Bernard Choi

Bernard H. Choi

Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Beckman Laser Institute (BLI)
(949) 824-9491 Office
(949) 824-6969

Beckman Laser Institute
1002 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92697-1475


 Choi received his B.Sc. degree from Northwestern University, and his M.S.E. and Ph.D. degrees in biomedical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. After completing an Arnold and Mabel Beckman Fellowship at UC Irvine, he was appointed as an assistant professor in 2007.

B.S., Northwestern University
M.S.E., The University of Texas at Austin, Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, Biomedical Engineering

Choi’s research interests include the development and application of in vivo optical imaging methods and technologies for monitoring of biological tissues in normal and diseased states, and for novel therapy discovery.  He also leads research efforts on the use of chemical agents to reduce the optical scattering of biological tissue.