UF’s Dr. Joanna Long announced as Associate Laboratory Director and co-PI of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory

Published: March 21st, 2014

Category: News

Joanna Long, Ph.D., inspects a probe from the 750 MHz superconducting magnet at AMRIS.

Joanna Long, Ph.D., inspects a probe from the 750 MHz superconducting magnet at AMRIS.

The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab) announced on February 14, 2014, that the University of Florida’s Dr. Joanna Long will serve as Associate Laboratory Director and co-Principal Investigator of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.  The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory develops and operates state-of-the-art, high-magnetic-field facilities that faculty and visiting scientists and engineers use for research.  The laboratory is sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the state of Florida.

A faculty member of the University of Florida since 2002, Dr. Long is the Director of the Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy (AMRIS) facility at the McKnight Brain Institute, directing the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory’s user program in NMR and MRI at the University of Florida.  Both the MagLab and AMRIS facilities are utilized by SECIM’s Core 2 service, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.

To read more about Dr. Long’s new role, view the MagLab’s announcement.