Bernard H. Choi

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor, Beckman Laser Institute
Associate Professor, Surgery
Education: 

B.S., Northwestern University
M.S.E., The University of Texas at Austin, Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, Biomedical Engineering

Address: 

Beckman Laser Institute
1002 Health Sciences Road

Irvine, CA 92697-1475

ZOT Code: 
1475
Location: 
Beckman Laser Institute (BLI)
Phone: 
(949) 824-9491 Office
Fax: 
(949) 824-6969
Email: 
choib@uci.edu
Research: 

Choi’s research interests include the development and application of in vivo optical imaging methods and technologies for monitoring of biological tissues in normal and diseased states, and for novel therapy discovery.  He also leads research efforts on the use of chemical agents to reduce the optical scattering of biological tissue.

Profile: 

 Choi received his B.Sc. degree from Northwestern University, and his M.S.E. and Ph.D. degrees in biomedical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. After completing an Arnold and Mabel Beckman Fellowship at UC Irvine, he was appointed as an assistant professor in 2007.

Research topics: 
In vivo research, optical imaging, microvasculature, therapy monitoring, neurosurgery, dermatology, instrumentation development