Jonathan Riek

Jonathan Riek, PhD serves as the Vice President of Musculoskeletal & Metabolic Imaging for BioTel Research. He has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester, and his doctoral thesis was on motion and artifact reduction in MRI. He worked on the development of a 3D CT scanner as a postdoctoral researcher, then spent 7 years in the research labs at the Eastman Kodak Company. While at Kodak, Jonathan worked in the areas of motion estimation, frame rate conversion, and video compression. He also served as the liaison between the image science division and the corporate software group. He joined VirtualScopics in 2000 to return to medical imaging and apply his skills interfacing between image science and software. In 2004, he led the development of the system that is still used to run clinical trials and analyze medical images. In his current role, Jonathan has scientific responsibility for all of BioTel Research’s musculoskeletal and metabolic imaging studies, including arthritis, muscle diseases, diabetes, and liver diseases such as NASH and NAFLD. He holds four patents and has published many articles on various topics regarding MRI.