MR-5, Room 2051
PO Box 800759
Charlottesville, VA 22908
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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.


​Ph.D., Stanford University

Research Interests

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

Selected Publications

Simultaneous spatial and spectral selective excitation. Magn Reson Med. 1990 Aug;15(2):287-304. MEYER CH, PAULY JM, MACOVSKI A, NISHIMURA DG.
Fast spiral coronary artery imaging. Magn Reson Med. 1992 Dec;28(2):202-13. 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. CHEN W, SICA CT, MEYER CH.
Estimation of k-space trajectories in spiral MRI. Magn Reson Med. 2009 Jun;61(6):1396-404. TAN H, MEYER CH.
Rapid 3D dynamic arterial spin labeling with a sparse model-based image reconstruction. Neuroimage. 2015 Jul 11;121:205-216. 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


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