trajectories, functional MRI, diffusion MRI and high resolution ex-vivo imaging.

He is also responsible of running Research MR Imaging Core at Boston Children Hospital with Prof. Simon Warfield.

Name: Onur Afacan
Title: Instructor in Radiology

Email: onur.afacan@childrens.harvard.edu

Computational Radiology Laboratory
Department of Radiology
Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston MA 02115
    Research Interests
  • MRI acquisition and reconstruction
  • Motion and distortion correction in MRI
  • Functional MRI