Irving Bigio

Irving Bigio Professor (ECE, BME)
PhD, University of Michigan, 1974

Biomedical Optics and Biophotonics Laboratory

(617) 358-1987
office: ERO 233
office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9:30–10:30 AM

Honors, Awards, and Editorships

  • Fellow: Optical Society of America, American Society for Lasers In Medicine and Surgery, American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering
  • 2007 Faculty Service Award
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Biomedical Optics
  • Associate Editor, Lasers in the Life Sciences
  • Invited Nominator, 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Distinguished Lecturer Award, Boston University College of Engineering (2010)

Classes Taught

  • EK130 Introduction to Engineering
  • BE491 Engineering Physiology Laboratory I
  • BE492 Engineering Physiology Laboratory II
  • BE465/466 Senior Design Project
  • EC/BE765 Biomedical Optics and Biophotonics

Research Interests

  • medical application of optics lasers, and spectroscopy
  • biophotonics
  • nonlinear optics
  • applied spectroscopy
  • laser physics


A complete list of publications listed chronologically by year.

A complete list of publications by number of citations.