Lab Members

Principal Investigator


Qinggong Tang, Ph.D.

Dr. Tang is an Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma from 2018. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Optoelectronics from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 2012 and his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. His interests include optical coherence tomography, multiphoton microscopy, fluorescence laminar optical tomography, development of novel quantitative multi-modal optical imaging devices and their applications in brain functional imaging, tissue engineering, clinical translation, and cancer research. His research has been published in Journal of Controlled Release, Biotechnology, and Bioengineering, scientific reports, Biomedical Optics Express, etc. He has been invited to give talks at many renowned conferences and has been a reviewer for Light: Science & Applications, Scientific Reports, Oncotarget, Biomedical Optics Express, etc.

Graduate Students


Visiting Scholars


Undergraduate Students

Charlotte Bailey
I am currently a freshman majoring in biomedical engineering. I am a National Merit Scholar, receiving the National Merit Scholarship and Oklahoma Academic All-State Scholarship.


Christian Garner
I am a sophomore majoring in Biomedical Engineering. While at OU, I have made the Gallogly College of Engineering Dean’s Honor Roll as well as University College’s Dean’s Honor Roll. My research focus is on biomechanics and neural signaling. My career interests are in design and development of neural controlled prosthesis.



Trisha Valerio
I am currently an undergraduate senior majoring in Biomedical Engineering. I am planning to continue my education through graduate studies with focus on optical coherence tomography.


Truong Hoang
I am currently in my second year of college inspiring to become a Biomedical Engineer. I am also a first generation college student. I have received the Tomorrow’s Engineer Scholarship, Distinguished Freshman Scholar, Distinguished Scholar RTW, Gallogly College of Engineering Dean’s Honor Roll Fall 2017-2018, and President’s Honor Roll Fall 2017. I am interested in bio-instrumentation and tissue engineering. I am currently researching over charge coupled devices, brain imaging systems, and optical coherence technology.