Recent News

April 24, 2017

Junjie visited Dr. Hao F. Zhang at Northwestern Univeristy

Junjie paid a visit to Dr. Hao F. Zhang at Northwetern University, Chicago. Dr. Zhang is the pioneer in biophonics, especially visible-light OCT. Thanks for the hospitality, Dr. Zhang.

April 9, 2017

Junjie received MEDx Basic Research Grant

Drs. Junjie Yao and Adela Rambi Cardones (Duke Dermotology) recently received a MEDx grant to develop a handheld photoacoustic probe that can provide high-resolution (5 µm to 50 µm) vasculature imaging in the skin at depths up to 5 mm.

April 9, 2017

Congratulations to Ravi and Bangxin for receiving research fellowships!

Big congrats to Ravi and Bangxin for receiving the prestigious department fellowships for master research! Good job!

February 2, 2017

Junjie just attended SPIE Photonic West 2017 at San Francisco

So many exciting things are happening in the Photoacoustic community! Cheers! 

And the Dr. Lihong Wang's lab reunion was a lot of fun! We are very proud of being a member of this growing family. See if you can find Junjie in this pic. 

January 17, 2017

Junjie received the MEDx Colloquium grant

Drs. Junjie Yao, Pei Zhong and Glenn Preminger received a MEDx grant in support of the colloqium 'Translate Photoacoustic Imaging to Guide Shockwave Lithotripsy of Kidney Stones”.

January 17, 2017

Welcome new lab members!

Warm welcome to new lab members! Our first PhD student: Mucong Li, and three talented undergratuate students: Emelina Vienneau, Erick Tang, Anthony Xu.

December 29, 2016

First semester over for PI-Lab

We have been busy building our lab and submiting grants for the first semember at Duke PI-Lab. The lab is now fully functioning with our first OR-PAM system running as a charm! Excellent job done by our first batch of master students: Yasha, Huan-Chi, Bangxin and Ravi!

September 2, 2016

PI-Lab has opened for business since Sep 1st, 2016

Photoacousitc Imaging Lab officially opened for business. We are excited to start working with the talented students, researchers, and staff at Duke! Please contact Junjie if you are intersted with joining us or collaborating with us. Cheers!

June 22, 2016

Review article published in Nature Methods

Junjie's Review ariticle on Photoacoustic Imaging, co-authored with Dr. Lihong Wang, was published in Nature Methods, on July 28, 2016.

May 24, 2016

Junjie Yao: Listening into the Body through Light

Dr. Yao's profile is featured by Pratt School of Engineering! Cheers!

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May 9, 2016

Yao Moving to Duke

Junjie Yao will join the BME Department at the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering this fall. Until August, you can email him at