• Vanderbilt University

    Justin Baba is associate director of Biophotonics Center at Vanderbilt

    Justin Baba, research associate professor of biomedical engineering, has been named associate director of the Biophotonics Center at Vanderbilt. In this new role, he will oversee educational programs. Justin Baba The center is focused on targeted educational programs for medical residents and fellows as well as graduate and undergraduate students… Read More

    Mar. 28, 2022

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    SPIE and Vanderbilt University announce $1 million optical engineering faculty fellowship

    The SPIE Faculty Fellowship in Optics and Photonics will support a faculty member at Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, and Vanderbilt University announced the establishment of the SPIE Faculty Fellowship in Optics and Photonics. The $500,000 gift from the SPIE Endowment… Read More

    Jun. 22, 2021

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    PhD student illuminates science one T-shirt at a time

    Necessity as much as aesthetics drove Wilson Adams’ interest in graphic design. He wanted to go beyond predictable two-dimensional charts with labels to illustrate his research. Adams, a Ph.D. candidate in biomedical engineering, taught himself how to create 3D images and iterated further, adding more complex representations such as light dispersion and diffraction. He discovered he… Read More

    Jul. 13, 2020

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    Anita Mahadevan-Jansen elected National Academy of Inventors Fellow

    Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Engineering and director of the Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center, has been elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. The NAI Fellows Selection Committee chose Mahadevan-Jansen, a professor of biomedical engineering, for demonstrating… Read More

    Dec. 3, 2019

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    Biophotonics device for parathyroid ID wins R&D 100 Award

    An optical imaging technology developed by Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Biomedical Engineering Anita Mahadevan-Jansen and her group, in partnership with a medical device company, has won a 2019 R&D 100 Award. The R&D 100 Awards honor 100 top innovations of the prior year, as selected by a panel of… Read More

    Oct. 28, 2019

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    Mahadevan-Jansen elected to global photonics society’s presidential track

    Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Engineering and director of the Biophotonics Center at Vanderbilt University, has been elected to serve as the 2020 vice president of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics that serves 257,000 constituents from 173 countries. Anita Mahadevan-Jansen With her election at the… Read More

    Aug. 16, 2019

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    Biomedical engineering professor named a Fellow of optics society

    Audrey Ellerbee Bowden has been named a Fellow of SPIE, international society for optics and photonics, “for achievements in optical coherence tomography.” Audrey Bowden Bowden, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has developed several new system designs that advance optical coherence tomography, an imaging technique that provides high-resolution imaging of subsurface… Read More

    Mar. 4, 2019

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    Engineering undergrads from DIIGI lab present their research at SPIE Photonics

    A new device that can image diseases of the retina more quickly will soon be tested during ophthalmic surgeries with Vanderbilt Eye Institute collaborators. The prototype was designed by a Vanderbilt engineering undergraduate, who is first author on a paper about the work she will present today at the largest… Read More

    Jan. 29, 2018

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    Engineering faculty lead 3 new TIPs projects that tackle big challenges

    Build and use microscope systems that do not exist commercially to unlock deeper insights in biomedicine. Design and develop a space-based platform to study Earth’s evolving ecology from an elevated vantage point. Create a research hub for development and testing of durable, sustainable infrastructure materials. All big ideas with widespread… Read More

    Jul. 20, 2017

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    Amy Shah receives Vanderbilt’s Lai Sulin Scholarship

    Amy T. Shah, a biomedical engineering doctoral candidate, has received the 2015 Lai Sulin Scholarship. The award, given to a Vanderbilt University graduate student who conducts research in an area related to cancer, carries a $5,000 stipend and will be presented in early 2016. Amy Shah Shah’s current research with… Read More

    Jan. 15, 2016