The department’s biomedical optics and imaging research focuses on the development of lasers and other light sources for medical imaging, diagnostics, and treatment. Areas of active research include coherent imaging, including optical-coherence tomography and laser-speckle imaging; fluorescence imaging; and the study of light transport in biological tissue.
The biology and physiology of the lymphatic and blood vascular systems including vascular regeneration, remodeling and pathology; Vascular biomaterials, including polymeric, natural, and metallic, for vascular repair and regeneration
Biomechanics (Bio-solids and Biofluids); Medical Image/Signal Processing; Machine Learning and Computer Vision with Applications in Medical Imaging; Developments of Ultrasound Technologies for Tissue Characterization
Biomedical Optics and Photonics; Coherent Imaging and Light Scattering; Singular Optics; Biophysical Dynamics