Yasser Mostafa Kadah

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

EE 472 - Biomedical Imaging Systems


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Class Primary Textbooks



Peter R. Hoskins, Kevin Martin, Abigail Thrush, Diagnostic Ultrasound: Physics and Equipment, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, 2010. (ISBN-13: 978-0521757102)


Ray Hashman Hashemi, William G. Bradley Jr., Christopher J. Lisanti, MRI: The Basics, 3rd ed., Lippincot, Williams and Wilkins, 2010. (ISBN-13: 978-1608311156)


Stewart C. Bushong, Geoffrey Clarke, Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Physical and Biological Principles, 4th ed., Mosby, 2014. (ISBN-13: 978-0323073547)


Stewart C. Bushong, Radiologic Science for Technologists: Physics, Biology, and Protection, 10th ed., Mosby, 2012. (ISBN-13: 978-0323081351)


William R. Hendee, E. Russell Ritenour, Medical Imaging Physics, 4th ed., Wiley-Liss, 2002. (ISBN-13: 978-0471382263)


Nadine Barrie Smith, Andrew Webb, Introduction to Medical Imaging: Physics, Engineering and Clinical Applications, Cambridge University Press, 2010. (ISBN-13: 978-0521190657)

Note: Please check syllabus and handouts for more supplementary references



  1. Material Handout 
  2. Topic 1 Presentation: Ultrasound Imaging   (video lecture)
  3. Topic 2 Presentation: Magnetic Resonance Imaging   (video lecture)
  4. Topic 3 Presentation: X-ray Imaging
  5. Topic 4 Presentation: Computed Tomography    (video lecture)
  6. Topic 5 Presentation: Nuclear Medicine     (video lecture)

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Problem Assignments

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Class Project

Please note that the term project will be posted, submitted, and graded on Blackboard. 


Grading Policy

Class Homeworks            

Major Exams (3) 60%
Projects 0%
Final Exam 30%



  • Students are allowed to bring 1 sheet of notes per topic to exams 
  • Exam style consist of a mix of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), True/False Questions, and General Problems.





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