Recent News

August 2, 2019

Tri was awarded the Duke Steven Smith Fellowship!

Congrats, Tri! 

July 5, 2019

R43 SBIR Phase I grant funded by NIH/NCI

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

May 25, 2019

R21 funded by NIH/NIBIB

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!

April 5, 2019

Mengkun got Master Research Fellowship Award!

Congrats, Mengkun.

March 27, 2019

First R01 funded by NIH/NIBIB

Big congrats to PI-Lab! We are awared a R01 grant by NIH/NIBIB with Dr. Shrike Zhang at Harvard Med, to work on photoacoustic imaging of vascularized organoids for high-throughput drug testing.

December 28, 2018

First pig experiment done with Zhong lab and Duke Urology team

We are now moving internal illumination PAT closer towards clinical impact.

December 19, 2018

Welcome new lab member Tingyang Duan and Dong Zhang

Tingyang is from Shanghai Tech and Dong is from Tsinghua.

November 30, 2018

Junjie is the recipient of the prestigious IEEE Photonic Society 2019 Young Investigator Award!

For pioneering novel photoacoustic imaging that allows probing living tissue functions at unprecedented accuracy, sesitivity, and speed.

IEEE news release:

August 15, 2018

Emelia and Wei's Dual-view AR-PAM paper was published in Optics Letters!

This is our first publication in OSA journals. Cheers.

Check it out here

July 28, 2018

Welcome new lab member Tri Vu

Tri is our newest graduate student joining the lab in fall 2018. He has started to work hard on Day 1:) Way to go, Tri!

June 26, 2018

Mucong attended NIBIB medical imaging workshop at NIH

First time at Bethesda! Nice job representing our job.