Recent News

Tri won the 2020 John Chambers Scholar Award!!

August 21, 2020

Huge congrats to Tri! Way to go!

PI-Lab was awarded a collaborative R21 grant on photoacoustic imaging of human brain

July 31, 2020

We will work with Dr. Yun Jing at Penn State to develop novel PAT technologies for human brain imaging.

PI-Lab was awarded a collaborative R01 grant on smart wound healing

May 29, 2020

Working with Dr. Shrike Zhang, we will work on photoacoustic imaging guided smart wound healing.

Junjie gave a webinar on PAT for OSA technical group

April 28, 2020

You can watch the recorded Webinar here

PI-Lab was awarded a BRAIN R01 grant by NIH/NINDS

April 6, 2020

We will work with our long-time collaborator Dr. Vlad Verkhusha on photoacoustic imaging of neuronal activities in freely-moving animals! PAT is going smaller and smaller!

PI-Lab was awarded a R44 grant from Solovol

December 12, 2019

We will now work with Solovol to build a photoacoustic/ultrasound imaging system for whole-organ bioreactor.

Mucong Li received the FIP student speaker award!

December 12, 2019

Big congrats, Mucong.

PI-Lab was awarded the prestigious DIBS Incubator Award

November 7, 2019

DIBS awards six 2019 research incubator grants, and we are one of the six.

Hannah and Yuqi presented at BMES, Philadelphia, PA

October 27, 2019

Good job, Hannah and Yuqi.

PI-Lab was awarded a 5-year R01 by NIH/NINDS to study stroke

September 5, 2019

Together with our collaborators at Duke, USC, and Mayo Clinic, we will develop novel photoacoustic and ultrasound imaging technology, and study the microvasculature impairment and restoration in ischemic stroke.

Tri's review article was accepted for publication in J of Optics

August 14, 2019

'Listening to tissues with new light: recent technological advances in photoacoustic imaging'

The accepted manuscript can be accessed here 

Tri was awarded the Duke Steven Smith Fellowship!

August 2, 2019

Congrats, Tri! 

R43 SBIR Phase I grant funded by NIH/NCI

July 5, 2019

Collaborating with Sonovol (, we will develop novel photoacoustic imaging to monitor immune response on cancer models.

R21 funded by NIH/NIBIB

May 25, 2019

Together with Drs. Xiaoning Jiang, Gregg Trahey and Talal Dahhan, We are excited to be funded by NIH/NIBIB with a R21 grant to explore photoacoustic imaging guidance of focused ultrasound treatment of thrombosis. Cheers!