Professor Jon Shah
Following the completion of his PhD at the University of Manchester, Jon Shah was awarded the Toshiba Fellowship which took him to Japan where he worked on the development of methods for magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy. Thereafter, he was awarded the Herschel Smith Fellowship at the University of Cambridge. During his 3-year stay he carried out research in basic MR methodology and translated those methods into Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
Following this, he moved to Germany to work in the area of cardiac MRI before moving to his present position at the Research Centre in Jülich
There he is responsible for a research programme spanning from the basic conception and design of new MRI and MR-PET methodology through to its implementation and application.
He has recently been appointed as Distinguished Professor at the Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) and has been awarded a prestigious 3-year VESKI Fellowship.
Currently he is Director of the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine – 4 (Medical Imaging Physics) and Director of the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine –11 (Molecular Neuroscience and Neuroimaging) at the Research Centre in Jülich and is also Professor of MRI Physics at the Department of Neurology in the University Hospital in Aachen.