ECE 480: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Fall 2023)

Course Description

From this course you will learn the fundamental physical, mathematical, and computational principles governing the data acquisition and image reconstruction of magnetic resonance imaging.

Course Information

  • Lectures: Tue. & Thur. 15:30-16:50 PM

  • Location: 2015 Electrical & Computer Eng Bldg

  • Instructor: Prof. Zhi-Pei Liang, Email: z-liang AT

  • TA: Wen Jin, Email: wenj AT illinois.ed

    • Office hours: Monday 1:00 - 2:00 PM, Wednesday 12:30 - 2:00 PM
    • Location: ECEB 3036
  • Credits: 3hrs (undergraduate), 3hrs or 4hrs (graduate)

Grading Policy

  • Homeworks: 25%

  • Midterm: 35%

  • Final: 40%

Academic Integrity

This course will operate under the following honor code: All exams and homework assignments are to be worked out independently without any aid from any person or device. Copying from any source is not permitted and will be considered cheating, hence subject to the stipulated university policies. By enrolling in this course and submitting exams and homework assignments for grading, each student implicitly accepts this honor code.


  • Z.-P. Liang and P. C. Lauterbur, Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, IEEE Press/Wiley, 2000.