Principal investigator

Dongkyun “DK” Kang, PhD 

PhD, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), 2006
Co-Founder, Nano Scope Systems, 2006
Research fellow, Harvard Medical School, 2007-9
Instructor in Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, 2009-16
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, 2016-7
Assistant Professor of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, 2017-
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Arizona, 2017-
Co-Leader, Cancer Imaging Program, University of Arizone Cancer Center, 2019-
Program committee member, European Conferences on Biomedical Optics, OSA and SPIE, 2018-
Technical program committee member, Subcommittee for Biophotonics, IEEE Photonics Conference, 2018-
Program committee member, Microscopy, Histopathology and Analytics (MHA) conference, OSA Biophotonics Congress, 2019-
Program committee member, Endomicroscopy conference, SPIE Photonics West, 2019-
Technical Review committee member, IEEE-NIH Healthcare Innovations and Point-of-Care Technologies conference, 2019
Editorial Board Member, Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 2016-

Graduate students

Nachiket Kulkarni (PhD program, OSC)

B.S. National Institute of Engineering(NIE),Mysore, India, 2014

M.S. University of Arizona, 2017

Cheng Gong (MS program, OSC)

B.S. Shenyang Ligong University (China), 2017

Patrick O’Neal (MS program, OSC)

B.S. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 2015

Jingwei Zhao (MS program, OSC)

B.S. University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), 2018

Raphael Osifeso (MS program, OSC)

Bachelor of Technology in Pure and Applied Physics, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria, 2012

Undergraduate students

Andrew Masciola (BME)


Wenbin Zhu (Postdoc fellow)

Christopher Nguyen (MS, 2019)

Hasina Shir (Keys high-school summer intern, 2018)

Katie Canedo (Keys high-school summer intern, 2019)


Esther E. Freeman, MD, PhD

Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, MA)

Aggrey S. Semeere, MB, chB

Infectious Diseases Institute (Uganda)

Jeffery N. Martin, MD, MPH

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)

Milind Rajadhyaksha, PhD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York, NY)

Guillermo J. Tearney, MD, PhD

Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, MA)

Salvador González, MD

Department of Medicine and Medical Specialties, Alcalá University and Ramon y Cajal Hospital (Spain)