Aydogan Ozcan

Aydogan Ozcan

Aydogan Ozcan
Chancellor’s Professor and HHMI Professor
Primary Area: Physical and Wave Electronics

Office: 68-119 Engr. IV
Phone: (310) 825-0915
Research Lab: Bio- and Nano-Photonics Laboratory

Research and Teaching Interests:

Computational Imaging, Deep Learning Optics, Microscopy, Holography, Sensing, Biophotonics

Awards and Recognitions
2019Fellow, The American Physical Society
2018Fellow, National Academy of Inventors
2018Fellow, AAAS
2018The Stillman Lecture, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2018TASSA President’s Service Award, TASSA
2017Biocom Life Science Catalyst Award
2017Guggenheim Fellow, The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
2017Fellow, The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
2017Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
2017Fellow, IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2016Rahmi M. Koç Science Medal, Koç University & Vehbi Koç Foundation {Inaugural Recipient}
2016U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE), EU-US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium – Committee Member, Session Chair
2016Mary Kay Foundation, Cancer Research Award
2016Ernst Abbe Lecture and Award, Carl Zeiss Foundation
2016Vodafone Americas Foundation, Wireless Innovation Award
2016IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer Award
2016U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Arab-American Frontiers of Science Fellowship
2015ICO Prize, International Commission for Optics
2015The World Economic Forum, Technology Pioneers List
2015Postdoctoral Scholars Mentoring Award, UCLA
2015The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Microbiome Workshop, Invited Participant/Panelist
2015Microscopy Today, Innovation Award
2015The Kavli Foundation, Kavli Futures Symposium on Microbiome, Invited Participant/Panelist
2014HHMI Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2014The Optical Society (OSA) Fellow
2014National Academy of Engineering (NAE), Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium – Invited Participant
2013Microscopy Today Innovation Award
2013Selected Among 10 Breakthrough Technologies of The Year JALA Ten (presented by Journal of Laboratory Automation),
2013UCLA Chancellor.s Professorship
2013Fellow, SPIE
2013SPIE Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award .for his seminal contributions to computational imaging, sensing and bio-photonics technologies impacting telemedicine and global health challenges..
2012IEEE NANOMED Conference, Best Paper Award, 2012
2012National Academy of Engineering (NAE), The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Award
2012World Technology Award on Health & Medicine, presented by the World Technology Network in association with TIME, CNN, AAAS, Science, Technology Review, Fortune and Kurzweil
2012Popular Science, Brilliant 10 Award
2011The Scientist, Top Innovation of the Year
2011SPIE Early Career Achievement Award in recognition of his pioneering contributions to non-destructive nonlinear material characterization techniques, nearfield and on-chip imaging and diagnostic systems.
2011Rockefeller Foundation and mHealth Alliance, Innovators Challenge Winner
2011Regional Health Care Innovation Challenge Award, The von Liebig Center, UCSD
2011Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
2011National Academy of Engineering (NAE), U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium – Invited Participant
2011Innovation Competition Award, World Reconstruction Conference, Geneva
2011Army Research Office (ARO), Young Investigator Award
2010Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award
2010PopTech Science and Public Leaders Fellowship
2010NSF CAREER Award
2010Netexplorateur Award, Netexplorateur Observatory and Forum, France
2010National Geographic Emerging Explorer Award
2010LAUNCH Health Innovation Award, presented by NASA, USAID, Department of State, and NIKE
2010Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Explorations Award
2009Vodafone Americas Foundation, Wireless Innovation Award
2009Office of Naval Research (ONR), Young Investigator Award
2009NIH Director.s New Innovator Award
2009MIT.s Technology Review Magazine, TR 35 Award
2009IEEE LEOS Young Investigator Award for his pioneering contributions to non destructive nonlinear material characterization techniques, near-field and on-chip imaging and diagnostic systems.
2008Outstanding paper award, Annual Meeting of Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), 2008
2008Okawa Foundation Award, Japan
2006Outstanding paper award, Gordon Research Conference, Lasers in Medicine and Biology
Selected Publications