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Lab Members


Graduate Students

  Name and Publications Email         Research
Joseph Afreh

Joseph Afreh

  • Exploring rapid and efficient diagnostics methods for mycobacterium tuberculosis infections
Camella Carlson

Camella Carlson

  • OCT cystoscopy system for bladder cancer detection
  • D igital staining of cystoscopy videos for bladder cancer detection
Seth Crawford

Seth Crawford

  • Mechanical and hardware design of portable fNIRS headband for the study of neurological disorders
Han Dong Han Dong Email
  • Intraoperative assessment of parathyroid viability using handheld laser speckle contrast imaging
  • In vivo assessment of hydration status with a wearable Raman device
Rachel Eimen Rachel Eimen Email
  • Producing virtual 3D reconstructions of hollow organs from endoscopy videos
  • Developing software to improve the quality of 3D reconstructions and implementing them in a clinical setting with the goal of improving patient records and treatment
Sean Fitzgerald

Sean Fitzgerald

  • Development of scanned oblique plane illumination (SOPi) microscope
George Grow George Grow Email 
  • computational modeling of neurons during infrared neural stimulation
Jacob Hardenburger Jacob Hardenburger Email
Zeke Haugen  Ezekiel Haugen  Email
  • Clinical translation of Raman spectroscopy for point-of-care assessment of eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Nonlinear optical imaging for identification of unlabeled biomarkers associated with eosinophilic esophagitis
Rachel Hecht Rachel Hecht Email
  • Optical hardware design and translation for image-guided ophthalmic surgery
Anupam Kumar Anupam Kumar Email
  • Functional, Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Neuromonitoring
Richard Liao Richard Liao Email
  • Prototyping of a wearable Raman detector for hydration quantification
Anna Rourke Anna Rourke-Funderburg Email
  • Development of culture free platform for bacteria detection using surface enhanced raman spectroscopy
  • Clinical translation of Raman spectroscopy
Xiao Tang Xiao Tang Email
  • Development of a low-cost and low-resource OCT system
 Trevor Voss Trevor Voss Email
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • Quantum mechanical molecular modeling
  • Understanding systemic physiological hydration at the molecular level
  • Higher-order light-matter interactions with complex chiral bio-molecules
  • Quantum biology
Jake Watson Jake Watson Email
  • Multimodal Optical Imaging
  • Point-of-Care Ophthalmic Diagnostic Imaging
Parker Willmon Parker Willmon Email
  • Fluorescence guided endocrine surgery
  • Mathematical modeling
Yunqin Zhao Yunqin Zhao
  • Optical Coherence Tomography 
  • In Vitro Fertilization

Undergraduate Students

Aaron Guo
Zaiyang (Aaron) Guo
  • Development of a machine learning-based image segmentation algorithm for a thermal imaging low cardiac output syndrome (LCOS) monitoring system
Tiffany Le
Tiffany-Cahu Le
  • Low-cost fNIRS enclosure development for naturalistic conditions
Mayaank Pillai
Mayaank Pillai
  • Automated virtual 3D bladder reconstruction for post-cystoscopy analysis
Haoli Yin
Haoli Yin
  • Developing an automated specular reflection restoration technique to improve virtual 3D models created from endoscopy videos
Phillip Yoon Phillip Yoon Email
  • Well-of-the-well design for embryo culture for in vitro fertilization (IVF)