Welcome to Optical Imaging Laboratory

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

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Latest Acomplishments

NAI Senior Member Nomination – February 2021

Dr. Godavarty, was honorably named National Academy of Inventors Senior Member due to her research and innovations significantly advancing optical imaging technologies. Described as “health care hero” and “pioneer” in the optical imaging field.

Coulter Undergraduate Research Excellence (CURE)-September 2021

Three of our undergraduate researchers (Alexander Trinidad, Mariel Chavez, Haniyeh Alirezaei) were awarded the CURE scholarship as researchers. And one undergraduate researcher (Nathaniel Alexander) joined CURE program as a trainee.

Norman Weldon Internship Awardees – May 2021

Five of our undergraduate researchers (Alexander Trinidad, Mariel Chavez, Isabella Gonzalez, Raquel Veiga Martin, Haniyeh Alirezaei) were awarded the Dr. Norman R. Weldon Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Student Research Internship for the Summer of 2021.

NIH F31 Fellowship – September 2020

Kevin Leiva, our PhD student, has been been awarded the very prestigious National Institutes of Health F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for his extensive research in noncontact diagnostic imaging of diabetic foot ulcers.

Spotlight by FIU Magazine – March 2022
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Dr. Godavarty was recently spotlighted by the FIU Magazine as an “Inspiring Inventor”. She has supported the creation of innovational technologies that help doctors reverse devastating medical conditions.