Irving Bigio, Ph.D.


Professor (BME, ECE)

Professor (BME, ECE)

  • Primary Appointment Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Education PhD, University of Michigan, 1974
  • Additional Affiliations Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Neurophotonics Center
    Photonics Center
  • Honors and Awards 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
  • Areas of Interest Medical application of optics lasers, and spectroscopy
    Nonlinear optics
    Applied spectroscopy
    Laser physics


Affiliation: Primary & Affiliated Faculty (BME), Primary & Affiliated Faculty (ECE)