Past Members

Group Alumni

Annie Ko

Graduate student, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2006
Title: Imaging and Characterization of Optical Scattering Changes in Single Neurons using Optical Coherence Tomography.

Jian Ye

Graduate student, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2003
Title: Spectroscopic Optical Coherence Tomography of Near-Infrared Dyes as Contrast Agents.

Wes McClain

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2005

Ryan Nolan, M.S.

Imaging Research Specialist
Beckman Institute

Yang Pu, Ph.D.


Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, GSK Center for O.M.I.

Sangmok (James) Yun

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Di Li

Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

Dianna Liu

Graduate student, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2006
Conducted research on OCT needle-based beam-delivery systems.

Zhi Jiang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007-2009

Adrien Muller

Exchange student from ENST (National School for Telecommunications), France. Diplome d'Ingenieur, 2005.

Sarah J. Erickson-Bhatt, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Beckman Institute

Jonathan Rasio

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Renu John, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Beckman Institute

Chenyang Xu

Graduate student, Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2005
Title: Spectroscopic Optical Coherence Tomography: Mechanisms, Methodology, and Applications.

Robabeh Rezaeipoor, Ph.D.

Visiting Research Scientist, 2006-2009

Stephen Kim

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2006

Matt Flavin

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Steven Adie, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Beckman Institute

Xing Liang

Graduate Research Assistant
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Chuanwu Xi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2001-2005

Selezion Hambir, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2002-2003

Roger Hsiao

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2006

Basanta Bhaduri, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Beckman Institute

Ibrahim Khan

Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Utkarsh Sharma, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2010

Claudio Vinegoni, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2003-2005

Amy Wiedemann, D.V.M.

Postdoctoral fellow, 2002-2003

Kahla Dean

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2006

Yuan Liu, M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Bioengineering

Matthew King, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Beckman Institute

Shannon Powers

Undergraduate student, 2009
School of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Wei Tan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2003-2005

Zhu Boru, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2002

Evan Rosenfeld

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2006

Lucas Hendren

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Chao Wang, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Beckman Institute

Joe Geddes, Ph.D.

Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow, 2006-2009

Wei Luo

Research Specialist, 2002-2005

Sujatha Krishnan, M.D.

Internal Medicine Chief Resident, 2006-2007

Evan Rosenfeld

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2006

Lucas Hendren

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Wolfgang Rubrecht

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Stephanie A. Rinne, Ph.D.

Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow, 2006-2008

John Fahrner

Graduate student, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2005
Title: Evaluation of Engineered Cornea with an Integrated Optical Coherence and Multiphoton Microscope

Achal Modi

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Bioengineering, 2002

Kelly J Mesa-Donado, M.S.

Graduate Research Fellow
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Paras Baxi

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2006. Undergraduate Thesis: Darkbox Fluorescence Imaging.

Adeel Ahmad

Graduate Fellow
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ben Graf, Ph.D.

Graduate Fellow
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ronald Hsiao

Undergraduate student, Engineering Physics, 2010

Jay Pasquesi

Graduate student, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2005
Title: Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography: Design, Development, and Implementation

Mariya Lazebnik

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2003. Undergraduate Thesis: Functional Optical Coherence Tomography for Neural Imaging.

Veronika Sowers


Department of Bioengineering

Yuting Wu

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007

Nathan Shemonski, M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Cac Nguyen, Ph.D.

Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Julie ten Have

Office Administrator at Materials Research Laboratory
Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jose Mayen

Graduate student, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2004
Title: Radial and Helical Scanning Algorithms for Optical Coherence Tomography

Deepti Narla

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2003. Undergraduate Thesis: Design of a Hand-Held Probe for Use in an Optical Coherence Tomography System.

Eugene Ark

Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Medical Scholars Program

Rahil Jogani

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007. Undergraduate Thesis: Instrumentation for an OCT Microscope.

Mohammad Jaber

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Woonggyu Jung, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Beckman Institute

Dan Marks, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2001-200

Tinman Lee

Graduate student, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2002
Title: Optical Coherence Tomography Image Enhancement using Contrast Agents and Wavelet Denoising

Girish Muyle

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2003

Zhida Xu, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Beckman Institute

Yee Lin Koh

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007

Haichuan (Charlie) Yu

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Budiman Dabarsyah, Ph.D.

Graduate Fellow
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Amy Oldenburg, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2001-2008

Jeremy Bredfeldt

Graduate student, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2004
Title: Nonlinear Interferometric Vibrational Imaging

Jacquelyn Martin

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2003. Undergraduate Thesis: Optical Coherence Tomography in Developing Biology Studies.

Casey Troccoli

Discoveries in Bioimaging Summer REU student
Rose-Hullman Institute of Technology

Je Lin Chin

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007. Undergraduate Thesis: Spectroscopic Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging for Cell Differentiation.

Anthony Shvets

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Wladimir Benalcazar, M.S.

Graduate Fellow
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Adam Zysk

Graduate student, Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007
Title: Surgical Breast Cancer Localization via Coherent Measurement of Endogenous Optical Properties.

Josh Reynolds

Graduate student, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2002
Title: High-Speed, Broad-Bandwidth Delay Line Implementation for Optical Coherence Tomography

Jillian Gunther

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Bioengineering, 2004
Undergraduate Thesis: Cell Labeling and Viability Following Administration of Contrast Agents for Optical Coherence Tomography.

Devin Bryant

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

David Tabriz

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007

Zita Hubler

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department of Bioengineering

Wladimir Benalcazar, M.S.

Graduate Fellow
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Robin Chelliyil

Graduate student, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007
Title: Processing Architecture and Hardware Modifications for a Real-Time Integrated Optical Coherence and Multiphoton Microscope.

Shoeb Sitafalwalla

Undergraduate Student
Conducted research in optical contrast agents.

Devang Parikh

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2004

Kush Paul, Ph.D.

Research Scientist
Beckman Institute

Kathleen Reilly

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007

Jong Kim, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Beckman Institute

Freddy Nguyen

Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Chemistry,, MD/PHD medical scholars program

Gareth Jones

Graduate student, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007
Title: High Spectral Resolution Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering Spectroscopy through Spectral Deconvolution of Interfermetrically-Detected Broadband Chirped Pulses.

Alex Schaefer

Graduate student, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2002
Title: Real-Time, Digital Signal Processing-Based Optical Coherence Tomography and Optical Doppler Tomography

Anupama Bowonder

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2004. Undergraduate Thesis: Optical Coherence Tomography of Neural Activity.

Ryan Shelton, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Beckman Institute

Wendy Siman

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Physics, 2007

Vasi Crecea, Ph.D.

Graduate Fellow
Department of Physics

Jonathan Sun

Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Bioengineering,, MD/PHD medical scholars program

Tyler Ralston

Graduate student, Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2006
Title: Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Microscopy.

Wayne Tang

Undergraduate Student
Conducted research in three-dimensional optical coherence tomography.

Nayoung Lee

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2004

Youbo Zhao, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Beckman Institute

Morgan Wang

Undergraduate student, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2009

Michelle Wiryadi

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

SungHwan Shin

Graduate Fellow
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Simon Schlachter

Graduate student, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2006
Title: Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography: Characterization, Integration, and Application.