Tianlab Alums

Ph.D. Students

1. Alex Matlock (2016 – 2021)
Now: Postdoc @ MIT, Peter So Group
Thesis: Model and learning-based strategies for intensity diffraction tomography
Awards:
– 2020 Emil Wolf Outstanding Student Paper Award, OSA Frontier in Optics
– 2019 BU ECE Travel Grant
– 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
– 2017 BU Photonics Center Student Travel Award

2. Waleed Tahir (2016 – 2021)
First Job: Imaging Scientist @ PathAI
Thesis: Deep learning for large-scale holographic 3D particle localization and two-photon angiography segmentation
Awards:
– 2020 Best Summer Intern Award for Outstanding Innovation in Nokia Bell Labs Global Intern Program
– 2017 BU Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Award
– 2017 BU Photonics Center Student Travel Award

3. Yujia Xue (2017 – 2022)
First job:  Imaging Scientist @ Apple
Thesis: Computational miniature mesoscope for large-scale 3D fluorescence imaging
Awards:
2020 IEEE Photonics Conference Best Student Paper Finalists
– 2020 Emil Wolf Outstanding Student Paper Award
– 2021 SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship
– 2021 Best Summer Intern Award, Nokia Bell Labs

 

M.S. Students (* joined Tian lab for PhD)

  • Weichen Jiang, 2022
  • Hongyi Rao, 2022
  • Kehan Guo, 2021, Next stop –> PhD @ University of Notre Dame
  • Elise Weir, 2021 Summer
  • Simon Gilbert, 2020 – 2021
  • * Joe Greene, 2018 – 2019
    • MS thesis: Miniscope Pupil Engineering using Binary Diffractive Optics
  • Ruilong Ling, 2016 – 2017
  • Kasim Patel, 2016 – 2017, Next stop –> Data Scientist @ Dataiku

Undergraduate Students

  • Stephen Sweet, 09/2021 – 12/2021
  • Euijin Jung, 09/2021 – 12/2021
  • Jin San Yoon, 09/2021 – 12/2021
  • Antonio Alonso, 05/2021 – 12/2021
  • Yang Yu, 05/2021 – 12/2021
  • Grayson Wiggins, 2020 – 2021
  • Yousuf Baker, 2020 – 2021, Next stop –> MS @ Columbia University
  • Benjamin Wong, UROP 2018 – 2020
  • Lin Zhang, UROP 2018 – 2020
  • David Kirk, UROP 2016 – 2017
  • Rahul Rajaram, UROP Spring 2018
  • Hung-Ching Lin, UROP Fall 2017
  • Napassorn Lerdsudwichai, UROP 2016 – 2017
  • Yen Pham, UROP Fall 2016

Visiting Students (* joined Tian lab for PhD)

  • David Belman, NSF REU, 06/2022 – 08/2022 (Santa Monica College).
  • *Suet (Rachel) Chan, BUPC PURSUE program06/2021 – 08/2021 (University of Rochester).
  • Jennifer Figueroa, NSF REU, 06/2021 – 08/2021 (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico).
  • Benedict Diederich, 11/2018 – 04/2019 (Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany).
  • Yanqin Chen, 09/2018 – 08/2019 (Tsinghua Univ.).
  • Jiaji Li, 09/2018 – 08/2019 (Nanjing University of Science and Technology).
  • *Jiabei Zhu, 07/2018 – 08/2018 (University of Science and Technology of China).
  • Shanshan Han, 07/2018 – 08/2018 (Zhejiang University), participant of BU ECE IREU program.
  • Yajie Wang, 07/2018 – 08/2018 (Zhejiang University), participant of BU ECE IREU program.
  • Zhiyuan Yu, 07/2018 – 08/2018 (Zhejiang University), participant of BU ECE IREU program
  • Joy Muthami, NSF REU 2017, University of Delaware
  • Ángel David Rodríguez, 07/2016 – 12/2016  (Photonics Research Group GROC·UJI,  Universitat Jaume I, Spain).

High School Students