Joseph Hornak

Director of Graduate Studies, Professor

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Contact Information

OfficeCAR 2132
Phone(585) 475-2904
Emailjphsch@rit.edu


B.S., 1976, Utica College

M.S., 1978, Purdue University

Ph.D., 1982, University of Notre Dame

Research Interests

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Imaging Science
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Selected Publications

R.W. Fessenden, J.P. Hornak, B. Venkataraman, Electron Spin-Lattice Relaxation Times of Transient Free Radicals, J. Chem. Phys. 74:3694-3704 (1981).

D. Behar, R.W. Fessenden, J.P. Hornak, ESR and Pulse Radiolysis Investigation of the Radiolysis of Sodium Vinyl Sulfonate, Radiat. Phys. Chem. 20:267-273 (1982).

J.P. Hornak, Spin Relaxation Times and Chemically Induced Dynamic Electron Spin Polarization of Transient Free Radicals, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Notre Dame, 1982, University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, MI.

J.P. Hornak, J.H. Freed, ELDOR Spin-Echoes and Slow Motions, Chem. Phys. Lett. 101:115-119 (1983).

J.P. Hornak, J.H. Freed, Electron Spin Echoes with a Loop-Gap Resonator, J. Magn. Reson. 62:311-313 (1985).

P.G. Barkley, J.P. Hornak, J.H. Freed, Surface-Suppressed Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopies, J. Chem. Phys. 84:1886-1900 (1985).

J.P. Hornak, J.K. Moscicki, D.J. Schneider, J.H. Freed, Diffusion Coefficients in Anisotropic Fluids by ESR Imaging of Concentration Profiles, J. Chem. Phys. 84:3387-3395 (1986).

J.P. Hornak, J.H. Freed, Spectral Rotation in Pulsed ESR Spectroscopy, J. Magn. Reson. 67:501-518 (1986).

J.P. Hornak, T.L. Ceckler, R.G. Bryant, Phosphorous-31 NMR Spectroscopy Using a Loop-Gap Resonator, J. Magn. Reson. 68:319-322 (1986).

J.P. Hornak, J. Szumowski, D. Rubens, J. Janus, R.G. Bryant, Breast MR Imaging With Loop-Gap Resonators, Radiology 161:832-834 (1986).

J.P. Hornak, J. Szumowski, R.G. Bryant, Elementary Single Turn Solenoids Used as the Transmitter and Receiver in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, J. Magn. Res. Imag. 5:233-237 (1987).

T.L. Ceckler, R.G. Bryant, J.P. Hornak, Noise Reduction in Wide Bore Magnets Using a Patient Cage, Magn. Reson. Med. 5:173-174 (1987).

J.P. Hornak, J. Szumowski, R.G. Bryant, Magnetic Field Mapping, Magn. Reson. Med. 6:158-163 (1988).

J.P. Hornak, E. Marshall, J. Szumowski, R.G. Bryant, MRI of Extremities using Perforated Single Turn Solenoids, Magn. Reson. Med. 7:442-448 (1988).

J.P. Hornak, R.G. Bryant, Radio Frequency Homogeneity, Texas A. & M. University NMR Newsletter, 350:40 (Nov. 1987).

E.A. Marshall, J.J. Listinsky, T.L. Ceckler, J. Szumowski, R.G. Bryant, J.P. Hornak, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Using a Ribbonator: Hand and Wrist, Magn. Reson. Med. 9:369-378 (1989).

D.S. Browne, P.E. Ellsworth, J.P. Hornak, Teaching MRI Using Computer Animation, J. Chem. Ed. 66:647-648 (1989).

S. Totterman, S.L. Weiss, J. Szumowski, R.W. Katzberg, J.P. Hornak, H.M. Proskin, J. Eisen, MR Fat Suppression Technique In The Evaluation Of Normal Structures Of The Knee, J. Comput. Assist. Tomogr. 13:473-479 (1989).

J.P. Hornak, A.C. Smith, J. Szumowski, Relaxation Time Studies by CSI - Phantom Studies, Magn. Reson. Med. 13:398-406 (1990).

J.P. Hornak, A. Blaakman, D. Rubens, S. Totterman, Multispectral Image Segmentation of Breast Pathology, SPIE Image Processing 1445:523-533 (1991).

J.P. Hornak, M. Spacher, R.G. Bryant, A Modular Low Frequency ESR Spectrometer, Meas. Sci. Technol. 2:520-522 (1991).

J. Gong, J.P. Hornak, A Fast T1 Algorithm, J. Magn. Reson. Imag. 10:623-626 (1992).

Y. Chen, E.R. Dougherty, S.M. Totterman, J.P. Hornak, Classification of Trabecular Structure in Magnetic Resonance Images Based on Morphological Granulometries, Magn. Reson. Med. 29:358-370 (1993).

