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Lab Members


Graduate Students

  Name and Publications Email         Research
Grace Chang

Shuang (Grace) Chang

  • Extraction and clinical application of light attenuation coefficient (AC) measurements for early disease 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
Logan Logan Jenkins Email 
  • Characterization of the mechanisms underlying infrared neural stimulation and inhibition in the central nervous system
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
Joe Malone Joseph Malone Email
  • Developing novel 3D optical imaging devices for low-resource clinical diagnostics
Mayna Nguyen Mayna Nguyen Email
  • Computational modeling of infrared neural stimulation mechanism
Anna Rourke Anna Rourke Email
  • Non-invasive hydration monitoring using depth-resolved Raman spectroscopy
  • Clinical translation of Raman spectroscopy
Eric Tang Eric Tang Email
  • Intraoperative optical coherence tomography
  • Ophthalmic surgical guidance.
Graham Graham Throckmorton  Email
  • Clinical translation of infrared neural stimulation in the peripheral nervous 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
Alec Walter Alec Walter Email
  • Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of Gram-Positive Bacterial Skin Infections
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

Harmony Bickerton
Harmony Bickerton
  • Augmented reality for neuroimaging in naturalistic conditions
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
Ally Schwarz
Allison Scwarz
  • Utilization of optical coherence tomography (OCT) in the detection of bladder cancer
  • Analysis of collagen structures in OCT bladder scans
Natalie Thomas
Natalie Thomas
  • Microfluidics devices for culturing embryos, particularly for in vitro fertilization (IVF)
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)