Dr. Ofer Levi is an Associate Professor in the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering and the Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto. Dr. Levi received his Ph.D. in Physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel in 2000, and worked in 2000-2007 as a Postdoctoral Fellow and as a Research Associate at the Departments of Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, CA. He was a Visiting Professor at Stanford University in 2007-2018. He served as an Associate Editor in Biomedical Optics Express (OSA) and is a Fellow of OSA, and a member of IEEE-Photonics, and SPIE. Dr. Levi led industry and academic teams in developing optical imaging systems, miniature sensors, and biomedical applications for the past 25 years and consulted to several companies in these areas.
His recent research areas include biomedical imaging systems and optical bio-sensors based on semiconductor devices and nano-structures, and their application to bio-medical diagnostics, in vivo imaging, and study of bio-molecular interactions. More details can be found at http://biophotonics.utoronto.ca/