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Outi Sipilä

Docent, D.Sc. (Tech.), Medical Physicist

1995 …2023

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Research interests: medical imaging, especially magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and diagnostic ultrasound (US), and image processing. Current research projects include

  • simultaneous electroencephalography (EEG) and functional MRI (fMRI) in presurgical evaluation of epilepsy
  • quality assurance of diagnostic US
  • quality assurance of MRI
  • MR image analysis of patients with iron overload



  • Lecturer, University of Helsinki, Department of Physics
    • 530157 Ultraäänitutkimukset (Diagnostic Ultrasound) since 2007
    • 530155 Magneettikuvantaminen (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) since 2009
  • Part time lecturer at Aalto University and Metropolia School of Applied Sciences
  • Supervision of theses
  • Lectures and teaching for different professional groups in imaging


Curriculum vitae


Professional qualifications

  • Title of docent in medical physics, University of Helsinki, 2011
  • Public Administration Leadership in Action (PALS 8), Via Leadership Academy, 2009
  • Certified medical physicist, Qualification Board of Finnish Medical Physicists, 2000
  • Radiation protection officer, University of Helsinki, 2000
  • D.Sc. (Tech.), Helsinki University of Technology, 2000


Primary position: Physicist, HUS Helsinki Medical Imaging Center (responsible physicist for MRI and US)

Fields of Science

  • 114 Physical sciences
  • medical physics
  • 217 Medical engineering
  • medical imaging
  • image processing

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.