Ultrasound Brain Imaging

A system that captures realtime imagery of the brain

Our task is to create the software that interfaces with our own custom signal generation hardware. Ultrasound Pulse signals will be transmitted and received by the system and controlled by our software. Received data is analyzed and converted into imagery that can be viewed by the user.

Project Goals

Our main goal is to produce functional elements for a working product. In order to accomplish this, we must fulfill these functional requirements:

  • Develop amplification hardware
  • Interface with the hardware
  • Configure for transmitting and receiving waves in the correct context
  • Use signal processing to analyze wave data
  • Develop B-Mode images from wave data


Multiple technologies were used to complete this project.


Most of the programming in this project is done in labview. This is contolled by an NI PXI Device with NI 5752 IO cards. Ultrasound hardware will be connected via cable to these cards and analyzed in labVIEW.

PCB Design

We use PCB development in order to produce the hardware for this project. PCB elements include Analog/Digital test boards, amplification circuits and a Beam former Facade. All PCB Develepment will be done in MultiSim.

Design Documents

This section contains the documentation for our work.

Weekly Reports (Semester 1)

Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12

Project Documentation (Semester 1)

Project Plan
Project Plan 2
Project Plan Final
Design Document
Design Document Final

Final Project Documents (Semester 2)

Final Report
Presentation Poster