Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

1986 Ph.D., Harvard University, Division of Applied Sciences
1982 M.S., Harvard University, Division of Applied Sciences
1981 B.Sc., Cornell University, School of Applied and Engineering Physics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1997- Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania
1997- Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania
1997-98 Adjunct Professor, School of Bioengineering, Drexel University
1993-97 Associate Professor of Physics, University of Pennsylvania
1988-93 Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Pennsylvania
1987-88 Postdoctoral Research Associate with Harry W.K. Tom, AT&T Bell Labs
1986-87 Postdoctoral Research Associate with Steven Chu, AT&T Bell Labs
1982-86 Research Assistant (RA) with Tom W. Mossberg, Harvard University


HONORS, APPOINTMENTS, FELLOWSHIPS & MEMBERSHIPS

James M. Skinner Professor of Science, Endowed Chair, Univ. of Pennsylvania (2000- )
Director, PENN Laboratory for Research on Structure of Matter (LRSM) (2009- )
Director, NSF Materials Research Science & Engineering Center (MRSEC) (2009- )
Visiting Professor, École Supérieure of Industrial Phys. & Chem. (ESPCI), Paris (6/2012)
MRSEC Deputy Director, Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter (2004-2009)
Langmuir Lecturer (ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, 2006)
Sigma Xi National Lecturer in Science (2000-2002)
Fellow, Optical Society of America
Fellow, American Physical Society
Member, Bioengineering Graduate Group, University of Pennsylvania
Member, Institute of Medicine and Engineering (IME), University of Pennsylvania
Member, Cancer Institute, Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
William Smith Term Chair, University of Pennsylvania 1997-2000
Office of Naval Research Navy Young Investigator 1991-94
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow 1991-94
National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator 1990-95
AT&T Bell Laboratories Faculty Fellow 1990-93
Lilly Foundation Faculty Teaching Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 1988-89
U.S. Army Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Harvard University, 1983-86
Cornell National Scholar, Cornell University, 1977-81
Westinghouse Nationwide Science Talent Search Winner, Top 40, 1977

SELECTED ACTIVITIES

Editorial Board

Neurophotonics (2014- )
Biomedical Optics Express (2010- )
Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences (2008- )
Physical Review E (2002-05)

Conference Chair/Co-Chair

Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery (United Engineering Foundation, Kona, Hawaii, August 1999)
Advances in Optical Imaging and Photon Migration (Optical Society of America, Miami, Florida, April 2000)
Optical Society of America Biomedical Topicals (OSA, Miami, Florida, April 2002)
Laser Science/Optical Society of America XXII Annual Meeting (Rochester, NY, Fall 2006)
Optical Imaging & Spectroscopy OSA BIOMED Topicals (Miami, Florida, Spring 2010)
International Symposium on Metabolic Imaging and Spectroscopy (Philadelphia, PA, June 2013)
88thACS Colloid & Surface Science (Philadelphia, PA, June 2014).

Scientific Consultant / Scientific Board

Mallinckrodt Medical, (1994-99)
NIM Inc., (1994-96)
Cytometrix Inc., (1994-98)
Nanoselect Inc., (~2004-08)
Flox Medical (2012- )
Hemophotonics (2012- )

Member

National Resource Council Committee on Atomic, Molecular and Optical Sciences (CAMOS) 2000-03)
Advisory Board for NIH Optical Resource at MIT George Harrison Spectroscopy Lab (2002- )
Evaluation Committee, FOM Programme 45 'Waves in complex media' , Netherlands (2001)
Numerous NIH Study Sections, NASA Grant Study Sections, NRL Review Committee, Department Review Committees (University), etc.,

Guest Editor of Special/Topical Journal Issues

Issue in honor of Britton Chance in the Journal of Biomedical Optics (April 2000)
Two Issues (1997) on "Diffusing Photons for the Study of Turbid Media," in the Journal of Optical Society of America A (fundamental aspects), and in Applied Optics (applied aspects)