Laura Waller

Laura Waller

Ted Van Duzer Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

253 Cory Hall # 1770
Mailcode 1770
UC Berkeley

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Research Areas

Biomedical Imaging & Instrumentation and Neural Systems Engineering & Vision Science

Research Interests

My research is in computational imaging, which involves the joint design of optics and algorithms for microscopes with new capabilities. For example, we aim to achieve high-resolution images across very wide field-of-view with minimal capture time. I focus on biological applications for multi-dimensional large-scale microscopy, including phase imaging, fluorescence and 3D. In all our projects, both optics and signal processing are key to achieving efficient non-traditional imaging modes using simple hardware. The aim is to break the conventional view of microscopy in order to more efficiently capture previously inaccessible information.