Ricardo Otazo, PhD, MSc, BSc

Chief of MRI and Spectroscopy Physics; Vice Chair for Research

Ricardo Otazo, PhD, MSc, BSc

Chief of MRI and Spectroscopy Physics; Vice Chair for Research
Ricardo Otazo

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BsC, Electrical Engineering, Universidad Católica, Paraguay; PhD, Engineering, University of New Mexico

Dr. Otazo directs the MRI physics program, which includes development and translation of new MRI technology, and support for the clinical MRI program in Radiology and Radiation Oncology. His research work is focused to the development of rapid, motion-tolerant, and quantitative MRI methods using advances in mathematical, physical, and computational models. Dr. Otazo is one of the pioneers in the use of compressed sensing to accelerate MRI acquisition and a world-leader in the development of motion-tolerant MRI techniques using autonavigated acquisitions. He is currently working on the application of artificial intelligence techniques to accelerate and enable motion-tolerant MRI scans. He is also developing MRI techniques to guide radiotherapy procedures on a MR-Linac system. Dr. Otazo is a fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and a distinguished investigator of the Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research.


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  • NYU Langone Health
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