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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Research Lab of Electronics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 36-361

Cambridge, MA 02139

Phone: 617-253-8528


Principal Investigator: Prof. James G. Fujimoto


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Dr. Fujimoto

James G. Fujimoto obtained his bachelors, masters, and doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1979, 1981, and 1984 respectively. Since 1985 he has been on the faculty of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at M.I.T. where he is currently Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. His research interests include the development and application of femtosecond laser technology and studies of ultrafast phenomena. He is also active in biomedical optics, including the development of optical coherence tomography imaging.


Dr. Fujimoto was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2001, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2002, and the National Academy of Sciences of 2006. Dr. Fujimoto is a Fellow of the OSA, APS, and IEEE. Dr. Fujimoto was co-founder of Advanced Ophthalmic Devices, the company that transferred OCT to Carl Zeiss for ophthalmic imaging and co-founder of LightLabs Imaging, a joint venture with Carl Zeiss in the area of endoscopic and cardiovascular OCT imaging that was acquired by Goodman, Ltd. in 2002.