Ji-Xin Cheng, Ph.D.

Prof. Cheng

Professor (ECE, BME, MSE)

Professor (ECE, BME, MSE)

  • Primary Appointment Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering; Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Education PhD, University of Science and Technology of China, 1998
  • Additional Affiliations Division of Materials Science and Engineering
    Department of Chemistry
    Department of Physics
    Neurophotonics Center
    Photonics Center
  • Honors and Awards Moustakas Chair Professor in Photonics and Optoelectronics, Boston University
    Purdue University College of Engineering Research Excellence Award, 2016
    Craver Award from Coblentz Society, 2015
    Chang-Jiang Scholar, Minister of Education, China, 2015-17
    Fellow of AIMBE (American Institute of Medicine and Biological Engineering), 2014
    Translational Research Award from International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE), 2014
  • Areas of Interest Molecular spectroscopic imaging technologies
    Label-free microscopy
    Medical Photonics
    Cancer metabolism
    Photonics for infectious diseases


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