The Magnetic Resonance Systems Lab is a lab within the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University.   The lab trains students in MR engineering and methodology, and conducts research focused on RF aspects of MRI.  



Chenhao Sun

Graduate Research Assistant

Chenhao Sun is a PhD candidate in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University. After receiving his B.Eng in Electrical and Information Engineering from Hangzhou Dianzi University, China, he joined Magnetic Resonance System lab in 2015 to work on the parallel imaging at ultra-high field (7T) MRI research and multi-nuclei simultaneous imaging & spectroscopy. He is also responsible for maintaining two 4.7T super-conducting magnets. 

Courtney Bauer

Graduate Research Assistant

Courtney Bauer is a PhD student in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University.  Courtney completed both her B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Her interests focus around advancing accessible technology in the field of MRI, including system agnostic technologies and open source software, as well as development of portable, low-field systems. 

Jue Hou (Ryan)

Graduate Student

B.S. Electrical engineering, Northwest A&F University 2012.9 - 2016.7

M.S. Electrical engineering, Pennsylvania State University 2016.8 - 2018.7


Research interests:

 MRI hardware development, high-dielectric materials in MRI, numerical simulations for electromagnetic


Madavan Raja Viswanath

Graduate Student 

Madavan is currently a PhD Candidate in Electrical Engineering. He got his Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India in 2017 and completed an RF/MRI internship at Micro Systems Engineering, Inc. during the summer of 2018. His research interests are MR Field Mapping, RF Coils, and MR System Hardware.


Clint Lemire

Undergraduate Student Worker

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Mariam Usmani

Graduate Student

I am currently pursuing an MS in Electrical Engineering from TAMU, with a specialization in biomedical imaging.

I completed my BTech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India in 2019.

My interest lies in signal processing, and working with medical devices.



Steve Wright

Professor, lab director



John Bosshard

Lecturer, ETID

John Bosshard is a Lecturer with the Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University. He also continues to work on several projects with the Magnetic Systems Laboratory, where he completed a Ph.D. degree under Professor Wright in 2012. His research interests include MR system hardware, gradient coils, RF coils, highly parallel imaging, MR elastography, and ultra high field imaging.