Alan Kuurstra (Research Engineer)

Alan KuurstraAlan

Research Engineer, CFMM
Contact Information:
• Email: akuurstr at uwo dot ca


Alan Kuurstra received his Bachelors and Masters degree of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo.  Currently a research engineer at the Centre for Functional and Metabolic Mapping , he is involved in the use of high and ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging to investigate brain anatomy and function in healthy human participants, various clinical populations, and animals.  His key responsibilities include the data analysis of MRI experiments for multiple collaborative projects with basic biologists, neuroscientists, graduate students and clinicians.


  • M.A.Sc. Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo
  • B.A.Sc. Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo