dr. ir. B.R. (Bart) Steensma

dr. ir. B.R. (Bart) Steensma

Assistant Professor
dr. ir. B.R. (Bart) Steensma
  • Computational Imaging

Research Programs

Strategic Program Cancer



Bart Steensma is assistant professor at the Computation Imaging group of UMC Utrecht, his research line focuses on development of wearable technology for cardiovascular disease diagnosis and prevention. Bart holds a PhD in RF antenna design from Utrecht University/UMC Utrecht, and was trained as a biomedical engineer (MSc degree) from Twente University. In addition, Bart recently co-founded the company PrecorDx (winner NWO Venture challenge fall 2023) to bring the UMCU patented radio-frequency sensing technology to market. Bart works 0.8 fte for UMC Utrecht, and 0.2 fte for PrecorDx

Research Output (23)

Multi-echo MR thermometry in the upper leg at 7 T using near-harmonic 2D reconstruction for initialization

Kikken Mathijs W.I., Steensma Bart R., van den Berg Cornelis A.T., Raaijmakers Alexander J.E. Jun 2023, In: Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 89 , p. 2347-2360 14 p.

Simulation-based evaluation of SAR and flip angle homogeneity for five transmit head arrays at 14 T

Harrevelt Seb D, Roos Thomas H M, Klomp Dennis W J, Steensma Bart R, Raaijmakers Alexander J E Apr 2023, In: Magma - Magnetic Resonance Materials In Physics Biology And Medicine. 36 , p. 245-255 11 p.

A perturbation approach for ultrafast calculation of RF field enhancements near medical implants in MRI

Stijnman Peter R S, Steensma Bart R, van den Berg Cornelis A T, Raaijmakers Alexander J E 10 Mar 2022, In: Scientific Reports. 12 , p. 1-14

Tier-based formalism for safety assessment of custom-built radio-frequency transmit coils

Steensma B R, Sadeghi-Tarakameh A, Meliado E F, van den Berg C A T, Klomp D W J, Luijten P R, Metzger G J, Eryaman Y, Raaijmakers A J E 2022, In: NMR in Biomedicine. 36 16 p.

Potential Reduction of Peripheral Local SAR for a Birdcage Body Coil at 3 Tesla Using a Magnetic Shield

van Leeuwen C. C., Steensma B. R., Glybovski S. B., Lunenburg M. F.J., Simovski C., Klomp D. W.J., van den Berg C. A.T., Raaijmakers A. J.E. 8 Oct 2021, In: FRONTIERS IN PHYSICS. 9

The (un)expected benefits of coaxial antennas for MRI

Steensma Bart , Zijlema Stefan, Raaijmakers Alexander , Van Leeuwen Carel, Van Den Berg Nico 9 Aug 2021, p. 344-348 5 p.

SAR and temperature distributions in a database of realistic human models for 7 T cardiac imaging

Steensma Bart R., Meliado Ettore F., Luijten Peter, Klomp Dennis W. J., van den Berg Cornelis A. T., Raaijmakers Alexander J. E. Jul 2021, In: NMR in Biomedicine. 34 , p. 1-14

Feature-tracking cardiac magnetic resonance of the right ventricle:Effect of field strength, resolution and imaging sequence

Bourfiss Mimount, Steensma Bart R., te Riele Anneline S.J.M., Leiner Tim, Velthuis Birgitta K., Raaijmakers Alexander J.E. May 2021, In: European Journal of Radiology. 138 2 p.

Evaluation of the radiofrequency performance of a wide-bore 1.5 T positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging body coil for radiotherapy planning

Branderhorst Woutjan, Steensma Bart R., Beijst Casper, Huijing Erik R., Alborahal Cezar, Versteeg Edwin, Weissler Bjoern, Schug David, Gebhardt Pierre, Gross-Weege Nicolas, Mueller Florian, Krueger Karl, Dey Thomas, Radermacher Harald, Lips Oliver, Lagendijk Jan, Schulz Volkmar, de Jong Hugo W.A.M., Klomp Dennis W.J. Apr 2021, In: Physics and Imaging in Radiation Oncology. 17 , p. 13-19 7 p.

Ultra-high field MRI RF transmit coil arrays

Van Leeuwen C., Steensma Bart R., Raaijmakers Alexander J.E. 12 Jan 2021, p. 1055-1058 4 p.

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