Ramkumar Sabesan
Assistant Research Professor, Ophthalmology

Ram was born and raised in New Delhi, India. He received his Bachelor’s in Engg. Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He earned his Ph.D. at the Institute of Optics, University of Rochester developing non-invasive optical solutions for the study and treatment of corneal pathologies. He did a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley studying the retinal basis of spatial and color vision using advanced  high-resolution imaging before joining the faculty at University of Washington.

Xiaoyun (Mary) Jiang
Postdoctoral Fellow

Mary earned her Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering at Peking University, China, in 2016. She is interested in different fundus imaging technologies for both human and experimental animals. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship focusing on rodent retinal imaging via OCT angiography with the Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington. Currently, she is working in the Department of Ophthalmology at the UW Medicine as a postdoctoral researcher, focusing on adaptive optics scanning laser ophthalmoscope (AOSLO) for experimental animals.

Vimal Pandiyan
Postdoctoral Fellow

Vimal earned his B.Tech degree in Biomedical Engineering and M. Tech in Medical Electronics from Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He completed his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad Telangana, India. His research interests are in optical coherence tomography, digital holographic microscopy, coherence microscopy & quantitative phase imaging.

Shu (Sue) Feng
Ophthalmology Resident

Sue is an ophthalmology resident at the University of Washington. She studied biomedical engineering at the University of Washington before completing medical school at Oregon Health Sciences University. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, reading and playing tennis.

Aiden Maloney-Bertelli          
Undergraduate student, Bioengineering and Elec. Engg.

Aiden is a third-year undergraduate majoring in bioengineering and electrical engineering. She intends to concentrate in diagnostics, therapeutics, and imaging.


Mandeep Singh      
Undergraduate student

Mandeep is a second-year undergraduate intending to major in Electrical Engineering.  He intends to concentrate in Sensors and Devices. In his free time he enjoys analyzing soccer tactics and photography.

Sea-Eun Lee      
Undergraduate student

Sea-Eun is a first-year undergraduate intending to major in Computer Science.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and playing tennis.


Longkun Li, Undergraduate student, Applied Physics

Weiqiang Huang, Undergraduate student, Applied Physics

Winter Meng, Undergraduate student, Applied Physics


Alex Neitz, Research scientist
Currently Graduate student, University of Washington

Phanith Touch, Research scientist
Currently Medical student, University of Washington