1. Boppart Presents at Congressional Briefing

    Boppart Presents at Congressional Briefing
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Professor Stephen Boppart will take part in a congressional briefing convened by the Optical Society of America (OSA). The briefing is being held under the auspices of the Advisory Committee for the Congressional Research and Development Caucus. The November 17 briefing will have the topic of “Medical Imaging: Research and Development Saving Lives.” Boppart, a professor of electrical and computer engineering and of bioengineering, will be the first of three speakers. His presentation will be on “The Future of Healthcare with Optical Biomedical Imaging.” Participants will share with members of Congress and their staff how ...
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