Dr Saskia Bollmann

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology


I obtained my M.Sc. ETH in Biomedical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich in 2013, where I utilized concurrent magnetic field monitoring to improve image quality and temporal stability of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). I then moved to Brisbane in 2014, to pursue a PhD at the Centre for Advanced Imaging, The University of Queensland. I investigated contrast mechanisms and signal properties of fMRI focusing on ultra-high field applications. In 2019, I joined the Martinos Center for Biomedical Engineering, Massachusetts General Hospital, where I employed ultra-high field MRI to image the blood vessels of the human brain, and better understand their contribution to the fMRI signal. Currently, I’m the acting 7T NIF Facility Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Imaging, implementing high-resolution functional and structural imaging for neuroscience research.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


  • Chen, Jingyuan E., Polimeni, Jonathan R., Bollmann, Saskia and Glover, Gary H. (2019). On the analysis of rapidly sampled fMRI data. NeuroImage, 188, 807-820. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.02.008

  • Bollmann, Saskia, Puckett, Alexander M., Cunnington, Ross and Barth, Markus (2017). Serial correlations in single-subject fMRI with sub-second TR. NeuroImage, 166, 152-166. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.10.043

  • Bollmann, Saskia, Kasper, Lars, Vannesjo, S. Johanna, Diaconescu, Andreea O., Dietrich, Benjamin E., Gross, Simon, Stephan, Klaas E. and Pruessmann, Klaas P. (2017). Analysis and correction of field fluctuations in fMRI data using field monitoring. Neuroimage, 154, 92-105. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.01.014

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • (2022) Doctor Philosophy

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