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Bruce Tromberg to lead the NIBIB

Bruce Tromberg, Ph.D., director of the Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic since 2003 and professor of biomedical engineering and surgery at the University of California, Irvine, has been chosen by the National Institutes of Health to head the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. Click here to learn more.

BLIMC celebrates 30 years

The Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic (BLIMC) held its 30th anniversary, “Multiple Reflections,” on February 9, 2017. The event celebrated the Institute’s past achievements, present accomplishments and future discoveries. In 1982, Dr. Arnold O. Beckman, through the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, provided the original financial gift to create the BLIMC as an interdisciplinary […]

Renaissance in light

“We are in a renaissance in light source technology,” stated Dr. Chris Barty, who joined UCI and the BLIMC as professor of Physics and Astronomy in July. And “Renaissance Man,” is one way to describe Barty. With Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in applied physics from Stanford University and B.S. degrees, each with honors, in chemistry, […]

Imaging Innovator

Modulated Imaging, Inc. (MI, Inc.) received clearance from the Federal Drug Association (FDA) for its Ox-Imager CS system. This is the first technology developed by a company founded in the Photonic Incubator of the Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic (BLIMC) to be cleared by the FDA. According to UCI alum Dr. David Cuccia, MI, […]

CEO at age twenty-two

At age 22, Austin Russell, a former BLIMC high-school independent researcher, launched Luminar Technologies, Inc. The company recently announced that it is partnering with the Toyota Research Institute to advance self-driving car technology. Russell, CEO of Luminar Technologies Inc., developed an advanced laser lidar sensor system that detects a car’s surroundings in high-definition 3D, paving […]