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Hao Zhang

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 optical imaging; ophthalmic imaging; single-molecular imaging

Selected Publications


    1. Ben E. Urban, Biqin Dong, Xian Zhang, Huili Yang, and Hao F. Zhang§, "Patterned-illumination second harmonic generation microscopy of collagen fibrils in rat sclera," Optics Letters 43, 5190-5193 (2018) (Editor’s pick)
    2. Hao Li, Wenzhong Liu, Christine M. Sorenson, Nader Sheibani, Daniel M. Albert, Thulani Senanayake, Serguei Vinogradov, Jack Henkin, and Hao F. Zhang§, “Sustaining intravitreal residence with L-Arginine peptide-conjugated nanocarriers,” Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science 58, 5142-5150 (2017)
    3. Biqin Dong, Brian T. Soetikno, Xiangfan Chen, Vadim Backman, Cheng Sun, and Hao F. Zhang§, “Parallel three-dimensional tracking of quantum rods using polarization-sensitive spectroscopic photon localization microscopy,” ACS Photonics 4, 1747-1752 (2017)

    4. Robert A. Linsenmeier and Hao F. Zhang, “Retinal oxygen: from animals to humans,” Progress in Retinal and Eye Research 58, 115-151 (2017)
    5. Wenzhong Liu, Shoujian Wang, Ji Yi, Kevin Zhang, Siyu Chen, Christine M. Sorenson, Nader Sheibani, and Hao F. Zhang§, “Increased inner retinal oxygen metabolism precedes microvascular alterations in rodent model with Type 1 diabetes,” Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science 58, 981-989 (2017)
    6. 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)
    7. 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)

    8. 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)