Postdoctoral fellows


Xiaojun ChengXiaojun Cheng, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

xcheng17@bu.edu

EDUCATION
Peking University, China, Physics, BS
City University of New York, Physics, PhD

BIOGRAPHY
Xiaojun Cheng has studied wave scattering problems inside random media for her Ph.D. thesis at the City University of New York. She is now a postdoctoral fellow working on physiological models based on real microvascular networks, as well as wave interference effects in all kinds of optical systems.

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Dmitry PostnovDmitry Postnov, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

dpostnov@bu.edu

EDUCATION
Saratov State University, Russia, Physics, BS + MS
Saratov State Technical University, Computer Sciences, BS
Copenhagen University, Denmark, Medical sciences, PhD

BIOGRAPHY
Dmitry Postnov is a postdoctoral fellow at the Boston University Neurophotonics Center and at the Copenhagen University Biomedical Sciences Institute. He received his MS in Physics at Saratov State University in Russia and PhD in cardiovascular research at the Copenhagen University in Denmark. Dmitry was awarded Edmunds Optic Educational Award in 2015 for his research in laser speckle imaging. His current research project was funded by Novo Nordisk Foundation and is focused on vascular imaging and early diagnostics of diabetes and hypertension.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Laser speckle, OCT, vascular and blood flow imaging, hypertension, diabetes

PUBLICATIONS
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Jianbo TangJianbo Tang, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

jianbo@bu.edu

EDUCATION
Harbin Institute of Technology, China, Instrumentation Science and Engineering, BS and MS
University of Florida, USA, Biomedical Engineering, PhD (2016)
BIOGRAPHY
Jianbo Tang received his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from University of Florida in 2016. Currently, he is a postdoctoral research fellow working with Dr. David Boas in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at BU and the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at MGH-Harvard Medical School. His research focuses on developing novel functional imaging technologies for biomedical applications, with particular interest in photoacoustic imaging, functional ultrasound imaging, and optical coherence tomography.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Optical coherence tomography, dynamic light scattering-optical coherence tomography, photoacoustic tomography, photoacoustic microscopy, functional ultrasound imaging.

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Alexander Von Lühmann, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

EDUCATION
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, BS + MS
Berlin Institute of Technology (TU Berlin), Germany, Electrical Engineering + Machine Learning, PhD

BIOGRAPHY
Alexander von Lühmann is a postdoctoral researcher at the Boston University Neurophotonics Center and Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, MGH Harvard Medical School. He received his PhD with distinction from Berlin Institute of Technology, where he designed hybrid wearable functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) and Electroencephalography (EEG) instrumentation and machine learning based analysis approaches. His research focuses on multimodal diffuse optical instruments and multimodal signal processing towards neurotechnology applications outside of the lab.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
NIRS, fNIRS, TD-DCS, EEG, Brain Computer Interfaces (BCI)

PUBLICATIONS
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Bernhard ZimmermannBernhard Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

bzim@bu.edu

EDUCATION
Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH Zurich), Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, MSc
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, PhD (2017)

BIOGRAPHY
Bernhard Zimmermann is a postdoctoral researcher at the Boston University Neurophotonics Center. He received his MSc from ETH Zurich in electrical engineering and his PhD from MIT in electrical engineering and computer science. His main research interests are the development of novel instrumentation for diffuse optical techniques such as functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) and diffuse correlation spectroscopy (DCS).

RESEARCH INTERESTS
NIRS, fNIRS, DCS, TD-DCS

PUBLICATIONS
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