Welcome to Optical Imaging Laboratory

Directed by Dr. Anuradha Godavarty at Florida International University's Biomedical Engineering Department

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                                  Past Events!

                                        Lab News!

May 2024

~Undergraduate students Sebastian Giraldo, Shirel Belilty and Charles Policard were awarded the Dr. Norman R. Weldon Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Student Research Internship for the Summer of 2024.

April 2024

~Ph.D. student Aasma Dahal won the second place for the Poster Competition at the 2024 Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW).

February 2024

~Undergraduate student Maria Hernandez was selected for the CURE (Coulter Undergraduate Research Excellence) program as Researcher for Spring 2024.

~Undergraduate student Ricardo Avila was selected for the CURE (Coulter Undergraduate Research Excellence) program as Trainee for Spring 2024.

November 2023

~Undergraduate students Maria Hernandez and Sonu Durgappa presented their research poster at the FIU BME Undergraduate Research Day.

September 2023

~Undergraduate student Maria Hernandez was selected for the CURE (Coulter Undergraduate Research Excellence) program as Researcher for Fall 2023.

~Undergraduate student Sonu Durgappa was selected for the CURE (Coulter Undergraduate Research Excellence) program as Trainee for Fall 2023.

July 2023

~High school students Anarelis Galvez and Arundhathi Arun from Terra Environmental Research Institute joined the lab for summer term.

May 2023

~Undergraduate student Maria Hernandez joined the CURE program as a trainee for Summer 2023

March 2023

~Ph.D. student Kacie Kalie won 1st place for her talk at the FIU BME Graduate Research Day (March 6th)
~Ph.D. students Daniela Leizaola, and Himaddri Shakhar Roy presented their research posters at the FIU BME Graduate Research Day (March 6th)

February 2023

~Undergraduate student Sydni Spencer presented her research poster at the Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC), Miami, FL (Feb 18th)

January 2023

~Undergraduate students Waleed Abusaid and Syndi Spencer won the Coulter Undergraduate Research Excellence Award for Spring 2023.

December 2022

~Dr. Kevin Leiva graduated as the Outstanding Ph.D. student in the College of Engineering and Computing.

October 2022

~Two Non-provisional US patents were issued to Kacie Kaile and Dr. Godavarty in our Optical Imaging Laboratory.

~Ph.D. student Daniela Leizaola participated in the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society.

September 2022

~Undergraduate student Sydni Spencer won 3rd Place for her poster presentation at the FIU BME  Undergraduate Research Day.

~Undergraduate students Noble Amadi, Faiza Nazir and Sydni Spencer presented their research posters at the FIU BME Undergraduate Research Day.

~Undergraduate students Noble Amadi, Sydni Spencer and Faiza Nazir were awarded the Coulter Undergraduate Research Award for Fall 2022.

August 2022

~Dr. Anuradha Godavarty was awarded an R01 by the NIH-NIBIB for her research on smartphone optical imaging technology.

July 2022

~Ph.D. student Kevin Leiva defended his PhD succesfully.

May 2022

~Undergraduate students Noble Amadi, Sydni Spencer and Faiza Nazir won the Dr. Norman R. Weldom Biomedical Engineering Internship.

March 2022

~Dr. Anuradha Godavarty was recently spotlighted by the FIU Magazine as an “Inspiring Inventor”.

September 2021

~Undergraduate students Alexander Trinidad, Mariel Chavez and Haniyeh Alirezael were awarded the Coulter Undergraduate Research award for Fall 2021.

May 2021

~Undergraduate students Alexander Trinidad, Isabella Gonzalez, Raquel Vega, Mariel Chavez and Haniyeh Alirezael were awarded the Dr. Norman R. Weldom Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship at FIU.

February 2021

~Dr. Anuradha Godavarty was honorably nominated as a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors.

September 2020

~Ph.D. student Kevin Leiva was awarded with the very prestigious NIH F31 Fellowship by NIDDK for two years.