Computational Optics & Translational Imaging Lab


Dr. Fang teaches graduate courses in both Bioengineering and Electrical Engineering & Computer Engineering departments at Northeastern University.

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BIOE 5810: Design of Biomedical Instrumentation

Fall, Spring

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Investigates the principles of biology and engineering underlying the design and use of biomedical instrumentation. Topics include design of a broad range of instrumentation and monitoring devices, sensors, and integrated systems.

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BIOE 5235: Biomedical Imaging


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Presents the foundations of modern medical imaging, including imaging principles, imaging mathematics, imaging physics, and image-generation techniques. Includes X-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging.

EECE 5648: Biomedical Optics

Spring (Sharing lectures with Profs. Mark Niedre, Bryan Spring and Charles Dimarzio)

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Covers biomedical optics and discusses the theory and practice of biological and medical applications of lasers. Topics covered include fundamentals of light propagation in biological tissues, light-matter interactions such as elastic and inelastic scattering; fluorescence and phosphorescence; diagnostic imaging techniques such as confocal fluorescence microscopy, diffuse optical tomography, and optical coherence tomography; and therapeutic interventional techniques, including photodynamic therapy, laser thermal therapies, and fluorescence-guided surgeries.