Liang Gao is an expert in ultrafast bioimaging, biomedical optics, and 3D display technologies. His primary research interests encompass multidimensional optical imaging, including hyperspectral imaging and ultrafast imaging, photoacoustic tomography and microscopy, and cost-effective high-performance optics for diagnostic
Gao is currently an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and he is also affiliated with the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. Gao is the author of more than 40 peer-reviewed publications in top-tier journals, such as Nature, Science Advances, Physics Report, and Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering. He received his BS degree in Physics from Tsinghua University and PhD in Applied Physics and Bioengineering from Rice University. Gao is a recipient of NSF CAREER award in 2017 and NIH MIRA award for Early-Stage Investigators in 2018.