Brian Cunningham

Program Leader, Program 1
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Professor, Bioengineering

Brian Cunningham, PhD, is the Willett Professor of Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he also serves as the Director of the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory. His research is in the development of biosensors and detection instruments for pharmaceutical high throughput screening, disease diagnostics, point-of-care testing, life science research, and environmental monitoring. He has published 185 peer-reviewed journal articles, and is an inventor on 83 patents. Cunningham was a co-founder of SRU Biosystems in 2000, and founded Exalt Diagnostics in 2012 to commercialize photonic crystal enhanced fluorescence technology for disease biomarker detection.

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