Seminario/Conferencia Invitado Prof. B. Javidi: “Automated Disease Identification with 3D Optical Imaging”

Seminario/Conferencia Invitado Prof. B. Javidi: “Automated Disease Identification with 3D Optical Imaging”
25/06/2018 Rubén García Vidal

Título:        Automated Disease Identification with 3D Optical Imaging



Prof. Bahram Javidi

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor

University of Connecticut

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department



Día:           Martes 10 de Julio de 2018

Hora:          12:00

Lugar:         Seminario TI-2213 (Edificio TI)






In this seminar, we present an overview of our work on our published work on using 3D optical imaging for automated disease identification.

This review includes using digital holographic microscopes for cell parameter extraction and cell classification for automated disease identification. Also, we present a compact lensless bio sensor using random phase encoding for cell identification. Experimental results and theoretical analysis will be presented. Compact 3D printed instruments will be discussed. Our approach to cell identification is based on optical sensing and imaging to capture opto biological signatures of the cells under inspection to be processed with a digital processor or hardware for cell analysis and disease identification. The sensing may include digital holography, off-axis two-beam digital holographic microscopy or on axis digital holographic microscopy. In addition, we discuss self-referencing digital holographic microscopy for field portable bio sensing systems. In a new work, we have described a lensless sensing system using pseudo random phase encoding for cell identification which can result in a low cost compact bio sensor. The self-referencing approach with digital holographic microscopy using shearing interferometry uses a common path for both the object and reference beam. This approach is very stable and robust to vibrations, and is field portable. The seminar will address the challenges and potential of these systems for healthcare in areas with limited access to advanced facilities.



Speaker’s Short Bio:


Bahram Javidi is Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor at the University of Connecticut. His main research interests are optics for multi-dimensional imaging, visualization, and information processing, optics & photonics for information systems, 3D displays, optics for defense, security, and healthcare applications, and optics for authentication and security. He is particularly interested in advanced imaging applications through cross disciplinary collaboration with colleagues in photonics, optoelectronic devices, nano technologies, quantum optics, and biomedicine.  He has numerous international collaborations with academia, government labs, and industry. He has over 500 peer reviewed journal articles, and over 480 conference proceedings, including over 120 plenary addresses, keynote addresses, and invited conference papers. His papers have been cited 39,000 times according to Google Scholar (h index=92). He is a fellow of several societies, including IEEE, Optical Society (OSA), and SPIE. In 2018, he received the OSA Fraunhofer Award. In 2015, he was the recipient of The Quantum Electronics and Optics Prize for Applied Aspects by the European Physical Society. In 2008, he received the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow award. He received the 2008 IEEE Donald G. Fink prize for the most outstanding survey, review, or tutorial paper published in the IEEE Transactions, Journals, Magazines, or in the Proceedings of the IEEE. In 2007, The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation awarded him with the Humboldt Prize for outstanding US scientists. He received the Technology Achievement Award from the SPIE in 2008. In 2005, he received the Dennis Gabor Award in Diffractive Wave Technologies from the SPIE.

He was the recipient of the IEEE Photonics Distinguished Lecturer Award in 2003–2004 and 2004–2005. Early in his career, the National Science Foundation named him a Presidential Young Investigator. He is an alumnus of the Frontiers of Engineering of The National Academy of Engineering since 2003. He has served on the Editorial Board of the Proceedings of the IEEE Journal (ranked #1 among all electrical engineering journals) and the IEEE Photonics Journal, and the founding board of editors of IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology.  He has co-authored scientific publications with over 150 different scientists and engineers from around the globe.

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