Roblyer Darren Roblyer, Ph.D. Associate Professor (shown in dual wavelength bands)

Ph.D. Bioengineering, Rice University
B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Biomedical Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering (affiliate)
Member, BU Photonics Center
Member, BU-BMC Cancer Center
Member, BU Neurophotonics Center
Member, Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Program

email: roblyer(at)bu.edu
Phone: 617-358-1554

Awards and Funding: NIBIB Trailblazer, Department of Defense Era of Hope Scholar, American Cancer Society Mission Boost Awardee, American Cancer Society Research Scholar, St. Baldrick’s Research Grant Awardee, Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care Fellow, BU Office of Tech Transfer Ignition Grant Awardee, Coulter Translational Research Grant Awardee, BU-Fraunhofer Alliance Awardee, American Cancer Society Pilot Grant Awardee, National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program (LRP) Awardee, Department of Defense Postdoctoral Fellow, Burroughs Wellcome Fund Travel Grant, NCI T32 Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Biology, HHMI Med into Grad Fellow.


Graduate Students:

Anup Tank Anup Tank
Ph.D. Student, BME
Chemotherapy Monitoring of Breast Cancer using Diffuse Optics and Multiphoton Microscopy
Sam Spink Sam Spink
Ph.D. Student, BME
High Density Optical Wearable Probe for Breast Cancer Treatment Monitoring
Anahita Anahita Pilvar
Ph.D. Student, ECE
Short-Wave Infrared Spatial Frequency Domain Imaging (SWIR-SFDI) for Non-invasive Blood Lipid Monitoring
Carlos Gomez
Ph.D. Student, BME
Frequency Domain Diffuse Optical Spectroscopy and Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy for Inspiratory Muscle Monitoring; NSF GRFP Fellow
Ariane Garrett
Ph.D. Student, BME
NSF GRFP Fellow
Diana Suciu
Ph.D. Student, BME
Frequency Domain Diffuse Optics for Tissue Hydration Monitoring


Postdocs:

Kavon Karrobi
Ph.D. Boston University
SFDI, Multiphoton Fluorescent Lifetime Imaging
Thao Pham
Ph.D. Tufts University
Real-time Frequency Domain Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Breast Cancer Imaging


Technical Staff:

Lina Lin
B.S. Boston University
Instrumentation and Electronics Development


Lab Alumni:


Raeef Istfan, Ph.D. (Ph.D. 2021) Imaging Engineer, Neurologica Inc., Danvers, MA
Matthew Applegate, Ph.D. (postdoc 2016-2021) Principle Scientist, Physical Sciences Inc., Andover, MA
Jacopo Ferruzzi, Ph.D. (postdoc 2019-2020) Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas, Dallas
Syeda Tabassum, Ph.D. (Ph.D. 2019) Postdoc, Kainerstorfer Lab, Carnegie Mellon University
Hannah Peterson, Ph.D. (Ph.D. 2018) Postdoc, Weissleder Lab, Harvard
Kshama Doshi, Ph.D. (postdoc 2017-2019) Scientist, Sutro Biopharma Inc., Cambridge, MA
Yanyu Zhao, Ph.D. (Ph.D. 2018) Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Beihang University
Fei Teng, Ph.D. (Ph.D. 2018) Algorithm Engineer, Masimo Inc., Irvine, CA
Vivian Pera, Ph.D. (postdoc 2016-2018) Senior Scientist, STR Inc., Woburn, MA
Alyssa Torjesen M.S. (M.S. 2016) Research Engineer, Philips R&D, Cambridge, MA


Undergrad Alumni:

Minha Lee
BME, ’20

Fay Wang
BME, ’19
Brannon Cox
BME, ’20
Rachita Chaudhury
BME, ’18
Steven LaRochelle
BME, ’18
Michelle Rose
BME, ’17
Shaheer Piracha
BME, ’17
Sanjana Pannem
BME, ’16
Jordan Sweer
BME, ’16
Julia Shi
BME, ’16
Phuong Diep
BME, ’15
Gaby Arguelles
BME, ’14
Jason Porter
BME, ’14
Justin Jung
Univ. of Waterloo, EE, ’14