Adeel Ahmad



Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faculty Advisers:
Stephen Boppart, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jimmy Hsia, Mechanical Science and Engineering

Project Title:
Investigation of the Dynamics of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Targeting and Probing the Microenvironment of Cancerous Cells and Tissues

Adeel Ahmad is a graduate student pursuing a PhD in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He has been working under the supervision of Prof. Stephen Boppart in the Biophotonics Imaging lab at the Beckman Institute where he has been involved in developing computational techniques for data acquisition and interpretation for optical coherence tomography. His current research interests lie in the application of Magnetic particles for optical imaging and exploring these for potential applications in studying cell/tissue mechanics and drug delivery. In his free time, Adeel likes to play soccer and read books.