I am an MRI physicist at Synaptive Medical, and a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB Centre).

I received a PhD in Medical Physics from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and read Clinical Neurosciences as a postdoctoral MRI physicist in Oxford, UK.

In my free time I enjoy music, both playing and attending shows, travel, and working on electronics and software projects. I have a strong interest in general aviation, and hope to complete my US FAA private pilot's licence in the near future. I am also a PADI certified advanced open water diver.


E-Mail: samuel.hurley@gmail.com
Skype: samuel.hurley
Phone: +1 (608) 318-3063


Synaptive Medical
MRI Applications Scientist, 2016-Present

University of Oxford
Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance of the Brain (FMRIB)
Research Fellow, 2016-Present

Software Development

GitHub: github.com/halfSpinDoctor


University of Oxford
Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance of the Brain (FMRIB)
Postdoctoral MRI Physicist, 2014-2016

University of Wisconsin
Waisman Center for Brain Imaging and Behavior
Ph.D., Medical Physics, 2010-2014
University of Wisconsin
M.S., Medical Physics, 2008 - 2010
University Of Wisconsin
B.S., Physics, 2004 - 2008


Bicester Gliding Centre, Oxfordshire, UK
Fringe Field, Former Bass Guitarist

Professional Groups

ISMRM, Trainee Member (2008-present)
ISMRM ChallengeOrganising Committee Member (2011-present)

Kappa Eta Kappa, National President (2011-2015)
Kappa Eta Kappa - Delta, National Co-Educational Professional Fraternity
University Physical SocietySPS - Chapter Vice President (2008-2009)


Flight History: