ECE Distinguished Lecturer Series - Aydogan Ozcan

ECE Distinguished Lecturer Series


Aydogan Ozcan

University of California Los Angeles


September 24, 2014

Democratization of Next-Generation Imaging, Diagnostics and Measurement Tools Through Computational Photonics

Bio: Aydogan Ozcan is the Chancellor's Professor at UCLA and an HHMI Professor with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, where he leads the Bio- and Nano-Photonics Laboratory at UCLA School of Engineering. Ozcan holds 22 patents and is the co-author of over 350 peer reviewed research articles. A Fellow of SPIE and OSA, Ozcan's major honors include PECASE, SPIE Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award, ARO Young Investigator Award, NIH Director's New Innovator Award, ONR Young Investigator Award, IEEE Photonics Society Young Investigator Award and MIT's TR35 Award for his seminal contributions to near-field and on-chip imaging, and telemedicine based diagnostics. He also received the National Geographic Emerging Explorer Award, The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Award, Popular Science Brilliant 10 Award, Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Award, Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award, Netexplorateur Award, Microscopy Today Innovation Award, Wireless Innovation Award and Okawa Foundation Award.