Past Seminars


Dr. Peter Delfyett

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

FIP Virtual Seminar "Ultrafast Semiconductor Diode Lasers From Short Pulse and High Power Operation to Stabilized Optical Frequency Comb for Communications and Signal Processing"

Dr. Peter J. Delfyett, University Trustee Chair, Pegasus Professor of Optics & Photonics, ECE & Physics; Director, Townes Laser Institute, CREOL (College of Optics and Photonics)

Dr. Huiwang Ai

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

FIP Virtual Seminar "Let there be light- Molecular lanterns to illuminate redox and brain activities"

Dr. Huiwang Ai, Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Chemistry, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia

Dr. Andrea Armani

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

FIP Virtual Seminar "Organic small molecule integrated photonics"

Dr. Andrea Armani, Irani Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Professor of Electrical Engineering Electrophysics, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry and Director, Keck Photonics Cleanroom and O’Brien Nanofabrication Laboratory, University of Southern California


Wednesday, November 18, 2020

FIP Virtual Seminar: Simple and low-cost optical imaging tools for label-free molecular imaging and 3D microscopy

Dr. Francisco Robles, Assistant Professor of Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering and, Adjunct Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

FIP Virtual Seminar: Single-Molecule Super-Resolution Fluorescence: Applications for detecting Molecular Motors, Memory Formation, and Cancer

Dr. Paul Selvin, Professor of Biological Physics, University of Illinois at UC

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

FIP Virtual Seminar: Whispering-gallery-mode microresonators: fundamentals and applications

Dr. Lan Yang, Edwin H. and Florence G. Skinner Professor, Preston M. Green Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering, Washington University

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

FIP Virtual Seminar: Imaging Spectroscopy of Paintings

Dr. John K. Delaney, Senior Imaging Scientist, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Dr. Vadim Backman

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

FIP Virtual Seminar: What can optical nanoscopy reveal about the structure and function of the genome?

Dr. Vadim Backman, Walter Dill Scott Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology & Oncology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Director, Center for Physical Genomics and Engineering, Northwestern University

Dr. Sabrina Spencer

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

FIP Virtual Seminar: Causes and consequences of heterogeneity in proliferation-quiescence decisions

Dr. Sabrina Spencer, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, University of Colorado Boulder

Dr. Melissa Skala

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

FIP Virtual Seminar: Multiphoton autofluorescence imaging of immune cells in cancer

Dr. Melissa Skala, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison