Student Spotlight: Elisabeth Martin

Student Spotlight: Elisabeth Martin

ELISABETH MARTIN JUNIOR UNDERGRADUATE, BIOENGINEERING CANCER SCHOLARS PROGRAM HOW DID YOUR EDUCATIONAL PATH LEAD YOU TO CANCER RESEARCH? I am studying Bioengineering with a track in Imaging and Sensing. I plan to minor in Spanish and Electrical Engineering. I chose to...
CCIL Member Develops New 3D Imaging Technique

CCIL Member Develops New 3D Imaging Technique

Gabriel Popescu, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Chenfei Hu, Illinois graduate student, have collaborated with Colorado State University researchers to develop a new imaging method called harmonic optical tomography. This technique can assist...
CCIL Member Develops New Quantum-Dot Imaging Probes

CCIL Member Develops New Quantum-Dot Imaging Probes

Andrew Smith, Associate Professor of Bioengineering, has recently led and published a study in which his team developed a novel type of quantum dots (QDs) with short-wave infrared (SWIR) emission. The SWIR-QDs are used for imaging single molecules in tissue and offer...
Guest Speaker- Kirti Kulkarni, MD

Guest Speaker- Kirti Kulkarni, MD

Image of TiMe students. TiMe students had the opportunity to interact with Dr. Kirti Kulkarni of the University of Chicago’s Cancer Center. Dr. Kulkarni provided them an in-depth understanding of the day-to-day interactions of a radiologist with patients...
Why Cancer Needs Engineering

Why Cancer Needs Engineering

Image of Rohit Bhargava Cancer. The word can evoke fear in anyone, and its diagnosis can come like a thief in the night. The American Cancer Society reports that nearly 1 out of 3 people in the United States will develop some form of cancer in their lifetimes. While...