Faculty - Othman

Shadi Othman, Assistant Professor

Shadi Othman

Shadi Othman
Assistant Professor

Biological Systems Engineering
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
233 Chase Hall
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0726
Office: 402-472-1413

Research Interests

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Elastography/tissue mechanobiology
  • Translational imaging and Regenerative tissue monitoring

Professional Recognition

  • 2007 Paul C. Hoges Award - University of Chicago, Radiology.
  • 2004 ISMRM 12th scientific meeting conference travel award to Kyoto, Japan.
  • 2004 45th ENC conference travel award to Asilomar, California.
  • 2001 Lewis F. Moody Award, ASME 2001-18273


  • 2008: Xu, H., Othman, S.F., and Magin, R.L. Monitoring Tissue Engineering Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering (Review paper, in press).
  • 2007: Othman, S.F., Li, J., Abdullah, O., Moinness, J.J., Magin, R.L., and Muehleman, C. 2007. High Resolution/High Contrast MRI of Human Articular Cartilage Lesions, Acta Orthopaedica. 78(4):536-46.
  • Othman, S.F., Zhou, X.J., Xu, H., Royston, T.J., and Magin, R.L. 2007. Error Propagation Model for Microscopic Magnetic Resonance Elastography Shear Wave Images, Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 25; 94-100.
  • 2006: Xu, H., Othman, S.F., Hong, L., Peptan, I.A., and Magin, R.L. 2006. Magnetic Resonance Microscopy for Periodic Monitoring the Osteogenesis of Tissue Engineered Construct In Vitro, Physics in Medicine and Biology. 51;719-732.
  • 2005: Othman, S.F., Xu, H., Royston, T.J., and Magin, R.L. 2005. Microscopic Magnetic Resonance Elastography, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 54:605-615.


  • International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2001 - present