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Dr Daniel Bulte

BSc PhD Tasmania, MA Oxf


Dr Daniel Bulte is an MRI physicist and an Associate Professor in Engineering Science (biomedical engineering). He is based at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and worked at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB) for over 10 years, and the University of Toronto before that. He obtained a PhD in Electrical Engineering and a BSc in Physics from the University of Tasmania in Australia. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and has a Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education from Oxford University. He is passionate about teaching and outreach and has won numerous awards for his teaching.

Dr Bulte is also the St Hilda's College Dean.

Research interests

Daniel's research interests are focussed on imaging and measuring oxygen delivery and metabolism in healthy and diseased tissue using a variety of techniques including Oxygen Enhanced MRI, Arterial Spin Labelling, T1, T2 and T2* mapping, and diffusion imaging. He is particularly interested in imaging hypoxia in tumours and neuroimaging.

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  • Tutorial Fellow in Engineering and College Dean
  • Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Engineering Science


  • Engineering