L.M. Fletcher, J.B. Barsotti, J.P. Hornak, A Multispectral Analysis of Brain Tissues, Magn. Reson. Med. 29:623-630, (1993).

E. Szczepaniak, J.P. Hornak, ESR Imaging Based on the Modulation Field Phase, J. Magn. Reson. 104A:315-320 (1993).

S.D. Szeglowski, J.P. Hornak, Asymmetric Single-Turn Solenoid for MRI of the Wrist, Magn. Reson. Med. 30:750-753 (1993).

X. Li, J.P. Hornak, Accurate Determination of T2 Images in MRI, Imaging Science and Technology 38:154-157 (1993).

J.E. Roe, W.E. Prenttice, J.P. Hornak, A Multipurpose MRI Phantom Based on a Reverse Micelle Solution. Magn. Reson. Med. 35:136-141 (1996).

J.E. Roe, D.D. Ramanan, J.P. Hornak, M. Kotlarchyk, Application of Dense Microemulsions to Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Physica A 231:359-367 (1996).

W. Windig, J.P. Hornak, B. Antalek, Multivariate Image Analysis of Magnetic Resonance Images with the Direct Exponential Curve Resolution Algorithm (DECRA). Part 1: Algorithm and Model Study. J. Magn. Reson. 132:298-306 (1998).

B. Antalek, J.P. Hornak, W. Windig, Multivariate Image Analysis of Magnetic Resonance Images with the Direct Exponential Curve Resolution Algorithm (DECRA). Part 2: Application to Human Brain Images. J. Magn. Reson. 132:307-315 (1998).

L.J. Schwartz, C.L. DeCiantis, S. Chapman, B.K. Kelley, J.P. Hornak, Motions of Water, Decane, and AOT in Reverse Micelle Solutions. Langmuir 15:5461-5466 (1999).

J.P. Hornak, Teaching NMR Using Online Textbooks. Molecule 4 353-365 (1999).

D.H. Chang, J.P. Hornak, Fingerprint Recognition through Circular Sampling. Imaging Science and Technology, 44:560-564 (2000).

C.L. Bray, N.C. Schaller, S.L. Ianapolo, M.D. Bostick, G. Ferranti, A. Fleming, J.P. Hornak, A Study of the 1H NMR Signal from Hydrated Synthetic Sands. J. Env. & Eng. Geophys. 11:1-8 (2006).

C.L. Bray, J.P. Hornak, Unilateral MRI using a Rastered Projection. J. Magn. Reson. 188:151-159 (2007). J.P. Hornak, Labels Printed with Magnetic Toner, Magn. Reson. Imaging, 25:1459-1460 (2007).

C.L. Bray, R.G. Bryant, M.J. Cox, G. Ferrante, Y. Goddard, S. Sur, J. P. Hornak, The Proton Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spin-Lattice Relaxation Rate of Some Hydrated Synthetic and Natural Sands. Diffusion Fundamentals 10:8.1-8.3 (2009).

C.L. Bray, R.G. Bryant, M.J. Cox, G. Ferrante, Y. Goddard, S. Sur, J. P. Hornak, The 1H NMR Spin Lattice Relaxation Rate of Some Hydrated Sands. J. Env. & Eng. Geophys 14:49-61 (2009).

C.L. Bray, J.P. Hornak, Underground Variations in BEarth: Implications for Near-Surface MRI. Concepts Magn. Reson. 35B:153–167 (2009).

S.Y. Moon, J.P. Hornak, A Volume Resolution Phantom for MRI. Mag. Reson. Imag. 28:286-289 (2010).

J.P. Hornak, G. Ferrante, A. Coy, E.R. McCarney, A Possible Difference in the Surface Relaxivity of Costal and Inland Sands. TOMRJ 3:52-56 (2010).

J.P. Hornak, MRI of Printed Text. Concepts Magn. Reson. 36A:347-348 (2010).

B. Alfano, M. Comerci, M. Larobina, A. Prinster, J.P. Hornak, S.E. Selvan, U. Amato, M. Quarantelli, G. Tedeschi, A. Brunetti, M. Salvatore, An MRI Digital Brain Phantom for Validation of Segmentation Methods. Medical Image Analysis 15:329-339 (2011).

J.P. Hornak, The 1H Nuclear Spin-Lattice and Spin-Spin Relaxation Times at BEarth of Some Liquids Associated with Environmental Spills. Organic Geochemistry 42:985-990 (2011).

T.G. Servoss, J.P. Hornak, Converting the chemical shift artifact to a spectral image. Concepts in Magnetic Resonance 38A: 107–116 (2011).