Current Members

Principal Investigator

Renjie Zhou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Email: rjzhou@cuhk.edu.hk

Short biography: I am interested in advancing optical imaging techniques for material metrology and biomedical applications that can improve our human life. I obtained my doctoral degree from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014. Before joining CUHK in 2017, I was a postdoctoral research associate at the George R. Harrison Spectroscopy Lab M.I.T. Here is the link to my profile.

Supporting Staff

Technical Support

Mr. Dave Kwong Yeung CHAN

Department of Biomedical Engineering

E-mail: davechan@cuhk.edu.hk

Office Phone: (+852) 3943 8285

Office Address: Room 1102A, 11/F, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building

Clerical Support

Ms. Joyce Chan

Department of Biomedical Engineering

E-mail: joyce.chan@cuhk.edu.hk

Office Phone: (+852) 3943 8278

Office Address: Room 1106, 11/F, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building

Project Coordinator

Ms. Lisha Mo

Department of Biomedical Engineering

E-mail: lisha.mo@cuhk.edu.hk

Office Phone: (+852) 5211 1417

Office Address: Room 814, 8/F, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building

Visiting Scholars and Postdoctoral Researchers

Xiantao Jiang, Ph.D.

Visiting Scholar (06/2021-present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Short biography: I got my bachelor’s and master's degrees in Materials Physics from Sichuan University and Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SICCAS), respectively. Then, I moved to Australia to obtain my Ph.D. degree in Optics from Macquarie University. My research interest covers waveguide lasers, ultrafast spectroscopy, and 2D materials. Now, I am working on developing high-resolution quantitative phase microscopy for label-free biomedical imaging.

We are actively recruiting Postdoctoral Researchers. If you are interested, please refer to details here.

Graduate Students

Yanping He

PhD candidate (08/2018-present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Short biography: I got my bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering from Wu Yuzhang Honors college of Sichuan University. I am outgoing and have wide interests, include photography, sports, drawing and so on. My research interests include biomedical imaging especially microscopic imaging and image processing. I hope to explore better methods in disease diagnosis by using microscopy.

Yujie Nie

PhD candidate (08/2018-present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Short biography: I graduated my bachelor's degree from Shandong University, majoring in Biomedical Engineering. I enjoy different sorts of sports,drawing and reading. My research interests include image processing, computer-aided diagnosis and microscope technology for live bioimaging. I hope to explore the application of microscopy and provide significant basis for early detection of some diseases.

Xin Shu

PhD candidate under Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (08/2018-present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Short biography: I got my bachelor's degree from Sichuan University in 2017 majoring in Electrical Engineering and Automation. Then I serve as an intern in Medical Imaging and Health Center, Research Institute of Tsinghua University in Shenzhen from 2017 to 2018. In August 2018, I become a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering in CUHK. I like traveling, spicy food and novels. My research interests include optical image analysis, biomedical image processing and its practical application. I hope to do something to help illness diagnosis and treatment.

Shiyuan Wei

PhD candidate (01/2019-present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering, CUHK

Short biography: I got my bachelor's degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2018, majoring in Optical and Electronic Information Science and Engineering. My research interests include Label-free Biomedical Imaging and image processing.

Mengxuan Niu

PhD candidate (08/2019-present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Short biography: I graduated from Tsinghua University with a bachelor's degree in Measurement and Control Technology and Instruments. I have mainly studied courses in optics, mechanics and electronics. I am very interested in microscopic imaging. In my spare time I often play the Chinese national musical instrument Ruan.

Yijin Wang

PhD candidate (08/2019-present; co-supervisor: Prof. Liting Duan)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Short biography: I graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a bachelor's degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. After graduation, I joined a pharmaceutical enterprise named Yunnan Baiyao Group Co., Ltd, where I worked as a medical project specialist, mainly conducting clinical projects. My research interest is in investigating optical strategies that obtain a high spatial and temporal resolution, high sensitivity, high contrast, and high speed to remotely and non-invasively control intracellular processes.

Andreas Zheng

PhD candidate (08/2020- present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Short biography: My name is Andreas and I am from Germany. I studied Physics at the Technical University of Munich and obtained both, my Bachelor and Master degree there. I´m interested in optical imaging techniques and super-resolution microscopy. In my free time I like reading, riding the bike and watching movies.

Nansen Zhou

PhD candidate (08/2020- present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Short biography: I got my bachelor's degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2020, majoring in Optical and Electronic Information Science and Engineering. Personally I like traveling, music and Chinese calligraphy. My research interests include optical imaging techniques and super-resolution microscopy. I hope to apply these techniques to clinical diagnosis and help to improve the medical treatment.

Yi Zhang

MPhil student (08/2021- present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Short biography: I got my bachelor's degree with the first class honors from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2021, majoring in mathematics and information engineering. My research interest lies in biomedical image processing. I hope to apply AI techniques on illness diagnosis to make people’s life better. In my spare time, I like watching movies and travelling.

Hongfei Zhu

PhD student (08/2021- present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Short biography: I got my bachelor’s degree from Zhejiang University in 2021, majoring in Opto-Electronics Information Science and Engineering. During my undergraduate, I focused on super-resolution microscopy, like 3D-SIM and FPM. I am interested in developing new super-resolution microscopy based on quantum optics and organically integrating phase imaging and super-resolution imaging. I hope to explore smaller resolutions and broader application scenarios in biomedical fields. In my free time I enjoy cooking and playing basketball.

Dayan Melisov

PhD student (08/2021- present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Short biography: Greetings from sunny Kyrgyzstan! I'm Dayan Melisov. I got my BEng in Biomedical Engineering at CUHK, and now I am continuing my journey into BME world with LAMB team. My research interests are in application of machine learning and other AI tools in medicine. Curious mind of mine makes me pay a lot of attention to the surrounding world, and I find that there is always something to appreciate and be grateful for.

Guangyuan Zhao

PhD student (08/2021- present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Short biography: I got my master degree from Zhejiang University and studied in UCLA before coming to CUHK. My research interests are in computational imaging, perception of robotics and their associated applications.

Lei Lei

PhD student (11/2021- present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

Short biography: I obtained my master's degree in Medicine from Peking University and worked as a full time ophthalmologist for nearly one year. I finally chose to further my exploration in the scientific world. I am now interested in label-free imaging for neurobiology applications and optogenetic tools for neuroprotection.

Jing Sun

PhD student (04/2022- present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

Short biography: I graduated my bachelor's and master's degrees from Shandong University, majoring in Biomedical Engineering. My research interests include biomedical imaging and image processing. I love drawing, reading and watching movies.

Research Assistants

We are actively recruiting Research Assistants. Please refer to Openings.

FYP Students

Shiliang Deng

Final Year Project student (06/2021-present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Thesis topic: Manipulate cell nucleus mechanics by optogenetic approach and study nucleus stiffness through quantitative phase imaging

Kin Hei Leung

Final Year Project student (06/2021-present)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Thesis topic: Manipulate cell nucleus mechanics by optogenetic approach and study nucleus stiffness through quantitative phase imaging

Lab Alumni

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