Members

Lab director

Hao F. Zhang

Ph.D. Texas A&M University (2006)

M.S., B.S. Shanghai Jiao Tong University

 

Research faculty

Roman Kuranov

Ph.D. Russian Academy of Science (2003)

FOIL member since 2018

Jointly with Opticent Health

 

 

Postdoctoral fellow

Yang Zhang

Ph.D. University of Miami (2017)

FOIL member since 2017

 

Zhen Cai

M.D. Tongji Medical College, China (2016)

FOIL member since 2019

 

 

Ph.D. student

Brian Soetikno

B.S. Washingon University in St. Louis

MSTP Class of 2013

FOIL member since 2014

NIH NRSA Fellow since 2016

Janel Davis

B.S. University of Texas, Austin TX

FOIL member since 2015

NIH BTP Fellow since 2016

NSF Fellow since 2017

Ki-Hee Song

B.S. University of Seoul

FOIL member since 2016

Christina Enroth-Cugell and David Cugell Fellow since 2019

Lisa Beckmann

B.S. California Institute of Technology

FOIL member since 2016

NSF Fellow since 2018

Ian Rubinoff

B.S. Lehigh University

FOIL member since 2017

NIH Multidisciplinary Visual Sciences Trainee since 2018

Huili Yang

B.S. Shanghai Jiao Tong University

FOIL member since 2018

Zheyuan Zhang

B.S. Tsinghua University

FOIL member since 2018

David Miller

B.S. Purdue University

FOIL member since 2018

MS student

 

 

 

Undergraduate student

Jennifer Ryu

Neuroscience, Class of 2020

Northwestern University

FOIL member since 2016

Isabella Marie Rischall

Integrated Science Program & Biomedical Engineering, Class of 2020

Northwestern University

FOIL member since 2018

 

 

 

Summer student

 

 

 

 

Former Members

Research Assistant Professor

Qing Wei (2009.10-2012.9). Last known position: Section Director, Chinese Automation Research Institute, Xi'an, China.

 

Postdocs

Xian Zhang (2017-2019) Last known position: Physician, Department of Ophthalmology, Tong Ji Hospital, China

Biqin Dong (2012-2018) Last known position: Senior Scientist, Bruker

Hao Li (2013-2018) Last known position: Optical Engineer, Fluxus Inc.

Ben Urban (2013.5-2017.8) Last known position: postdoc at Rockefeller University with Alipasha Vaziri.

Lian Duan (2015.4-2017.1). Last known position: BaySpec Inc.

Ji Yi [web] (2012.9-2015.10). Last known position: Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA.

Fengli Gao (2010.5-2012.3) . Last known position: Professor, School of Electronic Engineering, Ji Lin University, Ji Lin, China.

Zhixing Xie (2008.1-2009.10). Last known position: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

Ph.D. students

Xiao Shu (2013-2018). Last known position: Senior Engineer, Alcon.

Siyu Chen (2012.9-2017.7). Last known position: Postdoctoral fellow at MIT with James Fujimoto.

Qi Liu (2015.1-2017.1). Last known position: Shanghai JiaoTong University, Shanghai, China

Jianmin Hu (2016.1-2017.1). Last known position: Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China

Wenzhong Liu, (2011.9-2016.7). Last known position: Senior Optical Engineer, Ostendo Inc, Carlsbad, CA.

Magalie Bondu, (Visiting, 2015.9-2015.12). Last known position: Senior Engineer, NKT Photonics.

Wei Song, (Visiting, 2010.10-2012.10). Last known position: Associate Professor, Shenzhen University, Shen Zhen, Guang Dong, China.

Tan Liu, (2008.9-2012.8). Last known position: Optoelectronics Engineer, Automated Precision Inc, Rockville, MD.

Jing Wang, (Visiting, 2008.9-2010.9). Last known position: Professor, Xi'an JiaoTong University, Xi'an, Shannxi, China.

 

M.S. students

Joseph Caffarini (2018.1-2018.9). Last known position: Epic, Madison Wisconsin

Kevin Zhang (2012.7-2014.6). Last known position: MSTP student at University of Cincinnati

Santhosh Yegnaraman (2009.7-2011.5). Last known position: Application Engineer, Elutions Inc. Waukesha, WI.

Dan D. Zirbel (2008.9-2011.1).

 

Undergraduate students

Naomi Benson (2018.5-2018.9). Last known position: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Christina Chan (2014.6-2015.6)

Eric Y. Yang (2014.6-2015.6)

Chintan Pathak (2012.9-2014.7). Last known position: Northwestern Medical School

Andre Childs (2014.6-2014.9). Last known position: Ph.D. student, University of Central Florida

Ben C. Williams (2013.5-2013.8). Last known position: Undergraduate student, Trinity College, Hartford, CT.

Steffi Perkins (2012.9-2013.6). Last known position: Ph.D. student, Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University.

David Qiu (2011.5-2013.6). Last known position: Ph.D. student, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Edward Jen (2011.5-2011.8).

Ryan Frazier (2010.5-2010.12). Last known position: Undergraduate student, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Karanvir S. Kaleka (2009.9-2010.5). Last known position: Graduate student, Department of Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University.

Alana M. Soehartono (2009.9-2010.5). Last known position: Undergraduate student, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Tilman Schmidt, Fulbright Undergraduate Scholar (2009.9-2010.1)

 

High school students

Jennifer Ryu (2015.6-2015.8) Last know positioin: Undergradaute student, Northwestern University.

Eric Ren (2015.6-2015.8). Last know positioin: Junior, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL.

Sophia Liu (2014.6-2014.8). Last know position: Undergraduate student, California Institute of Technology.

Daniella Lewittes (2014.6-2014.9). Last know position: Undergraduate student, Northwestern University.

Garima Gupta (2012.6-2012.8). Last known position: Undergraduate student, University of Michigan.

David Kuai (2011.6-2011.8). Last known position: Undergraduate student, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

Matthew Volpe (2011.6-2011.8). Last known position: Ph.D. student, Harvard University.

 

Group Pictures

Almost summer 2018 [Enlarge]

Winter house party 2016 [Enlarge]

Summer 2015 [Enlarge]

Summer 2014 [Enlarge]

New Willens Wing, May, 2013 [Enlarge]


First snow in Chicago this year, Jan. 2012


Thanksgiving 2009