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Audrey Bowden

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering


Biomedical Engineering


Intellectual Neighborhoods

Research Focus

Biophotonics (light-based) tools for applications to medicine and biology, such as for early detection, diagnosis and therapy for cancer; development and deployment of low-cost, high-performing point-of-care technologies for rural and global health applications

Biography

Audrey K (Ellerbee) Bowden is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. She received her BSE in EE from Princeton University, her PhD in BME from Duke University and completed her postdoctoral training in Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University. During her career, Dr. Bowden served as an International Fellow at Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore and as a Legislative Assistant in the United States Senate through the AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellows Program sponsored by the OSA and SPIE. She is a member of the OSA, a Senior Member of SPIE and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Air Force Young Investigator Award, the NSF Career Award, the Hellman Faculty Scholars Award, and the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Award. She is a former Associate Editor of IEEE Photonics Journal and a member of numerous professional committees. Her research interests include biomedical optics, microfluidics, and point of care diagnostics.