Honors and Awards

Professional Awards and Honors

  • Regional Scholarship for Asia “Imaging the Vessel Wall in Major Peripheral Arteries using Susceptibility Weighted Imaging: Visualizing Calcifications” at the 12th Annual Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR).  Qi Yang, Kuncheng Li, Jiangtao Liu, S. Barnes, Z. Wu, J. Neelavalli, J. Hu, E.M. Haacke. (2009)
  • Best Abstract Award “Improving the detection of diffue axonal injury by complementary use of advanced MRI" at the 6th North American Brain Injury (NABIS) Annual Conference. Z. Kou, R. Benson, R. Gattu, M. Haacke.  The abstract presented our breakthrough on a complementary use of SWI and DTI techniques for injury detection. (2008)
  • RSNA Educational Exhibit Award LL-NR4709 entitled “Susceptibility Weighted Imaging (SWI) of the Brain: Pictorial Review of the Technique, Anatomy, and Pathology” T. Hirai, MD, Kumamoto JAPAN; M. Akter; M. Kitajima, MD; T. Okuda, MD; E.M. Haacke, PhD; Y. Yamashita, MD (2006)
  • Outstanding Faculty Award from Wayne State University, Dept of Biomedical Engineering (04/2004)

University Awards and Honors

  • Wayne State University, Office of the Vice President for Research, Research Mentors Award Program for New Faculty for mentoring of Dr. Yu-Chung  Norman Cheng. (2006)