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

 

Chen Wang
I am a PhD student majoring in BME. My research work is closely related to optical coherence tomography (OCT) technique used for diagnose and surgery. Also, I’m interested in endoscope and its applications on detection of tissue in order to help doctors in therapy process.

Contact: chen_wang_ou@ou.edu

 

Feng Yan
Feng Yan is a PhD student in the Biomedical Engineering program of Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering at University of Oklahoma. He earned his Bachelor of Engineering in Optoelectronic Information Science and Engineering at Nanchang Hangkong University. His past research was focused on Stimulated Brillouin Scattering (SBS) and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT). Currently, he is working on the application of OCT and Fluorescence Laminar Optical Tomography (FLOT) on early Cancer and Tumor Detection.

Contact: feng.yan@ou.edu

 


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.

Contact: tivalerio@ou.edu

 

Visiting Scholars

 

Undergraduate Students


Christian Garner
I am a junior 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.

Contact: christiangarner@ou.edu

 

Samantha Ton
I am a junior majoring in Biochemistry. While at OU, I found out that the biomedical field is closely related to my interests. My goal is to combine my knowledge about biochemistry and physiology to biomedical engineering projects.

Contact: samanthaton@ou.edu

 


Truong Hoang
I am currently in my third 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.

Contact: truong.s.hoang-1@ou.edu

 

Former Students

 

Amber Karim – 11/2018-05/2019

Contact: Amber.Karim-1@ou.edu

Charlotte Bailey – 01/2019-07/2019

Contact: Char@ou.edu

Luke Santos – 01/2019-05/2019

Contact: Luke.J.Santos-1@ou.edu