Jian Ren, Ph.D.
jren at mgh dot harvard dot edu
Jian Ren received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. After serving as the Chief Technology Officer of oProbe LLC, a start-up company commercializing his graduate work on emerging endoscopy technologies, Dr. Ren performed his post-doc research at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). In 2022, he joined the faculty at the Gordon Center for Medical Imaging at MGH and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ren’s early work contributed to developments in the fields of nonlinear optics and optical communications, including establishing a world record of optical delay using parametric process. Translating his expertise from physical science to challenges in the life sciences, Dr. Ren’s current research interest lies in biophotonics, neurophotonics, biomedical imaging, and nano/micro photonics. He is a recipient of the Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00) from the National Institutes of Health.