Nicholas Durr, PhD

Assistant Professor

Undergraduate Design Team Director

Office: Clark 208D
Lab: Durr Computational Biophotonics Lab


PhD, BME, University of Texas, Austin, 2010
MS, BME, University of Texas, Austin, 2007
BS, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2003

Research Interests

The goal of the Computational Biophotonics Lab is to research novel optical technologies to meet clinical needs. We utilize concepts from optical engineering, light-tissue interaction, and computational imaging to develop new ways to elucidate important clinical parameters.

Selected Publications

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Durr, N. J., Dave, S. R., Vera-Diaz, F. A., Lim, D., Dorronsoro, C., Marcos, S., Thorn, F., & Lage, E. (2015). Design and Clinical Evaluation of a Handheld Wavefront Autorefractor. Optometry and Vision Science, (92)12.

Durr, N. J., Dave, S. R., Lage, E., Marcos, S., Thorn, F., & Lim, D. (2014). From Unseen to Seen: Tackling the Global Burden of Uncorrected Refractive ErrorsAnnual review of biomedical engineering16, 131–153.

González, G., Parot, V., Lo, W., Vakoc, B. J., & Durr, N. J. (2014). Feature Space Optimization for Virtual Chromoendoscopy Augmented by Topography. In Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention — MICCAI 2014 (pp. 642–649). Springer International Publishing.

Parot, V., Lim, D., González, G., Traverso, G., Nishioka, N. S., Vakoc, B. J., & Durr, N. J. (2013). Photometric stereo endoscopyJournal of biomedical optics,18(7), 076017–076017.

Durr, N. J., Weisspfennig, C. T., Holfeld, B. A., & Ben-Yakar, A. (2011). Maximum imaging depth of two-photon autofluorescence microscopy in epithelial tissuesJournal of biomedical optics16(2), 026008–026008.