Logi Viðarsson
Contact information
email: [email protected]
phone: 650-387-1773
address: 4961 Red Creek Drive,
San Jose,CA 95136
Education
Stanford University (2002 - May 2006 (expected))
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in electrical engineering.
Thesis title: "Relaxation specific magnetic resonance imaging".
Advisor: John M Pauly. GPA = 3.7/4.0
Stanford University (2000 - 2002)
Master of science in electrical engineering (MSEE).
Advisors: Steven Boyd, Sam Pullen. GPA = 3.7/4.0
University of Iceland (1997-2000)
Bachelor of science in electrical and computer engineering (BSc).
Graduated with honors, GPA = 9.17/10.
Work experience
Stanford University (2002 - present)
Research Assistant in the magnetic resonance systems research laboratory (MRSRL)
Supervisors: John M. Pauly and Bruce L. Daniel.
Design of T2 selective magnetization preparation pulses with Charles Cunningham and
John M. Pauly
Efficient processing of dynamic contrast enhanced (DCE) MRI data with Bruce L. Daniel
Linear combination filtering for tissue specific knee imaging with Garry Gold.
Stanford University (2001 - 2002)
Research Assistant in the local area augmentation system laboratory laboratory (LAAS)
Supervisors: Per Enge and Sam Pullen.
Satellite Autonomous Integrity Monitoring for improved GPS performance with Sam
Pullen and Gaylord Green.
Stanford University (2001 - 2002)
Teaching Assistant in the electrical engineering department
Feedback Control Design with Abbas Emami (summer 2001 and summer 2002).
Linear dynamical systems with Steven Boyd (winter 2002).
Introduction to linear dynamical systems with Steven Boyd (fall 2001).
Decode Genetics Inc. (1999 - 2000)
Software engineer
Finding the most likely order of exons in proteins
Rapid processing of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) results
Softis Inc. (1997)
Software engineer
Q/A software engineering
Peer reviewed publications:
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Logi Vidarsson, Garry E. Gold, Brian Hargreaves and John M. Pauly. "Linear
Combination (LC) Filtering for T2-Selective Imaging of The Knee." Accepted for
publication in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Logi Vidarsson, Bryon A. Mueller,Kelvin O. Lim and John M. Pauly. "MyelinWater Imaging at 3T with Linear Combination (LC) Filtering". Presented at the
2006 myelin imaging workshop in Vancouver,BC pdf
L. Vidarsson, K. O. Lim, B. Mueller and J. Pauly. "Myelin Imaging Using
Steady-State Free Precession (SSFP) Sequences" Accepted for ISMRM 2006
L. Vidarsson, C. Cunningham, P. E. Larson, G. Gold and J. Pauly. "Design of T2
selective excitation pulse trains for knee imaging." Accepted for ISMRM 2006
Logi Vidarsson, Steven M. Conolly, Kelvin O. Lim, Garry E. Gold, and John M.
Pauly. "Echo Time Optimization for Linear Combination Myelin Imaging".
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 53:398-407 (2005). pdf
Espinosa LA, Daniel BL, Vidarsson L, Zakhour M, Ikeda DM, Herfkens RJ. "The
lactating breast: contrast-enhanced MR imaging of normal tissue and cancer."
Radiology. 2005 Nov;237(2):429-36.
Logi Vidarsson, Charles Cunningham, Kelvin O. Lim and John M. Pauly.
"Myelin Imaging with Matched Spin-Echo Pulse Pairs." Presented at 2005
ISMRM in Miami pdf
Logi Vidarsson, Bruce L. Daniel, Marowan Zakhour and John M. Pauly. "DCE
Breast MRI: How Fast Is Fast Enough?" Presented at 2005 ISMRM in Miami pdf
Meena Ramachandran, Ross Daniel Venook, Julie Camille DiCarlo, Logi
Vidarsson, Brian A. Hargreaves and Steve M. Conolly "A Low Noise,
Susceptibility-Matched Solution for Endorectal Imaging of the Prostate"
Presented at 2005 ISMRM in Miami
Peder Eric Zufall Larson, Logi Vidarsson, John M. Pauly and Dwight George
Nishimura. "Linear Combination Filtering Long-T 2 * Suppression in Ultra-Short
Echo Time (UTE) Imaging." Presented at 2005 ISMRM in Miami
Logi Vidarsson, Garry E. Gold, and John M. Pauly. "T2 linear combination
filtering in patella cartilage." Presented at 2004 ISMRM in Kyoto pdf.
Logi Vidarsson, Kelvin O. Lim, Garry E. Gold and John M. Pauly. "Myelin
imaging in the brain of MS patients via Linear combination." Presented at 2004
ISMRM in Kyoto pdf.
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Logi Vidarsson, Bruce Daniel, Marowan Zakhour and John M. Pauly. "Dynamic
contrast uptake analysis in the breast by linear combination." Presented at 2004
ISMRM in Kyoto pdf.
Logi Vidarsson, Kelvin O. Lim, and John M. Pauly. "Optimized T2 selective
myelin imaging." Presented at 2003 ISMRM in Toronto pdf
Logi Viðarsson, Sam Pullen and Gaylord Green. "Satellite Autonomous Integrity
Monitoring and its Role in Enhancing GPS User Performance". Proceedings of
the Institute of Navigation GPS 2001. Salt Lake City, UT. Sept 11-14th,690-702
(2001) pdf
Publications in progress
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Logi Vidarsson. "Relaxation specific magnetic resonance imaging", PhD Thesis
Logi Vidarsson, Bruce L. Daniel, Lara Stables, Marowan Zakhour and John M.
Pauly. "Fast KTrans parameter map generation for dynamic contrast enhanced
breast image processing." Submitted to Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Logi Vidarsson, Charles Cunningham, Garry E. Gold, Brian Hargreaves and John
M. Pauly. "Design of T2-Selective Magnetization Preparation Pulses." In
preparation
Skills
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EPIC programmed several pulse sequences from 2003 to 2006
C/C++, used regularly from 1998
Java, used regularly from 1998
Matlab, used frequently for analysis and optimization from 1998
LINUX/UNIX, system administrator for EE student lab 1998-2000, and MRSRL
from 2003
Windows/MS Office, frequently used from 1995
PhP3/Perl, programmed a web-based wedding administration system in 2006
Honors and awards
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2006, Abstract reviewer for 2006 ISMRM conference
2001/2002, Mentor for Stanford's ARLISS team.
2000, Awarded the Fulbright fellowship for commencing studies in the US
Volunteer work
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2003 - 2004 Tutor for the science bus, after school program with underprivileged
children in East Palo Alto.
1999-2000 Secretary for the IEEE University of Iceland student branch
1995-1996 Board member for Framtidin, speakers club at my high school.
References
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Professor John M. Pauly (PhD advisor), Stanford University, [email protected]
Dr. Garry Gold, Stanford University, [email protected]
Dr. Bruce Daniel, Stanford University, [email protected]
Dr. Charles Cunningham, Stanford University, [email protected]
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Logi Vidarsson, CV - MRSRL