Past Seminars


Wednesday, September 14, 2016

"Development of high force optical trapping methods to study complex biological systems"

Megan T. Valentine - Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

"Image-guided ultrafast laser scalpels as the next generation precise and minimally invasive clinical surgery tools"

Adela Ben-Yakar - Associate Professor, Mr. N. Doug Williams Memorial Centennial Fellowship in Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Running the Race for Better Diagnostics: It’s a Photon Finish!

Dr. Audrey K. (Ellerbee) Bowden - Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Computer Engineering , Stanford University

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

**Co-hosted with Medical Imaging Training Program** Biophotonics and The Future of Personal Health Care

Dr. Bruce J. Tromberg - Professor, Departments of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, Director, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California, Irvine

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Design and Validation of a Novel Low Cost Point of Care Tampon (POCkeT) Colposcope for Use in Resource Limited Settings

Dr. Jenna Mueller - Chambers Scholar, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Nano-plasmonic biosensors and an analysis of surface plasmon resonance towards an optimal nano-optofluidic device

Dr. Jianjun Wei - Associate Professor, Department of Nanoscience, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, UNC Greensboro

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Single Photon Operations

Dr. Myungshik Kim - Professor of Natural Sciences, Department of Physics, Imperial College London

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

CANCELLED**Self-assembly and Accelerating Stochastic Algorithms

Chris Dwyer - Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Computer Science, Duke University

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Identification of organic materials in Modern and Contemporary Paintings

Dr. Maria Perla Colombini - Director of the Institute for Conservation and Valorisation of Cultural Heritage, CNR and Professor of Analytical Chemistry, University of Pisa, Italy

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

DNA uptake and transport in cells exposed to pulsed electric field

Dr. Fan Yuan - Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University