Dr. Steven M. Conolly joined the Bioengineering Department at Berkeley in 2004 and is currently serving as Chair of the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering and as Vice-Chair of Undergraduates.
Dr. Conolly’s research focuses on innovative and cost-effective medical imaging instrumentation. He has developed a new architecture for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) called Prepolarized MRI and is working on several innovations in Magnetic Particle Imaging and materials to manage field homogeneity in MRI. He is a member of the Berkeley Imaging Systems Laboratory and a Professor in the Department of Bioengineering.
The holder of 20 patents, Dr. Conolly was awarded an Outstanding Inventor award by Stanford in 2004, one of only 25 inventors so honored in the history of Stanford University.
Dr. Conolly holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) from Stanford.