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Hao Zhang

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering


2145 Sheridan Road
Tech M335
Evanston, IL 60208-3107

847-491-2946Email Hao Zhang


Functional Optical Imaging Lab


Biomedical Engineering

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PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Research Interests

Biomedical Optics: optical coherence tomography; super-resolution microscopy; ophthalmic imaging; molecular imaging

Selected Publications


    1. Ji Yi, Zhen Puyang, Liang Feng, Lian Duan, Peiji Liang, Vadim Backman, Xiaorong Liu, Hao F. Zhang§, “Optical detection of early damages in retinal ganglion cells in a mouse model of partial optic nerve crush injury,” Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science 57, 5665–5671 (2016)
    2. Siyu Chen, Qi Liu, Xiao Shu, Brian Soetikno, Shanbao Tong, and Hao F. Zhang§, “Imaging hemodynamic response after ischemia stroke in mouse cortex using visible-light optical coherence tomography,” Biomedical Optics Express 7, 3377-3389 (2016)

    3. Biqin Dong*, Luay Almassalha*, Yolanda Stypula-Cyrus, Ben E. Urban, T. Quyen Nguyen, Cheng Sun, Hao F. Zhang§, and Vadim Backman, “Super-resolution intrinsic fluorescence imaging of chromatin utilizing native, unmodified nucleic acids for contrast,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 113, 9716-9721 (2016)
    4. Biqin Dong*, Luay Almassalha*, Ben E. Urban*, T. Quyen Nguyen*, Satya Khuon, Teng-Leong Chew, Vadim Backman, Cheng Sun, and Hao F. Zhang§, “Super-resolution spectroscopic microscopy via photon localization,” Nature Communications 7, 12290 (2016)
    5. Ji Yi, Wenzhong Liu, Siyu Chen, Vadim Backman, Nader Sheibani, Christine Sorenson, Amani A. Fawzi, Robert A. Linsenmeier, and Hao F. Zhang§, “Visible light optical coherence tomography measures retinal oxygen metabolic response to systemic oxygenation,” Light: Science & Applications 4, e334 (2015)
    6. Ji Yi, Siyu Chen, Xiao Shu, Amani Fawzi, and Hao F. Zhang, “Human retinal imaging using visible-light optical coherence tomography guided by scanning laser ophthalmoscopy,” Biomedical Optics Express 6, 3701-3713 (2015)
    7. Ben E. Urban, Ji Yi, Siyu Chen, Biqin Dong, Yongling Zhu, Steven H. DeVries, Vadim Backman, and Hao F. Zhang§, “Super-resolution two-photon microscopy via scanning patterned illumination,” Physical Review E 91, 042703 (2015)
    8. Biqin Dong, Hao Li, Zhen Zhang, Kevin Zhang, Siyu Chen, Cheng Sun, and Hao F. Zhang, “Isometric multimodal photoacoustic microscopy based on optically transparent micro-ring ultrasonic detection,” Optica 2, 169-176 (2015)