e-mail: kwawrzyn@gmail.com

Krzysztof Wawrzyn, M.Sc.

Research Associate

About Me

I’m an applied physics researcher with a focus on biomedical imaging and biomedical engineering. I support multi-discipline teams of scientists, engineers, and software developers.

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Notable Competencies:

  • MATLAB Programming
  • Python Programming
  • Signal Process/Analysis
  • Image Process/Analysis
  • Fourier Analysis
  • MRI Physics
  • FDTD Simulations
  • MS Access
  • Solidworks

Ongoing Professional Projects

Methods for Medical Device Testing to Measure MRI-Induced Effects

I developed and implemented novel laboratory procedures that comply with ASTM standards in order to accurately measure the effects of the MRI environment on medical devices.


Top Competencies Used:

Laboratory Testing

Data Collection

Uncertainty Analysis

RF-Induced Heating

MRI Safety Assessment


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Published ISMRM17: Abstract1 | Poster1 | Abstract2 | Poster2 | Abstract3 | Poster3

Published ISMRM18: Abstract | Poster

Computational Electromagnetic Simulations

I used finite difference time domain techniques to model the interaction of electromagnetic fields with physical objects and the MRI environment. The simulation models were developed programatically with Python API's to be automated and the simulated results were used to develop verification & validation (V&V) protocols, which are critical components of a quality management system such as ISO/IEC 17025.


Top Competencies Used:

FDTD Simulations

Sim4Life

EMPro

Python

Verification & Validation


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Published ISMRM19: Abstract | Digital Poster

ISO 17025-Compliant Laboratory Database

I developed a quality management system in the form of a relational database that matches the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard requirements and laboratory needs.


Top Competencies Used:

MS Access

VBA

Quality Control

ISO/IEC 17025


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Past Professional Projects

A Pulse Sequence For Xenon Gas Contrast MR Imaging

I demonstrated the viability of using a novel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) pulse sequence for hyperpolarized gas lung imaging.


Top Competencies Used:

MATLAB

Image Processing

MRI Physics

Signal Processing

Statistical Analysis


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Published Thesis: Paper | Link

Published ISMRM15: Abstract | Poster

Published Paper: Coming Soon

Imaging Electro-Kinetics with Optical Coherence Tomography

I developed a novel protocol that showed the feasibility of using optical coherence tomography to detect and image the electro-kinetic response in biological tissues.


Top Competencies Used:

MATLAB

Optical Coherence Tomography

Image Processing

Fourier Analysis


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Published Optics Letters: Paper

Published BioMED: Paper

Thesis: Poster

Personal Projects

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