Abdol Aziz Ould Ismail

Graduate Research Assistant



Contact Information

Email ismail@magnet.fsu.edu
Phone (850) 645 7728
Fax (530) 706-4535
Address 1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr.
Tallahassee , FL 32310-3706
Building NHMFL FSU

Educational Background

  • Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Florida State University, 2014-2016

Research Interests

  • Non-destructive investigation of neural connectivity
  • Graph theoretical analysis in biomedical imaging
  • Network analysis based biomarkers
  • Magnetic Resonance Electrical Impedance Tomography (MREIT)
  • Diagnosis and treatment monitoring in TBI and Alzheimer's

Professional Experience

  • International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
  • International Neural Network Society
  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
  • IEEE Magnetics Society
  • IEEE Consultants Network

Publications and Scientific Activities


    1. Structural Connectivity Within Neural Ganglia: A Default Small-World Network Ould Ismail, A.A.; Amouzandeh, G. and Grant, S.C. 2017 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Honolulu, HI April 22-27 (2017)


    1. Use of human mesenchymal stem cell treatment to prevent anhedonia in a rat model of traumatic brain injury Darkazalli, A.; Ould Ismail, A.A.; Abad, N.; Grant, S.C. and Levenson, C.W. Restor. Neurol. Neurosci., 34, 3, 433-441 (2016)
    2. Structural connectivity within neural ganglia: A default small-world network Ould Ismail, A.O.; Amouzandeh, G. and Grant, S.C. Neuroscience, 337, 276–284 (2016)
    3. Diffusion tensor imaging analysis to assess stem cell therapy efficacy in traumaticbrain injury Abad,N.; Ould Ismail, A.A.; Darkazali, A.; Rosenberg, J.T.; Levenson, C. and Grant, S.C. ISMRM 2016 May 7-13 (2016)
    4. DTI-Based Connectivity in Isolated Neural Ganglia: A Default Structural Graph in a Small World Framework Ould Ismail, A.O.; Amouzandeh G. and Grant, S.C. GRC ‘in vivo MR’ Andover, NH, USA July 17-22 (2016)
    5. Characterization of Structural Connectivity in Neural Ganglia: A Graph Theory Approach Ould Ismail, A.O.; Amouzandeh, G. and Grant, S.C. Biomedical Engineering Society Minnesota October 5-8 (2016)


    1. Tracking Stem Cells in Irradiated Traumatic Brain Injury Models using 1H MRI at 11.75 T. Abad, N.; Ould Ismail, A.A.; Darkazalli, A.; Levenson, C.W. and Grant, S.C. 31st Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference New Orleans, LA. April 30-May 2 (2015)