Youngwook Kee

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Youngwook Kee
Department of Medical Physics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY


  • (10/31/2022) Manuscript was rejected from MRM (submitted on 08/12/2022).

  • (10/17/2022) R21 (NIH/NIDDK) grant application was submitted (new submission).

  • (03/29/2022) Jaesin Ahn and Seongho Jeong are joining our team.

  • (03/29/2022) Dr. MungSoo Kang has two ISMRM 2022 abstracts accepted.

  • (02/16/2022) R21 Trailblazer (NIH/NIBIB) grant application was submitted (new submission).

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My research interests are in the development of MRI technology and its clinical translation, including:

  • Pulse sequence design

  • Image reconstruction algorithms with high-performance/parallel computing

  • Hepatic iron/fat quantification

  • Quantitative susceptibility mapping (QSM) in body

  • Renal functional MRI

  • Tumor hypoxia imaging

My past research projects include:

  • Information-theoretic and convex relaxation methods in computer vision

  • Brain QSM

Education & Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Attending/Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, Sep 2020 – Present

  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Artificial Intelligence, Ajou University, South Korea, Sep 2021 – Present

  • Research Scientist (Academic Staff - Research), Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Aug 2018 – Jul 2020

  • Postdoctoral Associate, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, Aug 2015 – Jul 2018

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, KAIST, South Korea, Aug 2015

    • Dissertation: Convex Relaxation Approaches for Computing Information-Theoretic Minimal Partitions and the Mumford-Shah Functional | Mathematics Genealogy


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