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Biography

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Archival as SubjectPublished as AuthorPublished as Subject

P. Mansfield

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Dates

October 9, 1933 – February 8, 2017

Authorized Form of Name

Mansfield, P., 1933-2017

Additional Forms of Names

Mansfield, Peter, Sir, 1933-2017

Biography

Abstract

Sir Peter Mansfield was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine alongside Paul Lauterbur "for their discoveries concerning magnetic resonance imaging." The development of the first MRI machine has deeply impacted the fields of science and modern medicine. Sir Mansfield spent his career involved in numerous research teams and has contributed a great deal to what we know today of diagnostic imaging.

Important Dates

October 9, 1933Birth, Lambeth (London, England).

1959Obtained BSc degree from Queen Mary College, University of London, London (England).

1962Post-doctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois, Urbana (Ill.).

1964Returned to United Kingdom.

1964 – 1994Lectureship (1964); Senior Lecturer, Department of Physics (1968); Reader (1970); and Professor, Department of Physics (1979), University of Nottingham, Nottingham (England).

1972Senior Visitor working under Professor Karl Hausser, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg (Germany).

1973Presentation of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) work before the First Specialized Colloque Ampére, Krakow, Poland.

November 1973Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) work published in Journal of Physics.

1974Attended International Conference on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) in India.

1976Line scanning on first live human finger, results presented to the Medical Research Council.

1977Awarded grant funding to build first MRI machine.

1983Awarded Gold Medal, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM).

1986Fellow, Queen Mary College, University of London, London (England).

1987President, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM).

1987Fellow, the Royal Society.

1988Awarded Duddell Medal and Prize, Institute of Physics, London.

1989Awarded Antoine Béclère Medal, International Society of Radiology and the Antoine Béclère Institute of Paris.

1992Awarded International Society of Magnetic Resonance (ISMAR) prize with P. Lauterbur.

1993Knighted.

1993Awarded Silver Plaque of the European Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology.

1993Honorary Fellow, Royal College of Radiology.

1993Honorary Member, British Institute of Radiology.

1994 Honorary Member and Fellow, International Society of Magentic Resonance (ISMAR).

2003Awarded Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Paul Lauterbur "for their discoveries concerning magnetic resonance imaging".

2009Presented with Lifetime Achievement Award by British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown.

February 8, 2017Death, Nottingham (England).

Occupation

Magnetic resonance imaging physicist.

Places

Birth

Lambeth (London, England)

Undergraduate Education

London (England)

Graduate Education

London (England)

Employment

Urbana (Ill.)

Nottingham (England)

Heidelberg (Germany)

Death

Nottingham (England)

Subjects

Magnetic resonance imaging.

Medical physics.

Physiology.

Tomography.

Relationships

People

Family

Kibble, Jean Margaret

Spouse, married 1962.

Mansfield, Conrad William

Brother.

Mansfield, Gillian

Daughter.

Mansfield, Rose Lillian

Mother.

Mansfield, Sarah

Daughter.

Mansfield, Sidney Albert

Brother.

Advisors & Collaborators

Blackband, Stephen J.

Advised by Mansfield, University of Nottingham.

Bowley, Roger

Collaborated with Mansfield on magentic screen theory to reduce gradient coil and magnet interaction, University of Notthingham.

Chapman, Barry

Post-doctoral student, advised by Mansfield, University of Notthingham.

Clemence, Matthew X.

Advised by Mansfield, University of Nottingham.

Doyle, Mark

Advised by Mansfield, University of Nottingham.

Garroway, Alan

Collaborated with Mansfield on multi-pulse techniques research, University of Nottingham.

Gowland, Penny

Collaborated with Mansfield on foetal imaging research, University of Nottingham.

Grannell, Peter

Advised by Mansfield, University of Nottingham.

Guilfoyle, David

Advised by Mansfield, University of Nottingham.

Lauterbur, Paul C., 1929-2007

Research collaborator and shares 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for discoveries concerning magnetic resonance imaging."

Morris, Peter G.

Post-doctorally advised by Mansfield.

Ordidge, Roger

Advised by Mansfield, University of Nottingham.

Powles, Jack, 1924-

Advisor at NMR Research Group.

Rzedzian, Richard

Advised by Mansfield, University of Nottingham.

Slichter, Charles P.

Post-doctorate advisor at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Strange, John

Collaborated with Mansfield on theory of solid echoes, University of Illinois

Turner, Robert

Collaborated with Mansfield on EPI research, University of Nottingham.

Ware, Don

Advised by Mansfield, University of Nottingham.

Additional

Budinger, Tom

Cutler, Doug

Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-

Institutions

Major Positions

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Post-doctoral Research Associate.

University of Nottingham

Lecturer; Senior Lecturer; Reader; and Professor, Department of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

British Institute of Radiology

Honorary Member.

European Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology

Awarded Silver Plaque (1993).

Institute of Physics (Great Britain)

Honorary Fellow.

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Awarded Gold Medal (1983) and President.

International Society of Magnetic Resonance

Awarded ISMAR Prize (1992) and Honorary Member.

International Society of Radiology

Awarded Antoine Béclère Medal (1988).

Max Planck Institute for Medical Research

Senior Visitor.

Queen Mary College (University of London)

Received BSc Degree (1959).

Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain)

Honorary Fellow.

Royal Society (Great Britain)

Fellow.

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

American Institute of Physics Physics Today division Bertram Schwarzschild Nobel Prize files, 1954-2013.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

NMR imaging : proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting, held on 5 and 6 June 1990 / organized and edited by P. Mansfield and E.L. Hahn.

Subject

Peter Mansfield Nobel Prize biography.

Peter Mansfield Physics Today obituary.