​Ph.D., Stanford University

Craig Meyer develops magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques for rapid acquisition and processing of image data in the setting of cardiovascular disease, neural diseases, and pediatrics, using tools in physics, signal processing, image reconstruction, and machine learning.  


  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Team Science Research, School of Medicine, University of Virginia 2014
  • Fellow, National Academy of Inventors (NAI) 2021
  • Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) 2015
  • Fellow, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 2013
  • First author of two of the “30 Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Papers that Helped Shape Our Field,” selected from 9000 papers published during the first 30 years of the journal 2014

Research Interests

  • Medical and Molecular Imaging
  • Signal and Image Processing
  • Biomedical Data Sciences
  • Biomechanics/Injury Biomechanics or Biomechanics and Mechanobiology
  • Cardiovascular Engineering

In the News

Selected Publications

  • Simultaneous spatial and spectral selective excitation. Magn Reson Med. 1990 Aug;15(2):287-304. ABS Meyer CH, Pauly JM, Macovski A, Nishimura DG.
  • Fast spiral coronary artery imaging. Magn Reson Med. 1992 Dec;28(2):202-13. ABS Meyer CH, Hu BS, Nishimura DG, Macovski A.
  • Fast conjugate phase image reconstruction based on a Chebyshev approximation to correct for B0 field inhomogeneity and concomitant gradients. Magn Reson Med. 2008 Nov;60(5):1104-11. ABS Chen W, Sica CT, Meyer CH.
  • Estimation of k-space trajectories in spiral MRI. Magn Reson Med. 2009 Jun;61(6):1396-404. ABS Tan H, Meyer CH.
  • Rapid 3D dynamic arterial spin labeling with a sparse model-based image reconstruction. Neuroimage. 2015 Jul 11;121:205-216. ABS Zhao L, Fielden SW, Feng X, Wintermark M, Mugler JP 3rd, Meyer CH.

Courses Taught

  • BME 6310, Computation and Modeling in Biomedical Engineering
  • BME 8782, Magnetic Resonance Imaging