Short CV/Education and training


  • 1998
    Bachelor of Science (with highest honors), Computer Science, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

  • 2000
    Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

  • 2004
    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Electrical Engineering, Stanford University


  • 2004 – 2006
    Post-doctoral Researcher, FMRIB Centre, University of Oxford

  • 2006 – 2011
    Royal Academy of Engineering / EPSRC Research Fellow, FMRIB Centre, University of Oxford

  • 2007 – 2014
    University Research Lecturer, Nuffeld Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford

  • 2011 – 2016
    Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow, FMRIB Centre, University of Oxford

  • Since 2014
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Nuffeld Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford

  • Since 2015
    Associate Director, FMRIB Centre, University of Oxford

  • 2016 – 2021
    Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow, FMRIB Centre, University of Oxford

Selected publications

  • Miller KL, Alfaro-Almagro F, Bangerter NK, Thomas DL, Yacoub E, Xu J, Bartsch AJ, Jbabdi S, Sotiropoulos SN, AnderssonJLR, Griffanti L, Douaud G, Okell TW, Weale P, Dragonu I, Garratt S, Hudson S, Collins R, Jenkinson M, Matthews PM, Smith SM (2016). Multimodal population brain imaging in the UK Biobank prospective epidemiological study. Nature Neuroscience, 19: 1523-1536.

  • Wu W, Koopmans PJ, Frost R, Miller KL (2016). Reducing slab boundary artefacts in 3D multi-slab diffusion MRI using nonlinear inversion for slab profile encoding (NPEN). Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 76: 1183-1195.

  • Chiew M, Smith SM, Koopmans PJ, Graedel NN, Blumensath T, Miller KL (2015). k-t FASTER: Acceleration of FMRI data acquisition using low rank constraints. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 74: 353-364.

  • Smith SM, Nichols TE, Vidaurre D, Winkler A, Behrens TEJ, Glasser MF, Ugurbil K, Barch DM, Van Essen D, Miller KL (2015). A positive-negative mode of population co-variation links brain connectivity, demographics and behavior. Nature Neuroscience, 18: 1565-1567.

  • Foxley S, Jbabdi S, Clare S, Lam W, Ansorge O, Douaud G, Miller KL (2014). Improving diffusion-weighted imaging of post-mortem human brains: SSFP at 7T. NeuroImage, 102: 579-589.

  • Chen WC, Foxley S, Miller KL (2013). Detecting microstructural properties of white matter based on compartmentalization of magnetic susceptibility. NeuroImage, 70: 1-9.


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