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The Howard Research Group is a biomedical photonics research group that focuses on how the interaction of photons and tissue can be used to aid diagnosis and fundamental research in biological fields. The group's work thus spans optoelectronic device development (e.g. QCLs) to be used as sources in systems, technique development (e.g. fast full frame FLIM), contrast agent development (e.g. encapsulation of nonlinear optical dyes), and new platform development (e.g. low-cost PCR thermal cyclers coupled with tunable laser spectroscopy for analysis and THz imaging/spectroscopy systems.)
The group is headed by Professor of Electrical Engineering Scott Howard at the University of Notre Dame and contains both graduate and undergraduate researchers that lead projects intersecting the fields of electrical engineering and medicine. Current projects include sickle cell disease monitoring by MPM, optical quilt packaging, in vivo 3D chemical imaging, and DNA detection and amplification.
The Howard Research Group conducts its research at the Notre Dame Biomedical Photonics lab and Mid Infrared and Terahertz lab. The group also works in affiliation with ND nano, ND Integrated Imaging Facility, and the Harper Cancer Research Institute.
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