Zhizheng Wu: High quality imaging technology

Title

High quality imaging technology for biomedical and astronomical applications

Mentor

Zhizheng Wu

University

Shanghai, China: Shanghai University

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Biosketch

Zhizheng Wu is a professor in the Department of Precision Mechanical Engineering at Shanghai University. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto and his Ph.D. in Electronic Information Engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University. From 2004 to 2010, he was a Research Associate with the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto. His research interests include optomechatronic systems; robotics and intelligent manufacturing, etc.

Project overview

For applications in biomedical and astronomical imaging systems, the quality of images is affected by imperfections in the optical path of light traveling from the object being imaged to the location of the image. Ophthalmic imaging has evolved as one of the most effective tools available for the early detection and diagnosis of physiological disorders in the eye. However, the full potential of ophthalmic imaging has not yet been realized due to the aberrations in the eyes, which cause blurring and distortion of the resulting images. In this project, a new high-quality imaging system based on a liquid deformable mirror will be developed to real-time correct these imperfections so that a perfect object image can be obtained.